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
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Jake Wirsching

#93 Jake Wirsching

POSITION DL/LS
HEIGHT 6-3
WEIGHT 248
YEAR-LETTERS So-1L
HOMETOWN Waterford, Wis. (Waterford Union HS)

2017 (Sr): Played in all 11 games for the Beavers... Totaled 43 tackles including 18 solo and 25 assisted... Tallied 3 sacks and 5 tackles for loss... Recovered 1 fumble vs Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26)... Caused 2 quarterback hits... Blocked 1 field goal vs Winona State (Aug. 31)... Named to NSIC All-Conference Honorable Mention Team in his final season with the Beavers... Named to the 2017 FCS Bowl National Team.

2016 (Jr): Played in all 12 games for the Beavers... Totaled 30 tackles on the season including 12 solo and 18 assisted... Totaled 5.5 tackles for a loss of 27 yards and 4 sacks for 25 yards... Broke up one pass at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 22)... 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 All-NSIC Second Team Defense.

2015 (So): Was named to the 2015 All-NSIC Honorable Mention Team... Played in 11 games recording 43 tackles, 24 of which were solo tackles and had nine tackles for a loss for negative 45 yards… Tallied 5.5 sacks for a loss of 37 yards… Forced two fumbles and recovered three… Set single game career highs in tackles (8), solo tackles (3), assisted tackles (5), and tackles for a loss (1.5) at Southwest Minnesota (Sept. 12).

2014 (Fr): Played in nine games at defensive line... Totaled 11 total tackles (3 solo, 8 assisted) along with 2.5 tackles for a loss (-7 yards), one sack and one pass break up... Recorded one tackle in his first college appearance at Wayne State (Sept. 6)... Recorded his first career sack versus Northern State (Nov. 15) along with a career high three tackles.

2013 (RS): Redshirted.

Prior to BSU: A member of the 2011 Waterford Union High School team that made an appearance in the state championship game, Wirsching was a 2012 all-region defensive lineman for the Wolverines… In 2012 he totaled 28 tackles, which included 14 tackles for loss and 10 sacks to help guide the team to a 7-0 record in Southern Lakes play and its second consecutive league title… Selected First Team All-Southern Lakes and all-county as a senior… Also successful in the classroom and has earned an academic letter and honor roll recognition… Teammate of fellow NLI signee Brandon Schindler.

Personal: Born Aug. 2, 1995… Son of Kurt and Susan Wirsching… Proposed criminal justice major at Bemidji State… Brother, Nick Wirsching currently competes on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh football team.

Career Highs: Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs SMSU (9/23/17); Solo Tackles: 4 at Northern State (10/21/17); Assisted Tackles: 5 (x2) last vs SMSU(9/23/17); TFL: 2 (x2) last at Augustana (9/16/17); Sacks: 2 (x2) last at Augustana (9/16/17); PBU: 1 (x3) last at Northern State (10/21/17); Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs St. Cloud State (11/4/17).

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