|#66 Grant Weller
Offensive Tackle - OT
Hometown: Sauk Centre, Minn.
High School: Sauk Centre H.S. ('04)
2007 - Earned D3football.com All-American honors...earned ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American honors...named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District First Team....received the Mike Stam Award for top line-man in the MIAC...2007 Aztec Bowl particiapnt...named to the MIAC All-Conference 1st Team...started all 10 games for the Cobbers...leader of a group that helped Concordia set the school record for most points in a season (416) and touchdowns (58)...helped the Cobber offense rank sixth in the nation in scoring, eighth in the country in rushing offense and 13th in overall offense...the CC offense scored 50-plus points in a school record four games in 2007 and posted at least 40 points in six games...named the team Offensive Lineman of the Week twice in 2007.
2006 - Named to the MIAC All-Conference First Team...started all 10 games for the Cobbers...helped the Cobbers finish second in the MIAC in rushing yards per game (214.0 yds/game) and fourth in sacks against (15)... named the Concordia Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against Augsburg on Sept. 30 and St. Thomas (Oct. 21)
2005 - Named to the MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention Team...started all 12 games at left tackle...named the Concordia Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance against Gustavus on Oct. 1...helped the Cobber offense lead the MIAC in rushing and second in overall offense...offensive line only allowed 12 sacks in eight league games and only 19 in 12 overall games.
Personal: All-Conference Honorable Mention and Academic All-State in football…letter winner in football and baseball…son of Jim and Jackie…enjoys hunting, swimming, and playing sports…favorite food is steak.
Why did you choose to come to Concordia? “I liked the small campus atmosphere and the surrounding area. Coach Horan and the football program were big reasons also.”
What do you like best about Concordia? “The great football atmosphere and the faculty who really care about you as a person; the strong sense of community on the campus.”
The WELLER File:
Favorite movies: Old School, Wedding Crashers
Favorite TV show: Sportscenter
The biggest influence on my football career: My dad
If I were to play another sport, it would be: Basketball
My dream job is: NFL Player