The 2011 football Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes were announced on Friday. Concordia University placed eight on this year’s list.
A trio of fifth-year seniors earned the honor, as Alex Deeter (Seward, Neb.), Seth Elley (Hastings, Neb.) and Nate Sindt (Scottsbluff, Neb.) all received the award. Seniors Steven Jostes (Norfolk, Neb.), Ben Klein (Dallas, Texas) and Levi Wiseman (La Grande, Ore.) also were recognized. Juniors Bobby Cody (Alamosa, Colo.) and Tom Malander (Fullerton, Neb.) also picked up the honor from Concordia’s 2011 squad.
Student-athletes are nominated by their school’s head coach and must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status in order to qualify.
Concordia was 4-7 overall and 3-6 in GPAC play during the 2011 season.