The Spokane Shock got another veteran player Monday, as the league assigned defensive back Ruschard Dodd-Masters to the team's 2013 roster.
Dodd-Masters played for the Shock in 2011 but spent last season with the San Jose Sabercats. While in San Jose, he 42 tackles, 18 pass breakups and six interceptions. He had 67 tackles with Spokane in 2011.
Below is the news release from the Spokane Shock:
The Shock have been assigned defensive back Ruschard Dodd-Masters to the 2013 roster.
Dodd-Masters, a product of UNLV, returns to Spokane after spending the 2012 AFL season with the San Jose Sabercats. As a member of the Sabercats in 2012, Dodd-Masters recorded 42 tackles, 18 pass break-ups, and six interceptions. As a part of the Spokane Shock in 2011, Dodd-Masters registered 67 tackles, 6 pass break-ups, and two interceptions. Prior to joining the Shock for his AFL debut in 2011, Dodd-Masters spent the previous six seasons in the af2.
"Dodd-Masters knows the game in and out. Last year, he had a very successful season and we believe he will bring us the veteran leadership we need going into 2013," said Shock Head Coach Andy Olson.