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Stephen JOHNSTON Chris DOUGLAS

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2011 Schedule Date

Opponent Site

Time

Sept. 3 at Arkansas Sept. 10 at Eastern Kentucky

Fayetteville, Ark. Richmond, Ky.

6:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.

Sept. 17 at Oregon Sept. 24 at Southern Illinois* Oct. 1 UNI* (Family Weekend) Oct. 8 Illinois State* (Showcase)

Eugene, Ore. Carbondale, Ill. Springfield

2:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m.

Oct. 15

at North Dakota State*

Springfield Fargo, N.D.

Oct. 22 Oct. 29 Nov. 12

at Western Illinois* South Dakota St.* (Homecoming) Indiana State*

Macomb, Ill. Springfield Springfield

Nov. 19

at Youngstown State*

Youngstown, Ohio 12:00 p.m.

Home games (bold) played at Plaster Field *Missouri Valley Football Conference game All starting times are Central and subject to change

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Ian STARNES Dan REICHERT

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2011 Football Guide SEASON OUTLOOK

Table of Contents .............................................. 1 Season Outlook ..............................................2-7 Quick Facts ........................................................ 4 What’s Returning............................................... 5 2011 Schedule.................................................. 6 Travel Itinerary ................................................... 7 Numerical Roster .............................................. 7 Alphabetical Roster ........................................... 8

PLAYERS

Player Bios ................................................. 10-39 100-Yard Rushing, Receiving Games .............18 Pronunciation Guide .......................................37 Late Additions............................................ 38-39 Complete Numerical Roster ...........................40

COACHES

Terry Allen .................................................. 42-45 D.J. Vokolek .....................................................46 Rob Christophel ...............................................47 Sean Coughlin .................................................48 Courtney Sanders ...........................................49 Bob Montgomery .............................................50 Mike Chandler .................................................51 Wayne Chambers ............................................52 Gerald Davis ....................................................53 B.J. Stotser.......................................................54 Taiwo Onatolu ..................................................55 Gameday Staff & Support ..............................56

SEASON IN REVIEW

2010 Review.............................................. 58-61 2010 MVFC Standings ....................................61 2010 MSU Final Statistics ........................ 62-63 2010 Season Superlatives .............................64 2010 Player Game-by-Game Stats.................65 2010 Player Honors ........................................66 2010 Games Started ......................................66 Final NCAA Rankings.......................................66 2010 Senior Statistics & Honors ...................67 Game-by-Game Summaries/Stats ........... 68-73 Maroon & White Game Summary/Stats........73 2010 Pro Day, NFL Draft Summary ............... 74

ADMINISTRATION & STAFF

President Clif Smart ........................................76 Administrative Council ....................................76 Director of Athletics Kyle Moats .....................77 Associate Directors of Athletics......................78 Assistant Directors of Athletics ......................79 Key Department Directors ........................ 80-81 Athletics Staff Photo Directory ................. 82-83 Athletics Staff Phone Directory ......................84 version 1.0, 8/4/11

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THE MISSOURI STATE EXPERIENCE Tradition ..................................................... 86-87 Facilities ..................................................... 88-89

Sports Medicine ..............................................90 Strength & Conditioning .................................91 The University ............................................ 92-93 Student Life ............................................... 94-95 Academics ................................................. 96-97 Spirit .................................................................98 In the Community ............................................99 Springfield..............................................100-101 In the Pros .............................................102-103 In the Spotlight ......................................104-105 Media Outlets ................................................106

VALLEY FOOTBALL

Welcome to Valley Football ...................108-109 MVFC Directory and Contact Information ....109 2009 MVFC Final Team Leaders..................110 2009 MVFC Final Individual Leaders ..........111 2009 MVFC Football Honors ........................112 All-Time MVFC Football Standings................113 Bears’ Valley Football Honors...............114-117 NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs ........................118

RECORDS & HISTORY

Game-by-Game Results ........................120-124 MSU Coaching Records ................................121 Bears in Preseason Polls ..............................124 All-Time Series Records ............................... 125 Bears vs. Top 25 .......................................... 125 Year-by-Year Win-Loss Summary ..........126-127 MSU Postseason History ............................. 128 Year-by-Year Team Statistics ........................ 129 Year-by-Year Individual Stat Leaders....130-131 100-Yard Rushers and Receivers ................ 132 All-Time Team Captains................................ 132 200-Yard Passers ......................................... 133 All-Time Missouri State Helmet Designs ..... 133 Last Time It Happened................................. 133 All-Time Lettermen ............................... 134-135 All-Time Individual Awards & Honors ...136-137 Individual Records.................................138-143 Retired Jerseys ..............................................143 Team Records ................................................144 Plaster Field Records ....................................145 Opponent Records ........................................145 Bears On Homecoming .................................146 Missouri State in the Top 25 ........................146 Bears in Overtime .........................................147 Plaster Field ...........................................148-149 Attendance Records ......................................149 Bears in the Pros ...........................................150

OPPONENTS & MEDIA INFO.

2011 Missouri State Opponents ..........152-157 2011 MVFC Composite Schedule ................157 Detailed Series History vs. 2011 Opponents158 Missouri State Athletics Hall of Fame ..........159 Missouri State Media Information .......160-161 Missouri State Ticket Information ................162

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MLB - David INGRAM

CB - Jimmie STRONG

RB - Chris DOUGLAS

Bears look to raise bar, top expectations in 2011 With arguably one of the best offensive backfields in the Division I FCS ranks and an impressive group of skills players in the fold, the Missouri State Bears enter the 2011 season knowing what their strengths are. The senior duo of Chris Douglas and Stephen Johnston combined for 1,803 rushing yards, 16 touchdowns and seven 100-yard games in 2010. Mobile quarterback Trevor Wooden, who started at receiver a year ago, will also be a threat to cover ground in a hurry. Likewise seven of the club’s top eight pass receivers return this fall with All-MVFC standout Jermaine Saffold

snagging 53 passes for 869 yards last season. Fellow starters Cadarrius Dotson and Wooden combined for 59 more catches, while five lettermen in all return at the wideout positions. The Bears, however, lost 13 starters from a team that tied for third place in the MVFC, including seven on defense and four on the offensive line. With expectations high and something to prove, will the 2011 squad’s cast of 33 returning lettermen and 55 squadmen step up to keep MSU competitive? Season Six of the Terry Allen era breaks down like this:

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DE - Mikel RUDER

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2011 Football Guide WHAT THEY’RE SAYING Head coach Terry Allen takes an expectantlyoptimistic view of the season ahead. And despite a couple of obvious question marks, he says Bears’ fans will have a lot to cheer about this fall. “We have question marks at quarterback and offensive line, but we have some big-time skills players,” Allen said. “On defense, we will be fine. We are losing some quality players at linebacker, but I like our guys up front. Our secondary will be fine, and even though we lost two senior safeties, we’ll be very athletic in the secondary.” Offensive coordinator Rob Christophel echoed Allen’s thoughts on his side of the ball. “I’m terribly excited about the skill positions,” Christophel said. “If they perform to their ability, we could be very good offensively. Quarterback is going to be the key. If Trevor Wooden plays well, we will be fine.” Defensive coordinator and associate head coach D.J. Vokolek has just four starters back, but says his unit is up to the task. “As a whole, we have a lot of positions without a great deal of experience,” Vokolek explained. “But, we can certainly improve in a lot of areas from last year. Even though we have young guys who will have to play very quickly, this year’s group is very enthusiastic and athletic. From a coach’s perspective, that’s a great place to start.”

QUARTERBACK With the graduation of the top passer in school history, Cody Kirby, the Bears will begin a new era at QB this fall. The heir apparent is sophomore Trevor Wooden who spent his redshirt year in 2009 learning the MSU system and then earned a starting role at wide receiver last fall while waiting in the wings. He finished third on the squad in pass receptions (21) in 2010, but his success at wideout limited his reps as backup quarterback. This spring, Wooden finally got to take the bulk of the team’s snaps and did an impressive job of moving the ball and finding open targets. In four spring scrimmages, he collected 563 yards of total offense, including a team-high 185 rushing yards (all in the yellow jersey). His lightning-quick scrambling ability will give the Bears another weapon in the offensive backfield and keep blitzing defenses in check. Look for the triple threat to continue to improve his pass accuracy as 2011 progresses, and provide the Bears consistent yards with his ability to tuck and run. “It’s tough to replace a guy like Cody Kirby, but Trevor is a tremendous athlete,” said Offensive Coordinator Rob Christophel. “He understands what it takes to be a quarterback at the Division I level, and he’s worked on everything we’ve asked him to.” Backing up Wooden will be redshirt freshman Mitchell Jenkins who was 29-for-57 passing in spring scrimmages with no interceptions and 200 yards. Jenkins also has better-than-average speed out of the pocket and will provide a nice understudy. Newcomer Kierra Harris also brings a host of potential to the Bears’ system for the future and will be fun to monitor as he learns the MSU spread offense in the Bears’ system. A Look at the Quarterbacks „ Trevor Wooden (6-2, 223, So., High Springs, Fla.) „ Mitchell Jenkins (6-3, 210, RFr., Springfield, Mo.) „ Kierra Harris (6-0, 193, Fr., Texarkana, Ark.)

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Division I FCS ranks, the Bears will look to their run- whatever we need him to do. Chris (Douglas) has ning backs to be a stabilizing force in an otherwise game-breaking speed and can change a game very uncertain preseason. quickly. We’re excited about Vernon (Scott), and he Chris Douglas is a preseason All-American in did some things this spring that really impressed us. 2011 after earning All-MVFC honorable mention He has a chance to be a big plus for us this fall.” distinction last season and becoming MSU’s 10th New to the scene will be true freshmen Maddy 1,000-yard rusher. Despite getting just one start in Johnson and Ryan Heaston. Both are high school 2010, Douglas emerged as the club’s top ball carphenoms who are lightning quick, athletic and rier and finished second in the nation in yards per highly touted which stabilizes the future for the carry with 6.9 yards per attempt over 152 carries. program at a critical position. Fifth-year senior Stephen Johnston is also poised A Look at the Running Backs and ready for a solid senior campaign. Johnston „ Chris Douglas (5-9, 213, Sr., Lawrenceville, Ga.) earned the starting call 10 times a year ago and „ Stephen Johnston (5-11, 214, Sr., Mansfield, Texas) piled up 752 yards on 147 carries (5.1 per carry). „ Vernon Scott (6-0, 168, So., Muskogee, Okla.) „ Maddy Johnson (5-8, 165, Fr., Webb City, Mo.) He emerged from spring drills as the projected „ Ryan Heaston (5-10, 172, Fr., Cordova, Tenn.) starter, but like last season, will likely share carries „ Mikael Cooper-Falls (5-11, 191, So., Springfield, Mo.) with Douglas on a 50-50 basis. He racked up three 100-yard rushing games in 2010 and was named MSU’s Offensive Player of the Week on three occa- WIDE RECEIVER Another strength for the Bears this season will sions as a junior. be its deep pool of experienced candidates at wide Mikael Cooper-Falls, an MVFC All-Newcomer receiver. Team selection in 2009, missed the entire 2010 All-MVFC second-team standout Jermaine Safseason with an ACL issue. And it looked this spring as if Cooper-Falls would provide a third MISSOURI STATE QUICK FACTS 100-yard-per-game Missouri State University Team Information option for the Bears, Year Founded .................................................1905 2010 Record.......................................................5-6 but suffered another Location ......................................... Springfield, Mo. Home / Away ........................................ 5-0 / 0-6 knee injury in the final Address .................................. 901 S. National Ave. MVFC (Home/Away) .............4-4, t3rd (4-0/0-4) week of spring drills ........................................ Springfield, MO 65897 Basic Offense ...........................Spread/No Huddle Web Site ............................www.MissouriState.edu Basic Defense ....................................................3-4 for another setback to Switchboard ..................................(417) 836-5000 Lettermen Returning/Not Returning ........... 33/25 his return to the grid. Whether or not he’ll get Interim President...........................Clfton M. Smart Offense (24).............................................. 14/10 Enrollment (Fall 2010) ................................23,092 Defense (28)............................................. 16/14 a chance to play at all Nickname....................................................... Bears Kickers/Punters/Deep Snappers (4) ...........3/1 his sophomore season School Colors............................ Maroon and White Starters Returning/Not Returning^............... 9/13 is uncertain, but he will National Affiliation ................NCAA Division I (FCS) Offense ..........................................................5/6 not be ready by the Conference ...Missouri Valley Football Conference Defense..........................................................4/7 Primary Specialists .......................................6/1 season opener, and if Athletics Others Returning/Not Returning^ ............... 22/13 his return to the lineup Intercollegiate Athletics Site .......... www.MissouriStateBears.com is as speedy as his Director of Athletics...............................Kyle Moats Coaching Staff open-field acceleration, Phone ........................................ (417) 836-5244 Head Coach ............................................Terry Allen Alma Mater ....................... Northern Iowa, 1979 the Bears could have Faculty Athletics Representative ......James Hutter another solid youngster Ticket Office .....(417) 836-7678, (888) 476-7849 Career Record........................... 118-91/19th yr. Record at Missouri State ..............23-32/6th yr. Tickets Web Site ......... www.MissouriStateTix.com to build on. Football Office Phone ...............(417) 836-5343 Sophomore Vernon Athletics Communications Defensive Coordinator ........................ D.J. Vokolek Scott was the workMain Office Phone ....................(417) 836-5402 Alma Mater ................ Nebraska-Kearney, 1992 horse of the running Fax .............................................(417) 836-4868 at MSU ............... Associate Head Coach/6th yr. Plaster Field Press Box Phone..(417) 836-5976 Offensive Coordinator ...................Rob Christophel back corps this spring, On-Line ............... www.MissouriStateBears.com Alma Mater ............................Austin Peay, 1984 collecting a teamFacebook .......www.Facebook/MissouriStBears at MSU .............................. Quarterbacks/5th yr. high 18 carries in the Twitter..........www.Twitter.com/MissouriStBears Assistant Coach...............................Sean Coughlin Maroon and White Office ................Hammons Student Center, 138 Alma Mater .....................................Drake, 2001 game. Last fall, he was Shipping/Overnight Address .............................. at MSU ............................. Offensive Line/6th yr. the club’s No. 3 running 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, MO 65897 Assistant Coach.......................... Bob Montgomery back before moving to Primary Football Liaison .................. Rick Kindhart Alma Mater ............................. Iowa State, 2004 Email ..................RKindhart@missouristate.edu at MSU ......... Tight Ends/Special Teams/4th yr. defensive back to fill Direct Line ................................(417) 836-4585 Assistant Coach......................... Courtney Sanders an immediate need in Cell Phone.................................(417) 849-5865 Alma Mater ............................... Arkansas, 2002 week five. He eventuAssistant Directors ...Eric Doennig, Ben Adamson, at MSU ............................ Defensive Line/4th yr. ally returned to the .......................................................... Tim Bohn Assistant Coach...............................Mike Chandler offensive backfield and Graduate Assts ..... Ashlee Russell, Adam Samson Alma Mater .................................. Kansas, 2000 ended the year with Radio Flagship Station ................KTXR (101.3 FM) at MSU ........................... Wide Recievers/3rd yr. 103 yards on just 23 Play-by-Play Announcer ........................Art Hains Assistant Coach..........................Wayne Chambers Color ........................... Ned Reynolds, Rob Bolks Alma Mater ..............................Oklahoma, 2005 carries. He has great at MSU ..................Outside Linebackers/2nd yr. speed and can catch Sports Complex Assistant Coach................................Taiwo Onatolu the ball out of the back- Plaster Home Facility ...................................... Plaster Field Alma Mater ................. Nebraska-Omaha, 2006 field to add another Seating Capacity .........................................16,300 at MSU ......................Inside Linebackers/1st yr. weapon. Surface ......................................................FieldTurf Assistant Coach.................................... B.J. Stotser “We’re fortunate to Opened .............................1941 (renovated 1991) Alma Mater .......................Northern Iowa, 2005 All-Time Home W-L ......200-145-12 (.580), 69 yrs be deep at running at MSU .................Defensive Backs/1st season back,” Christophel said. Press Box Phone ...........................(417) 836-5976 Assistant Coach..................................Gerald Davis Alma Mater .......................Missouri State, 2008 “Stephen Johnston will History at MSU ...........................Running Backs/2nd yr. do whatever it takes First Year of Football ......................................1909 Strength & Conditioning Coach ......Terry Sauerbry for us to be successAll-Time Record.. 443-445-39 (.499), 99 seasons Football Athletic Trainer ........... Steve Sawchak, AT All-Time Playoff Record .........1-2 (2 appearances) ful -- pick up blitzes, Equipment Manager ..................Cory Starr, E.M.,C pass protection or

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Season Outlook fold came just shy of breaking the school record for single-season receiving yards in 2010. His 53 catches for 869 yards (16.4) was 36 yards shy of the MSU standard and ranked 28th nationally in yards per game (79.00). He led the club with 9 receptions for 150 yards this spring and can do the little things the Bears need to work with a young quarterback. Also back in the fold is junior Cadarrius Dotson. The Memphis native caught passes in the first 21 games of his career before being shut out in the 2010 season finale. He managed 38 receptions 495 yards a year ago and will look to resume his role as one of the club’s three staring wideouts. Redshirt freshman Julian Burton, who suffered a season-ending injury in week three last season, is coming off a great spring and will push Dotson for time at the B slot. Burton is also a solid return man who provides great speed and acceleration in the open field. “We need the seniors to step up,” Christophel said. “Saffold will be one of the top receivers in the league, and getting Julian Burton back will be huge. We will be very deep and we’ll need those guys to give us minutes to keep our starters fresh.” Willie White, a former Georgia Tech signee, got ample minutes on special teams a year ago and enters his senior year with something to prove. White played all 11 games in 2010 and could push for a starting job with his great height and leaping ability. Dorian Buford, a walk-on from McCluer North, had a shocking spring and made sure everyone took notice. With speed, size and leaping ability in his arsenal, Buford was second on the squad in spring receptions with 8 for 113 yards. Experienced squad members Ian Starnes, Adrian Williams, Dan Reichert and Duane Atteberry will also be expected to play bigger roles in 2011, while newcomers Eric Brown, Eric Christophel and Robert Fields are on the scene to contribute and bring their impressive credentials to campus. A Look at the Wide Receivers „ Jermaine Saffold (6-1, 198, Sr., Grandview, Mo.) „ Cadarrius Dotson (5-9, 170, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.) „ Julian Burton (5-10, 180, RFr., Cordova, Tenn.) „ Willie White (6-4, 186, Sr., Kingsland, Ga.) „ Dorian Buford (6-0, 174, So., Florissant, Mo.) „ Ian Starnes (6-5, 207, Sr., Springfield, Mo.) „ Adrian Williams (6-0, 187, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.) „ Dan Reichert (5-11, 165, Sr., Harrisonville, Mo.) „ Duane Atteberry (5-7, 164, Jr., Buffalo, Mo.) „ Eric Brown (6-4, 205, So., St. Louis, Mo. „ Eric Christophel (5-10, 170, Fr., Nixa, Mo.) „ Robert Fields (6-1, 185, Fr., Memphis, Tenn.)

TIGHT END Look no further than junior Matt Thayer as the top man at tight end this fall for MSU. Thayer split time with then-senior Wes Miller in 2010, but has worked as hard as anyone this spring and summer to take over the starting job full time in 2011. He had 7 receptions this spring and is a solid blocker and presence on the line. A year ago, he 10 passes for 109 yards while starting four games. Third-year sophomore Matt Swan suffered a knee injury this spring and will miss significant time, which means a transfer and two freshman signees may be pushed into duty early. Richard Darden from Memphis and fellow freshman Daniel Wood will add depth and need to mature quickly, while Missouri transfer Tim Struckhoff has experience at a position Christophel says is thin from the onset. “Thayer is one of the top tight ends in the league,” Christophel said. “However, depth will be a concern for us at tight end. Matt is a good one to have at

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the top of the depth chart, but we’ll need the new guys to be ready to play right away.” A Look at the Tight Ends

„ Matt Thayer (6-4, 235, Jr., Bellevue, Neb.) „ Tim Struckhoff (6-4, 233, Jr., Wentzville, Mo.) „ Richard Darden (6-3, 215, Fr., Memphis, Tenn.) „ Daniel Wood (6-5, 210, Fr., Mena, Ark.) „ Matt Swan (6-3, 240, So., Springfield, Mo.)

OFFENSIVE LINE The Bears’ success will hinge in large part on the development of a score of young offensive linemen. MSU departed with four seniors in 2010 and return just starting left guard Travis Simmons to the front five. He graded out at 71 percent his junior year and will take on a pivotal leadership role in 2011. Fourth-year junior Harrison Menke will also bring experience up front. He is slated to take over the starting center job, while Kurt Kutter, a third-year sophomore who played in all 11 games in 2010, is slated as the front runner at right guard. At left tackle, redshirt freshman Zack Cooley came out of the spring as the top man, but juco transfer Clay Spruill pushed him during the spring and will challenge for the job and playing time. At right tackle, sophomores Kyle Hahn and Justin Aumen bring a solid 1-2 punch to a key spot. Fellow returnees Richard Galbierz and Jordan Rainey will back up Simmons and Cutter, respectively, but the pair of redshirt freshman have a year of college ball under their belts now and are ready to contribute. Fellow redshirt freshman Joe Burgess is coming off knee surgery, while juco transfer Randy Richards will have to be ready to play right away at center. The Bears also hope some of the six freshman newcomers will be ready to jump in with both feet. “I’m pleased with the progress of our offensive linemen,” Christophel said. “Replacing four starters is tough. Our young guys are going to have to step up, and we’ll have to use a lot of guys so we have depth and can keep guys rested.” A Look at the Offensive Linemen

„ Travis Simmons (6-2, 290, Sr., Mexico, Mo.) „ Harrison Menke (6-4, 275, Jr., Joplin, Mo.) „ Kurt Kutter (6-3, 292, So., O’Fallon, Mo.) „ Kyle Hahn (6-7, 309, So., O’Fallon, Mo.) „ Zack Cooley (6-5, 284, RFr., Lebanon, Mo.) „ Clay Spruill (6-5, 296, Jr., Mt. Pleasant, Texas)

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„ Richard Galbierz (6-3, 285, RFr., Fenton, Mo.) „ Jordan Rainey (6-5, 278, RFr., Joplin, Mo.) „ Justin Aumen (6-5, 281, So., Milford, Kan.) „ Randy Richards (6-4, 310, Jr., Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) „ Emerson DePeel (6-5, 300, Fr., Bella Vista, Ark.) „ Patrick Morse (6-4, 265, Fr., Springdale, Ark.) „ Robert Booker (6-3, 280, Fr., Ozark, Mo.) „ Jake Lasater (6-6, 305, Fr., St. Charles, Mo.) „ Charleston Antwine (6-5, 297, Fr., Wake Village, Texas) „ Jake Arthur (6-5, 293, Fr., Eldridge, Iowa) „ Joe Burgess (6-6, 300, RFr., Florissant, Mo.)

DEFENSIVE LINE The front three on the Missouri State defensive line will be critical if the Bears are to improve on the defensive side of the ball this season. Senior Mikel Ruder will anchor the d-line from his spot at left end after starting all 11 games at nose tackle a year ago. His 42 stops were a close second among the club’s defensive linemen, and his pass rushing prowess make him a threat in all facets of the defensive scheme. Martin Montgomery, who played 11 games with a start as a true freshman will push Ruder. Sophomore Anthony Grady will likely hold down the starting right end spot, while junior Tevan Ferguson will battle second-year sophomore Eric Pearce for the starting job at nose tackle. “Ruder’s a guy who has played every position on the defensive line,” said Defensive Coordinator D.J. Vokolek. “He will be a big key for us, while Ferguson and Pearce will have to step up, and Grady and Montgomery will be forced into significant roles.” Returning squad members Chris Current and Isaia Falealii will set the standard for the seven incoming freshman on the defensive line who will also provide needed depth. A Look at the Defensive Linemen

„ Mikel Ruder (6-5, 280, Sr., Lawrence, Kan.) „ Tevan Ferguson (6-3, 300, Jr., Nashville, Tenn.) „ Anthony Grady (6-7, 270, So., Texarkana, Ark.) „ Eric Pearce (6-2, 267, So., Springdale, Ark.) „ Martin Montgomery (6-3, 242, So., Pine Bluff, Ark.) „ Chris Current (5-11, 230, Sr., St. Louis, Mo.) „ Isaia Falealii (6-4, 323, Jr., Giessen, Germany) „ Josh Hampton (6-3, 261, Fr., Benton, Ark.) „ Corey Feagin (6-4, 233, Fr., Cedar Hill, Texas) „ James McDonald (6-3, 245, Fr., Blue Springs, Mo.) „ Jordan White (6-6, 280, Fr., Van Buren, Ark.) „ James Barnes (5-10, 260, Fr., St. Louis, Mo.) „ Jordan Gardner (6-3, 230, Fr., Springfield, Mo.)

INSIDE LINEBACKER Fifth-year senior David Ingram is poised and ready to step up in a big way for the interior defense. He has waited patiently for his opportunity and began preparing for the starting role in 2010 when he played all 11 games and tallied 13 tackles in a reserve capacity. He’ll team up with Ryan Callender who missed all but two games last season with an injury after an impressive freshman campaign in 2009. Redshirt freshman Andrew Beisel, who brought down four ball carriers in the Maroon and White Spring Game will push Callender for the starting Mac LB spot. Fellow returning squadmen Chris Moses had a team-high 8 tackles in the Maroon and White game this spring, while Andrew Jordan and Geoff Stanford will have to mature quickly to provide depth. Newcomers Jamarius Smith, Dondelaro Crosby and Christian Hoffman are nice additions who should make a quick impact on arrival. “Ingram has waited for his turn,” Vokolek said. “He is smart and will need to be a leader for us. Callender and Beisel will have to step up too.”

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„ David Ingram (6-2, 223, Sr., Siloam Springs, Ark.) „ Ryan Callender (6-1, 217, So., Dallas, Texas) „ Andrew Beisel (6-2, 228, RFr., Fenton, Mo.) „ Chris Moses (6-0, 222, Jr., Jacksonville, Fla.) „ Geoff Stanford (6-0, 221, RFr., Wichita, Kan.) „ Andrew Jordan (6-2, 224, RFr., Nixa, Mo.) „ Dondelaro Crosby (6-0, 198, Fr., Leesburg, Fla.) „ Christian Hoffman (6-1, 210, Fr., Joplin, Mo.) „ Jamarius Smith (6-2, 230, Jr., Sparta, Ga.)

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER Look for Missouri Valley Football Conference AllNewcomer pick Nick Canavan to lead a deep group at outside linebacker. Canavan had his redshirt pulled in week four of his freshman season in 2010 and then punished opposing offenses to the tune of 50 tackles over eight games. He finished fourth on the squad in total stops with 6 tackles for loss. He will likely hold down the starting spot on the Will side, while fourth-year junior Rodney Kelly is amped for his opportunity on the Sam side as the preseason leader on the depth chart. Kelly will be pushed by Darius Blow, who was in on 7 tackles in the Maroon and White Game and would love to begin his senior season with a starting role. “Canavan is a returning starter who will have to pick up where he left off and continue to improve,” Vokolek explained. “Rodney Kelly will have an opportunity right away to step up, and (juco transfer) Nate) Davis will help us somewhere.” Davis had 85 tackles a year ago at the juco level and will try to step into a leadership role quickly with walk-on Pat Fornadel, redshirt freshmen Josh Mattes and true freshman Rufus Sullivan also looking to contribute. A Look at the Inside Linebackers

„ Nick Canavan (6-0, 215, So., Norman, Okla.) „ Rodney Kelly (6-1, 200, Jr., Lee’s Summit, Mo.) „ Darius Blow (5-9, 208, Sr., Grandview, Mo.) „ Nate Davis (6-2, 215, Jr., Liberal, Kan.) „ Josh Mattes (6-2, 225, RFr., Eldridge, Mo.) „ Pat Fornadel (6-0, 220, Jr., Pittsburgh, Pa.) „ Rufus Sullivan (6-3, 220, Fr., Lebanon, Mo.)

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Helping the cause for MSU on the corner will be Evan Williams as well as incoming freshman Bernard Thomas. A Look at the Cornerbacks

Squadman Wes Stammers and walk-on Keenan Berry will also add depth this fall at safety for MSU. A Look at the Safeties

„ Jimmie Strong (5-10, 190, Sr., Texarkana, Texas) „ Howard Scarborough (5-9, 166, So., Tulsa, Okla.) „ Sybhrian Berry (5-9, 170, So., Camden, Ark.) „ James Caine (5-11, 178, Jr., St. Louis, Mo.) „ Evan Williams (5-11, 190, RFr., Mountain Grove, Mo.)

„ Jarrett Wright (5-10, 187, Sr., Grandview, Mo.) „ Anthony “L.T.” Lee (6-1, 207, Jr., Bonner Springs, Kan.) „ Caleb Schaffitzel (6-0, 212, RFr., Fair Grove, Mo.) „ Mike Crutcher (6-2, 198, RFr., Wentzville, Mo. „ Wes Stammers (6-0, 190, Sr., Owensville, Mo.) „ Keenan Berry (6-2, 200, So., Springfield, Mo.)

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Competition at safety will be fierce this fall with both starting spots undecided after spring drills. Replacing graduated senior Skylar Smith, a threetime All-MFVC selection, at strong safety will be fifth-year senior Jarrett Wright or redshirt freshman Caleb Schaffitzel. Wright has 26 college games under his belt and recorded 6 tackles a year ago backing up Smith. Schaffitzel is a remarkable athlete who broke nearly every Missouri high school rushing record and then became strictly a defensive threat upon his arrival at MSU a year ago. Wright’s experience and strength may trump Schaffitzel’s athleticism and speed, but both will be in the mix from the onset. At free safety, junior Anthony “L.T.” Lee played all 11 games in 2010 and had 12 tackles to his credit. Redshirt freshman Mike Crutcher will push Lee for the starting job after bringing down five ball carriers in the Maroon and White Game this spring, second only to Schaffitzel among the defensive backs. “Jarrett Wright and Anthony Lee know it’s their turn,” Vokolek explained. “But Schaffitzel and Crutcher are not going to just give it to them. There will be good competition at safety this fall, and that will push all of them to be better.”

The Bears will have a bulk of their specialists back in camp this fall, including fourth-year starting punter Jordan Chiles. The MVFC Honor Roll regular averaged 38.3 yards per punt last fall, but half of his 56 kicks were fair caught or rolled inside the opponents’ 20. He should be poised for postseason honors this fall and has the experience to give the Bears a needed spark on fourth down. Likewise, sophomore Austin Witmer will return as the club’s top place kicker. He averaged 60.3 yards per kickoff last year and took all but one of the club’s kickoffs. He took over PAT and field goal duties in week eight earned National Special Teams Player of the Week in his first career start. He finished the year 10-for-10 on extra points and 6-of-9 on field goals, including the game-winner in a 3-0 win over eventual national quarterfinalist North Dakota State in the season finale. Long snapper Kaleb Mueller is as solid as they come and will use his senior season to prove why few on the club have more heart and determination. Mueller was in on four special teams tackles and recovered a fumble last year -- a rare task for a long snapper at any level. Trevor Wooden was the primary holder for PATs

2011 MISSOURI STATE FOOTBALL SCHEDULE Date

Opponent

Site

Time

Sat., Sept. 3

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Ark.

6:00 p.m.

CORNERBACK

Sat., Sept. 10

Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, Ky.

5:00 p.m.

If the Bears have one defensive position with some certainty in store, it’s at cornerback. The starting tandem of Jimmie Strong and Howard Scarborough were in the starting lineup for every game they were healthy in 2010, and both should be factors again this fall. Despite missing two games with an injury, Strong snagged 4 interceptions as a junior and collected 31 tackles. He has garnered preseason recognition from Phil Steele and College Football Performance Awards and should be in contention for MVFC honors as well. Strong will likely hold down the right corner spot, although he’ll be pushed by sophomore Sybhrian Berry who played all 11 games as a true freshman and came out of spring holding aces. The competition and depth will help the Bears ultimately on both sides. Scarborough defended a team-high 8 passes in 2010 and brought down 47 opposing ball carriers, which was sixth on the club. He also recovered three fumbles and has a nose for the football in every situation. He will hold down the left corner and be backed up by James Caine, an Iowa Western transfer who was competitive all spring. “Jimmie Strong needs to have a good year,” Vokolek said. “He was hurt last year and that affected us as a team. We also will look for big things from Howard (Scarborough) and Sybhrian (Berry).”

Sat., Sept. 17

University of Oregon

Eugene, Ore.

2:30 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 24

Southern Illinois University*

Carbondale, Ill.

6:00 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 1

University of Northern Iowa*

Springfield

1:00 p.m.

Springfield

2:00 p.m.

(Family Weekend) Mediacom

Sat., Oct. 8

Illinois State University* (Missouri State Showcase) Mediacom

Sat., Oct. 15

North Dakota State University*

Fargo, N.D.

6:00 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 22

Western Illinois University*

Macomb, Ill.

6:00 p.m.

Springfield

2:00 p.m.

Mediacom

Sat., Oct. 29

South Dakota State University* (Homecoming) Mediacom

Sat., Nov. 12

Indiana State University*

Springfield

1:00 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 19

Youngstown State University*

Youngstown, Ohio

12:00 p.m.

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and compete after the grind they’ll have on the at Arkansas at North Dakota State road the first month.” Depart Springfield on Friday, Sept. Depart Springfield at 8 a.m. on SaturThe home opener 2 via charter coach to Rogers, Ark. day, Oct. 15 via charter air to Fargo, won’t be an easy one Stay at Embassy Suites, Rogers, N.D. Travel to Fargodome via charter as the Bears welcome Ark., (479) 254-8400. Return after Saturday’s 6:00 coach. Return via charter air after 6:00 p.m. game. p.m. game. defending MVFC at Western Illinois champion Northern at Eastern Kentucky Depart Springfield on Friday, Oct. Iowa to town to begin a Depart Springfield on Saturday, 21via charter coach for Burlington, two-game home stand. Sept.10 via charter air to Lexington, Iowa. Stay Pzazz Resort Hotel, (319) Ky. Travel to Richmond, Ky. via char237-1224. Return after Saturday’s 6:00 p.m. game in Illinois State comes ter coach. Return via charter air after 5:00 p.m. game. Macomb, Ill. calling on Oct. 8 for Showcase weekend. at Oregon at Youngstown State Mid-October brings Depart Springfield on Friday, Sept. Depart Springfield on Friday, Nov. 26 via charter air to Eugene, Ore. 18 via charter air to Youngstown, another set of road Stay at Valley River Inn in Eugene, Ohio. Stay at Holiday Inn, South challenges with trips (541) 743-1000. Return via charter air after 2:30 p.m. Boardman, Ohio, (330) 726-1611. Return via charter air to a pair of Division I game. after 12 p.m. game. playoff schools from a year ago. MSU will at Southern Illinois Depart Springfield on Friday, Sept. travel to the Fargodome 23 via charter coach for Cape on Oct. 15 to take on Girardeau, Mo. Stay at Victorian North Dakota State, a Inn, Cape Girardeau, (573) 651-4486. Return after national quarterfinalist Saturday’s 6:00 p.m. game in Carbondale, Ill. a year ago. An Oct. 22 trip to Western Illinois and field goals in 2010. He retained that role along will also challenge the Bears after the Leathernecks with his starting quarterback duties this spring and advanced to the second round of the FCS playoffs. should bring a reliable presence to that role this fall. On Oct. 29, Allen’s troops entertain South Dakota The Bears will be looking for a new punt returner State on homecoming as they look for their first-ever in 2011 with the departure of senior Justin Fuselier. win over the Jackrabbits. Then, after an idle week, Julian Burton averaged 8.8 yards per return in 4 Indiana State rolls into Plaster on Nov. 12 for a Famattempts before his season-ending injury last fall, ily Weekend showdown with the Sycamores. so he will be the front-runner going into fall camp, The 2011 slate concludes at Youngstown State along with Sybhrian Berry. With all the athleticism on Nov. 19, a team the Bears will not play in 2012 and speed in the freshman class, it’s also within the or 2013 due to the addition of South Dakota to the realm of possibility that one of the newcomers could league schedule. emerge from the pack and steal the job. The four-game home schedule will mark the lightBerry was also the club’s top kickoff return man est home slate since 1983. MSU enters the season in 2010, averaging 23.5 yards on a team-high 15 with six straight wins at Plaster Field dating back to attempts. Jermaine Saffold had 11 kickoff returns 2009. Conversely, the Bears have not won on the a year ago (23.1), but will likely yield to Burton as road since a 21-17 victory at North Dakota State on the second man deep. Before his injury, Burton was Oct. 24, 2009, with seven consecutive defeats away averaging 32.6 yards on 5 returns. from Springfield, including two in overtime. MSU will have to find a way to turn into road A Look at the Specialists warriors again, much the same way they did in 2009 „ Jordan Chiles (5-11, 178, Sr., P, Hillsboro, Ill.) when they went 3-1 against FCS clubs on the road. „ Austin Witmer (6-5, 180, So., PK, Grand Island, Neb.) Ironically, the Bears will be paired with the same four „ Kaleb Mueller (6-2, 221, Sr., LS, Paola, Kan.) road league opponents as two years ago.

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SCHEDULE The Bears will have two Division I Football Bowl Subdivision opponents on the 2011 slate with the team’s opener Sept. 3 at Arkansas and a trip to Oregon for week three on Sept. 17. It will be the first time the club has played two FBS opponents in the same season since the playoff season of 1990 when Jesse Branch took MSU to UNLV and Tulsa. Sandwiched in between the games against the BCS powerhouses is a return trip to Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 10) from the Ohio Valley Conference, a team the Bears beat at Plaster Field, 31-9 a year ago. After the non-conference slate is complete, the Bears will travel to Carbondale for their MVFC opener at Southern Illinois (Sept. 24) to close out a brutal opening month on the road. Head coach Terry Allen says the true grit of his 2011 squad will start to take shape once the Bears return home on Oct. 1. “We’ll find out how good we are in October,” Allen said. “Having to play the first four games on the road, hopefully we can mature and become competitive. Our guys should be ready to come back home

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SERIES NOTES The Bears are 0-6 all-time against Arkansas and have never played Oregon. Missouri State’s only previous victory over a Division I FBS program was a 31-24 win at UNLV in 1990. MSU won the first-ever meeting with Eastern Kentucky in the 2010 season opener at Plaster Field. The Bears snapped a seven-game losing streak to Southern Illinois with a 51-41 home win over the Salukis last October. This will be the club’s first trip to the new stadium in Carbondale where the Bears last won in 2001. Missouri State has split the last four meetings with Illinois State and has won six of eight against Indiana State. MSU owns two-game win streaks again North Dakota State and Western Illinois and a three-game streak against Youngstown State. UNI has claimed five straight wins over the Bears and has won 11 of the last 12 meetings. The last MSU victory in the series was a 24-21 decision at Plaster Field in 2005 MSU has never beaten South Dakota State in three previous meetings.

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2011 NUMERICAL ROSTER No. Name 1 Cadarrius Dotson** 2 Howard Scarborough* 3 Julian Burton ^ 4 Chris Douglas** 5 Mikael Cooper-Falls* 6 Nate Davis 7 Vernon Scott* 8 Willie White* 10 Kierra Harris 11 Robert Fields 12 Ian Starnes* 15 Mitchell Jenkins ^ 16 James Caine 17 David Ingram*** 18 Trevor Wooden* 19 Adrian Williams* 20 Mike Crutcher ^ 21 Ryan Callender* 22 Maddy Johnson 23 Dan Reichert ^ 24 Jimmie Strong*** 25 Sybhrian Berry * 26 Stephen Johnston*** 27 Duane Atteberry ^ 29 Ryan Heaston 30 Bernard Thomas 32 Josh Mattes ^ 34 Caleb Schaffitzel^ 35 Anthony “L.T.” Lee** 36 Darius Blow * 37 Jordan Chiles*** 38 Evan Williams ^ 39 Keenan Berry 40 Daniel Wood 41 Jarrett Wright*** 42 Dondelaro Crosby 43 Wes Stammers* 44 Nick Canavan* 45 Andrew Jordan ^ 46 James McDonald 47 Rodney Kelly** 48 Jamarius Smith 49 Pat Fornadel ^ 50 Christian Hoffman 51 Geoff Stanford^ 52 Andrew Beisel ^ 54 Chris Moses ^ 55 Randy Richards 56 Rufus Sullivan 57 Richard Galbierz ^ 58 Kaleb Mueller* 59 Chris Current ^ 60 Robert Booker 61 Eric Pearce* 63 Harrison Menke ^ 64 Kyle Hahn ^ 65 Isaia Falealii ^ 67 Jake Arthur 68 Kurt Kutter* 69 Jordan Rainey ^ 70 Clay Spruill 71 Travis Simmons*** 72 Zack Cooley ^ 74 Joe Burgess ^ 75 Patrick Morse 76 Justin Aumen ^ 77 Charleston Antwine 78 Jake Lasater 79 Emerson DePeel 80 Eric Brown 82 Matt Swan* 83 Eric Christophel 85 Jermaine Saffold** 86 Tim Struckhoff 87 Matt Thayer* 88 Richard Darden 89 Dorian Buford 90 Austin Witmer* 91 Martin Montgomery* 92 Jordan Gardner 93 James Barnes 94 Anthony Grady* 95 Tevan Ferguson** 97 Mikel Ruder*** 98 Josh Hampton 99 Corey Feagin

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Charleston Antwine Jake Arthur Duane Atteberry ^ Justin Aumen ^ James Barnes Andrew Beisel ^ Sybhrian Berry * Keenan Berry Darius Blow * Robert Booker Eric Brown Dorian Buford Joe Burgess ^ Julian Burton ^ James Caine Ryan Callender* Nick Canavan* Jordan Chiles*** Eric Christophel Zack Cooley ^ Mikael Cooper-Falls* Dondelaro Crosby Mike Crutcher ^ Chris Current ^ Richard Darden Nate Davis Emerson DePeel Cadarrius Dotson** Chris Douglas** Isaia Falealii ^ Corey Feagin Tevan Ferguson** Robert Fields Pat Fornadel ^ Richard Galbierz ^ Jordan Gardner Anthony Grady* Kyle Hahn ^ Josh Hampton Kierra Harris Ryan Heaston Christian Hoffman David Ingram*** Mitchell Jenkins ^ Maddy Johnson Stephen Johnston*** Andrew Jordan ^ Rodney Kelly** Kurt Kutter* Jake Lasater Anthony “L.T.” Lee** Josh Mattes ^ James McDonald Harrison Menke ^ Martin Montgomery* Patrick Morse Chris Moses ^ Kaleb Mueller* Eric Pearce* Jordan Rainey ^ Dan Reichert ^ Randy Richards Mikel Ruder*** Jermaine Saffold** Howard Scarborough* Caleb Schaffitzel^ Vernon Scott* Travis Simmons*** Jamarius Smith Clay Spruill Wes Stammers* Geoff Stanford^ Ian Starnes* Jimmie Strong*** Tim Struckhoff Rufus Sullivan Matt Swan* Matt Thayer* Bernard Thomas Willie White* Adrian Williams* Evan Williams ^ Austin Witmer* Daniel Wood Trevor Wooden* Jarrett Wright***

Pos. OL OL WR OT DL ILB CB DB OLB OL WR WR OL WR CB ILB OLB P WR OT RB ILB S DE TE OLB OL WR RB NT DE NT WR OLB OG DL DE OT DE QB RB ILB ILB QB RB RB ILB OLB OG OL S CB DE OC DE OL ILB LS NT OG WR OL DE WR CB S RB OG ILB OT S ILB WR CB TE OLB TE TE CB WR WR CB K TE QB S

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Barry Norton Kevin Tippet Ed Hula Randall Zimmerman Leon Hite Mike Bellers Buck James John Beckham Jason Godfrey Chris Allison Mike Jones Jim Schottmueller Jim Schottmueller Devin Rutherford Mike Jones Andy Todd Lance Manning Rich Stewart Richard Rehagen Will Christian John Beckham Randy Trivers Craig Collins Ryan Wallace Duron Sutton Tom Schroeder Barry Lunney, Sr. Chester Flowers, Jr. Blair Armstrong Ed Lynch Joey McGuire Anthony Law Marcus Wimberly Chris Haering Nick Gianino John Beckham Bill Keopple Bob Leonard Paul Calley Phillip Miller John Dowtin John Roderique Josh Floyd John Beckham John Roderique Kyle Geller Richard Rehagen Royce Boehm Craig Collins Bryan Koch Lew Kasselman Will Christian Greg Odor Doug Buckmaster Bobby Bolding Shane Patrick David Hess Mike Dumpert Chris Wood Doug Buckmaster Fred Bouchard Eric Patterson Bob Lisher Jason Godfrey Kirk Fridrich Jason O’Neil Matt Hennesy Bernie Rothrock Wilbert Simmons Jimmy Thompson Randy Crowe Brian Byers Gary Hurst Barry Norton Leroy Shumaker Will Christian Joel Heman Jerry Lovell Kelly Donohoe Jeff Herron Marty Lee Steve Ary Charlie Shoemaker Jeff Weaver Ryan Smith Jason Godfrey

Head Coach: Terry Allen (6th season). Assistant Coaches: D.J. Vokolek, Rob Christophel, Sean Coughlin, Courtney Sanders, Bob Montgomery, Mike Chandler, Wayne Chambers, Taiwo Onatolu, B.J. Stotser, Gerald Davis.

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OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-5 / 297 / Freshman - HS Wake Village, Texas / Texas High A prototypical offensive lineman with good size and speed. High School: Played primary right tackle for the Texas High Tigers and Coach Barry Norton ... The all-area and first-team all-district player led the Tigers to a 6-5 record and a Texas state playoff appearance in 2010 ... He led the team with 47 pancake blocks and graded out 84% for the year ... Was named most-improved offensive player and started all 11 games in 2010, his only varsity season. Personal: Charleston Marquavius Antwine was born 3/27/93 in Texarkana, Texas ... Son of Charles and Martha Antwine of Wake Village, Texas ... Has a sister, Marshanti ... Undecided on college major.

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OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5 / 281 / Sophomore - SQ Milford, Kan. / Junction City High Third-year squad member who is listed as the No. 2 right tackle on the off-season depth chart. 2010: Did not see game action as a redshirt freshman. 2009: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State … Was the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his efforts in helping the team prepare for its win at Western Illinois (10/17/09). High School: Helped Coach Randall Zimmerman’s Junction City (Kan.) High squad to a Kansas Class 6A state title and perfect 13-0 season in 2008 as starting left tackle ... Recognized by four organizations as a first-team all-state performer as a senior in addition to earning first-team All-Centennial League honors his junior and senior seasons ... Selected to play in the Kansas Shrine Bowl and also garnered second-team all-state honors in 2007 ... Teams were a collective 22-2 record his final 2 seasons ... Earned a Rivals.com two-star rating and was ranked No. 86 in the Scout.com Midland Hot 150 ... Was also a three-year track letterman as a standout shot putter. Personal: Justin Mark Aumen was born 5/14/91 in Manhattan, Kan. ... He is the son of Jeff and Connie Aumen of Milford, HONORS Kan. ... Has a brother, Christopher MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/17/09; ... Majoring in Exercise & Movement Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2009. Science.

WIDE RECEIVER 5-7 / 164 / Junior - SQ Buffalo, Mo. / Buffalo High Coming off a solid spring effort in which he accumulated a pair of receptions for 7 yards in four scrimmages ... Listed at No. 3 on the summer depth chart at B wide receiver spot. 2010: Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year ... Did not play in any games ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll status after compiling a 3.0 GPA in Criminal Justice ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his efforts to prepare the defense for the Illinois State game (9/25/10). High School: Was a three-sport standout at Buffalo (Mo.) High where he earned three letters for Coach Ed Hula’s Bisons ... Was a three-time Offensive Player of the Year at BHS and earned All-Ozark Conference honorable mention laurels in 2007 and 2008 ... Rushed for career-high 221 yards in a game his senior season ... Played receiver, running back, defensive back and kick returner ... Was also team captain and Offensive MVP his senior season ... Was also a standout point guard for the Buffalo basketball squad and center fielder on the baseball team as a senior. Personal: Duane W. Atteberry was born 5/31/90 in Bolivar, Mo. ... Son of Dennis and Tammy Atteberry of Buffalo, Mo. ... Has a brother, Corey and sister, Tessa ... Majoring in Criminalogy ... Aspires to be a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 0. CAREER HIGHS

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MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year: 2010; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/25/10; Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010.

Receptions: 0. Rec. Yards: 0. TDs: 0.

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INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 / 228 / RS Freshman - SQ Fenton, Mo. / Rockwood Summit High Listed as summer front runner at Mac Linebacker with returnee Ryan Callendar. 2010: Redshirted as a true freshman ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for efforts in preparing for South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Claimed MVFC Honor Roll distinction with a 3.73 GPA during the season. High School: Was one of the top tacklers in the St. Louis area in 2009, tallying 155 stops for the Rockwood Summit Falcons, which ranked sixth among in the metro area ... Claimed first-team all-conference honors as a linebacker and a tight end, while earning second-team all-state distinction by the Missouri sportswriters ... He also claimed all-district and third-team St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro honors for Coach Mike Belers … Named Summit’s Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009 and won the team’s Most Valuable Player award his senior season … Was a three-year letterman in football and baseball, where he pitched and played the outfield and first base. Personal: Andrew David Beisel was born 7/15/91 in St. Louis, Mo. … Son of David and Cathy Beisel of Fenton, Mo. … Has a HONORS brother, Eric ... Undecided on a major MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 11/6/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall (3.55 GPA). 2010, Spring 2011.

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Darius Blow

CORNERBACK 5-9 / 170 / Sophomore - 1L Camden, Ark. / Fairview High Will push returning starter Jimmie Strong for the starting job at right corner ... Broke up 2 passes in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11) ... Also a talented kick returner with sure hands and solid speed. 2010: Tallied 10 tackles as a true freshman, including 4 in the season finale win over No. 17 North Dakota State, an eventual Division I quarterfinalist ... Played all 11 games in a reserve capacity ... Blocked a PAT at Illinois State (9/25/10) ... Returned 6 kickoffs at Murray State (10/9/10) for 154 yards, including a season-long 57-yarder ... Also had a pair of tackles at Murray State ... Broke up 2 passes in win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Led team with 15 kickoff returns and 353 yards (23.5 avg.). High School: Part of the Arkansas Class 5A runners-up at Camden (Ark.) Fairview High in 2009 ... Earned all-state honors as a senior cornerback and a part-time wide receiver … Collected 13 interceptions as a senior, including 3 returned for touchdowns … Is a noted kick returner and was selected to play in the Arkansas High School All-Star game … The all-conference standout helped Coach Buck James’ Cardinals to a 10-4 overall record … Was a three-time letterwinner on teams that went a combined 27-11 overall and 17-4 in conference. Personal: Sybhrian Javier Berry was born 10/10/91 in Camden, Ark. … Son of Robert Berry and Donna Murphy … Has two siblings, Robert and Trevion ... Majoring in Technology Management.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-0 7 3 10 1.0 1-8 0-0 2 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-0 7 3 10 1.0 1-8 0-0 2 0-0

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Tackles: 4 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Solos: 3 (vs. North Dakota State (11/20/10); TFL: 1 (vs. North Dakota state, 11/20/10); Sacks: None; Interceptions: None. Kickoff Returns: 6 (at Murray State, 10/9/10). Long: 57 (at Murray State, 10/9/10).

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OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 5-9 / 208 / Senior - 1L Grandview, Mo. / Grandview High Veteran defensive back who is transitioning to outside linebacker for his senior campaign ... Listed at No. 2 on the summer depth chart at Sam Linebacker ... Notched 7 tackles, including 3 for loss in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11), along with a fumble recovery. 2010: Accumulated 3 tackles in 10 games ... Recorded 2 solo stops at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Also factored in an assisted tackle at South Dakota State (11/6/10). 2009: Played in 5 games, totaling 2 solo tackles … Recorded a tackle for a 3-yard loss 10/17/09 at Western Illinois … Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the 9/19/09 win over Murray State. 2008: Did not earn playing time during the 2008 season due to injuries. 2007: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for Indiana State game (10/27/07). High School: Two-year starter and four-year squad member as a cornerback, safety and quarterback for Coach Jason Godfrey at Grandview (Mo.) High ... Earned KC Suburban Mid-6 All-Conference honors as a senior while earning Bulldog MVP and captain honors ... Was also a three-year track letterman, specializing in the 100-meter dash and long jump. Personal: Darius Walter Griffen Blow was born 10/25/87 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Cornelius and Sherryl Blow of Grandview, Mo. ... Has two sisters, Desiree’ and D’Andria ... Father (Cornelius) was a four-year letterman for the Bears (1981-84) ... Majoring in Construction Management ...

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 5-0 2 0 2 1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 10-0  2 1 3 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 15-0 4 1 5 1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0

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Tackles: 2 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Solos: 2 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); TFL: 1 (at Western Illinois, 10/17/09); Sacks: None; Interceptions: None.

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MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/27/07, 9/19/09.

Keenan Berry

DEFENSIVE BACK 6-2 / 200 / Sophomore - HS Springfield, Mo. / Hillcrest High Walk-on defensive back who looks to add depth at safety this fall for the Bears ... Had a tackle and a forced fumble in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). High School: Was a two-sport standout at Hillcrest High in Springfield, Mo., starting a year at cornerback for Coach John Beckham ... Earned all-conference honors at defensive back his senior season in 2009, while gaining Springfield Quarterback Club honors as Outstanding Defensive Back ... Was team captain his senior season ... Was also a two-year standout in wrestling for the Hornets, going 36-10 and finishing sixth in the state meet as a senior (152) ... Was a two-year team captain in wrestling. Personal: Keenan Marquise Berry was born 1/3/91 in Olathe, Kan. ... Son of Nelson Berry and Kayla Perkins of Springfield ... Has five siblings -- Derek, Ashley, Brittany, Drake, and Muriel ... Majoring in Healthy, Physical Education and Recreation.

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OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-3 / 280 / Freshman - HS Ozark, Mo. / Ozark High His physical style and quick feet will fit well with the Bears in the trenches ... Will likely provide depth at center during his freshman season. High School: Earned Missouri all-state second-team honors at right tackle and was also an academic all-state honoree as a senior for Coach Chris Allison at Ozark (Mo.) High ... Played both ways for 3 of his 4 seasons, starting as a junior and senior and earning 3 letters ... Named to the All-Ozark Conference second team as a senior in 2010 ... Was recruited by Nebraska, Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois. Personal: Robert Edward Booker, Jr. was born 12/16/92 in Prescott, Ariz. ... Son of Robert, Sr. and Leslie Booker of Ozark, Mo. ... Has two sisters, Alexis and Micheal ... Plans on majoring in Biology ... Wants to pursue medical school after college.

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OFFENSIVE LINE 6-6 / 300 / RS Freshman - SQ Florissant, Mo. / McCluer North High Coming off a series of injuries that sidelined him for the entire 2010 season and the spring season ... Hopes to get healthy for his second season in the program and provide needed depth on the offensive line. 2010: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State with an injury ... Named to Missouri Valley Football Conference Honor Roll and MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll with a 3.18 GPA for the fall semester. High School: A three-year starter for Coach Jim Schottmueller at McCluer North High in Florissant, Mo., Burgess was rated the No. 23 prospect in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Super 30 list after earning first-team all-metro laurels ... Helped the Stars average 301.3 yards per game of total offense and earned all-conference and all-state honors twice ... MaxPreps.com named him to the All-Missouri second team (all classes) after helping McCluer North claim its third straight district title and post a 6-5 record in 2009. Personal: Joseph James Burgess was born 11/15/91 in St. Charles, Mo. … Son of Angela Burgess of Florissant, Mo. … HONORS Majoring in Biology ... Also recruited MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010. by Nebraska and Kansas State.

WIDE RECEIVER 6-0 / 174 / So. / HS Florissant, Mo. / McCluer North High Buford turned heads this spring as a standout walk-on sensation ... Tallied 8 receptions for 113 yards in three scrimmage appearances, second only to senior Jermaine Saffold in both categories. High School: Two-year starter at slot receiver for Coach Jim Schotmueller at McCluer North High in Florissant, Mo. ... Had 18 catches for 182 yards and a touchdown as a senior ... Helped the Stars to a 6-6 record and Class 6 playoff appearance his senior campaign (2008) ... Stars were 8-3 his junior season en route to a conference and district title ... Had 10 receptions for 113 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a junior ... Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Riverview Gardens High in St. Louis for Coach John Atwell and was a starter at receiver his sophomore year. Personal: Dorian LaVel Buford was born 5/14/91 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of DeMoris and Achilla Buford of Florissant, Mo. ... Has three siblings - DeMoris, Aaliyah and DeVaughn ... Majoring in Criminology.

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James Caine

WIDE RECEIVER 5-10 / 180 / RS Freshman - SQ Cordova, Tenn. / White Station High

CORNERBACK 5-11 / 178 / Junior - TR St. Louis, Mo. / Hazelwood East High

Speedy receiver and kick returner who had a solid spring with 5 receptions for 76 yards in the spring scrimmage series ... Will vie for starting B wide receiver spot.

Talented walk-on is listed as the No. 2 man at left cornerback on the summer depth chart ... Recorded a tackle in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11).

2010: Received a medical redshirt ... Played in 3 games as a true freshman before a season-ending clavicle injury at Illinois State (9/25/10), suffered at the end of a 54-yard kickoff return ... Had 3 receptions for 64 yards, including a 39-yard catch, at Kansas State (9/11/10) ... Also returned 4 kickoffs for 109 yards at K-State with a long of 34 ... Notched 4 punt returns in season opener against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/11), including a 22-yarder, the second-longest by any Bear all season ... Finished ninth on the club in all-purpose yards (265) and third in all-purpose yards per game (88.3).

Iowa Western CC: Played the 2009 season at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa ... Helped lead Coach Scott Strohmeier’s Reivers to a 5-4 season in their inaugural campaign.

High School: Was a Tennessee all-state performer for the 2009 Class 6A state champion White Station squad of Coach Devin Rutherford ... Scored 32 touchdowns in 2 seasons with just under 2,000 all-purpose yards … Snatched 7 interceptions and was a two-time Memphis Commercial Appeal Best of the Preps selection … In the state championship game, he earned offensive and defensive MVP honors … Did it all for White Station, playing wide receiver, running back, cornerback, returning punts and kicks, and even punting … Helped the Spartans to a combined 48-9 record in his four years on the team … Was a three-year starter on the football team and a two-year starter for the basketball team … Won the basketball state championship his junior season. Personal: Julian Aaron Burton was born 2/29/92 in Memphis, Tenn. … Son of Marlon Watson and Carol Burton of Cordova, Tenn. … His father, Marlon, played football for Clemson University from 1991-1995 ... Undeclared major ... Also recruited by Memphis, Louisiana Tech, Middle Tennessee, Alabama State and Hampton.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 3-0 0 0 0 4 67 16.8 0 39 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 3-0 0 0 0 4 67 16.8 0 39 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 0.

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Receptions: 3 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10). Rec. Yards: 64 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10). TDs: None. Kickoff Returns: 4 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10). Long: 54 (at Illinois State, 9/25/11). Punt Returns: 4 (vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10). Long: 22 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10).

High School: Was a two-time All-Suburban North Conference pick and three-year starter for Coach Mike Jones at Hazelwood East High in St. Louis ... Had 80 total tackles, 2 sacks and 4 tackles for loss as a senior free safety in 2007 ... Helped Hawks to back-to-back 8-2 seasons his junior and senior campaigns ... Notched 53 tackles and 3 interceptions, including a touchdown return, his junior season. Personal: James Caine was born 9/6/89 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of James Caine and Rhonda Marion of St. Louis, Mo. ... Has a brother, Romell, and sister, Raieasha ... Majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

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Ryan Callender INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 / 217 / Sophomore - 1L Dallas, Texas / Hillcrest High Coming off a medical redshirt season, but should be back in the mix this fall at the Mac Linebacker spot ... Played as a true freshman in 2009 and is regarded as one of the top athletes on the defensive side. 2010: Played just 2 games before a season-ending injury ... Recorded a tackle in each of the first 2 games, vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and at Kansas State (9/11/10) ... Received a medical redshirt. 2009: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman … Was a key special teams performer … Notched 3 tackles on the season, including solo stops against UT Martin (9/12/09) and Western Illinois (10/17/09) … Named Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for team’s 31-7 win over Indiana State (11/7/09). High School: A two-time all-district linebacker at Hillcrest (Texas) High who also played wide receiver as a standout prep performer ... He was team captain as a senior and helped Coach Andy Todd’s Panthers to a 7-4 record in 2008 and a berth in the Texas Class 4A playoffs. Personal: Ryan D. Callender was born 12/15/90 in Shreveport, La. ... Son of Tommy Tryant and Brenda Rhineheart of Dallas, Texas ... Has three brothers, Tommy, Ronald and Anthony, and two sisters, Kim and Mikkia ... Majoring in Sport/Park Administration.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-0 2 1 3 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 2-0 0 2 2 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-0 2 1 3 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0

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Jordan Chiles

Nick Canavan

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 / 215 / Sophomore - 1L Norman, Okla. / Northside High

PUNTER 5-11 / 178 / Senior - 3L Hillsboro, Ill. / Hillsboro High

The team’s top returning tackler and returning starter at outside linebacker, Canavan is a second-year sensation who will anchor the Bears’ linebackers this fall ... Missed spring game with knee injury.

Will take on full-time punting duties for the fourth season and provide a steady back-up for kicker Austin Witmer ... Enters season ranked 8th all-time at MSU in career punts (162) and yards (6,266), seventh in average (38.7).

2010: Was the only MSU player to earn MVFC All-Newcomer Team laurels ... Pushed into duty in Week 4 to pull his redshirt ... Made an immediate impact with an interception in his debut game against No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Started 6 of the next 7 contests, finishing the year with 50 total tackles in 8 games to tie for fourth on the team ... Had season-high 9 tackles at Murray State (10/9/10), including 6 solo stops, and scored a touchdown on a blocked punt ... Also had 6 solo tackles at No. 16 Northern Iowa (11/13/10) to earn MSU Defensive Player of the Week honors ... Also tabbed for Defensive POW honors after accumulating 8 tackles at Indiana State (10/16/10).

2010: In addition to his role as starting punter, he served as the team’s field goal and PAT kicker for the first 7 games ... Was 33-for-33 on extra points ... Averaged 38.3 yards per punt to finish 56th nationally and sixth in the MVFC ... Earned MVFC All-Academic Team (second team) honors ... Was also tied for 18th in the MVFC in scoring (4.36) with 5 field goals to his credit ... Had 3 punts of 50 yards or more, including a season-best 53-yarder at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Finished the SDSU game with a 43.5 average on 4 punts to earn MSU Special Teams Player of the Week ... Had 8 punts in game at Indiana State (10/16/10) and against No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Notched 13 kicks inside the 20 ... Had a pair of field goals in overtime loss at Illinois State (9/25/10) and booted a career-long 43-yarder in win over Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10).

High School: A solid defender and a two-time Oklahoma all-state pick … Tallied 353 career tackles for Coach Lance Manning at Norman Northside High … His 3 varsity seasons netted 8 sacks and 2 interceptions while claiming all-district and all-conference honors twice … The three-year starter was also a standout running back for the Timberwolves … Finished high school career with a 3.7 GPA. Personal: Nicholas Richard Canavan was born 6/26/91 in Orlando, Fla. … Son of Richard and Karen Canavan of Norman, Okla. … Has a sister, Kaitlyn ... Majoring in General Business ... Hopes to continue on to law school after college.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 8-0 22 28 50 6.0 1-5 1-15 3 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 8-0 22 28 50 6.0 1-5 1-15 3 0-0

HONORS

MVFC All-Newcomer Team: 2010. MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 10/16/10, 11/13/10. MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 11/6/10.

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 9 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Solos: 6 (at Murray State, 10/9/10 and at Northern Iowa, 11/13/10); TFL: 2.5 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Sacks: 0.5 (2 times); Interceptions: 1 (at Youngstown State, 10/2/10).

2009: Earned honorable mention All-Missouri Valley Football Conference and All-Academic honors after averaging 40.1 yards on 46 punts, which ranked fourth in the MVFC and 24th nationally … Had 6 punts of 50 yards or more and landed 13 inside the 20 … Banged a 75-yard punt in season finale at No. 1 Southern Illinois (11/14/09), a career long to earn MSU Special Teams Player of the Week honors … Averaged 43.2 yards on 8 punts, including a 72-yarder, against Northern Iowa (9/26/09) to earn the team’s special teams POW honor … Had 8 punts fair caught and a touchback in 2009 … Helped the Bears rank 29th nationally in net punting, the team’s highest statistical rank. 2008: Earned MVFC All-Newcomer Team distinction after posting a 37.9 punting average on 60 attempts as a true freshman ... Posted 3 punts over 50 yards and a 42.8 average on 9 attempts at UNI (11/8/08) to earn MSU Player of the Week honors ... Booted season-long punt of 64 yards at UNI ... Averaged 43.3 yards on 7 punts at Oklahoma State (9/13/08) to claim MSU Special Teams Player of the Week honors ... Posted a 62-yard punt at South Dakota State (11/1/08) ... Over the last 5 games, he pinned opponents inside the 20-yard line 11 times. High School: Led team with 176 points as a senior for Coach Rich Stewart at Hillsboro (Ill.) High, earning all-conference and honorable mention all-state honors ... Invited to Ill. Coaches Association All-Star Game ... Averaged 40.0 yards per punt in 2007 while making 12-of-17 field goals, with a long of 48 ... Lettered in baseball, basketball and soccer. Personal: Jordan Alan Chiles was born 3/15/90 in Springfield, Ill. ... Son of Alan and Kathy Chiles of Hillsboro, Ill. ... Has two brothers Tommy and Drew, and a sister, Audra … Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science (3.46 GPA).

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G No. Yds. Avg Lg TB FC i20 50+ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 11 60 2274 37.9 64 2 9 17 11 2009 11 46 1845 40.1 75 1 8 13 6 2010 11 56 2147 38.3 53 2 13 13 3 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 33 162 6266 38.7 75 5 30 43 20 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Misc.: Career tackles: 2. Career punts blocked: 5. Career field goals: 5-for-13 (long 43). CAREER HIGHS

HONORS

MVFC All-Conference: 2009 (HM); MVFC AllNewcomer: 2008; MVFC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award: 2009, 2010; MVFC All-Academic: 2009 (HM), 2010 (2nd); MVFC Honor Roll: 2009, 2010; MSU Player of the Week: 11/8/08; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 9/13/08, 9/26/09, 11/14/09, 11/6/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011.

Punts: 9 (at UNI, 11/8/08); Long Punt: 75 (at Southern Illinois, 11/14/09).

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Eric Christophel WIDE RECEIVER 5-10 / 170 / Freshman - HS Nixa, Mo. / Nixa High Highly-touted local product who is an athletic and versatile slot receiver with experience as a return specialist ... Son of MSU Offensive Coordinator Rob Christophel. High School: Collected 14 receptions for 330 yards and 5 touchdowns as a senior for the Nixa (Mo.) High Eagles ... Coach Richard Rehagen’s team went 6-5 in 2010 and advanced to the state playoffs for the second time in as many years ... Averaged 29.0 yards per kickoff return and 10.1 yards per punt return ... As a junior, he had 33 catches for 640 yards and 6 touchdowns ... He also notched 700 yards in returns as a kick and punt return specialist in 2009 and recorded 3 picks in the defensive secondary ... Team was 9-4 in 2009 ... Voted all-district and all-conference as a junior and senior while earning all-state distinction as a senior defensive back ... Was also a standout second baseman for the Nixa baseball squad. Personal: Eric Matthew Christophel was born 6/16/93 in Pocatello, Idaho ... Son of Rob and Paula Christophel of Nixa, Mo. ... Has a brother, Tyler ... Plans to major in Preveterinary Science ... Also recruited by Northwest Missouri, Central Missouri and Pittsburg State.

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OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5 / 284 / RS Freshman - SQ Lebanon, Mo. / Lebanon High Coming off a solid spring, Cooley is at the top of the depth chart at left tackle, entering the summer ... Will challenge for starting job as a redshirt freshman. 2010: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Earned Athletic Director’s Honor Roll status in spring of 2011 after turning in a solid 3.53 GPA for the semester ... High School: Was a Missouri second-team all-state offensive tackle in 2009 by both the coaches and sportswriters for Coach Will Christian at Lebanon High … Earned first-team all-conference, all-district and all-Ozarks first-team distinction at offensive tackle and defensive end for the Yellowjackets … Claimed first-team Academic All-State honors … In 2008, he was an honorable mention on the all-conference and all-district teams … Began his football career at Lebanon High as a tight end … Was also a threeyear starter for the basketball team … Threw shot put and discus for the track and field squad ... Participated in the Missouri Lions Club All-Star Game in the summer of 2010.

RUNNING BACK 5-11 / 191 / Sophomore - 1L Springfield, Mo. / Hillcrest High Has suffered ACL injuries in back-to-back spring seasons and will be looking to rehabilitate this fall with hopes of continuing his football career ... Had 20 carries for 49 yards (2.5) in three spring scrimmages in 2011. 2010: Finished the 2010 spring scrimmage series with 17 carries for 38 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but was injured (knee) in the Maroon and White Game (4/24/10) ... Was issued a medical redshirt. 2009: Earned Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team honors … Led the team in rushing yards (424) despite starting just 2 games and playing 9 … Finished 10th in the league in rushing and 18th in total offense … Named MSU Media Player of the Week and team Offensive Player of the Week after a 105-yard rushing effort at North Dakota State (10/24/09) on 16 carries with a touchdown in his first-ever career start … Also collected 69 yards on 16 carries in win at Western Illinois (10/17/09) … Ended the season with games of 59 yards and 58 yards, respectively against Indiana State (11/7/09) and at Southern Illinois (11/14/09), getting 4.3 yards per carry during that stint … Scored first career touchdown in home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) … Earned double-figure carries each of the last 5 games and averaged 62.8 rushing yards per game during that stretch … Also tied for seventh on the team in receptions with 7 catches for 31 yards. High School: Four-year starter at running back and corner back at Hillcrest High in Springfield where he averaged 9.4 yards per carry and scored 15 touchdowns in 2008 ... The second-team Class 5 All-State standout rushed for 1,200 yards, earning all-Ozarks Conference, all-region and second-team all-area honors for Coach John Beckham as a senior, while guiding Hillcrest to the Class 5 state playoffs ... He was also a first-team all-Ozarks Conference pick as a junior, tallying 990 rushing yards with 17 touchdowns ... Qualified for the Class 4 state track meet in the long jump and 100-meter dash as a junior. Personal: Mikael Dewayne Cooper-Falls was born 8/9/89 in Fayette, Mo. ... Son of Anne Falls of Springfield, Mo. ... Has a brother, Lee, and two sisters, Lexyanna and Mianna ... Majoring in Criminology.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY HONORS Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds. TD MVFC All-Newcomer: 2009; MSU Player of the Week: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10/24/09; MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 10/24/10. 2009 9-2 92 424 4.6 2 57 7 31 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 9-2 92 424 4.6 2 57 7 31 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Misc.: 100-Yard Rushing Games: 1. Tackles: 1. CAREER HIGHS Carries: 16 (at Western Illinois, 10/17/09, and at North Dakota State, 10/24/09); Rush Yards: 105 (at North Dakota State, 10/24/09); Long Rush: 57 (at North Dakota State, 10/24/09); TDs: 1 (2 times); Receptions: 2 (vs. Illinois State, 10/31/09, and vs. Indiana State, 11/7/09); Rec. Yards: 14 (vs. Illinois State, 10/31/09); Long Rec.: 9 (at Western Illinois (10/17/09).

Personal: Zachary Ray Cooley was born 9/12/91 in Lake of the Ozarks, Mo. … Son of the late Tony Cooley and Anna Cooley Henson of Lebanon, Mo. … Has three siblings, Nick Maddux, Alex Cooley and Sam Henson … His brother Nick is a 2010 graduate of Missouri State, and his grandfather, Bill Maddux, attended MSU in the 1960s ... He was also recruited by Northern Iowa and HONORS Southern Illinois ... Majoring in Dietet- Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Spring 2011. ics (3.14 GPA).

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Dondelaro Crosby INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 / 198 / Freshman - HS Leesburg, Fla. / Leesburg High

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DEFENSIVE END 5-11 / 230 / Senior - SQ St. Louis, Mo. / Jennings High

Fast and physical linebacker who uses his quickness to cover sideline to sideline ... Will push for time at the Buck inside linebacker spot.

The fourth-year junior defensive end will battle for time in the trenches this fall with steady work ethic and solid fundamentals.

High School: Was a standout performer for Leesburg (Fla.) High and Coach Randy Trivers ... Recorded 120 tackles, 3 interceptions, 9 sacks and forced 4 fumbles during a 6-4 senior season that saw Leesburg finish third in the conference ... Named team captain and most valuable player while leading a stingy Yellow Jackets defense ... Tallied 44 tackles and a pair of sacks as a junior ... Factored in 30 stops and 4 sacks as a reserve his sophomore year.

2010: Saw action in the team’s 35-25 home win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10).

Personal: Dondelaro Laziar Crosby was born 12/1/92 in Leesburg, Fla. ... Son of Shantell Hurst of Leesburg ... Has two sisters, Jasmine and Kaedra ... Wants to pursue a career in athletic administration ... Also recruited by Northern Iowa, Maine, BethuneCookman and Towson State.

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SAFETY 6-2 / 198 / RS Freshman - SQ Wentzville, Mo. / Timberland High Will push for starting free safety duties this fall with junior Anthony Lee ... Had 5 tackles in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11), including a pair of solo stops.

2009: Did not earn playing time during the 2009 season … Named the Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Western Illinois road win (10/17/09). 2008: Did not earn playing time during the 2008 season ... Was a two-time Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week in wins at Southeast Missouri (9/20/08) and Illinois State (10/18/08). 2007: Redshirted his first season at MSU ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year honors and Defensive Scout Team POW honors for win over Missouri S&T (8/30/07). High School: Four-year starter at DT and LB for Coach Ryan Wallace at Jennings High ... Helped the Warriors to a 9-2 playoff run and earned first-team all-state, Post-Dispatch All-Metro, All Suburban East Conference in 2006 ... Tallied 172 total tackles, including 144 solo stops with 3 sacks and 6 fumble recoveries as a senior ... Claimed St. Louis American and Suburban East Conference Defensive Player of the Year honors ... Was honorable mention all-metro as a junior and was a three-time All-Suburban East Conference performer ... Had 106 tackles and 6 sacks as a junior ... Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track. Personal: Christopher Andrew Current was born 2/19/89 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Queen Current of St. Louis ... Has two sisters, Pamela and Victoria.Kate, Richard and Danny ... Majoring in Construction Management.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 1-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 1-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0

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MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year: 2007; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 8/30/07, 9/20/08, 10/18/08, 10/17/09.

2010: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll distinction with a 3.25 GPA during fall 2010 semester ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week in preparing the offense for the game at Kansas State (9/11/10). High School: Helped Timberland High to a 9-2 record his senior season and a 19-3 total ledger his final 2 seasons as a starter for the Wolves … Earned all-district honors in 2009 after collecting 100 tackles, an interception, a sack and a safety … A two-time all-Gateway Athletic Conference pick for Coach Craig Collins … Also played wide receiver his senior season … Was a member of a pair of GAC North championship teams … Also started 3 seasons for the basketball team at forward and guard. Personal: Mike Love Crutcher was born 3/26/91 in St. Louis, Mo. … Son of Rick and Bobbie Appelbaum of Wentzville, Mo. … Has three siblings,

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MVFC Honor Roll: 2010. MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/11/10. Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010.

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Richard Darden

TIGHT END 6-3 / 215 / Freshman - HS Memphis, Tenn. / Ridgeway High Looks to provide a sizeable back-up to returning starter Matt Thayer in his freshman season and brings noteworthy credentials to the program to do so. High School: Helped lead Coach Duron Sutton’s Ridgeway High Roadrunners to an undefeated (7-0) league record and 13-1 overall mark that culminated in a Tennessee state semifinal appearance in 2010 ... Had 29 catches, 450 yards and 3 touchdowns in 2010 ... Earned a spot in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game ... Also played as a power forward for the Roadrunners’ basketball team, which was ranked ninth in Tennessee. Personal: Richard Ashante Darden was born 5/30/93 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of Richard Darden and Shaundra Gatewood of Memphis ... Has two brothers, SeanGregory and Xavier ... Comes from a football tradition, with both his father (Austin Peay) and grandfather (Tennesse State) earning Division I FCS All-American status ... Plans to major in Business ... Was also recruited by Austin Peay, Murray State and UT Martin.

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-5 / 300 / Freshman - HS Bella Vista, Ark. / Bentonville High Brings a solid frame and work ethic to the o-line and will add depth at tackle this fall. High School: A standout offensive tackle for the three-time 7A West Conference champion and two-time 7A state champion Bentonville (Ark.) Tigers ... A physical force with tremendous potential ... Under Coach Barry Lunney Sr., DePeel was an all-state performer and a member of the All-Vype Football Team in 2010 ... Helped Bentonville High to a combined 33-3 record in his 3 years as a starter ... Was also a two-time allstate wrestler. . Personal: Robert Emerson DePeel was born 10/3/92 in Bella Vista, Ark. ... Son of Robert and Tricia DePeel ... Has a brother, Sean ... Undecided on major.

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OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 / 215 / Junior - TR Liberal, Kan. / Liberal High A speedy linebacker and stellar athlete who was also a standout running back in high school, Davis will be expected to push for time at Will Linebacker this fall. Garden City CC: Was an honorable mention all-conference linebacker as a sophomore at Garden City (Kan.) Community College ... In 2010, he had 85 tackles for the 3-6 Broncbusters and head Coach Lucas Aslin and was second in the conference in tackles for loss in 2010. High School: Was an all-state running back at Liberal (Kan.) High where he earned Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year honors for the Redskins of Coach Tom Schroeder as a senior in 2008 ... Started 3 seasons at running back and also saw time at defensive end, as well as running back ... Was also a four-year letterman in both wrestling and track. Personal: Nathaniel Anthony Davis was born 2/10/91 in Liberal, Kan. ... Has four siblings - Cody, Cheyenne, Devon and Bryton ... Plans to major in Physical Education.

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Chris Douglas

WIDE RECEIVER 5-9 / 170 / Junior - 2L Memphis, Tenn. / Kirby High Solid slot receiver and reliable target who will look to hold on to his starting job at B Wide Receiver this fall ... Has great speed and elusiveness in the open field. 2010: Started 10-of-11 games and finished second on the club in receptions (38) and yards (495) ... Had streak of 21 straight games with a reception snapped in season finale against North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Had 6 catches in win over No. 18 Western Illinois (10/23/10) ... Posted 5 grabs for 103 yards and his only TD of the season in win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Also had a 12-yard carry against YSU ... Had at least 4 receptions in 7 contests ... Finished 13th in the MVFC in receptions per game (3.45) and 15th in receiving yards per game (45.0). 2009: Finished second on the squad in receptions (28) as a true freshman, behind AllAmerican tight end Clay Harbor, and was the only Bear besides Harbor to have a reception in every game … Named to Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer Team … Started 7-of-11 games … Had 7 multiple-reception games … Ranked 17th in the MVFC in receptions per game … Scored first career touchdown in home win over Murray State (9/19/09) … Posted season-highs in receptions (5) and yards (38) in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) … Also had 38 receiving yards in Murray State game … Tallied his only other touchdown of the year against Illinois State (10/31/09). High School: Three-year starter and letterman at Kirby High in Memphis, Tenn. ... Averaged 20.4 yards per punt return as a senior, earning him all-region and All-Memphis Metro laurels ... Was also a prolific wide receiver, gathering in 37 passes for 709 yards (19.2 yards per reception) for Coach Chester Flowers’ Cougars ... Accounted for 7 receiving touchdowns, 3 rushing touchdowns and a punt return score in 2008 ... Also played defensive back two seasons. Personal: Cadarrius Dotson was born 10/25/90 in Memphis, Tenn. .... Son of Tabatha Boyd of Memphis ... Majoring in Fashion Merchandising.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-7  3 9 0 28 244 8.7 2 28 2010 11-10 10 46 0 38 495 13.0 1 43 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-17 13 55 0 66 739 11.2 3 43 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 1. Kickoff Returns: 5-84, 0 TD; Punt Returns: 1-0. Tackles: 3.

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Chris Douglas (5)   106 - at Southern Illinois (11/14/09)   130 - vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10)   191 - at Murray State (10/9/10)   165 - vs. Western Illinois (10/23/10)   122 - vs. North Dakota St. (11/20/10) Stephen Johnston (3)   164 - at Murray State (10/9/10)   112 - at Indiana State (10/16/10)   130 - vs. Western Illinois (10/23/10) Mikael Cooper-Falls (1)   105 - at North Dakota State (10/24/09)

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RUNNING BACK 5-9 / 213 / Senior - 2L Lawrenceville, Ga. / Peachtree Ridge High A College Football Performance Awards preseason watch list selection, Douglas is one of the top returning backs in the MVFC and at the Division I FCS level ... He has explosive speed in the open field and is rugged enough to fight for yards in the trenches ... Finished with 24 carries for 83 yards and 2 TDs in four spring scrimmages. 2010: Despite starting just once, earned All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honorable mention honors ... Finished sixth in the MVFC and 27th nationally in rushing yards per game (95.55) ... Was second among all FCS players in yards per carry (minimum 150 attempts) with 6.9 yards per touch ... Was also 59th nationally in all-purpose yards (108.45) and 51st in scoring (6.55) ... Finished seventh in the league in all-purpose, ninth in scoring and 14th in total offense ... Carried 10 times for career-high 191 yards, 238 all-purpose yards and a pair of TDs at Murray State (10/9/10), including a 97-yard touchdown run to earn CFPA National RB of the Week and MSU Player of the Week honors ... Scored 3 times in win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Posted 165 yards on 18 carries in win over No. 18 Western Illinois (10/23/10), including a 71-yard TD run ... Posted 128 yards on just 10 carries in season-opener win over Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) with an 86-yard TD run ... Finished year with season-high 19 carries in win over No. 17 North Dakota State, collecting 122 ground yards. 2009: Played all 11 games, earning a start in the season finale at No. 1 Southern Illinois … Finished 15th in the MVFC in rushing (325) and 23rd in total offense … Was second on the squad behind Cooper-Falls in yards per carry (4.5) and tied for team lead in touchdowns (4) with All-American tight end Clay Harbor … Posted 106 yards on 17 carries with a touchdown against SIU (11 /14/09) … Tallied 72 yards on just 6 carries (12.0 ypc) with 2 touchdowns in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) … Also scored a touchdown in win at Western Illinois (10/17/09) … Averaged 89.0 yards per game over the last 2 contests with 3 touchdowns. Fort Scott CC: Redshirted during the 2008 season for Coach Jeff Simms in his only campaign at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College.

Receptions: 6 (vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10); Rec. Yards: 103 (vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10); Long Rec.: 43, vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); TDs: 1 (3 times); Carries: 2 (3 times); Rush Yards: 19 (vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10); Long Rush: 12 (vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10); Long Kick Return: 35 (at Youngstown State, 10/3/09).

Pasadena City College: Regular running back and kick returner at Pasadena (Calif.) City College as a freshman in 2007 … Helped Coach Kenny Lawler’s Lancers to a 6-4 record as a true freshman, averaging 5.0 yards per carry with a long rush of 17 yards … Collected 135 yards and 2 touchdowns on 27 carries … Also had 18 receptions for 163 yards and 2 scores with a long catch of 31 yards … Returned 11 kicks for 230 yards and a 20.9 average, including a long return of 65 yards.

MVFC All-Newcomer: 2009.

High School: Three-year starter and four-year letterman for Coach Blair Armstrong at Peachtree Ridge (Ga.) High … Helped Lions to a 11-3-1 record his senior year and share of the Georgia Class 5A state title … Earned Gwinnett Prep Rally Player of the Month honors as a senior … Carried 89 times for 700 yards and 9 touchdowns as a junior … Ran a 4.49 40-yard dash at the Atlanta combine in 2006 … Finished fourth in the Georgia state meet as a senior in the Class 5A 100-meter dash (10.95) … Was a two-star recruit by Scout.com as a senior.

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Missouri State Active Player 100-yard Rushing / Receiving Games 100-Yard Rushing Games

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Jermaine Saffold (5)   101 - vs. South Dakota St. (10/10/09)   113 - at Kansas State (9/11/10)   114 - vs. Youngstown State (10/2/10)   141 - at Indiana State (10/16/10)   176 - vs. Southern Illinois (10/30/10) Cadarrius Dotson (1)   103 - vs. Youngstown State (10/2/10)

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Personal: Christopher Michael Douglas was born 6/11/89 in Memphis, Tenn. … Son of Michael and Mary Douglas of Lawrenceville, Ga. … Has a sister, Dominique … Majoring in Criminology … Wants to be a firefighter after college.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds. TD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-1 72 325 4.5 4 65 7 55 0 2010 11-1 152 1051 6.9 11 97 17 108 1 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-2 224 1376 6.1 15 97 24 163 1 Misc.: 100-Yard Rushing Games: 5. Kickoff Returns: (Long 24). Tackles: 5. 2-34

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Carries: 19 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Rush Yards: 191 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Long Rush: 97 (at Murray State (10/9/10); TDs: 3 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Receptions: 3 (5 times); Rec. Yards: 38 (at Youngstown State, 10/3/09); Long Rec.: 23 (vs. Western Illinois (10/23/10).

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MVFC All-Conference: 2010 (HM). College Football Performance Awards National RB of the Week: 10/9/10. CFPA Honorable Mention: 9/2/10; MSU Player of the Week: 9/2/10. MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 9/2/10.

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Isaia Falealii

NOSE TACKLE 6-4 / 323 / Junior - SQ Giessen, Germany / Hohenfels American High Sizeable walk-on lineman who should add depth up front at nose tackle this fall. 2010: Was on the Bears’ practice squad as a walk-on ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for efforts in team’s win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10). 2008-10: Attended Lincoln (Mo.) University in Jefferson City from 2008-09 and Drury University in Springfield during the fall of 2009 and spring 2010. High School: Was a three-year regular on the offensive and defensive lines at Hohenfels High in Bavania, Germany ... Started his senior season for Coach Ed Lynch ... Was part of an undefeated (9-0) campaign and Division 3 European championship squad his junior season for Coach Shawn Rodmann. Personal: Isaia Isamaeli Falealii was born 8/19/90 in Giessen, Germany ... Son of Craig and Mattie Falealii ... Has four HONORS siblings, Fia, Sii, Kiara and Maiah ... MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/30/10. Majoring in Communications Studies.

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NOSE TACKLE 6-3 / 300 / Junior - 2L Nashville, Tenn. / Whites Creek High Enters summer atop the MSU depth chart at nose tackle ... Had 4 tackles and 1 for loss in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Played 9 games backing up starter Mikel Ruder at nose tackle ... Finished with 18 tackles, 14th on the club ... Notched 5 tackles in win over No. 18 Western Illinois (10/23/10) at Plaster Field, including 4 assists ... Brought down 4 Youngstown State ball carriers (10/2/10) in home win over No. 20 Penguins ... Recorded his only sack and TFL of the campaign in win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10). 2009: Played all 11 games his first season at Missouri State, including his only start of the year in his Division-I debut at Arkansas (9/5/09) … Finished 12th on the squad in total tackles with 19 … Secured season-high 4 tackles in win over UT Martin (9/12/09) … Had 3 total tackles at Arkansas (9/5/09), against Northern Iowa (9/26/09) and against South Dakota State (10/10/09) … Capped season with 2 tackles at No. 1 Southern Illinois (11/14/09) … Also blocked a kick at Western Illinois (10/17/09). High School: Spent the 2008-09 school year at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy … Three-year starter for Coach Anthony Law at Whites Creek (Tenn.) High … Was a twotime all-region pick for the Cobras … Tallied a career-high 15 tackles in 1 game as a sophomore … Played defensive tackle, offensive guard and tackle in high school. Personal: Tevan Demarius Ferguson was born 5/13/90 in Nashville, Tenn. … Son of Tracy Farmer of Nashville … Has a sister, Antinique … Majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration.

Corey Feagin

DEFENSIVE END 6-4 / 233 / Freshman - HS Cedar Hill, Texas / Cedar Hill High A highly-touted defensive lineman, Feagin has solid credentials and will provide a steady push for the five returning squad members at DE. High School: A second-team all-district performer in one of the toughest districts in Texas, Feagin was a DT and DE starter for an 8-4 Cedar Hill High team coached by Joey McGuire ... Helped lead the Longhorns to a state playoff berth in 2010 ... Team was 11-2 his junior year as a letterman and backup defensive end ... Was also a standout discus thrower and shot putter. Personal: Corey E. Feagin was born 8/23/93 in Arlington, Texas ... Son of Norman Feagin and Lavinda Copealnd of Cedar Hill, Texas ... Has three brothers, Jerome, Vincent and Marcus ... Plans to major in Nursing ... Was also ecruited by Southeast Missouri and Stephen F. Austin.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-1 4 15 19 0.5 0.5-1 0-0 0 0-0 2010 9-0 5 13 18 0.5 0.5-5 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 20-1 9 28 3 7 1.0 1.0-6 0-0 0 0-0

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Tackles: 5 (vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10); Solos: 2 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); TFL: 0.5 (2 times); Sacks: 0.5 (2 times); Interceptions: None.

11 Robert Fields

WIDE RECEIVER 6-1 / 185 / Freshman - HS Memphis, Tenn. / Memphis East High Athletic and speedy receiver who will challenge the returning receivers and begin building a solid foundation for his future with the program. High School: Was the leading receiver in 2010 for Memphis (Tenn.) East High and Coach Marcus Wimberly ... Hauled in 40 passes for 705 yards and 11 touchdowns on his way to earning a spot in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star and being named first-team all-city ... Fields also played safety, returned punts and kickoffs and punted for the 4-7 Mustangs ... Notched 4 interceptions from the free safety position as a senior in 2010 ... Started 3 seasons and was part of a 9-3 playoff team his sophomore year. Personal: Robert Kentrell Fields was born 8/10/91 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of Ross Fields and Jacqueline Pullen of Memphis ... Has two brothers, Roderick and Ross, Jr. ... Plans to major in Sports Management.

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OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 / 220 / Junior - SQ Pittsburgh, Pa. / Mt. Lebanon High

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DEFENSIVE END 6-7 / 270 / Sophomore - 1L Texarkana, Ark. / Arkansas High

A steadily-improving walk-on who will provide solid support for OLBs ... Had 4 tackles and a TFL in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11).

Will push for the starting job at right end this fall and use his impressive size to damage in the trenches as a third-year player.

2010: Was on the Bears’ practice squad as a walk-on ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for his efforts in preparing the offense for MSU’s win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10).

2010: Saw action in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Tallied season-high 4 tackles at Indiana State (10/16/10) with a half sack ... Also recorded 3 total stops in home win over No. 20 Youngstown State (10/2/10) ... Posted first career sack in his collegiate debut against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Was also in on a pair of plays at South Dakota State (11/6/10) with a solo stop against the Jackrabbits.

2008-09: Played 2 seasons at linebacker for Coach Bob Colbert at NCAA Division III Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pa. ... The Bearcats were 1-9 his freshman year in 2008 and 0-10 during his sophomore campaign ... Played in 3 games in 2008, recording 1 tackle. High School: Started 2 seasons for Coach Chris Haering at Mt. Lebanon (Pa.) High ... Was a standout running back and linebacker, tallying 92 tackles, 62 solo stops and a pair of fumble recoveries his senior year ... Was first-team All-WPIAL his senior campaign in 2007 for the 4-6 Blue Devils ... Squad was 6-4 his junior year. Personal: Patrick Crawford Fornadel was born 3/8/90 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Son of Ed and Joyce Fornadel who now reside in Kansas City ... Brother, Joe, played football at Wofford ... Comes from a football family, including his father who played at West Virginia and uncles who played at Penn State HONORS and James Madison.... Majoring in MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/2/10. Exercise and Movement Science.

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2009: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State … Named the MSU Defensive Scout Team Co-Player of the Year … Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) and for Illinois State (10/31/09) game. High School: Helped Arkansas High in Texarkana, Ark., to back-to-back Class 6A state championships in 2006 and 2007 as a two-year starter and letterman for Coach Bill Keopple ... In 2008, the Razorbacks were 5-7, but made the state playoffs behind a solid defensive effort ... Recorded 58 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, 9 sacks and broke up 14 passes his senior season ... Played in the Arkansas All-Star Game and was named to the Arkansas Class 6A All-State squad as well as claiming All-Southwest Arkansas and All-6A South Conference honors. Personal: Anthony Scott Grady was born 8/6/90 in Texarkana, Texas ... Son of Kevin Grady and Wendy Glass of Texarkana, Ark. ... Has five brothers, Chris, Jack, Nick, Gabe, and Kaden ... Undecided on major.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-0 3 8 11 1.5 1.5-17 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-0 3 8 11 1.5 1.5-17 0-0 0 0-0 CAREER HIGHS

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MSU Defensive Scout Team Co-Player of the Year: 2009; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/12/09, 10/31/09.

Tackles: 4 (at Indiana State, 10/16/10); Solos: 1 (3 times); TFL: 1.0 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); Sacks: 1.0 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); Interceptions: None.

OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-3 / 285 / RS Freshman - SQ Fenton, Mo. / Fox High A steadily-improving talent, Galbierz has the size and pedigree to be a long-term contributor for the program ... Will likely back up Travis Simmons at left guard this fall. 2010: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week honors for the win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10). High School: Earned Class 6 second-team all-state honors in 2009 while leading Fox to a 9-3 record and a state playoff appearance … Was a first-team All-Mississippi valley Conference, all-metro and all-district pick his senior season for the Warriors of Coach Nick Gianino … Helped anchor an offensive line that averaged 330 yards per game of total offense … A member of a pair of Mississippi Valley Conference championship and undefeated squads … His junior season, he was a second-team all-conference selection and helped lead the team to the semifinals of the Class 6 state playoffs ... Also a standout shot put and discus thrower for Fox. Personal: Richard T. Galbierz, II was born 3/31/92 in St. Louis, Mo. … Son of Michael and Tracy Galbierz of Fenton, Mo. … HONORS Is undecided on a major. MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/30/10.

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Kyle Hahn

OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-7 / 309 / Sophomore - SQ O’Fallon, Mo. / St. Dominic High A projected starter at right tackle on the summer depth chart, Hahn has the size to be a significant contributor and will have the opportunity to do so as a third-year squadman. 2010: Gained solid experience as a redshirt freshman ... Did not play in any games, but earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his efforts in preparing the defense for the shutout win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10). 2009: Redshirted his first season at MSU … Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Bears’ 10/24/09 win against North Dakota State. High School: Was a second-team all-AAA Conference pick in 2008 for Coach Bob Leonard’s Crusaders at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Mo. ... Helped his team to a 6-4 record as a senior while earning East Central All-District laurels as an offensive tackle and defensive end ... Was part of back-to-back conference championship teams as a sophomore and junior, also claiming second-team all-league distinction as a junior ... Was a three-year starter in basketball and also competed in baseball and track. Personal: Kyle Thomas Hahn was born 9/26/90 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Tom and Karen Hahn of O’Fallon, Mo. ... HONORS Has a sister, Kelsey ... Majoring in MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/24/09, 11/20/10. Criminology.

QUARTERBACK 6-0 / 193 / Freshman - HS Texarkana, Ark. / Arkansas High A fleet-footed quarterback with 4.5 speed and an accurate arm, Harris should be a solid fit for the Bears’ no-huddle offense and will spend his first season learning the system and providing support for starter Trevor Wooden. High School: Was a two-time Arkansas Class 6A all-state quarterback who was named Southwest Arkansas Player of the Year as a senior in 2010 ... Also a three-year starter for Coach Phillip Miller’s Razorbacks, earning all-area and Class 6A South all-conference honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Passed for more than 5,500 career yards and 50 touchdowns and rushed for more than 1,500 yards and 21 touchdowns ... As a senior, he passed for 2,300 yards with 25 touchdowns and rushed for 970 yards with 12 touchdowns ... Helped Arkansas High to a 7-7 record in 2010 ... Compiled 1,600 passing yards, 12 touchdowns and 2,150 yards of total offense as a junior ... In 2008, he accounted for 1,500 passing yards, 13 passing TDs and 1,830 yards total offense as a sophomore. Personal: Kierra Rasheen Harris was born 10/14/92 in Texarkana, Ark. ... Son of James and Andrea Coleman of Texarkana ... Has two sisters, LaCreisha and LaCourtney ... Plans to major in Physical Therapy ... Also recruited by Stephen F. Austin and South Alabama.

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Josh Hampton

DEFENSIVE END 6-3 / 261 / Freshman - HS Benton, Ark. / Bryant High Expectations are high for this powerful and speedy defensive lineman as he begins his first season of college football, pushing for time at left defensive end. High School: Led Coach Paul Calley ‘s Hornets to a 9-3 record in 2010 ... Has 4.7 speed and was a two-time Class 7A all-state selection and three-year starter ... Earned Class 7A Central all-conference honors twice and tallied 104 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 7 pass break-ups and scored 5 touchdowns as a senior in 2010 ... Was named to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Super team and was named Vype Defensive Player of the year ... Hornets were 8-3 his junior year and 9-2 during his sophomore campaign ... Was named an Arkansas Super Sophomore in 2008. Personal: Joshua Martin Hampton was born 4/14/93 in Little Rock, Ark. ... Son of Dwayne and Barbara Jewell of Benton, Ark. ... Has a brother, Timothy ... Plans on majoring in Mathematics.

RUNNING BACK 5-10 / 172 / Freshman - HS Cordova, Tenn. / Cordova High A sensational athlete with proven speed, Heaston will start building for the future in 2011 as part of the league’s top rushing corps. High School: The Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year for the state of Tennessee, Heaston earned the city of Memphis’ Bramlett Award by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... In 2010, he rushed 146 times for 1,278 yards with 15 touchdowns with 11 catches for 237 yards and a touchdown ... He also returned 8 kickoffs for 261 yards, and 6 punts for 215 yards and a touchdown as a senior ... He was a team captain and a member of the Tennessee East-West All-Star team ... Named AAA, District 14 Player of the Year ... Led the Coach John Dowtin’s Wolves to a 5-5 record in 2010 ... Was an allregion running back, kick returner and punt returner in 2009 and 2010 ... Team was 6-5 his junior year and 8-3 his sophomore season ... Was a Tennessee AAA (large-class) state champion in four different track events, including the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes ... He won back-to-back 400-meter titles in 2010 and 2011 with identical winning times (48.58) and was part of state championship 4x400 relay teams twice and 4x800 relay team once ... Part of the 2009 Cordova track team that won the state AAA title under Coach Jason Wood. Personal: Ryan Evan Heaston was born 6/24/93 in Memphis, Tenn. ... Son of Russell and Sharon Heaston of Cordova, Tenn. ... Has a brother, Ashton ... Cousin Marlon Heaston played at SIU ... Plans to major in Education ... . Also considered Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Arkansas State, Austin Peay, UT Martin and Murray State.

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INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 / 210 / Freshman - HS Joplin, Mo. / Webb City High A proven winner and solid performer, Hoffman was a solid find for the Bears and will push the returnees at ILB this fall and add depth to a critical spot in the defense. High School: Tallied 125 tackles, forced 3 fumbles and recorded a pair of sacks as a senior for Coach John Roderique at Webb City (Mo.) High ... Was a consensus all-state pick in 2010, helping the Cardinals to a combined 43-1 record over 3 years and MSHSAA Class 4 titles in 2008 and 2010 ... Squad also claimed three straight conference and district titles from 2008-10 ... Was Central Ozarks Conference Defensive Player of the Year as a senior ... Named defensive MVP of the East-West “Grin Iron” Classic, played in Springfield ... Team was 15-0 in 2010, as he earned all-district and all-area honors ... Cardinals were 13-1 and reached state semifinals in 2009 as he claimed third-team all-state distinction as well as all-district and all-conference ... Was also part of a 15-0 team in 2008 ... High school teammate of fellow MSU freshman Maddy Johnson ... Also lettered as a forward on the basketball team and track sprinter at Webb City. Personal: John Christian Hoffmann was born 10/13/92 in Joplin, Mo. ... Son of John and Nancy Hoffmann of Joplin ... Has a sister, Lauren ... Undecided on college major ... Also recruited by Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois and Pittsburg State.

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17 David Ingram

INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 / 223 / Senior - 3L Siloam Springs, Ark. / Shiloh Christian Academy Projected starter at the Buck Linebacker spot, Ingram is a fifth-year squad member and three-year letterman who should be poised for a breakout season ... Had 3 tackles and a pass break-up in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Played all 11 games ... Tallied 10 total tackles during the first 2 games of the year ... Had 6 stops in home win over Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) with a pass break-up in the season opener ... Tacked on 4 solo stops at Kansas State (9/11/10) with his other PBU ... Finished the year with solo tackles at UNI (11/13/10) and in finale home win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10). 2009: Tied for 15th on the team in total tackles with 13 after playing in all 11 games … Finished the season with 5 solo tackles over a two-game span, including 3 against No. 1 Southern Illinois (11/14/09) … Also had multiple tackles in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) and in season opener at Arkansas (9/5/09). 2008: Earned MVFC All-Newcomer Team honors and was 13th on the team in total tackles as a redshirt freshman ... Played in all 11 games, earning 2 starts ... Tallied 15 stops in overtime win at Indiana State (11/22/08) with 1.5 tackles for loss and 5 solo stops ... Also accumulated 6 tackles at South Dakota State (11/1/08) ... Tied for fifth on the team in tackles for loss (2.5). 2007: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State. High School: Helped Coach Josh Floyd’s Shiloh Christian Academy team to Arkansas 1AAA state title and 14-0 record his senior year ... Was a three-year starter at the Springdale, Ark., school, earning all-conference honors in 2006 and honorable mention all-conference laurels as a junior while helping his squad to back-to-back league titles ... Also lettered in baseball and track at Shiloh and helped the baseball team to a regional title his junior year. Personal: David Jeffery Ingram was born12/20/87 in Longview, Texas ... Son of Craig and JoAnn Ingram of Siloam Springs, Ark. ... Has three brothers, Jon, Daniel and Andrew, and two sisters, Julie and Rachel ... Majoring in Criminology.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 11-2 13 14 27 2.5 0-0 0-0 1 0-0 2009 11-0 8 5 13 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 11-0 7 6 13 0 0-0 0-0 2 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 33-2 28 25 53 2.5 0-0 0-0 3 0-0

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Tackles: 15 (at Indiana State, 11/22/08); Solos: 5 (at Indiana State, 11/22/08); TFL: 1.5 (at Indiana State, 11/22/08); Sacks: None; Interceptions: None.

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MVFC All-Newcomer: 2008.

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Mitchell Jenkins

QUARTERBACK 6-3 / 210 / RS Freshman - SQ Springfield, Mo. / Hillcrest High Will provide a solid backup to starter Trevor Wooden ... Had a solid spring campaign, completing 29-of-57 passes in four scrimmages for 200 yards and no interceptions. 2010: Redshirted as a true freshman at MSU ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for win over No. 18 Western Illinois (10/23/10) ... Named to MVFC Honor Roll in 2010 with a 3.46 GPA during his first semester. High School: Guided Springfield’s Hillcrest High to its first-ever playoff victory and a 7-5 overall record in 2009 ... Threw for 2,775 yards and 35 touchdowns to earn Class 4 consensus all-state honors, along with all-Ozark Conference and all-Southwest Missouri distinction ... Fiinished senior year 156-of-299 passing, while rushing for 570 yards and 7 touchdowns for Coach John Beckham ... Named team captain and Hillcrest Offensive Player of the Year … Posted a 3.9 grade-point average and was chosen to three first-team all-state football academic teams … Also played 2 years of baseball and basketball. Personal: Mitchell Douglas Jenkins was born 10/23/91 in Adrian, Mich. … Son of Douglas and Bonnie Jenkins of Springfield, HONORS Mo. … Has one sibling, Deja ... MVFC Honor Roll: 2010. MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of Majoring in Cell and Molecular Biolthe Week: 10/23/10. MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010, Spring 2011. ogy (3.83).

RUNNING BACK 5-11 / 214 / Senior - 3L Mansfield, Texas / Mansfield Summit High A fifth-year senior leader who sits atop the Bears’ summer depth chart at running back, Johnston will lead one of the top running back groups in Division I FCS football this fall ... Played conservatively this spring, collecting 29 yards on just 9 carries in four scrimmages. 2010: Started 10-of-11 games and was second on the club in rushing yards (752) and third in all-purpose yards (932) ... Finished ninth in the MVFC and 62nd nationally in rushing yards per game (68.36) ... Was also 15th in the conference in all-purpose yards (84.73) and 17th in total offense (68.36) ... Was also fourth on the club in pass receptions (17), receiving yards (180), and scoring (30) ... Produced three straight 100-yard rushing games from 10/9/10 to 10/30/10 ... Had career-high 164 yards on 13 carries (12.6) with a touchdown and a 61-yard run from scrimmage at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Notched 130 yards on 18 carries in win over No. 18 Western Illinois (10/23/10) ... Had a touchdown and 112 yards on a career-high 22 carries in game at Indiana State (10/16/10) ... Also had 101 all-purpose yards in game at No. 16 UNI (11/13/10) with career-high 64 receiving yards ... Had 4 catches for 40 yards at Illinois State (9/25/10) to give him 128 all-purpose yards on the day ... Posted 3 tackles at Kansas State (9/11/10) ... Earned MSU Media Player of the Week and MSU Offensive Player of the Week honors in three different months of the season ... Notched 100 or more allpurpose yards in 5 games. 2009: Earned a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending knee injury the first week of fall camp.

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2008: Saw action in 8 games in an injury-plagued sophomore campaign ... Started his first college game at home versus North Dakota State (11/15/08) and secured a career high with 15 carries ... Had career-best 87 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns in win over Youngstown State (10/11/08) to earn MSU Offensive Player of the Week honors ... Recorded a 70-yard rush against Western Illinois (10/4/08) and finished with 73 yards on just 2 carries ... Carried 9 times for 60 yards and a touchdown in win at Illinois State (10/18/08) with a career-high 2 receptions for 15 yards ... Carried 14 times for 51 yards in season opener against Washburn (9/4/08).

Maddy Johnson

RUNNING BACK 5-8 / 165 / Freshman - HS Webb City, Mo. / Webb City High Speedy and elusive running back who brings a winning tradition to the 2011 class and will add depth in his first year with the top RB corps in the MVFC. High School: Helped guide Webb City (Mo.) High and Coach John Roderique to a 15-0 record and Class 4 title in 2010 ... Carried 165 times for 1,800 yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior to earn consensus Missouri all-state distinction ... Named Offensive Player of the Year in Class 4 and the Central Ozarks Conference for 10.9 yards per carry average ... Also claimed all-district, all-area and all-SWMFBCA honors in 2010 ... Named offensive MVP of the East-West “Grin Iron” Classic, played in Springfield ... ... Teammate of fellow Missouri State signee Christian Hoffman ... Was instrumental in leading Coach John Roderique and the Cardinals to a combined 43-1 record the last 3 seasons with state titles in 2008 and 2010 ... Team was 13-1 in 2009 and reached state semifinals ... He earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior ... Was also a standout point guard on the Cardinals’ basketball team. Personal: Maddison Blair Johnson was born 2/23/93 in Joplin, Mo. ... Son of Gary “Cat” and Wendy Johnson of Webb City, Mo. ... Father was a high school basketball legend in Missouri (Joplin Memorial High) who went on to play at Oral Roberts and was drafted by the New Jersey Nets ... Plans to major in Business.

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2007: Saw action in all 11 games as a true freshman ... Tallied season-high 77 yards on 9 carries with his only touchdown of the season in home win over Missouri S&T (8/30/07) ... Carried 11 times for 55 yards in home win over Indiana State (10/27/07) ... Also tallied 41 ground yards in win over Southeast Missouri (11/10/07) ... Factored in 5 tackles on special teams, including 3 solo stops and 2 tackles against Indiana State. High School: Was a three-time letterman and two-year starter for his coach and former Missouri State quarterback Kyle Geller at Mansfield Summit High just outside of Arlington, Texas ... Helped team to a 7-4 record and a playoff appearance, as well as a 6-1 conference finish in 2006 ... Carried 106 times for 766 yards (7.3 per carry) his senior year while collecting 200 receiving yards ... Earned Texas 5A all-state and first-team all-district honors as team captain ... Shared Most Valuable Running Back honors as a senior with former Missouri State teammate Brandon Oliver ... Was also a standout hurdler and sprinter for the Jaguars. Personal: Stephen Allen Johnston was born 7/20/89 in Frankfurt, Germany ... Son of Regina Johnston of Mansfield, Texas ... Majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds. TD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-0 51 270 5.3 1 18 2 10 0 2008 8-1 61 354 5.8 3 70 4 18 0 2010 11-10 147 752 5.1 5 61 17 180 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 30-11 259 1376 5.3 9 70 23 208 0 Misc.: 100-Yard Rushing Games: 0. Tackles: 14.

CAREER HIGHS

Carries: 22 (at Indiana State, 10/16/10); Yards: 164 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Long Rush: 70 (vs. Western Illinois, 10/4/08); TDs: 2 (vs. Youngstown State, 10/11/08); Receptions: 4 (at Illinois State, 9/25/108); Rec. Yards: 64 (at UNI, 11/13/10); Long Rec.: 46 (at UNI, 11/13/10).

AWARDS

MSU Player of the Week: 9/25/10, 10/16/10, 11/13/10; MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 10/11/08, 9/25/10, 10/23/10, 11/13/10.

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45 Andrew Jordan

INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 / 224 / RS Freshman - SQ Nixa, Mo. / Nixa High Second-year squad member who will continue to provide depth and energy to middle linebacker spots this fall. 2010: Redshirted his first season with the Bears ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for game at Illinois State (9/25/10). High School: Two-year letterman and starter for Coach Rich Rehagen at Nixa (Mo.) High … Played linebacker, running back and tight end for the Eagles and earned allstate honors as a senior … Also earned all-conference, all-district and team defensive MVP honors at Nixa while leading his squad to the third round of the Class 5 state playoffs as a senior … Was also a standout discus thrower at Nixa for 3 seasons. Personal: Andrew Michael Jordan was born 4/21/91 in Springfield, Mo. … Son of Michael and Anita Jordan of Nixa, Mo. … Has a brother, Thomas … Majoring HONORS MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/25/10. MSU in Biology ... Hopes to become a Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Spring 2011. physician’s assistant after college.

