Hungary: Fehérvár Enthroners sign safety Mike Wallace

The Fehérvár Enthroners of the Hungarian Football League continue to load up and have signed standout safety Mike Wallace for the 2019 season.

The 5’10”, 198 lb 28 year old Wallace, a native of Vallejo, California played his college football for Abilene Christian (FCS- Division I AA).

He started his European career with the Ancona Dolphins in Italy in 2014. That season he recorded a team-high 67 tackles 3 interceptions and 1 touchdown. In 2016, he played in the German Football League for the Düsseldorf Panthers, he had a team-best 82 tackles and 4 interceptions. The last two seasons he played for the Frankfurt Pirates (Germany Div. 3) where recorded 110 tackles, 11 interception 5 pass breaks-ups.

Enthroners: Why did you choose the Enthroners for your next career stop?

Wallace: I’m 28 years ago I been playing football overseas for 5 years now. The reason why I chosen the Enthroners organization is because when I was talking with Head Coach Jim Ward a lot. They gave me a good insight of the organization and how things work. Also, I talk with some previous imports that’s currently there now which made me decide to choose the Enthroners. I heard nothing but great things about this organization and they one of the most promising football program i have met. They have own stadium dedicated for american football, a training Field covered by turf, own professional weight room.. So I really wanted to be apart of that program.

Enthroners: What do you bring to the Enthroners this season?

Wallace: As a football player I am a great team player . I will show great leadership on and off the field , hard work and dedication . I am looking forward to experiencing the Hungarian lifestyle in Eastern Europe.

Enthroners: We have a very supportive fan base and we always have good crowds at home games. What are you thoughts about you new team and your new teammates?

Wallace: To the fans and players: I am looking forward to meeting you guys ,I am very excited !!! Now let’s handle business and win a championship this year . Once again thank you Enthroners for this wonderful opportunity to play with you guys see you guys in a couple of weeks!”

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Roger Kelly is an editor and a writer for AFI. A former PR Director the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League for 7 years, he now lives in Sweden writing about and scouting American Football throughout the world.