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Opportunity Knocks at Drake University Drake University is a national, coeducational, independent and private university founded in 1881. The University is comprised of six colleges and schools that offer more than 70 majors. The College of Arts and Sciences offers numerous undergraduate majors in its four divisions and supports the programs of the other colleges and schools. The College of Business and Public Administration, School of Education, School of Journalism and Mass Communication support extensive undergraduate and graduate programming. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, School of Education, and Law School provide professional doctorates. More than 3,000 full-time undergraduate students from 45 states and 56 countries attend Drake University. Total enrollment with parttime, law and graduate students is more than 5,600. The University’s student/faculty ratio of 15:1 offers a high-quality, personalized experience with ample opportunity for personal interaction. Nearly all Drake graduates (92 percent in 2008) find career employment or enter graduate school within six months after receiving their degrees. Nearly 80 percent of Drake students graduate having had one or more internships. Approximately 98 percent of Drake full-time undergraduate students receive financial aid, including both merit- and need-based assistance. Drake awards more than 5,000 scholarships each year and more than $65 million in financial assistance is provided to Drake undergraduate students. For the ninth consecutive year, Drake University is listed in the “Great Schools, Great Prices” category for Midwest master’s universities in the annual college rankings published by U.S.News & World Report magazine. Drake ranked fifth in the overall rankings of 141 Midwest universities that provide a full range of undergraduate and master’s programs, and maintained its No. 2 position in reputation for academic quality (peer assessment). Community Drake combines the benefits of a safe and friendly “small town” campus with the advantages of a capital city. The Des Moines metro area, with a population of more than 500,000, offers a variety of easily accessible cultural, entertainment and career-building experiences. The capital city of Iowa and a center for insurance, government, publishing, business and more, Des Moines is a great place to land internships or start a career, enjoy modern art or classic architecture, experience metropolitan amenities or explore scenic bicycle trails. The city’s diverse offerings include the antiques shops and one-ofa-kind boutiques of historic Valley Junction; downtown’s lively East Village and Court Avenue districts; a zoo, science center and art museum; and the annual Des Moines Arts Festival, which is ranked among the top fine arts festivals in the country.

Drake President David Maxwell

David Maxwell, Ph.D., who has been president of Drake University since May of 1999, has extensive experience in higher education, institutional strategic planning, curriculum planning and international education. An active and widely published scholar on Russian literature, Dr. Maxwell was director of the National Foreign Language Center in Washington, D.C., from 1993 to 1999, after serving as president of Whitman College from 1989 to 1993. He was a faculty member and dean of undergraduate studies at Tufts University prior to joining Whitman. Dr. Maxwell earned his bachelor’s degree in Russian area studies from Grinnell College in 1966. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in Slavic languages and literatures from Brown University. President Maxwell serves on the Community Board of the Wells Fargo Bank, Iowa/Nebraska and is a member of the Greater Des Moines Committee. He is a past member of the board

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Old Main is the main administration building on the Drake University campus.

About Drake University

Enrollment: 5,668 3,202 full-time undergraduates 2,176 graduate students

• 150-acre campus within 10 minutes of Downtown Des Moines • Blend of modern and historical buildings designed by national and world-recognized architects • Student–Faculty Ratio: 15 to 1 • More than 160 student organizations and activities But don’t just take our word for it. In its July 2008 issue, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine named Des Moines one of the top ten best cities in the country to live, work and play.

of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, past president of the Des Moines Higher Education Collaborative, past chair of the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and of the Missouri Valley Conference. Nationally, Dr. Maxwell is a member of the Executive Committee of the Business/Higher Education Forum, the Board of Trustees of the Council on Economic Development and the editorial board of Peer Review. He also is an education associate of the Conference Board. .

David Maxwell

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football | 09 Athletic Director Sandy Hatfield Clubb Since Sandy Hatfield Clubb has taken over as athletic director, Drake athletics has gained stature and prominence in the community and recognition nationwide. Quickly and emphatically Hatfield Clubb has changed the landscape of Drake athletics, both figuratively and literally. A new era in Drake athletics began May 30, 2006, when Hatfield Clubb was named the school’s 16th athletic director. The appointment of Hatfield Clubb, who was the senior associate director of athletics and senior women’s administrator at Arizona State, further solidified Drake’s reputation as a leading institution for the student-athlete experience. “Sandy Hatfield Clubb has continued to build on the wonderful Sandy Hatfield Clubb progress Drake Athletics has achieved through the years,” said Drake President David Maxwell. “She has a national reputation of great success in all facets of athletics administration at a major Division I institution and, at the same time, she has an understanding of and passion for the distinctive role of athletics at Drake University. “Sandy’s focus is on the quality of experience for student-athletes and on the value of recreation and wellness programs for the entire community. With her expertise, passion and considerable interpersonal skills, Sandy has been a model leader for Drake Athletics and a wonderful ambassador for the University as a whole.” Hatfield Clubb’s commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics is shown by the five Drake teams which advanced to NCAA and post-season play the last two years and the 235 student-athletes who achieved over a 3.0 GPA during the spring 2009 semester. “Our entire athletics team, inclusive of coaches, staff and administrators, works daily to model the mission of the athletics department,” Hatfield Clubb said. “President Maxwell’s vision for excellence is well-articulated throughout the campus community. Because of Drake’s focus on academic success and the true integration of the student-athletes, our commitment to excellence in athletics can be realized. Drake’s coaches and staff are the best in the country and I enjoy partnering with them to create the Drake experience for our 350 student-athletes.” Hatfield Clubb is the third woman to serve as athletic director in the Missouri Valley Conference. Hatfield Clubb is one of 25 women athletic directors at the 334 schools playing NCAA Division I basketball and the first in Iowa. She is active in the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators, which strives to enhance college athletics and to promote the growth, leadership and success of women as athletics administrators, professional staff, coaches and student-athletes. She is a member of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Issues Committee and the WBCA Committee on Basketball Issues. Hatfield Clubb also serves on the Board of Directors for Meals from the Heartland, The United Way, Character Counts in Iowa and the Iowa Sports Foundation. An avid swimmer, Hatfield Clubb grew up in Bethesda, Md., and her husband, Jeff Clubb, is a native of Sigourney, Iowa. They are the parents of two children - a son, Tristan, and a daughter, Skyelar.

