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

FB2014


Central College 2014 varsity football roster

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown High school
1 **Bryan Mejia DB 5'7 160 Jr. Miami, Fla. Coral Gables Sr.
1 Justin Wimbish WR 6'3 165 Fr. Glendale, Ariz. Apollo
2 ***Jack Norgaard TE 6'3 230 Sr. Naperville, Ill. Neuqua Valley
2 Tyler Olson LB 6'0 210 Fr. Mapleton, Minn. Maple River
3 ***Jacob Edleman DB 6'0 190 Sr. Mechanicsville, Iowa North Cedar
3 Jeremy Shannon WR 6'0 195 Fr. Morris, Ill. Morris Community
4 Joshua DeWaard DB 5'10 175 So. Pella, Iowa Pella
4 Pablo Sandoval WR 5'8 180 Fr. Fort Madison, Iowa Fort Madison
5 Sam Markham WR 6-1 170 So. Atlantic, Iowa Atlantic
5 Tyler Frideres LB 6'0 205 Fr. Algona , Iowa Algona
6 **Brendon Boerm WR/QB 5'11 185 Sr. Traer, Iowa North Tama
6 Sam Schmitz DB 5'10 170 So. Missouri Valley, Iowa Missouri Valley
7 **Michael Daigle DB 5'7 170 Sr. Silverthorne, Colo. Summit
7 Jordan Fox QB 6'1 195 Fr. Stockton , Ill. Stockton
8 **Jacob Tune DB 6'1 205 Sr. Mesa, Ariz. Red Mountain
8 Kolby Whisner QB 6'3 195 Fr. Adel, Iowa ADM
9 **Aaron Eiseler QB 6'0 215 Sr. Newberg, Ore. Red Mountain
9 Tate Jensen DB 5'11 175 Fr. De Soto, Iowa Adel-De Soto-Minburn
10 ***Eric Larson DB 6'2 185 Sr. Waverly, Iowa Waverly-Shell Rock
10 Dillon Bates QB 6'0 190 Jr. Atlantic , Iowa Griswold
11 Zack Martinelli WR 5'8 175 So. Elburn, Ill. Kaneland
11 Steven Adkins DB 5'10 180 Fr. Williamsburg, Iowa Williamsburg
12 TJ Huizenga LB 6'0 190 So. Fulton, Ill. Fulton
12 Noah Stochl QB 6'0 185 So. New Hampton , Iowa New Hampton
13 *William Meredith WR 6'1 190 So. Piedmont, Calif. Piedmont
13 *Tony Oros DB 5'10 180 So. Aurora, Ill. West Aurora
14 **Taylor Cox WR 5'6 150 Jr. Pella, Iowa Pella
14 Nick Salazar DB 5'11 170 Fr. Mesa, Ariz. Westwood
15 Riley Gray QB 6'1 205 So. West Des Moines, Iowa Waukee
15 Alex Phillips LB 5'10 175 Fr. Williamsburg, Iowa Williamsburg
16 ***Kevin Sheldon K 6'0 175 Sr. West Des Moines, Iowa Valley
16 Clay Ford QB 6'3 190 Fr. Hamilton, Mo. Park Hill
17 Nick Greteman DB 5'10 165 Fr. Carroll, Iowa Kuemper
17 Chase Overton WR 6'1 195 Fr. Vinton, Iowa Vinton-Shellsburg
18 Kohle Helle QB 5'9 175 Fr. Guttenberg, Iowa Clayton Ridge
18 Jake Walters LB 6'0 195 Fr. Sun CIty, Ariz. Liberty
19 Drew Carlson LB 6'0 185 So. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
19 Jaylend Simmons RB 5'7 205 Fr. Liberty, Mo. Liberty North
20 Zach Matter DB 5'11 190 So. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
21 Cael Halfman DB 5'11 185 Jr. Manly, Iowa St. Ansgar
22 *Edwin Etienne DL 5'9 250 Sr. Lehigh Acres, Fla. Riverdale
22 Cory Archer RB 5'7 185 Fr. Fremont, Iowa Eddyvile-Blakesburg
23 **Gideon Kluge LB 6'0 210 Sr. North English, Iowa English Valleys
23 Mat Mills WR 5'8 155 Fr. Atlantic, Iowa Atlantic
24 **Nick Henry LB 6'1 215 Sr. Solon, Iowa Solon
