Aurora Spartans

Schedule

Overall record: 7-4 - Conference: 7-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • D-III opponent)
9/8 at Bethel L, 34-7
9/16 vs. Illinois Wesleyan L, 7-6
9/23 vs. Benedictine * • W, 12-6
9/30 at Concordia-Chicago * • W, 66-3
10/7 vs. Eureka * • W, 51-0
10/14 vs. Lakeland * • W, 41-0
10/21 at MacMurray * • W, 24-17
10/28 at Greenville * • W, 20-19
11/4 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 21-14
11/11 at Valparaiso L, 23-10
11/18 at Wittenberg L, 31-20
Overall record: 7-4 - Conference: 7-0
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/23 vs. Benedictine * • W, 12-6
9/30 at Concordia-Chicago * • W, 66-3
10/7 vs. Eureka * • W, 51-0
10/14 vs. Lakeland * • W, 41-0
10/21 at MacMurray * • W, 24-17
10/28 at Greenville * • W, 20-19
11/4 vs. Concordia (Wis.) * • W, 21-14

2000

Schools Conf All
Aurora 7-0 7-4
Benedictine 6-1 7-3
Concordia (Wis.) 5-2 7-3
Greenville 3-4 6-5
MacMurray 3-4 5-5
Lakeland 3-4 4-6
Eureka 1-6 2-8
Concordia-Chicago 0-7 0-9

Previous seasons

loki/standings
Year Overall Conf
2017 5-5, 4-2 NACC
2016 6-4, 5-1 NACC
2015 3-7, 2-4 NACC
2014 1-9, 1-5 NACC
2013 3-7, 2-4 NACC
2012 5-5, 4-3 NATHC
2011 3-7, 2-5 NATHC
2010 7-3, 5-2 NATHC
2009 4-6, 2-5 NATHC
2008 9-2, 7-0 NATHC
2007 5-5, 4-3 IBFC
2006 5-5, 5-2 IBFC
2005 5-5, 5-2 IBFC
2004 6-5, 6-1 IBFC
2003 5-5, 5-2 IBFC
2002 5-4, 5-2 IBFC
2001 7-2, 6-1 IBFC
2000 7-4, 7-0 IBFC
1999 8-2, 7-0 IBFC
1998 7-3, 7-0 IBFC

Team Info

Aurora

Spartans

Coach: Jim Scott
Conference: IBFC
Enrollment: 3461
Location: Aurora, IL
Colors: Royal Blue, White
Stadium: Spartan Athletic Park (1000)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

October 12, 2019 Aurora continues high octane offense in blowout win over Concordia Chicago The Aurora University Spartan football team returned to Spartan Stadium ar Spartan Athletic Park on Saturday afternoon against Concordia University Chicago. The outcome looked very familiar to AU fans as the Spartans were victorious 63-27 behind another day of records falling by the offense. Quarterback Gavin Zimbelman set the single season record for touchdown passes while Jacolby Maxwell set the single season record for touchdown receptions.
October 5, 2019 Aurora knocks off Eureka in battle of NACC's preseason favorites Aurora University celebrated homecoming 2019 on campus while the Spartan football team took on the visitors from Eureka College and won 62-35. AU continued to put up impressive numbers all over the field. AU welcomed pro football hall of fame coach Marv Levy as he tossed the coin in a pregame festivity.
September 26, 2019 Aurora balling out for Beebe Don Beebe wasn’t sure what to expect from an offensive standpoint in 2019 as he watched film after being hired at Aurora last winter. Then spring ball rolled around. And now the Spartans have won a couple of games early. Brian Lester has more in a D3football.com feature.
September 8, 2019 Offensive records fall as Aurora defeats #25 St. Norbert The Aurora University Spartans hosted #25 St. Norbert College in the 2019 season opener on Saturday afternoon at Spartan Stadium. In the first game under new Head Coach Don Beebe, the Spartans had a record setting day from quarterback Gavin Zimbelman and the AU offense enroute to a 50-40 victory.
November 15, 2018 NFL Icon Don Beebe named as Head Coach for Aurora University football AURORA, Ill. – Nov. 15, 2018 – Aurora University is pleased to announce National Football League (NFL) legend Don Beebe as the Spartans football new head coach, effective immediately. Beebe, highly regarded by coaches, players and fans for his strong character, robust work ethic and perseverance, embodies Aurora University Athletics’ core values of academic success, social responsibility and athletic championships.
November 13, 2018 Former NFL player takes over as Aurora head coach Don Beebe, who played wide receiver in the NFL for nine seasons, will replace Rick Ponx, who was fired after a 5-5 season.