SIUC Steve Strother ready to work!

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Final stage of this year’s Bundesliga Season announce the Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns again a new addition. Steve Strother is effective immediately as kick returner and running back in the green jersey “Back in June, we looked around for options for our kick returns and more opportunities in the running game,” said Halls Head Coach Siegfried Gehrke. This was due in particular the injury situation at the German Masters, of which the Offense backfield was also affected. The two running backs German Waldemar Schander and Brian Rushing are currently more fully operational again, but wants to be in the experience of the current season, provide more safety. “We want to take the chance on the third German Bowl participate seriously in a row. We also need an appropriate depth in the squad and several options in attack, “says Gehrke. Is added that the TSG-football player this year could not nor particularly shine at kick returns. “Steve Strother is a very good returner, which is intended to help our offense better starting positions,” says Haller Cheftrainer.Der 22-year-old from Strother comes from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in the second-highest college Division to the Unicorns. He played four years as a running back and return specialist. In 44 games, he latched on 3,215 yards, including 1,419 alone with kick returns. In his last year as a college football player, he gained 905 yards (82.3 yards per game). Strother is on 31 August at the guest appearance of the Unicorns in Stuttgart for the first time in Germany are on a football field. A week later, the Unicorns do not have to do an away match in Mannheim against the Rhein-Neckar Bandits before they then start the playoffs on the third weekend in September. Four weeks before the end of the point round the Unicorns are indeed already safely qualified for the playoffs, from first place to fourth in the South GFL is for them but anything is possible. The main reason is so that the race for the Südtitel and the award of the law designed home against the Rhein-Neckar Bandits in the quarter-finals again very open to the Marburg Mercenaries home defeat last Sunday. Still remains the task for the TSG-football player: In the two outstanding away games they have to go win the match

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