Football

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

All-time offensive leaderboard

Team season records

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

Pass attempts

No. Year Attempts
1. 2007 419
2. 2004 330
3. 1978 279
4. 2003 275
5. 1998 274
6. 2005 257
7. 2009 254
8. 1997 252
9. 1993 250
10. 2006 243

 

Pass completions

No. Year Completions
1. 2007 236
2. 2004 178
3. 1998 157
4. 2009 156
5. 2006 145
6. 1996 139
7. 2008 135
8. 2011 134
9. 1997 133
10. 2010 130

 

Passing yards

No. Year Yards
1. 2007 3,177
2. 2004 2,099
3. 1998 2,049
4. 2011 1,983
5. 1996 1,971
6. 2010 1,887
7. 1997 1,853
8. 2009 1,852
9. 1972 1,773
10. 1978 1,714
11. 1979 1,686

 

Passing touchdowns

No. Year TDs
1. 2007 38
2. 2009 25
3. 1997 24
4. 1995 22
5. (tie) 1972 19
  1979 19
7. (tie) 2001 18
  1996 18
9. (tie) 1998 17
  1985 17
  1986 17

 

Pass completion percentage

No. Year Percent
1. 2009 61.4
2. 1988 60.4
3. 2006 59.7
4. 1996 58.6
5. 1992 58.5
6. 1994 57.3
7. 1998 57.3
8. 2011 57.0
9. 2007 56.3
10. 1972 56.1
11. 2010 54.6

 

Pass effeciency

No. Year Effic.
1. 1974 160.4
2. 1986 151.2
3. 2009 150.4
4. 1988 147.1
5. 1995 146.8
6. 1996 146.0
7. 2007 143.7
8. 1994 143.4
9. 2011 141.8
10 1989 141.0
11. 1972 138.4

 

Passing yards per pass

No. Year Yards
1. 1974 9.1
2. 1989 8.5
3. (tie) 2011 8.4
  1986 8.4
5. (tie) 1996 8.3
  1988 8.3
7. (tie) 1991 7.9
  2010 7.9
9. 1972 7.8
10. (tie) 1995 7.7
  1990 7.7
  1994 7.7

 

Passing yards per game

No. Year Yards
1. 2007 244.4
2. 2004 209.9
3. 1998 204.9
4. 2011 198.3
5. 1996 197.1
6. 1972 197
7. 1978 190.4
8. 2010 188.7
9. 1979 187.3
10. (tie) 1977 185.3
  1997 185.3

 

Rushing yards

No. Year Yards
1. 1994 3036
2. 1996 2734
3. 1989 2655
4. 2009 2617
5. 1995 2597
6. 1966 2525
7. 1990 2498
8. 1986 2477
9. 2011 2452
10. 1963 2357

 

Rushing attempts

No. Year Attempts
1. 1966 574
2. 1963 562
3. 1986 541
4. 1987 538
5. 1994 534
6. 1982 521
7. 1990 515
8. 2011 513
9. 1967 512
10. (tie) 1964 502
  1977 502

 

Rushing touchdowns

No. Year TDs
1. 1989 42
2. 1994 40
3. 1964 36
4. (tie) 1990 35
  1996 35
6. 1966 34
7. (tie) 1992 32
  1998 32
  2009 32
10. (tie) 2011 31
  1995 31

 

Average yards per rush

No. Year Yards
1. 1994 5.69
2. 1996 5.65
3. 2009 5.59
4. 1989 5.32
5. 1995 5.28
6. 1993 5.13
7. 1990 4.85
8. 2011 4.80
9. 1992 4.69
10. 1986 4.58

 

Rushing yards per game

No. Year Yards
1. 1994 303.6
2. 1989 295
3. 1966 280.6
4. 1990 277.6
5. 1996 273.4
6. 1963 261.9
7. 1995 259.7
8. 1964 252.1
9. 1986 247.7
10. 1993 247.2

 

Reception yards

No. Year Yards
1. 2007 3177
2. 2004 2099
3. 1998 2049
4. 2011 1983
5. 1996 1971
6. 2010 1887
7. 2001 1861
8. 1997 1853
9. 2009 1852
10. 1972 1773

 

Receptions

No. Year Receptions
1. 2007 236
2. 2004 178
3. 1998 157
4. 2009 156
5. 2006 145
6. 1996 139
7. 2001 136
8. 2011 134
9. 1997 133
10. 2010 130

 

Reception touchdowns

No. Year Touchdowns
1. 2007 38
2. 2009 25
3. 1997 24
4. 1995 22
5. (tie) 1979 19
  1972 19
7. (tie) 1996 18
  2001 18
9. (tie) 1985 17
  1986 17
  1998 17

 

Average yards per catch

No. Year Yards
1. 1963 17.36
2. 1981 16.89
3. 1971 16.63
4. 1999 16.61
5. 1964 16.33
6. 1962 16.25
7. 1986 15.8
8. 1989 15.76
9. 1987 15.65
10 1983 14.98

 

Receptions per game

No. Year Receptions
1. 2007 18.15
2 2004 17.8
3. 2004 15.7
4. 1972 14.22
5. 1978 14.22
6. 1993 14.22
7. 2009 14.18
8. 1977 14
9. 1996 13.9
10. 1992 13.78

 

Biggest victories since 1940

No. Year Opponent Score Margin
1. 1964 Iowa Wesleyan 83-0 83
2. 1985 Occidental (Calif.) 71-0 71
3. (tie) 1996 Dubuque 82-14 68
  1995 William Penn 68-0 68
5. 2000 William Penn 73-7 67
6. 1991 William Penn 83-18 65
7. (tie) 1993 William Penn 70-6 64
  1989 Upper Iowa 64-0 64
9. 1976 Upper Iowa 63-0 63
  2011 Loras 70-7 63
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