Concordia found itself down 10 points on the road before rallying behind the running of Devin Zeigler. The Houston native found the end zone three times and Kyle Sterup made two sacks as the Bulldogs won at Jamestown, 27-23.
After making a strong push against No. 1 Northwestern, the Bulldogs will hit the road for the first time in 2023. Concordia will be at Jamestown for a 1 p.m. CT kickoff on Saturday. It will be the sixth all-time meeting between the two sides.
Concordia has announced a change to the kickoff time for the Sept. 30 home game versus Briar Cliff. Instead of a 1 p.m. start, the game will get underway at 6 p.m. CT underneath the lights inside Bulldog Stadium.
DJ McGarvie and the Concordia offense found themselves in a good old-fashioned shootout with the No. 1 team in the land. Ultimately, the firepower of defending national champion Northwestern won out, 48-35, on a hot day in Seward.
Michael Grindey has gone from Creighton rugby player to high school football coach to a star linebacker at Concordia. The outgoing Arizona native has thrived after following a twisting, turning path to Seward.
Right off the top, Concordia Football will draw defending national champion Northwestern. The 2023 season opener on Saturday will mark the 46th all-time meeting between the two sides. The Bulldogs' most recent series win came in 2016.
Over the second half of last season, Concordia Football added explosiveness to its offense while supplementing a defense already known for its ruggedness. The Bulldogs hope to hit the ground running this fall in what will be year seven of Coach Patrick Daberkow's tenure.
After tying for sixth place in the conference in 2022, Concordia Football has been pegged at No. 6 in the 2023 GPAC Preseason Football Coaches’ Poll. The Bulldogs pulled in 57 points, landing just behind Hastings (59).
Head Coach Patrick Daberkow and standouts Michael Grindey and DJ McGarvie met the media on July 17 at the Nebraska Small College Football Media Day hosted by Doane. Preseason camp opens Aug. 7 for the Bulldogs.
After following his dreams and becoming a Nebraska Cornhusker, Austin Jablonski called an audible and transferred to Concordia for a shot at playing quarterback. He's found Concordia to be a "special place" where his faith has grown and his talents have shined.
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.