* 24. November 1958
Dallas, Texas
Wohnort: Atlanta, GA

Mel Crandall

* 24. November 1958
Dallas, Texas
Wohnort: Atlanta, GA

Mel Crandall

Football-Lebenslauf Mel Crandall

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Düsseldorf Panther (1980-1986)

  • 1980 & 1981 – Deutscher Meister Northwest German Football League
  • Selected as MVP of both championship games
  • 1983/84/86 – Deutscher Meister AFVD
  • 1985 – Deutscher Vizemeister AFVD
  • Positions played: Quarterback (QB), Free Safety (FS), Punter (P), Kicker (K), Punt Returner (PR), Kick Returner (KR)

Red Barons Cologne (1987 – 1991)

  • 1988 – Deutscher Meister AFVD
  • 1989 – Deutscher Vizemeister AFVD
  • Playing positions both years: QB/P
  • MVP German Bowl 1988 & 1989

 

Trainer

  • 1987-1991: Red Barons Cologne, Head Coach (HC), Offensive Coordinator (OC), Defensive Coordinator (DC), Special Teams Coach (ST)
  • 1995 – Solingen Hurricanes: OC
  • 1996 – 1998 Dortmund Giants: HC/OC/DC/ST
  • 1999 – 2001 Darmstadt Diamonds: HC/OC/DC/ST

 

Sonstiges

  • 1985 – German National Team Offensive Coach for European Championships, Italy
  • 1989 – Half finalist Eurobowl, Legnano Italy
  • 1989 – Coached/played in only EuroCan Bowl, Regina Saskatchewan with Koln Red Barons
  • 1980 to 1989 – The most successful GFL player of the 80’s (wins/championships)
  • 2004 – Selected to the Dusseldorf Panthers “Hall of Fame”