ALBANY'S GRADY NAMED SHINOLA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Grady becomes eighth-straight quarterback to win the award
LAS VEGAS – The Arena Football League has announced that Albany Empire quarterback Tommy Grady has been named 2018 Shinola Most Valuable Player. Grady becomes the third player to win the award at least twice in his career joining George LaFrance and Nick Davila.
Grady (6’7, 245, Utah) was at the helm of an Empire offense that led the League in scoring offense (53.8 points per game) and total offensive touchdowns (91). The seventh-year AFL veteran threw for a league-high 2,960 yards and 81 touchdowns against six interceptions.
|SHINOLA MOST VALUABLE PLAYER|
|2017||Randy Hippeard||Tampa Bay|
|1992||Jay Gruden||Tampa Bay|
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