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47 Rodney Kelly

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-1 / 200 / Junior - 2L Lee’s Summit, Mo. / Lee’s Summit West High Projected starter at Sam Linebacker, Kelly is a fourth-year squad member who will provide a steady presence on the outside ... Notched 3 tackles in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Played all 11 games, securing 14 tackles ... Was 16th on the club in total tackles and eighth on the team in tackles for loss (3.0) ... Recorded 6 tackles at No. 25 Illinois State (9/25/10), including 4 solo stops ... Also brought down 3 ball carriers against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Also tallied 1.5 sacks for 11 yards in EKU game in season opener. 2009: Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman … Factored in 9 official tackles for the season, including 2 solo stops in win at Western Illinois (10/17/09) … Also had 2 tackles in season opener at Arkansas (9/5/09) … Also tallied 1.5 TFLs and a half sack ... Had 5 tackles in Maroon and White Game (4/24/09). 2008: Redshirted his first MSU season ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Southern Illinois game (10/25/08). High School: Two-year starter for Coach Royce Boehm at Lee’s Summit (Mo.) West High ... Helped the Titans to a 14-0 season and Class 4 state title in 2007 while earning consensus first-team all-state honors ... Had 3.5 TFLs and 3 sacks in the state championship against Parkway Central ... Claimed All-Suburban Small 6 honors twice, Independence Examiner All-Area and Kansas City Star All-Metro distinction ... Recorded a school record 11.5 sacks as a senior ... Tallied 36 career tackles for loss and 19.5 career sacks, both school records ... Titans were 12-1 and state semifinalists his junior year. Personal: Rodney D. Kelly was born 6/29/90 in Kansas City, Mo. ... Son of Ronald and Stacey Kelly of Lee’s Summit, Mo. ... Has two brothers, Ronald, Jr. and Nick ... Majoring in Sport and Park Administration.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-0 5 4 9 1.5 0.5-3   0-0 0 0-0 2010 11-0 7 7 14 3.0 1.5-11   0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-0 12 11 23 4.5 2.0-14   0-0 0 0-0

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Tackles: 6 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10); Solos: 4 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10); TFL: 1.5 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); Sacks: 1.5 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); Interceptions: None.

HONORS

MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/25/08.

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Anthony “L.T.” Lee

Kurt Kutter

OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-3 / 292 / Sophomore - 1L O’Fallon, Mo. / Timberland High

SAFETY 6-1 / 207 / Junior - 2L Bonner Springs, Kan. / Bonner Springs High

Solid third-year squad member who is the preseason favorite to take over the starting job at right guard this fall.

Fourth-year squad member and two-time letterman who will push for starting duties at free safety this fall.

2010: Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman ... Graded out at 73 percent for the season ... Was part of a seven-man line rotation that helped build the Bears into the 13th-best offense in the nation (425.45) and 11th-best rushing attack (214.18) ... Earned a number of academic awards, including the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award and MVFC Honor Roll.

2010: Played in all 11 games and was a solid backup in the secondary and on special teams ... Recorded 5 tackles at Kansas State (9/11/10), including 2 solo tackles ... Recorded 4 stops at Murray State (10/9/10) with a pair of solos ... Finished the season with credited tackles in 3 straight ball games ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll and MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction for his 3.50 GPA during the fall 2010 semester.

2009: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State … Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the 9/19/09 home win over Murray State ... Named to MVFC Honor Roll for 2009-10.

2009: Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman … Proved to be a reliable special teams performer and role player in his second season with the program … Earned only tackle with a solo stop in home win over Murray State (9/19/09).

High School: A four-year starter at left guard and defensive tackle for Coach Craig Collins at Timberland High in Wentzville, Mo. ... Was named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top 20 players list after helping the Wolves to a 10-1 record and Class 5 district title in 2008 ... Team won back-to-back league titles and made back-to-back playoff appearances, including quarterfinals in 2007... Was a two-time all-Gateway Conference pick and earned Class 5 All-State and second-team Post-Dispatch All-Metro honors ... Was a standout shot and discus thrower.

2008: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State.

Personal: Kurt Allen Kutter was born 6/29/91 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Scott Kutter of Kansas City, Mo., and Carol Kutter HONORS of Lake St. Louis, Mo. ... Majoring in MVFC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award: 2010; Mathematics and Engineering (3.40 MVFC Honor Roll: 2009, 2010; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/19/09; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: GPA) ... Has two brothers, Kyle and Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011. Cody.

High School: Helped the Bonner Springs (Kan.) High Braves to Kaw Valley Conference and district titles his senior year as a safety, receiver and running back ... Was a fouryear starter for Coach Lew Kasselman and also played quarterback, running back and cornerback during his career. Personal: Anthony O. Lee, Jr. was born 1/23/90 in Kansas City, Kan. ... Son of Anthony O. Lee, Sr. and Cheree Lee of Kansas City, Kan. ... Has a brother, Prentice, and a sister, Alisha ... Majoring in Recreation and Leisure.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-0 1 0 1 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 11-0 6 6 12 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-0 7 6 13 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 5 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Solos: 2 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10 and at Murray State, 10/9/10); TFL: None; Sacks: None; Interceptions: None.

HONORS

MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010.

78 Jake Lasater

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-6 / 305 / Freshman - HS St. Charles, Mo. / Francis Howell High An intelligent and versatile athlete who brings a solid background to Missouri State after serving as one of the top prep linemen in the St. Louis area in 2010. High School: Helped the Francis Howell High Vikings of Coach Bryan Koch to an 11-2 record and state playoff appearance in 2010 ... Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior ... Was a two-time All-GAC South pick and two-year starter ... Part of backto-back undefeated GAC South conference championship squads ... Team was 8-3 and made the playoffs in 2009 ... Has a reputation as a hard worker and solid practice standout ... Solid academic performer who earned academic all-conference honors as a junior and senior with a 3.98 GPA. Personal: Jacob Lee Lasater was born 12/30/92 in St. Charles, Mo. ... Son of Robert and Patricia Lasater of St. Charles ... Has a brother, Jason, and two sisters, Tiffany and Jennifer ... Plans to major in Computer Science.

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OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-2 / 225 / RS Freshman - SQ Eldridge, Mo. / Lebanon High

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CENTER 6-4 / 275 / Junior Joplin, Mo. / Joplin High

Makes the transition from running back to the defensive side of the ball this year after an injury sidelined him during his freshman season.

The former offensive tackle will back up senior Erik Dahl at center this fall in his third season with the program.

2010: Earned a redshirt after an injury-plagued freshman season.

2010: Spent his sophomore season backing up starting senior Erik Dahl ... Added depth to a unit that led the Bears to the 13th-ranked offense (425.45) in the Division I FCS ranks and the 11th-best rushing attack (214.18) ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll distinction after posting a 3.0 GPA during the fall 2010 semester.

High School: A powerful runner with great speed and athleticism, Mattes made the transition from receiver to running back for his senior year at Lebanon High School … Earned all-district, academic all-conference, and all-Ozarks Conference honors for the second straight season for Coach Will Christian ... In 2009, he had 200 carries for 1,224 yards, second-most in school history, and scored a school-record 20 touchdowns while helping the Yellowjackets to a 5-5 record … Was named the team’s offensive MVP … In 2008, he had 45 receptions for 486 yards as the team’s feature receiver and garnered first-team all-conference and all-district recognition ...Helped lead the Yellowjackets to their first-ever playoff appearance in 2008 … Was an all-state sprinter and triple jumper. Personal: Joshua Brian Mattes was born 6/5/92 in Springfield, Mo. … Son of Matt and Debra Mattes of Eldridge, Mo. …Has a brother, Will ... Undecided on major.

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2009: Played in 3 games, including the season opener against Arkansas. 2008: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year honors ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week twice for road games against Illinois State (10/18/08) and UNI (11/8/08). High School: Three-year starter and letterman for Coach Doug Buckmaster at Joplin (Mo.) High as a standout center and offensive tackle ... Was a second-team all-state selection as a senior in 2007 while claiming All-Ozark Conference laurels 3 years and Springfield News-Leader All-Ozark honors as a junior and senior ... Also earned all-district and Joplin Globe All-Area honors twice while starting 30 straight games ... Helped the Eagles to a 7-3 record and Ozark Conference title his junior season ... Also a two-year starter at center for the Joplin basketball team.   Personal: Harrison Stephen Menke was born 6/21/89 in Lincoln, Neb. ... Son of Stephen and Tami Menke of Joplin, Mo. ... Has a brother, Evan ... Majoring in Political Science.

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MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year: 2008; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/18/08, 11/8/08; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010.

DEFENSIVE END 6-3 / 245 / Freshman - HS Blue Springs, Mo. / Blue Springs South High A physical and hard-nosed defensive lineman, McDonald brings experience on both sides of the ball and will spend 2011 gaining experience and adjusting to this level. High School: Played offensive and defensive tackle for the Jaguars, earning AllSuburban Big 6, Kansas City Star All-Metro and academic all-state laurels ... Part of a 7-4 Jaguars team in 2010 for Coach Greg Oder that advanced to the state Class 6 playoffs ... Notched 50 tackles and 4 sacks as a senior DT ... Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Lee’s Summit North where he was a linebacker and tight end ... Also played basketball his freshman year at LSN. Personal: James Christopher McDonald was born 9/19/92 in London, England ... Son of James and Amy McDonald of Blue Springs, Mo. ... Has a brother, Gavin ... Plans to major in Business.

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Chris Moses

DEFENSIVE END 6-3 / 242 / Sophomore - 1L Pine Bluff, Ark. / Pine Bluff High Will push returning starter Mikel Ruder for time at left defensive end ... Has unlimited potential to be a significant impact player for the Bears’ future. 2010: Was a solid reserve as a true freshman, playing all 11 games and earning a start at Indiana State (10/16/10) ... Finished season with 15 total tackles and a sack to finish 15th on the squad in total stops ... Had season-high 7 tackles at Murray State (10/9/10) with 5 solo stops and his only sack of the campaign ... Also tallied 3 tackles at No. 16 UNI (11/13/10) ... Dropped a pair of ball carriers and had a QB hurry at South Dakota State (11/6/10). High School: After recording 85 total tackles his senior season, Montgomery helped Coach Bobby Bolding’s Pine Bluff (Ark.) High Zebras to an Arkansas Class 6A runnerup finish and 9-5 campaign in 2009 … The all-state defensive end also tallied 20 sacks, 15 TFLs and recovered 3 fumbles as a senior … He earned all-conference laurels and was picked to play in the Arkansas All-Star Game ... In 2008, he was an honorable mention all-conference pick for a conference championship squad ... Finished 2008 season with 41 tackles, 5 sacks and a fumble recovery … Had 25 tackles and 4 sacks in 2007. Personal: Martin Ben-Arthur Montgomery was born 10/22/91 in Pine Bluff, Ark. … Son of John and Regina Montgomery of Pine Bluff … Has five siblings, John, Larry, James, Kenesha and Jasmon ... Majoring in History Education.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-1 8 7 15 1.0 1.0-5 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-1 8 7 15 1.0 1.0-5 0-0 0 0-0

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 7 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Solos: 5 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); TFL: 1 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Sacks: 1 (at Murray State, 10/9/10); Interceptions: None.

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INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 / 222 / Junior - SQ Jacksonville, Fla. / Episcopal High Will provide a solid option at inside linebacker for Coach D.J. Vokolek’s defensive unit ... Led team with 8 tackles in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11), including 1.5 tackles for loss. 2010: Was in uniform for all 5 home games, but did not see game action. 2009: Did not see any game time during injury-plagued 2009 season. 2008: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week after North Dakota State game (11/15/08). High School: Four-year letterman and starter for Coach David Hess at Episcopal High in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Helped his team to a 7-4 record and Class 2B district title with 101 tackles, 12 for loss, 3 sacks and a pair of interceptions his senior year in 2007 ... Claimed second-team all-state and Jacksonville all-city honors his senior year and collected team Extra Yard Award four times. Personal: Christopher Allen Moses was born 3/8/90 in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Son of Kriscita Moses of Jacksonville, Fla. ... HONORS Has a brother, Michael ... Majoring in MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 11/15/08. Psychology.

58 Kaleb Mueller

LONG SNAPPER 6-2 / 221 / Senior - 1L Paola, Kan. / Paola High

Patrick Morse

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-4 / 265 / Freshman - HS Springdale, Ark. / Springdale High An iron man performer who played every snap the last 2 seasons as a prep standout, Morse will add depth and provide a solid foundation for the program’s future. High School: Two-year starter at right tackle for Springdale (Ark.) High, he finished the season with an 87-percent grade his senior season for the Bulldogs ... Earned Class 7A West all-conference honors and was selected to several all-star games in 2010 ... Helped guide Shane Patrick ‘s team to a 6-5 record his senior season ... Also lettered as a freshman and sophomore. Personal: Patrick Kevin Andrew Morse was born 6/11/93 in Russellville, Ark. ... Son of Kevin Morse and Andrea Mobley of Springdale, Ark. ... Has a sister, Elandra ... Plans to major in Psychology.

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Starting long snapper who provides effort, leadership and intensity on every play. 2010: Named MSU Special Teams Player of the Year in 2010 ... Handled long snapping duties for all 11 games ... Accounted for 3 total tackles at Kansas State (9/11/10) to earn MSU Special Teams Player of the Week ... Forced a fumble in season opener against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Bears were 43-for-43 on extra points in 2010. Fort Scott CC: Rated as one of the top-12 long snappers in the nation by Scout.com, Mueller was part of Coach Jeff Sims’ Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College squad that was 11-1 in 2009 and finished as national runners-up … The Greyhounds were 7-0 in the Jayhawk Conference and Region VI champions Mueller’s sophomore year. High School: Was a four-year starter for Paola High School and Coach Mike Dumpert … Saw time at linebacker, defensive end, running back and long snapper … Also competed in track and field, throwing the javelin and shot put. Personal: Kaleb Dane Mueller was born 11/21/89 in Olathe, Kan. … Son of Jason and Marilyn Mueller of Paola, Kan. … Sister is Briana ... Administrative Management major.

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69 Jordan Rainey

Eric Pearce

NOSE TACKLE 6-2 / 267 / Sophomore - 1L Springdale, Ark. / Har-Ber High

OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-5 / 278 / RS Freshman - SQ Joplin, Mo. / Joplin High

Earned valuable time as a true freshman a year ago and will push returnee Tevan Ferguson at nose tackle this fall.

Listed as the primary backup at right guard headed into the summer and will provide size and great future potential up front.

2010: Played in 10 games as a true freshman, finishing with 7 total tackles and a sack ... Notched a pair of tackles in home win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Recorded first career sack in win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Finished year with solo stops in back-to-back games, including game at No. 16 UNI (10/13/10).

2010: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State.

High School: The 2009 Arkansas all-state defensive lineman helped his Har-Ber squad to an Arkansas Class 7A state title and a 12-1 overall record … He was a two-time all-conference pick for Coach Chris Wood’s Wildcats and was selected to play in the Arkansas High School All-Star Game after producing 46 total tackles and 7 sacks as a senior … The KURM Football Dream Team named him the Defensive Lineman of the Year … A four-year starter on the defensive line, he was a member of three conference championship teams and left with a 32-7 cumulative record. Personal: Eric Michael Pearce was born 10/18/91 in Fayetteville, Ark. … Son of Mike and Denise Pearce of Springdale, Ark. … Has a sister, Megan ... Majoring in Biology.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 10-0 2 5 7 1.0 1.0-8 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 10-0 2 5 7 1.0 1.0-8 0-0 0 0-0

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Tackles: 2 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Solos: 1 (2 times); TFL: 1 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Sacks: 1 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Interceptions: None.

High School: Established himself as a top-shelf prospect in 2009, earning Class 6 firstteam all-state honors for the Joplin Eagles of Coach Doug Buckmaster … Named Joplin High Offensive Lineman of the Year … Was first-team all-conference and all-district his senior season after claiming second-team laurels from the district and league in 2008 … Helped Joplin to an Ozark Conference title his junior season. Personal: Jordan Thomas Rainey was born 6/24/92 in Joplin, Mo. … Son of Johnny and Diane Rainey of Joplin, Mo. … Has two brothers, Josh and Jake ... Undecided on major ... Also recruited by Arkansas, Kansas State, and Arkansas State.

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WIDE RECEIVER 5-11 / 165 / Senior - SQ Harrisonville, Mo. / Harrisonville High Returned to the squad this spring to tally 7 receptions for 53 yards in four scrimmages ... Has reliable hands and is fundamentally sound as a slot receiver. 2010: Had 2 receptions in spring 2010 scrimmage action ... Was in uniform for Eastern Kentucky and Kansas State games, but did not play. 2009: Sat at the 2009 season in residence at Missouri State as a transfer from MidAmerican Nazarene in Olathe, Kan. ... Two-time MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his contributions for the UNI (9/26/09) and Indiana State (11/7/09) games. Mid-America Nazarene: Was redshirted in 2008 at NAIA power Mid-America Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan. ... Was Scout Team Player of the Year for Coach Jeff Stugart’s Heart of America Conference champs who were 10-1 and ranked No. 4 nationally. Southwest Baptist: Was a squad member his freshman season for the Bearcats at Division II Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Mo. High School: Earned Missouri Football Coaches Association Class 3 All-State FirstTeam honors as a senior tight end ... Caught a team-high 36 passes for 636 yards and 2 touchdowns for Coach Fred Bouchard’s Class 3 championship team in 2006 ... Also part of state championship team in 2005 at Harrisonville and state runners-up in 2004 ... Teams were a combined 39-3 in his three varsity football seasons ... Posted a 4.48-second 40-yard dash time at the Greater Kansas City Combine on 5/9/06, which ranked No. 2 among all receivers and No. 5 overall ... Was a three-time state medalist in the 4x400 relay in track and also medaled once in the 4x200 relay.

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Personal: Dan Reichert was born 12/13/88 in Kansas City, Mo. … Son of Craig and Sandra Reichert of Harrisonville, Mo. … Has a brother, David … His grandfather Redford Reichert played basketball at Missouri ... Majoring in Sport and Park HONORS MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/26/09, 11/7/09. Administration.

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Randy Richards

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN 6-4 / 310 / Junior - TR Royal Palm Beach, Fla. / Royal Palm Bch. High Sizeable lineman who will challenge for playing time as a junior transfer in 2011 ... Is listed on the Bears’ depth chart at center, but can also play tackle. College of the Sequoias: He was voted Offensive Lineman of the Year as a sophomore in 2010 at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif. ... Helped Coach Curtis Allen’s team to a 6-5 mark in 2010 and trip to the CAA Bulldog Bowl ... Team was 5-5 in 2009. High School: A three-sport standout, he was a Florida third-team all-state pick in 2007 for Coach Eric Patterson ... Helped the Wildcats to a 6-4 record as an all-county tackle his senior year ... Team was 11-2 his junior year in making the Florida 6A playoffs ...Also excelled in wrestling and basketball. Personal: Randy Shimon Richards was born 1/24/91 in Kingston, Jamaica ... Son of Haldayne Richards and Melanie Gordon of Royal Palm Beach, Fla. ... Has a sister, Brianna ... Plans to major in Communications or Journalism ... Signed with Florida Atlantic out of high school but was heavily recruited out of junior college by Marshall, Arkansas and New Mexico.

DEFENSIVE END 6-5 / 280 / Senior - 3L Lawrence, Kan. / Free State High Fifth-year squad member who enters the season with 22 straight starts, Ruder will anchor the defensive line this fall and move to left end from nose tackle ... Had a sack and 4 total tackles in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Started all 11 games at nose tackle ... Earned MSU Defensive Player of the Week honors for season-opening win over Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) with a sack and 2 tackles to his credit ... Blocked a kick at Illinois State (9/25/10) and posted a season-high 6 tackles ... Tallied 5 tackles at Kansas State (9/11/10) ... Had season-best 3 solo stops and 4 total tackles at No. 16 UNI (11/13/10) with his first career kickoff return (1 yard) ... Also tallied 6 tackles at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Had at least 4 tackles in 7-of-11 contests ... Forced a fumble and broke up a pass at South Dakota State (11/6/10). 2009: Started all 11 games at left end … Finished seventh on the team in total tackles (46) to go with 3 sacks, 4 tackles for loss and a pair of pass break-ups …Tied for 20th in the MVFC in sacks … Named MSU Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week for his role in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) after a career-high 10 tackles, 5 solo stops and 2.5 sacks … Had 6 tackles in home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) and against Illinois State (10/31/09) … Had 5 stops in back-to-back games against UNI (9/26/09) and road win at Youngstown (10/3/09) … Averaged 6.0 tackles per game over the last 3 contests of the season. 2008: Saw action in all 11 ball games ... Posted 15 total tackles, including career-high 5 stops with 3 solos at UNI (11/8/08) ... Posted 3 assisted tackles against SIU (10/25/08) and finished the year with 2 tackles in each of the final 2 games -- versus North Dakota State (11/15/08) and at Indiana State (11/22/08). 2007: Redshirted as a true freshman at MSU ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team POW honors for win at UT Martin (9/6/07). High School: Three-year starter for Coach Robert Lisher at Free State High in Lawrence, Kan. ... First-team all-state as a senior in 2006 as a two-way lineman ... Claimed all-Sunflower League honors twice ... Collected 77 solo tackles as a senior and 202 in his career ... Selected to play in 2007 Kansas Shrine Bowl All-Star Game. Personal: Mikel Miller Ruder was born 3/20/88 in Wichita, Kan. ... Son of Greg and Diane Ruder of Lawrence, Kan. ... Has two brothers, Mark and Matthew, and a sister, Arika ... Grandfather William Hougland played on 1952 and 1956 US gold medal basketball squads and 1952 Kansas NCAA champs ... Majoring in Hospitality and Restaurant Administration.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 11-0 6 9 15 1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 11-11 16 30 46 4 3-12 0-0 2 0-0 2010 11-11 13 29 42 3.5 2.5-11 0-0 2 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 33-22 35 68 103 8.5 5.5-23 0-0 4 0-0

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Tackles: 10 (vs. Indiana State, 11/7/09); Solos: 5 (vs. Indiana State, 11/7/09); TFL: 2.5 (vs. Indiana State, 11/7/09); Sacks: 2.5 (vs. Indiana State, 11/7/09); Interceptions: None.

HONORS

MSU Player of the Week: 11/7/09; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 11/7/09, 9/3/10; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/6/07.

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WIDE RECEIVER 6-1 / 198 / Senior - 2L Grandview, Mo. / Grandview High Second-year starter coming off a breakout junior campaign in which he came just 36 yards shy of MSU season receiving yards record and earned all-conference honors ... Expected to start at X WR spot this fall ... Had team-high 9 receptions for 150 yards and a touchdown in four spring scrimmage games, including a 48-yard reception in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Started all 11 games at X-Wide Receiver and earned All-MVFC second-team honors after pulling down 53 passes for 869 yards and 5 TDs ... Earned MVFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for Youngstown State game, tallying 9 receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown and 177 all-purpose yards ... Finished 28th nationally and fourth in the MVFC in receiving yards per game (79.00) ... Was also 55th in Division I FCS and seventh in the league in receptions (4.82) ... Ranked 71st nationally and 10th in the MVFC in all-purpose yards (102.45) ... 53 catches tied for sixth in MSU history, while 869 yards was second ... Finished season with four100-yard receiving games, including career-high 176 yards on 9 catches and a TD against Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Also had a 66-yard TD reception as part of a 113-yard day at Kansas State (9/11/10) on 8 catches ... Had career-best 257 all-purpose yards at Indiana State (10/16/10), including 141 receiving yards (4 catches), and 116 kickoff return yards, including a 65-yarder ... Had a 59-yard TD catch at Indiana State ... Posted multiple receptions in all 11 games, scored 30 points and finished with 1,127 all-purpose yards ... Returned 11 kickoffs for 254 yards (23.1). 2009: Played in 11 games, earning 5 starts … Ranked 14th in the MVFC in receiving yards per game (39.9) and tied for 19th in receptions per game (2.3) … Completed his first MSU season as the team’s No. 2 receiver, collecting 25 passes for 439 yards and 3 touchdowns … Had season-high 5 catches for 65 yards in home win over Indiana State (11/7/09) to earn MSU Offensive Player of the Week honors … Collected his first 100-yard game against South Dakota State (10/10/09) with 4 catches for 101 yards … Ended the season with a 77-yard game on 3 catches at Southern Illinois (11/14/09) … Scored touchdowns in wins over Murray State (9/19/09) and Western Illinois (10/17/09) as well as Illinois State contest (10/31/09) … Finished season averaging 63.7 yards per game over the last 3 contests and receptions in 9 straight games. 2008: Sat out the 2008 season in residence at Missouri State ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the South Dakota State game (11/1/08). 2007: Redshirted as a true freshman in his only season at University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg ... The Mules were 7-4 under Cach Willie Fritz.

CORNERBACK 5-9 / 166 / Sophomore - 1L Tulsa, Okla. / Union High The Bears will be looking for big things from this returning starter at left corner, a role he is the preseason favorite to resume this fall. 2010: Started all 11 games at left cornerback as a redshirt freshman ... Finished sixth on the club with 47 total tackles and tallied 8 passes defended and 3 fumble recoveries ... Had season high 7 tackles in each of the first 2 contests -- vs. Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and at Kansas State (9/11/10) with 6 solo stops in each game ... Had first career interception at Indiana State (10/16/10) with 6 tackles and a pair of pass break-ups ... Had 5 total tackles and recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown in win over No. 20 Youngstown State ... Posted 6 tackles, including 5 solos, at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... His 3 fumble recoveries matched the 10th-best season total in Bears’ history ... Had an 11-yard fumble recovery return vs. Southern Illinois (10/30/10). 2009: Redshirted his freshman season at Missouri State … Was MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the final regular season game against Southern Illinois (11/14/09). High School: Captained Tulsa (Okla.) Union High School to the 2008 Class 6A state championship after registering 96 tackles, 4 interceptions and a fumble recovery in 2008 ... Was a three-year starter for Coach Kirk Fridrich as a safety and wide receiver ... Team posted back-to-back 13-1 seasons in 2007 and 2008 with a state runner-up finish in 2007 after an 8-4 campaign his sophomore year ... Played in the Oklahoma All-State Game in Tulsa and was named to four different all-state squads his senior season ... Carried 19 times for 40 yards and had 5 receiving touchdowns on 16 catches for 208 yards as a junior for the Redskins. Personal: Howard Scarborough was born 2/22/91 in Tulsa, Okla. ... Son of Howard, Sr. and Vanessa Scarborough of Tulsa ... Has a brother, Reggie, and sister, Vasha ... Majoring in Physical Education.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-11 37 10 47 0 0.0-0 1-0 8 0-3 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-11 37 10 47 0 0.0-0 1-0 8 0-3 HONORS

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Tackles: 7 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10 and at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Solos: 6 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10 and at Kansas State, 9/11/10); TFL: None; Sacks: None; Interceptions: 1 (at Indiana State, 10/16/10); Long Int. Return: 0.

MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 11/14/09.

High School: Was a standout two-sport athlete at Grandview (Mo.) High where he was a starter and all-conference performer for Coach Jason Godfrey ... Helped the Bulldogs to a 7-4 record and state playoff appearance his junior season ... High school teammate of Bears’ DB Jarrett Wright ... Finished 10th in the Class 4 state track meet in the 100-meter dash as a senior and also took fourth at the highly competitive KU Relays (10.91). Personal: Jermaine Onzell Saffold was born 2/5/89 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Keith and Robbin Adkins of Grandview, Mo. ... Has two brothers, Marvell and Keith ... Majoring in Criminology.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-5  0 0 0 25 439 17.6 3 48 2010 11-11 1 4 0 53 869 16.4 5 66 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-16 1 4 0 78 1308 16.8 8 66 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 5; Kickoff Returns: 24520 (21.7); Tackles: 2.

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Receptions: 9 (vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10 and vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Rec. Yards: 176 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/3010); Long Rec: 66 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); TDs: 1 (8 times); Long KO Return: 65 (at Indiana State, 10/16/10).

HONORS

MVFC All-Conference: 2010 (2nd); MVFC Offensive Player of the Week: (10/2/10); CFPA National WR Honroable Mention: 9/11/10, 10/16/10, 10/30/10. MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 11/7/09, 10/16/10; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 11/1/08.

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Caleb Schaffitzel

STRONG SAFETY 6-0 / 212 / RS Freshman - SQ Fair Grove, Mo. / Fair Grove High Will push fifth-year senior Jarrett Wright for the starting job at strong safety this fall ... Coming off a great spring that saw him accumulate 6 tackles in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11) with 3 solo stops. 2010: Redshirted in his first season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his efforts in preparing for the Murray State game (10/9/10) ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll status for his 4.0 GPA ... Also named to MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll both semesters. High School: One of the most prolific rushers and scorers in Missouri high school history, Schaffitzel broke state career records for touchdowns (141) and all-purpose yards (10,512), while accumulating 8,551 career rushing yards and 119 rushing touchdowns … The two-time all-state and four-time all-district standout started 47 straight games for Coach Jason O’Neal at Fair Grove (Mo.) High as a two-way performer … He also accumulated 432 career tackles as an all-star safety with 11 interceptions … His senior season, he accounted for 50 total touchdowns and carried 275 times for 2,711 yards to help him tally 3,302 all-purpose yards for the Eagles … Scored 335 points as a junior on 52 total touchdowns, including 44 on the ground ... His final 2 years, he led the Eagles to a combined 25-2 record and state playoff semifinal and quarterfinal appearances … Also started 2 seasons for the Fair Grove baseball team. Personal: Caleb Jay Schaffitzel was born 10/23/91 in Springfield, Mo. … Son of Tony and Gaye Schaffitzel of Fair Grove, HONORS Mo. … Has a sister, Erika … His MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player mother, Gaye, attended Missouri of the Week: 10/9/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall State ... Majoring in Wildlife & Conser- 2010, Spring 2011. vation Management (4.0 GPA).

RUNNING BACK 6-0 / 168 / Sophomore - 1L Muskogee, Okla. / Muskogee High Enters the fall third on the Bears’ depth chart at running back ... Was second on the club in carries during the four spring scrimmages, toting 36 times for 130 yards and 2 scores. 2010: Played all 11 games as a redshirt freshman in his first year at MSU, splitting time between defensive back and running back ... Carried 23 times for 103 yards to finish fourth on the club in rushing yards ... Also tallied 12 total tackles on defense and had 4 kickoff returns for 85 yards (21.3) ... Started twice at right cornerback in games against Youngstown State (10/2/10) and Murray State (10/9/10) ... Had 5 tackles at Illinois State (9/25/10) and 4 stops and pass break-up in YSU game ... Had a 42-yard kickoff return at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Carried 9 times for 17 yards in season opener against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Had season-high 38 yards on 4 carries in win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Posted season-high 53 all-purpose yards in game at No. 16 Northern Iowa (11/13/10) and earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week ... Also had 5 carries for 32 yards and his only reception of the season at Kansas State (9/11/10). Colorado State: Redshirted as a true freshman receiver in 2009 for the Colorado State Rams in Fort Collins, Colo. … Participated in community service projects as part of the team’s football outreach initiatives for Coach Steve Fairchild. High School: Had 26 receptions for 274 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a senior at Muskogee (Okla.) High for Coach Matt Hennesey … Also notched 668 rushing yards on 120 carries with 60 tackles and 7 break-ups … Was a four-year letterman and two-year starter for the Roughers at running back and defensive back … Helped team to a 7-4 record and was named district player of the year as a senior after claiming all-state honors by three of the four selection agencies … Posted a season-best 243-yard rushing game in win over Page his senior season in which he had an 80-yard TD rush and an 80-yard TD receptions … Was a two-star prospect by Rivals.com as a senior …Had 223 rushing yards as a junior on 36 carries to go with 5 receptions for 86 yards (17.2) … Carried 48 times for 223 yards and 4 scores as a sophomore … Was also a standout sprinter at Muskogee, helping team to a Frontier Conference title in 2008 … Logged personal track bests of 21.36 (200m) and 49.2 (400m) in high school, finishing fifth in the Oklahoma Class 6A state meet in 2008 in the 200 dash … Was timed at 4.4 in the 40-yard dash. Personal: Vernon Scott, Jr., was born 12/17/90 in Pine Bluff, Ark. … He is the son of Vernon Sr., and Shirley Scott of Muskogee, Okla. … Youngest of four children with two older sisters, Verneisha and Cynithra, and an older brother, Nelson … Majoring in Criminoloy ... Also recruited by Arkansas, Kansas State and Tulsa ... Recruited by Oklahoma for track.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds. TD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-2 23 103 4.5 0 26 1 13 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-2 23 103 4.5 0 26 1 13 0 Misc.: 100-Yard Rushing Games: 0. Kickoff Returns: (Long 42). Tackles: 12. 4-85

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Carries: 9 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); Rush Yards: 38 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Long Rush: 26 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); TDs: None); Receptions: 1 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Rec. Yards: 13 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Long Rec.: 13 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Tackles: 5 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10); Kickoff Returns: 3 (at Northern Iowa, 11/13/10); Long KO Ret.: 42 (at Murray State, 10/9/10).

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Travis Simmons OFFENSIVE GUARD 6-2 / 290 / Senior - 3L Mexico, Mo. / Mexico High Will push fifth-year senior Jarrett Wright for the starting job at strong safety this fall ... Coming off a great spring that saw him accumulate 6 tackles in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11) with 3 solo stops. 2010: Started all 11 games at left guard ... Finished season with a 71-percent grade ... Helped Bears’ offense finish 13th in the nation in total offense (425.45) and 11th in rushing (214.18) ... Named to MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for his 3.0 GPA during the spring 2011 semester. 2009: Played 8 games and started 3 of the last 4 ball games in his redshirt sophomore campaign … Came off the bench to earn MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week honors for team’s 17-16 road win at Western Illinois with the Pound the Rock Award … Started 3 of the final 4 games of the season, all 3 at left guard … Saw significant time in final 6 games of the campaign ... Named to MVFC Academic Honor Roll for 2009-10 and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll with a 3.0 GPA. 2008: Earned a redshirt year with an injury and transitioned to offensive line. 2007: Played in 8 games as a defensive tackle and on special teams, recording 4 tackles ... Posted a pair of assisted tackles in home win over Indiana State (10/27/07) ... Also had stops in wins over Missouri S&T (8/30/07) and Illinois State (10/6/07). High School: Four-year starter at offensive tackle and defensive tackle for Coach Bernie Rothrock at Mexico (Mo.) High ... Was a three-time all-North Central Missouri Conference and all-district pick, also claimed all-state honors his junior and senior years ... Was also a four-year track letterman. Personal: Travis Lamar Simmons was born 11/14/88 in Mexico, Mo. ... He is the son of Ann Bruce of Mexico, Mo. and HONORS Thomas Simmons of Fulton, Mo. MVFC Honor Roll: 2009; MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week: ... Has two brothers, Herbert and 10/17//09; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2009, Thomas ... Majoring in Administrative Spring 2011. Management.

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OFFENSIVE TACKLE 6-5 / 296 / Junior - TR Mt. Pleasant Texas / Mt. Pleasant High Junior college transfer who took part in spring drills with the Bears in 2011 ... Will be counted on to contribute right away and push for the starting left tackle job. Tyler CC: Earned All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference first-team honors as a standout tackle on the o-line at Tyler (Texas) Junior College ... Helped Danny Palmer ‘s Apache to a solid 3-5 record during the 2010 season ... Was the only offensive player to earn first-team all-conference honors in 2010. High School: Earned Texas all-district honors in 2006 and 2007 at Mount Pleasant (Texas) High ... Coach Jimmy Thompson ‘s Tigers were 6-5 his senior season ... Played offensive tackle in high school. Personal: Charles Clayton Spruill was born 8/8/89 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas ... Son of Tim and Nan Spruill of Mt. Pleasant ... Has a brother, Timmy and sister, Natalie ... Plans to major in Kinesiology ... Chose Missouri State over South Alabama, Southeast Louisiana, Lamar and Texas-San Antonio.

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SAFETY 6-0 / 190 / Senior - 1L Owensville, Mo. / Owensville High Solid veteran who will push for time at free safety after an impressive spring. 2010: Saw action in 7 games his junior season, primarily on special teams ... Earned MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week laurels for his efforts in preparing for the team’s win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Had a solo tackle at Indiana State (10/16/10) and an assist in win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll distinction after posting a 3.10 GPA during the fall semester ... Spent first 3 seasons at MSU as a student assistant coach. High School: Stammers showed his versatility for Owensville High and head Coach Randy Crowe, starting at four different positions in three seasons ... Played free safety and record 125 total tackles as a senior captain ... Led the Dutchmen to a second-place finish in the state playoffs in 2006 ... Started at quarterback and cornerback his junior season, and wide receiver and cornerback as a sophomore ... Named all-conference all 3 years and all-district twice. Personal: Wesley J. Stammers was born 11/24/88 in Rolla, Mo. ... Son of Joe and Diane Stammers of Owensville, Mo. ... Has a sister, Stephanie ... Majoring in Physical Education.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 7-0 1 1 2 0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 7-0 1 1 2 0 0.0-0 0-0 0 0-0

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Tackles: 1 (2 times); Solos: 1 (at Indiana State, 10/16/10); TFL: None; Sacks: None; Interceptions: None.

HONORS

MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/30/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010, Spring 2011.

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Geoff Stanford

Ian Starnes

INSIDE LINEBACKER 6-0 / 221 / RS Freshman - SQ Wichita, Kan. / East High MSU Scout Team Player of the Year who will be counted on to contribute this fall in ILB. 2010: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year ... Named MSU Scout Team Player of the Week for his efforts in win over Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) and game at No. 16 Northern Iowa (11/13/10) ... Also named to MVFC Honor Roll as a true freshman for his 3.86 GPA in fall semester. High School: Was an all-state linebacker and team defensive MVP for Coach Brian Byers at East High in Wichita, Kan., where he was a four-year letterman and three-year starter at LB … Earned all-city honors 3 seasons by the Wichita Eagle … Team captain his final 2 seasons … Earned US Marine Corps Honor, Courage and Commitment Award as a sophomore … Was a member of a state playoff qualifier squad his freshman season that was 5-4 in the regular season … Has a 34-inch vertical and registered a 4.7-second 40-yard dash ... National Merit Commended Scholar and IB Diploma recipient. Personal: Geoffrey K. Stanford was born 12/23/91 in Wichita, Kan. … Son of Jim and Geniese Stanford of Hesston, Kan. HONORS … Has a sister, Sarah … Majoring MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year: 2010; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: in Exercise and Movement Science 9/3/10, 11/13/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010, (3.89 GPA) … Spring 2011.

WIDE RECEIVER 6-5 / 207 / Senior - 1L Springfield, Mo. / Glendale High Fifth-year senior who should get plenty of reps at Z Wide Receiver spot this fall ... Had 2 receptions during spring 2011 scrimmage series. 2010: Saw the field in 7 games as a fourth-year junior ... Had a solo tackle on special teams in season opener against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Did not collect any receptions but was solid in blocking and route execution as one of the veterans on the MSU receiving corps. 2009: Played in 6 games, including the first 3 of the year … Contributed primarily on special teams. 2008: Squad member who did not see playing time during his second campaign ... Named MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Southeast Missouri State game (9/20/08). 2007: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State. High School: Was a four-year starter and letterman for Coach Gary Hurst at Glendale High in Springfield, Mo. ... Helped the Falcons to a 5-6 record and district title as a senior as starting quarterback and defensive back ... Attended the Elite 11 Quarterback camp and earned Max Emfinger All-American honors as a senior as well as claiming alldistrict, all-conference and all-Southwest Missouri honors as a junior and senior ... Was awarded the Bill Wainwright Player of the Year Award for Springfield as a senior, while leading the Ozark Conference in rushing, scoring and total offense ... Also attended the Nike Football Training Camp ... Was a two-year track letterman with specialization in the sprints and sprint relays ... Also earned a letter in golf. Personal: Ian Taylor Starnes was born 1/26/89 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Rodger Starnes and Kristen Hurst of Springfield ... Has a brother, Patrick, and a sister, Emily ... Majoring in Marketing Management.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY HONORS Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/20/08. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2009 6-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2010 7-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 13-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 100-Yard Rushing Games: 0. Tackles: 1. Misc.:

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Jimmie Strong

CORNERBACK 5-10 / 190 / Senior - 3L Texarkana, Texas / Texas High

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER 6-3 / 220 / Freshman - HS Lebanon, Mo. / Lebanon High

Fifth-year senior who looks to push for the starting right cornerback slot this fall after starting 20 games in 2009 and 2010.

An athletic and instinctive edge rusher, Sullivan is a linebacker/defensive end hybrid with top-flight pass rushing skills ... Expected to contribute early in his MSU career.

2010: Started all 9 games he played in his junior season, adding 31 tackles and a teamhigh 4 interceptions to the Bears’ cause ... Finished 31st nationally and fourth in the MVFC in interceptions (0.44) ... Posted 5 tackles in 3 straight games from 10/23/10 to 11/6/10, including 4 solo stops, 2 interceptions and a touchdown against Western Illinois (10/23/10), helping him earn MSU Defensive Player of the Week and honorable mention by College Football Performance Awards’ for its National Player of the Week ... Also had a 47-yard interception return at Illinois State (9/25/10) ... Finished season with 75 yards in interception returns ... Had a 3.25 GPA during the fall 2010 semester to claim MVFC Honor Roll and Commissioner’s Athletic Award honors ... Posted an athletic, drive-stopping interception in team’s first 2010 spring scrimmage (4/10/10).

High School: Had a team-leading 14.5 sacks for the Ozark Conference and district champion Lebanon Yellowjackets coached by Will Christian ... The Yellowjackets were a perfect 10-0 in the regular season before losing in the first round of the playoffs in 2010 ... Sullivan was a first-team all-state, all-district, all-conference and all-Ozark performer, certifying himself as one of the top defensive players in Missouri ... Played defensive end and receiver in high school ... Also recorded 91 tackles and an additional 13 tackles for loss his senior season.

2009: Started all 11 games at cornerback and finished with 42 tackles, 5 passes defended and an interception … Finished ninth on the squad in total tackles … Notched season-high 7 tackles in season opener at Arkansas (9/5/09) … Had a 31-yard interception return in 24-14 home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) to go with 3 solo tackles … Matched season-best 5 solo tackles in squad win at Youngstown State (10/3/09) … Claimed 6 total tackles at home against Illinois State (10/31/09) and 5 against Northern Iowa (9/26/09). 2008: Played in all 11 games as a redshirt freshman, posting 11 tackles, including 7 solo stops ... Recorded career-high 4 tackles in win at Indiana State (11/22/08), including 3 solo tackles ... Had 3 tackles and a pair of solos in win at Southeast Missouri (9/20/08) ... Factored in a pair of tackles at UNI (11/8/08). 2007: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State. High School: Helped Texarkana (Texas) High to the third round of the Texas state playoffs as a senior in 2006 ... Posted team-high six interceptions for Coach Barry Norton, earning all-district honors twice and all-Northeast Texas laurels as a senior ... Had 16 receptions for 352 yards as a senior and blocked 4 punts as a junior ... Also played baseball and track. Personal: Jimmie L. Strong was born 11/6/88 in Texarkana, Texas ... Son of Jimmie, Sr. and Brenda Strong of Texarkana, Texas ... Has a brother, Ladarrius, and two sisters, Ashlee and Aailyah ... Majoring in Therapeutic Recreation.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 11-0  7 4 11 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 11-11 25 17 42 1 0-0 1-31 5 0-0 2010 9-9 22 9 31 1 0-0 4-75 6 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 31-20 54 30 84 2 0-0 5-106 11 0-0

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Tackles: 7 (at Arkansas, 9/5/09); Solos: 5 (at Arkansas, 9/5/09, and at Youngstown State, 10/3/09); TFL: 1 (2 times); Sacks: None; Interceptions: 2 (vs. vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10); Long Int. Return: 47 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10).

HONORS

MVFC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award: 2010; MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; CFPA National DB Honorable Mention: 10/23/10; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 10/23/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010.

Personal: Rufus Christopher Sullivan was born 2/3/93 in Leesburg, Fla. ... Son of Trudy Sullivan of Lebanon, Mo. ... Has eight siblings ... Plans to major in Physical Therapy ... Chose MSU over Northwest Missouri State, Missouri Southern and Southwest Baptist.

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TIGHT END 6-3 / 226 / Sophomore - 1L Springfield, Mo. / Glendale High Solid tight end and special teamer, who is coming off an injury-plagued spring season. 2010: Played in 8 games as a redshirt freshman ... Earned MSU Special Teams Player of the Week honors for games at Murray State (10/9/10) and at No. 16 Northern Iowa (11/13/10) ... Blocked a kick at Murray State (10/9/10) in which he was credited with a 14-yard return ... Poasted a tackle at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll status for second year in a row after posting a 3.14 GPA in the fall semester. 2009: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State ... Named to Missouri Valley Football Conference Honor Roll for 2009 season with a 3.32 GPA during fall 2009 semester. High School: A three-sport standout at Glendale High in Springfield, Mo., Swan missed the 2008 season with an injury ... The large-framed receiver and tight end garnered All-Ozarks Conference honors in 2007 for Coach Joel Heman’s Falcons and was also named to the Southwest Missouri Football Coaches Association team after scoring the game-winning touchdown to clinch the district title ... Helped the Falcons to consecutive district titles in 2006-07 and three straight playoff appearances ... Was also named to the All-Ozarks Conference Academic Team in 2007 and 2008 ... Scored 7 touchdowns in a single game in 2005 ... Also participated in basketball and track. Personal: Matthew Timothy Swan was born 10/13/90 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Tim and Patty Swan of Springfield, Mo. ... Has three sisters, Kenzie, Rae and Marie ... Majoring in Logistics and Supply Chain Management (3.32 GPA).

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 8-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 8-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 0. Tackles: 1.

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HONORS

MVFC Honor Roll: 2009, 2010. MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/9/10, 11/13/10. MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011.

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Matt Thayer

TIGHT END 6-4 / 235 / Junior - 1L Bellevue, Neb. / Bellevue East High

WIDE RECEIVER 6-4 / 186 / Senior - 1L Kingsland, Ga. / Camden County High

Solid tight end ready to take over sole starting duties this season ... Has the size, skills and hands to push for postseason honors ... Had 7 receptions for 68 yards (9.7) in four spring scrimmages.

Athletic and speedy receiver who should be ready for a break-out campaign after learning the MSU system a year ago ... Came out of spring drills listed atop the depth chart at Z Receiver ... Had a 36-yard TD reception in spring scrimmage (4/9/11).

2010: Made an immediate impact in his first season at Missouri State, playing in all 11 contests and earning 4 starts ... Had pass receptions in 7 games, including 3 straight contests to end the season ... Finished year with 10 catches for 109 yards to finish tied for sixth on the club in receptions ... Had his only TD of the year at Illinois State (9/25/10), a 24-yard catch ... Also had a 20-yard kickoff return at ISU ... Had 2 receptions for 29 yards in season opener against Eastern Kentucky (9/3/10) ... Also had a pair of catches at South Dakota State (11/6/10).

2010: Played in all 11 games, including time on special teams ... Did not record any receptions, but used frequently used his speed to find seams in opposing defenses ... Nearly came up with an incredible diving catch at No. 16 UNI (11/13/10) on a long pass from Trevor Wooden.

Iowa Western CC: A 2009 MFC All-Region tight end as a freshman at Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs, Iowa ... Had 15 catches for 175 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a true freshman ... Was also an academic all-conference pick for the Reivers of Coach Scott Strohmeier ... Helped his squad to a 5-4 mark in the program’s inaugural season.

Georgia Tech: Redshirted his freshman year at Georgia Tech, then suffered a meniscus injury his second season at the Atlanta school and Coach Paul Johnson ... Teams were 9-3 and 10-4, respectively, his 2 seasons with the Yellowjackets.

High School: Was an all-conference and all-state pick as a high school senior at Bellevue (Neb.) East High for Coach Jerry Lovell … Was an all-district selection his junior year and an all-district honorable mention his sophomore season … Also played linebacker for the Chieftans … Was a National Honor Society member. Personal: Matt Ross Thayer was born 9/15/89 in Omaha, Neb. … Son of Ronald and Robin Thayer of Bellevue, Neb. … Has a sister, Amanda ... Majoring in Criminology (3.34 GPA).

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-4 0 0 0 10 109 10.9 1 24 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-4 0 0 0 10 109 10.9 1 24 Misc.: 100-Yard Rec Games: 0. Tackles: 2. KO Ret: 2-24

CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 2 (3 times); Rec. Yards: 29 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); TDs: 1 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10); Long Reception: 24 (at Illinois State, 9/25/10).

HONORS

MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Spring 2010.

Coffeyville CC: Broke his wrist in a season-ending injury during 2009 preseason twoa-day practices at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College ... Coach Darian Dulin’s Red Ravens were 7-4 overall with a road victory over Rochester in the North Star Bowl.

High School: One of the nation’s top receiving prospects as a high school senior in 2007 for Coach Jeff Herron at Camden County (Ga.) High School … Was a three-star recruit by YahooSports.com in the class of 2007 with a 4.5 second 40-yard dash time … Also was a Rivals.com Top-50 receiver prospect (No. 38 nationally) and No. 14 overall prospect in Georgia … Had 15 catches for 219 yards and a pair of touchdowns as a prep senior along with 42 tackles and 2 interceptions as a defensive back. Personal: Willie Alphonso White, Jr. was born 1/7/89 in Evanston, Ill. … Son of Willie and Sherry White of Kingsland, Ga. … Has two siblings, Sherice and Sherwanda ... Majoring in Criminology.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 0; Kickoff Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng Returns: 1-0; Tackles: 1. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2010 11-0  0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0

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CORNERBACK 5-11 / 180 / Freshman - HS Blue Springs, Mo. / Blue Springs High A versatile athlete with unlimited potential, Thomas can play corner or safety ... Noted to be explosive in the secondary with tremendous closing speed. High School: A three-time Suburban Big 6 all-conference selection for Coach Kelly Donahoe at Blue Springs (Mo.) High ... Was ranked as the No. 8 player in Missouri and No. 36 CB nationally by Rivals.com ... The Wildcats were 9-3 in 2010 and made the Missouri Class 6 playoffs ... Started and lettered 3 years ... Was timed a 4.4 in the 40yard dash in high school and 4.3 in the shuttle run with a 35-inch vertical leap. Personal: Bernard L. Thomas, Jr. was born 12/1/92 in Oklahoma City, Okla. ... Son of Bernard and Diane Thomas of Blue Springs ... Has two sisters, Adrianne and Raechel.

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WIDE RECEIVER 6-0 / 187 / Junior - 1L Jacksonville, Fla. / First Coast High Looks to return to 2009 form when he started 4 ball games and had catches in 7 contests ... Speedy enough to challenge for time at the Z Receiver spot ... Had 1 reception during four-game spring scrimmage series. 2010: Played in the Illinois State game (9/25/10) and had his only reception of the season -- for 7 yards -- in overtime loss to the Redbirds ... Also had a tackle in that game ... Caught 8 passes for 82 yards in 2010 spring scrimmage series, including 3 receptions for 37 yards in the Maroon and White Game (4/24/10). 2009: Started 4 games, including the first 3 games of the year, and played in all 11 games overall … Had 10 receptions for 90 yards on the season to finish fifth on the team in catches and yardage … Had receptions in 7 different games … Notched 3 receptions for 38 yards, including a season-long 24-yard catch, in 24-14 home win over UT Martin (9/12/09) … Also had a pair of receptions for 20 yards versus South Dakota State (10/10/09). High School: With a great blend of speed and toughness, he collected 582 receiving yards on 22 catches (26.5) and 8 touchdowns as a senior at First Coast High in Jacksonville, Fla. ... Clocked a 4.47 40-yard dash at the Scout.com combine in March 2008, earning first-team all-combine honors at receiver ... Helped Coach Marty Lee’s Buccaneers to a 7-5 senior season that culminated in the Florida Class 4A playoffs, earning him second-team all-Gateway Conference and all-district honors ... Caught 14 balls for 334 yards (23.9) as a junior with 5 touchdowns as part of back-to-back district championship squads ... Was also a standout 100- and 200-meter sprinter.

CORNERBACK 5-11 / 190 / RS Freshman - SQ Mountain Grove, Mo. / Mountain Grove High Walk-on defensive back who looks to provide additional depth for the Bears’ secondary this fall in his second year in the program. 2010: Redshirted in his first season with the program ... Named MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week for efforts in preparing the Bears’ offense for the Indiana State game (10/16/10). High School: A three-sport standout at Mountain Grove (Mo.) High, Williams was a three-year starter and four-year letterman for Coach Steve Ary’s Panthers ... Earned All-South Central Association honors 3 years, including first-team honors twice ... Was third-team all-state as a senior in 2009 ... Helped squad to four straight SCA titles and state playoff appearances, including a 9-3 record his senior year and impressive 11-2 run to the state semifinals his freshman year ... Rushed for 1,370 yards on 162 carries and 19 TDs as a junior, including a 269-yard rushing game with 4 scores against Thayer (9/4/09) ... Recorded 67 total tackles as a junior ... Also lettered in track and basketball. Personal: Evan Burleson Williams was born 11/21/91 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Burl and Bridget Williams of Mountain Grove, Mo. ... Has a brother, Logan, and two sisters, Courtney and Kenzie ... Mother is HONORS superintendent of Mountain Grove MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/16/10. Schools and MSU alum ... Majoring in Construction Management.

Personal: Adrian D. Williams was born 2/3/91 in Heilbronn, Germany ... Son of Adrian M. and Jennifer Williams of Jacksonville, Fla. ... Has a brother, Austin ... Majoring in Sport and Park Administration.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-4 0 0 0 10 90 9.0 0 24 2010 1-0 0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 7 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 12-4 0 0 0 11 97 8.8 0 24 Misc.: 100-Yard Receiving Games: 0; Kickoff Returns: 1-0;

CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 3 (vs. UT Martin, 9/12/09); Rec. Yards: 38 (vs. UT Martin, 9/12/09); TDs: None; Long Reception: 24 (vs. UT Martin, 9/12/09).

Tackles: 3.

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Austin Witmer

KICKER 6-5 / 180 / Sophomore - 1L Grand Island, Neb. / Grand Is. Central Catholic

TIGHT END 6-5 / 210 / Freshman - HS Mena, Ark. / Mena High

Poised for a solid sophomore campaign, Witmer will handle all of the Bears’ kickoff, PAT and field goal duties this fall.

A stellar athlete and excellent student, Wood will likely provide the Bears with depth as a sizeable young tight end this fall as he begins his college career.

2010: Played all 11 games, but took over PAT/field goal duties in game 7 against Western Illinois (10/23/10) ... Earned Sports Network National Special Teams Player of the Week and MVFC Special Teams Player of the Week following win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10) by going 3-for-3 on field goals and 6-for-6 on PATs with 4 touchbacks on kickoffs ... Knocked season-long 42-yard field goal through at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Finished season 10-for-10 on extra points and 6-for-9 on field goals ... His only 3 FG misses were in the season finale, in which he redeemed himself with the game-winning 22-yarder in a 3-0 win over No. 17 North Dakota State ... Averaged 60.3 yards on 59 kickoffs with 9 touchbacks ... Kicked off 11 times in SIU game and 10 times at Murray State (10/9/10) ... Earned MVFC Honor Roll distinction after posting a 4.00 GPA during his first semester in the program.

High School: Tallied 108 tackles, 23 for loss, 6 sacks, 9 pass break-ups on defense and scored 3 touchdowns on 8 pass receptions for 65 yards as a senior at Mena (Ark.) High in 2010 ... Helped Coach Jeff Weaver and the Bearcats to a 9-4 season while earning Class 4A District 4 all-conference honors three years ... Was team captain in 2010 and had a 3.95 GPA ... Team improved from 2-8 his junior year to a state playoff quarterfinal team his senior season ... Had 55 total tackles as a junior with 30 solos, 3 sacks and a pair of PBUs. Personal: Daniel Edward Wood was born 9/2/93 in Martin, Tenn. ... Son of Larry and Sherry Wood of Mena, Ark. ... Has a sister, Rachael ... Undecided on major.

High School: A four-year letterman at Grand Island (Neb.) Catholic High, Witmer kicked 76 extra points and converted 24 field goals during his prep career for the Crusaders … Earned first-team all-state honors in 2008 and 2009 after claiming honorable mention all-state distinction in 2007 for Coach Charlie Shoemaker … He was all-conference and all-district 3 seasons and averaged 57.9 yards per kickoff in 2009 while helping his team to an 8-2 season ... Was a four-year starter for the soccer team and played basketball. Personal: Austin M. Witmer was born 2/18/92 in Joplin, Mo. … Son of Gary and Sharon Witmer of Grand Island, Neb. … Has three siblings, Aaron, Alex and Audra … Majoring in Accounting (3.79 GPA) ... Also recruited by Minnesota and Nebraska-Kearney.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G KO Yds. Avg TB PAT-A FG-A Lg Pts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11 59 3559 60.3 9 10-10 6-9 42 28 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11 59 3559 60.3 9 10-10 6-9 42 28 Misc.: Tackles: 2. CAREER HIGHS

HONORS

Sports Network National Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/30/10; CFPA National Special Teams HM: 10/30/10; MVFC Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/30/10; MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/23/10, 10/30/10; MSU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll: Fall 2010, Spring 2011.

Field Goals: 3 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Long FG: 42 (at South Dakota State, 11/6/10); PATs: 6 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Kickoffs: 11 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Touchbacks: 11 (vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10).

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Jarrett Wright

QUARTERBACK 6-2 / 223 / Sophomore - 1L High Springs, Fla. / Gainesville High The heir apparent at quarterback, Wooden will transition from a 10-game starter at wide receiver to the starting signal caller role this fall ... Was 31-for-58 for 378 yards in four spring scrimmages in 2011 with 3 TDs ... Also led team in rushing and carries this spring, carrying 41 times for 185 yards (4.5) with a touchdown ... Had a 59-yard rushing touchdown in the Maroon and White Spring Game (4/16/11). 2010: Played all 11 games, starting 10, at Z Wide Receiver and serving as the primary holder and backup quarterback ... Had only TD of the season with a key fourth-down conversion at Kansas State (9/11/10), his second straight multi-reception effort ... Had season-high 50 receiving yards on 3 receptions, plus his only pass completion of the season (17 yards) in win over Southern Illinois (10/30/10) ... Had season-high 5 receptions for 43 yards in season finale win over No. 17 North Dakota State (11/20/10) ... Had multiple receptions in 7 games ... Had an 11-yard carry at No. 16 UNI (11/13/10) and narrowly missed a long pass completion ... Finished season third on the team in receptions (21) and yards (284) and had 300 all-purpose yards ... Emerged as a triple threat during the spring season, going 17-for-25 for 147 yards passing, 19 carries for 70 yards and a TD rushing, and leading the team with 4 receptions for 84 yards in the Maroon and White Game (4/24/10) … Made an impressive, over-the-shoulder catch for a 50-yard gain in the Maroon and White Game, the team’s longest play of the spring. 2009: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State … Named the MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year … Was the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for the Youngstown State (10/3/09) and Illinois State (10/31/09) games. High School: Was a Florida Class 5A second-team all-state quarterback in 2008 after throwing for 1,899 yards with 16 touchdowns while compiling more than 2,300 yards total offense and accounting for 24 touchdowns ... He threw for 333 yards and 4 touchdowns in a game on 9/4/08 against Eagle View (Fla.) Academy ... Helped Coach Ryan Smith’s Hurricanes to a 5-5 finish his senior season and earned all-district honors by the Gainesville Sun and FACA. Personal: Trevor Maurice Wooden was born 10/7/90 in Gainesville, Fla. ... Son of Trevor, Sr. and Teresa Wooden of High Springs, Fla. ... Has a brother, Trent, and a sister Taylor ... Father (Trevor) played football at Central Florida ... Majoring in Accounting.

Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2010 11-10 2 16 0 21 284 13.5 1 48 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 11-10 2 16 0 21 284 13.5 1 48 Misc: Passing Stats: 1-for-2, 17 yds., 0 TD, 0 Int. (Long 17).

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SAFETY 5-10 / 187 / Senior - 3L Grandview, Mo. / Grandview High Has been a consistent and solid presence in the MSU secondary and is now poised to make a run at the starting strong safety spot for his senior season. 2010: Played in all 11 contests as a reserve in the defensive secondary and special teams performer ... Had a pair of tackles in games against Southern Illinois (10/30/10) and at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Had solo tackles in 4 different contests, including road games at Kansas State (9/11/10) and Illinois State (9/25/10). 2009: Played in all 11 games, including time at safety and on special teams … Finished campaign with 4 tackles, all on the road … Had 2 tackles in 17-7 win at Youngstown State (10/3/09) … Also recorded a solo stop at Arkansas (9/5/09) in season opener and an assisted tackle at North Dakota State (10/24/09). 2008: Played in 4 road games as a redshirt freshman ... Collected season-high 2 tackles at Oklahoma State (9/13/08), both solo stops ... Also had a tackle for loss at Oklahoma State ... Tallied solo tackles at South Dakota State (11/1/08) and at UNI (11/8/08). 2007: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State. High School: Was a Suburban Mid-Six All-Conference pick at cornerback for Coach Jason Godfrey at Grandview (Mo.) High ... Was a two-year starter and three-year letterman for the Bulldogs, helping the team to a 7-3 mark his junior year ... Team was also 9-3 his freshman year, advancing to the state quarterfinals. Personal: Jarrett Lawson Wright was born 5/31/89 in Gary, Ind. ... Son of Roger, Sr. and Henriatta Wright of Grandview, Mo. ... Is the younger brother of former Bears’ safety Roger Wright (2006-08) ... Also has a sister, Daris ... Majoring in Entertainment Management.

CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2008 4-0 4 0 4 1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 11-0 2 2 4 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 11-0 4 2 6 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 26-0 10 4 14 1 0-0 0-0 0 0-0

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 2 (4 times); Solos: 2 (at Oklahoma State, 9/13/08); TFL: 1 (at Oklahoma State, 9/13/08); Sacks: None; Interceptions: None.

HONORS

MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year: 2009; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/3/09, 10/31/09.

200-Yard Passing Games: 0; 100-Yard Rushing Games: 0.

CAREER HIGHS

Longest Pass: 17 (to Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10); Longest Rush: 11 (at Northern Iowa, 11/13/10); Receptions: 5 (vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10); Receiving Yards: 56 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10); TDs: 1 (at Kansas State, 9/11/10); Longest Reception: 48 (vs. Eastern Kentucky, 9/3/10).

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JAKE ARTHUR SAFETY / 6-5 / 293 / Freshman - HS Eldridge, Iowa / North Scott High Highly-touted offensive lineman who returns to his Springfield roots to play for the Bears ... Has the ability to push for playing time as a true freshman. High School: Was a two-year starter and letterman for Coach Kevin Tippet at North Scott High in Eldridge, Iowa ... Earned Iowa Class 4A All-State honors by Iowa Newspaper Association, Des Moines Register and Iowa Preps as well as Quad City Times All-Metro ... Team averaged 348 yards per game in total offense his senior year and won first-ever playoff game, while averaging 35.5 points ... Helped Lancers to a 9-2 overall record and 8-1 record in the Mississippi Athletic Conference (MAC) as a senior in 2010 ... Earned all-conference honors in 2010 and was picked to play in the Iowa Shrine Bowl ... Was also a standout heavyweight wrestler in high school, going 24-5 as a senior and 19-4 as a junior and finishing third in districts both years ... Tied national record for fastest fall with a four-second pin his senior season ... Two-year letterman in track as a shot putter. Personal: Jake William Arthur was born 2/16/93 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Bill and Lynn Arthur of Eldgridge, Iowa ... Has a sister, Paige, a former MSU soccer player ... Both his parents are Missouri State athletics alums with Bill playing football and Lynn running track ... Undecided on academic major.

JAMES BARNES DEFENSIVE LINE / 5-10 / 260 / Freshman-HS St. Louis, Mo. / Trinity Catholic High Solid freshman addition who adds depth up front to the MSU defense with nice potential for the future. High School: Was a Class 3 first-team All-State defensive lineman as a senior in 2010 for Coach Leon Hite at Trinity Catholic High in St. Louis ... Helped the Titans to a 6-4 mark his senior year after a 7-3 junior campaign ... Earned AAA all-conference honors on both sides of the ball and earned St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro second team honors ... Recorded 40 tackles, 7 sacks, 20 solos, 4 forced fumbles and a pair of touchdowns as a senior ... Was a Class 3 All-State second teamer as a junior, also claiming all-conference honors for a district championship squad ... Had 60 tackles, 11 sacks and 20 solos in 2009 ... Was a four-year starter who missed part of his sophomore year with an injury. Personal: James Ellis Barnes, Jr., was born 12/31/91 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of James Barnes, Sr., and Karen Barnes ... Has four siblings -- Jordan, Jackson, JaVaughn, and D’landol ... Father was a running back at Oklahoma ... Plans to major in Construction Management.

ERIC BROWN WIDE RECEIVER / 6-4 / 205 / Sophomore-TR St. Louis, Mo. / Hazelwood East High Back in the fold after a solid spring with the Bears, Eric Brown is an athletic and versatile receiver who will push his way up the depth chart as he gains experience in the MSU system ... Had 2 receptions for 16 yards during spring 2011 drills for the Bears. North Carolina Central: Was a backup quarterback as a true freshman in 2009 at North Carolina Central University ... Redshirted and did not play in any games for Coach Mose Rison ... Did not play football in 2010. High School: Was starting quarterback for the Class 5 state championship team at Hazelwood East High in St. Louis as senior in 2008 ... Threw for 287 yards in 39-34 win over Raytown South to help East to a 11-3 final record ... Fired game-winning 29-yard touchdown pass with no time on the clock in dramatic Show-Me Bowl finish in which he was 12-for-22 with 3 touchdowns and no interceptions ... Finished season 127-for-233 (.545) for 1,885 yards and 17 touchdowns.

2011 Media Guide JORDAN GARDNER DEFENSIVE LINE / 6-3 / 230 / Freshman-HS Springfield, Mo. / Hillcrest High Walk-on defensive lineman who was a highly touted local prep product a year ago. High School: Started three years at defensive end and offensive tackle for Coach John Beckham at Hillcrest High in Springfield ... Was part of back-to-back playoff teams that were 7-5 and 7-4, respectively ... Earned all-district and all-conference honors twice and was All-Ozarks First Team pick in 2010 ... Earned Team MVP Award and Mark Gillming Award as a senior and participated in Southwest Regional All-Star Game ... Played his freshman season at Central High in Springfield as a TE/DE for Coach Ozzie Riley. Personal: Jordan Jamal Gardner was born 9/4/92 in Springfield, Mo. ... Son of Leonardo and Judy Gardner of Springfield ... Has a brother, Jeremy ... Plans to major in Construction Management.

JAMARIUS SMITH INSIDE LINEBACKER / 6-2 / 230 / Junior-TR Sparta, Ga. / Hancock Central High Walk-on defensive lineman who was a prominent local prep product a year ago. College of the Sequoias: Played in 8 games as a sophomore LB at College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif. in 2010 for Coach Curtis Allen ... Recorded 31 total tackles, 24 solos, 0.5 sacks and 4 tackles for loss. Valdosta State: Was in the Valdosta State (Ga.) program for two seasons (2008-09) as a linebacker for Coach David Dean ... Did not play in any games for the Blazers. High School: Three-year starter at linebacker for Coach Wilbert Simmons at Hancock Central High in Sparta, Ga. ... Bulldogs were 4-6 his senior season in 2007 and 7-4-1 during his junior campaign. Personal: Jamarius Lontrel Smith was born 11/10/89 in Augusta, Ga. ... Son of Willie Hunt and Phillistine Jone of Sparta, Ga. ... Has a pair of brothers, Donnivan and Dontarius ... Undecided on major.

TIM STRUCKHOFF TIGHT END / 6-4 / 233 / Junior-TR Wentzville, Mo. / Fort Zumwalt North High Transfer from the University of Missouri, Columbia who will transition from defensive line to tight end ... Should help address depth issues at TE for the Bears this fall behind starter Matt Thayer. Missouri: Spent 2010 in Gary Pinkel’s program at the University of Missouri, Columbia, primarily as a defensive tackle and offensive lineman ... Part of a 10-3 effort that culminated in a trip to the Texas Bowl ... Tigers were 6-2 in the Big 12 North his sophomore season to win division title. St. Charles CC: Spent two years after high school at St. Charles Community College in Cottleville, Mo. ... Did not play any sports at SCC, but earned honor roll distinction. High School: Four-year starter for Coach Leroy Shumaker at Fort Zumwalt North High in O’Fallon, Mo., at outside linebacker and tight end ... Team was 8-3 his senior year and 5-6 his junior year with a pair of playoff appearances ... Earned All-GAC honors as a senior in 2007 at linebacker for team that won GAC North title ... Was also a four-year starter on the Panthers’ baseball team as a first baseman ... Part of 2005 and 2008 GAC baseball championship squad. Personal: Tim Struckhoff was born 10/5/89 in St. Ann, Mo. ... Son of Dan and Claire Struckhoff of Wentzville, Mo. ... Has a brother, Tyler ... Plans to major in Criminology.

Personal: Eric L. Brown II was born 11/10/90 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Eric Brown I and Teresa Hicks of St. Louis ... Has four siblings -- Britney, Broc, Corbe, and Brandi ... Father played for the University of Tulsa and the Kansas City Chiefs ... Plans to major in Physical Education.

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Numerical Roster

No. Name

Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. Hometown

No. Name

Pos. Ht.

Wt. Yr. Hometown

  1   2   3   4   5

Cadarrius Dotson** Howard Scarborough* Julian Burton ^ Chris Douglas** Mikael Cooper-Falls*

WR CB WR RB RB

5-9 5-9 5-10 5-9 5-11

170 166 180 213 191

Jr. So. RFr. Sr. So.

Memphis, Tenn. Tulsa, Okla. Cordova, Tenn. Lawrenceville, Ga. Springfield, Mo.

52 54 55 56 57

Andrew Beisel ^ Chris Moses ^ Randy Richards Rufus Sullivan Richard Galbierz ^

ILB ILB OL OLB OG

6-2 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-3

228 222 310 220 285

RFr. Jr. Jr. Fr. RFr.

Fenton, Mo. Jacksonville, Fla. Royal Palm Bch, Fla. Lebanon, Mo. Fenton, Mo.

  6   7   8 10 11

Nate Davis Vernon Scott* Willie White* Kierra Harris Robert Fields

OLB RB WR QB WR

6-2 6-0 6-4 6-0 6-1

215 168 186 193 185

Jr. So. Sr. Fr. Fr.

Liberal, Kan. Muskogee, Okla. Kingsland, Ga. Texarkana, Ark. Memphis, Tenn.

58 59 60 61 63

Kaleb Mueller* Chris Current ^ Robert Booker Eric Pearce* Harrison Menke ^

LS DE OL NT OC

6-2 5-11 6-3 6-2 6-4

221 230 280 267 275

Sr. Sr. Fr. So. Jr.

Paola, Kan. St. Louis, Mo. Ozark, Mo. Springdale, Ark. Joplin, Mo.

12 15 16 17 18

Ian Starnes* Mitchell Jenkins ^ James Caine David Ingram*** Trevor Wooden*

WR QB CB ILB QB

6-5 6-3 5-11 6-2 6-2

207 210 178 223 223

Sr. RFr. Jr. Sr. So.

Springfield, Mo. Springfield, Mo. St. Louis, Mo. Siloam Springs, Ark. High Springs, Fla.

64 65 67 68 69

Kyle Hahn ^ Isaia Falealii ^ Jake Arthur Kurt Kutter* Jordan Rainey ^

OT NT OL OG OG

6-7 6-4 6-5 6-3 6-5

309 323 293 292 278

So. Jr. Fr. So. RFr

O’Fallon, Mo. Giessen, Germany Eldridge, Iowa O’Fallon, Mo. Joplin, Mo.

19 20 21 22 23

Adrian Williams* Mike Crutcher ^ Ryan Callender* Maddy Johnson Dan Reichert ^

WR S ILB RB WR

6-0 6-2 6-1 5-8 5-11

187 198 217 165 165

Jr. RFr. So. Fr. Sr.

Jacksonville, Fla. Wentzville, Mo. Dallas, Texas Webb City, Mo. Harrisonville, Mo.

70 71 72 74 75

Clay Spruill Travis Simmons*** Zack Cooley ^ Joe Burgess ^ Patrick Morse

OT OG OT OL OL

6-5 6-2 6-5 6-6 6-4

296 290 284 300 265

Jr. Sr. RFr. RFr. Fr.

Mt. Pleasant, Texas Mexico, Mo. Lebanon, Mo. Florissant, Mo. Springdale, Ark.

24 25 26 27 29

Jimmie Strong*** Sybhrian Berry * Stephen Johnston*** Duane Atteberry ^ Ryan Heaston

CB CB RB WR RB

5-10 5-9 5-11 5-7 5-10

190 170 214 164 172

Sr. So. Sr. Jr. Fr.

Texarkana, Texas Camden, Ark. Mansfield, Texas Buffalo, Mo. Cordova, Tenn.

76 77 78 79 80

Justin Aumen ^ Charleston Antwine Jake Lasater Emerson DePeel Eric Brown

OT OL OL OL WR

6-5 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-4

281 297 305 300 205

So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr.

Milford, Kan. Wake Village, Texas St. Charles, Mo. Bella Vista, Ark. St. Louis, Mo.

30 32 34 35 36

Bernard Thomas Josh Mattes ^ Caleb Schaffitzel^ Anthony Lee** Darius Blow *

CB OLB S S OLB

5-11 6-2 6-0 6-1 5-9

180 225 212 207 208

Fr. RFr. RFr. Jr. Sr.

Blue Springs, Mo. Eldridge, Mo. Fair Grove, Mo. Bonner Sprgs, Kan. Grandview, Mo.

82 83 85 86 87

Matt Swan* Eric Christophel Jermaine Saffold** Tim Struckhoff Matt Thayer*

TE WR WR TE TE

6-3 5-10 6-1 6-4 6-4

226 170 198 233 235

So. Fr. Sr. Jr. Jr.

Springfield, Mo. Nixa, Mo. Grandview, Mo. Wentzville, Mo. Bellevue, Neb.

37 38 39 40 41

Jordan Chiles*** Evan Williams ^ Keenan Berry Daniel Wood Jarrett Wright***

P CB DB TE S

5-11 5-11 6-2 6-5 5-10

178 190 200 210 187

Sr. RFr. So. Fr. Sr.

Hillsboro, Ill. Mountain Grove, Mo. Springfield, Mo. Mena, Ark. Grandview, Mo.

88 89 90 91 92

Richard Darden Dorian Buford Austin Witmer* Martin Montgomery* Jordan Gardner

TE WR K DE DL

6-3 6-0 6-5 6-3 6-3

215 174 180 242 230

Fr. So. So. So. Fr.

Memphis, Tenn. Florissant, Mo. Grand Island, Neb. Pine Bluff, Ark. Springfield, Mo.

42 43 44 45 46

Dondelaro Crosby Wes Stammers* Nick Canavan* Andrew Jordan ^ James McDonald

ILB S OLB ILB DE

6-0 6-0 6-0 6-2 6-3

198 190 215 224 245

Fr. Sr. So. RFr. Fr.

Leesburg, Fla. Owensville, Mo. Norman, Okla. Nixa, Mo. Blue Springs, Mo.

93 94 95 97 98

James Barnes Anthony Grady* Tevan Ferguson** Mikel Ruder*** Josh Hampton

DL DE NT DE DE

5-10 6-7 6-3 6-5 6-3

260 270 300 280 261

Fr. So. Jr. Sr. Fr.

St. Louis, Mo. Texarkana, Ark. Nashville, Tenn. Lawrence, Kan. Benton, Ark.

47 48 49 50 51

Rodney Kelly** Jamarius Smith Pat Fornadel ^ Christian Hoffman Geoff Stanford^

OLB ILB OLB ILB ILB

6-1 6-2 6-0 6-1 6-0

200 230 220 210 221

Jr. Jr. Jr. Fr. RFr.

Lee’s Summit, Mo. Sparta, Ga. Pittsburgh, Pa. Joplin, Mo. Wichita, Kan.

99 Corey Feagin

DE

6-4 233 Fr.

Cedar Hill, Texas

As of - Aug. 10, 2011

*indicates number of Missouri State football letters earned; ^ indicates returning squad member

Head Coach: Terry Allen (6th season) Assistant Coaches: D.J. Vokolek, Rob Christophel, Sean Coughlin, Courtney Sanders, Bob Montgomery, Mike Chandler, Wayne Chambers, Taiwo Onatolu, B.J. Stotser, Gerald Davis. Student Assistants: Tim Williams, Kyle Winterowd, Isaac Ransom

2011 Transfer Information: James Caine is a transfer from Iowa Western Community College; Nate Davis is a transfer from Garden City (Kan.) Community College; Randy Richards and Jamarius Smith are transfers from College of Sequoias (Calif.); Clay Spruill is a transfer from Tyler (Texas) Junior College; Tim Struckhoff is a transfer from Missouri. 2010 Transfer Information: Kaleb Mueller is a transfer from Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College; Vernon Scott is a transfer from Colorado State; Matt Thayer is a transfer from Iowa Western Com. College; Willie White is a transfer from Coffeyville (Kan.) Com. College. 2009 Transfer Information: Chris Douglas is a transfer from Fort Scott (Kan.) Com. College.

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Terry Allen   Terry Allen enters his sixth season at the helm of the Missouri State program with one of the toughest Division I FCS schedules in the country on his plate and a young team anxious to prove itself in elite company.   Allen was named Missouri State’s 19th head football coach on December 20, 2005.   In his inaugural season at Missouri State, Allen inherited a senior-heavy team that finished 2-9. However, the Bears dropped four games by a touchdown or less that season and lost another contest by 10 points. The team landed three players on the 2006 all-conference list and set the foundation for the program’s future.   Allen then took his charges to an exciting 6-5 campaign in 2007, the biggest improvement for a Missouri State team in 19 years. The Bears were 5-1 at home in year two and produced 36.3 points per game, MSU’s best scoring average ever for an 11-game season. MSU also scored 49.5 points a game for the team’s six home contests.   Missouri State also knocked off three ranked opponents in 2007 and landed three on the All-MVFC squad. Sophomore tight end Clay Harbor and freshman lineman David Arkin joined Nathan Stokes for league honors.   Harbor was also named to the AP ThirdTeam All-America squad, while senior TB Gerald Davis set a school record with 19 rushing touchdowns.   In 2008, the Bears continued to make strides under Allen’s leadership. Despite a 4-7 overall record, the substance of the

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team’s performance showed a 3-3 road mark, which matched the school’s most road victories since 1996. Likewise, the team’s 3-5 record in the new-look Missouri Valley Football Conference equalled the team’s most league wins since 1993. MSU also lost two games by margins of eight points or less along the way.   Even more impressive in 2008 was the effort put forth by the program’s inventory of underclassmen. Harbor, a junior, earned All-MVFC first team honors for the second straight year, while moving up to Second Team on the AP All-America list. Joining Harbor on the all-conference squad were sophomore guard Arkin and second-year quarterback Cody Kirby.   In 2009, the Bears notched their second winning campaign in three years under Allen, once again going 6-5 and 4-4 in the MVFC. Missouri State was 3-2 on the road, including first-ever wins at Youngstown State and North Dakota State to complement the squad’s first victory at Western Illinois since 2001.   Eight players were recognized by the MVFC as all-conference performers, including first-teamers Harbor, Arkin and Valley Newcomer of the Year Antoine Wilkinson (LB).   Harbor became Allen’s first Missouri State player drafted into the NFL when he was snagged in the fourth round of the 2010 Draft by the Eagles.   Last season, Allen’s Bears went undefeated at home, marking the first time since 1992 that an MSU team had gone unbeaten at Plaster Sports Complex. The 2010 Bears also knocked off three Top 25 opponents -- No. 20 Youngstown State, No. 18 Western Illinois and No. 17 North Dakota State. MSU also beat two Division I playoff opponents, including eventual national quarterfinalist North Dakota State, en route to tying for third place in the competitive MVFC standings.   The Bears landed seven players on the 2010 All-MVFC Team, including Arkin and Wilkinson on the first team, junior WR Jermaine Saffold

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and senior safety Skylar Smith on the second team, plus honorable mention picks in junior TB Chris Douglas and seniors Kirby and OLB Terian Washington.   Arkin became the second Bear picked in the NFL Draft in as many years when the Dallas Cowboys picked him up in the fourth round, capping a consensus All-America season for the standout tackle.   Allen came to MSU for his second stint in the league. When he left UNI after the 1996 season, his 75-26 (.743) record made him the winningest coach in league history.   His Panther teams won or shared league titles seven straight seasons from 1990-96 and competed in the NCAA playoffs each of his last seven seasons at UNI. The Panthers advanced to the national semifinals in 1992 and 1996.   Allen was named MVFC Coach of the Year five times in his last six seasons at UNI and was named Kodak Regional Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1996.   Allen’s UNI teams did not lose a home conference game in his eight years as head coach. He lost two games in those eight seasons to Illinois State and the other league schools only beat him once each. Starting in 1992, UNI was nationally ranked for 87 consecutive weeks.   Allen followed more than 20 years at UNI with five seasons as head coach at Kansas (1997-2001). He later spent four seasons as associate head coach, tight ends coach and special teams coordinator at Iowa State (2002-05).   Allen’s teams were 20-33 his five seasons as head coach of the Kansas

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COACHES Jayhawks. Included in that tenure were wins over nationally-ranked Colorado, a win over Oklahoma, and three victories over arch-rival Missouri. He also guided Kansas to its 500th all-time win in 1997 and opened his final season at KU with a 24-10 win over Missouri State in 2001.   Allen’s KU and UNI tenures finished with a collective 95-59 overall record, including a 63-4 record when his teams were ahead at halftime. Allen’s squads were 31-15 in games decided by seven points or fewer. He also tutored nine future NFL players during that stint, including Arizona Cardinals all-pro quarterback Kurt Warner who was the 1999 and 2001 NFL Offensive Player of the Year for the St. Louis Rams.   Former all-pro linebacker Bryce Paup, the 1995 NFL Defensive Player of the Year with the Buffalo Bills, also played for Allen.   Moving to Iowa State as associate head coach in 2002, Allen renewed a lengthy relationship with Cyclones head coach Dan McCarney who was Allen’s prep track coach in Iowa City.   In Allen’s four seasons at Iowa State, the

Cyclones went to three bowl games with Allen coaching special teams.   He graduate from UNI with a degree in physical education in 1979 and immediately joined Stan Sheriff’s Panther staff as a graduate assistant coach.   He moved to a full-time position the next year and stayed on the staff when Sheriff retired and handed the reins to Darrell Mudra in 1983. During his decade as a UNI assistant, Allen had responsibility at various times for quarterbacks, offensive backs and wide receivers.   Allen was a standout prep quarterback at West High School in Iowa City and would start three seasons as UNI’s top QB.   In his head coaching career, he has mentored 19 AP All-America players and 193 all-conference selections.   Allen’s father, Robert, was a football player and national champion swimmer at Iowa. The elder Allen served as an Iowa assistant football coach and head men’s swimming coach for 16 years.   He and his wife, Lynn, have three children; Angela, Chase and Alex.

Terry Allen Coaching Resume Year School

Staff Position

Record

Pct.

*Conf.

Pct.

Place Postseason

1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988

Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa

Grad. Assistant/Quarterbacks 6-5 Asst. Coach/Offensive Backs 7-4 Asst. Coach/Offensive Backs 5-6 Asst. Coach/Offensive Backs   4-6-1 Asst. Coach/Off. Coord./QBs 6-5 Asst. Coach/Off. Coord./QBs 9-2 Asst. Coach/Off. Coord./QBs 11-2  Asst. Coach/Off. Coord./QBs   7-3-1 Asst. Coach/Off. Coord./QBs 10-4  Asst. Coach/Wide Receivers 5-6

.545 .636 .454 .409   .545 .818 .846 .681 .714 .454

4-1 2-2 2-1 2-0-1 1-2 2-1 5-0 4-2 6-0 3-3

.800 .500 .667 .833 .333 .667 1.000  .667 1.000  .500

2nd 3rd T 1st T 1st 3rd T 1st 1st T 2nd 1st 4th

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1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996

Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa

Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach

8-3 8-4 11-2  12-2  8-4 8-4 8-5 12-2 

.727 .667 .846 .857 .667 .667 .615 .857

4-2 5-1 5-1 5-1 5-1 6-0 5-1 5-0

.667 .833 .833 .833 .833 1.000  .833 1.000 

T 2nd 1st-tie 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st

-NCAA First Round NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA Semifinals NCAA First Round NCAA First Round NCAA Quarterfinals NCAA Semifinals

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001

Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas Kansas

Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach

5-6 4-7 5-7 4-7 2-6

.454 .364 .416 .364 .250

3-5 1-7 3-5 2-6 1-5

.375 .125 .375 .250 .167

5th 5th T 4th 5th T 6th

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2002 2003 2004 2005

Iowa State Iowa State Iowa State Iowa State

Associate Coach/TEs/Sp. Tms. 7-7 Associate Coach/TEs/Sp. Tms.   2-10 Associate Coach/TEs/Sp. Tms. 7-5 Associate Coach/TEs/Sp. Tms. 7-4

.500 .167 .584 .636

4-4 0-8 4-4 4-4

.500 .000 .500 .500

T 1st 6th T 1st T 2nd

Humanitarian Bowl -Independence Bowl Houston Bowl

2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State

Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach Head Coach

2-9 6-5 4-7 6-5 5-6

.222 .545 .364 .545 .455

1-6 2-4 3-5 4-4 4-4

.143 .333 .375 .500 .500

T 7th T 5th T 6th T 5th T 3rd

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118-91 

.565

64-58

.525

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Terry Allen was 75-26 at UNI (8 years), 20-33 at Kansas (5 years), and is 23-32 at Missouri State (5 years) *Conference affiliations: Mid-Continent (1979-84), Missouri Valley Football Conference (formerly Gateway Conference), (1985-96 and 2006-present), Big 12 Conference (1997-2005). All Big 12 places are North Division finishes. Career Honors: Bruce Craddock Missouri Valley Football Conference Coach of the Year 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996; AFCA Kodak Region IV Coach of the Year 1992, 1996; Eddie Robinson FCS Coach of the Year Finalist 1996.

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8-3 8-4 11-2 12-2

1989

Mankato State....................................................L at Kansas State................................................. W Fort Hays State................................................. W at Missouri State*...............................................L at Western Illinois*............................................. W at Indiana State*................................................ W Ferris State........................................................ W Eastern Illinois*.................................................. W at Illinois State*...................................................L Southern Illinois*............................................... W Eastern Washington.......................................... W

Kansas 14-22 10-8  43-15 22-37 21-10 24-21 39-3 31-28 13-32 38-14 47-21

1990

5-6 4-7 5-7 4-7 2-6

Alabama-Birmingham ...................................... W 24-0 Texas Christian ................................................. W 17-10 Missouri* . ......................................................... W 15-7 at Cincinnati . .....................................................L     7-34 Oklahoma* . ...................................................... W 20-17 at Texas Tech* ...................................................L     7-17 at Colorado*.......................................................L     6-42 Nebraska*...........................................................L     0-35 Iowa State* ...................................................... W 34-24 at Kansas State* . .............................................L 16-48 at Texas* . ..........................................................L 31-45

1998

2-9 6-5 4-7 6-5 5-6

2006

at Oklahoma State..............................................L 10-52 Southwest Baptist.............................................. W 45-14 at Central Arkansas............................................L 14-16 Sam Houston State............................................L 17-20 Youngstown State*.............................................L 10-37 at Northern Iowa*...............................................L     7-38 Western Kentucky*.............................................L 14-17 at Indiana State*.................................................L 22-28 Southern Illinois*................................................L 17-27 at Illinois State*...................................................L 14-38 Western Illinois*................................................. W 24-21

2007

Southern Illinois*............................................... W 30-9 at Iowa State......................................................L   6-35 at Oklahoma State..............................................L 23-33 at Idaho State.................................................... W 44-10 Illinois State*...................................................... W 31-0 Western Illinois*................................................. W 50-14 at Indiana State*.................................................L 23-33 at Eastern Illinois*.............................................. W 16-10 Missouri State*.................................................. W 20-17 Clarion............................................................... W 52-12 Northern Arizona............................................... W 36-16 at Boise State+...................................................L     3-20

Oklahoma State* ...............................................L 28-38 at Missouri*.........................................................L 23-41 Illinois State ..................................................... W 63-21 at Alabama-Birmingham ................................... W 4ot 39-37 Texas A&M* ......................................................L 21-24 at Baylor*............................................................L 24-31 at Nebraska* . ...................................................L     0-41 Colorado*.......................................................... W 33-17 Kansas State* . .................................................L     6-54 North Texas ...................................................... W 23-14 at Iowa State*.....................................................L 20-23

Missouri S&T..................................................... W at Tennessee-Martin.......................................... W at Kansas State..................................................L Central Arkansas............................................... W at Youngstown State*.........................................L Illinois State*...................................................... W at Western Illinois*..............................................L at Southern Illinois*............................................L Indiana State*.................................................... W Northern Iowa*...................................................L Southeast Missouri State.................................. W

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at Notre Dame ...................................................L 13-18 Cal-State Northridge . ...................................... W 71-14 at Colorado*.......................................................L 17-51 San Diego State ...............................................L 13-41 Southern Methodist .......................................... W 27-9 at Kansas State* . ..............................................L     9-50 at Texas A&M*....................................................L 17-34 Missouri*............................................................ W 21-0 Nebraska* . .......................................................L 17-24 Baylor*............................................................... W 45-10 at Oklahoma State* ...........................................L 13-45 Iowa State*........................................................ W 31-28

2008

McNeese State.................................................. W Augustana (S.D.)............................................... W at Southern Illinois*............................................L at Idaho............................................................. W Morgan State..................................................... W at Illinois State*.................................................. W at Western Kentucky......................................... W at Missouri State*.............................................. W Indiana State*.................................................... W at Western Illinois*............................................. W Eastern Illinois*.................................................. W Weber State+.................................................... W at Marshall+........................................................L

30-5 45-22 20-21 36-14 56-6 17-14 49-21 22-0 49-21 24-17 18-17 38-21 13-41

1992

at McNeese State.............................................. W 21-18 Idaho State........................................................ W 49-11 at Iowa State..................................................... W 27-10 Illinois State*...................................................... W 41-14 Western Kentucky............................................. W 34-6 at Southern Illinois*........................................... W 30-25 Idaho................................................................. W 27-26 at Indiana State*................................................ W 34-13 at Eastern Illinois*...............................................L 15-21 Western Illinois*................................................. W 37-6 Missouri State*.................................................. W 37-12 Eastern Washington+........................................ W 17-14 McNeese State+................................................ W 29-7 Youngstown State+.............................................L     7-19

8-4 8-4 8-5 12-2

1993

at McNeese State...............................................L at Wyoming.........................................................L Jacksonville State.............................................. W Texas State........................................................ W at Missouri State*.............................................. W Indiana State*.................................................... W Eastern Illinois*.................................................. W at Western Illinois*..............................................L at Illinois State*.................................................. W Moorehead (Minn.) State................................... W Southern Illinois*............................................... W at Boston University+.........................................L 2ot

10-27 42-45 35-14 34-13 20-14 17-10 31-27 23-25 20-19 48-0 49-17 21-27

at Iowa State..................................................... W at Texas State.....................................................L Missouri State*.................................................. W McNeese State...................................................L at Indiana State*................................................ W at Eastern Illinois*.............................................. W Illinois State*...................................................... W Western Illinois*................................................. W at Idaho..............................................................L at Southern Illinois*........................................... W Eastern Washington.......................................... W at Montana+.......................................................L

28-14 19-20 12-7 24-34 11-10 19-7 24-17 36-27 12-21 39-7 27-17 20-23

1994

1995

at Stephen F. Austin...........................................L     7-26 at Iowa................................................................L 13-34 Lock Haven....................................................... W 55-10 at Western Illinois*............................................. W 38-7 Eastern Illinois*.................................................. W 17-7 Indiana State*.................................................... W 27-10 Southern Illinois*............................................... W 13-0 at Missouri State*.............................................. W 19-17 at Illinois State*...................................................L 29-31 Idaho..................................................................L 12-16 Winona State..................................................... W 48-3 at Murray State+................................................ W 35-34 at Marshall+........................................................L 24-41

1996

at Southern Utah............................................... W St. Cloud State.................................................. W Stephen F. Austin.............................................. W at Iowa State......................................................L McNeese State.................................................. W Illinois State*...................................................... W Missouri State*.................................................. W at Southern Illinois*........................................... W at Youngstown State.......................................... W at Indiana State*................................................ W Western Illinois*................................................. W Eastern Illinois+................................................. W William & Mary+................................................ W at Marshall+........................................................L

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1997

31-21 44-7 38-12 23-42 43-10 47-10 38-31 33-7 23-10 34-19 30-6 21-14 38-35 14-31

2000

at SMU .............................................................L Alabama-Birmingham ...................................... W Southern Illinois ................................................ W at Oklahoma* . ..................................................L Kansas State* . ..................................................L at Missouri*........................................................ W Colorado*.......................................................... W Texas Tech* .......................................................L at Nebraska* . ...................................................L Texas*.................................................................L at Iowa State* ....................................................L

17-31 23-20 42-0 16-34 13-52 38-17 23-15 39-45 17-56 16-51 17-38

2001

Missouri State . ................................................. W 24-10 UCLA .................................................................L 17-41 at Colorado*.......................................................L 16-27 at Texas Tech*................................................... W ot 34-31 Oklahoma*..........................................................L 10-38 Missouri*.............................................................L 34-38 at Kansas State* . ..............................................L     6-40 Nebraska*...........................................................L     7-51

*Conference games; +NCAA FCS Playoff games

62-17 51-44 10-61 42-38 21-49 58-41 10-31 10-45 63-7 17-38 55-17

Wasbhurn...........................................................L 27-35 at Oklahoma State..............................................L 13-57 at Southeast Missouri State.............................. W 45-18 Western Illinois*..................................................L 21-33 Youngstown State*............................................ W 42-28 at Illinois State*.................................................. W 34-28 Southern Illinois*................................................L 17-23 at South Dakota State*.......................................L 13-43 at Northern Iowa*...............................................L     0-42 North Dakota State*...........................................L 27-48 at Indiana State*................................................ W ot 27-24

2009

at Arkansas.........................................................L 10-48 Tennessee-Martin.............................................. W 24-14 Murray State...................................................... W 35-10 Northern Iowa*...................................................L   7-35 at Youngstown State*........................................ W 17-7 South Dakota State*...........................................L 17-24 at Western Illinois*............................................. W 17-16 at North Dakota State*...................................... W 21-17 Illinois State*.......................................................L 14-24 Indiana State*.................................................... W 31-7 at Southern Illinois..............................................L 24-44

2010

Eastern Kentucky.............................................. W 31-9 at Kansas State..................................................L 24-48 at Illinois State*...................................................L ot 41-44 Youngstown State*............................................ W 35-25 at Murray State...................................................L 59-72 at Indiana State*.................................................L ot 35-38 Western Illinois*................................................. W 31-28 Southern Illinois*............................................... W 51-41 at South Dakota State*.......................................L 10-31 at Northern Iowa*...............................................L 14-38 North Dakota State*.......................................... W   3-0

Bryce Paup Buffalo Bills UNI (1986-89)

Justin Hartwig Pittsburgh Steelers Kansas (1998-2001)

David Arkin Dallas Cowboys

Missouri State (2007-10)

Kurt Warner Arizona Cardinals UNI (1990-93)

Dedric Ward Miami Dolphins

Clay Harbor Philadelphia Eagles

UNI (1993-96)

Missouri State (2006-09)

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Kenny Shedd Oakland Raiders UNI (1989-92)

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Terry Allen Era Single-Game Superlatives MSU Game Highs Individual Team ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rushes 25 Michael Cooper, vs. Sam Houston State (Sept. 23, 2006) 60 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Yards Rushing 191 Chris Douglas, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 436 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yds Per Rush --- 12.2 at Murray State (36-436) (Oct. 9, 2010) TD Rushes 5 Gerald Davis, vs. Indiana State (Oct. 27, 2007) 7 vs. Missouri S&T (Aug. 30, 2007) vs. Indiana State (Oct. 27, 2007) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Pass attempts 46 Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) 46 vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) Pass completions 29 Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) 29 vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) Yards Passing 348 Cody Kirby, vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 365 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Yds Per Pass --- 16.4 vs. Indiana State (16-262) (Oct. 27, 2007) TD Passes 4 Cody Kirby, vs. Illinois State (Oct. 6, 2007) 4 vs. Illinois State (Oct. 6, 2007) vs. Southwest Baptist (Sept. 9, 2006) Total Plays 60 Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) 84 at Kansas State, Sept. 11, 2010) Total Offense 384 Cody Kirby, vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 690 vs. Missouri S&T (Aug. 30, 2007) Yards Per Play --- 12.1 at Murray State (50-607) (Oct. 9, 2010) Points 30 Gerald Davis, vs. Indiana State (Oct, 27, 2007) 63 vs. Missouri S&T (Aug. 30, 2007) Receptions 11 Clay Harbor, at Southern Illinois (Nov. 14, 2009) --Yards Receiving 176 Jermaine Saffold, vs. Southern Illinois, Oct. 30, 2010) --TD Receptions 1 Done 61 times, last by Saffold and W. Miller, vs. SIU (Oct. 30, 2010) --Field Goals 3 Nathan Stokes, at UT Martin (Sept. 6, 2007) 3 at UT Martin (Sept. 6, 2007) Nathan Stokes, at Indiana State (Oct. 21, 2006) at Indiana State (Oct. 21, 2006) Austin Witmer, vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Punts 9 Jordan Chiles, at Northern Iowa (Nov. 8, 2008) 9 at Northern Iowa (Nov. 8, 2008) Nathan Stokes, at Northern Iowa (Oct. 27, 2006) at Northern Iowa (Oct. 27, 2006) Tackles 20 Antoine Wilkinson, vs. Illinois State (Oct. 31, 2009) 100 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Sacks 2.5 Mikel Ruder, vs. Indiana State (Nov. 7, 2009) 8 vs. Murray State (Sept. 19, 2009) Interceptions 2 Derek Miller, vs. Murray State (Sept. 19, 2009) 4 at Southeast Missouri (Sept. 20, 2008) Jeremy Dawson, vs. Western Kentucky (Oct. 14, 2006) vs. Indiana State (Oct. 27, 2007) Jimmie Strong vs. Western Ill. (Oct. 23, 2010) First Downs --- 35 vs. Missouri S&T (Aug. 30, 2007) at Indiana State (Nov. 22, 2008) Penalties --- 11 Done twice, last at Illinois State (Oct. 18, 2008) vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 15, 2008) Penalty Yards --- 99 vs. Washburn (Sept. 4, 2008) Turnovers --- 5 at Southern Illinois (Nov. 14, 2009)  

Opponent Game Highs Individual Team ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rushes 41 Herb Donaldson, vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 4, 2008) 65 vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 13, 2007) Yards Rushing 314 Herb Donaldson, at Western Illinois (Oct. 13, 2007) 508 vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 13, 2007) Yds Per Rush --- 9.6 vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 15, 2008) TD Rushes 4 Deji Karim, at Southern Illinois (Nov. 14, 2009) 7 at Oklahoma State (Sept. 13, 2008) Ashton Leggett, at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Pass Attempts 50 Matt Brown, at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) 53 at Southeast Missouri (Sept. 20, 2008) Pass Completions 32 Casey Brockman, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 35 at Southeast Missouri (Sept. 20, 2008) Yards Passing 570 Casey Brockman, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 570 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yds Per Pass --- 13.9 at Murray State (41-570) (Oct. 9, 2010) TD Passes 7 Casey Brockman, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 7 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Total Plays 62 T.J. Pryor, vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 94 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Total Offense 586 Casey Brockman, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 816 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yards Per Play --- 9.8 vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 15, 2008) Points 30 Marcus Harris, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 72 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010 Receptions 15 Jordy Nelson, at Kansas State (Sept. 15, 2007) --Yards Receiving 213 Marcus Harris, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) --TD Receptions 5 Marcus Harris, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) --Field Goals 3 Done 5 times, last by Steven Fetzer, at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) 3 Done 5 times, last at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Punts 8 Done 3 times, last by Jordan Berry, vs. Eastern Ky. (Sept. 3, 2010) 8 Done 3 times, last vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) Tackles 24 Kyle Glazier vs. Western Ill. (Oct. 23, 2010) 100 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Sacks 4.0 Jacob Ford, at Central Arkansas (Sept. 16, 2006) 8 vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 15, 2008) Interceptions 2 General Parnell, vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) 3 Done 3 times, last by vs. South Dakota State (Oct. 10, 2009) Jason Perry, vs. Youngstown State (Sept. 30, 2006) First Downs --- 32 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Penalties --- 16 at Kansas State (Sept. 15, 2007) Penalty Yards --- 162 at Kansas State (Sept. 15, 2007) Turnovers --- 6 vs. Indiana State (Oct. 27, 2007)  

Longest Plays Missouri State Opponents ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rush 97 Chris Douglas, at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) TD 80 Tyler Roehl, vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 15, 2008) TD Pass 77 Cody Kirby to Justin Fuselier, at Illinois State (Oct. 18, 2008) TD 72 Bobby Reid to D’Juan Woods, at Ok. St. (Sept. 2, 2006) TD Kickoff Return 95 Brandon Oliver, at Southeast Missouri (Sept. 20, 2008) TD 96 Perrish Cox, at Oklahoma State (Sept. 2, 2006) TD Punt Return 88 Eric Davs, at Central Arkansas (Sept. 16, 2006) TD 80 Dean Murphy, at Kansas State (Sept. 15, 2007) TD Interception Return 58 Jeremy Dawson, vs. Western Kentucky (Oct. 14, 2006) TD 80 Mike McElroy, at Southern Illinois (Nov. 14, 2009) TD Punt 75 Nathan Stokes, at Southern Illinois (Oct. 20, 2007) 73 Doug Spada, vs. Southeast Missouri (Nov. 10, 2007) Jordan Chiles, at Southern Illinois (Nov. 14, 2009) Field Goal 53 Matt Hottelman at Arkansas (Sept. 5, 2009) 54 Chris James, vs. Western Kentucky (Oct. 14, 2006)

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D.J. Vokolek   D.J. Vokolek is in his sixth season as the Bears’ defensive coordinator, and will also assist with coaching duties in the defensive secondary this season. He has also been the Bears’ assistant head coach since he joined the staff of head coach Terry Allen in 2006.   Vokolek came to Missouri State after holding the same three positions on the staff of the 2005 conference co-champion and NCAA Division I runner-up Northern Iowa program.   The 2010 campaign was highlighted by a season-ending shutout over No. 17 North Dakota State, a program that ultimately advanced to the Division I quarterfinals. The win marked MSU’s first shutout win during the Terry Allen era.   Last season’s Bears also finished 24th nationally in sacks per game (2.45), finishing third in the MFVC in that category, while

Defensive Coordinator, 6th year

ranking 30th in turnover margin (+0.36) behind 11 interceptions by the MSU secondary.   Under Vokolek’s leadership, the Bears changed to a 3-4 look in 2009 and improved by nearly 120 yards per game in total defense.   In his first five seasons at Missouri State, Vokolek has boasted seven MVFC AllNewcomer selections, including 2009 Valley Newcomer of the Year Antoine Wilkinson, and 16 all-conference picks on the defensive side of the ball.   Vokolek came to UNI on the staff of Panthers’ head coach Mark Farley in 2003 as assistant head coach and linebackers coach. He added the position of co-defensive coordinator in 2004 and assumed all the defensive duties for the 2005 campaign. Vokolek went to UNI after having spent six years as an assistant coach at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. From 1997 to 1999 he was linebacker coach and academic coordinator for the Mavericks and coached linebackers as defensive coordinator at UNO from 2000 to 2002.   Among the many outstanding recruits he landed at UNO was current MSU assistant coach Taiwo Onatolu.   A native of Lincoln, Neb., Vokolek was a four-year gridder at Nebraska-Kearney,

serving as team captain three seasons and winning NCAA Division II All-Nebraska honors three times as a linebacker. He graduated from UNK in 1992 with a degree in biology and was a graduate assistant for three seasons at Nebraska-Omaha, earning his master’s degree in physical education at UNO in 1996. He coached the defensive secondary at Wayne State for one season before returning to UNO for a six-year stint there.   Vokolek has administrative responsibilities on the football staff including facilities and grounds, training room and medical liaison, marketing and promotion, and a number of other assignments to assist coach Allen.   Vokolek and his wife, Pam, have two children, Travis and Leah.

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Year School

Staff Position

1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Wayne State (Neb.) Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Northern Iowa Northern Iowa Northern Iowa

Graduate Assistant 2-9 Graduate Assistant   1-10 Graduate Assistant 3-8 Asst. Coach/Defensive Backs 3-7 Asst. Coach/Linebackers 8-3 Asst. Coach/Linebackers 9-3 Asst. Coach/Linebackers 7-4 Defensive Coordinator 11-2 Defensive Coordinator 8-3 Defensive Coordinator 6-5 Asst. Head Coach/Linebackers 10-3 Co-Defensive Coordinator 7-4 Defensive Coordinator 11-4

.182 .091 .273 .300 .727 .750 .636 .846 .727 .545 .769 .636 .733

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2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State

Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator Defensive Coordinator

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Offensive Coordinator, 5th year

Rob Christophel   Rob Christophel is in his fifth season on the Missouri State staff as the Bears’ offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.   Upon arrival at MSU, Christophel installed a no-huddle, spread offense that produced the highest scoring average in school history for an 11-game season in 2007 as the Bears averaged 36.3 points. The Bears averaged 49.5 points a game at Plaster Field that season, going 5-1 in home games.   In 2008, the Bears’ offense produced 312.9 yards per game, an All-American tight end in Clay Harbor, and four All-Missouri Valley Football Conference selections.   In 2009, Harbor collected AP All-America and first-team All-MVFC honors for the third straight year, and was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.   Likewise, the 2010offensive unit pro-

duced a consensus All-American in tackle David Arkin who was picked up by the Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft.   The 2010 Bears finished 13th in the nation in total offense (425.45) and 11th in rushing yards per game (214.18), while committing just 13 turnovers in 11 games.   A veteran with more than 20 years of offensive coaching experience at the college level, Christophel came to Missouri State after spending five campaigns as offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette. ULL ranked seventh in Division FBS rushing offense in 2005 while leading the Sun Belt Conference in nine offensive categories. In 2006, the Ragin’ Cajuns were 14th nationally and first in the Sun Belt in rushing offense and second in total offense.   From 1997 to 2002, Christophel was offensive coordinator and quarterback coach at Lambuth University in Jackson, Tenn., where the offensive units he guided were among the top 10 in passing offense and total offense in the NAIA from 1998-

2000. Christophel held a similar position from 1992 to 1997 at Idaho State University of the Big Sky Conference. He was wide receivers coach three years and quarterback/ receiver coach for five years in a tenure at Murray State University from 1984 to 1992.   A native of Reading, Ohio, Christophel is a 1984 graduate of Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn.   He and his wife, Paula, have two sons, Tyler and first-year Bears’ wide receiver Eric.

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Year 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006

School Murray State Murray State Murray State Murray State Murray State Murray State Murray State Murray State Idaho State Idaho State Idaho State Idaho State Idaho State Lambuth University Lambuth University Lambuth University Lambuth University Lambuth University Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana-Lafayette

Staff Position Record Asst. Coach/Wide Receivers 9-2 Asst. Coach/Wide Receivers   4-3-1 Asst. Coach/Wide Receivers   7-4-1 Asst. Coach/Quarterbacks/WR 6-5 Asst. Coach/Quarterbacks/WR 4-6 Asst. Coach/Quarterbacks/WR   6-4-1 Asst. Coach/Quarterbacks/WR 2-9 Asst. Coach/Quarterbacks/WR 3-8 Offensive Coordinator 3-8 Offensive Coordinator 2-9 Offensive Coordinator 6-5 Offensive Coordinator 6-5 Offensive Coordinator 4-7 Offensive Coordinator 4-6 Offensive Coordinator 7-3 Offensive Coordinator 8-4 Offensive Coordinator 7-4 Offensive Coordinator 3-6 Offensive Coordinator 3-9 Offensive Coordinator 4-8 Offensive Coordinator 4-7 Offensive Coordinator 6-5 Offensive Coordinator 6-6

Pct. .818 .563 .625 .545 .400 .591 .182 .273 .273 .182 .545 .545 .364 .400 .700 .667 .636 .333 .250 .333 .364 .545 .500

Postseason --NCAA FCS First Round ------------NAIA Second Round NAIA First Round -------

2007 2008 2009 2010

Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State

Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator

.545 .364 .545 .455

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Sean Coughlin   Sean Coughlin is in his sixth season at Missouri State and coaches the Bears’ offensive line unit.   Coughlin came with Allen in 2006 to Missouri State from Iowa State where he worked alongside Allen as a graduate assistant and offensive line assistant. Coughlin worked with the Bears’ tight ends and fullbacks his first two years and took over offensive line coaching duties in 2008.   Over the last four seasons, Coughlin’s linemen have earned MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors 10 times. In 2010, standout lineman David Arkin earned consensus All-America and second-team Academic All-America honors before being picked by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Fellow 2010 graduate Jake Duron also moved to the NFL ranks by signing a free agent deal with the New York Jets.

Asst. Coach/Offensive Line, 6th year

  With four seniors in the 2010 starting lineup, Coughlin’s trench workers helped MSU average 425.45 yards per game last season, which ranked 13th in the Division I FCS ranks and second in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Bears also tallied 214.18 yards per game on the ground which ranked 11th in the nation.   In 2009, newcomers Erik Dahl and Bob Shapel helped mold a solid front line that included All-MVFC first-teamer David Arkin. Arkin would eventually become a four-time All-MVFC performer.   After working four new starters into the offensive line alignment in 2007, Coughlin returned four starters to the trenches in 2008, which helped the Bears boast one of the league’s top pass protection units and highest scoring offenses.   Coughlin is a 2001 Drake University graduate and has a background as a standout offensive lineman from his playing days. A three-time all-Pioneer Conference offensive guard at Drake, he was a first-team all-conference choice from 1998-2000 at Drake and earned All-America honors from Football Gazette his final two seasons. He was the Drake team captain in 2000.   Coughlin coached three seasons at his alma mater, working the 2001 and 2002 seasons as assistant offensive

line coach and tight ends coach for the Bulldogs. He tutored the Drake offensive line in 2003, coaching two all-conference first team linemen.   He joined the Iowa State offensive staff in 2004 and spent two seasons there working with the offensive line while pursuing his master’s degree in higher education (2006).   The Kildeer, Ill., native earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Drake in 2001.   He is the NFL liaison on the Missouri State coaching staff and coordinates all compliance efforts and summer team camps in addition to all computer-related projects.   Coughlin is also the team’s NFL liaison and video exchange coordinator.   Coughlin and his wife Michelle have two daughters Madison and Natalia.

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Year School

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2001 2002 2003 2004 2005

Drake Drake Drake Iowa State Iowa State

Asst. Coach/Offensive Line/TE Asst. Coach/Offensive Line/TE Asst. Coach/Offensive Line Graduate Assistant/Offensive Line Graduate Assistant/Offensive Line

5-5 5-6 6-6 7-5 7-5

.500 .455 .500 .636 .733

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Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State Missouri State

Asst. Coach/TE/Fullbacks Asst. Coach/TE/Fullbacks Asst. Coach/Offensive Line Asst. Coach/Offensive Line Asst. Coach/Offensive Line

2-9 6-5 4-7 6-5 5-6

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Asst. Coach/Defensive Line, 4th year

Courtney Sanders   Courtney Sanders is in his fourth season on the Bears’ coaching staff after coming to Missouri State in May 2008.   He will once again coach the Bears’ defensive linemen this season for a unit that includes five returning lettermen to the trenches.   Last season, the Bears’ front three included seniors Levi Moore and Waylon Richardet who combined for 79 total stops in the 3-4 set. This fall, Sanders will have the opportunity to work with fellow starter Mikel Ruder, who has started 22 straight games and will transition from nose tackle to defensive end in 2011.   Also returning for the Bears is talented second-year man Martin Montgomery who earned one start as a true freshman in 2010, along with Tevan Ferguson who also has starting experience. Lettermen Anthony Grady and Eric Pearce round out a

solid cast of returnees up front for the MSU defensive line.   The 2010 Bears ranked 24th nationally in sacks per game (2.45) and were 69th in rushing defense.   In his second season with the Bears in 2009, Sanders coached second-team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference defensive end Waylon Richardet, and fellow starter Ruder. The pair combined to start 22 games and accumulate 89 total tackles, including 10 for loss.   Over the last three seasons, Sanders has helped the Bears’ pass rush improve dramatically, from 0.91 sacks per game in 2008 to a nationally-ranked 2.45 avearge in 2010.   Sanders is a native of Stamps, Ark., where he was a four-sport athlete in high school with numerous all-state honors in football as a senior. He played football for three seasons for the Boll Weevils at Arkansas-Monticello and graduated in 2002 from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville where he also earned his master’s degree in 2006.   While at Arkansas, he worked on the Razorbacks’ football staff in a variety of assignments from 2001-08. Among those tasks was working in quality control on both offense and defense, including

film breakdown and academic monitoring of student-athletes. He was also a graduate assistant on the defensive side of the football, and worked for one season in the strength and conditioning department.   During his tenure with the Razorbacks, he worked alongside several future NFL players, including Eagles’ offensive tackle Jason Peters, Atlanta defensive end Jamaal Anderson, and Chicago Bears’ defensive tackle Marcus Harrison, among others.   In addition to his duties as the Bears’ defensive line coach, he is responsible for recruiting the state of Arkansas while serving as a liaison with the Bears’ strength and conditioning program.   Coach Sanders and his wife, Veronica, are the proud parents of a daughter, Courtland.

