Championship QB Danny Farley headed to German Football League’s Frankfurt Universe

The German Football League’s Frankfurt Universe have signed quarterback Danny Farley for the 2021 season.

Farley will also serve as Frankfurt’s offensive coordinator.

This past fall, Farley led Carlstad to their ninth Swedish title in 11 years, but first since 2017, in beating the Stockholm Mean Machines 14-12 in the championship game.

He threw for a total of 1,172 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season.

Before playing for the Crusaders, the 6’2″, 210 pound native of Boonton, New Jersey had spent the past two seasons playing for the Solingen Paladins in the German Football League 2nd division, GFL2, throwing for a total of 5,310 yards and 48 touchdowns. In 2017, he playing four games for the Saarland Hurricanes in the GFL throwing for 718 yards before heading to Finland to finish the season with the Porvoo Butchers. In five games with Porvoo, he tossed nine touchdown passes while throwing for 889 yards.

Farley finished his college career at the University of Wisconsin-Stout after stints with Delaware Valley University and Rhode Island. After college, Farley also played for Jacksonville Sharks (arena football) before heading to Europe.

Danny Farley is definitely looking forward joining one of the top teams in Europe:

“This is an awesome opportunity that I’m really excited about. I can’t wait to start working as a team and staff preparing for this coming season.”

Highlights from championship season in Sweden with Carlstad Crusaders

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