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
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Jake Wirsching

#93 Jake Wirsching

HOMETOWN Waterford, Wis.

2017 (Sr): Played in all 11 games for the Beavers... Totaled 43 tackles including 18 solo and 25 assisted... Tallied three sacks and five tackles for loss... Recovered one fumble vs Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26)... Blocked one field goal vs Winona State (Aug. 31)... Named to NSIC All-Conference Honorable Mention Team in his final season with the Beavers... Selected to participate in the 2017 FCS Bowl National Team.

2016 (Jr): Played in all 12 games for the Beavers... Totaled 30 tackles on the season including 12 solo and 18 assisted... Totaled 5.5 tackles for a loss of 27 yards and 4 sacks for 25 yards... Broke up one pass at Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 22)... 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... Named to the 2016 All-NSIC Second Team Defense.

2015 (So): Was named to the 2015 All-NSIC Honorable Mention Team... Played in 11 games recording 43 tackles, 24 of which were solo tackles and had nine tackles for a loss for negative 45 yards… Tallied 5.5 sacks for a loss of 37 yards… Forced two fumbles and recovered three… Set single game career highs in tackles (8), solo tackles (3), assisted tackles (5), and tackles for a loss (1.5) at Southwest Minnesota (Sept. 12).

2014 (Fr): Played in nine games at defensive line... Totaled 11 total tackles (3 solo, 8 assisted) along with 2.5 tackles for a loss (-7 yards), one sack and one pass break up... Recorded one tackle in his first college appearance at Wayne State (Sept. 6)... Recorded his first career sack versus Northern State (Nov. 15) along with a career high three tackles.

2013 (RS): Redshirted.

Prior to BSU: A member of the 2011 Waterford Union High School team that made an appearance in the state championship game, Wirsching was a 2012 all-region defensive lineman for the Wolverines… In 2012 he totaled 28 tackles, which included 14 tackles for loss and 10 sacks to help guide the team to a 7-0 record in Southern Lakes play and its second consecutive league title… Selected First Team All-Southern Lakes and all-county as a senior… Also successful in the classroom and has earned an academic letter and honor roll recognition… Teammate of fellow NLI signee Brandon Schindler.

Personal: Born Aug. 2, 1995… Son of Kurt and Susan Wirsching… Proposed criminal justice major at Bemidji State… Brother, Nick Wirsching currently competes on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh football team.

Career Highs: Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs SMSU (9/23/17); Solo Tackles: 4 at Northern State (10/21/17); Assisted Tackles: 5 (x2) last vs SMSU(9/23/17); TFL: 2 (x2) last at Augustana (9/16/17); Sacks: 2 (x2) last at Augustana (9/16/17); PBU: 1 (x3) last at Northern State (10/21/17); Fumble Recoveries: 1 vs St. Cloud State (11/4/17).