2011 Football
1 Charles Hrdlicka CB
2 Lance Rongstad QB
3 Brandon Miles RB
4 Alex Hass QB
5 Dusty Sluzewicz S
6 Sam King QB
7 Justin Lee WR
8 Brandon Seiffert WR
9 Tyler Irvin QB
10 Jody Henningson WR
11 Cameron Abram WR
12 Christian Metz WR
13 Alex Lepp WR
14 Beau Wakefield WR
15 Luke Knutson OLB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Jake Schmidt S
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 Dan Christensen OLB
20 Blake Sczepanski LB
21 Nathan Adams DL
22 Nick Grewe RB
23 Chais Wakefield K/P
23a Tyler Schulz DB
24 Larry Miller DB
24a Robbie Miller RB
25 Brad Hemling RB
25a Matt Bergman RB
26 Connor Quinn ILB
26a Dalton Rolland TE
27 Jermell Harris RB
28 Jared Flaata RB
29 Desean Waters WR
30 Brent Kondziolka RB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Brody Scheff S
33 Jake Kelly S
34 Luke Gerding DB
34a Aaron Pipenhagen TE
35 Alex Mock LB
37 Zach Pulkinen K
38 Troy Dale TE
39 Jesse Sundby K/P
40 Issac Carlson S
41 Todd Kallroos DB
42 Jason Bromm LB
43 Dustin Kroeplin RB
44 Evan Olson LB
45 Cory Crosby ILB
46 Colton Blascyk DB
47 Buckley Wright LB
48 Gary Young DL
49 Greg Button OLB
50 Alonzo Melton OL
53 Derek Ostman OL
54 Jared Roelofs DE
56 Jared Mack ILB
58 B.J. Bueckers DL
59 Jarad Syrstad OLB
61 Chris Ostby OL
62 Matt Coen-Tuff OL
63 Brett DeLange OL
64 Jordan Oien OL
65 Cory Immerman OL
66 Steve Pappas OL
67 Tyler Abrahamson OL
68 Davis Mickelson OL
69 Kevin Longtin DL
70 Alexander Lutton OL
71 Dustin Dowd OL
72 Kevin Kepler DL
73 Jordan Anderson OL
74 Nick Chiono OL
75 Andrew Tibbs OL
76 Dylan Peterson OL
77 Brock Russell DL
78 Alex Boelter OL
79 Aaron Bartholomew OL
80 Matt Gandrud WR
81 Jon Smith WR
82 Josh Genske TE
83 Zach Tidd WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak TE
86 Taylor Otto WR
87 Nick Saponara WR
88 Brian Leonhardt TE
89 James Plain WR
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Ethan Favor-Jackson DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Taylor Harren DL
94 Wayne Paulus DL
95 Matthew Shaver DL
96 Josh Beste DL
97 Garrett Lee DL
98 Bryan Syrstad DL
99 Dan Kiebler DL
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2011
Roster
Luke Knutson

#15 Luke Knutson

POSITION OLB
HEIGHT 6-0
WEIGHT 224
YEAR-LETTERS Sr-3L
HOMETOWN Bagley, Minn. (Bagley HS)

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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