The Frankfurt Universe of the German Football League, have bolstered their receiving corps in a big way with the signing of French national team and former Philadelphia Eagle, Anthony Mahoungou.
The 6’3″, 210 lb, 25 year old native of Paris who started playing football in France when he was 13 with the La Courneuve Flash, has been a mainstay on the French national team and spent the 2018 preseason with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was signed by the Eagles as a free agent after and outstanding senior year at Purdue University where he had 40 receptions for 688 yards and eight touchdowns for the Boilermakers. He had played one season at West Hills Junior College where he was ranked as the number 18 wide receiver in junior college by 247Sports.com, a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and ESPN.com He caught 41 passes for 801 yards and nine touchdowns.
The Universe currently sit second in the GFL South conference with a 6-1 record. Mahoungou will be a welcome addition to an offense that is ranked seventh in the league in points scored and in yardage gained.
Universe chief scout and defensive coordinator Thomas Kösling:
“With Anthony, we look forward to getting a highly talented wide receiver who can give our offense yet another dimension. We had a lot of injury worries in the first half of the season and we were very happy when we made contact with Anthony. He will certainly provide plenty of highlights.”