Football Records

All-Americans and Title Seasons

*Through 2012 Season

The following list includes those Gustavus football players who have been named to the first or second (and in one case, third team), of one (or more) of the recognized All-America teams (NAIA, AFCA, AP, "Little All-America," etc.). The list does not include a number of others who received Honorable Mention from one of the groups. (The NAIA began selecting an honor team in 1954.)
Wendell Butcher (back -- AP & Collyer's Eye) 1937 Bob Swiggum (quarterback -- NAIA, 3rd team) 1958
Russell Buckley (halfback --- AP, 2nd team) 1939 Bill Rill (center -- NAIA, 1st team) 1958
Vic Pedersen (tackle -- AP, 2nd team) 1946 Bill Beck (tackle -- NAIA, 1st team, AP 2nd) 1959
Gerry Cady (tackle -- AP, 2nd team) 1947 Rick Jaeger (center -- NAIA, 1st team) 1966
Red Malcolm (fullback -- AP, 2nd team) 1949 Rick Jaeger (linebacker --AP 1st team,NAIA 2nd team) 1967
Cal Roberts (tackle -- AP, 1st team) 1950 Greg Johnson (linebacker --NAIA 2nd team) 1969
Haldo Norman (offensive end--AP 1st team) 1951 Greg Johnson (def. guard -- NAIA 2nd team) 1970
Cal Roberts (defensive tackle -- AP 2nd team) 1952 Tom Dahlberg (back -- NAIA 2nd team) 1972
Roger Carlson (fullback -- AP 2nd team) 1953 Jay Schoenebeck (running back--NAIA 2nd team) 1979
Gene Nei (guard -- AP 1st team) 1954 Dave Najarian (linebacker --NAIA 2nd team) 1980
Jack Henderson (center -- NAIA) 1954 Kurt Ploeger (defensive line -- NAIA 1st team) 1983
Jack Henderson (center --NAIA) 1955 Kurt Ploeger (def. line-Kodak & Pizza Hut 1st team) 1984
Jack Westin (end --NAIA 1st team) 1958 Ryan Boutwell (kicker -- Hewlett-Packard, Football Gazette -- 1st team, AP 3rd team) 1997
Brian Bergstrom (linebacker--Hewlett-Packard Honorable Mention) 2001
Andy Traetow (kick returner--Hewlett Packard 2nd team, Football Gazette 1st team) 2001
Isaac Sieling (linebacker- AP Little All-America and AFCA All-America) 2004
Joe Welch (def. back--D3football.com All-America 3rd team) 2008

MIAC Title Years
The Unbeaten Seasons
Year Overall Record MIAC Record Coach Year Overall Record MIAC Record Coach
1926 7-0-0 6-0-0 Myrum 1926 7-0-0 6-0-0 Myrum
1927 7-1-0 5-0-0 Myrum 1933 5-0-2 4-0-1 Myrum
1933 5-0-2 4-0-1 Myrum 1935 6-0-2 4-0-1 Myrum
1935 6-0-2 4-0-1 Myrum 1937 6-0-0 5-0-0 Myrum
1936 5-1-0 5-0-0 Myrum 1945 6-0-0 4-0-0 Lindenberg
1937 6-0-0 5-0-0 Myrum 1946 7-0-1 4-0-0 Lindenberg
1940 7-1-0 5-0-0 Roning 1951 9-0-1 6-0-0 Krough
1945 6-0-0 4-0-0 Lindenberg 1987 10-0-0 9-0-0 Raarup
1946 7-0-1 4-0-0 Lindenberg
1950 9-2-0 6-0-0 Hollingsworth
1951 9-0-1 6-0-0 Krough
1952 7-1-0 6-0-0 Hollingsworth
1953 6-2-0 5-1-0 Hollingsworth
1954 7-2-0 6-0-0 Hollingsworth
1955 5-3-0 5-1-0 Hollingsworth
1958 8-1-0 7-0-0 Hollingsworth
1959 8-1-0 7-0-0 Hollingsworth
1967 6-3-0 6-1-0 Nelson
1968 7-1-1 6-0-1 Nelson
1971 6-4-0 6-1-0 Raarup
1972 6-4-0 6-1-0 Raarup
1987 10-0-0 9-0-0 Raarup