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

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Brad Ryals

All Conference performers

1930      
Babe Tysseling (E)
Tiny Wilkins (HB)

1931
George Wiladsin (G)

1932
Ray Hosteltler (FB)
George Wiladsin (G)

1933
Ray Hosteltler (HB)

1934
Mervyn Leavingood (T)

1939
Earl Leslie (E)
Bob Menning (FB)

1940
Harley Croft (G)

1941
Harley Croft (G)
Bud Bonwell (B)

1946
Chet Cross (T)
Howard Lowe (E)
Galen Cheuvront (HB)

1947
Chet Cross (T)
Galen Cheuvront (HB)
Mark Speed (FB)

1950
^Bob Vander Linden (C)

1952
^Arvid Pierson (T)

1953
^Garry Darland (T)
^Arvid Pierson (G)
^ Lou Pluim (E)

1956
Dick Mitchell (G)
Veme Boelkens (FB)

1959
Dirk Van Gorp (G)
John Nummerdor (E)
Graham Fee (QB)

1960
John Nummerdor (DE)
Dirk Van Gorp (MG)

1961
Bruce Hereman (T)
Robert Slykhuis (G)
Dirk Van Gorp (NG)
John Sikkink (LB)

1964
Charles Slykhus (T)
Tm Stone (G)
Don Jacobusse (B)
Paul Ebbers (DT)
Blaine Kading (DT)
Kick Dykstra (DB)
Dave Hay (DB)

1965
Warren Siebos (OL)
Don Jacobusse (B)
John Anker (DL)
Blaine Kading (DL)
Roger Slykhuis (DL)
Dennis Descoteau (DB)

1966
Roger Slykhuis (OL)
Dennis Descoteau (B)
John Anker (DL)
Larry Embling (DL)
Alex Glann (DL)
Rich Vets (DB)

1967
Ken Plazza (OL)
Gary Van Hulzen (OL)
Doug Van Boven (B)
Larry Embling (DL)
Gary Auxier (DB)
Nick Cookas (DB)
Rich Vets (DB)

1968
First team
Ken Piazza (OG)
Vern Den Herder (DE)
Alex Glann (DT)
John Danks (MG)
Second team
Doug Black (RB)
Bob Graefe (DT)
Steve Bancroft (LB)
Brian O’Donnell (DB)

1969
First team
Vern Den Herder (DE)
Steve Bancroft (DT)
Jim Keegan (DB)
Second team
Jim Lunan (OT)
Jerry Terpstra (TE)
Lowell Bauer (RB)
Larry Williams (DB)

1970
First team
Bill Stewart (TE)
Vern Den Herder (DE)
Gene Pals (LB)
Second team
Gary Nimetz (OL)
Steve Paris (DT)
Gary Seaholm (DT)
Doug Fisher (DB)
MVP - Vern Den Herder

1971
First team
Chris Nelson (QB)
Don Robinette (WR)
Steve Paris (DT)
Gene Pals (LB)
Second team
Doug Clapp (OG)
Gary Seaholm (DT)
Ron Martin (DB)

1972
First team
Doug Clapp (OL)
Chris Nelson (QB)
Randy Busscher (WR)
Steve Paris (DL)
Neal Rusher (LB)
Second team
Doug Fisher (DB)

1973
First team
Randy Busscher (WR)
Al Dorenkamp (LB)
Second team
Dan Wright (OL)
Steve Kriegel (TE)
Jim Weldhuizen (RB)
Don Robinette (WR)
Rob Merema (DL)
Jim Fitzgerald (LB)
Cliff Marlow (DB)

1974
First team
Don Knock (OL)
Dan Wright (OL)
Mike Hodges (RB)
Gary Cutler (QB)
Randy Busscher (WR)
Ron Merema (DL)
Al Dorenkamp (LB)
Cliff Marlow (DB)
Second team
Mike Brown (OL)
Jim Weldhuizen (RB)
Gary Jensen (DL)
Mike Street (DL)
Tim Piester (DB)
MVP - Al Dorekamp
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1975
First team
Don Knock (OL)
Don Taylor (RB)
Sam DeVilder (DL)
Jim Fitzgerald (LB)
Second team
Larry Hook (OL)
Bob Vitznza (OL)
Rob Merema (DL)

1976
First team
Larry Hook (OL)
Don Taylor (RB)
Sam DeVilder (DE)
Keith Willis (DB)
Second team
Jeff Anderson (DB)
Reggie Kumrow (L)
Paul Miller (L)
Terry Peter (TE)
Kern Reese (DL)
Mark VanderLinden (QB)

