Raiders Tirol sign Division II standout Derrick Brumfield

The former All-Conference player will play in the European League of Football next year.

April 30, 2022
Dominik Krauss
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Derrick Brumfield will be an impact player for the Raiders defensive line in 2022. The 24-year-old pass rusher from Division II Notre Dame College will start his professional career in Europe. During his impressive career with 108 tackles, 37.5 tackles for loss and 19.5 sacks in 49 games, Brumfield earned three All-Conference-Team nominations and won two conference championships.

Brumfield was one of the best pass rushers in the MEC © Notre Dame College Athletics

This is the opportunity I always prayed for

When asked about his reasons to join his new team the pass rusher had the following to say:

“I decided to join the Raiders Tirol, because this is the opportunity, I always prayed for: finally being able to play professional football. I had this dream since I was six years old, now it is finally coming true.”

His new head coach Kevin Herron is excited as well: “Derrick is an important reinforcement for our defensive line. We need players, who can put pressure on the opposing quarterback. Additionally, we expect him to be a leader. I am happy to welcome him to the Raiders-family.”

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