Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

2014 returning letterwinners

 

 

Schlyer Bardole

#37, 6-0, 210, sr., running back
East Greene HS

Rippey, Iowa


Two varsity letters

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2011 3 6 2.0 0 3 3.0
2012 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 4 29 7.2 0 14 7.2
Career 7 35 5.0 0 14 3.2

 

 

Brendon Boerm

#6, 5-11, 185, jr., wide reciever
North Tama HS
Traer, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2013)

Passing

Year Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G Eff.
2012 29 11 2 37.9 133 0 27 13.3 62.7
2013 4 1 0 25.0 9 1 9 0.9 126.4
Career 33 12 2 36.4 142 1 27 7.1 70.4

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2012 26 122 4.7 3 23 12.2
2013 24 128 5.3 2 23 12.8
Career 50 250 5.0 5 23 12.5

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2012 34 364 10.7 1 34 36.4
2013 43 378 8.8 4 23 37.8
Career 77 742 9.6 5 34 37.1

Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2012 16 332 20.8 0 41 33.2
2013 10 201 20.1 0 33 20.1
Total 26 553 21.3 0 41 27.7
Punt Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 9 43 4.8 0 14 4.3
2013 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Total 9 43 4.8 0 14 4.3

 

Mitchell Boerm

Mitchell Boerm

#88, 6-5, 235, so., tight end
North Tama HS
Traer, Iowa

One varsity letter


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 3 23 7.7 1 11 3.8
Career 3 23 7.7 1 11 3.8

 

Drew Carlson

Drew Carlson

#19, 6-1, 195, so., linebacker
Ankeny HS
Ankeny, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 4 6 10 1.5 0.5 1 0 0 0 1 0
Career 4 6 10 1.5 0.5 1 0 0 0 1 0

 

Ryan Collins

#50, 6-0, 240, sr., offensive line
Red Mountain
HS
Mesa, Ariz.


Two varsity letters

 

Taylor Cox

#14, 5-6, 150, jr., wide receiver
Pella HS

Pella, Iowa


Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2013)
Kirk Wagner Award (outstanding offensive scout team, 2012)

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
2013 7 72 10.3 0 20 7.2
Total 7 72 10.3 0 20 7.2

Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2012 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
2013 2 84 42.0 0 43 8.4
Total 2 84 42.0 0 43 8.4
Punt Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 4 31 7.8 0 14 10.3
2013 24 188 8.2 0 28 19.8
Total 28 229 8.2 0 28 17.6

 

Michael Daigle

#7, 5-7, 170, sr., defensive back
Summit HS
Silverthorne, Colo.
Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0

 

Jacob Edleman

#3, 6-0, 190, sr., defensive back
North Cedar HS
Mechanicsville, Iowa

Three varsity letters
all-Iowa Conference, second team (2013)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2010 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 -
2012 33 24 57 4.0 0.0 2 6 70 - - -
2013 28 23 51 2.5 0.0 2 3 45 - - -
Career 61 49 110 6.5 0.0 4 9 115 - - -

 

Aaron Eiseler

#9, 5-11, 215, sr., quarterback
Red Mountain (Ariz.) HS
Newberg, Ore.

Two varsity letters

Passing

Year Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G Eff.
2011 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0
2012 188 114 8 60.6 1311 7 49 131.1 122.0
2013 265 150 9 56.6 1385 17 40 138.5 114.9
Career 454 264 17 58.3 2696 24 49 134.8 118.0

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2012 89 242 2.7 6 24 26.9
2013 83 118 1.4 1 13 11.8
Career 172 360 2.1 7 24 18.0

 

Edwin Etienne

Edwin Etienne

#22, 5-9, 250, so. , defensive line
Riverdale HS
Lehigh Acres, Fla.

One varsity letter


Receiving

Year No. Yards TD Long Avg/C Avg/G
2013 1 16 0 16 16.0 4.0
Career 33 296 3 36 9.0 14.8

 

Riley Gray

Riley Gray

#15, 6-0, 205, so., Quarterback
Waukee HS
West Des Moines, Iowa

One varsity letter
Ted Dagh Award (outstanding member of Defensive Scout Team
(2013)


 

Nick Henry

#24, 6-0, 215, sr., linebacker
Solon HS
Solon, Iowa
Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2013)


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 4 4 8 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Career 6 5 11 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3

 

Brody Janssen

#54, 6-2, 260, sr., defensive line
Quincy HS
Quincy, Ill.

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 14 20 34 4.0 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2013 9 12 21 3.0 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Career 23 32 55 7.0 1.0 1 0 0 2 1 0

 

Gideon Kluge

#23, 6-0, 200, sr., wide receiver
English Valleys HS
North English, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Kirk Wagner Award (outstanding offensive scout team, 2011)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 6 5 11 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 8 5 13 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Eric Larson

#10, 6-2, 185, sr., defensive back
Waverly-Shell Rock HS
Waverly, Iowa

Three varsity letters
D3football.com all-West Region, second team defense (special teams) (2013)
all-Iowa Conference, first team (2013), second team (2012)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2011 5 0 5 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 1
2012 22 5 27 1.0 0.0 2 3 26 1 0 0
2013 30 22 52 1.5 0.0 12 2 32 1 0 3
Career 57 27 84 2.5 0.0 15 5 58 2 0 4

 

Caleb Lynch

#79, 6-0, 260, sr., offensive line
Olathe South HS
Olathe, Kan.

