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 Signing Day 2020, the Concordia football program has secured the pledges of 42 high school seniors from nine states around the country. The initial class includes 14 native Nebraskans.
The 3-7 record didn't show it, but the Concordia football program made strides in 2019 while following the lead of a stout linebacker group. A tough Bulldog defense kept the team close throughout the season.
Linebacker Lane Napier has always been the type of football player who lets his performance on the field do the talking. A star at Aquinas High School, Napier wasted no time in claiming a starting spot as a Bulldog.
Head coach Patrick Daberkow met the crowd at Tuesday (July 31)'s GPAC Football Media Day and discussed a 2018 squad picked to finish fourth in the GPAC. Daberkow even made one bold prediction.
The Victory Bell's history dates back many decades as a uniquely Concordia University, Nebraska tradition. A bell that has signaled many Bulldog victories, its origins have been revealed. There's even a surprising twist.
The final outing of the spring came in the form of a public scrimmage on Friday night (April 20), underneath the lights at Bulldog Stadium. Head coach Patrick Daberkow's squad showed off a group of up-and-comers.
Out from the shadows of four-year stalwarts D'Mauria Martin and Tarence Roby, Concordia's standouts in the linebacker unit are due for more attention. Much is expected of the group in 2018.
A 1997 Concordia graduate, Gerrod Lambrecht has led a successful professional life that has included 17 years in the health care field and now a unique opportunity at the University of Nebraska.
As of the February National Signing Day, the Concordia University football program has 44 signed or committed recruits on board. The incoming Bulldogs hail from 10 different states. Twelve are from Nebraska.
A homecoming win over then seventh-ranked Doane and a late four-game winning streak highlighted the first season of Patrick Daberkow's head coaching tenure. The Bulldogs finished at 6-4 overall in 2017.