Individual Records

* Partial record:  Some records cover the 118-year history of Willamette football. Other records go back only to 1983 or 1984.

Participation

Games Played

Games Played/Career 45 Ardell Bailey 1995-99
Games Started/Career 43 Rodney Wood 1994-97
Consecutive Starts 43 Rodney Wood 1994-97

Rushing

Carries

Game 43 Bill Gray 1976
Season 237 Dylan Jones 2014
  226 Brett Davis 1990
Career 601 Brett Davis 1988-90

Yards

Game 350 Dylan Jones Oct. 11, 2014
  275 Dan Mahle (vs. Whitman) Nov. 14, 1970
Season 1,599 Dylan Jones 2014
  1,240 Drew Ecklund 2002
Career 2,859 Stan Solomon 1957-60
  2,857 Dylan Jones 2011-14
Longest Rush 98 Dylan Jones (vs. Linfield) Nov. 1, 2014
  96 Jack Valencia (vs. Puget Sound) Oct. 1, 2016
  90 Andy Miguel (vs. Linfield) Nov. 11, 2000
  90 Justin Peterson (vs. Southern Oregon) Oct. 6, 2001

Touchdowns

Game 7 John Oravec (vs Whitman) 1934
Season 20 John Oravec 1934
  18 Dylan Jones 2014
Career 41 John Oravec 1932-35
  34 Dylan Jones 2011-14

Passing

Completions

Game 38 Todde Greenough (vs. Southern Oregon) Sept. 26, 1987
Season 273 Josh Dean 2012
  211 Todd Simis 1990
Career 571 Todde Greenough 1984-88

Attempts

Game 58 John Horner (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 31, 1992
Season 422 Josh Dean 2012
  337 Todd Simis 1990
Career 1,024 Todde Greenough 1984-88

Yards

Game 473 Todd Simis (vs. Simon Fraser) Oct. 27, 1990
  468 Josh Dean (vs. Hardin-Simmons) Sept. 1, 2012
Season 3,345 Josh Dean 2012
  2,673 Todd Simis 1990
Career 7,872 Todde Greenough 1984-88
Longest Pass 94 Todd Greenough to David Shirley (vs. Whitworth) Oct. 8, 1988

Touchdowns

Game 7 Josh Dean (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 19, 2013
  6 Josh Dean (vs. Hardin-Simmons) Sept. 1, 2012
  6 John Horner (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 23, 1993
Season 34 Josh Dean 2012
  26 John Horner 1993
Career 74 John Horner 1990-93
  62 Josh Dean 2010-13

Receiving

Catches

Game 14 Jeff Jones (vs. Western Oregon) Oct. 5, 1985
Season 77 Justin Pate 1993
Career 181 David Shirley 1988-91
Consecutive games with a catch 36 David Shirley 1988-91

Yards

Game 244 Jeff Jones (vs. Western Oregon) Oct. 5, 1985
  222 Scott Schoettgen (vs. Hardin-Simmons) Sept. 11, 2010
Season 1,232 Justin Pate 1993
Career 3,047 David Shirley 1988-91

Touchdowns

Game 4 Austin Jones (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 31, 2015
  4 Jake Knecht (vs. Lewis & Clark) Nov. 5, 2011
  4 Scott Schoettgen (vs. Lewis & Clark) Nov. 6, 2010
  4 Scott Schoettgen (vs. Puget Sound) Nov. 7, 2009
  4 Justin Pate (vs. Linfield) Nov. 6, 1993
  4 Darren Holsey (vs. Puget Sound) Sept. 23, 1989
  4 Gib Gilmore 1967
Season 18 Justin Pate 1993
Career 36 Scott Schoettgen 2006, 2008-10
  29 Justin Pate 1990-93
Consecutive catches for a TD 6 Scott Stehman 1985

Total Offense

Plays

Game 70 Todde Greenough (vs, Lewis & Clark) Nov. 14, 1988
Season 531 Josh Dean 2012
  436 Todde Greenough 1987
Career 1,260 Todde Greenough 1984-88

Yards

Game 461 Josh Dean (vs. Hardin-Simmons) Sept. 1, 2012
  411 Todde Greenough (vs. Southern Oregon) Oct. 6, 1984
Season 3,516 Josh Dean 2012
  2,588 John Horner 1993
Career 7,844 Chuck Pinkerton 1994-97

Touchdowns

Game 7 John Oravec (vs. Whitman, all rushing) 1934
  7 Josh Dean (vs. Lewis & Clark, all passing) Oct. 19, 2013
  6 Josh Dean (vs. Hardin-Simmons, all passing) Sept. 1, 2012
  6 John Horner (vs. Lewis & Clark, all passing) Oct. 23, 1993
Season 40 Josh Dean (34 passing) 2012
  32 Josh Dean (28 passing) 2013
  26 John Horner (all passing) 1993
  20 John Oravec (all rushing) 1934
Career 79 John Horner 1990-93
  74 Josh Dean (62 passing) 2010-13

Scoring

Points

Game 42 John Oravec (vs. Whitman) 1934
Season 120 John Oravec 1934
  108 Dylan Jones 2014
Career 249 John Oravec 1932-35
  216 Dylan Jones 2011-14

