James Calhoun, Cedar Rapids Titans, Defensive Player of the Week

James Calhoun, Cedar Rapids Titans, Defensive Player of the Week

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: James Calhoun (DB, Cedar Rapids Titans)

The Cedar Rapids fell to the Iowa Barnstormers 48-21 in Week 12, however Titans DB James Calhoun helped the IFL's second ranked pass defense limit the Barnstormers dangerous passing attack. After recording nine interceptions in his rookie season,Calhoun (5'11. Riverside City College) had yet to place his hands on one this season. That changed in Less than five minutes vs Iowa. Early in the first quarter, Calhoun intercepted a Barnstormers pass and returned it 33 yards for a touchdown. He would later go on to force a second turnover by forcing a fumble.Calhoun finished the game with seven tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one interception and one defensive touchdown. Calhoun and the Titans host the Sioux Falls Storm in Week 13.