#2 – Christian Wise (DB/WR)

Position: DB/WR

Number: 2

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: 175 lbs

Date of Birth: 9/12/1985

College: Clark Atlanta University

Experience: 4th Season

 

Bio: Christian was part of the number one ranked defense in the country while playing for Division II Clark Atlanta in 2006-2007. Besides football, Wise is a trained dancer, actor, and has experience in modeling.

Wise played for the AFL2 Albany Firebirds in 2008-2009 recording 80 catches for 1,221 yards and 17 touchdowns. He played for Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings in 2010 where he recorded 10 receptions for 126 yards and 3 touchdowns. He played for the Kansas City Command in 2011-2012 before signing with the Power. He caught 20 passes for 337 yards and 6 touchdowns.

Career AFL Statistics:

Year Team Receptions Yards Yds/Rec Long TD
2010 Bossier-Shreveport 10 126 12.6 3
2011 Kansas City 16 248 15.5 37 4
2012 Pittsburgh 12 193 16.1 36 5
2013 Pittsburgh
Total 38 567 14.9 37 12

 

Year Team No Yards Yds/Ret Long TD
2010 Bossier-Shreveport 7 62 8.9 0
2011 Kansas City 35 613 17.5 54 1
2012 Pittsburgh 7 103 14.7 18 0
2013 Pittsburgh
Total 49 778 15.9 54 1

 

Year Team Solo Asst. Total Sacks TFL FF FR PBU Int/Yds
2010 Bossier-Shreveport  4  2  .50  0  0  0  0  0  0/0
2011 Kansas City  3  5  5.5  0  0  0  1  0  0/0
2012  Pittsburgh  13  5  15.5  0  0  1  0  5  3/50
2013  Pittsburgh
Total  20  12  26  0  0  1  1  5  3/50

 

Twitter: @CWi5e

 

#3 – Bryan Randall (QB)

Position: QB

Number: 3

Height: 6′ 2″

Weight: 220 lbs

Date of Birth: 8/ 16/ 1983

College: Virginia Tech

Bio:

Bryan Randall had a storied college career as the starting quarterback of the Virginia Tech Hokies. As a senior, Randall led Virginia Tech to their first ACC Championship and a berth in the Sugar Bowl. His 170 completions for 2,264 yards and 21 touchdowns earned him ACC Player of the Year honors in 2004. Randall has set the Big East single game passing record, Virginia Tech’s career passing record and has the most total offense in Hokie history.

Experience:

Coming out of Virginia Tech, Randall spent time on the practice squads of the Atlanta Falcons, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Randall made his pro debut with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football league in 2008. In 2010, Randall was signed by the IFL’s Richmond Revolution in their inaugural season and was named the league’s MVP after his 58 touchdown and 2,033 passing yard season. Since his IFL MVP season, Randall has played with the Richmond Raiders, the Allen Wranglers and the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks. Randall now brings a vast wealth of experience to the Pittsburgh Power.

#5 – Andrico Hines (QB)

Name: Andrico Hines

Position: QB

Number: 5

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 209

Date of Birth: 12/10/80

College: Middle Tennessee State

Bio: Andrico Hines transferred from Southwest Mississippi Community College to have a successful college career at Middle Tennessee State. During his tenure with the Blue Raiders, he threw for 3,495 and 13 touchdowns. Before attending MTSU, Hines was a four-year starter at Riverdale High School in Georgia.

Experience: Hines is a veteran arena football quarterback. He has spent time with the Spokane Shock and the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings in the af2 as well as the San Jose Sabercats and the Cleveland Gladiators in the AFL. He will bring league experience to the Pittsburgh Power in 2012 as the team looks to progress in their second season.

#6 – Davion Mitchell (DB)

Position: DB

Number:

Height: 5’11″

Weight: 185 lbs

Date of Birth: 8/6/1988

College: Southwestern

Bio: Davion Mitchell played college football at Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. There, he was a stellar athlete who made a name for himself in the return game. Over his career with the Moundbuilders, Mitchell accumulated 2,652 all-purpose yards. As a receiver, he had six touchdowns and also picked off six passes as a defensive back.

Experience: After his time at Southwestern, Mitchell spent two seasons with the Cleveland Gladiators starting in 2010. During his time with the Gladiators, Mitchell had 59 tackles, three forced fumbles and 5 interceptions. Now he will bring his versatility to the Pittsburgh Power in 2012.

#8 – PJ Berry (WR)

Name: P.J. Berry

Position: WR

Number: 8

Height: 6′ 0″

Weight: 200 lbs

Date of Birth: 12/ 18/ 1982

College: Virginia State University

Experience: 3rd Season

 

Bio: P.J. Berry played collegiately at Virginia State where he was named to the All-Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association all four years. He is one of only two players at Virginia State to ever be named an All-American in football. In 2005, he was second among kick returners in the nation with a 34.4 yards/return average.

After Virginia State University Berry entered into the AFL2, playing for both South Georgia and Bossier-Shreveport. Berry moved to AFL signing with the New Orleans Voodoo in 2010. As a rookie, be broke the record for all-purpose yards with a total of 3,702, and also led the team with 41 touchdowns. Berry was given the opportunity in New Orleans to train with the Saints of the NFL. In 2011, Berry earned AFL Ironman of the year. The Ironman award celebrates the player who is the ultimate team competitor and is valuable on both sides of the ball throughout an entire AFL season.

