#27a Brent Kondziolka
|HOMETOWN||Orland, Ill. (Carl Sandburg)|
2013 (Sr): Will serve as captain for the 2013 season.
2012 (Jr): Played in all 11 games and made seven starts at fullback... Finished fourth on the team in receptions with 13 to total 99 yards (7.6 yards per catch)... His three receiving touchdowns tied for the team lead... On the ground, was given the ball 12 times and complied 59 yards and one score... Of 12 carries, was forced backwards just once... Returned two kickoffs to total 20 yards... Totaled 24 points to rank fourth on the Beavers... Recorded 178 all-purpose yards to average 16.2 yards per game... Added two special teams tackles on punt return coverage.
Brought in a career-long 42 yard reception that went for a touchdown against U-Mary (Oct. 6)... Totaled career-high 53 yards on three receptions against the Marauders and added 11 rushing yards on two attempts for 64 all-purpose yards... Caught a career-best two touchdown passes in the season opener versus Upper Iowa (Aug. 31)... Rushed twice for 34 yards, which included a career-long 33-yard rush against MSU Moorhead (Nov. 3)... Added two receiving yards and returned a kickoff 12 yards to compile 48 all-purpose yards against the Dragons... Scored only rushing touchdown of the season in the final game of 2013 on a two-yard run versus Minot State (Nov. 10)... Added 18 receiving yards versus the Beavers to total 20 all-purpose yards.
Also an extension of the offensive line for a Beavers squad that finished seventh in the NSIC in rushing after compiling 1,879 yards and 20 touchdowns on the ground. The O-Line guided the ground game to four 200-plus yard games, which included the final three games of the season, while two players totaled four games of 100 yards or more. The line protected all-conference quarterback Lance Rongstad. He threw for 2,114 yards, 16 touchdowns and posted six 200-plus yard contests, which included the final three of the season. Rongstad was a dual run/pass threat and finished fifth in the league in total offense with 268.1 yards per game.
2011 (So): Played all 11 and started three games at fullback for the Beavers... Rushed 16 times for 65 yards and a score... Caught nine passes for 52 yards and two touchdowns... Returned four kickoffs for 44 yards... Recorded two tackles (one solo) on special teams kick coverage... An extension of the offensive line that guided the second best rushing attack (No. 13 nationally) in the league for 241.5 yards per game.
Carried the ball a season-high four times against Southwest Minnesota State (Sept. 17) for 16 yards and caught a pass for nine yards... Rushed three times for a season-high 23 yards, including a season-best 10 yard run and made a tackle against No. 6 St. Cloud State (Nov. 5)... Rushed once for a one yard touchdown in the season-finale at Minnesota, Crookston (Nov. 12)... Recorded two receptions for nine yards and a touchdown and returned two kickoffs for 21 yards at No. 16 Augustana (Sept. 10)... Turned in a receiving score on a four-yard catch against MSU Moorhead (Oct. 15)... Brought in two passes for a season-high 22 yards and a season-best 11 yard reception at Northern State (Oct. 29).
The 2,656 rushing yards compiled by the Beavers in 2011 set a program record for most rushing yards in a season (Since 1971) and the team totaled 31 rushing touchdowns, which is second most by BSU since 1970 (2004 - 33).
2010 (Fr): Played in eight games... Had one start, the season opener at Minot State (Aug. 26)... Totalled 28 yards rushing on three attempts, caught one pass, returned one kick for 14 yards and recorded two tackles on kickoff coverage... Rushed twice for 26 yards against Minnesota, Crookston (Nov. 13) and recorded a tackle.
2009 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Leading rusher for Carl Sandburg High School in 2008... Also started at linebacker... Selected 2008 team captain... Picked for All-South West Suburban Conference and all-area at the conclusion of his senior campaign... Helped the Eagles’ to a Illinois High School Association playoff run last fall... Was the 2008 recipient of the CSHS Hitter/Skull Award... Voted Most Improved in 2007... Also active on the Eagles’ basketball team.
Personal: The son of Glenn and Nancy Kondziolka…Born January 26, 1991…will be majoring in Environmental Science.
Rushing Attempts: 4 vs Southwest Minnesota State (9/17/11); Rushing Yards: 34 vs. MSU Moorhead (11/3/12); Long Rush: 33 vs. MSU Moorhead (11/3/12); Rushing Touchdowns: 1, 2x, last vs Minot State (11/10/12); Receptions: 4 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Receiving Yards: 53 at U-Mary (10/6/12); Long Reception: 42 at U-Mary (10/6/12); Receiving Touchdowns: 2 vs. Upper Iowa (8/31/12); Kick Returns: 1, 2x, last vs. MSU Moorhead (11/3/12); Kick Return Yards: 12 vs. MSU Moorhead (11/3/12).