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Mythical State Champion: 1970
State Champion: 1976 - 1977 - 1978 - 1982
State Runner Up: 1981 - 1990 - 1992 - 1993 - 2009 - 2013
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Record
(1915-Present)
667-299-19


55 Consecutive Winning Seasons
(1963 - Present)



1970 "Mythical" State Champions

52 Game Unbeaten Streak
1965-1971

22 Game Unbeaten Streak
1972-1974

31 Game Winning Streak
1977-1979



41 Playoff Appearances
(Playoffs Began in 1974)
76 Wins - 37 Losses

4 State Championships
1976, 1977, 1978, 1982

10 Championship Game Appearances
1976, 1977, 1978, 1981, 1982
1990, 1992, 1993, 2009, 2013

16 Semifinal Appearances
1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1981 1982,
1990, 1992, 1993, 1998, 1999 2004, 2009,
2013, 2014

24 Quarterfinal Appearances
1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980,
1981 1982, 1983, 1985, 1990 1992, 1993,
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2009,
2013, 2014, 2015



First Win
1915-Geneseo 69 Sheffield 0

100th Win
1943-Geneseo 20 Mendota 6

200th Win
1966-Geneseo 6 Mt. Pleasant, IA 0

300th Win
1977-Geneseo 21 Geneva 14
(3A Semifinal)

400th Win
1987-Geneseo 27 Peoria (Woodruff) 7
(4A First Round)

500th Win
1998-Geneseo 41 Dixon 0

600th Win
2009-Geneseo 26 Kankakee McNamara 24
(4A Second Round)

Season By Season Records
(1915-Present)

Season By Season Scores
(1915-Present)

Head To Head Scores
(1915-Present)

Playoff Scores
(1974-Present)
HEAD COACHES (1962-Present)
Larry Johnsen Jr. (2004- )
GHS Hall Of Fame (as head coach of 2009 team)

120 wins 40 losses
4A State Championship Games
(2009, 2013)
Denny Diericx (1991-2003)
IHSFCA Hall of Fame
GHS Hall of Fame
(as head coach of 1992 & 1993 teams)

120 wins 30 losses
4A State Championship Games
(1992, 1993)
Vic Boblett (1987-1990)
IHSFCA Hall of Fame
GHS Hall of Fame
(as head coach of 1990 team)
GHS Hall Of Fame (as player during the 1965-1971 52 game unbeaten streak)

36 wins 9 losses
4A State Championship Game
(1990)
Larry Johnsen Sr. (1979-1986)
77 wins 14 losses
IHSFCA Hall of Fame
GHS Hall of Fame  
(as head coach of 1981 & 1982 teams)
GHS Hall Of Fame (as assistant coach on 2009 team)
GHS Hall of Fame (individual)

4A State Championship Games
(1981, 1982)
4A State Championship
(1982)
Bob Reade (1962-1978)
IHSFCA Hall of Fame
College Football Hall of Fame
Quad City Sports Hall of Fame
GHS Hall of Fame
(as head coach during 1965-1971 52 game unbeaten streak, 1976, 1977, & 1978 teams)
GHS Hall of Fame (individual)

146 Wins 21 Losses 4 Ties

1970 "Mythical" State Championship
1976 3A, 1977 3A, 1978 3A
State Championships

52 Game Unbeaten Streak (1965-1971)
22 Game Unbeaten Streak (1972-1974)
20 Game Winning Streak (1977-1978)
(Streak Reached 31 With The Last 11 Wins Coming In 1979 Under Coach Johnsen Sr.)
Illinois High School Football All-Time Wins List
Updated 6/17/2018
771, East St. Louis
1925-Present (771-201-36)

744, Chicago Mt. Carmel
1924-Present (744-244-31)

716, Tuscola
1895-Present (716-329-43)

709, Arcola
1894-Present (709-340-39)

691, Wilmette Loyola
1909-Present (691-356-42)
685, Wheaton-Warrenville South
1912-Present (685-285-28)

678, Champaign Central
1894-Present (678-362-41)

677, Carthage Illini West
1895-Present (677-320-54)

667, Geneseo
1915-Present (667-299-19)

663, Rock Island
1890-Present (663-412-46)
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Green Machine Alumni Games
2015
Green Machine 26     Sterling 12
~PHOTOS~
Game Awards
Geneseo Offense MVP
Shaun Russell

Geneseo Defense MVP
Luke Reschke

Leadership
Brian Haars

Oldest Geneseo Player
Dale Peters
2016
Green Machine 30     Metamora 0
~PHOTOS~
Game Awards
Geneseo Offense MVPs
Luke Reschke & Jason Johnson

Geneseo Defense MVP
Brad Schnowske

Captain
Scott McAvoy

Oldest Players
Scott McAvoy & Joe Defauw
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658, Oak Park (River Forest)
1891-Present (658-394-38)

656, Joliet (Catholic)
1920-Present (656-310-23)

643, Peoria
1890-Present (643-436-60)

642, Normal (Community)
1987-Present (642-352-35)

640, Chicago (Lane)
1908-Present (640-312-30)