Dee Maggitt Jr, Tucson Sugar Skulls, Defensive Player of the Week

Dee Maggitt Jr, Tucson Sugar Skulls, Defensive Player of the Week

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dee Maggitt Jr. (DB, Tucson Sugar Skulls)

The Tucson Sugar Skulls (1-0) made an impressive IFL debut in Week 2 earning their first-ever IFL victory, 65-44, over fellow expansion member San Diego Strike Force.

Sugar Skulls DB Dee Maggitt Jr. provided two key turnovers that helped Tucson earn the victory. Late in the first half, Maggitt Jr. intercepted Strike Force QB Derrick Bernard at the goal line and and returned it 20 yards. One play later Tucson's offense added a touchdown. Maggitt Jr. later sealed the game as he grabbed another interception on San Diego's last possession of the game. Maggitt Jr. finished the game with seven tackles, two interceptions, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup. Tucson host their first-ever IFL game in Week 3 against the Bismarck Bucks.