Friday, September 30, 2011

Former Independence football star Chris Leak added to Arena Bowl team

Former Independence High QB Chris Leak, who led the Patriots to three straight state titles and set many N.C. passing records, has been added to the Jacksonville Sharks roster for the 2012 season.

Jacksonville is the ArenaBowl XXIV Champion. Leak spent the past four seasons in the Canadian Football League. He played for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Montreal Alouettes, and Saskatchewan Roughriders. Leak was a part of the 2009 Grey Cup Championship team with the Alouettes.

After leaving Independence, Leak played four seasons for the Florida Gators, leading them to a national title his senior year. Leak was MVP of the championship game.