Top Swedish RB Kasper Wedberg headed to Bron-Villeurbanne Falcons in France

France’s Bron-Villeurbanne Falcons have signed Sweden’s second leading rusher in 2017, Kasper Wedberg from the Örebro Black Knights.

The 5’8″. 195 lb 23 year old native of Falun, Sweden, Wedberg helped the Black Knights reach the 2017 Swedish final rushing for 621 yards and 11 touchdowns in his third year in Sweden’s Super Series. He was named Sweden’s top running back and played for the Swedish national team in games against Finland and Great Britain.

The Falcons finished in sixth place in France’s Elite division in 2017 with a 4-6 record but finished off the season with a pair of victories. Bron-Villeurbanne will face the St-Ouen l’Aumône Cougars in the opening game of the 2018 season on February 4.

Check out Kasper’s 2017 highlights

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