Albany Empire Signs Their Quarterback
The Albany Empire continues to add fire power to their offense in 2018 after the announced singing of a former All-Arena quarterback. Tommy Grady, a record setting quarterback has now been assigned to the franchise.
Grady comes to the Empire with seven years of AFL experience. Originally from Huntington Beach, California, Grady attended the University of Oklahoma. After redshirting in 2003 behind Heisman winning quarterback Jason White, Grady spent his sophomore season as a backup. In 2005, Grady transferred to the University of Utah.
Grady debuted in indoor football playing with the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgs in 2009. In Grady posted the greatest single season for a quarterback in league history. He threw for 142 touchdowns and 5,863 yards, both single season records. He also tossed 12 touchdowns in a game against the Cleveland Gladiators during that season, a single game record. He was named first team All-Arena, League MVP, and AFL Offensive Player of the Year.
In Grady’s career, he is in the Top 10 all time in Arena Football in the following categories: passing yards (9th), passing touchdowns (8th), pass attempts (8th) and pass completions (8th). In his AFL career, he has amassed 32,008 passing yards, 701 touchdowns and just 113 interceptions. Don't forget your home for The State of the Empire: The Albany Empire's Coaches Show is 1045 The Team. You can hear the show every Saturday morning at 9am. Plus the home for Empire football games this season is 1045 The Team's sister station, ALT 1057.