University of Dubuque

shadow
shadow

Football

Michael Zweifel Wins 2011 Gagliardi Trophy

Dec 14, 2011
University of Dubuque senior wide receiver/defensive back Michael Zweifel was named the 2011 recipient of the Gagliardi Trophy, awarded to the top all-around student-athlete in Division III in a ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Salem Civic Center.

Hanus Leads Three Spartans on Beyond Sports Network Pre-season Team

Jun 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team will showcase three individuals who were named to the 2012 Beyond Sports Network (BSN) DIII Football Pre-Season Team.

Hanus Nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Jul 7, 2012
University of Dubuque senior quarterback Wyatt Hanus has been named one of 117 nominees for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team as announced by Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA).

Spartans Ranked #23 in BSN Pre-season Top-25

Aug 15, 2012
The Spartans opened the 2012 BSN poll at #23, after returning from an Iowa Conference championship season in 2011.

Spartans Picked as IIAC Favorite

Aug 17, 2012
Spartans Football Picked as IIAC Favorite in Coaches Poll

Pre-season Scrimmage Information

Aug 19, 2012
Pre-season Scrimmage Information

Opening Night Victory for Returning IIAC Champions

Sep 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team scored in every quarter of their 2012 opener in front of a nearly sellout crowd. The Spartans improved to 1-0 after a 39-21 victory over Augustana College Vikings on Saturday night under the lights.

Battle of the Bridge Favors #23-ranked Pioneers

Sep 8, 2012
A renewed "Battle of the Bridge" for the University of Dubuque football team and the University of Wisconsin Platteville between the two border schools which began in 2005 returned in 2012 featuring sponsorship by Dairy Queen of Dubuque and Platteville. The Spartans fought a valiant effort on Saturday against #23-ranked Platteville, but fell short in the final outcome 52-35.

Parents/Alumni Football Potluck

Sep 10, 2012
Parents/Alumni Football Potluck info.

Pointers Take Advantage of Spartan Turnovers

Sep 15, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team turned the ball over twice in the opening half of play and that was all was needed for the UW-Stevens Point Pointers to gain momentum and end first half with a 28-7 lead. UD scored a touchdown in the third quarter on a 33 yard catch by Austin Morgan from Wyatt Hanus, but the Pointers would finish the night 55-14 over the Spartans.

Hanus Named Semi-Finalist in 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete

Sep 27, 2012
Hanus Named Semi-Finalist in 2012 NFF National Scholar-Athlete.

Spartans Have No Dutch Luck

Sep 29, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team opened their 2012 Iowa Conference season on the road Saturday and would end the afternoon with 537 yards of offense, ran 100 total offensive plays, held possession time advantage by nearly 15 minutes, but lost to the Central Dutch 24-31.

Morgan Named to D3football.com Team of the Week

Oct 1, 2012
University of Dubuque wide receiver Austin Morgan has been named to the Week 5 D3football.com Team of the Week presented by Scoutware. Morgan caught an Iowa Conference (IIAC) and UD record 21 passes in the Spartans 31-24 loss at Central.

Spartans Hold Norse Scoreless

Oct 6, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team scored in the first three quarters on Saturday en route to a 29-0 dominating road victory.

University of Dubuque and Coe College to Tackle Alzheimers

Oct 11, 2012
The University of Dubuque and Coe College football teams have joined together to tackle Alzheimers when they play on October 13, 2012.

Spartans Lose Double Overtime Thriller

Oct 13, 2012
The University of Dubuque Spartans football team playing in front of a large homecoming crowd on Saturday would give the fans plenty of excitement to watch.

Spartans Miss Game Tying Opportunity

Oct 20, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team marched down the field as time ran out to give them one chance at tying the game on Saturday only to have a 37 yard field goal sail wide to the right and suffer their third IIAC loss in the final minutes of the game by a 31-34 final.

Spartans Hold on to Victory in Offensive Shoot Out

Oct 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team held on as the visiting Simpson Storm rallied back after trailing 38-6 to put in scare into the Spartans when the offensive shoot out finally ended 45-40 in favor of the host Spartans.

Hanus Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Oct 29, 2012
University of Dubuque senior Wyatt Hanus was named IIAC Football Offensive Performer of the Week.

