#97 Mitchell Elbe
|HOMETOWN||Sayner, Wis. (Northland Pines HS)|
2016 (Sr): Selected as team captain... Played in all 12 games totaling 29 tackles (7 solo, 22 assisted)... Tallied 2.5 tackles for a loss of 8 yards and 1 sack for a loss of 6 yards...Totaled 1 forced fumble vs Northern State (Oct. 8) and broke up 1 pass at Sioux Falls (Sept. 24)... 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 CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team and the 2016 Academic All-NSIC Team.
2015 (Jr): Was named to the 2015 Academic All-NSIC Team... Played in 11 games recording 17 total tackles, six of which were solo tackles… Had two tackles for a loss for negative three yards.
2014 (So): An All-NSIC Academic selection... Played in nine games, starting seven at nose tackle... Accumulated 23 total tackles (7 solo, 16 assisted), 2.5 tackles for a loss (-6 yards), one sack and one pass break up... Recorded his first career sack at U-Mary (Oct. 4)... Had a career high five tackles versus Concordia-St. Paul (Sept. 14).
2013 (Fr): Played in six games and earned one start at nose tackle… Compiled eight tackles (one solo)… Recorded a season-high five tackles in collegiate debut versus Concordia-St. Paul (Sept. 14)… Posted three tackles (one solo) in his first collegiate start against Southwest Minnesota State (Sept. 28).
2012 (RS): Redshirted.
Prior to BSU: Elbe is a two-time WestPac First Team All-Conference team member on the offensive line... Helped guide Northland Pines High School to a 6-4 overall and 4-2 conference record his senior season to finish third in the league standings... Guided the 2011 WestPac Offensive Player of the Year, Eagle running back Austin Ramesh.
Personal: Born March 13, 1994 in Sayner, Wis... Son of Ted and Barb Elbe... Plans to major in elementry education.
Career Highs: Tackles: 5 vs Concordia-St. Paul (9/14/13); Solo Tackles: 2, 3x, Last vs U-Mary (10/3/15); Assisted Tackles: 5 vs Concordia-St. Paul (9/14/13); TFL: 1.0, (x6) last at University of Mary (10/1/16); Sacks: 1 (x3) last vs Northern State (10/8/16); PBU: 1 vs Minnesota Crookston (10/11/14).