Hatfield Clubb earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in education from the University of Texas-El Paso. Upon graduation, she was assistant aquatics coach at Washington and Lee University from August 1989 through July 1990. She joined Arizona State in 1990 as a management intern and became assistant to the director of athletics in 1992. She was promoted to assistant director of athletics for student and administrative services in 1996 and in this position she created a life skills program for student-athletes that has been recognized nationally as a Program of Excellence. In 1998 Hatfield Clubb was named associate director of athletics for student and academic services at Arizona State. She was promoted to ASU’s senior associate director of athletics in 2002 and served as the senior woman administrator to the Pacific-10 Conference and the NCAA. In her 16 years at Arizona State, Hatfield Clubb had a broad range of experience in all aspects of athletics, from direct oversight and administration of intercollegiate programs, compliance and academic support, management, personnel and budget, to fundraising and community relations. She had extensive experience in representing the university as a whole, to alumni, supporters, and the Phoenix community as well as national organizations and corporations.

Sandy Hatfield Clubb with husband, Jeff, and son, Tristan; and daughter Skyelar.

Other Athletic Administrators

Mike Cigelman Dennis Francois Heather Weems Mark Kostek Assistant Associate Associate Associate Athletic Director Athletic Director Athletic Director Athletic Director

Jacki Embry Jim Noyce Director of Senior Advisor, Major Gift Officer Ticket Operations

Brian Gabel Director of Marketing

Shanna Fountain Rick Rungaitis Kevin Zihlman Compliance Ath. Academic Drake Sports Director Services Properties

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It’s A Great Time To Be A Bulldog

Future Bulldogs, Drake Football is looking for men of high character, men who are motivated academically, and who are talented and passionate about the game of football. Our vision is to make playing football at Drake one of the most incredible experiences of a person’s life. I believe that Drake is the perfect combination of an uncompromised, nationally renowned education and an NCAA Division I football experience. Drake football is the real deal. We are looking forward to getting to know you better in the future!

Bulldog Tradition

•84 Professional football players •Four Pioneer Football League championships •Five post-season bowl games •71-15-1 record in Drake Stadium since joining the PFL •Johnny Bright, Heisman Trophy finalist and College Football Hall of Famer

Chris Creighton Head Football Coach

Program Goals

1. Academic Excellence “I came to Drake because I knew I would get a world-class education, and I know that what I’m doing now will pay dividends in the future.” Defensive end Sean Kitts, Kansas City, Mo.

2. Be Our Best “Playing college football is not for the weak. At Drake, we outwork our opponents so we KNOW we can perform our best on Saturdays.” Offensive guard Eric Mora, Chicago, Ill.

3. Family “Being a family is the best part of Drake football. After my first weekend on campus, I knew I could call on any of my teammates for help.” Safety Skye Buckner-Petty, St. Louis, Mo.

4. Fun “Whether we’re bowling, getting some beach time on road trips, or just hanging out in the locker room, we’re always having a blast together.” Offensive lineman Dan Clinton, Chicago, Ill.

5. Impact Men “Football is great but it’s not my whole life. We have a unique opportunity to impact our community and our world, and we take full advantage of it at Drake.” Linebacker Stoy Hall, Omaha, Neb.

Drake Football Lore w Drake became just the 18th school in

NCAA I-AA history to reach the

500-victory plateau when it beat

Butler, 41-39, Oct. 27, 2001.

Drake enters the 2009 campaign

with a 560-476-29 record.

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Drake was the first team in the

Pioneer Football League to earn a regular-

season victory at eight-time league champion Dayton. The Bulldogs

claimed a 28-21 decision in Dayton in 1998. The Flyers own a 45-6

PFL record since the league was formed in 1993.

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Grant Pohlmann, who played cornerback for Drake from 1997-2001,

was the grandson of Johnny Lujack who won the 1947 Heisman

Trophy and led Notre Dame to a No. 1 ranking.

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During the 1927 season, Drake played host to Pittsburgh and Notre

Dame at Drake Stadium. Pittsburgh later played in the 1928 Rose

Bowl and lost to Stanford, 7-6.

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Drake lost to Oregon, 14-7, Oct. 3, 1930, in the first night football

game in Soldier Field in Chicago.

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Drake was the first school of its size to install permanent lighting for

its football field. The first game was Oct. 6, 1928, with the Bulldogs

beating Simpson, 41-6. White footballs were used in the early years

before lighting became more intensified.

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The great Babe Ruth visited a Drake football scrimmage in 1926 and

scored a 20-yard touchdown in a mock scrimmage.

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football | 09 Bulldogs In The Pros Former Drake Kicker Cundiff Made Mark In National Football League He was a longshot at best. But former Drake All-American Billy Cundiff defied odds throughout his career. Cundiff was a kicker in the National Football League for six years including stints with Atlanta, Dallas, Green Bay, Kansas City and New Orleans. He signed as a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys in 2002. His bid to beat out incumbent Dallas kicker Tim Seder was well chronicled nationally on the weekly HBO TV Show: Hard Knocks: Inside the Cowboys Training Camp. And he was rewarded for his hard work by winning the job as the regular kicker for the Dallas Cowboys. As a rookie, he made all 25 PAT conversions, along with 12 field goals. Cundiff was named the National Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Week Sept. 30, 2002, after kicking a 48-yard field goal on the game’s final play to give the Cowboys a 13-10 victory against NFC defending champion St. Louis. He further solidified his NFL career in 2003 by making 23-of-29 field goals including three beyond 50 yards

The Drake football program gained Division I credibility by having players sign pro contracts four consecutive years from 2000-2003. The NFL scouts always visit the Drake campus, because they know they are likely to have a candidate or two every year. Drake’s recruiting efforts have been bolstered by these occurrences and the current players in the program have been motivated to follow in the footsteps of former players who have signed with NFL teams. for Dallas. He tied a National Football League record by making seven field goals in a 2003 Monday Night Football game at the New York Giants, including a 52-yarder on the final play of regulation to send the game into overtime, followed by a 25-yard kick that gave the Cowboys a 35-32 victory. His kicking shoe from the record-tying effort is on display at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Cundiff made 20-of-26 field goals in 2004, including three in the regular season finale at the New York Giants. Cundiff closed out his career at Drake owning 15 school and five Pioneer Football League records, including Drake career marks for points (284), field goals (49-of-79) and PATs (137-of-151). He also ranks 14th on the NCAA I-AA career field goal list, connecting on 49. Cundiff made eight field goals over 50 yards during his career at Drake, including a Pioneer Football League record 62-yard field goal as a junior in 2000 against San Diego.

