Silverbacks QB named International Player of the year.

The London Silverbacks season is just at the midway point but one of their members is already receiving major accolades for his work earlier this year. QB Steve Panella, one of the 'Backs newest recruits and high profile rookies, has received the International Player of the year award for his outstanding season in the Arena Football League2.

Starting all 16 games for the Amarillo Dusters he led the league completing 315 of 593 passes (53%) and 58 touchdowns while also rushing for 268 yards and 22 touchdowns for an amazing total of 80 touchdowns.

Panella becomes just the fourth player to receive this reward joining former St. Marys University team mate and fellow Canadian Atnas Maeko (wr).