Jeffrey Hughley (born March 3, 1985) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tulsa Talons in 2010. He finished the season with over 1,000 and 28 touchdowns as a receiver.

Jeff Hughley
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1985-03-03) March 3, 1985 (age 34)
Chesapeake, Virginia
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
College:Averett
Undrafted:2007
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:393
Yards:4,700
Touchdowns:86
Return Yards:6,413
Return Touchdowns:9
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

College careerEdit

Jeff Hughley attended Averett University. He holds the record for most receiving yards in a career or a season. He was also a great kick returner. He was named 2nd Team All-USA South Athletic Conference in 2003.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Tulsa TalonsEdit

Hugley played for the Tulsa Talons who were a member of the af2 from 2007-2009, winning the af2 Ironman of the Year Award in 2007. He helped the Talons to a 2007 ArenaCup victory, earning game MVP.

Colorado CrushEdit

After an impressive rookie season with the Talons, Hughley signed with the Colorado Crush of the Arena Football League, but he was waived after training camp.

Return to Tulsa TalonsEdit

During his Arena Football League rookie season in 2010 with the Talons, Hughley helped the Talons capture the Southwest division title before losing to Tampa Bay Storm in the Conference semi-finals. Hughley was named to his first All-Ironman team, a team made up of the league's best two-way players.

Jacksonville SharksEdit

In 2011 Hughley signed with the Jacksonville Sharks and was a key figure in their run to capture the ArenaBowl XXIV title by defeating the Arizona Rattlers, the first in Sharks franchise history. For his on the field performance he was named to the All-Ironman team.

Philadelphia SoulEdit

In 2012 Hughley joined the Philadelphia Soul[2] and set the Soul's single-season record for kickoff return and combined kick return yards (1,865) and was selected to his third consecutive All-Ironman Team.[3]

Return to JacksonvilleEdit

Hughley signed with the Jacksonville Sharks for the 2013 season.[4]

Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit

On May 2, 2013, Hughley signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[5]

Oklahoma DefendersEdit

On February 7, 2014, Hughley signed with the Oklahoma Defenders.[6]

Another return to JacksonvilleEdit

On June 30, 2014, the Sharks activated Hughley after having him placed on league suspension the whole season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CNU Receiver Named League's Top Rookie". Daily Press. November 21, 2003. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  2. ^ "Philadelphia Signs Explosive WR/KR Jeff Hughley". www.arenafootball.com. Arena Football League. September 30, 2011. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  3. ^ "Averett graduate earns Arena League Football honor". Chatham Star Tribune. August 13, 2012. Archived from the original on February 17, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  4. ^ Harrison Brown-Russo (November 7, 2012). "Soul have to deal with the crucial loss of Jeff Hughley". www.phillysportslive.com. PhillySportsLive.com. Archived from the original on January 18, 2013. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  5. ^ "Sharks' Jeff Hughley signs with NFL's Bucs". www.jacksonville.com. Jacksonville.com. May 2, 2013. Retrieved May 3, 2013.
  6. ^ "Defenders Sign Former AFL Ironman of the Year!!". www.oklahomadefenders.com. Oklahomadefenders.com. February 7, 2014. Retrieved February 7, 2014.

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