A string of matchups with in-state foes provides an opportunity for the Bulldogs to put behind last week's loss at No. 3 Morningside. Concordia and Hastings will meet on the gridiron for the 56th time in series history.
Early turnovers gave Concordia little chance of hanging with No. 3 Morningside on the road. The Mustangs celebrated their homecoming by walloping the Bulldogs, 62-6. Austin Jablonski scored the lone Bulldog touchdown.
The Bulldogs hope last week's win over Briar Cliff will mark a turning point in the 2023 campaign. Concordia will be back on the road this Saturday as it takes on No. 3 Morningside in the 22nd all-time meeting between the two sides.
The combination of big plays offensively and a defense that was active in the backfield lifted the Bulldogs to a 35-23 home win over Briar Cliff on Saturday (Sept. 30). Concordia outgained the Chargers, 478-284.
Following back-to-back defeats, Concordia hopes the electricity of a night atmosphere inside Bulldog Stadium will provide a boost. The Bulldogs will host Briar Cliff Saturday night in the 21st all-time meeting between the two sides.
Mere inches separated Concordia from a first down a potential game-winning touchdown drive in the final seconds of a homecoming Saturday (Sept. 23). However, it was DWU that celebrated a fourth down stop and a 16-12 victory.
After two weeks on the road, Concordia Football returns home this week to host Dakota Wesleyan for homecoming Saturday. The Bulldogs and Tigers will clash for the 24th time in series history. Concordia won last year's matchup, 20-12.
A close first half turned into a lopsided loss as four turnovers doomed the Bulldogs. No. 19 Dordt walked away with a 38-7 victory in Sioux Center, Iowa. The positive for Concordia was the performance of defensive lineman Kyle Sterup.
Whether situated in his home of Arlington, Texas, or otherwise, Rod Giesselmann '71 feels the "oneness" of Concordia. It's that special togetherness that lifted the 1970 Bulldogs to great heights and set Giesselmann up for success.
Another nationally ranked GPAC foe is coming up for the Bulldogs, who hope to build upon their 27-23 come-from-behind win over Jamestown. Concordia will meet up with Dordt for the 16th all-time series meeting.
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.