Serbian champion Kragujevac Wild Boars sign Joshua Quezada

The defending Serbian champion Kragujevac Wild Boars have signed running back Joshua Quezada for the 2018 season.

Quezada, 5’11”, 215 lb, is a native of La Habra, California and played his college football at BYU and Fresno State where over four years he rushed for 2,135 yards and caught 96 passes for 580 yards scoring 20 touchdowns. While at Fresno State, Quezada played with current Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.

In 2017, while playing for Finland’s Turku Trojans, he led the Finnish Maple League with 1,111 yards rushing. He spent the 2016 season with the Gdynia Seahawks in Poland rushing for 1,037 yards, averaging 11.2 yards a carry and helping lead the Seahawks to the Polish championship game.

He explained his decision to choose Kragujevac:

Wild Boars: Why did you choose the Wild Boars?

Josh Quezada: I love the tradition the program has and they know what it feels like to win championships! I want to be surround by champions, winners, guys who have a passion for football the way I do!

WB: What do I know about the level of play in Serbia?

Quezada: I’ve never been to Serbia so it should be an exciting experience! The Wild Boars got my attention when I seen that they compete in the CEFL! I’ve always wanted to compete against other countries and see what the level of competition is!

WB: What do I know about the Wild Boars?

Quezada: I noticed the Wild Boars when the [American Football International] rankings came out for the Top 20 European teams I saw them ranked 16th and they caught my attention!

WB: What do I expect in the first league of Serbia and CEFL?

Quezada: The only expectation I have is a higher level of competition!

WB: What do you think you bring to the Wild Boars?

Quezada: I’m thankful the Wild Boars made an investment in me. I plan on giving the program 120% and nothing less. I look forward to playing with the Wild Boars! It’ll be a fun season.

Highlights from 2017 season with Turku Trojans in Finland.

Highlights from 2014 season at Fresno State.

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