Football Records

The Receiving Game

*Through 2012 Season

100+ Yard Receiving Games
Player Opponent Yards Year
Chad Arlt Augsburg 252 2007
Rich Ryan Wash. U. 228 1976
Chad Arlt Willamette 206 2007
Chad Arlt Willamette 188 2006
Ryan Hoag Hamline 185 2002
Ryan Hoag St. Olaf 177 2002
Larry Bodin Bethel 172 1985
Kerry Zajicek St. Olaf 170 2006
Chad Arlt Bethel 163 2007
Mike Teasley St. Thomas 161 1975
Chad Arlt Concordia 153 2007
Tom Illies St. Thomas 152 1982
John Huepenbecker Augsburg 151 1978
Chad Arlt Macalester 151 2007
Tom Illies St. Olaf 150 1982
Dave Spiegler Carleton 144 1986
Paul Pehrson Carleton 144 1986
Pat O'Malley Augsburg 142 1973
Darin Zielsdorf Hamline 142 1991
Chad Arlt St. Thomas 142 2007
Chad Arlt St. John's 141 2008
Elliott Herdina Pacific Lutheran 141 2009
Darin Zielsdorf Central 138 1991
Chris Swansson Concordia 138 1998
Cameron Maurer Coe College 137 2009
Chris Swansson St. Olaf 136 1997
Cody Sukalski Carleton 135 2010
Chad Arlt St. Thomas 134 2008
Otto Naujokas St. Olaf 132 1974
Larry Bodin Carleton 132 1985
Tom Illies Bethel 129 1983
Tom Illies Macalester 128 1984
Dan Doshan St. Thomas 125 1973
Rich Ryan St. Olaf 124 1974
Chad Arlt St. Olaf 124 2008
Cameron Maurer St. Thomas 124 2009
Chris Swansson Macalester 121 1998
Todd Raarup St. John's 120 1987
Michael Hintze Carleton 120 2012
Ryan Hoag Augsburg 119 2002
Chris Swansson Augsburg 118 1998
Andy Traetow St. John's 118 2001
Kerry Zajicek St. Olaf 117 2004
Paul Pehrson Carleton 117 1989
Chris Barnick Hamline 116 1997
Ryan Hoag Carleton 116 2001
Tom Illies St. Olaf 115 1984
Darin Zielsdorf Carleton 115 1984
Muresuk Mena St. Olaf 115 2011
Richard Straka Hamline 114 1984
Kerry Zajicek Augsburg 113 2004
John Huepenbecker Hamline 113 1978
Lane Swannson Bethel 113 2002
Clint Riegelman Carleton 113 2005
Scott Anderson St. Thomas 112 1989
Paul Pehrson Concordia 112 1990
Ryan Hoag St. Olaf 112 2000
Brian Robb Augsburg 111 1970
Mike Johnson Carelton 111 1997
Chad Arlt Hamline 111 2007
Turner Johnson Augsburg 111 2011
Ryan Hoag St. Olaf 110 2001
Todd Raarup Macalester 109 1986
Chad Arlt Carleton 109 2008
Marc Illies Hamline 108 1983
Tom Illies Bethel 107 1982
Brett Boese Carleton 107 2002
Pat O'Malley St. Thomas 104 1970
Dave Spiegler St. Thomas 104 1986
Corey Johnson Concordia 104 1990
Sean Smith St. John's 103 2004
Chad Arlt Augsburg 103 2006
Ryan Hoag St. John's 102 2001
Chris Greavu Maclester 102 2001
Chris Swansson Bethel 101 1996
Kerry Zajicek St. Olaf 101 2005
Chad Arlt Coe 101 2008
Elliott Herdina Concordia 101 2011
Mike Johnson Hamline 100 1997
Ryan Hoag Alma 100 2002
CAREER
Most Receptions in a Career
Player Receptions Years
Chad Arlt 222 2005-08
Chris Swansson 159 1995-98
Ryan Hoag 144 1999-02
Elliott Herdina 134 2008-11
