Football Records

All-Americans and Title Seasons

*Through 2014 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 Greg Johnson (linebacker --NAIA 2nd team) 1969
Russell Buckley (halfback --- AP, 2nd team) 1939 Greg Johnson (def. guard -- NAIA 2nd team) 1970
Vic Pedersen (tackle -- AP, 2nd team) 1946 Tom Dahlberg (back -- NAIA 2nd team) 1972
Gerry Cady (tackle -- AP, 2nd team) 1947 Jay Schoenebeck (running back--NAIA 2nd team) 1979
Red Malcolm (fullback -- AP, 2nd team) 1949 Dave Najarian (linebacker --NAIA 2nd team) 1980
Cal Roberts (tackle -- AP, 1st team) 1950 Kurt Ploeger (defensive line -- NAIA 1st team) 1983
Haldo Norman (offensive end--AP 1st team) 1951 Kurt Ploeger (def. line-Kodak & Pizza Hut 1st team) 1984
Cal Roberts (defensive tackle -- AP 2nd team) 1952 Ryan Boutwell (kicker -- Hewlett-Packard, Football Gazette -- 1st team, AP 3rd team) 1997
Roger Carlson (fullback -- AP 2nd team) 1953 Andy Traetow (kick returner--Hewlett Packard 2nd team, Football Gazette 1st team) 2001
Gene Nei (guard -- AP 1st team) 1954 Isaac Sieling (linebacker- AP Little All-America and AFCA All-America) 2004
Jack Henderson (center -- NAIA) 1954 Joe Welch (def. back--D3football.com All-America 3rd team) 2008
Jack Henderson (center --NAIA) 1955 Matthew Boyce (wide receiver--D3football.com All-America 3rd Team) 2014
Jack Westin (end --NAIA 1st team) 1958    
Bob Swiggum (quarterback -- NAIA, 3rd team) 1958    
Bill Rill (center -- NAIA, 1st team) 1958    
Bill Beck (tackle -- NAIA, 1st team, AP 2nd) 1959    
Rick Jaeger (center -- NAIA, 1st team)  1966    
Rick Jaeger (linebacker --AP 1st team,NAIA 2nd team)  1967     
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