Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.800)

Defense

Team records

(Season records prior to 2002 include regular-season games onl y)

Fewest passing yards allowed

Game - minus 6, vs. Simpson, Oct. 19, 1985 (NCAA Division III record)
Season - 632, 1965
Season avg. - 70.2, 1965

Most passing yards allowed

Game - 471, vs. Upper Iowa, Oct. 24, 1998
Season - 2,832, 2007
Season avg. - 217.8, 2007

Most pass completions allowed

Game - 37, vs. Dubuque, Sept. 29, 2012
Season - 266, 2007
Season avg. -20.4, 2007

Most pass attempts by opponent

Game - (tie) 61, vs. Bethel, Sept. 11, 1993; vs. Dubuque, Sept. 29, 2012
Season - 485, 2007
Season avg. - 37.3, 2007

Fewest rushing yards allowed

Game - minus 32, at Augustana (Ill.), Sept. 10, 2010
Season - 468, 1985
Season avg. - 41.7, 1964

Most rushing yards allowed

Game - 447 (72 att.), vs. Augustana, Sept. 4, 2004
Season - 1,864, 2007
Season avg. - 186.2, 1996

Lowest total offense allowed

Game - 32 yds., vs. Upper Iowa , 1986
Season - 1,173 yds. (144.6 yd. avg.), 1964

Most yards total offense allowed

Game - 644, at Oshkosh (Wis.), 2012
Season - 3,684, 2012
Season avg. - 361.2, 2007

Most yards combined total offense

Game - 1,028, vs. Upper Iowa, 1998
Season - 9,359, 2007
Season avg. - 719.9, 2007

Fewest points allowed

Season - 43, 1964
Season avg. - 4.8 (43 pts., 9 games), 1964

Most penalties

Game - 15, vs. Dubuque, 1993
Season - 80, 1994

First downs allowed

Game - 35, vs. Dubuque, Sept. 29, 2012
Rushing, game - 26, vs. Augustana ( Ill. ), Sept. 4, 2004
Passing, season - 133, 2007
Season--266, 2007

Total plays allowed

Game - (tie) 100, vs. Luther, Oct. 16, 2004; vs. Dubuque, Sept. 29, 2012
Season - 1,005, 2007
Season avg. - 77.3, 2007

Fewest field goals allowed

Season - 0, tie, 1985, 1994

Most interceptions

Game - 6, tie, vs. Wartburg, Nov. 11, 1972; vs. Loras, Sept. 15, 1990; vs. Carleton (Minn.), Nov. 14, 1992; vs. Coe, Oct. 9, 1999; vs. William Penn, Oct. 21, 2000
Season - 29, 1998

Most interception return yards

Game - 162, vs. Hope (Mich.), Sept. 8, 2007
Season - 462, 2007 (24 ret.)

Most interception return touchdowns

Season - 4, 2007

Most safeties

Quarter - 2, vs. Dubuque, Sept 16, 1995
Game - 2, vs. Dubuque, Sept. 16, 1995
Season - 8, tie, 1992, 1994

Most consecutive shutout quarters

Season - 17, Oct. 30, 1993-Sept. 24, 1994

Most shutouts

Season - 5, tie, 1971, 1987, 1994

 

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