2014 Football
1 Brady Schmidt WR
2 Sam King QB
2a Alex Yanosko QB/DB
2b Brad Birchfield WR
3 Evan Olson FB
4 John Vogeler QB
5 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
6 Tanner Dufault DB
7 Jordan Hein QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Colton Blascyk ILB
9a Jesus Pineda RB
11a Ryan Toeller WR
12 Ryan Shields QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
14 Zach Rynning WR
15 Troy Beckett DB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Vince Dinkel WR
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 Cristian Garcia DB
20 Josh Genske TE
20a Jakob Ettestad RB
22 Tyler Usterbowski WR
23 Chais Wakefield K/P
24 Trevor Wettlaufer LB
25 Mac Mueller DB
26 Grant Seger DB
27 Damon Benham DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K
29 Rufus Saylee DB
30 Jalen Wuchko RB/FB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Anthonee Monson ILB
33 Andrew Street OLB
34 Greg Button OLB
35 Steele Berg DB
36 Jonathan Albercrombie RB
37 Christian Lunde WR
37a Michael Washington RB/KR
38 Bryan Tomaszewski DB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Jared Roelofs OLB
41 Tahi Nomane RB
42 Josh Tismer ILB
43 Aaron Alexander DB
44 Justin Gedaly ILB
44a Austin Contreras WR
44b Brock Scheving LB
45 Kyle Fodness K/P
46 Connor Quinn OLB
47 Anthony Valentine OLB
48 Trey Volk LB
48a Blake Petrich RB/FB
49 Skyler Schroeder OL/LS
50 Trysten Ross LB
51 Alex Johnson OL
52 Brad Kusper DL
54 Matt Wang OL
55 Zach Wicker DL
56 Niko Daniello ILB
57 Nick Kenemore ILB
59 Alex Burgess DL
60 Brady Youngberg OL/DL
63 Jake Krause OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
68 Wyatt Russek OL
69 Nick Moore OL
70 Charlie Duckstad OL
71 Chris Ostby DL
72 Adam Shavlick OL
73 Dustin Dowd OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 Colton Tretsven OL
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Blake Holder WR
83 Alex Ziegler WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak WR
85 Josh Hawn WR/DB
86 Jake Pratt WR
87 George Sajenko WR
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Dan Kiebler DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Jake Wirsching DL
94 Jeff Harris OLB
95 Jacob Kaden P
96 Jordan Johnson ILB
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 Jared Johnson DL
99 Alex Hoffman DL
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Matthew Valentine

#77 Matthew Valentine

POSITION OL
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 305
YEAR-LETTERS So-1L
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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