2008 Football
1 Pat Pitman LB
2 Terrell Phelps CB
3 Brandon Miles RB
4 Adam Berg WR
4 Andrew Mattieson QB
5 Erick Newman RB
6 Sid Johnson DB
7 Cameron Abram WR
7 Justin Lee WR
8 Derek Edholm QB
9 Andrew Schultz WR
10 Jody Henningson WR
12 Lance Rongstad QB
13 George Kadlec WR
13 Jason Kafka WR
14 Josh Williams QB
15 Josh Karch LB
16 Conner Sathre QB
17 Jake Schmidt DB
18 Dusty Sluzewicz DB
19 TIm Saxon WR
20 Paul Potmera K/P
21 Spencer Wagner CB
22 Matt Jauch LB
23 Michael "Tiger" Ellison CB
24 Jake Anderson OLB
25 Elliot Waterhouse WR
26 Jason Kunz DB
27 Aaron Roland DB
27 Kory Harris DB
28 Kyle Nohre DB
28 Mitch Ford RB
29 Michael Brown FB
30 Eurice Watson RB
31 Nate Solors FB
32 Brody Scheff DB
32 Jake Kelly DB
33 Dave Olson LB
34 George Percak-Dennett LB
34 Cody Gregg LB
35 Thomas Thomsen DB
36 Mike Erwin DB
37 Luke Knutson LB
38 Zach Wold RB
39 Jesse Sundby K
39 Bryce Gardner WR
40 Matt Anderson FB
41 Jacob Ledding LB
41 Brad Hemling LB
42 Jeremy Gettel FB
43 Dustin Kroeplin RB
44 Gary Miller LB
45 Cory Crosby OLB
45 Beau Wakefield WR
46 Andrew Eagan LB
47 Brian Renkes DB
48 Charles Hrdlicka DB
49 Dan Christensen OLB
50 Brett DeLange OL
51 Alex Mock LB
52 Nick Zander LB
53 Joe Johnsrud LB
54 Billy Quistroff LB
55 Nick Wilson OL
98 Nick Wilson DE
56 Brandon Bonderson LB
57 Nathan Mahlik OL
58 Kolby Gullickson LB
59 Timo Gleason LB
60 Aaron Alexander OL
61 Jonathan Miller OL
62 Neil Grosse OL
63 Dan Roscoe OL
65 Cory Immerman OL
66 Steve Pappas OL
67 Troy Dale DL
68 Davis Mickelson OL
69 Chad Whaley OL
70 Kyle Blanchard OL
71 Chris Parrish OL
72 Jake Callier OL
73 Jordan Anderson OL
74 Austin Roberts OL
75 Eric Zingleman DL
77 Devin Rosenow OL
79 Alonzo Melton OL
80 Matt Gandrud WR
80 Luke Mattson WR
81 Keith Smith WR
81 Billy Deane DL
82 Kory Smith WR
83 Sam Larson WR
84 Mike Schaaf DL
85 Tony Svare LB
85 Billy Sather DE
86 Tyler Chappell WR
87 Justin Hunt WR
88 Brian Leonhardt TE
89 Garrett Lee DE
89 Bryan Syrstad DL
90 Rob Wills DL
91 Andrew Mesker DE
92 Jake Zimmerman DL
92 Brendon Forrest TE
93 Jordan Lardinois DL
94 Brad Albano DT
95 Bryan Wick DE
95 Zach Orr OL
96 Josh Beste DL
97 Alex Verneret DE
99 Kyle McMartin DE
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Luke Knutson

#37 Luke Knutson

POSITION LB
HEIGHT 6'0"
YEAR-LETTERS Fr-RS
HOMETOWN Bagley, Minn. (Bagley)

2010 (Jr): Played in seven games and started four at the linebacker position before suffering a season-ending injury... Piled-up 21 tackles, 11 coming from solo efforts... Tallied 5.5 tackles for loss, totaling 23 lost yards... Had one sack for a four yard loss... Picked-up a fumble and returned it 67 yards for his first-career touchdown... Forced one fumble.
    His 67-yard return was the first fumble return for a touchdown by a BSU player since 2004... Posted six tackles (two solo), including a half tackle for loss against Augustana (Sept. 11)... Added five tackles (three solo), one for loss, in the game with UMD... Totaled four tackles (two for loss) and a tackle for loss (-10 yards) against Upper Iowa... Recorded his one sack in the season-opener at Minot State (Aug. 26) resulting in a four yard loss.

2009 (So): Was a key reserve for the 2009 linebacker corps... Played in 10 games... Totaled 23 tackles, which included 10 solo stops... Also piled up three tackles for loss and forced a fumble.
    Made his 2009 debut recording a season-high five tackles (1 solo) agasint Minot State (8/27/09)... Posted four assisted tackles at Minnesota State (9/5/09)... Made a solo tackle and forced a fumble versus St. Cloud State (10/3/09)... Finished the season with a pair of tackles in each of the Beavers’ last two contests.

2008 (Fr): Was a regular in the BSU secondary in 2008 seeing time in all 11 games and sliding into the starting line up as a linebacker for the final four games... An Honorable Mention All-NSIC pick, Knutson was one of only three rookies hailing from the NSIC North to be honored... Finished his first collegiate season with 39 tackles (17 solo)... His 8.0 tackles for loss (-41 yards) ranked second among his defensive teammates, while his 3.0 sacks was good for third... The hard-hitting linebacker forced a pair of fumbles and accounted for the Beavers’ only safety of the season.
    Posted his first tackle in the green and white at Minot State (8/28/08)... Set a career standard with four solo tackles, which included three tackles for loss (-20), a sack, two forced fumbles and a safety at Wayne State (10/11/08)... Posted a season-high 12 tackles (three solo) and nine assisted tackles versus Minnesota, Crookston (10/18/08).

2007 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.

Prior to BSU: Four-time letterwinner in football and basketball; also lettered in track at Bagley High School... Three-time all-conference selection; North Star Conference MVP and All-Section 8AA selection in 2006... Honorable-mention all-state at both linebacker and wide receiver... Coached by Chuck Anderson.

Personal: Luke Ethan Knutson... Born March 27, 1989... Son of Terry and Terri Knutson... Is undecided on a major field of study.

Career Highs:  
Tackles: 12 vs. Minnesota, Crookston (10/18/08); Solo Tackles: 4 at Wayne State (10/11/08); Assists: 9 vs. Minnesota, Crookston (10/18/08); Sacks: 1.0, three times; TFL: 3.0 at Wayne State (10/11/08); Interceptions: none; PBU: none.

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