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 VanHoutan 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 Joe 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 Nick 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
Michael Junker

#20 Michael Junker

POSITION DB
HEIGHT 5-10
WEIGHT 166
YEAR-LETTERS So-1L
HOMETOWN Hastings, Minn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Hastings HS

2019 (RS-Sr)
• AFCA All-America First Team Defense
• AP Division II All-America Second Team Defense
• Don Hansen All-America Second Team Defense
• D2CCA All-America Second Team Defense
• D2Football.com All-American Second Team Defense
• Don Hansen All-Super Region 4 First Team
• D2CCA All-Super Region 4 First Team
• NSIC North Division All-Conference First Team
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team

Played in all 11 games in his final season for the Beavers... Led the NSIC in interceptions, interception return yards, interceptions returned for touchdowns and passes defended... Eight interceptions ranked tied for fourth among all of NCAA Division II and his 18 passes defended ranked tied for 11th nationally... Tied the BSU program single-season record in interceptions... Led the nation with 272 interception return yards, which set the BSU single-season record... Recorded 43 tackles on 24 solo and 19 assisted tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss... Totaled 528 kick/punt return yards, averaging 24.8 yards per kick return and 8.2 yards per punt return... Ranked fourth in the conference in kick return average and fifth in punt return yards... Tied a career-high with two interceptions in a game two different times this season against Winona State on Oct. 19 and at Minot State on Nov. 16... Set a career-high in pass breakups in a game versus St. Cloud State... Finished career as BSU's all-time leader in interception return yards (378) and runner-up in interceptions (17)... Tied program record with four career All-American selections, all coming following the 2019 season.

2018 (RS-Jr)
NSIC North Division All-Conference Honorable Mention
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team
NSIC Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 15)
Appeared in all 11 games for Bemidji State... Had 60 total tackles with 42 solo and 18 assisted with 4.0 tackles for loss and 1 sack... Recovered 1 fumble... Had 6 interceptions for 106 yards... Totaled 9 pass breakups... Returned a punt for 56 yards and 1 touchdown.

2017 (RS-So)
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team
Played in 11 games for the Beavers this season... Totaled 44 total tackles with 34 solo and 10 assisted tackles... Recorded 2.5 tackles for loss and seven pass breakups... Recorded first career interception vs Concordia-St. Paul (Sep. 09)... Forced three fumbles and had one fumble recovery... Set a career-high with seven total tackles vs SMSU (Sep. 23).

2016 (RS-Fr)
Played in 10 games totaling 9 tackles on the year (5 solo; 4 assisted)... Totaled 9 kick-offs at U-Mary (Oct. 01) for 412 yards and 45.8 yard average... Recorded a career-high 6 tackles at U-Mary (Oct. 01).

2015 (Fr)
Redshirted

Prior to BSU
A three-sport varsity letter winner in football (2), hockey (2) and baseball (1)…In football, Junker is a two-time all-conference recipient…Two-time special teams MVP and earned offensive MVP honors as a senior…In 2014, he was the Metro East Conference receiving leader and kickoff return leader…Named to the All-East Metro team in 2014 by the Pioneer Press…Awarded all-conference honorable mention during the 2013-14 hockey season…Member of the Reebok High Performance Hockey Team in 2012 and 2014…Played one year in the Minnesota Elite Development Hockey League…Senior season of baseball earned all-conference honors and was voted the teams’ Mr. Hustle and earned Gold Glove awards…Played two seasons of VFW baseball and two seasons of Legion baseball.

Personal
Born Jan. 6, 1997…Son of Todd and Suzie Junker…On the academic honor roll all through high school…Undecided on an academic major at BSU…Uncle, Ryan Hendrickson, played collegiate baseball. 

Season Highs
Total Tackles:
9 vs Winona State (10/19/19)
Solo Tackles:
6 at Concordia-St. Paul (10/26/19)
Assisted Tackles: 5 vs Winona State (10/19/19)
TFL: 1.5 vs Minnesota Duluth (9/28/19)
TFL Yards: 29 vs Minnesota Duluth (9/28/19)
Interceptions: 2, x2, last at Minot State (11/16/19)
Interception Yards: 88 at Minot State (11/16/19)
PBU: 4 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)
Kick Return: 5 vs Southwest Minnesota (10/12/19)
Kick Return Yards:
99 vs Southwest Minnesota (10/12/19)
Kick Return Long:
77 vs Augustana (10/5/19)
Punt Return: 4, 2x last at MSU Moorhead (11/9/19)
Punt Return Yards:
35 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)
Punt Return Long: 
18 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)

Career High
Total Tackles:
9, at Upper Iowa (10/13/18)
Solo Tackles: 8, at Upper Iowa (10/13/18)
Assisted Tackles: 4, x2 last vs Northern State (8/30/18)
Interceptions: 2, 3x last at Minot State (11/16/19)
Interception Yards: 106, vs Minnesota Crookston (9/15/18)
PBU: 4 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)
Forced Fumbles: 1, vs Minnesota Duluth (10/26/17)
Fumble Recovery: 1, vs SMSU (9/23/17)
TFL: 1.5, x2, last vs Minnesota Duluth (9/28/19)
Sacks: 1, vs Minnesota Crookston (9/15/18)
Kick Returns: 5 vs Southwest Minnesota (10/12/19)
Kick Return Yards: 99 vs Southwest Minnesota (10/12/19)
Kick Return Long: 77 vs Augustana (10/5/19)
Punt Return: 4, 2x last at MSU Moorhead (11/9/19)
Punt Return Yards:
35 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)
Punt Return Long: 
18 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/19)

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