MINNEAPOLIS, Minn./WACO, Texas - The Coe College football team finished the season ranked in the top 20 in the nation by both D3football.com and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).
The Kohawks received 438 points in the AFCA Poll, as they finished the season ranked 15th in the poll. In the D3football.com Top 25, the Kohawks received 220 points and finished ranked 17th.
Coe had 14 players receive honors by the Iowa Conference, while having three named to the D3football.com All-West Region Teams. Dylan Stepleton (Tipton, Iowa/Wilton), Trevor Heitland (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) and Gavin Glenn (Adel, Iowa/ADM) each earned All-American honors. Head Coach Tyler Staker was named the Iowa Conference Coach of the Year and the regional coach of the year by both the AFCA and D3football.com.
The Kohawks finished the season with a school-record 11 wins and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs for the third time in school history.