June 24, 2014
MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State University football head coach Josh Anderson is excited to announce the signing of running back Jeremy Christner to the 2014 recruiting class.
Christner, 6-foot-1 205 pounds running back, played his prep football at Broken Bow High School in Nebraska under coach Mike Garner. He earned numerous honors and achievements during his high school career including being two-time All-District, school's 'Top Lifter', All-Camp Team at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and being ranked No. 25 in the Central District by the National Underclassmen Combine (NUC) (http://www.nucsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_LANG=C&DB_OEM_ID=23100&ATCLID=207563662&SPID=125508&SPSID=740110).
Christner also received academic awards in high school, receiving Faculty Choice Award in 2014. He was also named to Student of the Month and Optimist Student of the Month in 2013. He was selected to the Weddington Excelsior Award winner in 2010.
"We are extremely excited to get Jeremy on campus and begin working with him," said Anderson. "He has all the physical tools to come in and make a different immediately for us this fall. We are definitely looking for big things from Jeremy."
The Trojans open their 2014 football season at home in North Star Athletic Association conference opener versus Mayville State (N.D.) on Aug. 30. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. at Trojan Field.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director