Darrell Monroe, Arizona Rattlers, Offensive Player of the Year

Darrell Monroe, Arizona Rattlers, Offensive Player of the Year

Offensive Player of the Year: Darrell Monroe (RB, Arizona Rattlers)

Arizona Rattlers RB Darrell Monroe has been named the 2018 IFL Offensive Player of the Year.

Monroe (6'2,220, Arizona Western) led the IFL in rushing touchdowns (28) and average yards per rush (5.2) leading the way for the Rattlers to tie for an IFL-best 11-3 record. In addition, his 771 rushing yards were second most in the IFL this season. Monroe finished his season with 147 rushing attempts for 771 yards and 28 touchdowns. He also added 181 receiving yards and had 952 total yards on the season.

Monroe broke a long-standing IFL record in 2018 as he rushed for 11 touchdowns in a single game. The previous IFL record in a single game was seven. At the end of the season, Monroe was named First Team All-IFL RB.

Monroe is the first running back in IFL history to earn Offensive Player of the Year honors.