1977
First team
Paul Miller (OL)
Terry Peter (TE)
Don Taylor (RB)
Mark VanderLinden (QB)
Mark Cramer (WR)
Cal Swanson (DT)
Larry Rude (DB)
Second team
Mark Miller (OL)
Ed Hammond (DE)
Ken Davis (LB)
Chuck Bredlow (DB)
MVP - Don Taylor
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1978
First team
Brent Aufdembrink (WR)
Ron Marlow (WR)
Earl Hammond (DE)
Ken Davis (LB)
Second Team
John Goode (OL)
Mark Lafferty (DE)
Chris Adkins (LB)
Chuck Bredlow (DB)
Randy Ripperger (DB)
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1979
First team
Tom Temple (TE)
Brent Aufdembrink (WR)
Earl Hammond (DL)
Chris Adkins (LB)
Bob Dawes (DB)
Second Team
Bob Schueler (DL)
John Whipple (WR)
Ross McCarty (DL)
Ken Davis (LB)
Chuck Bredlow (DB)

1980
First team
Keith Tipton (OL)
Scott DeJong (RB)
Mark Davison (LB)
Craig Wilkin (DB)
Second team
Bob Schueler (OL)
Bruce Wendt (OL)
Tom Vander Linden (QB)
John Whipple (WR)
Stacy Bandy (DL)
Bob Dawes (DB)

1981
First team
Keith Tipton (OL)
Bruce Wendt (OL)
Scott DeJong (RB)
Bruce Robinson (DL)
John Celoni (LB)
Second team
Dan Hocker (OL)
John Whipple (WR)
Mark Prusha (DE)
Eric Prins (DL)
Stacy Bandy (LB)
Dan Cruishank (DB)
Ben Leedle (DB)
MVP - Bruce Wendt
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1982
First Team
Dan Hocker (OL)
Keith Tipton (OL)
Scott DeJong (RB)
Mark Prusha (DE)
John Celoni (LB)
Brad Bowman (DB)
Craig Wassenaar (K)
Second Team
Bob Schueler (OL)
Dave Birks (TE)
Bill Northrup (RB)
Dan Ceschin (QB)
Stacy Bandy (DL)
Brett Clayberg (DB)
Ben Leedle (DB)

1983
First team
Scot Storjohann (L)
Brett Clayberg (RB)
Craig Wassenaar (DE)
Rich Thomas (DL)
John Celoni (LB)
Second team
Jody Bandy (DB)
Jim Bauman (L)
Mike Bohning (TE)
Scott Froehle (DB)
Neil Gray (L)
Brad Harvan (LB)
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1984
First team
Neal Gray (OL)
Mike Bohning (TE)
Rich Thomas (DL)
Brad Harvan (LB)
Scot Froehle (DB)
Mark Grenko (P)
Second team
Eric Eversman (L)
Scot Storjohann (L)
Jeff Blythe (DE)
Mark Knaack (DE)
Gregg Stoel (DL)
Jody Bandy (DB)
Craig Roorda (DB)
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1985
First team
Eric Eversman (OL)
Neil Gray (OL)
Jeff Blythe (DE)
Dave Bequeaith (DL)
Rich Thomas (DL)
Jody Bandy (DB)
Matt Schulte (K)
Terry Jones (P)
Second team
Matt Schulte (WR)
Mark Knaack (DE)
Tim Patterson (DL)
Dave Gray (LB)
Scott Lindell (LB)
Marc DeMoss (DB)
MVP - Rich Thomas
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1986
First team
Doug Embray (OL)
Kirk Simons (OL)
Jeff Blythe (DE)
Mike Stumberg (DL)
Scott Lindell (LB)
Jeff Staton (DB)
Terry Jones (P)
Second team
Tom McDonald (TE)
Mark Blom (QB)

1987
First team
Bill Mehman (OL)
Mark Heid (WR)
Don Hejlik (DE)
Mike Stumberg (DL)
Brent Vigness (DL)
Kris Reis (LB)
Jeff Stanton (DB)
Rick Vander Horst (K)
Terry Jones (P)
Second team
Paul Peterson (OL)
Jeff Westphal (DB)