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2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007

Arkansas Arkansas Tech Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas Arkansas

Student Assistant/Strength Asst. Coach/Running Backs Asst. Coach/Off. Quality Control Asst. Coach/Def. Quality Control Asst. Coach/Def. Quality Control Asst. Coach/Def. Quality Control Graduate Assistant/Def. Line/LB

Record Pct. 7-5 4-7 9-4 5-6 4-7 10-4 8-5

.583 .364 .692 .455 .364 .714 .615

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2008 Missouri State 2009 Missouri State 2010 Missouri State

Asst. Coach/Defensive Tackles Asst. Coach/Defensive Line Asst. Coach/Defensive Line

4-7 6-5 5-6

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Bob Montgomery   Former Iowa State standout Bob Montgomery is in his fourth season with the Bears after joining the program in the spring of 2008 as the program’s tight end coach. He also assists with special teams personnel and instruction for the MSU coaching staff.   Montgomery’s coaching tenure with MSU has included mentoring arguably the best tight end in Missouri Valley Football Conference history in consensus All-American Clay Harbor. Harbor was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft after sweeping FCS All-America honors his senior season and setting the school record for career receptions (150) and consecutive games with a pass reception (33). Harbor went on to earn First-Team All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors for the third straight season in 2009 and was one of five Bears

Asst. Coach/Tight Ends & Special Teams, 4th year

named to the MVFC All-Silver Anniversary Team squad.   In 2010, he accepted the challenge of replacing Harbor by bringing fifth-year senior Wes Miller into the fold as the primary starter, while junior college transfer Matt Thayer also earned time in the starting lineup and emerged as a physical presence on the offensive line. The pair combined to 17 catches for 173 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but more importantly provided ample blocking up front for the 11th-best rushing attack in the Division I FCS ranks.   Thayer heads into his junior season looking to lead a talented cast of young tight ends and provide support for an MSU running game that returns 82 percent of its ground yards from last season.   Likewise, Montgomery’s special teams group will include returning starters Jordan Chiles and Austin Witmer, at punter and kicker, respectively, along with a host of talented return specialists.   Montgomery started his coaching career with three seasons as offensive line coach and running game coordinator at Bryant (R.I.) University, advancing to associate head coach in 2007. Over three years, Bryant averaged 390.3 yards a game and 200 yards per game on the ground. The Bulldogs won the Northeast 10

Conference championships and advanced to the NCAA Division II playoffs in 2006 and 2007. Montgomery also was strength and conditioning coordinator.   A 2004 Iowa State graduate in exercise sports medicine, he was on the ISU Dean’s List six times and was a four-year letterman and three-year offensive line starter for the Cyclones. He was a Big 12 Conference allacademic pick four times and an all-Big 12 pick as a junior and senior. He received the ISU Scholar-Athlete Award four times and was the football team captain as a senior.   Montgomery was also an assistant coach at Ames (Iowa) High in 2004-05.   Montgomery’s wife, Kirby, is a native of Lincoln, Neb., and also is an Iowa State graduate. The couple are parents of a twoyear-old daughter, Kinsley.

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Year School

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2005 Bryant University 2006 Bryant University 2007 Bryant University

Asst. Coach/Offensive Line Asst. Coach/Offensive Line Associate Head Coach/Off. Line

7-3 8-3 8-3

.700 .727 .727

-NCAA Div. II First Round NCAA Div. II First Round

2008 Missouri State 2009 Missouri State 2010 Missouri State

Asst. Coach/Tight Ends Asst. Coach/Tight Ends Asst. Coach/Tight Ends & ST

4-7 6-5 5-6

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Asst. Coach/Wide Receivers, 2nd year

Mike Chandler   Wide receivers coach Mike Chandler is currently in his second season on the Missouri State staff.   Chandler is a 2000 graduate of the University of Kansas where he earned a degree in economics. While at KU, he earned team MVP and team captain honors in 1999, while earning Big 12 All-Academic Team honors. He played his last three seasons with the Jayhawks for current MSU head coach Terry Allen.   From Kansas, Chandler went to the Charleston (S.C.) Swampfoxes of the Arena Football League where he played from 2000-03 and earned team captain honors in his first season. He put together a stellar pro career as a receiver and defensive back for the Swampfoxes during his three seasons with the club.   He also enjoyed professional stints with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian

Football League, Buffalo (N.Y.) Destroyers of the Arena Football, and a brief stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2001.   After pro football, he went into private business before beginning his coaching tenure in April 2005 at Colleton County (S.C.) High School as wide receivers coach and assistant offensive coordinator. He spent nearly two seasons in that capacity before advancing to the college ranks in January 2007 with an appointment at Fort Scott (Kan.) Community College.   He helped guide FSCC to the No. 1 nationally-ranked offense and No. 2 scoring offense, while coaching quarterbacks and running backs for the 2007 and 2008 seasons. He also served as strength and conditioning coordinator and video supervisor at Fort Scott before coming to Missouri State in August, 2009 as a part-time assistant.   Chandler earned full-time coaching status at Missouri State in the spring of 2010 after a superior effort during the 2009 season that saw his receivers earn two league awards, including All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honorable mention honors by Jared Emery and MVFC AllNewcomer status by freshman Cadarrius Dotson.   In 2010, he continued to advance the MSU receiving

corps with 12 different players registering pass receptions during a 5-6 campaign. Junior standout Jermaine Saffold earned All-MFVC second-team honors after collecting 53 catches for 869 yards and coming just shy of breaking the school receiving yards record in a season. Likewise, Dotson picked up where he left off his freshman year and had 38 catches, including a reception in each of his first 21 games as a Bear.   MSU will return 90 percent of its pass receptions and 92 percent of its receiving yards in 2011 with Dotson and Saffold leading the way with 32 collective career starts.   The Bears have six of seven wide receiver letter winners returning for the 2011 season.   Chandler is single and currently resides in Springfield.

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Wayne Chambers   Long-time Oklahoma mainstay Wayne Chambers is in his second season with the MSU coaching staff, guiding the Bears’ outside linebackers in the squad’s 3-4 defensive set.   During his first season in the Missouri State program, he boasted one All-Missouri Valley Football Conference performer in honorable mention pick Terian Washington who started 10 times for the Bears as a senior and picked up 50 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks. Likewise, Chambers helped true freshman Nick Canavan burst into the Bears’ lineup in week 4 en route to an MVFC All-Newcomer Team performance that included 50 stops, 6 TFLs and an interception.   With the help of the outside linebackers, the Bears finished 24th in the nation in sacks per game (2.45) and were 30th in the Division I FCS ranks in turnover margin

Asst. Coach/Outside Linebackers, 2nd year

(0.36), ranking third in the competitive MVFC in both categories.   The Kansas City, Mo., native was a three-year performer (2002-04) at Oklahoma under head coach Bob Stoops, where he made the transition into coaching. After spending 2007 as a defensive quality control and administrative assistant, Chambers served as a graduate assistant coach at Oklahoma in 2008 and 2009 under Stoops, working primarily with defensive backs and the offensive scout team. He also assisted in the recruiting efforts for the Sooners. OU was a combined 20-7 in those two seasons with an appearance in the BCS Championship game in January 2009 and Sun Bowl appearance in 2009-10.   While on the Sooners staff, he helped mentor future NFL players Clint Ingram, Curtis Lofton, Nic Harris, Lendy Holmes, Dominque Franks, Brian Jackson and Quinton Carter.   As a player, Chambers guided He Oklahoma to a 36-5 record, two Big 12 titles and two BCS National Championship appearances in three seasons. From 2002-03, he collected 50 total tackles, 29 solo tackles, 10 tackles for loss, one sack and a caused fumble. He notched a careerhigh 12 tackles against Missouri and 10 against UCLA and was considered one of the top

15 inside linebackers in the nation out of high school.   After missing the 2004 season with an injury, Chambers completed his undergraduate years working as a student assistant coach and helping with linebackers and the special teams.   He graduated from Oklahoma with a bachelor’s degree in marketing (2005) and a master’s in human relations (2009).   Chambers is single and lives in Springfield.

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8-4 11-3 11-3 12-2 8-5

.667 .786 .786 .857 .615

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Gerald Davis   Second-year running backs coach Gerald Davis is no stranger to Missouri State football fans. After a successful playing career at MSU, Davis returned to the program in 2010 as a member of the coaching staff and made an immediate impact.   Last season, the Bears finished 11th in the nation in rushing offense (214.18) and 13th in total offense (425.45) as Davis helped guide a solid group of tailbacks.   Junior Chris Douglas was named to the All-Missouri Valley Football Conference squad as an honorable mention pick, while becoming MSU’s 10th 1,000-yard rusher. Douglas finished second in the nation in yards per carry (6.9) and was 27th nationally in rushing yards (95.55). Classmate Stephen Johnston accounted for 752 yards on 147 carries and had a solid comeback season after missing the entire 2009 campaign.

  When Bears fans last saw Gerald Davis, he was racking up touchdowns on his way to a record-setting senior season in 2007. This year, fans will once again see the familiar face on the sidelines as a first-year, part-time assistant coach working with the team’s running backs.   Before completing his degree at Missouri State in 2008, Davis played two seasons for Terry Allen and set Missouri State’s single-season records for most touchdowns (19) and points (114).   He guided the Bears to a 6-5 campaign in 2007 and was named honorable mention All-MVFC after earning the team’s Most Valuable Player Award. He rushed for a team-best 830 yards on 156 carries in his final season.   The St. Louis, Mo., native was a fouryear letterman from 2004-07.   The Pattonville High product notched a school record five rushing touchdowns against Indiana State (10/2707) and claimed Coors Player of the Year honors as a senior co-captain. He also had two 100-yard rushing games as a senior, including a career-high 123-yard effort against Illinois State (10/6/07).   In 2011, Davis will have the pleasure of working with seniors Douglas and Johnston as well as 2009 MVFC AllNewcomer pick Mikael Cooper-

Falls, solid sophomore Vernon Scott and a solid freshman class that includes highlytouted prep standouts Maddy Johnson and Ryan Heaston. In all, the Bears return 82 percent of their rushing yards from last season and 71 percent of their total carries.   Davis currently resides in Springfield and is also active in working with community youth.

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B.J. Stotser   Now in his sixth season with the Missouri State program, B.J. Stotser joined the Missouri State coaching staff on a full-time basis on June 27.   Stotser came to the MSU program in August of 2006 as a graduate assistant during Terry Allen’s first season at MSU and assisted long-time defensive backs coach Rob Bolks in the Bears’ secondary.   During his time as a graduate assistant, he served as a lab professor for PED 100 courses and assisted with anatomy labs for the Health, Physical Education and Leisure professors.   He maintained his status as GA through the 2008 season when he completed his master’s in sports management from Missouri State.   In December 2008, he stayed on with the MSU staff as a volunteer assistant, continuing to work with the defensive backs, but

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also assuming additional duties such as advance scouting, breaking down game film, defensive game plan and scouting reports, defensive signal implementation and press box coaching on game day.   During the spring of 2010, Stotser changed over to assist with coaching outside linebackers before current OLB coach Wayne Chambers officially began his coaching tenure.   The native of Wellsburg, Iowa, played his college football at Northern Iowa where he was part of three Missouri Valley Football Conference championship teams in 2001, 2003 and 2005. The 2001 squad reached the NCAA Division I FCS semifinals, while the 2005 Panthers advanced to the FCS title game in a 21-16 loss to Appalachian State.

  The standout cornerback at UNI completed his bachelor of arts in physical education with an emphasis in sports psychology and a minor in coaching in December 2005.   Stotser and his wife, Liz, reside in Springfield. The couple is expecting their first child in October.

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Taiwo Onatolu   Taiwo Onatolu joined the Missouri State staff on July 18. He is a native of Papillion, Neb., and has spent the last four seasons as an assistant at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.   He was recruited to UNO as a standout linebacker out of Papillion-LaVista High by current MSU Associate Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator D.J. Vokolek. He went on to start four seasons for the Mavericks, earning All-NCC first-team honors three times and All-America first-team honors in 2004. He was the North Central Conference’s most valuable linebacker in 2004 after posting 98 tackles and 5 interceptions. He was in on 71 tackles as a senior, helping him earn All-America second and thirdteam honors by different agencies.   He finished his four-year stint at UNO as the program’s No. 2 all-time tackler with 371 total stops. He also tallied 46.5 tackles

for loss, 12.5 sacks, 7 interceptions and 182 solo tackles in 44 games. He helped the Mavericks to a pair of NCC titles and a 2005 playoff appearance.   After completing his degree in Communication, Public Affairs & Community Service from UNO in 2006, Onatolu stayed with Coach Pat Behrns’ UNO program for two years as a graduate assistant coach, working with the squad’s linebackers. He coached All-American safety Randy Kush in 2007, the school’s all-time leader in interceptions. He moved to full-time status in March 2010 and helped UNO to a combined 29-16 ledger during his four years on staff, including NCAA Division II playoff appearances in 2007, 2008 and 2009.   Onatolu’s twin brother, Kenny, is currently a linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings. He was also an All-NCC linebacker at UNO and began his pro career in the Canadian Football League.

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Graduate Assistant/LBs Graduate Assistant/LBs Restricted Earnings Asst/LBs Assistant Coach/Linebackers

Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha Nebraska-Omaha

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Wes Bair......................................................1968-70 Chester Barnard .........................................1921-23 Gary Barnett ...............................................1974-76 Tim Beck......................................................1996-98 Reuben Berry .............................................1966-68 Shannon Bills...............................................1994-95 Rob Bolks....................................................2006-10 John Bond ..................................................1986-90 Mike Bonfiglio .................................................. 1985 Bob Boyce...................................................1992-98 Rod Boykin..................................................2004-05 Steve Brickey.................................................... 2006 Mark Caballero........................................1999-2000 Jamar Cain..................................................2006-08 Dana Chambers......................................1999-2002 † Wayne Chambers..........................2010-present † Rob Christophel............................2007-present Jim Colbert .................................................1985-86 J.H. Collins . ................................................1924-37 Phil Collins . ................................................1972-73 Butch Conner .............................................1980-84 † Sean Coughlin..............................2006-present Brian Cox.....................................................2000-02 Kim Dameron .............................................1986-91 Dennis Danielson............................................. 2003  Dennis Darnell.............................................2004-05 † Gerald Davis..................................2010-present Dennis Descoteau............................................ 1998     Ron Dickerson, Jr.........................................2002-04 Doug Downing.........................................1999-2000 Fred Dreer ....................................................... 1948   Dan Enos.......................................................... 1999    Tim Flannigan................................................... 2001 Andy Follett..................................................2004-07 Mike Foster..................................................2000-03 Doug Gardner..............................................1991-93 Josh Gehring.................................................... 2005   Kyle Geller........................................................ 1997  Bud Glazier . .................................................... 1956    Claud Groves . ............................................1947-51 Hank Guenther ................................................ 1971  J.C. Harper..................................................1992-98 Ralph Harrison ................................................ 1953   John Heavner................................................... 2005   Johnnie Hollinger.........................................1986-88 Michael Hunter............................................2007-09 Brenton Illum...............................................2004-05   Rick Jones...................................................1992-94 Chris Kapilovic.............................................2006-07 Chris Klieman................................................... 1999   Walt Klinker..................................................2001-03 Mike Kolling.................................................1992-96 Mickey Kwiatkowski ....................................1977-80 Derrick LeBlanc...........................................2006-07 Ed Lechner .................................................1956-61 Scott Long...................................................2004-05   Darryl Mason ..............................................1987-88 Ron McCrone................................................... 2003    Deion Melvin............................................1999-2005   Jim Mentis ..................................................1962-64 Courtney Messingham......................1999-02, 2008 Perry Miller .................................................1970-71 Gene Mitz ........................................................ 1985   Russ Mollet . ...............................................1982-85 Ted Monachino................................................. 1999   † Bob Montgomery..........................2008-present Mike McCarty .............................................1965-68 A.J. McDonald ................................. 1925-33, 38-46 Dan McNamara ..........................................1972-81 Rick Nelson ................................................1988-98 Bill O’Neill ...................................................1970-85 Keith Ochs ....................................................... 1967  † Taiwo Onatolu..................................2011-present Don Peddie .................................................1969-70 Joe Pendry....................................................... 2003 Kitt Rawlings................................................1997-98 Ozzie Riley .................................................1987-98 Jay Rodgers..................................................... 2004  Bill Rowe ....................................................1963-66 † Courtney Sanders.........................2008-present John Scott, Jr. .................................................. 2009 Aldo Sebben ...............................................1952-55 Donny Simmons..........................................2000-03 George Simpson ........................................1962-64 Frank Sovich . .................................................. 1965  Steve Spencer ............................................1981-84 † B.J. Stotser....................................2011-present Harry Taylor ..................................................... 1974  Ron Totarsky................................................1994-97 Alex Trombetta . ..........................................1962-71 Bob Vanatta ..................................................... 1952  Mike Vaught ................................................1986-91 † D.J. Vokolek...................................2006-present Charley Wade................................................... 1995     Dedric Ward...................................................... 2006 Mitch Ware .................................................1982-97 Kirk Welch......................................................... 2000 Dale Williams ..............................................1965-71 Gary Withrow . ................................................. 1969  Dave Wommack .........................................1986-91 List does not include GAs, students or business managers. Prior to the 1960s, the staff consisted of the head coach and one assistant coach.

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Keith Boaz

Mary-Bec Gwynn

Marcus Brown

Jeremiah Frey

Director Plaster Sports Complex, JQH Arena

Academic Counselor

General Manager Nelligan Sports Marking, Spfld.

Asst. Strength & Conditioning

Bryan Hicks

Associate AD Student Development

Bob Kincaid

Student Retention Services Coord.

Rick Kindhart

Dr.Brian Mahaffey Head Team Physician

Jim Penkalski

Dir. of Athletic Medical & Rehab. Services

Terry Sauerbry

Josh Pell

Steve Sawchak

Cory Starr

Kyle Winterowd

Assistant AD Athletics Communications

Nelligan Sports Marketing

Equipment Manager

Team Video Coordinator

  Achievement Center for Intercollegiate Athletics

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  Director......................................................................................... Rick Kindhart   Assistant Directors............................... Ben Adamson, Eric Doennig, Tim Bohn   Graduate Assistants.......................................... Ashlee Russell, Adam Samson   Student Workers/Interns..............................................................................TBA   Gameday Stat Crew........................................ Mark Stillwell, Jared Brockman,    ........................................................... Mark Bunge, Gary Dixon, Rick Martin,    ..........................................................................Dale Moore, Richard Schuldt

Director........................................................................................... Bryan Hicks Assistant Director.............................................................................Dan Raines Acacemic Counselors..........................................Marcus Brown, Kendra Lewis Graduate Assistant..................................................................... Ryan Florence Administrative Assistant...............................................................Joan Newman

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Director.........................................................................................Jim Penkalski Assistant Director...........................................................................Robin Meeks Football Athletic Trainer.............................................................Steve Sawchak Asst. Athletic Trainers................. Shannon Derricks, Amy Luke, Tyler Landgraf Rehabilitation Specialist & Performance Coord....................... Mitch Hauschildt Graduate Assistants . ..................................................................................TBA Athletic Training Administrative Assistant........................................Becky Grant

  Marketing and Development   General Manager, Nelligan Sports Marketing...........................Mary-Bec Gwyn    Sales Manager........................................................................... Beth Messer    Intern................................................................................................Josh Pell    Graduate Assistants...................................... Gina Gonzales, Brandt Shields   Bears Fund Administrative Asst.......................................................Julie Wright

  Equipment   Manager............................................................................................. Cory Starr   Student Assistant..............................................................................Will Mattes

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Public Address..................................................................................Rick Jester PA Spotter...................................................................................... Dan Bernard Scoreboard Operator................................................................... Steve Largent Official Timer..................................................................................... Gary Ward 25-Second Clock/Officials’ Liaison................................................Jimmy Wright Music and Video Board Producer............................. Nelligan Sports Marketing In-House Video................................................... Brandon Hite, Kelly Magruder

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  Medical Staff   Head Team Physician...........................................................Dr. Brian Mahaffey   Team Physicians....................................... Dr. Rick Seagrave, Dr. Victor Wilson

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Executive Dir. Athletic & Entertainment Facilities..................Randy Blackwood HSC/Plaster Sports Complex Director.............................................. Keith Boaz Associate Director.......................................................................... Laree Moore Administrative Assistant......................................................... Brenda O’Connell Athletics Box Office* Manager................................................Shannon Stanton Electronic Systems Coordinator.......................................................Matt Jones Custodian I, Plaster Sports Complex.......................................... Mark Keuneke

  Strength & Conditioning   Director.......................................................................................Terry Sauerbry   Assistant Director.........................................................................Jeremiah Frey

  Team Video   Coordinator................................................................................Kyle Winterowd   Student Assistants.......................................Nick Grundmeyer, Eric Thompson,    .................................. Andrew Koppenaal, Samantha Sweet, Kyle Gavofeno    ......................................................................... Sean Nevills, Rachael Russo

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Season of Odd Finishes Yields Third-Place League Showing Non-Conference Swing Demonstrates Promise The roller coaster ride that was the 2010 season began at Plaster Field with a visit from Ohio Valley Conference power Eastern Kentucky. The game took just over 22 hours to complete due to heavy lightning and a tornado warning that pushed the game from a Thursday night start to a Friday afternoon tilt. The sunny day start would kick off Labor Day Weekend in style as the Bears’ defense surrendered just three field goals in an impressive 31-9 victory. Chris Douglas notched his first of four 100-yard rushing games on the season with 128 yards on just 10 carries, including an 86yard touchdown scamper late in the second quarter that ultimately secured the win. MSU outgained the Colonels on the ground, 189 to 35, including a pair of touchdowns by Cody Kirby who finished 15-for-25 for 199 yards. Kirby’s first TD pass of the season came on a 28-yard completion to Jermaine Saffold in the third period. EKU got all but 20 of its 350 yards of total offense from quarterback T.J. Pryor. The Colonels were just 2-for-15 on third down, but amassed 315 passing yards -- all by Pryor. The Bears’ 10th season-opening win in 11 years set the stage for the club’s annual game against a FBS opponent with a Sept. 11 trip to Kansas State. Missouri State collected 447 total yards and matched a season high with 25 first downs against the Wildcats, but couldn’t overcome an early 20-0 deficit and fell by a margin of 48-24. The Bears got on the board with just 1:22 to go in the first half on an impressive 66-yard 6-yard strike from Kirby to Saffold to make it 20-7. The 13-point -point deficit would have been a manageable one to start the second half, but K-State mounted a 68-yard touchdown wn drive before the intermission to make it 27-7 at the end of the second quarter. Missouri State manufactured touchdown drives rives of 74 and 99 yards in the second half, including ng an impressive 18-play drive that consumed 8:03 3 of the fourth quarter and was capped with a fourth-down down touchdown pass from Kirby to his understudyy and redshirt freshman Trevor Wooden. Kirby finished with 281 passing yards, 333 yards total offense and a pair of touchdowns to earn Valley Offensive Player of the Week honors. Saffold was his top target with a game-high eight catches for 113 yards, his second career 100-yard game. Left tackle David Arkin also earned a league award as MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week after grading out at 85 percent. The announced attendance of 48,672 marked the fourth-largest crowd ever for a Missouri State game.

Late Lead Slips Away in League Opener In the Missouri Valley Conference opener for the Bears two weeks later, Terry Allen’s troops showed little difficulty moving the ball in a high-scoring battle at Illinois State. The nationally-televised game on FOX College Sports saw 957 yards of total offense, including 418 by the Bears in a shootout that included two ties and three lead changes. The Bears took a 31-23 lead on a two-yard pass from Kirby to tight end Matt Thayer with 5:25 to go in the third quarter. That eight-

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point advantage held until the No. 25 Redbirds made it a five-point game with a Steven Fetzer 20-yard field goal with 9:15 to go in the fourth. With just under seven minutes left in regulation, the Bears pinned ISU inside its own four-yard line and seemed to be in a solid position headed down the stretch. However, the Redbirds marched 96 yards on 12 plays to take the lead behind a 15-yard run by Ashton Leggett. The Redbirds’ two-point conversion was successful, giving the home club a 34-31 lead with 2:08 on the clock. After the ensuing kickoff, the Bears took over at their own 27 with 2:02 to go and marched 64 yards on 10 plays before settling for the game-tying field goal by Jordan Chiles as time expired in regulation. The 26-yard kick capped an impressive drive by Kirby that took 10 plays and saw the Bears advance to the nine-yard line. Kirby’s pass intended for Jermaine Saffold in the endzone with 7.1 seconds to go sailed just high to set up the tying field goal. In overtime, it took ISU just two plays to convert a touchdown as Leggett carried six yards to make it 41-34 after Matt Brown completed a 19-yard strike to Marvon Sanders on the first play. The Bears, who chose to go on defense first after winning the toss, got a 24-yard completion from Kirby to Thayer to the one-yard line on their first play, followed by a one-yard TD run by Kirby, tying his career-high three rushing touchdowns and tying the game, 41-41. ty second overtime, Chiles missed a In the sec 42-yard field goal attempt, wide left, after the Bears failed to gain any ground on three fa plays. Illinois State then went conservative just three yards before turnand gained ga ing the th game over to Fitzer who made the g game-winning 39-yard field goal, his th third of the night. The Bears last-minute rally gave Th Kirby 187 passing yards on the night with 84 8 yards on the ground. Stephen Johnston had a game-high and careerJohn high 88 yards on 19 carries to lead the Bear who also got 50 yards on 13 Bears carrie from Douglas. carries Adam Beauchamp led the Bears Ad with a career-high 15 tackles, including 10 solos, while Terian Washington and Sam Block contributed 10 stops apiece. ISU ran 92 offensive plays, the most by any opponent vs. MSU under Allen.

Return Home Evens the Ledger It took visiting Youngstown state just over 12 minutes to build a 17-0 lead over the Bears on Oct. 2 when Missouri State returned home to face the No. 20 Penguins. However, the home club would reel off the game’s next 28 points in an eventual 35-25 win over YSU. The rally started with a 30-yard pass from Kirby to Cadarrius Dotson early in the second quarter and continued with a pair of game-changing defensive plays. Late in the third quarter, Howard Scarborough jumped on a fumbled snap from center in the end zone to pull the Bears within 17-14. Just 90 seconds later, the MSU defense struck again with

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The Sycam Sycamores outgained the Bears 508-400, and Johnston pos posted his second straight 100-yard game for MSU, carr carrying 22 times for 112 yards as the Bears fell to 2-4 ove overall and 1-2 in the MVFC.

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Record Breakers and Heart Breakers One of the craziest games in school history took place on Oct. 9 when the Bears traveled to Murray State for their non-conference finale. The game started with the Bears dominating the line of scrimmage and building a 21-3 lead just under 10 minutes in. The Bears manufactured touchdown drives of 74, 70 and 97 yards in the opening quarter and took just eight plays, including a 97-yard touchdown run by Chris Douglas, to take the early advantage. The Bears scored on nine of their first 10 possessions and led 5238 with 2:22 to play in the third quarter. However, the Racers scored five of the game’s final six touchdowns in an amazing 72-59 victory. The two clubs combined for 1,423 yards, including 607 by Missouri State, a Division I FCS record. Four of Murray State’s final five scores were set up by Missouri State mistakes, starting with a Murray State on-side kick, followed by a Bears fumble at their own 20 on their second possession of the fourth quarter, and capped by two mishandled kickoff returns that led to Racers touchdown drives of 30 and 36 yards. Despite the miscues, the Bears drove to the Murray State 13 with just over four minutes to go in the game. However, the Bears failed to cut into the 13-point deficit when a 12-yard sack on fourth-andeight ended the threat at the Racers 25. Casey Brockman broke Murray State single-game records for yards (570) and TD passes (7). He completed 32 of 41 passes with no interceptions. Kirby was the offensive star for the Bears, collecting four rushing touchdowns and 81 yards, both career highs. He was an efficient 10-for-14 through the air for 171 yards and no interceptions to break the MSU career passing record (7,012) and become just the 10th passer in Missouri Valley Football Conference history to surpass 7,000 yards. Douglas finished with a career-high 191 yards on just 10 carries, while Johnston carried 13 times for a career-best 164 on the ground. The Bears took the disappointment from the Murray State loss on the road the following week as they resumed league play at Indiana State. The third overtime game in the last five meetings in Terre Haute saw Indiana State hold off visiting Missouri State, 38-35. The Bears built a 35-21 lead early in the fourth quarter, but Indiana State scored 17 unanswered points to claim the win. The game-winner came on a 32-yard field goal by Cory Little on Indiana State’s sole possession in overtime. The Sycamores’ initial drive in extra time stalled at the MSU 14, which led to the field goal attempt by Little. It looked as if the Bears had an opportunity for victory on the next possession as Johnston carried four times for 14 yards to get the ball to the ISU five. On fourth-and-two from the five, the Bears sent back the field goal unit to go for the win. However, a false start penalty pushed the ball back to the 10-yard line and brought on Chiles for a 27-yard field goal attempt which missed left.

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After the pa pair of tough road defeats, Missouri State Plaster Field for a true Homecoming and returned to P a date with No. N 18 Western Illinois, an eventual FCS playoff qualifier. Dou Douglas had a game-high 165 yards on 18 carries, carrie including a 71-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, to lead the way for Terry Allen’s squad. Classmate Johnston also carried 18 times and finished with 130 ground yards for his third straight 100-yard effort. After holding a 21-14 halftime lead, the Bears forced Western Illinois to punt on its first three possessions of the se second half. However, the Leathernecks retaliated early in the fourth quarter, driving 67 yards on nine plays to tie the game on an eight-yard keeper by quarterback Matt Barr with 12:21 left in the game. That’s when the Bears’ took the lead for good. On the third play of the ensuing drive, Douglas broke a 71-yard touchdown run to put the Bears up 28-21 and give MSU a lead it would never relinquish. A 35-yard field goal by freshman Austin Witmer, the first of his career, on MSU’s next possession extended its advantage to 31-21 with 4:21 to left. The Leathernecks kept their hopes alive with a 76-yard touchdown drive moments later. The 44-second scoring effort took just four plays and made it a three-point game after Lito Senatus sprung free for a 38-yard completion from Matt Barr. After WIU kicked off deep with 3:32 to go, the Bears were able to eat away all but six seconds before punting to the Leathernecks’ 10 yard line. A last minute, desperation pass by Barr was complete to the MSU 45, but Antoine Wilkinson and Skylar Smith were there to make the tackle and preserve the win. Antoine Wilkinson, a Buck Buchanan Watch List finalist, finished with 14 tackles and a sack to lead Missouri State’s defense had four sacks and held WIU to just 94 rushing yards on 34 attempts. Jimmie Strong also had two interceptions for the Bears. Missouri State then evened its season record at 4-4 the following week with a 51-41 win over rival Southern Illinois as Kirby threw for a career-high 348 yards, and Douglas o turn scored three touchdowns to back the Salukis for the firstt time since 2002. The Bears overcame an early st 9-0 deficit and took their first er. lead early in the third quarter. e After the Salukis started the second half pushing to theirr own 36, Derek Miller snagged his seventh careerr interception three plays later to turn the tides. hort field to work with, Miller gave the Bears a short n Witmer knocked and seven plays later, Austin through a 27-yard field goall to give MSU a 20-19 hird. lead with 12:18 left in the third.

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2011 Football Guide Terry Allen’s Bears then scored on their next two possessions to extend their lead to 34-19. An SIU fumble set up a two-yard touchdown run by Douglas to cap a 28-yard drive, and an impressive 89-yard touchdown drive that concluded with a two-yard scoring pass from Kirby to Wes Miller gave Missouri State its biggest lead of the afternoon. The preseason MVFC favorites kept things interesting with the final two scores of the third quarter. The Salukis would eventually tie the game, 41-41, with 11:23 to go in the fourth, however the Bears’ defense held the Salukis to a three-and-out after a 30-yard field goal by Witmer gave the edge back to the home team, 44-41. SIU then turned the ball over on downs with 7:03 remaining, giving MSU the ball on its own 36. Kirby then took over, completing three of four passes for 35 yards and rushing for nine more to set up an eight-yard touchdown run by Douglas with 2:20 to go and secure a 51-41 win. The game-winning 64-yard drive took 10 plays, but more importantly, ate 4:49 off the clock in an otherwise high-flying affair. Kirby was 24-for-36 passing with a pair of touchdown strikes, while Douglas posted a team-best 86 yards on 15 carries. Missouri State finished with 495 yards of total offense. Saffold caught nine passes to lead seven MSU receivers. He finished with a career-high 176 receiving yards. Witmer, in his first career start, scored 15 points, including three field goals and earned National Special Teams Player of the Week by The Sports Network.

Bears Squander More Road Opportunities The wins over Western Illinois and Southern Illinois brought the Bears back within one game of first-place Northern Iowa with three games remaining in the regular season. A pair of critical road games awaited the maroon and white -- a Nov. 6 game at South Dakota State followed by a trip to leagueleading UNI the following week. The first stop on the two-game tour saw the Bears miss a number of opportunities in a 31-10 loss to the SDSU Jackrabbits. Trailing 16-10 at the intermission, the Bears used an effective ground game to set up a pair of long drives early in the second half. The first stalled at the SDSU 21 on a failed fourth-down conversion, and the second saw MSU fall short on an another fourth down later in the quarter at the Jackrabbits’ 36. Meanwhile the home club put together an impressive 12-play, 79yard drive of its own late in the third to build a 24-10 advantage. Despite Kyle Minett grinding out 111 yards on 29 carries, the Bears’ defense held strong for the remainder of the game to give the offense a chance. However, a 55-yard interception return for a touchdown by Cole Brodie with 2:04 left in the contest sealed Missouri State’s fate as the Bears failed to put any points on the board in the second half in a game much closer than the final score. Kirby slumped through a 15-for-37 day with 167 yards and two interceptions, while Johnston and Douglas combined for 119 yards on 21 carries. Defensively, Beauchamp was the star, accounting for 18 total stops, while Wilkinson contributed 12. South Dakota State was 9-for-16 on third down which gave the home club ample opportunities to run clock and hang on for the win. A week later, MSU gave No. 17 UNI everything it wanted in the early going. A pair of first-quarter touchdown drives by the Bears made it 14-14 as Kirby put together a 14-play, 79-yard effort with 8:15 to go in the first, and later Johnston found paydirt from 18 yards out to cap a short 33-yard drive created by a long Justin Fuselier punt return. Despite collecting 20 first downs and outgaining the Panthers 355-342, Missouri State would not score again. The Panthers (6-3, 5-1) scored 14 unanswered points in the second quarter and tacked on 10 more in the second half in a 38-14 win that clinched the MVFC regular-season title for UNI.

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Impressive Finish Missouri State closed out its first perfect home campaign since 1992 with a 3-0 win over No. 17 North Dakota State in the season finale. The Bears, who finished 5-6 overall and 4-4 in the MVFC, outgained the eventual national quarterfinalists of NDSU 334-120 on senior day at Plaster Field and finished the season with a 5-0 record at home. Douglas led all players with 122 rushing yards on 19 carries to pace the Bears. He eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season (1,051) early in the fourth quarter to become the 10th MSU player --and first since 2004 -- to do so. The shutout victory was Missouri State’s first since a 45-0 victory over Union on Sept. 18, 2004, the first by the Bears under Terry Allen and the first over a Division I opponent since a 61-0 win over Prairie View A&M on Sept. 21, 1991. The low-scoring affair was not typical for either team, especially the Bears who entered the game 16th in the nation at 33.1 points per game. It looked as if Allen’s squad would be able to put its normal amount of points on the board early as the Bears took the game’s opening drive 66 yards to the NDSU 14 before a missed a 31-yard field goal attempt sailed wide right to kill the 13-play drive that consumed nearly five-and-a-half minutes. Missouri State allowed just two first downs in a scoreless first half but missed three field goal attempts. MSU opened the second half with a sky kick that Brian Berry recovered for MSU at the North Dakota State 38. Six plays later, Austin Witmer redeemed himself with a successful 22-yard field goal that would prove to be the only score of the game. The Bison later threatened with a third-quarter drive. The windy conditions pushed a 38-yard Ryan Jastram kick wide right with 23 seconds left in the third quarter to kill a 14-play, potential game-tying drive. It was the longest drive of the afternoon for NDSU which did not cross the Missouri State 45 at any other point in the contest. After taking the lead, the Bears punted on five straight possessions, including a 35-yarder by Jordan Chiles to pin the Bison in at their own 33 with 1:06 left in the game. On second-and-six, Dante Perez rolled to his right and threw the game’s final pass into the hands of Missouri State senior Terian Washington who snagged his first career interception and returned it to the 23. The Bears took a knee to end the game and secure a tie for third place in the league. NDSU was held to its lowest offensive total of the season, while star running back D.J. McNorton had a string of four straight 100yard rushing games broken. He was held to 38 yards on 16 carries. The Bears collected 238 ground yards on 51 carries with 14 of their 19 first downs by rush. Kirby was 14-for-23 through the air for 96 yards in his final game. He finished first in conference history in pass attempts (1,172), second in completions (690), third in yards (8,183), and third in total offense (9,019). Wooden led six MSU receivers with a team-high five catches for 43 yards. The Bears were led on defense by Wilkinson with 15 tackles, pushing him to the 100-tackle milestone for the second straight season.

Honors & Milestones To put some perspective on the odd nature of the 2010 season, certain facts cannot be ignored. Missouri State stopped three Top 25 opponents in their tracks with (20) Youngstown State and playoff qualifiers (18) Western Illinois and (17) North Dakota State all leaving Springfield with losses. The club’s first unbeaten home season since 1992 was significant, but its six road losses were all memo-

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2011 Football Guide Missouri Valley Football Conference 2010 Final Standings FINAL Conf. Northern Iowa 6-2 Western Illinois 5-3 hMissouri State 4-4 North Dakota State 4-4 Indiana State 4-4 Illinois State 4-4 Southern Illinois 4-4 South Dakota State 4-4 Youngstown State 1-7

PF 236 270 220 161 231 236 237 207 236

PA 176 197 245 155 259 322 219 189 272

ALL 7-5 8-5 5-6 9-5 6-5 6-5 5-6 5-6 3-8

PF 282 423 334 356 351 321 331 234 344

PA 253 294 374 255 329 436 285 232 347

2009-10 MVFC Academic Awards

2010 Division I FCS Playoffs

President’s Council Academic Award (3.80 GPA) David Arkin

First Round Western Illinois 17, Coastal Caro.* 10 North Dakota St.* 43, Robert Morris 17 Lehigh 14, Northern Iowa* 7 Georgia Southern* 41, S.C. State 16

Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award (3.20 GPA) Jordan Chiles, Brent Chojnacki, Jonathan Davis, Kurt Kutter, Jimmie Strong, Tim Williams Honor Roll Award (3.00 GPA) Andre Anderson, David Arkin, Duane Atteberry, Andrew Beisel, Joe Burgess, Jordan Chiles, Brent Chojnacki, Michael Crutcher, Erik Dahl, Jonathan Davis, Justin Fuselier, Mitchell Jenkins, Kurt Kutter, Anthony Lee, Harrison Menke, Derek Miller, Wes Miller, Caleb Schaffitzel, Wes Stammers, Geoff Stanford, Jimmie Strong, Matt Swan, Charlie Thompson, Garett Wade, Tim Williams, Austin Witmer. MVFC All-Academic Team First Team - David Arkin Second Team Jordan Chiles Honorable Mention Erik Dahl

Second Round (1) Appalachian St.* 42, Western Ill. 14 Villanova 54, Stephen F. Austin* 24 (5) Eastern Wash.* 37, SE Missouri St. 17 North Dak. St. 42, (4) Montana St.* 17 (3) Delaware* 42, Lehigh 20 New Hampshire 45, Beth.-Cookman* 20 Wofford 17, Jacksonville State* 14 Ga. Southern 31, (2) William & Mary* 15 Quarterfinals Villanova 42, (1) Appalachian State* 24 (5) E. Wash.* 38, North Dak. St. 31 (ot)’ (3) Delaware* 42, Lehigh 20 Georgia Southern 23, Wofford* 20 Semifinals (5) Eastern Washington* 41, Villanova 31 (3) Delaware* 27, Georgia Southern 10 National Championship (Frisco, Texas) (5) Eastern Wash. 20, (3) Delaware 19 *host institution

single-season receiving yards record in 2010. The All-Missouri Valley Football Conference second-team pick finished with team highs in receptions (53), yards (869) and receiving touchdowns (5). His 53 catches tied for the sixth-best season in MSU history, while his yards ranked second. He was nationally ranked in receptions, yards, scoring and all-purpose yards and was named MVFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the team’s win over No. 20 Youngstown State on Oct. 2. Smith finished second on the team in total tackles for the third straight season with 82 total stops. He collected 6.5 tackles for loss, an interception and five pass break-ups in 2010. Smith Was also second-team All-MVFC in 2009 after earning honorable mention distinction in 2008. He finished his career with 258 tackles in 38 games with a pair of interceptions and 14 break-ups. Douglas became Missouri State’s 10th player to rush for 1,000 yards in a season when he carried 152 times for 1,051 yards this season. He scored 11 touchdowns and posted four 100-yard rushing games. He finished second in the nation in yards per carry ( 28th nationally in rushing yards per game (95.5), despite starting just one game, and was 50th in scoring (72). Douglas led the Bears in rushing and all-purpose yards (1,193) and was second in points. Washington was fifth on the club in total tackles with 50, including 5.5 for loss and 2.5 sacks. He finished his career with 157 tackles in 42 games, including 19.5 for loss and 9 sacks Freshman linebacker Nick Canavan was the only MSU player named to the MVFC All-Newcomer squad, while three Bears -Arkin, junior punter Jordan Chiles, and senior center Erik Dahl -claimed Academic All-MVFC distinction. Arkin was on the first team, Chiles found a spot on the second team, and Dahl was honorable mention.

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2010 Final Statistics RUSHING G TC Gain Lost Net Ave. TD Lg. PerG ___________________________________________________________ Douglas,Chris 11 152 1081 30 1051 6.9 11 97 95.5 Johnston,Stephen 11 147 779 27 752 5.1 5 61 68.4 Kirby,Cody 11 139 596 193 403 2.9 13 56 36.6 Scott,Vernon 11 23 107 4 103 4.5 0 26 9.4 Dotson,Cadarrius 11 10 50 4 46 4.6 0 12 4.2 Fuselier,Justin 11 2 28 0 28 14.0 0 25 2.5 Wooden,Trevor 11 2 16 0 16 8.0 0 11 1.5 Saffold,Jermaine 11 1 4 0 4 4.0 0 4 0.4 Team -9 0 47 -47 -5.2 0 0 -6.7 Total.......... 11 485 2661 305 2356 4.9 29 97 214.2 Opponents...... 11 413 1973 251 1722 4.2 23 71 156.5

KICKOFF RETURNS No. Yds. Ave. TD Lg. ___________________________________________________________ Berry,Brian 15 353 23.5 0 57 Saffold,Jermain 11 254 23.1 0 65 Burton,Julian 5 163 32.6 0 54 Scott,Vernon 4 85 21.2 0 42 Richardet,Waylo 4 14 3.5 0 9 Thayer,Matt 2 24 12.0 0 20 Douglas,Chris 2 34 17.0 0 24 Ruder,Mikel 1 1 1.0 0 1 Wade,Garett 1 -3 -3.0 0 0 Total.......... 45 925 20.6 0 65 Opponents...... 44 961 21.8 1 89

PASSING G Effic. Cmp-Att-Int. Pct. Yds. TD Lg. PerG ___________________________________________________________ Kirby,Cody 11 125.81 179-313-6 57.2 2307 10 66 209.7 Wooden,Trevor 11 121.40 1-2-0 50.0 17 0 17 1.5 Team -0.00 0-2-0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 Total.......... 11 124.99 180-317-6 56.8 2324 10 66 211.3 Opponents...... 11 146.04 215-360-11 59.7 3097 22 71 281.5

PUNT RETURNS No. Yds. Ave. TD Lg. ___________________________________________________________ Fuselier,Justin 20 180 9.0 0 49 Burton,Julian 4 35 8.8 0 22 Wilkinson,Antoine 1 0 0.0 0 0 Swan,Matt 1 14 14.0 0 0 Canavan,Nick 0 0 0.0 1 0 Total.......... 26 229 8.8 1 49 Opponents...... 24 181 7.5 1 51

RECEIVING G No. Yds. Ave. TD Lg. PerG ___________________________________________________________ Saffold,Jermaine 11 53 869 16.4 5 66 79.0 Dotson,Cadarrius 11 38 495 13.0 1 43 45.0 Wooden,Trevor 11 21 284 13.5 1 48 25.8 Johnston,Stephen 11 17 180 10.6 0 46 16.4 Douglas,Chris 11 17 108 6.4 1 23 9.8 Fuselier,Justin 11 10 111 11.1 0 36 10.1 Thayer,Matt 11 10 109 10.9 1 24 9.9 Miller,Wes 11 7 64 9.1 1 20 5.8 Burton,Julian 3 4 67 16.8 0 39 22.3 Kirby,Cody 11 1 17 17.0 0 17 1.5 Scott,Vernon 11 1 13 13.0 0 13 1.2 Williams,Adrian 1 1 7 7.0 0 7 7.0 [------------- PAT -------------] SCORING TD FG Kick Rush Rec Pass DXP Sfty Pts ___________________________________________________________ Kirby,Cody 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 78 Douglas,Chris 12 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 72 Chiles,Jordan 0 5-13 33-33 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 48 Saffold,Jermaine 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 Johnston,Stephen 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 30 Witmer,Austin 0 6-9 10-10 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 28 Miller,Wes 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Dotson,Cadarrius 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Scarborough,Howard 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Canavan,Nick 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Thayer,Matt 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Beauchamp,Adam 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Strong,Jimmie 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Wooden,Trevor 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 6 Block,Sam 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 Miller,Derek 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 0 Total.......... 43 11-22 43-43 0-0 0 0-0 0 0 334 Opponents...... 48 12-19 40-43 2-2 2 2-3 0 1 374 *Field Goal distances (made in italics): Jordan Chiles (43, 47, 22, 34, 26, 42, 27, 38, 34, 22, 48, 27, 31). 5-for-13 (.385) Austin Witmer (35, 24, 27, 30, 42, 31, 44, 31, 22). 6-for-9 (.667) Opponents (34, 32, 47, 38, 26, 39, 51, 54, 20, 39, 24, 28, 49, 32, 22, 47, 38, 31, 38).

TOTAL OFFENSE G Plays Rush Pass Total PerG ___________________________________________________________ Kirby,Cody 11 452 403 2307 2710 246.4 Douglas,Chris 11 152 1051 0 1051 95.5 Johnston,Stephe 11 147 752 0 752 68.4 Scott,Vernon 11 23 103 0 103 9.4 Dotson,Cadarriu 11 10 46 0 46 4.2 Wooden,Trevor 11 4 16 17 33 3.0 Fuselier,Justin 11 2 28 0 28 2.5 Saffold,Jermain 11 1 4 0 4 0.4 Team -11 -47 0 -47 -6.7 Total.......... 11 802 2356 2324 4680 425.5 Opponents...... 11 773 1722 3097 4819 438.1 KICKOFFS No. Yds Avg TB OB Ret. Net YdLn ___________________________________________________________ Witmer,Austin 59 3559 60.3 9 3 ---Bromley,Jason 1 65 65.0 0 0 ---Total.......... 60 3624 60.4 9 3 961 41.4 28 Opponents...... 64 3898 60.9 16 2 925 41.5 28

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ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KOR IR Tot Avg/G ___________________________________________________________ Douglas,Chris 11 1051 108 0 34 0 1193 108.5 Saffold,Jermaine 11 4 869 0 254 0 1127 102.5 Johnston,Stephen 11 752 180 0 0 0 932 84.7 Dotson,Cadarrius 11 46 495 0 0 0 541 49.2 Kirby,Cody 11 403 17 0 0 0 420 38.2 Berry,Brian 11 0 0 0 353 0 353 32.1 Fuselier,Justin 11 28 111 180 0 0 319 29.0 Wooden,Trevor 11 16 284 0 0 0 300 27.3 Burton,Julian 3 0 67 35 163 0 265 88.3 Scott,Vernon 11 103 13 0 85 0 201 18.3 Thayer,Matt 11 0 109 0 24 0 133 12.1 Strong,Jimmie 9 0 0 0 0 75 75 8.3 Miller,Wes 11 0 64 0 0 0 64 5.8 Miller,Derek 11 0 0 0 0 44 44 4.0 Beauchamp,Adam 11 0 0 0 0 40 40 3.6 Washington,Terian 10 0 0 0 0 19 19 1.9 Canavan,Nick 8 0 0 0 0 15 15 1.9 Swan,Matt 8 0 0 14 0 0 14 1.8 Richardet,Waylon 11 0 0 0 14 0 14 1.3 Williams,Adrian 1 0 7 0 0 0 7 7.0 Ruder,Mikel 11 0 0 0 1 0 1 0.1 Wade,Garett 10 0 0 0 -3 0 -3 -0.3 Team --47 0 0 0 0 -47 -6.7 Total.......... 11 2356 2324 229 925 193 6027 547.9 Opponents...... 11 1722 3097 181 961 109 6070 551.8 PUNTING No. Yds Avg Long TB FC I20 Blkd ___________________________________________________________ Chiles,Jordan 56 2147 38.3 53 2 13 13 2 Team 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 Total.......... 58 2147 37.0 53 2 13 13 2 Opponents...... 56 2276 40.6 80 3 6 18 2 INTERCEPTIONS No. Yds. Ave. TD Lg. ___________________________________________________________ Strong,Jimmie 4 75 18.8 1 47 Miller,Derek 2 44 22.0 0 25 Beauchamp,Adam 1 40 40.0 1 40 Washington,Terian 1 19 19.0 0 19 Smith,Skylar 1 0 0.0 0 0 Scarborough,Howard 1 0 0.0 0 0 Canavan,Nick 1 15 15.0 0 15 Total.......... 11 193 17.5 2 47 Opponents...... 6 109 18.2 1 55 FUMBLE RECOVERIES FR Ret-Yds. Ave. TD Lg. ___________________________________________________________ Scarborough,Howard 3 1-11 11.0 1 11 Richardet, Waylon 1 0-0 0.0 0 -Ingram, David 1 0-0 0.0 0 -Mueller, Caleb 1 0-0 0.0 0 -Total.......... 6 1-11 11.0 1 11 Opponents...... 7 1-1 0.5 0 1

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2010 Final Statistics DEFENSE G UT AT TT TFL-Yd Sks-Yd PBU QBH FF BK ___________________________________________________________ Wilkinson,Antoine 11 39 61 100 8.0-32 5.0-26 3 . 1 1 Smith,Skylar 11 54 28 82 6.5-23 . 5 . . . Beauchamp,Adam 11 36 38 74 1.5-2 . 7 . . . Washington,Terian 10 25 25 50 5.5-18 2.5-11 6 2 . . Canavan,Nick 8 22 28 50 6.0-18 1.0-5 2 2 . . Scarborough,Howard 11 37 10 47 . . 7 . . . Moore,Levi 11 12 34 46 4.5-24 3.5-23 1 . . . Miller,Derek 11 27 19 46 1.5-5 . 3 . . . Ruder,Mikel 11 13 29 42 3.5-11 2.5-11 2 3 1 1 Richardet,Waylon 11 10 23 33 4.5-16 2.0-11 1 3 1 . Strong,Jimmie 9 22 9 31 1.0-1 . 2 . . . Block,Sam 11 6 21 27 1.5-6 0.5-4 1 . . . Day,Joe 11 9 12 21 2.5-8 1.0-5 . 1 . . Ferguson,Tevan 9 5 13 18 0.5-5 0.5-5 . 1 . . Montgomery,Martin 11 8 7 15 1.0-5 1.0-5 . 1 . . Kelly,Rodney 11 7 7 14 3.0-20 1.5-11 . 1 . . Hurt,Kolby 6 9 4 13 2.0-13 1.0-10 . . . . Ingram,David 11 7 6 13 . . 2 . . . Hightower,Byron 9 6 7 13 0.5-2 0.5-2 1 . 1 . Lee,Anthony 11 6 6 12 . . . . . . Scott,Vernon 11 5 7 12 . . 1 . . . Grady,Anthony 11 3 8 11 1.5-17 1.5-17 . 1 . . Berry,Brian 11 7 3 10 1.0-1 . 2 . . 1 Johnston,Stephen 11 5 3 8 . . . . 1 . Pearce,Eric 10 2 5 7 1.0-8 1.0-8 . . . . Wright,Jarrett 11 4 2 6 . . . . . . Mueller,Kaleb 11 2 2 4 . . . . . . Douglas,Chris 11 1 3 4 . . . . . . Anderson,Andre 1 2 1 3 . . . . . . Blow,Darius 10 2 1 3 . . . . . . Earnhardt,Chris 7 1 2 3 0.5-0 . . . . . Thayer,Matt 11 1 1 2 0.5-0 . . . . . Callender,Ryan 2 . 2 2 . . . . . . Stammers,Wes 7 1 1 2 . . . . . . Umesi,Isaac 6 2 . 2 . . . . . . Witmer,Austin 11 2 . 2 . . . . . . Dotson,Cadarrius 11 1 . 1 . . . . . . Swan,Matt 8 . 1 1 . . . . . 1 Saffold,Jermaine 11 1 . 1 . . . . . . Williams,Adrian 1 1 . 1 . . . . . . Starnes,Ian 7 1 . 1 . . . . . . Team -. . . . . . . . 1 Total.......... 11 404 429 833 58-235 25-154 46 15 5 5 Opponents...... 11 418 472 890 69.0-271 24-160 34 13 7 3 Date Opponent Time Result ___________________________________________________________ Sept. 3 Eastern Kentucky 1 p.m. W 31-9 attendance 7,391 (game postponed from 9/2 due to lightning) ___________________________________________________________ Sept. 11 at Kansas State 6:10 p.m. L 24-48 attendance 48,672 ___________________________________________________________ Sept. 25 at (25) Illinois State* (FS Midwest/FCS) 6 p.m. L 41-44 (2ot) attendance 5,417 (rain) ___________________________________________________________ Oct. 2 (20) Youngstown State* 1 p.m. W 35-25 attendance 13,489 (Family Weekend) ___________________________________________________________ Oct. 9 at Muray State 3 p.m. L 59-72 attendance 7,806 ___________________________________________________________ Oct. 16 at Indiana State* 3 p.m. L 35-38 (ot) attendance 3,194 ___________________________________________________________ Oct. 23 (18) Western Illinois* (Mediacom) 1 p.m. W 31-28 attendance 10,134 (Homecoming) ___________________________________________________________ Oct. 30 Southern Illinois* (Mediacom) 2 p.m. W 51-41 attendance 9,287 (MSU Showcase) ___________________________________________________________ Nov. 6 at South Dakota State* (Mediacom) 1 p.m. L 10-31 attendance 7,724 ___________________________________________________________ Nov. 13 at (16) Northern Iowa* (Mediacom) 6 p.m. L 14-38 attendance 4,785 ___________________________________________________________ Nov. 20 (17) North Dakota State* 1 p.m. W 3-0 attendance 4,837 ___________________________________________________________

TEAM STATISTICS MSU Opp. ___________________________________________________________ SCORING 334 374 Points Per Game 30.4 34.0 Touchdowns Scored 43 48 PAT-Attempts 43-43 40-43 PAT Percentage 100% 93% Two-Point Conversions 0-0 4-5 Field Goals-Attempts 11-22 12-19 Safeties Scored 0 1 Defensive PATs 0 0 ___________________________________________________________ FIRST DOWNS 222 222 Rushing 118 86 Passing 89 125 Penalty 15 11 ___________________________________________________________ RUSHING YARDAGE 2356 1722 Yards gained rushing 2661 1973 Yards lost rushing 305 251 Rushing Attempts 485 413 Average Per Rush 4.9 4.2 Average Per Game 214.2 156.5 TDs Rushing 29 23 ___________________________________________________________ PASSING YARDAGE 2324 3097 Comp-Att-Int 180-317-6 215-360-11 Average Per Pass 7.3 8.6 Average Per Catch 12.9 14.4 Average Per Game 211.3 281.5 TDs Passing 10 22 ___________________________________________________________ TOTAL OFFENSE 4680 4819 Total Plays 802 773 Average Per Play 5.8 6.2 Average Per Game 425.5 438.1 ___________________________________________________________ KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 45-925 44-961 Kick Return Average 20.6 21.8 ___________________________________________________________ PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 26-229 24-181 Punt Return Average 8.8 7.5 ___________________________________________________________ INT RETURNS: #-Yards 11-193 6-109 Interception Return Average 17.5 18.2 ___________________________________________________________ FUMBLES-LOST 11-7 10-6 ___________________________________________________________ PENALTIES-Yards 67-581 65-572 Average Per Game 52.8 52.0 ___________________________________________________________ PUNTS-Yards 58-2147 56-2276 Average Per Punt 37.0 40.6 Net punt average 33.2 35.5 ___________________________________________________________ TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 30:53 28:50 ___________________________________________________________ 3rd-DOWN Conversions 69/168 52/150 3rd-Down Pct 41% 35% ___________________________________________________________ 4th-DOWN Conversions 6/15 11/21 4th-Down Pct 40% 52% ___________________________________________________________ SACKS BY-Yards 25-154 24-160 ___________________________________________________________ MISC YARDS -10 0 ___________________________________________________________ ON-SIDE KICKS 2-3 2-2 ___________________________________________________________ RED-ZONE SUMMARY 36-46 30-38 Red-Zone Scoring Percentage 78% 79% Red-Zone Touchdowns 27 23 Red-Zone Touchdown Percentage 59% 61% Red-Zone Field Goals 10-17 7-10 Red-Zone Turnovers/Downs/End Half 2-2-1 4-1-1 ___________________________________________________________ TOTAL DRIVES/AVG FIELD POSITION 149-30.8 148-29.0 Started in Opponent’s Territory 19 16 TD-FG-MFG-Punts 38-11-11-57 44-12-7-54 Safety-Turnovers-Downs-End Half 1-11-9-11 0-16-9-6 ___________________________________________________________ ATTENDANCE 45138 87705 Games/Avg Per Game 5/9028 6/14618 Total All Games 11/132,843 --___________________________________________________________ SCORE BY QUARTERS 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Missouri State ........................ 55 121 79 72 7 334 Opponents ............................. 96 109 57 99 13 374

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2010 Superlatives MSU Game Highs Individual Team ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rushes 22 Stephen Johnston at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) 60 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Yards Rushing 191 Chris Douglas at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 436 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yds / Rush (10 att) 19.1 Chris Douglas (10-191) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 12.1 at Murray State (36-436) (Oct. 9, 2010) TD Rushes 4 Cody Kirby at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 7 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Pass attempts 42 Cody Kirby at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) 42 at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) Pass completions 24 Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 25 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Cody Kirby vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) Yards Passing 348 Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 365 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Yds / Pass (20 att) 12.2 Cody Kirby (14-171) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 12.2 at Murray State (14-171) (Oct. 9, 2010) TD Passes 2 Cody Kirby, done 3 times, last vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 2 done 3 times, last vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Total Plays 52 Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 84 at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) Cody Kirby at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) Total Offense 384 Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 607 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yards Per Play 9.3 Cody Kirby (27-252) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 12.1 at Murray State (50-607) (Oct. 9, 2010) Points 24 Cody Kirby at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 59 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Receptions 9 Jermaine Saffold vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) --9 Jermaine Saffold vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Yards Receiving 176 Jermaine Saffold vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) --TD Receptions 1 done 10 times, last by Wes Miller vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) --Field Goals 3 Austin Witmer vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 3 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Punts 8 Jordan Chiles at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) 8 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Jordan Chiles vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20, 2010) vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20, 2010) Punting Avg (3 att) 43.5 Jordan Chiles (4-174) at South Dakota State (Nov. 6, 2010) 43.5 at South Dakota State (4-174) (Nov. 6, 2010) Tackles 18 Adam Beauchamp at South Dakota State (Nov. 6, 2010) 92 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Sacks 2.0 Antoine Wilkinson vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 6 vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) Tackles for Loss 3.0 Antoine Wilkinson vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 10.0 vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) Interceptions 2 Jimmie Strong vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 23, 2010) 2 done 4 times, last vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 23, 2010) First Downs --25 at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) Penalties --10 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Penalty Yards --94 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Turnovers --3 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Opponent Game Highs Individual Team ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rushes 30 Mike Harris at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 53 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yards Rushing 212 Mike Harris at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 265 vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Yds / Rush (min 10) 9.5 Shariff Harris (16-152) vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 6.6 vs. Southern Illinois (40-265) (Oct. 30, 2010) TD Rushes 4 Ashton Leggett at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) 4 at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Pass Attempts 50 Matt Brown at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) 51 at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Pass Completions 32 Casey Brockman at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 32 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yards Passing 570 Casey Brockman at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 570 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yds / Pass (mn 20) 13.9 Casey Brockman (41-570) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 14.6 at Northern Iowa (11-161) (Nov. 13, 2010) TD Passes 7 Casey Brockman at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 7 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Total Plays 62 T.J. Pryor vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 94 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Total Offense 586 Casey Brockman at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 816 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Yards Per Play 11.7 Casey Brockman (50-586) at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 8.7 at Murray State (94-816) (Oct. 9, 2010) Points 30 Marcus Harris at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) 72 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Receptions 12 Marvon Sanders at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) --Yards Receiving 213 Marcus Harris at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) --TD Receptions 5 Marcus Harris at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) --Field Goals 3 Logan O’Connor vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 3 vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) Steven Fetzer, at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Punts 9 John Prelvitz vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20, 2010) 9 vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20, 2010) Punting Avg (min 3) 48.2 Kyle Bernard (4-193) at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13, 2010) 48.2 Kyle Bernard at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13, 2010) Tackles 25 Kyle Glazier vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 23, 2010) 99 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Sacks 2.5 Ben Obaseki at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) 5.0 at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13, 2010) Tackles for Loss 5.0 Ben Obaseki at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) 12.0 at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Interceptions 1 done 6 times, last by L.J. Fort at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13, 2010) 2 at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) First Downs --32 at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) Penalties --9 vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) Penalty Yards --106 vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) Turnovers --3 done 3 times, last vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) Longest Plays Missouri State Opponents ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Rush 97 Chris Douglas at Murray State (Oct. 9, 2010) TD 71 Jamaine Cook vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) TD Pass 66 Cody Kirby to Jermaine Saffold at Kansas State (Sept. 11, 2010) TD 71 C. Brockman to Marcus Harris at Murray St. (Oct. 9, 2010)TD Kickoff Return 65 Jermaine Saffold at Indiana State (Oct. 16, 2010) 89 Ben Ericksen at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) Punt Return 49 Justin Fuselier at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13, 2010) 51 Dominique Barnes vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2, 2010) Interception Return 47 Jimmie Strong at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010) 55 Cole Brodie at South Dakota State (Nov. 6, 2010) TD Fumble Return 11 Howard Scarborough vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30, 2010) 6 Yameen Thomas vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) Punt 53 Jordan Chiles at South Dakota State (Nov. 6, 2010) 80 John Prelvitz vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20, 2010) Field Goal 43 Jordan Chiles vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 3, 2010) 51 Steven Fetzer at Illinois State (Sept. 25, 2010)

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2010 Player Game-by-Game Stats RUSHING Douglas,Chris Johnston,Stephen Kirby,Cody Scott,Vernon Dotson,Cadarrius Fuselier,Justin Wooden,Trevor Saffold,Jermaine

No-Yds/TD 152-1051/11 147-752/5 139-403/13 23-103/0 10-46/0 2-28/0 2-16/0 1-4/0

EKU 10-128/1 10-48/0 10--17/2 9-17/0 1-10/0 1-5/0 -

KSU 12-49/1 14-36/0 10-52/0 5-32/0 1--3/0 -

ILSU 13-50/0 19-88/1 11-84/3 2-10/0 -

YSU 11-63/1 13-24/0 9-26/0 2-19/0 -

MUR INSU WIU 10-191/2 18-51/1 18-165/1 13-164/1 22-112/1 18-130/0 13-81/4 19-39/2 14-54/1 1-5/0 1--1/0 1-3/0 -

SIU 15-86/3 9-15/1 16-36/0 -

SDSU 8-54/1 13-65/0 8-23/0 1-6/0 1-3/0 -

UNI 18-92/0 9-37/1 11--12/1 4-10/0 1-3/0 1-11/0 1-4/0

NDSU 19-122/0 7-33/0 18-37/0 4-38/0 1-25/0 -

PASSING Att-Comp-Int Kirby,Cody ..............................313-179-6

EKU 25-15-0

KSU 42-20-0

ILSU 30-16-2

YSU 39-24-0

MUR 14-10-0

INSU 20-8-1

WIU 22-14-0

SIU 36-24-0

SDSU 37-15-2

UNI 25-19-1

NDSU 23-14-0

199/1

281/2

187/1

298/2

171/0

193/1

157/1

348/2

167/0

210/0

96/0

Wooden, Trevor ..............................2-1-0

Yards/TD ...........................................2307/10

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RECEIVING No-Yds/TD Saffold,Jermaine.......................53-869/5 Dotson,Cadarrius......................38-495/1 Wooden,Trevor .........................21-284/1 Johnston,Stephen.....................17-180/0 Fuselier,Justin........................... 10-111/0 Thayer,Matt...............................10-109/1 Douglas,Chris ...........................17-108/1 Burton,Julian.................................4-67/0 Miller,Wes .....................................7-64/1 Kirby,Cody ....................................1-17/0 Scott,Vernon .................................1-13/0 Williams,Adrian ...............................1-7/0

EKU 4-67/1 4-32/0 3-56/0 1-12/0 2-29/0 1-3/0 DNP

KSU 8-113/1 2-11/0 2-33/1 1-17/0 3-30/0 3-64/0 1-13/0 DNP

ILSU 4-83/0 4-25/0 4-40/0 2-26/1 1-6/0 1-7/0

YSU 9-114/1 5-103/1 2-12/0 3-10/0 1-9/0 DNP 4-50/0 DNP

MUR 2-69/0 3-40/0 1--2/0 2-51/0 2-13/0 DNP DNP

INSU 4-141/1 1-4/0 1-22/0 1-25/0 1-1/0 DNP DNP

WIU 2-35/0 6-76/0 2-16/0 1-9/0 3-21/1 DNP DNP

SIU 9-176/1 5-86/0 3-50/0 1-7/0 4-19/0 DNP 2-10/1 1-17/0 DNP

SDSU 3-17/0 4-63/0 2-41/0 2-26/0 2-12/0 1-4/0 DNP 1-4/0 DNP

UNI 6-38/0 4-55/0 3-27/0 2-64/0 1-5/0 3-21/0 DNP DNP

NDSU 2-16/0 5-43/0 2-8/0 1-6/0 1-11/0 3-12/0 DNP DNP

TOTAL TACKLES UA-A-TOT Wilkinson,Antoine ................. 39-61--100 Smith,Skylar ........................... 54-28--82 Beauchamp,Adam .................. 36-38--74 Washington,Terian .................. 25-25--50 Canavan,Nick ......................... 22-28--50 Scarborough,Howard.............. 37-10--47 Moore,Levi .............................. 12-34--46 Miller,Derek............................. 27-19--46 Ruder,Mikel............................. 13-29--42 Richardet,Waylon ................... 10-23--33 Strong,Jimmie........................... 22-9--31 Block,Sam ................................ 6-21--27 Day,Joe..................................... 9-12--21 Ferguson,Tevan ........................ 5-13--18 Montgomery,Martin ..................... 8-7--15 Kelly,Rodney............................... 7-7--14 Hightower,Byron ......................... 6-7--13 Ingram,David .............................. 7-6--13 Hurt,Kolby ................................... 9-4--13 Scott,Vernon ............................... 5-7--12 Lee,Anthony ............................... 6-6--12 Grady,Anthony .............................3-8--11 Berry,Brian .................................. 7-3--10 Johnston,Stephen......................... 5-3--8 Pearce,Eric ................................... 2-5--7 Wright,Jarrett ................................ 4-2--6 Mueller,Kaleb ................................ 2-2--4 Douglas,Chris ............................... 1-3--4 Earnhardt,Chris ............................ 1-2--3 Blow,Darius................................... 2-1--3 Anderson,Andre............................ 2-1--3 Witmer,Austin ............................... 2-0--2 Callender,Ryan ............................. 0-2--2 Umesi,Isaac .................................. 2-0--2 Thayer,Matt................................... 1-1--2 Stammers,Wes ............................. 1-1--2 Saffold,Jermaine........................... 1-0--1 Starnes,Ian ................................... 1-0--1 Williams,Adrian ............................. 1-0--1 Swan,Matt..................................... 0-1--1 Dotson,Cadarrius.......................... 1-0--1

EKU 4-5 6-2 1-1 DNP 6-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-0 2-0 1-0 1-3 DNP 1-2 1-0 1-5 1-0 1-0 0-1 DNP 2-1 0-1 2-0 DNP 1-0 DNP DNP -

KSU 0-6 5-2 0-1 6-1 DNP 6-1 0-3 2-3 2-1 3-1 1-0 1-1 DNP 4-0 1-1 2-3 1-0 1-2 1-0 1-2 0-1 DNP 1-0 0-1 DNP 1-0 DNP DNP DNP -

ILSU 2-3 6-1 10-5 9-1 DNP 3-0 0-5 3-1 1-5 2-3 2-0 2-8 2-3 DNP 4-2 1-0 2-3 1-0 1-0 1-0 DNP DNP 1-0 DNP DNP 1-0 1-0

YSU 1-4 4-2 4-6 2-6 0-4 4-1 3-6 1-2 1-1 1-1 DNP 0-5 0-3 1-3 0-1 0-1 DNP 0-4 0-3 1-0 0-1 DNP DNP DNP DNP -

MUR 7-5 5-3 3-1 DNP 6-3 2-2 2-0 1-5 1-5 1-7 DNP 3-3 2-3 2-0 5-2 1-2 1-1 0-1 DNP 3-0 2-2 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-2 2-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP -

INSU 5-1 7-4 3-1 1-3 3-5 4-2 2-3 5-0 1-3 0-3 2-1 0-2 1-0 3-0 DNP 1-3 1-0 1-0 1-0 DNP DNP 1-0 DNP DNP -

WIU 6-8 4-5 1-6 0-3 3-4 3-0 1-4 3-1 1-2 0-3 4-1 0-1 1-0 1-4 1-0 0-2 DNP 1-0 1-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP -

SIU 3-8 7-3 2-3 3-3 0-7 3-2 1-7 1-2 0-4 0-2 2-3 0-2 0-1 0-1 0-1 DNP 0-1 0-2 1-1 0-1 DNP DNP DNP 0-1 0-1 DNP -

SDSU 6-6 5-4 8-10 1-3 3-2 5-1 1-3 3-5 2-0 1-1 2-3 0-2 0-1 0-2 DNP 1-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-1 0-1 DNP 0-1 DNP DNP DNP 1-0 DNP 0-1 -

UNI 1-4 1-0 2-2 1-3 6-1 1-0 8-1 3-1 2-1 3-0 2-0 1-2 0-1 1-0 2-0 1-0 1-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP -

NDSU 4-11 4-2 3-3 1-1 1-2 2-1 1-1 0-4 0-1 2-0 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-0 4-3 1-0 3-1 1-0 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP -

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2010 Honors and Games Started 2010 Players of the Week / Game Honors vs. Eastern Kentucky (Sept. 2) Media Player of the Week^ ........................... $ Chris Douglas, TB Offense ......................................................... $ Chris Douglas, TB Defense .............................................................. Mikel Ruder, DT Special Teams ................................................... Skylar Smith, SS Offensive Lineman........................................+++ David Arkin, OT Scout Team Offense ......................................... Noah Ashley, WR Scout Team Defense ...................................... Geoff Stanford, LB (Other) .................................................... $ Antoine Wilkinson, LB at Kansas State (Sept. 11) Media Player of the Week^ ............................. ++ Cody Kirby, QB Offense ........................................................... ++ Cody Kirby, QB. Special Teams .................................................. Kaleb Mueller, LS Offensive Lineman............................................... David Arkin, OT Scout Team Offense ................................ Demetrius Bayless, RB Scout Team Defense ....................................... Mike Crutcher, DB (Other) .................................................... $ Jermaine Saffold, WR at Illinois State (Sept. 25) Media Player of the Week^ ........................Stephen Johnston, TB Offense ......................................................Stephen Johnston, TB Defense .................................................................Derek Miller, S Special Teams ............................................Waylon Richardet, LB Offensive Lineman...............................................Jake Duron, OT Scout Team Offense ................................... Duane Atteberry, WR Scout Team Defense ......................................Andrew Jordan, LB vs. Youngstown State (Oct. 2) Media Player of the Week^ ....................... Adam Beauchamp, LB Offense .................................................................. Wes Miller, TE Defense ............................................................... Levi Moore, DE Special Teams ................................................. Nick Canavan, LB Scout Team Offense ..........................................Tim Williams, QB Scout Team Defense ......................................... Pat Fornadel, DL (Other) .................................................. ++ Jermaine Saffold, WR at Murray State (Oct. 9) Media Player of the Week^ ...................................Cody Kirby, QB Offense .................................................................Cody Kirby, QB Special Teams .......................................................Matt Swan, TE Offensive Lineman.................................................. Erik Dahl, OC Scout Team Offense .....................................Jared Haferbier, WR Scout Team Defense .................................. Caleb Schaffitzel, DB (Other) .......................................................& $ Chris Douglas, TB at Indiana State (Oct. 16) Media Player of the Week^ ........................Stephen Johnston, TB Offense ................................................... $ Jermaine Saffold, WR. Defense ........................................................... Nick Canavan, LB Special Teams ........................................... Antoine Wilkinson, LB Offensive Lineman...............................................Jake Duron, OT Scout Team Offense ........................................ Adrian Taylor, WR Scout Team Defense .......................................Evan Williams, CB vs. Western Illinois (Oct. 23) Media Player of the Week^ ........................ Antoine Wilkinson, LB Offense ......................................................Stephen Johnston, TB Defense ....................................................... $ Jimmie Strong, CB. Special Teams ....................................................Austin Witmer, K Offensive Lineman............................................... David Arkin, OT Scout Team Offense .....................................Mitchell Jenkins, QB Scout Team Defense ..........................................Colton Doss, DB vs. Southern Illinois (Oct. 30) Media Player of the Week^ ...................................Cody Kirby, QB Offense .........................$ Jermaine Saffold, WR, Cody Kirby, QB Defense ................................................................Skylar Smith, S Special Teams .................................. % $ ++++ Austin Witmer, K Offensive Lineman...............................................Jake Duron, OT Scout Team Offense ....................................Richard Galbierz, OL Scout Team Defense ..........................................Isaia Falealii, DL at South Dakota State (Nov. 6) Media Player of the Week^ ....................... Adam Beauchamp, LB Defense .................................................... Adam Beauchamp, LB Special Teams ....................................................Jordan Chiles, P Scout Team Offense .................................Demetrius Bayless, TB Scout Team Defense .......................................Andrew Beisel, LB at Northern Iowa (Nov. 13) Media Player of the Week^ ........................Stephen Johnston, TB Offense ......................................................Stephen Johnston, TB Defense ........................................................... Nick Canavan, LB Special Teams .......................................................Matt Swan, TE Scout Team Offense ..........................................Vernon Scott, RB Scout Team Defense ...................................... Geoff Stanford, LB vs. North Dakota State (Nov. 20) Media Player of the Week^ ...................... +Antoine Wilkinson, LB Offense ............................................................Chris Douglas, RB Defense ............................................................... Levi Moore, DE Special Teams ...................................................... Kolby Hurt, LB Offensive Lineman........................................+++ David Arkin, OT Scout Team Offense ..............................................Kyle Hahn, OT Scout Team Defense ....................................... Wes Stammers, S ^ Selected by MSU media; all other selections by coaching staff unless noted. % Sports Network National Special Teams Player of the Week + MVFC Defensive Player of the Week ++ MVFC Offensive Player of the Week +++ MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week ++++ MVFC Special Teams Player of the Week & College Football Performance Awards National RB of the Week $ College Football Performance Awards National Honorable Mention

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Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

Dahl

RG

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

Shapel

RT

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

Duron

YWR/TE Thayer (TE) Thayer (TE)

Simmons Simmons

Burton (WR) Thayer (TE) W.Miller (TE) W.Miller (TE) Fuselier (WR) Fuselier (WR)Fuselier (WR) W.Miller (TE) W.Miller (TE)

ZWR

Burton

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

Wooden

QB

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

Kirby

BWR/TE

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Dotson

Thayer (TE)

TB

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Johnston

Douglas

Johnston

LE

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Moore

Ruder

Ruder

Ruder

Ruder

Ruder

NT

Ruder

Ruder

Ruder

Ruder

RE

Richardet

Richardet

Richardet

Richardet

Richardet Montgomery Richardet

Richardet Richardet

Ruder

Ruder

Richardet

Richardet

SLB

Washington Washington Washington Washington Canavan Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington Washington

BLB

Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp Beauchamp

MLB

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson Wilkinson

Wilkinson

Wilkinson

WLB

Hurt

Hurt

Block

Block

Block

Canavan

Canavan

Canavan

Canavan

Hurt

LCB

Canavan

Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough Scarborough

SS

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

Smith

FS

D. Miller

D. Miller

D. Miller

D. Miller

D.Miller

D. Miller

D. Miller

D. Miller

D.Miller

D. Miller

D. Miller

RCB

Strong

Strong

Strong

Scott

Scott

Strong

Strong

Strong

Strong

Strong

Strong

Bears’ Career Starts - 2010 Personnel Offensive Linemen 07 David Arkin* (44).................. 11 Erik Dahl* (22) .......................-Jake Duron* (22) ...................-Bob Shapel* (11) ...................-Travis Simmons (13) ............-Tight Ends Wes Miller* (2) .......................-Matt Thayer (1) ......................-Receivers Julian Burton ........................-Cadarrius Dotson ..................-Justin Fuselier* ......................-Jermaine Saffold (13) ...........-Adrian Williams .....................-Trevor Wooden (10)...............-Quarterbacks Cody Kirby* (41) .................... 8 Running Backs Mikael Cooper-Falls ..............-Jonathan Davis* ...................-Chris Douglas .......................-Stephen Johnston (1) ............-Defensive Linemen Martin Montgomery................-Tevan Ferguson .....................-Levi Moore* (11) .................... 2 Waylon Richardet* (5) ...........-Mikel Ruder (22) ....................-Linebackers Adam Beauchamp* (22) ........-Sam Block* ........................... 5 Byron Hightower*...................-Kolby Hurt* (1) .......................-David Ingram .........................-Michael Keck ........................-Terian Washington* (6) .......... 4 Antoine Wilkinson* (22) .........-Nick Canavan ........................-Defensive Backs Derek Miller* (23)................. 11 Howard Scarborough (11) .....-Vernon Scott .........................-Skylar Smith* (22)..................-Jimmie Strong (6) ..................--

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09 10 11 11 11 11 11 11 9 11 3 11

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2 17 16 16 4 10

11 11

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2 6 2 11

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-4 8 -2 -4 ---

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11 3 -3 --10 11 6

22 12 8 3 2 11 29 22 6

1 11 -- --- -10 11 -- 11

11 11 2 11 9

34 11 2 32 20

Missouri State Per-Game Rankings Category 2009 (NCAA) 2010 MVFC NCAA Rushing Offense ................125.00 (74) ....... 214.18 .........3 .........11 Passing Offense ................201.73 (53) ....... 211.27 .........4 ........ 48 Total Offense .....................326.73 (74) ....... 425.45 .........2 ........ 13 Scoring Offense ...................19.73 (81) ......... 30.36 .........4 ........ 24 Rushing Defense ...............142.91 (60) ....... 156.82 .........3 ........ 69 Pass Efficiency Defense ....129.32 (82) ....... 146.02 .........7 ...... 106 Total Defense.....................350.91 (64) ....... 438.36 .........8 ...... 107 Scoring Defense ..................22.36 (51) ......... 34.00 .........8 ...... 106 Net Punting ..........................34.63 (29) ......... 33.21 .........5 ........ 59 Punt Returns..........................6.80 (72) ........... 8.81 .........8 ........ 58 Kickoff Returns ..................17.70 (105) ......... 20.56 .........6 ........ 58 Turnover Margin ...................-0.45 (83) ......... +0.36 .........3 ........ 30 Pass Defense ....................208.00 (79) ....... 281.55 .........9 .......117 Passing Efficiency .............126.67 (52) ....... 125.01 .........6 ........ 54 Sacks ....................................1.91 (t51) ........... 2.45 .........3 ........ 24 Tackles For Loss....................4.82 (97) ........... 5.45 .........4 ....... t81 Sacks Allowed .....................2.73 (105) ........... 2.18 .........7 ........ 73 Members - MVFC (9) Division I FBS (117).

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Conference/National Awards

All-America 1st Team .................. Associated Press, Walter Camp Foundation, Sports Network, College Sporting News, AFCA ..............................................................................David Arkin, OT 3rd Team .............................................................. Sports Network .................................................................... Antoine Wilkinson, LB CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-America 2nd Team ............................................................. David Arkin (OT) All-MVFC 1st Team ....................... David Arkin (OT), Antoine Wilkinson (LB) 2nd Team ..................... Jermaine Saffold (WR), Skylar Smith (SS) Honorable Mention ........................................... Chris Douglas (TB) ................................... Cody Kirby (QB), Terian Washington (LB) Academic All-MVFC 1st Team ............................................................. David Arkin (OT) 2nd Team ............................................................ Jordan Chiles (P) Honorable Mention .................................................Erik Dahl (OC) MVFC All-Newcomer Team 1st Team ..........................................................Nick Canavan (LB)

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2010 Senior Career Stats and Honors DAVID ARKIN „ OT, 6-5, 302, Wichita, Kan., 4 Letters „ 44 G, 44 GS „ HONORS First-Team All-America: 2010 (AP, AFCA, Sports Network, College Sporting News, Walter Camp Football Foundation); CoSIDA Academic All-America: 2010 (2nd); CoSIDA Academic All-District VII: 2009, 2010; All-Missouri Valley Football Conference: 2007 (2nd), 2008 (2nd), 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st); MVFC All-Academic Team: 2007 (2nd), 2008 (2nd), 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st); MVFC Presidents Council Academic Award: 2009-10, 2010-11; MVC State Farm Good Neighbor Award: Fall 2008; MVFC Preseason All-Conference: 2008, 2009; MVFC All-Newcomer Team: 2007; MVFC Offensive Lineman of Week 8/30/07, 9/22/07, 10/3/09, 11/7/09, 9/11/10, 10/23/10; MSU Team MVP: 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Offensive MVP: 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Offensive Lineman of Year: 2007, 2008, 2009; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of Year: 2006; MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 9/6/07, 11/3/07, 9/13/08, 10/25/08, 11/8/08; MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week: 8/30/07, 9/15/07, 9/29/07, 10/20/07, 11/3/07, 11/10/07, 9/13/08, 10/4/08, 10/25/08, 11/8/08, 9/12/09, 10/3/09, 11/7/09, 11/14/09, 9/2/10, 9/11/10, 10/23/10, 11/20/10; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of Week: 10/21/06. All-Star Games: East-West Shrine Game, NFLPA Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Game, NFL Combine.

ADAM BEAUCHAMP „ ILB, 6-0, 255, Prescott Valley, Ariz., 2 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-11 24 56 80 1.5 1-7 0-0 3 1-0 2010 11-11 36 38 74 1.5 0-0 1-40 8 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-22 60 94 154 3.0 1-7 1-40 11 1-0 „ HONORS Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer: 2009; MSU Player of the Week: 10/2/10, 11/6/10; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 11/6/10.

SAM BLOCK „ OLB, 6-2, 221, Ozark, Mo., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-5 24 36 60 1.5 0-0 2-52 1 1-1 2008 9-4 11 35 46 1 0-0 1-10 0 2-1 2009 9-0 1 6 7 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 11-3 6 21 27 1.5 0.5-4 0-0 1 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 40-12 42 98 140 4 0.5-4 3-62 2 3-2 „ HONORS Bears Team Award: 2009; MSU Player of the Week: 10/25/08; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 8/30/07, 10/27/07.

JASON BROMLEY „ K, 5-10, 214, Cassville, Mo., 1 Letter „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G KO Yds. Avg TB PAT-A FG-A Lg Pts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2006 0 0 0 0.0 0 0-0 0-0 -- 0 2008 0 0 0 0.0 0 0-0 0-0 -- 0 2010 2 1 1 65.0 0 0-0 0-0 -- 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 2 1 1 65.0 0 0-0 0-0 -- 0

BRENT CHOJNACKI

JONATHAN DAVIS

DEREK MILLER

SKYLAR SMITH

„ RB, 5-10, 213, Tampa, Fla., 3 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds Avg TD Lg Rec Yds. TD -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2006 3-0 16 29 1.8 1 13 0 0 0 2007 5-0 39 190 4.9 0 30 0 0 0 2008 4-0 11 37 3.4 0 12 2 7 0 2009 9-6 77 284 3.7 3 14 7 85 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 21-6 143 540 3.8 4 30 9 92 0 „ HONORS

„ FS, 6-3, 196, Olathe, Kan., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-11 38 44 82 1 0-0 1-14 2 0-2 2008 9-1 26 16 42 1 0-0 0-0 1 3-0 2009 11-11 26 44 70 0.5 0-0 4-25 5 0-1 2010 11-11 27 19 46 1.5 0-0 2-44 5 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 42-34 117 123 240 4 0-0 7-83 13 3-3 „ HONORS

„ SS, 5-11, 200, Springfield, Mo., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 5-0 0 3 3 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2008 11-10 43 36 79 0 0-0 1-0 4 0-1 2009 11-11 49 45 94 3.5 0-0 0-0 5 0-1 2010 11-11 54 28 82 6.5 0-0 1-0 6 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 38-32 146 112 258 10 0-0 2-0 15 0-2 „ HONORS

MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 10/3/09; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/28/06, 10/4/08.

JAKE DURON „ OT, 6-5, 308, Springdale, Ark., 4 Letters „ 37 G, 22 GS „ HONORS

WES MILLER

MSU Offensive Lineman of the Year: 2010; MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week: 9/19/09, 10/24/09, 9/25/10, 10/16/10, 10/30/10.

JUSTIN FUSELIER „ WR, 5-10, 187, Tulsa, Okla., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 6-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2008 11-10 0 0 0 20 321 16.1 3 77 2009 10-3 0 0 0 5 51 10.2 0 22 2010 11-3 2 28 0 10 111 11.1 0 36 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 38-16 2 28 0 35 483 13.8 3 77 „ HONORS MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 10/4/08.

BYRON HIGHTOWER, Jr.

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Total 34-3 35 19 54 2 1-10 0-0 „ HONORS

0 0-0

MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/13/07; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/6/07, 11/7/09, 11/20/10.

MVFC Academic Excellence Award: 2010-11; MVFC Honor Roll: 2009, 2010; Andrew J. McDonald Achievement Award: 2011.

„ QB, 5-11, 202, Rogers, Ark., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS Att Cmp Yds TD Int TC Yds TD Lg -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-8 246 149 1742 11 8 88 218 8 21 2008 11-11 320 181 2014 15 7 98 213 9 24 2009 11-11 293 181 2120 11 16 91 2 3 18 2010 11-11 313 179 2307 10 6 139 403 13 56 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 44-41 1172 690 8183 47 37 416 836 33 56 „ HONORS

ERIK DAHL

MVFC All-Academic Team: 2010 (HM); MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; Bears Team Award: 2010; MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week: 10/10/09, 10/9/10; MSU Training Room Award: 2010.

„ TE, 6-4, 261, St. Joseph, Mo., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS TC Yds TD Rec Yds. Avg TD Lng -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 7-0 0 0 0 2 16 8.0 0 15 2008 10-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2009 10-4 0 0 0 3 43 14.3 1 27 2010 11-4 0 0 0 7 64 9.1 1 20 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 38-8 0 0 0 12 123 10.3 2 27 „ HONORS MVFC Honor Roll: 2009, 2010; MSU Offensive Player of the Week: 9/19/09, 10/2/10; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/31/09; MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/14/06, 11/4/06, 11/6/07.

LEVI MOORE „ DE, 6-3, 255, Mountain View, Mo., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-2 5 11 16 1.5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2008 11-0 3 10 13 0.5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2009 10-0 4 7 11 1.5 1-6 0-0 1 0-0 2010 11-11 12 34 46 4.5 3.5-23 0-0 1 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 43-12 24 62 86 9 4.5-29 0-0 2 0-0 „ HONORS

„ ILB, 6-1, 241, Raytown, Mo., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-0 5 9 14 0.5 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2008 11-8 29 42 71 2.0 0-0 1-0 3 0-0 2009 8-0 6 7 13 2.0 2-11 0-0 2 0-0 MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 10/4/08; Scout Team Player of 2010 9-0 6 7 13 0.5 0.5-2 0-0 1 1-0 the Week: 9/30/06; MSU Tough Son of a Bear Award: 2009. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 39-8 46 65 111 5.0 2.5-13 1-0 6 1-0 WAYLON RICHARDET „ HONORS MSU Player of the Week: 10/4/08; MSU Defensive Scout Team „ DE, 6-1, 273, Perryville, Mo., 4 Letters Player of the Week: 11/4/06. „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------KOLBY HURT 2007 11-0 5 6 11 2 1-2 0-0 0 1-0 „ OLB, 6-1, 233, Boonville, Mo., 4 Letters 2008 11-7 12 13 25 1.5 1.5-4 0-0 1 0-0 2009 11-11 18 25 43 6 2.5-14 1-8 2 0-2 „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY 2010 11-10 10 23 33 4.5 2-11 0-0 1 1-1 Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 44-28 45 67 112 14 7-31 1-8 4 2-3 2007 9-0 6 7 13 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2008 8-0 14 4 18 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 „ Kickoff Returns: 15-199 (13.2), 1 TD 2009 11-0 6 4 10 0 0-0 0-0 0 0-0 2010 6-3 9 4 13 2 1-10 0-0 0 0-0 „ HONORS

„ OC, 6-3, 275, Florissant, Mo., 3 Letters „ 28 G, 11 GS „ HONORS

„ OC, 6-3, 299, Olathe, Kan., 2 Letters „ 22 G, 22 GS „ HONORS

MVFC All-Newcomer Team: 2007; MVFC Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award & Honor Roll: 2009-10; MVFC Honor Roll: 2010; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 10/6/07; 10/24/09, 9/25/10; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/26/06; Tough Son of a Bear Award: 2010.

CODY KIRBY

All-MVFC: 2009 (1st); MVFC Defensive Player of the Week: 9/19/09, 10/3/09; MVFC Honor Roll: 2009; MSU Defensive Lineman of the Year: 2009; Bears Team Award: 2010; MSU Weight Lifter of the Year: 2008, 2009; MSU Player of the Week: 9/19/09; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 9/19/09, 10/3/09; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 9/22/07, 11/10/07, 9/5/09, 9/25/10, MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 9/2/06.

BOB SHAPEL „ OG, 6-4, 302, Iola, Kan., 2 Letters „ 20 G, 20 GS „ HONORS MSU Offensive Lineman of the Week: 9/15//09.

All-MVFC: 2008 (HM), 2009 (2nd), 2010 (2nd); MSU Player of the Week: 9/13/08; Arthur Briggs Award: 2010; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 9/4/08, 11/14/09, 10/30/10; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/10/09, 9/2/10; MSU Defensive Scout Team Player of the Week: 10/14/06.

TERIAN WASHINGTON „ OLB, 6-4, 246, Pine Bluff, Ark., 4 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2007 11-4 8 15 23 2.5 2-16 0-0 0 0-0 2008 10-4 11 24 35 4.5 2.5-20 0-0 0 0-0 2009 11-11 22 27 49 7 2-21 0-0 5 1-0 2010 10-10 25 25 50 5.5 2.5-11 1-19 7 0-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 42-29 66 91 157 19.5 9-68 1-19 12 1-0 „ HONORS All-MVFC: 2010 (HM); MSU Defensive MVP: 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 10/18/08.

ANTOINE WILKINSON „ ILB, 6-2, 237, Magnolia, Miss., 2 Letters „ CAREER STATS SUMMARY Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sk-Yd Int-Yd PD FF-R -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2009 11-11 42 71 113 5 0-0 1-10 9 2-1 2010 11-11 39 61 100 8 5-26 0-0 3 1-0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Total 22-22 81 132 213 13 5-26 1-10 12 3-1 „ HONORS All-America: 2010 (Sports Network, 3rd Team); All-MVFC: 2009 (1st), 2010 (1st); MVFC Newcomer of the Year: 2009; MVFC All-Newcomer Team: 2009; MVFC Defensive Player of the Week: 11/20/10; MSU Defensive MVP: 2009, 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Player of the Week: 9/5/09, 9/26/09, 10/31/09, 10/23/10, 11/20/10; MSU Defensive Player of the Week: 9/5/09, 10/10/09, 10/31/09; MSU Special Teams Player of the Week: 10/16/10.

2010 Bears Football Team Awards Media Player of the Year: Cody Kirby Team Co-MVPs: Cody Kirby, David Arkin Co-Defensive Players of Year: Antoine Wilkinson, Terian Washington Co-Offensive Players of Year: David Arkin, Cody Kirby Arthur Briggs Award: Skylar Smith Bears Team Award: Erik Dahl, Waylon Richardet Special Teams Player of Year: Kaleb Mueller Defensive Lineman of Year: Levi Moore Offensive Lineman of Year: Jake Duron Offensive Scout Team Player of Year: Duane Atteberry Defensive Scout Team Player of Year: Geoff Stanford Training Room Award: Derek Miller Tough Son of a Bear Award: Derek Miller

All-Missouri Valley Football Conference: 2008 (2nd), 2009 (HM), 2010 (HM); MVFC Freshman of the Year: 2007; MVFC AllNewcomer: 2007; MVFC Preseason All-Conference: 2008; MSU Player of the Year: 2008; MVFC Offensvie Player of the Week: 9/22/07, 10/6/07, 10/18/08, 9/11/10; MSU Media Player of the Year: 2010; MSU Team MVP: 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Offensive MVP: 2010 (co-MVP); MSU Player of the Week: 9/15/07, 9/22/07, 10/6/07, 11/10/07, 10/18/08, 11/22/08, 9/11/10, 10/9/10, 10/30/10. MSU Offensvie Player of the Week: 9/22/07, 10/18/08, 11/22/08, 10/31/09, 9/11/10, 10/9/10, 10/30/10. 200-Yard Passing Games: 17. (19-22)

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2011 Football Guide Game

1

Sept. 3, 2010, Plaster Field, Springfield

Eastern Kentucky Colonels..............................9 Missouri State Bears.........................................31

Game

2

Sept. 11, 2010, Snyder Family Std, Manhattan, Kan.

Missouri State Bears ....................................... 24 Kansas State Wildcats .................................... 48

Thanks in part to an 86-yard touchdown run late in the second quarter by junior Chris Douglas, Missouri State rolled to a 31-9 home win over Eastern Kentucky in the season opener for both teams. Douglas finished with a career-high 128 rushing yards on just 10 carries as the Bears won their home opener for the 10th time in 11 seasons and Douglas eclipsed 100 rushing yards for the second game in a row, dating back to last year. The Bears outgained the Colonels on the ground 189 to 35, including three rushing touchdowns -- one by Douglas and two by quarterback Cody Kirby. The game was originally scheduled to be played Thursday night but was postponed to Friday afternoon after a three-hour lightning delay. After punting on their first four possessions of the game, the Bears executed a well-orchestrated scoring drive on their first drive of the second period. The 11-play, 80-yard drive was capped by a one-yard touchdown run by Kirby, the 21st rushing touchdown of his career to erase an early 3-0 deficit. Logan O’Connor recorded field goals of 34, 32 and 47 yards in the first half for the Colonels, the second of which made it a 7-6 game with 8:09 remaining in the half. But the Bears bounced off the canvas again two drives later when Douglas scampered 86 yards on the first play of the team’s seventh drive of the first half. The run tied for the fifth-longest in school history -- and longest by any Bear under Terry Allen -- and gave MSU a 14-6 lead at the time. Jordan Chiles knocked through a 43-yard field goal with 1:21 left in the second quarter to make it 17-6, and the Colonels rallied for a 51-yard scoring drive in the final 81 seconds of the first half on O’Connor’s third field goal of the half to make it 17-9. The second half belonged to Missouri State as Terry Allen’s squad scored on two of first three possessions of the third quarter to put the game out of reach. Kirby capped another 80-yard drive at the 5:39 mark of the third with a three-yard TD scamper, pushing him past DeAndre Smith (1987-90) for the team’s career lead in touchdowns accounted for with 59. Kirby’s score made it a 24-9 game, and then the Bears took advantage of good field position to eclipse the 30-point mark for just the third time in 10 games. Missouri State’s Kirby finished 15-for-25 for 199 yards and no interceptions. Saffold and Cadarrius Dotson each snagged four receptions for 67 and 32 yards, respectively, and Stephen Johnston tallied 48 ground yards to supplement Douglas. EKU was led by T.J. Pryor who was 22-for-47 for 315 yards. He was in on 62 total plays to account for 330 yards of total offense.

Missouri State rolled up 447 total yards and scored three times in the second half, including 99-yard touchdown drive in the fourth quarter, in a 48-24 road loss to Kansas State in non-conference play. The Bears fell behind 41-10 in the third quarter but cut the deficit to 17 after quarterback Cody Kirby connected with an 11-yard touchdown strike to Trevor Wooden on a fourth-and-goal play with 3:17 to go in the game. The touchdown pass made it 41-24 and capped what was essentially a 99 ½ yard touchdown drive that started at the Missouri State one and was moved half the distance to the goal on a false start penalty before the first snap. The drive took 18 plays. Kirby finished with 281 passing yards, 333 yards total offense and a pair of touchdowns to earn Valley Offensive Player of the Week honors. Jermaine Saffold was his top target with a game-high eight catches for 113 yards, his second career 100-yard game. Left tackle David Arkin also earned a league award as MVFC Offensive Lineman of the Week after grading out at 85 percent. Missouri State dug a 20-0 hole in the early going before Kirby and Saffold connected on a 66-yard touchdown strike with 1:22 to go in the first half. The 80-yard touchdown drive took just three plays and less than a minute. Moments later, K-State rallied 68 yards on four plays to close out the half with Carson Coffman’s second touchdown pass of the period to make it 27-7 at the break. Kansas State added to its lead early in the second half, going 80 yards on seven plays with Coffman’s third touchdown pass of the game, connecting with Brodrick Smith for a second time, this time from seven yards out to make it 34-7. Missouri State answered with a 22-yard field goal by Jordan Chiles at the 4:18 mark of the third to make it 34-10. As it did all night, Kansas State answered an MSU score on its ensuing drive, converting a third-and-20 on the way to an 8-play, 56-yard touchdown drive that culminated in a 21-yard scoring run by Daniel Thomas. Thomas finished with a game-high 137 yards on 21 carries and a pair of touchdowns. On the second play of the fourth quarter, the Bears made it 41-17 on a one-yard touchdown run by Chris Douglas. Douglas appeared to be stopped in his tracks at the three, but spun away from a defender to cap a 74-yard scoring drive that took 100 seconds and five plays. The announced attendance of 48,672 marked the fourth-largest crowd ever for a Missouri State game.

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Missouri State Bears (1-1) Kansas State Wildcats (2-0)

Eastern Kentucky Colonels (0-1) Missouri State Bears (1-0) Scoring Summary: 1st 02:24 EKU 2nd 12:21 MSU 08:09 EKU 04:37 MSU 01:21 MSU 00:00 EKU 3rd 05:39 MSU 02:40 MSU

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6 17

0 14

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9 31

Logan O’Connor 34 yd. FG, 8-35, 3:35 Cody Kirby 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 11-80, 5:03 Logan O’Connor 32 yd. FG, 10-63, 4:06 Chris Douglas 86 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 1-86, 0:14 Jordan Chiles 43 yd FG, 7-45, 1:37 Logan O’Connor 47 yd FG, 9-51, 1:16 Cody Kirby 3 yd run (Jordan Chiles kick), 9-80, 3:44 Jermaine Saffold 28 yd pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 2-36, 0:46

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

EKU 19 25-35 315 47-22-2 72-350 1-6 4-17 5-87 0-0 8-36.0 2-1 7-69 29:06 2 of 15 1 of 2 2-4 4-25

MSU 17 42-189 199 25-15-0 67-388 0-0 4-35 1--3 2-0 8-30.9 2-1 6-50 30:54 4 of 14 0 of 1 2-4 6-43

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Eastern Kentucky (25-35): Kyle Lumpkin 7-16; T.J. Pryor 15-15; H.B. Banjoman 2-12; Bruce Frierson 1-(-8). Missouri State (42-189): Chris Douglas 10-128; Stephen Johnston 10-48; Vernon Scott,Vernon 9-17; Cadarrius Dotson 1-10; Trevor Wooden 1-5; Team 1-(-2), Cody Kirby 10-(-17). PASSING: Eastern Kentucky (47-22-2, 315): T.J. Pryor 47-22-2-315, 0 TD. Missouri State (25-15-0, 199): Cody Kirby 25-15-0-199, 1 TD. RECEIVING: Eastern Kentucky: Tyrone Goard 5-89; Orlandus Harris 5-74; Justin Williams 4-26; Shannon Davis 3-65; Evan Cromer 3-48; Chris Moore 1-8; Kyle Lumpkin 1-5. Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 4-67; Cadarrius Dotson 4-32; Trevor Wooden 3-56; Matt Thayer 2-29; Stephen Johnston 1-12; Julian Burton 1-3. TACKLES: Missouri State: Antoine Wilkinson 9, Skylar Smith 8, Howard Scarborough 7, David Ingram 6, Joe Day 4.

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Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Scoring Summary: 1st 11:50 KSU 2nd 09:45 KSU 07:13 KSU 01:22 MSU 00:28 KSU 3rd 08:25 KSU 04:18 MSU 00:51 KSU 4th 14:11 MSU 03:17 MSU 02:35 KSU

0 7

7 20

3 14

14 7

24 48

Daniel Thomas 45 yd. run (Anthony Cantele kick), 2-45 0:14 Anthony Cantele 3 yd. run (Anthony Cantele kick failed), 10-60 4:01 Brodrick Smith 42 yd. pass from Carson Coffman (Josh Cherry kick), 3-55 1:06 Jermaine Saffold 66 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 3-80 0:56 Aubrey Quarles 23 yd. pass from Carson Coffman (Josh Cherry kick), 4-68 0:54 Brodrick Smith 7 yd. pass from Carson Coffman (Josh Cherry kick), 7-80 2:36 Jordan Chiles 22 yd. field goal, 13-58 4:07 Daniel Thomas 21 yd. run (Josh Cherry kick), 8-56 3:27 Chris Douglas 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 5-74 1:40 Trevor Wooden 11 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 18-99 8:03 William Powell 39 yd. run (Anthony Cantele kick), 2-42 0:42

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 25 42-166 281 42-20-0 84-447 0-0 0-0 5-129 0-0 7-38.6 1-1 7-75 33:28 9 of 20 2 of 2 3-3 2-8

KSU 23 34-203 290 27-19-0 61-493 1--5 5-17 3-106 0-0 5-41.6 1-0 6-49 26:32 3 of 10 1 of 1 2-3 1-2

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (42-166): Cody Kirby 10-52; Chris Douglas 12-49; Stephen Johnston 14-36; Vernon Scott 5-32; Cadarrius Dotson 1-(-3). Kansas State (34-203): Daniel Thomas 21-137; William Powell 4-49; Carson Coffman 6-18; Anthony Cantele 1-3; Collin Klein 2-(-4). PASSING: Missouri State (42-20-0, 281): Cody Kirby 42-20-0-281, 2 TD. Kansas State (27-19-0, 290): Carson Coffman 26-18-0,-280, 3 TD; Collin Klein 1-1-0-10. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 8-113; Julian Burton 3-64; Chris Douglas 3-30; Trevor Wooden 2-33; Cadarrius Dotson 2-11; Matt Thayer 1-17; Vernon Scott 1-13. Kansas State: Aubrey Quarles 7-82; Brodrick Smith 6-99; Tremaine Thompson 2-41; Chris Harper 1-27; Braden Wilson 1-23; Adrian Hilburn 1-10; Tremaine Tannahill 1-8. TACKLES: Missouri State: Terian Washington 7, Howard Scarborough 7, Skylar Smith 7.

Attendance: 7,391. Kickoff time: 1:00 p.m. End of Game: 4:01 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:01. Officials: R: Bill Etzler; U: Brett Denker; HL: Greg Sujack; LJ: Gary Barrett; BJ: Jamie Birr; FJ: Paul Vallina; SJ: Steve Thielen. Temperature: 72. Wind: N 20mph. Weather: Sunny and windy

Attendance: 48,672. Kickoff time: 6:10 p.m. End of Game: 9:33 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:23. Officials: R: Rick Loumiet; U: Rick DiBernardo; HL: Patrick Turner; LJ: Randy Campbell; BJ: Lyndon Nixon; FJ: Mike Contreraz; SJ: Joel Wetzel. Temperature: 81. Wind: NNE 8mph. Weather: Sunny, clear

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Sept. 25, 2010, Hancock Stadium, Normal, Ill.

Missouri State Bears ........................................ 41 (25) Illinois State Redbirds ................ 2ot...44

A high-scoring game of comebacks ended in a disappointing 44-41 loss in double overtime for the Bears in their Missouri Valley Football Conference opener at No. 25 Illinois State. The nationally-televised game on FOX College Sports saw 957 yards of total offense, including 418 by the Bears, in a shootout that included two ties and three lead changes. Trailing 34-31, the Bears took over at their own 27 with 2:02 to go and marched 64 yards on 10 plays before settling for the game-tying field goal by Jordan Chiles as time expired in regulation. The 26-yard kick capped an impressive drive by Cody Kirby that took 10 plays and saw the Bears advance to the nine-yard line. Kirby’s pass intended for Jermaine Saffold in the endzone with 7.1 seconds to go sailed just high to set up the tying field goal. In overtime, it took ISU just two plays to convert a touchdown as Ashton Leggett carried six yards to make it 41-34 after Matt Brown completed a 19-yard strike to Marvon Sanders on the first play. The Bears, who chose to go on defense first after winning the toss, got a 24-yard completion from Kirby to Matt Thayer to the one-yard line on their first play, followed by a one-yard TD run by Kirby, tying his career-high three rushing touchdowns and tying the game, 41-41. In the second overtime, Chiles missed a 42-yard field goal attempt, wide left, after the Bears failed to gain any ground on three plays. Illinois State then went conservative and gained just three yards before turning the game over to Steven Fitzer who connected on a game-winning 39-yard field goal, his third of the night. The Bears last-minute rally gave Kirby 187 passing yards on the night with 84 yards on the ground. Stephen Johnston had a game-high and career-high 88 yards on 19 carries to lead the Bears who also got 50 yards on 13 carries from Chris Douglas. Adam Beauchamp led the Bears with a career-high 15 tackles, including 10 solos, while Terian Washington and Sam Block contributed 10 stops apiece. ISU ran 92 offensive plays, the most by any opponent vs. MSU under Allen. Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 OT Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Missouri State Bears (1-2) Illinois State Redbirds (3-1) Scoring Summary: 1st 14:39 ISU 11:34 ISU 09:44 MSU 2nd 13:39 MSU 10:21 ISU 07:34 MSU 04:05 ISU 02:57 MSU 3rd 05:25 MSU 4th 09:15 ISU 02:08 ISU 00:00 MSU OT 15:00 ISU 15:00 MSU 15:00 ISU

7 13

17 10

7 0

3 11

7 10

41 44

Ashton Leggett 4 yd. run (Steven Fetzer kick blockd), 1-4, 0:21 Tyrone Walker 23 yd. pass from Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer kick), 4-79, 1:37 Stephen Johnston 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 5-30, 1:40 Jordan Chiles 34 yd. field goal. 6-29, 2:10 Steven Fetzer 51 yd. field goal. 10-36, 3:11 Cody Kirby 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 6-77, 2:41 Ashton Leggett 5 yd. run (Steven Fetzer kick), 11-68, 3:24 Cody Kirby 56 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 3-67, 1:00 Matt Thayer 2 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 7-41, 3:24 Steven Fetzer 20 yd. field goal, 14-64, 4:48 Ashton Leggett 15 yd. run (Marvon Sanders pass from Matt Brown), 12-96, 4:44 Jordan Chiles 26 yd. field goal, 10-64, 2:02 Ashton Leggett 6 yd. run (Steven Fetzer kick), 2-25, 0:00 Cody Kirby 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 2-25, 0:00 Steven Fetzer 39 yd. field goal, 4-3, 0:00

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 20 46-231 187 32-16-2 78-418 0-0 2-15 7-154 2-72 6-40.3 1-0 7-60 28:38 7 of 16 0 of 0 5-5 0-0

ISU 29 41-148 391 51-30-2 92-539 0-0 2-14 6-176 2-26 4-37.8 1-0 8-85 31:22 9 of 19 0 of 0 4-5 1-6

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (46-231): Stephen Johnston 19-88; Cody Kirby 11-84; Chris Douglas 13-50; Cadarrius Dotson 2-10; Team 1-(-1). Illinois State (41-148): Ashton Leggett 24-86; Erik Smith 9-42; Matt Brown 4-14; Cameron Hunt 4-6. PASSING: Missouri State (30-16-2, 187): Cody Kirby 30-16-2, 187, 1TD. Illinois State (50-30-2, 391): Matt Brown 50-30-2-391, 1 TD. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 4-83; Stephen Johnston 4-40; Cadarrius Dotson 4-25; Matt Thayer 2-26; Adrian Williams 1-7; Chris Douglas 1-6. Illinois State: Marvon Sanders 12-167; Tyrone Walker 9-114; Ben Ericksen 4-50; Erik Smith 2-12; Brandon Venson 1-25; Ashton Leggett 1-20; Corey Shandrick 1-3. TACKLES: Missouri State: Adam Beauchamp 15, Terian Washington 10, Sam Block 10, Skylar Smith 7, Rodney Kelly 6, Mikel Ruder 6. Attendance: 5,417. Kickoff time: 6:07 p.m. End of Game: 9:47 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:39. Officials: R: Jerry Frump; U: Scott Jones; HL: Frank Bullock; LJ: Patrick Brown; BJ: Dave Van Surksum; FJ: Rick Holmes; SJ: Dan Cunningham. Temperature: 55. Wind: NNW 7mph. Weather: Light rain

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Oct. 2, 2010, Plaster Field, Springfield, Mo.

