63 Brett Ekkens
63 Brett Ekkens
Height: 6-1
Weight: 285
Year: Sr.
Hometown: East Kentwood, Mich.
High School: East Kentwood
Position: OL
Major: Education

2011:

  • Rimington Award Winner as top center in NCAA Division III
  • Started all 15 games at both center and guard
  • All-OAC First Team
  • All-North Region First Team
  • D3Football.com All-American First Team
  • Academic All-OAC
  • Capital One Academic All-District 7
  • Capital One Academic All-American

2010:

  • Started all 15 games at center
  • All-OAC First Team 
  • All-North Region Third Team
  • Academic All-OAC.

2009:

  • Played in 11 games and was part of the playoff roster on an offensive line that was the nation’s No. 3 ranked offense.

2008:

  • Came off the bench in 8 games and was part of the playoff roster on an offensive line that was the nation's No. 1 ranked offense.

Personal:

  • Health and Physical Education major
  • Three-year letterwinner who was a three-time all-conference and two-time all-area selection for coach Eddie Ostipow at East Kentwood High School
  • Born on October 16, 1989
  • Son of Sue and Mark Ekkens