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1 Mike Grayson WR
2 Josh Malone WR
3 Evan Olson ILB
4 Avery Walker RB
4a Sam Stevens RB
5 Matt Phipps OLB
6 Tanner Dufault DB
7 Adam Ragsdale QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Colton Blascyk ILB
9a Trevor Wettlaufer LB
10 Sam King QB
11 Alex Hass QB
11a Spencer Urban QB
12 Ryan Shields QB
12a Cristian Garcia DB
13 Derrick Dunn RB
14 Nathan Koziol WR
15 Troy Beckett DB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 David Burrell Jr. DB
20 Josh Genske TE
21 AJ Washington WR
22 Ralph Biah DB
23 Chais Wakefield DB/K/P
24 Larry Miller DB
25 Mac Mueller DB
26 Zach Rynning DB
28 Zach DeClusin WR
29 Rufus Saylee DB
30 Brent Kondziolka FB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Max Fuller OLB
33 Andrew Street OLB
34 Greg Button ILB
35 SaVaughn Alexander RB
36 Evan Tompkins DB
37 Zach Pulkinen P/K
38 Bryan Tomaszewski DB
39 Tyler Usterbowski WR
40 Jared Roelofs TE
41 Damon Benham DB
42 Josh Tismer DB
43 Max Dibble FB
44 Ross Pflum ILB
45 Brady Schmidt RB
46 Connor Quinn OLB
47 Buckley Wright OLB
48 Gary Young DL
49 Mickeel Stewart RB
50 Justin Gedaly ILB
52 Jayvon O'Quinn DB
53 Anthonee Monson OLB
54 Brad Kusper DL
56 Jamison Evans OLB
57 Ethan Favor-Jackson DL
59 Skyler Schroeder OL
62 Alex Johnson OL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Jordan Oien OL
65 William Slade OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
67 Tyler Abrahamson OL
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70 Alexander Lutton OL
71 Chris Ostby DL
72 Adam Shavlick OL
73 Dustin Dowd OL
74 Nick Chiono OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 Colton Tretsven OL
80 Justin Bishop WR
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Vince Dinkel WR
83 Alex Ziegler WR
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85 Matthew Summers WR
86 Eric Wunrow TE
87 Nick Moore TE
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Evan Metag RB
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Dan Kiebler DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Jake Wirsching DL
94 Austin Hephner ILB
95 Matthew Shaver DL
96 Jordan Johnson OLB
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 Zach Wicker DL
99 Alex Burgess DL
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Damon Benham

#41 Damon Benham

HOMETOWN Deer River, Minn. (Deer River HS)

2016 (Sr): Selected as team captain... Recorded 75 total tackles on the year including 42 solo tackles... Set a career high 8 solo tackles at Minnesota State (Sept. 10)... Recorded 7 interceptions including a career high 19 yard interception return vs Minot State (Oct. 15) that resulted in a touchdown... Played in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game and recorded one interception in the Beavers win over Washburn 36-23, being the first team in program history to win a post-season game... Named to the 2016 Don Hansen All-American Third Team Defense, CCA All-Super Region Three First Team Defense and NSIC Player of the Week (Sept. 19).

2015 (Jr): Named to the 2015 NSIC North Division All-Conference Second Team Defense... Played in 10 games and finished third on the team with 55 tackles including 2.5 for a loss… Recorded a career-high 10 tackles at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 17)… Also recorded a total three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, and one forced fumble… Broke up eight passes.

2014 (So): Played in all 11 games and started in the last eight games as a defensive back... Accumulated 51 total tackles (24 solo, 27 assisted) which was good for seventh on the team... Had six pass break ups and two interceptions... Blocked a team high three kicks, one of which he returned for a touchdown versus Northern State (Nov. 15)... Had seven total tackles (3 solo, 4 assisted) along with one pass brake up and one blocked kick versus MSU Moorhead (Nov. 8).

2013 (Fr): Played in 10 games as a freshman, mostly on special teams… Totaled six tackles (three solo)… Blocked an extra point at Northern State (Oct. 19)… Recorded two tackles (one solo) in his collegiate debut at Winona State (Sept. 5)… Posted a tackle in each of the final three games of the season.

2012 (RS): Redshirted.

Prior to BSU: Accomplished athlete on the football field and the basketball court… Lettered in football (four years), basketball (four years) and baseball (three years) at Deer River High School… Played quarterback for the Warrior football team… Rushed for 730 yards and threw for 360 yards as a senior… 2011 Minnesota Associated Press All-State Honorable Mention pick on the gridiron… Accounted for 22 touchdowns overall for the Deer River High School… Selected All-Great Polar Alliance (White) First Team as a junior and senior… 1,000 point scorer on the basketball court… Currently leads the Warrior basketball team in scoring with 20.8 points per game… Also averaging 4.3 assists per game on the hardwood… All-conference selection for basketball as a sophomore and junior.

Personal: Born June 11, 1994 in Deer River, Minn… Son of Dale and Addie Benham… Undecided on major.

Career High: Tackles: 13 at MSU Moorhead (10/17/15); Solo Tackles: 8 at Minnesota State (9/10/16); Assisted Tackles: 8 (x2) last vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); TFL: 1.5 (x2) last at University of Minnesota Duluth (10/22/16); Interceptions: 2 vs Wayne State (9/17/16); PBU: 3 (x2) last vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Forced Fumbles: 1 vs Augustana (9/5/15); Blocked Kicks: 1, 4x last vs Northern State (11/15/14); Defensive Touchdowns: 1 (x3) last vs Wayne State (9/17/16); Punts: 3 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Yards: 61 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Avg: 20.3 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Punt Long: 35 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Interception Returns: 1 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); Interception Return Yards: 19 vs Minot State University (10/15/16); Interception Return Long: 19 vs Minot State University (10/15/16).