(20) Youngstown State Penguins .............. 25 Missouri State Bears........................................35

Missouri State dug itself out of a double-figure deficit to turn back visiting Youngstown State, 35-25, in the Bears’ first win over a ranked foe in three years. The Bears scored 28 straight points after falling behind 17-0 in the first quarter, thanks in part to early touchdown runs of 71 and five yards by YSU’s Jamaine Cook. The sophomore finished with a game-high 167 yards on 26 carries for the 20thranked Penguins. The Bears rallied behind a second quarter touchdown by Cadarrius Dotson to make it 17-7 with 13:43 to go in the first half as he made a diving catch in the end zone on a 30-yard strike from Cody Kirby. Later in the quarter, the Bears drove 72 yards to the YSU 10-yard line before a Jordan Chiles field goal attempt sailed left. Youngstown ran out the clock to end the half, but the Bears seemed to regroup at the intermission, and soon reeled off 21 more unanswered points. With 3:37 to go in the third, the Bears downed a punt at the Penguins’ two-yard line. On the first play from scrimmage, YSU quarterback Kurt Hess fumbled the snap in the paint, allowing Howard Scarborough the opportunity to put MSU on the board with the end zone fumble recovery and make it a 17-14 game. On YSU’s next drive, Adam Beauchamp stepped in front of a YSU receiver on a key third-and-six play and returned it for a touchdown to give the Bears the lead. It was the senior’s first interception at Missouri State, and his 40-yard return for a score was the second-longest of the season for the Bears. Beauchamp finished with a team-high 10 tackles and two pass break-ups. Terry Allen’s team was not content with the 21-17 lead, and drive 56 yards on five plays on the first series of the fourth quarter, capped by a 22-yard touchdown run by Chris Douglas. The drive was set up by a key defensive stand that stopped the Penguins cold at their own 44 on a fourth-and-one rushing play. Douglas’ run made it 28-17 with 11:37 to go. Youngstown State end a nine-possession scoring drought on the next series by marching 76 yards on nine plays to stay in the game. A two-yard score by Jordan Thompson made it a 28-25 game with 7:41 to go after Hess squeezed across the plane on the ensuing two-point conversion attempt. But once again, the Bears roared back and mounted an impressive drive of their own, as Kirby drove Missouri State 72 yards on eight plays for the game-clinching score. A 43-yard strike to Jermaine Saffold with 3:33 left in the contest sealed the deal and made it a 35-25 game late. Saffold and Dotson finished with 114 and 103 receiving yards, respectively, for MSU to mark the first time two Bears posted 100-yard games since Nov. 8, 2003. Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Youngstown State Penguins (3-2) 17 Missouri State Bears (2-2) 0 Scoring Summary: 1st 13:26 YSU 05:49 YSU 03:10 YSU 2nd 13:43 MSU 3rd 03:32 MSU 02:02 MSU 4th 11:37 MSU 07:47 YSU 03:33 MSU

0 7

0 14

8 14

25 35

Jamaine Cook 71 yd. run (Stephen Blose kick), 3-80 1:34 Stephen Blose 24 yd. field goal, 6-10 2:35 Jamaine Cook 5 yd. run (Stephen Blose kick), 5-26 2:36 Cadarrius Dotson 30 yd. pass from Kirby,Cody (Jordan Chiles kick), 8-80 3:06 Howard Scarborough 0 yd. fumble recovery (Jordan Chiles kick) Adam Beauchamp 40 yd. interception return (Jordan Chiles kick) Chris Douglas 22 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 5-56 1:55 Jordan Thompson 2 yd. run (Kurt Hess rush), 9-76 3:43 Jermaine Saffold 43 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Chiles,Jordan kick), 8-72 4:08

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

YSU 15 39-168 165 33-13-2 72-333 0-0 2-63 4-62 0-0 6-43.2 2-1 9-106 29:59 3 of 14 0 of 3 3-3 0-0

MSU 25 38-112 298 39-24-0 77-410 0-0 2-26 3-63 2-55 5-33.8 1-1 9-72 30:01 7 of 16 1 of 1 0-3 2-11

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Youngstown State (39-168) Jamaine Cook 26-167; Adaris Bellamy 2-12; Kevin Watts 2-(1); Team 1-(-2); Jordan Thompson 3-(-2); Kurt Hess 5-(-6). Missouri State (38-112): Chris Douglas 11-63; Cody Kirby 9-26; Stephen Johnston 13-24; Cadarrius Dotson 2-19; Team 3-(-20). PASSING: Youngstown State (33-13-2, 165) Kurt Hess 33-13-2, 165. Missouri State (39-24-0, 298, 2 TD): Cody Kirby 39-24-0, 298, 2 TD. RECEIVING: Youngstown State: Jullian Harrell 5-65; Jamaine Cook 3-50; Carson Sharbaugh 2-24; Ely Ducatel 2-9; Dominique Barnes 1-17. Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 9-114; Cadarrius Dotson 5-103; Wes Miller 4-50; Stephen Johnston 3-10; Trevor Wooden 2-12; Justin Fuselier 1-9. TACKLES: Missouri State: Adam Beauchamp 10, Levi Moore 9, Terian Washington 8, Skylar Smith 6. Attendance: 5,417. Kickoff time: 6:07 p.m. End of Game: 9:47 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:39. Officials: R: Mark Angell; U: Rich Ristau; HL: Kerry Ripley; LJ: Gary Jagodzinski; BJ: Matt Kukar; FJ: Dorran Stewart; SJ: John Smith Temperature: 61. Wind: NNE 16mph. Weather: Mostly Cloudy.

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Oct. 9, 2010, Stewart Stadium, Murray, Ky.

Missouri State Bears .......................................59 Murray State Racers ..........................................72

Missouri State scored on nine of its first 10 possessions and seemed to be in command before three straight turnovers in the fourth quarter opened the door for Murray State in a 72-59 non-conference road loss. The Bears jumped out to a 21-3 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game and eventually built a 38-31 lead at the half with 779 combined yards in the first half. The second half started much the same way with the Bears building a 52-38 advantage with 2:22 to go in the third on a 10-yard run by Chris Douglas, his second score of the game. Douglas finished with 191 yards on 10 carries with two touchdowns. His 97-yard touchdown run from scrimmage in the first quarter matched the second-longest run in school history. After the Bears built the 14-point lead with just over 17 minutes to play, Murray State scored five of the game’s last six touchdowns from there. Four of those scores were set up by Missouri State mistakes, starting with a Murray State on-sides kick, followed by a Bears fumble at their own 20 on their second possession of the fourth quarter, and capped by two mishandled kickoff returns that led to Racers touchdown drives of 30 and 36 yards. Despite the miscues, the Bears drove to the Murray State 13 with just over four minutes to go in the game. However, the Bears failed to cut into the 13-point deficit when a 12-yard sack on fourth-and-eight ended the threat at the Racers 25. Casey Brockman broke Murray State single-game records for yards (570) and TD passes (7). He completed 32 of 41 passes with no interceptions. Cody Kirby was the offensive star for the Bears, collecting four rushing touchdowns, a career high. He was an efficient 10-for-14 through the air for 171 yards and no interceptions to break the MSU career passing record (7,012) and become just the 10th passer in Missouri Valley Football Conference history to surpass 7,000 yards. Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Missouri State Bears (2-3) Murray State Racers (2-4) Scoring Summary: 1st 14:29 MSU 11:13 MUR 09:20 MSU 05:09 MSU 01:56 MUR 2nd 12:48 MUR 07:06 MSU 06:17 MUR 05:24 MSU 03:53 MSU 00:43 MUR 3rd 09:50 MUR 06:54 MSU 02:22 MSU 00:10 MUR 4th 14:02 MUR 12:36 MSU 08:28 MUR 08:17 MUR 07:17 MUR

21 10

17 21

14 14

7 27

59 72

Stephen Johnston 10 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 2-74 0:31 Kienan Cullen 28 yd. field goal, 9-66 3:09 Cody Kirby 3 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 4-70 1:46 Chris Douglas 97 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 2-97 0:55 Casey Brockman 2 yd. run (Kienan Cullen kick), 10-75 3:07 Marcus Harris 21 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 5-91 2:02 Jordan Chiles 22 yd. field goal, 10-58 5:36 Marcus Harris 71 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 2-73 0:42 Cody Kirby 31 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 2-40 0:42 Nick Canavan 0 yd. blocked punt return (Jordan Chiles kick) Mike Harris 2 yd. run (Kienan Cullen kick), 10-62 3:03 Marcus Harris 2 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 13-68 5:04 Cody Kirby 15 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 6-76 2:47 Chris Douglas 10 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 6-57 2:54 Dexter Barnett 19 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 7-56 2:02 Marcus Harris 60 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 3-55 1:08 Cody Kirby 3 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 5-67 1:26 Dexter Barnett 18 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 2-20 0:39 Mike Harris 30 yd. run (Kienan Cullen kick blockd), 1-30 0:09 Marcus Harris 28 yd. pass from Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen kick), 3-36 0:59

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING yd.S (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 17 36-436 171 14-10-0 50-607 0-0 2-41 12-235 0-0 1-36.0 3-3 3-55 23:37 5 of 9 1 of 2 6-7 2-13

MUR 32 53-246 570 41-32-0 94-816 0-0 0-0 9-170 0-0 2-25.5 1-1 5-30 36:23 6 of 15 4 of 5 7-10 2-16

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (36-436): Chris Douglas 10-191; Stephen Johnston 13-164; Cody Kirby 13-81. Murray State (53-246): Mike Harris 30-212; Duane Brady 6-23; Casey Brockman 9-16; Dexter Barnett 2-11; Dexter Durrante 1-0; Marcus Harris 2-(-1); Team 3-(-15). PASSING: Missouri State (14-10-0, 171): Cody Kirby 14-10-0, 171, 0 TD. Murray State (41-32-0, 570): Casey Brockman 41-32-0, 570, 7 TD. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Cadarrius Dotson 3-40; Jermaine Saffold 2-69; Justin Fuselier 2-51; Chris Douglas 2-13; Stephen Johnston 1-(-2). Murray State: Marcus Harris 9-213; Dexter Barnett 5-93; Rashad Daniels 5-79; Arthur Brackett 5-60; Mike Harris 4-51; Hannibal Beauford 2-61; Duane Brady 1-7; Dexter Durrante 1-6. TACKLES: Missouri State: Antoine Wilkinson 12, Nick Canavan 9, Skylar Smith 8, Martin Montgomery 7, Waylon Richardet 7. Attendance: 7,806. Kickoff time: 3:00 p.m. End of Game: 6:09 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:09. Officials: R: Matt Young; U: John Graham; HL: Steve Swift; LJ: Craig Dunn; BJ: Drew Myers; FJ: Pat Pownall; SJ: Greg Koemer. Temperature: 88. Wind: WNW 3mph. Weather: sunny, warm

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Oct. 16, 2010, Memorial Stadium, Terre Haute, Ind.

Missouri State Bears........................................35 Indiana State Sycamores .................... ot 38

The third overtime game in the last five meetings in Terre Haute saw Indiana State hold off visiting Missouri State, 38-35. The Bears built a 35-21 lead early in the fourth quarter, but Indiana State scored 17 unanswered points to claim the win. The game-winner came on a 32-yard field goal by Cory Little on Indiana State’s possession in overtime. The Sycamores’ initial drive in extra time stalled at the MSU 14, which led to the field goal attempt by Little. It looked as if the Bears had an opportunity for victory on the next possession as Stephen Johnston carried four times for 14 yards to get the ball to the ISU five. On fourth-and-two from the five, the Bears sent back the field goal unit to go for the win. However, a false start penalty pushed the ball back to the 10-yard line and brought on Jordan Chiles for a 27-yard field goal attempt. Chiles’ kick missed left, and Indiana State completed the comeback with the narrow overtime decision. The Sycamores outgained the Bears 508-400, despite a 207-197 edge on the ground by the Bears. Johnston posted his second straight 100-yard game for MSU, carrying 22 times for 112 yards. After coming from behind to tie the game three times in the first half, the Bears used a 74-yard drive to take their first lead early in the third quarter. Johnston carried a bulk of the load on the series, including a 19-yard touchdown run with 5:26 on the clock. The seven-play series took just under three minutes and also included great passes from Cody Kirby to Saffold and Trevor Wooden. The ensuing drive by ISU stalled at the Missouri State 21, and the Bears capitalized quickly. A 56-yard pass on third down from Kirby to Saffold set the Bears up at the Sycamore 17 with 14:08 to play in regulation. Two plays later, Kirby rushed for his second TD of the game - from 13 yards out - to make it a 35-21 ball game at the 13:05 mark. The 78-yard scoring drive took just five plays. A 35-yard touchdown pass by the Sycamores with 6:31 to go tied the game, 35-35. The Bears had a chance to win it in regulation with 2:20 to play when Chiles attempted a 48-yard field goal from the right hash and missed it just wide right. ISU took over on its own 31 with 2:15 on the clock, but the Bears’ defense held ISU to a three-and-out, and neither team could capitalize from there, sending the game into overtime. Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 OT Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Missouri State Bears (2-4) Indiana State Sycamores (4-2) Scoring Summary: 1st 11:27 INS 02:04 MSU 2nd 09:06 INS 07:26 MSU 01:08 INS 00:00 MSU 3rd 05:26 MSU 4th 13:05 MSU 08:56 INS 06:31 INS OT 15:00 INS

7 7

14 14

7 0

7 14

0 3

35 38

Ednu Egberongbe 36 yd. pass from Fouch, Ronnie (Cory Little kick), 8-76 3:33 Cody Kirby 1 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 6-33 2:32 Darrius Gates 4 yd. run (Cory Little kick), 7-66 2:45 Jermaine Saffold 59 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 3-62 1:24 Darrius Gates 1 yd. run (Cory Little kick), 11-53 4:27 Chris Douglas 2 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 7-23 0:45 Stephen Johnston 19 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 7-74 2:55 Cody Kirby 12 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 5-78 2:12 Justin Hilton 25 yd. pass from Fouch, Ronnie (Cory Little kick) Justin Hilton 35 yd. pass from Fouch, Ronnie (Cory Little kick) Cory Little 32 yd. field goal, 14-0 0:00

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING yd.S (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 20 60-207 193 20-8-1 80-400 0-0 4-31 6-175 1-0 8-39.1 2-0 10-94 31:47 7 of 16 0 of 0 4-5 2-18

ISU 21 38-197 311 44-23-1 82-508 0-0 1-6 2-24 1-0 5-42.6 0-0 9-65 28:13 7 of 17 2 of 4 2-2 4-26

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (60-207) Stephen Johnston 22-112; Chris Douglas 18-51; Cody Kirby 19-39; Cadarrius Dotson 1-5. Indiana State (38-197): Darrius Gates 23-119; Alex Jones 1-59, Shakir Bell 7-18; Ronnie Fouch 7-1. PASSING: Missouri State (20-8-1, 193) Cody Kirby 20-8-1, 193 1 TD. Indiana State (43-23-1, 311): Ronnie Fauch 42-23-1, 311, 2 TD. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 4-141; Stephen Johnston 1-25; Trevor Wooden 1-22; Cadarrius Dotson 1-4; Chris Douglas 1-1. Indiana State: Justin Hilton 8-146; Bryant Kent 4-55; Darrius Gates 4-4; Ednu Egberongbe 2-43; John Goodlett 2-22; Leonard Riston 2-10; Alex Jones 1-31. TACKLES: Missouri State: Skylar Smith 11, Nick Canavan 8, Antoine Wilkinson 6, Howard Scarborough 6. Attendance: 3,194. Kickoff time: 4:05 p.m. (ET). End of Game: 7:30 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:25. Officials: R: Wally Righton; U: Ed Feaster; Linesman: Jim Swider; LJ: Jeff Meslow; BJ: Roger Quinlan; FJ: Marvin Shade; SJ: Jack Forde. Temperature: 71. Wind: W 10mph. Weather: Sunny

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Oct. 23, 2010, Plaster Field, Springfield, Mo.

(18) Western Illinois Leathernecks.......... 28 Missouri State Bears.........................................31

Missouri State rushed for 351 yards and boasted a pair of 100-yard rushers for the second time in three weeks to turn back No. 18 Western Illinois, 31-28, on the Bears’ homecoming. Junior Chris Douglas had a game-high 165 yards on 18 carries, including a 71-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter, to lead the way for Terry Allen’s squad. Classmate Stephen Johnston also carried 18 times and finished with 130 ground yards for his third straight 100-yard effort. The Missouri Valley Football Conference win for Missouri State was its fourth in a row at Plaster Field. After holding a 21-14 halftime lead, the Bears forced Western Illinois to punt on its first three possessions of the second half. However, the Leathernecks retaliated early in the fourth quarter, driving 67 yards on nine plays to tie the game on an eight-yard keeper by quarterback Matt Barr with 12:21 left in the game. That’s when the Bears’ took the lead for good. On the third play of the ensuing drive, Douglas broke a 71-yard touchdown run to put the Bears up 28-21 and give MSU a lead it would never relinquish. The dash by Douglas was his fourth carry of the season of more than 50 yards. Douglas has now scored in six games this season and in eight of the team’s last nine overall. A 35-yard field goal by freshman Austin Witmer on MSU’s next possession extended its advantage to 31-21 with 4:21 to left. It was Witmer’s first career field goal. The Leathernecks kept their hopes alive with a 76-yard touchdown drive moments later. The 44-second scoring effort took just four plays and made it a three-point game after Lito Senatus sprung free for a 38-yard completion from Matt Barr. Senatus finished with a game-high 180 receiving yards on seven receptions. Barr was 21-for-30 for 402 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He was sacked four times. After WIU kicked off deep with 3:32 to go, the Bears were able to eat away all but six seconds before punting to the Leathernecks’ 10 yard line. A last minute, desperation pass by Barr was complete to the MSU 45, but Antoine Wilkinson and Skylar Smith were there to make the tackle and preserve the win. Wilkinson, a Buck Buchanan Watch List finalist, finished with 14 tackles and a sack to lead Missouri State’s defense which held WIU to just 94 rushing yards on 34 attempts. Jimmie Strong also had two interceptions for the Bears. Kirby was 14-for-22 passing for 157 yards and a touchdown. He was sacked just once and eclipsed 8,000 career yards in total offense. Score by Quarters

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Scoring Summary: 1st 02:28 WIU 2nd 11:42 MSU 11:25 MSU 06:51 WIU 04:34 MSU 4th 12:21 WIU 10:56 MSU 04:21 MSU 03:32 WIU

Josh Gabelmann 1 yd. run (Pat Smith kick), 9-64 3:47 Cody Kirby 17 yd. run (Jordan Chiles kick), 12-80 5:46 Jimmie Strong 28 yd. interception return (Jordan Chiles kick) Drew Helt 2 yd. pass from Matt Barr (Pat Smith kick), 10-90 4:28 Chris Douglas 23 yd. pass from Cody Kirby (Jordan Chiles kick), 6-69 2:10 Matt Barr 8 yd. run (Pat Smith kick), 9-67 2:40 Chris Douglas 71 yd. run (Austin Witmer kick), 3-80 1:25 Austin Witmer 35 yd. field goal, 10-56 4:56 Lito Senatus 38 yd. pass from Matt Barr (Pat Smith kick), 4-76 0:44

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING yd.S (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

WIU 21 34-94 402 30-21-2 64-496 0-0 0-0 4-67 0-0 5-43.2 0-0 6-48 26:06 6 of 12 0 of 0 3-3 1-8

MSU 24 52-351 157 22-14-0 74-508 0-0 2-12 1-21 2-28 3-40.7 1-1 2-17 33:54 9 of 16 0 of 1 2-3 4-17

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Western Illinois (34-94): Caulton Ray 20-54; Matt Barr 10-23; Bryce Flowers 3-16; Josh Gabelmann 1-1. Missouri State (52-351): Chris Douglas 18-165; Stephen Johnston 18-130; Cody Kirby 14-54; Justin Fuselier 1-3; Cadarrius Dotson 1-(-1). PASSING: Western Illinois (30-21-2, 402): Matt Barr 30-21-2, 402, 2 TD. Missouri State (22-14-0, 157): Cody Kirby 22-14-0, 157, 1 TD. RECEIVING: Western Illinois: Lito Senatus 7-180; Drew Helt 4-71; Terriun Crump 4-67; Caulton Ray 3-20; Myers Hendrickson 2-56; Josh Gabelmann 1-8. Missouri State: Cadarrius Dotson 6-76; Chris Douglas 3-21; Jermaine Saffold 2-35; Stephen Johnston 2-16; Matt Thayer 1-9. TACKLES: Missouri State: Antoine Wilkinson 14, Skylar Smith 9, Nick Canavan 7, Adam Beauchamp 7, Jimmie Strong 5, Levi Moore 5, Tevan Ferguson 5. Attendance: 10,134. Kickoff time: 1:05 p.m. End of Game: 4:03 p.m. Total elapsed time: 2:58. Officials: R: Bill Etzler; U: Brett Denker; HL: Greg Sujack; LJ: Gary Barrett; BJ: Jamie Birr; FJ: Steve Thielen; SJ: John Smith. Temperature: 73. Wind: SSW 21mph. Fair and windy (second half light rain).

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Oct. 30, 2010, Plaster Field, Springfield, Mo.

Southern Illinois Salukis ................................ 41 Missouri State Bears.........................................51

Cody Kirby passed for a career-high 348 yards, and Chris Douglas scored three touchdowns to lead Missouri State past visiting Southern Illinois. The Bears, who won their fifth straight game at Plaster Field and overcame an early 9-0 deficit, took their first lead early in the third quarter. After the Salukis took the opening kickoff of the second half to their own 36, Derek Miller snagged his seventh career interception three plays later to turn the tides. Miller gave the Bears a short field to work with, and seven plays later, Austin Witmer knocked through a 27-yard field goal to give MSU a 20-19 lead with 12:18 left in the third. Terry Allen’s Bears then scored on their next two possessions to extend their lead to 34-19. An SIU fumble set up a two-yard touchdown run by Douglas to cap a 28-yard drive, and an impressive 89-yard touchdown drive that concluded with a two-yard scoring pass from Kirby to Wes Miller gave Missouri State its biggest lead of the afternoon. The Salukis would eventually tie the game, 41-41, with 11:23 to go, but the Bears’ defense held SIU to a three-and-out after a 30-yard field goal by Witmer gave the edge back to the home team. Trailing 44-41, SIU then turned the ball over on downs with 7:03 remaining, giving MSU the ball on its own 36. Kirby then took over, completing three of four passes for 35 yards and rushing for nine more to set up an eight-yard touchdown run by Chris Douglas with 2:20 to go and secure a 51-41 win. The game-winning 64-yard drive took 10 plays, but more importantly, ate 4:49 off the clock in an otherwise high-flying affair. Southern Illinois would turn the ball over on downs on their final possession after a pair of MSU sacks neutralized any hopes of a late comeback. Kirby was 24-for-36 passing with a pair of touchdown strikes, while Douglas posted a team-best 86 yards on 15 carries. Missouri State finished with 495 yards of total offense, including 384 by Kirby. Jermaine Saffold caught nine passes to lead seven MSU pass receivers. He finished with a career-high 176 receiving yards. Witmer, in his first career start, scored 15 points, including three field goals. Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Total ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Southern Illinois Salukis (3-5) Missouri State Bears (4-4) Scoring Summary: 1st 09:55 SIU 08:26 SIU 04:31 MSU 00:00 SIU 2nd 11:42 MSU 09:17 SIU 04:27 MSU 3rd 12:18 MSU 10:32 MSU 04:29 MSU 04:11 SIU 01:17 SIU 4th 13:41 MSU 11:23 SIU 08:29 MSU 02:20 MSU

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TEAM safety, , SIU 2 - MSU 0 Shariff Harris 2 yd run (Kyle Dougherty kick), 5-47 1:21 Austin Witmer 24 yd field goal, 7-29 2:21 Kyle Dougherty 22 yd field goal, 10-59 4:26 Jermaine Saffold 7 yd pass from Cody Kirby (Austin Witmer kick), 7-82 3:18 Chris Dieker 1 yd run (Kyle Dougherty kick), 7-80 2:17 Chris Douglas 1 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 12-77 4:50 Austin Witmer 27 yd field goal, 7-26 1:47 Chris Douglas 2 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 3-28 0:59 Wes Miller 2 yd pass from Cody Kirby (Austin Witmer kick), 7-89 3:43 Steve Strother 60 yd pass from Chris Dieker (Kyle Dougherty kick), 1-60 0:12 C.J. Robertson 27 yd pass from Chris Dieker (Kyle Dougherty kick), 4-53 1:35 Stephen Johnston 1 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 6-60 2:36 Steve Strother 5 yd run (Paul McIntosh rush), 4-80 2:09 Austin Witmer 30 yd field goal, 7-47 2:47 Chris Douglas 8 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 10-64 4:43

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

SIU 19 40-265 210 22-15-1 62-475 0-0 1-0 4-86 0-0 3-47.3 2-2 4-27 25:48 1 of 9 1 of 3 4-4 3-27

MSU 21 42-130 365 37-25-0 79-495 1-11 3--6 4-84 1-19 4-36.8 0-0 7-47 34:12 8 of 15 0 of 0 9-9 3-15

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Southern Illinois (40-265) Shariff Harris 16-152; Lucien Walker 7-42; Chris Dieker 10-31; Steve Strother 4-30; Anthony Seay 1-9; Paul McIntosh 1-2; John Goode 1(-1). Missouri State (42-130): Chris Douglas 15-86; Cody Kirby 16-36; Stephen Johnston 9-15; Team 2-(-7). PASSING: Southern Illinois (21-15-1, 210) Chris Dieker 21-15-1, 210, 2 TD; Paul McIntosh 1-0-0, 0. Missouri State (37-25-0, 365): Cody Kirby 36-24-0, 348, 2 TD; Wooden Trevor 1-1-0, 17. RECEIVING: Southern Illinois: Jeff Evans 5-56; Steve Strother 2-69; Matt Guinn 2-21; John Goode 2-19; Joe Allaria 2-11; C.J. Robertson 1-27; Lucien Walker 1-7. Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 9-176; Cadarrius Dotson 5-86; Justin Fuselier 4-19; Trevor Wooden 3-50; Wes Miller 2-10; Cody Kirby 1-17; Stephen Johnston 1-7. TACKLES: Missouri State: Antoine Wilkinson 11, Skylar Smith 10, Levi Moore 8, Nick Canavan 7, Terian Washington 6. Attendance: 9,287. Kickoff time: 2:04 p.m. End of Game: 5:25 p.m. Total elapsed time: 3:16. Officials: R: Tom Stapleton, U: John Hanneke, HL: Ron Hudson, LJ: Rick Hinkamper, BJ: Kerry Rockwell, FJ: John Coppens, SJ: Greg Nelson. Temperature: 69. Wind: S,SW 17mph. Weather: Sunny

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Nov. 6, 2010, Coughlin-Memorial Stad., Brookings, S.D.

Missouri State Bears.........................................10 South Dakota State Jackrabbits ..................31

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Nov. 13, 2010, UNI Dome, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Missouri State Bears.........................................14 (16) Northern Iowa Panthers ........................38

In a game of missed opportunities, the Missouri State Bears (4-5, 3-3) were shut out in the second half to fall 31-10 to South Dakota State here Saturday in Missouri Valley Football Conference play. The Bears seemed poised for a comeback after trailing 16-10 at the half, using the ground game to set up a pair of long drives early in the third. Missouri State’s opening drive of the second half gained 59 yards but stalled at the SDSU 21 on a failed fourth-down conversion. The Jackrabbits (4-5, 4-3) then extended their lead to 14 points 12 plays later. Thomas O’Brien made it 24-10 with 5:19 to go in the third when he connected with Trevor Tiefenthaler from four yards out to cap the 79-yard drive. MSU failed to convert another fourth-down play on its only other possession of the third period after driving all the way to the SDSU 36. In the fourth, the Bears turned it over on downs at their own 36 and could not compile a substantial drive down the stretch to fall short. South Dakota State added an interception return for a score with 2:04 to go by Cole Brodie to put the game on ice. The Bears were outgained 347-318 but owned a 151-143 edge on the ground. Stephen Johnston carried 13 times for 65 yards to lead the way, while Chris Douglas added 54 yards on eight carries. SDSU was led Kyle Minett who posted his eighth straight 100-yard rushing game, finishing with 111 yards on 29 carries, while Thomas O’Brien added 204 yards through the air on 20-of-30 passing. Cody Kirby, who became the first MSU passer to compile three 2,000-yard passing seasons, finished 15-for-37 for 167 yards. The Bears were led on defense by Adam Beauchamp who notched a career-high 18 tackles, while Antoine Wilkinson brought down 12 Jackrabbits on the day. In the first quarter, the Bears held the Jackrabitts to a pair of three-and-out drives to start the game while converting an early scoring drive of their own to take the lead. A nine-play, 32-yard drive set up a career-long 42-yard field goal by freshman Austin Witmer to give Missouri State an early 3-0 advantage with 10:13 on the first-quarter clock. But SDSU bounced back with a nine-play scoring drive of its own and capped the effort with a three-yard touchdown run by Tyler Duffy. The Jackrabbits missed the extra point to make it a 6-3 game at the 4:06 mark. The missed extra point appeared it would have an impact in an early back-andforth battle, but after Douglas made it a 13-10 game with 4:42 left in the second, SDSU reeled off 18 unanswered points to close out the game.

UNI quarterback Tirrell Rennie, and the Panthers’ special teams accounted for all five touchdowns in the Bears’ 38-14 loss, as UNI clinched the MVFC title. Rennie was 8-for-10 passing for 161 yards and three touchdowns. The junior also rushed for 75 yards on 15 carries. The UNI special teams contributed the other two scores after they returned the opening kickoff 88 yards for a score and recovered a pivotal blocked punt in the end zone late in the first half for a touchdown. The Bears outgained the Panthers 355 to 342 in total yards, but failed to score on two red zone trips and had another drive stall at the UNI 31. Cody Kirby was 19-for25 passing for 210 yards and an interception. He also had a one-yard touchdown run. Chris Douglas had 92 rushing yards and Stephen Johnston had 101 total yards, 64 receiving and 37 rushing, and an 18-yard TD run. The Panthers jumped out early when Carlos Anderson returned the opening kickoff 88 yards for a touchdown. It was his second kick return for a score this season. The Bears answered immediately with an impressive, 14-play, 79-yard touchdown drive that consumed 6:34. Two Cody Kirby quarterback sneaks were key to the drive; one that converted a fourth-and-one and another that punctuated the drive with a one-yard touchdown plunge. The tie did not last. Two plays and 77 yards later, it was a 14-7 UNI lead. Matt Strathman rushed for 27 yards before Rennie connected on a 50-yard touchdown pass to Jarred Herring, who made an over-the-shoulder catch behind the defense. Justin Fuselier later sparked the Bears with a 49-yard punt return to the UNI 33. The return was a career-high for Fuselier and the longest by a Bear since 2006. Three Stephen Johnston carries later and the score was tied at 14-14. Early in the second quarter, the Panthers took the lead for good when Rennie threw another touchdown pass, this time a 30-yard connection to Maurice Turner. The Bears moved the ball on their ensuing drive, but too many mistakes kept them out of the end zone. On the drive, MSU was called for holding three times, one of which negated a Chris Douglas 53-yard touchdown run. It looked as though the Bears would overcome the miscues when Stephen Johnston took a screen pass 46 yards to the UNI 17, but Cody Kirby threw an interception three plays later. Late in the first half, the Bears were positioned to cut into the deficit when Kirby started a two-minute drill. He completed his first five passes of the drive to move from the MSU 36 to the UNI 14. After two incompletions in the end zone, Kirby found Wooden for an eight-yard gain to the UNI 6, but the freshman could not get out of bounds and the Bears, out of timeouts, could only watch the first-half time expire. The Bears moved down to the UNI 31 on their second possession after halftime, but did not score in the second period and could inch no closer.

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Scoring Summary: 1st 10:13 MSU 04:06 SDSU 2nd 14:18 SDSU 04:42 MSU 01:31 SDSU 3rd 05:19 SDSU 4th 02:04 SDSU

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Austin Witmer 42 yd. field goal, 9-32 2:54 Tyler Duffy 3 yd. run (Dean Priddy pass intcpt), 9-50 3:39 Kyle Minett 4 yd. run (Peter Reifenrath kick), 9-65 3:20 Chris Douglas 10 yd. run (Austin Witmer kick), 10-87 4:07 Peter Reifenrath 47 yd. field goal, 7-31 3:08 Trevor Tiefenthaler 4 yd. pass from T. O’Brien (Alex Beyer pass rec.), 12-79 4:47 Cole Brodie 55 yd. interception return (Peter Reifenrath kick)

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 15 31-151 167 37-15-2 68-318 0-0 3-9 2-14 0-0 4-43.5 0-0 7-39 26:15 4 of 15 0 of 4 2-2 0-0

SDSU 20 45-143 204 30-20-0 75-347 0-0 3-35 3-62 2-83 4-38.5 1-1 3-25 33:45 9 of 16 0 of 1 3-4 1-9

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (31-151): Stephen Johnston 13-65; Chris Douglas 8-54; Cody Kirby 8-23; Vernon Scott 1-6; Cadarrius Dotson 1-3. South Dakota State (45-143): Kyle Minett 29-111; Tyler Duffy 14-39; TEAM 1-(-1); Tyrel Kool 1-(-6). PASSING: Missouri State (37-15-2, 167): Cody Kirby 37-15-2, 167. South Dakota State (30-20-0, 204, 1 TD): Thomas O’Brien 30-20-0, 204 1 TD. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Cadarrius Dotson 4-63; Jermaine Saffold 3-17; Trevor Wooden 2-41; Justin Fuselier 2-26; Matt Thayer 2-12; Chris Douglas 1-4; Wes Miller 1-4. South Dakota State: Tyrel Kool 6-64; Kyle Minett 5-32; Colin Cochart 4-55; Brandon Hubert 2-32; Trevor Tiefenthaler 2-15; Tyler Duffy 1-6. TACKLES: Missouri State: Adam Beauchamp 18, Antoine Wilkinson 12, Skylar Smith 9, Derek Miller 8, Howard Scarborough 6. Attendance: 7,724. Kickoff time: 1:05 p.m. End of Game: 3:52 p.m. Total elapsed time: 2:47. Officials: R: Jerry Frump, U: Scott Jones, HL: Frank Bullock, LJ: Pat Brown, BJ: Rick Fahnestock, FJ: Rickey Holmes, SJ: Don Cunningham. Temperature: 51. Wind: SSE 10mph. Mostly sunny.

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Scoring Summary: 1st 14:49 UNI 08:15 MSU 07:34 UNI 03:15 MSU 2nd 13:50 UNI 02:02 UNI 3rd 02:53 UNI 4th 08:58 UNI

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Carlos Anderson, 88 yd kickoff return (Billy Hallgren kick) Cody Kirby 1 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 14-79, 6:34 Jarred Herring 50 yd pass from Tirrell Rennie (Billy Hallgren kick), 2-77, 0:41 Stephen Johnston 18 yd run (Austin Witmer kick), 3-33, 0:48 Maurice Turner 30 yd pass from Tirrell Rennie (Billy Hallgren kick), 9-83, 4:25 J.J. Swain 0 yd blocked punt return (Billy Hallgren kick) Jarred Herring 31 yd pass from Tirrell Rennie (Billy Hallgren kick), 7-64, 3:33 Billy Hallgren, 31 yd field goal, 13-49, 7:19

Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

MSU 20 45-145 210 26-19-1 71-355 0-0 2-53 6-91 0-0 4-29.0 0-0 5-50 33:23 5 of 15 2 of 4 2-4 0-0

UNI 15 37-181 161 11-8-0 48-342 0-0 3-10 3-118 1-0 4.48.2 0-0 2-15 26:37 5 of 11 1 of 1 1-1 5-31

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Missouri State (45-145) Chris Douglas 18-92; Stephen Johnston 9-37; Trevor Wooden 1-11; Vernon Scott 4-10; Jermaine Saffold 1-4; Cadarrius Dotson 1-3; Cody Kirby 11-(-12). UNI (37-181): Tirrell Rennie 15-75; Matt Strathman 10-56; Carlos Anderson 11-41; Zach Davis 1-9. PASSING: Missouri State (26-19-1, 210) Cody Kirby 25-19-1, 210; Trevor Wooden 1-0-0, 0. UNI (11-80, 161): Tirrell Rennie 10-8-0, 161, 3 TD; Zach Davis 1-0-0, 0. RECEIVING: Missouri State: Jermaine Saffold 6-38, Cadarrius Dotson 4-55; Trevor Wooden 3-27, Chris Douglas 3-21; Stephen Johnston 2-64; Matt Thayer 1-5. UNI: Maurice Turner 3-45; Jarred Herring; Carlos Anderson 1-17; Montari Leonard 1-13; Schuylar Oordt 1-5. TACKLES: Missouri State: Derek Miller 9, Nick Canavan 7, Antoine Wilkinson 5, Mikel Ruder 4, Terian Washington 4. Attendance: 14,892. Kickoff time: 6:07 p.m. End of Game: 8:54 p.m. Total elapsed time: 2:47 p.m. Officials: R: Don Willard, U: Mike Stumberg, HL: Pete Schiavone, LJ: D. Schinderle, BJ: Kurt Walderbach, FJ: Rich Townsend, SJ: Craig Patrick. Temperature: 68. Wind: Dome. Weather: Dome.

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Nov. 20, 2010, Plaster Field, Springfield, Mo.

(17) North Dakota State Bison .........................0 Missouri State Bears...........................................3

Missouri State closed out its first perfect home campaign since 1992 with a 3-0 win over No. 17 North Dakota State in Missouri Valley Football Conference play. The Bears (5-6, 4-4) outgained eventual Division I playoff quarterfinalist NDSU (7-4, 4-4) 334-120 on senior day at Plaster Field and finished the season with a 5-0 record at home. The win extended MSU’s overall home win streak to six games. Junior Chris Douglas led all players with 122 rushing yards on 19 carries to pace the Bears. He eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season early in the fourth quarter to become the 10th MSU player and first since 2004 to do so. The shutout victory was Missouri State’s first since a 45-0 victory over Union on Sept. 18, 2004 and first by the Bears under Terry Allen. It was also MSU’s first shutout over a Division I foe since a 61-0 win over Prairie View A&M in 1991. The low-scoring affair was not typical for either team, especially the Bears who entered the game 16th in the nation at 33.1 points per game. Early on, it looked as if Allen’s squad would be able to put its normal amount of points on the board. The Bears took the game’s opening drive 66 yards to the NDSU 14 before a missed a 31-yard field goal attempt sailed wide right to kill the 13-play drive that consumed nearly five-and-a-half minutes. Missouri State allowed just two first downs in a scoreless first half. MSU opened the second half with a sky kick that Brian Berry recovered for MSU at the North Dakota State 38. Six plays later, Austin Witmer redeemed himself after three missed field goals in the first half with a successful 22-yard kick. That score held up despite a threatening drive by the Bison late in the third quarter. The windy conditions pushed a 38-yard Ryan Jastram kick wide right with 23 seconds left in the third quarter to kill a 14-play, potential game-tying drive. It was the longest drive of the afternoon for NDSU which did not cross the Missouri State 45 at any other point in the contest. After the Witmer field goal, the Bears punted on five straight possessions, including a 35-yarder by Jordan Chiles to pin the Bison in at their own 33 with 1:06 left in the game. On second-and-six, Dante Perez rolled to his right and threw the game’s final pass into the hands of Missouri State’s Terian Washington who snagged his first career interception and returned it to the 23. The Bears took a knee to end the game and cap a 4-4 season in the MVFC to tie for third place. NDSU star running back D.J. McNorton had a string of four straight 100-yard rushing games broken. He was held to just 38 yards on 16 carries, while a combination of three Bison quarterbacks finished 12-for-24 for 78 yards. The Bears collected 238 ground yards on 51 carries with 14 of their 19 first downs by rush. Senior quarterback Cody Kirby was 14-for-23 through the air for 96 yards in his final game. He finished first in conference history in pass attempts (1,172), second in completions (690), third in yards (8,183), and third in total offense (9,019). Trevor Wooden led six MSU receivers with a team-high five catches for 43 yards. The Bears were led on defense by Antoine Wilkinson with 15 tackles, pushing him to the 100-tackle milestone for the second straight season. Score by Quarters

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2011 Football Guide Spring April 16, 2011, Plaster Field, Springfield White (offense) ...................................................38 Game Maroon (defense) ..............................................53 Using an elaborate scoring system, the Missouri State defense outscored the offense, 53-38, here Saturday in the annual Maroon and White Spring Game at Plaster Field. However, the offense showed consistency in rolling up 312 yards on 74 plays and accounting for three touchdowns and a field goal. Leading the way for the victorious defense were Chris Moses and Darius Blow who had 8 and 7 tackles, respectively. Blow had a team-high three tackles for loss and a fumble recovery, while Moses was in on 1.5 TFLs and accounted for one of eight pass break-ups by the maroon-clad defensive squad. Redshirt freshmen Caleb Schafitzel and Mike Crutcher also pitched in six and five stops, respectively, while Andrew Beisel had the game’s only interception, and walkon Keenan Berry came up with a key fumble recovery deep in Maroon territory. The White squad put up the first big points of the afternoon on a 10-yard touchdown run by Chris Douglas in the first quarter, but the Maroon countered less than four minutes later with a team safety against the second-team offense. Douglas tacked on his second touchdown run of the day early in the third period on a four-yard carry, and first-team quarterback Trevor Wooden added six more for the offense with a 59-yard touchdown run just over three minutes later. Austin Witmer added a 30-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to conclude the traditional scoring. Witmer was also a perfect 3-for-3 on extra points. Even though there were no punting or kickoff plays, the defensive unit collected a point for each of the 12 possessions it forced the offense into a punting situation. The Maroon also tallied three points apiece for forcing the offense into six three-and-out possessions, and seven points for each of its three forced turnovers. The safety in the first quarter gave the Maroon squad a total of 53 points. The offense collected its 38 points on three touchdowns, a field goal, and a point for each of its 14 first downs. Wooden finished with 178 yards of total offense. He was 7-for-17 passing for 95 yards to go with 10 carries for 83 yards. Traditional Scoring by Quarters

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Chris Douglas 10 yd run (Austin Witmer kick) Team safety Chris Douglas 4 yd run (Austin Witmer kick) Trevor Wooden 59 yd run (Austin Witmer kick) Austin Witmer 30 yd field goal

Individual Statistics RUSHING: Trevor Wooden 10-83; Vernon Scott 18-67; Chris Douglas 8-40; Mitchell Jenkins 3-11; Eric Brown 1-2; Kevin Vanegdom 1-(-4), Stephen Johnston 1-(-7), Team 2-(-15). PASSING: Trevor Wooden 17-7-1, 95; Mitchell Jenkins 12-4-0, 28; Kevin Vanegdom 1-1-0, 12. RECEIVING: Jermaine Saffold 2-54, Matt Thayer 2-31; Dan Reichert 2-12; Dorian Buford 1-12; Vernon Scott 1-10; Duane Atteberry 1-6; Julian Burton 1-5; Cadarrius Dotson 1-3; Chris Douglas 1-2. TACKLES: Chris Moses 8, Darius Blow 7, Caleb Schaffitzel 6, Mike Crutcher 5, Mikel Ruder 4, Tevan Ferguson 4, Andrew Beisel, 4, Pan Fornadel 4, Andrew Jordan 4.

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Scoring Summary: 3rd 12:06 MSU Austin Witmer 22 yd field goal, 6-33, 2:54 Team Statistics FIRST DOWNS RUSHES-YARDS (NET) PASSING YDS (NET) Passes Att-Comp-Int TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS Fumble Returns-Yards Punt Returns-Yards Kickoff Returns-Yards Interception Returns-Yards Punts (Number-Avg) Fumbles-Lost Penalties-Yards Possession Time Third-Down Conversions Fourth-Down Conversions Red-Zone Scores-Chances Sacks By: Number-Yards

NDSU 8 27-42 78 24-12-1 51-120 0-0 3-19 1-3 0-0 9-44.6 0-0 6-43 26:06 1 of 12 1 of 1 0-0 2-10

MSU 19 51-238 96 23-14-0 74-334 0-0 1-13 0-0 1-19 8-38.9 1-0 5-55 33:54 4 of 16 0 of 0 1-3 4-29

Individual Statistics RUSHING: North Dakota State (27-42) D.J. McNorton 16-38; Brock Jensen 4-18; Mike Sigers 2-5; Jose Mohler 2-(-5); Dante Perez 3-(-14). Missouri State (51-238): Chris Douglas 19-122; Vernon Scott 4-38; Cody Kirby 18-37; Stephen Johnston 7-33; Justin Fuselier 1-25; Team 2-(-17). PASSING: North Dakota State (24-12-1, 78) Jose Mohler 13-8-0, 51; Brock Jensen 9-3-0, 16; Dante Perez 2-1-1, 11. Missouri State (23-14-0, 96): Cody Kirby 23-14-0, 96. RECEIVING: North Dakota State: Warren Holloway 8-64; D.J. McNorton 3-3; Landon Smith 1-11. Missouri State: Trevor Wooden 5-43; Chris Douglas 3-12; Jermaine Saffold 2-16; Stephen Johnston 2-8; Matt Thayer 1-11; Justin Fuselier 1-6. TACKLES: Missouri State: Antoine Wilkinson 15, Kolby Hurt 7, Skylar Smith 6, Adam Beauchamp 5, Brian Berry 4, Mikel Ruder 4. Attendance: 4,837. Kickoff time: 1:00 p.m. End of Game: 3:31 p.m. Total elapsed time: 2:31. Officials: R: Marc Angell, U: Rich Ristau, HL: Kole Knueppel, LJ: Gary Jagodzinski, BJ: Matt Kukar, FJ: Dorran Stewart, SJ: Art Lucky.

Rushing G Trevor Wooden ............................4 Vernon Scott ................................4 Chris Douglas ..............................4 Mikael Cooper-Falls.....................3 Stephen Johnston........................4 Mitchell Jenkins ...........................4 Julian Burton................................4 Cadarrius Dotson.........................4 Kevin Vanegdom .........................2 TEAM.......................................... -Totals.......................................4 Passing G Trevor Wooden ............................4 Mitchell Jenkins ...........................4 Kevin Vanegdom .........................2 Totals.......................................4 Receiving G Jermaine Saffold.......................... 4 Dorian Buford .............................. 3 Matt Thayer ................................. 4 Dan Reichert................................ 4 Vernon Scott ................................ 4 Julian Burton................................ 4 Cadarrius Dotson ........................ 4 Eric Brown ................................... 4 Stephen Johnston........................ 4 Adrian Taylor................................ 4 Duane Atteberry........................... 4 Joey Mendel ................................ 3 Ian Starnes .................................. 4 Mikael Cooper-Falls..................... 3 Willie White .................................. 4 Adrian Williams ............................ 4 Chris Douglas .............................. 4

Att 41 36 24 20 9 19 1 1 2 6 159 Att 58 57 3 118 Rec 9 8 7 7 6 5 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1

Yds. 185 130 83 49 29 12 9 4 -2 -33 466 Comp 31 29 2 62

Pct. .534 .509 .667 .525 Yds 150 113 68 53 7 76 32 16 11 7 7 7 3 3 36 4 2

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The 2011 NFL Scouting Combine was held Feb. 24 to March 1 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Described as a job fair for prospective new NFL players, the event puts players through a series of drills, tests and interviews with more than 600 NFL personnel including head coaches, general managers and scouts. Missouri State’s David Arkin was one of 56 offensive linemen who participated in the Scouting Combine (40 were drafted). A summary of his performances and rank among the 2011 Combine class are below:

David Arkin Performances at 2011 NFL Combine Event Time/Distance OL Rank 40-Yard Dash......................... 5.36 seconds 27th 225-Pound Bench Press........ 25 reps t23rd Vertical Jump ......................... 29.0 inches t17th Broad Jump ........................... 103.0 inches t16th Three-Cone Drill .................... 7.60 seconds t13th 20-Yard Shuttle ...................... 4.63 seconds t14th

A total of 14 NFL teams were represented at Missouri State’s second annual Pro Day on Friday, March 18, 2011. The event saw a total of eight players, including seven from Missouri State, go through the paces at Plaster Field. The most notable performance came from Missouri State’s David Arkin who ran a hand-held 5.15 in the 40-yard dash at the event. MSU senior linebacker Kolby Hurt, also turned heads at the Pro Day festivities, running a 4.51 40-yard dash and showed up in tremendous physical condition for his Pro Day opportunity.

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Above: David Arkin participates in weight room testing during Missouri State’s Pro Day on March 18. Left: Arkin, a consensus FCS All-American in 2010, goes through the gauntlet of blocking drills for NFL Scouts. Below: Former Bears’ QB Cody Kirby -- who signed briefly with the Edmonton Eskimos of the CFL -- and LB Kolby Hurt -- a Saints free agent signee -- both demonstrated solid skills and speed on Pro Day at Plaster Field. Fellow seniors Antoine Wilkinson, Justin Fuselier, Jake Duron and Terian Washington were also tested by NFL scouts.

David Arkin OL, Cowboys Top Offensive Linemen, 2011 NFL Draft Name, University Rd. Tyron Smith, USC 1 Mike Pouncey, Florida 1 Nate Solder, Colorado 1 Anthony Castonzo, Boston Coll. 1 Danny Watkins, Baylor 1 James Carpenter, Alabama 1 Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin 1 Derek Sherrod, Mississippi State 1 Orlando Frankin, Miami (Fla.) 2 Stefen Wisniewski, Penn State 2 Ben Ijalana, Villanova 2 Rodney Hudson, Florida State 2 Marcus Gilbert, Florida 2 John Moffitt, Wisconsin 3 William Rackley, Lehigh 3 Jah Reid, Central Fla. 3 Joseph Barksdale, LSU 3 Clint Boling, Georgia 4 David Arkin, Missouri State 4

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Interim President Fourth Year at Missouri State

On June 27, 2011, Clifton M. “Clif” Smart, III was named interim president of the university. Smart had been General Counsel at Missouri State since Dec. 1, 2007. Over the past three-and-a-half years at Missouri State, Smart had provided legal counsel to the Board, president, faculty, staff and administrators. He also had been involved in many campus-wide initiatives, including leading the university response to the state auditor’s report on Missouri State; serving on the JQH Arena Task Force; developing a comprehensive on-line policy library for the university; and chairing or serving on a variety of searches: vice president for diversity and inclusion, chief inancial of icer (twice), director of admissions, director of human resources and men’s basketball coach. Smart joined The Strong Law Firm in 1992. He became a shareholder in the irm in 1995 and vice president in 1998. During his 15 years at the irm, Smart’s practice consisted primarily of representing individuals and entities in catastrophic injury, medical malpractice and commercial cases. Smart was selected to the panel of three applicants submitted to the governor for the vacant Missouri Supreme Court positions in 2002 and 2004. In February 2009, he was elected for a ive-year term as one of the two lawyer members of the 31st Circuit Judicial Commission. Smart was listed in Best Lawyers in America for 2007-08 in the ields of product liability, personal injury and professional negligence. Prior to joining The Strong Law Firm, Smart worked for two years with the irm of Wright, Lindsey & Jennings in Little Rock, Ark. From 1986-90, he was with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps. in Ft. Knox, Ky. Smart graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1979 where he was valedictorian. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University in 1983, graduating Summa Cum Laude. In 1986, he graduated with his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law, receiving the second highest GPA (3.95) in school history. While in law school, he received the Le lar Scholarship, was an Oxford Scholar and was on the Law Review. Smart and his wife, Gail, have two sons: Murray, a student at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, and Jim, an incoming freshman at Hamilton College in New York.

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Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Brent Dunn Vice President for University Advancement

Dr. Leslie Anderson Interim Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

University Administrative Council Clif Smart Interim President

Dr. Frank Einhellig Interim Provost

Dr. Leslie Anderson Interim V.P. for Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Jim Baker V.P. for Research and Economic Development

Dr. Drew Bennett Chancellor, Missouri State University-West Plains

Dr. Earle Doman V.P. for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Brent Dunn V.P. for University Advancement

Steve Foucart Interim Chief Financial Officer

Penni Groves Interim General Counsel

Dr. Tammy Jahnke Dean, College of Natural and Applied Sciences

Paul Kincaid Chief of Staff/Asst. to President for Univ. Relations

John McAlear Secretary to the Board of Governors

Ken McClure V.P. for Administrative and Information Services

June McHaney Director, Internal Audit

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Director of Athletics Third Year at Missouri State

Missouri State University’s search for its new director of athletics concluded May 28, 2009, with the introduction of Kyle Moats as thee University’s 10th A.D. Moats came to the University after serving as associate athletics director for national marketing at the University o off Louisville since 2005. iilll  Moats began his duties at Missouri State in July 2009, replacing Bill Rowe, who retired after spending 27 years as Missouri State’s top tty y athletics administrator and more than a half century at the university as a student, coach and administrator.  In a busy irst year on the job, Moats wasted little time in laying groundwork for the future of Missouri State Athletics. From day one he emphasized the importance of fostering a strategic vision in the current landscape of intercollegiate athletics by involving all corners of the campus community in developing a long-range plan for the MSU Athletics. Moats played a key role in Missouri State’s new partnership with Nelligan Sports Marketing (NSM), announced in February 2010. The agreement will result in the outsourcing of the departments’ marketing and corporate sales operations while maximizing revenue potential for MSU Athletics. Additionally, Moats was instrumental in MSU’s negotiations for a new multi-year television contract with KY3, Inc. d  Year two for Moats in Spring ield saw Missouri State inish second in the 2010-11 MVC All-Sports Trophy standings--its best inish in ive years. Conference titles by men’s basketball, women’s swimmingg and softball, as well as postseason tournament berths for both MSU basketball programs highighted the Bears’ year. Prior to his arrival in Spring ield, Moats spent four years as associate athletics director for national marketing at Louisville. In that capacity, he coordinated the Cardinals’ efforts in national awareness, marketing, branding and group ticket sales. He also worked closely with Nelligan, which manages the exclusive marketing rights for Cardinal Athletics. Moats oversaw the Louisvillee Kyle Moats was introduced as Missouri State University’s 10th director of athband and spirit squads as the liaison with student government and letics on May 28, 2009. student spirit groups.  Prior to joining the Louisville staff, Moats served as senior associate athletic director for two years at Marquette University, Moats Resume Summary where he oversaw the Golden Eagles’ Blue and Gold Fund, media Professional Background relations, ticket operations, special events, licensing, radio, television, Years School Position marketing and promotions and sponsorships with NSM. 1985-88 SIUE Student-Athlete (Golf)  He also worked 14 years in the University of Kentucky athletics Student Assistant Coach (MBB) department, including his last three there as associate athletics 1989-91 Kentucky Graduate Assistant director for marketing (2000-02). 1991-93 Kentucky Coordinator of Promotions  Moats joined the UK staff as a graduate assistant in the athletics and Special Events of ice in 1989, and in 1991 was promoted to coordinator of 1993-96 Kentucky Director of Marketing, promotions and special events. He became the Wildcats’ director of Promotions and Licensing marketing, promotions and licensing in 1993 before being named 1996-2004 Kentucky Assistant AD for Marketing assistant athletics director for marketing in 1996. He served as 2004-06 Marquette Senior Associate AD tournament manager for the 1993 NCAA Golf Championships and 2006-09 Louisville Associate AD for National the 1996 and 1998 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament events in Marketing Lexington. 2009-present Missouri State Director of Athletics  A native of Dixon, Ill., Moats is a 1988 graduate of Southern Illinois Education University at Edwardsville with a bachelor’s degree in physical Southern Illinois University Edwardsville education. While at SIUE, Moats was a three-year letterwinner in golf B.S. in Physical Education, 1988 and was a student assistant basketball coach for the Cougars from 1985-1988. He earned a master’s degree in sports management from University of Kentucky M.S. in Sports Management, 2001 the University of Kentucky in 2001.  Moats and his wife, Leeann, have two children, Kirk and Lauren.

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Associate Director of Athletics for Student Development Third Year at Missouri State

Casey Comoroski enters her fourth full year as associate director of athletics and her ninth year overall at Missouri State. Comoroski oversees the operations of several of the institution’s 16 men’s and women’s sports programs. In addition, she has oversight of the Bears’ compliance, athletic training and strength and conditioning programs and serves as the primary personnel administrator for intercollegiate athletics. Comoroski joined the MSU staff in March 2003 as assistant director of athletics for compliance, a post in which she served until succeeding Darlene Bailey as associate athletics director in September of 2006. A native of Nanticoke, Pa., Comoroski came to MSU from Coastal Carolina University, where she had been assistant athletics director for compliance since 1998. At Coastal Carolina, Comoroski’s responsibilities included overseeing budgets for some of the school’s 17 sports, working in game operations, supervising the hosting of conference championships and directing summer sports camps. She was honored as the Big South Compliance Director of the Year in 2000.  Comoroski graduated from St. Bonaventure University in 1994 and earned a master’s degree from the University of Connecticut in 1996. She served one year as an intern in the Syracuse University athletics compliance of ice and spent two years in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference compliance section. A four-year starter in women’s basketball at St. Bonaventure, Comoroski was inducted into the school’s athletics hall of fame in February 2007. Additionally, she was inducted into the Luzerne County (Pa.) Sports Hall of Fame in August 2010.

Bryan Hicks begins his third year as Missouri State’s associate athletics director for student development. Prior to his arrival in Spring ield in August 2009, Hicks spent 12 years at the University of Louisville and ive as assistant athletic director for academics, overseeing the academic responsibilities for the Cardinal football team and stadium computer lab. The Huntsville, Ala., native also served on the University’s Commission on Diversity and Racial Equality, the Directors Council for University Wide Advising and coordinated U of L’s Student-Athletes of Color Combining Opportunity and Responsibility for Excellence. A college basketball and baseball standout at Tuskegee University, he received his bachelors degree in marketing from Alabama A&M in 1992 and earned his master’s degree in public administration (MPA) from Portland State in 1996. He had served as a compliance coordinator, associate director for academic services, and an academic advisor prior to taking on his current role at Louisville in 2003. He also has coaching and multicultural admissions experience at Warner Paci ic College in Portland, Ore. He and his wife, Kellie, are the parents of three children, Hailey, Sydney and Garrett.

Associate Director of Athletics for Business Administration Third Year at Missouri State

Intercollegiate Athletics Committee James Hutter (Chair), Faculty Athletics Representative Tiffany Akre, Intercollegiate Athletics Casey Comoroski, Intercollegiate Athletics Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost-Student Development & Public Affairs Samuel Dyer, College of Arts and Letters Benjamin Goss, College of Business Administration Bryan Hicks, Intercollegiate Athletics Steven Hinch, College of Education Heather C. King, Office of Financial Aid Emily Matthews, Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Sarah McCallister, College of Health and Human Services Kyle Moats, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Lorene Stone, College of Humanities and Public Affairs Kyle Yates, Intercollegiate Athletics

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Tiffany Akre will begin her third year on the Missouri State Athletics staff, after joining the department as associate director of athletics for business affairs in September 2009. Akre is a native of Farmington, Mo., and has an extensive background in accounting, payroll, and business affairs for a number of organizations. Most recently, she spent eight years as vice president of inance for McQueary Brothers Drug Company in Spring ield. In 2008, she was named senior team leader for McQueary’s inance acquisition team. As the associate athletic director for business administration, Akre is responsible for all phases of the business operation for the athletic department, which includes development and management of the annual budget and the supervision of daily business operations. She also serves as sport administrator for men’s and women’s golf. A 1997 graduate of Missouri State, Akre is also an on-line instructor for the University of Phoenix. She also holds an MBA from Regis University in Denver.

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Missouri State alumnus Rick Kindhart is in his fourth year directing MSU’s athletics communications efforts and his third as assistant director of athletics. In addition to overseeing the dayto-day operations of the department, he is the primary contact for Bears’ football and men’s basketball and serves on the University Marketing Council and the NCAA Self-Study Committee. Kindhart came to Missouri State in July 2008 after serving as assistant executive director for communications for the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) for a total of 11 years. Kindhart began his stint at MSHSAA in 1996 as communications and publications director and illed that role until 2000, when he accepted the job of statistics coordinator for the NCAA in Indianapolis. He returned to MSHSAA in 2001 and was promoted to assistant executive director on July 1, 2005. Kindhart graduated cum laude from Missouri State University in 1991,and received his master’s degree in 1993 from Southeast Missouri State, where he served as assistant sports information director from 1991-93. From 1993-96, he was sports information director at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss. He is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America, Society for American Baseball Research, and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. He has earned numerous regional and national writing and publication awards, including four national top- ive publications at Missouri State. He and his wife, Christy, have two children, Matt and Shelby.

Padraic McMeel enters his fourth full year at Missouri State after assuming the post of assistant director of athletics for external affairs in February 2008. In his irst three-plus years at MSU, McMeel has directed the implementation of the seat selection program for JQH Arena, the Bears’ and Lady Bears’ new state-of-the-art $67 million basketball facility which opened in November 2008. McMeel came to Missouri State after serving as associate director of the Golden Knights Club (GKC) and director of premium seating at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. In that position, he was responsible for suite and club seat sales and assisted with GKC annual giving. He spent a year as assistant director of GKC before becoming associate director in 2006. Prior to his stint at UCF, McMeel spent time in the athletic departments at Illinois State and Central Michigan. He earned his undergraduate degree in sport administration from Central Michigan in 1994 and received his master’s degree from CMU in athletic administration in 2005. McMeel lives in Spring ield with his wife, Ashley, their daughter, Logan, and son, Casen.

Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance General Manager Nelligan Sports Marketing, Inc. Second Year at Missouri State Mary-Bec Gwyn returns for her second year at Missouri State as general manager for Nelligan Sports Marketing, Inc. Gwyn came to Spring ield in June 2010 shortly after Missouri State entered into a long-term partnership with NSM for the purpose of maximizing the University’s athletics exposure and marketing potential. As general manager, Gwyn leads the department’s sales efforts, overseeing a staff of two full-time and several student employees with a focus on managing inventory and building client relations. A 2001 graduate of the University of Kentucky, Gwyn returned to Nelligan after spending several years in the medical sales ield with Mizuho OSI and a stint as an account executive with Fox Cable Networks. The Duluth, Ga., native initially began her career with NSM while working toward her master’s degree in sport administration at the University of Louisville.

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Kyle Yates begins his fourth year as assistant director of athletics for compliance after joining the Missouri State athletics staff in July 2008. Yates came to MSU after spending three years as assistant director of athletics compliance at TCU. His duties included monitoring the activity of coaches and staff for NCAA rules compliance, as well as the oversight of maintenance on the TCU athletics compliance web site. At Missouri State, Yates is responsible for the organization and overall administration of the MSU athletic department’s NCAA compliance program, including the certi ication of eligibility and coordination of inancial aid for student-athletes. He is also charged with monitoring coaches’ activities relative to rules compliance, and administering educational measures for athletics staff members. A 2004 graduate of Texas A&M, Yates completed his MBA from TCU in 2007.

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Intercollegiate Athletics Mission Statement (Approved by the Board of Governors October 1995, revised November 1999, December 2001, October 2003)

Executive Director of Athletic and Entertainment Facilities 28th Year at Missouri State Spring ield native Randy Blackwood is entering his 28th year at Missouri State and his seventh as executive director of athletic and entertainment facilities. Blackwood earned his bachelor’s degree in speech and theatre from Missouri State in 1980. He has been involved in public assembly venue management since 1981, serving as the Fine Arts Auditorium Manager at the University of Georgia for four years before returning to his alma mater in 1984. During his tenure at MSU, Blackwood has been involved in the administration of Hammons Student Center and Plaster Sports Complex, including the last nine years as director of the two facilities. On July 1, 2005, he was named executive director of the University’s three top public venues, Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, Hammons Student Center, and Plaster Sports Complex. In 2008, Blackwood added another on-campus facility to the list of venues he oversees with the opening of JQH Arena. Blackwood is a graduate of Leadership Spring ield and a member of the International Association of Assembly Managers (IAAM). He is also a member of the Spring ield Convention and Visitors Bureau. Blackwood resides in Spring ield with his wife, Joyce OwenBlackwood.

Faculty Athletics Representative 23rd Year at Missouri State

Dr. James Hutter begins his irst year as faculty athletics representative and his 23rd overall at Missouri State in 2011. Hutter takes over the role of FAR after serving as vice-chair of MSU’s Intercollegiate Athletics Committee (IAC) in 2010-11. Hutter has been a faculty member for Missouri State’s William H. Darr School of Agriculture since completing his Ph.D. in agriculture education from the University of Minnesota in 1991. He has been recognized by MSU on several occasions with excellence in teaching and service awards and has served on numerous committees during his tenure at MSU, including a stint as chair of the University’s Professional Education Committee. Hutter graduated from Missouri State with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education in 1984, then earned a master’s degree in education from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1987. A native of nearby Miller, Mo., Hutter and his wife, Leslie, reside in Republic with their two sets of twins, Tate and Hayes, and Gibbs and Tess.

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Abridged Version Missouri State University (MSU) is committed to an intercollegiate athletics program which complements the mission of the University and operates in accordance with the principles and regulations of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. As a member of various athletics conferences, MSU is committed to academic and athletics excellence, sound iscal management practices, enhancement of the physical and educational welfare of student-athletes, equal opportunity, character development, principles of amateurism, as well as the fundamental values of sportsmanship, civility, and the common virtue of good citizenship.

The Bears Fund The Bears Fund is the annual fund-raising program for Missouri State intercollegiate athletics that was established in 1981 in conjunction with the move of MSU athletics to NCAA Division I status.  The fund’s name stands for “Building Excellence in Athletics through Recruiting and Scholarships,” and its impact on Missouri State Athletics has grown substantially throughout the 29 years of its existence. The 2009-10 drive netted over $2.75 million, marking the 22nd year in a row in which total contributions to The Bears Fund have gone beyond $1 million.  The fund is administered by the Missouri State University Foundation with additional input from coaching and administrative staff members in intercollegiate athletics.  Contributors of $50 or more during each year are recognized as members at various giving levels in The Bears Fund, and as such, receive bene its within the athletic program, including game program recognition, online athletics newsletter, and parking and postseason ticket considerations.  Bears Fund gifts may be earmarked for speci ic sports or general use and the money is used to enhance MSU athletics, particularly in the areas of scholarships and recruiting. Contributions may be cash, gifts in kind of goods or services, matching gifts from employers, bequests or life income trusts and honorary or memorial gifts.  An additional fund-raising event that’s a popular latesummer social event for MSU fans is the Missouri State Auction Bene iting Athletics. Held in August for each of the past 23 years, the auction has generated additional income for athletic uses with an evening of food, fun and entertainment.  Individuals and businesses donate goods or services for sale at the auction, and the income derived from that sale goes to intercollegiate athletics. Items available for purchase at the auction since it began in 1987 have included automobiles, a thoroughbred racehorse, country club memberships, advertising packages, travel opportunities including road trips with MSU athletic teams, furs, jewelry, sports memorabilia, and unique items such as the chance to join MSU coaches on the sidelines during varsity contests. Fifteen of the last sixteen auctions have netted more than $100,000 for MSU Athletics, and the 2009 auction raised more than $110,000.

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Head Strength and Conditioning Coach Sixth Year at Missouri State

Keith Boaz enters his sixth year as director of Missouri State’s athletics facilities and his ninth year overall as a member of the MSU athletics staff. Boaz began his work at MSU in a dual role as assistant director of athletics development and marketing and assistant director of Hammons Student Center/Plaster Sports Complex in August 2003. A 2002 graduate of Missouri State, Boaz served as assistant director of operations at Jordan Valley Ice Park before joining the University’s staff. Boaz lives in Spring ield with his wife, Bethany, their daughter, Averie, and son, Bradie.

Missouri State University Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. In addition, the University does not discriminate on any basis not related to the applicable educational requirements for students or the applicable job requirements for employees. The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/ Af irmative Action employer. Inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Af irmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Missouri State University Of ice of Equity and Diversity, 901 South National, Spring ield, Missouri 65897.

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Terry Sauerbry enters his sixth year as head strength and conditioning coach for the 16 MSU intercollegiate sports in 201112. Sauerbry began his current role at MSU in 2006 after serving in a similar capacity at the University of Rhode Island. He established the Rhode Island athletics strength and conditioning program where none had previously existed. Like MSU, Rhode Island is an NCAA FCS school. Prior to his tenure at Rhode Island, Sauerbry was associate strength coach at Temple University from 1998 to 2005. Previously, he was an assistant strength coach at the University of Maryland from 1997 through 1998. A native of Langhome, Pa., Sauerbry competed as a studentathlete on the football team at Maryland before graduating from the school in 1998 with a degree in kinesiological sciences. He also earned a master’s degree in sports administration from Temple in 2000.

Director of Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services 22nd Year at Missouri State

Jim Penkalski enters his third full year as director of Missouri State Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services and his 22nd year overall at MSU. Penkalski took over as head of the MSU athletic training program in March 2009 following the retirement of Ivan Milton. Penkalski oversees a staff of six full-time certi ied athletic trainers, three intern athletic trainers and a host of student trainers. A Broadview Heights, Ohio, native, Penkalski also ills the role of primary athletic trainer for baseball and has worked with a number of MSU athletic programs throughout his tenure. Penkalski competed in football and wrestling at Brecksville High before completing his undergraduate degree in physical education from Kent State in 1987. He then moved on to Northern Michigan for his graduate studies, completing his master’s degree in 1989. Penkalski and his wife, Missy, have three children, Amanda, Katelyn and Russell.

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Ben Adamson

Tiffany Akre

Assistant Director, Associate A.D., Athletics Communications Business Administration

Terry Allen

Patrick Baldwin

Randy Blackwood

Keith Boaz

Tim Bohn

Ron Boyce

Head Coach, Football

Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball

Executive Director, Athletics Facilities

Director, JQH Arena/HSC/PSC

Assistant Director, Athletics Communications

Director, Track & Field and Cross Country

Rob Brewer

Marcus Brown

Susan Brown

Wayne Chambers

Mike Chandler

Rob Christophel

Dave Collins

Casey Comoroski

Head Coach, Women’s Soccer

Academic Advisor, ACIA

Coordinator, Spirit Squads

Assistant Coach, Football

Assistant Coach, Football

Assistant Coach, Football

Associate Head Coach, Swimming & Diving

Associate A.D./SWA

Ger Coppinger

Sean Coughlin

Terri Coulter

Bethany Creed

Gerald Davis

Shannon Derricks

Eric Doennig

Erika Dombkowski

Assistant Coach, Men’s Soccer

Assistant Coach, Football

Administrative Assistant

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Assistant Coach, Football

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Assistant Director Athletics Communications

Assistant Coach, Field Hockey

Brenda Espy

Brenda Essary

Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant

Lois Goldade

Becky Grant

Administrative Assistant Administrative Assistant

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Paul Evans

Trevyor Fisher

Drew Fitzgerald

Sue Frederick

Jerise Freeman

Jeremiah Frey

Assistant Coach, Baseball

Director of Operations, Men’s Basketball

Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer

Associate Head Coach, Softball

Director of Operations, Women’s Basketball

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Keith Guttin

Mary-Bec Gwyn

Mitch Hauschildt

Holly Hesse

Bryan Hicks

Brent Hobbs

Head Coach, Baseball

General Manager, NSM

Rehabilitation Specialist and Performance Enhancement Coordinator

Head Coach, Softball

Associate A.D., StudentAthlete Development

Assistant Coach, Track & Field

Rick Kindhart

Tyler Landgraf

Jon Leamy

Amy Luke

Head Coach, Men’s Soccer

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Jim Huelskamp

Dr. James Hutter

Jeni Jones

Kevin Kane

Assistant Coach, Swimming & Diving

Faculty Athletics Representative

Associate Head Coach, Volleyball

Head Coach, Women’s Golf

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Dr. Brian Mahaffey

Trish Marsh

Helen McDowell

Padraic McMeel

Head Coach, Men’s Basketball

Team Physician

Associate Head Coach, Women’s Basketball

Administrative Assistant

Assistant A.D., External Affairs

Robin Meeks

Beth Messer

Kyle Moats

Bob Montgomery

Laree Moore

Alik Musukuma

Joan Newman

Brenda O’Connell

Taiwo Onatolu

Josh Pell

Director of Athletics

Assistant Coach, Football

Associate Director, JQH Arena/HSC/PSC

Head Coach, Cross Country

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Assistant Coach, Football

Marketing Assistant, NSM

Assistant Director, Coordinator of Sales and Athletic Medical and Marketing, NSM Rehabilitation Services

Nyla Milleson Head Coach, Women’s Basketball

Jim Penkalski

Beth Perine

Dan Raines

Fritz Rosenberg

Courtney Sanders

Terry Sauerbry

Steve Sawchak

Michael Seabolt

Director, Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services

Associate Head Coach, Softball

Assistant Director, ACIA

Assistant Coach, Volleyball

Assistant Coach, Football

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Assistant Coach, Men’s Soccer

Gabby Gomez Sosa

Neal Stafford

Shannon Stanton

Cory Starr

Jack Steck

Melissa Stokes

Head Coach, Field Hockey

Head Coach, Men’s Golf

Athletics Ticket Manager

Equipment Manager

Head Coach, Swimming & Diving

Head Coach, Volleyball

Dr. Richard Seagrave Kyle Smithpeters Team Physician

Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball

Boomer Mascot

B.J. Stotser

Carly Stubblefield

Brent Thomas

Josh Udermann

D.J. Vokolek

Assistant Coach, Football

Assistant Coach, Women’s Basketball

Assistant Coach, Baseball

Assistant Coach, Swimming & Diving

Associate Head Coach, Football

Danny Weathermon

Dr. Victor Wilson

Steve Woodberry

Julie Wright

Kyle Yates

Equipment Manager

Team Physician

Assistant Coach, Men’s Basketball

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Achievement Center (ACIA)

901 South National Avenue, Spring ield, Missouri 65897

(FORA -- 836-6829)

Bryan Hicks (Alabama A&M, ’92) Associate A.D. for Student-Athlete Development Dan Raines (Northwestern, ’98)  Assistant Director Marcus Brown (Indiana, ’09)  Academic Advisor Kendra Lewis (Missouri S&T, ’09)  Assistant Academic Advisor Ryan Florence (William Jewell, ’10)  Graduate Assistant Joan Newman  Administrative Assistant

Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services (FORA -- 836-5461)

Jim Penkalski (Kent St., ’87)  Director Robin Meeks (Memphis, ’79)  Assistant Director Shannon Derricks (West Virginia, ’93)  Assistant Athletic Trainer Tyler Landgraf (Iowa St., ’00)  Assistant Athletic Trainer Amy Luke (Missouri St., ’06)  Assistant Athletic Trainer Steve Sawchak (Missouri St., ’90)  Assistant Athletic Trainer Mitch Hauschildt (South Dakota, ’00)  Rehabilitation/Performance Coordinator Suzie Anzalone (Missouri St., ’10)  Intern Andilynn Beadles (Kansas, ’08)  Intern Clay Holman (Oklahoma State ’10)  Intern Kristin Paloncy (North Central College, ’03)  Intern Becky Grant  Administrative Assistant

Athletics Communications (HAMC -- 836-5402)

Rick Kindhart (Missouri St., ’91)  Assistant A.D. for Communications Ben Adamson (Oklahoma St., ’05)  Assistant Director Tim Bohn (Northern Illinois, ’06)  Assistant Director-Web and New Media Eric Doennig (Missouri, ’00)  Assistant Director Kevin Kane (UNI, ’84)  Assistant Ashlee Russell (Missouri Southern, ’10)  Graduate Assistant Adam Samson (Kansas, ’10)  Graduate Assistant

External Affairs (ALUM -- 836-4143)

Padraic McMeel (Central Michigan, ’94) Assistant A.D. for External Affairs Julie Wright Administrative Assistant Art Hains (SMU, ’76) University Marketing Specialist (CLC)

Nelligan Sports Marketing (HSC -- 836-5234)

Mary-Bec Gwyn (Kentucky, ’01) NSM General Manager Beth Messer (Florida St., ’07) NSM Coordinator of Sales & Marketing Josh Pell (Missouri St., ’11) NSM Marketing Assistant Brandt Schields (Missouri St., ’11) Graduate Assistant Gina Gonzales (Mt. St. Joseph, ’11) Graduate Assistant

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Kyle Moats (SIU Edwardsville, ’88)   Brenda Espy   Lois Goldade Tiffany Akre (Missouri St., ’97)  Casey Comoroski (St. Bonaventure, ’94)   Helen McDowell Bryan Hicks (Alabama A&M, ’92) Rick Kindhart (Missouri St., ’91) Padraic McMeel (Central Michigan, ’94)  Kyle Yates (Texas A&M, ’04)

Director of Athletics Executive Assistant to Athletics Director Administrative Assistant Associate Director of Athletics for Business Administration Associate Director of Athletics/SWA Administrative Assistant Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development Assistant Director of Athletics for Communications Assistant Director of Athletics for External Affairs Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance

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Coaches and Support Staff Keith Guttin (Missouri-St. Louis, ’78)  Brent Thomas (Missouri St., ’82)  Paul Evans (Southern Illinois, ’81) Paul Lusk (Southern Illinois, ’95) Patrick Baldwin (Northwestern, ’94)  Steve Woodberry (Kansas, ’94) Kyle Smithpeters (Southern Illinois, ’06)  Trevyor Fisher (Missouri St., ’05)   Brenda Essary Nyla Milleson (Kansas St., ’85)  Trish Marsh (Missouri S&T, ’92)  Carly Stubble ield (Missouri St., ’02) Bethany Creed (Drury, ’06)  Jerise Freeman (Paci ic, ’07)   Terrie Coulter Gabby Gomez Sosa (Missouri St., ’05) Erika Dombkowski (Oneonta St. College, ’10) Terry Allen (UNI, ’79)  D.J. Vokolek (Nebraska-Kearney, ’92)  Rob Christophel (Austin Peay, ’84) Wayne Chambers (Oklahoma, ’07) Mike Chandler (Kansas, ’00) Sean Coughlin (Drake, ’01)  Gerald Davis (Missouri St., ’08) Bob Montgomery (Iowa St., ’04)  Taiwo Onatolu (Nebraska-Omaha, ’06) Courtney Sanders (Arkansas, ’02) B.J. Stotser (UNI, ’05) Neal Stafford (Missouri, ’02) Kevin Kane (UNI, ’84) Jon Leamy (Roanoke, ’82)  Mike Seabolt (West Texas A&M, ’00) Ger Coppinger (Missouri Baptist, ’11) Rob Brewer (Lynchburg, ’77)  Drew Fitzgerald (Texas A&M, ’01) Holly Hesse (Creighton, ’82)  Sue Frederick (Creighton, ’89)  Beth Perine (Ohio St., ’82) Jack Steck (Indiana St., ’65)  David Collins (Drury, ’05)  Jim Huelskamp (Nebraska, ’89)  Josh Udermann (Missouri St., ’09) Ronald Boyce (Murray St., ’89)  Alick Musukuma (Oklahoma Baptist, ’96)  Brent Hobbs (Clemson, ’05) Melissa Stokes (San Diego St., ’91)  Jeni Jones (Florida, ’99)  Fritz Rosenberg (Ball St., ’08)

Head Baseball Coach Assistant Baseball Coach Assistant Baseball Coach Head Men’s Basketball Coach Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach Director of Basketball Operations Men’s Basketball Administrative Assistant Head Women’s Basketball Coach Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach Director of Women’s Basketball Operations Women’s Basketball Administrative Assistant Head Field Hockey Coach Assistant Field Hockey Coach Head Football Coach Associate Head Football Coach-Defensive Coordinator Assistant Football Coach-Offensive Coordinator Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Assistant Football Coach Head Men’s Golf Coach Head Women’s Golf Coach Head Men’s Soccer Coach Associate Head Men’s Soccer Coach Assistant Men’s Soccer Coach Head Women’s Soccer Coach Assistant Women’s Soccer Coach Head Softball Coach Associate Head Softball Coach Associate Head Softball Coach Head Men’s/Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach Associate Head Men’s/Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach Men’s/Women’s Diving Coach Assistant Men’s/Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach Director of Track & Field/Cross Country Assistant Track & Field/Head Cross Country Coach Assistant Track & Field Coach Head Volleyball Coach Associate Head Volleyball Coach Assistant Volleyball Coach

Facility and Support Staff Terry Sauerbry (Maryland, ’98)  Jeremiah Frey (Central College, ’04) Cory Starr (Kansas, ’01) Danny Weathermon Shannon Stanton (Missouri St., ’92) Randy Blackwood (Missouri St., ’80) Keith Boaz (Missouri St., ’00)  Laree Moore (Missouri St., ’88)    Brenda O’Connell

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach Men’s Equipment Manager Women’s Equipment Manager Athletics Ticket Manager Executive Director Athletic & Entertainment Facilities Director, Hammons/Plaster/JQH Arena Associate Director, Hammons/Plaster/JQH Arena Hammons Student Center Administrative Assistant

Building indicators: HAMC - Hammons Student Center; PLAS - Plaster Sports Complex; ALUM - Alumni Center; FORA - Forsythe Athletics Center; HHPA - Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts

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TRADITION Going to the Big Dance Since moving to NCAA Division I in 1982-83, MSU teams have made 49 NCAA championship appearances. In addition, numerous individuals have represented the University at NCAA championship events. MSU Division I team appearances: Women’s Basketball (13) 1991 1992 (Final Four) 1993 (Sweet 16) 1994 1995 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 (Final Four) 2003 2004 2006 Volleyball (9) 1982 1990 2005 2006 2010 Baseball (7) 1987 1995 1999 2002

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The Missouri State Lady Bears have been one of the nation’s most-successful women’s basketball programs over the last two decades, racking up 20 Missouri Valley Conference titles, fourteen 20+ win seasons, and 13 NCAA Tournament berths, including three Sweet 16 appearances and trips to the Final Four in 1992 (above) and 2001.

Men’s Basketball (6) 1987 1988 1989 1990 1992 1999 (Sweet 16) Softball (6) 1983 1996 2006 2011

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The 2011 Missouri State Softball team brought home its first MVC Tournament championship in five years last spring, claiming the title with four victories on its home field at Killian Stadium. The Bears have now won more conference tournament games (67) than any other Valley club, while their six tourney titles equals Creighton for the most championships in the 29-year history of the event.

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All-America quarterback DeAndre Smith guided the Bears to back-to-back NCAA FCS playoff berths in 1989 and 1990.

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National Championships Eight Missouri State teams have been crowned national champions at all levels of competition during the first 105 years of intercollegiate athletics at MSU. The 2009-10 men’s basketball team became the most recent to claim a postseason national title, winning the College Insider. com Tournament (CIT). MSU national championship teams include:

Under U d th the guidance id off 16th 16th-year hheadd coachh Melissa Stokes, the Missouri State volleyball team has continued a tradition of excellence that has made the Bears one of the winningest programs in all of Division I. The Bears have appeared in five of the last six NCAA Tournaments, claiming MVC Tournament titles in 2005 and 2008 (above).

The 2010-11 Missouri Th Mi i State S B Bears capturedd the men’s basketball program’s first Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title, finishing with a 15-3 league mark and a 26-9 overall record after advancing to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament. The previous season, the Bears swept the CollegiateInsider.com Tournament field for the eighth national tournament title in MSU history.

2010 Men’s Basketball CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) 2005 Women’s Basketball National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) 1979 Women’s Field Hockey AIAW Division II 1974 Softball AIAW Division I 1974 Men’s Cross Country NCAA Division II 1963 Men’s Golf NCAA Division II 1953 Men’s Basketball NAIA National Tournament 1952 Men’s Basketball NAIA National Tournament MSU Athletics Highlights Powered by regular-season Missouri Valley Conference championships in men’s basketball and women’s swimming and diving, Missouri State finished second in the 2010-11 MVC All-Sports Trophy standings, marking the Bears’ best finish in five years Head softball coach Holly Hesse notched the seventh 30-win season of her coaching career in 2011, as the Bears won the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Softball Championship and posted the program’s first NCAA Tournament victory in 13 years with a 4-2 win over Iona at the Norman (Okla.) Regional

The 2003 Baseball Bears shocked Nebraska and Ohio State in NCAA regional play to advance to the College World Series for the first time as a Division I program. Led by the program’s all-time winningest coach, Keith Guttin, and future Major Leaguers Shaun Marcum and Brad Ziegler, the Bears captured the MVC regular-season crown and finished the campaign with a 40-26 overall record.

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Jack Steck has guided MSU’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs to 19 team conference titles in his 28 years as head coach, including the last four Missouri Valley Conference women’s championships

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JQH Arena has been the home of the Missouri State Bears basketball teams since its official opening in November 2008. The world-class arena seats more than 11,000 and has a state-of-the-art video scoreboard. Hotel developer John Q. Hammons made JQH Arena possible with a donation of $30 million.

John Q. Hammons Student Center is the home of the MSU volleyball and swimming teams, which has a main arena capacity of 4,646 permanent reserved seats.

Turner Family Practice Court, located in the east gym of Hammons Student Center, provides the Missouri State men’s and women’s basketball programs expanded options for practice schedules. The hardwood floor brings with it the history of the Bear’s program, as it was in use in HSC’s main arena from 1985 until February of 2006.

Plaster Strength Center is one of the largest of its kind in the Missouri Valley Conference. Strength coach Terry Sauerbry and his staff supervise the free weight-based facility.

The Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex is the home of Missouri State football, track and field, soccer and field hockey teams. The 16,300-seat complex includes a FieldTurf playing surface and an eight-lane synthetic all-weather track surface. The facility’s video board adds to any athletics experience with replays, graphics and live statistics. The complex also includes indoor amenities such as racquetball courts, locker rooms, five classrooms and a fitness center.

Bears Golf Facilities include many of the area’s premier courses, including Hickory Hills Country Club, Highland Springs Country Club, Millwood Golf and Racquet Club, Rivercut Golf Course (pictured above), Twin Oaks Country Club and Branson Creek Golf Club.

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Hammons Field is located just blocks from the Missouri State campus. The 8,000 seat, natural grass stadium includes 28 luxury suites, five party decks, six food and beverage outlets, a souvenir shop and a club lounge. Financed by MSU alumnus John Q. Hammons, the facility is home to the Missouri State Bears and the Double-A Springfield Cardinals.

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Killian Softball Stadium opened in March 2009 as the new home to the Missouri State softball team. Operated by the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, the East Springfield venue offers seating for up to 1,200 spectators and served as host of the 2011 MVC Softball Championship, won by the Bears this past May.

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The Missouri State Cross Country Facility was unveiled as the new home course for MSU at Springfield Underground in 2007. The MSU Cross Country Facility hosted the 2008 MVC Championship, as well as the 2009 NCAA Midwest Regional Championship.

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SPORTS MEDICINE Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services The Missouri State Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services staff has more than 90 years combined experience in athletic training. Included are director Jim Penkalski; Robin Meeks, assistant director; and athletic trainers Shannon Derricks, Tyler Landgraf, Amy Luke and Steve Sawchak. All are certified by the National Athletic Trainer’s Association and licensed by the Missouri State Board of Healing Arts. Four intern athletic trainers join the full-time staff, along with a host of athletic training students who work with student-athletes under the supervision of staff members. A great asset is the involvement of physicians and medical personnel from the community and Missouri State’s Taylor Health and Wellness Center. Located adjacent to the Turner Family Practice Court inside Hammons Student Center, the Jim D. Morris Family Strength and Conditioning Center is the primary strength and conditioning facility of both Missouri State basketball programs. Under the direction of Prevention, Rehabilitation and Physical Performance Coordinator Mitch Hauschildt, the Bears and Lady Bears have access to state-of-the-art training programs and equipment.

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Strength and Conditioning Physical development of more than 400 student-athletes to increase athletic performance, decrease the chance or severity of injury and enhance sport-specific athletics development are the goals of MSU Strength and Conditioning. Head strength coach Terry Sauerbry supervises the 7,200-square-foot Plaster Strength Center that is utilized by all 16 sports. Sauerbry and his staff guide the student-athletes through programs designed to improve individual skills and overall team performance. The programs integrate all phases of development, including free weights, multi-joint exercises, plyometrics, conditioning, flexibility, speed and nutrition. The strength and conditioning staff works with coaches and Athletic Medical and Rehabilitation Services to develop programs suited for each sport and its student-athletes. Areas of concern in each participant are identified and a strength program is put in place to address all items with the ultimate goal of improving competitive performance.

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UNIVERSITY Missouri State University is a public, comprehensive metropolitan system with a statewide mission in public affairs, whose purpose is to develop educated persons. The University’s identity is distinguished by its public affairs mission, which entails a campuswide commitment to foster expertise and responsibility in ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. The academic experience is grounded in a general education curriculum which draws heavily from the liberal arts and sciences. This foundation provides the basis for mastery of disciplinary and professional studies. It also provides essential forums in which students develop the capacity to make wellinformed, independent critical judgments about the cultures, values and institutions in society. The Missouri State University campuses are structured to address the special needs of the urban and rural populations they serve. Missouri State University-Springfield is a selective admissions, graduate level teaching and research institution. Missouri State University-West Plains is a separately accredited open admissions campus primarily serving seven counties in south central Missouri. Missouri State University-Mountain Grove serves Missouri’s fruit industry through operation of the State Fruit Experiment Station. Missouri State Outreach provides anytime, anyplace learning opportunities through telecourses, Internet-based instruction, iTunes U and through its interactive video network.

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Campus Overview The Springfield campus includes 38 educational and general buildings and 20 auxiliary enterprise facilities. Academics Classes take place in many buildings on the Springfield campus. A few highlights: Craig Hall – Home of the College of Arts and Letters and the Coger Theatre Ellis Hall – Home of the Music Department; has a 250-seat recital hall Glass Hall – Home of the College of Business Administration Hill Hall – Home of the College of Education Karls Hall – Home of the William H. Darr School of Agriculture McDonald Hall and Arena – Home of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department Professional Building – Home of the College of Health and Human Services Siceluff Hall – Home of the English Department and the Modern and Classical Languages Department Strong Hall – Home of the College of Humanities and Public Affairs Temple Hall – Home of the College of Natural and Applied Sciences

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Libraries The Missouri State University Library System is composed of four libraries: the Duane G. Meyer Library, the Music Library and the Greenwood Laboratory School Library (all in Springfield), and the Paul G. Evens Library of Fruit Science (Mountain Grove). The Meyer Library offers more than two million books and printed materials. The library contains more than 944,000 state and federal government documents and is the only United Nations document depository in the state. Downtown presence The Springfield campus has several buildings located in the city’s historic downtown. They include the Kenneth E. Meyer Alumni Center, the Park Central Office Building, the Jim D. Morris Center for Continuing Education and the Great Southern Building. The University also leases the Levy/Wolf Building on Park Central Square for some offices and outreach programs.

Missouri State University is one of the 13 four-year, public supported institutions of higher education in Missouri. Located in the state’s third largest city, Missouri State is within a 500mile radius of nearly 50 percent of the U.S. population. In addition to the main campus in Springfield, the Missouri State system is comprised of a two-year branch campus in West Plains, a research campus in Mountain Grove and an extended campus that coordinates telecommunicationbased delivery of distance education among and by the three campuses. Nearly 85 percent of the freshmen entering in fall 2010 were in the top half of their high school classes.

IDEA Commons The Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship and Art Commons is a geographic area in downtown Springfield that includes several Missouri State facilities: Brick City (an Art and Design department building) and the Roy Blunt Jordan Valley Innovation Center (a scientific research center). The IDEA Commons is an urban research park that will also include privately owned residential, retail and entertainment facilities. It creates an environment that generates creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship for the benefit of the Springfield region.

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STUDENT LIFE Missouri State Campus The Missouri State campus is located on 225 acres in the heart of Springfield. The campus is compact - students easily walk from one class to the next in just a few minutes. MSU students experience college life at its best, with more than 250 student organizations from which to choose. During the fall 2010 semester, Missouri State University’s enrollment on Springfield campus was 20,949. Where students are from In fall 2010, all of Missouri’s 115 counties were represented on Missouri State’s campus. Additionally, students from 47 states, two United States territories and 84 countries were enrolled at MSU. 2010 Freshmen Class - Springfield Campus Total first-time freshmen enrollment: 2,600 Female: 1,550 (59.6 percent) Male: 1,050 (40.4 percent)

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Residence Halls More than 4,000 students live in 10 University residence halls and apartment complexes. Missouri State’s nationally recognized residence halls are among the finest in the country.

Missouri State Bookstore Serving Missouri State University since 1905, the Missouri State Bookstore provides a full line of textbooks, official apparel, academic supplies, convenience items, study aids and a complete line of computer hardware and software, available at academic prices.

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Taylor Health and Wellness Center Located on campus adjacent to Plaster Student Union, Taylor Health and Wellness Center consists of a full-time professional staff of board-certified physicians, RNs, LPNs, registered pharmacists and lab and X-ray technicians. All students are eligible for care at the Center.

Robert W. Plaster Student Union The PSU is the hub of the campus community. It has a post office, bank, convenience store, movie theater, bowling alley, study areas and many dining options. PSU is home to many student groups and University organizations.

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Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts This 2,200-seat, multipurpose performance facility brings to campus touring Broadway musical productions, entertainment performances and an emerging concert artist’s recital series. It is the home of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra.

Maroon Madness The largest student group on campus, Maroon Madness, is increasing school spirit and student attendance at athletic events. Students in Maroon Madness enjoy reserved seating in JQH Arena and Plaster Sports Complex.

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ACADEMICS The University offers more than 150 undergraduate programs and nearly 50 graduate programs, as well as select certificate and doctorate degrees. Many of these programs are the state’s strongest and largest of their kind. Participate in Public Affairs Missouri State is proud of its mission in public affairs. The components of the public affairs mission are ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. Through this mission, students develop understanding of issues that affect the local community, the world at large and the environment. The courses they take challenge them to become informed and active citizens. On top of that, opportunities for volunteering and service-learning put students in realworld situations. Missouri State holds a Public Affairs Week and Public Affairs Conference each year to further express the components of the mission. Speakers address topics such as citizenship, democracy, diversity, the economy and sustainability.

In addition to becoming just the third consensus first-team All-American in Missouri State football history, David Arkin (above) snagged the first CoSIDA Academic All-America honor for a Bear in 11 years. The Wichita, Kan., native picked up second-team Academic All-America recognition in 2010, before being selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round (110th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Honors College The Honors College provides a program of enhanced, advanced study and recognition for students of unusually strong academic achievement and motivation. The College exists to provide these students with intellectual opportunities beyond those generally found in traditional programs, including smaller and enriched classes and the option to pursue their own research and creative interests.

The Competitive Edge Missouri State students gain a competitive edge through the state’s largest internship program. Students have the opportunities to experience cuttingedge research and interact with nationally recognized faculty and private-industry partners, paving the way for graduates to succeed at top graduate and professional schools across the nation.

Missouri State is one of only 81 institutions - and the only school in Missouri - to be honored by The Princeton Review in its book, Colleges with a Conscience: 81 Great Schools with Outstanding Community Involvement.

ACT Scores The average ACT score for Missouri State’s incoming freshmen in fall 2010 was 24.1, higher than the 21.6 average for Missouri high-school graduates. Student-to-Faculty Ratio Missouri State has a total of 699 fulltime faculty members on the Springfield campus. The student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 19:1, with nearly 90 percent of full-time faculty members having the most-advanced degree available in their field. Studying Around the Globe About 200 Missouri State students participate in study-away programs each year. Many programs allow students to immerse themselves in a foreign culture, which helps them learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Missouri State has an International Center that promotes international education and creates more international opportunities for students and faculty. Our students have the opportunity to study almost anywhere.

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SPIRIT Spirit Groups The Missouri State Pride Bands, Cheer Squad and Sugar Bears Dance Team provide key elements to the total gameday package. The Missouri State Band program is comprised of 18 different bands, including the 300-member Pride Marching Band, which performs at each Missouri State home football game.

Missouri State Fight Song Bear Mascot The Bear has been a part of Missouri State athletics since a joint committee of MSU students and faculty members chose it as mascot during the 1906-07 school year. The committee also picked maroon and white as the official school colors.

Uphold tradition, our school we hold so dear, We will be loyal throughout our college years, Fight for victory as we stand up and cheer, Let’s hear it for the Bears, B-E-A-R-S-Bears, M-I-S-S-O-U-R-I-State

Missouri State Alma Mater Sing we praises Now to our Alma Mater, All hail Maroon and White Missouri State, we pledge devotion May you live ever in truth and right, May you live ever in truth and right

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IN THE COMMUNITY Bears’ Community Service Projects Adopt-A-Family Adopt-A-Street American Cancer Society Relay for Life American Heart Association Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Ozarks Boys and Girls Club Champions Committed to Kids Dance Bear-a-Thon benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Friends of the Library Healing Garden at Cox Hulston Center Hickory Hills Elementary Sports Spectacular Day Horace Mann Elementary Read Across America and Book Exchange Light the Night benefitting Leukemia Foundation of the Ozarks McBride Elementary Food Drive Ozarks Food Harvest Ozarks Literacy Council Portland Elementary Character Education Rotary Clubs of Springfield Rockin’ Ribs Shoe Bank benefitting Springfield Public Schools Weaver Elementary School Just Read! Program The Kitchen Special Olympics

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SPRINGFIELD Missouri State University calls Springfield home. The hub of the Ozarks and the third-largest city in the state of Missouri, Springfield is known across the region as “The Queen City of the Ozarks.” The Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area is one of the country’s fastest growing and most scenic regions, covering five counties in southwest Missouri with a total population of 436,712.

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What to do in Springfield Here is a sample of the great things going on in Springfield. Almost everything in town is within 20 minutes of the Missouri State campus. Movie theaters (including a multiplex and an independent cinema both within walking distance from campus) Hammons Field (home of the Missouri State Bears and the Springfield Cardinals, Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals) Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Battlefield Mall Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (one of Missouri’s largest tourist attractions) Dickerson Park Zoo Mediacom Ice Park Springfield Symphony Orchestra Springfield Ballet Springfield Art Museum Springfield Regional Opera Springfield Conservation Nature Center Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield Springfield has a strong commitment to the arts. First Friday Art Walk is held downtown every month. Venues display photography, pottery, painting, blown glass and more. The annual Artsfest is held on historic Walnut Street, just a short walk from campus. The beautiful Ozarks can be experienced in so many ways. Springfield has many parks, each with a different personality. There’s a Japanese stroll garden, bike trails, a dog park and more.

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Brad d Ziegler i l Arizona Diamondbacks

Matt Pickens Colorado Rapids

Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies 2005 N.L. Rookie of the Year 2006 N.L. MVP

Ross Detwiler Washington Nationals

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Former Bears in Major Sport Leagues NFL Steve Ache David Arkin* (Dallas Cowboys) Bob Dees Jake Duron* (New York Jets) Clay Harbor* (Philadelphia Eagles) Kolby Hurt* (New Orleans Saints) Charlie Mitchell Tom Mullen Mike Murphy Brad St. Louis Jason Whittle

Sh Shaun M Marcum Milwaukee Brewers

J ki S Jackie Stiles il Fourth Overall Pick, 2001 WNBA Draft 22001 20 01 WNBA Rookie of th the Year

NBA Blake Ahearn Don Anielak Winston Garland Curtis Perry MLS Chris Brunt Matt Caution Justin Douglass Doug Lascody Lance Parker Matt Pickens* (Colorado Rapids) Alex Riggs* (Columbus Crew) Jamal Sutton Burch Wylie

Bill Mueller 2003 A.L. Batting Champion

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MLB Scott Bailes Mark Bailey Matt Cepicky Ross Detwiler* (Washington Nationals) Bart Evans Jeff Gray* (Seattle Mariners) Jason Hart Ryan Howard* (Philadelphia Phillies) Shaun Marcum* (Milwaukee Brewers) Bill Mueller Matt Palmer* (Los Angeles Angels) John Rheinecker Brad Ziegler* (Arizona Diamondbacks) *includes players active on pro rosters

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IN THE SPOTLIGHT Missouri State is covered by a wide variety of media in Springfield and the surrounding area. Missouri State athletes are routinely featured on all four local television networks, as well as on the pages of local publications the Springfield News-Leader and 417 Magazine. Now in its third decade broadcasting Missouri State Athletics, Springfieldbased Meyer Communications will once again carry the Bears and Lady Bears on its radio airwaves in 2011-12. All MSU football and men’s and women’s basketball games, home and away, will be carried live on Meyer’s network of stations. Flagship station, KTXR (101.3 FM), serves as the primary home for MSU athletics, with “The Jock” 98.7 FM, and KBFL 99.9 FM/1060 AM also providing platforms for the Bears and Lady Bears in the event of programming conflicts. Meyer also broadcasts select Bears’ volleyball, baseball and softball contests, as well as MSU coaches’ shows for football and men’s and women’s basketball. All MSU games carried by Meyer can also be heard online at www.RadioSpringfield.com.

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Bears on the Web The Missouri State Athletics website provides the latest information on Missouri State Athletics and is maintained by the MSU Athletics Communications office. Follow Bears online at www.MissouriStateBears.com, where you will find the most recent news, game results, schedules and rosters for all 16 Missouri State varsity athletic programs. The official website of Missouri State Athletics is hosted by CBSSports.com College Network. Live stats for select Missouri State athletic events are accessible on the MSU Athletics site. Additionally, streaming video for select Bears and Lady Bears home games, as well as road games when possible, will be available via Bears Live, a subscription-based multimedia service, which can be accessed on MissouriStateBears.com.

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Bears on Twitter and Facebook Also, check out Missouri State Athletics on Twitter and Facebook. To keep up with the all things Maroon and White, visit www.Twitter.com/MissouriStBears and www.Facebook.com/MissouriStBears. Collegiate Licensing Company In May 2009, Missouri State University reached an agreement with Collegiate Licensing Company to manage the University’s trademark licensing program. A division of IMG Worldwide, CLC is the oldest and largest collegiate licensing agency in the U.S., providing fullservice capabilities in brand protection, management and development.

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Nelligan Sports Marketing In an effort to maximize its athletics exposure and marketing potential, Missouri State University has entered into a long-term contract with Nelligan Sports Marketing to exclusively represent the University’s corporate sponsorship program. The long-term partnership will focus heavily on intercollegiate athletics initiatives, such as broadcast media rights, marketing and sponsorship programs, but will also benefit the entire University by maximizing business-to-business opportunities and revenue potential. NSM is based in Little Falls, N.J., and represents some of the elite college properties in the country, including such institutions as Brown University, UC Santa Barbara, Colorado State University, Eastern Michigan University, Florida Atlantic University, the University of Louisville, Marquette University, Middle Tennessee State University, Princeton University, Providence College, Rutgers University and West Virginia University. It also represents many athletic organizations, such as the Colonial Athletic Association and its 12-member institutions, Horizon League, Pac-10 Conference, Patriot League, Champs Sports Bowl and Capital One Bowl.

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MEDIA OUTLETS

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Springfield News-Leader (daily) 651 Boonville, Springfield, MO 65801 (417) 837-1347; Fax: (417) 864-6677 Beat Writers: Lyndal Scranton, Erin Bolen

KTXR (101.3 FM) KWTO (560 AM, 98.7 FM) 3000 E. Chestnut, Springfield, MO 65802 (417) 862-3751 (KTXR); 862-5600 (KWTO) Fax: (417) 869-7275 Sports Director: Rob Evans

Mediacom (MCC-22) 1533 S. Enterprise, Springfield, MO 65804 (417) 875-7557; Fax: (417) 883-0265 Program Director: Randy Hollis Production Manager: Corey Riggs

The Standard (Tue.) 901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897 (417) 836-5272; Fax: (417) 836-6738 Sports Editor: Benjamen Loewnau St. Louis Post-Dispatch (daily) 900 N. Tucker, St. Louis, MO 63101 (314) 340-8170; Fax: (314) 340-3070 Sports Editor: Reid Laymance Kansas City Star (daily) 1729 Grand, Kansas City, MO 64018 (816) 234-4355; Fax: (816) 234-4360 Sports Editor: Mike Fannin Associated Press -Mo./Kan. Bureau 215 W. Pershing Rd. Kansas City, MO 64108 (816) 421-4844 or (800) 852-4844 Fax: (816) 421-4844 News Editor: Chris Clark Sports Reporter: Doug Tucker Springfield Correspondent: Marcus Kabel Big O Sports 211 E. Walnut, Springfield, MO 65806 (417) 869-4848; Fax: (417) 869-6201 Editor: Tom Mast

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KADI (1340 AM, 99.5 FM) 5431 W. Sunshine, Brookline, MO 65619 (417) 831-0995; Fax: (417)831-4026 Sports Director: Steve Largent KOSP (105.1 FM), KKLH (104.7 FM) KOMG (92.9 FM) 319 B E. Battlefield, Springfield, MO 65807 (417) 886-5677; Fax: (417) 886-2155 Program Director: Chris Cannon KGBX (105.9 FM), KTOZ (95.5 FM), KGMY (1400 AM, 100.5 FM), KXUS (97.3 FM) 1856 E. Battlefield, Springfield, MO 65804 Phone: 890-5555; Fax: (417) 890-5050 News Director: Jim Wesley

KOLR (Channel 10, CBS) KSFX (Channel 27, Ind.) 2650 E. Division, Springfield, MO 65803 (417) 862-6397; Fax: (417) 866-6397 Sports Director: Dan Lucy KSPR (Channel 33, ABC) 1359 E. St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65802 (417) 864-3352; Fax: (417) 831-4125 Sports Director: Mike Scott KYTV (Channel 3, NBC) 999 W. Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65807 Phone: 268-3000; Fax: 268-3364 Sports Director: Ned Reynolds KRBK - HD (FOX) 1701 S. Enterprise, Springfield, MO 65804 Phone: 522-0020 Street Team Director: Landree Engelbrecht

KTTS (1260 AM, 94.7 FM) 2330 W. Grand, Springfield, MO 65801 Phone: 869-2153; Fax: (417) 866-8537 News Director: Don Louzader

Fox Sports Midwest 700 St. Louis Union Station, Suite 300 St. Louis, MO 63103 (314) 206-7000; Fax: (314) 206-7070 News Contact: Geoff Goldman

KSMU (91.1 FM) 901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897 Phone: 836-5878; Fax: (417) 836-5889 News Director: Missy Shelton

Metro Sports - Kansas City TWC, 8221 W. 119th Street Overland Park, KS 66213 (816) 222-5618 News Contact: Shawn Beldin

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Welcome to Valley Football   The past five seasons have dealt great change to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Within that span, the league has lost a member, gained three members and changed its name.   Despite those developments, a quality nationally competitive product has been a constant for the league, which celebrated its Silver Anniversary in 2009.   The Missouri Valley Football Conference enters its 27th year of existence this fall and has proven to be one of the nation’s premier NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) leagues.   There’s not much that has eluded the conference in its first 26 years of existence. The league’s first two-plus decades have included national championships, national players of the year, national coaches of the year, No. 1 national rankings, and countless All-Americans.   Strong coaching and great players have helped make the league a national force, but the stability and leadership of Commissioner Patty Viverito -- the only commissioner the league has ever known -- has helped make the Missouri Valley Football Conference a standard bearer on the FCS scene. Indeed, all signs point to continued national prominence for the Missouri Valley Football Conference as it enters its 27th season in 2011.   In June 2008, presidents of the ninemember Gateway Football Conference and the 10-member Missouri Valley Conference approved a rebranding initiative that changed the football conference name from the Gateway Football Conference to the Missouri Valley Football Conference. It represented the second name change for the football league. Initially, the conference competed as the Gateway Collegiate Athletic Conference (1985-91) and the Gateway Football Conference (1992-2007).   Although the league shares the Missouri Valley name, the football-playing members compete under a separate administrative umbrella, as the Missouri Valley Conference and the Missouri Valley Football Conference will remain separate entities.   While the 2009 season didn’t produce a national championship, it was a successful one, as Southern Illinois and South Dakota State represented the conference in the playoffs, marking the 15th-straight season in which at least two teams have participated in post-season play. For three-straight weeks to close out the regular season, Southern Illinois enjoyed the No. 1 national ranking, while RB Deji Karim of Southern Illinois and DE Danny Batten of South Dakota State were finalists in

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the Walter Payton Award and Buck Buchanan voting, finishing third, respectively.   In 2010, three MVFC squads played for the Division I Football Championship, including national quarterfinalist North Dakota State as well as second-round participant Western Illinois and regular-season champion UNI.   The Missouri Valley Football Conference has two recent national championships (Western Kentucky - 2002; Youngstown State - 1997), and league members Youngstown State (3) and Southern Illinois (1) own additional titles prior to their league membership, meaning six FCS championship trophies are housed on league campuses, in addition to three (Youngstown State twice and UNI in 2005) runner-up finishes. Only five FCS leagues possess more than a single FCS championship trophy, and the Missouri Valley Football Conference is among that elite.   In recent years, the league has established itself as a leader among Division I conferences. During the past 15 years, the league has two national championships, and eight other semifinal trips. The league’s 39-30 playoff mark in that span is third-best among all FCS leagues, and the conference has had four teams reach the title game since 1997.   The Missouri Valley Football Conference

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1985 - Northern Iowa* 1986 - Eastern Illinois 1987 - Northern Iowa 1988 - Western Illinois 1989 - Missouri State 1990 - Northern Iowa/Missouri State* 1991 - Northern Iowa 1992 - Northern Iowa 1993 - Northern Iowa 1994 - Northern Iowa 1995 - Northern Iowa/Eastern Illinois* 1996 - Northern Iowa 1997 - Western Illinois 1998 - Western Illinois 1999 - Illinois State 2000 - Western Illinois 2001 - Northern Iowa 2002 - Western Illinois/Western Kentucky* 2003 - Northern Iowa/Southern Illinois* 2004 - Southern Illinois 2005 - UNI/Southern Ill.*/Youngstown St.# 2006 - Youngstown State 2007 - Northern Iowa 2008 - Southern Illinois/Northern Iowa* 2009 - Southern Illinois 2010 - Northern Iowa *Denotes at-large NCAA qualifier, other league champions received automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament; #Youngstown State (2005) became first conference co-champion not to receive an at-large NCAA berth.

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success is not limited to the immediate past. During the decade of the 1990’s, current members of the league compiled a 34-19 mark in the Division I FCS playoffs, bettered only by the Southern Conference, whose members were 37-19 in that decade.   Team accomplishments have helped solidify the Missouri Valley Football Conference as an FCS elite, but individuals at the league’s member institutions are the real source of pride within the conference. Thanks to great players and strong coaching, the Missouri Valley Football Conference has reached and will maintain its place among the FCS best.   In 1997, Youngstown State grabbed the crowned jewel for the conference, as the league had one of its most successful seasons. In addition to claiming the league’s first national championship, the Penguins finished the year ranked No. 1, marking the first time a league member has held that spot in a season-ending poll. That year, Western Illinois was at No. 6, marking the first time the league ended the year with two teams ranked among the top six.   In 1999, the Missouri Valley Football Conference trumped that, as Youngstown State finished the year No. 2, and Illinois State was No. 3. UNI also finished in the top 20 in both nationally recognized polls.   In 2002, Western Kentucky added to the league’s national championship trophy case with an FCS crown, while both WKU (No. 1) and Western Illinois (No. 5) finished among the nation’s top five in the season-ending polls. The Hilltoppers became the first school to earn victories against the tourney’s top three seeds en route to its national championship.   In 2003, four Valley teams represented the league in the 16-team NCAA playoffs, marking the first time any league has sent that many to the playoffs in the same year.   In 2004, Southern Illinois spent a leaguerecord 11 weeks as the nation’s top-ranked team, while all eight league teams received votes for the Top 25 at some point in the season. LB Boomer Grigsby of Illinois State earned a National Defensive Player of the Year honor, while SIU’s Jerry Kill was National Coach of the Year.   In 2005, UNI became the fourth league school to reach the FCS championship game since 1997, while Southern Illinois and Western Kentucky combined to hold the nation’s No. 1 ranking in the top-25 polls for five weeks.   In 2006, Youngstown State won its secondstraight league championship and the Penguins were joined in the playoff field by Illinois

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1818 Chouteau Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63103 Phone - (314) 421-2268 Fax - (314) 421-3505 Media Email - kern@mvc.org Web - www.Valley-Football.org Commissioner Patty Viverito Assistant Commissioner Mike Kern Secretary Maxine Day Supervisor of Officials Bill Carollo

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Eastern Illinois University (1985-1995) Illinois State University (1985-present) Indiana State University (1986-present) Missouri State University (1985-present) North Dakota State University (2008-present) University of Northern Iowa (1985-present) University of South Dakota (will join in 2012) South Dakota State University (2008-present) Southern Illinois University (1985-present) Western Illinois University (1985-present) Western Kentucky University (2001-2006) Youngstown State University (1997-present)

Illinois). Three league schools compete in the Summit League (North Dakota State, South Dakota State, and Western Illinois), while Youngstown State competes in the Horizon League for its other sports. In its decade of operation, the Gateway sponsored championships in ten women’s sports and football. The women’s sports were basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track & field, swimming and diving, tennis, softball, volleyball and even field hockey in the early years of the league.   Certainly the future of the MVFC is a solid ground as it pushes into its 27th season.

