2015 Football
1 Brady Schmidt WR
2 Brad Birchfield WR
2b Jared Henning QB
4 John Vogeler DB
5 Blake Petrich RB
6 Tanner Dufault DB
7 Jordan Hein QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Colton Blascyk ILB
10 Greg Button OLB
11 Austin Contreras DB
12 Ryan Shields QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
14 Nick Mehlum QB
15 Jonathan Albercrombie DB
16 Alex Yanosko QB
17 Blake Holder WR
18 Jordan Johnson OLB
19 Christian Lunde WR
20 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
20b Ryan Toeller WR
21 Gena Adams RB
22 Tahi Nomane RB
23 Rufus Saylee DB
24 Trevor Wettlaufer ILB
25 Lowell Laudert RB
26 Jake Libal DB/WR
27 Damon Benham DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K/P
29 Ter'ra Potter CB
30 Brooks Carroll WR
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Jeff Harris DE
34 Anthony Valentine OLB
35 Charlie Nihart RB
36 Gunner Olszewski CB
37 Michael Junker DB/WR
38 Brady Tesdahl TE/LB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Cole Schmitz LB
41 Shane Wakefield WR
42 Josh Tismer LB
43 James Shadiow OLB
44 Niko Daniello ILB/LS
45 Trysten Ross ILB
46 Brock Scheving ILB
47 Andrew Kimball DB
48 Matt Gross DB/RB
48b Travis Hooper RB/DB
49 Jakob Ettestad RB
50 Matthew Summers LB
51 Alex Johnson OL
52 Brad Kusper DL
53 Nick Christopherson OL
54 Matt Wang OL
55 Dylan Ellingson DL/LB
56 Grant Bushinski OLB
57 Andrew Schuler-Jones ILB
58 Devell Miller LB/DB
59 Alex Burgess DL
61 Adrian Pink P/K/LS
62 Joseph Woods OL/DL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Brady Beier OL
65 Brady Youngberg OL/DL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
68 Wyatt Russek OL
69 Nick Moore OL
70 Charlie Duckstad OL
71 Chris Ostby DL
72 Adam Shavlick OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL/DL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
76 Joshua Nelson OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 Colton Tretsven OL
80 Vince Dinkel WR
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Chris Harris WR
83 Blair Van Ess WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak WR
85 Lukas Engel DL
86 Jake Devine P/WR/DB
87 Jacob Anderson WR
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 Jake Schaper DL
91 Zachary Herbst DE
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Jake Wirsching DL/LS
95 Nicholas Niemi DE/TE
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 Daniel Tuckett Jr. DE
98b Noah Meyer DE
99 Alex Hoffman DL
Full Roster
2015
Roster
Matthew Valentine

#77 Matthew Valentine

POSITION OL
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 315
YEAR-LETTERS Jr-2L
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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