Bulldogs in the Pros

The following Drake football players have had playing affiliations with professional football teams: Jerry Mertens Kirk Abernathy Green Bay Packers Duane Miller Charles Anderson Green Bay Packers Ray Miller Jerry Barto Los Angeles Rams Mike Moeller Mark Bauer Kansas City Chiefs Gayle Murphy Walt Bauer Edmonton Eskimos Mike Murphy Tom Bienemann Chicago Cardinals Dick Nesbitt Steve Boekholder Washington Redskins Tom Newell Johnny Bright Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos Jim O’Conner Walt Brindley Rock Island Independents Aaron Overton Lex Byrd Toronto Argonauts Ron Oswalt Rick Casko Winnipeg Jets, Indianapolis Colts Nolan Quam Billy Cundiff Dallas, Green Bay, New Orleans, Atlanta, Kansas City Jeff Rebhan Versil Deskin Chicago Cardinals Ken Reidenbach Waldo Don Carlos Green Bay Packers Mike Samples Pat Dunsmore Chicago Bears Theil Fisher Boston Bruins Manley Sarnowsky Rob Forbes New England Patriots Bill Scarpino Mike Foster Jacksonville Jaguars Gerald Seiberling Todd Gaffney San Diego Chargers Ron Shearer Derrick Goddard Tampa Bay Buccaneers Bob Smith Ken Groh Green Bay Packers Okla Smith Ralph Gruben New York Yankees, Chicago Rockets Pete Solverson Matt Hanousek Seattle Seahawks Glenn Spear Herb Hedlund Cleveland Rams, Cincinnati Bengals Dick Steere Larry Heise Kansas City Chiefs Bill Stevenson Dick Herzing Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants Rich Suchanuk Dick Hewins Green Bay Packers Phil Svetich Rudi Holmes Atlanta Falcons Pete Sylvester Tom J. Holt Dallas Cowboys C.T. Traylor Garry Howe Pittsburgh Steelers, Indianapolis Colts Dan Turk George Johnson Racine Karl Kassulke Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings Ira Vandever Pat King Philadelphia Eagles Amero Ware Al Krueger Kansas City Cowboys John Ware Glenn Lott Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions Craig Wederquist John Lynch Pittsburgh Steelers Slade Willis Joe Makarewicz Chicago Cardinals Tom Williams Phil Manders Milwaukee Chiefs Doug Winslow Pug Manders Brooklyn Dodgers, Brookyln Tigers, Boston Braves, Joe Worobec Buffalo Bills Felix Wright Jack Matia Oakland Raiders Ben Mayes Houston Oilers Terry Zang Bill McClintock Detroit Lions Travis McCord Denver Broncos, Chicago Bears, Edmonton Eskimos Dennis McKnight San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions, Cleveland Browns

San Francisco 49ers New York Giants Racine New York Jets Pittsburgh Steelers Detroit Lions, Hamilton Tigercats Chicago Bears, Chicago Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers Green Bay Packers New York Giants Tennessee Titans Minnesota Vikings, Cleveland Browns Buffalo Bills St. Louis Cardinals Chicago Bears Atlanta Falcons, British Columbia Lions, Saskatchewan Roughriders Montreal Alouettes, Edmonton Eskimos Rock Island Independents Chicago Bears Portsmouth Spartans Kansas City Chiefs, Chicago Bears, NFL Films, Rock Island Independents Los Angeles Rams, Hawaii (WFL) Kansas City Cowboys Philadelphia Eagles Miami Dolphins, Edmonton Eskimos Houston Oilers Buffalo Bills Miami Dolphins Minnesota Vikings Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Raiders Berlin Eagles (Germany) Buffalo Bills, New Orleans Breakers (WFL) San Francisco 49ers Michigan Panthers (USFL) British Columbia Lions Kansas City Chiefs New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins, Shreveport (WFL) Edmonton Eskimos, Saskatchewan Roughriders Houston Oilers, Hamilton Tigercats, Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings Green Bay Packers

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The Academic Mix At Drake The term “student-athlete” is something that is never taken lightly at Drake University, especially in the football program. Drake has been among the leaders in landing players on the CoSIDA Academic All-American teams. The Bulldogs also have dominated the Pioneer Football League All-Academic teams with 80 student-athletes earning accolades since 1993. Drake freshman defensive end Nick Downey was recognized at the National Football Foundation Annual Awards Luncheon in New York, N.Y., as one of five football players named as the National Football Foundation National High School Scholar-Athletes for 2008. Downey was selected as the Midwest Region honoree. First bestowed in 1991, the National Football Foundation High School Scholar-Athlete Award has become one of the most prestigious high school awards in the country, covering more than 400,000 student-athletes at 4,800 high schools. Downey was a four-year letterwinner at Nick Downey (left) and legendary football Mundelein (Ill.) High School in the Chicago metro coach Lou Holtz during the National area, serving as captain as a senior. He maintained Football Foundation Awards Luncheon. a 3.70 grade-point average. He landed a spot on the Mundelein Honor Roll every semester of his high school career and was named to the North Suburban All-Academic Team. He volunteered at a homeless shelter, assisted with fundraising work, coached junior high school football and basketball, and was a lector at his church. Defensive tackle Chris Daniels was named to the GTE/CoSIDA first team university division Academic All-American team in 2005. Defensive end Eric Brezina and safety Tait Johnson were selected to the GTE/CoSIDA second team university division Academic All-American team in both 1998 and 1999. Former Drake tight end Cody Koch was named to the second team of USA Today’s All-USA College Academic Team in the spring of 2000. Koch graduated from Drake in 2000 with both his bachelor’s degree in biology and his master’s degree in public administration. He graduated in June of 2007 from the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minn. He was one of 42 students admitted into the program from a field of 3,100 applicants. Linebacker James Adams was one of 40 players named to the 2006 NCAA I-AA Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team. Wide receiver Vince Giovannetti was named to the elite team in 1999, while kicker Billy Cundiff was selected in 2000 and linebacker Matt Smith in 2003.

