Germany: Cologne Crocodiles signed top RB Colby Goodwyn

The Cologne Crocodiles beefed up their 2019 backfield late last year with the signing of the second leading rusher in the German Football League in 2018, Colby Goodwyn.

Goodwyn played for the Hamburg Huskies in 2018 amassing 1,293 yards and nine touchdowns after joining Hamburg for the final four games of the 2017 season when made his mark helping the team win all four while gaining 381 yards on 79 carries. The Huskies had gone winless until that point. He had previously played for the Cineplexx Blue Devils in the Austrian Football League where he started seven games and finished as the fourth leading rusher in the league, carrying the ball 133 times for  759 yards.

The 5’10”, 195 lb 26 year old native of Hampton, Virginia played for Old Dominion University (NCAA Div. I, Conference USA) where he finished his career with 1,583 yards rushing and 25 touchdowns while recording 570 yards in receptions.

American Football International asked Colby about playing in Europe.

AFI: You have played in Europe for a few years. What has been the highlight so far?

Goodwyn: As far as being in Europe , I played for Warsaw Poland back in 2014 for a couple of games and 2015 I sat out and just trained and the year of 2016 I decided to try out arena football in the IFL for the Green Bay blizzards. 2017 I decided to come back overseas and it’s been a great experience as far as meeting new people and being able to travel easily.

AFI: Any favorite foods?

Goodwyn: lol I really don’t have much of a favorite food because I like to spend most of my time cooking.

AFI: What do you think of the development of football in Europe?

Goodwyn: As far as football in Europe it is growing tremendously and having motivated imports as far as coaches and players makes the sport grow more.

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