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2005 Champion Named Cover for Arena

Electronic Arts announced today that John Dutton, quarterback for the 2005 Arena Football League Champion Colorado Crush, will serve as cover athlete and spokesman for Arena Football, available in stores on February 7, 2006. In a 51-48 win over the Georgia Force in ArenaBowl XIX this past June, Dutton led the Colorado Crush to its first-ever Arena Football League championship in just their third year in the league, throwing for 347 yards and three touchdowns. Dutton, a seven year Arena Football League veteran, previously led the San Jose SaberCats to an ArenaBowl title in 2002 where he was named MVP of ArenaBowl XVI. Arena Football will be available on the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.