This is Berry’s second season with the Power. During the 2012 season, he earned the First-Team All-Arena as a special teamer and led the League with 3,340 all-purpose yards.

 

Career AFL Statistics:

Year Team Receptions Yards Yds/Rec Long TD
2010 Bossier-Shreveport 118 1352 11.5 33
2011 New Orleans 155 1593 10.3 42 27
2012 Pittsburgh 111 1282 11.5 45 18
2013 Pittsburgh  24  329 13.7 47   4
Total 408 4556 11.75 47 82

 

Year Team No Yards Yds/Ret Long TD
2010 Bossier-Shreveport 65 1171 18 2
2011 New Orleans 101 2043 20.2 57 1
2012 Pittsburgh 111 2024 18.2 58 2
2013 Pittsburgh
Total 277 5238 18.9 58 5

 

Twitter: @supermanvsu8

#9 – Justin Parrish (DL/LB)

Position: DL/LB

Number: 9

Height: 6’2″

Weight:  255 lbs

Date of Birth: 05/10/1984

College: Kent State University

Bio: Justin Parrish played college football at Kent State University as a defensive end and linebacker. Parrish ended his college career with a total of 151 tackles and 22 sacks. Parrish worked out with Washington Redskins of the NFL in 2006 before becoming a free agent.

Experience: In 2010 Parrish signed with the Jacksonville Sharks where he tallied up 32 tackles,3 pass break-ups, 3 sacks, 3 forced fumbles, 3 recoveries and returned two for a touchdown. In 2011 Parrish helped to lead the Jacksonville Sharks to win the ArenaBowl XXIV against Arizona Rattlers in Phoenix. The Pittsburgh Power hopes to capitalize on Parrish’s on field success during this upcoming season, and take him back to the ArenaBowl in 2012.

#10 – A.J. Jackson (WR)

Name: A.J. Jackson

Position: WR

Number: 10

Height: 6′5″

Weight: 235 lbs

Date of Birth:

College: California University of Pennsylvania

Bio: A.J. Jackson played wide receiver at California University of Pennsylvania and was named Second Team All-American during his senior year.  He finished with 101 receptions for 1,424 yards and 18 touchdowns.  The Florida native ranked in the top 15 in the country in NCAA Division II for both receptions and receiving yards.

Experience: After his time at CalU, Jackson was in the National Football League with the New York Giants during the 2010 preseason.  He then played in the UFL for the Las Vegas Locomotives before making his way to the AFL where he played with the Tampa Bay Storm in 2011.  The Power are eager to see how Jackson’s size can help them in the remaining games for the 2012 season.

#11 – Bryan Williams (DB)

Position: DB

Number: 11

Height: 6′ 1″

Weight: 200 lbs

Date of Birth: 09/ 17/ 1987

College: Akron University

Bio:

Bryan Williams played for the Akron Zips where he is not only the all-time team leader in kickoff return average, but is also the MAC conference all-time leader in that category averaging more than 30 yards a return over his career. Williams signed a three year contract with the Browns after the 2009 NFL Draft.

Experience: Not only was Bryan a star special teams player, he was also a force on both offense and defense during his career. In 2007 he led the Zips in rushing, and then in 2008 he switched to strong safety and finished fifth on the team in tackles, while being a pre-season All-American as a kick returner. In two consecutive years he was selected as an All-Conference player at two positions. Bryan was also the first MAC player to be selected All-Conference in all three facets of the game, as a running back, safety and twice as a return man. A recent acquisition of the Power, Bryan is certain to make a huge impact with his rare set of skills in all three aspects of the game, and will prove to be a big factor in our push for the playoffs.

#12 – Randy Hymes (WR)

Position: WR

Number: 12

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 220 lbs

DOB: 08/07/1979

College: Grambling State

Bio: Randy Hymes played football at Grambling State before singing as an undrafted free agent with the Baltimore Ravens. Randy also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Minnesota Vikings before starting his career with the Arena Football League. After spending time with division rivals, the Cleveland Gladiators and the Philadelphia Soul, Randy signed with the Pittsburgh Power to exact revenge on two of his former AFL teams.

Experience: During his collegiate career, the former Grambling Tiger earned many awards including: MVP of the Bayou Classic, Eddie Robinson Player of The Year, Offensive Player of The Year and SWAC Player of the Year in 2001. While at school, Hymes passed for 4,413 yards and 33 touchdowns; helping

#13 – Bill Stull (QB)*

Name: Bill Stull

Position: QB

Number: 13

Height: 6′ 3″

Weight: 228 lbs

Date of Birth: 12/ 18/ 1986

College: University of Pittsburgh

Bio: A Pittsburgh native, Bill Stull was Quarterback at the University of Pittsburgh before playing for the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League. He was released from the UFL to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs. Stull then played for the Spokane Shock before being acquired by the Pittsburgh Power in 2011.

Experience: At the University of Pittsburgh Stull threw for 5, 252 yards and 32 touchdowns to only 18 interceptions during his career. Bill led the Panthers to their first 10 win season since Dan Marino did in 1981, also leading them to two bowl appearances as well as a bowl game victory over North Carolina. Stull joined the Power late in the 2011 season, but was able to start in the final game against the Philadelphia Soul; he scored 6 touchdowns, and was awarded the National Guard MVP. The Pittsburgh Power has been working with Stull and is sure that he will be a great asset to the team in the upcoming 2012 season.