49TH ANNUAL MWB OFFICIAL PROGRAM SATURDAY, DEC. 6, 2014 • TIGER STADIUM • IN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, MISSOURI 49TH ANNUAL TIGER STADIUM EXCELSIOR SPRINGS SATURDAY DECEMBER 6, 2014 There’s a difference between watching the NFL games aired on television and watching two college teams from out of state go head to head for their last games of the season. Die-hard college football fans and players alike understand it – the drive, determination and the reminder that for a lot of the seniors playing for their respective team, they may never step foot on the turf again. The gridiron of Tiger Stadium at Excelsior Springs High School invites this year’s 49th annual Mineral Water Bowl teams to finish out their season in what will be their final match up of the season. This year’s teams, the University of Sioux Falls Cougars will face off against the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos. USF Finished 10-1 for the season and third overall in the NSIC, this is their first appearance at the Mineral Water Bowl game. Also making their first trip to Tiger Stadium for the MWB will be the opposing talent from the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos who finished their regular season play 8-3 and finished third in the MIAA. Although both teams are experiencing several firsts, a first trip to Excelsior Springs, a first playoff game in the Mineral Water Bowl and the first opportunity to be welcomed by the Excelsior Springs Community – the QB Club’s Mineral Water Bowl Committee has the art of inviting out of state guests, showering them with comfort and welcoming the teams, players, coaches, cheerleaders and coaching staff to Excelsior Springs down to a science. Since 1948 the MWB Committee has strived to make the three-day stay in the community a comfortable one for all involved. The details are worked on year round to be sure both teams are taken care of down to the last detail. A non-profit organization, the QB Club will take their hard work and turn any profit from the event back into the community to help provide funding for youth sports, arts and academic programs. This year’s 49th annual Mineral Water Bowl at Excelsior Springs High School Tiger Stadium is set to kickoff at noon on Saturday, Dec. 6. The MWB looks forward to meeting the teams’ players, coaches and fans who make this year’s event possible. JAE JUAREZ 3 OFF $ ADMISSION AT THE GATE WITH THIS COUPON The 2014 Mineral Water Bowl Game Guide produced by: Contact us: 417 S. Thompson Ave. P.O. Box 70 Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 (816) 637-6155 • (816) 630-5277 ExSpgsStandard.com Brian Rice, Publisher Skyla Sullivan, Co-Editor/Design Jae Juarez, Co-Editor with help from Eric Copeland • Wanda Rowe Jackie Halloran • Janet Timberlake 2 PLAYERS TO WATCH Fans of the MWB need to keep an eye out this year when two new teams come to play during the 49th annual bowl game. For the MIAA the University of Central Oklahoma Bronchos come in with a 8-3 record and 3rd in the division. Representing the NSIC is the 10-1 Sioux Falls Cougars who are third in the division. UCO is under the direction of head coach Nick Bobeck in his third year at the helm of the Bronchos. Coach Jed Stugart, in his fifth year, leads the USF Cougars. When comparing the two teams’ starters, head-to-head, UCO brings freshmen quarterback Chas Stallard, who was named Freshman of the Year in the MIAA. Stallard’s regular season campaign saw him complete 183 of 277 passes for 1,877 yards and 8 TD’s with a mere 5 interceptions while adding 662 yards and 9 TD’s rushing. Sioux Falls’ quarterback, sophomore Luke Papilion, earned the title of NSIC Offensive Player of the Year after a 2014 breakout season. For the Cougars, Papilion has aided USF offense to an average 42.7 points per game as he accounted for 29 TD’s this season, he racked up 481.4 yards per game completing 208 of 328 passes for 2,555 total yards. Stallard’s target, running back Jake Gandara, has rushed for 1,077 yards and 13 TD’s this season on 178 carries while also catching 33 UCO USF passes for 226 yards. For the Sioux Falls Cougars, second team AllNSIC running back Nephi Garcia ranks as one of the school’s all-time running backs. Garcia ranked fifth in the league in rushing with 100.7 yards per game, has 2,176 rushing yards in his career and 27 TD’s. On the defense fans can expect UCO’s lineman Kenny Allen, second team All-MIAA for the second year in a row, to collect his fair share of tackles. This season Allen recorded 36 tackles with only 9.5 tackles for loss. He leads the league with 7.5 sacks in the regular season. All-NSIC defensive back John Tidwell, the league’s top cover corner, finished with 53 tackles, including 39 solo stops. Tidwell saw two interceptions, fumble recovery, forced fumble and 13 pass breakups tying him for second in the league. In all this year’s MWB fans at Tiger Stadium can expect a fierce game of competition between two outstanding teams with high marks for both offensive and defensive players. Both teams, making their first-ever MWB appearance, are chomping at the bit to take home the final win of the season, guaranteeing a game for fans to remember. score by quarters 1 2 3 4 45 96 65 94 118 138 93 OT 22 T 372 0 470 121 usf SCORING OFFENSE SCORING DEFENSE FIRST DOWNS RUSHING YDAGE PASSING YDAGE RUSHING DEFENSE PASSING DEFENSE TOTAL OFFENSE TOTAL DEFENSE SACK (TOT YARDS) PENALTIES/YDS GM 3-DOWN CONVERSIONS 4-DOWN CONVERSIONS TOUCHDOWNS TIME OF POSS./GAME GIVEAWAY/TAKEAWAY 3 470/42.7 199/18.1 269 2349/213.5 2946/267.8 1641/149.2 2222/202 5295/481.4 3863/351.2 25/159 74/65 81/188 9/16 62 30:19 19/37 uco 378/29.3 236/393.1 211 2086/189.6 2073/188.5 2239/203.5 2085/189.5 4159/378.1 4324/393.1 17/126 62/53.6 70/161 1/4 41 30:11 20/16 THE HISTORY OF When the first Mineral Water Bowl game was played on Thanksgiving Day 1948, it was presented by the Excelsior Springs Quarterback Club to raise money to assist area youth activities. That’s still the reason the game is held today. Excelsior Springs High defeated Mexico, Missouri, High in the inaugural game then travelled to Chattanooga the following week to face a junior college team in the Orchid Bowl. Predictably the high school Tigers couldn’t compete with the junior college squad and predictably too, that kind of competition didn’t last long. In 1951, after four prep versions of the Bowl, the State High School Athletic Association banned unsanctioned post-season high school play. Encouraged