2013 Football
Record: 2-8 Home: 0-4 Away: 2-4 Neutral: 0-0
#81 Ridge Hobbs
Ridge Hobbs Image
Height: 6-2
Weight: 195
Class: SR
Position: WR
Hometown: New London, IA
Previous School: New London

Iowa Wesleyan College:  Hobbs is in his fourth year with the Tigers and has one of the most decorated careers as a wide receiver in school history.  Hobbs heads into the 2013 season at #1 in Tigers’ history in career reception yards (2,298).  Last season, Hobbs tied Bruce Carter for most receiving yards in a single season (1,119) and has the #4 and #7 marks on the list as well (953 in 2011; 880 in 2012).  Hobbs caught 14 TD’s last year, and 11 in each of his first two years for the Tigers.  Hobbs also competed on the track team and set the school record in the long jump outdoors in 2011 (23 ft. 1 ¼ in.) and indoors in 2010 (22 ft. 5 in.).  Hobbs was named to the 1st Team All-Conference in both football and track in 2011.

High School:  Hobbs graduated from New London High School (2009).  He was a four-sport athlete throughout his high school career, playing football, basketball, baseball, and competing in track & field.  On the gridiron, Hobbs was a 1st Team All-State selection, as well as 1st Team All-District, and 1st Team All-Conference selections.  In basketball, he was named 1st Team All-Conference and 1st Team All-District, and was the SEI Slam Dunk Champion.  On the diamond, Hobbs was again named to the 1st Team All-State, All-District, and All-Conference teams, as well as being voted a 1st Team All-Hawkeye Baseball selection.  In track & field, Hobbs was a three-time state qualifier in the long jump and 100m dash and was a two-time Drake Relays qualifier.  He was state-runner up in the long jump and was named to the All-Elite Iowa Track Team.

Hobbies:  Watching and playing sports, fishing, and stocking milk.

Ridge was born on December 8, 1990.  He is the son of Bob & Mary Hobbs.  He has one brother (Jade) and one sisters (Allison).  Ridge is a Criminal Justice major at IWC.

 
2013 Football Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
2Trey ToddSORB5-7170Oklahoma City, OKPiedmont
3Chase TaylorSRWR6-2190Laporte, COBrophy College Prep/Phoenix College
4Montell ScottFRDB6-3185Florissant, MOCardinal Ritter
6Chase TackettSRWR5-10200Camarillo, CACamarillo
7Jamarco ClarkSRLB6-3235Pensacola, FLForest Park
8Raul BecerrilJRWR5-8160Mission, TXMission Veterans
9Darryl SmithFRDB5-9165Florissant, MOCardinal Ritter
11LiMichael PeeplesSRWR6-2180Conyers, GAStephenson
12Zandro DiazJRQB5-11180Camarillo, CACamarillo
14Graham WittrockFRQB6-0170Richland, IAPekin
16Tyler PriemFRQB6-1170New Vienna, IAEdgewood-Colesburg
17Caleb HussSOQB6-0200Pekin, ILPekin/Millikin University
18Brandon BakerFRP/K6-3215Moro, ILEdwardsville
20Lance MountainSRDB5-11200Griggsville, ILGriggsville-Perry
21Eric BonnerFRLB6-1215Bolingbrook, ILNeuqua Valley
23Raul LozanoJRRB5-10180Yuba City, CAYuba City
24Shawn FosterFRDB5-11150Ottumwa, IAOttumwa
25Adrian SmithSRRB5-7175Berkeley, ILCollege of Dupage/Triton College
26Donnie Johnson IIIFRWR5-9170Mt. Pleasant, IAMt. Pleasant
27Matt KlundtFRDB6-2180Andalusia, ILRockridge
28Jeremiah FoleyFRDB5-5150St. Louis, MORitenour/St. Louis CC
31Andy HenselFRDB5-9160New Lenox, ILLincoln Way West
32Ryan GerlemanSODB5-10180Kewanee, ILWethersfield
35Alek BlainFRRB5-7165Danville, IADanville
40Jory SimmsJRDL6-3245Kapolei, HISan Jose City College
41Harley MalmgrenSORB5-6185Elvaston, ILWarsaw/Culver-Stockton College
50Nicholas CoxFRDL6-1225Lee's Summit, MOLee's Summit North
51Damien AbelFRLB6-2200Princeville, ILPrinceville
53Nick SwansonSOLB6-0190Oak Forest, ILOak Forest
54Nate DanielsSOLB6-1190Biggsville, ILWest Central
55Brad SabelFRDL6-4290New Boston, ILMercer County
56Andrew TerrellFRLB6-2215Jonesboro, GACharles R. Drew
57Connor MorrisonFRDL6-0245Milan, ILSherrard
61Troy HallbergJROL6-4330Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
62Keenan BegleyFROL6-1235Lamar, MOLamar
64James GreenFROL6-0290Cibolo, TXSteele
65Ja'Korey WalkerSOOL6-1280Fayette, ALFayette County
69Nick HuysFROL6-0280Cameron, NCOverhills
71Zach GarrettFROL6-1280Eolia, MOClopton
72Steven GipsonFROL6-2280New Boston, ILMercer County/Brown Mackie College
73Carlos JordanFROL5-11280St. Louis, MOClyde C. Miller Academy
77Jake ErspamerFROL6-0240O'Fallon, MOFort Zumwalt North
81Ridge HobbsSRWR6-2195New London, IANew London
83Nathan IbarraFRWR5-8170San Antonio, TXHarlandale
84Tylor HoyleSOWR6-2180Mt. Pleasant, IAMt. Pleasant/Southeastern CC
86Marshall MullenixFRWR5-8160Vinton, IAVinton-Shellsburg
88Jake TolanderJRTE6-5230Winfield, IAWinfield-Mt. Union
93Nate MillerFRDL6-0300Edina, MOKnox County
94Sam BalbachJRDL6-2250McCordsville, INMt. Vernon
95Jonathon OlsonFRDT6-9305Hamilton, ILFort Madison Holy Trinity
96Ronnie KaesbergFRDL6-0230Freeburg, ILFreeburg
97John FischerFRDL6-2330St. Peters, MOSt. Dominic
98Alex ColeFRDL6-3265Warrenton, MOWarrenton
Tom Parkevich - Head Coach - 2nd season
Joe Stubbs - Associate Head Coach - 7th season
Dave Lukens - Assistant Coach - 4th season
Erik Personius - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Derreck Parkevich - Assistant Coach - 2nd season
Chloe Morrow - Manager - 1st season
Jenny Herman - Manager - 1st season
Michelle Loy - Manager - 1st season
Murray Schwengels - Manager - 1st season