Markeith Summers, Green Bay Blizzard, Most Improved Player Award

Markeith Summers, Green Bay Blizzard, Most Improved Player Award

Most Improved Award: Markeith Summers (WR, Green Bay Blizzard)

Green Bay Blizzard WR Markeith Summers has been named the Most Improved Player of the 2016 season. A three-year IFL veteran, Summers became the go-to playmaker for the Blizzard this season as he led the IFL in touchdown receptions with 26.

Summers started his IFL career in 2014 with Blizzard amassing just 182 yards and two touchdowns in his rookie campaign. In 2015, Summers finished second on the team with 501 receiving yards and tied for the team lead with 10 touchdown receptions.

In 2016, Summers continued his growth and set numerous franchise records as he totaled 913 receiving yards and totaled an IFL league-best 26 touchdown receptions. Summers scored receiving touchdowns in each of his last nine games and scored multiple receiving touchdowns in seven of them. At the end of the season, Summers was named as a 2016 Second Team All-IFL Wide Receiver.