Ten years after his passing, Drew Ekart's impact remains deeply felt by all those he touched along the way. Ekart valiantly fought brain cancer while accepting his fate. The star Bulldog Ekart served as a witness while walking in the truth.
Following the conclusion of spring ball, Concordia quarterback DJ McGarvie joined the Bulldog Coaches Show to discuss the 2023 team, his background and why he chose to join his sister Caitlyn at Concordia.
An uptick in offensive production last fall led into a spring season that Head Coach Patrick Daberkow believes has the program primed for a strong 2023 campaign. Daberkow and the Bulldogs are dreaming big behind returning quarterback DJ McGarvie.
Start the countdown to the 2023 Concordia University Football season. The program has announced a ’23 slate complete with 10 GPAC games. The campaign will get started with a visit from defending national champion Northwestern.
The college experience for Luke Lang has been a circuitous journey for a young man trying to find himself in life. Few things have gone to plan, but as Lang would tell you, "God has a plan for everybody." The plan has led to Luke 2.0.
As of National Signing Day 2023 (Feb. 1, 2023), the Concordia Football program has announced an initial recruiting class of 36 pledges/signees, including 33 high school prospects and three college transfers. Twenty-six hail from Nebraska.
A familiar face on the GPAC scene, Kevin Crume has been hired as Assistant Football Coach on the Concordia University Football staff. Crume will play an especially important role in recruiting on Coach Daberkow's staff.
A record-breaking season for receiver Korrell Koehlmoos resulted in him being named an honorary captain on the 2022 NAIA All-Midlands Team, as selected by the Omaha World-Herald. The news outlet honored a total of 10 Bulldogs.
First Team All-GPAC honoree Korrell Koehlmoos has been recognized as an NAIA Honorable Mention All-American. Koehlmoos led the entire NAIA in receptions during a record breaking 2022 season.
Thirteen Bulldogs have represented the Concordia University Football program with 2022 Daktronics NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition. Eight of the Bulldog award winners are repeat honorees.
All-American linebacker Lane Napier returned for a fifth year in 2021 and made good on his aspirations of helping Concordia Football win in a big way. Led by a stifling defense, the Bulldogs closed the campaign on a six-game win streak.
Four decades since that glorious season, the 1981 Concordia Football team continues to reserve a spot in program lore. The Bulldogs went 9-1, won the NIAC title and finished with a No. 12 national ranking.
Lane Napier joked that he wasn't ready to grow up in regards to his decision to return for a fifth season as a Bulldog. Napier is on track to shatter the GPAC tackle record he already owns.
Optimism abounds in the preparatory month of August for a 2021 Concordia Football team that league coaches have pegged for fifth place in the GPAC. The Bulldogs will kick off the season at Morningside.
Concordia Football looks to build upon its 4-4 mark in 2020 behind 16 returning starters. The Bulldogs return All-American linebacker Lane Napier and first team All-GPAC running back Jonah Weyand.
Crete High School alum Jonah Weyand has his sights set on bigger and better in 2021. More than just a football player, Weyand has excelled as a leader and in the classroom.
Concordia Football returned to a fairly normal spring practice season this April. Storylines have included the return of Lane Napier, a welcome back to campus for 'G' and the progress of Wyatt Ehlers.
Particularly on the offensive side of the ball, Concordia made strides in a 2020 season that began with four-straight wins. Coach Daberkow took pride in this team for more than just on-field performance.
In a year for the history books, the Concordia Football senior class has made the most of it. As Trevor Dey put it, the lasting impact will be "what we've learned and who we're becoming."
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