2011 Football
1 Charles Hrdlicka CB
2 Lance Rongstad QB
3 Brandon Miles RB
4 Alex Hass QB
5 Dusty Sluzewicz S
6 Sam King QB
7 Justin Lee WR
8 Brandon Seiffert WR
9 Tyler Irvin QB
10 Jody Henningson WR
11 Cameron Abram WR
12 Christian Metz WR
13 Alex Lepp WR
14 Beau Wakefield WR
15 Luke Knutson OLB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Jake Schmidt S
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 Dan Christensen OLB
20 Blake Sczepanski LB
21 Nathan Adams DL
22 Nick Grewe RB
23 Chais Wakefield K/P
23a Tyler Schulz DB
24 Larry Miller DB
24a Robbie Miller RB
25 Brad Hemling RB
25a Matt Bergman RB
26 Connor Quinn ILB
26a Dalton Rolland TE
27 Jermell Harris RB
28 Jared Flaata RB
29 Desean Waters WR
30 Brent Kondziolka RB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Brody Scheff S
33 Jake Kelly S
34 Luke Gerding DB
34a Aaron Pipenhagen TE
35 Alex Mock LB
37 Zach Pulkinen K
38 Troy Dale TE
39 Jesse Sundby K/P
40 Issac Carlson S
41 Todd Kallroos DB
42 Jason Bromm LB
43 Dustin Kroeplin RB
44 Evan Olson LB
45 Cory Crosby ILB
46 Colton Blascyk DB
47 Buckley Wright LB
48 Gary Young DL
49 Greg Button OLB
50 Alonzo Melton OL
53 Derek Ostman OL
54 Jared Roelofs DE
56 Jared Mack ILB
58 B.J. Bueckers DL
59 Jarad Syrstad OLB
61 Chris Ostby OL
62 Matt Coen-Tuff OL
63 Brett DeLange OL
64 Jordan Oien OL
65 Cory Immerman OL
66 Steve Pappas OL
67 Tyler Abrahamson OL
68 Davis Mickelson OL
69 Kevin Longtin DL
70 Alexander Lutton OL
71 Dustin Dowd OL
72 Kevin Kepler DL
73 Jordan Anderson OL
74 Nick Chiono OL
75 Andrew Tibbs OL
76 Dylan Peterson OL
77 Brock Russell DL
78 Alex Boelter OL
79 Aaron Bartholomew OL
80 Matt Gandrud WR
81 Jon Smith WR
82 Josh Genske TE
83 Zach Tidd WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak TE
86 Taylor Otto WR
87 Nick Saponara WR
88 Brian Leonhardt TE
89 James Plain WR
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Ethan Favor-Jackson DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Taylor Harren DL
94 Wayne Paulus DL
95 Matthew Shaver DL
96 Josh Beste DL
97 Garrett Lee DL
98 Bryan Syrstad DL
99 Dan Kiebler DL
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Matt Gandrud

#80 Matt Gandrud

HOMETOWN Elk River, Minn. (Elk River HS)

2011 (Jr): Played and started all 11 games at wide receiver for the Beavers... Finished second on the team in receptions (25) and reception yards (294), behind tight end Brian Leonhardt... Scored two touchdowns to tie with three other receivers for the team lead... Averaged 26.7 yards per game and 11.8 yards per catch with a long reception of 37... Recorded one kick return for eight yards at Northern State (Oct. 29)... 2011 Fall Academic All-NSIC.
    Caught a career-high four passes on three different occasions... Recorded four receptions, 56 yards and a touchdown against MSU Moorhead (Oct. 15)... Totaled four receptions and a career-high 57 yards, including his season-long catch of 37 yards in an overtime victory at No. 16 Augustana (Sept. 10)... Totaled four catches for 48 yards at Upper Iowa (Oct. 1)... Caught three passes for 25 yards and his first-career score against No. 11 Minnesota Duluth (Sept. 24)... Brought in at least two passes in eight games and recorded a reception in all but one game.

2010 (So): Appeared in nine games... Used mostly on special teams... Recorded six tackles, four solo efforts... Caught one pass for six yards as a wide receiver... Blocked two extra points, one against Upper Iowa (10/2/10) and the other versus U-Mary (10/ 23/10)... His only multi-tackle game came at MSU Moorhead (10/16/10), making two solo tackles... Was a 2010 Fall Academic All-NSIC Team member.

2009 (Fr): Saw the field in 11 games, mostly on special teams... Finished his first season with six tackles (five solo)... Made his first collegiate tackle vs. Winona State (9/12/10).

2008 (RS):
Sat out entire 2008 season as a redshirt.

Prior to BSU:
Led the Elk River Elks in receiving his senior season with 25 receptions for 230 yards... Played in seven games to pull in a 32.9 yards per game average... Rushed four times for 41 yards... On the defensive side of the ball he posted 14 tackles (eight solo) and two interceptions... In the season opener against Anoka High School he caught four passes for a season-high 56 yards, while rushing once for 19 yards and recording one tackle. 

Matthew Todd Gandrud... Born Jan. 1, 1990... Son of Todd & Connie Gandrud... A business administration and sport management major.

Career Highs:
Receptions: 5 vs. Wayne State (9/15/12) and vs. Minot State (11/10/12); Receiving Yards: 90 vs. Wayne State (9/15/12); Long Reception: 47 vs. Wayne State (9/15/12); Receiving Touchdowns: 1, 5x, last vs. Minot State (11/10/12); Punt Returns: 1 at Sioux Falls (9/22/12); Punt Return Yards: 6 at Sioux Falls (9/22/12); Long Punt Return: 6 at Sioux Falls (9/22/12);