SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Marquel Wade (KR, Cedar Rapids River Kings)
The Cedar Rapids River Kings could not take the title of in-state champion away from the Iowa Barnstormers in Week 7 falling 59-48, however KR Marquel Wade did his best to try. One of the IFL's leaders in all-purpose yards, Wade returned two kickoffs for touchdowns against the Barnstormers. Midway through the third quarter, Wade burst through the Barnstormers special teams unit and returned the ball 50 yards for a touchdown. He did it again midway through the fourth quarter. Wade finished the game with eight kickoff returns for 176 yards and two touchdowns. He also added 51 receiving yards and 227 all-purpose yards. Wade and the River Kings travel to San Diego to take on the San Diego Strike Force in Week 8.