Shubert signs contract to play professional football

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Former Salve Regina safety Maxwell Shubert recently signed a professional contract to play football with Vantaan TAFT, one of the oldest American football clubs in Finland.

Shubert was a four-year starter for the Seahawks from 2009-2012, finishing his career ranked in the top 10 for several defensive categories. He accumulated 184 total tackles, ranking him ninth all-time at Salve Regina. Shubert’s 14 interceptions landed him second all-time, while his 235 interception return yards are third in school history. He returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns, second most at Salve Regina, and had five blocked kicks to his credit, also second most in school history.

Recently, Shubert and current offensive line coach Daniel Kehew played in the Euro-American Challenge in Myrtle Beach, S.C., where Shubert was a member of Team Europe and Kehew a member of Team America. The Euro-American Challenge is hosted by the CDFL, a football organization devoted to providing skill development and playing opportunities for post high school and college players between the ages of 18-25.

Vantaan TAFT was established in 1981 and offers football teams starting from “F-Juniors” (8-10 year olds) to the men’s first team, which plays in the Maple League, the highest level of football in Finland.

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