Drake Football Academic All-Americans

Todd Gaffney 1974 First Team

Tait Johnson

1998 Second Team 1999 Second Team

Tom Holt

Dave Doeren

1983 First Team

1993 Second Team

Eric Brezina

Chris Daniels

1998 Second Team 1999 Second Team

Nate Schneider 1996 Second Team

Drake’s PFL All-Academic Choices 1993 Dave Doeren Cortez Hull Joe Bianchi Ira Marsh 1994 Cortez Hull Tom Boecker Daron Buch Todd Lee Craig Ortwerth 1995 Michael McKee Charlie Schimberg Nate Schneider Brian Andrews Tom Boecker Jeramy Fisher Jace Smrcka 1996 Chad Heying Stephen Pettit Charlie Schimberg Nate Schneider Jeramy Fisher Jeff Michalczyk Jace Smrcka 1997 Jeramy Fisher Mike Gallagher Luke Gansen Tait Johnson Jace Smrcka 1998 Solon Bell Vince Giovannetti Cody Koch Stephen Pettit Mike Afdahl Eric Brezina Lonnie Johnson Tait Johnson Noah Joseph 1999 Vince Giovannetti Cody Koch Billy Cundiff Eric Brezina Tony Eichenseer Mike Gallagher Ben Gebhart Lonnie Johnson Tait Johnson

2000 Solon Bell Scott Bray Billy Cundiff Howard Heckenlively Todd Panfil Ira Vandever Scott Wilhelm 2001 Desmond Carr Billy Cundiff Matt Smith Randy Wilharber 2002 Desmond Carr Ira Vandever 2003 Chris Daniels Matt Smith 2004 Connor Jostes Chris Daniels Pat Forliti Curtis Martindale Chris Parrish 2005 Michael Bialas Brian Conway Chris Daniels Matt Haas Ryan Horvath Connor Jostes Kevin McVey 2006 James Adams Matt Haas Cole Ingle Robbie Larew DeCarlos Love Jake Ramos 2007 Sean Kitts 2008 Mike Bialas Cale Hunt Sean Kitts Mike Lahart Logan Rees Brandon Wubs

2005 First Team

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football | 09 Drake Stadium Since 1925, Drake Stadium has served as home of the Drake football program. With a capacity of 14,467, Drake Stadium is the largest football facility in the Pioneer Football League. When Drake Stadium opened its gates for the 2006 season opener, fans saw a little bit of the new sprinkled with a little bit of the old. The 83-year-old Drake Stadium underwent a $15 million renovation that was finished just hours before the first starter’s pistol fired during the 97th running of the Drake Relays April 26, 2006. It drew rave reviews from fans, coaches and athletes during the Drake Relays. Work crews wasted little time following the Iowa state high school track meet May 23, 2005. The following Monday, earth movers rumbled, digging into the first phase of the long-awaited renovation. The first three rows of seats were removed and the infield was filled with 19,000 cubic yards of dirt. The new synthetic Field Turf infield was installed in September of 2005, followed by the new track surface. Drake Stadium was built in 1925 with a seating capacity of 18,000 in a building project that also furnished the 4,000-seat Drake Fieldhouse. Drake Stadium opened Oct. 10, 1925, as Drake beat Kansas State, 19-0. The largest crowd ever to watch a football game at Drake occurred on Nov. 8, 1949, when a standing room audience saw the Bulldogs play Iowa State. The original name of Haskins Field was changed to Drake Stadium at the request of Norman Haskins, the donor of the first stadium in 1904. The makeover of Drake Stadium focused on repairing the stadium’s structure; making improvements to the seating, restrooms and concessions; renovation of the press box; a state of the art artificial grass field by Field Turf for football and soccer; additional lighting by Musco to make the stadium usable for football and soccer games in the evenings; a new scoreboard located on the northeast corner of the stadium which features a high-definition big screen for in-game replays; and reconfiguring and resurfacing the track to meet international standards.

Drake Stadium underwent a $15 million renovation that was first showcased during the 97th running of the Drake Relays April 26, 2006.

The first football game played in renovated Drake Stadium occurred Aug. 31, 2006 when Drake played host to Northern Iowa, which had finished runner-up in the 2005 NCAA playoffs. The Mondo-surfaced track had lanes widened from 42 inches to 48 inches. With the removal of Clark Street, behind the old Drake Stadium scoreboard, the venues for the javelin, discus and hammer throw were moved to the field directly north of the stadium. Drake hosted the 2007 NCAA Midwest Regional Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and the 2009 AAU Junior Olympics. Drake Stadium also will serve as site of the 2010 USA Track and Field Championships.

“They did a great job. It is a beautiful facility.” Three-time 2004 Olympic gold medalist Jeremy Wariner 7

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The Legend Of Johnny Bright

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The Field Turf football field at the renovated Drake Stadium was renamed the “Johnny Bright Field at Drake Stadium” during dedication ceremonies that took place prior to the Bulldogs’ homecoming game against Morehead State Sept. 30, 2006. The Drake scoreboard, which was part of the $15 million renovation of Drake Stadium, features the name Johnny Bright Field. Drake and Oklahoma State University officials honored Johnny Bright more than 50 years after he was involved in one of the most notorious incidents in college football history. In addition, Oklahoma State officials apologized for the 1951 incident in which Bright was deliberately injured by one of its football players. Oklahoma State University President David Schmidly, in a letter to Drake President David Maxwell, called the incident “an ugly mark on Oklahoma State University and college football and we regret the harm it caused Johnny Bright, your university and many others. Our desire is to keep this chapter behind us and to move our two great universities forward.” In celebration of the centennial of collegiate football in 1969, Bright was named as the top Drake football player of all-time and is the only Drake player inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame, being recognized in 1984. Bright’s jaw was broken on the first play of the game by Wilbanks Smith, a player for Oklahoma A&M - which became Oklahoma State - even though Bright was not involved in the play. “This is a recognition not only of the contributions made by Bright as an athlete, educator and school administrator, but also of a moment . . . when Drake University took a highly principled stand at a time in America’s history

