From 1990-93, Doug Nussmeier led the Idaho offense, throwing for more yards (10,824) than any other quarterback in Vandal history. Nussmeier earned 1993 First Team All-American and Walter Payton 1-AA National Player of the Year honors after throwing for 2,960 yards and a school-record 33 touchdowns and accumulating a school and Big Sky record 175.2 passing efficiency rating. During his career, Nussmeier made eight entries into the NCAA record book, including the D-1AA single season record for highest percentage of touchdown passes, when 10.9% (33 of 304) of his passes in 1993 went for touchdowns. Nussmeier earned 1992 Big Sky Offensive Player of the Year honors after leading the Vandals to a 9-3 overall record and a Big Sky title. Nussmeier is ranked either first or second in 10 Idaho career categories and 3 single-season categories, with nine school records.