All-Purpose

Yards

Game 297 John Oravec (vs. Whitman) 1934
Season 1,735 Merben Woo 2008
  1,721 Drew Ecklund 2002
Career 4,398 Gerry Preston 1983-86

Kicking

Field Goals Made

Game 3 Several Players, Most Recently:  Cameron Coe (vs. Whitworth) Nov. 7, 2015
Season 9 Jared Benedetti 1990
Career 25 Jared Benedetti 1990-93
  22 Matt Bicocca 2004-07
Longest 51 Pete Smith (vs. Pacific Lutheran) 1985

Field Goals Attempted

Game 3 Several Players  
Season 13 Jared Benedetti 1990, 1992
  13 Duncan Libby 1998
Career 41 Matt Bicocca 2004-07
  38 Jared Benedetti 1990-93

Extra Points Made

Game 11 Matt Bicocca (vs. Lewis & Clark) Nov. 3, 2007
  10 Mitchell Rowan (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 11, 2008
Season 62 Mitchell Rowan 2008
  45 Kyle Derby 2012
Career 147 Kyle Derby 2010-13
  115 Mitchell Rowan 2008-11

Extra Points Attempted

Game 11 Matt Bicocca (vs. Lewis & Clark) Nov. 3, 2007
  10 Mitchell Rowan (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 11, 2008
Season 66 Mitchell Rowan 2008
  48 Kyle Derby 2012
Career 154 Kyle Derby 2010-13
  127 Mitchell Rowan 2008-11

Punting

Attempts

Game 12 Josh Palanuk (vs. Whitworth) 1987
Season 64 Clint Moran 2004
Career 201 Clint Moran 2004-07
  196 Kyle Hughes 1998-01

Yards

Game 419 Bob Bergquist (vs. Oregon Tech) Oct. 7, 1989
Season 2,130 Clint Moran 2004
Career 7,289 Clint Moran 2004-07
  7,218 Kyle Hughes 1998-01
Longest Punt 67 Clint Moran (vs. Linfield) Sept. 29, 2007
  66 Taylor Wyman (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 19, 2013
  65 Chuck Pinkerton (vs. Eastern Oregon) Oct. 12, 1996
  65 Kyle Hughes (vs. Central Washington) Sept. 26, 1998

Punt Returns

Attempts

Game 5 Several Players  
Season 40 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard 1997
Career 70 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard 1996-99

Yards

Game 122 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard (vs. Linfield) Oct. 18, 1997
Season 424 Kamell Ekroth-Bernard 1997
Career 652 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard 1997
Longest Return 75 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard (vs. Linfield) Oct. 18, 1997

Touchdowns

Season 2 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard 1997

Kickoff Returns

Attempts

Game* 6 Wes Randall (vs. Linfield) Sept. 30, 2006
  6 Brett Davis (vs. Linfield) Oct. 29, 1988
Season* 31 Eddie Rainford 1996
Career* 64 Tyson Giza 2010-13
  60 Derek Louch 1984-87

Yards

Game* 162 Jeremiah James (vs. Linfield) Oct. 7, 2017
  140 Wes Randall (vs. Puget Sound) Oct. 14, 2006
  129 Brett Davis (vs. Linfield) Oct. 29, 1988
Season* 688 Eddie Rainford 1996
Career 1,537 Tyson Giza 2010-13
  1,348 Jose Green 2007-10
Longest Return 95 (TD) Marcus Lawrence (vs. Eastern Oregon) Oct. 12, 1991
  94 (TD) Terrell Malley (vs. Hardin-Simmons Sept. 6, 2013

Touchdowns

Season 2 Tyson Giza 2013

Defense

Total Tackles

Game 22 Brett Sullivan (vs. Western Oregon) Oct. 3, 1987
  22 Brett Sullivan (vs. Lewis & Clark) Oct. 13, 1984
Season 125 Brett Sullivan 1984, 1987
Career 315 Jack Nelson 2011-14

Unassisted Tackles

Career 191 Jack Nelson 2011-14

Assisted Tackles

Career 124 Jack Nelson 2011-14

Tackles for Losses

Season 19 (109 yds) Eric Thomson 1997
Career 50 (205 yds) Eric Thomson 1997-00

Quarterback Sacks

Season 12 (92 yds) Eric Thomson 1997
Career 35 (249 yds) Aaron Lawson 1995-99

Fumble Recoveries

Game 2 Several Players  
Career* 7 Logan Lord 2001-04
  7 Rodney Wood 1994-97
  7 Brett Sullivan 1983-87

Interceptions

Game 3 Kamell Eckroth-Bernard (vs. Whitworth) Nov. 30, 1999
  3 Shawn Spain (vs. Lewis & Clark) Nov. 14, 1987
Season 8 Tom Williams 1967
Career 20 Tom Williams 1967-70
Longest Return 100 Jeff Kahler (vs. Concordia-Moorhead) Sept. 6, 2008

Blocked Kicks

Career 7 Cody Pastorino 2009-12

 

Team Records

* Partial Record:  Some records cover the 115-year history of Willamette Football. Other records go back only to 1983 or 1984.