when it would not have been safe to assume public approval of that action,” Maxwell said.   Bright, who died of a heart attack in 1983 at the age of 53, set 20 Drake records in football, basketball and track from 1949 to 1951. His running and passing wizardry enabled him to lead the NCAA in total offense in 1949 and 1950, setting an NCAA record of 2,400 yards in 1950 for a per-game average of 266.7 yards which also was an NCAA record. He also set an NCAA career total offense record of 5,983 yards. The Fort Wayne, Ind., native finished fifth in balloting for the 1951 Heisman Trophy, while also playing in the East-West Shrine All-Star game and Hula Bowl. “He was the greatest athlete in Drake history,” said Paul Morrison, school athletic historian. “He lettered in football, basketball and track in his sophomore year and set so many school records.” Maxwell and Morrison said it is the first time any Oklahoma State school official has apologized for the incident. The violence took place in an era when a black player wasn’t allowed to stay overnight with his white teammates in the South. But Morrison doesn’t believe the incident was entirely racially motivated, but was rather a case of Bright being targeted for his athletic ability. “I’ve never heard an apology before now,” said Morrison, who attended the game in which Bright’s jaw was broken. Photographs showing the violence, taken by Don Ultang and John Robinson for The Des Moines Register, would win the 1952 Pulitzer Prize for news photography and were also reprinted in Life Magazine. In approving the name of the playing field, the Board of Trustees affirmed that “Johnny Bright was an immensely gifted athlete who gave his

Bright shows the wires implanted to treat his broken jaw.

Johnny Bright suffered a broken jaw on the first play of the game against Okahoma A&M. This photo sequence won a Pulitzer Prize.

heart, and his body, to Drake University. As an alumnus of Drake, he went on to a distinguished career as a football player in Canada, and perhaps more important - as a gifted and highly successful teacher and school administrator who had a positive impact on the lives of thousands of young people.” Bright had a successful career in the Canadian Football League with Calgary and Edmonton. He led Edmonton to the Grey Cup championship in 1954, 1955 and 1956. He retired in 1963 as the Eskimos’ leading rusher with 9,966 yards and was inducted into the Canadian Football League Hall of Fame. He would later win accolades for his work as a junior high school principal and his service to youth.

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football | 09 Great Moments In Drake History Early Years: 1893-1920

• Drake was previously referred to as the Ducklings, Drakes, Ganders, and even Tigers (because of school song).The nickname became Bulldogs because then football coach John L. Griffith (1908-15) had two Bulldogs on the sideline with him and Art Gordon, sports editor of The Des Moines Register, dubbed the team the Bulldogs. • The 1898 team, under coach A.B. Potter, earned a 6-5 victory at Nebraska in its season finale to claim the championship of the west. Nebraska had beaten Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado. • In 1898, Channing Smith started the annual football player’s postseason banquet. It was held at Dr. Smith’s home in Granger for many years. • In 1900 Clay (Muck) Stuart punted a football against Iowa for at least 110 yards. Standing behind Drake’s goal line, the ball traveled 80 yards in the air and crossed Iowa’s goal line 110 yards away (the football field was 110 yards long in 1900). Possibly the ball didn’t stop until it went 115 yards. • Haskins Field was the first stadium for Drake and the opening game there occurred on Oct. 8, 1904, against Iowa with the Hawkeyes winning, 17-0. President Hill M. Bell kicked off for Drake. The current Bell Center on the Drake campus is named after this president. • On Nov. 14, 1904, Drake played Ames (later to become Iowa State) and carrier pigeons were used to carry news of the game to Ames. • The Missouri Valley Conference was formed on Feb. 16, 1907 with Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Washington of St. Louis as founding members. Drake, Nebraska, and Iowa State joined one month later on March 15,1907. Grinnell, Kansas State, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma A&M joined later. On May 26, 1911, Iowa withdrew and joined the Big 10. In 1928 the Big 6 was formed with Missouri, Iowa State, Nebraska, Kansas, Kansas State and Oklahoma. Creighton, Butler, Tulsa, Washburn and Saint Louis then joined the MVC.

The 1920’s and 1930’s

• The 1922 Drake team, coached by Ossie Solem, defeated such teams as Kansas (6-0), Iowa State, (14-7) Mississippi State (48-6), and Colorado State (19-6), going undefeated at 7-0. Bill Boelter was the team’s leading rusher and Sam Orebaugh was quarterback. • The actual first game played in the new Drake Stadium was against Kansas State on Oct. 10, 1925 with Drake prevailing, 7-0. • New Drake Stadium was christened on Nov. 7, 1925 against Nebraska with the Bulldogs winning, 14-0. The game was played in a snowstorm and the governors from Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska were in attendance. Nebraska was led by All-American Ed Weir who was outplayed by Drake’s Ted Sloane who would become the school’s first All-American that year. He would go on to play in the East-

West Shrine game. Nebraska went on to beat Illinois, featuring Red Grange, and Notre Dame. • Baseball immortal Babe Ruth visited Drake football practice in 1926 and scored a touchdown in a mock scrimmage. • In 1927, the Bulldogs played both Notre Dame and Pittsburgh in Drake Stadium. Pittsburgh played Stanford in the Rose Bowl that year (which was the only bowl game played at that time). Drake also played Navy, Kansas, UCLA, Iowa State and Minnesota en route to posting a 3-6 record that season. The first radio broadcast of a UCLA game occurred against Drake that season with the Bulldogs earning a 25-6 victory. • The first night game in Drake Stadium was on Oct. 6, 1928, against Simpson with Drake winning, 41-6. White footballs were used. E. Lee Keyser, who owned the Des Moines baseball team in the Western League, installed lights for his baseball team after seeing the lights at Drake. This started night baseball. • The 1928 Drake team, under coach Ossie Solem, went 7-1 and was outright champions of the Missouri Valley Conference. The only loss was to Knute Rockne’s Notre Dame team, 32-6. Lynn King was quarterback for Drake who later played baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals “Gas House Gang” and won a World Series as a centerfielder. Halfback Dick Nesbitt, the team’s leading rusher, later played in the Chicago Bears backfield with Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski. • Coach Ossie Solem also led Drake to co-championships in the Missouri Valley Conference in 1930 and 1931. • From 1928-31, Drake’s defense allowed only eight touchdowns in the Missouri Valley Conference. • Drake played Notre Dame eight times including a 1929 contest before 50,000 fans at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. This was a Drake home game that was set up by Ed Lytton, Drake business manager, who later married Dr. Morehouse’s, daughter, Vega. After three quarters Drake led 7-6, but Notre Dame prevailed, 19-7. • In 1929, former Drake quarterback Gerry Seiberling was credited with throwing the first pass in the Canadian Football League. • On Oct. 3, 1930, Drake returned to Chicago to play Oregon in the first night game played in Soldier Field with the Ducks, winning 14-7. • Vee Green became head coach in 1933 and would construct a 66-59-8 record through 1946. The Bulldogs posted an 8-2 record in 1937. • Drake opened the 1938 season by playing a doubleheader on Sept. 23, beating Central, 45-0, in the first game and Monmouth, 47-0, in the second game. Drake also would play a home game against Miami that season, earning an 18-6 victory. • Drake beat Kansas, 12-6, at home in its 1939 season opener allowing the Jayhawks just one first down.

