The Atlanta Havoc of the AAL are shaping up to be one of the best in the league with the recent signings of Thyron Lewis and LaRoche Jackson.
Lewis, a 6'4 wide receiver, played college football at Howard University, where he recorded 30 receptions for 513 yards and four touchdowns from 2004 to 2005.
He was picked up by the Washington Redskins in 2006 as a member on their practice squad. He played for the Stockton Lightning of the af2 in 2008, where he recorded 28 receptions for 384 yards and six touchdowns. He was then traded to the af2's Tri-Cities Fever for future considerations.
He spent the 2009 season with the Bossier-Shreveport Battle Wings, still in the af2. He then went on to the IFL, and played for the Tri-Cities Fever in 2010 where he recorded 50 receptions for 675 yards and 25 touchdowns, earning second-team All-IFL honors. He was then assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators of the AFL in 2010. In 2013, he once again put up eye opening stats with 97 receptions for a team-leading 1,430 yards and 26 touchdowns.
In 2014, Lewis was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS. He was placed on recallable assignment on May 27, 2015. On June 4, 2015, he was assigned to the Gladiators. On Jan. 26, Lewis signed with the Jacksonville Sharks of the NAL where he recorded 42 receptions for 442 yards and eight touchdowns.
Jackson, a defensive back, played college football at Clark Atlanta University. He has played for a lot of his team's in his seven years of indoor football experience, including the Carolina Speed (2008), Bloomberg Extreme (2009), Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2010), Jacksonville Sharks (2011-2012), Lakeland Raiders (2013), Cleveland Gladiators (2013-2014), Las Vegas Outlaws (2015), Jacksonville Sharks (2015-2017), and the Tampa Bay Storm (2017). In his career, he's recorded 587 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, 29 interceptions, 59 pass breakups, 11 fumble recoveries, and six forced fumbles.
The Havoc have gotten their hands on some exciting players. These two are very experienced and will step up as leaders for this football team. These are the kind of players this team needs.