Jacksonville Sports Day

ARENA: Sharks Add Three Players to Training Camp Roster

Anas Hasic

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Sharks announced today that they have signed three new players to be added to the training xamp roster.

The new additions include defensive back Tavon Bailey and Robert Brown and wide receiver Anas Hasic.

Bailey (6’0,195) signed with the Sharks for his first season of arena football.

He attended Gannon University and totaled 146 tackles, 36 pass breakups, one forced fumble, and four interceptions returned for 44 yards and one touchdown. He is a native of Lanham, MD and attended DeMatha Catholic High School.

Brown (6’3,215) begins his fifth season of arena football, his second with the Sharks.

Last season, Brown started the season with the Sharks but finished the year with Maine Mammoths. He totaled 7.5 tackles with the Sharks and 48 tackles, four interceptions returned for 47 yards, six pass breakups, forced one fumble, and recovered one fumble for 38 yards with the Mammoths.

In 2017, Brown played for the Spokane Shock and tallied up 40 tackles, 10 pass breakups, and three interceptions. During the 2016 season, Brown was named All-IFL with the Shock and after having 104 tackles and seven interceptions. He played with the Cedar Rapids Titans for the 2015 season and recorded 31 tackles, five pass breakups, and one interception.

Brown started his arena career with the Cedar Rapids Titans in 2015 and piled up 27 tackles, two pass breakups, one interception, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery.

Hasic (6’0,218) begins his first season of arena football.

He attended Scottsdale Community College before transferring to North Carolina Central University. During his time at Scottsdale CC, Hasic made 58 catches for 890 yards and 10 touchdowns. At NCCU, he totaled 36 receptions for 530 yards.

After NCCU, Hasic transferred to Arizona State, but did not play. After Arizona State, he had one more year of eligibility and transferred to the University of West Florida. Hasic is a native of Croatia.

In addition to player signings the Sharks released several players including receivers Darryl Boggan and Ja’Juan Story; and lineman Justin Wells.

The Sharks also will be placing several players on the inactive refused to report list including WR Marvin Ross, OL Fred Ruff, LB Leon Mackey, OL Wilson Bell, DB Rush Imhotep, and QB Liam Nadler.

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