Chicago Rush Bob McMillen Named Cover Athlete for Arena Football
Electronic Arts announced today that Bob McMillen, fullback/linebacker of the Arena Football League’s ArenaBowl XX Champion Chicago Rush, will serve as the cover athlete for Arena Football: Road to Glory, the second iteration of the Arena Football franchise. The game will be available on the PlayStation 2 and will be in stores on February 27, 2007. “Being chosen as the cover athlete for Arena Football: Road to Glory is definitely one of the highlights of my career,” said Bob McMillen. “I’m very excited to represent the Chicago Rush, the AFL, and work with EA to bring to life the quick-hitting action of Arena Football. Partnering with EA helps introduce new fans to the non-stop action of the game.”
In a 69-61 win over the Orlando Predators in ArenaBowl XX, McMillen secured his third ArenaBowl championship and helped lead the Chicago Rush to its first-ever league title. McMillen, a 12-year veteran of the AFL, also has championship rings from his stints with the Arizona Rattlers and San Jose SaberCats. He is the all-time leader in AFL history with 1,417 rushing yards, third in rushing touchdowns (80), was named to the All-Ironman Team in 2004, the All-Arena First Team in 2000, the All-Arena Second Team in 1999 and this past season he was honored as one of the 20 Greatest Players in AFL history. He remains the only player in AFL history to have rushed for more than 100 yards in seven consecutive seasons.