Two varsity letters

 

Bryan Mejia

#1, 5-7, 160, jr., defensive back
Coral Gables SR. HS
Miami, Fla.

Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 3 1 4 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2013 2 1 3 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Career 5 2 7 0.0 0.0 1 2 0 0 1 0

 

William Meredith

William Meredith

#13, 6-1, 190, so., wide receiver
Piedmont HS
Piedmont, Calif.

One varsity letter


Jack Norgaard

#2, 6-3, 230, sr., tight end
Neuqua Valley HS
Naperville, Ill

Three varsity letters

 

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 21 175 8.3 1 17 17.5
2013 12 121 10.1 2 36 12.1
Total 33 296 9.0 3 36 14.8

 

Sam Norgaard

Sam Norgaard

#42, 6-1, 225, so., linebacker
Neuqua Valley HS
Naperville, Ill.

One varsity letter
Brian O’Donnell Award (outstanding freshman) (2013)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 0 5 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career 0 5 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0

 

Tony Oros

Tony Oros

#13, 5-10, 180, so., defensive back
West Aurora HS
Aurora, Ill.

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Kick returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 2 48 24 0 26 6.0
Total 2 48 24 0 26 6.0

Punt returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 1 44 44.0 0 44 5.5
Total 1 44 44.0 0 44 5.5

 

 

Josh Osborn

#28, 5-10, 200, sr., running back
Burlington HS
Burlington, Iowa

Three varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2013); honorable mention (2012)
Iowa Conference offensive player of the week (Sept. 29, 2013)
Lankelma-Manning Award (oustanding underclass player) (2013)
O'Donnell Award (most valuable freshman) (2011)

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2011 62 408 6.5 6 64 40.8
2012 116 548 4.7 2 43 54.8
2013 185 936 5.1 6 35 93.6
Career 363 1889 5.2 14 64 63.0

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2011 1 62 62.0 1 62 6.9
2012 17 158 9.3 0 28 15.8
2013 23 203 8.8 3 35 20.3
Total 41 423 10.3 4 62 14.6

Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2011 3 43 14.0 0 16 4.7
2012 11 261 23.7 0 39 26.1
2013 7 179 25.6 0 35 17.9
Total 21 482 23.0 0 39 16.6

 

Jessie Peterson

Jessie Peterson

#31, 6-1, 205, so., linebacker
West HS
Coralville, Iowa

One varsity letter

 

Jaemin Powell

#30, 6-3, 190, jr., defensive back
Mid-Prairie HS
Wellman, Iowa

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 5 4 9 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 7 9 16 0.5 0.0 4 0 0 0 0 1
Career 12 13 25 0.5 0.0 4 0 0 0 0 1

 

Mitch Schroeder

#44, 6-0, 200, sr., linebacker
North Cedar HS
Lowden, Iowa

Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 9 12 21 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 35 44 79 7.0 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Career 44 56 100 9.0 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0

 

Austin Shaver

#41, 5-11, 230, sr., s-back
Burlington HS
Robins, Iowa

Three varsity letters

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 3 5 1.7 3 0 0.5
2013 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Career 3 5 1.7 3 0 0.2

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 3 11 3.7 0 5 1.1
2013 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0
Total 3 11 3.7 0 5 0.5

 

Kevin Sheldon

#16, 6-0, 175, sr., kicker
Valley HS
West Des Moines, Iowa

Three varsity letters
D3football.com All-West Region, third team (2012)
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2011, 2012, 2013)
Iowa Conference special teams player of the week (Oct. 28, 2012; Oct. 10, 2011)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2013)


Kicking

Year FGM FGA Pct Lg Blk PAT Points
2011 7 11 63.6 40 0 47-48 68
2012 12 17 70.6 47 1 25-25 61
2013 10 15 66.7 38 0 29-30 59
Career 29 43 67.4 47 1 101-103 188

Kickoffs

Year No. Yards Avg. TB OB
2011 66 3850 58.3 4 0
2012 51 2867 56.2 8 1
2013 48 2817 58.7 12 3
Career 165 9534 57.8 24 4

 

Donald J Smith

#76, 6-1, 270, jr., offensive line
Kearney HS
Kearney, Mo.

Two varsity letters

 

Dustin Smith

#99, 6-0, 245, jr., defensive line
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Brian O'Donnell Award-Outstanding Freshman (2012)


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 6 6 12 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 3 3 6 2.5 1.5 2 0 0 0 0 0
Career 9 9 18 4.0 2.5 2 0 0 0 0 0

 

 

Jacob Tune

#8, 6-1, 205, sr., defensive back
Red Mountain HS
Mesa, Ariz.

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 25 36 61 3.5 0.0 4 3 29 0 0 0
2013 13 24 37 2.5 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 0
Career 38 60 98 6.0 0.0 6 5 29 0 0 0

 

Jordan Wachter

#46, 6-0, 215, sr., linebacker
Waukee HS
Clive, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2012, 2013)
Ted Dagh Award-Defensive Scout Team (2011)


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 8 11 19 2.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 14 9 23 2.5 0.0 0 1 13 0 0 0
Career 22 20 42 4.5 1.0 0 1 13 0 0 0

Jake Wassenaar

Jake Wassenaar

#85, 6-3, 245, jr., tight end
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa

One varsity letter


Nick Watson

#55, 6-4, 245, jr.,offensive line
Janesville HS
Cedar Falls, Iowa

Two varsity letters


 

Jordan Youngman

#72, 6-3, 320, sr., offensive line
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa

Two varsity letters

 

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