The 1940’s and 1950’s

• Drake became the first college in Iowa to play in a post-season bowl game, defeating Fresno State, 13-12, in the Jan. 1, 1946 Raisin Bowl in Fresno, Calif. The Bulldogs posted a 5-4-1 record during the 1945 campaign. • The 1948 Drake team was 7-3 and played in the Jan.1,1949 Salad Bowl (now Fiesta Bowl), beating Arizona, 14-3, in Phoenix, Ariz. Head coach Al Kawal left Drake to become the coach at Temple after this season. • Drake alumnus Warren Gaer came from Pepperdine to be named the 17th head football coach at the school in 1949.

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Great Moments In Drake History

• The 1972 team was the first Drake team • Behind the exploits of All-American back to earn a share of the Missouri Valley Johnny Bright, the Bulldogs posted a 19-6-2 Conference championship since 1951. The record from 1949-51. Bulldogs would go on to play Tennessee • Johnny Bright’s running and passing State in the Pioneer Bowl at Wichita Falls, wizardry enabled him to lead the NCAA in Texas. Tennessee State featured Ed (Too total offense in 1949 and 1950, setting an Tall) Jones, who would be a first-round NCAA record of 2,400 yards in 1950 for a draft choice in the NFL as well as 10 per-game average of 266.7 yards which also other players who played in the NFL for was an NCAA record. He also set an NCAA a combined 54 years. Drake also had its career total offense record of 5,983 yards. share of top players with Mike Samples, a • In a 1951 game at Oklahoma A&M, Johnny first-team All-American, Joe Worobec, Doug Bright’s jaw was broken on the first play of Winslow, and Pete Solverson who all played the game by Wilbanks Smith – even though professionally. Bright was not involved in the play. Drake • Chuck Shelton became the 21st Drake and Bradley dropped out of the Missouri coach in 1977 and was the coach until Drake Valley Conference for 20 years in football. The 1981 Drake football team went 10-1. dropped scholarship football after the 1985 Two Des Moines Register newspaper season. Shelton led Drake to consecutive photographers who caught the incident on road victories at Colorado in 1979 (13-9) and 1980 (41-22). film won a Pulitzer Prize. • The 1980 team was 8-3 and had several players in Dennis McKnight, • Johnny Bright, who finished fifth in the 1951 Heisman Trophy balloting, Felix Wright and Pat Dunsmore who enjoyed careers in the NFL. played in the 1951 East-West All-Star Shrine game with a backfield made • Chuck Shelton led Drake to a school-record 10-1 mark in 1981 with up with players like Hugh McElhenny, Ollie Matson and Frank Gifford. the Bulldogs winning their first seven games to open the season. Bright averaged 11 yards per carry and was the top back. The team featured first-team All-Americans Pat Dunsmore (tight end) • Johnny Bright was the first round draft choice of the Philadelphia Eagles and Craig Wederquist (offensive tackle) along with Amero Ware who in 1952, but signed with the Canadian Football League where he would became the school’s career rushing leader. retire in 1963 as the Edmonton Eskimos’ career rushing leader with • The 1985 team was the last scholarship team for Drake with the 9,966 yards. He led Edmonton to the Grey Cup championship in 1954, highlight of the season featuring wins against Northern Iowa (24-9) 1955 and 1956, while being inducted into the Canadian Football League and Iowa State (20-17). Hall of Fame. • Drake managed to beat Iowa State, 12-7, on Oct. 25, 1953, in one of the most shocking victories in school history. Drake, which had won 1986 to Present only one game at this point in the season, had only 29 players and Iowa • Nick Quartaro became Drake’s 22nd State traveled with 55 players. Drake changed its offense for this game, head coach with the team playing moving from single wing to split-T. at the NCAA Division III level from • The 1956 Drake team played the highest 1987-92. scoring game that season in • Ottumwa, Iowa, native Rob Ash college football, beating Bradley, became Drake’s 23rd coach on 55-47, with Bradley throwing 71 Jan, 6, 1989. He would become the passes in the game. school’s career coaching victory • The 1957 team was called leader by posting a 125-63-2 mark Coach Gaer’s most colorful by form 1989-2006. He was named him, posting a 7-1 regular season the Pioneer Football League record. The Bulldogs overcame Coach of the Year in 1995, 1998 flu with most of the starting eleven and 2004. left at home when Drake won at • The Pioneer Football League Washington of St. Louis, 19-7. The was formed in 1993 with Drake, next week, Drake had to cancel the Dayton, Butler, Valparaiso, game with Colorado State. The game Evansville, and San Diego. was replaced by West Texas State at • Evansville dropped football the end of the season. West Texas in 2001 and four schools were State, had a 7-1 record coming into the added in Austin Peay, Davidson, game. Trailing 19-7 entering the fourth Jacksonville and Morehead quarter Drake would not be denied by State. The league was divided making one of the greatest comebacks Into a North and South Division in school history to win 20-19. The before moving back to one victory was worthy of an invitation to play division in 2006. . 6 in the 1958 Sun Bowl where Drake would 0 89-20 9 • Drake has had many 1 m o fr suffer a 34-20 loss to Louisville on Jan. coach e successful teams during its k ra D 1, 1958. es as 22-year run of non-scholarship football with 13 125 gam n o w h teams earning at least seven wins in a season. Rob As • The 1997 Drake football team posted an 8-3 record with the highlight The 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980-85 of the season occurring in Tampa, Fla., when Drake stunned a crowd • During the decade of the 1960s, Drake football teams compiled a of 33,827 fans with a 23-22 victory past Division I opponent South record of 57-37-2. Florida, using a late goal-line defensive stand to preserve the victory. • Bus Mertes became the 19th football coach at Drake in 1960. He • The 1998 team won the Pioneer Football League championship by coached through the 1964 season before becoming assistant coach with becoming the first visiting team in the short five-year history of the PFL to the Minnesota Vikings. earn a victory at Dayton. Solon Bell’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Vince • During Bus Mertes’ five years he recruited many players from Marquette Giovanetti with 41 seconds left proved to be the difference in a 28-21 win. when it dropped football. His 1962 Drake team was 8-2 and defensive • The 2004 Drake team tied a school record with a 10-2 mark, winning its back Karl Kassulke was the leader of the team. Kassulke later starred for last nine games of the season, including a 20-17 victory at Morehead the Minnesota Vikings. State in the Pioneer Football League championship game. • Jack Wallace, an assistant under Mertes, became the 20th Drake coach • In the 2007 season opener Drake recorded another monumental in 1965. He posted a 60-65-3 mark through the 1976 season. victory to mark the coaching debut of Steve Loney. Cole Ingle’s • Wallace led his 1966 team to an 8-2 record, while the 1969 team went 56-yard touchdown pass to Augustine Agyei with 23.2 seconds left 7-2-2 advancing to the Pecan Bowl in Arlington, Texas. allowed the Bulldogs to upset Gateway Conference preseason favorite • From 1969-1972, Jack Wallace teams won seven games each year, Illinois State, 27-24. while compiling an overall record of 28-15-2.

