Defensive Rookie of the Year: Jabari Gorman (DB, Nebraska Danger)
Nebraska Danger DB Jabari Gorman has been named 2016 IFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Gorman (6’0.195, Florida) emerged as one of the most physical and ball-hawking defensive backs in the league.
Gorman concluded his rookie campaign with 125 tackles, seven tackles for loss, seven interceptions and seven pass breakups. His 125 tackles ranked third in the IFL while his seven interceptions tied him for second.
The Nebraska defensive back posted double-digit tackles in seven games during the season and accounted for a team-high 16 tackles in the Danger’s early season 48-37 victory over the Green Bay Blizzard.
Gorman was named as a First Team All-IFL Defensive Back at the conclusion of the season.