#47 Josh Slechta | Tight End
Hometown: Kennard, Neb.
Previous School: Creighton Prep
Major: Criminal Justice/Accounting
2013 Honorable Mention All-GPAC
2013 Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska Honorable Mention
Slechta missed several games to begin the 2014 season due to an injury suffered during fall camp ... returned to the playing field and caught eight passes for 163 yards over the final five games ... caught two passes for 55 yards at Doane on Oct. 25.
Slechta tallied career highs with 23 catches for 322 yards and one touchdown ... posted career highs with four catches and 64 receiving yards at Northwestern on 10-19-13 ... caught a 24-yard touchdown pass as part of a three-catch, 64-yard day vs. Briar Cliff on 11-16-13 ... made four receptions for 57 yards at William Jewell on 9-5-13.
Slechta caught 14 passes for 193 yards and one touchdown as the Bulldogs' top tight end target...hauled in two passes for 36 yards and a touchdown vs. Dordt on 9-22-12...made a career high three catches for 45 yards in Concordia's upset win vs. No. 11 Northwestern on 10-13-12.
Josh played football for the Creighton Prep Bluejays for three years ... He played under coach Nizzi and made it to the semi-final game ... He earned two varsity letters while starting for the Bluejays for two years ... He was team captain for one year ... He was also on the track team for two years ... His coach was Coach Setter ... He earned two varsity letters and qualified for the state meet once ... He was also on the baseball team for two years, basketball for two years, and powerlifting for one ... His powerlifting team were state champions that year ... He graduated with honors.
Born September 25 in Omaha, Nebraska ... Parents are Kent and Mary Slechta ... Has one older sister Megan ... He will also participate on the Concordia University track and field team.