OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Cody Sokol (QB, Arizona Rattlers)
After a tough start to their season and their IFL tenure, the Arizona Rattler have rebounded winning three of their last four games. Under the leadership of new QB Cody Sokol, the Rattlers edged the first-place Nebraska Danger 39-36 in Week 8. Down by one point with 3:26 remaining in the fourth quarter, Sokol (6'2,205, Louisiana Tech) led the Rattlers on eight play, 29 yard drive that consumed all the remaining time and culminated in a game-winning FG from K Sawyer Petre. Sokol provided clutch plays on the final drive as he connected with WR Anthony Amos on a key fourth down conversion. Sokol finished the game completing 17 of 30 passes for 165 yards and four passing touchdowns. He also added nine rushes for 33 yards. The Arizona Rattlers take on the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles in Week 9.