Firecats Benton Mr. 1000

Estero, FL- Florida Firecats receiver Magic Benton became the arenafootball2’s 1st player to score 1000 career points in their 55-44 win over the Alabama Steeldogs.
Benton began the night with 996 points and quickly set the milestone scoring on Florida’s opening drive of the ball game. He finished the night with 5 receptions for 94 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
“The records are nice but I’d rather have another championship,” said Benton about the milestone. “When I am done playing it will be nice to look back at my accomplishments but for now I’m just focusing on the next game.”
In 15 games this year Magic has caught 111 passes for 1,552 yards and 27 TD’s. His 1,552 yards currently rank him 4th in the af2 this year. 
Benton is the league and Firecats’ most prolific receiver holding records for receptions (578), receiving yards (7,683), and touchdown receptions (163). He is the only player to have played with the Firecats since their inaugural season in 2001, starting in Florida’s 1st game.