Spartans Retain Key in Key City Clash

Nov 3, 2012
The University of Dubuque football team retained the Key to the City after capturing the Key City Clash on Saturday by a 45-0 score over Loras College.

Four Spartans Named Academic All-District

Nov 8, 2012
For the second consecutive year the University of Dubuque Football team had four student-athletes named to the Capital One Academic All-Region 8 Football Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Seniors Wyatt Hanus, Miles Hookstead, and Stephen Vassalotti along with junior Tyson Carter were each named to the First Team for UD.

Spartans Take Exciting Victory in Overtime

Nov 10, 2012
The University of Dubuque football battled their way back and tied for 2nd in the Iowa Conference on Saturday, but it wasn't easy for the Spartans. UD won the game 34-28 over Buena Vista.

Hanus Named Iowa Conference Offensive MVP

Nov 12, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today its major football awards and All-Conference team for the 2012 season. University of Dubuque senior quarterback Wyatt Hanus has been named the 2012 IIAC Football Offensive Most Valuable Player.

Hanus Named 2012 Gagliardi Trophy Finalist

Nov 20, 2012
The University of Dubuque is proud to announce senior quarterback Wyatt Hanus was named a finalist for the 2012 Gagliardi Trophy given to the most outstanding football player in NCAA Division III.

Vote for Wyatt Hanus for Gagliardi Trophy

Nov 24, 2012
The online Gagliardi Trophy voting site has been activated. Spartan fans vote for quarterback Wyatt Hanus.

Hanus to Play in D3Senior Classic

Nov 30, 2012
The D3 Senior Classic Committee is proud to announce the coaching staffs and player rosters for the for the 4th annual, 2012 D3 Senior Classic, to be played on Friday, December 7, 2012 in Salem Stadium, Salem Virginia. The Spartans Wyatt Hanus will play quarterback for the North team.

Zweifel Named Finalist for IIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Dec 4, 2012
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today the five male and five female finalists for the 2011-2012 Duane Schroeder IIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year Awards.

Hanus & Hookstead Named Academic All-America

Dec 4, 2012
University of Dubuque seniors Wyatt Hanus and Miles Hookstead have been named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Football Team

Zweifel Wins 2011-12 IIAC Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Jan 3, 2013
The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) announced today that former University of Dubuque football player Michael Zweifel has been named the Duane Schroeder IIAC Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for the 2011-2012 academic year.

Durnin Joins UD Football Staff

Jan 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque announced the appointment of Mike Durnin as Assistant Head Coach for the Spartans football team. Durnin joins the Spartans after being the head football coach at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, the past five seasons. He will enter his 26th year in the coaching ranks, and will be coaching the linebackers at UD.

2012 Football Awards Program

Jan 18, 2013
The University of Dubuque Football coaching staff will be hosting the 2012 Football Awards Program on Sunday, February 10th (Note that this is a rescheduled date). The program will be take place in McCormick Gymnasium from 3:00-5:00 pm.

2012 Football Awards Announced at Banquet

Feb 11, 2013
The University of Dubuque football coaches announced several team awards at the 2012 end of season banquet held on February 10, 2013.

Hanus Set to Participate in Vikings Rookie Minicamp

May 1, 2013
University of Dubuque senior quarterback Wyatt Hanus has been invited to participate in the Minnesota Vikings Rookie Minicamp. Hanus, the 2012 Iowa Conference Offensive MVP and Gagliardi Trophy finalist, will attend the Rookie Minicamp May 3rd through May 5th in Eden Prairie, Minn.

Six Spartans Named NFF Hampshire Society Members

May 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque was honored to have six student-athletes earn 2013 NFF Hampshire Honor Society accolades. The Spartans earning honors include: Ian Cooper, Wyatt Hanus, Miles Hookstead, Trevor Runkle, Malcolm Stewart, and Stephan Vassalotti. The Iowa Conference was represented by 26 student-athletes from University of Dubuque, Central College, Luther College, Simpson College and Wartburg College.

Carter Nominated for Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Jul 16, 2013
University of Dubuque senior long snapper Tyson Carter has been named one of 151 nominees for the 2013 Good Works Team as announced by Allstate Insurance Company and American Football Coaches Association. College Football’s top community service award, the award recognizes a select group of student-athletes who have made a commitment to enriching the lives of others while contributing to the greater good of their communities.