2016 Football
1 Brady Schmidt WR
2 Brad Birchfield WR
3 Michael Washington RB
4 John Vogeler DB
5 Blake Petrich FB
6 Ter'ra Potter CB
7 Jordan Hein QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Gabe Ames OLB
10 Cristian Garcia RB
11 Austin Contreras CB
12 Derek Murph Jr. QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
14 Nick Mehlum QB
15 Jared Henning QB
16 Emmett Enright QB
17 Blake Holder WR
18 Jordan Johnson OLB
19 Christian Lunde WR
20 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
21 Gena Adams RB
22 Tahi Nomane RB
23 Brian Adkins CB
24 Trevor Wettlaufer FB
25 Lowell Laudert RB
26 Jake Libal LB
27 Damon Benham DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K/P
29 Cody King CB/WR
30 Nathan Kroutil OLB
31 EJ Olszewski CB
32 Jeff Harris DE
33 Andrew Schuler-Jones ILB
34 Anthony Valentine ILB
35 Jake Kilby DB
36 Gunner Olszewski CB
37 Michael Junker CB/WR
38 Devin Donelson RB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Matt Brennan DB
41 Shane Wakefield DB
42 Josh Tismer ILB
43 Tre Lewis WR
44 Niko Daniello ILB/LS
45 Trysten Ross ILB
46 Alex Yanosko ILB
47 James Shadiow OLB
48 Matt Gross OLB
49 Kyle McGraw FB
50 Dylan Ellingson DL
51 Cole Schmitz ILB
52 Brad Kusper DE
53 Hunter Churness ILB
54 Jake Hanson ILB
55 Angelo Mancini IV ILB
56 Grant Bushinski OLB
57 Joshua Wleh DL
58 Devell Miller OLB
59 Alex Burgess DE
60 Lucas Garbe DE
62 Joseph Woods OL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Drew Hilliard OL
65 Brady Youngberg OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
67 Brady Tesdahl FB
68 Brandon Christianson OL
69 Nick Moore OL
70 Layne Torrey TE/LS
71 Ryan Fuller OL
72 Hank Bellefy OL
73 Tom Younker OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
76 Joshua Nelson OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 James Huwe OL
80 Vince Dinkel WR
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Mannie Kugmeh WR
83 Blair Van Ess WR
84 Peter Green WR
85 Hunter Siegler WR
86 Ryan Toeller WR
87 Jacob Anderson WR
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 Mason Hoffer K/P
91 Mark Webster DE
92 Alex Partridge DE
93 Jake Wirsching DE/LS
94 Nick Johnson DE
95 Nicholas Niemi DL
96 Logan Stiening DE
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 James Moe DE
99 Alex Hoffman DE
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Matthew Valentine

#77 Matthew Valentine

POSITION OL
HEIGHT 6-4
WEIGHT 297
YEAR-LETTERS Sr-3L
HOMETOWN Little Falls, Minn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL 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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