The Winona State Warriors had 11 football players named to the 2016 NSIC All-Conference Team. Four Warriors; Jake Gronholz, Cameron Johnson, Paul Preston and Mike Imperiale were all named to the first team. Vincent Fallico, Sir'Vegias Steele, Jake Balliu and Michael Ferrante were named to the second team. Michael Gomez, Jack Nelson, Nick Pridgeon and Andrew Spencer were named honorable mention.
Nelson became the NSIC all-time passing leader this season while throwing for 3,030 yards and 24 touchdowns. The Warriors all-time leader in passing also became the first NSIC quarterback to throw for 100 career touchdowns. He finished 2016 ranked 16th in the nation passing yards and 27th in the NCAA in touchdown passes. Nelson tied for third in the conference in passing yards.