Hager selected to CSC Academic All-District Team

By Jacob Knabel on Nov. 22, 2022 in Football

College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Football Teams

SEWARD, Neb. – The Concordia University Football program has landed a student-athlete on the Academic All-District® Football Team, as selected by College Sports Communicators (CSC), for the 10th year in a row. On Tuesday (Nov. 22), offensive lineman Toby Hager was honored as a 2022 Academic All-District award winner for his work both on the football field and in the classroom.

The 2022 Academic All-District® Football Teams, selected by College Sports Communicators, recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. Student-athletes must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher in order to be nominated for this award. The CSC Academic All-America® program separately recognizes football honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA — for each gender.

Also a two-time NAIA Scholar-Athlete, Hager became a regular starter at guard in 2022 while also handling duties at long snapper for a third consecutive season. The native of La Mirada, Calif., studies Business Administration. Hager helped the ’22 Bulldogs break a program record for total offense per game (407.5) and aided in steadying an offensive line that experienced a rash of injuries.

Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CSC Academic All-America® ballot. First- and second-team Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in late December.  The CSC Academic All-District® teams include the student-athletes listed at the links above.

Concordia Football All-District Honorees
Mitchell Cherney (2012)
Le’Dontrae Gooden (2016)
Toby Hager (2022)
Dylan Heithoff (2013)
Hallick Lehmann (*2015, *2016, *2017)
Adam Meirose (2014, 2015)
Aaron Rudloff (2019)
Zac Walter (2018)
Jonah Weyand (*2020, *2021)
*Academic All-American