by the success of the high school games, the Quarterback Club began exploring ways of resuming the bowl. It did in the fall of 1954 when the Mineral Water Bowl returned as a small college game. It kicked off a span of 22 years when the bowl became a midwest institution that attracted great teams and some future stars to Excelsior Springs. The Mineral Water Bowl was one of only 11 in the nation sanctioned by the NCAA in 1957, in the same company with the Sugar, Rose, Cotton and Orange Bowls. Each fall in the ‘50s and ‘60s, the bowl was home to the championship caliber teams from Michigan to Colorado to Texas and North Dakota. By the mid-’70s, another era had dawned. The television networks were airing more and more football and it became harder to draw crowds when the living room was such a good ticket to the big games. After the 1975 game the Mineral Water Bowl was cancelled and there was little interest in its return. In 1992, 4 a reorganized Quarterback Club received National Junior College Athletic Association sanctioning for the Bowl. The first three Junior College games were decided by only two points and the fourth was a two point game too, until Middle Georgia scored the winning touchdown with only 11 seconds left. In 1996, Blinn College (led by former UCM coach, Willie Fritz) made history by winning their unprecedented second consecutive NJCAA championship and in 1999 Blinn won the final junior college championship with a victory over Fort Scott. In 2000, a new partnership with the MIAA, the NSIC and the NCAA began and the Division II teams played the first overtime game in Bowl history. It took three overtimes for Winona State to upset Missouri Western and gain the NSIC’s first win. Augustana’s 37-16 victory over Missouri Western snapped a 7 game MIAA win streak. The Quarterback Club proudly presents the 47h annual Mineral Water Bowl. We gratefully thank the outstanding citizens, merchants and sponsors whose loyal support of area youth activities, even in difficult economic times, make this game possible. Mineral Water Bowl High School 1948 1949 1951 1959 Excelsior Springs Excelsior Springs Harrisonville Raytown Small College 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 Hastings College, NE Missouri Valley, MO St. Benedict’s, KS William Jewell, MO Lincoln Univ., MO College of Emporia, KS Hillsdale College, MI NE Missouri State Adams State, CO Northern Illinois U, IL N. Dakota State, ND N. Dakota Univ., ND Adams State, CO William Jewell, MO Doane College, NE St. John’s, MN Franklin College, IN Bethany College, KS Ottawa Univ., KS William Jewell, MO Midland Lutheran, NE MO Western, MO results 48 12 14 7 Mexico North KC Higginsville Excelsior Springs 18 6 13 0 20 31 14 33 21 21 17 22 23 21 14 37 14 14 10 21 40 17 27 30 32 44 College of Emporia, KS 14 7 Hastings College, NE 13 N. Eastern Oklahoma 14 Hastings College, NE 0 Emporia State, KS 20 Austin College, TX 6 Iowa State Teachers 8 Parson College, IA 20 Norther Illinois U, IL 14 SW Missouri State Western Colorado State 13 20 Northern Illinois U, IL 8 SW Missouri State 14 Doane College, NE 0 Central MO State 0 Simpson College, IA 12 Wayne State, NE 14 Missouri Valley, MO 20 Friends University, KS St. Marys of the Plains, KS 9 6 Friends University, KS 0 Graceland College, IA 12 52 19 42 43 26 41 29 Itawamba, MS Bulter County, KS Blinn College, TX Hutchinson CC, KS Coffeyville CC, KS Coffeyville CC, KS NW Mississippi CC Fort Scott CC, KS 10 50 17 37 14 22 3 22 43 48 34 24 36 35 35 20 37 34 13 28 41 90 MO Western, MO Minnesota, Duluth, MN Winona State, MN Concordia-St. Paul, MN Northern State, SD Concordia-St. Paul, MN Bemidji State, MN Wayne State, NE MO Western, MO Augustana, SD Concordia-St. Paul, MN N. Eastern State, OK Lindenwood, MO SW Minnesota State 5 41 ot3 17 27 ot 14 33 23 27 13 16 21 9 14 21 28 2013 MWB Helpers 2013 MWB Winners Junior College 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 Garden City, KS NE Oklahoma A&M, OK Hinds CC, MS Middle Georgia College Blinn College, TX Snow College, UT Middle Georgia College Blinn College, TX NCAA Division II 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Winona State, MN Central Missouri, MO Emporia State, KS MO Western, MO Washburn, KS MO Western, MO Pittsburg State, KS MO Western, MO Augustana, SD MO Western, MO Pittsburg State, KS Minnesota State, MN Winona State, MN Pittsburg State, KS Gregg Williams at the 2013 MWB Banquet Good luck to both teams! Professional PhotograPhy for the amateur athlete in memory of 816.628.9033 816.686.8157 Kerry Woods LARGE FORMAT DIGITAL PRINTING 1219 N. JESSE JAMES RD., EXCELSIOR SPRINGS Have a great game! cougars vs. broncHos BHC BroadBent, Houts & Co. PC Good Luck To BoTh Teams! 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The NSIC can trace its roots to 1932 when six schools, including Bemidji State University, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota State University Moorhead, St. Cloud State University, University of Minnesota Duluth and Winona State University signed on as charter members. All remain active subscribers of the league today. Southwest Minnesota State University was added in 1969, followed by Northern State University in 1978, Wayne State College (NE) in 1998, Concordia University-St. Paul and the University of Minnesota, Crookston in 1999, the University of Mary and Upper Iowa University in 2006, Augustana College in 2008 and Minot State University and the University of Sioux Falls in 2012. Minnesota State, St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth later left the league to join the North Central Conference but returned to the NSIC in 2008. University of Minnesota, Morris and Michigan Tech University were once part of the NSIC family as well. In 1992 the NSIC became a true athletic showcase for both men and women with the merger of the traditional Northern Intercollegiate Conference (NIC) and the Northern Sun Conference (NSC), the home of women’s athletics since 1979. Before NSIC affiliates became certified for championship competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1995, its member institutions filled prominent roles in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). NIC and NSC clubs annually dispatched qualified student-athletes to national tournaments and captured several NAIA teams and individual championships. Excelsior Springs Animal Clinic ReeceNichols Realtors Bill Halberstadt Sales Executive RealtoRs , excelsioR spRings ® PETE E. RUCKER, D.V.M. JESSICA J. GARDNER, D.V.M. 225 N Jesse James Rd. Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 1220 N. 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Jesse James Rd • Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 • 816-630-5713 9 UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA Dr. Mark Benedetto, President University of Sioux Falls (1997-present) Dr. Mark Benedetto is the University of Sioux Falls’ longestserving President, having started his tenure in June 1997 at the age of 41, making him the institution’s youngest leader and one of the nation’s youngest college presidents ever. A lifelong learner, Dr. Benedetto has four degrees in higher education and is a licensed, ordained Baptist minister. Before USF, he served in various roles at six universities in Ohio, Texas, New Mexico and California. Student enrollment has more than doubled during Dr. Benedetto’s tenure. This includes an impressive stretch from 19972008 when USF experienced eight consecutive years of record enrollment. In 2008, USF’s total enrollment of 1,674 was the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. Full-time faculty kept pace with the enrollment increase, and the number of professors doubled during this time. Dr. Benedetto and his wife, Gail, have been married 37 years. They have two adult children, Amy and Mark Jr., and five grandchildren. At the University of Sioux Falls, students earn more than a degree. They gain an experience that transforms their lives. While they list the Christian community, dynamic professors and premier career opportunities as top benefits, it’s who they become that alumni value most. Founded in 1883, the University of Sioux Falls is a Christian, liberal arts university affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A. USF is inclusive of all denominations with dozens represented on campus. Our mission is to foster academic excellence and the development of mature Christian persons for service to God and humankind in the world. Our motto is Culture for Service. We strive to nurture our students’ relationships with God and to build their characters. We offer more than 80 undergraduate programs and the following graduate and adult-learning programs that are offered on campus or online: Accelerated Nursing, Degree Completion Program, Education Specialist, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education and RN-to-BSN. Our intentional learning environment, led by a faculty dedicated to developing “the whole person” and to integrating faith into the curriculum, provides students with opportunities to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Through transformative courses and offerings like our Honors Program, interim-service trips, study-abroad semesters and Undergraduate Research Conference, our students discover their career calling. That’s why 97 percent of 10 our graduates find satisfying employment in their fields of interest within six months of graduation. Because we are located in the top-ranked city of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, our students enjoy the amenities of a big city with the atmosphere of a friendly and safe Midwest town. Sioux Falls is consistently recognized nationally in such publications as Forbes, Wall Street Review and POLICOM for maintaining one of the healthiest environments in the nation in which to live, work and raise a family. Sioux Falls is also advantageous when students look to gain experiential learning experiences through part-time employment, job shadows, internships and volunteer opportunities. Yet some students do not leave campus often. This is because USF offers more than 100 clubs, organizations and activities to join. Campus growth has been paramount since 1997 when President Mark Benedetto, the University’s longestserving president, assumed office. With the addition of new programs, the increase in enrollment and the expansion of USF’s physical footprint, including the addition of USF’s South Campus, approximately 100 acres that is home to the USF Sports Complex, more than $50 million has been invested in new and renovated facilities. It’s the people, though, who remain the cornerstone of the University. The individuals who fill our residence halls, classrooms and offices support a distinct kind of unity that makes our community unique. That’s why we proclaim to students that the University of Sioux Falls is a place…Where You Become, Who You Become. Jed Stugart University of Sioux Falls Heach Coach (2010-present) John Tidwell on a punt return Jed Stugart is in his fifth season as head football coach for the University of Sioux Falls. Stugart, who was introduced as USF’s 20th head coach on February 20, 2010, has led the Cougars to a 10-1 record in 2014 with a team ranked #16 (as high as #10) in the AFCA Poll. A Greeley, Colo., native with Midwest ties, Stugart has maintained the pride and tradition of USF football while steering the Cougars through the challenging transition from NAIA to NCAA Division II athletics. During his tenure, USF is in its fifth straight winning season. USF’s run of consecutive winning seasons is 21 straight, Stugart owns a 43-13 record (.768) at USF and a career mark of 69-20 (.775). The #10 ranking is the best by USF in its DII era (since 2011). In DII, the Cougars are 29-12. The Cougars continued their winning ways in 2013, posting an overall mark of 6-5 and notching their second-straight win over its city rival Augustana College. USF was rewarded for another successful campaign, as two Cougars were named to the AllNSIC South First Team and a total of nine players received all-conference recognition. One Cougar took home an individual award, as junior John Batinich was named the NSIC Defensive Newcomer of the Year, while senior Carrington Hanna became the first player in the history of the NSIC (records dating to 1973) to be selected as both an all-conference wide receiver and all-conference quarterback in the same year. In addition, John Tidwell was named to the 2013 Don Hansen Football Committee AllSuper Region 3 Team. A total of 13 Cougars received All-NSIC recognition and the 2012 USF football team received a total of 25 postseason honors from a variety of collegiate and media outlets. The national recognition wasn’t limited to the players, as Stugart was one of five D-II finalists for the 2012 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award. Stugart and his wife, Angie, have one son, Gunner, and one daughter, Gracie. D a r i -rBi v e - I n D H A Family Tradition Since 1954 Collision Repair WhERE YOU GET MORE ThAN A FAIR ShAKE! 