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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2012
Roster
Matthew Valentine

#78 Matthew Valentine

POSITION OL
HEIGHT 6-6
WEIGHT 269
YEAR-LETTERS Fr-HS
HOMETOWN Little Falls, Minn. (Little Falls HS)

2016 (Sr): Played in all 12 games for the Beaver's offensive line... The Beaver offense ranked second in total offense (523.8) and ranked first in the NSIC for scoring offense totaling 547 points and averaging 45.6 per game... Finished third in both rushing yards per game (230.2) and passing yards per game (293.7)... Third in the conference in 4th-down conversions (54.2%)... Played in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game where the Beavers beat Washburn 36-23, being the first team in program history to win a post-season game... Named to the 2016 NSIC All-Conference Second Team Offense.

2015 (Jr): Was named to the 2015 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Offense... Played in 11 games… Bemidji State’s offense ranked seventh with 30.9 points per game and 10th with 411.2 total yards per game. The unit finished in the top 10 in first downs per game (6th, 22.3), rushing offense (7th, 190.9 per game), third-down conversions (9th, 40%) and passing offense (9th, 220.3 per game). Special teams ranked in the top 10 in kickoff returns (4th, 22.6 yards), kickoff average (5th, 46.5 yards) and field goals made (6th, 11).

2014 (So): Started all 11 games again on the offensive line to push his streak to 22 straight starts.

2013 (Fr): Started all 11 games at left tackle... The Beavers finished eighth in the NSIC in rushing, averaging 169.2 yards per game.. The line cleared the way for the third-best running back in the league, in senior Avery Walker, All-NSIC North First Team, as he totaled 1,314 rushing yards (119.5 ypg) on 263 attempts... Walker rushed for more than 100-yards six times, while running past 150 yards on four occasions, which included a 265-yard performance at University of Minnesota Crookston Oct. 5, ranking fourth on BSU’s single-game list and settled in at 12th in NCAA Division II in 2013... As a team, the Beavers finished the regular season as the least penalized team in the NSIC, which ranked sixth nationally (41-323 yards).

2012 (RS): Redshirted.

Prior to BSU: Valentine is a three year letter winner in football for Little Falls High School on the offensive line... Named All-Granite Ridge and earned the conference’s award for offensive lineman of the year his senior season... Protected the Flyer quarterback that finished third in the conference in passing yards (978 yards)... Named the team’s lineman of the year... A three-sport athlete, Valentine has earned two letters in basketball and baseball... Is an all-conference honorable mention in basketball.

Personal: Born Oct. 1, 1993... Son of Jerome and Wendy Valentine... Plans to major in physical education and health at BSU.

Career Highs: Total Tackles: 1 vs U-Mary (10/12/13); Solo Tackles: none; Assisted Tackles: 1 vs U-Mary (10/12/13).

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