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OCTOBER 25, 2003 at ST. JOHN'S - 1:00PM
 2003 Concordia Football Line Score
Cobbers face St. John's.
Teams 1st 2nd
3rd
4th
Final
Concordia 3 3
0
6
12
St. John's 3 14
7
0
24
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GAME 7: Concordia College Cobbers (4-1, 5-1) vs St. John's Johnnies (5-0, 6-0).
LOCATION: Clemens Stadium (1908; renovated 1997 - cap. 5,500) - Collegeville, MN
KICKOFF: 1:00 p.m.
RADIO: Live on 1280 AM
TV: None
INTERNET: www.gocobbers.com
TICKETS: 320-363-2595
SERIES: St. John's leads series, 35-26-7
LAST WEEK: Concordia had a bye. Two weeks ago the Cobbers beat Augsburg 32-13. Last week St. John's beat Augsburg 63-9.
RANKINGS: St. John's is ranked 2nd in the D3football.com poll, 2nd in the AFCA poll and 2nd in the Football Gazette poll. The Cobbers are ranked 29th in the latest  Football Gazette poll and 32nd in the latest D3football.com poll.
COACHES: Concordia head coach Terry Horan (Concordia Ô89) is in his third year as head football coach at Concordia College. In 2002 he was named the MIAC Coach of the Year as he guided the Cobbers to a second place finish. Concordia went 7-1 in the MIAC and was 7-3 overall. In his first two seasons at the helm, he has compiled an 12-6 conference record and a 14-8 overall mark. St. John's head coach John Gagliardi (Colorado College Ô49) is in his 55th season as a collegiate head coach and 51st season in Collegeville. The winningest active coach and second all-time in college football history, Gagliardi currently owns a 406-114-11 collegiate career record. Gagliardi is two wins away from the all-time collegiate win record of 408, set by former Grambling head coach Eddie Robinson. 


Series Background:
The Concordia defense will be the key for the Cobbers in halting their seven-game losing streak to St. John's.

St. John's leads the series 35-26-7. This will be the 69th meeting between the two teams. The Johnnies have won the past seven meetings between the two schools. They have also posted a 10-0-2 mark in the past 12 years. The last time the Cobbers beat the Johnnies was in 1990, when Concordia prevailed 30-28 in a game played in the Metrodome. The last time the two teams played in Collegeville was in 2000 when the Johnnies won 35-14.

Concordia has only won six times in the past 25 games. The Cobbers and Johnnies played to ties in 1995 (14-14) and 1992 (18-18). The two teams have played to three tie games in the past 14 meetings. 

The series began in 1923 when Concordia downed St. John's 3-0. The Cobbers won the first three games of the series. The two schools have played in every season since 1956. 

Concordia vs. St. John's Game-by-Game 
Total: St. John's 35, Concordia 26, Ties 7 
Year   CC SJU
1923 W  3   0
1924 W 13   6
1925 W 14   7
1926 L  0  13
1927 W 33   0
1928 T  0   0
1929 W 41   0
1930 W  7   0
1931 W 29   0
1932 T  0   0
1933-35 DNP
1936 L  0  13
1937 L  7  25
1938 L  6  33
1939 L  0  25
1940    DNP
1941 W 13  12
1942 T 14  14
1943-45 DNP
1946 T  6   6
1947-50 DNP
1951 L  7  30
1952 W 32   6
1953 L  6   7
Year   CC SJU
1954 L 14  20
1955    DNP
1956 W 32   6
1957 W 33   6
1958 W 40   8
1959 W 36   6
1960 W 30  14
1961 L  6  46
1962 L 14  31
1963 L  0  28
1964 W 20   0
1965 L  0  10
1966 W 13   6
1967 W 12   9
1968 L  0   7
1969 W 20   6
1970 W 17  17
1971 L  0  10
1972 L  7  32
1973 L 14  28
1974 W 22   6
1975 L 17  28
1976 L  0  49
1977 L  0  31

 

