Football

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

Wartburg tackle named preseason All-American

  Wartburg senior left tackle Chris Brinkmeier is a preseason first-team All-American, the lone Iowa Conference representative on d3football.com’s two teams. Brinkmeier, an Orangeville, Ill. native, started nine games for the 9-3 Knights last fall and was named to the All-Iowa Conference first team. “I was excited, obviously. It’s a huge […]

by · August 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Knights No. 17 in preseason football poll

Knights No. 17 in preseason football poll

Defending Iowa Conference champion Wartburg enters the 2014 season as the 17th-ranked team in the country in the d3football.com poll. The Knights are the only IIAC team ranked or receiving votes in the preseason poll. Bethel, Wartburg’s Week 2 opponent which ended its season in a second-round playoff game last […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg offensive coordinator Matt Wheeler speaks to the Knights offense during the squad's first spring practice at Walston-Hoover Stadium Tuesday night. -- Wesley Bates

Spring football underway for defending IIAC champs

Coming off last year’s Iowa Conference championship the Wartburg football team is back at it again with spring practice beginning Tuesday night. Wartburg claimed its 13th IIAC championship before falling to No. 6 Bethel by seven points in the NCAA second round. “Last year we had a good year. I want to say thanks to […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg officially announces 2014 football schedule

Wartburg officially announces 2014 football schedule

Wartburg athletic director and head coach Rick Willis officially announced Wartburg’s 2014 football schedule that was reported by The Circuit last week. Two kickoff times are different than that original report. Wartburg’s second home game against UW-Stout in Week 3 will now be a 7 p.m. kickoff. Meanwhile, the Homecoming […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
All but official: 2014 Wartburg football schedule

All but official: 2014 Wartburg football schedule

Wartburg hasn’t announced its 2014 football schedule yet — last year it waited until Mar. 5 — but other schools have. That means Wartburg’s can be pieced together. Keep in mind this, especially the times, are subject to change and that none of this information came from Wartburg, but from […]

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