The Omaha Beef of the Indoor Football League announced that former Wayne State College quarterback Silas Fluellen, a native of Bellevue, has signed with the club. Fluellen will be a part of the 2011 Omaha Beef squad.
At Wayne State, Fluellen racked up numerous team and conference records with the Wildcats after becoming the starting quarterback in the fourth game of his freshman season in 2006. The Bellevue West graduate finished his Wildcat career (2006-09) with 10,578 passing yards and 11,996 yards of total offense, which ranks 10th all-time in NCAA Division II. He holds Northern Sun Conference career marks for total offense (10,170) and passing yards (8,996) in league games.