#28a Jared Flaata
|HOMETOWN||Cottage Grove, Minn. (Park HS)|
2010 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Flaata comes from Park High School in Cottage Grove, Minn. where he participated in wrestling and track and field in addition to football... A team captain in 2009, Flaata was selected by his teammates as the most valuable offensive player last fall... Totaled 667 yards and averaged 4.1 yards per carry to lead the Wolfpack’s rushing attack as a senior... An all-conference pick in 2009, he also gained all-conference honorable mention accolades as a junior... A two-time all-conference and academic all-conference wrestler, Flaata has captained the Wolfpack each of the last two seasons... He led Park with 11 pins in 2008-09 en route to being voted as the team’s most valuable wrestler and garnering all-state honors... Was placed on the all-state academic second-team... A captain of the track and field team as a junior he competes in discus, shot put and the 100-meter dash... Has been named as the Park Athlete of the Week on two occasions... An academic letterwinner as a sophomore, junior and senior... Also actively volunteers within his community.
Personal: The son of Dale and Kim Flaata…Born December 23, 1991…Flaata's major is undecided.