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In addition, the sophomore quarterback ranked fifth in the league and 31st nationally in total offense (297.6 yards per game) and sixth in passing (232.3 yards per game). Papilion has a run of eight straight games of 200 yards passing or more and also rushed for over 100 yards three times. He is the only QB in the league with 300 yards passing and 100 yards rushing in the same game (Moorhead). Second team All-NSIC running back Nephi Garcia ranks as one of the school’s all-time great running backs. He is one of four players in school history with back-to-back 1,000 yard rushing campaigns. Garcia, who ranked fifth in the league in rushing with 100.7 yards per game (209-1,108 yards, 17 TDs) has 2,176 rushing yards in his career and 27 TDs. The senior running back, who had five 100-yard games this season and 12 so far in his career, also ranked fourth in the NSIC in all-purpose yards with 1,402 yards while sitting third in scoring with 114 points. Garcia capped his career as a Cougar with a careerbest 225 yards and three TDs. Second team All-NSIC wide receiver Josh Angulo had 54 catches for 749 yards and a team-high nine TDs, and was a dangerous weapon all season for the Cougars. Angulo averaged 13.9 yards per catch and 68.1 yards per game. He had six games with five catches or more and recorded a season best nine receptions for 120 yards in a win over Moorhead. H-back Brady Rose led the team in receptions with 58 for 707 yards and six TDs. He averaged 64.3 yards per game. Operating out of the Hback spot, Rose was a tough cover for most defenses. DEFENSE First-team all-NSIC cornerback Solomon St. Pierre had a remarkable season at cornerback, accumulating an NSIC and nation-best 10 interceptions for 214 return yards and two defensive TDs. Plus the Wagner, S.D., native had 23 passes defended, which was also the best in the NSIC and ranked second in the nation. St. Pierre, who had 54 tackles, is tied for 10th on USF’s career interception chart with 13. Going back to his high school days, he has 35 total interceptions (set a SD HS mark with 22). Two-time NSIC defensive back John Tidwell is arguably the league’s top cover corner. Plus, the Aurora, Colo., native can return both punts and kicks. In 2014, Tidwell finished with 53 tackles, including 39 solo stops. He had two interceptions, fumble recovery, forced fumble and 13 pass breakups, which tied Tidwell for second in the league. Award Winning BBQ 646 S. Kansas City Ave. Across from The Elms Excelsior Springs, MO 816-630-7700 www.wabashbbq.com Luke Papilion QB • 6’5” • 220lbs Denver, Colo. David Clark KR • 6’1” • 200lbs San Diego, Calif. Evan Gentry Grant Schindler DE • 6’3” • 250lbs Tallahassee, Fla. John Tidwell PR • 6’0” • 191lbs Aurora, Colo. DT • 6’2” • 255lbs Chippewa Falls, Wis. Josh Angulo WR • 6’0” • 200lbs Sioux Falls, S.D. 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He also had 13 tackles, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble. Clark had three total TDs with a 93-yard kick return for a TD and a 40-yard interception return and a 27-yard fumble recovery for a score on a kickoff. Honorable mention selections included Springer and Huber on the offensive line, who helped open holes for Garcia to reach 1,000 yards for a second straight year and a running attack which averaged 4.5 yards per carry and produced 29 TDs. Grabbe had a standout senior season at defensive tackle with 26 tackles, including 11 solos, five TFLs, six pass breakups and a fumble recovery. Also named were linebackers Ostrom and Ahlers, the team’s top tacklers. Ostrom had a team-best 69 tackles with 8.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, three pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and two interceptions, including an 88-yard return for a TD. Ahlers had 68 tackles, including 36 solo stops. He added seven tackles for loss, two sacks, two interceptions, a forced fumble and pass breakup. FAMILY STARTERS OFFENSE QB 15 RB 3 H-Back 5 TE 85 WR 8 WR 24 LT 76 LG 71 C 77 RG 73 RT 67 Luke Papilion, 6-5, 220, So., Denver, Colo. Nephi Garcia, 5-7, 185, Sr., Palm Desert, Calif. Brady Rose, 6-0, 205, So., Cumberland, Wis. Nicholas Stanke, 6-3, 235, RFr., Eau Claire, Wis. Josh Angulo, 6-0, 200, So., Sioux Falls, S.D. Garrett Shutt, 6-3, 193, Jr., Reno, Nev. Antonio Oliver, 6-6, 309, Sr., Tuscaloosa, Ala. Terry Huber, 6-4, 270, So., Yankton, S.D. Trevor Wescott, 6-5, 250, So., Blue Springs, Mo. Antonio Green, 6-3, 290, So., Dublin, Ga. Jesse Springer, 6-4, 2500, RFr., Denver, Colo. SPECIALISTS PK P KR PR 20 83 4 26 Bradley Hatfield, 5-11, 185, Sr., Manteca, Calif. Stuart Vanden Heuvel, 6-2, 185, RFr., Watertown, Wis. David Clark, 6-1, 200, Jr., San Diego, Calif. John Tidwell, 6-0, 191, Sr, Aurora, Colo. 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Thompson Ave., Excelsior Springs 816-630-6161 • exspgschamber.com 13 UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA COUGARS 2014 ROSTER No. 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 35 36 37 38 39 40 Name Pos. Ht. Maurice Cannon . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-2 Nephi Garcia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .RB 5-7 David Clark . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CB 6-1 Brady Rose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB 6-0 Erik Albeck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 6-3 Matthew Young . . . . . . . . . . . . QB 5-10 Josh Angulo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 6-0 Corbin Lawler . . . . . . . . . . . . . .QB 6-3 Andrew Buchele. . . . . . . . . . . WR 6-3 Kyle Groeneweg . . . . . . . . . . . WR 5-10 Devin Flesher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-3 Tosin Adedeji . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 5-6 Luke Papilion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . QB 6-5 Kyle Athmann . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 5-11 Dustin Presley . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-0 Delontra Fields . . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-4 Solomon St. Pierre . . . . . . . . . DB 5-11 Bradley Hatfield . . . . . . . . . . . K 5-11 Max Mickey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . RB 5-9 Jason Towns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 5-6 Garrett Shutt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . WR 6-3 Josh Butler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-0 John Tidwell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-0 Wyatt Hixon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-1 Riley Waldie . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-1 Joseph Hlushak . . . . . . . . . . . . RB 5-9 Brandon Wolford . . . . . . . . . . WR 5-11 Michael Mehling . . . . . . . . . . .LB 5-11 Cameron Ostrom . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-1 Clint Wilson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-1 Connor Schoepp . . . . . . . . . . LB 5-10 Alex Marquignon . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-0 Isaac Josephson . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-0 Austin Schaffer . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-1 Keenan Baynard . . . . . . . . . . . RB 6-0 Nathan Lucs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-0 Wt. 200 185 200 205 210 187 200 206 200 175 247 160 220 170 180 220 171 185 175 150 193 167 191 200 212 184 165 200 210 228 194 197 190 185 190 200 Yr. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. So. So. So. So. RFr. Fr. RSr. So. So. So. Gr. Jr. Jr. Sr. RFr. RFr. Jr. So. Jr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Jr. So. RJr. So. RFr. RFr. So. No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Yr. 41 Michael Tolkamp . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-4 223 Sr. 42 Jess Williams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-0 202 So. Sr. 43 Thad Campbell . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-0 195 44 John Batinich . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 5-11 220 Sr. 45 James Broaddus . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-5 245 Jr. 46 Derek Landis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-2 210 So. 47 Broughan Jantz . . . . . . . . . . . . DB 6-2 205 Sr. 48 Carter Ahlers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . LB 6-0 209 Jr. 54 Daulton Olinger . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-0 270 So. Jr. 57 Grant Schindler . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-2 255 58 Wesley Bertoni. . . . . . . . . . . . . LS5-11 230 Jr. 62 Chance Cumming . . . . . . . . . OL 6-6 328 Sr. 63 Nick Zimmerman . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-4 285 Fr. 67 Jesse Springer . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-4 250 RFr. 68 Richard Guarascio . . . . . . . . . OL 6-0 276 So. 69 Evan Gentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-3 250 So. 71 Terry Huber . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-4 270 So. 72 Drew Gentry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OG 6-6 317 Gr. 73 Antonio Green . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-3 290 So. 75 Blake Kirsch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-5 270 Fr. 76 Antonio Oliver . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-6 309 Sr. 77 Trevor Wescott . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-5 250 So. 83 Stuart Vanden Heuvel . . . . . . P 6-2185 RFr. Fr. 78 Trey Pipkins . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OL 6-7 275 Jr. 84 Jonathon Witt . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-4 250 85 Nicholas Stanke . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-3 235 RFr. 88 Clarke Cooper. . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-3 230 Fr. 89 Christian Dick . . . . . . . . . . . . . TE 6-2 203 Jr. 90 Zack Tamburo . . . . . . . . . . . . . DT 5-11 270 Fr. 91 Brian Mayberry . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-4 240 RFr. Sr. 93 Brock Murdock . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-2 236 94 Marco Naughton . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-2 295 So. 95 Mitchell Rosembloom . . . . DL 6-1 261 So. 97 Jarrett Grabbe . . . . . . . . . . . . . DL 6-2 295 Sr. 98 Jordan Wenblorg . . . . . . . . . . DE 6-2 249 Jr. 2014 MINERAL WATER BOWL OFFICIALS: John Adams – Referee • Reese Prather – Umpire • Bill Gannaway – Head Linesman David Burge – Line Judge • Matt Anderson – Side Judge David Sherwood – Field judge • Brian Wirfel – Back Judge 14 UNIVERSITY OF central oklahoma bronchos 2014 ROSTER No. 2 3 4 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 Name Christian Hood David Busby Myles Tease Josh Crockett Chas Stallard Greg Johnson Malcolm Howard T.J. Eckert Marquez Clark Caden Locke Colton Lindsey Cody Jones DeVaughn Abram Ned Balme Tanner Koons Logan Orso Josh Williams Thomas Hill Omari Cole Braden Calip Clay McKenzie Jake Gandara Addison Staggs Jason Frimpong Matt Pruitt Levonte Douglas Cade Shearwood Bryan Williams Nick Koenig Austin Dodd Adrian Mack Antonio Guy Seth Hiddink Colton Shearwood Riley Galyon La’teze Clayton Dylan Cox Ashton Dandy Dylan Ward Chass Glaspie Trent Ellis Pos. WR DB WR WR QB WR LB QB WR WR QB DB DB P LB LB DB DB DB DB RB RB DB LB DB DB LB RB DL K DL DL K DB DB DL LB DL DB LB DB Ht. 5-11 5-11 5-10 6-4 6-0 5-9 6-3 6-0 5-11 6-0 6-3 5-11 5-9 6-2 6-2 5-11 6-2 5-11 5-10 5-9 5-11 5-10 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-9 6-1 5-8 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-1 6-4 5-11 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-3 5-10 6-1 5-10 Wt. Yr. 190 Sr. 200 Jr. 173 Fr. 188 Fr. 210 Fr. 180 So. 218 Jr. 200 So. 185 Sr. 185 Jr. 190 Fr. 188 Jr. 172 Fr. 210 Sr. 224 Jr. 200 Jr. 173 Fr. 200 Sr. 185 Fr. 196 Fr. 200 Fr. 195 So. 178 Fr. 228 Jr. 203 Sr. 170 Jr. 205 Fr. 176 Fr. 244 Jr. 175 Fr. 267 Jr. 290 Jr. 216 So. 173 Fr. 190 Fr. 237 Fr. 210 So. 235 Sr. 181 Fr. 257 Sr 164 Fr. 15 No. 46 48 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 64 65 68 70 71 72 76 77 78 80 81 82 83 84 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 Name Johnny Jones Jas’sen Stoner Simon Laryea Michael Harris Ryan Kowalewski Hunter Chalfant Landon Chappell B.J. Scott Blake Kalman Warren Williamson Jeff Slayton David Seagle Denver Beebe Brandon Waggoner Micah Goodman Leighton Light Aaron Williams Sam Noble Mason McLaughlin Trevor Blassingame Montana Poorboy Noah Hammons Mvhayv Locust Mykel Shaw Connor Pulley Clint Simek Jonathan Adams Caleb Moss Isaiah Washington Zach Hill Isaiah Freeman Deontay Wilson Jordan Stafford Kenny Allen Isaiah Graves Tyler Newton Skyler Wood Eli Hooks Collis Walker Dillon Rice Trey Wormington Pos. LB LB P LB DS OL OL DL OL OL OL OL LB OL OL OL OL OL OL DL OL OL OL DB WR TE/HB TE/HB TE/HB WR TE/HB DL DL DL DL K/P DL DL DL DL DL DL Ht. Wt. 6-2 205 6-0 216 6-1 210 6-2 242 5-11 200 6-5 300 6-2 295 6-2 265 6-5 293 6-4 296 6-4 280 6-5 300 6-0 205 6-1 304 6-4 300 6-2 310 6-3 330 6-5 295 6-3 270 6-2 280 6-3 315 6-2 285 6-8 280 5-9 180 6-4 235 6-2 214 6-2 200 6-3 200 5-8 173 6-4 228 6-3 213 6-2 296 6-4 210 6-2 294 6-0 180 6-4 265 6-3 270 6-2 215 6-2 265 6-3 300 6-6 210 Yr. Fr. So. Fr. Sr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Fr. Fr. Fr. So. So. