Simpson Storm

Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 6-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/2 at Cornell * • L, 40-31
9/9 vs. Upper Iowa * • W, 27-14
9/16 at Dubuque * • W, 48-12
9/23 vs. Luther * • W, 22-0
9/30 at Coe * • L, 26-21
10/7 at Central * • L, 24-3
10/14 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 21-6
10/21 vs. Loras * • W, 26-7
10/28 at Wartburg * • L, 30-24
11/11 vs. William Penn * • W, 63-6
Overall record: 6-4 - Conference: 6-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/2 at Cornell * • L, 40-31
9/9 vs. Upper Iowa * • W, 27-14
9/16 at Dubuque * • W, 48-12
9/23 vs. Luther * • W, 22-0
9/30 at Coe * • L, 26-21
10/7 at Central * • L, 24-3
10/14 vs. Buena Vista * • W, 21-6
10/21 vs. Loras * • W, 26-7
10/28 at Wartburg * • L, 30-24
11/11 vs. William Penn * • W, 63-6
Central 10-0 12-1
Wartburg 9-1 9-1
Buena Vista 7-3 7-3
Coe 6-4 6-4
Simpson 6-4 6-4
Luther 5-5 5-5
Loras 4-6 4-6
Cornell 3-7 3-7
Dubuque 0-10 0-10

Past Records

2016 (0-0, 0-0 IIAC)
2015 (4-6, 3-4 IIAC)
2014 (3-7, 0-7 IIAC)
2013 (7-3, 5-2 IIAC)
2012 (6-4, 4-3 IIAC)
2011 (5-5, 5-3 IIAC)
2010 (2-8, 2-6 IIAC)
2009 (3-7, 2-6 IIAC)
2008 (7-3, 5-3 IIAC)
2007 (4-6, 3-5 IIAC)
2006 (3-7, 3-5 IIAC)
2005 (5-5, 3-5 IIAC)
2004 (5-5, 4-4 IIAC)
2003 (9-2, 7-1 IIAC)
2002 (6-4, 6-3 IIAC)
2001 (4-6, 4-5 IIAC)
2000 (6-4, 6-4 IIAC)
1999 (6-4, 6-4 IIAC)

Team Quick Facts



Coach: Jim Glogowski (South Dakota '97)
Conference: IIAC
Enrollment: 1466
Location: Indianola, IA
Colors: Red, Gold
Stadium: Bill Buxton (5000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

