Belton back with Force

DULUTH -- The Georgia Force will bring back one of the cornerstones of last season's defense with the signing of defensive back Tracy Belton on Monday.

The 6-foot-1, 185-pounder tied for sixth in the Arena Football League with nine interceptions and tied for 13th with 101.5 combined tackles and assists during the Force's run to the American Conference championship game let season.

"Getting Tracy back is big for us as he is as good as it gets in the AFL," Force coach Dean Cokinos said in a statement released by the team Monday. "He is a true cover guywho is extremely smart and can play all three spots back there for us. Most importantly, he makes game-changing plays with his ability to be around the football on a consistent basis."