Leo Krafft is another foreign reinforcement for #ThePack2023

1 year ago | 03.01.2023, 18:00
Leo Krafft is another foreign reinforcement for #ThePack2023

196 centimeters tall, weighing 138 kilograms - meet the next Panthers’ roster boost for the upcoming 2023 season!

Leo Krafft, Defensive Line, Norway

Krafft is another Scandinavian reinforcement for the Panthers, joining Finnish Outside Linebacker Timi Nuikka. In his past, the Norwegian defender has played for teams such as Eidsvoll 1814's, Carlstad Crusaders, Valerenga Trolls and Oslo Vikings. Outside Europe, Krafft had the opportunity to develop at the high school level in the USA, representing the colors of Lehman High School in Texas, where he found himself thanks to a student exchange.

Krafft was a part of both NFL International Combine in Germany as well as CFL Global Combine in 2020, where he benched 225 lbs for 20 reps and ran 40 yard dash drill in 5,13 seconds.

Why did you choose to join the Panthers in the European League of Football?

That’s simple - I wanted to be a part of a professional organization with great coaches and players. After speaking to Coach Christensen and Coach Dave Likins I was convinced that this is the right spot for me to grow as a player and a person. And that we will be fighting for the ultimate goal - to win the European League of Football Championship!

How would you describe your playing style?

A physically strong and hard hitting player with a high motor. I look to implement my style of play on anyone standing in front of me.

What the Panthers fans and your teammates can expect on and off the field?

Fans and Teammates can expect a kind man that is passionate about the game of football and loves to compete! I will conduct myself professionally, and contribute to the best of my ability.

What do you like to say to the fans?

I am very excited about the opportunity to get to contribute to the Panthers in this coming season. I am Grateful that the coaches saw my talent. I hope to make great memories with the team and fans in Wroclaw.

Cheer us forward so we can win the European League of Football championship together!