May 3, 2016
Alumnus from Simpson's glory days returns
In the mid-1990s, Simpson had a two-year run that included a trip to the national quarterfinals....
July 20, 2015
Nebraska Wesleyan coming to IIAC
NWU hasn't played a Division III opponent in football since 2002 but will jump back in in full force...
November 1, 2014
Storm can't crack Central in 17-0 loss
Simpson ran 15 more plays and created two turnovers but couldn't cross the goal line in a 17-0 loss...
October 31, 2014
Simpson looks to knock off rival Central
Simpson looks to snap a four-game losing streak and deal a blow to Central's Iowa Conference...
October 24, 2014
Storm look to snap three-game skid Saturday against Loras
The Storm are looking to put a three-game losing streak behind them and pick up their first Iowa...
October 18, 2014
Big third quarter leads Coe past Simpson
Josh Rekers threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns, Sam Lahr ran for 94 and a score and Coe beat the...
October 17, 2014
Simpson looks to get back on track against Coe on Saturday
After a pair of tough road losses, Simpson returns home for the first time in more than a month when...
October 11, 2014
Simpson can't keep up with Dubuque offense
Simpson didn't have an answer for the Dubuque offense and couldn't get its own clicking in a 44-10...
October 10, 2014
Simpson heads to Dubuque looking for first IIAC win
After a disappointing loss in the conference opener against Buena Vista, Simpson looks to even the...
October 4, 2014
Simpson comeback comes up short against Buena Vista
Bobby Brown threw for 392 yards and five touchdowns, Derek Schwartz intercepted a Dylan Berkey pass...
October 3, 2014
Simpson kicks off IIAC schedule at Buena Vista on Saturday
The Simpson football team begins its quest for an Iowa Conference title on Saturday when it travels...
September 20, 2014
Smothering defense leads Simpson to upset win over No. 21 Illinois Wesleyan
A ball-hawking defense forced three crucial turnovers, freshman kicker Drew Jensen made a pair of...
September 13, 2014
Big plays by Holland, Severn lead Simpson to win over UW-River Falls
Walker Holland made three catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns, the defense tightened when it...
September 6, 2014
Berkey shines in debut as Simpson rolls
Quarterback Dylan Berkey ran for three touchdowns, threw another and played mistake-free football as...
November 11, 2013
A Man Among Boys
At 24 years old, Clay Finley isn't your typical college junior. The defensive end for the Simpson...
November 9, 2013
Last second play lifts Buena Vista over Simpson
On the final play of the game, quarterback Bobby Brown escaped a blitz and scrambled into the end...
November 2, 2013
Simpson shocks Dubuque in final seconds
Taylor Nelson threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Corbin Clark with 33 seconds left as Simpson beat...
October 26, 2013
Simpson beats Coe in overtime thriller
Taylor Nelson threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Brad Vogel on the final play of the second overtime...
October 12, 2013
Simpson takes down Central on homecoming
Reid Ryan batted away Aaron Eiseler's pass attempt on 4th down with 1:20 left, one of a handful of...
October 5, 2013
Big plays, field position hurt Simpson in loss to Wartburg
Taylor Jacobsmeier threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Donald Miller to give Wartburg a 27-17 lead in...
September 21, 2013
Big fourth quarter lifts Simpson to dramatic win
Taylor Nelson plunged into the end zone from a yard out on fourth-and-goal with 22 seconds left as...
September 7, 2013
Simpson beats heat, Iowa Wesleyan on opening day
Taylor Nelson threw for 210 yards and four touchdowns, eight runners combined for 352 yards and the...
October 27, 2012
Simpson's furious comeback falls short against Dubuque
Quarterback Taylor Nelson set school records for completions and attempts and the Simpson football...
October 20, 2012
Storm stunned by Coe
Jared McNutt threw for 302 yards, Brandan Leiran ran for 302 and No. 18 Coe spoiled Simpson's...
October 13, 2012
Storm feature balanced attack in win over Loras
Tyler Kenny broke the century mark on the ground, Taylor Rogers caught record-setting touchdown pass...
October 6, 2012
Nelson leads rushing attack in win over rival Central
Taylor Nelson threw for 199 yards, ran for 86 and the Simpson football team held off Central 21-18...
October 2, 2012
The slimmest of margins
Special teams rose to the occasion for Simpson when playing Iowa Conference foe Wartburg.
September 29, 2012
Full wrapup: Conference upsets
Conference play began in earnest, and with it, conference upsets as Simpson blocked a PAT in the...
September 29, 2012
Simpson beats Wartburg on blocked PAT, again
Ben Borland blocked the potential game-tying PAT with 37 seconds left as Simpson knocked off...
September 8, 2012
Storm done in by turnovers
The Simpson football team gained 466 yards of total offense but turned the ball over five times in a...
September 1, 2012
Storm use big plays to win season opener
Taylor Nelson threw for a career-high 398 yards, Brad Vogel scored three touchdowns and the Simpson...
November 12, 2011
Slow start, missed opportunities hamper Storm against Central
Nate Snead racked up 368 total yards and accounted for three touchdowns, Simpson failed to convert...
October 22, 2011
Simpson holds off Luther, runs winning streak to three
Eric Addy tackled Dalen Dirth two yards short of the first down marker late in the fourth quarter,...
October 18, 2011
Simpson makes Wartburg face its elimination
"I can't say enough how proud I am of my kids for not quitting," Simpson coach Jim...
October 15, 2011
Simpson stuns No. 19 Wartburg in overtime
Simpson erased a 17-point, fourth-quarter deficit in a wild 38-37 overtime win at Wartburg on...
October 8, 2011
Simpson rolls to 42-22 homecoming win over Cornell
Despite the absence of starting running back Michael Chia and receiver Brad Vogel, Simpson rolled...
October 1, 2011
Dubuque offense too much for Simpson
Justin Spaulding scored three touchdowns on the ground, Michael Zweifel caught three touchdown...
September 10, 2011
Nelson sets record but Storm comeback falls short against St. Olaf
Quarterback Taylor Nelson broke an 85-year old school record by completing 31 passes Saturday but...
September 3, 2011
Bethel defeats Simpson in season-opener
Within a game of advancing to the national championship game a year ago, No. 7 Bethel started the...
October 30, 2010
Storm win takeawy battle, beat Cornell
JJ Nair forced a Juan Flores fumble late in the fourth quarter, cutting Cornell's final drive short...
September 4, 2010
Bethel offense leads second half charge
Knotted at zero after a half of play, the Bethel offense scored on 4 of 5 possessions in the second...
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