Hi panther fans. Scott Peterson here.
I’ve had the honor of being the color
analyst for panther
radio broadcasts for 27 years. I
also had the opportunity to
play for the panthers from 1975-1978,
so I have experienced some of the
best moments in UNI panther history
and know how important
that history is. I ask that you help
preserve that history today by making a gift
to the Football Film project at
This project will
digitize football films dating
-1966, the North Dakota State Bison
town and at that time they were
Just great memories. UNI had
changed their offense up a little bit.
We had a running back by the name of Terry Fox.
We kind of put him in the shotgun
that day and he ran all over them.
-The Mud Bowl in 1975.
-Had 6, 7
8 inches of snow several days before
the game and
playing right across the street from
here at OR Latham Stadium.
-The Mud Bowl was kind of the mark
that we left on UNI.
It was the most impactful game for
anybody who played
-Competing, and beating, Division 1
-That Drake game was critical for us.
It was really
another turning point in the season.
Drake was Division 1 at
that time. So we went down there
and we had a great game and
took it to them.
-The legacy of people who not only have impacted UNI
football but also their communities.
-My dad was my best friend and I think
when I was five or six he started
taking me to games at O.R.
Latham. Little did I know at that time
that I was going to be watching a lot
of my future coaches. Coach Wendell
Pat Mitchell, Dan Boals. Looking back,
I’m thinking, yeah,
I didn’t know it at the time, but I was
watching guys that I was going
for. That’s really why I came to UNI,
cause I wanted to do what they had done.
The years of 1958 to 1975 are full
of great memories
like these. In total, we have 255 films
from this era.
Support the football film project today
and preserve UNI Football
history. From three nine win seasons
to AP All-Americans George
Alsleson, Wendell Williams, Randy
Shultz, Ray Pederson and Mike
this is an era of Panther football that
deserves to live on forever.
Join me and other Panthers to support
this project. Give online today
by visiting pawprint.uni.edu/footballfilm.