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

Coaching staff

Head coach: Jeff McMartin (tenth year)

Assistants: Cody Baethke, Jeff Bollard, Carl Coleman, Don De Waard, Reid Evans, Eric Jones, Nick Mulder, Matt Paulsen, Jeff Sanger, Austen Schueler, Drew Sikkink

Student assistants: Aric Balk, Clay Eustice, Cody Gullett, Colt La Velle, Seth Marburger, Dan Reiman

Strength and conditioning coach: Kyle Johnson

Head athletic trainer: Frank Neu

Athletic training students: Samantha Quick, Paden Kleinhesselink, Rachel Evans, Breeann Buseman, Trevor Curry, Brandon Fritz, Caitlin Stark, Kaitlin Gillett, Matt Guinane, Zach Hendicks, Drew Kleis, Hayley Mullins, Noel Murray, Bry Piearce, Lauren Sharp, Jayson Shepherd, Blaze Smith

Student equipment managers: Ali Woods, Taylor Dubois, Alicia Huegel, Katelyn Knaack, Vincent Derr, Melissa Shadlow, Micki Dunkin

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