Denmark’s Copenhagen Towers, defending Danish champions, have signed running back Ashton Heard (North Greenville University (NCCAA, Division II)
Heard, 5’9″, 185 lb, is a native of Abbeville, South Carolina and played at North Greenville University where he was a a first team All American. In his four years playing for the Crusaders (2014-2017) he accumulated 2,926 yards while scoring 20 rushing touchdowns. and catching 39 passes for 487 yards and three touchdowns. He holds the school single-game rushing record, carrying the ball 31 times for 315 yards and two touchdowns against Tusculum College in 2015.
Head coach Peter Herbild:
“Ashton is a very versatile running back who can run the ball with both finesse and power. He has a very good top speed, which fits well with our offensive style which weighs explosiveness higher than systematics. “
Heard is excited about the opportunity:
“I have never been to Denmark or Europe before, but have heard a lot of good things. Living in Copenhagen is an experience that only comes once in a lifetime and I cannot wait to get over . “
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