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Force's Shipp named AFL's offensive player of the week

Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Georgia Force wide receiver Larry Shipp (1) catches a touchdown pass over Chicago Rush defensive back Vic Hall (4) during arena football action at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Saturday.

Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Georgia Force wide receiver Larry Shipp (1) catches a touchdown pass over Chicago Rush defensive back Vic Hall (4) during arena football action at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth on Saturday.

The Georgia Force's Larry Shipp was named the Arena Football League Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after his performance in last weekend's 56-39 win over the Jacksonville Sharks.

The 5-foot-10, 200-pounder had 13 catches for 167 yards and three touchdowns vs. the Sharks, in addition to a rushing TD and 38 kick return yards. He now has 106 catches for 1,268 yards and 26 TDs and four rushing TDs (on just five carries) this season. He is the Force's top scorer with 182 points.