Dave Spiegler 125 1983-86
Kerry Zajicek 117 2003-06
John Huepenbecker 107 1976-79
Muresuk Mena 104 2009-P
Todd Raarup 100 1986-88
Cody Sukalski 99 2007-10
Paul Pehrson 96 1979-82
Tim Roberts 96 1987-90
Tim Belmore 91 1992-95
Tom Illies 91 1982-85
Most Yards Receiving in a Career
Player Yards Years
Chad Arlt 3180 2005-08
Ryan Hoag 2232 1999-02
Chris Swansson 1996 1995-98
John Huepenbecker 1674 1976-79
Dave Spiegler 1570 1983-86
Elliott Herdina 1461 2008-11
Tom Illies 1439 1981-84
Cody Sukalski 1411 2007-10
Kerry Zajicek 1397 2003-06
Todd Raarup 1378 1985-88
Tim Roberts 1301 1979-82
Paul Pehrson 1230 1987-90
Tim Belmore 1196 1992-95
Darin Zielsdorf 1190 1988-91
Larry Bodin 1117 1983-85
Jay Schoenebeck 1043 1976-79
Most Touchdowns Receiving in a Career
Player TD's Years
Ryan Hoag 29 1999-02
Chris Swansson 25 1995-98
Chad Arlt 22 2005-08
John Huepenbecker 17 1976-79
Tim Belmore 15 1992-95
Dave Spiegler 14 1983-86
Cody Sukalski 14 2007-10
Tom Illies 13 1981-84
Todd Raarup 11 1984-88
Ryan Britz 11 1996-99
Brett Boese 11 2000-03
Darin Zielsdorf 11 1988-91
Highest Average Reception in a Career (Min. 50 receptions)
Player Avg. Yds. Year
Darin Zielsdorf 17.4 1988-91
Tom Illies 16.2 1981-84
Larry Bodin 16.0 1983-85
John Huepenbecker 15.6 1976-79
Jay Schoenebeck 15.6 1976-79
Ryan Hoag 15.5 1999-02
SEASON
Most Receptions in a Season
Player Receptions Year
Chad Arlt 100 2007
Chad Arlt 61 2008
Muresuk Mena 59 2010
Larry Bodin 58 1985
Ryan Hoag 56 2002
Chad Arlt 56 2006
Ryan Hoag 54 2001
Dave Spiegler 54 1986
Chris Swansson 51 1996
Chris Swansson 50 1998
Chris Swansson 47 1997
John Huepenbecker 46 1978
Tom Illies 46 1984
Todd Raarup 46 1986
Elliott Herdina 46 2009
Kerry Zajicek 45 2005
Most Yards Receiving in a Season
Player Yards Year
Chad Arlt 1294 2007
Chad Arlt 974 2008
Larry Bodin 889 1985
Ryan Hoag 876 2001
Ryan Hoag 808 2002
Chad Arlt 765 2006
John Huepenbecker 757 1978
Tom Illies 726 1982
Chris Swansson 687 1998
Mike Johnson 683 1997
Dave Spiegler 681 1986
Mike Teasley 646 1975
Darin Zielsdorf 613 1991
Chris Swansson 605 1997
Tom Illies 604 1984
Most Touchdowns Receiving in a Season
Player TD's Year
Ryan Hoag 14 2001
Chris Swansson 12 1998
Chad Arlt 11 2007
Chris Swansson 10 1997
Ryan Hoag 10 2002
Sean Smith 8 2004
Tim Belmore 7 1994
John Huepenbecker 7 1978
Tom Illies 7 1984
Rich Ryan 7 1976
Dave Spiegler 7 1986
Elliott Herdina 7 2009
Cody Sukalski 7 2010
Highest Average Reception in a Season (Min. 20 receptions)
Player Avg. Yds. Year
Rich Ryan 27.74 1976
Jay Schoenebeck 24.2 1976
Marc Illies 23.6 1983
Paul Rambow 21.7 1980
Mitch Anderson 21.2 2007
Most 100+ Yards Receiving Games in a Season
Player Games Year
Chad Arlt 7 2007
Chad Arlt 5 2008
Ryan Hoag 4 2002
Tom Illies 3 1982
Darin Zielsdorf 3 1991
Chris Swansson 3 1998