#9 Gabe Ames
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Rosemount HS|
2018 (R-So.): 2018 NSIC North Division All-Conference First Team... Appeared in all 11 games for the Beavers... Totalled 81 tackles, 36 solo and 45 assisted with 12.0 tackles for loss... Had 1.5 sacks... Forced 2 fumbles against Northern State setting a career high (8/30/18)... Caught 1 interception for 11 yards... Had 7 pass breakups... Earned NSIC Defensive Player of the Week (Aug. 30).
2017 (R-Fr.): 2017 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense... 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.
2016 (Fr): 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: 15 vs Minnesota State (10/20/18); Solo Tackles: 6 (x2) last vs Minnesota State (10/20/18); Assisted Tackles: 9 (x2) last vs MSU Moorhead (11/3/18); TFL: 3.0 vs Northern State (8/30/18); Sacks: 1 at Wayne State (9/29/18); Forced Fumbles: 2 vs Northern State (8/30/18)); Interceptions: 1 (x2) last at Minnesota Duluth (9/22/18); Interception Yards: 18 vs SMSU (9/23/17); PBU: 2 at St. Cloud State (10/27/18).