Cole named starting QB for Concordia University
Corey Cole
Corey Cole

Concordia University has officiallynamed Corey Cole as their starting quarterback for the 2015 season.

Their opening game will be Thursday, September 3rd on the road against St. Cloud State University.

One year ago Cole was named the starting quarterback to open the 2014 season, earning Concordia Offensive Player of the Week honors in the opener at Minnesota Duluth, rushing for 177 yards and a touchdown on 18 attempts with a long of 33 and completed 12-25 for 130 yards with a long of 21 without committing a turnover. He completed 6-9 for 44 yards and rushed four times for 11 yards in week two at Northern State before leaving the game with a broken footwhich ended his season. The NCAA awarded Cole a medical redshirt.

Prior to being named the starting quarterback in 2014, Cole earned NSIC Special Teams Player of the Week Honors was named CU Offensive Player of the Week and was ranked second in NSIC South in kick return average (30.6). Cole also tied an NCAA record with a 100-yard touchdown return.

He is a 2011 graduate of Fillmore High School and is the son of Craig and Lynn Cole.