2013 Football
1 Mike Grayson WR
2 Josh Malone WR
3 Evan Olson ILB
4 Avery Walker RB
4a Sam Stevens RB
5 Matt Phipps OLB
6 Tanner Dufault DB
7 Adam Ragsdale QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Colton Blascyk ILB
9a Trevor Wettlaufer LB
10 Sam King QB
11 Alex Hass QB
11a Spencer Urban QB
12 Ryan Shields QB
12a Cristian Garcia DB
13 Derrick Dunn RB
14 Nathan Koziol WR
15 Troy Beckett DB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 David Burrell Jr. DB
20 Josh Genske TE
21 AJ Washington WR
22 Ralph Biah DB
23 Chais Wakefield DB/K/P
24 Larry Miller DB
25 Mac Mueller DB
26 Zach Rynning DB
28 Zach DeClusin WR
29 Rufus Saylee DB
30 Brent Kondziolka FB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Max Fuller OLB
33 Andrew Street OLB
34 Greg Button ILB
35 SaVaughn Alexander RB
36 Evan Tompkins DB
37 Zach Pulkinen P/K
38 Bryan Tomaszewski DB
39 Tyler Usterbowski WR
40 Jared Roelofs TE
41 Damon Benham DB
42 Josh Tismer DB
43 Max Dibble FB
44 Ross Pflum ILB
45 Brady Schmidt RB
46 Connor Quinn OLB
47 Buckley Wright OLB
48 Gary Young DL
49 Mickeel Stewart RB
50 Justin Gedaly ILB
52 Jayvon O'Quinn DB
53 Anthonee Monson OLB
54 Brad Kusper DL
56 Jamison Evans OLB
57 Ethan Favor-Jackson DL
59 Skyler Schroeder OL
62 Alex Johnson OL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Jordan Oien OL
65 William Slade OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
67 Tyler Abrahamson OL
69 Kevin Longtin DL
70 Alexander Lutton OL
71 Chris Ostby DL
72 Adam Shavlick OL
73 Dustin Dowd OL
74 Nick Chiono OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 Colton Tretsven OL
80 Justin Bishop WR
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Vince Dinkel WR
83 Alex Ziegler WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak TE
85 Matthew Summers WR
86 Eric Wunrow TE
87 Nick Moore TE
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Evan Metag RB
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Dan Kiebler DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Jake Wirsching DL
94 Austin Hephner ILB
95 Matthew Shaver DL
96 Jordan Johnson OLB
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 Zach Wicker DL
99 Alex Burgess DL
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Matthew Valentine

#77 Matthew Valentine

POSITION OL
HEIGHT 6-5
WEIGHT 296
YEAR-LETTERS Fr-RS
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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