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2010 Final MVFC Team Statistics SCORING OFFENSE G TD XP 2XP DXP FG Saf Pts Avg _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 58 53 1 0 6 1 423 32.5 Indiana State 11 48 40 2 0 5 2 351 31.9 Youngstown State 11 44 38 3 0 12 0 344 31.3 Missouri State 11 43 43 0 0 11 0 334 30.4 Southern Illinois 11 44 42 1 0 7 1 331 30.1 Illinois State 11 40 35 2 0 14 0 321 29.2 North Dakota State 14 45 42 0 0 14 1 356 25.4 Northern Iowa 12 34 33 0 0 15 0 282 23.5 South Dakota State 11 29 21 3 0 11 0 234 21.3

OPPONENT 1ST DOWNS G Rush Pass Pen Total Per/G _________________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 11 90 89 16 195 17.7 Northern Iowa 12 81 120 15 216 18.0 Indiana State 11 127 77 13 217 19.7 Youngstown State 11 90 114 16 220 20.0 Missouri State 11 86 125 11 222 20.2 South Dakota State 11 109 98 16 223 20.3 Illinois State 11 109 119 21 249 22.6 Western Illinois 13 128 107 18 253 19.5 North Dakota State 14 118 112 25 255 18.2

SCORING DEFENSE G TD XP 2XP DXP FG Saf Pts Avg _________________________________________________________ North Dakota State 14 27 25 0 0 22 1 255 18.2 Northern Iowa 12 33 29 0 0 8 1 253 21.1 South Dakota State 11 29 24 2 0 10 0 232 21.1 Western Illinois 13 39 36 0 0 8 0 294 22.6 Southern Illinois 11 36 36 0 0 11 0 285 25.9 Indiana State 11 44 37 2 0 7 1 328 29.8 Youngstown State 11 46 40 2 0 9 0 347 31.5 Missouri State 11 48 40 4 0 12 1 374 34.0 Illinois State 11 58 49 4 0 9 2 436 39.6

3RD-DOWN CONVERSION PCT. G Conv Att Pct _________________________________________________________ Youngstown State 11 76 159 47.8 Western Illinois 13 88 190 46.3 Illinois State 11 69 164 42.1 Missouri State 11 69 168 41.1 South Dakota State 11 67 165 40.6 Northern Iowa 12 62 153 40.5 Indiana State 11 59 146 40.4 Southern Illinois 11 51 138 37.0 North Dakota State 14 52 177 29.4

TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Plays Yards Avg/P TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 2479 3465 943 5944 6.3 58 457.2 Missouri State 11 2356 2324 802 4680 5.8 39 425.5 Youngstown State 11 2365 2167 812 4532 5.6 42 412.0 Indiana State 11 2128 2402 737 4530 6.1 47 411.8 Illinois State 11 1437 2842 773 4279 5.5 36 389.0 Northern Iowa 12 2599 1990 760 4589 6.0 30 382.4 Southern Illinois 11 2084 2076 760 4160 5.5 40 378.2 South Dakota State 11 1543 2242 757 3785 5.0 27 344.1 North Dakota State 14 2440 2142 845 4582 5.4 39 327.3 TOTAL DEFENSE G Rush Pass Plys Yards Avg TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 11 1686 1967 708 3653 5.2 33 332.1 Northern Iowa 12 1253 2895 790 4148 5.3 30 345.7 North Dakota State 14 2414 2645 959 5059 5.3 26 361.4 South Dakota State 11 2018 2037 809 4055 5.0 27 368.6 Western Illinois 13 2539 2257 899 4796 5.3 37 368.9 Indiana State 11 2236 2031 754 4267 5.7 43 387.9 Youngstown State 11 1727 2796 696 4523 6.5 41 411.2 Missouri State 11 1722 3097 773 4819 6.2 45 438.1 Illinois State 11 2198 2711 756 4909 6.5 56 446.3 RUSHING OFFENSE G Att Yds Avg TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 12 521 2599 5.0 19 216.6 Youngstown State 11 503 2365 4.7 30 215.0 Missouri State 11 485 2356 4.9 29 214.2 Indiana State 11 419 2128 5.1 26 193.5 Western Illinois 13 544 2479 4.6 30 190.7 Southern Illinois 11 470 2084 4.4 22 189.5 North Dakota State 14 537 2440 4.5 27 174.3 South Dakota State 11 379 1543 4.1 17 140.3 Illinois State 11 404 1437 3.6 13 130.6 RUSHING DEFENSE G Rushes Yards Avg. TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 12 406 1253 3.1 13 104.4 Southern Illinois 11 431 1686 3.9 18 153.3 Missouri State 11 413 1722 4.2 23 156.5 Youngstown State 11 368 1727 4.7 15 157.0 North Dakota State 14 524 2414 4.6 14 172.4 South Dakota State 11 476 2018 4.2 13 183.5 Western Illinois 13 562 2539 4.5 27 195.3 Illinois State 11 439 2198 5.0 30 199.8 Indiana State 11 506 2236 4.4 28 203.3 PASS OFFENSE G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds Avg TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 399 232 10 58.1 3465 8.7 28 266.5 Illinois State 11 369 235 12 63.7 2842 7.7 23 258.4 Indiana State 11 318 180 8 56.6 2402 7.6 21 218.4 Missouri State 11 317 180 6 56.8 2324 7.3 10 211.3 South Dakota State 11 378 202 16 53.4 2242 5.9 10 203.8 Youngstown State 11 309 180 8 58.3 2167 7.0 12 197.0 Southern Illinois 11 290 175 13 60.3 2076 7.2 18 188.7 Northern Iowa 12 239 131 16 54.8 1990 8.3 11 165.8 North Dakota State 14 308 161 10 52.3 2142 7.0 12 153.0 PASS DEFENSE G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds Avg TD Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 337 188 11 55.8 2257 6.7 10 173.6 Southern Illinois 11 277 155 11 56.0 1967 7.1 15 178.8 Indiana State 11 248 135 13 54.4 2031 8.2 15 184.6 South Dakota State 11 333 180 9 54.1 2037 6.1 14 185.2 North Dakota State 14 435 234 18 53.8 2645 6.1 12 188.9 Northern Iowa 12 384 227 15 59.1 2895 7.5 17 241.2 Illinois State 11 317 196 13 61.8 2711 8.6 26 246.5 Youngstown State 11 328 209 7 63.7 2796 8.5 26 254.2 Missouri State 11 360 215 11 59.7 3097 8.6 22 281.5

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PASS EFFICIENCY G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Effic _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 399 232 10 58.1 3465 28 149.2 Illinois State 11 369 235 12 63.7 2842 23 142.4 Indiana State 11 318 180 8 56.6 2402 21 136.8 Southern Illinois 11 290 175 13 60.3 2076 18 132.0 Northern Iowa 12 239 131 16 54.8 1990 11 126.6 Missouri State 11 317 180 6 56.8 2324 10 125.0 Youngstown State 11 309 180 8 58.3 2167 12 124.8 North Dakota State 14 308 161 10 52.3 2142 12 117.1 South Dakota State 11 378 202 16 53.4 2242 10 103.5 PASS DEF. EFFICIENCY G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Effic _________________________________________________________ North Dakota State 14 435 234 18 53.8 2645 12 105.7 South Dakota State 11 333 180 9 54.1 2037 14 113.9 Western Illinois 13 337 188 11 55.8 2257 10 115.3 Southern Illinois 11 277 155 11 56.0 1967 15 125.5 Northern Iowa 12 384 227 15 59.1 2895 17 129.2 Indiana State 11 248 135 13 54.4 2031 15 132.7 Missouri State 11 360 215 11 59.7 3097 22 146.0 Illinois State 11 317 196 13 61.8 2711 26 152.5 Youngstown State 11 328 209 7 63.7 2796 26 157.2 KICKOFF RETURNS G Ret Yds TD Avg _________________________________________________________ Illinois State 11 66 1638 1 24.8 South Dakota State 11 43 1026 0 23.9 North Dakota State 14 55 1236 1 22.5 Northern Iowa 12 43 965 2 22.4 Southern Illinois 11 44 985 1 22.4 Missouri State 11 45 925 0 20.6 Western Illinois 13 50 863 0 17.3 Youngstown State 11 54 907 0 16.8 Indiana State 11 40 606 0 15.1 PUNT RETURN AVG G Ret Yds TD Avg _________________________________________________________ Youngstown State 11 15 249 1 16.6 Illinois State 11 13 157 2 12.1 North Dakota State 14 35 410 1 11.7 Indiana State 11 15 167 1 11.1 Southern Illinois 11 16 176 2 11.0 South Dakota State 11 34 373 0 11.0 Western Illinois 13 23 217 0 9.4 Missouri State 11 26 229 1 8.8 Northern Iowa 12 17 103 1 6.1 PUNTING G No. Yards Avg/P PR Avg TB Net/P _________________________________________________________ North Dakota State 14 75 3197 42.6 122 1.6 7 39.1 South Dakota State 11 54 2180 40.4 56 1.0 3 38.2 Western Illinois 13 69 2682 38.9 170 2.5 4 35.2 Northern Iowa 12 48 2045 42.6 305 6.4 7 33.3 Missouri State 11 58 2147 37.0 181 3.1 2 33.2 Indiana State 11 53 1905 35.9 131 2.5 1 33.1 Youngstown State 11 43 1698 39.5 175 4.1 5 33.1 Southern Illinois 11 47 1705 36.3 187 4.0 0 32.3 Illinois State 11 48 1751 36.5 150 3.1 4 31.7 TURNOVER MARGIN G Fum Int Tot Fum Int Tot Mar Per/G _________________________________________________________ North Dakota State 14 19 18 37 12 10 22 +15 1.07 Western Illinois 13 13 11 24 3 10 13 +11 0.85 Missouri State 11 6 11 17 7 6 13 +4 0.36 Indiana State 11 7 13 20 9 8 17 +3 0.27 Northern Iowa 12 7 15 22 8 16 24 -2 -0.17 Illinois State 11 7 13 20 10 12 22 -2 -0.18 Youngstown State 11 8 7 15 9 8 17 -2 -0.18 South Dakota State 11 7 9 16 5 16 21 -5 -0.45 Southern Illinois 11 7 11 18 12 13 25 -7 -0.64 FIRST DOWNS G Rush Pass Pen Total Per/G _________________________________________________________ Western Illinois 13 130 144 12 286 22.0 Youngstown State 11 131 98 17 246 22.4 Southern Illinois 11 119 95 14 228 20.7 Northern Iowa 12 129 86 13 228 19.0 Illinois State 11 85 125 15 225 20.5 Missouri State 11 118 89 15 222 20.2 Indiana State 11 105 91 24 220 20.0 North Dakota State 14 120 80 16 216 15.4 South Dakota State 11 75 109 10 194 17.6

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OPPONENT 3RD DOWN PCT. G Conv Att Pct _________________________________________________________ North Dakota State 14 73 214 34.1 Missouri State 11 52 150 34.7 Western Illinois 13 66 180 36.7 South Dakota State 11 64 168 38.1 Northern Iowa 12 67 173 38.7 Southern Illinois 11 65 146 44.5 Illinois State 11 63 140 45.0 Indiana State 11 72 151 47.7 Youngstown State 11 68 139 48.9 SACKS BY G Sacks Yards _________________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 12 37 235 North Dakota State 14 37 225 Missouri State 11 25 154 Southern Illinois 11 22 177 Indiana State 11 22 163 South Dakota State 11 20 143 Western Illinois 13 19 117 Illinois State 11 12 72 Youngstown State 11 12 89 PENALTIES G No Yds Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 11 56 495 45.0 Northern Iowa 12 70 624 52.0 Indiana State 11 66 572 52.0 Missouri State 11 67 581 52.8 Youngstown State 11 65 614 55.8 South Dakota State 11 67 627 57.0 Illinois State 11 74 643 58.5 Western Illinois 13 87 770 59.2 North Dakota State 14 104 902 64.4 FIELD GOALS G Made Att Pct _________________________________________________________ Youngstown State 11 12 14 .857 Indiana State 11 5 7 .714 Illinois State 11 14 20 .700 Southern Illinois 11 7 11 .636 North Dakota State 14 14 23 .609 Northern Iowa 12 15 25 .600 South Dakota State 11 11 20 .550 Western Illinois 13 6 11 .545 Missouri State 11 11 22 .500 4TH-DOWN CONVERSION PCT. G Conv Att Pct _________________________________________________________ Illinios State 11 9 14 64.3 Southern Illinois 11 14 22 63.6 Indiana State 11 12 22 54.5 North Dakota State 14 8 17 47.1 Western Illinois 13 8 17 47.1 Northern Iowa 12 5 11 45.5 Youngstown State 11 9 21 42.9 Missouri State 11 6 15 40.0 South Dakota State 11 2 13 15.4 OPPONENT 4TH DOWN PCT. G Conv Att Pct _________________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 11 2 9 22.2 Indiana State 11 3 10 30.0 South Dakota State 11 9 22 40.9 Western Illinois 13 8 18 44.4 North Dakota State 14 7 14 50.0 Youngstown State 11 2 4 50.0 Missouri State 11 11 21 52.4 Northern Iowa 12 13 22 59.1 Illinois State 11 10 16 62.5

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2010 Final MVFC Individual Statistics RUSHING G Att Yds Avg TD Long Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Kyle Minett, SDSU 10 234 1208 5.2 12 62 120.8 Jermaine Cook, YSU 11 241 1276 5.3 11 71 116.0 D.J. McNorton, NDSU 14 280 1559 5.6 15 67 111.4 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 232 1291 5.6 15 75 107.6 Darrius Gates, INS 11 188 1057 5.6 17 65 96.1

SCORING G TD XPT FG 2XP Pts Pts/G _________________________________________________________ Darrius Gates, INS 11 19 0 0 2 116 10.5 D.J. McNorton, NDSU 14 14 0 0 0 114 8.1 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 15 0 0 0 90 7.5 Kyle Minett, SDSU 10 12 0 0 2 74 7.4 Cody Kirby, MSU 11 13 0 0 0 78 7.1

FUMBLES RECOVERED G Num Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Howard Scarborough, MSU 11 3 0.27 B. Kreczmer, WIU 13 3 0.23 John Pike, NDSU 14 3 0.21 Coulter Boyer, NDSU 14 3 0.21 J. Thompson, YSU 10 2 0.20

Chris Douglas, MSU Caulton Ray, WIU Carlos Anderson, UNI Steph Johnston, MSU Bryce Flowers, WIU

Steven Fetzer, ILS Lito Senatus, WIU Stephen Blose, YSU Jamaine Cook, YSU Chris Douglas, MSU

Winston Wright, SDSU David Rach, YSU James Conley, UNI Mike Stieren, WIU Dwight Harris, WIU

11 13 12 11 13

152 246 172 147 150

1051 1075 974 752 804

6.9 11 4.4 9 5.7 2 5.1 5 5.4 8

97 56 54 61 41

95.5 82.7 81.2 68.4 61.8

11 13 11 11 11

0 15 0 12 12

35 14 0 0 38 12 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

77 90 74 72 72

7.0 6.9 6.7 6.5 6.5

11 11 12 13 13

2 2 2 2 2

0.18 0.18 0.17 0.15 0.15

PASSING G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Matt Barr, WIU 13 393 229 10 58.3 3410 27 262.3 Matt Brown, ILS 11 344 221 11 64.2 2665 22 242.3 Cody Kirby, MSU 11 313 179 6 57.2 2307 10 209.7 Ronnie Fouch, INS 11 289 168 5 58.1 2252 20 204.7 T. O’Brien, SDSU 11 375 201 15 53.6 2236 10 203.3

SCORING (TDs) G TD Rush Pass Ret PAT Pts Pts/G _________________________________________________________ Darrius Gates, INS 11 19 17 2 0 1 116 10.5 D.J. McNorton, NDSU 1 4 19 15 4 0 0 114 8.1 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 15 15 0 0 0 90 7.5 Kyle Minett, SDSU 10 12 12 0 0 1 74 7.4 Cody Kirby, MSU 11 13 13 0 0 0 78 7.1

PASSES DEFENDED G Brup Int Total Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Calvin Burnett, INS 11 8 6 14 1.27 M. Williams, NDSU 14 12 4 16 1.14 Matt Anderson, NDSU 11 9 3 12 1.09 Josh Gatlin, NDSU 13 6 5 11 0.85 Andre Martin, UNI 12 5 5 10 0.83

Kurt Hess, YSU Chris Dieker, SIU Tirrell Rennie, UNI Jose Mohler, NDSU Paul McIntosh, SIU

Lito Senatus, WIU 13 Jamaine Cook, YSU 11 Chris Douglas, MSU 11 Tyrone Walker, ILS 11 Adaris Bellamy, YSU 11

Howard Scarborough, MSU 11 E.J. Jones, ILS 11 Cole Brodie, SDSU 11 Jordan Smith, UNI 11 Brandian Ross, YSU 11 Korey Lindsey, SIU 11 Adam Beauchamp, MSU 11

11 11 12 12 9

304 179 8 256 158 11 168 94 11 172 101 6 30 15 2

58.9 61.7 60.0 58.7 50.0

2117 1816 1526 1181 231

12 15 8 5 3

192.5 165.1 127.2 98.4 25.7

15 12 12 12 11

1 11 11 0 11

14 1 1 12 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

90 72 72 72 66

6.9 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.0

PASS EFF G Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Eff. _________________________________________________________ Matt Barr, WIU 13 393 229 10 58.3 3410 27 148.7 Matt Brown, ILS 11 344 221 11 64.2 2665 22 144.0 Ronnie Fouch, INS 11 289 168 5 58.1 2252 20 143.0 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 168 94 11 60.0 1526 8 134.9 Paul McIntosh, SIU 9 30 15 2 50.0 231 3 134.3

INTERCEPTIONS G Int Yds TD Long Int/G _________________________________________________________ E.J. Jones, ILS 11 7 28 0 18 0.64 Calvin Burnett, INS 11 6 39 0 39 0.55 Cole Brodie, SDSU 11 5 156 2 87 0.45 Jimmie Strong, MSU 9 4 75 1 47 0.44 Andre Martin, UNI 12 5 66 1 62 0.42

Chris Dieker, SIU Cody Kirby, MSU Kurt Hess, YSU Jose Mohler, NDSU T. O’Brien, SDSU

Josh Gatlin, NDSU M. Williams, NDSU Larry King, INS Matt Anderson, NDSU Brandian Ross, YSU

11 11 11 12 11

256 313 304 172 375

158 179 179 101 201

11 6 8 6 15

61.7 57.2 58.9 58.7 53.6

1816 2307 2117 1181 2236

15 10 12 5 10

132.0 125.8 125.1 119.0 104.5

13 14 11 11 11

5 4 3 3 3

76 93 26 26 15

1 1 0 0 0

51 41 20 16 13

0.38 0.29 0.27 0.27 0.27

RECEIVE YDS/GAME G Rec Yds TD Long Avg/C Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Tyrone Walker, ILS 11 59 974 12 80 16.5 88.5 Lito Senatus, WIU 13 65 1145 14 70 17.6 88.1 D. Barnes, YSU 11 67 911 4 80 13.6 82.8 Jermaine Saffold, MSU 11 53 869 5 66 16.4 79.0 Tyrel Kool, SDSU 11 64 808 2 68 12.6 73.5

TACKLES G Solo Ast Total Avg/G Sack _________________________________________________________ Kyle Glazier, WIU 13 81 86 167 12.8 4 Josh Howe, ILS 11 49 63 112 10.2 1 Derek Domino, SDSU 11 36 67 103 9.4 0 Antoine Wilkinson, MSU 11 39 62 101 9.2 5 Mike Lien, SDSU 11 37 61 98 8.9 1

Marvin Sanders, ILS Terriun Crump, WIU Justin Hilton, INS Jeff Evans, SIU Bryant Kent, INS

J. Washington, INS Jamar Thompson, UNI John Sasson, YSU L.J. Fort, UNI Skylar Smith, MSU

11 13 11 10 11

73 56 40 40 43

754 888 684 576 572

2 5 7 3 5

51 83 72 57 52

10.3 15.9 17.1 14.4 13.3

68.5 68.3 62.2 57.6 52.0

11 12 11 12 11

59 50 44 37 55

33 49 45 55 28

92 99 89 92 83

8.4 8.2 8.1 7.7 7.5

5 2 0 5 0

RECEPTIONS/GAME G Rec Yds TD Long Avg/C Rec/G _________________________________________________________ Marvon Sanders, ILS 11 73 754 2 51 10.3 6.6 D. Barnes, YSU 11 67 911 4 80 13.6 6.1 Tyrel Kool, SDSU 11 64 808 2 68 12.6 5.8 Tyrone Walker, ILS 11 59 974 12 80 16.5 5.4 Joe Alaria, SIU 11 58 511 3 37 8.8 5.3

SACKS G Solo Ast Yds Total Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Ben Boothby, UNI 12 7 5 63 12 1.00 Ben Obaseki, INS 11 6 3 71 9 0.82 Coulter Boyer, NDSU 14 8 1 56 9 0.64 James Conley, UNI 12 4 4 50 8 0.67 Will Eilert, UNI 11 4 4 35 8 0.73

Lito Senatus, WIU 13 Jermaine Saffold, MSU 11 Terriun Crump, WIU 13 Jeff Evans, SIU 10 Bryant Kent, INS 11

Mike Stieren, WIU Cole Jirik, NDSU Matthew Gratzek, NDSU Jayson DiManche, SIU Henry Obi, UNI

65 1145 14 53 869 5 56 888 5 40 576 3 43 572 5

70 66 83 57 52

17.6 16.4 15.9 14.4 13.3

5.0 4.8 4.3 4.0 3.9

TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Plays Total Yds/G _________________________________________________________ Matt Barr, WIU 13 449 3410 497 3859 296.8 Cody Kirby, MSU 11 403 2307 452 2710 246.4 Matt Brown, ILS 11 -8 2665 383 2657 241.5 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 1291 1526 400 2817 234.8 Kurt Hess, YSU 11 141 2117 366 2258 205.3 Ronnie Fouch, INS T. O’Brien, SDSU Chris Dieker, SIU Kyle Minett, SDSU Jamaine Cook, YSU

11 11 11 10 11

-26 2252 -76 2236 272 1816 1208 6 1276 0

321 384 352 236 241

2226 2160 2088 1214 1276

202.4 196.4 189.8 121.4 116.0

ALL PURPOSE YDS. G Rush Rcv PR KR Yds Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Jamaine Cook, YSU 11 1276 219 0 393 1888 171.6 C. Anderson, UNI 12 974 122 34 680 1810 150.8 D.J. McNorton, NDSU 14 1559 433 0 27 2019 144.2 Kyle Minett, SDSU 10 1208 192 0 0 1400 140.0 D. Barnes, YSU 11 34 911 182 217 1344 122.2 Darrius Gates, INS 11 Chris Douglas, MSU 11 Tirrell Rennie, UNI 12 Bryce Flowers, WIU 13 Jermaine Saffold, MSU 11

1057 90 1051 108 1291 0 804 332 4 869

0 197 1344 122.2 0 34 1193 108.5 0 0 1291 107.6 0 257 1393 107.2 0 254 1127 102.5

13 14 12 11 9

6 6 5 4 3

1 1 2 3 3

37 36 30 61 27

7 7 7 7 6

0.54 0.50 0.58 0.64 0.67

TACKLES FOR LOSS G Solo Ast Yds Total Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Ben Obaseki, INS 11 13 6 87 16.0 1.45 Ben Boothby, UNI 12 9 14 77 16.0 1.33 Kyle Glazier, WIU 13 11 4 40 13.0 1.00 Coulter Boyer, NDSU 14 11 4 60 13.0 0.93 James Conley, UNI 12 8 8 74 12.0 1.00 Jayson DiManche, SIU L.J. Fort, UNI Mike Stieren, WIU J. Washington, INS Matthew Gratzek, NDSU

11 12 13 11 12

8 5 9 7 8

7 13 3 6 4

61 20 47 35 38

11.5 11.5 10.5 10.0 10.0

1.05 0.96 0.81 0.91 0.83

FUMBLES FORCED G Num Avg/G _________________________________________________________ Coulter Boyer, NDSU 14 4 0.29 Matthew Gratzek, NDSU 12 3 0.25 Matt Anderson, NDSU 11 2 0.18 Larry King, INS 11 2 0.18 Chance Coda, SIU 11 2 0.18 E.J. Clark, SIU Anthony Wise, SDSU T. Canady, UNI Ryan Drevlow, NDSU Kyle Glazier, WIU

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2 2 2 2 2

0.18 0.18 0.17 0.15 0.15

8 2 4 7 5 7 7

1 7 5 1 3 1 1

9 9 9 8 8 8 8

0.82 0.82 0.82 0.73 0.73 0.73 0.73

PUNT RETURN AVG. G Ret Yds TD Long Avg _________________________________________________________ Cole Brodie, SDSU 11 34 373 0 35 11.0 R. Smith, NDSU 14 31 332 0 51 10.7 KICK RETURN AVG. G Ret Yds TD Long Avg _________________________________________________________ C. Anderson, UNI 12 25 680 2 99 27.2 Cheeseborough, INS 9 18 250 0 25 13.9 PUNTING G Punt Yds Long Avg _________________________________________________________ John Prelvitz, NDSU 14 75 3197 80 42.6 Kyle Bernard, UNI 11 35 1484 75 42.4 Nick Liste, YSU 11 41 1698 69 41.4 Dean Priddy, SDSU 11 54 2180 72 40.4 A. Pucylowski, SIU 11 40 1592 64 39.8 Chris Fuchs, WIU Jordan Chiles, MSU Steven Fetzer, ILS

13 11 11

68 2669 56 2147 47 1751

60 53 57

39.2 38.3 37.3

FIELD GOALS G FG FGA Pct. FG/G _________________________________________________________ Steven Fetzer, ILS 11 14 20 70.0 1.27 Billy Hallgren, UNI 12 15 25 60.0 1.25 Stephen Blose, YSU 11 12 14 85.7 1.09 Ryan Jastram, NDSU 14 14 23 60.9 1.00 Kyle Dougherty, SIU 11 7 11 63.6 0.64 Austin Witmer, MSU Cory Little, INS Jordan Chiles, MSU Kyle Harris, SDSU Charlie Jouett, WIU

11 11 11 9 13

6 5 5 2 1

9 7 13 8 4

66.7 71.4 38.5 25.0 25.0

0.55 0.45 0.45 0.22 0,08

FIELD GOAL PCT. G FG FGA Long Pct. _________________________________________________________ Billy Hallgren, UNI 12 15 25 44 60.0 PAT KICKING PCT. G Made Att Pct. _________________________________________________________ Billy Hallgren, UNI 12 33 33 100.0 Jordan Chiles, MSU 11 33 33 100.0 Kyle Dougherty, SIU 11 42 43 97.7 Ryan Jastram, NDSU 14 42 43 97.7 Stephen Blose, YSU 11 38 40 95.0 Steven Fetzer, ILS 11 35 37 94.6 Charlie Jouett, WIU 13 32 36 88.9 Cory Little, INS 11 39 45 86.7 SCORING BY KICKERS G PATs FGs Pts Pts/G _________________________________________________________ Steven Fetzer, ILS 11 35-37 14-20 77 7.0 Stephen Blose, YSU 11 38-40 12-14 74 6.7 Billy Hallgren, UNI 12 33-33 15-25 78 6.5 Ryan Jastram, NDSU 14 42-43 14-23 84 6.0 Kyle Dougherty, SIU 11 42-43 7-11 63 5.7 Cory Little, INS Jordan Chiles, MSU Charlie Jouett, WIU Austin, Witmer, MSU Kyle Harris, SDSU

11 11 13 11 9

39-45 33-33 32-36 10-10 5-5

5-7 5-13 1-4 6-9 2-8

54 48 35 28 11

4.9 4.4 2.7 2.5 1.2

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2010 Valley Football Individual Honors All-Missouri Valley Football Conference QB RB RB FB WR WR TE OL OL OL OL OL PK

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First Team Matt Barr, Western Illinois....................................................................Sr. Darrius Gates, Indiana State...............................................................Sr. Kyle Minett, South Dakota State.........................................................Sr. Brock Lough, Indiana State.................................................................Jr. Dominique Barnes, Youngstown State................................................Sr. Lito Senatus, Western Illinois..............................................................Sr. Colin Cochart, South Dakota State.....................................................Sr. David Arkin, Missouri State..............................................................Sr. Bryan Boemer, Southern Illinois..........................................................Jr. Mike Lamphear, Western Illinois..........................................................Sr. Ryan McKnight, South Dakota State...................................................Sr. Austin Zlab, UNI..................................................................................Sr. Billy Hallgren, UNI...............................................................................Sr.

DL DL DL DL LB LB LB LB DB DB DB DB P RS

Ben Boothby, UNI................................................................................Jr. Eric Brunner, Illinois State...................................................................Jr. Matthew Gratzek, North Dakota State.................................................Sr. Ben Obaseki, Indiana State.................................................................So. Derek Domino, South Dakota State....................................................Sr. Kyle Glazier, Western Illinois...............................................................Sr. Antoine Wilkinson, Missouri State...................................................Sr. Jamar Thompson, UNI........................................................................Sr. Cole Brodie, South Dakota State........................................................Sr. E.J. Jones, Illinois State......................................................................Sr. Korey Lindsey, Southern Illinois..........................................................Sr. Alex Sewall, Indiana State...................................................................Jr. John Prelvitz, North Dakota State.......................................................Sr. Carlos Anderson, UNI..........................................................................So.

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Second Team Tirrell Rennie, UNI...............................................................................Jr. Jamaine Cook, Youngstown State.......................................................So. D.J. McNorton, North Dakota State.....................................................Jr. John Goode, Southern Illinois.............................................................Jr. Jermaine Saffold, Missouri State.....................................................Jr. Tyrone Walker, Illinois State................................................................So. Alex Jones, Indiana State....................................................................Jr. Pat Burke, Indiana State.....................................................................Sr. Bobby Coates, Youngstown State.......................................................Sr. Paul Cornick, North Dakota State.......................................................Jr. Cal McCarthy, Illinois State..................................................................Jr. David Pickard, Southern Illinois...........................................................Jr. Stephen Blose, Youngstown State......................................................Sr.

DL DL DL DL LB LB LB LB DB DB DB DB P RS

Colter Boyer, North Dakota State........................................................Jr. Chance Coda, Southern Illinois...........................................................Jr. Torrance Nicholson, Youngstown State...............................................Sr. Mike Stieren, Western Illinois..............................................................Sr. L.J. Fort, UNI.......................................................................................Jr. Stephen Franklin, Southern Illinois......................................................Sr. Josh Howe, Illinois State.....................................................................Jr. Jacolby Washington, Indiana State.....................................................So. Corey Jeske, South Dakota State.......................................................Sr. Brandonian Ross, Youngstown State..................................................Sr. Skylar Smith, Missouri State............................................................Sr. J.J. Swain, UNI....................................................................................So. Dean Priddy, South Dakota State........................................................Sr. Cole Brodie, South Dakota State........................................................Sr.

Honorable Mention   Missouri State: RB Chris Douglas, QB Cody Kirby, LB Terian Washington• Illinois State: QB Matt Brown, PK Stephen Fetzer, WR Marvon Sanders • Indiana State: LB Aaron Archie, QB Ronnie Fouch, WR Justin Hilton, DB Calvin Burnett, RS Darrius Gates • North Dakota State: WR Warren Holloway, DB Marcus Williams •  UNI: RB Carlos Anderson, P Kyle Bernard, DL Darren Branch, LB James Conley, TE Schuyler Oordt • South Dakota State: FB/TE Alex Beyer, WR Tyrel Kool, LB Mike Lien • Southern Illinois: WR Joe Allaria, LB Jayson DiManche, PK Kyle Dougherty • Western Illinois: FB Josh Gabelmann, TE Drew Helt, LB Brandon Kreczmer • Youngstown State: P Nick Liste, OL Eric Rodemoyer, LB John Sasson 

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First Team WR Joe Allaria, Southern Illinois OL David Arkin, Missouri State QB Matt Barr, Western Illinois PK Stephen Blose, Youngstown State DL Ben Boothby, UNI DL Eric Brunner, Illinois State DE Chance Coda, Southern Illinois LB Derek Domino, South Dakota St. RB Tyler Duffy, South Dakota State LB Kyle Glazier, Western Illinois RB Kyle Minett, South Dakota State OT David Pickard, Southern Illinois DB Alex Sewall, Indiana State Second Team OL Zach Buchner, South Dakota St. P Jordan Chiles, Missouri State DB Justin Easterly, Indiana State PK Billy Hallgren, UNI WR/RS Myers Hendrickson, WIU WR Jarred Herring, UNI WR Matt Hylland, South Dakota State WR Brad Iverson, South Dakota State QB Matt Lancaster, Illinois State TE Ryan Mahaffey, UNI OL Alex Olinger, South Dakota State LB Dillon Painter, Indiana State P Dean Priddy, South Dakota State Honorable Mention

  Missouri State: OL Erik Dahl • Indiana State: DT Rod Hardy, OL Fn Lutz • North Dakota State: LS Jeff Curtis • UNI: CB Andre Martin, OL Austin Zlab • North Dakota State: FB Drew Hushka, PK Ryan Jastram, TE Matt Veldman • South Dakota State: DB Condrad Kjerstad, WR Tyrel Kool, OL Ryan McKnight• Southern Illinois: SS Brad Briggs, DE Jason Seaman • Western Illinois: FB Josh Gabelmann, TE Drew Helt, DL Victor Visoky 

All-Newcomer Team

Offense TB Shakir Bell, Indiana State TB Adaris Bellamy, Youngstown State RB Bryce Flowers, Western Illinois QB Ronnie Fouch, Indiana State RB Shariff Harris, Southern Illinois QB Kurt Hess, Youngstown State WR Justin Hilton, Indiana State RB Ashton Leggett, Illinois State OL Brian Palangi, UNI RB Caulton Ray, Western Illinois QB Tirrell Rennie, UNI WR Marvon Sanders, Illinois State RB Erik Smith, Illinois State Defense DL Zacharia Bowers, South Dakota St. DB Calvin Burnett, Indiana State LB Nick Canavan, Missouri State DB Ryan Davis, Western Illinois S Bo Flowers, Illinois State DE Shelby Harris, Illinois State SS Colten Heagle, North Dakota State DB Larry King, Indiana State P Nick Liste, Youngstown State NG Leevon Perry, North Dakota St. P Austin Pucylowski, Southern Illinois CB Marcus Williams, North Dakota St. LB Chad Wilson, North Dakota State

Players of the Week

Sept. 4: Matt Brown, ILSU (Off.); Chad WIlson, NDSU (Def.); Ryan Jastram, NDSU (ST); FN Lutz, IDSU (L); Bryce Flowers, WIU (NC). Sept. 11: Cody Kirby, MSU (Off.); Ben Boothby, UNI (Def.); Dominique Barnes, YSU (ST); David Arkin, MSU (L); Tirrell Rennie, UNI (NC). Sept. 18: Matt Barr, WIU (Off.); Austin Davis, ILSU (Def.); Carlos Anderson, UNI (ST); Bobby Coates, YSU (L); Marvon Sanders, ILSU (NC). Sept. 25: D.J. McNorton, NDSU (Off); Brandian Ross, YSU (Def.); Steven Fetzer, ISU (ST); Paul Cornick, NDSU (L); Bryce Flowers, WIU (WIU). Oct. 2: Jermaine Saffold, MSU (Off.); Andre Martin, UNI (Def.); Luke Thuston, SIU (ST); Evan Bochers, ILSU (L); Shariff Harris, SIU (NC). Oct. 9: Ronnie Fouch, INSU (Off.); Corey Jeske, SDSU (Def.); Cole Brodie, SDSU (ST); David Pickard, SIU (L); Ronnie Fouch, INSU (NC). Oct. 16: Matt Barr, WIU (Off.); Ben Obaseki, INSU (Def.); Billy Hallgren, UNI (ST); Ryan McKnight, ILSU (L); Ashton Leggett, ILSU (NC). Oct. 23: Tirrell Rennie, UNI (Off.); Kyle Glazier, WIU (Def.); Peter Reifenrath, SDSU (ST); David Arkin, MSU (L); Tirrell Rennie, UNI (NC). Oct. 30: Matt Barr, WIU (Off.); Calvin Burnett, INSU (Def.); Austin Witmer, MSU (ST); Mike Lamphear, WIU (L); Calvin Burnett, INSU (NC). Nov. 6: Tyrone Walker, ILSU (Off.); Coulter Boyer, NDSU (Def.); Marcus King, ILSU (ST); Cal McCarthy, ILSU (L); Tirrell Rennie, UNI (NC). Nov. 13: Alex Jones, INSU (Off.); Jayson DiManche, SIU (Def.); Carlos Anderson, UNI (ST); Paul Cornick, NDSU (L); Ronnie Fouch, INSU (NC). Nov. 20: Chris Dieker, SIU (Off.); Antione Wilkinson, MSU (Def.); Pat Smith, WIU (ST); Bryce Flowers, WIU (NC). Off. - Offensive Player of the Week Def. - Defensive Player of the Week ST - Special Teams Player of the Week L - Lineman of the Week NC - Newcomer of the Week

MVFC Individual Honors Offensive Player of the Year:   Matt Barr (QB), Western Ill. Defensive Players of the Year:   Kyle Glazier (LB), Western Ill. Coach of the Year:   Trent Miles, Indiana State Newcomer of the Year:   Tirrell Rennie (QB), UNI Freshman of the Year:   Kurt Hess (QB), Youngstown

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All-Time MVFC Standings 1985 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-0 29.2 12.2 11-2 30.2 16.3 †Missouri State 2-2-1 25.6 25.6 6-4-1 31.9 23.8 Western Illinois 2-3 17.0 24.0 5-5 20.5 23.0 Southern Illinois 2-3 22.0 21.6 4-7 29.7 23.3 Eastern Illinois 2-3 20.4 27.6 6-5 23.7 24.7 Illinois State 1-3-1 10.4 16.0 6-3-2 18.7 14.2 1986 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Eastern Illinois 5-1 34.2 16.2 11-2 37.2 16.5 Southern Illinois 4-2 21.0 21.8 7-4 21.4 20.2 Northern Iowa 4-2 33.0 19.0 7-3-1 31.5 20.1 Illinois State 3-3 18.3 19.0 5-5 18.2 17.8 Western Illinois 2-4 17.5 22.2 6-5 17.5 19.3 †Missouri State 1-5 12.3 28.5 3-7 12.7 26.3 Indiana State 1-5 13.8 26.0 3-8 15.1 27.6 1987 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 6-0 32.3 11.8 10-4 33.1 21.8 Western Illinois 5-1 23.7 22.0 7-4 23.9 22.4 †Missouri State 3-3 21.0 12.0 5-6 17.7 13.2 Eastern Illinois 3-3 16.3 16.3 5-6 14.5 18.2 Indiana State 2-4 12.3 26.7 5-6 17.8 24.6 Southern Illinois 2-4 19.3 19.5 3-8 15.1 20.7 Illinois State 0-6 12.2 28.8 3-7 17.5 24.0 1988 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Western Illinois 6-0 27.0 18.3 10-2 31.3 17.7 †Missouri State 4-2 28.5 21.0 5-5 25.2 20.0 Indiana State 4-2 21.5 15.7 5-6 18.6 23.5 Northern Iowa 3-3 19.5 20.2 5-6 26.6 21.7 Eastern Illinois 2-4 17.7 22.8 5-6 18.6 19.0 Southern Illinois 2-4 15.8 22.2 4-7 18.3 23.8 Illinois State 0-6 12.5 22.3 1-10 12.3 24.7 1989 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ †Missouri State 5-1 31.2 17.3 10-3 33.4 22.5 Eastern Illinois 4-2 21.2 15.2 9-4 21.4 13.8 Northern Iowa 4-2 24.8 23.7 8-3 27.5 19.2 Illinois State 4-2 19.7 17.5 5-6 17.3 21.8 Indiana State 2-4 16.5 20.3 4-7 20.2 21.8 Western Illinois 1-5 11.0 22.2 4-7 18.6 19.5 Southern Illinois 1-5 17.8 26.0 2-9 20.2 26.4

1992 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-1 32.3 15.2 12-2 21.8 14.4 †Missouri State 4-2 24.0 20.7 6-5 26.0 20.9 Western Illinois 4-2 29.3 24.7 7-4 31.7 23.8 Eastern Illinois 2-4 23.2 29.8 5-6 25.1 26.8 Illinois State 2-4 22.3 22.0 5-6 26.3 22.2 Indiana State 2-4 24.8 30.1 4-7 29.0 31.3 Southern Illinois 2-4 31.5 42.8 4-7 31.8 37.2 1993 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-1 26.6 18.7 8-4 29.2 19.8 †Missouri State 4-2 23.5 23.2 7-4 24.6 22.6 Western Illinois 4-2 18.0 16.5 4-7 17.2 22.5 Illinois State 2-3-1 22.8 18.8 6-4-1 24.2 19.9 Eastern Illinois 2-3-1 26.5 23.5 3-7-1 22.7 28.2 Indiana State 2-4 17.2 23.3 4-7 21.3 24.4 Southern Illinois 1-5 22.2 32.8 2-9 22.9 34.1 1994 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 6-0 23.5 12.5 8-4 22.6 17.0 Western Illinois 4-2 23.7 21.3 8-3 32.8 20.2 Eastern Illinois 4-2 21.3 15.0 6-5 23.0 20.2 Illinois State 3-3 20.0 13.8 5-5-1 22.2 17.4 †Missouri State 2-4 18.1 23.8 4-7 19.7 23.9 Indiana State 2-4 15.7 18.3 5-6 22.4 15.8 Southern Illinois 0-6 14.8 27.5 1-10 14.2 31.9 1995 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Eastern Illinois 5-1 22.6 13.0 10-2 27.3 16.8 Northern Iowa 5-1 23.8 12.0 8-5 25.9 18.2 Indiana State 3-3 19.0 17.3 7-4 21.5 16.9 Illinois State 3-3 19.8 19.3 5-6 18.7 17.5 Southern Illinois 2-4 13.0 27.8 5-6 18.0 26.4 Western Illinois 2-4 14.7 21.7 4-7 24.3 22.9 †Missouri State 1-5 15.5 17.3 4-7 20.0 18.5 1996 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-0 36.6 14.6 12-2 32.7 18.2 †Missouri State 3-2 24.6 20.6 7-4 25.9 16.3 Western Illinois 3-2 18.4 17.4 9-3 22.5 15.4 Indiana State 3-2 17.6 17.8 6-5 23.3 21.3 Southern Illinois 1-4 18.8 28.4 5-6 27.5 27.5 Illinois State 0-5 15.2 32.0 3-8 20.5 28.7 1997 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Western Illinois 6-0 32.5 17.0 11-2 31.3 17.6 Northern Iowa 5-1 31.2 27.5 7-4 28.0 30.8 Youngstown State 4-2 29.3 13.7 13-2 30.5 15.3 †Missouri State 3-3 23.5 25.7 5-6 24.2 25.6 Indiana State 2-4 11.0 24.3 3-8 10.8 22.5 Southern Illinois 1-5 23.8 29.5 3-8 21.6 29.1 Illinois State 0-6 17.7 31.3 2-9 20.0 30.2 1998 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Western Illinois 5-1 19.3 7.5 11-3 22.0 9.4 Illinois State 4-2 33.8 30.2 8-4 36.1 26.6 †Missouri State 3-3 24.2 24.0 5-6 28.9 25.8 Northern Iowa 3-3 24.5 22.8 7-4 26.2 17.4 Youngstown State 3-3 17.7 26.0 6-5 22.7 23.7 Indiana State 2-4 20.3 22.7 5-6 23.7 25.0 Southern Illinois 1-5 20.5 27.2 3-8 23.5 26.9

  Jesse Branch’s 1989 and 1990 Bears won back-to-back conference titles and went 18-4 in the regular season in that span.

1990 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ †Missouri State 5-1 34.8 17.2 9-3 34.4 18.3 Northern Iowa 5-1 28.3 13.8 8-4 27.8 17.4 Eastern Illinois 3-3 15.8 22.3 5-6 16.4 19.9 Illinois State 3-3 20.0 21.8 5-6 18.0 17.2 Western Illinois 3-3 19.7 25.2 3-8 17.6 28.5 Indiana State 1-5 22.0 27.2 4-7 23.9 26.3 Southern Illinois 1-5 10.7 23.8 2-9 15.8 28.5 1991 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-1 25.0 15.0 11-2 28.2 12.2 Southern Illinois 4-2 21.5 20.3 7-4 21.6 24.6 Western Illinois 4-2 18.0 16.5 7-4-1 23.2 15.2 †Missouri State 3-3 26.0 20.2 6-4-1 29.5 19.9 Indiana State 2-4 14.8 29.0 5-6 20.8 22.0 Eastern Illinois 2-4 24.8 23.0 4-7 27.9 24.0 Illinois State 1-5 12.8 19.0 5-6 19.8 16.0

1999 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Illinois State 6-0 39.5 32.2 11-3 34.8 25.4 Youngstown State 5-1 29.3 25.7 12-3 28.1 24.1 Northern Iowa 3-3 30.3 29.0 8-3 36.4 23.1 †Missouri State 2-4 30.0 29.2 5-6 33.9 24.1 Western Illinois 2-4 36.8 31.0 7-4 34.8 21.9 Indiana State 2-4 30.8 34.5 3-8 25.8 33.9 Southern Illinois 1-5 37.2 52.5 5-6 38.5 39.3 2000 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Western Illinois 5-1 31.8 18.3 9-3 34.8 17.6 Youngstown State 4-2 22.2 16.8 9-3 26.6 16.3 Illinois State 4-2 25.5 15.0 7-4 32.8 20.1 Northern Iowa 3-3 32.2 27.3 7-4 36.1 27.7 †Missouri State 2-4 15.7 20.0 5-6 21.5 18.2 Southern Illinois 2-4 20.0 25.5 3-8 18.9 28.7 Indiana State 1-5 10.2 34.5 1-10 11.1 37.1 2001 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 6-1 23.6 17.1 11-3 26.9 24.3 Youngstown State 5-2 31.0 19.9 8-3 33.5 17.4 Western Kentucky 5-2 28.4 13.0 8-4 26.5 12.2 Western Illinois 4-3 27.0 24.7 5-5 25.7 29.0 †Missouri State 3-4 23.6 28.4 6-5 27.0 24.6 Indiana State 2-5 17.1 29.6 3-8 15.3 31.5 Illinois State 2-5 26.9 33.9 2-9 23.5 34.1 Southern Illinois 1-6 15.6 26.6 1-10 15.2 30.8

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2002 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Western Illinois 6-1 31.7 18.1 11-2 36.2 18.5 Western Kentucky 6-1 22.3 9.0 12-3 28.8 16.4 Youngstown State 4-3 16.3 16.1 7-4 19.5 18.3 Illinois State 4-3 21.4 17.3 6-5 22.6 22.7 Indiana State 3-4 17.3 25.7 5-7 18.8 26.5 Northern Iowa 2-5 17.6 27.3 5-6 20.6 26.0 Southern Illinois 2-5 25.3 32.6 4-8 34.5 30.0 †Missouri State 1-6 21.3 27.0 4-7 23.2 26.7 2003 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 6-1 33.0 21.9 10-2 36.4 19.1 Northern Iowa 6-1 27.9 20.6 10-3 30.0 18.9 Western Illinois 5-2 38.6 30.4 9-4 36.3 25.5 Western Kentucky 5-2 29.7 17.3 9-4 32.8 16.8 Illinois State 3-4 27.0 26.1 6-6 26.5 24.4 Youngstown State 2-5 21.1 32.6 5-7 23.4 23.6 †Missouri State 1-6 24.1 30.0 4-7 26.2 25.1 Indiana State 0-7 15.3 37.9 3-9 14.2 29.7 2004 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 7-0 44.0 12.6 10-2 42.6 13.2 Western Kentucky 6-1 35.0 17.7 9-3 29.2 18.9 Northern Iowa 5-2 28.4 18.6 7-4 31.9 18.0 †Missouri State 3-4 25.6 31.1 6-5 26.8 29.5 Western Illinois 2-5 19.7 39.3 4-7 28.3 37.2 Illinois State 2-5 26.0 34.6 4-7 25.6 32.0 Youngstown State 2-5 24.6 28.0 4-7 24.5 24.7 Indiana State 2-5 20.1 41.6 4-7 22.1 37.7 2005 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 5-2 23.6 21.0 11-4 29.9 23.8 Youngstown State 5-2 26.4 15.3 8-3 27.8 16.2 Southern Illinois 5-2 32.4 27.1 9-4 34.5 22.9 Illinois State 4-3 40.7 25.3 7-4 39.2 21.3 Western Kentucky 4-3 29.1 27.6 6-5 30.8 26.5 Western Illinois 3-4 29.1 30.9 5-6 32.0 33.7 †Missouri State 2-5 22.9 32.6 4-6 27.3 31.2 Indiana State 0-7 21.1 45.7 0-11 17.5 43.3 2006 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Youngstown State 6-1 32.4 18.0 11-3 31.4 23.1 Illinois State 5-2 30.3 21.4 9-4 29.0 20.2 Northern Iowa 5-2 29.7 23.1 7-4 31.0 22.6 Southern Illinois 4-3 31.1 23.1 9-4 34.5 19.7 Western Kentucky 4-3 24.7 22.0 6-5 23.5 23.9 Western Illinois 2-5 27.4 29.9 5-6 30.3 25.2 †Missouri State 1-6 15.4 29.4 2-9 17.6 28.0 Indiana State 1-6 18.0 42.1 1-10 21.5 44.8 2007 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 6-0 35.8 14.0 12-1 36.1 16.8 Southern Illinois 5-1 34.8 16.7 12-2 37.9 17.4 Youngstown State 3-3 28.7 19.5 7-4 27.4 18.5 Western Illinois 3-3 18.8 19.0 6-5 24.8 19.5 †Missouri State 2-4 29.8 35.2 6-5 36.3 35.3 Illinois State 2-4 31.3 30.2 4-7 29.5 30.7 Indiana State 0-6 10.3 55.2 0-11 11.2 49.2 2008 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 7-1 29.1 12.9 12-3 29.2 17.7 Southern Illinois 7-1 31.1 17.8 9-3 29.4 21.3 South Dakota St. 6-2 36.0 21.0 7-5 35.6 29.0 Western Illinois 4-4 29.3 24.6 6-5 32.3 21.7 North Dakota St. 4-4 28.1 21.9 6-5 29.9 19.2 †Missouri State 3-5 22.6 33.6 4-7 24.2 35.4 Youngstown State 3-5 24.6 32.9 4-8 22.5 29.3 Illinois State 2-6 29.9 32.1 3-8 28.4 30.9 Indiana State 0-8 9.3 43.3 0-12 8.4 42.3 2009 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Southern Illinois 8-0 32.8 14.2 11-2 34.0 15.9 South Dakota St. 7-1 26.8 13.1 8-4 27.8 17.4 Northern Iowa 5-3 31.9 15.1 7-4 33.4 13.2 Illinois State 5-3 24.2 24.6 6-5 23.2 25.5 †Missouri State 4-4 18.5 21.8 6-5 19.7 22.4 Youngstown State 4-4 19.1 20.4 6-5 21.1 22.1 North Dakota St. 2-6 25.0 25.6 3-8 29.2 28.6 Indiana State 1-7 8.6 37.9 1-10 9.0 35.5 Western Illinois 0-8 10.2 24.4 1-10 14.0 27.6 2010 Conf. PF PA ALL PF PA _______________________________________________________ Northern Iowa 6-2 23.6 17.6 7-5 28.2 25.3 Western Illinois 5-3 27.0 19.7 8-5 42.3 29.4 †Missouri State 4-4 22.0 24.5 5-6 33.4 37.4 North Dakota St. 4-4 16.1 15.5 9-5 35.6 25.5 Indiana State 4-4 23.1 25.9 6-5 35.1 32.8 Illinois State 4-4 23.6 32.2 6-5 32.1 43.6 Southern Illinois 4-4 23.7 21.9 5-6 33.1 28.5 South Dakota St. 4-4 20.7 18.9 5-6 23.4 23.2 Youngstown State 1-7 23.6 27.2 3-8 34.4 34.7

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All-Time MSU Valley Football Honors Players and Coaches of the Year

Chris Reed, OG..............................................First Team Michael Fox, DL..............................................First Team Bill Walter, DL.................................................First Team Marcus Shipp, DB..........................................First Team Matt Irvin, OG............................................Second Team Richard Grote, PK.....................................Second Team Robert Harbolt, LB.....................................Second Team Tim McDuffey, OT............................. Honorable Mention Sean Richardson, LB....................... Honorable Mention Brett Von Willer, P............................. Honorable Mention

1985

James Houston, LB...............Co-Def. Player of the Year

1987

Matt Soraghan, LB............ Defensive Player of the Year

1989

DeAndre Smith, QB............ Offensive Player of the Year Jesse Branch......................................Coach of the Year

1990

1991

DeAndre Smith, QB............ Offensive Player of the Year Jesse Branch......................................Coach of the Year

Tim McDuffey, OT...........................................First Team Matt Irvin, OG.................................................First Team Bill Walter, DL.................................................First Team Marcus Shipp, DB..........................................First Team Adrion Smith, DB............................................First Team Sean Richardson, LB................................Second Team Paul Carney, QB............................... Honorable Mention Hale Hitchcock, RB.......................... Honorable Mention Anthony Pegues, RB........................ Honorable Mention

1995

Jason Cannon, WR..................... Newcomer of the Year

1996

Mike Miano, DL.................. Defensive Player of the Year

2007

Cody Kirby, QB............................. Freshman of the Year

2009

1992

Antoine Wilkinson, LB................. Newcomer of the Year

All-Conference Selections 1985

Keith Williams, RB..........................................First Team David Heim, OC.............................................First Team Brad Sellenriek, OT........................................First Team Kevin Bor, OG................................................First Team James Houston, LB........................................First Team Preston Estes, DL...........................................First Team B.J. Torbett, WR........................................Second Team Danny Gasser, PK.....................................Second Team Mike Chatman, DB....................................Second Team Mike Atzen, P.............................................Second Team

1996 Valley Defensive Player of the Year Mike Miano.

1986

Chris Tayrien, OG...........................................First Team Tony Gilbert, RB....................................... Second Team Preston Estes, DL..................................... Second Team Ken Braden, LB............................... Honorable Mention Preston Estes, DL.......................................... First Team Matt Soraghan, LB........................................ First Team Ken Braden, LB............................................. First Team Doug Gardner, OT.................................... Second Team Mark Christensen, OG.............................. Second Team Craig Phillips, DB..................................... Second Team Chris Potthast, PK.....................................Second Team Jon Frangoulis, P............................. Honorable Mention

Cameron Flemming, LB.................................First Team Adrion Smith, DB............................................First Team Chuck Calhoun, WR..................................Second Team Luke Hake, OC..........................................Second Team David Dow, OT......................................... Second Team Bobby Godwin, DL.....................................Second Team Anthony Pegues, RB........................ Honorable Mention DeLaun Fowler, LB........................... Honorable Mention Mike Strickland, LB........................... Honorable Mention

1988

1994

1989

DeAndre Smith, QB........................................First Team Phillip Collins, RB...........................................First Team Tony Gilbert, RB.............................................First Team Greg Bolda, OC..............................................First Team Brian Eddy, OT...............................................First Team Mark Christensen, OG....................................First Team Michael Fox, DL..............................................First Team James Turnage, LB........................................First Team John Douglass, OT....................................Second Team Chris Reed, OG.........................................Second Team Bill Walter, DL............................................Second Team

1990

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1987

Doug Gardner, OC.........................................First Team Mark Christensen, OG................................... First Team James Turnage, LB....................................... First Team Brian Eddy, OT......................................... Second Team James Bowens, DL................................... Second Team Craig Phillips, DB..................................... Second Team Rodney McConico, RB.................... Honorable Mention

1989-90 MVFC Offensive Player of the Year DeAndre Smith

Matt Irvin, OG.................................................First Team Adrion Smith, DB............................................First Team Will LaClear, OT........................................Second Team Richard Grote, PK.....................................Second Team Rick Perry, DL............................................Second Team Bill Dulin, LB..............................................Second Team Shumone Burnett, DB...............................Second Team Anthony Pegues, RB........................ Honorable Mention Jonah White, RB.............................. Honorable Mention Damon Frost, LB.............................. Honorable Mention

DeAndre Smith, QB........................................First Team Eric Jenkins, RB.............................................First Team Ken Kelly, TE..................................................First Team John Wilcox, OC.............................................First Team Chris Kapilovic, OT.........................................First Team

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Luke Hake, OL...........................................Second Team Brad Kubik, OL..........................................Second Team Tom Procter, DL.........................................Second Team DeLaun Fowler, LB....................................Second Team Willie Parks, DB.........................................Second Team Dee Debro, RB................................. Honorable Mention Wayne Boyer, PK............................. Honorable Mention Chris Hurst, P................................... Honorable Mention

1995

Luke Hake, OL................................................First Team DeLaun Fowler, LB........................................ First Team

Three-Time First Team All-Conference Selections

Adrion Smith, DB.................................. 1991-93 Travis Brawner, PK............................... 1997-99 Brad St. Louis, TE................................ 1997-99 Clay Harbor, TE.................................... 2007-09

Four-Time All-Conference Selections (1st, 2nd, HM)

Brad Kubik, OL.....................................1994-97 Corky Martin, LB...............................1997-2000 David Arkin, OL................................2007-2010

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1996

Michael Cosey, RB.........................................First Team Brad Kubik, OL...............................................First Team Wayne Boyer, PK...........................................First Team Earenest Grayson, DL....................................First Team Mike Miano, DL...............................................First Team Bennie McLin, LB...........................................First Team Jake Cannon, WR.....................................Second Team Paxton Parker, OL.....................................Second Team Travis Richardson, DB...............................Second Team Jeremy Hoog, QB............................ Honorable Mention Jason Whittle, OL............................ Honorable Mention Tom Procter, DL................................ Honorable Mention Wayne Boyer, P................................ Honorable Mention

1997

Brad St. Louis, TE..........................................First Team Brad Kubik, OL...............................................First Team Travis Brawner, PK........................................ First Team Corky Martin, LB.............................................First Team Maurice Daniels, RB..................................Second Team Jason Whittle, OL......................................Second Team Corey Brunsvold, DL.................................Second Team Jeremy Hoog, QB............................ Honorable Mention Jason Cannon, WR.......................... Honorable Mention Mitch Minick, DL............................... Honorable Mention Travis Brawner, P............................. Honorable Mention

1998

Brad St. Louis, TE..........................................First Team Travis Brawner, PK.........................................First Team Derek Jensen, QB.....................................Second Team Maurice Daniels, RB................................. Second Team Tony Flint, OL............................................Second Team Frank Emeterio, DL...................................Second Team Corky Martin, LB........................................Second Team Isaac Harvin, DB...................................... Second Team Jeff Hewitt, WR................................. Honorable Mention Jerry Arnold, DL................................ Honorable Mention Mike Gailey, DB................................ Honorable Mention

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1999

Brad St. Louis, TE..........................................First Team Travis Brawner, PK.........................................First Team Jason Ringena, RB.................................. Second Team Jason Stealy, OL...................................... Second Team Corky Martin, LB........................................Second Team Jeff Killeen, DB..........................................Second Team Jay Rodgers, QB.............................. Honorable Mention Eric Owens, OL................................ Honorable Mention Luis Almanzar, DL............................ Honorable Mention Travis Brawner, P............................. Honorable Mention

2000

Jeff Hewitt, WR.............................................. First Team Luis Almanzar, DL...........................................First Team Jason Ringena, RB...................................Second Team Jake Harriger, OL......................................Second Team Mark Marcos, WR......................................Second Team Eric Owens, OL.........................................Second Team Mario Turner, DL........................................Second Team Corky Martin, LB........................................Second Team James Broyles, OL........................... Honorable Mention Brian Long, PK................................. Honorable Mention Donte King, DB................................. Honorable Mention Brent Withers, DB............................. Honorable Mention

2001

Jake Harriger, OL...........................................First Team Enoch Smith, DL.............................................First Team Mark Marcos, WR......................................Second Team Eric Owens, OL.........................................Second Team P.J. Jones, LB............................................Second Team Austin Moherman, QB...................... Honorable Mention Jeff Bristol, OL.................................. Honorable Mention Eddie Pena, P................................... Honorable Mention

2002

Crockett Ladd, OL..........................................First Team Mark Marcos, WR......................................Second Team Darryl Robinson, LB..................................Second Team Darryl Warren, DB.....................................Second Team Eddie Linscomb, RB......................... Honorable Mention Nate Schurman, RB......................... Honorable Mention Colin Johnson, DB............................ Honorable Mention

2003

Nate Schurman, FB...................................Second Team Brad Durham, OL......................................Second Team Steve Watson, DL......................................Second Team Steven Rush, WR............................. Honorable Mention Jon Zweygardt, OL........................... Honorable Mention Joe Taylor, DL................................... Honorable Mention Torre Endsley, DB............................. Honorable Mention

2004

Steven Rush, WR...........................................First Team Jon Scifres, PK...............................................First Team Steve Watson, DL...........................................First Team Darren Barnett, DB.........................................First Team Preston Portee, FB....................................Second Team Brad Durham, OL......................................Second Team Jovon Lewis, DB........................................Second Team Steven Rush, RS.......................................Second Team Cody Pratt, RB................................. Honorable Mention Matt Bucholz, TE.............................. Honorable Mention Travis Brown, OL.............................. Honorable Mention Torre Endsley, DB............................. Honorable Mention Jon Scifres, P................................... Honorable Mention

2005

Three-time All-MVFC first-team selection Travis Brawner

Michael Sparks, WR..................................Second Team Justin Williamson, OL................................Second Team Jon Scifres, PK..........................................Second Team Lee Baker, RB.................................. Honorable Mention Steve Kohenskey, OL....................... Honorable Mention Deyontae Batiste, DL........................ Honorable Mention

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2006

Chris Wash, DL..........................................Second Team Nathan Stokes, P.......................................Second Team Eric Davis, RS...........................................Second Team Payne Hall, TE.................................. Honorable Mention Justin Williamson, OL....................... Honorable Mention Derrick Byrd, LB............................... Honorable Mention

2007

Clay Harbor, TE..............................................First Team David Arkin, OL..........................................Second Team Nathan Stokes, P.......................................Second Team Gerald Davis, RB.............................. Honorable Mention Nathan Stokes, PK........................... Honorable Mention Marcus Colbert, DB.......................... Honorable Mention Roger Wright, DB............................. Honorable Mention

2008

Clay Harbor, TE..............................................First Team Cody Kirby, QB..........................................Second Team David Arkin, OL..........................................Second Team Roger Wright, DB......................................Second Team Cedric Alvis, DB................................ Honorable Mention Chris Geisz, WR............................... Honorable Mention Skylar Smith, DB.............................. Honorable Mention

2009

Clay Harbor, TE..............................................First Team David Arkin, OL...............................................First Team Antoine Wilkinson, LB....................................First Team Waylon Richardet, DL................................Second Team Skylar Smith, DB.......................................Second Team Jordan Chiles, P............................... Honorable Mention Cody Kirby, QB................................. Honorable Mention Jared Emery, WR............................. Honorable Mention

2010

David Arkin, OL...............................................First Team Antoine Wilkinson, LB....................................First Team Jermaine Saffold, WR................................Second Team Skylar Smith, DB.......................................Second Team Chris Douglas, RB............................ Honorable Mention Cody Kirby, QB................................. Honorable Mention Terrian Washington, LB.................... Honorable Mention

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Jeremy Hoog, QB......................................Freshman Ryan Bravo, OL............................................... Junior Brad Kubik, OL..........................................Freshman Kevin Lightburn, LB......................................... Junior Chris Hurst, P.................................................. Junior

1995

Jason Cannon, WR................................ Sophomore Michael Cosey, RB.......................................... Junior Mike Miano, DL................................................ Junior Branyon Davis, DB..........................................Senior

1996

Chance Thurman, WR...............................Freshman Mike Blount, DB............................................... Junior

1997

Corey McGriff, RB........................................... Junior Travis Brawner, PK................................. Sophomore Mitch Minick, DL..............................................Senior Corky Martin, LB........................................Freshman Shawn Lockhart, DB............................... Sophomore

1998

Justin Craun, OL..................................... Sophomore Eric Owens, OL.........................................Freshman Tacoma Fontaine, WR..................................... Junior Jeff Hewitt, WR....................................... Sophomore P.J. Jones, LB............................................Freshman Mike Gailey, DB.........................................Freshman Isaac Harvin, DB............................................. Junior

1999

Jay Rogers, QB...............................................Senior Luis Almanzar, DT........................................... Junior Donte King, CB................................................ Junior

2000

James Broyles, OL..........................................Senior Austin Moherman, QB..................................... Junior Elliot Smith, OG............................................... Junior

2001

Steve Ennis, RB.............................................. Junior Eddie Linscomb, RB........................................ Junior Mark Marcos, WR............................................ Junior Crockett Ladd, OC........................................... Junior Carlos Banks, CB................................... Sophomore Daryl Warren, CB................................... Sophomore

2002

Brandon Chambers, LB................................... Junior Darryl Robinson, LB........................................ Junior

All-Time MVFC All-Newcomer Selections

Western Illinois....................................... 68 Missouri State....................................... 65 Illinois State............................................ 61 Northern Iowa......................................... 54 Southern Illinois...................................... 50 Youngstown State................................... 39 Indiana State.......................................... 36 Western Kentucky.................................. 27 North Dakota State................................... 5 South Dakota State.................................. 4 Eastern Illinois.......................................... 3

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2003

Cody Pratt, TB................................................. Junior Steven Rush, WR............................................ Junior Michael Sparks, WR............................... Sophomore Torre Endsley, DB............................................ Junior Kevin Sears, LB.........................................Freshman

2004

Darren Barnett, CB.......................................... Junior Darryl Johnson, LB.......................................... Junior

2005

Lee Baker, TB..................................................Senior Scott Carroll, QB.................................... Sophomore Deyontae Batiste, DT......................................Senior Greg Lovely, CB.............................................. Junior

Three-Time First Team All-Academic Selections

Travis Brawner, PK.....................................1997-98-99 Jeff Killeen, DB...........................................1997-98-99

Two-Time First Team All-Academic Selections

Matt White, TE............................................. 1998-2000 Jason Whittle, OT............................................ 1995-96 David Arkin, OL................................................ 2009-10

Four-Time All-Academic Selections (1st, 2nd, HM)

Chris Geisz, WR....................................2005-06-07-08

Three-Time All-Academic Selections (1st, 2nd, HM)

2006

Eric Davis, WR....................................... Sophomore Tamarkus McElvane, WR................................ Junior Jeron Poole, LB............................................... Junior

2007

David Arkin, OG.........................................Freshman Kevaughn Brown, OT...................................... Junior Clayton Dickehut, DE...................................... Junior Cody Kirby, QB..........................................Freshman Derek Miller, CB........................................Freshman Kingjack Washington, TB..........................Freshman

2008

Jordan Chiles, P........................................Freshman David Ingram, LB.......................................Freshman

2009

Antoine Wilkinson, LB..................................... Junior Adam Beauchamp, LB.................................... Junior Michael Keck, LB.................................... Sophomore Mikael Cooper-Falls, RB...........................Freshman Cadarrius Dotson, WR..............................Freshman

2010

Nick Canavan, LB......................................Freshman

All-Academic Team Selections 1994

Ryan Touhey, OT................................. Second Team Chris Nicoll, C..............................Honorable Mention Corey Roy, SS.............................Honorable Mention

1995

Ryan Bravo, OG...................................... First Team Jason Whittle, OT.................................... First Team Jeremy Hoog, QB............................... Second Team Ryan Estes, FB.......................... Honorable Mention Kyle Geller, QB........................... Honorable Mention Tom Proctor, DT.......................... Honorable Mention Corey Roy, TE............................ Honorable Mention

1996

Montoi Dixon, WR................................... First Team Jake Jacobsmeyer, DT............................. First Team Corey Roy, TE.......................................... First Team Ryan Touhey, OG..................................... First Team Jason Whittle, OT.................................... First Team Brad Duke, LB..................................... Second Team Ryan Estes, SS................................... Second Team Jeremy Hoog, QB................................ Second Team Tom Procter, DE.................................. Second Team

1997

Travis Brawner, PK................................... First Team

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Ryan Touhey, OL........................................1994-95-97 Corey Roy, TE............................................1994-95-96 Travis Brawner, PK.....................................1997-98-99 Jeff Killeen, DB...........................................1997-98-99 Brad St. Louis, TE......................................1997-98-99 Matt White, TE........................................1998-99-2000 Jason Whittle, OL.......................................1995-96-97 Jared Emery, WR.......................................2007-08-09 David Arkin, OL...........................................2008-09-10

Jeff Killeen, DB......................................... First Team Jake Jacobsmeyer, DL........................ Second Team Brad St. Louis, TE............................... Second Team Ryan Touhey, OL................................ Second Team Jason Whittle, OT............................... Second Team Brad Duke, LB.............................Honorable Mention

1998

Travis Brawner, PK.................................. First Team Derek Jensen, QB.................................... First Team Jeff Killeen, DB......................................... First Team Matt White, TE.......................................... First Team Frank Emeterio, DL............................. Second Team Robert Rose, WR................................ Second Team Brad St. Louis, TE............................... Second Team

1999

Travis Brawner, PK................................... First Team Jeff Killeen, DB......................................... First Team Chance Thurman, WR.............................. First Team Matt White, TE.............................Honorable Mention

2000

Jerry Arnold, DT........................................ First Team Matt White, TE.......................................... First Team Jason Ringena, TB.............................. Second Team

2001

Jason Ringena, RB................................. First Team Sean Adams, WR................................ Second Team Eric Owens, OT................................... Second Team Jeff Bristol, OT.............................Honorable Mention

2002

Zach Dechant, TB.................................... First Team Crockett Ladd, OC.................................... First Team Mark Marcos, WR..................................... First Team Jeff Bristol, OT.............................Honorable Mention

2003

Brad Durham, OC................................ Second Team

2004

Brad Durham, OC................................ Second Team

2005

Kevin Sears, LB................................... Second Team Chris Geisz, WR..........................Honorable Mention

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1992

2006

1993

Payne Hall, TE......................................... First Team Chris Geisz, WR.................................. Second Team Mike Radon, FS...........................Honorable Mention Kevin Sears, LB.......................... Honorable Mention David Tillman, OC...................... Honorable Mention

2007

David Tillman, OC.................................... First Team Jared Emery, WR................................ Second Team Chris Geisz, CB...........................Honorable Mention

2008

David Arkin, OG................................... Second Team Chris Brehmer, DT............................... Second Team Chris Geisz, WR.................................. Second Team Clayton Dickehut, DE..................Honorable Mention Jared Emery, WR........................Honorable Mention

2009

David Arkin, OG........................................ First Team Jared Emery, WR..................................... First Team Jordan Chiles, P..........................Honorable Mention Matt Hottelman, K........................Honorable Mention Skylar Smith, DB.........................Honorable Mention

2010

David Arkin, OL......................................... First Team Jordan Chiles, P.................................. Second Team Erik Dahl, OL...............................Honorable Mention

Valley Players of the Week 1985

Rod Witt, FB, Offensive..................................Sept. 7 Dempster Jackson, CB, Defensive.................Sept. 7 Keith Williams, RB, Offensive . ....................Sept. 14 Keith Williams, RB, Offensive . ....................... Oct. 5 James Houston, LB, Defensive .................... Oct. 19 Preston Estes, DE, Defensive ........................Nov. 2 Preston Estes, DE, Defensive ......................Nov. 16

1986

Matt Soraghan, LB, Defensive........................Nov. 1

1987

Matt Soraghan, LB, Defensive.....................Sept. 14 Matt Soraghan, LB, Defensive.....................Sept. 28 DeAndre Smith, QB, Offensive........................ Oct. 5 Matt Soraghan, LB, Defensive......................Nov. 16

1988

James Turnage, DT, Defensive....................Sept. 24 DeAndre Smith, QB, Offensive........................Nov. 5

1989

DeAndre Smith, QB, Offensive.......................Sept. 2 Phillip Collins, HB, Offensive .......................Sept. 16 Tony Gilbert, HB, Offensive........................... Oct. 30 James Turnage, LB, Defensive.....................Nov. 20

1990

Richard Grote, PK, Offensive.......................Sept. 17 Cameron Flemming, LB, Defensive.............Sept. 24 DeAndre Smith, QB, Offensive........................ Oct. 1 DeAndre Smith, QB, Offensive...................... Oct. 29 Robert Harbolt, LB, Defensive.......................Nov. 12

1991

Paul Carney, QB, Offensive............................. Oct. 7 Adrion Smith, CB, Defensive........................... Oct. 7 Adrion Smith, CB, Defensive......................... Oct. 21

2011 Football Guide Jason Ringena, RB, Offensive...................... Nov. 11

Adrion Smith, DB, Defensive........................Sept. 19 David Tow, OT, Offensive Lineman.................Sept. 6 Luke Hake, OC, Offensive Lineman.............Sept. 20 Anthony Pegues, RS, Special Teams.............. Oct. 4 Phil Johnson, QB, Offensive...........................Oct. 11 Adrion Smith, DB, Defensive...........................Nov. 8

1994

Jeremy Hoog, QB, Offensive........................Sept. 10 Luke Hake, OC, Offensive Lineman.............Sept. 17 Kevin Lightburn, LB, Defensive..................... Oct. 15 Jerry Freeny, SS, Defensive.......................... Oct. 29 Brad Kubik, OT, Offensive Lineman................Nov. 5 DeLaun Fowler, LB, Defensive......................Nov. 12

1995

Phil Perkins, WR, Offensive...........................Sept. 9 Luke Hake, OG, Offensive Lineman................ Oct. 7 Wayne Boyer, PK, Special Teams................. Oct. 14 Luke Hake, OG, Offensive Lineman.............. Oct. 21 Jason Cannon, WR, Co-Offensive................ Oct. 21 DeLaun Fowler, LB, Defensive...................... Oct. 28 Jeremy Hoog, QB, Offensive......................... Nov. 11 Paxton Parker, OC, Offensive Lineman......... Nov. 11 Dee Debro, RB, Offensive.............................Nov. 18

1996

Paxton Parker, OC, Offensive Lineman.........Aug. 31 Jeremy Hoog, QB, Offensive........................Sept. 14 Wayne Boyer, P/PK, Special Teams.............Sept. 14 Michael Cosey, RB, Offensive......................Sept. 28 Wayne Boyer, P/PK, Special Teams.............Sept. 28 Michael Cosey, RB, Offensive......................... Oct. 5 Davis Moore, LB, Defensive............................ Oct. 5 Brad Kubik, OT, Special Teams....................... Oct. 5 Wayne Boyer, P/PK, Special Teams................ Oct. 5 Michael Cosey, RB, Offensive.......................Nov. 16 Jason Whittle, OT, Offensive Lineman..........Nov. 16

1997

Jason Sykes, FS, Defensive..........................Sept. 6 Jeff Killeen, FS, Special Teams......................Sept. 6 Maurice Daniels, RB, Offensive....................Sept. 20 Brad Kubik, OT, Offensive Lineman.............Sept. 20 Brad Kubik, OT, Offensive Lineman................ Oct. 4 Travis Brawner, P/PK, Special Teams............. Oct. 4 Ryan Touhey, OG, Offensive Line..................Oct. 11 LeKeith Hampton, LB, Defensive.................. Oct. 18 Travis Brawner, P/PK, Special Teams........... Oct. 18

1998

Tony Flint, OG, Offensive Lineman.................. Oct. 3 Aaron Light, OC, Offensive Lineman............. Oct. 31 Derek Jensen, QB, Offensive..........................Nov. 7 Justin Craun, OT, Offensive Lineman..............Nov. 7 Travis Brawner, P/PK, Special Teams...........Nov. 14

1999

Jeff Hewitt, RS, Special Teams....................Sept. 19 Justin Craun, OT, Offensive Lineman...........Sept. 26 Corky Martin, LB, Defensive............................ Oct. 3 Jason Stealy, OG, Offensive Lineman........... Oct. 31 Aisali Faapouli, DT, Defensive.......................Nov. 14 Aaron Light, OC, Offensive Lineman.............Nov. 14 Luis Almanzar, DT, Defensive........................Nov. 21 Travis Brawner, P/PK, Special Teams...........Nov. 21

2000

2001

Lee Coleman, KR, Special Teams..................Sept. 8 Jake Harriger, OG, Offensive Lineman.......... Oct. 13 Jeff Bristol, OT, Offensive Lineman............... Oct. 27 Brian Long, PK, Special Teams..................... Oct. 27 P.J. Jones, LB, Defensive..............................Nov. 17 Elliott Smith, OL, Offensive Lineman.............Nov. 17

2002

Pat Fleming, LB, Defensive............................Sept. 7 Zach Dechant, RB, Co-Offensive.................Sept. 21 Crockett Ladd, OC, Offensive Lineman........Sept. 21

2003

Cody Pratt, RB, Offensive.............................Aug. 30 Torre Endsley, DB, Defensive........................Aug. 30 Michael Sparks, RS, Special Teams.............Sept. 13 Michael Sparks, RS, Special Teams................Nov. 1 Steven Rush, WR, Offensive...........................Nov. 8 Brad Druham, OL, Offensive Lineman............Nov. 8 Steven Rush, RS, Special Teams..................Nov. 15

2004

Brad Durham, OC, Offensive Lineman.........Sept. 11 Travis Brown, OT, Offensive Lineman............. Oct. 2 Darren Barnett, CB, Defensive........................Nov. 6 Jon Scifres, PK, Special Teams.....................Nov. 13

2005

Mike Radon, S, Defensive..............................Sept. 3 Justin Williamson, OT, Offensive Lineman...Sept. 17 Justin Williamson, OT, Offensive Lineman...... Oct. 8

2006

Eric Davis, KR, Special Teams.....................Sept. 16 Marcus Colbert, CB, Special Teams.............. Nov. 11

2007

Gerald Davis, RB, Offensive...........................Sept. 1 David Arkin, OT, Offensive Lineman...............Sept. 1 Nathan Stokes, PK, Special Teams................Sept. 8 Cody Kirby, QB, Offensive............................Sept. 22 David Arkin, OG, Co-Offensive Lineman......Sept. 22 Seth Reichert, OG, Co-Offensive Lineman..Sept. 22 Cody Kirby, QB, Offensive............................... Oct. 6 Kevaughn Brown, OT, Offensive Lineman....... Oct. 6 Nathan Stokes, P/PK, Special Teams........... Oct. 27

2008

Kevaughn Brown, OT, Offensive Lineman......Sept. 8 Roger Wright, S, Defensive............................Oct. 11 Cody Kirby, QB, Offensive............................. Oct. 18 Seth Reichert, OG, Offensive Lineman......... Oct. 18

2009

Waylon Richardet, DL, Defensive.................Sept. 19 Waylon Richardet, DL, Defensive.................... Oct. 3 David Arkin, OG, Offensive Lineman............... Oct. 3 Clay Harbor, TE, Offensive............................ Oct. 17 Matt Hottelman, K, Special Teams................ Oct. 17 David Arkin, OG, Offensive Lineman............... Oct. 3

2010

Cody Kirby, QB, Offensive............................Sept. 11 David Arkin, OT, Offensive Lineman.............Sept. 11 Jermaine Saffold, WR, Offensive.................... Oct. 2 David Arkin, OT, Offensive Lineman.............. Oct. 23 Austin Witmer, PK, Special Teams................ Oct. 30 Antoine Wilkinson, LB, Defensive.................Nov. 20

Eddie Pena, P, Special Teams........................Sept. 2 Austin Moherman, QB, Offensive.................... Oct. 7

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2011 NCAA Division I Football Playoffs First Round First Round Sat., Nov.27 26 Sat., Nov.

Second Round Second Round Sat., Dec.43 Sat., Dec.

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Quarterfinals Quarterfinals Dec. Dec. 9-10 10-11

Semifinals Semifinals Dec. Dec. 16-17 17-18

Championship Championship Sat. Fri., Jan. Jan. 77

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Pizza Hut Park Frisco, Texas

NATIONAL CHAMPION

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All rounds, except Championship, on campus sites Selections announced Sunday, November 21

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Year Result

Winning Coach

Game Site

1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Rudy Hubbard Roy Kidd Jim Criner Dave Kragthorpe Roy Kidd Rey Dempsey Dave Arnold Erk Russell Erk Russell Pat Collins Jimmy Satterfield Erk Russell Tim Stowers Jim Tressel Jim Donnan Jim Tressel Jim Tressel Don Read Bob Pruett Jim Tressel Mark Whipple Paul Johnson Paul Johnson Joe Glenn Jack Harbaugh K. C. Keeler Mickey Matthews Jerry Moore Jerry Moore Jerry Moore Mike London Andy Talley Beau Baldwin

Wichita Falls, Texas 13,604 Orlando, Fla.   5,500 Sacramento, Calif.   8,157 Wichita Falls, Texas 11,003 Wichita Falls, Texas 11,257 Charleston, S. C. 15,950 Charleston, S. C.   9,125 Tacoma, Wash.   5,306 Tacoma, Wash.   4,419 Pocatello, Idaho 11,513 Pocatello, Idaho 11,500 Statesboro, Ga. 25,725 Statesboro, Ga. 23,204 Statesboro, Ga. 12,667 Huntington, W. Va. 31,304 Huntington, W. Va. 29,218 Huntington, W. Va. 27,674 Huntington, W. Va. 32,106 Huntington, W. Va. 30,052 Chattanooga, Tenn. 14,771 Chattanooga, Tenn. 17,501 Chattanooga, Tenn. 20,052 Chattanooga, Tenn. 17,156 Chattanooga, Tenn. 12,698 Chattanooga, Tenn. 12,360 Chattanooga, Tenn. 14,281 Chattanooga, Tenn. 16,771 Chattanooga, Tenn. 20,236 Chattanooga, Tenn. 22,808 Chattanooga, Tenn. 23,010 Chattanooga, Tenn. 17,823 Chattanooga, Tenn. 14,328 Frisco, Texas 13,027

Florida A&M 35, Massachusetts 28 Eastern Kentucky 30, Lehigh 7 Boise State 31, Eastern Kentucky 29 Idaho State 34, Eastern Kentucky 23 Eastern Kentucky 17, Delaware 14 Southern Illinois 43, Western Carolina 7 Montana State 19, Louisiana Tech 6 Georgia Southern 44, Furman 42 Georgia Southern 48, Arkansas State 21 Northeast Louisiana 43, Marshall 42 Furman 17, Georgia Southern 12 Georgia Southern 37, Stephen F. Austin 34 Georgia Southern 36, Nevada 13 Youngstown State 25, Marshall 17 Marshall 31, Youngstown State 28 Youngstown State 17, Marshall 5 Youngstown State 28, Boise State 14 Montana 22, Marshall 20 Marshall 49, Montana 29 Youngstown State 10, McNeese State 9 Massachusetts 55, Georgia Southern 43 Georgia Southern 59, Youngstown State 24 Georgia Southern 27, Montana 25 Montana 13, Furman 6 Western Kentucky 34, McNeese State 14 Delaware 40, Colgate 0 James Madison 31, Montana 21 Appalachian State 21, Northern Iowa 16 Appalachian State 28, Massachusetts 17 Appalachian State 49, Delaware 21 Richmond 24, Montana 7 Villanova 23, Montana 21 Eastern Washington 20, Delaware 19

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Valley Football NCAA Division I FCS Playoff Results by School Team Yrs. W L Pct. ________________________________________________________________ *Youngstown State 11  25  7 .781   (1987-89-90-91-92-93-94-97-98-00-06) ___________________________________________ North Dakota State 1  2  1    .667  ___________________________________________ (2010) Northern Iowa 15  18  15    .545  ___________________________________________ (85-87-90-91-92-93-94-95-96-2001-03-05-07-08-10) Southern Illinois 8 8 7 .533  ___________________________________________ (1983-2003-04-05-06-07-08-09) *Western Kentucky 8 8 7   .533  ________________________________________________________________ (1987-88-97-2000-01-02-03-04) Illinois State 3 3 3 .500  ________________________________________________________________ (1998-99-06) Western Illinois 9 6 9   .400   (1988-91-96-97-98-2000-02-03-10) ________________________________________________________________ *Eastern Illinois 5 3 5   .375   (1982-83-86-89-95) ________________________________________________________________ Missouri State 2 1 2   .333   (1989-90) ________________________________________________________________ *Indiana State 2 1 2   .333  ________________________________________________________________ (1983-84) *South Dakota State 1 0 1   .000  ________________________________________________________________ (2009) *Eastern Illinois left the Valley after 1995; Indiana State joined in 1986; Youngstown State joined in 1997, North Dakota State and South Dakota State joined in 2008; Western Kentucky joined in 2001 and left after 2006. Won-loss records include FCS national championships by Southern Illinois in 1983; Youngstown State in 1991, 1993, 1994 and 1997; and Western Kentucky in 2002.

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Game-by-Game Results 1909

1910

Coach Corliss Buchanan 10/11 Drury .............................. W 10/17 at Missouri S&T ............... 11/14 Central Missouri .............. 11/24 at Pittsburg State ............. 12/3 at Drury ............................ Total (1-4) ....................

1911

Coach Corliss Buchanan 9/30 at Arkansas...................... 10/14 at Missouri S&T ............... 10/28 at Central Missouri .......... 11/4 Verona Town .................. W 11/11 at Drury ............................ 11/25 at Saint Louis................... 11/30 at Pittsburg State ............. Total (1-6) ....................

0 24 15 6 11 56

L L L

0 100 0 37 0 34 16 0 L 6 16 L 0 28 L 0 5 22 220

0-3 6-0 4-2 2-2-2

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/18 at Missouri S&T ............... L 10/25 Drury ................................ L 11/28 at Pittsburg State ............. L Total (0-3) ....................

Arthur Briggs Z 1912-33

1912

L L L L

3 0 0 5 9 17

0 0 6 6 15 0 27

0 64 0 79 0 150 0 293

1913 - No Team 1914

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/25 Marshfield HS ................ W 10/3 Monett HS ..................... W 10/9 Marionville College ........ W 10/23 Pittsburg State ............... W 10/31 Kansas Mines ................ W 11/14 at Marionville College .... W Total (6-0) ....................

1918

Coach Paul Andrews 11/2 Pittsburg State ............... W 14 11/22 at Arkansas...................... L 6 11/28 at Missouri Wesleyan ...... L 0 Total (1-2) .................... 20

1919

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/11 Pittsburg State ................. 10/17 Kemper Academy .......... W 10/25 at Camp Pike ................... 11/8 Missouri Valley* ............. W 11/14 at Missouri S&T ............... 11/22 Missouri Wesleyan* ......... 11/27 SE Missouri State .......... W Total (3-4) ....................

1920

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/2 at Camp Pike ................... 10/9 at Pittsburg State ............ 10/15 Missouri S&T ................... 10/22 at Missouri Wesleyan ...... 10/29 Missouri Valley............... W 11/5 at William Jewell .............. 11/12 at SE Missouri State ...... W 11/19 Culver-Stockton ............... 11/25 Drury ................................ Total (2-6) ....................

1921

3-5

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/30 at Arkansas Tech ............. 10/7 Missouri Wesleyan .......... 10/14 at Missouri S&T ............... 10/20 SE Missouri State .......... W 10/28 Tarkio ............................... 11/4 William Jewell .................. 11/11 at Missouri Valley........... W 11/24 Drury .............................. W Total (3-5) ....................

1922

7-0 7-2

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/28 NW Missouri State ......... W 10/13 SE Missouri State .......... W 10/27 Tarkio ............................. W 11/3 at Missouri Wesleyan .... W 11/11 Central Wesleyan .......... W 11/17 Culver-Stockton ............. W 11/30 at Drury .......................... W Total (7-0) ....................

L 6 13 L 7 13 L 0 33 L 15 33 26 14 L 0 14 35 0 cancelled L 7 10 96 130

L L L

0 21 0 10 6 66 7 0 L 0 2 L 0 10 14 7 16 13 43 129

33 67 50 7 84 19 28 288

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/8 Marionville College ........ W 97 10/15 at Missouri S&T ............... L 20 10/23 at Pittsburg State ............. L 15 10/29 Arkansas (Freshman) .... W 26 11/12 at Central Methodist ...... W 16 11/25 at Drury .......................... W 15 Total (4-2) .................... 189

0 51 21 19 0 7 62

1924

21 0 23 0 6 7 57

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/27 at Saint Louis................... L 0 10/4 at Arkansas...................... L 0 10/17 NW Missouri State* ......... L 0 10/25 Central Missouri* ............. L 0 10/31 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 6 11/7 Little Rock College .......... L 13 11/15 Truman State* ............. T 0 11/27 Missouri S&T ................. W 13 Total (1-6-1, 0-3-1 MIAA) 32

1916

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/6 at Westminster (Mo.)* ...... L 6 10/27 Verona Acad. (Mo.)........ W 77 11/3 Pittsburg State ................. L 2 11/17 at NW Missouri St.* ....... W 46 11/24 Truman State* ............. T 6 11/30 at Drury* ...................... T 7 Total (2-2-2) ................. 144

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/29 Memphis ........................ W 20 10/6 at Missouri ....................... L 0 10/11 SE Missouri State .......... W 46 10/19 Culver-Stockton ............. W 32 10/26 Cumberland ................... W 17 11/2 at NW Missouri State ..... W 14 11/17 Arkansas-Little Rock ..... W 32 11/22 at Missouri Valley............. L 0 11/29 McKendree .................... W 26 Total (7-2) .................... 187

1-6-1

6 12 16 34

0 14 13 7 L 5 47 49 0 L 0 32 L 7 14 26 0 100 114

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1923

0 0 17 0 19 36

L

32 39 20 6 39 19 155

1915

120

3-2 1-2 3-4 2-6

1925

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/19 NW Missouri State* ....... W 56 10/26 at Truman State* ........... W 23 11/2 at Missouri Wesleyan* ..... L 0 11/16 SE Missouri State .......... W 30 11/29 at Drury* .......................... L 0 Total (3-2) .................... 109

6 0 0 6 6 0 0 18

0 10 3 2 0 7 6 14 0 42

1926

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Coach Arthur Briggs 9/20 Southwest Baptist.......... W 10/2 at Saint Louis................... 10/8 at SE Missouri State* .... W 10/15 McKendree .................... W 10/22 NW Missouri State* ......... 10/29 Central Missouri* ............. 11/12 at Truman State* ............. 11/25 Missouri S&T ................... Total (3-5, 1-3 MIAA)...

1932 48 0 19 0 40 10 3 7 127

0 0 0 7 0 0 3 13 23

46 0 6 10 0 0 7 0 69

0 12 0 0 3 7 44 21 87

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/24 Southwest Baptist.......... W 94 9/30 Lyon ............................... W 12 10/8 at Saint Louis................... L 0 10/15 at Central Missouri* ......... L 0 10/28 at NW Missouri State* ... W 15 11/4 Truman State* ................. L 0 11/11 SE Missouri State* ........ W 6 Total (4-3, 2-2 MIAA)... 127

0 0 7 20 6 6 0 39

1927

1928

L

L L L L

4-3 7-1-1

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/21 McKendree .................... W 9/29 Shurtleff ......................... W 10/6 at Saint Louis................. W 10/12 Lyon ............................... W 10/19 at SE Missouri State* .... W 10/26 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/2 at Truman State* ......... T 11/9 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/16 at Central Methodist ........ L Total (7-1-1, 3-0-1 MIAA)

1929

6-2-1

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/27 McKendree .................... W 10/5 at Benedictine................ W 10/11 SE Missouri State* ........ W 10/18 at NW Missouri State* ..... L 10/25 Lyon ............................... W 11/1 Truman State* ............. T 11/8 Sterling ............................ L 11/15 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/21 Pittsburg State ............... W Total (6-2-1, 2-1-1 MIAA)

1930

4-5

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/19 Shurtleff ........................... 9/26 McKendree .................... W 10/3 Benedictine.................... W 10/10 Central Missouri* ........... W 10/17 Kansas Wesleyan ............ 10/31 at Truman State* ............. 11/7 at Pittsburg State ............. 11/14 NW Missouri State* ......... 11/21 at SE Missouri State* .... W Total (4-5, 2-2 MIAA)...

1931 8 47 3 7 9 14 0 10 98

4-2-2

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/26 Ozark Wesleyan ............ W 10/3 at Saint Louis............... T 10/16 McKendree .................... W 10/24 at Central Missouri* ......... L 10/31 SE Missouri State* ........ W 11/6 Truman State* ............... W 11/13 at NW Missouri State* . T 11/27 Missouri S&T ................... L Total (4-2-2, 2-1-1 MIAA)

28 26 7 12 40 14 0 6 0 133

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 13

22 7 6 0 32 0 0 6 14 87

6 6 0 7 6 0 21 0 10 56

1933

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/29 Lyon ............................... W 10/6 Chilocco Indian School .. W 10/13 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/20 Truman State* ................. 10/27 at Missouri S&T ............... 11/3 SE Missouri State* .......... 11/10 at Central Missouri* ......... Total (2-5, 0-4 MIAA)...

L L L L

5-2-1

Coach Arthur Briggs 10/2 Benedictine.................... W 10/9 at NW Missouri State* ..... L 10/16 Connors State .............. W 10/30 Truman State* ............. T 11/6 Doane (Neb.) ................. W 11/13 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/20 SE Missouri State* ........ W 11/26 at Pittsburg State ............. L Total (5-2-1, 2-1-1 MIAA)

6 13 44 6 20 0 13 0 7 14 7 13 6 25 7 26 20 6 130 103

22 0 59 0 48 20 34 0 183

0 7 6 0 0 14 6 20 53

L L L L L

0 0 31 34 20 0 0 85

27 0 32 0 6 19 0 32 6 40 13 22 6 21 90 134

1934

1-5-1 3-4-1

Coach A.J. McDonald 9/27 Lyon ............................. T 0 0 10/5 at Northeastern St. (Okla.) L 6 33 10/12 NW Missouri State* ......... L 12 13 10/19 at Truman State* ............. L 0 52 11/2 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 7 29 11/9 Central Missouri* ........... W 6 0 11/16 Missouri S&T ................... L 0 49 Total (1-5-1, 1-3 MIAA) 31 176

1935

Coach A.J. McDonald 9/27 Northeastern Okla. A&M.. L 10/4 Northeastern State (OK).. L 10/11 at NW Missouri State* ..... L 10/19 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 10/25 Truman State* ................. L 11/1 at Central Missouri* ..... T 11/8 Central Methodist .......... W 11/15 SE Missouri State* ........ W Total (3-4-1, 2-2-1, MIAA)

13 6 0 7 0 13 14 6 59

14 18 7 2 27 13 0 0 81

Coach A.J. McDonald 9/25 at NE’ern Okla. A&M ... T 6 10/2 Northwestern Okla. State L 0 10/9 Central Missouri* ............. L 0 10/16 at Truman State* ............. L 2 10/23 NW Missouri State* ......... L 0 10/30 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 0 11/6 at Central Methodist ...... W 34 11/13 Missouri S&T* .............. T 13 Total (1-5-2, 0-4-1 MIAA) 55

6 14 13 14 13 20 0 13 93

1936 L

3-2-2 2-5

Coach Arthur Briggs 9/23 Lyon ............................... W 26 10/7 NW Missouri State* ....... W 7 10/14 at Truman State* ............. L 7 10/28 Missouri S&T* .................. L 7 11/4 at SE Missouri State* .... W 29 11/11 Central Missouri* ......... T 0 11/24 Pittsburg State ............. T 0 Total (3-2-2, 2-2-1 MIAA) 76

A.J. McDonald Z 1934-37

4-2 1-4 1-6

1917

Coach Walter Langston 10/6 Springfield HS ............... W 29 10/12 Monett HS ..................... W 11 10/19 Drury ................................ L 0 11/6 Aurora HS ...................... W 28 11/19 at Drury ............................ L 6 11/25 at Pittsburg State ........... W 6 Total (4-2) .................... 80

1937

1-5-2 0-8-1

Coach A.J. McDonald 9/24 Central Arkansas ............. 10/1 Central Methodist ........ 10/8 SE Missouri State* .......... 10/15 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/22 at Central Missouri* ......... 10/30 Missouri JV ...................... 11/5 Truman State* ................. 11/13 at Missouri S&T* .............. 11/24 at Northwestern Okla....... Total (0-8-1, 0-5 MIAA)

L 0 26 T 7 7 L 0 33 L 0 47 L 0 19 L 19 38 L 6 20 L 0 35 L 18 20 50 245

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1939

7 0 0 0 13 19 12 20 71

0 0 20 7 13 7 7 0 54

7-1-1

Coach Howard Blair 9/29 Northeastern St. (Okla.) W 12 0 10/6 Southeastern Okla. St. .. W 19 14 10/13 at NW Missouri State* ..... L 0 21 10/21 Truman State* ............... W 27 0 10/28 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 20 6 11/4 Nebraska-Kearney .......... cancelled 11/10 at Central Missouri* ..... T 13 13 11/17 SE Missouri State* ........ W 6 0 11/23 Hastings ........................ W 25 21 11/30 Arkansas-Pine Bluff ....... W 7 0 Total (7-1-1, 3-1-1 MIAA) 129 75

1940

10-0

Coach Howard Blair 9/27 Northeastern St. (Okla.) W 10/4 at Pittsburg State ........... W 10/11 at Truman State* ........... W 10/18 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/25 Southwestern ............... W 11/2 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/8 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/15 at SE Missouri State* .... W 11/21 Arkansas-Pine Bluff ....... W 11/30 Hastings ........................ W Total (10-0, 5-0 MIAA)

1941

Coach Howard Blair 9/19 Southeastern Okla. St. .. W 46 9/26 Culver-Stockton ............. W 33 10/3 Pittsburg State ............... W 19 10/10 at NW Missouri State* ... W 13 10/18 Truman State* ............... W 19 10/25 Northeastern Okla. St. ..... L 14 11/1 at Missouri S&T* .............. L 0 11/8 at Central Missouri* ......... L 0 11/14 SE Missouri State* ........ W 32 11/21 Baker ............................. W 40 11/26 Southwestern ................ W 6 Total (8-3, 3-2 MIAA)... 222

1942

0 0 0 0 0 7 0 7 0 6 20

1947

2-7-1

L 6 12 L 0 14 L 0 7 L 19 26 25 21 L 0 12 12 7 L 0 27 62 126

7-2-1

Coach Tommy O’Boyle 9/19 at Rockhurst .................. W 9/26 Benedictine.................... W 10/3 at Pittsburg State ........... W 10/10 at Truman State* ........... W 10/18 NW Missouri State* ..... T 10/24 Northeastern Okla. St. ... W 10/31 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/8 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/14 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 11/27 Southwestern .................. L Total (7-2-1, 3-1-1 MIAA)

20 21 21 14 7 13 14 13 0 6 129

0 6 0 6 7 6 7 0 13 20 65

Coach Tommy O’Boyle 9/17 Rockhurst ...................... W 18 9/25 at Benedictine................ W 14 10/1 Pittsburg State ............... W 13 10/8 at NW Missouri State* ..... L 13 10/15 Truman State* ............... W 12 10/22 Austin ............................ W 25 10/30 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 18 11/5 at Central Missouri* ....... W 25 11/13 SE Missouri State* ........ W 54 11/20 Northeastern State ........ W 21

0 6 0 14 6 6 0 0 0 0

1948

9-2

Mo-Kan Bowl, Kansas City, Mo.

12/4

vs. Emporia State ............ L 20 Total (9-2, 4-1 MIAA)... 233

0 0 0 7 14 20 3 7 21 0 0 72

12 14 6 24 13 19 0 6 14 13 7 7 0 13 21 0 6 19 7 14 86 129

34 66

5-4-1

Coach Fred Thomsen 9/17 Central Arkansas ........... W 9/24 Northeastern State ........ W 9/30 at Pittsburg State ............. L 10/7 at Truman State* ........... W 10/14 NW Missouri State* ..... T 10/22 at Austin........................... L 10/29 Missouri S&T* .................. L 11/5 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/11 at SE Missouri State* .... W 11/19 at Emporia State.............. L Total (5-4-1, 3-1-1 MIAA)

24 6 29 6 14 27 33 12 14 14 0 33 7 33 28 18 21 6 13 44 183 199

5-4-2

Coach Fred Thomsen 9/16 at Central Arkansas ......... L 9/22 at Northeastern State .... W 9/30 Pittsburg State ............... W 10/6 Truman State* ............. T 10/14 at NW Missouri State* ... W 10/20 at Delta State................... L 10/28 at Missouri S&T* .............. L 11/4 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/11 SE Missouri State* ........ W 11/18 Emporia State.............. T 11/23 Missouri Valley................. L Total (5-4-2, 3-1-1) ......

1951

6-3-1

Coach Fred Thomsen 9/15 Central Arkansas ........... W 9/22 Northeastern State .......... L 9/29 at Pittsburg State ............. L 10/4 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/11 at Truman State* ......... T 10/20 at Delta State................. W 10/27 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/3 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/9 at SE Missouri State* .... W 11/17 Missouri Valley................. L Total (6-3-1, 4-0-1) ......

1952

3-6

Coach Fred Thomsen 9/19 at Benedictine................ W 9/27 Pittsburg State ................. 10/4 Truman State* ................. 10/9 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/16 Missouri JV ...................... 10/25 at Missouri S&T* .............. 10/31 at Central Missouri* ......... 11/8 SE Missouri State* ........ W 11/15 Nebraska Wesleyan ...... W Total (3-6, 1-4 MIAA)...

1953

3-6

Coach Bill Dellastatious 9/19 Benedictine...................... 9/26 at Pittsburg State ............. 10/2 at Truman State* ............. 10/10 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/17 Eastern New Mexico ....... 10/24 at SE Missouri State* ...... 10/31 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/7 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/14 Washburn ........................ Total (3-6, 3-2 MIAA)...

1954

1949

Coach Howard Blair 9/18 at Rockhurst ................... L 9/25 at Murray State ................ L 10/2 at Pittsburg State ............. L 10/9 Memphis .......................... L 10/23 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/31 Southwestern .............. T 11/7 Missouri S&T* .................. L 11/14 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/20 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 11/26 Central Oklahoma ........... L Total (2-7-1, 2-2 MIAA)

2-6

Coach Howard Blair 9/20 Rockhurst ........................ 10/4 Pittsburg State ................. 10/11 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/19 Truman State* ................. 10/25 Northeastern Okla. St. ... W 11/2 at Missouri S&T* .............. 11/8 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/16 SE Missouri State* .......... Total (2-6, 1-4 MIAA)...

6 0 0 12 0 7 25 12 7 69

Fred Thomsen Z 1949-52

8-3

38 34 28 13 20 27 13 21 34 51 279

1946

1950 0 6 0 20 25 18 33 12 6 120

2-6

Coach Bill Dellastatious 9/17 Missouri Valley............... W 9/24 Fort Hays State ............... 10/2 at Missouri S&T* .............. 10/9 at Central Missouri* ....... W 10/15 Truman State* ................. 10/23 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/30 SE Missouri State* .......... 11/13 at Washburn .................... Total (2-6, 1-4 MIAA)...

1955

13 21 13 7 20 7 19 19 41 14 7 47 34 35 27 12 35 0 14 14 0 26 223 202

19 0 7 40 0 28 19 6 19 19 27 26 13 7 31 6 7 6 7 14 149 152

6 0 L 0 14 L 14 19 L 27 31 L 7 47 L 20 25 L 6 7 7 0 32 14 119 157

L L L

6 14 0 6 7 27 13 0 L 12 29 L 7 28 19 6 19 7 L 7 27 90 144

21 7 L 0 6 L 12 18 13 7 L 0 20 L 6 20 L 0 27 L 6 14 58 119

2-6-1

Coach Harold Stratton 9/16 at Missouri Valley............. L 9/24 at Fort Hays State ........... L 10/1 Emporia State................ W 10/8 Missouri S&T* .................. L 10/15 Central Missouri* ............. L 10/21 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 10/29 at Truman State* ............. L 11/5 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/11 Washburn .................... T Total (2-6-1, 1-4 MIAA)

0 14 7 19 27 26 7 13 0 13 0 14 7 21 20 14 21 21 89 155

Aldo Sebben Z 1956-60

Howard Blair Z 1938-46

1938

Coach Howard Blair 9/30 at Central Methodist ...... W 10/7 Northeastern St. (Okla.) T 10/14 at Truman State* ............. L 10/21 NW Missouri State* ......... L 10/29 Central Missouri* ......... T 11/11 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/18 at SE Missouri State* .... W 11/26 Southwestern (Kan.)...... W Total (4-2-2, 2-2-1 MIAA)

5-1-2

Coach Howard Blair 9/21 at Central Missouri .......... L 9/29 Rockhurst ...................... W 10/5 at Pittsburg State ......... T 10/13 at Missouri S&T ............. W 10/20 at Rockhurst .................. W 10/26 Missouri S&T ................. W 11/3 Northeastern Okla. A&M W 11/10 Pittsburg State ............ T 11/22 Missouri JV ...................... L Total (5-2-2) .................

1956

3-6

Coach Aldo Sebben 9/15 William Jewell .................. 9/22 at Pittsburg State ............. 9/29 at Emporia State.............. 10/6 Missouri Valley................. 10/13 SE Missouri State* ........ W 10/20 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 10/27 at NW Missouri State* ... W 11/3 Truman State* ................. 11/9 at Central Missouri* ......... Total (3-6, 3-2 MIAA)...

1957

L L L L

6 27 7 19 0 13 6 7 25 0 9 7 10 7 L 19 26 L 0 14 82 120

4-4-1

Coach Aldo Sebben 9/14 at William Jewell .......... T 9/21 Pittsburg State ................. L 9/28 Emporia State................ W 10/5 at Missouri Valley........... W 10/12 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/19 at Truman State* ........... W 10/26 Central Missouri* ............. L 11/2 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 11/9 Missouri S&T* .................. L Total (4-4-1, 2-3 MIAA)

1958

4-5

Coach Aldo Sebben 9/13 Benedictine...................... 9/20 at Pittsburg State ........... W 9/27 at Emporia State............ W 10/4 Missouri Valley................. 10/10 at Truman State* ............. 10/18 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/25 at SE Missouri State* ...... 11/1 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/8 Missouri S&T* .................. Total (4-5, 2-3 MIAA)...

1959

4-5

Coach Aldo Sebben 9/12 at Benedictine................ W 9/19 Pittsburg State ................. 9/26 Emporia State................ W 10/3 at Missouri Valley........... W 10/10 Truman State* ................. 10/17 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/24 SE Missouri State* .......... 10/31 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/7 at Missouri S&T* .............. Total (4-5, 1-4 MIAA)...

1960

2-7

Coach Aldo Sebben 9/17 at Pittsburg State ............. 9/24 at Emporia State.............. 10/1 Missouri Valley................. 10/8 Benedictine...................... 10/15 at Central Missouri* ....... W 10/22 Missouri S&T* ................ W 10/29 at Truman State* ............. 11/5 NW Missouri State* ......... 11/12 at SE Missouri State* ...... Total (2-7, 2-3 MIAA)...

7 7 0 13 33 13 37 13 3 0 32 26 6 35 0 20 0 3 118 130

L 21 25 7 6 14 0 L 7 34 L 7 39 13 0 L 6 19 19 14 L 19 36 113 173

L

L L L L

19 6 7 18 12 7 13 6 20 33 12 14 7 17 28 8 8 32 126 141

L L L L

0 6 0 6 0 29 0 22 19 6 20 7 L 0 24 L 13 16 L 0 21 52 137

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1961

4-4-1

Coach Orville Pottenger 9/16 Pittsburg State ................. L 9/23 Emporia State................ W 9/30 at Missouri Valley......... T 10/7 at Benedictine................ W 10/14 Central Missouri* ............. L 10/21 at Missouri S&T* .............. L 10/28 Truman State* ................. L 11/4 at NW Missouri State* ... W 11/11 SE Missouri State* ........ W Total (4-4-1, 2-3 MIAA)

1962

5-3-1

7 14 14 7 35 20 13 13 33 0 0 21 27 0 28 3 20 60 177 138

9-1

21 14 13 47 27 59 42 15 13

0 0 6 0 16 0 0 6 12

11/30 vs. Northern Illinois .......... L 14 Total (9-1, 5-0 MIAA)... 265

21 61

Mineral Water Bowl, Excelsior Springs, Mo.

21 0 21 13 L 14 35 49 L 0 42 L 7 202 L

Mineral Water Bowl, Excelsior Springs, Mo.

11/26 vs. Adams State .............. L 8 14 Total (7-4, 5-0 MIAA)... 211 138

4-6

Coach Jim Mentis 9/16 at Emporia State............ W 9/23 Texas A&M-Commerce .... 9/30 at Washburn .................. W 10/7 Pittsburg State ................. 10/14 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 10/21 Truman State* ................. 10/28 at NW Missouri State* ... W 11/4 SE Missouri State* .......... 11/11 Central Missouri* ............. 11/18 at Hillsdale College.......... Total (4-6, 2-3 MIAA)...

2-8

Coach Jim Mentis 9/21 Central Oklahoma ........... 9/28 at Texas A&M-Commerce 10/5 at Pittsburg State ............. 10/12 Illinois-Chicago ................ 10/19 at Truman State* ............. 10/26 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/2 at SE Missouri State* ...... 11/9 at Central Missouri* ......... 11/16 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/22 Southern Illinois ............... Total (2-8, 2-3 MIAA)...

