ELF: Hamburg Sea Devils sign former University of Nevada DB Daniel Brown

The Hamburg Sea Devils of the European League of Football have signed former Div. I defensive back Daniel Brown.

Hamburg defensive coordinator Kendral Ellison commented on Brown’s fit in the Sea Devils secondary:

“Daniel fits this defense and what we like to do as a whole. He’s an exceptional athlete with a very high football IQ. Add to that his length, ball skills, and ability to lockdown guys, it’s a great addition. I’m excited to have him as part of the brotherhood.“

The 5’11”, 180-pound Harbor City, California native appeared in 43 games and had 115 tackles, including 4.5 for loss for the University of Nevada Wolf Pack (NCAA D1). The 23-year-old also recorded five interceptions and 23 passes defended. Four of his interceptions came during his senior season in 2019. His play did not go unnoticed as he was a two-time All-Mountain West honorable mention in 2018 & 2019.

Brown explains why he chose to take his talents to Hamburg:

“I want to be the best I can be each day for my teammates, to show why I shouldn’t have been taken so lightly, and lastly win a championship. I chose the Sea Devils because of the opportunity to play in a new country, to challenge myself outside of my comfort zone, and I followed the team somewhat last season and was intrigued by what I saw.”

In February of 2021, the former Wolf Pack standout was signed by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League but was released in late July prior to the season.

Brown joins returning defensive back Justin Rogers in the Hamburg secondary. The Sea Devils offense has also added American receivers Jean Constant, Lamar Jordan III, and British running back Glen Toonga to their team. However, the head coach position remains a mystery for the 2021 ELF runners-up.

‍Watch Brown’s NCAA highlights here: 

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