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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Mario Stephens

#92 Mario Stephens

HOMETOWN Chippewa Falls, Wis. (Chippewa Falls HS)

2015 (Sr): Was named to the 2015 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense... Played in 11 games and led the team defense with three forced fumbles, ranked second in tackles for a loss with nine… Totaled 35 tackles including three sacks for a loss of 21 yards… Recorded career-highs in tackles (6), sacks (2), and tackles for a loss (2) at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 17).

2014 (Jr): Played in all 11 games, starting one at defensive line... Totaled a career high 18 total tackles (8 solo, 10 assisted) along with one tackle for a loss (-1 yard), one forced fumble and one pass break up... Had a career high four tackles at U-Mary (Oct. 4).

2013 (So): Played in seven games as a reserve on the defensive line… Totaled nine tackles (four solo)… Posted 3.5 tackles for loss (-15 yards) to tie for eighth on the team… Added a half sack (-4 yards)… Forced two fumbles to tie for the second most in the NSIC.
    Recorded a career-high two solo tackles which contributed to a career-best three total tackles versus Concordia-St. Paul (Sept. 14)… Added first-career tackle for loss (-2 yards) versus the Golden Bears… Established a career-high in tackles for loss (1.5, -6 yards), recorded first-collegiate sack (-4 yards) and forced the first fumble of his career versus No. 7 Minnesota Duluth (Oct. 26)… Totaled two tackles, one of which went for loss (-7 yards) at MSU Moorhead (Nov. 9)… Posted a solo tackle and forced a fumble in the season-finale at Minot State (Nov. 16).

2012 (Fr): Saw the field in nine games as a reserve on the defensive line... Recorded one tackle, a solo effort, against Upper Iowa (Aug. 31)... Made his collegiate debut in the season opener against the Peacocks.

2011 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.

Prior to BSU: A versatile lineman for Chippewa Falls High School, Stephens played both sides of the ball and earned first team all-country and second team all-conference offense honors... Helped the Cardinals to a 6-4 overall and 5-2 Big Rivers Conference record and a trip to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) playoffs his senior year... Guided a 1,000-plus yard rusher and a 1,000-plus yard quarterback his senior season where the team averaged 25.1 points per game... Earned three letters in football and one in basketball.

Personal: Born June 12, 1993 in Detroit, Mich... Son of Dennis Stephens and Belinda Delzer... Plans to study sport management.

Career Highs: Tackles: 6 at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Solo Tackles: 2, 4x, Last at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Assisted Tackles: 4 at Southwest Minnesota (9/12/15) and at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); TFL: 2.0 at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Sacks: 1.0 at Minnesota Crookston (10/10/17) and at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Forced Fumbles: 1, 5x, Last at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); PBU: 1 at Upper Iowa (9/20/14).