#71 Chris Ostby
|HOMETOWN||Gatzke, Minn. (Grygla HS)|
2015 (Sr): Was named to the 2015 All-NSIC Honorable Mention Team... Played in 11 games tallying 17 tackles… Made three tackles of a loss for negative 13 yards… Recorded 1.5 sacks for seven yards and broke up one pass versus University of Mary (Oct. 3).
2014 (Jr): Played in all 11 games, starting three of them on the defensive line... Racked up 17 total tackles (3 solo, 14 assisted) along with 1.5 tackles for a loss... Had a career high five tackles the final game of the season versus Northern State (Nov. 15).
2013 (So): Played in seven games… Compiled nine tackles (one solo) with a tackle for loss (-2 yards)… Recorded a career-high three tackles (one solo) at Northern State (Oct. 19)… Posted two tackles with an assisted tackle for loss (-2 yards) at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 5)… Totaled two tackles at MSU Moorhead (Nov. 9).
2012 (Fr): Played in nine games as a reserve defensive lineman and on special teams... Totaled four tackles (one solo)... Recorded one tackle for loss (-2 yards)... Tallied two tackles on kickoff coverage... Made collegiate debut at Minnesota State (Sept. 8) and posted first tackle against Wayne State (Sept. 15)... Lone tackle at U-Mary (Oct. 6) went for loss.
2011 (RS): Sat out enite season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Helped guide the Goodridge-Grygla 9-man squad to a 7-0 record and a (12-1 overall) Top of State Conference championship his senior year and a trip to the state semifinals... Earned all-conference nods his junior and senior seasons and an all-state mention his senior year... Paved the way for an offense that scored 536 points in 13 games (41.2 ppg)... Has earned letters in football, basketball and track... Is a academic honor roll student... Was teammates with fellow 2011 BSU additions, Tyler Schulz and Robbie Miller.
Personal: Born Dec. 17, 1992 in Roseau, Minn... Son of Orlin and Mandy Otsby... Plans to study sports management while at BSU with minors in physical education and coaching.
Career Highs: Tackles: 5 vs Northern State (11/15/14) and at Southwest Minnesota (9/12/15); Solo Tackles: 2 at Southwest Minnesota (9/12/15); Assisted Tackles: 5 vs Northern State (11/15/14); TFL: 1.0 at U-Mary (10/6/12) and vs Sioux Falls (9/13/14) and Augustana (9/05/15).