After singing the praises of former West Virginia Wesleyan quarterback Adam Neugebauer for the majority of the college football season this past fall, it should come as no surprise that the Pittsburgh native has signed a contract to play football professionally. Neugebauer recently signed with the Green Bay Blizzard, and Indoor Football League team in Green Bay, Wis. The Blizzard posted an announcement on their website on Thursday.
The announcement on the Blizzard website mentioned that the team signed two Player of the Year stars. Along with Neugebauer, Cheney defensive lineman Tim Hume joined the Blizzard roster. Hume was named the Super Region One Defensive Player of the Year and PSAC Defensive Player of the Year.
Neugebauer finished his career at Wesleyan on a high note. In his final season, Neugebauer led all of Division II football in yards with 4,111 and touchdowns with 40. He also set single season school records in those categories. Neugebauer started all 11 games for WVWC and threw for at least 300 yards in each game including a career best 446 yards against Concord. Neugebauer was named the WVIAC Offensive Player of the Year along with the Super Region One Offensive Player of the Year. He was also a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy, given to the country's top Division II player.
Neugebauer is joining former Bobcat teammate Shannon Breen. The lineman is already on the Blizzard roster.
In the Blizzard announcement via their website, the team mentioned that new signees Neugebauer and Hume will be allowed to play right away, finishing out the regular season and heading into the playoffs.