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Concordia's Byrd heading to Ohio Dominican

By Eric Dutkiewicz, 02/08/19, 10:30AM EST

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Leading Man: Concordia's Byrd takes starring role on gridiron & theatre stage

FORT WAYNE, Ind. - Concordia Lutheran High School senior Jake Byrd will continue his football career at Ohio Dominican University.

Byrd, a quarterback, signed Wednesday his national letter to join the NCAA Division II program in Columbus, Ohio. The Panthers play in the Great Midwest Athletic Conference.

In two seasons as the Cadets’ starter, he passed for 3,699 yards and 31 touchdowns and rushed for 6 touchdowns. He earned honorable mention All-Summit Athletic Conference honors as a senior.

Concordia is one of 25 local high schools that partners with Parkview Sports Medicine for athletic training, nutrition, athletic rehabilitation and orthopedic services for Cadet athletes.