Year   CC SJU
1978 W 17   0
1979 L 20  26
1980 W 19   0
1981 W 17   7
1982 L 10  14
1983 L  7  17
1984 L  9  13
1985 L 10  14
1986 W 17  14
1987 L 18  20
1988 W 28   7
1989 T 27  27
1990 W 30  28
1991 L  7  24
1992 T 18  18
1993 L 21  44
1994 L 19  35
1995 T 14  14
1996 L 34  39
1997 L 12  20
1998 L 0   21 
1999 L 3    7
2000 L 14  35 
2001 L 14-28
2002 L 9-34
Tack Another One On:
With the win against Augsburg, ConcordiaÔs all-time victory total in the history of the prorgam now stands at 431. The Cobbers are now 431-248-39 in their 83 years of football. The Cobbers' winning percentage is .628

MIAC Leaders:
- Bobby Clark is 2nd in the MIAC in rushing, averaging 102.0 yards per game.
- Ryan Hebrink is is 4th in the MIAC in rushing, averaging 88.4 yards per game.
- Ryan Hebrink is 1st in the MIAC in total offense, averaging 199.0 yards per game.
- Shawn Reile is 5th in the MIAC in receiving yards per game, averaging 59.2 yards per game.
- Bobby Clark is 2nd in the MIAC in all-purpose yards, averaging 176.2 yards per game.
- Josh Vickerman and Jordan Talge are tied for 3rd in the MIAC in interceptions with 2.
- Bobby Clark is 4th in the MIAC in punt return average, averaging 11.3 yards per return.
- Josh Vickerman is 2nd in the MIAC in kick return average, averaging 29.8 yards per return.
- Bobby Clark is 3rd in the MIAC in kick return average, averaging 25.0 yards per return.
- Brian Halverson is 3rd in the MIAC in scoring by a kicker, averaging 5.0 points per game.
- Josh Dietz is 8th in the MIAC in tackles, averaging 8.3 tackles per game.

The Record Book Watch
- Senior quarterback Ryan Hebrink racked up 153 yards in total offense against Augsburg in the CobbersÔ 32-13 victory. Hebrink now has 1,212 yards in total offense for the 2003 season and 5,336 for his career. With the 153 yards against the Auggies, he passed Ethan Pole for second place on the school's all-time offensive yardage list. He needs 254 more yards to break the schoolÔs all-time offensive yardage record. The all-time MIAC offensive yardage record is held by Kurt Ramler of St. John's who accounted for 6,062 yards from 1993-96. Hebrink also needs only 200 more yards to become the fourth player in school history to rush for over 2000 yards in a career.

CC All-Time Off. Yardage Leaders 
Name             Gms  PYds  Ryds  TotYds 
K.Odermann 92-95  31  4198  1391  5589 
Ry.Hebrink 00-    27  3536  1800  5336
Ethan Pole 95-98  31  4889   427  5316
C.Walthall 87-90  19  3155   413  3568 
Palidichuk 85-87  23  3442    82  3524 
M. Jousma  90-93  30     0  2393  2393

- Bobby Clark has racked up 628 rushing yards this season. That leaves him 81 yards shy of the 2,000 yard mark for his career. Entering the season he had rushed for 1,291 yards. He is on pace to become only the third running back in Concordia history to rush for over 2,000 yards in a career. 

CC All-Time Rushing Leaders
Name           Yr    Gm Att Yds 
Mike Jousma    90-93 30 473 2393 
Eli Schuff     93-96 36 513 2331 
Bobby Clark    00-   27 336 1919
Ryan Hebrink   00-   27 435 1800 
Frank Haughn   89-92 28 421 1657
Ryan Hebrink   00-   25 408 1537
Steve Grove    85-88 34 397 1450
K.Odermann     92-95 31 380 1391 
Dean Haugo     91-94 30 242 1321 
Mike Halvorson 93-96 31 336 1321 
Len Crouse     97-00 24 296 1260

