The Danube Dragons from Austria have re-signed one of the top quarterbacks in the Austrian Football League in 2018, Chad Jeffries, for the 2019 season.
Jeffries finished as the second leading passer in the AFL in 2018 after throwing for 3,173 yards and 24 touchdowns and rushing for 650 and another three touchdowns. He led his team to a 6-4 record helping them reach the Austrian semifinals, recording their best record since 2010.
In 2017, Jeffries helped the Marburg Mercenaries return to respectability in the German Football League throwing for 3,045 yards and 28 touchdowns while rushing for another 305 yards and three touchdowns in 11 games. He was the second leading passer in the GFL in terms of average passing yards per game with 276.8.
The 6’2″, 220 lb, 25 year old Jeffries began his college career with the San Diego Aztecs in California and later moved to Azusa Pacific University (NCAA Div. II). At Azusa, Jeffries threw for 3,714 yards and 25 touchdowns in his three seasons there while rushing for 352 yards. In 2014,
In 2017, the Marburg Mercenaries posted an 8-6 record and returned to the GFL playoffs for the first time in three years with Jeffries behind center.
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