L L L L L L

27 13 15 37 30 7 0 7 21 9 0 16 7 6 0 31 9 40 6 14 115 180

L 7 34 L 0 52 L 20 27 L 14 21 L 13 24 30 21 L 6 19 L 7 35 14 9 L 6 68 117 310

14 17 3 0 17 0 13 14 0 14 92

1969

Jim Mentis Z 1965-68

122

7-4

7 55 6 7 10 6 7 7 0 19

0-10

Coach Don Cross 9/20 at Central Oklahoma ....... 9/27 at Lincoln ......................... 10/4 Pittsburg State ................. 10/11 Hillsdale College.............. 10/18 Truman State* ................. 10/25 at NW Missouri State* ..... 11/1 SE Missouri State* .......... 11/8 Central Missouri* ............. 11/15 at Missouri S&T* .............. 11/22 Southern Illinois ............... Total (0-10, 0-5 MIAA)

L L L L L L L L L L

0 25 0 35 14 34 0 9 0 23 16 20 29 33 13 52 12 45 7 41 91 317

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Coach Don Cross 9/19 Central Oklahoma ........... L 9/26 at Pittsburg State ............. L 10/2 at Illinois-Chicago .......... W 10/10 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 10/17 Central Missouri* ............. L 10/24 at Missouri S&T* .......... T 10/31 Henderson State ............. L 11/7 Truman State* ................. L 11/14 at NW Missouri State* ... W 11/21 Lincoln*............................ L Total (2-7-1, 1-4-1 MIAA)

1971

Don Cross Z 1969-75

6-4

Coach Orville Pottenger 9/19 Emporia State................ W 9/26 at Akron University .......... 10/3 Henderson State ........... W 10/10 at Pittsburg State ........... W 10/17 at SE Missouri State* ...... 10/24 at Central Missouri* ....... W 10/31 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/7 at Truman State* ............. 11/14 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/21 Lamar Tech ...................... Total (6-4, 3-2 MIAA)...

7-3

Coach Jim Mentis 9/17 Emporia State................ W 48 9/24 at Lamar Tech .................. L 12 10/1 Washburn ...................... W 21 10/8 at Pittsburg State ............. L 6 10/15 Missouri S&T* ................ W 39 10/22 at Truman State* ........... W 27 10/29 NW Missouri State* ....... W 20 11/5 at SE Missouri State* .... W 20 11/12 at Central Missouri* ....... W 10 11/19 Southern Illinois ............... L 0

1968

Coach Orville Pottenger 9/14 Pittsburg State ............... W 9/21 at Emporia State............ W 9/28 Drake ............................. W 10/12 at NW Missouri State* ... W 10/19 SE Missouri State* ........ W 10/26 Central Missouri* ........... W 11/2 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 11/9 Truman State* ............... W 11/16 Akron University ............ W

1964

1966

1967

Coach Orville Pottenger 9/15 at Pittsburg State ............. L 9/22 at Emporia State............ W 9/29 Missouri Valley............... W 10/6 Benedictine.................. T 10/13 NW Missouri State* ....... W 10/20 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 10/27 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/3 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/10 at Truman State* ............. L Total (5-3-1, 3-2 MIAA)

1963

0 21 19 12 7 7 7 0 14 22 6 13 7 12 34 7 15 6 109 100

1970

Coach Jim Mentis 9/18 at Emporia State............ W 38 13 9/25 Okla. Panhandle State .. W 35 13 10/2 at Drake ........................... L 8 24 10/9 Pittsburg State ............... W 13 0 10/16 SE Missouri State* ........ W 27 13 10/23 Central Missouri* ........... W 35 14 10/30 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 14 0 11/6 Truman State* ................. L 0 28 11/13 at NW Missouri State* ... W 41 15 11/20 at Southern Illinois ........... L 6 19 Total (7-3, 4-1 MIAA)... 217 139

1-8-1

Coach Don Cross 9/18 at Central Oklahoma ....... L 9/25 Pittsburg State ................. L 10/2 Illinois State ..................... L 10/9 SE Missouri State* .......... L 10/16 at Central Missouri* ......... L 10/23 Missouri S&T* .............. T 10/30 at Eastern Illinois ............. L 11/6 at Truman State* ............. L 11/13 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/20 Lincoln*............................ L Total (1-8-1, 1-4-1 MIAA)

1972

4-6

Coach Don Cross 9/16 Central Oklahoma ........... 9/23 at Pittsburg State ........... W 9/30 at Illinois State ................. 10/7 at SE Missouri State* ...... 10/14 Central Missouri* ........... W 10/21 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 10/28 Eastern Illinois ............... W 11/4 Truman State* ................. 11/11 at NW Missouri State* ..... 11/18 Lincoln*............................ Total (4-6, 2-4 MIAA)...

1973

3-7

Coach Don Cross 9/15 at Central Oklahoma ....... 9/22 Pittsburg State ................. 9/29 Illinois State ..................... 10/6 SE Missouri State* .......... 10/13 at Central Missouri* ......... 10/20 Missouri S&T* ................ W 10/27 at Evansville .................... 11/3 at Truman State* ............. 11/10 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/17 Lincoln*.......................... W Total (3-7, 3-3 MIAA)...

1974

0 28 13 56 26 13 0 24 14 28 14 14 12 14 20 35 31 8 18 19 148 239

0 33 7 10 18 21 6 35 13 16 20 20 21 32 16 20 26 13 7 13 134 213

L 18 39 37 20 L 7 42 L 7 10 31 25 3 0 41 37 L 7 20 L 7 14 L 27 52 185 259

L 0 21 L 13 14 L 3 20 L 6 13 L 13 17 49 32 L 14 42 L 14 20 24 19 17 0 153 198

7-3

Coach Don Cross 9/14 Emporia State................ W 24 13 9/21 at Pittsburg State ........... W 26 3 9/28 at Illinois State ................. L 0 28 10/5 Missouri Southern ......... W 41 26 10/12 Central Missouri* ........... W 37 26 10/19 at SE Missouri State* ...... L 20 39 10/26 at NW Missouri State* ... W 29 24 11/9 Lincoln*.......................... W 55 3 11/16 Truman State* ............... W 31 7 11/23 Missouri S&T* .................. L 31 35 Total (7-3, 4-2 MIAA)... 294 204

1975

6-4-1

Coach Don Cross 9/13 at Emporia State.............. L 9/20 Pittsburg State ............... W 9/27 at Eastern Illinois ......... T 10/4 at Missouri Southern ..... W 10/11 at Central Missouri* ......... L 10/18 SE Missouri State* .......... L 10/25 NW Missouri State* ....... W 11/1 Arkansas-Pine Bluff ....... W 11/8 at Lincoln*...................... W 11/15 at Truman State* ........... W 11/22 Missouri S&T* .................. L Total (6-4-1, 3-3 MIAA)

Rich Johanningmeier Z 1976-85

1965

HISTORY & RECORDS

32 36 21 8 7 7 29 20 14 24 3 17 25 21 16 13 41 14 38 19 7 20 233 199

1976

5-6

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/11 Emporia State................ W 9/18 at Pittsburg State ............. 9/25 Eastern Illinois ................. 10/2 Missouri Southern ........... 10/9 at NW Missouri State* ..... 10/16 Truman State* ................. 10/23 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 10/30 at Arkansas Pine Bluff ..... 11/6 at SE Missouri State* .... W 11/13 Lincoln*.......................... W 11/20 Central Missouri* ........... W Total (5-6, 4-2 MIAA)...

1977

28 0 L 6 10 L 0 41 L 13 27 L 16 18 L 6 20 10 0 L 13 23 30 17 65 0 34 12 221 168

6-3-1

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/10 at Emporia State............ W 9/17 Pittsburg State ............... W 9/24 Harding .......................... W 10/1 at Northwestern Okla....... L 10/8 NW Missouri State* ..... T 10/15 at Truman State* ............. L 10/22 Missouri S&T* ................ W 11/5 SE Missouri State* ........ W 11/12 at Lincoln*...................... W 11/19 at Central Missouri* ......... L Total (6-3-1, 3-2-1 MIAA)

1978

33 6 16 7 41 14 17 20 10 10 0 49 26 17 14 10 41 20 7 14 205 167

8-3

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/9 at Arkansas Tech ............. L 13 26 9/16 at Pittsburg State ........... W 44 16 9/23 at Harding ........................ L 3 18 9/30 Northwestern Oklahoma W 55 14 10/7 Lincoln*.......................... W 68 17 10/14 at NW Missouri State* ... W 58 22 10/21 at Missouri S&T* ............ W 37 13 10/28 Evangel ........................... L 21 33 11/4 Central Missouri* ........... W 38 7 11/11 Truman State* ............... W 12 10 11/18 at SE Missouri State* .... W 38 6 Total (8-3, 6-0 MIAA)... 387 182

1979

7-4

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/8 Arkansas Tech ............... W 9/15 Pittsburg State ............... W 9/22 Harding .......................... W 9/29 at Northeastern Okla. ...... 10/6 at Lincoln*........................ 10/13 NW Missouri State* ......... 10/20 Missouri S&T* ................ W 10/27 at Evangel ..................... W 11/3 at Central Missouri* ....... W 11/10 at Truman State* ........... W 11/17 SE Missouri State* .......... Total (7-4, 3-3 MIAA)...

1980

6-5

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/6 Missouri Southern ........... 9/13 at Pittsburg State ............. 9/20 at Harding ...................... W 9/27 Northeastern Oklahoma .. 10/4 at SE Missouri State* .... W 10/11 Central Missouri* ........... W 10/18 at Missouri S&T* .............. 10/25 at Northern Iowa .............. 11/1 Truman State* ............... W 11/8 at NW Missouri State* ... W 11/15 Lincoln*.......................... W Total (6-5, 5-1 MIAA)...

L L L

L

42 24 41 37 10 0 34 40 22 24 22 31 27 3 17 7 60 14 48 0 29 36 352 216

L 15 17 L 0 7 29 13 L 7 25 36 29 21 14 L 16 27 L 0 41 7 3 19 8 27 0 177 184

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3-5-2

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/12 at Eastern Illinois*............ L 9/19 Harding .......................... W 9/26 at Western Illinois* ........... L 10/3 SE Missouri State .......... W 10/10 at Central Missouri ...... T 10/24 Northern Iowa* ................ L 10/31 at Truman State ............... L 11/7 North Alabama................. L 11/14 at Lincoln ....................... W 11/21 at Nicholls State .......... T Total (3-5-2, 0-3 MCC)

1982

5-6

1984

L L L L

L L L L L

1985

6-4-1

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 8/31 at Drake ......................... W 9/7 at Southern Illinois* ....... W 9/14 Illinois State*................ T 9/21 Northern Iowa* ................ L 9/28 Western Kentucky ......... W 10/5 at Truman State ............. W 10/19 at Eastern Illinois*............ L 10/26 (19) Murray State ............ L 11/2 at Western Illinois* ......... W 11/9 Central Missouri ............ W 11/16 at Nicholls State .............. L Total (6-4-1, 2-2-1 MVFC)

21 9 35 13 36 12 40 0 7 19 6 24 22 11 7 33 3 12 7 34 17 14 201 181

17 12 13 13 35 0 10 24 37 26 20 33 25 10 29 28 24 30 31 6 241 182

1988

5-5

Coach Jesse Branch 9/3 at (18) Northwestern State 9/10 Missouri Southern ......... W 9/17 (12) Western Illinois* ....... 9/24 at Northern Iowa* .......... W 10/1 at Northern Illinois ........... 10/8 at Indiana State* .............. 10/15 (8) Western Kentucky ...... 10/29 Eastern Illinois*.............. W 11/5 Southern Illinois* ........... W 11/12 at Illinois State*.............. W Total (5-5, 4-2 MVFC)..

1989

L L L

1993 L L L L L L

L L L L L

20 7 18 13 9 21 19 20 42 0 21 27 3 7 31 15 13 17 13 10 6 8 195 145

8 24 56 12 31 35 26 9 3 17 24 27 14 21 41 21 28 24 21 10 252 200

10-3

Coach Jesse Branch 9/2 (8) Northwestern State .. W 20 9/9 (14) Indiana State* ........ W 31 9/16 at Western Illinois* ......... W 31 9/23 at Austin Peay ............... W 41 9/30 Northern Iowa* .............. W 37 10/7 Illinois State*.................. W 42 10/14 at Western Kentucky ....... L 33 10/21 at Southern Illinois* ....... W 31 10/28 (20) Alcorn State............ W 59 11/11 at Eastern Illinois*............ L 15 11/18 at Liberty ........................ W 31

6-5 7-4

Coach Jesse Branch 9/4 SE Missouri State .......... W 9/11 at Oklahoma State........... 9/18 at North Texas ................. 9/25 Indiana State* ................ W 10/2 (11) Northern Iowa* ......... 10/9 Illinois State*.................. W 10/16 Jacksonville State.......... W 10/23 at Southern Illinois* ....... W 10/30 at Eastern Illinois*............ 11/6 at Western Illinois* ......... W 11/13 Samford ......................... W Total (7-4, 4-2 MVFC)..

1994

4-7

Coach Jesse Branch 9/10 North Texas ..................... 9/17 at (9) Northern Iowa* ....... 9/24 Western Illinois* ............... 10/1 Eastern Illinois*................ 10/8 at Illinois State*................ 10/15 Liberty .............................. 10/22 at Indiana State* ............ W 10/29 Central State (Okla.) ...... W 11/5 Southern Illinois* ........... W 11/12 at Tulsa ............................ 11/19 at Jacksonville State...... W Total (4-7, 2-4 MVFC)..

1997

Coach Del Miller 8/28 Pittsburg State ................. 9/6 at Jacksonville State...... W 9/13 (20) McNeese State ........ 9/20 Tennessee-Martin .......... W 10/4 at Southern Illinois* ....... W 10/11 Indiana State* ................ W 10/18 Illinois State*.................. W 10/25 at (3) Western Illinois* ..... 11/1 (25) Northern Iowa* ......... 11/8 at Arkansas State ............ 11/15 at (4) Youngstown State* . Total (5-6, 3-3 MVFC)..

24 10 L 7 45 L 33 34 31 21 L 14 20 40 28 24 7 22 17 L 13 35 21 18 42 14 271 249

Coach Del Miller 9/5 at Tulsa ............................ 9/12 Harding .......................... W 9/19 at Arkansas State ............ 10/3 at (17) Northern Iowa* ... W 10/10 (5) Western Illinois* ......... 10/17 at Indiana State* .............. 10/24 SE Missouri State .......... W 10/31 Southern Illinois* ........... W 11/7 at (17) Illinois State* ...... W 11/14 (24) Cal State-Northridge 11/21 Youngstown State* .......... Total (5-6, 3-3 MVFC)..

1998

1999

9-3

1995

4-7

11/24 (13) Idaho ........................ L 35 41 Total (9-3, 5-1 MVFC).. 413 219

Coach Del Miller 9/2 (3) McNeese State .......... 9/9 Truman State ................. W 9/16 at Oklahoma State........... 9/23 at Eastern Illinois*............ 9/30 Illinois State*.................... 10/7 Indiana State* .................. 10/14 at Southern Illinois* ......... 10/21 at Western Illinois* ......... W 10/28 (11) Northern Iowa* ......... 11/11 at SE Missouri State ...... W 11/18 Jacksonville State.......... W Total (4-7, 1-5 MVFC)..

1991

1996

NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs

Jesse Branch Z 1986-94

6-4-1

Coach Jesse Branch 8/31 at Tulsa ............................ L 9/14 McNeese State .............. W 9/21 Prairie View A&M ........... W 9/28 at North Texas ............. T 10/5 at (15) Southern Illinois* W 10/12 at Western Illinois* ........... L 10/19 Indiana State* ................ W 10/26 at Arkansas State .......... W 11/2 (4) Northern Iowa* ........... L 11/9 Illinois State*.................. W 11/16 Eastern Illinois*................ L Total (6-4-1, 3-3 MVFC)

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13 34 7 3 61 0 21 21 17 13 21 26 68 19 37 20 0 22 21 6 29 35 295 199

7-4

Coach Del Miller 8/31 at Oklahoma State........... 9/7 at (3) McNeese State .... W 9/14 Truman State ................ W 9/21 at Tennessee-Martin ...... W 9/28 Jacksonville State.......... W 10/5 Southern Illinois* ........... W 10/19 at (3) Northern Iowa* ....... 10/26 at Illinois State*.............. W 11/2 (13) Western Illinois* ....... 11/9 (23) Youngstown State .... 11/16 at Indiana State* ............ W Total (7-4, 3-2 MVFC)..

L

L L L L

L L L L L L

2 31 30 17 7 35 7 9 ot 17 20 9 16 ot 30 33 13 7 17 19 39 3 49 14 220 204

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Coach Randy Ball 9/2 at Arkansas (at Little Rock) ....... 9/9 Missouri Southern ......... W 9/16 at McNeese State ........... 9/30 (3) Youngstown State* ..... 10/7 at Indiana State* ............ W 10/14 (7) Western Illinois* ......... 10/21 Southern Illinois* ........... W 10/28 at Northern Iowa* ............ 11/4 Tennessee-Martin .......... W 11/11 SE Missouri State .......... W 11/18 at Illinois State*................ Total (5-6, 2-4 MVFC)..

2001 L ot 20 23 12 7 44 13 39 7 34 9 24 17 L 31 38 24 13 L 17 23 L 13 17 27 12 285 179

5-6

Coach Randy Ball 9/4 at Tulsa ............................ 9/11 Texas Southern ............. W 9/18 Henderson State ........... W 9/25 (11) Illinois State*............. 10/2 at (18) Western Illinois* . W 10/16 (8) Northern Iowa* ........... 10/23 at SE Missouri State ........ 10/30 at Southern Illinois* ......... 11/6 at (13) Youngstown St.* ... 11/13 Tennessee-Martin .......... W 11/20 Indiana State* ................ W Total (5-6, 2-4 MVFC)..

2000 L

8 9 47 42 16 28 27 14 36 35 22 7 41 7 7 37 22 23 27 35 13 45 266 282

L 14 49 52 12 L 24 28 24 21 L 13 20 L 14 24 45 10 28 13 49 42 L 38 42 L 17 24 318 285

20 26 7 12 ot 24 31 21 38 14 28 19 27 10 7 22 14 33 27 L 28 38 19 15 217 263

10 10 24 3 22 7 42 25 19 16 20

24 41 26 7 3 7 0 30 14 20 6

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11/25 (8) Maine ....................... W 38 35 12/2 at (3) Stephen F. Austin ... L 25 55 Total (10-3, 5-1 MVFC) 434 288 Coach Jesse Branch 9/1 at UNLV ......................... W 31 9/8 at Tulsa ............................ L 28 9/15 at Indiana State* ............ W 33 9/22 Austin Peay ................... W 34 9/29 Washburn ...................... W 38 10/6 Southern Illinois* ........... W 31 10/13 at Alcorn State ............... W 38 10/20 Illinois State*.................. W 45 10/27 Western Illinois* ............. W 35 11/3 at (17) Northern Iowa* ..... L 17 11/10 Eastern Illinois*.............. W 48

5-6

L 13 16 66 15 35 10 L 14 48 16 13 L 14 17 24 21 13 10 51 12 L 28 31 L 12 37 286 230

NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs

1990 31 24 40 28 17 17 17 38 47 7 59 33 27 28 21 36 27 17 37 3 28 31 351 262

5-6

Coach Jesse Branch 9/5 Central Oklahoma ......... W 9/12 at (15) Southern Illinois* W 9/19 Nicholls State .................. 9/26 at Western Illinois* ........... 10/3 Indiana State* ................ W 10/17 at Northern Illinois ........... 10/24 at Eastern Illinois*............ 10/31 Illinois State*.................. W 11/7 (7) Northern Iowa* ........... 11/14 at Louisiana Tech........... W 11/21 at Southern University ..... Total (5-6, 3-3 MVFC)..

L L L L

Coach Jesse Branch 9/5 at (19) McNeese State .... 9/12 Washburn ..................... W 9/19 North Texas ................... W 9/26 at Pacific .......................... 10/3 Western Illinois* ............. W 10/10 at Tulsa ............................ 10/17 at Illinois State*.............. W 10/24 Eastern Illinois*.............. W 11/7 Southern Illinois* ........... W 11/14 at Indiana State* .............. 11/21 at (3) Northern Iowa* ....... Total (6-5, 4-2 MVFC)..

Del Miller Z 1995-98

6-3-1

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/1 at Drake ......................... W 9/8 Western Illinois* ........... T 9/15 at Central Missouri ........ W 9/22 at Northern Iowa* ............ L 9/29 Truman State ................. W 10/6 at Murray State ................ L 10/13 at Western Kentucky ..... W 10/27 Eastern Illinois*.............. W 11/3 Southeastern Louisiana... L 11/10 Southern Illinois ............. W Total (6-3-1, 1-1-1 MCC)

3 17 0 10 10 7 51 3 44 26 21 3 35 16 17 21 19 30 7 36 7 28 214 197

1992 17 16 10 14 10 27 3 45 0 31 10 6 19 42 20 34 14 35 24 13 127 263

Randy Ball Z 1999-2005

6-5

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/10 at Western Illinois* ......... W 9/17 Northern Iowa* .............. W 9/24 at Lincoln ....................... W 10/1 SE Missouri State .......... W 10/8 at Murray State ................ 10/15 Southern Illinois ............... 10/22 at Drake ......................... W 10/29 at Nicholls State .............. 11/5 at Eastern Illinois*............ 11/12 at Illinois State ................. 11/19 Truman State ................. W Total (6-5, 2-1 MCC)....

L L

3-7

Coach Jesse Branch 9/6 at Illinois State*.............. W 9/13 at Indiana State* .............. 9/20 Western Illinois* ............... 9/27 at (11) Northern Iowa* ..... 10/4 (12) Nicholls State ........... 10/11 at Jackson State ............ W 10/18 Middle Tennessee State .. 10/25 (8) Eastern Illinois* .......... 11/1 (18) Southern Illinois* ...... 11/8 at Central Missouri ........ W Total (3-7, 1-5 MVFC)..

1987

Coach Rich Johanningmeier 9/4 at North Alabama............. 9/11 at Northern Iowa* ............ 9/18 at Harding ...................... W 9/25 Lincoln ........................... W 10/2 at SE Missouri State ...... W 10/9 Central Missouri ............ W 10/16 Western Illinois* ............. W 10/23 at Murray State ................ 10/30 Nicholls State .................. 11/6 Eastern Illinois*................ 11/13 at Southern Illinois ........... Total (5-6, 1-2 MCC)....

1983

1986 14 23 21 18 7 19 23 11 6 6 17 20 20 27 21 28 47 7 20 20 196 179

6-5

Coach Randy Ball 9/1 at Kansas ........................ 9/8 Midwestern State........... W 9/15 at SE Missouri State ...... W 9/22 at (8) Western Kentucky* 10/6 (15) Northern Iowa* ......... 10/13 at (5) Youngstown State* . 10/20 Indiana State* .................. 10/27 at (16) Western Illinois* . W 11/3 Drake ............................. W 11/10 at Southern Illinois* ....... W 11/17 Illinois State*.................. W Total (6-5, 3-4 MVFC)..

L 21 45 37 7 50 3 L 42 46 27 17 L 17 29 L 23 28 L 49 52 L 14 17 62 7 31 14 373 265

L

0 38 48 3 L 2ot 19 26 L 13 19 24 7 L 10 14 27 9 L 13 31 52 6 24 7 L 7 40 237 200

L 10 24 21 6 31 28 L 7 23 L 3 27 L 20 41 L 19 25 43 28 63 14 25 24 48 31 290 271

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26 14 28 26 24 44 28 21 17 24 20 30 ot 20 23 7 31 38 28 23 28 24 25 255 294

Terry Allen Z 2006-pres.

Coach Randy Ball 8/29 East Central (Okla.) ....... W 9/7 at (23) Hampton ............ W 9/14 at Kansas ........................ 9/21 SE Missouri State .......... W 9/28 (21) Youngstown State* ... 10/5 at Illinois State*................ 10/12 at Indiana State* ............. 10/19 (25) Western Kentucky*... 10/26 Southern Illinois* ........... W 11/2 (8) Western Illinois* ......... 11/16 at Northern Iowa* ............ Total (4-7, 1-6 MVFC)..

2003 Coach Randy Ball 8/28 East Central (Okla.) ....... W 9/13 at Oklahoma State........... 9/20 at SE Missouri State ...... W 9/27 Bacone .......................... W 10/4 at Youngstown State* ...... 10/11 at (9) Western Kentucky* 10/18 (11) Northern Iowa* ......... 10/25 at (4) Southern Illinois* .... 11/1 Indiana State* ................ W 11/8 Illinois State*.................... 11/15 at (10) Western Illinois* ... Total (4-7, 1-6 MVFC)..

4-7

L

L L L L L L

48 0 3 42 17 10 51 14 7 34 6 9 20 26 6 20 45 10 43 48 42 63 288 276

2004 Coach Randy Ball 9/2 Drake ............................. W 9/11 Sam Houston State ....... W 9/18 Union College ................ W 9/25 at Tulsa ............................ 10/2 Western Illinois* ............. W 10/9 at Illinois State*................ 10/16 at Indiana State* ............ W 10/23 (1) Southern Illinois* ........ 10/30 at Northern Iowa* ............ 11/6 (5) Western Kentucky*..... 11/13 Youngstown State* ........ W Total (6-5, 3-4 MVFC)..

6-5

L L L L L

31 26 33 31 45 0 7 49 36 31 31 34 31 28 3 27 20 42 24 28 34 28 295 324

2005 Coach Randy Ball 9/3 at Arkansas...................... 9/10 Quincy ........................... W 9/17 SE Missouri State .......... W 9/24 at Sam Houston State ..... 10/1 at (2) Southern Illinois* .... 10/8 (6) Northern Iowa* ......... W 10/15 at (3) Western Kentucky* 10/22 at (14) Youngstown St.* ... 10/29 Indiana State* ................ W 11/5 Illinois State*.................... 11/12 at Western Illinois* ........... Total (4-6, 2-5 MVFC)..

4-6

L 17 49 51 14 45 21 cancelled L ot 23 30 24 21 L 28 37 L 7 31 31 27 L 23 48 L 24 34 273 312

Missouri State in MVFC Preseason Polls Year 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

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Poll 7th 7th 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 2nd 4th 4th 5th 4th 6th 5th 7th 7th 5th 7th 6th 7th 7th 5th 9th

Teams 1stV Finish 7 -t6th 7 -t3rd 7 2 t2nd 7 5 1st 7 5 t1st 7 3 4th 7 -t2nd 7 7 t2nd 7 -t5th 7 -7th 6 -t2nd 7 1 4th 7 -t3rd 7 -t4th 7 2 t5th 8 1 5th 8 1 8th 8 1 7th 8 -4th 8 -7th 8 -t7th 7 -t5th 9 -t6th 9 -t5th 9 -t3rd 9 ---

2006 Coach Terry Allen 9/2 at Oklahoma State........... 9/9 Southwest Baptist.......... W 9/16 at Central Arkansas ......... 9/23 Sam Houston State ......... 9/30 (8) Youngstown State* ..... 10/7 at (14) Northern Iowa* ..... 10/14 Western Kentucky* .......... 10/21 at Indiana State* .............. 10/28 (19) Southern Illinois* ...... 11/4 at (8) Illinois State* .......... 11/11 Western Illinois* ............. W Total (2-9, 1-6 MVFC)..

2-9

L 10 52 45 14 L 14 16 L 17 20 L 10 37 L 7 38 L 14 17 L 22 28 L 17 27 L 14 38 24 21 194 308

Coach

Seasons Coached

Overall Record

Conference Pct. Record* Pct.

Walter Langston Corliss Buchanan Arthur Briggs Paul Andrews Andrew McDonald Howard Blair Tommy O’Boyle Fred Thomsen Bill Dellastatious Harold Stratton Aldo Sebben Orville Pottenger Jim Mentis Don Cross Rich Johanningmeier Jesse Branch Del Miller Randy Ball Terry Allen

1 2 20 1 4 7 2 4 2 1 5 4 4 7 10 9 4 7 5

4-2-0 2-10 76-59-10 1-2 5-22-5 38-21-6 16-4-1 19-17-4 5-12 2-6-1 17-27-1 24-12-2 20-21 23-45-3 58-44-5 55-44-1 21-23 34-42 23-32

.667 .167 .559 .333 .234 .631 .786 .525 .294 .278 .389 .658 .488 .345 .565 .555 .477 .447 .418

(1909) (1910-11) (1912, 14-17, 19-33) (1918) (1934-37) (1936-42, 45-46) (1947-48) (1949-52) (1953-54) (1955) (1956-60) (1961-64) (1965-68) (1969-75) (1976-85) (1986-94) (1995-98) (1999-05) (2006-10)

--15-20-6 -3-14-2 16-11-2 7-2-1 11-6-3 4-6-0 1-4-0 10-15-0 13-7-0 13-7-0 14-25-2 27-17-3 31-23-0 7-10-0 15-32-0 14-23

--.439 -.211 .586 .750 .625 .400 .200 .400 .650 .650 .366 .606 .574 .412 .319 .378

*MSU Conference Affiliation: Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association, 1924-1980; Mid-Continent Conference, 1981-1984; Missouri Valley Football Conference, 1985-present.

2007 Coach Terry Allen 8/30 Missouri S&T ................. W 9/6 at (20) Tenn.-Martin ....... W 9/15 at Kansas State ............... 9/22 Central Arkansas ........... W 9/29 at (10) Youngstown St.* ... 10/6 (22) Illinois State* .......... W 10/13 at (19) Western Illinois* ... 10/20 at (9) Southern Illinois* .... 10/27 Indiana State* ................ W 11/3 (1) Northern Iowa* ........... 11/10 SE Missouri State .......... W Total (6-5, 2-4 MVFC)..

6-5

L L L L L

62 17 51 44 10 61 42 38 21 49 58 41 10 31 10 45 63 7 17 38 55 17 399 388

2008 Coach Terry Allen 9/4 Washburn ........................ 9/13 at Oklahoma State........... 9/20 at SE Missouri State ...... W 10/4 (21) Western Illinois* ....... 10/11 Youngstown State* ........ W 10/18 at Illinois State*.............. W 10/25 (13) Southern Illinois* ...... 11/1 at South Dakota State* .... 11/8 at (4) Northern Iowa* ....... 11/15 North Dakota State* ........ 11/22 at Indiana State* ........... W Total (4-7, 3-5 MVFC)..

4-7

Coach Howard Blair, who coached the Bears to an MIAA title in 1940, talks with his 1938 team before practice. L 27 35 L 13 57 45 28 L 21 33 42 28 34 28 L 17 23 L 13 43 L 0 42 L 27 48 ot 27 24 266 389

2009 Coach Terry Allen 9/5 at Arkansas (at Little Rock) ....... 9/12 Tennessee-Martin ............ 9/19 Murray State .................... 9/26 (3) Northern Iowa* ........... 10/3 at Youngstown State* ...... 10/10 (19) South Dakota State* 10/17 at Western Illinois* ........... 10/24 at North Dakota State* .... 10/31 Illinois State*.................... 11/7 Indiana State* .................. 11/14 at (1) Southern Illinois* .... Total (6-5, 4-4 MVFC)..

6-5

L W W L W L W W L W L

10 48 24 14 35 10 7 35 17 7 17 24 17 16 21 17 14 24 31 7 24 44 217 246

2010 Coach Terry Allen 9/3 Eastern Kentucky ............ 9/11 at Kansas State ............... 9/25 at (25) Illinois State* ........ 10/2 (20) Youngstown State* ... 10/9 at Murray State ................ 10/16 at Indiana State* .............. 10/23 (18) Western Illinois* ....... 10/30 Southern Illinois* ............. 11/6 at South Dakota State8 ... 11/13 at (16) Northern Iowa* ..... 11/20 (17) North Dakota State* . Total (5-6, 4-4 MVFC)..

5-6

W 31 9 L 24 48 L 2ot 41 44 W 35 25 L 59 72 L ot 35 38 W 31 28 W 51 41 L 10 31 L 14 38 W 3 0 334 374

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Missouri State Head Coaching Records Career Victories Coach (Seasons) Arthur Briggs (20) R. Johanningmeier (10) Jesse Branch (9) Howard Blair (7) Randy Ball (7)

Scoring Defense (min. 4 yrs.) W-L-T 76-59-10 58-44-5 55-44-1 38-21-6 34-42

Pct. .559 .565 .555 .631 .447

Points 545 1279 391 701 710

Avg. 8.4 8.8 10.3 15.6 17.8

Career W-L Pct. (min. 4 yrs.)

Total Scoring

Coach (Seasons) Orville Pottenger (4) Howard Blair (7) R. Johanningmeier (10) Arthur Briggs (20) Jesse Branch (9)

Coach (Seasons) Points Arthur Briggs (20) 2365 Rich Johanningmeier (10) 2545 Jesse Branch (9) 2490 Randy Ball (7) 2018 Terry Allen (5) 1410

Avg. 16.3 23.8 24.9 26.6 25.6

W-L-T 24-12-2 38-21-6 58-44-5 76-59-10 55-44-1

Avg. .658 .631 .565 .559 .555

W-L-T 31-23 27-17-3 16-11-2 15-20-6 15-32 14-23 14-25-2

Avg. .574 .606 .586 .439 .319 .378 .366

Scoring Average (min. 4 yrs.)

Conference Wins Coach (Seasons) Jesse Branch (9) R. Johanningmeier (10) Howard Blair (7) Arthur Briggs (20) Randy Ball (7) Terry Allen (5) Don Cross (7)

Longest Coaching Tenure Coach (Seasons) Arthur Briggs (20) R. Johanningmeier (10) Jesse Branch (9) Howard Blair (7) Randy Ball (7) Don Cross (7)

Coach (Seasons) Howard Blair (7) Arthur Briggs (20) Orville Pottenger (4) Aldo Sebben (5) Fred Thomsen (4)

W-L-T 76-59-10 58-44-5 55-44-1 38-21-6 34-42 23-45-3

Pct. .559 .565 .555 .631 .447 .345

Coach (Seasons) Points Randy Ball (7) 2018 Terry Allen (5) 1410 Jesse Branch (9) 2490 Del Miller (4) 1089 Rich Johanningmeier (10) 2545

Avg. 26.6 25.6 24.9 24.8 23.8

Conference Titles Coach (Seasons) No. Jesse Branch (9) 2 Arthur Briggs (20) 1 Howard Blair (7) 1 Tommy O’Boyle (2) 1 Fred Thomsen (4) 1 Orville Pottenger (4) 1 Jim Mentis (4) 1 Rich Johanningmeier (10) 1

Years 1989, 90 1928 1940 1948 1951 1963 1966 1978

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Series Records vs. All Opponents MVFC SCHOOLS MSU Record Illinois State University, Normal ................. 14-16-1 Indiana State University, Terre Haute ........... 16-9-0 North Dakota State University., Fargo .......... 2-1-0 Northern Iowa, Univ. of, Cedar Falls............. 5-26-0 South Dakota State Univ., Brookings ............ 0-3-0 Southern Illinois Univ., Carbondale ........... 17-16-0 Western Illinois University, Macomb.......... 14-15-1 Youngstown (Ohio) State University............ 4-11-0 MISSOURI SCHOOLS MSU Record Central Methodist College, Fayette.................... 4-1-1 Central Missouri, Univ. of, Warrensburg......... 33-24-5 Central Wesleyan College, Warrenton ............... 1-0-0 Culver-Stockton College, Canton ...................... 3-0-0 Drury University, Springfield .............................. 4-8-1 Evangel University, Springfield .......................... 1-1-0 Lincoln University, Jefferson City ..................... 10-5-0 Marionville College, Marionville ......................... 3-0-0 Missouri Southern State Univ., Joplin ................ 5-2-0 Missouri, University of-Columbia ....................... 0-2-0 Missouri Univ. of Science & Tech., Rolla........ 27-29-3 Missouri Valley College, Marshall ...................... 7-7-1 Missouri Wesleyan College, Cameron ............... 1-5-0 Northwest Missouri State, Maryville .............. 32-22-4 Ozark Wesleyan College, Carthage .................. 1-0-0 Rockhurst College, Kansas City ........................ 4-2-0 Saint Louis University, St. Louis......................... 1-4-1 Southeast Mo. State, Cape Girardeau ........... 46-28-0 Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar................. 3-0-0 Tarkio College, Tarkio ........................................ 1-1-0 Truman State University, Kirksville................. 21-33-7 Westminster College, Fulton.............................. 0-1-0 William Jewell College, Liberty .......................... 0-3-1 OTHER SCHOOLS

MSU Record

Adams State College, Alamosa, Colo................ 0-1-0 Akron, University of, Akron, Ohio....................... 1-1-0 Alcorn State University, Lorman, Miss. .............. 2-0-0 Arkansas State University, Jonesboro ............... 1-2-0 Arkansas Tech University, Russellville ............... 1-2-0

Arkansas, University of, Fayetteville.............. 0-6-0 Arkansas, University of-Little Rock .................... 1-1-0 Arkansas, University of-Monticello .................... 2-0-0 Arkansas, University of-Pine Bluff ..................... 1-1-0 Austin College, Sherman, Texas ........................ 1-1-0 Austin Peay State U., Clarksville, Tenn. ............. 2-0-0 Bacone College, Muskogee, Okla...................... 1-0-0 Baker University, Baldwin City, Kan. .................. 1-0-0 Benedictine College, Atchison, Kan................... 8-3-1 California State Univ-Northridge........................ 0-1-0 Central Arkansas, Univ. of, Conway................... 3-3-0 Central State Univ., Wilberforce, Ohio ............... 1-0-0 Central Oklahoma, Univ. of, Edmond................. 1-7-0 Cumberland Univ., Cumberland, Tenn. .............. 1-0-0 Delta State University, Cleveland, Miss.............. 1-1-0 Doane College, Crete, Neb................................ 1-0-0 Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa .................. 6-1-0 East Central University, Ada, Okla..................... 2-0-0 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston ............. 5-13-1 Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond ....... 1-0-0 Eastern New Mexico Univ., Portales.................. 0-1-0 Emporia (Kan.) State University ...................... 14-6-0 Evansville (Ind.), University of ........................... 0-1-0 Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. .............. 0-2-0 Hampton (Va.) University ................................... 1-0-0 Harding University, Searcy, Ark.......................... 6-1-0 Hastings (Neb.) College..................................... 2-0-0 Henderson State U., Arkadelphia, Ark............... 2-1-0 Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Mich. ...................... 0-2-0 Illinois, University of-Chicago............................. 1-1-0 Jackson (Miss.) State University ........................ 1-0-0 Jacksonville (Ala.) State University .................... 5-0-0 Kansas School of Mines, Weir City .................... 1-0-0 Kansas State University, Manhattan .................. 0-2-0 Kansas, University of, Lawrence ....................... 0-2-0 Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina .................. 0-1-0 Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas................... 0-2-0 Liberty University, Lynchburg, Va. ...................... 1-1-0 Louisiana Tech University, Ruston ..................... 1-0-0 Lyon College, Batesville, Ark. ............................ 5-0-1 McKendree College, Lebanon, Ill....................... 6-0-0

McNeese State Univ., Lake Charles, La. ........... 2-4-0 Maine, University of, Orono ............................... 1-0-0 Memphis (Tenn.), University of ......................... 1-1-0 Midwestern St., Wichita Falls, Texas.................. 1-0-0 Middle Tennessee St., Murfreesboro ................. 0-1-0 Murray (Ky.) State University ............................. 1-6-0 Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln ............. 1-0-0 Nevada, University of-Las Vegas ....................... 1-0-0 NEO A&M Junior College, Miami, Okla. ............ 1-1-1 Nicholls State Univ., Thibodaux, La. .................. 0-5-1 North Alabama, University of, Florence ............. 0-2-0 North Texas, University of, Denton .................... 1-2-1 Northeastern St. U., Tahlequah, Okla. ............... 7-8-1 Northern Illinois University, DeKalb ................... 0-3-0 Northwestern Oklahoma State U., Alva ............. 1-1-0 Northwestern State, Natchitoches, La. .............. 1-1-0 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater ................ 0-6-0 Oregon, University of, Eugene ....................... 0-0-0 Pacific, University of, Stockton, Calif.................. 0-1-0 Panhandle State Univ., Goodwell, Okla. ............ 1-0-0 Pittsburg (Kan.) State University.................... 19-31-3 Prairie View (Texas) A&M University ................. 1-0-0 Quincy (Ill.) University ........................................ 1-0-0 Sam Houston St. U., Huntsville, Texas............... 1-1-0 Samford University, Birmingham, Ala. ............... 1-0-0 Shurtleff College, Alton, Ill. ................................ 1-1-0 Southeastern Louisiana U., Hammond.............. 0-1-0 Southeastern Oklahoma St. U., Durant ............. 2-0-0 Southern University, Baton Rouge, La............... 0-1-0 Southwestern College, Winfield, Kan................. 3-1-1 Stephen F. Austin St., Nacogdoches, Texas ...... 0-1-0 Sterling College, Sterling, Kan........................... 0-1-0 Tennessee, University of-Martin ........................ 6-0-0 Texas A&M University-Commerce ..................... 0-2-0 Texas Southern University, Houston .................. 1-0-0 Tulsa (Okla.), University of ................................. 0-7-0 Union College, Barbourville, Ky.......................... 1-0-0 Washburn University, Topeka, Kan. ................... 4-3-1 Western Kentucky U., Bowling Green................ 2-8-0 (boldface indicates 2010 opponents)

Bears vs. Ranked Opponents 10/26/85 #19 Murray State ....................................L 21-36

11/9/96

#23 Youngstown State (Bears #6) ..........L 13-17

9/27/86 10/4/86 10/25/86 11/1/86

#11 at Northern Iowa ................................L 3-45 #12 Nicholls State .....................................L 0-31 #8 Eastern Illinois ...................................L 20-34 #18 Southern Illinois ...............................L 14-35

9/13/97 10/25/97 11/1/97 11/15/97

#20 McNeese State ................................L 16-28 #3 at Western Illinois.................................L 3-37 #25 Northern Iowa ..................................L 22-23 #4 at Youngstown State ..........................L 13-45

9/12/87 11/7/87

#15 at Southern Illinois ......................... W 18-13 #7 at Northern Iowa ................................L 13-17

10/3/98 10/10/98 11/7/98 11/14/98

#17 at Northern Iowa ............................ W 24-21 #5 Western Illinois...................................L 13-20 #17 at Illinois State ............................... W 49-42 #24 Cal. State-Northridge .......................L 38-42

9/25/99 10/2/99 10/16/99 11/6/99

#11 Illinois State ......................................L 42-46 #18 at Western Illinois........................... W 27-17 #8 Northern Iowa ....................................L 17-29 #13 at Youngstown State ........................L 14-17

9/3/88 #18 at Northwestern State ........................L 8-24 9/17/88 #12 Western Illinois.................................L 31-35 10/15/88 #8 Western Kentucky ..............................L 14-21 9/2/89 9/9/89 10/28/89 11/24/89 12/2/89

#8 Northwestern State .......................... W 20-10 #14 Indiana State (Bears #10) .............. W 31-10 #20 Alcorn State (Bears #7).................. W 59-18 #8 Maine (Bears #9) ............................. W 38-35 #2 at Stephen F. Austin (Bears #9) .........L 25-55

11/3/90 #17 at Northern Iowa (Bears #2) ............L 17-20 11/24/90 #13 Idaho (Bears #8) ..............................L 35-41 10/5/91 11/2/91

#15 at Southern Illinois (Bears #19) ..... W 17-13 #4 Northern Iowa (Bears #17) ..................L 0-22

9/5/92 #19 at McNeese State (Bears #20) ........L 13-16 11/21/92 #3 at Northern Iowa (Bears #22) ............L 12-37 10/2/93

#11 Northern Iowa...................................L 14-20

9/17/94

#9 at Northern Iowa ..................................L 7-12

9/2/95 #3 McNeese State ....................................L 2-31 10/28/95 #11 Northern Iowa...................................L 17-19 9/7/96 #3 at McNeese State (Bears #21) .......... W 12-7 10/19/96 #3 at Northern Iowa (Bears #5) ..............L 31-38 11/2/96 #13 Western Illinois (Bears #7) ...............L 12-23

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9/30/00 #3 Youngstown State ..............................L 13-19 10/14/00 #7 Western Illinois...................................L 10-14 9/22/01 10/6/01 10/13/01 10/27/01

#8 at Western Kentucky ............................L 7-23 #15 Northern Iowa ....................................L 3-27 #5 at Youngstown State ..........................L 20-41 #16 at Western Illinois........................... W 43-28

9/7/02 9/28/02 10/19/02 11/2/02

#23 at Hampton .................................... W 28-26 #21 Youngstown State ............................L 17-24 #25 Western Kentucky ..............................L 7-31 #8 Western Illinois...................................L 23-28

10/11/03 10/18/03 10/25/03 11/15/03

#9 at Western Kentucky ..............................L 6-9 #11 Northern Iowa...................................L 20-26 #4 at Southern Illinois ...............................L 6-20 #10 at Western Illinois.............................L 42-63

10/23/04 #1 Southern Illinois................................ L 3-27 11/6/04 #5 Western Kentucky ..............................L 24-28

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10/1/05 10/8/05 10/15/05 10/22/05

#2 at Southern Illinois .............................L 23-30 #6 Northern Iowa .................................. W 24-21 #3 at Western Kentucky ..........................L 28-37 #14 at Youngstown State ..........................L 7-31

9/30/06 10/14/06 10/28/06 11/4/06

#8 Youngstown State ..............................L 10-37 #14 at Northern Iowa ................................L 7-38 #19 Southern Illinois ...............................L 17-27 #8 at Illinois State ...................................L 14-38

9/6/07 9/29/07 10/6/07 10/13/07 10/20/07 11/3/07

#20 at Tennessee-Martin ...................... W 51-44 #10 at Youngstown State ........................L 21-49 #22 Illinois State ................................... W 58-41 #19 at Western Illinois.............................L 10-31 #9 at Southern Illinois .............................L 10-45 #1 Northern Iowa.................................. L 17-38

10/4/08 #21 Western Illinois.................................L 21-33 10/25/08 #13 Southern Illinois ...............................L 17-23 11/8/08 #4 at Northern Iowa ..................................L 0-42 9/26/09 #3 Northern Iowa ......................................L 7-35 10/10/09 #19 South Dakota State..........................L 17-24 11/14/09 #1 at Southern Illinois ......................... L 24-44 9/25/10 10/2/10 10/23/10 11/13/10 11/20/10

#25 at Illinois State ........................ L 41-44 (2ot) #20 Youngstown State .......................... W 35-25 #18 Western Illinois............................... W 31-28 #16 at Northern Iowa ..............................L 14-38 #17 North Dakota State ............................ W 3-0

In ranked-vs.-ranked games (5-6), the Missouri State ranking is listed in parentheses. Games vs. No. 1 teams in bold. MSU is 18-63 all-time against the FCS Top 25 (6-11 gainst ranked non-conference opponents. The highest-ranked team defeated by the Bears was No. 3 McNeese State (9/7/96).

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Year-by-Year Summary Year 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983

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6-0 4-2 2-2-2 3-2 1-2 3-4 2-6 3-5 7-0 7-2 1-3-1 2-1-1 2-2 2-1 4-1 4-1 2-3 3-1 1-1-1 2-1 0-2-1 1-2 1-1-1 0-3-1 2-0-1 4-0 5-0 5-1 0-5-1

5-0 2-0 1-1-1 2-0 1-0 3-2 1-2 2-3 5-0 6-0 1-3-1 4-1 2-3 3-1 5-0 4-1-1 3-3 4-0-1 2-1-2 2-2 1-2-1 2-3 0-3-1 0-4-1 2-1-2 6-0 7-0 7-1 2-3-1

1-0 2-2 1-1-1 1-2 0-2 0-2 1-4 1-2 2-0 1-2 0-3 0-1-2 1-2 1-2 2-1-1 2-1 1-2 1-2 1-1 0-3 0-3 1-1-1 1-2-1 0-4 2-1 1-1-1 3-0 1-2 0-4

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1-0 1-2 0-0-2 -0-1 1-1 0-3 3-1 1-0 1-0 1-4-1 0-2-2 1-2 1-2 2-0-1 3-1-1 0-3 0-1 1-0-2 -1-1-1 2-2-1 0-0-2 0-1-1 2-1-2 3-0-1 -3-3 1-4-1

6-0 4-2 2-2-2 3-2 1-2 3-4 2-4 3-5 7-0 7-2 1-6-1 4-2-2 3-5 4-3 7-1-1 6-2-1 4-5 5-2-1 3-2-2 2-5 1-5-1 3-4-1 1-5-2 0-8-1 4-2-2 7-1-1 10-0 8-3 2-7-1

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-1-0 0-0-1 0-1 -1-0 0-1 2-0 2-0 1-0 1-0 -0-1 --1-0 -0-1 0-1 -0-0-1 ----2-0 1-0 -0-1

3-0 3-1 2-2-1 3-1 -1-1 2-3 1-5 4-0 3-1 0-3 2-1-1 2-3 2-2 5-1-1 4-2-1 4-5 5-1-1 3-2-1 2-5 1-4 2-4-1 1-5-2 0-5-1 3-2-1 3-1-1 7-0 6-0 1-5

3-0 0-1 --1-2 1-3 0-2 -1-0 3-1 0-3-1 2-1-1 0-1 2-1 2-0 1-0 -----1-0 -0-2 1-0-1 2-0-1 2-0 1-3 1-1-1

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4-0 2-2 1-1 2-0 1-2 1-4 1-3 2-0 3-1 0-4 2-1-1 2-3 1-2 4-0 3-1 2-2 2-1-1 1-2 1-3 0-3 1-3 0-5 0-4-1 0-2-2 3-1 4-0 3-1 1-2-1

1-0 2-0 1-1-2 1-2 1-2 2-2 1-2 2-1 4-0 3-1 1-1-1 1-1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1-1 2-1-1 1-2 3-1 1-0-2 0-2 1-2 2-0-1 1-0-1 0-3 3-0 3-0-1 5-0 3-2 1-3

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5-2-2 1-2 4-1 5-1 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-2 0-4 1-2 1-2-1 0-4 2-1-1 2-2 3-1 0-4 2-1-1 2-1-1 4-1 3-2 3-2 2-4 2-3 0-5 0-5 1-3 0-4 2-2 0-4 3-1 3-1-1 1-4 3-1 2-3 4-1 1-4 3-5-2 4-4 4-4

3-1-1 1-4 4-1-1 6-0 3-1-1 2-1-2 4-2 2-3 3-3 1-3 2-2-1 1-3 2-3 1-3 2-3 1-3 2-3 3-0-1 6-0 4-1 4-1 4-1 0-5 2-2 0-6 0-5 1-4-1 2-3 3-3 5-1 3-2 3-3 4-0-1 4-1 4-2 3-2 2-2 3-2 3-1

2-1-1 1-2 3-1 3-1 2-3 3-3 2-1-1 1-3 0-3 1-3 0-4 2-3 2-1-1 3-2 2-2 1-4 2-1-1 2-3 3-0 2-3 3-2 3-2 4-1 0-5 0-4 2-2-1 0-4 2-3 0-4 2-2 3-2-1 2-3 2-3 4-2 3-2 3-3 1-3-2 2-4 3-4

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1-2-2 2-3 2-0-1 1-1 0-0-1 1-1-2 3-1-1 2-4 0-1 1-2 2-1-1 2-2 2-1-1 2-1 2-1 0-3 2-2-1 1-1-1 2-1 1-2 0-2 1-1 1-2 0-2 0-2-1 0-5-1 3-2 1-4 1-1 2-1-1 0-2 1-2-1 1-0 1-3 3-1 1-3-2 1-1 1-0

5-2-2 2-6 7-2-1 9-2 5-4-1 5-4-2 3-1 2-2 1-1 0-3 1-0 3-2 1-2 0-1 1-1 2-1 1-2 2-2 4-1 2-2 3-2 2-2 2-4 2-4 0-6 1-2-1 1-4 1-4 2-4 4-2 5-2-1 4-2 3-1 6-1 4-1 5-1 1-5-1 2-4 2-4

------3-2-1 1-4 2-5 2-3 1-6-1 0-4 3-2-1 4-4 3-4 0-6 3-2-1 3-1-1 5-0 4-2 4-1 5-2 2-2 0-4 0-4 1-5 0-4-1 3-2 1-3 3-1 1-2 1-4 3-2-1 2-2 3-3 1-4 1-0-1 3-2 4-1

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4-0-1 0-3 1-0-1 4-1 3-3 4-2-1 4-3 2-3 3-5 1-4 2-4 3-5 4-4-1 4-4 4-5 2-7 4-4-1 5-3-1 9-1 6-4 7-3 7-4 4-6 2-7 0-10 1-7-1 1-8-1 4-6 3-7 7-3 6-4-1 5-6 6-3-1 8-3 7-4 6-5 3-5-2 5-6 6-5

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1-1 0-1 2-0 2-0 2-1 2-1 1-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-2 0-3 1-1-1 2-1 2-1 0-2 1-1-1 2-1 3-0 1-1 2-0 1-1 2-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 1-2 0-3 2-1 1-1-1 1-2 3-0 2-2 3-1 1-3 1-2 2-2 3-0

3-0-1 1-3 4-0-1 4-1 1-2-1 1-2-1 3-0-1 0-5 2-3 1-4 1-4 3-1 3-1 1-3 2-3 2-3 1-3 2-1-1 3-0 4-1 4-1 4-1 2-2 1-3 0-4 1-3-1 0-4-1 3-1 1-3 3-1 2-2 1-4 1-2-1 3-1 2-2 2-2 1-2-1 3-2 2-3

1-1-1 1-2 1-2 3-0 2-1 2-1-1 2-1 2-0 1-1 0-1 1-0-1 0-2 0-2 1-1 0-1 0-2 2-0 1-1 3-1 1-2 1-2 2-2 0-3 1-3 0-4 1-2 1-2 0-3 2-1 2-1 3-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 2-1 3-0 1-1-1 0-2 1-2

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1984 6-3-1 1-1-1 (3rd) 5-2 3-1-1 3-2 1985 6-4-1 2-2-1 (2nd) 4-2 2-2-1 4-2 1986 3-7 1-5 (t6th) 2-2 0-5 3-2 1987 5-6 3-3 (t3rd) 2-3 3-2 2-4 1988 5-5 4-2 (t2nd) 1-3 3-2 2-3 1989 10-3 5-1 (1st) 5-2 6-0 4-3 1990 9-3 5-1 (t1st) 4-2 6-1 3-2 1991 6-4-1 3-3 (4th) 3-1-1 4-2 2-2-1 1992 6-5 4-2 (t2nd) 2-3 5-0 1-5 1993 7-4 4-2 (t2nd) 3-2 5-1 2-3 1994 4-7 2-4 (t5th) 2-3 2-4 2-3 1995 4-7 1-5 (7th) 3-3 2-4 2-3 1996 7-4 3-2 (t2nd) 4-2 3-2 4-2 1997 5-6 3-3 (4th) 2-3 3-3 2-3 1998 5-6 3-3 (t3rd) 2-3 3-3 2-3 1999 5-6 2-4 (t4th) 3-2 4-2 1-4 2000 5-6 2-4 (t5th) 3-2 4-2 1-4 2001 6-5 3-4 (5th) 3-1 3-2 3-3 2002 4-7 1-6 (8th) 3-1 3-3 1-4 2003 4-7 1-6 (7th) 3-1 3-2 1-5 2004 6-5 3-4 (4th) 3-1 5-2 1-3 2005 4-6 2-5 (7th) 2-1 4-1 0-5 2006 2-9 1-6 (t7th) 1-3 2-4 0-5 2007 6-5 2-4 (t5th) 4-1 5-1 1-4 2008 4-7 3-5 (t6th) 1-2 1-4 3-3 2009 6-5 4-4 (t5th) 2-1 3-3 3-2 2010 5-6 4-4 (t3rd) 1-2 5-0 0-6 Totals 443-445-39 244-235-21 158-255-16 199-210-18 285-186-23

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-2-1-1 5-2 1-1-1 -1-2-1 6-3 0-1-1 -2-1 1-5 2-2 -2-5 4-4 1-2 -1-3 3-2 2-3 -3-1 6-2 4-1 -2-2 5-1 4-2 -2-2-1 4-3 2-1-1 -3-3 4-2 2-3 -2-2 5-1 2-3 0-1 3-3 4-2 0-5 0-2 1-5 3-3 1-4 0-1 2-4 3-2 4-2 -2-2 3-4 2-2 -2-4 3-5 2-1 -0-4 3-4 2-2 0-1 1-3 4-3 1-3 -1-1 4-4 2-1 0-1 2-4 2-5 2-2 -1-3 1-3 3-4 -5-2 2-4 4-1 0-1 2-1 2-5 2-1 -1-4 1-5 1-4 -2-0 3-4 3-1 1-0 2-1 3-6 1-1 -2-1 4-4 2-1 0-2 2-2 5-4 0-2 1-9 313-299-28 129-167-39 130-146-11

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-6-3-1 -3-1-1 2-1 1-1 --6-4-1 1-0 2-1-1 1-2 2-1 --3-7 -1-3 1-3 1-1 --5-6 -2-2 2-2 1-2 --5-5 -2-2 1-3 2-0 --10-3 -5-0 3-1 2-1 0-1 -9-3 -4-1 4-0 1-2 --6-4-1 0-1 2-0-1 3-1 1-2 --6-5 -2-2 3-1 1-2 --7-4 -2-2 3-2 2-0 --4-7 -0-3 2-3 2-1 --4-7 -1-4 1-3 2-0 --7-4 0-1 4-0 2-1 1-2 --5-5 0-1 2-1 3-1 0-3 --5-6 -1-2 3-2 1-2 --5-6 -2-2 1-3 2-1 --5-6 -1-3 2-2 2-1 --6-5 -2-2 1-3 3-0 --3-7 1-0 2-2 1-3 0-2 --3-7 1-0 2-1 0-4 1-2 --5-5 -3-1 2-3 1-1 --4-6 -2-1 2-3 0-2 --2-9 -1-4 0-4 1-1 --4-5 1-0 2-2 2-2 1-1 --4-6 -1-2 2-2 1-3 --6-5 -2-2 3-2 1-1 -1-0 4-6 -1-2 3-2 1-2 -98-89-16 4-3 181-201-16 0-3 19-14-3 321-337-20 121-108-8 137-130-15

In 1978, Coach Rich Johanningmeier led the Bears to their first conference championship in 12 seasons with a perfect 6-0 mark in the MIAA and 8-3 ledger overall. Coach Howard Blair’s first squad in 1938 finished 5-2-2 and started a run of four consecutive winning campaigns, including a perfect and memorable 10-0 season in 1940.

The 1963 MIAA Conference champions of Coach Orville Pottenger put together a 9-1 season and outscored their opponents by a 265 to 61 margin, advancing to the Mineral Water Bowl in Excelsior Springs, Mo.

The Bears claimed their second MIAA title in a four-year span with the 1966 league crown. Coach Jim Mentis’ squad was 7-4 and played in the Mineral Water Bowl.

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Jesse Branch’s 1989 Bears won the MVFC title and were the first MSU team to qualify for the NCAA Division I FCS Playoffs, tying the school record for wins with a 10-3 record.

The 1990 squad, also led by Coach Jesse Branch, won a share of the MVFC title and ended a 9-3 season on its home field with a narrow loss to Idaho in the FCS Playoffs.

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Postseason History Mo-Kan Bowl

Mineral Water Bowl

Mineral Water Bowl

December 4, 1948, Kansas City, Mo.

November 30, 1963, Excelsior Springs, Mo.

November 26, 1966, Excelsior Springs, Mo.

Coach Orville Pottenger’s 1963 squad had the first perfect Missouri State season in 23 years, going 5-0 in MIAA play. The Bears went to the Mineral Water Bowl to face the nation’s top small college passer, George Bork of Northern Illinois. It was 7-7 after three periods but NIU got TD passes from Bork to Hugh Rohrschneider and Dave Broderick in just four minutes early in the final period. MSU RB Cornelius Perry got his second TD late in the period but the Bears couldn't pull even and NIU won, 21-14.

Missouri State posted another 5-0 MIAA championship season in 1966 under coach Jim Mentis to earn a repeat invitation to the Mineral Water Bowl. The Bears took a 7-3 record against Adams (Colo.) State. Adams State got a scoring pass from QB Jim Attaway to HB Don Alley just before halftime and added another TD on a 19-yard run by FB Hugh Wright with seven minutes left in the last quarter. A pass from QB Tom Young to E Bill Douglass set up a one-yard plunge by FB Mike Howell for the Bears’ only score late in the game as Missouri State lost, 14-8.

The 1948 Bears of Coach Tommy O’Boyle shared the MIAA title with Northwest Missouri State as each team had a 4-1 conference record. MSU then took a 9-1 season mark into the Mo-Kan Bowl game, a contest matching Missouri and Kansas small college conference champions, and came away on the short end of a 34-20 score with Emporia State. Ray Haley scored twice for MSU after Emporia State grabbed a 21-0 lead but the Hornets put the game away late. Missouri State Emporia State

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7 0

7 13

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Missouri State Northern Illinois

ES--Litchfield, 1, run (Baranoski kick) ES--Litchfield, 10, run (Baranoski kick) ES--Edwards, 2, run (Baranoski kick) MSU--Haley, 3, run (kick blocked) MSU--Haley, 1, run (Hartzog kick) MSU--Lees, 1, run (Haley pass from Forsythe) ES--Squier, 27, pass from Shanelec (kick failed) ES--Nightengale, 85, intrcptn. return (Baranoski kick)

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7 14

14 21

Missouri State Adams State

NI--Stearns, 42, pass from Bork (Henigan kick) MSU--C. Perry, 16, run (Bybel kick) NI--Rohrschneider, 24, pass fm. Bork (Henigan kick) NI--Broderick, 40, pass from Bork (Henigan kick) MSU--C. Perry, 66, pass from Melton (Bybel kick) Statistics First Downs Yards Rushing Yards Passing Passes Punts/Average Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized

MSU 17 220 128 5-12-0 5/42 2 5

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8 7

8 14

AS--Alley, 20, pass from Attaway (Cockroft kick) AS--Wright, 19, run (Cockroft kick) MSU--Howell, 1, run (Douglass pass from Dixon) Statistics First Downs Rushing Yards Passing Yards Passes Punts/Average Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized

NIU 18 129 277 26-41-2 5/40 1 5

MSU 11 67 117 11-22-0 10/40.6 0 30

ASU 9 64 120 10-21-1 9/44.5 0 34

NCAA FCS First Round

NCAA FCS Quarterfinals

NCAA FCS First Round

November 25, 1989, Springfield, Mo.

December 2, 1989, Nacogdoches, Texas

November 24, 1990, Springfield, Mo.

The Missouri State Bears hosted their first NCAA FCS football playoff game ever and earned the first postseason grid win in MSU history as K Chris Potthast hit a 33-yard field goal with eight seconds left in the game to beat Maine, 38-35 before a packed home crowd on an overcast but warm afternoon on the Bears' home field. QB DeAndre Smith brought the Bears back from an early 17-7 deficit with three TD runs, and QB Paul Carney ran for the Bears’ final two scores after Smith went out with an injury. Both MSU passers fired with pin-point accuracy, hitting 11-of-14 aerials for the contest. Carl Smith, the nation’s top rusher, led Maine as he ran for a pair of touchdowns, but the Bears held on to tie the all-time school mark for wins in a season with 10 and advance to the NCAA playoff quarterfinals.

The pass-happy Stephen F. Austin State Lumberjacks scored early and often on their home field behind QB Todd Hammel to oust Missouri State from the Bears' first appearance in the NCAA FCS playoffs, 55-25. Southland Conference champion SFA was on top 13-0 after just 3:29 of the game and MSU closed to within 26-18 late in third period, but SFA got rolling again to pull away and win the game handily. Missouri State QB DeAndre Smith amassed 307 yards in total offense and helped MSU to a new passing yardage record just six days after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery, but SFA’s 613 total yards matched the most ever given up by a Missouri State team in a game. The Bears wound up the campaign with a final 10-3 season record.

The Missouri State Bears couldn’t handle the onetwo offensive punch of the nation’s top FCS rusher, TB Devon Pearce, and the leading receiver in the nation, WR Kasey Dunn, in dropping a 41-35 shootout to the Idaho Vandals in the NCAA playoffs first round. Big Sky Conference champ Idaho jumped out to a quick 14-3 lead but RB Rodney McConico scored a pair of touchdowns and helped draw closer in the game before a field goal by Richard Grote made it 35-35 on the first play of the fourth quarter. The Vandals added two more field goals in the closing minutes and finally stopped Missouri State on downs on the Idaho 45 with half a minute remaining in the game to prevail.

Maine Missouri State

3 0

17 14

8 14

7 10

35 38

Maine--McCleish, 24, field goal Maine--C. Smith, 9, run (McCleish kick) MSU--D. Smith, 4, run (Potthast kick) Maine--Buck, 1, run (McCleish kick) MSU--D. Smith, 7, run (Potthast kick) Maine--McCleish, 47, field goal MSU--D. Smith, 11, run (Potthast kick) Maine--Depree, 33, pass from Buck (C. Smith run) MSU--Carney, 1, run (Potthast kick) MSU--Carney, 13, run (Potthast kick) Maine--C. Smith, 35, run (McCleish kick) MSU--Potthast, 33, field goal Attendance-8,750 STATISTICS First Downs Rushes Rushing Yards Passes Passing Yards Return Yards Punts/Average Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Possession Time

Maine 26 54 299 11-21-1 130 20 2/35.5 2/0 2/20 27:42

MSU 22 46 248 11-14-0 161 4 3/41.0 2/0 4/31 32:18

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS Rushing: UM-C. Smith 30/205 yds, Simans 18/97; MSU-Collins 6/70, Jenkins 13/66, D. Smith 10/53, Frost 4/26. Passing: UM-Buck 10-20-1/124 yds; MSU-Smith 7-7-0/103. Receiving: UM-Dupree 4/69 yds, Roth 2/28, C. Smith 2/12; MSU-Collins 3/41, Gilbert 3/28, Eden 2/29, Adams 1/44. Punting: UM-Bell 2/35.5 yds; MSU-VonWiller 3/41.0.

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3 16

7 7

8 11

7 21

25 55

SFA--Jackson, 63, pass from Hammel (kick wide) SFA--Centers, 22, pass from Hammel (Rawlinson kick) MSU--Potthast, 31, field goal SFA--Rawlinson, 36, field goal MSU--Gilbert, 18, run (Potthast kick) SFA--Kelley, 11, pass from Hammel (Rawlinson kick) SFA--Rawlinson, 51, field goal MSU--McConico, 92, pass from Smith (Smith run) SFA--Bradford, 10, pass from Hammel (Kelley pass) SFA--Dumes, 36, run (Rawlinson kick) SFA--Dumes, 62, run, (Rawlinson kick) MSU--Adams, 50, pass from Carney (Potthast kick) SFA--Gaines, 44, run (Rawlinson kick) Attendance-10,491 STATISTICS First Downs Rushes Rushing Yards Passes Passing Yards Return Yards Punts/Average Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Possession Time

MSU 18 47 93 19-41-1 401 184 7/39.7 3/2 8/90 35:50

SFA 22 26 208 24-43-4 405 88 4/34.8 1/1 4/49 24:10

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS Rushing: MSU-Jenkins 12/52 yds, Gilbert 2/23, Smith 21/15, Frost 3/10; SFA-Dumes 5/103, Gaines 1/44, Centers 11/40. Passing: MSU-Smith 13-30-1/292, Carney 6-11-0/109; SFAHammel 24-41-3/405. Receiving: MSU-Gilbert 6/56 yds, Rapert 3/63, Collins 3/40, Eden 3/79, McConico 1/92, Adams 2/61; SFA-Bradford 7/108, Jackson 6/119, Kelley 5/78, Centers 3/40.

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14 10

7 7

14 15

6 3

41 35

MSU--Grote, 22, field goal Idaho--Taylor, 56, pass from Nolan (Doyle kick) Idaho--Pearce, 14, run (Doyle kick) MSU--D. Smith, 30, run (Grote kick) Idaho--Murphy, 10, pass from Nolan (Doyle kick) MSU--McConico, 17, run (Grote kick) Idaho--Pearce, 10, run (Doyle kick) MSU--Jenkins, 50, run (Grote kick) Idaho--Pearce, 1, run (Doyle kick) MSU--McConico, 7, run (Pegues run) MSU--Grote, 24, field goal Idaho--Doyle, 29, field goal Idaho--Doyle, 50, field goal Attendance-8,750 STATISTICS First Downs Rushes Rushing Yards Passes Passing Yards Return Yards Punts/Average Fumbles/Lost Penalties/Yards Possession Time

Idaho 25 38 172 24-41-0 406 64 6/39.7 1/1 11/100 30:40

MSU 21 56 284 9-14-0 172 19 7/40.4 3/1 1/13 29:20

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS Rushing: IU-Pearce 27/169 yds, Carter 4/13; MSU-Jenkins 12/80, McConico 11/71, Smith 24/68, Pegues 5/42. Passing: IU-Nolan 24-41-0/406 yds; MSU-Smith 9-140/172. Receiving: IU-Dunn 13/234 yds, Dahlquist 3/35, Murphy 3/27, Taylor 2/78; MSU-McConico 4/89, Pegues 3/51, Rapert 2/32. Punting: IU-Carrasco 6/39.7 yds; MSU-VonWiller 7/40.4.

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Year-by-Year Team Statistics Year (Record)

1st Downs Rushes

Rushing Yards

Passes Cmp-Att-Int

Passing Yards

Plays Run

Total Offense

Punt Ave.

Fumbles- Penalties No. Lost /Yards

TD

PAT

FG

Pts.

1960 (2-7) Opponents 1961 (4-4-1) Opponents 1962 (5-3-1) Opponents 1963 (9-1) Opponents 1964 (6-4) Opponents

— — — — 134 96 175 113 150 138

405 459 496 391 539 387 582 440 495 431

1065 1787 1869 1439 2000 1514 2431 1311 2205 1358

68-164-12 54-128 31-77-4 46-128-10 38-95-11 42-122-15 46-102-4 73-173-21 49-103-10 80-181-16

615 750 265 605 565 459 627 825 645 901

473 587 573 519 634 509 684 613 598 612

1680 2537 2134 2044 2565 1973 3058 2136 2850 2259

— — 31.9 — 36.0 — 40.8 — 38.9 —

12 23 14 14 25 19 15 16 10 14

— — — — — — — — — —

8 19 16 15 26 20 38 9 29 12

4 21 10 8 19 15 32 4 28 11

0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3

52 137 109 100 177 138 265 61 202 92

1965 (7-3) Opponents 1966 (7-4) Opponents 1967 (4-6) Opponents 1968 (2-8) Opponents 1969 (0-10) Opponents

157 143 147 150 141 152 108 197 115 177

488 410 565 482 472 453 446 535 431 556

2020 1488 1820 1794 1572 1911 1409 2146 978 2458

73-156-9 122-221-21 65-157-4 86-336-29 57-146-13 77-186-8 34-115-18 86-202-15 95-239-5 86-158-23

981 1096 769 1117 715 1114 454 1480 982 1251

644 631 722 818 618 639 561 737 670 714

3001 2584 2589 2911 2287 3025 1863 3626 1960 3709

45.7 — 39.2 — 33.6 35.3 35.8 26.9 36.6 37.3

10 10 11 15 13 13 15 14 12 12

— — — — — — — — — —

32 20 31 20 16 23 16 42 13 45

23 15 22 13 13 18 11 38 8 34

0 1 1 1 2 8 3 6 1 3

217 138 211 138 115 180 117 310 91 317

1970 (2-7-1) Opponents 1971 (1-8-1) Opponents 1972 (4-6) Opponents 1973 (3-7) Opponents 1974 (7-3) Opponents

127 199 147 143 174 173 169 178 190 170

450 514 400 496 466 526 495 486 468 479

1658 2423 1242 2199 1613 2512 1941 1884 2358 1951

52-170-18 93-221-23 125-245-14 68-150-12 126-232-14 55-122-9 78-161-12 97-200-12 87-186-12 83-193-16

546 1470 1290 946 1479 999 1033 1399 1404 1188

620 735 645 646 698 648 656 686 654 672

2204 3893 2532 3145 3092 3511 2974 3283 3762 3139

38.5 33.8 35.5 28.6 35.7 31.9 36.8 33.6 38.5 36.3

20-12 28-12 28-19 15-12 25-15 26-13 23-11 23-12 31-17 28-16

— — — — 48/565 65/655 46/458 59/531 55/555 45/408

22 34 19 30 25 38 21 29 41 28

10 32 11 21 23 24 18 19 34 20

2 1 3 4 4 2 3 1 4 5

148 239 134 213 185 259 153 198 294 204

1975 (6-4-1) Opponents 1976 (5-6) Opponents 1977 (6-3-1) Opponents 1978 (8-3) Opponents 1979 (7-4) Opponents

205 180 171 151 156 165 245 195 227 180

583 495 550 489 458 475 625 525 646 499

2781 1871 1616 1646 1744 1747 3069 1970 2984 1813

72-179-11 111-227-17 93-191-13 92-219-17 102-191-8 105-282-10 94-181-14 127-282-22 86-161-3 114-239-23

1022 1571 1360 1270 1333 1543 1491 1627 1506 1496

762 722 741 708 649 757 806 807 807 738

3803 3442 2976 2916 3077 3290 4560 3597 4490 3309

36.4 34.7 36.5 31.9 38.1 31.8 37.2 31.3 35.3 36.5

36-20 32-14 35-18 30-23 24-17 16-7 28-18 27-16 24-17 17-12

76/730 78/857 73/743 93/819 51/472 81/707 60/620 75/696 46/550 62/689

29 27 30 21 24 23 51 25 47 28

27 20 24 15 22 14 46 14 39 22

10 5 5 9 11 4 11 5 8 7

233 199 221 168 205 167 387 182 352 216

1980 (6-5) Opponents 1981 (3-5-2) Opponents 1982 (5-6) Opponents 1983 (6-5) Opponents 1984 (6-3-1) Opponents

164 208 159 158 186 152 174 184 198 194

502 530 522 390 538 470 581 398 485 362

1729 1900 1867 837 2025 1470 2419 1415 2474 1029

100-218-10 161-289-22 70-170-13 152-325-17 104-226-17 124-251-15 66-153-16 186-334-23 99-215-9 177-332-14

1620 1790 903 1813 1598 1507 919 2191 1313 2360

720 819 692 715 764 721 734 732 700 694

3349 3690 2770 2650 3623 2977 3338 3215 3787 3389

36.1 35.1 36.6 35.1 38.5 36.5 36.5 33.2 35.6 36.4

26-19 21-12 39-25 28-17 23-14 24-20 38-22 23-12 27-11 28-7

58/570 85/943 52/456 56/458 67/570 72/679 88/776 78/643 98/842 65/565

24 24 27 21 28 26 28 21 31 22

17 20 22 16 27 20 22 14 28 13

5 6 4 11 5 7 3 13 8 12

177 184 196 179 214 197 201 181 241 182

1985 (6-4-1) Opponents 1986 (3-7) Opponents 1987 (5-6) Opponents 1988 (5-5) Opponents 1989 (10-3) Opponents

236 217 134 165 187 186 198 189 278 257

599 429 575 366 599 478 580 415 702 500

3286 1663 1803 1336 2323 1594 2725 1355 3811 1678

80-156-9 189-362-12 48-125-13 170-306-16 87-165-11 154-280-14 65-133-6 174-297-12 123-214-5 207-422-19

1487 2579 624 2285 1163 1599 885 1939 1828 2973

755 791 700 672 764 758 713 712 916 922

4773 4242 2427 3621 3486 3193 3610 3294 5639 4651

33.3 35.7 39.7 37.5 38.9 36.1 30.4 36.4 36.1 33.2

34-17 28-16 30-17 18-11 32-15 29-14 36-24 24-16 33-15 24-15

71/640 69/627 42/363 62/558 63/566 44/392 54/509 75/721 91/861 68/473

46 35 14 35 23 17 35 26 57 37

42 30 13 30 18 14 29 18 53 32

11 6 10 7 13 9 4 8 11 9

351 262 127 263 195 145 252 200 434 288

1990 (9-3) Opponents 1991 (6-4-1) Opponents 1992 (6-5) Opponents 1993 (7-4) Opponents 1994 (4-7) Opponents

266 194 203 189 204 186 209 172 195 207

639 452 556 480 646 442 535 464 497 472

3120 1484 2606 1920 3037 1820 1836 1453 1840 1773

153-250-9 172-356-16 109-214-6 136-272-12 59-109-6 141-269-16 174-302-17 110-248-21 160-277-14 154-293-5

2134 2344 1286 1504 965 2027 1967 1570 1805 2343

889 808 770 752 755 711 837 712 774 765

5254 3828 3892 3424 4002 3847 3803 3023 3645 4116

39.8 38.3 36.0 38.2 36.3 35.9 32.5 36.7 41.3 39.6

28-15 27-16 25-12 26-16 22-10 18-11 29-17 27-11 23-12 8-20

62/691 67/566 57/507 56/501 59/479 72/589 75/567 64/523 62/526 77/635

54 28 42 26 36 28 36 34 29 33

49 24 33 16 32 25 30 26 26 30

12 8 2 9 12 12 7 5 4 11

413 219 295 199 286 230 271 249 217 263

1995 (4-7) Opponents 1996 (7-4) Opponents 1997 (5-6) Opponents 1998 (5-6) Opponents 1999 (5-6) Opponents

203 190 208 159 216 193 221 210 236 223

430 426 452 434 423 465 390 473 374 528

1539 1494 1666 1010 1666 1849 1850 1775 1749 1882

198-382-16 144-334-12 178-351-12 123-289-14 200-395-10 140-300-9 217-397-11 180-319-12 213-336-13 162-257-10

2581 1982 2425 1997 2461 2291 2692 2422 2847 2009

812 760 803 723 818 765 787 792 710 785

4120 3476 4091 3007 4127 4140 4542 4197 4596 3891

40.5 37.3 41.7 38.2 40.0 38.1 37.6 39.8 41.1 36.6

21-12 19-7 16-10 21-9 23-12 19-10 19-10 15-9 13-6 16-8

98/973 79/669 90/799 62/573 105/883 73/638 98/860 85/746 67/564 79/620

25 23 30 22 29 38 42 37 50 34

24 20 28 18 24 29 42 34 46 30

14 15 25 9 21 8 8 9 9 19

220 204 285 179 266 282 318 285 373 265

2000 (5-6) Opponents 2001 (6-5) Opponents 2002 (4-7) Opponents 2003 (4-7) Opponents 2004 (6-5) Opponents

195 204 232 211 186 209 207 204 199 251

397 482 497 471 426 523 475 478 453 479

1581 1836 2463 2325 1488 1947 2032 2207 1879 2407

172-326-11 167-319-16 165-289-7 143-253-14 166-305-11 155-259-11 141-276-10 133-261-16 160-293-9 194-327-18

2091 1938 2158 1753 2035 1921 1925 1508 1954 2250

723 801 786 724 731 782 751 739 746 806

3672 3774 4621 4078 3523 3768 3957 3715 3833 4657

37.8 37.5 39.0 35.3 34.6 40.1 36.8 39.2 38.1 38.3

16-10 27-15 21-16 19-16 21-11 14-11 17-12 13-8 12-8 13-9

75/585 78/834 63/539 72/616 63/584 57/513 80/689 55/432 60/573 67/540

29 24 37 36 33 36 37 35 36 43

28 20 35 32 29 30 31 33 34 42

11 12 12 7 9 15 11 11 15 8

237 200 297 271 255 294 288 276 295 324

2005 (4-6) Opponents 2006 (2-9) Opponents 2007 (6-5) Opponents 2008 (4-7) Opponents 2009 (6-5) Opponents

194 226 182 219 250 255 192 254 198 208

394 406 355 456 474 501 376 534 427 421

1595 2118 1110 2090 2232 2503 1430 3313 1375 1572

175-281-8 188-303-5 176-313-10 173-297-9 179-293-9 196-332-12 182-323-7 154-263-10 186-300-16 189-311-11

2163 2116 2105 2162 2325 2478 2012 1860 2225 2288

675 709 668 735 767 833 699 797 727 732

3758 4234 3215 4252 4557 4981 3442 5173 3600 3860

35.9 37.9 40.5 37.4 39.5 39.7 37.8 36.9 38.4 39.2

13-7 21-12 23-8 17-10 16-11 18-9 16-10 21-10 14-7 15-7

62/522 71/588 50/487 73/625 60/441 88/820 71/580 75/628 54/492 68/594

32 39 24 40 54 51 35 52 28 32

31 37 23 38 50 48 32 44 28 31

10 9 9 10 8 11 8 9 7 7

273 312 194 308 399 388 266 389 217 246

2010 (5-6) Opponents

222 222

485 413

2356 1722

180-317-6 215-360-11

2324 3097

802 773

4680 4819

37.0 40.6

11-7 10-6

67/581 65/572

43 48

43 40

11 12

334 374

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Year-by-Year Statistical Leaders Total Offense Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name Plays Dick Birmingham ............... 94 Sam Carter ........................ 133 Rod Kramer ....................... 88 Jim Shreve ........................ 206 George Sample ................. 153 George Sample ................. 140 Cornelius Perry ................. 168 Cornelius Perry ................. 155 Dan Young ......................... 234 Tom Young ......................... 242 Ardie McCoy ...................... 177 Mike Howell ....................... 112 Bobby George ................... 131 Fred Tabron ....................... 144 Frank Miller ........................ 280 Frank Miller ........................ 316 Kent Stringer ..................... 157 Kent Stringer ..................... 204 Kent Stringer ..................... 242 Mitch Ware ........................ 194 Mitch Ware ........................ 229 Mitch Ware ........................ 257 Mitch Ware ........................ 255 Mike Royle ......................... 272 Bill Hedgepath ................... 178 Greg Arterburn .................. 314 Tom Leeker........................ 167 Greg Arterburn .................. 292 Tom Leeker........................ 210 Tony Gilbert ....................... 96 Daryl Patton....................... 179 Daryl Patton....................... 190 DeAndre Smith .................. 388 DeAndre Smith .................. 413 Paul Carney....................... 226 Cleveland Antoine ............. 237 Phil Johnson ...................... 293 Jeremy Hoog ..................... 280 Jeremy Hoog ..................... 210 Jeremy Hoog ..................... 416 Jeremy Hoog ..................... 408 Derek Jensen .................... 463 Jay Rodgers ...................... 362 Austin Moherman .............. 342 Austin Moherman .............. 299 Michael White .................... 296 A. J. Porter ......................... 185 A. J. Porter ......................... 338 Scott Carroll ...................... 236 Tyler Horner....................... 187 Cody Kirby ......................... 334 Cody Kirby ......................... 418 Cody Kirby ......................... 384 Cody Kirby ......................... 452

Yards 447 744 442 624 605 617 885 905 1156 740 759 526 441 630 1157 1489 875 1422 1229 883 1313 1517 1889 1629 801 1726 753 1499 1747 540 958 871 2530 2635 1193 1230 1587 1414 1564 2250 2098 2697 2768 1876 1940 1635 1319 1943 1503 1033 1960 2227 2122 2710

Avg. 4.8 5.6 5.0 3.0 4.0 4.4 5.3 5.8 4.9 3.1 4.3 4.7 3.4 4.4 4.1 4.7 5.6 7.0 5.1 4.6 5.7 5.9 7.4 6.0 4.5 5.5 4.5 5.1 8.3 5.6 5.3 4.6 6.5 6.4 5.3 5.2 5.4 5.1 7.4 5.4 5.1 5.8 7.6 5.5 6.8 5.4 7.1 5.7 6.4 5.2 5.9 5.3 5.5 6.0

Scoring Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

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Name TD Pete Bybel ..........................8 Pete Bybel ..........................7 Sam Claxton .......................6 Mike Jennings ....................3 George Sample ..................5 Bill Hall-Sample ..................8 Cornelius Perry ................13 Cornelius Perry ................13 Pat Hogan ..........................9 Pat Hogan ..........................3 Tom Gold ............................5 Mike Howell ........................7 Bill Helfrecht .......................5 Fred Tabron ........................9 Fred Tabron ......................10 Fred Tabron ........................7 G. Lawson-T. Herman .........5 Greg Lawson ....................14 Gino Travline.....................10 Jan Stahle ..........................0 Jan Stahle ..........................0 John Gianini .....................13 Mark Daniels ....................18 Steve Newbold ...................6 Bill Hedgepath ....................8 Greg Finley .........................0

PAT 5 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 24 22 0 2 0 0 25

FG Pts 0 53 0 53 0 36 0 18 0 30 0 48 0 78 0 78 0 69 0 38 0 30 0 42 0 30 0 54 0 60 0 42 0 30 0 86 0 64 5 39 11 55 0 78 0 110 0 36 0 48 5 40

1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Johnny Longstreet ..............8 Danny Gasser ....................0 Keith Williams ...................16 Chris Potthast .....................0 Chris Potthast .....................0 Rodney McConico ..............7 DeAndre Smith .................15 DeAndre Smith .................18 Jonah White .......................9 Richard Grote .....................0 Wayne Boyer ......................0 Kyle Geller ..........................6 Wayne Boyer ......................0 Wayne Boyer ......................0 Travis Brawner ....................0 Travis Brawner ....................0 Jason Ringena .................13 Brian Long ..........................0 Brian Long ..........................0 Brian Long ..........................0 Cody Pratt ........................11 Jon Scifres .........................0 Jon Scifres .........................0 Nathan Stokes ....................0 Gerald Davis.....................19 Matt Hottelman ...................0 Matt Hottelman ...................0 Cody Kirby .........................13

0 27 0 13 18 0 2 0 0 32 29 0 24 25 23 42 0 28 35 28 0 34 31 23 0 32 28 0

0 8 0 10 13 0 0 0 0 12 7 0 14 28 21 8 0 11 12 6 0 15 10 9 0 8 7 0

48 51 96 43 57 42 92 108 54 68 50 36 66 103 86 66 78 61 71 46 66 79 61 50 114 56 49 78

Rushing Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name TC John Thomas...................... 118 Steve Rule .......................... 120 Dale Cramer ....................... 100 George Sample .................. 136 George Sample .................. 153 George Sample .................. 140 Cornelius Perry .................. 168 Cornelius Perry .................. 155 Pat Hogan .......................... 144 Ardie McCoy ....................... 113 Ardie McCoy ....................... 177 Mike Howell ........................ 112 Bill Helfrecht ....................... 115 Fred Tabron ........................ 144 Fred Tabron ........................ 192 Fred Tabron ........................ 179 Greg Lawson ...................... 117 Greg Lawson ...................... 157 Gino Travline....................... 240 John Gianini ....................... 147 John Gianini ....................... 150 John Gianini ....................... 188 Mark Daniels ...................... 230 John Gianini ....................... 153 Bill Hedgepath .................... 178 John Finders ...................... 130 Johnny Longstreet .............. 185 Johnny Longstreet .............. 174 Keith Williams ..................... 158 Tony Gilbert ......................... 96 Rodney McConico ............... 80 Rodney McConico .............. 106 DeAndre Smith ................... 207 Eric Jenkins ........................ 183 Jonah White ....................... 124 Jonah White ....................... 189 Anthony Pegues ................. 115 Dee Debro .......................... 126 Michael Cosey .................... 145 Michael Cosey .................... 293 Maurice Daniels ................. 151 Maurice Daniels ................. 169 Jason Ringena ................... 163 Jason Ringena ................... 169 Eddie Linscomb .................. 154 Eddie Linscomb .................. 169 Cody Pratt .......................... 251 Cody Pratt .......................... 266 Lee Baker ........................... 157 Michael Cooper .................. 148 Gerald Davis....................... 156 Kingjack Washington .......... 126 Mikael Cooper-Falls ............ 92 Chris Douglas..................... 152

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Yds. 384 573 418 386 605 617 885 905 696 490 759 526 410 630 808 808 455 914 1181 542 593 1002 1039 641 801 495 728 838 1201 540 453 565 909 1037 555 880 497 600 566 1453 918 1120 944 870 984 758 1223 1116 798 540 830 641 424 1051

TD 4 3 4 1 4 7 10 9 9 6 3 7 5 9 10 7 3 12 10 6 7 13 17 4 8 3 6 7 9 0 4 7 15 9 9 6 5 5 2 13 2 5 12 9 8 3 11 12 2 3 19 3 2 11

Passing Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name Cmp-Att. Sam Carter .......................22-65 Sam Carter .......................38-99 Rod Kramer ......................33-68 Jim Shreve ..................... 60-137 Mike Wofford.....................17-38 Jerry Melton .....................23-53 Jerry Melton .....................29-62 Dan Young ........................44-85 Dan Young ...................... 68-138 Tom Young ...................... 56-126 Tom Young ...................... 43-108 George Kanne ..................16-51 John Smrcina ................. 51-131 Bobby George ................ 48-151 Frank Miller .....................121-231 Frank Miller .....................125-230 Kent Stringer .................. 61-117 Kent Stringer .................. 77-159 Kent Stringer .................. 67-171 Mitch Ware ..................... 68-126 Mitch Ware ..................... 99-184 Mitch Ware ..................... 76-147 Mitch Ware ..................... 79-135 Mike Royle ...................... 98-213 Matt Marlborough ........... 49-128 Greg Arterburn ............... 84-189 Tom Leeker.......................39-84 Greg Arterburn ............... 89-191 Tom Leeker..................... 69-125 David Johnson..................26-52 Daryl Patton.................... 61-112 Daryl Patton.................... 55-103 DeAndre Smith ...............105-181 DeAndre Smith ...............140-230 Paul Carney.................... 64-128 Cleveland Antoine ............37-70 Phil Johnson ...................134-233 Jeremy Hoog ..................135-227 Jeremy Hoog .................. 98-159 Jeremy Hoog ..................163-318 Jeremy Hoog ..................173-338 Derek Jensen .................208-378 Jay Rodgers ...................206-326 Austin Moherman ...........155-296 Austin Moherman ...........153-264 Michael White .................138-249 A. J. Porter ...................... 88-168 A. J. Porter ......................156-284 Scott Carroll ...................117-195 Tyler Horner.................... 82-144 Cody Kirby ......................149-246 Cody Kirby ......................181-320 Cody Kirby ......................181-293 Cody Kirby ......................179-313

Yds. 436 747 377 576 165 312 405 593 905 665 484 222 486 512 1256 1469 832 1297 1009 996 1293 1164 1429 1601 617 1309 547 1147 1337 392 861 698 1621 1970 787 709 1506 1391 1265 2196 2107 2554 2741 1919 2045 1708 1373 1830 1394 969 1742 2014 2120 2307

TD 3 7 2 2 2 3 2 8 6 3 3 0 1 6 4 7 5 8 7 8 6 10 12 12 3 8 4 10 9 2 1 5 7 9 4 3 9 9 5 12 10 16 24 10 8 12 13 13 9 3 11 15 11 10

Receiving Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982

Name No. Pete Bybel .........................10 Pete Bybel .........................13 Dale Cramer ...................... 8 Kay Holaday ......................12 George Sample ................. 7 Bill Hall ..............................10 Cornelius Perry .................15 Cornelius Perry .................17 Bill Douglass .....................35 Bill Douglass .....................21 Bob Journagan ..................29 Jay Cummings ...................10 Steve Chatman ..................31 Steve Chatman ..................17 Tom McIntyre .....................32 Glen Wiese ........................35 Greg Dillard .......................21 Bob Grana .........................26 Tom Hamilton ....................26 Tom Hamilton ....................37 Tom Hamilton ....................40 Steve Newbold ..................34 Steve Newbold ..................35 Steve Newbold ..................30 Brian Keegan.....................22 Lynn May ...........................45

Yds. 347 430 94 71 73 178 272 212 413 324 464 141 480 258 337 461 251 558 405 574 678 586 773 611 214 809

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B. J. Torbert........................15 B. J. Torbert........................26 Keith Williams ....................21 Ray Ratcliff ........................14 Ray Ratcliff ........................30 Ray Ratcliff ........................12 Phillip Collins .....................34 Shawn Cooper...................39 Anthony Pegues ................31 Chuck Calhoun ..................15 Chuck Calhoun ..................41 Joel Heman .......................31 Jason Cannon ...................53 Michael Cosey ...................46 Jason Cannon ...................43 Jeff Hewitt..........................35 Chance Thurman...............51 Jeff Hewitt..........................57 Mark Marcos .....................59 Mark Marcos .....................41 Steven Rush ......................35 Steven Rush ......................56 Michael Sparks..................62 Jeremy Nicholson ..............31 Clay Harbor .......................45 Clay Harbor .......................40 Clay Harbor .......................59 Jermaine Saffold ...............53

214 401 510 281 483 256 418 437 406 302 653 366 842 555 591 526 662 820 905 581 720 741 663 448 647 457 729 869

1 4 7 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 6 1 5 1 7 8 3 5 4 2 7 8 5 4 3 2 4 5

All-Purpose Yards Year 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name Rush Fred Tabron ................. 630 Fred Tabron ................. 808 Fred Tabron ................. 808 Greg Lawson ............... 455 Greg Lawson ............... 914 Gino Travline.............. 1181 John Gianini ................ 542 John Gianini ................ 593 John Gianini .............. 1002 Mark Daniels ............. 1039 John Gianini ................ 641 Bill Hedgepath ............. 801 Lynn May ..................... 0 John Longstreet .......... 728 Keith Williams .............. 673 Keith Williams ............ 1201 Tony Gilbert ................. 540 Tony Gilbert ................. 444 Tony Gilbert ................. 324 Tony Gilbert ................. 431 Eric Jenkins ............... 1037 Anthony Pegues .......... 371 Anthony Pegues .......... 498 Anthony Pegues .......... 497 Dee Debro ................... 600 Robbie Fresquez ......... 0 Michael Cosey ........... 1453 Maurice Daniels ........ 918 Maurice Daniels ........ 1120 Jason Ringena ............ 944 Jeff Hewitt.................... 28 Eddie Linscomb ........... 984 Eddie Linscomb ........... 758 Steven Rush ................ 66 Steven Rush ................ 7 Michael Sparks............. 0 Eric Davis ...................... 17 Kingjack Washington ..... 674 Kingjack Washington ..... 641 Clay Harbor ..................... 0 Chris Douglas............ 1051

Rec. 48 178 41 44 117 47 133 94 13 48 33 29 809 130 102 510 42 118 62 520 39 406 247 362 259 476 555 277 188 131 820 60 74 720 741 663 332 68 72 729 108

Ret. 30 0 0 196 48 260 16 12 0 0 0 0 283 0 205 232 616 518 533 779 0 0 416 350 143 572 0 16 0 41 128 290 48 618 655 546 649 610 72 0 34

Tot. 708 986 849 695 1079 1488 691 699 1015 1087 674 830 1092 858 980 1943 1198 1080 919 1730 1076 777 1161 1209 1002 1048 2008 1211 1308 1116 976 1334 880 1404 1403 1209 998 1352 785 729 1193

Kickoff Returns Year 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983

Name No. Steve Jennings .............18 Steve Jennings ............. 9 Tyrone Smith ................20 Greg Lawson ................ 9 Gino Travline.................11 Gino Travline.................13 Scott Fick...................... 7 Bill Beckett....................11 Tim Ries .......................12 Kelvin Dixon .................20 Kelvin Dixon ................. 9 Lynn May ......................19 Lynn May ......................16 Jerry Burkins ................10

Yds. 396 161 380 196 287 260 161 228 263 383 211 524 255 175

Avg. 22.0 17.9 19.0 21.8 26.1 20.0 23.0 20.7 21.9 19.2 23.4 27.6 15.9 17.5

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B. J. Torbert...................12 Raynard Smith..............14 Tony Gilbert ..................28 Tony Gilbert ..................23 Tony Gilbert ..................26 Tony Gilbert ..................35 Rod Edwards ................20 Rod Edwards ................18 Anthony Pegues ...........17 Anthony Pegues ...........12 Irvin Tisdale .................. 8 Phil Perkins ..................11 Kris Tyler....................... 8 Jason Cannon ..............23 Isaac Harvin .................16 Donte King ...................18 Maurice Flournoy .........16 Jason Ringena ............. 7 Anthony Sullivan...........24 Steven Rush .................21 Steven Rush .................20 Michael Sparks.............18 Eric Davis .....................17 Kingjack Washington ......27 Brandon Oliver .............24 Jermaine Saffold ..........13 Sybhrian Berry .............15

236 271 616 518 533 779 429 274 416 350 210 233 159 455 404 459 276 179 563 618 502 332 403 603 528 266 353

19.7 19.4 22.0 22.5 20.5 22.3 21.5 15.2 24.5 29.2 26.3 21.2 19.9 19.8 25.3 25.5 17.3 25.6 23.5 29.4 25.1 18.4 23.7 22.3 22.0 20.5 23.5

0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

Punt Returns Year 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name No. Jesse Graber ...............10 Jesse Graber ............... 5 Bill Donegan ................ 7 Bill Donegan ................ 1 Mark Matheson ...........15 Mark Matheson ...........10 Bill Beckett...................16 Bill Beckett...................11 Bill Beckett................... 6 Jon Castleman ............13 Jon Castleman ............21 Jon Castleman ............19 Mike Armentrout ..........15 Mike Armentrout ..........15 Mike Armentrout ..........16 Scott Hartwig ...............19 Craig Phillips ...............21 Craig Phillips ...............32 Phillip Collins ...............11 Craig Phillips ...............18 Chuck Calhoun ............41 Chuck Calhoun ............33 Chuck Calhoun ............20 Chuck Calhoun ............31 Robbie Fresquez .........30 Robbie Fresquez .........48 David Stubblefield .......27 C. J. Steele ..................24 Tacoma Fontaine .........28 Tacoma Fontaine .........18 Jeff Hewitt....................16 Lee Coleman ...............15 Lee Coleman ...............12 Michael Sparks............39 Steven Rush ................10 Michael Sparks............20 Eric Davis ....................15 Eric Davis ...................13 Marco Finley ................ 8 Cedric Alvis ...................5 Justin Fuselier .............20

Yds. 109 26 36 61 131 72 95 167 49 38 171 85 66 120 122 106 188 218 79 113 345 222 98 313 277 431 259 159 235 141 105 117 126 477 153 214 246 58 63 37 180

Avg. 10.9 5.2 5.1 61.0 8.7 7.2 5.9 15.2 8.2 2.9 8.1 4.5 4.4 8.0 7.6 5.6 9.0 6.8 7.2 6.3 8.4 6.7 4.9 10.1 9.2 9.0 9.6 6.6 8.4 7.8 6.6 7.8 10.5 12.2 15.3 10.7 16.4 4.5 7.9 7.4 9.0

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Punting Year 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971

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Name No. Al Marazza .......................... 45 Sam Carter .......................... 55 Dave Eustis ......................... 58 Mike Wofford........................ 51 Jerry Melton ........................ 22 Mike Wofford........................ 27 Pat Hogan ........................... 37 Pat Hogan ........................... 43 Pat Hogan ........................... 49 Pat Hogan ........................... 61 Rudy Rinker......................... 37 Warren Baker ...................... 63 Warren Baker ...................... 70 Warren Baker ...................... 66 Warren Baker ...................... 40

Yds. 1527 1936 2110 1806 744 1005 1511 1728 2240 2471 1266 2331 2550 2566 1444

Avg. 33.9 35.2 36.4 35.4 33.8 37.2 40.8 40.2 45.7 40.4 34.2 37.0 36.4 38.9 36.1

1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Bob Smith ............................ 32 Bob Smith ............................ 45 Bob Smith ............................ 42 Bob Smith ............................ 49 Bruce Lilienkamp................. 63 Bruce Lilienkamp................. 61 Bruce Lilienkamp................. 43 Jim Klein .............................. 51 Jim Klein .............................. 63 Jim Klein .............................. 60 Dale Etter ............................ 65 Mike Atzen........................... 56 Mike Atzen........................... 48 Mike Atzen........................... 34 Mike Atzen........................... 66 Jon Frangoulis ..................... 50 Brett VonWiller ..................... 12 Brett VonWiller ..................... 61 Brett VonWiller ..................... 50 Richard Grote ...................... 19 Cale Sherwood .................... 50 Chris Holmes....................... 55 Chris Hurst .......................... 64 Chris Hurst .......................... 68 Wayne Boyer ....................... 65 Travis Brawner ..................... 73 Travis Brawner ..................... 57 Travis Brawner ..................... 40 Eddie Pena .......................... 73 Eddie Pena .......................... 44 Robbie Kemp....................... 53 Robbie Kemp....................... 54 Jon Scifres .......................... 57 Jon Scifres .......................... 54 Nathan Stokes ..................... 54 Nathan Stokes ..................... 40 Jordan Chiles ...................... 60 Jordan Chiles ...................... 46 Jordan Chiles ...................... 56

1224 1655 1618 1820 2315 2322 1639 1869 2276 2231 2543 2046 1709 1252 2662 1945 410 2200 1989 738 1823 1854 2645 2796 2724 2918 2180 1644 2794 1796 1937 2114 2235 1939 2310 1668 2274 1845 2147

38.2 36.8 38.5 37.1 36.7 38.1 38.1 36.6 36.1 37.2 39.1 36.5 35.6 36.8 40.3 38.9 34.2 36.1 39.8 38.8 36.5 33.7 41.3 41.1 41.9 40.0 38.2 41.1 38.3 40.8 36.5 39.1 39.2 35.9 42.8 41.7 37.9 40.1 38.3

AT 89 56 47 67 88 120 132 143 103 97 63 76 107 63 103 71 91 65 55 57 74 78 76 84 77 84 58 62 97 85 51 68 47 60 72 47 71 61

Tot. 118 86 98 107 133 158 186 226 137 146 132 122 159 100 183 105 131 113 105 82 111 140 124 104 130 132 126 118 163 115 84 105 87 90 99 92 113 100

Tackles Year 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Name UT Sonny Hopson ...................... 29 Roy Shoffner ........................ 30 Dennis Heim ......................... 51 Mike Murphy ......................... 40 Dennis Heim ......................... 45 Mike Murphy ......................... 38 John Harvey ......................... 54 Dennis O’Hagan ................... 83 John Harvey ......................... 34 Bill Moriarty .......................... 49 James Houston .................... 69 Cornelius Blow ..................... 46 James Houston .................... 52 Ken Braden .......................... 37 Matt Soraghan ...................... 80 James Turnage ..................... 34 James Turnage ..................... 40 Robert Harbolt ...................... 48 Bill Walter ............................. 50 Damon Frost......................... 25 DeLaun Fowler ..................... 37 DeLaun Fowler ..................... 62 DeLaun Fowler ..................... 48 Bennie McLin ....................... 20 Corky Martin ......................... 53 P. J. Jones ............................. 48 Corky Martin ......................... 68 P. J. Jones ............................. 56 P. J. Jones ............................. 66 Brandon Chambers .............. 30 Daryl Warren ........................ 33 Darryl Johnson ..................... 37 Derrick Byrd.......................... 40 Michael Evans ...................... 30 Jeremy Dawson.................... 27 Roger Wright ........................ 45 Antoine Wilkinson ................. 42 Antoine Wilkinson ................. 39

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Single-Game Superlatives 100 Yards Rushing 1970 125, Fred Tabron vs. Illinois-Chicago 146, Fred Tabron vs. Henderson State 133, Fred Tabron vs. Northwest Missouri St. 102, Joe Briley vs. Northwest Missouri St. 101, Barry Rinderknecht vs. Northwest Mo. St. 1971 100, Fred Tabron vs. Illinois State 198, Fred Tabron vs. Missouri S&T 191, Fred Tabron vs. Eastern Illinois 1972 120, Fred Tabron vs. Central Oklahoma 146, Fred Tabron vs. Pittsburg State 125, Fred Tabron vs. Missouri S&T 184, Fred Tabron vs. Eastern Illinois 1973 159, Greg Lawson vs. Pittsburg State 105, Tom Herman vs. Central Missouri St. 117, Tom Herman vs. Missouri S&T 144, Gino Travline vs. Truman State 114, Tom McIntyre vs. Lincoln 1974 196, Greg Lawson vs. Northwest Missouri St. 214, Greg Lawson vs. Lincoln 140, Gino Travline vs. Truman State 1975 113, Gino Travline vs. Emporia State 147, Gino Travline vs. Pittsburg State 125, Gino Travline vs. Eastern Illinois 122, Gino Travline vs. Missouri Southern 122, Gino Travline vs. Northwest Missouri St. 167, Gino Travline vs. Truman State 1976 146, Fred Ford vs. Emporia State 104, John Gianini vs. Northwest Missouri St. 119, John Gianini vs. Central Missouri 1977 115, John Gianini vs. Harding 109, John Gianini vs. Missouri S&T 108, Mark Daniels vs. Southeast Missouri St. 113, Mark Daniels vs. Lincoln 1978 111, John Gianini vs. Northwestern Oklahoma 110, Scott Fick vs. Northwestern Oklahoma 113, Mark Daniels vs. Lincoln 107, John Gianini vs. Lincoln 191, John Gianini vs. Northwest Missouri St. 152, John Gianini vs. Evangel 159, John Gianini vs. Central Missouri 121, Craig Weldy vs. Central Missouri 122, John Gianini vs. Truman State 1979 141, Mitch Ware vs. Arkansas Tech 102, Bill Hedgepath vs. Arkansas Tech 203, Mark Daniels vs. Harding 113, Mark Daniels vs. Northeastern Oklahoma 104, Mark Daniels vs. Truman State 148, Mark Daniels vs. Southeast Missouri St. 1980 211, John Gianini vs. Harding 136, Bill Hedgepath vs. Northern Iowa 1981 114, Bill Hedgepath vs. Harding 107, Bill Hedgepath vs. Southeast Missouri St. 131, Bill Hedgepath vs. Truman State 120, Brian Keegan vs. Nicholls State 1982 100, John Finders vs. Central Missouri 123, J. D. Ward vs. Western Illinois 107, Greg Arterburn vs. Murray State 112, Johnny Longstreet vs. Eastern Illinois 1983 100, Greg Arterburn vs. Northern Iowa 124, Johnny Longstreet vs. Lincoln 101, Johnny Longstreet vs. Drake 101, Johnny Longstreet vs. Truman State 1984 116, Johnny Longstreet vs. Drake 110, Johnny Longstreet vs. Western Illinois 105, Johnny Longstreet vs. Truman State 126, Johnny Longstreet vs. Eastern Illinois 137, Keith Williams vs. Eastern Illinois 144, Keith Williams vs. Southeastern Louisiana 149, Keith Williams vs. Southern Illinois 1985 112, Rod Witt vs. Drake 146, Rod Witt vs. Southern Illinois 111, Keith Williams vs. Southern Illinois 183, Keith Williams vs. Illinois State 118, Rod Witt vs. Western Kentucky 102, Keith Williams vs. Western Kentucky 177, Keith Williams vs. Truman State 232, Keith Williams vs. Eastern Illinois 156, Keith Williams vs. Nicholls State 1986 124, Ryan Jackson vs. Central Missouri 1987 102, DeAndre Smith vs. Indiana State 129, Mark Thomas vs. Eastern Illinois 1988 141, Anthony Webb vs. Missouri Southern 139, Andre Holman vs. Missouri Southern 101, Rod McConico vs. Western Kentucky 114, DeAndre Smith vs. Southern Illinois 1989 100, DeAndre Smith vs. Northwestern State 153, Phillip Collins vs. Western Illinois 123, DeAndre Smith vs. Western Illinois 148, DeAndre Smith vs. Northern Iowa 116, DeAndre Smith vs. Illinois State 100, Paul Carney vs. Illinois State 100, Phillip Collins vs. Western Kentucky 121, Tony Gilbert vs. Alcorn State 106, Eric Jenkins vs. Liberty 1990 137, Eric Jenkins vs. UNLV 171, Eric Jenkins vs. Indiana State 152, Eric Jenkins vs. Illinois State

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1991 102, Jonah White vs. Tulsa 142, Hale Hitchcock vs. Arkansas State 112, Hale Hitchcock vs. Eastern Illinois 111, Paul Carney vs. Indiana State 1992 114, Jonah White vs. North Texas 101, Cleveland Antoine vs. Western Illinois 139, Anthony Pegues vs. Tulsa 102, Jonah White vs. Illinois State 105, Jerry Terry vs. Southern Illinois 150, Brian Moore vs. Indiana State 115, Jonah White vs. Indiana State 1994 156, Matt Hosey vs. Northern Iowa 140, Dee Debro vs. Central State 103, Dee Debro vs. Southern Illinois 1995 180, Michael Cosey vs. Illinois State 121, Michael Cosey vs. Indiana State 105, Michael Cosey vs. Southern Illinois 109, Jeremy Hoog vs. Southeast Missouri St. 1996 130, Michael Cosey vs. Oklahoma State 116, Michael Cosey vs. Truman State 160, Michael Cosey vs. Tennessee-Martin 240, Michael Cosey vs. Jacksonville State 208, Michael Cosey vs. Southern Illinois 126, Michael Cosey vs. Northern Iowa 108, Michael Cosey vs. Illinois State 120, Michael Cosey vs. Western Illinois 126, Michael Cosey vs. Indiana State 1997 140, Corey McGriff vs. Jacksonville State 186, Maurice Daniels vs. Tennessee-Martin 178, Maurice Daniels vs. Southern Illinois 124, Corey McGriff vs. Southern Illinois 105, Corey McGriff vs. Indiana State 105, Corey McGriff vs. Illinois State 103, Maurice Daniels vs. Illinois State 117, Maurice Daniels vs. Arkansas State 1998 108, Corey McGriff vs. Harding 162, Maurice Daniels vs. Arkansas State 101, Maurice Daniels vs. Northern Iowa 120, Maurice Daniels vs. Southern Illinois 179, Maurice Daniels vs. Illinois State 248, Maurice Daniels vs. Cal State-Northridge 1999 179, Jason Ringena vs. Texas Southern 156, Jason Ringena vs. Illinois State 117, Jason Ringena vs. Western Illinois 102, Jason Ringena vs. Southern Illinois 122, Eric Tasby vs. Tennessee-Martin 2000 147, Jason Ringena vs. Western Illinois 115, Jason Ringena vs. Southern Illinois 178, Jason Ringena vs. Northern Iowa 222, Jason Ringena vs. Southeast Missouri St. 2001 136, Eddie Linscomb vs. Western Illinois 107, Steve Ennis vs. Western Illinois 155, Eddie Linscomb vs. Drake 113, Steve Ennis vs. Drake 125, Eddie Linscomb vs. Southern Illinois 132, Steve Ennis vs. Southern Illinois 194, Eddie Linscomb vs. Illinois State 2002 105, Eddie Linscomb vs. East Central 158, Zach Dechant vs. Southeast Mo. St. 172, Eddie Linscomb vs. Indiana State 122, Eddie Linscomb vs. Northern Iowa 2003 157, Cody Pratt vs. East Central 124, Tommicus Walker vs. East Central 146, Cody Pratt vs. Southeast Mo. St. 160, Tommicus Walker vs. Bacone 139, Cody Pratt vs. Western Kentucky 141, Cody Pratt vs. Northern Iowa 138, Cody Pratt vs. Southern Illinois 123, Cody Pratt vs. Indiana State 121, Cody Pratt vs. Illinois State 2004 217, Cody Pratt vs. Drake 125, Cody Pratt vs. Western illinois 104, Cody Pratt vs. Illinois State 137, Cody Pratt vs. Indiana State 176, Cody Pratt vs. Youngstown State 2005 137, Lee Baker vs. Southeast Missouri St. 121, Lee Baker vs. Indiana State 107, Lee Baker vs. Illinois State 2006 108, Michael Cooper vs. Western Kentucky 2007 113, Jonathan Davis vs. Missouri S&T 110, Gerald Davis vs. Missouri S&T 121, Gerald Davis vs. Central Arkansas 123, Gerald Davis vs. Illinois State 104, Kingjack Washington vs. Indiana State 2008 133, Kingjack Washington vs. Youngstown State 113, Kingjack Washington vs. Indiana State 2009 105, Mikael Cooper-Falls vs. North Dakota State 106, Chris Douglas, vs. Southern Illinois 2010 128, Chris Douglas, vs. Eastern Kentucky 191, Chris Douglas, at Murray State 164, Stephen Johnston, at Murray State 112, Stephen Johnston, at Indiana State 165, Chris Douglas, vs. Western Illinois 130, Stephen Johnston, vs. Western Illinois 122, Chris Douglas vs. North Dakota State