The Starting Lineups:
St. John's Johnnies (5-0, 6-0)
Offense
Pos  #  Name                Yr  Ht  Wt 
RT 71 ÷ Luke Schumacher     So 6-1  265 
RG 64 ÷ Brian Mathiasen     So 6-1  263 
C 55  ÷ Jim Diley           Jr 6-2  240 
LG 79 ÷ Justin Cass         Sr 6-1  255 
LT 57 ÷ Matt Nelson         So 6-4  245 
RB 32 ÷ Josh Nelson         Sr 6-0  200 
RB 27 ÷ Jake Theis          So 6-0  180 
TE 4  ÷ Isaac Flenner       Jr 6-2  220 
QB 7  ÷ Ryan Keating        Sr 5-11 195 
WR 18 ÷ Lee Clintsman       Jr 5-11 185 
WR 2  ÷ Blake Elliott       Sr 6-1  210 
Defense
Pos  #  Name                Yr  Ht  Wt 
DE 8  ÷ Jamie Steffensmeier Fr 6-0  217 
DT 97 ÷ Damien Dumonceaux   So 6-1  240 
NT 77 ÷ Ryan Weinandt       Sr 6-0  232 
DT 94 ÷ Matt Darling        Sr 6-1  235 
DE 19 ÷ Jeremy Hood         Sr 6-2  250 
LB 33 ÷ Paul Gans           Jr 6-1  215 
LB 37 ÷ Cam McCambridge     Sr 6-2  220 
CB 5  ÷ Mike Zauhar         So 6-0  175 
CB 21 ÷ Nick Thielman       Sr 5-11 180 
FS 15 ÷ Jeremy Goltz        Sr 6-3  211 
SS 6  ÷ Cole Deibele        Sr 6-0  180 
Special Teams
Pos  # Name             Yr  Ht  Wt 
K  1 ÷ Brandon Keller   Jr 5-7 170 
P  9 ÷ Charlie Carr     Sr 6-1 182
H  5 ÷ Mike Zauhar      So 6-0 175
S 44 ÷ Steve LeVoir     Fr 6-1 230
PR/KR 5 ÷ Mike Zauhar   So 6-0 175
PR/KR 2 ÷ Blake Elliott Sr 6-1 210
Concordia Cobbers (4-1, 5-1)
Offense
Pos # Name               Yr Ht   Wt 
LT 74 Nick Didier        Jr 6-3  255 
LG 71 Lance Mumm         Sr 6-0  260 
C  54 David Uselman      So 6-2  300 
RG 52 Mitch Maxwell      Sr 6-0  265 
RT 63 Ryan Johnson       So 6-3  255 
QB 10 Ryan Hebrink       Sr 6-3  210 
RB 06 Bobby Clark        Sr 5-9  195 
RB 34 Jeremy Hinderks    Sr 6-2  250
RB 27 Travis Christensen Jr 6-0  210 
WR 07 Andrew Passanante  Jr 6-3  195 
WR 80 Shawn Reile        Jr 6-1  175 
Defense
Pos  # Name              Yr Ht   Wt
DE  90 Travis Almquist   So 6-1  230 
DT  97 Andrew Campbell   Sr 6-4  260 
NG  94 Evan Emmerich     Jr 6-2  255 
DE  40 Todd Hann         Sr 6-0  220 
SLB 11 Derek Fischer     Sr 5-10 205
MLB 16 Doug Runke        Jr 6-2  220 
WLB 43 Josh Dietz        Jr 6-1  215 
SCB 29 Eric Svobodny     So 6-0  175
ROV 04 Josh Vickerman    Sr 6-0  180
FS  19 Tanner RadermacherSo 6-2  185 
WCB 09 Jordan Talge      Jr 5-11 180 
Special Teams
Pos   #  Name             Yr Ht   Wt 
S     86 Daylon Faber     Sr 6-2  195
H     09 Jordan Talge     Jr 5-11 180 
P/KO  25 Lucas Draxten    Jr 6-5  185 
PK    38 Brian Halverson  So 6-1  170 
PR/KR 06 Bobby Clark      Sr 5-9  195
 

GAME DAY LINKS:
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Series Results
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SJU Pregame Notes

CC/SJU Archives:
2002 - 
SJU 34 @ CC 9
2001 - 
SJU 28 @ CC 14
@ Fargo Dome
2000 - 
CC 14 @ SJU 35
1999 - 
CC 3 @ SJU 7
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

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