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football | 09 Paul F. Morrison Athletics Hall of Honor

The Paul F. Morrison Athletics Hall of Honor in the lobby of the Drake Knapp Center breathes life into Drake athletics through the dynamic displays of studentathletes, rows of memorabilia, and an interactive kiosk featuring historical clips and interviews. It’s a true celebratory focal point of Drake’s athletic accomplishments. The lead gift given in the name of Nick Miletich, a former Drake basketball player, allowed the project to be completed in January of 2005. The area showcases the history of Drake’s proud athletic tradition, paying tribute to the coaches and athletes who have been instrumental behind the success of Drake athletics over the years. Morrison’s six decades at Drake and endearing support of athletes greatly contributes to that “wonderful” quality of Drake. His stats are impressive: attendance at 647 Drake football games, 71 years of Drake Relays, and 23 years of post-retirement, full-time volunteer work in the athletics department. Naming the Athletes Hall of Honor after Morrison was a natural choice. “It’s a nice honor to be associated with it, but it’s not about me,” Morrison said. “It’s about the great history of Drake athleics and the promising future of the programs. Drake student-athletes are outstanding, and there are still many exciting achievements to come. That’s what the Hall represents to alumni and visitors alike.”

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Strength and Conditioning Football is a game of speed and strength. Each position requires a customized balance from both components. When combined, speed and strength equal POWER, which every player requires. Developing power is the center of the football training program at Drake. Each athlete at Drake receives a year-round program specifically designed for in-season, off-season and preseason workouts. During off-season training, each player has a position specific program for strength training, agility and speed training. This specific training increase carries over to the competitive arena.

KEYS TO SUCCESS w Educate each athlete on proper training techniques and how to live a healthy lifestyle. w Design sport and position specific training programs, which will improve athletic ability in competition. w Provide a facility, equipment and environment that will promote consistent and intense training. Each training session is led by two certified strength and conditioning coaches to insure proper workout technique, tempo and intensity. Mike Burch, head strength and conditioning coach, and assistant Tyler Fisher monitor progress and adjust workouts based on each athlete’s needs.

Completely renovated in May of 2003, the 5,700 square foot weight roo one of the best in the Midwest. The room boasts a 41-yard Astroturf train area specifically for speed, agility and plyometric training. In addition, new ground based jammers and 11 new multi-use power stations allow ath to train using the latest techniques.

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football | 09 Traveling Bulldogs As a member of the football program at Drake University, education often expands beyond the classroom to various parts of the United States. Eric Mora and his Drake football teammates need to like traveling. As a senior offensive lineman, Mora has widened his horizons considerably since joining the Drake program in 2005, playing games in California, Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania with a trip this fall to New York.

Drake players board a charter plane on the way to a road trip at Morehead State in Kentucky.

Drake travels to both ends of the United States with trips to San Diego along with annual stops on the East Coast to either Florida or North Carolina. In addition to traveling coast-to-coast in conference, the Bulldogs compete against nationally ranked opponents from the Missouri Valley Conference and Patriot League. The games on Drake’s schedule are motivating and challenge the team to play its very best football.

Places We’ve Been....

California: Moraga, San Diego Florida: Jacksonville, Tampa Illinois: Aurora, Carbondale, Chicago, Decatur, Joliet, Lisle, Macomb, Naperville, Normal, Quincy Indiana: Evansville, Indianapolis, Terre Haute, Valparaiso Kentucky: Morehead Maryland: Towson Michigan: Alma Minnesota: Minneapolis Missouri: Fayette, Kirksville, Springfield Nebraska: Blair, Kearney, Lincoln, Wayne New York: Buffalo, Poughkeepsie North Carolina: Davidson Ohio: Dayton Pennslyvania: Bethlelem Wisconsin: DePere, LaCrosse, Oshkosh, Platteville, Stevens Point

Bulldogs flex their muscles on the beach at Jacksonville, Fla., before a matchup with the Dolphins ...

....and pose with Rocky in Philadelphia prior to a battle with the Lehigh Mountain Hawks.

