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The Helsinki Roosters for Finland Maple League have signed the former University From Illinois (NCAA D1) defending defender Nolan Bernat.
Bernat is excited to join 22 times Finn masters.
“I would tell Rooster fans that they’re getting their popcorn ready, it’s going to be an exciting season. We’re going to fly around and have fun. “
5’10 ”, the £ 190 defender played in 22 matches Illini over three seasons. The Barlett, Illinois the native made 11 tackles, one abduction and one throw bending while playing mainly corner defender and special teams. The 23-year-old walked at Illinois after playing one season of junior college College / Dupage saves 15 tackles, two losses and six assists in five games. While playing Illini, Bernatia coaches the former Chicago bears coach Lovie Smith.
After the last university term in 2019, Bernat spent the 2021 term back Dupagen University serves as the team’s defensive back coach and c0 special teams coordinator.