#9 Gabe Ames
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Rosemount HS|
2017 (R-Fr): Played in all 11 games... Totalled 40 total tackles... Recorded first career interception vs SMSU (9/23/17) which was returned for a touchdown... Recorded five tackles for loss... Named to the 2017 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense.
2016 (RS): Redshirted
High School: Lettered in football, lacrosse and weightlifting at Rosemount High School… Named East Metro District Defensive Player of the Year, two time All-South Suburban Conference, All-State First Team, Kare 11 First Team All-Metro Defense and was a Mr. Football nominee… Recorded 68 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery his senior year… Named to the high school honor roll.
Personal: Born Feb. 1, 1998… Son of Carol and Marvin Ames… Proposed major in business… Brother, Joe Bjorklund played right guard for the University of Minnesota from 2011-16.
Career Highs: Total Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Solo Tackles: 5 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Assisted Tackles: 6 at Minot State (10/14/17); TFL: 1.5 at Northern State (10/21/17); Sacks: 0.5 at MSU Moorhead (11/11/17); Forced Fumbles: 1 vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17); Interceptions: 1 vs SMSU (9/23/17); Interception Yards: 18 vs SMSU (9/23/17).