#95 Nicholas Niemi
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Cloquet HS|
2016 (Fr): Played in 5 games totaling 4 tackles on the season (2 solo, 2 assisted)... Recorded a career high 2 solo tackles at U-Mary (Nov. 12).
2015 (RS): Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: A four-sport athlete, earning letters in football (3), hockey (2), track and field (2) and baseball (1)… As a senior he led his team with 17.5 tackles for a loss… Charted 10 catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns as a tight end for the Lumberjacks… Was 4-for-5 in field goals, including a 40 yard game-winner in the section championship game…A two-time football all-conference recipient… All-section honoree in 2014… Named Sea Range Defensive Player of the Year for 2014 and to the Duluth News Tribune All-Area 2014 Defensive Team… Was a member of the Lumberjacks’ team that was a two-time state tournament team and Sea Range Conference Champions in 2014.
Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1996… Son of Daryl and Brenda Niemi… Undecided on major at BSU… Grandfather, Daryl Sr., played football at University of Minnesota Duluth and was a 1972 Duece Rasmussen Award Winner… Father, Daryl Jr., also played football at Minnesota Duluth as an offensive lineman.
Career Highs: Total Tackles: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Solo Tackels: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16) Assisted Tackles: 1 vs Wayne State (9/17/16).