Arizona Rattlers’ Nick Davila joins 500-touchdown club

May 12, 2014, 10:11 PM | Updated: 10:12 pm

When Arizona Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila connected with Rod Windsor on a 49-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter of a 61-32 win over the Portland Thunder Sunday, he joined an exclusive club.

The touchdown pass was Davila’s 500th in the Arena Football League, making him just the ninth player to reach that plateau.

Davila would go on to throw seven more touchdown passes in the win and now finds himself tied for eighth place on the all-time league list.

The left-hander from the University of Cincinnati has thrown at least 102 touchdown passes in each of his first five seasons in the league, becoming the only player in AFL history to accomplish the feat.

This season, Davila is on pace to throw a career-high 128 touchdown passes. The 28-year-old also leads the league with a QB Rating of 132.5.

AFL 500-Touchdown Pass Club

Player Team(s) TD Passes
Aaron Garcia 9 teams 1,310
Clint Dolezel 6 teams 931
Mark Grieb Anaheim, San Jose 922
Sherdrick Bonner Arizona, Chicago 855
Andy Kelly 7 teams 809
John Dutton 4 teams 752
John Kaleo 10 teams 581
Nick Davila Arizona 507
Raymond Philyaw 5 teams 507

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