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Goodman Tops NFLEL Rushers As Season Closes


Herbert Goodman

Running back Herbert Goodman posted 72 yards for the Scottish Claymores in the 27-24 victory against Barcelona in the regular season finale over the weekend to finish as the league's leading rusher with 877 yards. This is the sixth time in the past eight seasons that a Claymores player has won the rushing title. Goodman started all 10 games and recorded six touchdowns and caught 14 passes for 64 yards.

Also for the Claymores, cornerback Hurley Tarver started every game this season and posted 41 tackles, two interceptions, nine passes defensed, two forced fumbles and eight special teams tackles.

Linebacker Paris Lenon started all 10 games for the Amsterdam Admirals and led the team with 50 tackles. The University of Richmond product had seven passes defensed, five special teams tackles and two interceptions. Admirals defensive tackle John Gilmore started in three of seven games and recorded five tackles.

Running back Joey Dozier started in eight of 10 games and nine receptions for 62 yards for the Frankfurt Galaxy this season.

Offensive lineman Tim Stuber started for F.C. Barcelona in all ten games. Rhein guard Ed Kehl played in six games before being placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.


Scottish Claymores, 27 - F.C. Barcelona Dragons, 24

Berlin Thunder, 27 - Frankfurt Galaxy, 7

Amsterdam Admirals, 28 - Rhein Fire, 10


Berlin Thunder at F.C. - Rhein Fire - 11:00 a.m. (CT), Saturday. June 22 - FOX

*Check local listings for air time and channel number.

### NFL Europe League 2002 Standings



x- Clinched World Bowl berth. Ties broken by: 1: Head-to-head. 2: Points differential in games between tied teams


The Rhein Fire and Berlin Thunder could make NFL Europe history on Saturday when they battle in World Bowl X. The Thunder could become the first team in league history to win back-to-back championships. The Fire could become the first team ever to win three World Bowls after being successful in 1998 and in 2000.


Offense: RB, Anthony White, Berlin (Arizona Cardinals) – 197 yards rushing; two touchdowns, 52 receiving yards vs. Frankfurt (3rd highest rushing total in NFLEL history)

Defense: DE, Dwayne Missouri, Berlin (Dallas Cowboys) – two sacks, six tackles, 1 forced fumble vs. Frankfurt

Special Teams: KR, Corey Alston, Rhein (New York Jets) – 87-yard kickoff return for TD vs.


National: DB, Lelan Brickus, Berlin – one interception for 63 yards, four tackles vs. Frankfurt (first Player in NFLEL history to be player of the week three straight times)


The Rhein Fire have been designated the home team in World Bowl X and will wear burgundy jerseys. Teams wearing colored jerseys in previous World Bowl games have a 3-6 record and have lost the last four games. The Fire have won just one championship in three tries wearing their colored home jerseys.

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