Shock continue to extend pipeline to CFL

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October 4, 2013, SPOKANE, WA – The Spokane Shock continue to extend their pipeline to the Canadian Football League with the most recent departure of wide receiver Kamar Jorden to the Calgary Stampeders.

Jorden (6-3, 205), a graduate of Bowling Green State University, joined the Shock for his rookie AFL season in 2013. In 17 regular season games, Kamar ranked second on the Shock roster in receptions (96), receiving yards (1,119), and receiving touchdowns (27).

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(Photo by: Paul Morgan Photography)

As a part of the AFL’s second highest scoring offense, Shock Head Coach Andy Olson recognized Kamar’s ability to contribute on the field alongside 2013 AFL Receiver of the Year Adron Tennell. “Kamar was a tremendous athlete on the field for us this year. He is capable of being very successful at the next level and we wish him nothing but the best.”

Prior to arriving in Spokane Jorden spent time with the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent and during his time with the Shock, Kamar received invitations to participate in workouts with other NFL franchises. During his collegiate career as a Falcon, Jorden First-Team All-Mid Atlantic Conference honors in 2011 as he started 12 games his senior season on his way to recording 78 receptions for 1,089 yards and 12 touchdowns.

The Shock continue to strive to provide their players with the best opportunity possible to achieve their personal goals and have poised themselves as one of the top destinations for players in the AFL seeking the chance to take their talents to the next level.

“Getting our players to the CFL and NFL is something we’re very passionate about. We do everything we can to make those dreams a reality for our players and Kamar has certainly earned it. He had a terrific rookie season and he’s only scratched the surface of his potential,” said Shock General Manager Ryan Rigmaiden. 

SPOKANE SHOCK MISSION 

The Spokane Shock strive to deliver to our fans a high quality entertainment experience while serving and representing the Inland Northwest on and off the field as a proud member of the Arena Football League. 

ABOUT THE SPOKANE SHOCK 

The Spokane Shock is a professional arena football team of the Arena Football League from Spokane, Washington, USA. They play their home games at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. The Shock played their first four seasons in the former af2, winning division titles in all four seasons and ArenaCups in 2006 and 2009 before joining the AFL and winning ArenaBowl XXIII in their first season. Tickets and Sponsorships are available for the 2014 Season. For more information visit our website at spokaneshock.com or call 509-242-7462. You can also follow the Shock on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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