COMMAND WIDE RECEIVER BRINGS HOME JLS IRONMAN OF THE WEEK
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Arena Football League announced that Kansas City Command wide receiver, Jackie Chambers has been named the JLS Ironman of the Week for his performance in Week 15 of the 2012 AFL season against the San Jose SaberCats.
Chambers (5-10, 190, Lane College) compiled 199 all-purpose yards (31 rushing, 55 receiving and 113 in kickoff returns) and contributed one unassisted tackle to go along with his three touchdowns on the day.
His resounding 57-yard kickoff return came early in the second quarter to give KC the lead, while his second touchdown was a 36 yard catch and run down the sideline that included a textbook stiff-arm to get into the end zone. Chambers third score of the game came with 7:24 left in the fourth quarter giving KC their biggest lead of the season and eventual 57-41 victory.
For his contributions in the Week 15 matchup with San Jose, Chambers earned the JLS Ironman of the Game, the Spalding Highlight of the Game, and the National Guard MVP of the Game. He currently leads the Command with 1,023 all-purpose yards despite playing in just seven games this season and has scored in four of the last five games.
Chambers also won the JLS Ironman of the Week award in Week 13, for earning 149 all-purpose yards (69 yards receiving, 80 kick return yards, 1.5 tackles and one touchdown) against the Utah Blaze.