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All-Time Captains

1909 Harry Knight 1910 Otis Burton 1911 Scott Smith 1912 Luther Adamson 1913 NO TEAM 1914 George Danenhour 1915 Earl Greer 1916 Lester Barnard 1917 Red Oliver 1918 Max Cherry 1919 Matt Greer 1920 Victor Reaves 1921 Virgil Cheek 1922 Paul Matthews 1923 Efton Henderson 1924 John Phillips 1925 Burl Henderson 1926 Oliver Davis 1927 Herbert Austin 1928 Jeff Wise 1929 Eugene Scafe 1930 Carl Dunham 1931 Burnard Parker 1932 Lonnie Adams 1933 Bert Smith 1934 Walton Harmon 1935 Marion Berry 1936 Clell Spradling 1937 Carl Fox, Max Richesin 1938-42, 45-46 Individual Game Captains 1943-44 NO TEAM 1947 Fred Chaffin, Orvis Sigler 1948 Dick Kerin, Homer Martin 1949 Ray Forsythe, Don Provance 1950 Ralph Harrison, Henry May 1951 Paul Lees, Bob Latarola 1952 John Batten, Don Simmons 1953 Merrill Rogers 1954 Robert Jennings, Ralph Colby, Jack Clingan 1955 Ron Whitaker, Tom Finan 1956 Charles Cleland, Jim Toler 1957 Bill Kaczmarek, Bob Riddels 1958 Dan Atha, Steve Rule, George Ballard 1959 Charles Finley, Dale Cramer 1960 Kay Holaday, Art Giacomin 1961 Al Cummins, Bill Howell, Darrel McFerron 1962 George Sample, Irv Kappler 1963 Jerry Boyer, Charles Wade 1964 Paul Krebs, Eldo Perry 1965 Wally Dawson, Cornelius Perry, Dan Young 1966 Bill Stringer, Dennis Scott 1967 Tom Gold, Sam McDowell, Richard Pickering 1968 Fred Harle, Dennis Darnell 1969 Bill Endres, Clark Kynion 1970 Mike Cluck, Stan Rinker 1971 Tim Tate, Larry Dickerson 1972 Frank Miller, Bob Gillis, Steve Jennings 1973 Tom McIntyre, John Sheldon, Tom Mullen, Mike Brown 1974 Dave Preston, Brent Boehringer, Sonny Hopson, Bill Donegan 1975 Roy Shoffer, Derk Ralls, Kent Stringer, Mark Matheson 1976 Gino Travline, Stan Wallace 1977 Tom Hamilton, Dennis Heim 1978 Morgan Trokey, Craig Weldy 1979 Rick Suchenski, Mitch Ware 1980 Steve Newbold, Dennis O’Hagan 1981 Tim Bauer, John Harvey 1982 Darrin Newbold, Keith Odehnal 1983 William Bates, Mike Panko 1984 Mike Armentrout, Cornelius Blow, Johnny Longstreet 1985 Kevin Bor, Keith Williams 1986 David Heim, Chris Tayrian 1987 Ken Braden, Preston Estes, Bill Norton, Matt Soraghan 1988 Doug Gardner, Scott Hartwig 1989 Mark Christiansen, Tony Gilbert, Craig Phillips 1990 Doug Adams, Chris Reed, DeAndre Smith 1991 Tim McDuffey, Marcus Shipp,Bill Walter 1992 Derek Cooper, Damon Frost, Matt Irvin, Rick Perry 1993 David Dow, Bobby Godwin 1994 Dan Eason, Jerry Feeny 1995 DeLaun Fowler, Kyle Geller, Luke Hake, Willie Parks, Phil Perkins, Tom Procter 1996 Michael Cosey, Ernest Grayson, Mike Miano, Jeremy Hoog, Paxton Parker, Travis Richardson 1997 Corey Brunsvold, Brad Duke, Jeremy Hoog, Jake Jacobsmeyer, Brad Kubik, Jason Whittle 1998 Tony Flint, Derek Jensen, Michael Holloway, Corky Martin 1999 Shawn Lockhart, Corky Martin, Jay Rodgers, Brad St. Louis 2000 Luis Almanzar, Jeff Hewitt, Matt White, Brent Withers 2001 P.J. Jones, Austin Moherman, Rod Pickett, Demetrius Smith, Enoch Smith 2002 Crockett Ladd, Jeff Bristol, Daryl Warren, Colin Johnson 2003 Darryl Robinson, Kailan Williams, Brad Durham, Nate Schurman 2004 Travis Brown, Brad Durham, Torre Endsley, Steven Rush 2005 A.J. Porter, Steve Kohenskey, Sid Rone, Kevin Sears, Jon Scifres 2006 Jason Anthony, Derrick Byrd, Steve Kohenskey, Justin Williamson 2007 Marcus Colbert, Gerald Davis, Jeron Poole, David Tillman 2008 Chris Brehmer, Jeremy Dawson, Cody Kirby, Roger Wright 2009 Cedric Alvis, David Arkin, Clay Harbor, Cody Kirby, Skylar Smith 2010 David Arkin, Cody Kirby, Waylon Richardet, Skylar Smith, Antoine Wilkinson

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200 Yards Passing 1971 209, Frank Miller vs. Southeast Missouri St. 1972 231, Frank Miller vs. Central Missouri St. 328, Frank Miller vs. Lincoln 1973 218, Kent Stringer vs. Missouri S&T 1974 229, Kent Stringer vs. Central Missouri 226, Kent Stringer vs. Southeast Missouri St. 1977 302, Mitch Ware vs. Northwestern Oklahoma 219, Mitch Ware vs. Northwest Missouri St. 1979 313, Mitch Ware vs. Pittsburg State 258, Mitch Ware vs. Central Missouri 213, Mitch Ware vs. Southeast Missouri St. 1980 299, Mike Royle vs. Southeast Missouri St. 240, Mike Royle vs. Missouri S&T 1981 215, Jim Klein vs. Truman State 1982 205, Greg Arterburn vs. Harding 231, Greg Arterburn vs. Southeast Mo. St. 242, Greg Arterburn vs. Nicholls State 1984 206, Greg Arterburn vs. Truman State 213, Greg Arterburn vs. Murray State 1989 202, DeAndre Smith vs. Alcorn State 292, DeAndre Smith vs. Stephen F. Austin 1990 405, DeAndre Smith vs. Tulsa 256, DeAndre Smith vs. Alcorn State 1991 219, Paul Carney vs. Western Illinois 216, Paul Carney vs. Arkansas State 1993 325, Phil Johnson vs. Illinois State 1994 251, Jeremy Hoog vs. North Texas 206, Jeremy Hoog vs. Western Illinois 375, Jeremy Hoog vs. Liberty 1995 283, Kyle Geller vs. Truman State 248, Derek Jensen vs. Eastern Illinois 236, Derek Jensen vs. Indiana State 351, Jeremy Hoog vs. Western Illinois 256, Jeremy Hoog vs. Northern Iowa 272, Jeremy Hoog vs. Southeast Missouri St. 209, Jeremy Hoog vs. Jacksonville State 1996 248, Jeremy Hoog vs. Truman State 218, Jeremy Hoog vs. Jacksonville State 203, Jeremy Hoog vs. Southern Illinois 358, Jeremy Hoog vs. Northern Iowa 286, Jeremy Hoog vs. Illinois State 1997 210, Jeremy Hoog vs. Tennessee-Martin 218, Jeremy Hoog vs. Southern Illinois 201, Jeremy Hoog vs. Illinois State 242, Jeremy Hoog vs. Western Illinois 225, Jeremy Hoog vs. Northern Iowa 336, Jeremy Hoog vs. Arkansas State 1998 291, Derek Jensen vs. Harding 296, Derek Jensen vs. Northern Iowa 221, Derek Jensen vs. Western Illinois 226, Derek Jensen vs. Indiana State 271, Derek Jensen vs. Southeast Missouri St. 324, Derek Jensen vs. Illinois State 224, Derek Jensen vs. Youngstown State 1999 321, Jay Rodgers vs. Illinois State 237, Jay Rodgers vs. Western Illinois 257, Jay Rodgers vs. Northern Iowa 256, Jay Rodgers vs. Southeast Missouri St. 395, Jay Rodgers vs. Southern Illinois 242, Jay Rodgers vs. Youngstown State 256, Jay Rodgers vs. Tennessee-Martin 346, Jay Rodgers vs. Indiana State

Career Leaders 100-Yard Rushing Games 12, Michael Cosey, 1995-96 12, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 11, John Gianini, 1976-80 10, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 100-Yard Receiving Games 6, Chance Thurman, 1996-99 6, Jeff Hewitt, 1998-2001 6, Clay Harbor, 2006-09 200-Yard Passing Games 18, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 17, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 9 Derek Jensen, 1995-98 9, Austin Moherman, 2000-01

BearsÊ Helmets Through the Years

2000 281, Austin Moherman vs. Missouri Southern 221, Austin Moherman vs. Youngstown State 265, Austin Moherman vs. Indiana State 204, Austin Moherman vs. Southern Illinois 212, Austin Moherman vs. Tennessee-Martin 2001 326, Austin Moherman vs. Youngstown State 293, Austin Moherman vs. Indiana State 267, Austin Moherman vs. Western Illinois 286, Austin Moherman vs. Illinois State 2002 218, Ryan Porter vs. East Central 267, Michael White vs. Illinois State 284, Michael White vs. Southern Illinois 2003 200, A.J. Porter vs. Bacone 460, A.J. Porter vs. Illinois State 347, A.J. Porter vs. Western Illinois 2004 235, A.J. Porter vs. Drake 342, A.J. Porter vs. Sam Houston State 217, A.J. Porter vs. Western Kentucky 2005 220, Scott Carroll vs. Quincy 344, Scott Carroll vs. Southern Illinois 225, A.J. Porter vs. Indiana State 274, A.J. Porter vs. Western Illinois 2006 223, Matt Krapfl vs. Sam Houston State 233, Tyler Horner vs. Indiana State 221, Tyler Horner vs. Southern Illinois 230, Tyler Horner vs. Illinois State 257, Tyler Horner vs. Western Illinois 2007 200, Matt Krapfl vs. Missouri S&T 247, Cody Kirby vs. Central Arkansas 277, Cody Kirby vs. Illinois State 255, Cody Kirby vs. Southeast Missouri St. 2008 261, Cody Kirby vs. Washburn 246, Cody Kirby vs. Western Illinois 254, Cody Kirby vs. Illinois State 253, Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois 217, Cody Kirby vs. North Dakota State 2009 223, Cody Kirby vs. Murray State 252, Cody Kirby vs. Youngstown State 288, Cody Kirby vs. South Dakota State 341, Cody Kirby vs. Western Illinois 248, Cody Kirby vs. Illinois State 2010 281, Cody Kirby at Kansas State 298, Cody Kirby vs. Youngstown State 348, Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois 210, Cody Kirby at Northern Iowa

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Last Shutout Victory Last Overtime Win Last 50-point Scoring Game Victory margin, 30 pts. or more 40 or more points in a loss 500 or more yards, total offense 25 or more first downs 4 or more TD’s, player 3 or more TD’s, player 3 or more TD passes, player 2 or more TD catches, player 200 or more yds. rushing, player 150-199 yds. rushing, player 200 or more yds. passing, player 100 or more yds. rec., player 3 or more field goals, player Last Safety Scored Last Conversion Kick Missed Last two-pt. conversion attempt Last Punt, 55 yds. or longer Last Kickoff Returned for TD Last Punt Return for TD 2 or more Interceptions, player Last Interception Returned for TD Last Fumble Returned for TD 20 or more tackles

vs. North Dakota State (3-0), 11/20/10 at Indiana State 27-24), 11/22/08 vs. Southern Illinois (51-41), 10/30/10 vs. Southeast Missouri State (55-17), 11/10/07 at Murray State (59-72), 10/9/10 vs. Western Illinois (508), 10/23/10 vs. Youngstown State (25), 10/2/10 Cody Kirby (4) at Murray State, 10/9/10 Chris Douglas (3) vs. Southern Illinois 10/30/10 Cody Kirby (3) vs. Murray State, 9/19/09 Payne Hall (2) vs. Southeast Missouri State, 9/17/05 Cody Pratt (217) vs. Drake, 9/2/04 Chris Douglas (165) vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10 Cody Kirby (348) vs. Southern Illinois 10/30/10 Jermaine Saffold (176) vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 Austin Witmer (3) vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 Team safety (tackle in end zone) vs. Indiana State, 10/20/01 Matt Hottelman at South Dakota State, 11/1/08 Cody Kirby pass incomplete at Illinois State, 10/18/08 Jordan Chiles (75) at Southern Illinois, 11/14/09 Brandon Oliver (95) at Southeast Mo. State, 9/20/08 Marcus Colbert (41) vs. Western Illinois, 11/11/06 Jimmie Strong (2) vs. Western Illinois, 10/22/10 Jimmie Strong (28) vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10 Howard Scarborough (0) vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10 Antoine Wilkinson (20) vs. Illinois State, 10/31/09

at Northern Iowa (42-0), 11/8/08 at Indiana State (35-38), 10/16/10 at Murray State (72) [Missouri State (59)], 10/9/10 at Arkansas (48) [Missouri State (10)], 9/5/09 vs. Southern Illinois (41-51), 10/30/10 at Indiana State (508), 10/16/10 (ot) at Murray State (32), 10/9/10 Marcus Harris (5) at Murray State, 10/9/10 Deji Karim (3) at Southern Illinois, 11/14/09 Ronnie Fouch (3) at Indiana State, 10/16/10 Justin Hilton (2) at Indiana State, 10/16/10 Mike Harris (212) at Murray State, 10/9/10 Shariff Harris (152) vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 Thomas O’Brien (204) at South Dakota State, 11/6/10 Lito Senatus (180) vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10 Steven Fetzer (3), at Illinois State, 9/25/10 (2ot) vs. Southern Illinois (snap over QB’s head) 10/17/09 Kienan Cullen at Murray State, 10/9/10 Thomas O’Brien pass (good), at South Dakota St., 11/6/10 John Prelvitz (80), vs. North Dakota State, 11/20/10 Dennis Johnson (99 yds.) at Arkansas, 9/5/09 Anthony D’Astice (block, 5 yds.) vs. Western Ill., 10/13/07 General Parnell (2), vs. South Dakota State, 10/10/09 Cole Brodie (55) at South Dakota State, 11/6/10 Patrick Stoudamire (88) vs. Western Illinois, 10/17/09 Kyle Glazier (25) vs. Western Illinois, 10/23/10

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All-Time Lettermen A Abbott, Clayton ..... 1920-21-22-23 Abbott, Forrest ...... 1925-26-27-28 Abbott, Noble ........................ 1930 Ache, Steve .....................1983-84 Acree, Scott .......................... 1989 Adams, Dan ................1997-98-99 Adams, Doug ........ 1987-88-89-90 Adams, Lonnie .......1929-30-31-32 Adams, Sean .... 1998-99-2000-01 Adamson, Luther .............1911-12 Adamson, Mont ..........1940-41-42 Agan, Charles ..................1939-41 Aggus, Bret ........... 1986-87-88-89 Alberty, Matt ......................... 2003 Aleshire, Jim ...............1953-54-58 Allen, Doug ......................1970-71 Allsup, Tom ........................... 1970 Almanzar, Luis .............1999-2000 Alpough, David ................1984-85 Althouse, Jim ........ 1919-20-21-22 Alvis, Cedric.......... 2006-07-08-09 Alyea, Brad ......................1977-78 Amick, Chris ......................... 1994 Amrein, Russ ........ 1961-62-63-64 Anderson, Andre................... 2009 Anderson, Ernest.................. 1911 Anderson, Greg ......1998-99-2000 Anderson, Paul ..................... 1948 Anderson, Paul E. .......1965-66-68 Anderson, Robert ................. 1922 Andrews, Greg ............1981-82-83 Andrews, Torrence ................ 2001 Androlewicz, John ................ 1954 Anthony, Jason ................2005-06 Anthony, Karl ........................ 1989 Antoine, Cleveland......1990-91-92 Applequist, Jack.... 1939-40-41-42 Arkin, David .......... 2007-08-09-10 Armentrout, Mike .. 1981-82-83-84 Armstrong, Derrick................ 2001 Arney, Rex ............................ 1923 Arnold, Jerry ......... 1997-98-99-00 Arterburn, Greg .... 1982-83-84-85 Ashley, Andy ...............1993-94-95 Ashley, Donald ...................... 1934 Aston, Mike .................1969-70-71 Atha, Dan....................1956-57-58 Atzen, Mike ........... 1983-84-85-86 AuBuchon, Steve ........1979-80-81 Aull, John ....................1970-71-72 Austin, Herbert...... 1924-25-26-27 Autry, Darrell ......................... 1978 Ayers, Larry .......... 1961-62-63-64 B Babb, Nova ........................... 1933 Bacon, W. Dysart .............1922-23 Bailey, Gary .......................... 1958 Bain, Ralph ......................1928-29 Baird, Bill .............................. 1988 Baker, Lee ............................ 2005 Baker, Ralph ...............1932-33-34 Baker, Warren ....... 1968-69-70-71 Ball, Eddie .......................1970-71 Ballard, George .... 1951-52-57-58 Banks, Angelo ...................... 1999 Banks, Carlos ..................2001-02 Banks, Marcus ...................... 1997 Banowetz, Dave.................... 1948 Bargmann, Robt..........1956-57-58 Barnaby, Earl ........................ 1940 Barnard, Chester ........1915-16-17 Barnard, Lester..... 1913-14-15-16 Barnett, Darren ..................... 2004 Barnett, Gary ..............1963-64-65 Barnwell, Robert .........1936-37-38 Bartley, Everett ................1961-62 Bass, Andy ........................... 1986 Bates, Michael ...... 1987-89-90-91 Bates, Ramon ..................2000-01 Bates, William .............1981-82-83 Batiste, Deyontae ................. 2005 Batten, John ......... 1949-50-51-52 Bauer, Tim .......................1980-81 Baur, Paul ........................1929-30 Bayless, Bill .....................1948-49 Bays, Kenneth ............1946-47-48 Beach, Dan ........................... 1964 Bean, Ray ........................1940-41 Beauchamp, Adam ..........2009-10 Beckett, Bill ........... 1975-76-77-78 Behlmann, Dan ..... 1981-82-83-84 Bell, Aaron ............................ 2000 Bell, Bill ............................1917-18 Berger, Curtis ....................... 1995 Berry, Harry .....................1939-40 Berry, Marion ..............1933-35-36 Berry, Nick .......................2001-02 Berry, Reuben..................1957-58 Berry, Sybhrian ................... 2010 Bills, Shannon....... 1989-90-91-92 Bird, Max .........................1954-55 Birmingham, Dick ............1956-57 Bisceglia, Michael ............1963-64 Black, Thad ........................... 1993 Blackford, Greg ..................... 1978 Blackmon, Darius ................. 2002 Blair, Bob .............. 1939-41-42-46 Blakley, Bob ................1973-74-75 Blanchard, Reggie ................ 1998 Bledsoe, Dan ........................ 1980 Block, Sam ........... 2007-08-09-10 Bloom, Bob ........................... 1980 Bloom, Ron .................1960-61-63 Blount, Michael ..................... 1996 Blow, Cornelius ..... 1981-82-83-84 Blow, Darius ........................ 2010 Blunt, Cory..................1997-98-00 Bobsin, Marion...................... 1932

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Bodamer, Brad............1974-75-76 Bodanske, Harry ................... 1931 Boehringer, Brent........1972-73-74 Bohannan, Gary ................... 1992 Bolda, Greg ................1987-88-89 Boothe, Howard ...............1950-51 Bor, Kevin ........................1984-85 Boston, Billy .....................1997-98 Boto, Augie ........................... 1948 Boutwell, Lloyd...................... 1967 Bova, Bryan .......................... 2001 Bowens, James ...............1987-88 Boyer, Jerry ................1961-62-63 Boyer, Wayne ........ 1993-94-95-96 Braden, Ken .......... 1984-85-86-87 Bradley, Andre .................1995-96 Bradley, Mark ...................1975-76 Brady, David ......................... 1936 Brambilla, Barry ...............1974-75 Brashears, Guy................1939-40 Braun, Harry ......... 1959-60-61-62 Bravo, Ryan .....................1994-95 Brawner, Travis ...........1997-98-99 Brecht, Walter ....................... 1955 Brehmer, Chris.................2007-08 Briley, Joe ........................1969-70 Brill, Norris ............ 1935-36-37-38 Bristol, Jeff ........ 1999-2000-01-02 Broadnax, Colby ................... 2009 Bromley, Jason ..................... 2010 Brown, Dean ......... 1948-49-50-51 Brown, Kevaughn.............2007-08 Brown, Michael ..... 1970-71-72-73 Brown, Richard ................1950-51 Brown, Travis ..............2002-03-04 Broyles, James ..................... 2000 Bruggeman, Pete .. 1963-64-65-66 Bruna, David ...............1967-68-69 Brune, Paul ........................... 1980 Brunsvold, Corey .............1996-97 Bryant, Calvin ..................1991-92 Bryant, D'Adrian ................... 2005 Bryant, Onjai ................1999-2000 Buchholz, Matt ............2002-03-04 Buck, Gerald ......................... 1918 Bumpus, Dwight ... 1938-39-40-41 Bumpus, George .................. 1948 Buncher, Stan .............1976-77-78 Bunn, Scott ......................1981-83 Burkart, Dave........................ 1972 Burkey, John ......................... 1963 Burkins, Jerry ....... 1983-84-85-86 Burnett, Shumone 1991-92-93-94 Burrell, Don (Mgr.) ...........1947-48 Burrell, Eugene ................1924-25 Burton, Otis ................1909-10-11 Butler, James ...................1950-51 Butler, Mike ......................1990-92 Bybel, Pete ........... 1957-58-63-64 Byrd, Bryan ........... 2003-04-05-06 Byrd, Derrick ...............2004-05-06 Byrne, Kevin ......................... 1970 C Calhoun, Chuck .... 1990-91-92-93 Calhoun, T. D......................... 1999 Callaway, Guy .............1910-11-12 Callender, Ryan ................... 2009 Calloway, Vernon ........1931-32-33 Cambier, John .................1967-68 Campbell, DeWayne ...1992-93-94 Campbell, Walter .................. 2002 Canavan, Nick ..................... 2010 Cannon, James .................... 2007 Cannon, Jason ...........1995-96-97 Cannon, Kirby ..................1979-80 Capell, Wes .......................... 1969 Carney, Paul ...............1989-90-91 Carr, Craig ............................ 1997 Carroll, Mike ....................1982-83 Carroll, Scott ......................... 2005 Carswell, Cedric ................... 1986 Carter, Jack .......................... 1975 Carter, Samuel ................1957-58 Cashner, Cecil ...................... 1945 Cassada, Randall ................. 1939 Castleman, Jon..... 1978-79-80-81 Castling, Gordon.........1994-95-97 Chaffin, Fred ....................1946-47 Chambers, Brandon ............. 2002 Chapin, Wendall ................... 1933 Chappelear, Travis ................ 2009 Chatman, Mike ...........1983-84-85 Chatman, Stephen...........1969-70 Cheek, Virgil ......... 1919-20-21-22 Cherry, Joe ........................... 1926 Cherry, Max .......... 1918-21-22-23 Cherry, Metz ....................1928-29 Chiles, Jordan ...........2008-09-10 Chittim, Sim .......................... 1931 Chojnacki, Brent .........2007-08-09 Christensen, Mark 1986-87-88-89 Christian, Richard ............1952-53 Clark, Ron............................. 2004 Clarkson, Eric ..................1986-87 Claxton, Sam ........ 1959-60-62-63 Clayton, Ted ................1939-40-46 Cleland, Charles ... 1951-52-53-56 Clemensen, Ned ................... 1938 Clingan, Jack ... 1945-50-52-53-54 Clopton, Danny ................1947-56 Clopton, Tom...............1911-12-13 Close, Jason ....................2002-03 Cluck, Michael ...... 1967-68-69-70 Coats, Rick ........................... 1974 Coburn, Rich....................1974-75 Coker, Scot ........... 1988-89-90-91 Colbert, Marcus .... 2004-05-06-07 Colby, Ralph ...............1952-53-54 Coleman, Lee .............2000-01-02

Coley, Leon ........................... 1945 Collins, J. Herbert ............1920-21 Collins, Phillip ..................1988-89 Colon, Chris .......................... 1996 Congdon, Garrett .................. 2006 Conklin, James ..................... 1959 Conners, Bill ......................... 1981 Conrow, John........................ 1939 Cook, Mike............................ 1986 Cook, Warren...................1927-28 Cooke, Tim ........................... 1986 Cooper, Cleal ..............1947-48-49 Cooper, Derek ............1988-91-92 Cooper, Michael...............2005-06 Cooper, Shawn ...........1989-90-91 Cooper-Falls, Mikael ........... 2009 Coose, Vernon ...................... 1939 Cordry, Ron .......... 1955-56-57-58 Cornejo, Keyon ................2001-02 Cosey, Michael ................1995-96 Cota, Steve ......................2003-04 Cotton, Cedric....................... 2002 Cotton, J.C. ........................... 1983 Coulter, Robert ...........1934-35-36 Craig, Jim ........................1910-11 Craig, John .................1948-49-50 Craig, Marlin ......... 1947-48-49-50 Cramer, Dale ........ 1956-57-58-59 Crase, Len ..................1946-47-48 Craun, Justin ........................ 1998 Crawford, Phil ....... 1938-39-40-41 Creed, Griff ......................1998-99 Crews, Dolph ........ 1936-37-38-39 Crissup, Chad .............1993-94-96 Cross, Dave .......... 1975-76-77-78 Crouch, Derrick................1992-93 Crow, Ralph .......................... 1941 Cummings, Jay ..... 1965-66-67-68 Cummings, Dave .. 1982-83-84-85 Cummins, Alvin..... 1958-59-60-61 Cummins, Tim..................1976-77 Curry, Dewayne .................... 1977 D Dahl, Erik .........................2009-10 Dale, Justin ........................... 2001 Damron, Pat.......................... 1996 Danenhour, George .........1914-15 Daniels, Mark........ 1977-78-79-80 Daniels, Maurice .........1996-97-98 Daniels, Mike ...................2008-09 Danklef, Joe.......................... 1952 Darnell, Dennis ...........1966-67-68 Davis, Bill .............. 1969-70-71-72 Davis, Branyon ..................... 1995 Davis, Carl ..................1923-24-25 Davis, Dick ............................ 1961 Davis, Earl .......................1927-28 Davis, Eric .......................2006-07 Davis, Gerald ........ 2004-05-06-07 Davis, Jonathan ..........2007-08-09 Davis, Luther......................... 1927 Davis, Oliver ......... 1923-24-25-26 Dawson, Jeremy ... 2005-06-07-08 Dawson, John .............1963-64-65 Dawson, Wally ...... 1962-63-64-65 Day, Joe ...........................2009-10 Debro, Dee .................1993-94-95 Dechant, Zach .................2001-02 Deering, Leo ......... 1968-69-70-71 Dees, Bob ............. 1948-49-50-51 Delaney, Donny .................... 1999 Denney, Frank..................1910-11 DeRogowski, John...........1955-56 Detherage, H.E. .................... 1917 Detwiler, Grant .................2008-09 Dewitt, Bill ........................1945-46 Dickehut, Clayton.............2007-08 Dickerson, Larry ... 1968-69-70-71 Dickerson, Mark.... 1972-73-74-75 Dickey, Carl ......................1954-55 Dieckhaus, Paul ..........1978-79-80 Dilbeck, Jeff .....................1987-88 Dillard, Greg ......... 1970-71-72-73 Dittmar, Joseph..................... 1967 Dixon, Denver ....................... 1966 Dixon, Montoi...................1995-96 Dixon, Kelvin ....................1979-80 Dizadyk, Jolley.................1941-45 Dobson, Rodderick ..........2003-04 Dodd, Tom ..................1927-28-29 Don de’Ville, Derek ..........1995-96 Donegan, Bill ............ 71-72-73-74 Dorian, Ed...................1957-58-59 Dossie, Clarence ........1995-96-97 Dotson, Cadarrius..........2009-10 Douglas, Chris ...............2009-10 Douglass, Bill ........ 1963-64-65-66 Douglass, Gene ..........1966-67-68 Douglass, John ..... 1986-87-88-89 Dow, Dave ............ 1990-91-92-93 Downing, Harry ...........1937-38-39 Drummond, Jerry.............1977-78 Dryton, Jack................1953-54-55 Duggan, John ..................2002-03 Duke, Brad ............ 1994-95-96-97 Dukes, Elijah ...............1985-86-87 Dula, Darren ....................2005-06 Dulin, Bill..........................1991-92 Durham, Brad ....... 2000-02-03-04 Durham, Carl ........ 1928-29-30-31 Duron, Jake .......... 2007-08-09-10 E Eagleberger, Gerry .....1938-39-40 Eales, Vernon .............1927-29-30 Earp, Jack ............. 1937-38-39-40 Easley, Gary ....................1959-60 Eason, Dan ......................1993-94 Eason, Norman .................... 1952 Eaton, Kenny ..............1967-68-69

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Eddy, Brian ........... 1986-87-88-89 Eddy, Mike ............ 1969-70-71-72 Eden, Bobby ...............1986-88-89 Edwards, DeAngelo .........2001-02 Edwards, Groshawn ........2004-05 Edwards, Rod ..................1990-91 Egbert, Beach....... 1928-29-30-31 Ellerman, Fred ............1919-20-21 Elliott, Howard ...... 1938-39-40-41 Elliott, Jacob ...............2004-05-06 Ellison, J. D. ................1937-38-39 Emery, Jared...............2007-08-09 Emeterio, Frank ..........1997-98-99 Endres, William ...........1967-68-69 Endsley, Torre ..................2003-04 Engleman, Finis ..........1913-14-15 English, Patrick ................1962-63 Ennis, Steve.....................2001-02 Erb, Greg .............................. 1987 Eskridge, John ...................... 1999 Estes, Preston ...... 1984-85-86-87 Estes, Ryan ................1993-95-96 Etter, Dale ........................1981-82 Eustis, Dave.......................... 1959 Evans, Michael ................2004-06 Evans, Quintin ...... 1988-89-90-91 Evans, Wayne ....... 1983-84-85-86 Everhardt, Glen .................... 1956 Eversley, Jordan ..............2006-07 Ezard, Travis ......... 1989-90-91-92 F Faapouli, Aisali ..................... 1999 Farley, Frank ....................1979-80 Farrar, Chris .......... 2005-06-07-08 Farrar, Sandy ...................1965-67 Farris, Kaya........... 2002-03-04-05 Ferguson, Bud .................1984-85 Ferguson, Tevan.............2009-10 Fick, Scott ...................1976-78-80 Fields, Kent ........................... 1988 Fiester, Richard ...............1960-61 Finan, Tom .......................1954-55 Finders, John ........ 1979-80-81-82 Finley, C.C............................. 2004 Finley, Charles ...... 1956-57-58-59 Finley, Greg .......................... 1982 Finley, Marco ........................ 2008 Finney, Clay .....................1995-96 Fishburn, Jeff ..............1972-73-74 Fisher, Tom ........................... 1979 Fitzgerald, Pat....................... 2001 Fleming, Pat.....................2001-02 Flemming, Cmrn.....1990-91-92-93 Fletcher, Jim ......... 1946-47-48-49 Fletcher, Rodney .............1998-99 Flint, Tony ...................1996-97-98 Florea, Bryon ........................ 1911 Fontaine, Tacoma ............1998-99 Forcelli, Frank .............1960-61-62 Ford, Fred ........................1975-76 Forrest, Buckshot........2000-01-02 Forsythe, Ray ....... 1946-47-48-49 Fortner, Mike...............1972-73-74 Foster, Ben .................1914-20-21 Fowler, DeLaun..... 1992-93-94-95 Fowler, Earl.................1989-90-91 Fox, Carl ............... 1934-35-36-37 Fox, Michael ....................1989-90 Frangoulis, Jon ..................... 1987 Franklin, Everett.................... 1965 Franklin, James ..........1951-57-58 Franks, E. K. ......................... 1992 Freeny, Jerry ...............1992-93-94 Frerichs, Scott..................1986-87 Fresquez, Robbie ............1994-95 Fromm, Jack ......................... 1982 Frost, Damon ........ 1989-90-91-92 Fulbright, John ............1980-81-82 Fulton, Rick......................1983-84 Fusco, Joe ............................ 1981 Fuselier, Justin...... 2007-08-09-10 G Gaddis, Donnie ...........1962-63-64 Gailey, Mike ...... 1998-99-2000-01 Galbraith, Joe ....................... 1933 Galbraith, Randy................... 1973 Galloway, Jack ............1922-23-24 Garbee, Gene ..................1929-30 Gardner, Doug ...... 1985-86-87-88 Gasser, Danny .................1984-85 Gatlin, Keith .....................1989-90 Gavins, Mike ......................... 2001 Geddes, Rick ...................1972-73 Gehrt, Mark .....................1988-89 Geisz, Chris .......... 2005-06-07-08 Geller, Kyle ......................1994-95 George, Bill ........... 1981-82-83-84 George, Bobby............1970-71-72 George, Christy ...............1963-66 George, Dean ..................1940-41 Giacomin, Art........ 1957-58-59-60 Gianini, John......... 1976-77-78-80 Giardano, Joe ....... 1982-83-84-85 Gibson, Jack ......................... 1945 Gilbert, David ........................ 1994 Gilbert, Tony.......... 1986-87-88-89 Gilbow, Matt .......................... 2005 Gillespie, Brad ...... 1994-95-96-97 Gillespie, Brian ................1993-94 Gilliam, Doug ..............1986-87-88 Gillis, Robert ......... 1969-70-71-72 Gillon, Tony ......................2004-05 Gist, John ............................. 1958 Glass, Jim ...................1964-65-66 Glazier, Bill............ 1946-47-48-49 Glazier, Bud .....................1952-55 Glosier, Tony ......................... 2005 Goddard, Larry ...........1964-65-66 Godfrey, Bernard .............2002-03

Godwin, Bobby ..... 1990-91-92-93 Gold, Tom ........................1966-67 Goldak, Paul ......................... 1967 Goode, Chris ..............2003-04-06 Gore, Beno ........... 1999-00-01-02 Gose, Tom .......................1988-89 Gourley, Terry ....... 1981-82-83-84 Graber, Gary....................1969-70 Grady, Anthony ................... 2010 Graf, Mark............. 2005-06-07-08 Graham, Dan ..............2005-06-07 Grammar, Jim ....................... 1942 Grana, Bob ........... 1971-72-73-74 Grant, Eugene .................1930-31 Grantham, Silas ..........1940-41-42 Graves, Earl .......... 1937-38-39-40 Gray, Marlin .....................1951-52 Gray, Tim ....................1986-87-88 Gray, Verick ........................... 1999 Grayson, Ernst...... 1993-94-95-96 Green, Ryan ....................2005-06 Greene, Joseph .................... 1957 Greer, Earl .......................1914-15 Greer, Marion..............1915-16-17 Greer, Matt............................ 1919 Greer, Milford ........ 1913-14-15-16 Gregory, Carroll .................... 1936 Grider, Bob ........... 1937-38-39-40 Griffiths, Bill ................1978-79-80 Grigaitis, Steve ................1972-73 Gross, David ......................... 1985 Grosso, Daniel ...................... 1973 Grote, Richard ............1990-91-92 Groth, Randy ..............1972-73-74 H Haas, Joe ............................. 1985 Hackmann, Tom ..........1977-78-79 Hageman, Bruce..............1977-78 Hageman, Ralph..............1962-66 Hager, Vance ........................ 1968 Hake, Luke............ 1992-93-94-95 Haley, Ray...................1947-48-51 Hall, Bill................................. 1962 Hall, Paul .........................1941-42 Hall, Payne ......................2005-06 Hall, William .....................1919-20 Halterman, Jack...............1956-57 Ham, Dan ............................. 1980 Ham, Ray.............................. 1918 Hamilton, Bob ....................... 1985 Hamilton, Lyle ....... 1969-70-71-72 Hamilton, Ron ..................1970-71 Hamilton, Tom ....... 1974-75-76-77 Hampel, Gary .............1967-68-69 Hampton, LeKeith .......1995-96-97 Hanna, Clay .....................1989-90 Hanneke, John.................1981-82 Haraldson, Bob ................1955-56 Harbolt, Robert ................1989-90 Harbor, Clay.......... 2006-07-08-09 Harbor, Cory ......... 2005-06-07-08 Hardy, Cressen ................1921-22 Harle, Fred ..................1966-67-68 Harman, Jason ..................... 1995 Harmon, Demetrius .........2004-05 Harmon, Harold ..........1938-39-40 Harmon, Walton .... 1931-32-33-34 Harper, Luke ......................... 2005 Harriger, Jake ....... 1998-99-00-01 Harriger, Matt ...................1997-98 Harris, Chris ......... 2003-04-05-06 Harris, Jim ............................ 1945 Harris, Phil .......................1958-59 Harris, Tanyon ..................2000-01 Harris, Steve ......................... 1998 Harrison, Ralph 1945-48-49-50-51 Harrison, Will ..............1909-10-11 Hart, Dylan ........................... 2007 Hartwig, Scott ....... 1985-86-87-88 Hartzog, Lewis ...................... 1948 Harvey, John ...............1979-80-81 Harvin, Isaac ........................ 1998 Haseltine, Kenneth .....1950-51-52 Haseltine, Martin .............1927-28 Hashagen, David .............1959-60 Hatcher, Marty .................1987-88 Hause, Bill ............................ 1960 Haydon, Ronald .................... 1959 Hayes, Gerald .............1969-70-71 Hayes, Truman ...................... 1909 Hayward, Chris ................2006-07 Head, Bruce.....................1978-79 Heck, Bob ............. 1948-50-52-53 Hedgepath, Bill ..... 1978-79-80-81 Heim, David ................1984-85-86 Heim, Dennis ........ 1974-75-76-77 Heitert, Danny ............1972-73-74 Helfrecht, Bill ..............1967-68-69 Helfrecht, Charles .......1965-66-67 Heman, Joel ....................1993-94 Henbest, Jen ...................1976-77 Henderson, Burl.... 1922-23-24-25 Henderson, David ............1974-75 Henderson, Efton.. 1920-21-22-23 Henderson, Lorenzo ........2002-03 Henley, Dick ...................1947-487 Heppert, Jeff ......................... 1982 Herman, Tom ........ 1970-71-72-73 Herndon, Dwayne ............1961-62 Herron, Carey ....... 1992-93-94-95 Hewitt, Jeff ..................1998-99-00 Hicks, Everett........................ 1935 Hicks, Frank .......................... 1956 Hicks, John ......................1982-83 Hiett, Duke .......................1926-27 Higgins, John ........................ 1933 Hightower, Byron .. 2007-08-09-10 Hildebrand, Travis ................. 1993 Hill, Tony .....................2002-03-04

Hillhouse, Hal ....... 1929-30-31-32 Hilt, Brandon ......................... 2007 Hilterbrand, Jack ..............1923-24 Hitchcock, Hale................1989-91 Hitchcock, Walter ........1930-31-32 Hogan, Pat ............ 1963-64-65-66 Hogge, Chris...............2000-01-02 Holaday, Howard................... 1960 Holaday, Richard ........1958-59-60 Holden, Jody....................1948-50 Hollis, Chris .....................1984-86 Holloway, Mike .................1996-98 Hollowell, John ..................... 1969 Holman, Andre.................1987-88 Holmes, Chris ..................1992-93 Hoog, Jeremy ....... 1994-95-96-97 Hoots, Rick .................1976-77-78 Hoover, Virgil ..............1919-20-21 Hopkins, John ....................... 1942 Hopson, Dennis ..........1971-73-74 Horine, Bruce........................ 1974 Horn, Jarryd.......................... 2008 Hornback, Gary .................... 1934 Horner, Tyler ...............2006-08-09 Hosey, Matt ......................1993-94 Hoskins, Jamie ................1994-95 Hottelman, Matt .... 2006-07-08-09 Houston, James.... 1982-83-84-85 Howard, Doug.............1982-83-84 Howard, Kim ....................1987-89 Howard, Robb .............1977-78-79 Howell, Mike ...............1966-67-68 Howell, William ...........1959-60-61 Howerton, Jim..................1946-47 Howey, Adam ........ 2003-04-05-06 Howlett, R. G......................... 1917 Hrebec, Otto ...............1934-35-38 Huddleston, John.............1965-67 Hudson, James...........1973-74-75 Hughes, Ryan ....................... 1998 Hukriede, Mlclm. ... 1968-69-70-71 Hull, Willy ....................1939-40-41 Hulshof, Paul ...................1952-53 Hunt, Kevin ........... 1996-97-98-99 Hunte, Lennox ...................... 2004 Hunton, John ..............1951-52-53 Hurst, Chris......................1994-95 Hurst, Willie........... 1979-80-81-82 Hurt, Kolby ............ 2007-08-09-10 Husser, James .................1968-69 Huston, Jim......................1984-85 Hutchens, Lewis ................... 1945 Hutchins, Mike .................2003-04 Hutchinson, Sean ................. 1989 Hutchison, Ken ..... 1991-92-93-94 Hutsell, Harlin ....... 1946-47-48-49 I Iatarola, Bob ......... 1948-49-50-51 Ikner, P.J................................ 2005 Ingram, David ............2008-09-10 Irvin, Matt.............. 1989-90-91-92 Iven, Tom ....................1977-78-79 J Jackson, Andre ..................... 1992 Jackson, Bryan ..................... 1994 Jackson, David ................1989-90 Jackson, Dempster ..........1985-86 Jackson, Derrick .........1987-88-89 Jackson, Ervin ............1992-94-95 Jackson, Ryan ...... 1984-85-86-87 Jackson, Terry....................... 1990 Jacobsmeyer, Jake 1994-95-96-97 James, Clyde ........................ 1922 Jameson, Butch .................... 1977 Jaqua, Gary ................1965-66-67 Jeffries, Ken .....................1978-80 Jelks, Brandon ...................... 2005 Jenkins, Donald ...............1992-93 Jenkins, Eric ....................1989-90 Jenkins, Eric ......................... 1994 Jenkins, Willie, Sr.............1966-67 Jenkins, Willie, Jr. ............1989-90 Jennings, Mike ............1958-59-60 Jennings, Robert .............1952-53 Jennings, Steve ..........1970-71-72 Jensen, Derek ...... 1995-96-97-98 Jett, Doug ........................1979-80 Johanningmeier, Rich. 1961-62-63 Johnson, Bill ...............1963-64-65 Johnson, Colin .................2001-02 Johnson, Darrin .................... 1986 Johnson, Darryl ..........2004-05-06 Johnson, David ................1958-59 Johnson, David ..................... 1986 Johnson, Joe ...................1979-80 Johnson, Leland ................... 1921 Johnson, Phil ........................ 1993 Johnson, Sean...................... 1991 Johnson, Wirt........ 1946-47-48-49 Johnston, Stephen ...2007-08-10 Jones, Jackson .......1998-99-2000 Jones, Kenneth ..................... 1956 Jones, Marvin ..................1910-11 Jones, P. J. ........ 1998-99-2000-01 Jones, William..................1964-65 Jordan, Sean ...................1991-92 Jordan, Sid ........................... 1974 Journagan, Bob ...............1966-67 Journagan, Sam ................... 1998 Julian, Jim........................1950-51 K Kaczmarek, Bill ..... 1954-55-56-57 Kaminsky, Russ ..........1939-40-41 Kanne, George (Mgr.) .. 1968-69-70 Kapilovic, Chris ................1989-90 Kappler, Irvin ..............1960-61-62 Kasper, Terry ..............1974-75-76 Kaufman, Jim........ 1981-82-83-84 Keck, Michael ....................... 2009

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HISTORY & RECORDS

Keene, Larry ......................... 1965 Keegan, Brian .............1979-80-81 Keeper, Gene ..................1945-46 Kelley, Basil........................... 1932 Kelley, Kevin.......... 1970-71-72-73 Kellogg, Bob ....................1939-40 Kelly, Ken .............. 1987-88-89-90 Kelly, Rodney .................2009-10 Kemp, Robbie ..................2002-03 Kerin, Dick ............ 1942-46-47-48 Kerin, Gene .......... 1942-47-48-49 Kerr, Pat ...........................1972-73 Ketchum, Lewis ...............1955-56 Khalil, Amir .................2003-04-06 Kilburn, Hank ..............1928-29-30 Killeen, Jeff ........... 1996-97-98-99 King, Donte ..................1999-2000 Kirby, Cody .......... 2007-08-09-10 Kirk, Wallace ....................1959-60 Kirkpatrick, Pat ................1910-11 Klein, Jim ....................1979-80-81 Kleitz, Jeff ...................1986-87-88 Klipsch, Frank .............1967-68-69 Klopf, Robert (Mgr.) .............. 1955 Kneeshaw, Dan .................... 1992 Knehans, Mike ...................... 1986 Knight, Gail ........................... 1935 Knight, Harry ........................ 1909 Knowski, Dave ............1983-84-85 Koeneman, Ben .... 1951-52-53-56 Kohenskey, Steve . 2003-04-05-06 Kolen, Mike ........................... 1997 Kowalik, Ted .......... 1981-82-83-84 Kramer, Donald..................... 1967 Kramer, Rodney..........1956-58-59 Krapfl, Matt ......................2006-07 Krebs, Paul ........... 1961-62-63-64 Kruse, David ...............1973-74-75 Kubik, Brad ........... 1994-95-96-97 Kubik, Joe ...................1986-87-88 Kula, Bob .............................. 1949 Kutanovski, Paul .........1979-80-81 Kutter, Kurt .......................... 2010 Kynion, Clark ........ 1965-67-68-69 L LaClear, Will................1992-93-94 Ladd, Crockett .................2001-02 Lampo, Charles ...............1951-52 Larson, Jack ...............1948-51-52 Lastivka, Tim....................1975-76 Lawing, Harry ....................... 1909 Lawson, Greg ..................1973-74 Layne, Kyle ......................2001-02 Lazenby, Jerry ...... 1959-60-61-62 Lechner, Edward.........1938-39-40 Leeker, Tom .......... 1982-83-84-85 Lee, Anthony ..................2009-10 Lees, Paul ............. 1948-49-50-51 Lemons, David ...................... 1991 Lenzen, Bill .................1966-67-68 Lester, John .....................1979-80 Levels, Stephen .................... 1992 Lewis, Cordie ...................1997-98 Lewis, Eugene ...... 1940-41-46-47 Lewis, Jovon ...............2001-03-04 Lewis, Stanley....................... 1934 Lewis, Terrell ......................... 1991 Lewsader, Larry .................... 1968 Leyva, Juan .......................... 2004 L’Huillier, Duffy .................1982-83 Light, Aaron .......... 1996-97-98-99 Lightburn, Kevin ...............1994-95 Lilienkamp, Bruce .......1976-77-78 Limes, Jim .......................1949-50 Lindley, Chuck ...................... 1975 Lindscomb, Eddie ............2001-02 Lindsley, Mike ... 1997-98-99-2000 Lipe, Raymond............1920-21-22 Lipka, Gerald ........ 1961-62-63-64 Lisanti, Joe ........... 1985-86-87-88 Liston, John ................1987-88-89 Livingston, J. L. ...........1929-30-31 Lloyd, Hugh .......................... 1914 Lockhart, Shawn .........1997-98-99 Logemann, William ............... 1976 Lombardo, Mark ................... 1983 Long, Bill ............................... 1942 Long, Brian .................2000-01-02 Long, Carl ...................1967-68-69 Longstreet, Edgar ................. 1956 Longstreet, Johnny .....1982-83-84 Lopez, Tony .......... 1983-84-85-86 Lorbert, Mark ..............1974-75-76 Lore, Ed ................ 1940-41-46-47 Lounsbury, John ................... 1916 Lovejoy, Harold ..................... 1933 Lovelady, Jeff ........ 1986-87-88-89 Lovely, Greg.....................2005-06 Loverher, Bryan .................... 2007 Lowry, Rick ........................... 2002 Lowe, Denzil ......... 1930-31-32-33 Lucz, Edward ...................1954-55 Lueckenhoff, Will.........1973-74-75 Lusk, Dietz ..................1915-16-17 Lutz, Jeremy ....................1996-97 Lyon, Bruce........................... 1974 Lyon, Paul ............................. 1930 M Mading, Wallace ..............1952-53 Maggi, Jeff ............................ 1985 Malone, Bill .................1948-53-54 Mangold, Larry ...........1958-59-60 Marazza, Al........... 1954-55-56-57 Marcos, Mark ...................2001-02 Marino, Zach....................1999-00 Marlborough, Matt ......1981-82-83 Martin, Charles, Jr. ..........1929-30 Martin, Corky ........ 1997-98-99-00 Martin, Homer.............1946-47-48 Martin, Ira ...................1909-10-11 Martin, Jim ............................ 1945 Marty, Tom .......................1966-67 Matheson, Mark .....1972-73-74-75 Matthews, Paul ..... 1919-20-21-22 Maxwell, Lee (Mgr.) .........1946-47

Maxwell, Victor (Mgr.) ........... 1972 May, Henry..................1948-49-50 May, Kirk ............................... 1973 May, Lynn.............. 1979-80-81-82 Mayberry, John ...........2007-08-09 Mayo, Mark ........................... 1973 Maze, Carlos ........................ 1932 McCall, Lusk ...............1935-36-37 McCallister, Charles....1942-46-47 McConico, Rod ...... 1987-88-89-90 McCoy, Ardie ........ 1965-66-67-68 McDaniel, Renard ............2005-06 McDonald, Oral................2001-02 McDonald, Wayne............1997-98 McDonough, Connor ..2007-08-09 McDowell, Benny .................. 1999 McDowell, Sam...........1965-66-67 McDuffey, Tim ....... 1988-89-90-91 McElvane, Tamarkus .......2006-07 McFerron, Darrel.........1959-60-61 McGrath, Kevin ..... 1970-71-72-73 McGriff, Corey..................1997-98 McInnis, Erik ......................... 1987 McIntosh, RaMel..............2005-06 McIntyre, Tom ....... 1970-71-72-73 McKay, Jerry ...............1978-79-80 McKnight, Yancey ................. 1991 McLaughlin, Jim.................... 1983 McLin, Bennie ....... 1993-94-95-96 McMillan, Michael ................. 1970 McMillen, Clarence ..........1950-51 McNabb, Orley ...................... 1923 Meister, Wilford ................1958-59 Mejia, Chase......................... 2008 Melton, Jerry...............1961-62-63 Mentis, Jim ........... 1946-47-48-49 Meredith, Luke ...................... 1998 Mesley, Frank........................ 1935 Mettille, Mark ...................1985-86 Metz, Leo ....................1969-70-71 Meyer, Tim ............ 2001-02-03-04 Miano, Mike .....................1995-96 Mikkelsen, Claude (hon.) ...... 1931 Miles, Harold Jr. ..........1958-59-60 Miller, Chris ........................... 2007 Miller, Derek......... 2007-08-09-10 Miller, Eddie .....................1946-47 Miller, Franklin Jr. .............1971-72 Miller, Jared ................1997-98-99 Miller, Kirk ............................. 1981 Miller, Leon ..................1999-2000 Miller, Paul ..................1982-83-84 Miller, Phil ............................. 1984 Miller, Randy ...............1987-88-90 Miller, Tad.........................1997-98 Miller, Wes............ 2007-08-09-10 Millsap, James .................1938-39 Minick, Mitch ......................... 1997 Mitchell, Charles .........1939-40-41 Mitchell, Dale ........................ 1967 Mitchell, Mat ......................... 2005 Mitchell, Terry ..................1984-85 Moherman, Austin ...........2000-01 Mollet, Russ .......... 1970-71-72-73 Montgomery, M. .....1934-35-36-37 Montgomery, Martin............ 2010 Moore, Brian ...............1991-92-93 Moore, Davis...............1995-96-97 Moore, James ....................... 2008 Moore, Levi ........... 2007-08-09-10 Moore, Robert .................1950-51 Moore, Terry.....................1969-70 Moore, Thomas..................... 1959 Morgan, Micah ...................... 2005 Moriarty, Bill .....................1981-82 Morris, John .......................... 1926 Morris, Michael ..................... 1969 Morris, Wilburn...................... 1934 Morton, James .................1942-46 Mottesheard, Lonnie ........1928-29 Mueller, Kaleb...................... 2010 Mullen, Douglas ...............1967-68 Mullen, Michael................1966-68 Mullen, Mike ...............1976-77-78 Mullen, Tom .......... 1970-71-72-73 Mullins, Paul ....................1950-51 Mumford, Ted ........................ 1922 Munro, Manson ................1928-29 Murphy, Mike ..............1976-77-78 Murray, Andrew ...........1989-90-91 Myers, Bill ........................1921-22 Myers, Matt ........................... 2003 N Naert, Dan .......................1976-77 Naes, Rich ............................ 1987 Nance, Steve ........................ 2000 Napier, Josh.....................1998-99 Nation, Robert .................1991-92 Nealy, Calvin ......... 2003-04-05-06 Necence, J. P. ....................... 2002 Neely, James ..............1946-47-48 Neier, Doug.................1980-81-82 Neil, Earl ............................... 1922 Neil, Mearl ..................1924-25-26 Nelson, Mark ...................1981-82 Nevill, Dave........................... 1977 Newbold, Darrin ..........1980-81-82 Newbold, Steve..... 1977-78-79-80 Newhouse, Bill ...................... 1956 Newman, Gordon . 1934-35-36-37 Newton, George ... 1961-62-63-64 Newton, Joe.....................1945-46 Nichols, Bob ......................... 1948 Nichols, Robert ................2003-04 Nicholson, Jeremy 2004-05-06-07 Nickle, Joe .......................1931-32 Nicoll, Chris ................1993-94-95 Nieman, Tim ......... 1976-78-79-80 Niles, Walter.......................... 1930 Nogel, Frank ....................1939-40 Nogel, Laundaus .............1940-41 Noland, Terry ...................1968-69 North, Dennis ..................1970-71 Norton, Bill ............ 1984-85-86-87

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O O’Brien, Cranford.................. 1955 O’Connor, Chad ...............1993-94 O’Connor, Mike ................1985-86 Odenhal, Keith ............1979-80-82 O’Donnell, Casey..1998-99-2000-01 Oetting, Mike ........ 1990-91-92-93 O’Hagan, Dennis ........1978-79-80 Old, James ........................... 1966 Oliver, Brandon ................2007-08 Oliver, Ron .......................1998-99 Oliver, Leonard ..... 1915-16-17-19 Oliver, Tom ............................ 1916 Opp, Jared ............................ 2003 Orr, Paul................................ 1930 Oswald, Joe .......................... 1989 Owens, Eric ...... 1998-99-2000-01 Owens, Steve ....................... 1980 P Page, Donald ...................1954-58 Pallardy, Mike...................1979-80 Panetta, Victor ............1976-77-78 Panko, Mike .....................1982-83 Parker, Burnard ...............1930-31 Parker, Paxton ...... 1993-94-95-96 Parks, Willie .......... 1992-93-94-95 Patterson, Bob .................1948-49 Patterson, William .......1958-59-60 Patton, Daryl ...............1986-87-88 Patton, Howard ..... 1982-83-84-85 Paulsen, Mike ....... 1972-73-74-75 Paur, Steve ........................... 1974 Peacher, Kevin ............1974-75-76 Peachey, Chad...................... 2007 Pearce, Eric ......................... 2010 Pena, Eddie .....................2000-01 Pegues, Anthony .. 1990-91-92-93 Perkins, Greg ........................ 1967 Perkins, Phil ................1993-94-95 Perry, Cornelius ..........1963-64-65 Perry, Eldo ............ 1961-62-63-64 Perry, John............ 1926-27-28-29 Perry, Rick .......................1991-92 Phillips, Craig........ 1986-87-88-89 Phillips, Donald ...........1973-74-75 Phillips, Grover ...........1956-57-58 Phillips, John ........ 1921-22-23-24 Pickens, Richard ................... 2001 Pickering, Jeff ....................... 1986 Pickering, Richard ......1965-66-67 Pickett, Rod .....................2000-01 Pikus, Carl ............................ 1985 Pinson, Roger ....................... 1991 Piper, Carl ............................. 1969 Pipkin, Lote .................1913-14-15 Pipkin, Paul ........................... 1924 Pitchford, Dwayne................. 1954 Pittman, Ivy ......................2002-03 Pittman, Stacy .................1995-96 Podowski, Russ ...............1974-75 Pool, Scott .......................1987-88 Poole, Jeron.....................2006-07 Portee,Preston.................2003-04 Porter, A. J. ........... 2002-03-04-05 Porter, Ryan.....................2001-02 Pottenger, Orville ........1939-40-41 Potter, Ed .........................1923-24 Potter, Mark .......................... 1982 Potthast, Chris ...... 1986-87-88-89 Powers, Wayne ..................... 1989 Pratt, Cody.......................2003-04 Pratt, Henry .......... 1974-75-76-77 Preston, David ...... 1971-72-73-74 Price, Bob ...................1951-56-57 Price, Richard ....................... 1965 Principe, Dan ........................ 2005 Priest, Wayne...................1960-62 Procter, Tom.......... 1993-94-95-96 Proctor, Nathan............1999-2000 Propst, Bob ........... 1976-77-78-79 Provance, Don ...... 1946-47-48-49 Pummill, Adam ..................... 2006 R Rader, Gilbert ....................... 1920 Radon, Mike ...............2003-05-06 Radosevich, Rob .................. 1985 Raich, Charles ...................... 1954 Ralls, Derk ..................1973-74-76 Ramsey, Floyd .................2005-06 Rand, Rodrecus...............2001-02 Randolph, Tony ................2007-08 Randy, Will ............................ 1916 Rapert, Randy ............1988-89-90 Ratcliff, Ray .......... 1985-86-87-88 Ray, Bill ............................1970-71 Reaves, Rhoderick ............... 1952 Reaves, Vic ...... 1919-20-21-22-23 Rebstock, Gerald ........1948-49-50 Redd, Fred ............ 1956-57-58-59 Redding, Bruce ...........1992-94-95 Reddix, Scottie .................... 2004 Reed, Antoine ..................2000-01 Reed, Chris........... 1987-88-89-90 Reed, Deshane...........1992-93-94 Reed, Keith ......................2005-06 Reesor, Ron.....................1952-57 Reichel, Jim .....................1954-55 Reichert, Seth....... 2005-06-07-08 Renick, J.D.......................1950-51 Renvick, Terry ....... 1958-59-60-62 Repp, Ken ............. 1976-77-78-79 Reynaud, Walter ... 1922-23-24-25 Reynolds, Jeff ....................... 1986 Rhea, Halleck .............1936-37-38 Rhodes, Burnest ................... 1999 Ribbing, Travis .................2008-09 Ricciotti, Nick ........................ 1954 Richardet, Waylon. 2007-08-09-10 Richardson, Damon .............. 1991 Richardson, Dee ................... 2001 Richardson, Sean . 1988-89-90-91 Richardson, Travis ......1993-95-96 Richesin, Max ....... 1934-35-36-37 Ricks, Ricky .......................... 2002 Riddels, Robert................1956-57

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2011 Football Guide Ries, Tim............... 1975-76-77-78 Riley, Chris............................ 2004 Riley, Max ............................. 1945 Riley, Richard...................1957-58 Rimmer, Gene ...... 1938-39-40-41 Rinderknecht, Barry....1969-70-71 Ringena, Jason. 1998-99-2000-01 Rinker, Rudy ...............1965-66-67 Rinker, Stan .......... 1967-68-69-70 Rippy, Frank .......................... 1945 Roberson, Royce .................. 1996 Roberts, Buford ..........1927-28-29 Roberts, Roy......................... 1921 Robins, Horace ..... 1916-17-18-19 Robinson, Danny .................. 2000 Robinson, Darryl..............2002-03 Rodgers, Jay......................... 1999 Rogers, Derek ...................... 2001 Rogers, Merrill ............1952-53-54 Rohr, Marc ............ 1988-89-90-91 Rone, Sidney ..............2004-05-06 Rose, Robert ...................1997-98 Ross, Tom ............................. 1961 Rotar, Chuck ......................... 1940 Roweton, Luther ................... 2009 Roy, Cameron ....... 1996-97-98-99 Roy, Corey ............ 1993-94-95-96 Royle, Mike .................1978-79-80 Ruder, Mikel...............2008-09-10 Ruff, Steve ............ 1977-78-79-80 Rule, Steve .................1956-57-58 Rush, Ernie........................... 1921 Rush, Steven ...................2003-04 Russell, Bob ....................1927-28 Russell, Grady ...................... 1930 Russell, Jack....................1937-38 Russo, Randall ................1972-73 Rycraw, Robert ...........1979-81-82 S Saffold, Jermaine ...........2009-10 Sallee, Jeff ............................ 2003 Sample, George ... 1959-60-61-62 Samuel, Federico ............2002-03 Sanders, Gene ..................... 1954 Santel, Randy ..................2005-06 Sargent, Jeff ......... 2005-06-07-08 Saunders, Paris ..........1989-90-91 Sawyer, Kyle ...............1986-87-88 Scafe, Eugene ............1927-28-29 Scarborough, Howard ........ 2010 Schaeffer, Ammon ...........1916-17 Schawl, Robert ..................... 1956 Schechinger, Dave...........1990-91 Schermer, Bob............1982-83-84 Schiesel, Scott ...................... 1996 Schomehl, Thomas ............... 1967 Schuepbach, Dean ...1980-82-83-84 Schupp, Oscar ............1917-18-19 Schurman, Nate ... 2000-01-02-03 Scifres, Jon ........... 2002-03-04-05 Scott, Dennis ........ 1963-64-65-66 Scott, Mark ........... 1989-90-91-92 Scott, Vernon ....................... 2010 Sears, Kevin ......... 2003-05-06-07 Seering, Bill .....................1982-83 Self, Thomas....................1958-59 Sella, Chris .................1975-76-77 Sellenriek, Brad ..........1983-84-85 Seward, Terry...................1968-69 Shabaz, Marty (Mgr.) ............ 1948 Shadel, Rusty .............1972-73-74 Shafer, Eric ........................... 2008 Shapel, Bob .....................2009-10 Sharp, Ron ........... 1960-61-62-63 Shaver, Kendrick..............2000-01 Shelden, John....... 1970-71-72-73 Shepard, Steve ..................... 1970 Sherman, David ...............1919-20 Sherwood, Cale .................... 1992 Shipp, Marcus .............1989-90-91 Shoemaker, John.................. 1967 Shoffner, Roy ........ 1973-74-75-76 Shore, Jeff ..................1990-91-92 Shreve, James ...................... 1960 Sidwell, Larry ..............1962-63-64 Sigler, Orvis Jr. ................1946-47 Silhavy, Doug ........................ 1993 Silkwood, Scott ..................... 1983 Silvey, Danny ........................ 1972 Simmons, Don ...... 1949-50-51-52 Simmons, John ................1920-21 Simmons, Travis........2007-09-10 Simon, Jeff..................1983-84-85 Simpson, George.................. 1954 Sims, Larry ......................1990-91 Sitton, Jerry .....................1963-64 Skubis, Shane ...................... 1983 Smith, Adrion ........ 1990-91-92-93 Smith, Bertrand ..........1931-32-33 Smith, Charles .................1954-55 Smith, Chris .......................... 2000 Smith, DeAndre .... 1987-88-89-90 Smith, Demetrius ........1999-00-01 Smith, Elliott.....................2000-01 Smith, Enoch ...................2000-01 Smith, Jim ............................. 1954 Smith, Pervis ...................1980-81 Smith, Phillip ....................1961-62 Smith, Raynard ..................... 1985 Smith, Robert ....... 1972-73-74-75 Smith, Scott .....................1909-10 Smith, Skylar ........ 2007-08-09-10 Smith, Steve ......................... 1976 Smith, Tyrone ...................1971-72 Smith, Victor ....................1990-91 Smrcina, John....................... 1969 Solscheid, Joe ...... 1963-64-65-66 Solscheid, Paul ...........1963-64-65 Somers, Jim................1947-48-49 Soraghan, Matt ..... 1984-85-86-87 Sowder, Glenn ...................... 1960 Spackler, Scott...................... 1981 Sparks, Michael ...............2003-05 Spavital, Jacob ................2006-07 Speake, Bob ......................... 1948

Spencer, Steve ...........1974-75-76 Speroplous, Kyle..............1997-98 Sponsler, Bill ....................1951-52 Sponsler, Bulas...........1953-54-55 Spradling, Clell ..... 1933-34-36-37 Spring, David ..............1986-87-88 Springfield, Justin . 1993-94-95-96 St. Louis, Brad ...... 1996-97-98-99 Stager, Carl........................... 1941 Stahle, Jan ..................1976-77-78 Stair, Linn....................1937-38-39 Stammers, Wes ................... 2010 Stanton, Rob....................1978-79 Stark, Louis........... 1926-27-28-29 Starnes, Elvyn .................1952-53 Starnes, Ian ......................... 2010 Stater, John ................1925-26-27 Stealy, Jason ........................ 1999 Steele, C.J. ......................1997-98 Steiger, Jack ......... 1961-62-63-64 Steinbroner, Jay .... 2001-02-03-04 Stephens, Marc ...............1997-98 Stephens, Morris .. 1933-34-35-36 Stephenson, Bryan ............... 1998 Stevens, Joe ...............1948-49-50 Stevens, Petey .................1985-86 Stewart, Bill........... 1938-39-40-41 Stewart, Orlin ........................ 1931 Stokes, Nathan ................2006-07 Stolpa, Jeff.......................1975-76 Stout, Jeff ............................. 1989 Stracke, Ed .................1959-60-62 Strader, Neil .......................... 1994 Strickland, Mike ...............1992-93 Stringer, Kent ..............1973-74-75 Stringer, Bill ................1964-65-66 Stringer, Preston ................... 1983 Strong, Jimmie ..........2008-09-10 Strumsky, Mike ................1971-72 Stubblefield, David ...........1994-96 Suchenski, Rick .... 1976-77-78-79 Sullivan, Anthony .............2002-03 Sullivan, J. C. ..............1913-14-15 Summers, Gary .... 1969-70-71-72 Sutherlin, Terry ..................... 1975 Swan, Matt ........................... 2010 Sweatt, J. W. ......................... 1997 T Tabor, Tony ......................1989-90 Tabron, Fred ......... 1970-71-72-73 Talburt, Pat .................1965-66-67 Tasby, Eric ...................1999-2000 Tate, Timothy ..............1969-70-71 Taylor, Adrian .................2008-09 Taylor, Brandon ...........2003-04-05 Taylor, Joe .......................2002-03 Taylor, Mike ......................2007-08 Tayrien, Chris..............1984-85-86 Teal, Anthony ...................2000-01 Terry, Jerry .......................1992-93 Thayer, Matt ......................... 2010 Theodorakos, George ......1967-68 Thomas, Brendan ............1992-93 Thomas, Carl ..............1946-48-49 Thomas, Carl ...................2001-02 Thomas, Glenn ..................... 1928 Thomas, John ..................1956-57 Thomas, John ..................1984-86 Thomas, Karlton ................... 2000 Thomas, Mark.............1986-87-88 Thomas, Michael .................. 1977 Thomas, Teddy ..................... 1950 Thompson, Bill ...................... 1985 Thompson, Charlie ..........2008-10 Thompson, Scott .. 1972-73-74-75 Thorn, Russell ...................... 1923 Thurman, Chance. 1996-97-98-99 Tibbets, Frank ....................... 1927 Tim, Kevin ........................2003-04 Tillman, David ....... 2004-05-06-07 Tillman, Pete ......................... 2000 Tilton, Martin....................1970-71 Tilton, Marvin ...................1970-71 Tindall, John ......... 1926-27-28-29 Tisdale, Irvin ......................... 1994 Tisoto, Jeff .......................1974-75 Titus, Steve ........................... 1970 Toler, Jim .........................1955-56 Tolliver, Gaddis ..... 1924-25-26-28 Tolliver, Pless ........ 1924-25-26-27 Toman, Richard ..........1974-75-76 Tomsik, James ............1958-59-60 Torano, Eduardo .........1985-86-87 Torbert, B. J........... 1982-83-84-85 Touhey, Ryan ........ 1993-94-96-97 Traphagan, Russ .............1993-94 Travline, Gino ........ 1973-74-75-76 Treat, James ......................... 1909 Trokey, Morgan ...........1976-77-78 Trotter, Jeran......................... 2008 Truelove, Mike....... 1982-83-84-85 Tucker, Thomas................1971-72 Tummons, John ..........1963-64-65 Turnage, James ...............1988-89 Turner, Brent ......................... 1984 Turner, Chris ......................... 1987 Turner, Mario ..........1998-99-2000 Tuttle, William...................1910-11 Tyler, Kris .............. 1996-97-98-99 U Ulhmann, Jerry ..... 1956-57-58-59 V Van Buskirk, Luther ....1909-10-11 Van Nostrand, Burr .....1939-40-41 Vandree, Matt ....................... 1996 Vaughan, Mitchell ................. 1933 Victor, Robert...................1953-55 Vincent, Steven...........1986-87-88 von Haas, Franz..........2004-05-06 VonWiller, Brett ...........1989-90-91 W Wade, Charles ...... 1959-61-62-63 Wade, Clell ......................1948-49 Wade, Garett ...................2009-10

Wagner, Jordan .................... 2002 Walker, Bill .......................1958-59 Walker, Doug ..............1981-82-83 Walker, Kelly ......................... 1977 Walker, Mark ......... 1988-89-90-91 Walker, Rich.......... 1976-77-78-79 Walker, Tommicus ................. 2002 Wallace, Jeremy ................... 2002 Wallace, Stan..............1974-75-76 Walter, Bill ............. 1988-89-90-91 Ward, J. D....................1980-81-82 Ward, Marvin ..............1924-25-26 Wardell, Gordon.... 1927-28-29-30 Warden, Walter ................1967-68 Ware, Mitch........... 1976-77-78-79 Warren, Daryl .............2001-02-03 Warren, Gerald ..................... 1983 Warren, Harry ....... 1918-19-20-21 Warren, Miguel ................2008-09 Wash, Chris .......... 2003-04-05-06 Washington, Kingjack ......2007-08 Washington, Ron .............1995-96 Washington, Terian 2007-08-09-10 Waters, Chris ..............1978-79-80 Watson, Steve.............2002-03-04 Watts, Andy ................2007-08-09 Weaver, Claude .................... 1985 Webb, Anthony ..................... 1988 Weber, Warren ............1978-79-80 Weisman, Tim ....... 1979-80-81-82 Weiss, Mitch ......................... 1976 Weiss, Ronald....................... 1953 Welch, Ira.............................. 1911 Weldy, Craig ....................1977-78 Wells, James ........................ 2000 Welsh, Tommy ............1927-28-29 Wheat, Rusty ........................ 2006 Wheeler, Harold .... 1960-61-62-63 Wheeler, James ...............1965-66 Whipple, Joe ....................1937-38 Whitaker, Ronald ........1953-54-55 White, James ...................2002-04 White, Jonah......... 1989-90-91-92 White, Matt ........... 1997-98-99-00 White, Michael ...................... 2002 White, Ted ............................. 1981 White, Willie ......................... 2010 Whitlinger, Judson ......1942-47-48 Whitsett, Bobby ...............2003-04 Whittaker, Ken ............1991-92-93 Whittaker, Kevin .................... 1990 Whittingham, Eric ................. 1997 Whittle, Jason ....... 1994-95-96-97 Wickstrom, Wayne ................ 1958 Wiese, Glen ................1971-72-73 Wiggins, Dion .............1993-94-96 Wilburn, Hubert .................... 1969 Wilcox, Fred .......................... 1923 Wilcox, John ...............1987-89-90 Wilhite, Chuck ..................1934-35 Wilkins, Ben .......................... 1985 Wilkinson, Antoine ...........2009-10 Will, Fred.....................1950-51-52 Willard, Eddie .............1961-62-63 Willard, R. R.......................... 1917 Williams, Adrian .................. 2009 Williams, DeMarco 2000-01-02-03 Williams, Derrick ..............1987-88 Williams, Henry................1940-41 Williams, Jimmy .................... 2003 Williams, John ...................... 1940 Williams, Kailan ...............2002-03 Williams, Keith ...... 1982-83-84-85 Williamson, John ........1958-59-60 Williamson, Justin . 2003-04-05-06 Williamson, Russ .................. 1921 Willis, Lewis .......................... 1959 Willis, Ted.............................. 1918 Wilson, Frederick .............1969-70 Wilson, Jack.......................... 1945 Wilson, Loy ......................1989-90 Wiltfong, Ryan .................2001-03 Windes, Ted .......................... 1927 Winkler, Rick ...............1977-78-79 Winn, Sam ............ 1961-62-63-64 Winney, Mike ........................ 1999 Wise, Jeff .............. 1925-26-27-28 Wisniewski, Tom ..............1974-75 Withers, Brent ..................1999-00 Witmer, Austin..................... 2010 Witt, Rod ............... 1982-83-84-85 Wittaker, David...................... 1949 Wofford, Michael .........1960-61-62 Wolpers, Henry ..................... 1933 Wolpers, Robert.................... 1933 Wood, Jim........................1955-56 Wooden, Trevor ................... 2010 Woodson, Anthony ..........1995-96 Woody, Roger ....................... 1921 Woody, Walter ..................1910-11 Woolf, James ..............1966-67-68 Worrel, Bob......................1951-52 Wright, Ben ........................... 1915 Wright, Jarrett ...........2008-09-10 Wright, Roger .............2006-07-08 Wrinkle, Eddie ...................... 1967 Wyatt, Rex .......................1941-42 Y Yamnitz, Larry ..................1975-76 Yanez, Paul ........................... 2004 Young, Bryan ...................2008-09 Young, Buddy .............1971-72-73 Young, Danny .............1963-64-65 Young, Lee..................1994-95-96 Young, Monroe ..................... 1991 Young, Reggie ...... 1986-87-88-89 Young, Rob ........... 1982-83-84-85 Young, Ronald ...... 1961-62-63-64 Young, Tom ........... 1964-65-66-67 Young, Tyree ....................2003-04 Z Zweygardt, Jon ................2002-03 (active players in bold)

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All-Time Football Honors AP All-America 1948 1957 1966 1972 1973 1979

1981

1983 1985

1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1996 1997 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010

OG Jim Somers, hon. mention T Bill Kaczmarek, hon. mention OG Bill Stringer, first team T Joe Solscheid, hon. mention LB Randy Groth, hon. mention QB Frank Miller, hon. mention OT Tom Mullen, hon. mention OT Tom Mullen, hon. mention FB Mark Daniels, hon. mention OG Rick Suchenski, hon. mention OC Rich Walker, hon. mention QB Mitch Ware, hon. mention OG Tim Bauer, hon. mention LB John Harvey, hon. mention FB Bill Hedgepath, hon. mention DE Paul Kutanovski, hon. mention S Mike Armentrout, hon. mention OG Kevin Bor, hon. mention OT Brad Sellenriek, hon. mention OC David Heim, hon. mention HB Keith Williams, hon. mention DE Preston Estes, hon. mention LB James Houston, hon. mention OG Chris Tayrien, hon. mention LB Matt Soraghan, second team LB Ken Braden, hon. mention DE Preston Estes, hon. mention OG Mark Christensen, third team OC Doug Gardner, hon. mention LB James Turnage, hon. mention OG Mark Christensen, third team QB DeAndre Smith, first team OG Chris Reed, third team DT Bill Walter, first team OG Matt Irvin, third team CB Adrion Smith, second team K Wayne Boyer, first team DT Mike Miano, first team K Travis Brawner, first team K Jon Scifres, first team TE Clay Harbor, third team TE Clay Harbor, second team TE Clay Harbor, first team OL, David Arkin, first team

Williamson Little All-America 1940 1957 1960 1963 1964 1965

HB Dwight Bumpus, hon. mention E Ed Lechner, hon. mention OT Bill Kaczmarek, hon. mention OG Art Giacomin, first team OT Glenn Sowder, hon. mention OT Rich Johanningmeier, honorable mention HB Cornelius Perry, hon. mention HB Cornelius Perry, hon. mention HB Cornelius Perry, hon. mention

Football News FCS All-America 1985 1987

RB Keith Williams, first team DE Preston Estes, second team

Football Gazette FCS All-America 1990 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 1999 2000 2001 2004

QB DeAndre Smith, first team DT Bill Walter, first team DT Bill Walter, first team CB Adrion Smith, second team PK Richard Grote, second team OT Tim McDuffey, hon. mention CB Adrion Smith, second team LB DeLaun Fowler, hon. mention P Chris Hurst, hon. mention K Wayne Boyer, first team RB Michael Cosey, first team DT Mike Miano, third team K Travis Brawner, hon. mention OT Brad Kubik, hon. mention TE Brad St. Louis, second team DT Luis Almanzar, hon. mention WR Jeff Hewitt, hon. mention LB P. J. Jones, first team K Jon Scifres, second team

Football Gazette FCS Player of the Year 1990

QB DeAndre Smith, Offensive Player of Year

Football Gazette FCS Player of the Week 1996 1996 1997 1997 2001

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RB Michael Cosey, National Offensive Player vs. SIU RB Michael Cosey, National Offensive Player vs. Indiana St. S Jason Sykes, National Defensive Player vs. Jacksonville State K Travis Brawner, National Special Teams Player vs. Southern Ill. K Brian Long, National Special Teams Player vs. Western Ill. LB P. J. Jones, National Special Teams Player vs. Illinois State TB Zach Dechant, National Offensive Player vs. SEMO

2003

TB Cody Pratt, National Offensive Player vs. East Central WR Steve Rush, National Special Teams Player vs. Illinois State

The Sports Network All-America 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010

OG Mark Christensen, first team QB DeAndre Smith, second team OG Chris Reed, hon. mention DT Bill Walter, first team CB Adrion Smith, hon. mention OG Matt Irvin, hon. mention CB Adrion Smith, second team LB DeLaun Fowler, first team OC Luke Hake, third team K Wayne Boyer, first team DT Mike Miano, third team K Travis Brawner, second team OT Brad Kubik, second team K Jon Scifres, first team DB Darren Barnett, third team TE Clay Harbor, honorable mention TE Clay Harbor, honorable mention TE Clay Harbor, first team OL, David Arkin, first team LB, Antoine Wilkinson, third team

College Football Performance Awards National Player of the Week 2010

1989

LB James Turnage, National Defensive Player of Week, vs. Northern Iowa RB Tony Gilbert, Regional Off. Player of Week, vs. Alcorn St.

Walter Camp FCS All-America 1990 1991 1993 1996 1997 2009 2010

QB DeAndre Smith DT Bill Walter CB Adrion Smith K Wayne Boyer K Travis Brawner TE Clay Harbor OL, David Arkin

AFCA FCS All-America 1987 1989 1990 1991 1996 1997 2010

LB Matt Soraghan OG Mark Christensen QB DeAndre Smith DT Bill Walter K Wayne Boyer DT Mike Miano K Travis Brawner OL, David Arkin

AFCA Regional Coach of the Year 1989 1990

Jesse Branch Jesse Branch

The Sporting News All-America 1984

S Mike Armentrout, hon. mention

American Football Quarterly FCS All-America 1995 1996

LB DeLaun Fowler, first team K Wayne Boyer, first team DT Mike Miano, first team

1974 1996 1999

2003 2005 2007 2009 2010

2004

1994 1997 1998 1999 2002 2008 2009 2010

2010

1920 1921 1922 1923

CollegeSportsReport.com FCS All-America

1924

K Jon Scifres, first team DB Darren Barnett, first team OC Brad Durham, hon. mention

1925

NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship 1980 1984 2000

1983 1985 1996 1997 1999 2004

OG Rick Suchenski QB Mitch Ware S Mike Armentrout P/PK Travis Brawner

1927 1928

Mike Armentrout, FCS individual pass interceptions MSU, FCS team rushing Wayne Boyer, FCS field goals Travis Brawner, FCS field goals MSU, FCS team net punting Jon Scifres, FCS field goal pct.

1930 1931 1932

NACDA FCS All-Star Team 1998

1926

1929

K Jon Scifres

K Travis Brawner

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QB Kent Stringer, first team QB Kent Stringer, second team QB Kent Stringer, first team SE Steve Newbold, first team S Mike Armentrout, second team OT Tim McDuffey, second team S Jeff Killeen, second team PK Travis Brawner, second team PK Travis Brawner, second team S Jeff Killeen, second team OL David Arkin, second team B Finis Engleman T Horace Robins B Leonard Oliver B Virgil Cheek B Max Cherry B Virgil Cheek B Max Cherry B Virgil Cheek C Raymond Lipe B Walter Reynaud B Max Cherry G Russell Williamson

All-MIAA First Team

NCAA National Statistical Champions

FCS.ORG All-Stars 2004

1942 1947

1948

1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1955 1956 1957 1960 1961 1962 1963

1964 1965

1966

Collegiate All-State Team 1916 1919

TE, Clay Harbor, first team OL, David Arkin, first team

LB John Harvey vs. Lincoln HB Brian Keegan vs. SE Missouri St.

CB Willie Parks S Jeff Killeen S Jeff Killeen K Travis Brawner DE Frank Emeterio P/PK Travis Brawner DE Frank Emeterio S Jeff Killeen WR Mark Marcos DE Chris Brehmer WR Jared Emery OL David Arkin OL David Arkin

1941

CoSIDA Academic All-America 1973 1974 1975 1978 1984 1991 1997 1998 1999

ABC Chevrolet Scholarships 1979 1981

RB Charlie Mitchell selected for NFL-College All-Star Game, Chicago, Ill. OT Tom Mullen selected for NFL-College All-Star Game, Chicago, Ill. K/P Wayne Boyer, East-West Shrine Game, Palo Alto, Calif. K Travis Brawner, Kelly Tires Blue-Gray Game, Montgomery, Ala. TE Brad St. Louis, East-West Shrine Game, Palo Alto, Calif. TE Brad St. Louis, Hula Bowl Wailuki, Hawaii FB Nate Schurman, Las Vegas Classic, Las Vegas, Nev. K Jon Scifres, East-West Shrine Game, San Antonio, Texas LB Jeron Poole, Texas vs. the Nation TE Clay Harbor, Texas vs. the Nation East-West Shrine Game OL, David Arkin, Texas vs. the Nation East-West Shrine Game

CoSIDA Academic All-District

College Sporting News All-America 2009 2010

TE Brad St. Louis P/K Travis Brawner S Jeff Killeen

All-Star Games 1945

PK Austin Witmer (vs. SIU, 10/30/10)

The Sports Network FCS Player of the Week 1988

1999

1935 1936 1939 1940

E Burl Henderson B Russell Thorne T Oliver Davis E Burl Henderson T Oliver Davis B Herbert Austin G Jeff Wise B Herbert Austin T Jeff Wise B Herbert Austin E John Stater T Jeff Wise B Louis Stark C Pless Tolliver B Forrest Abbott T Eugene Scafe G Carl Durham B John Tindall B Louis Stark T Carl Durham E Carl Durham G Ray Morey B Lee Livingston G Stanley Lewis G Stanley Lewis E Russ Kaminsky B Dwight Bumpus E Russ Kaminsky E Ed Lechner T Earl Graves

1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974

1975

1976 1977 1978

G Bob Kellogg B Dwight Bumpus E Russ Kaminsky B Dwight Bumpus B Dean George G Mont Adamson T Homer Martin G Jim Somers G Dick Kerin B Ray Forsythe B Fred Chaffin E Don Provance E Paul Anderson G Jim Somers C Clell Wade T Homer Martin G Dick Kerin B Ray Haley B Ray Forsythe T Jim Mentis G Jim Somers B Ray Forsythe E Jim Julian C Henry May B Ralph Harrison T Bob Dees T Paul Mullins B John Batten T Loyce Sowell B John Batten E Bob Jennings B Jack Clingan G Tom Finan C Walter Brecht C Ben Koeneman T Bill Kaczmarek G Art Giacomin B George Sample T Rich Johanningmeier G Eldo Perry B George Sample E Jerry Boyer T Rich Johanningmeier G Eldo Perry C Wally Dawson B Cornelius Perry C Wally Dawson B Cornelius Perry OG Bill Stringer HB Cornelius Perry FB Pat Hogan DT John Dawson DG Wally Dawson DB Dennis Scott DB Larry Goddard OT Pat Talburt OG Bill Stringer FB Mike Howell DE Gary Jaqua DT Joe Solscheid MG Sam McDowell LB Chris George DB Randy Wheeler DB Dennis Scott DB Larry Goddard DG Sam McDowell DB Fred Harle OG Gene Douglass FB Mike Howell OT Clark Kynion DE Bill Endres OT Mike Cluck DB Stan Rinker DG Mike Aston OT Tom Mullen FB Tom McIntyre OT Tom Mullen OG Kevin McGrath FB Tom McIntyre OC Mike Fortner OG Brent Boehringer OT Jeff Fishburn RB Greg Lawson RB Bob Blakley LB Sonny Hopson DB Derk Ralls OT Mike Paulsen OG Barry Brambilla OG Brod Hudson RB Gino Travline DE Roy Shoffner LB Scott Thompson SE Tom Hamilton DT Dennis Heim LB Mike Murphy SE Tom Hamilton DT Dennis Heim OG Rick Suchenski OC Rich Walker FB John Gianini K Jan Stahle LB Mike Murphy DB Tim Ries

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1979

1980

P Bruce Lillienkamp QB Mitch Ware FB Mark Daniels OG Rick Suchenski OC Rich Walker SE Steve Newbold TE John Finders FB John Gianini DT Keith Odehnal

MIAA MVP 1928 1948 1950 1957 1979

B Louis Stark (Most Valuable Back) B Ray Haley (Most Valuable Back) G Jim Somers (Most Valuable Lineman) C Henry May (Most Valuable Lineman) T Bill Kaczmarek (Most Valuable Lineman) QB Mitch Ware (Most Valuable Player)

1996

RB Michael Cosey OT Brad Kubik K Wayne Boyer DE Earenest Grayson DT Mike Miano LB Bennie McLin TE Brad St. Louis OT Brad Kubik K Travis Brawner LB Corky Martin TE Brad St. Louis K Travis Brawner TE Brad St. Louis K Travis Brawner DT Luis Almanzar WR Jeff Hewitt OG Jake Harriger DE Enoch Smith OC Crockett Ladd DB Darren Barnett WR Steven Rush K Jon Scifres DE Steve Watson TE Clay Harbor TE Clay Harbor TE Clay Harbor OL David Arkin LB Antoine Wilkinson OL David Arkin LB Antoine Wilkinson

1997

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2004

MIAA Sportsmanship Award 1956 1963 1965

FB Jim Toler DB Charley Wade RB Cornelius Perry

All-Mid-Continent First Team 1981

1982

1983

1984

DE Paul Kutanovski OG Tim Bauer FB Bill Hedgepath LB John Harvey SE Lynn May OG Mike Carroll LB Darrin Newbold DB Mike Armentrout OC Mike Panko OG Mike Carroll LB Cornelius Blow DB Mike Armentrout S Mike Armentrout DT Dean Schuepbach FB John Longstreet OG Kevin Bor

Mid-Continent All-Academic Team 1981 1982

1983

1984

OG Steve AuBuchon OG Willie Hurst OT Kirk Miller DB Mike Armentrout DE Terry Gourley OG Mike Carroll K Greg Finley OC Willie Hurst DB Jim Kaufman RB J. D. Ward DB Mike Armentrout OG Mike Carroll DE Terry Gourley DB Howard Patton S Mike Armentrout CB Howard Patton DE Terry Gourley

2007 2008 2009 2010

MVFC Player of the Year 1985

LB James Houston, defense RB Keith Williams, offense LB Matt Soraghan, defense QB DeAndre Smith, offense QB DeAndre Smith, offense DT Mike Miano, defense

1987 1989 1990 1996

MVFC Freshman of the Year 2007

MVFC Newcomer of the Year 1995 2009 1995 1996

1997 1998

1999

1986 1987 1988 1989

1990

1991

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RB Keith Williams OC David Heim OT Brad Sellenriek OG Kevin Bor LB James Houston DE Preston Estes OG Chris Tayrien LB Matt Soraghan LB Ken Braden DE Preston Estes OC Doug Gardner OG Mark Christensen LB James Turnage QB DeAndre Smith RB Tony Gilbert RB Phillip Collins OC Greg Bolda OT Brian Eddy OG Mark Christensen DE Michael Fox LB James Turnage QB DeAndre Smith RB Eric Jenkins TE Ken Kelly OC John Wilcox OT Chris Kapilovic OG Chris Reed DE Michael Fox DT Bill Walter S Marcus Shipp OT Tim McDuffey OG Matt Irvin DT Bill Walter S Marcus Shipp CB Adrion Smith OG Matt Irvin CB Adrion Smith LB Cameron Flemming CB Adrion Smith LB DeLaun Fowler OG Luke Hake P Chris Hurst

WR Jason Cannon LB Antoine Wilkinson

MVFC All-Academic First Team

All-MVFC First Team 1985

QB Cody Kirby

2000 2001 2002 2006 2007 2009 2010

OG Ryan Bravo OT Jason Whittle WR Montoi Dixon DT Jake Jacobsmeyer TE Corey Roy OT Jason Whittle OG Ryan Touhey K Travis Brawner S Jeff Killeen QB Derek Jensen K Travis Brawner S Jeff Killeen TE Brad St. Louis P/K Travis Brawner DE Frank Emeterio WR Chance Thurman DT Jerry Arnold TE Matt White TB Jason Ringena TB Zach Dechant WR Mark Marcos OC Crockett Ladd TE Payne Hall OC David Tillman WR Jared Emery OL David Arkin OL David Arkin

MVFC Coach of the Year 1989 1990

Jesse Branch Jesse Branch

Virgil Cheek Award (presented to outstanding Missouri State graduating senior male athlete) 1956 E Ron Whitaker 1960 E Charlie Finley 1964 T Rich Johanningmeier 1965 E Jerry Boyer 1966 QB Dan Young 1967 E Bill Douglass 1968 DB Dennis Scott 1975 TE Bob Grana 1976 QB Kent Stringer 1978 DB Terry Kasper 1980 QB Mitch Ware 1982 FB Mark Daniels 1983 DE Darrin Newbold 1988 DE Preston Estes 1989 DB Scott Hartwig 1992 OT Tim McDuffey 1999 QB Derek Jensen 2000 TE Brad St. Louis 2001 TE Matt White 2005 OC Brad Durham 2007 S Mike Radon 2008 OC David Tillman 2011 OL David Arkin

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A.J. McDonald Award (presented to outstanding MSU graduating senior athlete and physical education major) 1969 C Dennis Darnell 1976 SE Jack Carter 1977 LB Steve Spencer 1978 DB Kelly Walker 1980 QB Mitch Ware 1982 FB Mark Daniels 1986 K Preston Stringer 1992 QB Paul Carney 1996 OG Ryan Bravo 1997 TE Corey Roy 2011 OL Brent Chojnacki

MSU Media Player of the Year 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

DE Darrin Newbold S Mike Armentrout FB John Longstreet HB Keith Williams LB Ken Braden LB Matt Soraghan LB James Turnage QB DeAndre Smith QB DeAndre Smith DT Bill Walter FB Jonah White RB Anthony Pegues LB DeLaun Fowler LB DeLaun Fowler RB Michael Cosey OT Brad Kubik QB Derek Jensen QB Jay Rodgers WR Jeff Hewitt LB P. J. Jones OC Crockett Ladd TB Cody Pratt TB Cody Pratt / WR/KR Steven Rush WR/KR Michael Sparks S Mike Radon / OT Justin Williamson TB Gerald Davis QB Cody Kirby TE Clay Harbor QB Cody Kirby

Arthur Briggs Award (presented to top football scholar-athlete) 1991 OT Tim McDuffey 1992 OG Matt Irvin 1993 CB Willie Parks 1994 OT Ryan Touhey 1995 OT Jason Whittle 1996 TE Corey Roy 1997 S Jeff Killeen 1998 P/K Travis Brawner 1999 P/K Travis Brawner 2000 TE Matt White 2001 TB Jason Ringena 2002 OC Crockett Ladd 2003 OC Brad Durham 2004 OC Brad Durham 2005 OC David Tillman 2006 TE Payne Hall 2007 OC David Tillman 2008 WR Chris Geisz 2009 WR Jared Emery 2010 SS Skylar Smith

Missouri State Team Awards Offensive Scout Player of the Year 1995 OT Cameron Roy 1996 OC Matt White 1997 OT Jake Harriger 1998 OT Jeff Bristol 1999 TB Lee Coleman 2000 QB Eric Ilich 2001 WR Cory Eden 2002 QB Steve Cota 2003 TB Tauren Johnson 2004 TB Tony Glosier 2005 QB Matt Krapfl 2006 OL David Arkin 2007 TB Miguel Warren 2008 OT Harrison Menke 2009 QB Trevor Wooden 2010 WR Duane Atteberry Defensive Scout Player of the Year 1995 DT Eric Whittingham 1996 DE Jerry Arnold 1997 LB P. J. Jones 1998 CB Benny McDowell 1999 LB Demarco Williams 2000 DT Derek Rogers 2001 LB Darryl Robinson 2002 LB Jared Opp LB Darron Boone 2003 LB Chris Goode 2004 LB Dan Graham 2005 LB Eric Small 2006 LB Jacob Highfill 2007 LB Chris Current 2008 DE Joe Day 2009 DB Rick Dansdill DL Anthony Grady 2010 LB Geoff Stanford

Offensive Lineman of the Year 1995 OC Paxton Parker 1996 OT Brad Kubik 1997 OT Brad Kubik 1998 OT Justin Craun 1999 OG Jason Stealy / OC Aaron Light 2000 C Jake Harriger / G James Broyles 2001 OG Jake Harriger 2002 OC Crockett Ladd 2003 OT Jon Zweygardt 2004 OT Travis Brown 2005 OT Justin Williamson 2006 OG Steve Kohenskey 2007 OG David Arkin 2008 OG David Arkin 2009 OL David Arkin 2010 OT Jake Duron Defensive Lineman of the Year 1995 DT Mike Miano 1996 DT Mike Miano 1997 DE Corey Brunsvold 1998 DT Jerry Arnold/DE Frank Emeterio 1999 DT Dan Adams 2000 DE Mario Turner 2001 DE Enoch Smith 2002 DT Kyle Layne 2003 DT Joe Taylor 2004 DT Tyree Young 2005 DT Deyontae Batiste 2006 DE Chris Wash 2007 DT Chris Brehmer 2008 DE Cory Harbor 2009 DE Waylon Richardet 2010 DE Levi Moore Special Teams Most Valuable Player 1995 LB Justin Springfield KR Robbie Fresquez 1996 K/P Wayne Boyer 1997 K/P Travis Brawner 1998 K/P Travis Brawner/B Kevin Hunt 1999 K/P Travis Brawner/S Jeff Killeen 2000 P Eddie Pena 2001 P Eddie Pena 2002 KR Lee Coleman 2003 KR Steven Rush 2004 K/P Jon Scifres 2005 K/P Jon Scifres 2006 KR Eric Davis 2007 K/P Nathan Stokes 2008 TE Jeff Sargent 2009 K Matt Hottelman 2010 LS Kaleb Mueller Offensive Most Valuable Player 1995 QB Jeremy Hoog 1996 RB Michael Cosey 1997 QB Jeremy Hoog 1998 QB Derek Jensen 1999 WR Chance Thurman 2000 TB Jason Ringena 2001 TB Eddie Linscomb 2002 WR Mark Marcos 2003 TB Cody Pratt 2004 WR/KR Steve Rush 2005 TB Lee Baker 2006 OT Justin Williamson 2007 TE Clay Harbor 2008 TE Clay Harbor 2009 TE Clay Harbor 2010 OL David Arkin / QB Cody Kirby Defensive Most Valuable Player 1995 LB DeLaun Fowler 1996 DT Mike Miano 1997 LB Corky Martin 1998 LB Corky Martin/DT Jerry Arnold 1999 LB Corky Martin 2000 LB Corky Martin 2001 LB P. J. Jones 2002 LB Darryl Robinson 2003 S Kailan Williams 2004 S Jovon Lewis 2005 LB Derrick Byrd 2006 S Mike Radon 2007 S Roger Wright 2008 S Roger Wright 2009 LB Antoine Wilkinson 2010 LB Antoine Wilkinson, LB Terian Washington Bears Team Award 1995 QB Kyle Geller 1996 TE Corey Roy 1997 CB Clarence Dossie 1998 DB Michael Holloway 2000 TE Matt White 2001 FB Demetrius Smith 2002 OC Crockett Ladd 2003 FB Nate Schurman 2004 OC Brad Durham 2005 QB A.J. Porter 2006 LB Jason Anthony / DE Sid Rone 2007 WR Jeremy Nicholson LB Jeron Poole 2008 CB Cedric Alvis / OG Seth Reichert 2009 QB Tyler Horner / LB Sam Block 2010 OC Erik Dahl / DE Waylon Richardet

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All-Time Individual Records Total Offense Plays Game 60, Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota St., 10/10/09 59, Derek Jensen, at UNI, 10/3/98 57, Jeremy Hoog, at UNI, 10/19/96 56, Phil Johnson, vs. Illinois State, 10/9/93 55, DeAndre Smith, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 55, Derek Jensen, at Illinois St., 11/7/98 54, Derek Jensen, vs. Western Ill., 10/10/98 54, Derek Jensen, at Indiana St., 10/17/98 54, Cody Kirby, vs. Washburn, 9/4/08 52, Tyler Horner, vs. Southern Ill., 10/28/06 52, Cody Kirby, at Kansas State, 9/11/10 52, Cody Kirby, vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 Season 463, Derek Jensen, 1998 452, Cody Kirby, 2010 418, Cody Kirby, 2008 416, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 413, DeAndre Smith, 1990 408, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 388, DeAndre Smith, 1989 384, Cody Kirby, 2009 362, Jay Rodgers, 1999 334, Cody Kirby, 2007 Career 1,588, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 1,314, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 1,106, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 935, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 752, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 746, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 651, John Gianini, 1976-80 641, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 603, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 596, Frank Miller, 1971-72

Total Offense Yards Game 469, DeAndre Smith, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 426, A.J. Porter, vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03 415, Jeremy Hoog, at Western Ill., 11/21/95 393, Jay Rodgers, at Southern Ill., 10/30/99 384, Cody Kirby vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 381, Jeremy Hoog, at SE Mo. St., 11/11/95 374, Jeremy Hoog, vs. Liberty, 10/15/94 366, Jeremy Hoog, at UNI, 11/19/96 356, A. J. Porter, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 351, Jay Rodgers, vs. Indiana St., 11/20/99 350, Scott Carroll, at Southern Ill., 10/1/05 Season 2,768, Jay Rodgers, 1999 2,710, Cody Kirby, 2010 2,697, Derek Jensen, 1998 2,635, DeAndre Smith, 1990 2,530, DeAndre Smith, 1989 2,250, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 2,227, Cody Kirby, 2008 2,122, Cody Kirby, 2009 2,098, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 1,960, Cody Kirby, 2007 Career 9,019, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 7,326, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 6,356, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 5,602, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 4,058, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 4,010, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 3,987, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 3,816, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 3,526, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 2,867, John Gianini, 1976-80 2,790, Tom Leeker, 1982-85 2,768, Jay Rodgers, 1999 2,694, Keith Williams, 1982-85 2,646, Frank Miller, 1971-72 2,415, Fred Tabron, 1970-73

Scoring Points Scored Game 37, Louis Stark, vs. SW Baptist, 9/24/27 30, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 30, Keith Williams, at Truman St., 10/5/85 30, Steven Rush, vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03 30, Gerald Davis, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 26, Pete Bybel, at Truman St., 10/19/57 24, Tommy Burns, vs. Emporia St., 10/1/55 24, Cornelius Perry, vs. Mo. S&T, 10/31/64 24, Tom Herman, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/23/73 24, Bill Hedgepath, at Lincoln, 11/14/81 24, Derek Jensen, at Illinois St., 11/7/98

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24, Zach Dechant, vs. SE Mo. St., 9/21/02 24, Cody Pratt, vs. East Central, 8/28/03 24, Kaya Farris, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 24, Gerald Davis, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 24, Cody Kirby, at Murray State, 10/9/10 Season 114, Gerald Davis, 2007 110, Mark Daniels, 1979 108, DeAndre Smith, 1990 103, Wayne Boyer, 1996 96, Keith Williams, 1985 92, DeAndre Smith, 1989 86, Greg Lawson, 1974 86, Travis Brawner, 1997 84, Michael Cosey, 1996 83, Richard Grote, 1990 82, Chris Potthast, 1989 79, Jon Scifres, 2004 78, Cornelius Perry, 1963 78, Cornelius Perry, 1964 78, John Gianini, 1978 78, Jason Ringena, 1999 78, Cody Kirby, 2010 Career 247, Wayne Boyer, 1993-96 242, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 225, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 220, Chris Potthast, 1986-89 210, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 210, Jon Scifres, 2002-05 198, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 192, Keith Williams, 1982-85 190, Richard Grote, 1990-92 180, John Gianini, 1976-80 178, Brian Long, 2000-02 170, Jan Stahle, 1976-78 168, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 167, Pat Hogan, 1963-66 158, Mark Daniels, 1977-80

Consecutive Games Scoring 33, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 32, Brian Long, 2000-02 26, Jon Scifres, 2003-05 22, Chris Potthast, 1988-89 22, Nathan Stokes, 2007-08 21, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 21, Wayne Boyer, 1995-96 20, Wayne Boyer, 1993-94 18, David Kruse, 1974-75 15, Jan Stahle, 1977-78 15, Chris Potthast, 1986-87

Touchdowns Scored Game 6, Louis Stark, vs. SW Baptist, 9/24/27 5, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 5, Keith Williams, at Truman St., 10/5/85 5, Steven Rush, Illinois St., 11/8/03 vs. 5, Gerald Davis, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 4, Tommy Burns, vs. Emporia St., 10/1/55 4, Pete Bybel, at Truman State, 10/19/57 4, Cornelius Perry, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/31/64 4, Tom Herman, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/23/73 4, Bill Hedgepath, at Lincoln, 11/14/81 4, Derek Jensen, at Illinois State, 11/7/98 4, Zach Dechant, vs. Southeast Mo., 9/21/02 4, Cody Pratt, vs. East Central, 8/28/03 4, Kaya Farris,at Western Illinois, 11/15/03 4, Gerald Davis, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 4, Cody Kirby, at Murray State, 10/9/10 Season 19, Gerald Davis, 2007 18, DeAndre Smith, 1990 18, Mark Daniels, 1979 16, Keith Williams, 1985 15, DeAndre Smith, 1989 14, Greg Lawson, 1974 14, Michael Cosey, 1996 13, Cornelius Perry, 1963 13, Cornelius Perry, 1964 13, John Gianini, 1978 13, Jason Ringena, 1999 13, Cody Kirby, 2010 Career 40, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 35, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 33, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 32, Keith Williams, 1982-85 30, John Gianini, 1976-80 28, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 26, Mark Daniels, 1977-80 25, Jason Ringena, 1998-01 23, Johnny Longstreet, 1981-84

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23, Rodney McConico, 1987-90 23, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 22, Anthony Pegues, 1990-93 21, Gino Travline, 1973-76 20, Gerald Davis, 2004-07 19, Greg Lawson, 1973-74

Scoring by Kickers Extra Points Kicked Game 9, Jan Stahle, vs. Lincoln, 11/13/76 9, Richard Grote, vs. Washburn, 9/12/92 9, Brian Long, vs. Drake, 11/3/01 9, Nathan Stokes, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 8, Danny Gasser, at Truman St., 10/5/85 8, Richard Grote, vs. Indiana St., 10/19/91 8, Travis Brawner, vs. UT Martin, 11/13/99 8, Nathan Stokes, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 8, Jordan Chiles, at Murray State, 10/9/10 7, done 11 times, last by Nathan Stokes, vs. Illinois St., 10/6/07 Season 49, Chris Potthast, 1989 49, Nathan Stokes, 2007 47, Richard Grote, 1990 46, Travis Brawner, 1999 43, Jan Stahle, 1978 42, Travis Brawner, 1998 41, Danny Gasser, 1985 36, Mike Pallardy, 1979 35, Brian Long, 2001 34, Jon Scifres, 2004 33, Richard Grote, 1991 33, Jordan Chiles, 2010 32, David Kruse, 1974 32, Richard Grote, 1992 32, Matt Hottelman, 2008 Career 112, Richard Grote, 1990-92 111, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 106, Chris Potthast, 1986-89 100, Wayne Boyer, 1993-96 93, Jon Scifres, 2002-04 91, Brian Long, 2000-02 89, Jan Stahle, 1976-78 74, David Kruse, 1973-75 72, Nathan Stokes, 2007-08 68, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 65, Pat Hogan, 1963-66 60, Matt Hottelman, 2006-09 55, Mike Pallardy, 1978-80

Consec. Games Scoring Extra Point 32, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 22, Nathan Stokes, 2007-08 21, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 20, Richard Grote, 1990-91 20, Wayne Boyer, 1993-94 18, Chris Potthast, 1988-89 17, Brian Long, 2001-02

Consecutive Conversions Kicked 51, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 47, Brian Long, 2000-02 45, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 37, Chris Potthast, 1988-89 35, Wayne Boyer, 1995-96 34, Matt Hottelman, 11/15/08 to 11/14/09 33, Jordan Chiles, 9/3/10 to present 32, Jan Stahle, 1977-78 28, David Kruse, 1974-75 26, Nathan Stokes, 2007

Field Goals Kicked Game 4, Richard Grote, at Indiana St., 9/15/90 4, Wayne Boyer, at McNeese St., 9/7/96 4, Wayne Boyer, at UT-Martin, 9/21/96 3, Tom Tucker, at Truman State, 11/6/71 3, David Kruse, at Mo. Southern, 10/4/75 3, Jan Stahle, at SE Missouri St., 11/6/76 3, Jan Stahle, at Pittsburg State, 9/17/78 3, Mike Pallardy, at Harding, 9/20/80 3, Danny Gasser, vs. Central Mo., 11/9/85 3, Richard Grote, vs. Western Ill., 10/3/92 3, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman State, 9/9/95 3, Wayne Boyer, vs. Indiana State, 10/7/95 3, Wayne Boyer, at Southern Ill., 10/14/95 3, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman St., 9/14/96 3, Wayne Boyer, at UNI, 10/19/96 3, Travis Brawner, vs. McNeese St., 9/13/97 3, Travis Brawner, at Southern Ill., 10/4/97 3, Travis Brawner, vs. Indiana St., 10/11/97 3, Travis Brawner, vs. UNI, 11/1/97 3, Travis Brawner, 9/18/99 vs. Texas Southern

3, Brian Long, vs. Western Illinois, 10/27/01 3, Jon Scifres, at Western Illinois, 12/12/04 3, Jon Scifres, at Southern Illinois, 10/1/05 3, Nathan Stokes, at Indiana St., 10/21/06 3, Nathan Stokes, at UT Martin, 9/6/07 3, Austin Witmer, vs. Southern Ill., 10/30/10 Season 25, Wayne Boyer, 1996 21, Travis Brawner, 1997 15, Jon Scifres, 2004 14, Wayne Boyer, 1995 13, Chris Potthast, 1987 12, Richard Grote, 1990 12, Richard Grote, 1992 12, Brian Long, 2001 11, Jan Stahle, 1977 11, Jan Stahle, 1978 11, Danny Gasser, 1985 11, Chris Potthast, 1989 11, Brian Long, 2000 11, Jon Scifres, 2003 Career 49, Wayne Boyer, 1993-96 39, Jon Scifres, 2002-05 38, Chris Potthast, 1986-89 38, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 29, Brian Long, 2000-02 27, Jan Stahle, 1976-78 26, Richard Grote, 1990-92 19, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 17, David Kruse, 1973-75 17, Nathan Stokes, 2006-07

Consecutive Games Kicking FG 12, Jon Scifres, 2004-05 11, Wayne Boyer, 1996 8, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 7, Travis Brawner, 1997 6, Wayne Boyer, 1995 6, Brian Long, 2000 5, Jan Stahle, 1977 4, Richard Grote, 1990 4, Travis Brawner, 1998 4, Brian Long, 2001

Consecutive Field Goals Kicked 18, Jon Scifres, 2004-05 9, Chris Potthast, 1986 9, Wayne Boyer, 1996 7, Danny Gasser, 1985 6, Jan Stahle, 1977 6, Danny Gasser, 1984-85 6, Nathan Stokes, 2007

Longest Field Goal Kicked 57, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman St., 9/14/96 56, David Kruse, vs. Missouri S&T, 11/23/74 55, Wayne Boyer, vs. Jacksonville St., 9/28/96 54, Danny Gasser, vs. Central Mo., 11/9/85 54, Richard Grote, vs. Washburn, 9/29/90 53, Wayne Boyer, vs. Jacksonville St., 9/28/96 53, Matt Hottelman, at Arkansas, 9/5/09 52, David Kruse, vs. Lincoln, 11/16/73 52, Wayne Boyer, at Oklahoma St., 8/31/96 52, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman St., 9/14/96 52, Travis Brawner, vs. McNeese St., 9/13/97 52, Nathan Stokes, at Western Ill., 10/13/07 51, Travis Brawner, vs. Indiana St., 10/11/97 50, Jan Stahle, at Harding, 9/23/78 50, Mike Pallardy, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/20/79 50, Chris Potthast, at Western Ill., 9/26/87 50, Wayne Boyer, at Southern Ill., 10/14/95 50, Brian Long, vs. Mo. Southern, 9/9/2000

Points Scored, Kicker Game 15, Richard Grote, at Indiana St., 9/15/90 15, Wayne Boyer, at UT-Martin, 9/21/96 15, Nathan Stokes, at UT Martin, 9/6/07 15, Austin Witmer vs. Southern Ill., 10/30/10 14, Jan Stahle, at Pittsburg State, 9/16/78 14, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman St., 9/14/96 13, Travis Brawner, vs. Tex. Southern, 9/11/99 13, Brian Long, at Western Ill., 10/27/01 12, Jan Stahle, at SE Missouri St., 11/6/76 12, Jan Stahle, vs. Lincoln, 10/7/78 12, Danny Gasser, vs. Central Mo., 11/9/85 12, Richard Grote, vs. Washburn, 9/12/92 12, Wayne Boyer, vs. Truman State, 9/9/95 12, Wayne Boyer, at Southern Ill., 10/14/95 12, Wayne Boyer, at McNeese St., 9/7/96 12, Travis Brawner, at Southern Ill., 10/4/97 12, Brian Long, vs. Mo. Southern, 9/9/2000 12, Brian Long, vs. Illinois State, 11/17/01 12, Jon Scifres, vs. Western Illinois, 10/2/04

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David Kruse

Jan Stahle

K, 1973-75

K, 1976-78

Season 103, Wayne Boyer, 1996 86, Travis Brawner, 1997 83, Richard Grote, 1990 82, Chris Potthast, 1989 79, Jon Scifres, 2004 76, Jan Stahle, 1978 74, Danny Gasser, 1985 73, Travis Brawner, 1999 73, Nathan Stokes, 2007 71, Brian Long, 2001 68, Richard Grote, 1992 66, Wayne Boyer, 1995 66, Travis Brawner, 1998 Career 247, Wayne Boyer, 1993-96 225, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 220, Chris Potthast, 1986-89 201, Jon Scifres, 2002-05 190, Richard Grote, 1990-92 178, Brian Long, 2000-02 170, Jan Stahle, 1976-78

