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HO NORS & AWA R D S

CORY CHRISTENSEN

CLINT HEAD

ALL-AMERICANS

GUY LEMAN

JASON RIPKE

IIAC MVPs

RICKY GALES

Beginning with Tony Spencer in 1962, Simpson players have received 35 All-America awards from numerous outlets. Only Clint Head (1997, 1998), Guy Leman (1997, 1998), Mike Donnenwerth (2002, 2003), and Jason Ripke (2004, 2005) have earned All-America honors in multiple seasons. Ripke’s 2004 season saw him earn first team recognition from three different outlets after tallying a nation-leading 31 tackles for loss. The Storm boasted five All-Americans during its NCAA Semifinal run in 1997, the most by any team in the program’s history.

MIKE DONNENWERTH

Year Player Pos. 1989 *Deric “Ricky” Gales.............................RB 1996 Brad Jorgensen.......................................QB 1997 Brad Jorgensen.......................................QB 1998 Guy Leman...............................................RB 2003 Mike Donnenwerth........................... QB/P 2013 Taylor Nelson (offensive MVP)...........QB * also named Small College Player of the Year - the IIAC began recognizing Offensive and Defensive MVPs in 2010

IIAC COACHES OF THE YEAR

AFCA

FG

D3SID

D3COM

NA

Year 1969 1988 1991 1996 1997 2003

Coach Season Record John Sullivan...................................... 8-2 Jim Williams....................................... 9-2 Jim Williams.....................................10-1 Jim Williams.....................................10-1 *Jim Williams...................................12-1 Jay Niemann...................................... 9-2

Year

Player

Pos.

1962

Tony Spencer

NA

2

* also named AFCA Region Coach of the Year

1963

George Yanger

NA

2

1983

Bryan Jones

LB

1989

Ricky Gales

RB

GAGLIARDI TROPHY FINALISTS

1992

Marty James

DB

1992

Trent Nauholz

RB

1993

Chad Earwood

DB

1996

Brent Parrott

DB

1996

Chris Winey

OL

1996

Jarod Young

LB

1997

Jeremy Whalen

DL

1997

Clint Head

OL

1997

Cory Christensen

RB

HM

1997

Kenny Fry

DB

HM

1997

Guy Leman

RB

1998

Clint Head

OL

1998

Guy Leman

RB

2002

Mike Donnenwerth

QB

2003

Mike Donnenwerth

QB

3

*3

2003

Kyle Westphal

DB

1

1

2

2003

Dusty Kain

WR

3

2

3

2004

Jason Ripke

DE

1

1

2005

Jason Ripke

DE

3

3

2006

BJ Bengard

DT

2

2006

Dustin Schelling

DE

3

2008

Luke Stover

DT

2

1

Named in honor of legendery Saint John’s head coach, John Gagliardi, the Gagliardi Trophy is presented annually to the outstanding football player in NCAA Division III. Year Player Pos. 1998 Guy Leman.........................................RB 2003 Mike Donnenwerth..........................QB 2005 Dusty Kain........................................WR

2

ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICANS

1 2 3 HM 1

3 HM

1

Year Player Team 1998 Guy Leman............................ First Team 2012 Mark Cronin..................... Second Team 2014 Alex Severn...................... Second Team

2

NCAA POST-GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

HM 1

HM 1 3

1

1

3

* selected as a quarterback and punter

Key to Abbreviations: AFCA (American Football Coaches Association), FG (Don Hansen Football Gazette), D3SID (Division III Sports Information Directors), D3COM (d3football.com), NA (not available)

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Year Player 1971.........................................................Rich Clogg 1974......................................................Hugh Lickiss 1990.........................................................Ian Grover 1994..................................................Chad Earwood

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