Logan Schrader making a pass during last year's Homecoming game. Schrader was named a preseason First-Team All-American.

Knights excited for fresh season

A new school year is fast approaching for Wartburg College, and with it comes a brand new season of Wartburg Football. The Knights will be entering this season coming off an outstanding 12-1 record and an appearance in the Elite Eight. After a disappointing 37-33 loss at the hands of […]

by · August 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Schrader making a pass during the 2014 Homecoming game against Dubuque.

Logan Schrader named Preseason First-team All-American

On Friday, Knights’ quarterback, Logan Schrader was named a Preseason First-team All-American. Schrader was the only player selected from the IIAC. This was the second year in a row that a football player from Wartburg has been named to the Preseason All-American list. Chris Brinkmeier was awarded this title […]

by · July 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg finishes fourth in final football polls

Wartburg finishes fourth in final football polls

Wartburg matched its best ever ranking in the final Division III football polls of the season at No. 4. The Knights (12-1) were also ranked No. 4 at the end of the 2003 season. NCAA champion Wis.-Whitewater (14-0), which eliminated Wartburg 37-33 in the quarterfinals is No. 1, followed by […]

by · December 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Chris Brinkmeier looks to block the Illinois Wesleyan defense for running back Matt Kastli during last season's first-round playoff game in Bloomington, Ill., a 41-7 Knights' win. -- File Photo

Three Knights named d3football All-Americans

For the first time in program history, three Wartburg football players were named to All-American teams. Senior offensive tackle Chris Brinkmeier, who was selected as the West Region Offensive MVP, was named to the website’s first team. Brinkmeier was also an AFCA All-American. Brinkmeier is Wartburg’s first first-team selection since […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg quarterback Logan Schrader, a Gagliardi Trophy semifinalist, looks for running room in Saturday's quarterfinal game at Wis.-Whitewater.

Schrader wins fan vote, but misses Gagliardi cut

Wartburg football fans made the most of their votes, but it wasn’t enough for Knights quarterback Logan Schrader to be named a Gagliardi Trohpy finalist. Of the 12,693 fan votes cast for 10 semifinalists on, Schrader received the most with 2,047. The fan vote comprises one of 41 votes […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports