Charlie Sanders and Myniya Smith have agreed to play for the Storm for a 3rd season in 2013, solidifying the offensive line of the Sioux Falls Storm for at least one more year.
Charlie Sanders came to the Storm in 2011 after his rookie season in Billings. Sanders played college football at Valdosta (Ga.) State where he played in the 2007 NCAA II National Championship game. Charlie and his family are currently living and working in Sioux Falls.
Myniya Smith also came to the Storm via Billings, where he played for two seasons. Smith spent time in the AFL and part of the 2007 season with the New York Giants. The Southern University alumnus was named to the 2004 Louisiana sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Football Team, the I-AA.org preseason All-American 1st Team and preseason All-SWAC. Smith helped to lead Southern University to the 2004 SWAC Title and Black College National Game. Myniya is also living and working in Sioux Falls.
"Charlie and Myniya have been the catalyst for success during the last two years and we believe they will continue this trend in 2013. We need great veterans up front to help protect our new leader in the pocket." – Head Coach, Kurtiss Riggs.