2014 Football
1 Brady Schmidt WR
2 Sam King QB
2a Alex Yanosko QB/DB
2b Brad Birchfield WR
3 Evan Olson FB
4 John Vogeler QB
5 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
6 Tanner Dufault DB
7 Jordan Hein QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Colton Blascyk ILB
9a Jesus Pineda RB
11a Ryan Toeller WR
12 Ryan Shields QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
14 Zach Rynning WR
15 Troy Beckett DB
16 Dylan Valentine DB
17 Vince Dinkel WR
18 Scott Christensen DB
19 Cristian Garcia DB
20 Josh Genske TE
20a Jakob Ettestad RB
22 Tyler Usterbowski WR
23 Chais Wakefield K/P
24 Trevor Wettlaufer LB
25 Mac Mueller DB
26 Grant Seger DB
27 Damon Benham DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K
29 Rufus Saylee DB
30 Jalen Wuchko RB/FB
31 Tony Peterson RB
32 Anthonee Monson ILB
33 Andrew Street OLB
34 Greg Button OLB
35 Steele Berg DB
36 Jonathan Albercrombie RB
37 Christian Lunde WR
37a Michael Washington RB/KR
38 Bryan Tomaszewski DB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Jared Roelofs OLB
41 Tahi Nomane RB
42 Josh Tismer ILB
43 Aaron Alexander DB
44 Justin Gedaly ILB
44a Austin Contreras WR
44b Brock Scheving LB
45 Kyle Fodness K/P
46 Connor Quinn OLB
47 Anthony Valentine OLB
48 Trey Volk LB
48a Blake Petrich RB/FB
49 Skyler Schroeder OL/LS
50 Trysten Ross LB
51 Alex Johnson OL
52 Brad Kusper DL
54 Matt Wang OL
55 Zach Wicker DL
56 Niko Daniello ILB
57 Nick Kenemore ILB
59 Alex Burgess DL
60 Brady Youngberg OL/DL
63 Jake Krause OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
68 Wyatt Russek OL
69 Nick Moore OL
70 Charlie Duckstad OL
71 Chris Ostby DL
72 Adam Shavlick OL
73 Dustin Dowd OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 Colton Tretsven OL
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Blake Holder WR
83 Alex Ziegler WR
84 Jordan Noskowiak WR
85 Josh Hawn WR/DB
86 Jake Pratt WR
87 George Sajenko WR
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 J.J. Reinke DL
91 Dan Kiebler DL
92 Mario Stephens DL
93 Jake Wirsching DL
94 Jeff Harris OLB
95 Jacob Kaden P
96 Jordan Johnson ILB
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 Jared Johnson DL
99 Alex Hoffman DL
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Jake Wirsching

#93 Jake Wirsching

HOMETOWN Waterford, Wis. (Waterford Union HS)

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).