Northwestern tight end Levi Ettleman excited for seasonn after missing last season

By Jesse Krull | jkrull@kcautv.com

Published 08/29 2016 12:34AM

Updated 08/29 2016 12:34AM

This Saturday Northwestern College gets the football season underway when it hosts Sterling College, but it'll be the first game since 2014 for tight end Levi Ettleman. 

The senior lost the 2015 season after breaking his hand before the year even started. Ettleman said the anticipation is building and he's eager to get back to the field. 

"It's given me a lot of excitement that's for sure, just really looking forward to getting back out there with my teammates and working hard together," Ettleman said. "I'm just going to make the play that's there, honestly, I really don't care who scores the points as long as were scoring points and moving the ball as a unit that's my whole goal. I'm no important than Levi Letsche or Paul Hudson or Jonathan Kodama, so it really doesn't matter to me."

In 2014, he was named to the All-GPAC Honorable Mention team and he was even part of the conference's second team as a punter
 
Without him the offense relied on then sophomore tight end J.C. Koerselman, who did pretty decent, finishing with 243 receiving yards and two touchdowns, which got him a GPAC Honorable Mention.
 
 
Ettleman and the rest of the Red Raider football team start their season this Saturday against Sterling College. 
 
 

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