2012 Football
1 Charles Hrdlicka CB
2 Lance Rongstad QB
3 Evan Olson ILB
4 Avery Walker RB
6 Sam King QB
7 Justin Lee WR
9 Colton Blascyk DB
10 Jody Henningson WR
11 Alex Hass QB
12 Christian Metz WR
12a Ryan Shields QB
13 Nam Nguyen RB
14 Beau Wakefield WR
15 Nathan Koziol QB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
16a Tanner Dufault DB
17 AJ Washington WR
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 Dan Christensen OLB
20 Josh Genske TE
21 Ethan Favor-Jackson DL
22 Jordan Abaroa DB
23 Chais Wakefield K/P
24 Larry Miller DB
25 Brad Hemling RB
25a Andrew Kryshak FB
26 Zach Rynning QB/S
27 Mike Grayson WR
28 Matt Knapp QB
29 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
30 Brent Kondziolka RB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Max Fuller OLB
33 Andrew Street LB
34 Luke Gerding DB
35 SaVaughn Alexander RB
36 Josh Tismer DB
37 Zach Pulkinen P/K
38 Troy Dale TE
39 Matt Phipps LB
39a Derrick Dunn RB
40 Jared Roelofs OLB
41 Damon Benham RB
42 Jason Bromm LB
43 Dustin Kroeplin RB
44 Ross Pflum OLB
45 Cory Crosby ILB
45a Jarad Syrstad OLB
46 Connor Quinn ILB
47 Buckley Wright LB
48 Gary Young DL
49 Greg Button OLB
50 Alonzo Melton OL
51 David Erickson OL
52 Adam Langan OL
53 Sam Graff ILB
54 Max Dibble ILB/DL
55 Jesse Hein OL
56 Ethan Supler ILB
59 Wayne Paulus DL
60 Mitchell Elbe DL
62 Matt Coen-Tuff OL
63 Brett DeLange OL
64 Jordan Oien OL
65 William Slade OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
67 Tyler Abrahamson OL
68 Reed Hendrickson OLB
69 Kevin Longtin DL
70 Alexander Lutton OL
71 Chris Ostby OL
73 Dustin Dowd OL
74 Nick Chiono OL
76 Dylan Peterson OL
78 Matthew Valentine OL
79 Alex Berge DL
80 Matt Gandrud WR
81 Austin Goettlicher WR
82 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
83 Josh Malone WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak TE
85 Matthew Summers WR
86 Nick Moore TE
87 Garrett Lee TE
88 Brian Leonhardt TE
89 Derek Schofield OLB/OL
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Dan Kiebler DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Kaleb Torgerson FB
94 Tyler Dustman P/K
95 Matthew Shaver DL
96 Adam Shavlick DL
97 Brett Gehring DL
98 Bryan Syrstad DL
99 Nathan Adams DL
Zach DeClusin WR
Chris Moore RB
Zach Wicker DL
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Damon Benham

#41 Damon Benham

POSITION RB
HEIGHT 6-0
WEIGHT 201
YEAR-LETTERS Fr-HS
HOMETOWN Deer River, Minn. (Deer River HS)

2016 (Sr): Selected as team captain... Recorded 75 total tackles on the year including 42 solo tackles... Set a career high 8 solo tackles at Minnesota State (Sept. 10)... Recorded 7 interceptions including a career high 19 yard interception return vs Minot State (Oct. 15) that resulted in a touchdown... Played in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game and recorded one interception in the Beavers win over Washburn 36-23, being the first team in program history to win a post-season game... Named to the 2016 Don Hansen All-American Third Team Defense, CCA All-Super Region Three First Team Defense and NSIC Player of the Week (Sept. 19).

2015 (Jr): Named to the 2015 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense... Played in 10 games and finished third on the team with 55 tackles including 2.5 for a loss… Recorded a career-high 10 tackles at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 17)… Also recorded a total three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble… Broke up eight passes.

2014 (So): Played in all 11 games and started in the last eight games as a defensive back... Accumulated 51 total tackles (24 solo, 27 assisted) which was good for seventh on the team... Had six pass break ups and two interceptions... Blocked a team high three kicks, one of which he returned for a touchdown versus Northern State (Nov. 15)... Had seven total tackles (3 solo, 4 assisted) along with one pass brake up and one blocked kick versus MSU Moorhead (Nov. 8).

2013 (Fr): Played in 10 games as a freshman, mostly on special teams… Totaled six tackles (three solo)… Blocked an extra point at Northern State (Oct. 19)… Recorded two tackles (one solo) in his collegiate debut at Winona State (Sept. 5)… Posted a tackle in each of the final three games of the season.

2012 (RS): Redshirted.

Prior to BSU: Accomplished athlete on the football field and the basketball court… Lettered in football (four years), basketball (four years) and baseball (three years) at Deer River High School… Played quarterback for the Warrior football team… Rushed for 730 yards and threw for 360 yards as a senior… 2011 Minnesota Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention pick on the gridiron… Accounted for 22 touchdowns overall for the Deer River High School… Selected All-Great Polar Alliance (White) First Team as a junior and senior… 1,000 point scorer on the basketball court… Currently leads the Warrior basketball team in scoring with 20.8 points per game… Also averaging 4.3 assists per game on the hardwood… All-conference selection for basketball as a sophomore and junior.

Personal: Born June 11, 1994 in Deer River, Minn… Son of Dale and Addie Benham… Undecided on major.

Career High: Tackles: 13 at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Solo Tackles: 8 at Minnesota State (9/10/16); Assisted Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); TFL: 1.5 (x2) last at University of Minnesota Duluth (10/22/16); Interceptions: 2 vs Wayne State (9/17/16); PBU: 3 (x2) last vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Forced Fumbles: 1 vs Augustana (9/5/15); Blocked Kicks: 1, 4x last vs Northern State (11/15/14); Defensive Touchdowns: 1 (x3) last vs Wayne State (9/17/16); Punts: 3 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Yards: 61 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Avg: 20.3 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Long: 35 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Interception Returns: 1 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); Interception Return Yards: 19 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); Interception Return Long: 19 vs Minot State University (10/15/16).

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