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  • Des Moines, IA - Pioneer Football League (DI FCS)

    2020-21 Head Coach: Todd Stepsis
    2020-21: 0-0 (Todd Stepsis)
    2019-20: 6-5 (Todd Stepsis)
    2018-19: 7-4 (Rick Fox)
    2017-18: 7-4 (Rick Fox)
    2016-17: 7-4 (Rick Fox)

    3,193 undergrads at this Private school

    Student avg: SAT: 1140-1360 or ACT: 24-30

    63 scholarships which can be shared among 85 players (NCAA rule)

    78 players on the roster. 63 scholarships shared among 78 players: average scholarship player receives athletic aid covering 81% of full costs

    Tuition/fees/board: $58,488

    With 81% covered: $11,248

    2020-21 Roster
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    FR
    OFFENSE
    Quarterbacks (Avg. Height: 5'11 ½)
    Ben Nienhuis SR - QB (6-0, 203) Oconomowoc, WI
    Hunter Wendling JR - QB (5-10, 176) Maple Valley, WA
    Michael Markett SO - QB (6-0, 179) Homer Glen, IL
    Ian Corwin SO - QB (6-0, 187) Tulsa, OK
    Running Backs (Avg. Height: 6'0)
    Braeden Hartwig SR - TB (5-10, 198) Lincoln, NE
    Conner Furu SR - TB (6-0, 210) Black Hills, WA
    Cross Robinson SR - TB (6-1, 222) Naperville, IL
    Jayce Smallwood SR - FB (6-3, 258) Aurora, CO
    Caden Meis SO - TB (5-10, 201) Parker, CO
    Wide Receivers (Avg. Height: 6'1)
    Brady Bjorkman SR - WR (6-0, 201) San Juan Capistrano, CA
    Shane Feller SR - WR (6-6, 221) Charles City, IA
    Andrew Kasten JR - WR (5-11, 170) Tequesta, FL
    Joe Coit SO - WR (5-9, 165) Kansas City, MO
    Colin Howard SO - WR (6-2, 194) St. Petersburg, FL
    Zack Gray SO - WR (6-3, 194) Scottsdale, AZ
    Tight Ends (Avg. Height: 6'4)
    Harrison Murray SR - TE (6-6, 248) Reno, NV
    Matt Aceto SR - TE (6-4, 233) Conifer, CO
    Matt Hartlieb SR - TE (6-4, 217) Mequon, WI
    Grant Gossling SR - TE (6-1, 240) Johnston, IA
    Jackson Ostroski JR - TE (6-3, 255) Bixby, OK
    Ryan Hayes JR - TE (6-2, 231) Oconomowoc, WI
    Alex Birchler JR - TE (6-5, 194) Red Bud, IL
    Brenden Burton SO - TE (6-4, 213) Waterloo, IA
    Offensive Linemen (Avg. Height: 6'4)
    Chris Evans SR - OL (6-6, 289) Jackson, WI
    Cade Gilbert SR - OL (6-2, 283) Lincolnshire, IL
    Jacob Bacon SR - OL (6-6, 320) Hastings, MN
    Dustin Anthony SR - OL (6-1, 291) Edmond, OK
    Zack Clark SR - OL (6-5, 291) Hoffman Estates, IL
    Mark Bach SR - OL (6-0, 265) Barrington, IL
    Tyler Barrett SR - OL (6-5, 295) Austin, TX
    Patrick Conlon JR - OL (6-6, 295) Arlington Heights, IL
    Jonathan Engle JR - OL (6-3, 280) Fort Collins, CO
    Braeden McLaughlin JR - OL (6-4, 284) Edmond, OK
    Jack Lehmann JR - OL (6-6, 271) Waukesha, WI
    Colin Mott JR - OL (6-3, 258) Colonial Heights, VA
    Jimmy Poremba SO - OL (6-4, 280) Wildwood, IL
    Parker Althaus SO - OL (6-5, 267) Waconia, MN
    Andrew Grout SO - OL (6-5, 274) Castle Rock, CO
    DEFENSE
    Defensive Linemen (Avg. Height: 6'3 ½)
    Gavin Dineen SR - DL (6-2, 281) Algonquin, IL
    Jacob Hardy SR - DL (6-5, 248) Adel, IA
    Max Johnson SR - DL (6-5, 249) Cedar Rapids, IA
    Jacob Richard SR - DL (6-3, 260) Champaign, IL
    Jared DeFriend SR - DL (6-3, 240) College Station, TX
    Victor Jergens SR - DL (6-2, 274) Webster City, IA
    Kieren Kohorst JR - DL (6-4, 219) Mount Pleasant, IA
    Ben Gerdes JR - DL (6-4, 232) Cedar Falls, IA
    Zachary Kincade JR - DL (6-2, 253) Wood River, IL
    Jake Hoper JR - DL (6-5, 270) South Beloit, IL
    Ryan Erickson JR - DL (6-5, 243) Dunlap, IL
    Ryan Jackson SO - DL (6-3, 206) Plano, TX
    Andrew Stafford II SO - DL (6-3, 209) Loch Lloyd, MO
    Nolan Engmann SO - DL (6-2, 256) Huntley, IL
    Will Hansen SO - DL (6-4, 264) Kansas City, MO
    Linebackers (Avg. Height: 6'2)
    Patrick Carr SR - LB (6-4, 229) Frankfort, IL
    Ryan Kriceri SR - LB (6-2, 230) Aurora, IL
    Will Kulick SR - LB (6-2, 235) Aurora, CO
    Andrew Shafis SR - LB (6-3, 211) Mount Prospect, IL
    Declan Carr JR - LB (6-2, 218) Frankfort, IL
    Ander Johnson JR - LB (6-2, 211) Leawood, KS
    Johnny Hill JR - LB (6-2, 224) Bondurant, IA
    Linden Howe SO - LB (6-0, 200) Kearney, NE
    Tanner Pollock SO - LB (6-2, 186) Waterloo, IA
    Defensive Backs (Avg. Height: 6'0)
    Alex Rogers SR - DB (6-0, 195) Racine, WI
    Noah Larson SR - DB (6-2, 204) Winterset, IA
    Will Warner SR - DB (6-3, 205) Pella, IA
    Collin Seymour SR - DB (6-0, 182) Peosta, IA
    Jeran Proctor SR - DB (5-11, 164) Johnston, IA
    Jakobe Davidson JR - DB (6-0, 189) Hutto, TX
    Eian O'Brien JR - DB (6-2, 185) Des Moines, IA
    Danny Morales JR - DB (5-10, 172) Temecula, CA
    Nick Cagnetto SO - DB (5-9, 165) Denton, TX
    Gage Vander Leest SO - DB (6-0, 189) Lynnvile, IA
    Zach Drummond SO - DB (6-4, 181) Van Meter, IA
    Scott West SO - DB (6-0, 156) Naperville, IL
    Joey Lukrich SO - DB (6-0, 184) Heber City, UT
    Kickers (Avg. Height: 6'0)
    Ross Kennedy SR - K (5-10, 177) Cedar Rapids, IA
    Nathan De Bruin SO - K (6-0, 159) Oskaloosa, IA
    John Ierulli SO - K (6-2, 161) Dunlap, IL
    Punters (Avg. Height: 5'10)
    Ross Kennedy SR - P (5-10, 177) Cedar Rapids, IA
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