Former U.S. Men's National Team running back Nate Kmic of Delta, Ohio, rushed for 135 yards and scored three touchdowns for the Lappeenranta Rajaritarit in a 48-45 loss Friday to the Porvoo Butchers during a Finnish Maple League contest.
Kmic's overseas professional debut included three catches for 35 yards and one of his touchdowns. He signed with Lappeenranta after being named Most Valuable Player of Team USA's gold-medal finish in the 2011 IFAF Senior World Championship. Lappeenranta has two more regular season games remaining before the Finnish playoffs.
The USA Football International Development Week moved to Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio, on July 22 for a trio of games featuring teams from the USA, Canada and Sweden.
Parents discuss what the week of international exchange and football education has meant to them and their sons.
Members of the U.S. Under-15 National Team and U.S. Under-15 Development Team are in Canton, Ohio, to take part in the USA Football International Development Week. Team USA joins players and coaches from Canada and Sweden for a football experience and cultural exchange designed to promote the game.
USA Football will sit down and discuss the event with participants throughout the week. Check back each day for updates from Canton.
Saturday, July 16
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