#69 Nicholas Niemi
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Cloquet HS|
2018 (Jr.): Appeared in 10 games for the Beavers... Part of offensive line that helped BSU rank third in the NSIC with 38.2 points per game, fourth with 214.7 rushing yards per game and fifth with 393.9 total yards per game... Helped offense account for the sixth fewest sacks in the league.
2017 (So.): Appeared in 10 games for the Beavers.
2016 (R-Fr.): Played in 5 games totaling 4 tackles on the season (2 solo, 2 assisted)... Recorded a career high 2 solo tackles at U-Mary (Nov. 12).
2015 (Fr.): Sat out the season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: A four-sport athlete, earning letters in football (3), hockey (2), track and field (2) and baseball (1)… As a senior he led his team with 17.5 tackles for a loss… Charted 10 catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns as a tight end for the Lumberjacks… Was 4-for-5 in field goals, including a 40 yard game-winner in the section championship game…A two-time football all-conference recipient… All-section honoree in 2014… Named Sea Range Defensive Player of the Year for 2014 and to the Duluth News Tribune All-Area 2014 Defensive Team… Was a member of the Lumberjacks’ team that was a two-time state tournament team and Sea Range Conference Champions in 2014.
Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1996… Son of Daryl and Brenda Niemi… Undecided on major at BSU… Grandfather, Daryl Sr., played football at University of Minnesota Duluth and was a 1972 Duece Rasmussen Award Winner… Father, Daryl Jr., also played football at Minnesota Duluth as an offensive lineman.
Career Highs: Total Tackles: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Solo Tackels: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16) Assisted Tackles: 1 vs Wayne State (9/17/16).