Sioux Falls, SD – The Sioux Falls Storm is thrilled to announce the signings of quarterback Lorenzo Brown and rookie Drew Powell for the Storm in 2017.
Brown (6'0, 205lbs) will be entering his seventh season with the Sioux Falls Storm. He is a versatile player both through the air and on the ground. During the 2016 season, Lorenzo completed 183 passes out of 295 attempts for 2,428 yards and 56 touchdowns. He also rushed 152 times for 724 yards earning 21 rushing touchdowns. Brown earned the United Bowl Most Valuable Player and made the IFL's Honorable Mention list during the 2016 season.
Powell (6'3, 220) was a four-year starter for Livingstone College. He tallied 10,861 total yards (conference record), 732 career completions (conference record), 1,312 career attempts (conference record), and 100 total touchdowns (school record) during his collegiate career. Drew was the 2015 Hero Sports D2 Offensive Player of the Year, the 2015 Conference Player of the Year and received 2015 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) First Team quarterback honors.
Head Coach Kurtiss Riggs said "These guys are great athletes and we are glad to have them for the 2017 season".