As of National Signing Day (Feb. 7), Concordia Football has announced a 2024 class of more than 40 pledges. Coach Daberkow gave an update on recruiting and the program in full in conjunction with signing day.
Another major award came in for Austin Jablonski as he was named offensive captain of the 2023 All-Midlands team. He was joined with All-Midlands recognition by eight of his teammates.
The list of organizations that have honored Austin Jablonski in the postseason continues to grow. On Wednesday (Dec. 20), the Associated Press named Jablonski a 2023 NAIA Second Team All-American.
The streak of consecutive years with at least one Academic All-District award winner has hit 11 for Concordia Football. The 2023 honorees include Jackson Anderson, Christian Dyhrkopp, Carson Fehlhafer and Austin Jablonski.
The Concordia Football program is represented by 16 student-athletes on the list of 2023 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Eight of the honorees are repeat award winners.
On the heels of a record-breaking season, Concordia's Austin Jablonski has been named an NAIA First Team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). Jablonski led all NAIA receivers in catches in 2023.
When operating at peak levels, the 2023 Concordia Football team showed a flair for offensive fireworks. Led by DJ McGarvie, the Bulldogs set another new offensive standard before completing the season at 5-5.
Thanks to one of the more productive offenses in Concordia University Football history, the 2023 Bulldogs broke significant program records. DJ McGarvie and Austin Jablonski both rose to the top of one or more program lists.
A group of nine Bulldogs from the Concordia Football program earned 2023 All-GPAC honors, as announced by the league on Nov. 15. First team accolades went to receiver Austin Jablonski and defensive lineman Kyle Sterup.
For his performance in the win at Mount Marty, Austin Jablonski was recognized as the GPAC Special Teams Player of the Week. Jablonski returned a kickoff 88 yards while totaling 215 all-purpose yards in the victory.
As of Friday (Aug. 28), the 2020 Concordia Football team had successfully navigated through nearly two weeks of preseason preparation. It gets started for real on Sept. 12.
Typically by early August, a GPAC Football Media Day would have been staged. In lieu of that, we break down what things look like for Coach Daberkow's Bulldogs heading into preseason.
Before a home playoff game was made possible, the 2001 Concordia football team burst onto the national scene by upsetting eighth-ranked Sioux Falls in week two of that GPAC championship season.
Singing The Doxology in the postgame locker room is about as Concordia as ringing the bell after victories. It's a Bulldog Football tradition that dates back to at least the 1970s.
Former star quarterback Von Thomas now serves as Concordia's Multicultural Program Specialist and Assistant Director of Student Life. He fielded our questions in this Q&A.
As Sean Stewart said, "It's an honor and a privilege to be able to wear the Concordia University Bulldog jersey." We took a look back at the top Bulldogs by jersey number during the GPAC era (20 seasons).
One of the most fearsome linebackers in school history, Erik DeHaven represents what Concordia University football is all about. He starred for the 2001 championship team and is now a high school coach in Texas.
All-American linebacker Lane Napier fielded questions on a variety of topics in this Q&A. already racked up a program GPAC-era best 347 tackles and has been named a first team all-conference performer three times.
In the history of the program, Concordia football has produced six players that are known to have signed NFL contracts or to have been invited to NFL training camps.
In lieu of the normal spring practice season, head coach Patrick Daberkow is monitoring progress from afar. Prior to students being sent home, Daberkow observed a physically stronger, more veteran 2020 team.