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Community Pride Drake University has always enjoyed great community support and the athletic department annually gives back to the community. The Drake football team extends its sphere of activity beyond the football field every year. Players find time in their schedules to reach out to their community and to prepare for life after their careers at Drake. Last year members of the Drake football team volunteered with Meals from the Heartland, packaging food items to aid hunger relief around the world The Drake football team visited The Boys and Girls Club of Des Moines numerous times, while also conducting a “Youth Day” where members of the YMCA came to learn the fundamentals of football from Bulldog players. These student-athletes also have visited the Blank Children’s Hospital and participated in the Special Olympics Iowa Unified Sports Day in May of 2008 at Drake Stadium where more than 500 Special Olympians and 20 schools participated in all types of different athletic competitions. Drake was one of more than 200 schools across the nation that participated in the 12th annual Take A Kid to the Game which is a program focused on allowing youth to attend college football games. Members of the football team have conducted kids clinics and been involved in a group of Drake studentathletes who conducted The “Grow Bulldogs” Program at Phillips Traditional School in Des Moines. The program successfully integrated a curriculum, centered around the Drake football program, into the Des Moines public school’s curriculum.  It covered the standards in the core subjects of math, social studies, science and reading, and health. It was a curriculum project that the Drake Athletic Department, in conjunction with the Drake School of Education, is building to promote Drake football to area youth and connect with the community through education.

Members of the Drake football team (left) volunteered with Meals from the Heartland, packaging food items to aid hunger relief around the world. Drake players (below) also are actively involved in conducting numerous youth clinics.

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football | 09 Pioneer Football League 2008 Pioneer Football League Standings

Jacksonville San Diego Dayton Drake Butler Morehead State Davidson Valparaiso Campbell

Conference Overall W L T Pct. W L 7 1 0 .875 9 4 6 2 0 .750 9 2 6 2 0 .750 9 3 4 4 0 .500 6 5 4 4 0 .500 6 5 4 4 0 .500 6 6 3 5 0 .375 4 7 2 6 0 .250 3 8 0 8 0 .000 1 10

T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pct. .692 .818 .750 .545 .545 .500 .364 .273 .091

2008 Pioneer Football League Drake All-Conference Selections Pos. RB K OC P

Offense Name Steve Platek Logan Rees

••• First Team •••

Defense Year Pos. Name Year Jr. LB Cole Douglas Sr. Sr. ••• Second Team ••• Quinn McVey Jr. DL Dain Taylor Jr. Brandon Wubs Jr. DB Andy Green Sr. ••• Honorable Mention ••• DL, Andrew Asbell, Jr.; OL, Eric Mora, Jr. Offensive Player of the Year John Matthews, San Diego Defensive Player of the Year Scott Vossler, Dayton Freshman Offensive Player of the Year Josh McGregor, Jacksonville Freshman Offensive Player of the Year Al-Rilwan Adeyemi, San Diego Coach of the Year Kerwin Bell, Jacksonville

2008 Pioneer Football League All-Academic Team Drake Selections

Name Mike Bialas Cale Hunt Sean Kitts Mike Lahart Logan Rees Brandon Wubs

Yr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. Sr. Jr.

Major Finance (second team) Management, marketing (second team) Finance, entrepreneurial management (second team) Pharmacy (second team) Management (second team) Management, marketing (second team)

PIONEER FOOTBALL LEAGUE MEMBERS School Butler Campbell Davidson Dayton Drake Jacksonville Marist Morehead St. San Diego Valparaiso

Location Indianapolis, Ind. Buies Creek, N.C. Davidson, N.C. Dayton, Ohio Des Moines, Iowa Jacksonville, Fla. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. Morehead, Ky. San Diego, Calif. Valparaiso, Ind.

Enrollment 4,200 4,663 1,800 7,700 5,668 3,436 4,245 9,390 7,800 3,980

Nickname Bulldogs Fighting Camels Wildcats Flyers Bulldogs Dolphins Red Foxes Eagles Toreros Crusaders

The 2009 season marks the 17th year for the Pioneer Football League – the nation’s only non-scholarship NCAA Football Championship Subdivision conference. The league expanded to nine members in 2008 with Campbell University joining the league’s ranks in its first season of intercollegiate football. The PFL expanded again this fall as Marist College begins membership. In addition, the Pioneer Football League will participate for the third consecutive year in the Gridiron Classic, a postseason championship game which pits the PFL champion against the Northeast Conference champion. The PFL is one of only three conferences that sponsor football as its only sport (the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Great West Football Conference being the others). However, the PFL is a truly national conference with members on each coast and throughout the nation’s heartland. The league still retains four of its charter members – Butler, Dayton, Drake and Valparaiso, plus San Diego (joining in 1992) – which were joined in 2001 by Davidson, Jacksonville and Morehead State. In January of 1991 the NCAA passed legislation to require Division I institutions to sponsor all intercollegiate sports at the Division I level. The five charter members (Evansville the fifth before dropping football in 1997), each dedicated to the enhancement and sound management of intercollegiate football as an integral part of the student-athletes’ collegiate experience, joined together to form the Pioneer Football League. From the league’s inception it has been a proponent of the creation of a non-scholarship football classification within Division I and adopted the moniker of Pioneer based on the intent to become the first league in that new division. The league spent its first season in 1993 under the administrative guidance of the Midwestern Collegiate Conference. The office moved to St. Louis, Mo., in 1994 when Patty Viverito was named the PFL commissioner, a leadership position she continues to fill.

Pioneer Football League Champions Year Winner Year 1993 Dayton (5-0) 1999 1994 Dayton, Butler (4-1) 2000 1995 Drake (5-0) 1996 Dayton (5-0) 2006 1997 Dayton (5-0) 2007 1998 Drake (4-0) 2008 Year 2001

Winner Dayton (4-0) Drake, Dayton Valparaiso (3-1) San Diego (7-0) Dayton (6-1) Jacksonville (7-1)

DIVISIONAL PLAY (2001-2005) North Division Winner South Division Winner Dayton Jacksonville PFL Championship — Dayton 46, Jacksonville 14

2002 Dayton Morehead State PFL Championship — Dayton 28, Morehead State 0 2003 Valparaiso Morehead State PFL Championship —Valparaiso 54, Morehead State 42 2004 Drake Morehead State PFL Championship — Drake 20, Morehead State 17 2005

San Diego Morehead State PFL Championship — San Diego 47, Morehead State 40

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