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Jr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. Fr. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunityrich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovalearning community Dr. Don Betz tive teaching comes first President where and students develop perUCO sonal relationships with (2011-present) faculty and staff who are committed to In his fourth year as Central transforming Oklahoma’s president is Dr. Don lives. With Betz, who became the school’s 114 under20th president in August 2011 g r a d u a t e after having previously served as majors and UCO’s Provost and Vice President 54 graduate of Academic Affairs from 1999- programs, Cen2005. tral is a smart President Betz developed sev- investment for eral initiatives and programs that students dedihelped transform Central into one cated to their of the leading metropolitan uni- future success. versities in the nation during his Central is home to first stint at the school and he’s students from throughbeen the driving force in making out Oklahoma, as well as all UCO a destination of choice in 50 states and more than 100 higher education since his return countries. Among Central’s many unique and notable to campus. A frequent writer and speaker, academic programs are FoDr. Betz has addressed interna- rensic Science, Accounting, tional, educational, motivational Music Theater, Professional topics, and has worked with news- Golf Management, Jazz papers, radio and television. His Studies, Mass Communicalife-long interest in global issues tion, Nursing, and Funeral and his passion for promoting Science. Central is: cross-cultural understanding has • Home to the worldled him to more than 80 countries. President Betz received his B.A. renown Forensic Science in Political Science and Philoso- Institute, which attracts exphy from the University of San perts from throughout the Francisco and his M.A. and Ph.D. world to teach students and in International Studies from the law enforcement professionGraduate School of International als the latest techniques in Studies at the University of Den- crime fighting • Rated by The Chronicle of ver. He also completed Harvard Higher Education as one of University’s Institute for Educa- the “2010 Great Colleges to tional Management. 16 Work For” • Winner of multiple national and statewide awards for sustainability efforts • An official Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, as designated by the U.S. Olympic Committee • Home to the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in Oklahoma City’s Bricktown district • Partnered with Chesapeake Energy to build the CHK-Central Boathouse on the Oklahoma River, which will house Central’s rowing team as well as an entertainment venue and an art gallery • Home to 2008 Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen • Ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life In Fall 2010, C e n t r a l opened the new state-ofthe-art Center for Transformative Learning, a classroom building designed intentionally to encourage collaboration and creativity in its learning spaces. In addition, Central’s appealing 210acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. Founded in 1890, the University of Central Oklahoma is the state’s first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day. Nick Bobeck University of Central Oklahoma Coach ( 2012-Present) It hasn’t taken Nick Bobeck long to get a storied Central Oklahoma program back on track. Bobeck is in his third year at the helm and has led the Bronchos to an 8-3 record this season with a third-place finish in the rugged Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association after the team was predicted to come in 10th in the 12-team league by conference coaches. Bobeck, who became UCO’s 13th head coach on Jan. 4, 2012 following a sparkling four-year head coaching stint at junior college powerhouse Navarro (Texas) College, has a 12-19 record with the Bronchos. Nick, who played at UCO and then was a graduate assistant coach for the Bronchos, compiled a sensational 42-5 record at Navarro. The Bulldogs won the 2010 national championship along with three regular season Southwest Junior College Football Conference (SWJCFC) titles during his tenure there. Bobeck was a four-year letterman and two-year starter at fullback for UCO from 1999-02, earning first-team All-Lone Star Conference North Division honors as a senior. He stayed on with the Bronchos as a graduate assistant coach the next three seasons, helping UCO go 20-12 during that stint while making the NCAA Division II playoffs in 2003. Bobeck went to Texas A&M as an offensive line coach in 2006 when the Aggies finished 9-4 and earned a berth in the Holiday Bowl. He moved on to Navarro the following season and served as offensive coordinator in 2007 when the Bulldogs went 9-3 and won the conference crown. Nick took over as head coach the next year, with his first squad finishing 10-1 and ranked fourth in the final poll. An 11-1 campaign and No. 3 ranking followed in 2009. Bobeck and the Bulldogs put it all together in 2010, following a seasonopening loss with 11 consecutive wins to finish 11-1 and capture the NJCAA national championship. Navarro was 10-2 this past season, finishing fifth in the final ranking. Nick’s wife, Keely, is an assistant coach for the UCO softball team and helped the Bronchos go 41-17 in earning a Division II national tournament berth in 2014. They have two children -- a son (Tucker, born in April 2012) and a daughter (Miller, born in June 2014). 