24 Ryan Schumi WR 5'8 170 Fr. Buffalo Grove, Ill. Buffalo Grove
25 Derrick Gray RB 5'10 185 Fr. Mechanicsville, Iowa North Cedar
25 Jacob Zimmerman DB 5'10 185 Fr. Liberty, Mo. Liberty
26 Makia Helsip-Johnson LB 5'10 175 Fr. Colorado Springs, Colo. William Mitchell
27 Lakota Smith DB 5'11 180 Jr. Oskaloosa, Iowa Moravia
27 Kenneth Clary RB 5'7 165 Fr. Griswold, Iowa Griswold
28 ***Josh Osborn RB 5'10 200 Sr. Burllington, Iowa Burlington
28 Bracken Smith DB 5'10 165 Sr. Moravia, Iowa Moravia
29 Kane Carstens RB 5'9 180 Fr. Rochester, Minn. Lourdes
29 Marshal Johnson DB 5'8 170 Fr. Urbandale, Iowa Urbandale
30 **Jaemin Powell DB 6'2 190 Jr. Wellman, Iowa Mid-Prairie
30 Matthew Williamson SB 5'8 210 So. Wiota, Iowa CAM
31 *Jessie Peterson LB 6'1 205 So. Coralville, Iowa Iowa City West
32 Aaron Marcellus K/SB 5'9 205 So. Hudson, Iowa Hudson
32 Connor Wachter DB 6'0 175 Fr. Clive, Iowa Waukee
33 Kyle Gritsch SB 5'11 205 Fr. Brooklyn, Iowa BGM
33 Carson Remick LB 5'10 195 Fr. Hillsboro, Iowa Mount Pleasant
34 Andy Butts LB 5'11 180 Fr. Overland Park, Kan. Blue Valley West
35 Josh Johnson RB 5'7 185 Fr. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny Centennial
35 Ben Mitchell LB 5'8 175 Fr. Des Moines, Iowa Hoover
36 Ryan Fogt LB 6'0 195 So. West Des Moines, Iowa Waukee
37 **Schyler Bardole RB 6'0 210 Sr. Rippey, Iowa East Greene
38 McKay Carstens DB 5'9 170 Fr. Rochester, Minn. Lourdes
40 Spencer Beekman DB 5'10 175 Sr. Pocahontas, Iowa Pocahontas
41 ***Austin Shaver SB 5'11 230 Sr. Robins, Iowa Burlington
42 *Sam Norgaard LB 6'1 225 So. Naperville, Illinois Neuqua Valley
43 Canaan Powell LB 6'1 195 Fr. Wellman, Iowa Mid-Prairie
44 **Mitch Schroeder LB 6'1 200 Sr. Lowden, Iowa North Cedar
44 Adam Lindell RB 5'11 210 Jr. Centennial, Colo. Arapahoe
45 Mitch Garrels LB 5'10 220 Fr. Bloomfield, Iowa Van Buren
46 Drew Doehrmann WR 6'0" 200 Sr. Williamsburg, Iowa Williamsburg
46 **Jordan Wachter LB 6'0 215 Sr. Clive, Iowa Waukee
47 Cory McCleary LB 5'10 175 Fr. Linwood, Kan. Basehor-Linwood
48 Josh Scheible LB 5'9 190 Fr. Kansas City, Mo. Liberty
50 **Ryan Collins OL 6'1 240 Sr. Mesa, Ariz. Red Mountain
50 Sam Drawbond DL 6'1 205 So. Ames, Iowa Gilbert
51 David Cliffe DL 5'7 255 Fr. Rockton, Ill. Hononegah
51 Steven Peterman OL 6'3 220 Fr. Lytton, Iowa Kuemper
52 Chris Neeld LB 5'10 180 Fr. New Boston, Ill. Mercer County
53 Brennin Miller DL 5'10 245 Sr. Mesa, Ariz. Dobson
54 *Brody Janssen DL 6'2 250 Sr. Quincy, Ill. Quincy
54 Collin Sullivan OL 5'8 215 Fr. Muskegon, MI Mona Shores
55 **Nick Watson OL 6'3 245 Jr. Cedar Falls, Iowa Janesville
56 Clay Eustice DL 6'0 235 Sr. St. Ansgar , IA St. Ansgar
56 Cole Tanner OL 6'2 250 So. Greenfield, Iowa Orient-Macksburg
57 Josh Brunk OL 6'1 245 Fr. West Des Moines, Iowa Valley
58 Travis DeFrancisco OL 6'2 260 Jr. San Tan Valley, Ariz. Poston Butte
