FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Concordia football returns to the gridiron in 2018 looking for the next step in developing a program that has seen success both in the Summit Athletic Conference and the Class 3A playoffs.
Five to six starters are back on a Cadets team that finished 7-5 overall (5-4 in the SAC) and lost to Luers in a sectional final.
Head coach Tim Mannigel wants a balanced pass-to-run offensive attack, but admits the summer has yielded a more pass-heavy team.
There are holes to fill on defense, but many guys played various positions throughout the season, which has helped establish chemistry this offseason.