#17 Jake Schmidt
|HOMETOWN||Frederic, Wis. (Frederic HS)|
2010 (Jr): Saw the field in all 11 games at the safety position, starting three consecutive games (Oct. 23-Nov. 6)... Finished sixth on the squad in tackles with 35 (12 solo)... Posted two tackles for loss (-5 yards).
Had a season-best eight tackles (one solo) that included 1.5 tackles for loss (-4 yards) against Northern State (Oct. 30)... Recorded six tackles at St. Cloud State (Nov. 6) and five tackles against U-Mary (Oct. 23) and Upper Iowa (Oct. 2)... Had 19 of his 35 tackles in the three games he started.
2009 (So): Participated in all 11 games in 2009 as a reserve in the defensive secondary... Totaled 17 tackles, which included eight solo stops... Was named to the Academic All-NSIC squad.
Opened the season with a pair of solo tackles versus Minot State (8/27/09)... Again recorded two solo stops at Northern State (9/26/09)... Established new career-bests for total and solo tackles posting six tackles on three solo stops at Minnesota, Crookston (10/17/09)... Registered a pass break up at U-Mary (10/31/09).
2008 (Fr): Saw time in 10 contests as a reserve safety... Posted seven tackles (two solo).
Made his collegiate debut at Minot State (8/28/08)... Registered his inaugural collegiate stop in a Homecoming victory over Northern State (9/27/08)... Set career marks with two tackles, both solo, at St. Cloud State (10/4/08).
2007 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Won nine letters in a variety of sports at Frederic... Helped lead FHS to four consecutive playoff berths and a combined record of 32-12 during his career... Coached by Ken Belanger.
Personal: Jacob Todd Schmidt... Born April 21, 1989 in Cumberland, Wis... Son of Todd and Sharon Schmidt... Is studying political science.
Tackles: 8 vs. Northern State (10/30/10); Solo Tackles: 3 at Minnesota, Crookston (10/17/09) and at Minnesota Duluth 9/25/10); Assisted Tackles: 7 vs. Northern State (10/30/10); TFL: 1.5 vs. Northern State (10/30/10); Interceptions: none; PBU: 1 at U-Mary (10/31/09).