59 Peter Ferrill DL 6'0 205 So. Carol Stream, Ill. Wheaton Academy
59 Tyler Christensen OL 5'9 265 Fr. Atlantic, Iowa Atlantic
60 Kyle Pepper OL 61 280 So. Overland Park, Kan. Blue Valley SW
60 Jared Keenan DL 6'0 210 Fr. Grinnell, IA Grinnell
61 Hunter Caspers OL 5'11 250 So. Lisbon, Iowa Lisbon
62 Curtis Weeks OL 6'0 280 Jr. Kelley, Iowa Ballard
65 Lucas Sears OL 5'10 225 Sr. Fruitland, Iowa Muscatine
67 Will Pigg OL 6'2 270 Fr. Waukee, Iowa Waukee
68 Garrett Young OL 6'0 275 Sr. Muscatine, Iowa Muscatine
70 Owen McConnell OL 6'1 250 Fr. Erie , Ill. Erie
71 Jordan Sanders OL 6'0 225 So. Nevada, Iowa Nevada
72 **Jordan Youngman OL 6'3 320 Sr. Pella, Iowa Pella
74 Max Hytone OL 6'3 285 Fr. Waukee, Iowa Waukee
75 Yaqoob Ahmad OL 6'3 265 So. Mesa , Ariz. Dobson
75 Cal Smith OL 6'4 260 Fr. Orland Park, Ill. Carl Sandburg
76 **DJ Smith OL 6'1 270 Jr. Holt, Mo. Kearney
78 Corbin Blythe DE 6'2 260 Fr. Williamsburg, Iowa Williamsburg
79 **Caleb Lynch OL 6'0 265 Sr. Olathe, Kan. South
80 Chase Allen WR 5'6 160 Fr. Overland Park, Kan. Shawnee Mission South
81 Dylan Diveney WR 6'3 175 Fr. Marshalltown, Iowa Marshalltown
82 Joey Diehl TE 6'0 230 So. Oregon, Ill. Oregon
83 PJ Norem TE 6'4 265 Fr. Iowa Falls, Iowa Iowa Falls Alden
85 *Jake Wassenaar TE 6'3 245 Jr. Pella, Iowa Pella
86 Tucker Ormsby TE 6'2 225 So. Tipton, Iowa Tipton
87 PJ Carey WR 5'11 185 Fr. Ankeny, Iowa Ankeny
88 *Mitchell Boerm TE 6'5 235 So. Traer, Iowa North Tama
89 Justin Dilks DL 6'2 230 Fr. Mount Pleasant, Iowa Mount Pleasant
90 Trent Smothers DL 6'0 235 Jr. Washington, DC Red Mountain
91 Wes Wheat DL 5'10 270 So. Phoenix, Ariz. Phoenix Christian
94 Brett Boddicker DL 6'3 240 So. Center Point, Iowa Center Point-Urbana
96 John Courtney K 6'1 185 Fr. McLouth, Kan. McLouth
99 **Dustin Smith DL 6'0 245 Jr. Marion, Iowa Linn-Mar

*letters earned

Head coach: Jeff McMartin (11th year, quarterbacks)

Assistants: Cody Baethke (safeties), Jeff Bollard (running backs), Don De Waard (defensive coordinator/inside linebackers), Reid Evans (offensive coordinator, quarterbacks), Cody Huisman (tight ends) Eric Jones (offensive line), Nick Mulder (defensive line), Matt Paulsen (cornerbacks), Jeff Sanger (outside linebackers), Austen Schueler (special teams coordinator/wide receivers), Drew Sikkink (offensive line), Mike Young (defensive line)

Student assistants: Aric Balk, Chris Culek, Cody Gullett, Seth Marburger

Strength and conditioning coach: Kyle Johnson

Head athletic trainer: Frank Neu

Athletic training students: Rachel Cassens, Miranda Ebeling, Tyler Folkerts, Andrew Fritz, Wyatt Henkenius, Drew Kleis, Tess Ory, Jamie Schubert, Erica Schulte, Caitlin Stark

Equipment managers: Megan Dannen, Mickey Dunkin, Seth Eash, Alex Hale, Josh Hawley, Lydia Kryzak, Jennifer McCombs, Grant Pearson

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