#47 Anthony Valentine
|HOMETOWN||Superior, WIs. (Superior HS)|
2017 (Sr): Appeared in 9 games for the Beavers... Totaled 9 tackles (6 solo) including 1 tackle for a loss... Tied a career high with 3 solo tackles at Minnesota Crookston (Sep. 30).
2016 (Jr): Played in 11 games totaling 36 total tackles including 22 assisted tackles... Broke up 2 passes, the last one against Washburn (Dec. 3) in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl... Recorded 1 sack on the season vs Washburn (Dec. 3)... Set career highs in many categories including tackles (8) at U-Mary (Oct. 01) and assisted tackles (7) at U-Mary (Oct. 01)... 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.
2015 (So): Played in 11 games and recorded 13 total tackles, six solos and seven assisted… Set single game career highs in tackles (6) and solo tackles (3) at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 10).
2014 (Fr): Played in eight games at linebacker and on special teams... Had six total tackles (4 solo, 2 assisted).
2013 (RS): Redshirted.
Prior to BSU: Three-sport athlete at Superior High School… A three-time all-conference linebacker for the Spartans… As a senior piled up 81 tackles to sit second on the team… Of the 81 tackles, five went for loss and 1.5 were recorded as a sack… Returned his lone interception for a touchdown and added a forced fumble and blocked kick… Recorded 10 or more tackles on four occasions as a senior, which included a season-high 12 tackles in a 28-8 win against Chippewa Falls (Oct. 12)… Named all-area once in his career… Teammate of fellow signee Spencer Urban.
Personal: Born Jan. 12, 1995… Son of Fred and Tina Lewis… Majoring in nursing at BSU.
Career Highs: Total Tackles: 8 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Solo Tackles: 3 (x5) last at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Assisted: 7 at University of Mary (10/1/16); TFL: 1 (x2) at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); PBU: 1 at Minnesota State (9/10/16).