POKANE, WASHINGTON – The Spokane Shock today announced the signing of three more top players as they continue to fill out their roster in preparation for the 2020 season, which begins in March. The players include DB and Return Specialist Cedric Poole, Former All-IFL Offensive Lineman Dave Lefotu & First-team ALL-NAL Top DB, Seth Ellis.
The Shock signed top defensive back and returnman, Cedric Poole. In 2019, Poole finished in the top-10 for all return categories, topping the league in Returns for Touchdown (1), and finishing third in Kick Returns (17), Kick Return Average (18.3), and Kick Return Yards (311). As a defensive back, he finished 13th in Tackles (32.0). In his rookie campaign, Poole ranked second in MFG Returns (2), MFG Return Yards (95) and MFG Returns for Touchdown (1) while finishing second in Tackles (63.5), fourth in Interceptions (8) and sixth in Interception Return Yards (86) as Carolina won the 2018 NAL Championship. The Birmingham, Alabama native played collegiately at Miles College.
Spokane Shock Sign Former All-IFL Offensive Lineman Dave Lefotu
Dave Lefotu marks his return to Spokane where the offensive lineman was named to the All-IFL first team in 2016. The former University of Hawaii starter will anchor the line for head coach Billy Back's explosive offense.
Spokane Shock Sign Top DB Seth Ellis; Named 2019 First-Team All-NAL after leading league in interceptions
Seth Ellis will be a first-team ALL-NAL DB. In 2019, Ellis led the NAL in Interceptions (13) and Interception Returns (13, 99 yards), finished second in Interception Return Yards (99) and returned one interception for a TD in helping lead the Jacksonville Sharks to the NAL Championship. In addition, he finished second in Passes Defended (25) and his 44.5 tackles ranked in the top-20. In his rookie campaign, Ellis' 57.5 tackles were third in the NAL when he contributed three interceptions, eight passes defended and three tackles for loss. The Casa Grande, Arizona native played collegiately at Lamar University