Holland’s Amsterdam Crusaders have their eyes on another Dutch title in 2017 and intend to battle for the Big6 crown with the signing of defensive back/running back Leo Watkins.
Watkins, 5’10”, 190 lb, 24, a defensive back/running back from Chicago, played his college football at Winona State (NCAA Div. II). He will leave the United States for the first time in his life to travel to the Netherlands and Amsterdam in March to join the Crusaders.
Crusaders representative Pam Werdler spoke to Watkins about his football background and asked him about coming to Holland and the Crusaders.
South Chicago native Watkins played football as a boy daily from sun-up to sun-down in the park behind his home. His versatile talent was soon…