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SHARKS ACTIVATE WAYNE TRIBUE, PRECHAE RODRIGUEZ

06/22/2015 5:17 PM -

JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks announced Monday that the team has activated offensive lineman Wayne Tribue from inactive reserve, and has activated wide receiver Prechae Rodriguez from league suspension.

The 25-year-old Tribue (6’3”, 335) started six of Jacksonville’s first seven games at guard before suffering an injury in the team’s Week 7 matchup with the Cleveland Gladiators. A second-year Arena Football League veteran, Tribue is in his first season with Jacksonville, having earned Second Team All-Arena honors with the Philadelphia Soul as a rookie in 2014. A native of York, Pennsylvania, Tribue spent his collegiate career at Temple.

The 30-year-old Rodriguez (6’5”, 215) has seen action in three games this season, starting each of those contests. Reunited with former teammate Tommy Grady, Rodriguez has caught 14 passes for 157 yards and four touchdowns to this point in the season. A fourth-year AFL veteran, Rodriguez racked up 105 touchdown catches over the course of his first three seasons in the League. A native of Tampa, Rodriguez finished his collegiate career at Auburn.

The Sharks also announced Monday that the team has placed defensive lineman Scooter Berry on inactive reserve. Following the transactions, the Jacksonville roster sits at the League maximum of 24 active players.

 
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