Bradshaw Named to Team of the Week

Nov 5, 2013 | J.Crane

DUBUQUE, IOWA - University of Dubuque senior Bryan Bradshaw (Crystal Lake, Ill./Prairie Ridge) has been named to the Week 9 (Nov. 1-2) Team of the Week presented by Scoutware. 

Bradshaw set UD and Iowa Conference records with 500 yards passing and 513 yards of total offense in the Spartans 50-46 loss at Simpson. He completed 27 of 39 pass attempts with 4 touchdowns and no interceptions in the game. The senior quarterback also ran for 13 yards on seven attempts. The Spartans Shawn Tate had prevously held both records with 499 yards passing and 501 yards of total offense. Tate set both records versus Buena Vista on October 12, 1996. 

Nationally, Bradshaw ranks seventh in NCAA Division III with 24 touchdown passes and is eighth with 301.3 passing yards per game. His 2,410 passing yards is the ninth best total in DIII. The senior signal caller also boasts a 148.2 passing efficiency ranking which is 36th nationally. He has thrown a touchdown pass in all eight games this season. 

Within the Iowa Conference, Bradshaw leads the league in passing yards (2,410), passing yards per game (301.3), passing touchdowns (24), and pass attempts (298). He is second in the IIAC in completions (174), touchdown to interception ratio (24:7), and attempts per interception (42.57). 

Through eight games Bradshaw's 2013 season totals are already among the best ever at Dubuque. His 2,410 passing yards ranks fifth all-time while his 24 touchdown passes ties him for the third best single season total in UD history. 

Passing Yards - Single Season   Passing Touchdowns - Single Season
  1.   Wyatt Hanus   3,490     2011     1. Wyatt Hanus   44     2011  
2. Wyatt Hanus 3,165 2012   2. Wyatt Hanus 27 2012
3. Colton Hansen 2,704 2009    3. Colton Hansen 24 2009
4. Jermar Jackson 2,562 2005   3. Bryan Bradshaw      24 2013
5. Bryan Bradshaw      2,410 2013   5. Multiple with  19  

The complete Team of the Week can be found at: Team of the Week 

UP NEXT: The Spartans will host Loras College (1-7, 0-5) in the "Key City Clash" on November 9th. Kick off at Chalmers Field is scheduled for Noon. The Spartans 16 seniors will be honored before the game as part of Senior Day.

Proceeds from the game will be donated to the Opening Doors Maria House - Teresa Shelter in Dubuque. The two institutions believe that this tradition is one way that both schools can give back to our community and model the very best of what it means to be faith-based institutions.