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The sophomore, who missed one game to injury, is averaging 6.1 yards a carry and ranks second in the MIAA with his 107.7-yard pergame average. Gandara has rushed for 100plus yards in five games this season and ranks 20th on UCO’s single-season rushing list heading into the bowl game. He has 1,511 all-purpose yards, which is ninth on the school’s singleseason chart, and his 151.1 pergame average is second-best in the conference. Defensive lineman Kenny Allen earned second-team All-MIAA recognition for the second straight year after collecting 36 tackles with 9.5 tackles for loss and a league-leading 7.5 sacks in the regular season. It’s the second year in a row for the junior to lead the conference in sacks and he already ranks fifth on the school’s career sacks list with 19. Strong safety Matt Pruitt ranks second on the team in tackles with 82 -- including a team-high 53 solo stops – along with two interceptions. He also tops the Bronchos in passes broken up (12) and fumble recoveries (two). Pruitt was a three-year standout at Southern Nazarene before transferring to UCO and sitting out last year. Wide receiver Marquez Clark has 35 receptions for 327 yards and one touchdown to go along with 10 rushes for 77 yards and two scores. He’s also averaging an MIAA-best 28.1 yards a kickoff return. The senior missed two and a half games to injury this season after earning All-America honors last year when he set school records for receptions (82) and all-purpose yards (2,249). Offensive lineman Brandon Waggoner has been a leading force up front on the offensive line at a tackle spot, having led the way as the Bronchos have averaged 378.1 yards and 29.3 points a game. Linebacker Chass Glaspie enters the bowl game with a teamleading 86 tackles despite missing two full games to injury. He has 5.0 tackles for loss with two forced fumbles, one interception and one pass broken up. A senior from Los Angeles, Calif., Glaspie had UCO’s first 20-tackle game since 1998 when he made 23 stops in UCO’s triple-overtime win over Missouri Southern. Quarterback Chas Stallard was named the MIAA’s Freshman of the Year after a regular season campaign that saw him complete 183-of-277 passes for 1,877 yards and eight touchdowns with just five interceptions while adding 662 yards and nine TDs rushing despite missing one game to injury. We’ll be covering you. ExSpgsStandard.com 18 He leads the conference and ranks eighth nationally in completion percentage (66.1) and is second in the league in total offense with 253.9 yards per game. Stallard stands fifth on UCO’s list for singleseason total offense with 2,539 yards and is 10th in single-season passing. Wide receiver Christian Hood leads the Bronchos in receptions (43) and yards (466) and is the school’s all-time pass-catching leader with 181 receptions. He also ranks third in career yardage with 2,052. Cornerback Cody Jones, who has missed most of three games to injury, leads the team with four interceptions – returning two for touchdowns – to go with 22 tackles. Place-kicker Seth Hiddink has scored 74 points this season, having made all 38 extra point attempts and 12-of-20 field goals. He’s made 48 straight PATs, needing two more to break the school record for consecutive conversions. Levonte Douglas Logan Orso DB • 5’9” • 170LBS Ardmore LB • 5’11” • 200lbs Citronelle, Ala. STARTERS OFFENSE WR LT LG C RG RT WR WR HB RB QB 2 62 71 65 55 70 81 11 84 24 7 Christian Hood, 5-11, 190, Sr., Tulsa Brandon Waggoner, 6-1, 304, So., Jenks Mason McLaughlin, 6-3, 270, So., Arlington, TX Leighton Light, 6-2, 310, Fr., Coppell, TX Landon Chappell, 6-2, 295, Jr., Newcastle Sam Noble, 6-5, 295, Fr., Oolagah Connor Pulley, 6-4, 235, So., Newkirk Marquez Clark, 5-11, 185, Sr., Texarkana Caleb Moss, 6-3. 200, Fr., Rockwall, TX Jake Gandara, 5-10, 195, Sr., Ford Gibson Chas Stallard, 6-0, 210, Fr., Cleveland SPECIALISTS PK P 36 16 Seth Hiddink, 6-4, 216, So., Wylie, TX Ned Balme, 6-2, 210, Sr, Mandurah, Australia DEFENSE Landon Chappell OL • 6’2” • 295lbs Newcastle DL DL DL DL LB LB LB CB CB FS SS 92 94 31 90 43 9 18 28 21 3 27 Kenny Allen, 6-2, 294, Jr., Perkins Tyler Newton, 6-4, 265, Sr., Moore Nick Koenig, 6-3, 244, Jr., Rapid City, SD Deontay Wilson, 6-2, 296, Jr., Coweta Chass Glaspie, 6-1, 257, Sr., Los Angeles, CA Malcolm Howard, 6-3, 218, Jr., Houston, TX Logan Orso, 5-11, 200, Jr., Citronelle, Ala. 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Antioch Gladstone, MO 64119 Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 816-630-3029 816-453-3800 401 N. Pennsylvania Lawson, MO 64062 816-580-3150 23 4200 N. Oak Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64116 816-455-7733 friends of the bowl The Excelsior Springs Quarterback Club gives a special thanks to these loyal Friends of the Mineral Water Bowl Linda Irons - In Memory of Larry Irons Wayne & Nancy Woolsey Doug & Pam Alberti Sam Shouse John & Brenda Schindler In Memory of Judge C. Patrick Bills Charles & June Hughes Ambrose & Sherry Buckman In Memory of Kerry Woods Greg & Sheila Miller Butch & Mary Wilkins & Family Bugs Williams Rich & Judi Andrews Gary & Marie Wilhite Town & Country Leader/ES Standard Excelsior Springs Golf Course Gene & Claudene Parman Recon & Dee Hughes Larry & Cheryl Greim Millet Golf Cars, Inc. Joe & Vicky Greim Daylight Donuts Rodney & Judy Rounkles Ken & Donna Dickey In Memory of H.A. Dickey Franklin Bollinger Marty & Cheryl Clemens Braxton & Barry Duncan John Fluesmeier Leroy & Connie Fluesmeier Ben & Debbie Hankins In Memory of Jeanne Hartman Dennis Hartman Brian Kelly Steve & Patty Kistner Tim, Erin, Sky & Imber Staponski Todd Jennings Sara Jo Wierzbicki Melvin & Pat Siegel Roger & Kim Siegel Tom & Belinda Carroll Jesse, Susan, Brock & Paige Hall David & Theresa Stalder Ryan & Darla Fluesmeier Dan & Diane Carder Roy Arnold H.B. Carrel Jr. Les & Debra O’Dell Kevin & Sonya Morgan Morgansites.com Shirley Radley & Family Bud & Frances Smith Apple Bus Company 24 BEHIND THE SCENES excelsior springs quarterback club Since 1948 the Quarterback Club of Excelsior Springs, a non-profit organization, has shared its generosity after hosting several events throughout the year, most notably the Mineral Water Bowl. This year marks the 49th annual MWB and due to year round diligence from club members, is expected to be the best bowl game ever. The Quarterback Club, on the surface, would lead one to believe that their organization is focused solely on giving back to sports programs, but the truth of the matter is that the Quarterback Club gives back a good portion of money raised to academic and arts programs within the community and surrounding areas. Quarterback Club MWB Executive Director Roger Siegel said the most important role played by the QB Club is “giving back to area youth.” Since the MWB inception in 1949 the committee members from QB Club have met twice a month, every year. Siegel added that the group also meets no less than once a week