Final regular season stats in Sweden as playoffs loom

With the playoffs coming up this weekend in Sweden there was only one change in stats leaders to end the season in the Swedish Superserien as Stockholm Mean Machines WR Matt Retzlaff retook the lead in receiving yardage for the year.

The Carlstad Crusaders ended up with five players in the Top 5 in the three categories, passing, receiving and rushing. The  Stockholm Mean Machines and Göteborg Marvels were represented with three each while the Uppsala 86ers and Örebro Black Knights had two each.


Carlstad Crusaders QB Philip Juhlin finished the year where he started as the top passing quarterback in Sweden with 2,180 yards and a league best 29 passing TDs.  Anders Hermodsson of the Stockholm Mean Machines wound up 2nd with his 1,594  yards. John Rock of the Uppsala 86ers, climbed up into 3rd with 1,471 yards while RB/QB Gerard Johnson of the Göteborg Marvels ended up 4th with 1,364 yards. Örebro Black Knights quarterback Raleigh Yeldell III finished 5th in overall passing yardage with 1,235 yards.


Stockholm Mean Machines WR Matthew Retzlaff moved back up into the top spot after catching six passes for 161 yards and 2 TDs in the final regular season game of the year against the Black Knights. He finished with 810 yards. Robin Juhlin of the Carlstad Crusaders finished 2nd, barely, with 808 yards while last year’s top wide receiver, Jacob Dahre of the Crusaders wound up 3rd with 562 despite missing the last game with an injury. Marvels versatile WR Alpha Jalloh moved into 4th with 550 yards while Isac Vikman of the Uppsala 86ers ended up 5th with 512.


As he did all season, Stockholm Mean Machines RB Emil Knutsson led the league in rushing finishing with 754 yards. Johnny Grandin of the Örebro Black Knights wound up 2nd with 652 yards while Carlstad Crusaders RB Victor Toresson was 3rd with 402 yards. Marvels Gerard Johnson ended 4th with 314 yards and 8 TDs. Crusader’s QB Philip Juhlin finished in 5th with 308 yards and a league-best 10 TDs.

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