Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Fourth-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.796)

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All-Americans

Dennis Descoteau

1966
Taliback
West Liberty, Iowa

NAIA


 

Doug Van Boven

1967
Tailback

Hudsonville, Mich.

Associated Press

 

Vern Den Herder

1969-70
Defensive end
Sioux Center, Iowa

NAIA
Associated Press
Kodak AFCA


 

Al Dorenkamp

1974
Linebacker

Meservey, Iowa

Kodak AFCA

 

Don Taylor

1977
Tailback
Toronto, Canada

Kodak AFCA

 

Scott Froehle

1984
Defensive back
Iowa City, Iowa

Kodak AFCA

 

Rich Thomas

1984-85
Defensive line
Eddyville, Iowa

Associated Press (1985)
Kodak AFCA (1985)
Football News (1984-1985)

 

Jeff Blythe

1986
Defensive end
Williamsburg, Iowa

Associated Press
Football News, first team

 

Ron Saak

1988, 1990
Linebacker
Grundy Center, Iowa

Pizza Hut Division III SID's, third team (1988)
Football Gazette (1990)
Champion Division III SID's, second team (1990)

 

Mike Stumberg

1988
Nose guard
Grundy Center, Iowa

Associated Press
Kodak AFCA
Pizza Hut Division III SID's, second team
Football News Defensive Player of the Year
Domino's AFCA Player of the Year nominee

 

Kris Reis

1989
Linebacker
Coon Rapids, Iowa

Kodak AFCA
Football News
Pizza Hut Division III SID's



Bill Mulder

1992
Linebacker
Spirit Lake, Iowa

Associated Press
Kodak AFCA
Football Gazette
Champion Division III SID's

 

Chris Hulleman

1992
Offensive guard

Football Gazette

 

Ben Lechtenberg

Jeff Helle

1993-94
Offensive tackle
Maquoketa, Iowa

Associated Press, second team (1994)
Kodak AFCA (1993)
Schooner's AFCA (1994)
Football Gazette, first team (1993, 1994)
Champion Division III SID's(1993)
Division III SID's(1994)

 

Ben Lechtenberg

Rick Sanger

1994-95
Linebacker
Britt, Iowa

AFCA (1995)
Football Gazette, first team (1994)
Division III SID's (1994)

 

Mark Kacmarynski

1994, 1996
Tailback
Mallard, Iowa

AFCA (1996)
Football Gazette, first team (1994); second team (1996)
Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, first team (1994, 1996)
Finalist for Gagliardi Player of the Year Award (1994. 1996)

Matt Bandstra

1995
Center
Pella, Iowa

Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, second team

Matt Paulsen

1997
Defensive back
Plainfield, Iowa

Football Gazette, second team
Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, first team

 

Andrew Paulsen

1998
Defensive back
Plainfield, Iowa

AFCA
Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, second team

 

Steve Perkins

1999
Defensive tackle
Oskaloosa, Iowa

Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, second team

 

Jeff Sanger

1999-2000
Linebacker
Britt, Iowa

AFCA (2000)
D3Football.com, third team (2000)
Football Gazette, third team (1999)
Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, second team (2000); third team (1999)

   

Reid Evans

2000
Center
Newton, Iowa

Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, third team

 

Justin Snyder

2000
Defensive end
Panora, Iowa

D3Football.com, first team
Hewlett-Packard Division III SIDs, second team


 

Austin Bonnema

2002
Linebacker
Pella, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team

 

Mark Sanger

2004
Linebacker
Britt, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team
Football Gazette, third team


 

Ryan Johnson

2005
Offensive tackle
Britt, Iowa

D3Football.com, first team
Football Gazette, third team

 

Vance Schuring

2005
Running back
Pella, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team

 

Nick Reed

2006
Offensive guard
Springfield, Ill.

D3Football.com, third team

 

Taylor Vanden Wynboom

2006
Defensive end
Britt, Iowa

D3Football.com, second team

 

Brant VerMeer

2006
Punter

Montezuma, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team

 

Greg Altmaier

2007
Linebacker
Iowa City, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team

 

Guy Dierikx

2007
Defensive back
Port Byron, Ill.

D3Football.com, third team

 

Shane Wong

2010
Defensive end
Pleasant Hill, Iowa

D3Football.com, third team

Danny Samson

2013
Defensive end
Baxter, Iowa

D3Football.com, first team

Jacob Edleman

2014
Defensive back
Mechanicsville, Iowa

Associated Press, second team
AFCA, first team

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