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Viking Football Tradition

VCSU Conference Championships (28)

  • 1926
  • 1927
  • 1928
  • 1947
  • 1949
  • 1950
  • 1951
  • 1952
  • 1953
  • 1954
  • 1958
  • 1963
  • 1964
  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1980
  • 1982
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1988
  • 1996
  • 2000
  • 2005
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2013

NAIA Playoff History

Year Opponent Score Head Coach
1976 @ U. of California-Redlands 39-40 Jim Dew
1980 @ McMurry College (TX) 16-7 Jim Dew
1980 @ Pacific Lutheran 0-32 Jim Dew
1988 @ U. of Wisconsin-LaCrosse 6-31 Jim Dew
1996 @ Northwestern Iowa 7-15 Steve LeGrand
2000 Carroll College (MT) @ Fargodome 21-24 Dennis McCulloch
2001 @ Carroll College (MT) 27-45 Dennis McCulloch
2011 @ Carroll College (MT) 0-47 Dennis McCulloch

Viking NAIA All-Americans (48)

Year Player (Pos) Player (Pos) Player (Pos) Player (Pos)
2013 *Derek Elliott (RB)
2012 Ken Eliacin (TE)
2008 Chauncey Calhoun (WR)
2006 *Joe Maresh (DE) Chauncey Calhoun (DB)
2005 Joe Maresh (DE)
2004 *Josh Kasowski (LB)
2002 Steve Battle (WR)
2001 Steve Battle (WR) Brent Miller (DL) Ben Aarestad (LB)
2000 Jeremy Peschel (QB) Darin Walters (OL) Steve Battle (WR)
1999 Ben King (RB)
1997 Trevor Bakalar (RB) Sarge Truesdell (DB)
1996 Trevor Bakalar (RB) Sarge Truesdell (DB)
1995 Trevor Bakalar (KR)
1991 Tony Fast (DL)
1990 Lloyd Joseph (DL) Andrew Warcken (DB)
1989 Lloyd Joseph (DL) Andy Williams (LB)
1988 Lloyd Joseph (DL) Darin Loe (QB)
1987 Tyler Schlecht (WR) Darin Loe (QB)
1986 Dave Schramm (WR)
1985 Doug Schindele (LB) Rod Skytland (RB)
1984 Pat O'Brien (DT) Pat Horner (TE)
1983 Jim Theis* (DE) Jed Klein (DL) Jeff Volk (DB)
1981 Jon Bolstad* (DB)
1980 Jon Bolstad (DB) Mark Smetana (QB) Pete Hughes (DB)
1978 Eric Jorgenson* (DL)
1977 Dave Olson (OL) Dave Rausch* (LB) Jon Achter (RB) Jim Ukestad* (LB)
1976 Dave Rausch (LB) Jim Ukestad* (LB)
1958 Jim Bock (E)
1952 Marlow Gudmundson (RB)
*=1st Team Selection

Viking NAIA Scholar Athletes (57)

  • 1982 - Jeff Pederson
  • 1983 - Mike Smith
  • 1984 - Bill Hiser, Jerry Krosbakken
  • 1985 - Brian Ringdahl
  • 1986 - Brad Buth, John Reardon
  • 1987 - Kyle Smith
  • 1988 - Kyle Smith, Alan Burgad
  • 1989 - Mark Dufner, Tom Gilbertson, Terry Kadrmas, Bret Sorensen, Bruce Nelson, Scott Roehrich
  • 1990 - Mark Dufner, Tom Gilbertson, Terry Kadrmas
  • 1991 - Rob Gilbertson, Shawn Gerlach
  • 1992 - Rob Gilbertson
  • 1995 - Mikah Boudreaux, Ned Clooten, Gerald Urlaub, Bryce Lingen
  • 1996 - Mikah Boudreaux, Ned Clooten, Gerald Urlaub, Bryce Lingen, Matt Streiff, Cam Deshamp, Scott Hurd
  • 1997 - Matt Streiff, Ryan Johnson, George Perich, Ryan MaGee
  • 1999 - Dave Moran, Mark Rerick, Chris Howson
  • 2000 - Darin Walters, Mark Rerick, Chris Howson
  • 2003 - Brandon Bartsch, Justin Messer, Greg Dobitz, Shaun Williams
  • 2004 - Justin Messer, Greg Dobitz, Shaun Williams, Jeremy Payne
  • 2006 - Eric Spooner, Nick Hutchinson
  • 2007 - Nick Hutchinson, Jake Fylling
  • 2008 - Jake Fylling, Trent Kosel
  • 2009 - Mike York,Jordan Backstrom, Trent Kosel, Ronald Buck
  • 2010 - Jordan Backstrom, Ronald Buck, Tyler Kosel, Trent Kosel, Dillan Ostrom
  • 2011 - Tyler Kosel, Marshall Krebs, Jake Schauer
  • 2012 - Tyler Kosel, Marshall Krebs, Jake Schauer
  • 2013 - Jake Schauer