1988
First team
Al Chism (OL)
Bill Mehman (OL)
John Barten (RB)
Steve Flynn (QB)
Mike Stumberg (DL)
Chris Reis (LB)
Jeff Gustason (DB)
Second team
Rick Perry (WR)
Brad Leighton (DL)
Ron Saak (LB)
Wade Nolte (DB)

1989
First team
Travis Lynn (OL)
Bill Mehmen (OL)
Steve Flynn (QB)
Trent Novak (WR)
Brad Leighton (DL)
Kris Reis (LB)
Steve Meyer (DB)
Second team
Jon Lamb (OL)
Rick Kacmarynski (RB)
Don Hejlik (DL)
Scott Argo (LB)
Tim Ziegler (DB)
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1990
First team
Jodi Bermel (DL)
Rich Kacmarynski (RB)
Tim Lewis (DE)
Travis Lynn (L)
Steve Meyer (DB)
Ron Saak (LB)
Second team
Shad Flynn (QB)
Coley Hyde (DB)
Gary Saak (L)
Rich Schulte (WR)
MVP - Ron Saak
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1991
First team
Rich Kacmarynski (RB)
Tim Lewis (DE)
Gary Knaack (DL)
Bill Mulder (LB)
Second team
Chris Hulleman (OL)
Brent Sandquist (DB)
MVP - Rich Kacmarynski

1992
First team
Chris Helleman (OL)
Travis Sterling (OL)
Kevin Sanger (DE)
Glen Hummel (DL)
Gary Knaack (DL)
Bill Mulder (LB)
Brian Gordon (DB)
Brent Sandquist (P)
Second team
Jeff Helle (OL)
Shad Flynn (QB)
Mike Van Voorst (WR)
Ryan Suchomel (DL)
Troy Madlena (DB)

1993
First team
Jeff Helle (OL)
Mark Kacmarynski (RB)
Shad Flynn (QB)
Glenn Hummel (DL)
Rick Sanger (LB)
Brent Sandquist (P)
Second Team
Jason Sanders (OL)
Jamie Arendt (WR)
Ryan Suchomel (DL)
Ross Gahart (DB)

1994
First team
Jeff Helle (OL)
Jason Sanders (OL)
Mark Kacmarynski (RB)
Jamie Arendt (WR)
Darren Glenn (DE)
Rick Sanger (LB)
Mike Morris (DB)
Second team
Mark Bandstra (OL)
Terry Eisenbarth (DL)
Steve Brand (DB)
MVP - Mark Kacmarynski
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1995
First team
Matt Bandstra (OL)
Jason Hinners (OL)
Cole Adrian (RB)
Geoff Lamb (WR)
Todd Boyse (DE)
Rick Sanger (LB)
Dan Zimmerman (LB)
Steve Brand (DB)
Matt Newland (DB)
Joe Buseman (K)
Second team
Travis Carson (L)
Matt Paulsen (DB)
Coach of the Year - Ron Schipper

1996
First team
Travis Carson (OL)
Mark Kacmarynski (RB)
Matt Paulsen (DB)
Joel Buseman (P)
Second team
Dave Hauser (OL)
Justin Quass (WR)
Dave Runchey (DL)
Andrew Paulsen (DB)

1997
First team
Steve Olsen (OL)
Jeromy Dingeman (DL)
Jeff Sanger (LB)
Andrew Paulsen (DB)
Matt Paulsen (DB)
Joel Buseman (K)
Second team
Jon Klaassen (RB)
Marc Portinga (QB)
Chris Johnson (WR)

1998
First team
Steve Olsen (OL)
Marc Ricketts (RB)
Chris Johnson (WR)
Jesse Paulsen (DL)
Justin Huisman (LB)
Andrew Paulsen (DB)
Second team
Jared Blum (OL)
Curt Kopacek (OL)
Chad Myers (DL)
Jeff Sanger (LB)
Coach of the Year - Rich Kacmarynski

1999
First team
Reid Evans (OL)
Steve Perkins (DL)
Jeff Sanger (LB)
Second team
Jared Blum (OL)
Ryan Anderson (DL)
Chad Klein (DB)

2000
First team
Reid Evans (OL)
Ryan Anderson (DL)
Steve Perkins (DL)
Jeff Sanger (LB)
Justin Snyder (LB)
Chad Klein (DB)
Second team
Matt Jones (OL)
Nate Koerselman (DB)
MVP - Jeff Sanger
Coach of the Year - Rich Kacmarynski

