SaberCats fill out roster, add two

January 22, 2011, 12:20 am
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Jan. 21, 2011

SAN JOSE The SaberCats today announced the additions of former Chicago Rush WR Nichiren Flowers and OL Brennan McFadden. In another roster move, San Jose placed DLLB Marcus Keli on re-assignment. The SaberCats roster now stands full at 35 heading towards the 2011 season.Im excited weve filled out our roster with quality players at every position, said OwnerHead Coach Darren Arbet. Nichiren enjoyed great success with Chicago last season and Brennan will add to the competition on the offensive line. WR NICHIREN FLOWERS Flowers (6-3, 215) spent the 2010 season with the Chicago Rush where he finished second on the team in receptions (61) and receiving yards (892) while leading the team in receiving touchdowns (17). Prior to the Rush, Flowers spent two games with the Los Angeles Avengers in 2007, catching six passes for 125 yards and one touchdown. A three-year starter at Nevada, Flowers totaled 212 receptions, 2,648 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns with the Wolf Pack. He set career highs in receiving during his junior season with 91 receptions, 1,126 yards and six touchdowns.OL BRENNAN MCFADDEN McFadden (6-2, 285) joins the SaberCats after spending four seasons at Utah State. A second-team All-Western Athletic Conference Selection selection as a junior, he played in 45 games (24 starts) at both center and guard for the Aggies. Following his time at Utah State, McFadden earned a tryout with the Cleveland Browns prior to the 2010 NFL season.McFadden was a two-time first-team all-league selection at Nevada Union (CA) High School where he played both tight end and offensive tackle for the Miners.Courtesy San Jose Sabercats media services

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