Rushing

Yards

Game 599 vs. Lewis & Clark Nov. 3, 2007
  554 vs. Montana Tech Dec. 6, 1997
Season 3,940   1997
9-Game Season 2,585   1995
10-Game Season 3,500   2002
11-Game Season 3,548   1999
Lognest Rush 98 vs. Linfield Nov. 1, 2014

90 vs. Linfield Nov. 11, 2000
  90 vs. Southern Oregon Oct. 6, 2001

Yards per Game

Season 350.0   2002
  345.3   2003

Attempts

Game 75 vs. Whitworth Nov. 24, 1998
  75 vs. Menlo Oct. 20, 2007
Season 744   1997
9-Game Season 455   1995
  429   2014
10-Game Season 584   1998
11-Game Season 595   1999

Touchdowns

Game 11 vs. Lewis & Clark Nov. 3, 2007
  11 vs. Lewis & Clark Oct. 11, 2008
Season 49   1997

Passing

Yards

Game 475 vs. Western Oregon Oct. 5, 1985
  467 vs. Hardin-Simmons Sept. 1, 2012
Season 3,550   2012
  2,754   1990
Longest Pass 94 vs. Whitworth Oct. 8, 1988

Completions

Game 40 vs. Pacific Sept. 22, 2012
  38 vs. Southern Oregon Sept. 26, 1987
Season 287   2012
  222   1990

Attempts

Game 58 vs. Lewis & Clark
Oct. 31, 1992
  57 vs. Pacific Sept. 22, 2012
  55 vs. Western Washington Oct. 14, 1989
Season 445   2012
  363   1987

Touchdowns

Game 7 vs. Lewis & Clark Oct. 19, 2013
  6 vs. Hardin-Simmons Sept. 1, 2012
  6 vs. Lewis & Clark Oct. 23, 1993
Season 37   2012
  28   1989
Consecutive Games with a TD Pass 66   1987-94

Total Offense

Plays

Game 105 vs. Lewis & Clark Nov. 10, 1990
Season 969   1997
9-Game Season 674   2013
  663   1987
10-Game Season 792   2012
  751   1998

Yards

Game 738 vs. Bethany (Kan.) Nov. 23, 1996
Season 5,802   1997
9-Game Season 4,247   2013
  3,761   1995
10-Game Season 4,981   2012
  4,595   2002

Touchdowns

Game 11 vs. Lewis & Clark Nov. 3, 2007
  11 vs. Lewis & Clark Oct. 11, 2008
Season 69   2008
  67   1997
9-Game Season 51   2013
  40   1993, 1995
10-Game Season 58   2008 (Regular Season)

Scoring

Points

Game 77 vs. Lewis & Clark (77-17) Nov. 3, 2007
  76 vs. Lewis & Clark (76-10) Oct. 11, 2008
Season 498   2008
  470   1997
9-Game Season 370   2013
  314   1995
10-Game Season 423   2008 (Regular Season)
  376   1997 (Regular Season)
Margin of Victory 70 vs. Whitman (70-0) 1934

First Downs

Total

Game 36 vs. Bethany (Kan.) Nov. 23, 1996
Season 296   1997
  253   2012
9-Game Season 214   2013
  198   1992, 1993
10-Game Season 253   2012
  217   1998

Punt Returns

Attempts

Game 6 vs. Lewis & Clark 1984
  6 vs. Oregon Tech 1986
Season 49   1997

Yards

Game 122 vs. Linfield Oct. 18, 1997
Season 488   1997

Kickoff Returns

Attempts

Game 9 Several Times  
Season* 58   1992

Yards

Game* 237 vs. Pacific Nov. 9, 1985
Season* 937   1992

Touchdowns

Game 2 vs. Hardin-Simmons Sept. 6, 2013
Season 3   2013

Rushing Defense

Fewest Yards Allowed

Game -48 vs. Puget Sound 1964
9-Game Season* 752   1995
10-Game Season 680   1997
11-Game Season 870   1999

Passing Defense

Fewest Yards Allowed

Game* 20 vs. Menlo Oct. 20, 2007
  32 vs. Western Oregon Sept. 22, 1984
9-Game Season* 1,462   1984
10-Game Season 1,215   1997

Total Defense

Fewest Yards Allowed

Game* 61 vs. Menlo Oct. 20, 2007
  85 vs. Colorado College Sept. 11, 1999
9-Game Season* 2,958   1986
10-Game Season 1,895   1997

Fewest Points Allowed

8-Game Season 27   1904
  35   1938
9-Game Season 41   1958
  45   1934
10-Game Season 57   1936
  67   1941

Fumble Recoveries

Game* 5 vs. Whitworth Oct. 10, 1987
Season* 15   2008
  14   1985

Interceptions

Game 7 vs. Lewis & Clark Nov. 14, 1987
Season 23   1997

National Rankings

Highest

Ever 2nd (13-1 Record) NAIA 1997
Final Poll 2nd (13-1 Record) NAIA 1997
Preseason Poll 8th NCAA Division III 2009