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Raiders Sign Former Greenville College and European Star Quarterback, Dom Kegel

The Racine Raiders signed former Greenville College and European star quarterback, Dom Kegel, for the 2013 season.

The Racine Raiders are pleased to announce that former Greenville College quarterback Dom Kegel has signed with the team for the 2013 season. Kegel was a standout player at Greenville College before playing football in Europe.

“It's an honor to have this opportunity and contribute to the level of excellence this club has maintained for decades,” said Kegel. “The Raider family has already been a blessing to me; I hope I can bless them in return.”

Kegel was a 1st Team All-Conference selection in 2006 and 2007 and was named Conference Player of the Year in 2007. He was a National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) All-American and ranked in the top 25 in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in all-purpose yards in 2007. He was a seven-time conference player of the week.

After his stellar career at Greenville College, Kegel quarterbacked the Basel Gladiators to the Swiss Championship in 2009. Following his championship season in Switzerland, Kegel worked out for several teams in 2010, including teams in the National Football League (NFL) and Canadian Football League (CFL) before playing indoor football for the Omaha Beef in 2011.

Kegel again flew across the Atlantic Ocean in 2012 to play for the Seinajoki Crocodiles in the Finnish Maple League, the highest of four American football leagues in Finland. He navigated the Crocodiles to a 9-2 record and the semi-final game. He was named the Maple League Most Valuable Player.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Dom to our football team,” said head coach Gino Perfetto. “Not only does he possess great football skills but he’s a young man of high character and will be a great addition to the organization.”

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Jesse Booker February 25, 2013 at 09:17 PM
So what position is he going to play?

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