2001
First team
Jeff Borgman (QB)
Chris McCullough (WR)
Shawn DeWaard (DL)
Austin Bonnema (LB)
Bric Nelson (RS)
Second team
Mike Merema (DL)
Justin Heiden (LB)
Bric Nelson (DB)

2002
First team
Brandon Sowers (OL)
Tim Vande Noord (DL)
Austin Bonnema (LB)
Mark Sanger (LB)
Second team
Ike Hammerly (OL)
Tony Rietema (WR)
Mike Merema (DL)

2003
First team
Michael Rasmusen (DL)
Mark Sanger (LB)
Second team
Jeremy Christofferson (OL)

2004
First team
Mark Sanger (LB)
Second team
Ryan Johnson (OL)
Mark Isaacson (QB)
Brad Ryals (WR)
Rodney Sundine (DL)
Nick Cross (DB)
Keith Wasoba (P)

2005
First team
Ryan Johnson (OL)
Vance Schuring (RB)
Andrew Lehn (LB)
Brett Doud (DB)
Brandt Ver Meer (P)
Brett Doud (RS)
Second team
Derek Haugen (OL)
MVP - Vance Schuring
Coach of the Year - Jeff McMartin

2006
First team
Nick Reed (OL)
Vance Schuring (RB)
Taylor Vanden Wyboom (DL)
Andrew Lehn (LB)
Colby Meyers (LB)
Ben Bollard (DB)
Brant Ver Meer (P)
Second team
Tim Connell (QB)
Nick Mulder (DL)
Dustyn Baethke (DB)
Brett Doud (RS)
MVP - Vance Schuring
Coach of the Year - Jeff McMartin

2007
First team

Tim Connell (QB)
Spenser Remick (OL)
Cody Huisman (WR)
Josh Smith (WR)
Guy Dierikx (DB)
Kurtis Brondyke (P)
Second team
Keith Bowers (OL)
Nick Mulder (DL)
Andrew Lehn (LB)
Brett Doud (DB)
MVP - Tim Connell
Coach of the year -
Jeff McMartin

2008
First team

Kurtis Brondyke (P)
Second team
Spenser Remick (OL)
Matt VerMeer (WR)

2009
First team

Andy Kneib (OL)
Joey Shoemaker (OL)
David Zachary (RB)
Nate Snead (QB)
Jeremy Snead (WR)
Shane Wong (DL)
Jake Viggers (K)
Kurtis Brondyke (P)
Brett Wilkin (RS)
Second team
Lee Schroeder (OL)
Brady Hill (DL)
Greg Best (LB)
Zach Van Arkel (LB)
Cody Baethke (DB)

2010
First team

Lee Schroeder (OL)
Shane Wong (DL)
Nate Snead (QB)
Jeremy Snead (WR)
Greg Best (LB)
Jake Petersen (DB)
Jake Viggers (K)
Mike Furlong (RS)
Second team
Joey Shoemaker (OL)
Jordan Leuschen (TE)
Austin Hill (DL)
Ryan Schmidt (DB)
Kurtis Brondyke (P)
Defensive MVP - Shane Wong

2011
First team

Garrett Albers (OL)
Keith Rush (LB)
Kevin Sheldon (PK)
Second Team
Casey Tanner (OL)
Preston West (RB)
Nate Snead (QB)
Jeremy Snead (WR)
Brady Hill (DL)
Preston Roberts (P)
Mike Furlong (RS)

2012
First team

Danny Samson (DL)
Kevin Sheldon (K)
Second team
Travis Hook (OL)
Eric Larson (DB)
Mike Young (LB)

2013
First team

Josh Osborn (RB)
Danny Samson (DL)
Jack Shipley (DL)
Mike Young (LB)
Eric Larson (DB)
Kevin Sheldon (PK)
Second team
Travis Hook (OL)
Keith Rush (LB)
Jake Edleman (DB)
Defensive MVP - Danny Samson

2014
First team

Jacob Edleman (DB)
Josh Osborn (RB)
Kevin Sheldon (K)
Second team
Drew Carlson (LB)
Ryan Collins (OL)
Nick Henry (DL)
Brody Janssen (DL)
Eric Larson (DB)
Jacob Tune (DB)

2015
First team

Sam Markham (WR)
Corbin Blythe (DL)
Zach Matter (DB)
Aaron Marcellus (PK)
Second team
Greg Smith (OL)
Drew Carlson (LB)
Mitch Schroeder (LB)
Taylor Cox (RS)



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