Those Vikings sure do love to throw the football...
Must come with the territory...
Dana College QB attempts 101 passes in game
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HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) - Dana College's Tom Lensch set an all-division college record by attempting 101 passes in a 60-35 loss to Hastings College on Saturday
Lensch completed 56 passes for a school-record 507 yards. He threw for three touchdowns and was intercepted three times.
Lensch broke the NAIA record of 92 attempts by Paul Gray of Hanover, Ind., against Georgetown, Ky., in 1991.
The NCAA record is 82 attempts by Purdue's Drew Brees against Wisconsin in 1998.
Dana coach Bill Danenhauer said Hastings was playing a soft zone, and Lensch spent the day throwing under the coverage.
"We got back and looked at the stats and saw he threw 101 times, and I about fell over," Danenhauer said.
Dana, a school of 500 students in Blair, Neb., plays a spread offense that features as many as five wideouts.
The Vikings' system is dubbed the "River City Offense."
"We're going to sling that Missouri River mud and hope something sticks every time," Danenhauer said.
The Vikings had 110 offensive plays and finished with a school-record 563 yards.