With a history dating back to 1893, the Lawrence football team is the oldest intercollegiate athletic program at the university. Lawrence has a storied football history, and the Vikings have won 16 Midwest Conference championships, the third-most titles of any school in league history. Lawrence also is the first team in Midwest Conference to both host and win a NCAA Division III playoff game. Lawrence football players have received All-America or Academic All-America honors 85 times. Lawrence also is the only school in the Midwest Conference to have a player, Scott Reppert, enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame.