#42 Josh Tismer
|HOMETOWN||White Bear Lake, Minn.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||White Bear Lake HS|
2016 (Sr): Played in all 12 games totaling 64 tackles (36 solo; 28 assisted)... Totaled .5 sacks for 6 yards... Broke up 4 passes and totaled 1 interception vs Washburn (Dec. 3)... Set career highs in nearly every category including: solo tackles (7) at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 22), 2 broken up passes vs Upper Iowa (Sept. 01), and forced 1 fumble vs MSU Moorhead (Nov. 05)... 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 (Jr): Played in 11 games totaling 23 tackles including 13 solo tackles… Recorded 0.5 sacks for four yards and one interception for six yards.
2014 (So): Played in all 11 games where he started two at linebacker but was also a key contributor on the Beavers' special teams... Led the team with three blocked kicks... Had 28 total tackles (6 solo, 22 assisted) along with 2.5 tackles for a loss and an interception versus Northern State (Nov. 15) which he he returned for 15 yards.
2013 (Fr): Played in seven games on special teams and as a reserve defensive back… Totaled four tackles (two solo)… Posted a season-high two tackles (one solo) versus No. 7 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26)... Blocked a 27-yard field goal attempt versus Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 5).
2012 (RS): Redshirted.
Prior to BSU: Tismer was a Suburban East All-Conference award winner for White Bear Lake High School as a senior... Guided the Bears to a 7-3 overall and 6-2 conference record in 2011... A captain his senior year, Tismer was named the team’s defensive most valuable player... Three-sport athlete with varsity letters in basketball (four), football (three) and track (two)... On the B-honor roll and earned the Excelling in Excellence Award at White Bear Lake High School.
Personal: Born Oct. 26 1993 in St. Paul, Minn... Son of Chris and Kerrie Tismer... Intends to major in education at BSU.
Career Highs: Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs MSU Moorehead (11/5/16); Solo Tackles: 7 at Minnesota Duluth (10/22/16); Assisted Tackles: 6(x4) last vs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); TFL: 1 (x3) last vs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); Interceptions: 1 vs Northern State (11/15/14); BRUP: 2 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Blocked Kicks: 1, 4x last vs Northern State (11/15/14) and at Southwest Minnesota (9/12/15); Foreced Fumbles: 1, vs MSU Moorehead (11/5/16); Punt Return: 1 at University of Mary (10/1/16).