- Morningside College continued its run of outstanding success on the football gridiron during the 2016 campaign when the Mustangs posted a 10-2 record for their 13th consecutive winning season.
- Won a sixth consecutive Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship with an unblemished 8-0 league record and made a 13th consecutive post-season appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series for the nation’s longest active streak.
- The Mustangs are one of the nation’s most successful football teams since the start of the 2004 season with a record of 134-27 for an .832 winning percentage.
Morningside led the nation in total offense with an average of 578.4 yards per game and ranked second in the nation in scoring with a norm of 51.1 points per contest.
- #1 Total Offense (578.4 YPG)
- #1 First Downs Per Game (27.5)
- #2 Scoring Offense (51.1 PPG)
- #2 3rd Down Conversion (52%)
- #3 Pass Offense Per Game (354.8 YDS)
- #3 Pass Efficiency (174.7)
Morningside finished second in the nation in total defense and third in scoring defense by yielding averages of only 263.2 yards and 13.9 points per game.
- #1 Pass Defense Efficiency (87.5)
- #2 Total Defense (263.2 YPG)
- #2 Opp 3rd Down Conversion (24.2%)
- #3 Scoring Defense (13.9 PPG)
- #4 Pass Defense per Game (144.3 YDS)
2016 GPAC First Team Offense
2016 Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team