Derrick Bernard, Nebraska Danger, Offensive Player of the Week

Derrick Bernard, Nebraska Danger, Offensive Player of the Week

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Derrick Bernard (QB, Nebraska Danger)

The Nebraska Danger topped the Colorado Crush 54-36 in Week 3 and added a second victory  to the books this season thanks to quarterback Derrick Bernard. After taking over as QB late last season, Bernard guided the Danger to a playoff victory and a strong offensive start this season. Against the Crush, Bernard completed 13 of 22 passes for 143 yards and six touchdowns. Bernard also rushed for 57 yards on nine carries and two touchdowns. Through three weeks, the dual-threat QB leads the IFL with 10 rushing touchdowns, six more than any other IFL player. Bernard will look to lead the IFL's number two ranked offense against the Sioux Falls Storm in Week 4.