2017 Football
1 Mekai Clarke OLB
2 Brad Birchfield WR
3 Michael Washington RB
4 John Vogeler DB
5 Trey Armstrong-Anderson DB
6 Alex Burgess DE
7 Jordan Hein QB
7B Marcus Hosea Jr. DB
8 Mannie Kugmeh WR
9 Gabe Ames OLB
10 Brandon Alt QB
11 Austin Contreras WR
12 Emmett Enright QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
13B Yaquub Mohamed DB
14 Nick Mehlum QB
15 Jared Henning QB
16 Keshaun Story WR
17 Blake Holder WR
18 Jordan Johnson OLB
19 Christian Lunde WR
20 Michael Junker DB
21 Andrew Schuler-Jones ILB
22 Tahi Nomane RB
23 Maurice Willis DB
24 Trevor Wettlaufer FB
24B CJ Adams RB
25 Jalen Frye RB
26 Jake Libal WR/DB
27 Shane Wakefield DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K/P
29 Ryan Kinard DB
30 Andrew Walock DB
31 EJ Olszewski CB
31B Trystan McGee RB
32 Jeff Harris DE
33 Andrew Lackowski RB
34 Anthony Valentine ILB
34B Ryder Beckman Ath
35 Jaiden Banda DB
36 Gunner Olszewski CB
37 Alex Hunter DB
38 Jake West DB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Matt Brennan DB
41 Cole Schmitz ILB
43 Justin Van Houtan OLB
44 Niko Daniello ILB/LS
45 Trysten Ross ILB
46 Andre Chisley Jr. ILB
47 Vamougne "VK" Kanneh ILB
48 Matt Gross FB
49 Kyle McGraw FB
50 Dylan Ellingson DL
51 Spencer Potter DB
52 Deante Book LB
53 Colbey Wadsworth DE
54 Andrew Manuele DE
56 Seth Zins DL
57 Joshua Wleh DL
58 Zollie Kaplan LB
61 Bennett Moen OL
62 Joseph Woods OL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Ben Sammon OL
65 Brady Youngberg OL
66 Michael Donahue OL
67 Parker Rhodes OL
68 Brandon Christianson OL
69 Nicholas Niemi DL
70 Parker Blakeslee OL
71 Ryan Fuller OL
72 Hank Bellefy OL
73 Tom Younker OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
76 Parker Janicke OL
77 Zach Southwick OL
78 Tucker Forsgren OL
79 James Huwe OL
80 Brendan Beaulieu WR
81 Jameson White WR
82 Devin Donelson WR
83 Blair Van Ess WR
84 Peter Franz TE/DE
85 Hunter Siegler WR
86 Shawn Steffan WR
87 Jacob Anderson WR
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 Mason Hoffer K/P
92 Mark Webster DE
93 Jake Wirsching DE/LS
94 Nick Johnson DE
96 Logan Stiening DE
97 Tyler Beutz DE
98 James Moe DE
99 Alex Hoffman DE
99B Pierre Piche LB
Full Roster
2017
Roster
Blake Holder

#17 Blake Holder

POSITION WR
HEIGHT 6-2
WEIGHT 200
YEAR-LETTERS Sr-3L
HOMETOWN Streamwood, Ill.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Northern Illinois

2017 (Sr): Played in 8 games this season for the Beavers... Totaled 301 recieving yards on 20 receptions for 3 touchdowns... Averaged 15.1 yards per catch... Returned 1 kick for 19 yards... Set a career high with 20 rushing yards vs SMSU (Sep. 23)... Recorded a season high 120 recieving yards and tied career high with 2 touchdowns vs Minnesota Crookston (Sep. 30). 

2016 (Jr): Played in 12 games in his junior campaign as a member of the Beavers... Totaled 32 receptions for 785 yards and 8 touchdowns... Set a career long reception of 82 yards vs Minnesota Crookston (Nov 12)... Averaged 65.4 all-purpose yards per game and 24.5 yards per catch. 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 (So): Played in 10 games totaling 16 receptions for 218 yards and two touchdowns… Season long reception was 42 yards at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 7)… Totaled for 217 all-purpose yards with an all-purpose average per game of 21.7. 

2014 (Fr): An All-NSIC First Team selection... Started all 11 games at wide receiver where he led the team with 764 yards receiving on 42 receptions along with a team high six receivng touchdowns... Averaged 18.2 yards per reception... His six receiving touchdowns were tied for seventh highest in the conference along with being ranked ninth in receiving yards... Was second on the team in all-purpose yards with 818... Had a career and team long 81-yard receiving touchdown versus Sioux Falls (Sept. 13) along with career highs with seven receptions and 153 receiving yards... Had a career high two receiving touchdowns at St. Cloud State (Nov. 1)... Had three straight games of 100+ yards reveiving along with five games of five or more receptions.

Prior to BSU: Redshirted at NCAA Division I Northern Illinois University in 2013... Earned all-area and Upstate Eight Conference honors following his junior and senior seasons at Streamwood High School... Hauled in 28 receptions for 430 yards and six touchdowns 2012... Led the team with five interceptions as a senior and recovered two fumbles... Returned three punts for 150 yards and one touchdown... Caught 25 passes for 599 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior to average nearly 24 yards per catch... Also, grabbed four interceptions in 2011 and helped to secure a playoff berth, Streamwood's first since 2002... Ranked as one of Illinois' Top 30 prospects in the Class of 2013 by National Underclassmen.com... Won two conference titles and qualified for the Illinois state track and field meet as a junior... Holds SHS records in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay.
 
Personal: Born Jan. 21, 1995... Son of Keith and Sandra Holder... Intended major in sociology... Brother, Kyle, 2008 NJCAA Division III National Champions and holds high school record for track in the 200-meter dash.

Career Highs: Receptions: 7 (x2) at Winona State (8/31/17); Receiving Yards: 153 vs Sioux Falls (9/13/14); Receiving Touchdowns: 2 (x4) last at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Reception Long: 82 vs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); Rushing Attempts: 3 at Upper Iowa (9/20/14); Rushing Yards: 20 vs SMSU (9/23/17); Kick Returns: 1 vs University of Mary (10/7/17); Kick Return Yards: 19 vs University of Mary (10/7/17); Tackles: 1 vs MSU Moorhead (11/5/16).

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