Luther Norse

Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 4-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/4 vs. St. Olaf L, 28-21
9/11 at Northwestern (Minn.) W, 31-7
9/18 vs. Coe * • L, 42-19 BX RC
10/2 at Simpson * • W, 30-24 BX
10/9 vs. Cornell * • W, 24-21
10/16 vs. Central * • L, 45-26 BX RC
10/23 at Buena Vista * • W, 26-20
10/30 at Wartburg * • L, 24-18 BX RC
11/6 vs. Dubuque * • W, 30-23
11/13 at Loras * • L, 24-10
Overall record: 5-5 - Conference: 4-4
All times Eastern   (* Conference; • In-region)
9/18 vs. Coe * • L, 42-19 BX RC
10/2 at Simpson * • W, 30-24 BX
10/9 vs. Cornell * • W, 24-21
10/16 vs. Central * • L, 45-26 BX RC
10/23 at Buena Vista * • W, 26-20
10/30 at Wartburg * • L, 24-18 BX RC
11/6 vs. Dubuque * • W, 30-23
11/13 at Loras * • L, 24-10

2010

Schools Conf All
Wartburg 8-0 10-1
Coe 7-1 9-2
Central 6-2 8-2
Loras 4-4 5-5
Luther 4-4 5-5
Dubuque 3-5 4-6
Buena Vista 2-6 3-7
Simpson 2-6 2-8
Cornell 0-8 0-10

What We're Reading

  • »Chris Norton vows he'll walk to collect diploma
  • Today, former Luther football player Chris Norton can stand on his own and walk with minimal assistance. He is a ways from leisurely strolls, but he plans to collect his diploma on foot come spring 2015.
  • »How D-III colleges profit from football
  • Deadspin's take on how Division III football drives enrollment leaned heavily on analysis from D3football.com's Pat Coleman. Good take on D-III, actually.
  • »Coe's Weymiller gets pro day call
  • Coe second team D3football.com All-American Frank Weymiller wasn't sure he'd be able to participate in Iowa State's pro day. Then a call came at 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Past Records

2014 (4-2, 1-2 IIAC)
2013 (2-8, 1-6 IIAC)
2012 (0-10, 0-7 IIAC)
2011 (3-7, 3-5 IIAC)
2010 (5-5, 4-4 IIAC)
2009 (5-5, 4-4 IIAC)
2008 (5-5, 4-4 IIAC)
2007 (5-5, 4-4 IIAC)
2006 (2-8, 1-7 IIAC)
2005 (6-4, 5-3 IIAC)
2004 (6-4, 5-3 IIAC)
2003 (6-4, 4-4 IIAC)
2002 (4-6, 3-6 IIAC)
2001 (3-7, 2-7 IIAC)
2000 (5-5, 5-5 IIAC)
1999 (2-8, 2-8 IIAC)

Team Quick Facts

Luther

Norse

Coach: Mike Durnin (UW-La Crosse '81)
Conference: IIAC
Enrollment: 2347
Location: Decorah, IA
Colors: Blue, White
Stadium: Carlson (5000)
Surface: Grass

News Releases

October 4, 2014
Luther Wins Conference Opener - Defeats University of Dubuque 28-14
JJ Sirios Rushed For a Career High 224 Yards Leading Luther to its First 4-0 Start Since 1987
October 4, 2014
Luther Wins Conference Opener - Defeats University of Dubuque 28-14
JJ Sirios Rushed For a Career High 224 Yards Leading Luther to its First 4-0 Start Since 1987
September 20, 2014
Luther Rolls to 49-21 Victory over Grinnell College
Luther Never Threw a Pass - Rushed for School Record 579 Yards
September 13, 2014
Norse Defeat Oles 20-3 in Northfield, Minn.
Luther Off to 2-0 Start
September 6, 2014
Luther Wins Season Opener 35-33 Over Presentation (S.D.)
Three Norse Rush for Over 100 Yards
September 17, 2013
Norton gives back as he recovers from neck injury
Luther football player Chris Norton suffered a spinal cord injury in a game in October 2010. Given...
January 31, 2013
Luther hires Hafner from William Penn
Aaron Hafner takes over at Luther after seven years as offensive coordinator at NAIA William Penn.
November 28, 2012
Luther's Durnin resigns after winless season
The Norse were 0-10 this season under Mike Durnin and have lost 11 consecutive games. Luther was...
September 12, 2011
Chris Norton returns
Luther freshman Chris Norton was given a 3% chance of regaining use of anything below his neck after...
September 12, 2011
Chris Norton returns
He was given a 3% chance of regaining use of anything below his neck after getting injured last...
March 9, 2011
Chris Norton makes progress in rehab
Luther freshman Chris Norton suffered a severe spinal cord injury in a game last October, but he's...
October 19, 2010
Help Chris Norton
Luther freshman Chris Norton (16) suffered a broken neck and spinal cord injury in the Norse's game...
October 11, 2010
Taking a dive
On Luther's bye week, coach Mike Durnin drove to Fort Atkinson, Wis. where his wife, their oldest...