Rushing Rushing Attempts Danny Gasser

Chris Potthast

K, 1984-85

K, 1986-89

Richard Grote

Wayne Boyer

K, 1990-92

K/P, 1993-96

Travis Brawner

Jon Scifres

K, 1997-99

K, 2002-05

Cornelius Perry

Fred Tabron

RB, 1963-65

RB, 1970-73

Game 43, Cody Pratt, vs. Youngstown St., 11/13/04 41, Michael Cosey, vs. Illinois St., 9/30/95 39, Eddie Linscomb, at Indiana St., 10/12/02 37, Cody Pratt, vs. Sam Houston St., 9/11/04 34, Cody Pratt, vs. Drake, 9/2/04 33, John Gianini, at Northwest Mo., 10/9/76 33, John Gianini, at Harding, 9/20/80 32, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 32, Gino Travline, vs. Pittsburg St., 9/20/75 32, Rod Witt, at Southern Illinois, 9/7/85 32, Michael Cosey, at UT Martin, 9/21/96 32, Michael Cosey, vs. Southern Ill., 10/5/96 32, Jason Ringena, vs. Western Ill., 10/14/00 32, Jason Ringena, vs. SE Mo. St., 11/11/00 Season 293, Michael Cosey, 1996 266, Cody Pratt, 2004 251, Cody Pratt, 2003 240, Gino Travline, 1975 230, Mark Daniels, 1979 207, DeAndre Smith, 1989 192, Fred Tabron, 1971 189, Jonah White, 1992 188, John Gianini, 1978 185, Johnny Longstreet, 1983 183, Eric Jenkins, 1990 183, DeAndre Smith, 1990 Career 651, John Gianini, 1976-80 613, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 551, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 517, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 488, Gino Travline, 1973-76 468, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 456, Johnny Longstreet, 1981-84 455, George Sample, 1959-62 438, Michael Cosey, 1995-96 431, Ardie McCoy, 1965-68 430, Mark Daniels, 1977-80 420, Jason Ringena, 1998-01

Yards Gained Rushing

Gino Travline

Greg Lawson

RB, B, 197 1973-76 3 76

RB, 197 1973-74 3

Game 248, Maurice Daniels, vs. Cal. North., 11/14/98 240, Mike Cosey, vs. Jacksonville St., 9/28/96 238, Cornelius Perry, vs. Mo. S&T, 10/31/64 232, Keith Williams, at Eastern Ill., 10/19/85 222, Jason Ringena, vs. SE Mo. St., 11/11/00 217, Cody Pratt, vs. Drake, 9/2/04 214, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 213, Ardie McCoy, vs. NW Missouri, 10/26/68 211, John Gianini, at Harding, 9/20/80 210, John Batten, at Delta State, 10/29/51 208, Michael Cosey, vs. Southern Ill., 10/5/96 203, Mark Daniels, vs. Harding, 9/22/79 200, Cornelius Perry, at NW Mo. St., 10/12/63 198, Fred Tabron, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/23/71 196, Greg Lawson, at NW Missouri, 10/26/74 194, Eddie Linscomb, vs. Illinois St., 11/17/01 191, Fred Tabron, at Eastern Ill., 10/30/71 191, John Gianini, at NW Missouri, 10/14/78 191, Chris Douglas, at Murray State, 10/9/10 186, Maurice Daniels, vs. UT Martin, 9/20/97 184, Fred Tabron, vs. Eastern Ill., 10/28/72 183, Keith Williams, vs. Illinois St., 9/14/85 180, Michael Cosey, vs. Illinois St., 9/30/95 Season 1,453, Michael Cosey, 1996 1,223, Cody Pratt, 2003 1,201, Keith Williams, 1985 1,181, Gino Travline, 1975 1,120, Maurice Daniels, 1998 1,116, Cody Pratt, 2004

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2011 Football Guide 1,051, Chris Douglas, 2010 1,039, Mark Daniels, 1979 1,037, Eric Jenkins, 1990 1,002, John Gianini, 1978 984, Eddie Linscomb, 2001 944, Jason Ringena, 1999 918, Maurice Daniels, 1997 914, Greg Lawson, 1974 909, DeAndre Smith, 1989 905, Cornelius Perry, 1964 885, Cornelius Perry, 1963 880, Jonah White, 1992 870, Jason Ringena, 2000 838, Johnny Longstreet, 1984 Career 2,867, John Gianini, 1976-80 2,694, Keith Williams, 1982-85 2,415, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 2,381, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 2,339, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 2,286, Gino Travline, 1973-76 2,276, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 2,218, Jason Ringena, 1998-01 2,040, Maurice Daniels, 1996-98 2,019, Michael Cosey, 1995-96 1,989, Johnny Longstreet, 1981-84 1,920, Mark Daniels, 1977-80 1,850, Ardie McCoy, 1965-68 1,788, Jonah White, 1988-92 1,742, Eddie Linscomb, 2001-02 1,739, Tony Gilbert, 1986-89 1,715, George Sample, 1959-62 1,653, Eric Jenkins, 1989-90 1,531, Anthony Pegues, 1990-93 1,522, Rodney McConico, 1987-90

John Gianini

Mark Daniels

RB, 1976-80

RB, 1977-80

John Longstreet

Keith Williams

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RB, 1982-85

Touchdowns Rushing Game 5, Gerald Davis, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 4, Louis Stark, vs. SW Baptist, 9/24/27 4, Tommy Burns, vs. Emporia St., 10/1/55 4, Cornelius Perry, vs. Mo. S&T, 10/31/64 4, Tom Herman, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/20/73 4, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 4, Bill Hedgepath, at Lincoln, 11/14/81 4, Derek Jensen, at Illinois State, 11/7/98 4, Zach Dechant, vs. SE Mo. St., 9/21/02 4, Cody Pratt, vs. East Central, 8/28/03 4, Gerald Davis, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 4, Cody Kirby, at Murray State, 10/9/10 Season 19, Gerald Davis, 2007 18, DeAndre Smith, 1990 17, Mark Daniels, 1979 15, DeAndre Smith, 1989 13, John Gianini, 1978 13, Michael Cosey, 1996 13, Cody Kirby, 2010 12, Greg Lawson, 1974 12, Jason Ringena, 1999 12, Cody Pratt, 2004 Career 40, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 33, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 30, John Gianini, 1976-80 28, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 25, Mark Daniels, 1977-80 24, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 24, Jason Ringena, 1998-01 23, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 21, Johnny Longstreet, 1981-84 20, Gino Travline, 1973-76 20, Keith Williams, 1982-86 20, Rodney McConico, 1987-90 20, Gerald Davis, 2004-07

Tony Gilbert

Anthony Pegues

RB/KR, 1986-89

RB, 1990-93

Michael Cosey

Maurice Daniels

RB, 1995-96

RB, 1996-98

Jason Ringena

Cody Pratt

RB, 1998-01

RB, 2003-04

Frank Miller

Kent Stringer

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QB, 1973-75 1973

Games, 100 or More Yds. Rushing Season 9, Michael Cosey, 1996 7, Cody Pratt, 2003 6, Gino Travline, 1975 6, John Gianini, 1978 6, Keith Williams, 1985 5, Cody Pratt, 2004 Career 12, Michael Cosey, 1995-96 12, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 11, John Gianini, 1976-80 10, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 9, Keith Williams, 1982-85 9, Maurice Daniels, 1996-98 8, Gino Travline, 1973-76 8, Johnny Longstreet, 1981-84 8, Jason Ringena, 1998-01 7, Mark Daniels, 1977-80 7, Eddie Linscomb, 2001-02 7, Cody Pratt, 2003

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2011 Football Guide Rushing Average Season 9.0, Keith Williams, 1984 8.4, Phillip Collins, 1989 7.6, Keith Williams, 1985 6.9, Chris Douglas, 2010 6.6, Maurice Daniels, 1998 6.5, Kingjack Washington, 2007 6.4, Eddie Linscomb, 2001 6.1, Maurice Daniels, 1997 Career 7.3, Keith Williams, 1982-85 6.7, Bob Blakley, 1973-75 6.5, Phillip Collins, 1988-89 6.3, Anthony Pegues, 1990-92 6.3, Maurice Daniels, 1996-98 6.0, Tony Gilbert, 1986-89 5.8, Rodney McConico, 1987-90

Consecutive Games Scoring TD 10, DeAndre Smith, 1990 8, John Gianini, 1978 8, Keith Williams, 1985 8, DeAndre Smith, 1989 7, Mark Daniels, 1979 6, John Gianini, 1976-77 6, Chris Douglas, 10/2/10 to 11/6/10 5, Cody Pratt, 2004

Longest Rushing Play 99, Phillip Collins, at Western Ill., 9/16/89 97, Fred Tabron, at NW Missouri, 11/14/70 97, Chris Douglas, at Murray State, 10/9/10 95, Cornelius Perry, at NW Missouri, 10/12/63 91, John Gianini, at NW Missouri St., 10/14/78 86, Fred Tabron, vs. Eastern Ill., 10/28/72 86, P.J. Ikner, at Arkansas, 9/3/05 vs 86, Chris Douglas, vs. Eastern Ky., 9/3/10 85, Paul Carney, vs. Illinois State, 10/7/89 83, Tom Herman, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/20/73

Passing Passes Attempted Game 49, Jeremy Hoog, at UNI, 10/19/96 47, Derek Jensen, at UNI, 10/3/98 47, Derek Jensen, at Indiana St., 10/17/98 46, Jeremy Hoog, vs. McNeese St., 9/13/97 46, Austin Moherman, at Youngstown 10/13/01 46, Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota St., 10/10/09 45, Phil Johnson, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 44, Derek Jensen, vs. Indiana St., 10/7/95 43, Jeremy Hoog, at Arkansas St., 11/8/97 43, A.J. Porter, vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03 43, A.J. Porter, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 Season 378, Derek Jensen, 1998 338, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 326, Jay Rodgers, 1999 320, Cody Kirby, 2008 318, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 313, Cody Kirby, 2010 296, Austin Moherman, 2000 293, Cody Kirby, 2009 284, A.J. Porter, 2004 264, Austin Moherman, 2001 249, Michael White, 2002 246, Cody Kirby, 2007 233, Phil Johnson, 1993 231, Frank Miller, 1971 230, Frank Miller, 1972 230, DeAndre Smith, 1990 Career 1,172, Cody Kirby, 2007-2010 1,042, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 603, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 592, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 560, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 532, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 493, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 461, Frank Miller, 1971-72 450, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 447, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 326, Jay Rodgers, 1999 273, Bobby George, 1969-71 266, Mike Royle, 1977-80 264, Tom Young, 1964-67 255, Dan Young, 1963-65

Passes Completed Game 29, Cody Kirby, vs. South Dakota St., 10/10/09 28, Phil Johnson, vs. Illinois State, 10/9/93 28, A. J. Porter, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 28, A.J. Porter, vs. Sam Houston St., 9/11/04 27, DeAndre Smith, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 27, Derek Jensen, at UNI, 10/3/98 27, Jay Rodgers, vs. Indiana St., 11/20/99 27, Scott Carroll, at Southern Ill., 10/1/05

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26, Frank Miller, vs. Lincoln, 11/18/72 26, Jeremy Hoog, at UNI, 10/19/96 26, Derek Jensen, at Illinois St., 11/7/98 25, Jeremy Hoog, vs. Liberty, 10/15/94 25, Austin Moherman, at YSU, 10/13/01 25, Michael White, at Illinois St., 10/5/02 24, Jeremy Hoog, vs. North Texas, 9/10/94 24, Jeremy Hoog, vs. UNI, 10/28/95 24, Derek Jensen, vs. Western Ill., 10/10/98 24, Jay Rodgers, vs. Illinois St., 9/25/99 24, Tyler Horner, vs. Southern Ill., 10/28/06 24, Cody Kirby, vs. Youngstown St., 10/2/10 24, Cody Kirby, vs. Southern Ill., 10/30/10 Season 208, Derek Jensen, 1998 206, Jay Rodgers, 1999 181, Cody Kirby, 2008 181, Cody Kirby, 2009 179, Cody Kirby, 2010 173, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 163, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 156, A.J. Porter, 2004 155, Austin Moherman, 2000 153, Austin Moherman, 2001 149, Cody Kirby, 2007 140, DeAndre Smith, 1990 138, Michael White, 2002 135, Jeremy Hoog, 1994 134, Phil Johnson, 1993 Career 690, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 569, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 322, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 313, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 308, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 300, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 281, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 246, Frank Miller, 1971-72 206, Jay Rodgers, 1999 205, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 203, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 138, Michael White, 2002 134, Phil Johnson, 1993 125, Dan Young, 1963-65 124, Mike Royle, 1977-80

Best Pass Completion Percentage Season .700 (56/80), A.J. Porter, 2005 .632 (206/326), Jay Rodgers, 1999 .618 (181/293), Cody Kirby, 2009 .616 (98/159), Jeremy Hoog, 1995 .609 (140/230), DeAndre Smith, 1990 .606 (149/246), Cody Kirby, 2007 .600 (117/195), Scott Carroll, 2005 .595 (135/227), Jeremy Hoog, 1994 .593 (64/108), Matt Krapfl, 2006 .585 (79/135), Mitch Ware, 1979 .580 (105/181), DeAndre Smith, 1989 .580 (153/264), Austin Moherman, 2001 .575 (134/233), Phil Johnson, 1993 .572 (179/313), Cody Kirby, 2010 .569 (82/144), Matt Krapfl, 2006 Career .632 (206/326), Jay Rodgers, 1999 .600 (117/195), Scott Carroll, 2005 .589 (690/1172), Cody Kirby, 2007-10 .575 (134/233), Phil Johnson, 1993 .570 (281/493), DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 .564 (300/532), A.J. Porter, 2002-05 .563 (90/160), Ken Whittaker, 1991-93 .554 (138/249), Michael White, 2002 .550 (308/560), Austin Moherman, 2000-01 .546 (569/1042), Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 .545 (61/112), Cleveland Antoine, 1990-92 .544 (322/592), Mitch Ware, 1976-79 .534 (246/461), Frank Miller, 1971-72

Pass Efficiency Rating Season (minimum 50 pass attempts) 174.89, A.J. Porter, 2005 172.32, Mitch Ware, 1979 156.01, Tom Leeker, 1985 150.14, Jay Rodgers, 1999 140.65, Cleveland Antoine, 1992 140.61, A.J. Porter, 2003 140.51, DeAndre Smith, 1990 140.48, DeAndre Smith, 1989 131.80, Mitch Ware, 1976 130.65, Greg Arterburn, 1983 130.04, Jeremy Hoog, 1995 128.30, Cody Kirby, 2007 Career (minimum 100 pass attempts) 150.14, Jay Rodgers, 1999 133.60, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 133.60, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 132.48, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 127.86, Tom Leeker, 1982-85 125.88, Cleveland Antoine, 1990-92

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124.44, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 121.73, Mike Royle, 1977-80 121.72, Michael White, 2002 119.70, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 115.11, Phil Johnson, 1993 114.62, Jeremy Hoog, 1995-98 112.29, Ken Whittaker, 1991-93 111.96, Derek Jensen, 1995-98

Consec. games with completion 44, Cody Kirby, 8/30/07 to 11/20/10 41, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 28, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 28, DeAndre Smith, 1988-90 27, Jeremy Hoog, 1995-97

Consecutive Pass Completions 20, Austin Moherman, 10/7/00 vs. Ind. St. 12, Mitch Ware, 9/22/79 and 9/29/79 vs. Harding and Northeastern Okla. St. 10, Kent Stringer, 10/14/74 vs. Central Mo. 10, Derek Jensen, 10/31/98 vs. Southern Ill. 10, Jay Rodgers, 11/13/99 vs. Tenn-Martin 9, DeAndre Smith, 9/30/89 and 10/7/89 UNI and Illinois St. 8, Jeremy Hoog, 10/28/95 vs. UNI 8, Jeremy Hoog, 9/14/96 vs. Truman St. 8, Jeremy Hoog, 11/1/97 vs. UNI

Yards Gained Passing Game 460, A.J. Porter, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 405, DeAndre Smith, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 395, Jay Rodgers, at Southern Ill., 10/30/99 375, Jeremy Hoog, vs. Liberty, 10/15/94 358, Jeremy Hoog, at UNI, 10/19/96 351, Jeremy Hoog, at Western Ill., 10/21/95 348, Cody Kirby, vs. Southern Ill., 10/30/10 347, A. J. Porter, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 346, Jay Rodgers, vs. Indiana St., 11/20/99 344, Scott Carroll, at Southern Ill., 10/1/05 342, A.J. Porter, vs. Sam Houston St., 9/11/04 341, Cody Kirby, at Western Illinois, 10/17/09 336, Jeremy Hoog, at Arkansas St., 11/8/97 328, Frank Miller, vs. Lincoln, 11/18/72 326, Austin Moherman, at YSU, 10/13/01 325, Phil Johnson, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 324, Derek Jensen, at Illinois St., 11/7/98 321, Jay Rodgers, vs. Illinois St., 9/25/99 313, Mitch Ware, vs. Pittsburg St., 9/15/79 302, Mitch Ware, at NW Oklahoma, 10/1/77 Season 2,741, Jay Rodgers, 1999 2,554, Derek Jensen, 1998 2,307, Cody Kirby, 2010 2,196, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 2,120, Cody Kirby, 2009 2,107, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 2,045, Austin Moherman, 2001 2,014, Cody Kirby, 2008 1,970, DeAndre Smith, 1990 1,919, Austin Moherman, 2000 1,830, A.J. Porter, 2004 1,742, Cody Kirby, 2007 1,708, Michael White, 2002 1,621, DeAndre Smith, 1989 1,601, Mike Royle, 1980 Career 8,183, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 6,959, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 4,882, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 4,080, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 3,964, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 3,927, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 3,891, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 3,138, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 2,908, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 2,741, Jay Rodgers, 1999 2,725, Frank Miller, 1971-72 2,061, Tom Leeker, 1982-85 2,012, Mike Royle, 1977-80 1,708, Michael White, 2002 1,664, Dan Young, 1963-65

Touchdown Passes Thrown Game 5, Jay Rodgers, at Southern Ill., 10/30/99 5, A.J. Porter, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 5, A.J. Porter, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 4, Dwight Bumpus, at Pittsburg St., 10/4/40 4, Ralph Harrison, at NW Missouri, 10/14/50 4, Mitch Ware, at Truman St., 11/10/79 4, Phil Johnson, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 4, Derek Jensen, vs. Cal Northridge, 11/14/98 4, Jay Rodgers, vs. UT Martin, 11/13/99 4, Cody Kirby, vs. Illinois St., 10/6/07 Season 24, Jay Rodgers, 1999 16, Derek Jensen, 1998 15, Cody Kirby, 2008 13, A.J. Porter, 2003

13, A.J. Porter, 2004 12, Mitch Ware, 1979 12, Mike Royle, 1980 12, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 12, Michael White, 2002 11, Cody Kirby, 2007 11, Cody Kirby, 2009 Career 47, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 36, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 36, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 33, A.J. Porter, 2002-05 24, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85 24, Jay Rodgers, 1999 21, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 20, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 18, Dan Young, 1963-65 18, DeAndre Smith, 1987-90 18, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 16, Mike Royle, 1977-80 13, Tom Leeker, 1982-85

Consecutive Games With TD Pass 10, Jay Rodgers, 9/11/99 to 11/20/99 9, Cody Kirby, 11/10/07 to 11/1/08 8, Cody Kirby, 9/19/09 to 11/7/09 7, Kent Stringer, 10/12/74 to 9/13/75 6, Greg Arterburn, 9/1/84 to 10/6/84 6, Scott Carroll, 9/3/05 to 10/15/05 6, Cody Kirby, 11/7/09 to 10/2/10

200-Yard Passing Games Season 8, Jay Rodgers, 1999 7, Derek Jensen, 1998 6, Jeremy Hoog, 1997 5, Jeremy Hoog, 1996 5, Austin Moherman, 2000 5, Cody Kirby, 2008 5, Cody Kirby, 2009 Career 18, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 17, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 9, Derek Jensen, 1995-98 9, Austin Moherman, 2000-01 8, Jay Rodgers, 1999

Interceptions Thrown Season 16, Bobby George, 1970 16, Cody Kirby, 2009 15, Bobby George, 1969 14, Frank Miller, 1972 14, Greg Arterburn, 1982 13, Jeremy Hoog, 1994 13, Jay Rodgers, 1999 Career 39, Jeremy Hoog, 1994-97 37, Cody Kirby, 2007-10 32, Bobby George, 1969-71 30, Mitch Ware, 1976-79 29, Kent Stringer, 1973-75 27, Frank Miller, 1971-72 26, Greg Arterburn, 1982-85

Longest Pass Completion 98, Derek Jensen to Jason Cannon, at Eastern Illinois, 9/23/95 92, DeAndre Smith to Rodney McConico, at Stephen F. Austin, 12/2/89 90, Scott Carroll to Michael Sparks, vs. Quincy, 9/10/05 86, Sam Carter at Pete Bybel, vs. Truman St., 10/19/57 83, Mike Royle to Kelvin Dixon,at SE Missouri St., 10/4/80 83, A.J. Porter to Steven Rush, vs. Western Kentucky, 11/6/04 82, Kent Stringer to Greg Lawson, at Southeast Missouri St., 10/19/74 82, Jeremy Hoog to Jason Cannon, at Western Illinois, 10/14/95 81, Derek Jensen to Michael Cosey, at Indiana St., 11/16/96 80, Mitch Ware to Ken Repp, at Truman St., 11/10/79 80, Paul Carney to Anthony Pegues, at Arkansas St., 10/26/91 80, Kyle Geller to Phil Perkins, vs. Truman St., 9/9/95 80, A. J. Porter to Steven Rush, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 79, Mitch Ware to Steve Newbold, vs. Pittsburg St., 9/15/79 79, Tom Leeker to Keith Williams, at Western Illinois, 11/2/85

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Receiving Pass Receptions

Mike Royle

Mitch Ware

QB, 1977-80

QB, 1978-80

Greg Arterburn

DeAndre Smith

QB, 1982-85

QB, 1987-90

Jeremy Hoog

Derek Jensen

QB, 1994-97

QB, 1995-98

Jay Rodgers

Austin Moherman

QB, 1999

QB, 2000-01

Game 13, Jeff Hewitt, at Indiana St., 10/7/00 11, Jason Cannon, at Western Ill., 10/21/95 11, Clay Harbor, at Southern Illinois, 11/14/09 10, Tom McIntyre, vs. SE Missouri, 10/9/71 10, Glen Wiese, vs. Lincoln, 11/18/72 10, Dee Debro, vs. UNI, 10/28/95 10, Mark Marcos, at Youngstown St., 10/13/01 10, Steven Rush, vs. Sam Houston, 9/11/04 10, Steven Rush, vs. Southern Ill., 10/23/04 10, Steven Rush, vs. Western Ky., 11/6/04 10, Tamarkus McElvane, vs. UCA, 9/22/07 9, Tom Hamilton, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/22/77 9, Lynn May, at Southeast Mo., 10/2/82 9, Dee Debro, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 9, Anthony Pegues, vs. Samford, 11/13/93 9, Michael Cosey, at Indiana St., 11/16/96 9, Chance Thurman, vs. McNeese, 9/13/97 9, Michael Sparks, vs. UNI, 10/8/05 9, Mark Marcos, vs. Southern Ill., 10/26/02 9, Jermaine Saffold, vs. Youngstown, 10/2/10 9, Jermaine Saffold, vs. Southrn Ill., 10/30/10 Season 62, Michael Sparks, 2005 59, Mark Marcos, 2001 59, Clay Harbor, 2009 57, Jeff Hewitt, 2000 56, Steve Rush, 2004 53, Jason Cannon, 1995 53, Jermaine Saffold, 2010 51, Chance Thurman, 1999 46, Michael Cosey, 1996 45, Lynn May, 1982 45, Clay Harbor, 2007 43, Jason Cannon, 1997 41, Chuck Calhoun, 1993 41, Anthony Pegues, 1993 41, Mark Marcos, 2002 Career 150, Clay Harbor, 2006-09 137, Chance Thurman, 1996-99 136, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 116, Jeff Hewitt, 1998-00 113, Anthony Pegues, 1990-93 112, Tom Hamilton, 1974-77 101, Steve Newbold, 1977-80 100, Mark Marcos, 2001-02 99, Sean Adams, 1998-01 93, Brad St. Louis, 1996-99 91, Steven Rush, 2003-04 88, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 87, Kaya Farris, 2002-05 79, Jeremy Nicholson, 2004-07 78, Dee Debro, 1993-95 78, Jermaine Saffold, 2009-present

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A.J. Porter

Cody Kirby

QB, 2002-05

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Bill Douglass

Tom Hamilton

E, 1963-66 1963 66

SE, 1974 1974-77 77

Game 249, Steven Rush, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 223, Jason Cannon, at Western Ill., 10/21/95 215, Steve Newbold, vs. Pittsburg St., 9/15/79 206, Pete Bybel, vs. Truman St., 10/19/57 205, Jeff Hewitt, at Indiana St., 10/7/00 vs. 197, Mark Marcos, 11/17/01 vs. Illinois St. 183, Phil Perkins, 9/9/95, vs. Truman St. 176, Jermaine Saffold vs. Southn Ill., 10/30/10 175, Tom Hamilton, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/22/77 175, Mark Marcos, vs. Southern Ill., 10/26/02 171, Lynn May, at SE Missouri, 10/2/82 171, Clay Harbor, at Western Illinois, 10/17/09 169, Michael Cosey, at Indiana St., 11/16/96 154, Steve Newbold, at SE Mo., 10/4/80 153, Kaya Farris, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 152, Anthony Pegues, Arkansas St., 10/26/91 152, Mark Marcos, at Western Ill., 10/27/01 152, Steven Rush, vs. Sam Houston, 9/11/04 Season 905, Mark Marcos, 2001 869, Jermaine Saffold, 2010 842, Jason Cannon, 1995 820, Jeff Hewitt, 2000 809, Lynn May, 1982 773, Steve Newbold, 1979 741, Steven Rush, 2004 729, Clay Harbor, 2009 720, Steven Rush, 2003 678, Tom Hamilton, 1977 663, Michael Sparks, 2005 662, Chance Thurman, 1999 653, Chuck Calhoun, 1993 647, Clay Harbor, 2007 611, Steve Newbold, 1980 591, Jason Cannon, 1997 586, Steve Newbold, 1978 584, Sean Adams, 1999 581, Mark Marcos, 2002 574, Tom Hamilton, 1976

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2011 Football Guide 568, Chance Thurman, 1997 558, Bob Grana, 1974 Career 1,990, Steve Newbold, 1977-80 1,971, Chance Thurman, 1996-99 1,913, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 1,906, Clay Harbor, 2006-present 1,803, Tom Hamilton, 1974-77 1,730, Jeff Hewitt, 1998-00 1,486, Mark Marcos, 2001-02 1,461, Steven Rush, 2003-04 1,445, Anthony Pegues, 1990-93 1,404, Sean Adams, 1998-01 1,308, Jermaine Saffold, 2009-present 1,255, Kaya Farris, 2002-05 1,076, Jeremy Nicholson, 2004-07 1,074, Brad St. Louis, 1996-99 1,024, Phil Perkins, 1992-95 1,020, Ray Ratcliff, 1985-88

Steve Newbold

Lynn May

SE, 1978-80

WR/KR, 1979-82

B. J. Torbert

Ray Ratcliff

SE, 1982-85

SE, 1985-88

Chuck Calhoun

Jason Cannon

WR/KR, 1990-93

WR, 1995-97

Brad St. Louis

Chance Thurman

TE, 1996-99

WR, 1996-99

Jeff Hewitt

Sean Adams

WR, 1998-00

WR, 1998-01

Steven Rush

Clay Harbor

WR, R, 2003-04 2003 04

TE, 200 2006-09 6

Touchdown Passes Caught Game 4, Steven Rush, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 4, Kaya Farris, at Western Illinois, 11/15/03 3, Jim Julian, at NW Missouri St., 10/14/50 3, Pete Bybel, at Truman St., 10/19/57 3, Jeff Hewitt, at Illinois St., 11/7/98 Season 8, Jeff Hewitt, 1998 8, Steven Rush, 2004 7, Keith Williams, 1985 7, Jason Cannon, 1997 7, Steven Rush, 2003 7, Kaya Farris, 2003 6, Steve Chatman, 1970 6, Steve Newbold, 1979 6, Steve Newbold, 1980 6, Chuck Calhoun, 1993 6, Sean Adams, 1999 6, Chris Geisz, 2008 5, Steve Newbold, 1978 5, Lynn May, 1982 5, Jason Cannon, 1995 5, Jason Cannon, 1996 5, Jeff Hewitt, 1999 5, Jeff Hewitt, 2000 5, Michael Sparks, 2005 5, Jermaine Saffold, 2010 Career 18, Steve Newbold, 1977-80 18, Jeff Hewitt, 1998-00 17, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 15, Steven Rush, 2003-04 12, Keith Williams, 1982-85 11, Bill Douglass, 1963-66 10, Kaya Farris, 2002-05 10, Clay Harbor, 2006-09 9, Chance Thurman, 1996-99 9, Sean Adams, 1998-01 8, Pete Bybel, 1957-63 8, Chuck Calhoun, 1990-93 8, Jeremy Nicholson, 2004-07 8, Jermaine Saffold, 2009-present

Consecutive Games with Reception 33, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 33, Clay Harbor, 8/30/07 to 11/14/09 22, Steve Newbold, 1978-80 22, Eric Davis, 2007-08 21, Cadarrius Dotson, 9/5/09 to 11/13/10 20, Tom Hamilton, 1975-77

Yards Per Reception Season 24.3, Keith Williams, 1985 22.2, Travis Ezard, 1990 22.1, Steve Newbold, 1979 21.4, Bob Grana, 1974 21.3, Ray Ratcliff, 1988 20.6, Montoi Dixon, 1996 20.5, Steve Rush, 2003 20.4, Steve Newbold, 1980

100-Yard Receiving Games Season 4, Jeff Hewitt, 2000 4, Mark Marcos, 2001 4, Clay Harbor, 2009 4, Jermaine Saffold, 2010 3, Steve Newbold, 1979 3, Lynn May, 1982 3, Jason Cannon, 1995 3, Chance Thurman, 1999 Career 6, Chance Thurman, 1996-99 6, Jeff Hewitt, 1998-01 6, Clay Harbo, 2006-09 5, Steve Newbold, 1978-80 5, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 5, Mark Marcos, 2001-02 5, Jermaine Saffold, 2009-present

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2011 Football Guide All-Purpose Yards Yards Gained Game 410, Steven Rush, vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03 329, Keith Williams, vs. Illinois St., 9/14/85 317, Keith Williams, at Nicholls St., 11/16/85 301, Tony Gilbert, vs. Alcorn St., 10/28/89 295, Michael Cosey, at Indiana St., 11/16/96 281, Keith Williams, at Truman St., 10/5/85 279, Cornelius Perry, vs. Mo. S&T, 10/31/64 274, Steven Rush, vs. Sam Houston, 9/11/04 263, Michael Cosey, vs. Jcksnville St., 9/28/96 258, Greg Lawson, vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 Season 2,008, Michael Cosey, 1996 1,943, Keith Williams, 1985 1,730, Tony Gilbert, 1989 1,488, Gino Travline, 1975 1,471, Cornelius Perry, 1964 1,404, Steven Rush, 2003 1,403, Steven Rush, 2004 1,352, Kingjack Washington, 2007 1,334, Eddie Linscomb, 2001 1,308, Maurice Daniels, 1998 1,257, Cornelius Perry, 1965 1,253, Cornelius Perry, 1963 1,251, Cody Pratt, 2003 1,211, Maurice Daniels, 1997 1,209, Anthony Pegues, 1993 1,209, Michael Sparks, 2005 Career 4,927, Tony Gilbert, 1986-89 4,176, Keith Williams, 1982-85 3,799, Anthony Pegues, 1990-93 3,784, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 3,268, John Gianini, 1976-80 3,176, Gino Travline, 1973-76 2,894, Jason Ringena, 1998-01 2,807, Steven Rush, 2003-04 2,737, Michael Cosey, 1995-96 2,721, Fred Tabron, 1970-73 2,537, Maurice Daniels, 1996-98 2,493, Jason Cannon, 1995-97 2,357, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 2,339, Cody Pratt, 2003-04 2,298, Rodney McConico, 1987-90

Punting Punts Game 13, Chris Hurst, vs. McNeese St., 9/2/95 12, Eddie Pena, at McNeese St., 9/16/00 11, Warren Baker, vs. Truman St., 11/7/70 11, Jim Klein, vs. Central Mo. St., 10/11/80 11, Jon Frangoulis, at La. Tech, 11/14/87 11, Eddie Pena, at Illinois St., 11/18/00 10, Warren Baker, at East Texas, 9/28/68 10, Warren Baker, vs. Central Okla., 9/10/70 10, Tom Tucker, at Illinois State, 9/30/72 10, Bruce Lilienkamp, vs. Pittsburg St., 9/17/77 10, Bruce Lilienkamp, vs. SE Missouri, 11/5/77 10, Bruce Lilienkamp, at Harding, 9/23/78 10, Mike Atzen, at Jackson St., 10/11/86 10, Wayne Boyer, at Oklahoma St., 8/31/96 10, Travis Brawner, at Youngstown, 11/15/97 Season 73, Travis Brawner, 1997 73, Eddie Pena, 2000 70, Warren Baker, 1969 68, Chris Hurst, 1995 66, Warren Baker, 1970 66, Mike Atzen, 1986 65, Dale Etter, 1982 65, Wayne Boyer, 1996 64, Chris Hurst, 1994 63, Warren Baker, 1968 63, Bruce Lilienkamp, 1976 63, Jim Klein, 1980 Career 239, Warren Baker, 1968-71 204, Mike Atzen, 1983-86 190, Pat Hogan, 1963-66 175, Jim Klein, 1978-81 170, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 168, Bob Smith, 1972-75 167, Bruce Lilienkamp, 1976-79 162, Jordan Chiles, 2008-present 156, Brett VonWiller, 1988-91

Yards Punting Game 533, Chris Hurst, vs. McNeese St., 9/2/95 479, Eddie Pena, at McNeese St., 9/16/00 457, Wayne Boyer, at Okla. St., 8/31/96 449, Jon Frangoulis, at La. Tech, 11/14/87 435, Warren Baker, vs. Truman St., 11/7/70 407, Bruce Lilienkamp, vs. SE Mo., 11/5/77 407, Eddie Pena, at Illinois St., 11/18/00

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402, Warren Baker, at Missouri S&T, 11/15/69 Season 2,918, Travis Brawner, 1997 2,796, Chris Hurst, 1995 2,794, Eddie Pena, 2000 2,724, Wayne Boyer, 1996 2,662, Mike Atzen, 1986 2,645, Chris Hurst, 1994 2,556, Warren Baker, 1970 2,550, Warren Baker, 1969 2,543, Dale Etter, 1982 2,471, Pat Hogan, 1966 Career 8,891, Warren Baker, 1968-71 7,950, Pat Hogan, 1963-66 7,669, Mike Atzen, 1983-86 6,742, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 6,409, Jim Klein, 1978-81 6,317, Bob Smith, 1972-75 6,276, Bruce Lilienkamp, 1976-78 6,266, Jordan Chiles, 2008-present 5,768, Brett VonWiller, 1988-91 5,441, Chris Hurst, 1994-95

Highest Punting Average Game (minimum 5 punts) 48.4, Chris Hurst, at Southern Ill., 10/14/95 47.8, Chris Hurst, vs. Jacksnville St., 11/18/95 47.2, Jon Scifres, vs. Western Ky., 11/6/04 46.4, Travis Brawner, vs. UNI, 11/1/97 46.4, Eddie Pena, at Kansas, 9/1/01 46.3, Travis Brawner, at Southern Ill., 10/4/97 46.1, Nathan Stokes, at Cent. Ark., 9/16/06 45.8, Jon Scifres, at UNI, 10/30/04 Season 45.7, Pat Hogan, 1965 42.8, Nathan Stokes, 2006 41.9, Wayne Boyer, 1996 41.7, Nathan Stokes, 2007 41.3, Chris Hurst, 1994 41.1, Chris Hurst, 1995 41.1, Travis Brawner, 1999 40.8, Pat Hogan, 1963 40.8, Eddie Pena, 2001 40.4, Pat Hogan, 1966 40.3, Mike Atzen, 1986 40.2, Pat Hogan, 1964 40.1, Jordan Chiles, 2009 40.0, Travis Brawner, 1997 Career 42.3, Nathan Stokes, 2004-07 41.8, Pat Hogan, 1963-66 41.2, Chris Hurst, 1994-95 39.7, Travis Brawner, 1997-99 39.2, Eddie Pena, 2000-01 39.2, Jon Scifres, 2002-04 38.7, Jordan Chiles, 2008-present 37.6, Bob Smith, 1972-75 37.6, Bruce Lilienkamp, 1976-78 37.6, Mike Atzen, 1983-86 37.6, Jon Scifres, 2002-05

Longest Punt 79, Pat Hogan, at Southern Ill., 11/20/65 75, Nathan Stokes, at Southern Ill., 10/20/07 75, Jordan Chiles, at Southern Ill., 11/14/09 74, Mike Atzen, vs. Southern Ill., 11/1/86 73, Eddie Pena, at Arkansas, 9/2/00 73, Nathan Stokes, vs. SE Mo. St., 11/10/07 72, Bob Smith, at Pittsburg St., 9/21/72 72, Jordan Chiles, vs. UNI, 9/26/09, 70, Mike Atzen, vs. Western Ill., 9/20/86 70, Nathan Stokes, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 69, Pat Hogan, at Central Mo., 9/26/66 69, Jon Frangoulis, at La. Tech, 11/14/87 68, Travis Brawner, at Western Ill., 10/2/99 66, Bruce Lilienkamp, vs. SE Mo., 11/5/77 66, Chris Hurst, vs. Western Ill., 9/24/94 66, Chris Hurst, vs. Jacksonville St., 11/18/95 66, Travis Brawner, vs. Tex. Southern, 9/11/99

Kick & Punt Returns Kickoff Returns Season 35, Tony Gilbert, 1989 28, Tony Gilbert, 1986 27, Kingjack Washington, 2007 26, Tony Gilbert, 1988 24, Anthony Sullivan, 2002 24, Brandon Oliver, 2008 23, Tony Gilbert, 1987 23, Eric Davis, 2007 23, Jason Cannon, 1997 21, Steven Rush, 2003 Career 112, Tony Gilbert, 1986-89 40, Eric Davis, 2006-07 39, Lynn May, 1979-82 38, Rod Edwards, 1990-91

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34, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 33, Gino Travline, 1973-76

Yards Gained on Kickoff Returns Season 779, Tony Gilbert, 1989 618, Steven Rush, 2003 616, Tony Gilbert, 1986 603, Kingjack Washington, 2007 563, Anthony Sullivan, 2002 533, Tony Gilbert, 1988 528, Brandon Oliver, 2008 524, Lynn May, 1981 518, Tony Gilbert, 1987 502, Steven Rush, 2004 Career 2,446, Tony Gilbert, 1986-89 1,120, Steven Rush, 2003-04 905, Lynn May, 1979-82 884, Eric Davis, 2006-07 737, Gino Travline, 1973-76 726, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 703, Rod Edwards, 1990-91

Longest Kickoff Return 103, Cornelius Perry, vs. SE Mo., 10/16/65 100, Steven Rush, at Western Ill., 11/15/03 100, Steven Rush, at Illinois St., 10/9/04 99, Cornelius Perry, at SE Mo., 10/17/64 96, Cornelius Perry, vs. Cent. Mo., 10/26/63 95, Brandon Oliver, at SE Missouri, 9/20/08 94, Eddie Willard, at Emporia St., 9/21/63 94, Cornelius Perry, vs. Henderson, 10/3/64 94, Gino Travline, at NW Missouri, 10/26/74 93, Cornelius Perry, at Drake, 10/2/65 93, Keith Williams, at Nicholls St., 11/16/85

Punt Returns Season 48, Robbie Fresquez, 1995 41, Chuck Calhoun, 1990 39, Michael Sparks, 2003 33, Chuck Calhoun, 1991 32, Craig Phillips, 1987 31, Chuck Calhoun, 1993 30, Robbie Fresquez, 1994 28, Tacoma Fontaine, 1998 27, David Stubblefield, 1996 Career 125, Chuck Calhoun, 1990-93 80, Craig Phillips, 1986-89 78, Robbie Fresquez, 1994-95 59, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 53, Jon Castleman, 1978-81 46, Mike Armentrout, 1981-84 46, Tacoma Fontaine, 1998-99 39, C. J. Steele, 1997-98 33, Bill Beckett, 1975-78

Yards Gained on Punt Returns Season 477, Michael Sparks, 2003 431, Robbie Fresquez, 1995 345, Chuck Calhoun, 1990 313, Chuck Calhoun, 1993 277, Robbie Fresquez, 1994 259, David Stubblefield, 1996 246, Eric Davis, 2006 235, Tacoma Fontaine, 1998 222, Chuck Calhoun, 1991 218, Craig Phillips, 1987 214, Michael Sparks, 2005 Career 978, Chuck Calhoun, 1990-93 708, Robbie Fresquez, 1994-95 691, Michael Sparks, 2003-05 585, Craig Phillips, 1986-89 376, Tacoma Fontaine, 1998-99 311, Bill Beckett, 1975-78 308, Mike Armentrout, 1981-84 304, Eric Davis, 2006-07 294, Jon Castleman, 1978-81 277, Robbie Fresquez, 1994

Longest Punt Return 88, Eric Davis, at Central Ark., 9/16/06 71, Chuck Calhoun, at Western Ill., 10/12/91 70, Michael Sparks, vs. Indiana St., 11/1/03 67, Chuck Calhoun, vs. Austin Peay, 9/22/90 66, Jeff Hewitt, vs. Henderson St. , 9/18/99 64, Onjai Bryant, vs. UT Martin, 11/13/99 61, Bill Donegan, vs. NW Missouri, 11/10/73 59, Steven Rush, vs. Union, 9/18/04 55, Eric Davis, at Indiana St., 10/21/06 53, Phillip Collins, vs. Eastern Ill., 10/29/88

Total Return Touchdowns Season 2, Cornelius Perry, 1964 2, Cornelius Perry, 1965

2, Ken Braden, 1987 2, Tony Gilbert, 1987 2, Jason Sykes, 1997 2, Isaac Harvin, 1998 2, Darryl Robinson, 2002 2, Steven Rush, 2003 2, Eric Davis, 2006 Career 5, Cornelius Perry, 1963-65 4, Ken Braden, 1984-87 3, Steven Rush, 2003-04

Defensive Stats Interceptions Game 4, Chris Waters, at Truman St., 11/10/79 4, Dennis Scott, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/31/64 4, Larry Goddard, vs. Pittsburg St., 10/9/65 3, Randy Wheeler, vs. Mo. S&T, 10/15/66 3, Adrion Smith, vs. Indiana St., 10/19/91 Season 10, Mike Armentrout, 1983 9, Larry Goddard, 1965 8, Malcolm Hukriede, 1971 7, Adrion Smith, 1991 7, Adrion Smith, 1992 7, Darren Barnett, 2004 6, Malcolm Hukriede, 1970 6, Steve Jennings, 1970 6, Adrion Smith, 1993 6, Willie Parks, 1995 5, Dennis O’Hagan, 1980 5, John Thomas, 1986 5, Craig Phillips, 1988 5, Marcus Shipp, 1989 5, Mike Gailey, 1998 5, Jovon Lewis, 2004 Career 24, Adrion Smith, 1990-93 18, Mike Armentrout, 1981-84 15, Bill Beckett, 1975-78 14, Malcolm Hukriede, 1970-71 14, Jon Castleman, 1978-81 13, Tim Ries, 1975-78 13, Craig Phillips, 1986-89 12, Chris Waters, 1977-80 11, Mark Matheson, 1972-75 11, Willie Parks, 1992-95

Yards on Interception Returns Season 134, Bill Beckett, 1978 120, Mike Murphy, 1978 119, Marcus Shipp, 1989 114, John Thomas, 1986 110, Darryl Robinson, 2002 102, Malcolm Hukriede, 1971 101, Malcolm Hukriede, 1970 100, Ken Braden, 1987 Career 230, Adrion Smith, 1990-93 213, Bill Beckett, 1975-78 212, Ken Braden, 1984-87 203, Malcolm Hukriede, 1970-71 160, Chris Waters, 1977-80 147, Mike Murphy, 1975-78 138, Jon Castleman, 1978-81 138, Cedric Alvsi, 2006-09 134, Tim Ries, 1975-78 122, Mike Radon, 2003-06

Longest Pass Interception Return 90, Jack Steiger, at Missouri S&T, 11/2/63 79, Mike Murphy, at Missouri S&T, 10/21/78 77, Marcus Shipp, vs. UNI, 9/30/89 67, Darryl Robinson, vs. Youngstown, 9/28/02 66, Terry Sutherlin, at Central Mo., 10/11/75 65, Jerry Drummond, vs. Harding, 9/24/77 65, Dempster Jackson, at Truman St., 10/5/85 65, Ken Braden, at Jackson St., 10/11/86 65, John Thomas, at Central Mo., 11/8/86 63, Sean Richardson, at Western Ill., 9/16/89

Passes Broken Up Game 7, Adrion Smith, at Western Ill., 11/6/93 Season 15, Adrion Smith, 1993 13, Karl Anthony, 1989 13, Willie Parks, 1995 12, Tim Ries, 1977 12, Darrin Newbold, 1981 11, John Harvey, 1981 11, Lynn May, 1981 11, Darrin Newbold, 1982 11, Matt Soraghan, 1987 11, Adrion Smith, 1991 11, Corey Brunsvold, 1997 11, Kendrick Shaver, 2001 11, Marcus Colbert, 2007

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Career 37, Adrion Smith, 1990-93 34, Willie Parks, 1992-95 30, Craig Phillips, 1986-89 28, Tim Ries, 1975-78 25, Darrin Newbold, 1980-82 25, Marcus Colbert, 2004-07 22, James Houston, 1983-85 22, Preston Estes, 1984-87 21, Bill Beckett, 1975-78 20, Marcus Shipp, 1989-91

Mike Atzen

Chris Hurst

P, 1983-86

P, 1994-95

Eddie Pena

Bill Beckett

P, 2000-01

S/KR, 1975-78

Tim Ries

Mike Armentrout

S, 1975-78

S, 1981-84

Tackles Season 226, Dennis O’Hagan, 1980 186, John Harvey, 1979 183, Matt Soraghan, 1987 163, P. J. Jones, 2001 159, James Houston, 1985 158, Mike Murphy, 1978 146, Bill Moriarty, 1982 145, Dennis O’Hagan, 1979 140, DeLaun Fowler, 1994 138, Ken Braden, 1987 137, John Harvey, 1981 133, Dennis Heim, 1977 132, James Houston, 1983 132, P. J. Jones, 1998 131, Corky Martin, 1998 131, James Turnage, 1989 Career 500, P. J. Jones, 1998-01 487, Corky Martin, 1997-00 452, John Harvey, 1978-81 423, Dennis O’Hagan, 1976-80 420, DeLaun Fowler, 1992-95 385, Bill Walter, 1988-91 378, James Houston, 1982-85 368, Cornelius Blow, 1981-84 350, Matt Soraghan, 1984-87 338, Dennis Heim, 1974-77 318, Mike Murphy, 1975-78 312, Ken Braden, 1984-87

Sacks Season 16, Dennis Heim, 1976 16, Michael Fox, 1989 15, Darrin Newbold, 1982 15, Dean Schuepbach, 1984 Career 41, Dennis Heim, 1974-77 40, Bill Walter, 1988-91 29, Morgan Trokey, 1976-78 27, Keith Odehnal, 1979-82

2011 Football Guide 27, Michael Fox, 1989-90 26, Darrin Newbold, 1980-82 24, Dean Schuepbach, 1980-84 24, DeLaun Fowler, 1992-95 23, James Turnage, 1988-89

Fumbles Recovered Game 4, Morgan Trokey, at Ark.-Pine Bluff, 10/30/76 3, Mike Armentrout, at Nicholls St., 10/29/83 3, Dempster Jackson, at SIU, 9/7/85 Season 6, Morgan Trokey, 1976 4, Roy Shoffner, 1974 4, Jon Castleman, 1979 4, John Harvey, 1979 4, John Harvey, 1981 4, Keith Odehnal, 1982 4, Mike Armentrout, 1983 4, Preston Estes, 1986 4, LeKeith Hampton, 1997 Career 10, Morgan Trokey, 1976-78 10, John Harvey, 1978-81 10, Preston Estes, 1984-87 8, Roy Shoffner, 1973-76 7, Dennis Heim, 1974-77 7, Doug Neier, 1979-82 7, Keith Odehnal, 1979-82 7, Mike Armentrout, 1981-84

Mike Murphy

Dennis O’Hagan

LB, 1975-78

LB, 1978-80

John Harvey

Cornelius Blow

LB, 1979-81

LB, 1981-84

James Houston

Matt Soraghan

LB, 1982-85

LB, 1984-87

Blocked Kicks Game 2, Steve Collins, at Southeast Mo. St., 11/6/76 2, Jerry Drummond, at Pittsburg St., 9/16/78 2, Tim Ries, vs. Evangel, 10/28/78 2, Doug Neier, vs. Lincoln, 9/25/82 2, Michael Fox, vs. UNI, 9/30/89 2, Karl Anthony, at Eastern Ill., 11/11/89 2, Jeff Killeen, at Jacksonville St., 9/2/97 Season 5, Tim Ries, 1978 4, Michael Fox, 1989 3, Steve Collins, 1976 3, Doug Neier, 1982 3, Karl Anthony, 1989 3, Adrion Smith, 1991 3, Jeff Killeen, 1997 Career 7, Jeff Killeen, 1996-99 6, Tim Ries, 1975-78 4, Robert Rycraw, 1978-82 4, Doug Neier, 1980-82 4, Michael Fox, 1989-90 4, Mike Murphy, 1976-78

Craig Phillips

Adrion Smith

Ken Braden

Michael Fox

CB/KR, 1986-89

CB, 1990-93

LB, 1984-87

DE, 1989-90

Bill Walter

DeLaun Fowler

DT, 1988-91

LB, 1992-95

Corky Martin

P. J. Jones

LB,, 1997-00 1997 00

LB, 199 1998-01

Retired Jerseys On Sept. 3, Missouri State honored four fomer greats in its first-ever jersey retirement ceremony at Plaster Field. Those recognized were: 1 - DeAndre Smith...................................... QB, 1987-90 27 - Ray Hailey............................................. RB, 1947-51 71 - Rich Johanningmer ............................... OT/DT, 1960-63 Coach - Arthur Briggs .................................. 1912-33

Willie Parks

Robbie Fresquez

CB, 1992-95

CB/KR, 1994-95

Morgan Trokey

Dennis Heim

DE, E, 197 1976-78 6 78

DT, 197 1974-77 4

Statistical Notes Springfield’s Evangel University used Plaster Field for most home games from 1988 to 2000 and is the only other collegiate tenant of the Bears’ facility included in stadium records. The NCAA didn’t require kickoff and punt return stats until 1970, making return records incomplete on many former players, notably Bears TB Cornelius Perry (1963-65) who returned five kickoffs for TDs and had several other long runbacks in three seasons at Missouri State. Defensive statistics on tackles were first maintained in 1972. Complete Missouri State season stats are only available from 1956 to the present, and complete single game stats are available only from 1972 to the present. Prior to 2002, postseason stats were listed as playoff/bowl game records, but were not included in regular season NCAA stats. From an MSU standpoint, this affects the NCAA season and career stats of people who played in the Bears’ three NCAA FCS playoff games in 1989 and 1990, notably DeAndre Smith, Chris Potthast, Richard Grote, Rodney McConico, Phillip Collins, Anthony Pegues, Chuck Calhoun and Brett VonWiller. Their career stats in all categories listed include stats compiled in FCS playoff games in MSU records, but in NCAA and Valley records, stats compiled in NCAA playoffs are deleted. That method of charting records was changed with 2002 and all individual and team stats compiled in FCS playoff games are now incorporated into regular season stat categories, for purposes of noting Valley and FCS game, season and career record performances.

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All-Time Team Records Victories Most Victories, Season 10, 1940 10, 1989 9, 1948 9, 1963 9, 1990

Fewest Victories, Season 0, 1912 0, 1937 0, 1969

Consecutive Victories 18, 11/17/39 to 10/18/40 10, 11/11/21 to 9/29/23 9, 9/14/63 to 11/16/63 9, 10/29/88 to 10/7/89

Consecutive Home Victories 20, 11/11/38 to 10/18/41 13, 11/24/21 to 11/29/23 13, 10/29/88 to 11/24/90 12, 10/13/62 to 11/14/64

Consecutive Winning Seasons 5, 1947-51 5, 1962-66 5, 1989-93

Most Defeats, Season 10, 1969 9, 2006 8, 1937 8, 1968 8, 1971

Fewest Defeats, Season 0, 1914 0, 1922 0, 1940

Consecutive Defeats 13, 11/22/68 to 9/26/70

Consecutive Losing Seasons 7, 1967-1973

Scoring Shutouts, Season 8, 1928 7, 1940 6, 1914

Consecutive Shutouts 9, 11/11/27 to 11/9/28 7, 9/25/14 to 10/8/15 6, 11/30/39 to 10/25/40

Points Scored First Quarter 28, vs. Washburn, 9/12/92 28, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 Second Quarter 28, vs. Southwest Baptist, 9/9/06 26, vs. Prairie View A&M, 9/21/91 Third Quarter 23, vs. Lincoln, 9/25/82 Fourth Quarter 33, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 First Half 47, at Indiana St., 10/19/92 42, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 Second Half 48, vs. Northwestern Oklahoma, 9/30/78 Game 97, vs. Marionville College (97-0), 10/8/15 94, vs. Southwest Baptist (94-0), 9/24/27 84, vs. Central Wesleyan (84-6), 11/11/22 Road Game 60, at Central Missouri (60-14), 11/3/79 59, at Truman St. (59-33), 10/5/85 59, at Murray State (59-72), 10/9/10 58, at NW Missouri St. (58-22), 10/14/78 Season 434, 1989 413, 1990 399, 2007 387, 1978 373, 1999 352, 1979 351, 1985 318, 1998 308, 1922

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Scoring Average, Season 44.0, 1922 (7 games) 36.3, 2007 (11 games) 35.2, 1978 (11 games) 34.4, 1990 (12 games) 33.9, 1999 (11 games) 33.4, 1989 (13 games) 32.0, 1979 (11 games) 31.9, 1985 (11 games)

Largest Margin of Victory, Game 97, vs. Marionville College (97-0), 10/8/15

Points Allowed First Quarter 21, at Kansas State, 9/15/07 21, at Arkansas, 9/5/09 21, at Southern Illinois, 11/14/09 Second Quarter 35, at Southern Illinois, 10/30/99 28, vs. Illinois State, 10/6/07 Third Quarter 29, vs. Murray St., 10/26/85 28, vs. Youngstown St., 9/30/06 Fourth Quarter 27, at Murray St., 10/9/10 24, at Tennessee-Martin, 9/6/07 First Half 42, at Tulsa, 9/5/98 42, at Southern Illinois, 10/30/99 Second Half 41, at Murray St., 10/9/10 Game 150, Pittsburg St. (150-0), 11/28/12 Season 389, 2008 388, 2007 374, 2010 324, 2004

Largest Margin of Defeat, Game 150, vs. Pittsburg St. (150-0), 11/28/12

Consecutive Games Scoring 94, 9/2/00 through 11/1/2008 90, 11/10/91 through 11/20/99 58, 10/11/86 through 10/26/91

Points Scored, Losing Game 59, at Murray State (59-72), 10/9/10 49, at Southern Illinois (49-52), 10/30/99 43, vs. Illinois St. (43-48), 11/8/03 42, vs. Illinois St. (42-46), 9/25/99 42, at Western Illinois (42-63), 11/15/03 38, vs. Cal Northridge (38-42), 11/14/98 35, vs. Idaho (35-41), 11/24/90 (NCAA)

Points Allowed, Winning Game 44, at Tennessee-Martin (51-44), 9/6/07 42, at Jacksonville State (47-42), 9/6/97 42, at Illinois State (49-42), 11/7/98 41, vs. Illinois State (58-41), 10/6/07 38, vs. Central Arkansas (42-38), 9/22/07 37, vs. Eastern Illinois (41-37), 10/28/72

Touchdowns Scored Game 15, vs. Southwest Baptist, 9/24/27 Season 57, 1989 54, 1990 54, 2007 51, 1978 50, 1999

Conversions Kicked Game 9, vs. Lincoln, 11/13/76 9, vs. Washburn, 9/12/92 9, vs. Drake, 11/3/01 9, vs. Indiana St., 10/27/07 9, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 8, vs. Truman St., 10/5/85 8, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 8, vs. Indiana St., 10/19/91 8, vs. Tenn-Martin, 11/13/99 8, vs. Illinois State, 10/6/07 8, at Murray State, 10/9/10 Season 49, 1989 49, 2007 47, 1990 46, 1978 46, 1999

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Field Goals Kicked Game 4, at McNeese St., 9/7/96 4, at Tennessee-Martin, 9/21/96 4, at Indiana St., 9/15/90 Season 25, 1996 21, 1997 15, 2004

Consecutive Games Kicking FG 18, 8/31/96 through 10/18/97

Offense First Downs Game 36, vs. Western Kentucky, 9/28/85 35, vs. Drake, 11/3/01 35, vs. Missouri-S&T, 8/30/07 34, vs. Northwestern Oklahoma, 9/30/78 34, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 Season 278, 1989 266, 1990 250, 2007 245, 1978

Offensive Plays Run Game 92, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 91, vs. Southeast Missouri St., 10/17/79 90, at Southern Illinois, 9/7/85 90, vs. Western Kentucky, 9/28/85 90, at UNI, 10/3/98 Season 916, 1989 889, 1990 837, 1993 818, 1997 812, 1995

Yards Gained Total Offense Game 752, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 691, vs. Drake, 11/3/01 690, vs. Truman St., 10/5/85 690, vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 674, vs. Northwestern Oklahoma, 9/30/78 636, vs. Lincoln, 10/7/78 630, vs. Alcorn State, 10/28/89 615, at Northwest Missouri St., 10/14/78 613, at Western Illinois, 10/27/01 611, vs. Illinois St., 11/17/01 607, vs. Missouri S&T, 10/20/73 607, at Murray State, 10/9/10 602, vs. Bacone, 9/27/03 Season 5,639, 1989 5,254, 1990 4,773, 1985 4,680, 2010 4,621, 2001 4,596, 1999 4,560, 1978 4,557, 2007 4,542, 1998 4,490, 1979 4,127, 1997 4,120, 1995 4,091, 1996 4,002, 1992

Rushing Attempts Game 83, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 78, at Southern Illinois, 9/7/85 74, vs. Middle Tennessee St., 10/18/86 73, vs. Northeastern Oklahoma, 9/29/79 Season 702, 1989 646, 1979 646, 1992 639, 1990 625, 1978

Yards Gained Rushing Game 681, vs. Missouri Southern, 9/10/88 560, vs. Drake, 11/3/01 505, vs. Truman St., 10/5/85 480, vs. Indiana St., 10/19/91 474, vs. Lincoln, 10/7/78 463, vs. Arkansas Tech, 9/8/79 436, at Murray State, 10/9/10 428, vs. Alcorn St., 10/28/89

421, at Central Missouri, 10/24/64 416, at Austin Peay, 9/23/89 413, at Northwest Missouri St., 10/14/78 Season 3,811, 1989 3,286, 1985 3,120, 1990 3,069, 1978 3,037, 1992 2,984, 1979

Touchdowns Rushing, Season 44, 1989 42, 1990 35, 2007 34, 1978 33, 1985 33, 1991

Passes Attempted Game 51, at Youngstown St., 10/13/01 49, at UNI, 10/19/96 48, vs. Southeast Missouri St., 10/9/71 47, at Arkansas St., 11/8/97 47, at UNI, 10/3/98 47, at Indiana St., 10/17/98 46, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 46, vs. McNeese St., 9/2/95 46, vs. McNeese St., 9/13/97 46, vs. South Dakota State, 10/10/09, Season 452, 1996 397, 1998 395, 1997 382, 1995 374, 1999 326, 2000 323, 2008

Passes Completed Game 29, vs. South Dakota State, 10/10/09 28, atWestern Illinois, 11/15/03 28, vs. Illinois St., 10/9/93 28, vs. Sam Houston St., 9/11/04 27, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 27, at UNI, 10/3/98 27, vs. Indiana St., 11/20/99 27, vs. Tennessee-Martin, 11/4/00 27, at Youngstown St., 10/13/01 27, at Southern Illinois, 10/1/05 Season 217, 1998 213, 1999 200, 1997 198, 1995 186, 2009 182, 2008 180, 2010 179, 2007 178, 1996 176, 2006

Yards Gained Passing Game 460, vs. Illinois St., 11/8/03 405, at Tulsa, 9/8/90 vs. 401, at Stephen F. Austin, 12/2/89 (NCAA) 395, at Southern Illinois, 10/30/99 384, vs. Liberty, 10/15/94 365, vs. Southern Illinois, 10/30/10 358, at UNI, 10/19/96 353, at Youngstown St., 10/13/01 351, at Western Illinois, 10/21/95 349, vs. Harding, 9/12/98 347, at Western Illinois, 11/15/03 Season 2,847, 1999 2,692, 1998 2,581, 1995 2,461, 1997 2,425, 1996 2,325, 2007 2,324, 2010 2,225, 2009 2,163, 2005 2,158, 2001 2,134, 1990 2,105, 2006 2,091, 2000 2,035, 2002 2,012, 2008

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Touchdown Passes, Season 25, 1999 17, 1998 17, 2005 16, 2003 16, 2007 15, 2008 14, 1978 14, 1997 14, 2002 13, 1979 13, 2000 13, 2004

21, 1993 20, 1989

Bears, Racers Break NCAA Yardage Record

Blocked Kicks Season 11, 1978 11, 1989 7, 1976 6, 1975 6, 1977 6, 1997

TDs on Interceptions, Season 6, 1993

Miscellaneous Passes Intercepted Game 8, at Truman St., 11/10/79 Season 29, 1966 23, 1979 23, 1983 22, 1965 22, 1980

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Penalties Assessed, Game 21, vs. Truman St., 9/29/84 18, vs. Southeast Missouri St., 10/24/98 16, vs. Southeast Missouri St., 10/1/83 16, at UNI, 10/3/98 15, done 3 times, last vs. Indiana St., 10/29/05

Penalties Assessed, Season 105, 1997 98, 1995 98, 1998

Plaster Field Records

When the Missouri State Bears traveled to Murray State on Oct. 9, 2010, one of the most exciting games in Division I FCS history emerged after the 3 hour, 9 minute battle of attrition saw the Racers prevail 72-59. Among the many school records broken in the game, most notable was a national record for combined total offense. The Bears accounted for 607 yards of total offense on 50 plays, the 11th-highest total in school history, while Murray State tallied 816 yards on an amazing 94 plays. The 1,423 combined yards established a new NCAA Division I FCS record for total yards, breaking the old standard of 1,418 set by Howard (740) vs. Bethune Cookman (678), set Sept. 19, 1987 on 161 total plays. Murray State quarterback Casey Brockman was 32-for-41 for 570 yards and 7 touchdowns (5 to Marcus Harris) in the game, which broke school records for the latter two categories. He also finished with 586 yards of total offense, a new MSU opponent record along with an all-time high water mark for passing yards by a Bears’ foe. Missouri State, which surrendered the final 20 points of the game to allow a 59-52 lead to slip away in the final 8:28, was led by Chris Douglas who carried 10 times for 191 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Douglas’ 97-yard run from scrimmage in the first quarter matched the second-longest in Missouri State history and set the fast track. MSU finished with 436 rushing yards on 36 carries with Douglas and Stephen Johnston (13-for-164) going over the century mark, and quarterback Cody Kirby setting a career high with 13 carries for 81 yards and four touchdowns. Kirby also passed for 171 yards on the day and was 10-for-14 through the air.

91, 1989 90, 1996

Rushing Rushing Attempts 44, Mike Harris, Truman vs. Missouri State, 11/11/78 Rushing Yards 300, Derrick Clark, Evangel vs. Missouri Valley, 10/16/93 Rushing Touchdowns 6, Pierre Rembert, Illinois State vs. Missouri State, 11/5/05 5, Gerald Davis, Missouri State vs. Indiana State, 10/27/07 4, Tommy Burns, Missouri State vs. Emporia State, 10/1/55 4, Cornelius Perry, Missouri State vs. Missouri S&T, 10/31/64 4, Tom Herman, Missouri State vs. Missouri S&T, 10/20/73 4, Greg Lawson, Missouri State vs. Lincoln, 11/9/74 4, Derrick Clark, Evangel vs. Culver-Stockton, 10/19/92 4, LaBarron Burden, Evangel vs. Graceland, 10/30/99 4, Zach Dechant, Missouri State vs. Southeast Missouri State, 9/21/02 4, Cody Pratt, Missouri State vs. East Central, 8/28/03 4, Gerald Davis, Missouri State vs. Missouri S&T, 8/30/07 4, Herb Donaldson, Western Illinois vs. Missouri State, 10/4/08 Longest Rush 90 yards, Pedro Bacon, Western Kentucky vs. Missouri State (TD), 10/15/88

Passing

Yards Penalized, Game 197, vs. Truman St., 9/29/84 184, vs. Southeast Missouri St., 10/24/98 166, vs. Lincoln, 9/25/82 146, vs. Tennessee-Martin, 9/20/97 145, vs. Northwest Missouri St., 10/14/79

Yards Penalized, Season 973, 1995 883, 1997 861, 1989 860, 1998

Opponent Records Individual Rushing Attempts 44, Mike Harris, Truman St., 11/11/78

Yards Gained Rushing 314, Herb Donaldson, at Western Ill., 10/13/07 273, Herb Donaldson, Western Illinois, 10/4/08 272, Pierre Rembert, Illinois State, 11/5/05 259, Nate Anderson, Eastern Ill., 10/28/72

Passes Attempted 56, Eric Black, Evangel vs. Doane, 12/6/97 Passes Completed 34, Marcus Brady, Cal State Northridge vs. Missouri State, 11/14/98 Yards Gained Passing 486, Sean Payton, Eastern Illinois vs. Missouri State, 10/27/84 Touchdowns Passing 5, Sean Payton, Eastern Illinois vs. Missouri State, 10/25/86 5, A.J. Porter, Missouri State vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03

Passes Attempted 56, Chris Hegg, at Truman St., 10/5/85

Passes Completed 34, Marcus Brady, Cal-Northridge, 11/14/98

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Receiving Receptions 13, Kasey Dunn, Idaho vs. Missouri State, 11/24/90 13, Jason Myers, Evangel vs. Baker, 10/22/98 13, Sam Logan, Indiana State vs. Missouri State, 10/29/05 Receiving Yards 307, Anthony Ray, Evangel vs. William Jewell, 11/10/90 Touchdowns Receiving 4, James Feazell, Evangel vs. Nebraska Wesleyan, 11/19/88 4, Steven Rush, Missouri State vs. Illinois State, 11/8/03 Longest Pass Reception 90 yards, Brad Drehle to Brian Clayton, Mo. Valley vs. Evangel (TD), 11/11/89

Special Teams Field Goals Kicked 4, Justin Langan, Western Illinois vs. Missouri State, 11/2/02 4, Brian Wingert, Northern Iowa vs. Missouri State, 10/18/03 3, Done 21 times Longest Field Goal 58 yards, David Collins, Culver-Stockton vs. Evangel, 11/3/90 Conversions Kicked 9, Jan Stahle, Missouri State vs. Lincoln, 11/13/76 9, Richard Grote, Missouri State vs. Washburn, 9/12/92 9, Brian Long, Missouri State vs. Drake, 11/3/01 9, Nathan Stokes, Missouri State vs. Ind. St., 10/27/07 Longest Punt 89 yards, Mike Scifres, Western Illinois vs. Missouri State, 10/14/00 Longest Punt Return 93 yards, Patrick Plott, Jacksonville State vs. Missouri State (TD), 11/18/95 Longest Interception Return 83 yards, Morris Cannon, Evangel vs. Culver-Stockton (TD), 9/21/96 Longest Kickoff Return 103 yds., Cornelius Perry, Missouri State vs. Southeast Missouri St. (TD), 10/16/85 Longest Fumble Return 97, Warren Reed, Texas Southern vs. Missouri State, 9/11/99 Note - Evangel University used Plaster for most of its home games from 1988-2000.

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570, Casey Brockman, at Murray State, 10/9/10 486, Sean Payton, Eastern Ill., 10/27/84

Pass Receptions 15, Jordy Nelson, at Kansas State, 9/15/08 13, Kasey Dunn, Idaho, 11/24/90 13, Sam Logan, Indiana State, 10/29/05

Yards Gained, Pass Receptions 284, Lennie Johnson, at Arkansas St., 11/8/97

Offensive Plays Run 66, Chris Hegg, at Truman St., 10/5/85

Yards Gained, Total Offense 586, Casey Brockman, at Murray State, 10/9/10 498, Sean Payton, Eastern Ill., 10/27/84

Touchdowns Scored 6, Pierre Rembert, Illinois State, 11/5/05 5, Marcus Harris, at Murray State, 10/9/10 4, Mark Ross, at Northeastern Okla., 9/29/79 4, Aaron Stecker, at Western Ill., 10/25/97 4, Tatum Bell, at Oklahoma St., 9/13/03 4, Sha-Ron Edwards, Illinois St., 11/8/03 4, Travis Glasford, at Western Illinois, 11/15/03 4, Herb Donaldson, Western Illinois, 10/4/08 4, Ashton Leggett, at Illinois State, 9/25/10

Points Scored 36, Pierre Rembert, Illinois State, 11/5/05 30, Marcus Harris, at Murray State, 10/9/10 24, Mark Ross, at Northeastern Okla., 9/29/79 24, Aaron Stecker, at Western Ill., 10/25/97 24, Tatum Bell, at Oklahoma St., 9/13/03 24, Sha-Ron Edwards, Illinois St., 11/8/03 24, Travis Glasford, at Western Illinois, 11/15/03 24, Herb Donaldson, Western Illinois, 10/4/08 24, Ashton Leggett, at Illinois State, 9/25/10

Field Goals Kicked 4, Justin Langan, Western Illinois, 11/2/02 4, Mackenzie Hoambrecker, UNI, 11/16/02 4, Brian Wingert, UNI, 10/18/03 3, done 16 times

Longest Rushing Play 90, Steve Powell, at Truman St., 10/15/77 90, Pedro Bacon, Western Ky., 10/15/88

Longest Pass Completion 93, Mike Smith to Carl Boyd, at UNI, 9/27/86 93, Montressa Kirby to Joey Hamilton, at Jacksonville State, 9/6/97

Longest Kickoff Return 100, Aveion Cason, Illinois St., 9/25/99 100, Greg Heaggans, at Kansas, 9/14/02 97, Anthony Green, at Western Ky., 10/14/89 96, Perrish Cox, at Oklahoma St., 9/2/06

Longest Punt Return 93, Patrick Plott, Jacksonville St., 11/18/95

Longest Interception Return 85, Carl Thacker, at Lincoln, 11/14/81

Longest Fumble Return 97, Warren Reed, Texas Southern, 9/11/99 95, Jim Johnson, at Northwest Mo., 10/14/78

Longest Punt 89, Mike Scifres, Western Illinois, 10/14/00 76, Mike Wood, at Southeast Mo. State, 11/6/76 73, Doug Spada, Southeast Mo. State, 11/10/07

Longest Field Goal 59, Mackenzie Hoambrecker, at UNI, 11/16/02 55, Joe Lopez, Western Illinois, 11/10/98 54, Danny Helmer, UNI, 11/7/87 54, Chris James, Western Ky., 10/14/06

Team First Downs 34, at Tulsa, 9/5/98

Rushing Attempts 75, Northwest Missouri St., 10/13/79

Yards Gained Rushing 508, at Western Illinois, 10/13/07 483, at Arkansas, 9/3/05 472, at Truman St., 10/15/77

Passes Attempted 60, Truman St., 10/5/85

Passes Completed 35, Cal State Northridge, 11/14/98 35, at Southeast Missouri State, 9/20/08

Yards Gained Passing 570, at Murray State, 10/9/10 486, Eastern Illinois, 10/27/84

Offensive Plays Run 99, Truman St., 10/5/85

Yards Gained, Total Offense 816, at Murray State, 10/9/10 688, Pacific, 9/26/92

Points Scored 150, at Pittsburg State (150-0), 11/28/12 100, at Arkansas (100-0), 9/30/11 79, Drury (79-0), 10/25/12 72, at Murray State (72-59), 10/9/10 68, Southern Illinois (68-6), 11/22/68 64, at Missouri S&T (64-0), 10/14/21

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Recent Homecoming Summaries 1969: Southeast Missouri 33, MSU 29: Winless Bears put scare into high-flying Indians before faltering in aerial shootout in MSU’s highest point output of year. 1970: Truman State 35, MSU 20: Bulldog QB Don Cummings hits for 434 yards through air as the Bears drop their fifth game in a row. 1971: MSU 26, Northwest Missouri 13: Frank Miller throws two touchdown passes to SB Greg Dillard; FTB Red Tabron logs two touchdown runs as Bears snap losing streak. 1972: Truman State 20, MSU 7: Lenvil Elliott runs for three Bulldog touchdowns as visitors prevail in battle for conference lead. 1973: Southeast Missouri St. 13, MSU 6: TB Rick Attig’s two touchdowns lead Indians to a big win in defensive battle with the Bears in MIAA season opener. 1974: MSU 37, Central Missouri State 26: Kent Stringer completes first 10 passes of afternoon; FB Dave Preston rambles for three Bear touchdowns in MSU offensive burst. 1975: MSU 25, Northwest Missouri State 21: Bob Blakley collects 54-yard touchdown pass from Kent Stringer with 49 seconds left in game to overtake Bearcats’ lead. 1976: Missouri Southern 27, MSU 13: Backs Larry Barnes and Rusty Shelley team for 228 air yards for Lions as Bears’ drop third straight under first-year head mentor Rich Johanningmeier. 1977: MSU 26, Missouri S&T 17: QB Mitch Ware completes 11 of his 19 passes; SE Tom Hamilton catches nine throws for 175 yards as Bears claim league victory. 1978: MSU 68, Lincoln 17: Bears punch up all-time Missouri State total offense record of 636 total yards, including 474 yards rushing in rolling to rout of Blue Tigers. 1979: MSU 27, Missouri S&T 3: Mark Daniels runs for two touchdowns in ground battle as he maintains his national scoring lead as Bears bury Miners. 1980: MSU 21, Central Missouri 14: Mike Royle, John Gianini, Steve Newbold collect touchdowns in win over Mules. 1981: UNI 20, MSU 17: UNI gets 74-yard touchdown pass down right sideline to WR Kirk Hobbs with 1:18 left in fourth quarter to avert upset from pesky Bears. 1982: MSU 21, Central Missouri 3: Keith Williams runs for two touchdowns in fourth quarter to break open close game as Bears get past Mules again. 1983: Southern Illinois 24, MSU 6: Bears stay within 7-6 at half against eventual I-AA national champions, but falter late in the game to Salukis. 1984: MSU 29, Eastern Illinois 28: Greg Arterburn gets touchdown run and HB Dave Cummings dives into end zone corner pylon with two-point PAT run with 41 seconds left as Bears beat Panthers. 1985: Murray State 36, MSU 21: Racers punch up 29 points in explosion in just over six minutes of third period to overtake Missouri State halftime advantage. 1986: Eastern Illinois 34, MSU 20: League champs come back to prevail late in game after upset-minded Bears lead in third quarter of league contest. 1987: MSU 31, Illinois State 15: 17-point MSU last period gives cushion to MSU comeback win, LB Ken Braden pass interception late ends Redbird upset bid. 1988: MSU 41, Eastern Illinois 21: Phillip Collins sprints to 53-yard punt return for touchdown; two pass interceptions by CB Craig Phillips key MSU win. 1989: MSU 42, Illinois State 7: Quarterbacks DeAndre Smith and Paul Carney run for 216 yards, and combine to score all five Bear touchdowns. 1990: MSU 35, Western Illinois 14: Two Missouri State touchdowns in each of last two periods snap 7-7 halftime tie as Bears maintain lofty national ranking. 1991: MSU 68, Indiana State 19: Bears punch up 27 points in first quarter and expand margin to 47-0 by halftime in rout of MVFC foes Sycamores. 1992: MSU 13, Eastern Illinois 10: Third-quarter FG by Richard Grote snaps 10-10 halftime deadlock as Bears claim win in defensive standoff. 1993: MSU 24, Jacksonville State 7: Bear defense stifles Gamecocks after Missouri State takes 17-0 halftime lead in non-conference battle. 1994: Liberty 27, MSU 19: Jeremy Hoog’s 375-yard passing game for Missouri State is offset by Bear turnovers as visitors from Virginia pull out decision. 1995: UNI 19, MSU 17: UNI field goal as time expired in fourth period overcomes late Missouri State touchdown pass as Panthers’ catch break on pass interference penalty. 1996: Western Illinois 23, MSU 17: Bears take 17-14 lead at half, but can’t hold off Leathernecks down the stretch. 1997: UNI 23, MSU 22: Bears come back from a two-touchdown deficit, but miss game-tying PAT kick with five minutes left in final period for fourth straight Homecoming loss. 1998: MSU 45, Southeast Missouri St. 10: MSU gets 271 yards, three touchdowns passing from QB Derek Jensen to blow open non-conference game with 21-point third quarter. 1999: UNI 29, MSU 17: Panthers blow open ballgame after a 10-10 halftime tie with 19 unanswered points in third period as Bears drop league decision. 2000: MSU 27, Southern Illinois 9: MSU blows open close game with 24 points in fourth quarter. 2001: Indiana State 25, MSU 19: The Sycamores battle back to overcome a 19-7 deficit to beat Bears in last period as Missouri State receivers steps on end zone back line with catch on last possession. 2002: Western Kentucky 31, MSU 7: Eventual Division I FCS national champs roll over Bears in second half. 2003: UNI 26, MSU 20: Early pass interception TDs give UNI Panthers lead Bears can’t overtake. 2004: Southern Illinois 27, MSU 3: Top-ranked Salukis steamroll Bears with bruising ground attack. 2005: Missouri State 31, Indiana State 27: Bears get game-winning touchdown on pass from QB A.J. Porter to WR Kaya Farris with 28 seconds left to win see-saw conference matchup. 2006: Southern Illinois 27, MSU 17: Nationally-ranked Salukis overcome an early 10-3 Bears’ lead with two touchdowns in last five minutes of second period and Missouri State can’t come back. 2007: MSU 63, Indiana State 7: Bears roll to three touchdowns in each of first three quarters as balanced ground-air attack behind QB Cody Kirby gives MSU its second league win. 2008: MSU 42, Youngstown State 28: Bears get two rushing touchdowns and 183 total yards from quarterback Cody Kirby, while Kingjack Washington rushed for 133 yards in second win ever against YSU. 2009: Illinois State 24, MSU 14: Upstart Redbirds hold Bears scoreless in second half and amass 311 yards total offense to hold on for a double-figure win despite 20 tackles by Antoine Wilkinson and 248 passing yards by Cody Kirby. 2010: MSU 31, Western Illinois 28: Bears topple No. 18 Leathernecks, an eventual NCAA playoff team. MSU tallies 508 total yards including165 and 130 rushing yards, respectively from Chris Douglas and Stephen Johnston.

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9/14/85........................ 18 ................................. NCAA 9/30/85........................ 18 ................................. NCAA 10/7/85........................ 17 ................................. NCAA 10/14/85...................... 15 ................................. NCAA Preseason 1989 ......... 10 ................................. NCAA 9/18/89......................... 5 .................................. NCAA 9/25/89......................... 5 .................................. NCAA 10/2/89......................... 4 .................................. NCAA 10/9/89......................... 4 .................................. NCAA 10/16/89....................... 8 .................................. NCAA 10/23/89....................... 7 .................................. NCAA 10/30/89....................... 5 .................................. NCAA 11/6/89 ......................... 5 .................................. NCAA 11/13/89 ....................... 9 .................................. NCAA Final 1989 .................... 9 .................................. NCAA Preseason 1990 .......... 7 .................................. NCAA 9/10/90........................ 10 ........... The Sports Network 9/17/90......................... 6 .................................. NCAA 9/24/90......................... 6 .................................. NCAA 10/1/90......................... 3 .................................. NCAA 10/8/90......................... 3 .................................. NCAA 10/15/90....................... 2 .................................. NCAA 10/22/90....................... 2 .................................. NCAA 10/29/90....................... 2 .................................. NCAA 11/5/90 ......................... 8 .................................. NCAA 11/12/90 ....................... 8 .................................. NCAA Final 1990 .................... 6 .................................. NCAA Preseason 1991 ......... 13 ........... The Sports Network 9/16/91........................ 17 ................................. NCAA 9/23/91........................ 12 ................................. NCAA 9/30/91........................ 19 ................................. NCAA 10/7/91........................ 15 ................................. NCAA 10/14/91...................... 18 ........... The Sports Network 10/21/91...................... 18 ................................. NCAA 10/28/91...................... 17 ................................. NCAA 11/4/91 ........................ 24 ........... The Sports Network 11/11/91 ...................... 21 ........... The Sports Network Preseason 1992 ......... 20 ................................. NCAA 9/14/92........................ 17 ................................. NCAA 9/21/92.........................11 ................................. NCAA 9/28/92........................ 17 ................................. NCAA 10/5/92........................ 16 ................................. NCAA 10/12/92...................... 17 ................................. NCAA 10/19/92...................... 14 ................................. NCAA 10/26/92...................... 13 ................................. NCAA 11/2/92 ........................ 12 ................................. NCAA 11/9/92 .........................11 ................................. NCAA 11/16/92 ...................... 22 ........... The Sports Network Preseason 1993 ......... 17 ........... The Sports Network 9/13/93........................ 21 ........... The Sports Network Preseason 1996 ......... 21 ........... The Sports Network 9/2/96.......................... 21 ........... The Sports Network 9/9/96.......................... 14 ........... The Sports Network 9/16/96........................ 10 ........... The Sports Network 9/23/96......................... 8 ............ The Sports Network 9/30/96......................... 7 ............ The Sports Network 10/7/96......................... 6 ............ The Sports Network 10/14/96....................... 5 ............ The Sports Network 10/21/96....................... 9 ............ The Sports Network 10/28/96....................... 7 ............ The Sports Network 11/4/96 ........................ 14 ........... The Sports Network 11/11/96 ...................... 20 ........... The Sports Network 11/18/96 ...................... 21 ........... The Sports Network 11/25/96 ...................... 21 ........... The Sports Network Final 1996 ................... 23 ........... The Sports Network Preseason 1997 ......... 21 ...............ESPN/USA Today Notes: The Bears’ highest ever Division I FCS poll ranking was No. 2 for three straight weeks - 10/15/90 to 10/29/90.

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1905: School founded as Missouri State Normal School, Fourth District. 1908: Normal fields first intercollegiate team with men’s basketball program. 1909: Normal adds football and baseball. (Baseball discontinued in 1915.) 1912: Normal joins with other four-year schools in Missouri in formation of a state-wide athletic conference, now known as the “old MIAA.” 1916: Normal adds men’s outdoor track. 1919: School name changed to Southwest Missouri State Teachers College. 1924: STC joins in formation of Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association with other charter members Northeast Missouri State, Northwest Missouri State, Central Missouri State and Southeast Missouri State. 1931: STC adds men’s tennis. 1932: STC adds men’s indoor track. 1934: University of Missouri-Rolla joins MIAA. 1934: STC adds men’s golf. 1937: STC joins National Association of Intercollegiate Basketball (changed in 1940 to National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics). 1946: STC name changed to Southwest Missouri State College 1956: SMS leaves NAIA; affiliates with National Collegiate Athletic Association when NCAA adds College Division. 1958: SMS adds men’s cross country and women’s tennis. 1963: SMS adds wrestling. (discontinued 1994). 1964: SMS adds baseball and women’s volleyball. 1965: SMS adds softball and men’s swimming. 1969: SMS adds women’s sports of basketball, indoor/outdoor track, field hockey, cross country and gymnastics. (Gymnastics discontinued in 1979.) 1970: Lincoln University joins MIAA. 1970: SMS adds women’s golf. 1971: SMS joins Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women and Missouri AIAW. 1972: School name changed to Southwest Missouri State University 1980: University of Missouri-St. Louis joins MIAA. 1981: SMS leaves MIAA; joins Mid-Continent Conference for all men’s sports. Other members are Eastern Illinois, Northern Iowa and Western Illinois. 1981: SMS adds men’s soccer. 1982: SMS joins formation of Association of Mid-Continent Universities with other charter members Cleveland State, Eastern Illinois, Illinois-Chicago, Northern Iowa, Valparaiso, Western Illinois and Wisconsin-Green Bay for all men’s sports except football. 1982: SMS joins formation of Gateway Collegiate Athletic Conference with other charter members Drake, Eastern Illinois, Illinois State, Indiana State, Northern Iowa, Southern Illinois, Western Illinois and Wichita State for all women’s sports. 1982: SMS begins competition on NCAA Division I level for all men’s and women’s sports (football at I-AA level). AIAW dissolves. 1985: Gateway adds football. Mid-Continent dissolves. 1989: Akron and Northern Illinois join AMCU. 1990: SMS leaves AMCU and joins Missouri Valley Conference for seven men’s sports. Other members are Bradley, Creighton, Drake, Illinois State, Indiana State, Southern Illinois, Tulsa and Wichita State. 1991: Northern Iowa joins MVC. 1992: SMS and seven other Gateway schools merge women’s sports into MVC. Gateway Football Conference remains separate league.

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1994: Evansville joins MVC. 1996: Tulsa leaves MVC for Western Athletic Conference. Eastern Illinois leaves GFC for Ohio Valley Conference. 1996: SMS adds women’s soccer. 1997: Youngstown State joins GFC. 1998: SMS adds women’s swimming. SMS joins Northern Pacific Field Hockey Conference. 2001: Western Kentucky joins GFC. 2005: SMS name changed to Missouri State University. Field Hockey leaves NorPac and joins Mid-American Conference. 2006: MSU discontinues men’s cross country, men’s indoor and outdoor track and men’s and women’s tennis. Men’s swimming and diving joins Sun Belt Conference. 2007: Division I-AA becomes NCAA FCS (Football Championship Subdivision). Western Kentucky leaves GFC for FBS. 2008: Gateway Football Conference renamed Missouri Valley Football Conference. North Dakota State and South Dakota State join Valley Football. 2009: MSU joins Mid-American Conference in men’s swimming and diving. 2010: South Dakota announced as newest member of MVFC, beginning in 2012.

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The Missouri State Bears play in one of the top FCS facilities in the country, a stadium which is 70 years old in 2011, but which has undergone numerous renovations and improvements to keep it in top-notch shape. Recent additions have included a brand new Musco lighting system, which was installed in early August, 2010, and the Bancorp South video scoreboard, which was added over the summer of 2008. The multi-million dollar scoreboard system features a high-quality video system, enhanced graphics package, and live scoring and timing capabilities. The Football ProStar LED Video Display has a 4.4 trillion color-capable display; 23mm pixel spacing and 153,600 total red/green/blue LED’s. The top of the scoreboard is more than three stories from the surface and extends 40 feet in width. The stadium also got a facelift in the summer of 2006 with the installation of a new FieldTurf artificial playing surface on the football field. The 400-meter running track was resurfaced in 2000. A four-phase expansion of the facility between 1987 and 1991 was further enhanced in August of 1991, when it received a seven-figure gift from the Robert W. Plaster Foundation, with the expanded facility now known as the Robert W. Plaster Sports Complex. The late Mr. Plaster was chairman of the board of Evergreen Investments LLC, of Lebanon, Mo. The Plaster Foundation has made numerous gifts to support higher education, including major gifts to Crowder College, College of the Ozarks and Southwest Baptist University. When the Bears inaugurated the new facility Sept. 14, 1991, it completed a four-stage renovation

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in which the stadium received its first artificial turf in 1987, a new running track in 1988, and additional seating in 1990. The home of Missouri State football for half a century, Plaster Field enjoys a picturesque, landscaped location at the heart of the campus. The 50th birthday revitalization of the stadium in 1991 made it a focal point of campus activity at Missouri State well into the new century. The summer of 1991 saw a major construction project rise 120 feet above Kings Avenue behind the existing stadium. When the addition was finished, it nearly doubled the seating capacity, giving MSU 16,300 seats in a modern, functional home to many activities in addition to providing a superb home for Missouri State Bears football. The completion of the renovation coincided with the 50th anniversary of the first use of the original stadium at the corner of Kings and Grand for Bears football. MSU defeated Southeastern Oklahoma 46-0 Sept. 19, 1941, in the first game in the facility. For football, Plaster now has nearly 8,500 seats in the upper deck, 24 skyboxes of 10 seats each and a 40-seat University box located at what was the back of the original stadium, and a press box at the top of the deck. The ground level includes 12 racquetball and handball courts as well as recreational locker rooms and offices. On the second level, behind the skyboxes, one end of the facility includes a large student exercise area with extensive workout equipment. The other end contains the Plaster Strength Center, a 7,200-square foot intercollegiate athletics weight room. An elevator at the west entrance connects all three levels.

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The final renovation followed three preliminary additions. The first artificial surface was added in 1987, and was replaced in 2000 and 2006. The turf was followed in 1988 by an eight-lane, 400-meter all-weather running track, paid for from student fee money at a cost of $272,000. The east bleachers were moved back and the north and south walls of the stadium were relocated to accommodate the enlarged track. The north end was reworked, and the resulting area can accommodate championship football, track and field, soccer, field hockey and marching band events. In 1990, an additional 2,000 seats were installed on the east side of the stadium, along with additional concession stands, restrooms, ticket booths, a new student entrance and extensive landscaping. Plaster Sports Complex received many enhancements in the 1970s and 1980s, including additions and improvements to seating, the press box, and concession and restroom facilities. A lighting system and scoreboard and electronic message center were also added during this era. Built originally for $60,000 as a WPA project, the Plaster Sports Complex is home to Missouri State’s football, field hockey, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, and track and field teams. Missouri State also hosts numerous interscholastic and club track, marching band, handball, racquetball, soccer, football, and field hockey events as well as classes and practice for a variety of intercollegiate sports teams in the facility. The facility was known as SMS Stadium from the time it opened in 1941 until 1970, and was named Briggs Stadium from 1970 until it was renamed Plaster Field in 1991.

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Missouri State Annual Attendance Breakdown Year 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Home Home Home Games Attendance Average 5 35,200 7,040 5 36,000 7,200 5 40,600 8,120 5 33,500 6,700 6 31,100 5,183 5 38,500 7,700 5 36,400 7,280 6 37,700 6,283 5 25,653 5,131 4 22,200 5,550 5 25,600 5,120 4 23,450 5,863 5 24,755 4,951 5 33,409 6,682 5 26,658 5,332 5 34,208 6,842 5 34,069 6,814 6 48,175 8,029 6 58,111 9,685 5 58,603 11,721 5 60,639 12,128 6 57,647 9,608 6 53,577 8,930 6 65,467 10,911 5 65,905 13,181 6 77,698 12,950 6 57,874 9,646 6 72,590 12,098 6 63,563 10,594 5 50,055 10,011 6 54,598 9,100 5 46,795 9,359 7 66,881 9,554 5 53,302 10,660 6 60,270 10,045 6 62,841 10,473 5 44,790 8,958 6 57,417 9,570 5 45,138 9,028

NCAA Rank --------------------29th -53rd 31st 14th 11th 39th 24th 30th 34th 33rd 40th 32nd 25th 34th 31st 42nd 39th 39th

Road Road Road Largest Home Crowd Games Attendance Average 10,500 vs. Truman State, 11/4/72 5 35,400 7,080 10,000 vs. Southeast Missouri, 10/6/73 5 22,500 4,500 9,600 vs. Missouri Southern, 10/5/74 5 38,000 7,600 10,000 vs. Northwest Missouri, 10/25/75 6 29,500 4.916 10,700 vs. Missouri Southern, 10/2/76 5 28,400 5,680 10,000 vs. Missouri S&T, 10/22/77 5 11,400 2,280 10,500 vs. Lincoln, 10/7/78 6 31,000 5,167 7,400 vs. Harding, 9/22/79 5 16,400 3,280 7,600 vs. Missouri Southern, 9/6/80 6 39,111 6,519 7,000 vs. Harding, 9/19/81 6 28,735 4,789 7,200 vs. Central Missouri, 10/9/82 6 44,115 7,353 7,700 vs. Southern Illinois, 10/15/83 7 46,150 6,593 7,018 vs. Eastern Illinois, 10/27/84 5 33,000 6,600 7,800 vs. Murray State, 10/26/85 6 38,506 6,417 7,808 vs. Western Illinois, 9/20/86 5 48,363 9,673 8,105 vs. Indiana State, 10/3/87 6 58,955 9,826 8,059 vs. Western Kentucky, 10/15/88 5 52,252 10,450 9,148 vs. Alcorn State, 10/28/89 7 60,755 8,679 10,721 vs. Western Illinois, 10/27/90 6 82,176 13,696 15,579 vs. McNeese State, 9/14/91 6 85,811 14,302 14,356 vs. Eastern Illinois, 10/24/92 6 78,151 13,025 12,442 vs. Southeast Missouri, 9/4/93 5 66,834 13,367 14,220 vs. North Texas, 9/10/94 5 53,089 10,618 13,794 vs. McNeese State, 9/2/95 5 64,385 12,877 15,878 vs. Western Illinois, 11/2/96 6 78,479 13,080 16,672 vs. Pittsburg State, 8/28/97 5 55,776 11,152 13,580 vs. Harding, 9/12/98 5 63,940 12,788 15,547 vs. Northern Iowa, 10/16/99 5 54,969 10,994 15,647 vs. Missouri Southern, 9/9/00 5 89,465 17,893 13,662 vs. Indiana State, 10/20/01 6 77,785 12,964 13,002 vs. Western Kentucky, 10/19/02 5 66,900 13,380 14,911 vs. Northern Iowa, 10/18/03 6 93,705 15,618 15,122 vs. Southern Illinois, 10/23/04 4 39,121 9,780 13,025 vs. Indiana State, 10/29/05 5 115,235 23,047 12,275 vs. Youngstown State, 9/30/06 5 79,816 15,963 12,084 vs. Central Arkansas, 9/22/07 5 94,511 18,902 13,020 vs. Western Illinois, 10/4/08 6 86,093 14,349 15,038 vs. Nothern Iowa, 9/26/09 5 111,415 22,283 13,489 vs. Youngstown State, 10/2/10 6 87,705 14,618

Top Seasons - Home Att. Avg. Avg. 13,181 12,950 12,128 12,098 11,721

Net 65,905 77,698 60,639 72,590 58,603

G 5 6 5 6 5

Year 1996 1997 1992 1999 1991

MSU All-Time Top Home Crowds NCAA 14th 11th 29th 24th --

Arthur Briggs The Missouri State football facility was known as Briggs Stadium from 1970 until 1991 in honor of MSU athletics pioneer Arthur W. Briggs. When the Missouri State Board of Governors renamed the stadium Plaster Field in 1991, the Board voted to perpetuate the memory of Briggs by changing the name of Belmont Street, just west of the stadium, to Briggs Street; by installing a bust of Briggs at the stadium entrance; by establishing an endowed scholarship fund in his name; and by establishing the Arthur Briggs Award, to be given annually to the top scholarathlete on the Bears’ football team. The first Missouri State athletics director, Briggs held that post from 1912 to 1938 and was physical education department head until he died in 1949. Briggs is the winningest coach in MSU football history, posting a 76-58-11 mark as field boss of the grid Bears from 1912 to 1933. Briggs guided the Bears to unbeaten state title years in 1914 at 6-0 and in 1922 at 7-0. At various times, he coached every sport MSU had, including posting a 105-32 basketball record from 1913 to 1923 in the years when the Bears dominated the "old MIAA" of all the state's four-year small colleges. Mr. Briggs went into the MSU Athletics Hall of Fame in 1978 and was one of the charter inductees into the MSU Wall of Fame in 2002.

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16,672...............................vs. Pittsburg St. (8/28/97)+ 15,878........................... vs. Western Illinois (11/2/96)* 15,647....................... vs. Missouri Southern (9/9/00)+ 15,634.............................vs. Northern Iowa (11/1/97)* 15,579..........................vs. McNeese State (9/14/91)+ 15,547.......................... vs. Northern Iowa (10/16/99)* 15,122....................... vs. Southern Illinois (10/23/04)* 15,097.............................vs. Truman State (9/14/96)+ 15,038..............................vs. Northern Iowa (9/26/09) 15,005................................. vs. Illinois State (9/25/99) 14,911 .......................... vs. Northern Iowa (10/18/03)* 14,906...........................vs. Southern Illinois (10/5/96) 14,356..........................vs. Eastern Illinois (10/24/92)* 14,323............................vs. Indiana State (10/19/91)* 14,220............................... vs. North Texas (9/10/94)+ + Indicates home opener; * Indicates Homecoming

MSU All-Time Top Football Crowds 66,424.........................................at Arkansas (9/3/05) 55,572..................... vs. Arkansas (9/5/09), (at Little Rock) 53,946..................... vs. Arkansas (9/2/00), (at Little Rock) 48,672................................ at Kansas State (9/11/10) 46,825................................ at Kansas State (9/15/07) 43,388............................at Oklahoma State (9/13/08) 42,152............................at Oklahoma State (9/13/03) 41,393..............................at Oklahoma State (9/2/06) 40,500......................................... at Kansas (9/14/02) 40,104............................ at Oklahoma State (9/11/93) 37,500........................................... at Kansas (9/1/01) 37,350............................at Oklahoma State (9/16/95) 33,500............................at Oklahoma State (8/31/96) 31,124.............................................at Tulsa (8/31/91) 25,007...............................................at Tulsa (9/2/99) 24,332...............................................at Tulsa (9/5/98) 22,590...............................................at Tulsa (9/8/90) 21,856...........................................at Tulsa (10/10/92) 20,000............................. at Jackson State (10/11/86) 19,617.........................at Youngstown State (9/29/07) 17,980.............................................at Tulsa (9/25/04) 17,659.............................................. at UNLV (9/1/90) 17,349........................................... at Tulsa (11/12/94) 16,984.........................at Youngstown State (10/4/03) 16,672......................... vs. Pittsburg State (8/28/97)

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Largest Road Crowd 12,500 at Illinois State, 9/30/72 9,000 at Central Missouri, 10/13/73 12,000 at Northwest Missouri, 10/26/74 11,500 at Central Missouri, 10/11/75 9,000 at Southeast Missouri, 11/6/76 3,000 at Truman State, 10/15/77 10,000 at Northwest Missouri, 10/14/78 6,000 at Northeastern Okla., 9/29/79 13,111 at Northern Iowa, 10/25/80 9,300 at Western Illinois, 9/26/81 11,715 at Northern Iowa, 9/11/82 12,863 at Murray State, 10/8/83 10,100 at Northern Iowa, 9/22/84 12,202 at Drake, 8/31/85 20,000 at Jackson State, 10/11/86 13,780 at Louisiana Tech, 11/14/87 12,200 at Northwestern State, 9/3/88 10,843 at Western Illinois, 9/16/89 22,590 at Tulsa, 9/8/90 31,124 at Tulsa, 8/31/91 21,856 at Tulsa, 10/10/92 40,104 at Oklahoma State, 9/11/93 17,349 at Tulsa, 11/12/94 37,350 at Oklahoma State, 9/16/95 33,500 at Oklahoma State, 8/31/96 14,023 at Jacksonville State, 9/6/97 24,332 at Tulsa, 9/5/98 25,007 at Tulsa, 9/4/99 53,946 vs. Arkansas (at Little Rock), 9/2/00 37,500 at Kansas, 9/1/01 40,500 at Kansas, 9/14/02 42,152 at Oklahoma State, 9/13/03 17,980 at Tulsa, 9/25/04 66,424 at Arkansas, 9/3/05 41,393 at Oklahoma State, 9/2/06 46,825 at Kansas State, 9/15/07 43,388 at Oklahoma State, 9/13/08 55,572 vs. Arkansas (at Little Rock), 9/5/09 48,672 at Kansas State, 9/11/10

Season Season Total Average 70,600 7,060 58,500 5,850 78,600 7,860 63,000 5,727 59,500 5,409 49,900 4,990 67,400 6,127 54,100 4,918 64,764 5,888 50,935 5,094 69,715 6,338 69,600 6,327 67,755 5,776 71,915 6,538 75,021 7,502 93,163 8,469 86,321 8,632 108,930 8,379 140,287 11,691 144,414 13,219 138,790 12,617 124,481 11,316 106,666 9,697 129,852 11,805 144,384 13,126 133,474 12,134 121,814 11,074 127,559 11,596 155,028 14,093 127,850 11,622 121,498 13,380 140,500 12,773 106,002 9,637 168,537 16,853 140,086 12,735 157,352 14,304 130,883 11,898 168,832 15,348 132,843 12,077

Year-By-Year at Plaster Field Year Record Pct. 1941 7-1-0 .875 1942 2-3-1 .417 1943-44 no teams --1945 3-0-1 .875 1946 1-4-0 .200 1947 4-1-1 .755 1948 6-0-0 1.000 1949 3-1-1 .700 1950 2-1-2 .600 1951 4-2-0 .667 1952 2-3-0 .400 1953 3-3-0 .500 1954 1-3-0 .250 1955 2-2-1 .500 1956 1-3-0 .250 1957 2-3-0 .400 1958 0-3-0 .000 1959 2-3-0 .400 1960 0-3-0 .000 1961 2-3-0 .400 1962 3-0-1 .875 1963 6-0-0 1.000 1964 4-1-0 .800 1965 4-1-0 .800 1966 4-1-0 .800 1967 0-5-0 .000 1968 2-2-0 .500 1969 0-7-0 .000 1970 0-5-0 .000 1971 1-3-1 .300 1972 2-3-0 .400 1973 2-3-0 .400 1974 5-0-0 1.000 1975 3-2-0 .600 1976 3-3-0 .500

Year 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Record 4-0-1 4-1-0 4-2-0 3-2-0 2-2-0 3-2-0 3-1-0 3-1-1 2-2-1 0-5-0 3-2-0 3-2-0 6-0-0 5-1-0 4-1-0 5-0-0 5-1-0 2-4-0 2-4-0 3-2-0 3-3-0 3-3-0 4-2-0 4-2-0 3-2-0 3-3-0 3-2-0 5-2-0 4-1-0 2-4-0 5-1-0 1-4-0 3-3-0 5-0-0

Pct. .900 .800 .667 .600 .500 .600 .750 .700 .500 .000 .600 .600 1.000 .833 .800 1.000 .833 .333 .333 .600 .500 .500 .667 .667 .600 .500 .600 .714 .800 .333 .833 .200 .500 1.000

Plaster Field has been the home of Missouri State football since 1941. The 2011 campaign is the Bears’ 69th season in Plaster as MSU didn’t field a football team for two seasons during World War II. MSU football moved to its present site in 1930, 10 years before the current stadium was constructed right before World War II. Prior to that time, the Bears practiced and played their games in an area on the northwest corner of the existing campus where Freudenberger House now stands, MSU has a 200-145-12 record for 347 games in Plaster, and the Bears have been perfect at home in six seasons in Plaster, including 1989, 1992 and 2010. The longest MSU home win streak was 20 games, compiled between 1938 and 1941.

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Missouri State’s history of producing pro football talent dates back to 1945 and extends to today with two NFL Draft selections in as many years -- Clay Harbor to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2010 and David Arkin to the Cowboys in 2011. Two additional Bears earned undrafted free agent contracts in 2011 with Kolby Hurt signing with the Saints and Jake Duron landing with the New York Jets, giving MSU four active NFL players when the 2011 season opened. Recently, Brad St. Louis played 10 seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals from 2000-09. He starred for MSU at tight end from 1996-99 and played in both the East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl after his senior season prior to being drafted by the Bengals. He operated as the Bengals’ regular deep snapper seven seasons with additional work at tight end. Jason Whittle played 11 NFL seasons from 1998-2008. He signed a free agent contract in the 2003 off-season with the then-Super Bowl champ Tampa Bay Buccaneers after five years with the New York Giants. He returned to the Giants in 2004 and moved to the Minnesota Vikings for the 2006 campaign before joining the Bills in 2007. A standout lineman at MSU from 1994-97, Whittle signed a free agent contract with the Giants in 1998. He became the first MSU Bear to appear in the NFL title game when he saw action in the 2001 Super Bowl with the Giants. The MSU alumnus with the longest and most successful professional tenure was defensive back Adrion Smith of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He completed 12 seasons in the CFL in 2005, spending his last 10 seasons in Toronto. He led the Argonauts with eight interceptions in 2005, moving his career total to a team record 51. He helped the ArBears in NFL Draft Year Rd. Pick Overall Player Team gonauts to CFL Grey Cup Championships in 1997 and 2004. A native 1951 17 4 199 Henry May (OC) Cardinals of Kansas City, who was a four-year starter from 1990 to 1993, Smith 1952 18 12 217 Bob Dees (T) Rams is the Bears’ and MVFC all-time leader in interceptions with 24. A four1958 25 10 299 Bill Kaczmarek (OC) 49ers time CFL all-star, he has since joined Toronto’s front office community 1968 9 7 226 Sam McDowell (T) Dolphins 1968 16 19 427 Pat Talbert Chiefs relations staff and is one of the team’s radio announcers. 1974 2 2 28 Tom Mullen (OG) Giants Cornerback Darren Barnett, an all-conference performer as a junior 1974 7 25 181 Fred Tabron Vikings at Missouri State in 2004 when he was among the Valley and NCAA 1978 11 8 286 Dennis Heim (DT) Giants leaders in nterceptions, rejoined the New York Giants for a second 1979 6 22 159 Mike Murphy (LB) Oilers 1979 7 6 171 Tim Ries (DB) Oilers year in 2008 after working on the Giants’ developmental squad during 1983 7 22 190 Darrin Newbold (LB) Jets the 2007 season. 1985 9 13 237 Mike Armentrout (DB) Chiefs In the Arena Football League, Steve Watson had an All-AFL season 1986 6 21 159 Keith Williams (RB) Falcons in 2008 and appeared in Arena Bowl XXII for the San Jose SaberCats. 1997 7 9 210 Mike Miano (DT) Bears 2000 7 4 210 Brad St. Louis (TE) Bengals The two-time all-MVFC standout (2003-04) has since moved to the 2010 4 27 125 Clay Harbor (TE) Eagles Columbus Destroyers and currently the Tulsa Talons. He had 238 total 2011 4 13 110 David Arkin (OL) Cowboys tackles in 31 career games for MSU.

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National Football League 1945 E Charlie Mitchell, Chicago Bears 1951 OC Henry May, Chicago Cardinals 1952 OT Bob Dees, Los Angeles Rams 1953 OT Paul Mullins, New York Giants 1957 OC Ben Koeneman, San Francisco 49ers 1958 OT Bill Kaczmarek, San Francisco 49ers 1961 OT Glenn Sowder, Denver Broncos 1964 OT Rich Johanningmeier, Houston Oilers 1966 DT Pat Talburt, Kansas City Chiefs 1968 OT Sam McDowell, Miami Dolphins 1974 OT Tom Mullen, New York Giants FB Tom McIntyre, Houston Oilers RB Fred Tabron, Minnesota Vikings 1975 TE Bob Grana, St. Louis Cardinals 1978 DT Dennis Heim, New York Giants 1979 LB Mike Murphy, Houston Oilers DB Tim Ries, Houston Oilers K Jan Stahle, Houston Oilers LB Chris Sella, New Orleans Saints 1983 FB John Finders, Dallas Cowboys 1985 FS Mike Armentrout, Kansas City Chiefs DT Rick Fulton, New York Giants 1986 HB Keith Williams, Atlanta Falcons OT Brad Sellenriek, Green Bay Packers 1987 LB Steve Ache, Minnesota Vikings 1988 LB Matt Soraghan, Green Bay Packers 1991 FB Eric Jenkins, Miami Dolphins OG Chris Reed, Chicago Bears RB Tony Gilbert, New York Giants 1992 FS Marcus Shipp, Cincinnati Bengals 1993 DE Rick Perry, Detroit Lions 1994 CB Adrion Smith, Cleveland Browns 1997 DT Mike Miano, Chicago Bears K Wayne Boyer, San Diego Chargers 1998 OT Brad Kubik, Kansas City Chiefs OT Jason Whittle, New York Giants 2000 TE Brad St. Louis, Cincinnati Bengals LB John Eskridge, New England Pats K Travis Brawner, Green Bay Packers 2001 DT Luis Almanzar, Pittsburgh Steelers OG James Broyles, Kansas City Chiefs 2002 FB Demetrius Smith, New Orleans Saints 2003 FB Nate Schurman, New Orleans Saints S Kailan Williams, St. Louis Rams 2007 CB Darren Barnett, New York Giants 2010 TE Clay Harbor, Philadelphia Eagles 2011 OL David Arkin, Dallas Cowboys LB Kolby Hurt, New Orleans Saints OL Jake Duron, New York Jets United States Football League 1983 LB Mike Murphy, Birmingham Stallions FB Bill Hedgepath, Tampa Bay Bandits DB Chris Sella, Oakland Invaders 1984 DE Darrin Newbold, Oklahoma Outlaws LB John Harvey, Oklahoma Outlaws Canadian Football League 1981 S Joe Kubik, Ottawa Roughriders 1988 LB Ken Braden, Ottawa Roughriders 1990 CB Karl Anthony, Calgary Stampeders RB Phillip Collins,Calgary Stampeders 1991 DE Michael Fox, Calgary Stampeders QB DeAndre Smith, Calgary Stampeders 1994 QB Phil Johnson, British Columbia Lions CB Adrion Smith, Hamilton Tiger Cats 1996 LB DeLaun Fowler, Ottawa Roughriders 2003 TB Eddie Linscomb, British Columbia Lions 2007 S Mike Radon, Hamilton Tiger Cats 2011 QB Cody Kirby, Edminton Eskimos Arena/Indoor Football Leagues 2000 WR Tacoma Fontaine, Austin Wranglers 2000 LB Corky Martin, Tulsa Talons 2000 WR Jeff Hewitt, Quad Cities Steamwheelers 2002 DT Luis Almanzar, Los Angeles Avengers 2003 DT Jimmy Williams, San Diego Riptide 2005 OC Brad Durham, Peoria Pirates 2005 WR, Steven Rush, Memphis Xplorers 2007 LB, Steve Watson, San Jose SaberCats 2008 DB, Greg Lovely, San Jose SaberCats

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Arkansas Razorbacks

n  Sept. 3 at Fayetteville, Ark., 6 p.m.   Arkansas Leads All-Time Series 6-0

n  Sept. 10 at Lexington, Ky., 5 p.m.   Missouri State Leads All-Time Series 1-0

n  University Information

Year Founded...................................................................................................................1871 Location......................................................................................................... Fayatteville, Ark. University Web Site........................................................................................... www.uark.edu University President..............................................................................Dr. G. David Gearhart Enrollment (Fall 2010)...................................................................................................21,406 School Colors............................................................................................ Cardinal and White National Affiliation................................................................................... NCAA Division I FBS Conference Affiliation......................................Southeastern Conference (SEC) Western Div.

n  Athletics Information

Director of Athletics...................................................................................................Jeff Long Athletics Web Site................................................................... www.arkansasrazorbacks.com Ticket Office.................................................................................................. (1-800) 982 4647 Tickets Web Site...................................................................... www.arkansasrazorbacks.com Sports Information Director................................................................................. Zack Higbee  Email...................................................................................................... zhigbee@uark.edu   Office Phone................................................................................................ (479) 575-5786   Cell Phone................................................................................................... (479) 790-7368  Fax........................................................................