Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

Roster


Central College 2013 varsity football roster
No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown High School
1 *Grant McArdle WR 6-3 215 Sr. Red Oak, Iowa Stanton
1 Mike Rus DB 5-11 200 Sr. Austin, Texas Thrall
2 **Jack Norgaard TE 6-3 220 Jr. Naperville, Ill. Neuqua Valley
2 *Michael Daigle DB 5-7 160 Jr. Silverthorne, Colo. Summit
3 **Jacob Edleman DB 6-0 185 Sr. Mechanicsville, Iowa North Cedar
3 Cael Halfman DB 5-10 190 So. Manly, Iowa St. Ansgar
4 **De'Andre Currie RB 5-6 170 Jr. Gilbert, Ariz. Mountain Pointe
4 Joshua De Waard DB 5-10 165 Fr. Pella, Iowa Pella
5 **Jack Shipley DE 6-3 255 Sr. Tipton, Iowa Tipton
6 *Brendon Boerm WR/QB 5-11 185 So. Traer, Iowa North Tama
6 Zach Matter DB 5-11 175 Fr. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
7 Tanner Price K/P 5-10 245 Sr. Des Moines, Iowa Des Moines Christian
7 Jon Crowe QB 6-0 175 Fr. Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine
8 *Jacob Tune DB 6-1 205 Jr. Mesa, Ariz. Red Mountain
8 Taylor Ashman QB 5-11 170 Fr. Granger, Iowa Woodward-Granger
9 *Aaron Eiseler QB 6-0 210 Jr. Newberg, Ore. Red Mountain (Ariz.)
10 Austin Blom QB 6-2 195 Sr. Mountain Pointe, Ariz. Mountain Pointe
10 **Eric Larson DB 6-2 175 Jr. Waverly, Iowa Waverly-Shell Rock
11 Levi Spain DB 6-1 175 Sr. Dewitt, Iowa Central Dewitt
11 Zack Martinelli WR 5-8 165 Fr. Elburn, Ill. Kaneland
12 Tug McCleery DB 5-10 185 Sr. Muscatine, Iowa Louisa-Muscatine
12 Noah Stochl QB 6-0 165 Fr. New Hampton, Iowa New Hampton
13 Tony Oros DB 5-10 175 Fr. Aurora, Ill. West Aurora
14 TJ Huizenga DB 6-0 170 Fr. Fulton, Ill. Fulton
15 **Danny Samson DL 5-11 255 Sr. Baxter, Iowa CMB
15 Brady Petersen WR 6-1 165 Fr. La Porte City, Iowa Union
16 **Kevin Sheldon K 6-0 190 Jr. West Des Moines, Iowa Valley
17 Joel Lynde DB 6-0 175 So. San Tan Valley, Ariz. Poston Butte
18 *Blaine Forsythe QB/P 6-1 200 Jr. Pella, Iowa Pella
18 Matt Schissel WR 6-2 195 So. Rock Island, Ill. Alleman
19 **Keegan Frisch WR 6-1 195 Sr. Sumner, Iowa Sumner-Fredricksburg
19 Drew Carlson LB 6-1 185 Fr. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
20 **Jason Breon DB 5-10 175 Sr. Anamosa, Iowa Anamosa
20 *Taylor Cox WR 5-6 155 So. Pella, Iowa Pella
21 Adam Lindell RB 5-11 210 So. Denver, Colo. Arapahoe
21 Dalton Hulme DB 6-2 180 Fr. Traer, Iowa North Tama
22 **Mike Young LB 5-11 185 Sr. Country Club Hills, Ill. Hillcrest
23 *Gideon Kluge WR 6-0 205 Jr. North English, Iowa English Valleys
23 Tyler Peters LB 6-2 185 Fr.. Parkersburg, Iowa Aplington-Parkersburg
24 *Nick Henry LB 6-0 215 Jr. Solon, Iowa Solon
25 *Bryan Mejia DB 5-7 155 So. Miami, Fla. Coral Gables Sr.
26 Tommy Feller LB 5-9 180 So. Robins, Iowa Linn-Mar
26 Mitchell Boerm WR 6-5 220 Fr. Traer, Iowa North Tama
27 Tyler Lenox SB 6-1 230 Jr. Tripoli, Iowa Tripoli
27 Lakota Smith DB 5-10 180 So. Moravia, Iowa Moravia
28 **Josh Osborn RB 5-10 190 Jr. Burlington, Iowa Burlington
28 Bracken Smith DB 5-10 165 So. Moravia, Iowa Moravia
29 *Grant Gustafson LB 6-0 210 So. Pella, Iowa Pella
30 *Jaemin Powell DB 6-3 190 So. Wellman, Iowa Mid-Prairie
31 Jessie Peterson LB 6-1 205 Fr. Coralville, Iowa Iowa City West
32 Aaron Marcellus K/SB 5-10 195 Fr. Hudson, Iowa Hudson
32 *Brayton Meeker LB 5-11 235 Jr. Mount Pleasant, Iowa Mount Pleasant
33 Riley Gray LB 6-0 190 Fr. West Des Moines, Iowa Waukee
34 Brandon Tenge DB 5-7 170 Fr. New Hampton, Iowa New Hampton
35 Clayton Blythe LB 5-11 180 Fr. Orange City, Iowa MOC-Floyd Valley
36 Ryan Fogt LB 6-0 180 Fr. West Des Moines, Iowa Waukee
