Matt Behrendt, Tucson Sugar Skulls, Offensive Player of the Week

Matt Behrendt, Tucson Sugar Skulls, Offensive Player of the Week

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Matt Behrendt (QB, Tucson Sugar Skulls)

The Tucson Sugar Skulls earned their first-ever home victory in explosive fashion in Week 3. The Sugar Skulls took down the Bismarck Bucks 62-42 in a game where veteran QB Matt Behrendt excelled. Behrendt threw for eight touchdown passes in the victory and repeatedly connected on long passes throughout the game. He finished the game completing 19 of 25 passes for 234 yards and eight touchdowns. His touchdown total is an IFL season-high. Behrendt was also a weapon on the ground as he added 72 rushing yards. The Sugar Skulls (2-0) travel to face the Arizona Rattlers (2-0) in Week 4.