during bowl season to map out all of the necessary details to welcome two out of town football teams to Excelsior Springs. The QB Committee has no less than 10 leaders who contribute to their board, the president currently being Patty Kistner. “We work year round to host the Mineral Water Bowl,” Siegel explained. “It takes count- less hours to put the event together all so that we can make the football players and their staff and friends feel at home in Excelsior Springs for three days. It’s also an important day to bring together our community for what is surely one of the best days of football for fans in and around town.” For nearly 50 years the QB Club has brought in visitors during Mineral Water Bowl week from surrounding cities and states, introducing newcomers to the many amenities offered in Excelsior Springs. But, Siegel said the MWB isn’t the only event the committee organizes throughout the year. “The Quarterback Club doesn’t just focus on the Mineral Water Bowl,” he said. “We also host a yearly golf tournament, host the concession stands during youth wrestling tournaments, adopt families at Christmas time and a lot more.” Although the MWB is the group’s largest fundraiser of the year, the committee does reach out through other various events to raise even more money for youngsters in Excelsior Springs. T he City of Excelsior Springs would like to extend the warmest welcome to the visitors, families and guests of the 49th Annual Mineral Water Bowl. We hope you enjoy your visit to our community and find the experience both entertaining and relaxing. Please take time to explore all the benefits our small town has to offer: historic landmarks, fine dining and shopping, an 18hole golf course, plus more than 90 acres of parkland, walking trails, and lakes for families and their active lifestyles. Excelsior Springs is a great place to live. Please enjoy your stay! Mayor Ambrose Buckman • City Manager David Haugland Council members: Mayor Pro-Tem Brad Eales, Brent McElwee, Sonya Morgan, Sharon Powell (816) 630-0750 • www.cityofesmo.com 201 E. Broadway • Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 25 for the record LONG SCORING PLAYS Long TD Passes 99–Todd Devoe, UCM, 2001 (D2) 92– Gerry Sandberg, N.III.U., 1964 83– Andrew Hemlick, Lindenwood, 2012 81– Sam Holsen, Augustana, 2009 (D2) 80– Bob Buschman, William Jewell, 1967 Long TD Runs from Scrimmage 82– Chris Hoskins, MO. Western, 1975 80– Vagn Inniss, Blinn, 1996 (JC) 77– Derrick Foster, Coffeyville, 1996 (JC) 69– Dan Smith, NE OK State, 1956 40– Dane Broadie, Mo. Western, 2003 (D2) 67– Joe Ortiz, of Emporia, 1959 40– Robert Quick, Mo. Western, 1975 Long TD Interception Return Long TD Fumble Return 99-Tyler Disney, Pitt State, 2013 (D2) 32– Joel Skinner, Minnesota-Duluth, 2001 (D2) 80– Joey Robinson, UCM, 2001 (D2) 32– Blair Jackson, Franklin, 1970 58– Don Kabler, Friends U., 1972 29– JoJo Polk, Coffeyville, 1996 (JC) Long TD Kickoff Returns 19– Greg Zerr, UCM, 2001 (D2) 92– Brandon Willis, NEO, 1993 (JC) 80– Bruce Edwards, Hastings, 1955 Long TD Punt Returns 85– Sam Singleton, Wayne St., 1970 75– Jimmy Dean, Butler Co., 1993 (JC) Long Field Goals 48– Casey Simons (2), Middle Ga., 1998 (JC) 48– Dustin Strickler, Mo Western 2007 (D2) 42– Dave Ochoa, Adams St., 1962 Have a great game! 816-630-1700 1910 West Jesse James Rd, Excelsior Springs, MO 64024 www.ChuckAndersonFord.com 26 TURNOVERS Fumbles Lost 5– Middle Georgia, 1995 (JC) 5– Itawamba, 1992 (JC) 5– Lincoln University, 1958 5– Emporia State, 1958 4– Northeast State, OK, 1956 3– Missouri Western, 2003 (D2) 3– Emporia State, 2002 (D2) 3– Lindenwood, 2012 Interceptions Thrown 6– Parsons, 1961 3– Concordia-St. Paul, 2003 (D2) 3– Northern State, 2004 (D2) 3– Lindenwood, 2012 3– Larry Bowie, NEO, 1993 (JC) 3– Jared Grose, Butler Co., 1993 (JC) 3- Mike Green, Blinn, 1996 (JC) TEAM OFFENSE Rushing Yardage 453– Missouri Western, 1975 432– Excelsior Springs, 1948 (HS) 415– William Jewell, 1957 398– NEO A&M, 1993 (JC) 343 -Pitt State, 2013 (D2) 321– Middle Georgia, 1995 (JC) Rushing Attempts 69– Midland Lutheran, 1974 68– Winona State, 2000 (D2) 60– NEO A&M, 1993 (JC) 53– Blinn, 1996 (JC) INDIVIDUAL OFFENSE 52– Emporia State, 2002 (D2) Individual Rushing Passing Yardage 40-224 Tyler Paul, Emporia St., 2002 (D2) 416– Northern State, 2004 (D2) 27-223 J. Crabtree, Coffeyville, 1997 (JC) 400– Washburn, 2004 (D2) 32-217 Larry Bowie, NEO 1993 (JC) 396– Hutchinson, 1995 (JC) 25-204 James Wilson, Blinn, 1999 (JC) 356– Butler County, 1993 (JC) 24-198 Rayon Simmons, Winona St., 2012 330– Winona State, 2002 (D2) Individual Passing (Yardage) Total Offense 422– Toby Korrodi, Northern State, 2004 (D2) 666- Pitt State, 2013 400– Tyler Schuerman, Washburn, 2004 (D2) 636– Missouri Western, 1975 396– P.J. Peters, Hutchinson, 1995 (JC) 597– Winona State, 2012 356– Brad Woodard, Butler Co, 1993 (JC) 578– Hutchinson, 1995 (JC) 330– Bruce Carpenter, Winona St., 2002 (D2) Touchdowns Passing (Completions/Attempts) 33/51– Toby Korrodi, Northern State, 2004 (D2) 12-Pitt State, 2013 (D2) 7– Central Missouri State, 2001 (D2) 29/54– Bob Hidalgo, Adams State, 1962 7– NEO A&M, 1993 (JC) 27/54– P.J.Peters, Hutchinson, 1995 (JC) 7– Butler County, 1993 (JC) 27/41– George Bork, Northern Illinois, 1963 7– Excelsior Springs, 1948 (HS) Touchdown Passes First Downs 5-Anthony Abenoja, Pitt State, 2013 (D2) 31– Emporia State, 2002 (D2) 4– Tyler Schuerman, Washburn, 2004 (D2) 31– Winona State, 2012 4– Michael Burton, Mo Western, 2005 (D2) 30– Washburn, 2004 (D2) 4– P.J. Peters, Hutchison, 1995 (JC) 28– Northern State, 2004 (D2) Receiving (Catches) most points scored 11– Logan Masters, Wayne State, 2007 (D2) 90- Pitt State, 2013 (D2) 11– Sam Sissom, Washburn, 2004 (D2) 52- NE Oklahoma A&M, 1993 11– Andre Day, Emporia St., 2002 (D2) 48- Excelsior Springs, 1948 9– Andrew Hemlick, Lindenwood, 2012 8– Joseph Mapson, Concordia-St. Paul, 2003 (D2) most combined points 118- Pitt State-SW Min. State, 2013 (D2) Receiving (Yardage) 102- NE Okla. A&M-Butler Co., 1993 216– Sam Sissom, Washburn, 2004 (D2) 84- Winona State-Mo Western, 2000 (D2) 201– Andrew Hemlick, Lindenwood, 2012 163– Todd Devoe, Central Mo. St., 2001 (D2) 156– Jimmy Dean, Butler Co., 1993 (JC) 152- John Brown, Pitt State, 2013 (D2) Touchdowns 4– Don Cazzell, Excelsior Springs, 1948 (HS) 4– Germaine Race, Pitt State, 2006 (D2) 3– Jeff Dobbertin, Winona State, 2000 (D2) 3– Tyler Paul, Emporia St., 2002 (D2) 3– Bubba Hopkins, Mo. 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