37 *Schyler Bardole RB 6-0 205 Jr. Rippey, Iowa East Greene
38 William Meredith WR 6-1 190 Fr. Piedmont, Calif. Piedmont
39 Parker Smith LB 5-9 215 So. Cedar Falls, Iowa Cedar Falls
40 Spencer Beekman DB 5-10 180 Jr. Pocahontas, Iowa Pocahontas
41 **Austin Shaver SB 5-11 225 Jr. Burlington, Iowa Burlington
41 Sam Schmitz DB 5-10 160 Fr. Missouri Valley, Iowa Missouri Valley
42 Jacob De Waard K 5-10 180 So. Pella, Iowa Pella
42 Sam Norgaard LB 6-1 230 Fr. Naperville, Ill. Neuqua Valley
43 Blake Smith WR 5-8 150 Fr. Norwalk, Iowa Norwalk
44 *Mitch Schroeder LB 6-0 195 Jr. Lowden, Iowa North Cedar
45 **Luke Geneser LB 6-1 225 Sr. Granger, Iowa Woodward-Granger
45 Edwin Etienne SB 5-9 235 Fr. Lehigh Acres, Fla. Riverdale
46 *Jordan Wachter LB 5-11 205 Jr. Clive, Iowa Waukee
47 *Zac Miller LB 5-10 195 So. Kansas City, Mo. Liberty North
48 ***Keith Rush LB 5-10 210 Sr. Griswold, Iowa Griswold
49 Will Crees LB 5-11 190 Fr. Dysart, Iowa Union
50 *Ryan Collins OL 6-2 245 Jr. Mesa, Ariz. Red Mountain
50 Sam Drawbond DL 6-0 195 Fr. Gilbert, Iowa Gilbert
51 Greg Smith OL 6-1 265 So. Greenfield, Iowa Nodaway Valley
52 Ben Field OL 6-0 250 So. Urbandale, Iowa Urbandale
52 Nick Van Roekel LB 6-0 185 Fr. Sioux Center, Iowa Sioux Center
53 Rey Acevedo OL 6-5 215 Fr. Aurora, Ill. West Aurora
54 Joe Flaherty OL 6-3 265 Sr. Burlington, Iowa Burlington
54 *Brody Janssen DL 6-2 250 Jr. Quincy, Ill. Quincy
55 *Nick Watson DL 6-4 245 So. Janesville, Iowa Janesville
56 Cole Tanner DL 6-1 235 Fr. Greenfield, Iowa Orient-Macksburg
58 Travis DeFrancisco OL 6-1 265 So. San Tan Valley, Ariz. Poston Butte
59 Peter Ferrill DL 6-0 205 Fr. Carol Stream, Ill. Wheaton Academy, Ill.
61 Hunter Caspers DL 5-11 245 Fr. Lisbon, Iowa Lisbon
62 Curtis Weeks OL 6-0 240 So. Kelley, Iowa Ballard
63 **Matt Schrafel OL 6-3 275 Sr. Cedar Rapids, Iowa Washington
64 Kyle Kroymann DL 6-0 200 So. Solon, Iowa Solon
64 Dane Salow OL 6-3 220 Fr. Center Point, Iowa Center Point-Urbana
65 Lucas Sears OL 5-10 225 Jr. Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine
66 Steve Clubb DL 6-1 265 So. Sigourney, Iowa Sigourney
67 Kyle Pepper OL 6-1 270 Fr. Overland Park, Kan. Blue Valley SW
68 Garrett Young OL 6-0 265 Jr. Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine
69 Mark Richards LB 5-11 185 So. Marengo, Iowa Iowa Valley
70 Tyron Steere OL 6-2 280 So. Greene, Iowa North Butler
71 Jordan Sanders OL 6-0 205 Fr. Nevada, Iowa Nevada
72 *Jordan Youngman OL 6-4 305 Jr. Pella, Iowa Pella
73 **Travis Hook OL 6-4 270 Sr. Grundy Center, Iowa Grundy Center
75 Yaqoob Ahmad OL 6-3 255 Fr. Mesa, Ariz. Dobson
76 *DJ Smith OL 6-1 265 So. Holt, Mo. Kearney
77 *JJ Kotz DL 6-0 235 Sr. Indianola, Iowa Indianola
77 Ethan Lahn OL 6-4 270 Fr. Grinell, Iowa Grinnell
79 *Caleb Lynch OL 6-0 270 Jr. Olathe, Kan. Olathe South
80 Drew Goepferich WR 6-1 170 Fr. Kearney, Mo. Kearney
81 Michael West WR 6-2 190 Fr. Honey Creek, Iowa Missouri Valley
82 Joey Diehl WR 6-0 215 Fr. Oregon, Ill. Oregon
83 *Nolan Blythe WR 6-2 195 Sr. Orange City, Iowa MOC-Floyd Valley
85 Jake Wassenaar TE 6-3 215 So. Pella, Iowa Pella
86 *Drew Lindaman TE 6-3 225 So. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
89 Tucker Ormsby TE 6-2 205 Fr. Tipton, Iowa Tipton
90 Trent Smothers DL 6-0 235 So. Washington, D.C. Red Mountain (Ariz.)
91 **Spencer Matlock DL 6-0 285 Sr. Aurora, Ill. Waubonsie Valley
94 Brett Boddicker DL 6-1 235 Fr. Center Point, Iowa Center Point Urbana
97 Jay Pike DL 5-10 220 So. Solon, Iowa Solon
99 *Dustin Smith DL 6-0 230 So. Marion, Iowa Linn-Mar

*letters earned

 

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