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|1998 Cobber Football at
- Moorhead State
15th annual Crystal Bowl at Moorhead
Sept. 5, 1998, 1:35 Kickoff.
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| Series Record: Concordia leads
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Sports Story |
9/5 Cobbers lose at Moorhead State 41-26 as
Dragons rush for 530 yards. Dragon QB Tony Duerr had 5 TDs and 242 yards
rushing. Concordia QB Ethan Pole completed 16 of 30 passes for 193
yards and one interception on the day. The Cobbers ran for 120 yards.
9/5/98 Game Day coverage of Crystal Bowl Football:
Forum on Chad Sauvegeau : Read
| Box Score | Play
by Play |
9/4/98 Forum Story: Anderson,
Wenz following Leaf's trail |
9/1/98 Cobber pre-game notes |
Advocate Story |
8/17/98 Cobber Preview Info |
| Last Year's Game Info |
Cobber Pregame notes
By Jerry Pyle, Concordia SID
The 15th annual Crystal Bowl between Concordia and Moorhead State Sept.
5th will open the 1998 Cobber season. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:35. The
Crystal Bowl game is sponsored by Crystal Sugar.
Concordia leads the series with the
Dragons 44-19-12 and won last year's game 17-7.
(See full Cobber Pre-season Preview)
- Concordia won its 400th game in school history
last year with the regular-season finale win over
Carleton. The Cobbers lost to Augsburg in the
first round of last year's NCAA Playoffs to cap an
8-3 season, 7-2 and tied for second in the
- Cobber starting QB Ethan Pole completed
of 18 passes against the Dragons last year for 96 yards, 1 TD and no
- The Cobber defense held MSU's outstanding runningback Grover
Moore to just 35 yards in last year's game and the Dragons
completed just 4 of 18 passes.
- Cobber injury notes:
Returning starting fullback Len Crouse
has been nursing a back injury so Chad
Sauvegeau is listed as the starting
though Crouse may still play this week.
At left tackle Corey Hyde has been
the mix to start but he is battling knee problems.
At middle linebacker, Travis Boyd
been expected to play but he too is
questionable with a knee injury.
- Multisport Cobbers
Making the Grade
Among the Cobbers on the 2-deep depth chart are several multisport
New offensive line
Starting center Bob Zacher enters the 1998
season as Concordia's top returning offensive lineman. He has started at
center for the Cobbers since midway through his sophomore season. He helped
Concordia lead the league in rushing yardage in 1997. Bob has a 3.75 GPA
as a Math and Physics double major.
Other returning Cobbers who earned Academic
All-MIAC honors last year include
Scott Holthusen , Nels
Paulson, and Aric Rhen.
Four first time starters, all underclassmen, will join seniorenter
Zacher (6-3, 250) in the Cobbers' interior offensive line:
76 Chris Kvarnlov, Jr. LT, 6-4, 290
65 Craig Smaagaard, Jr. LG, 6-2, 250
74 Scott Jorgensen, So.RG, 6-3, 265
75 Jake Estenson, Jr. RT, 6-5, 265
This crew averages 269 pounds.
Listen to today's game archived on Real
- KPHT FM 92.7 Radio, Larry Knutson
with play by play and Craig Samuelson with color commentary
- WDAY TV with Dana Mogck doing Play by