#82 J.J. Reinke
|HOMETOWN||New Prague, Minn. (New Prague HS)|
2014 (Sr): Started all 11 games at defensive line... Had a career high 38 total tackles (12 solo, 26 assisted)... Had six tackles for a loss (-15 yards), 1.5 sacks, one fumble forced, two passes broken up and one blocked kick... Had a career high seven tackles versus Minnesota State (Sept. 27)... Blocked his first kick of his career versus Minot State (Oct. 18).
2013 (Jr): Named All-NSIC Honorable Mention… Played in 11 and started eight games on the defensive line… Totaled a career-high 29 tackles (11 solo) with a tackle for loss (-2 yards), pass break-up and fumble recovery.
Recorded three or more tackles six times… Posted a five-tackle performance at Northern State (Oct. 19) to tie a career-high, while the three solo efforts against the Wolves also tied a career-best… Compiled four tackles three times, which included a four-tackle effort, one tackle for loss, at MSU Moorhead (Nov. 9)… Recovered a fumble versus St. Cloud State (Nov. 2) and broke up a pass at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 5).
2012 (So): Played in 10 and started three games... Compiled 23 tackles (11 solo)... Recorded 4.0 tackles for loss that pushed the opposing offense back 14 yards... Posted a sack (-8 yards) and added two fumble recoveries.
Totaled a career-high five tackles on two occasions... Posted five tackles (two solo) with 2.5 tackles for loss (-11 yards), which included a sack (-8 yards), against U-Mary (Oct. 6)... Recorded five tackles (one solo) with a tackle for loss (-1 yard) versus MSU Moorhead (Nov. 3)... Tallied four tackles (one solo) against Northern State (Oct. 13)... Recovered a fumble in back-to-back contests Sept. 22 and Sept. 29.
2011 (Fr): Battled injuries to play nine games and start six... Finished with 10 tackles (five solo)... Of 10 tackles, 5.5 went for tackles for loss (-41 yards), including a team-best 4.0 sacks (-38 yards)... Both the tackle for loss yards and sack yards closed the season as a team-high... Broke-up one pass.
Racked-up three solo tackles that all went for sacks against Concordia-St. Paul (Oct. 8) that pushed the Golden Bear offense back 28 yards... Last BSU player to record three or more sacks in a game was Jake Anderson (vs St. Cloud State, Oct. 2, 2009)... Posted two tackles (one solo), including a sack that pushed MSU Moorhead (Oct. 15) back 10 yards... Finished with two tackles (one solo), including a tackle for loss (-2 yards) at Upper Iowa (Oct. 1)... Posted at least a tackle in five straight starts (Oct. 1-29) before missing the final two games of the season due to injury... Made collegiate debut and earned first start against Minot State (Aug. 25)... Recorded first collegiate tackle at Upper Iowa.
2010 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: A captain for New Prague High School as a senior, Reinke was elected as the team’s most valuable defensive player in 2009... Led the Trojans to an 8-2 overall record last fall... Garnered All-Missota Conference honors... Was named all-state by the Minnesota Associated Press... Earned a spot on the Start Tribune All-Metro Team... Also on the Trojans’ wrestling team.
Personal: The son of Jeff and Lynda Reinke… Born November 21, 1991… Reinke will be majoring in biology with a chemistry minor... Father, Jeff, was the 275th (10th Round) pick in the NFL Draft in 1986, taken by the Los Angeles Radiers and played with the Cincinnati Bengals in 1987... He was a defensive end and played collegiality at Mankato State (now Minnesota State University, Mankato).
Tackles: 7 vs Minnesota State (9/27/14); Solo Tackles: 3, 5x last at Upper Iowa (9/20/14); Assisted Tackles: 7 vs Minnesota State (9/27/14); TFL: 3.0 vs. Concordia-St. Paul (10/8/11); Sacks: 3.0 vs. Concordia-St. Paul (10/8/11); PBU: 1, 4x last at Upper Iowa (9/20/14); Fumbles Forced: 1 at Wayne State (9/6/14); Fumbles Recovered: 1, 3x last vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Blocked Kicks: 1 vs Minot State (10/18/14).