Conference Honors

  • 1988 - Darin Loe - NDCAC Most Valuable Senior
  • 1996 - Mikah Boudreaux - NDCAC Most Valuable Senior
  • 1996 - Trevor Bakalar - NDCAC Most Valuable Player
  • 2000 - Jeremy Peschel - DAC-10 Most Valuable Player
  • 2001 - Jeremy Peschel - DAC-10 Most Valuable Player
  • 2002 - Steve Battle - DAC-10 Most Valuable Senior
  • 2008 - Chauncey Calhoun - DAC Most Valuable Senior
  • 2011 - Jordan Maher - All Most Valuable Senior
  • 2011 - LaTheo Proctor - All Most Valuable Player
  • 2012 - Aaron Freije - AII Co-Most Valuable Player for Defense
  • 2012 - Tommy Zinke - AII Most Valuable Senior
  • 2013 - Derek Elliott - NSAA Most Valuable Player Offense
  • 2013 - Jake Thurston - NSAA Most Valuable Senior

All-Conference

Year Players
2013 Derek Elliott, Jake Thurston, George Trujillo, Gustavo Ramirez, Jacob Miller, Thomas Cortez, Matt Craft, Dwanye Fearon
2012 Aaron Freije, Garrett Jackson, Jake Thurston, Thomas Cortez, Ken Eliacin,Derek Elliot, George Trujillo, Tommy Zinke
2011 Ken Eliacin, Cody Kilthau, Jordan Maher, Jake Thurston, Major Hopp, Tommy Zinke, LeTheo Proctor, A.J. Pfeifer
2010 Kevin Strang, Derek Elliott, Ken Eliacin, Garrett Jackson, Coty Beck, Cody Kilthau
2009 Jason Hollett, Kevin Strang, Tommy Butler
2008 Chauncey Calhoun, Kevin Strang, Jason Beilke, Jason Hollett, Dan Hill, David Durr
2007 Anthony Walkine-Levy, Chauncey Calhoun, Jason Hollett, Michael Hollett, Dustin Brandt, Tony Jenkins
2006 Ryan Drinkwater, Justin Folk, Joe Maresh, Chauncey Calhoun, Brad Elliot, Jason Beilke, Ben Picard, Dustin Brandt, Quentin Sterling, Tony Jenkins
2005 Travis Lester, Joe Maresh, B.J. Ingram, Barrett Sczepanski, Chad Lueck, Rochenel Absolu, Bryce Kilmer, Chauncey Calhoun, Jeremy Payne
2004 Kenard Walker, Rochenel Absolu, Josh Kasowski, Paul Mehle, Travis Lester, Barrett Sczepanski
2003 Tony Hart, Josh Kaswoski, Mark Fabian, Travis Anderson
2002 Steve Battle, Garitt Irey, Jon Kleinke, Josh Komarek, Jimmy Newton, Tony Hart, Frank Sowitch, David Rowe
2001 Jeremy Peschel, Steve Battle, Justin Wieseler, Brent Miller, Mike Silbernagel, Ben Aarestad, David Rowe, James Thornton, J.O. Thielges, Josh Komarek, Mike Rowe
2000 Jeremy Peschel, Mark Rerick, Steve Battle, Darin Walters, Ben Aarestad, James Thornton, Brent Miller, Randy Mittleider, Mike Rowe
1999 Ben King, Darin Walters, Ben Aarestad, David Woods, Randall Mittleider, Brent Miller
1998 Ken Terry, Bryan Niewind, Scott Kopp, Kevin Wilk
1997 Ken Terry, Sarge Truesdell, George Perich, Trevor Bakalar, Al Guerrero, Scott Kopp, Max Miranda, Ryan Magee, Bryan Niewind
1996 Gerald Urlaub, Mikah Boudreaux, Trevor Bakalar, Mark Pippin, Ray Reinhart, Sarge Truesdell, George Perich, Max Miranda, Ned Clooten, Jeff Baker, Marcus Hooks, Kevin Trotter
1995 Dan Rohrbach, Gerald Urlaub, Ned Clooten, Mikah Boudreaux, George Perich, Eli Davis, Trevor Bakalar
1994 Elijah Davis, Steve Gaskin
1993 Mike Guardipee, Dan Rohrbach
1992 Mike Guardipee, Tucker Sturdevant, Andrew Warcken, Mark Tichkowsky
1991 Joe Peterson, Brent Keith, Tony Fast, Pat Richter
1990 Gene Gregory, Joe Peterson, Tom Smargiassi, Lloyd Joseph, Andy Warcken
1989 Don Lennon, Don Lingen, Lloyd Joseph, Andy Williams
1988 Darin Loe, Tyler Schlecht, Steve Quinn, Pat Klubben, Lloyd Joseph
1987 Darin Loe, Tyler Schlecht, Kevin Grage, Todd Hoffner, Aaron Kramlich, Dave Schramm, Marty Hochhalter, Lloyd Joseph
1986 Darin Loe, Dave Schramm, Rick Bier, Brad Dwyer, Larry Schafer
1985 Doug Schindele, Randy Peitz, Pat Horner, Brian Ringdahl, Dean Belter, Rod Skytland
1984 Pat Horner, Pat O'Brien, Chris Lima, Steve Becher, Troy Johnson
1983 Jim Theis, Jed Klein, Mike Smith, Jeff Volk, Randy Peitz
1982 Paul Leier, Jim Theis, Steve Guenther
1981 Jon Bolstad, Steve Guenther, Kevin Dockter, Warren King
1980 Doug Black, Mike Callahan, Kevin Dockter, Steve Guenther, Jeff Hooey, Pete Hughes, Jeff Pederson, Tyrone Sampson, Mark Smetana
1979 John Overbey, Jeff Leech, Bruce Schmith, Pete Hughes, Mike Callahan
1978 Eric Jorgenson, Kyle Stricklin, Lyall Krueger, Tom Stevenson, Davy Zinke
1977 Buck Kasowski, David Rausch, Jim Ukestad, Randy Betsinger, Jon Achter, Dave Olson, Jerry Holinka, Eric Jorgenson, Steve Leier
1976 Jerome Huck, Randy Betsinger, Jim Ukestad, Dave Rausch, Buck Kasowski, Tim Webber
1975 Larry Boschee, Buck Kasowski, Mike Tenuto, John Thomas, Jim Ukestad
1974 Tim Daniels, Glen Schmalz, Tom Sturdevant, Mike Tenuto
1973 Bill Cahill, Mark Nordeen, Mike Tenuto, Gary Theisen, Rocky Truax
1972 Jim Juelke, Bill Cahill, Steve Carlson, Harry Fass, Gary Thiesen, Mark Nordeen
1970 Tom Hatleli, Virgil Hollen
1969 Gary Garman, Virgil Hollen
1968 Eugene Boyle, Dick Vandrovec, Tim Schilling
1966 Willard Jantzen, Bill Kyvig, Bob McKenzie
1965 Bruce Jacobson, Del Schwartz, Larry Ukestad
1964 Lester Hintz, Ed Miller, Jim Johnson, Del Schwartz, Larry Ukestad, Bruce Jacobson
1963 Don Kropp, John Welk, Hank Toring, Jim Johnson, Del Scwartz, Mike Sheldon, Don Odegard
1962 Don Kropp, Jim Ramey, John Welk
1961 Ray Murdock
1960 Bill Svenkesen, Ray Murdock
1959 Mike Vanyo, Tom Aichele
1958 Jim Bock, Bill Thomas
1957 James Bock, Gerald Ringdahl
1954 Bob King, Jerry Olson, LaRoi Robertson
1953 Gus Lybeck, Frank Vetter, Leo Longnecker, Al Dosch
1950 Bob Lentz, Larry Stenshoel, Marvin Carlson
1948 Buzz Ratzlaff, Lowell Noack, Joe Humphrey, Ray Koll
1947 Dale Noack, Leonard Ratzlaff, John Richards
1946 Joe Humphrey, Floyd Lahay
1933 Spriggs, Shoonover
1927 Fred Tauber, Fiola, Slitterman, Eckel, Darkenwald, Elias, L. Tauber, Clavadestcher
1926 Fiola, Eckel, Polyhar, Gray, Simonsen, Brockmeier
1925 Darkenwald, Conrad, Dale