2016 Football
1 Brady Schmidt WR
2 Brad Birchfield WR
3 Michael Washington RB
4 John Vogeler DB
5 Blake Petrich FB
6 Ter'ra Potter CB
7 Jordan Hein QB
8 Dexter Taylor Jr. WR
9 Gabe Ames OLB
10 Cristian Garcia RB
11 Austin Contreras CB
12 Derek Murph Jr. QB
13 Evan Tompkins DB
14 Nick Mehlum QB
15 Jared Henning QB
16 Emmett Enright QB
17 Blake Holder WR
18 Jordan Johnson OLB
19 Christian Lunde WR
20 Kameel Al-Khouri DB
21 Gena Adams RB
22 Tahi Nomane RB
23 Brian Adkins CB
24 Trevor Wettlaufer FB
25 Lowell Laudert RB
26 Jake Libal LB
27 Damon Benham DB
28 Isaac Aanerud K/P
29 Cody King CB/WR
30 Nathan Kroutil OLB
31 EJ Olszewski CB
32 Jeff Harris DE
33 Andrew Schuler-Jones ILB
34 Anthony Valentine ILB
35 Jake Kilby DB
36 Gunner Olszewski CB
37 Michael Junker CB/WR
38 Devin Donelson RB
39 Jamison Evans OLB
40 Matt Brennan DB
41 Shane Wakefield DB
42 Josh Tismer ILB
43 Tre Lewis WR
44 Niko Daniello ILB/LS
45 Trysten Ross ILB
46 Alex Yanosko ILB
47 James Shadiow OLB
48 Matt Gross OLB
49 Kyle McGraw FB
50 Dylan Ellingson DL
51 Cole Schmitz ILB
52 Brad Kusper DE
53 Hunter Churness ILB
54 Jake Hanson ILB
55 Angelo Mancini IV ILB
56 Grant Bushinski OLB
57 Joshua Wleh DL
58 Devell Miller OLB
59 Alex Burgess DE
60 Lucas Garbe DE
62 Joe Woods OL
63 Jake Krause OL
64 Drew Hilliard OL
65 Brady Youngberg OL
66 Benjamin Johnson OL
67 Brady Tesdahl FB
68 Brandon Christianson OL
69 Nick Moore OL
70 Layne Torrey TE/LS
71 Ryan Fuller OL
72 Hank Bellefy OL
73 Tom Younker OL
74 Zach Sinnen OL
75 Brandon Schindler OL
76 Joshua Nelson OL
77 Matthew Valentine OL
78 Jesse Hein OL
79 James Huwe OL
80 Vince Dinkel WR
81 Juwaan Richard WR
82 Mannie Kugmeh WR
83 Blair Van Ess WR
84 Peter Green WR
85 Hunter Siegler WR
86 Ryan Toeller WR
87 Jacob Anderson WR
88 Tucker Forsgren TE
89 Eric Wunrow TE
90 Mason Hoffer K/P
91 Mark Webster DE
92 Alex Partridge DE
93 Jake Wirsching DE/LS
94 Nick Johnson DE
95 Nick Niemi DL
96 Logan Stiening DE
97 Mitchell Elbe DL
98 James Moe DE
99 Alex Hoffman DE
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Brad Birchfield

#2 Brad Birchfield

HOMETOWN South Elgin, Ill.

2017 (Jr.): Played in nine games and totaled 345 all-purpose yeards for the Beavers... Had four rushes for 11 yards... Caught 23 passes for a total of 209 yards with a career long of 47 yards vs Minnesota Crookston (Sept. 30)... As a kick returner he returned six kicks for 125 yards.

2016 (So.): Played in 12 games as a wide reciever and kick returner for the beavers... As a receiver he totaled 56 yards on just 3 catches with a season long of 42 yards at Minnesota State (Sept. 10)... As a kick returner he returned 18 kicks for 362 yards, averaging 20.1 yards per return... He set a career high kick return at Minnesota State (Sept. 10) with a 53 yard return... He was among the top beavers in all-purpose yards with 507 for the season, averaging 42.2 all-purpose yards per game... Recorded 54 return yards and 60 all-purpose yards in the Beaver's win over Washburn in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game.

2015 (Fr): Played in 11 games with a total of 41 rushing yards and 68 receiving yards… Scored his first career touchdown at Concordia-St. Paul (Sept. 26)… Had a total of 256 kick return yards on 11 returns… Season-high return of 62 vs. Augustana (Sept. 5)… Finished the season with 365 all-purpose yards.  

2014 (RS): Was injured in the season opener at Wayne State after completing a 16-yard reception... Earned a medical redshirt.

Prior to BSU: Spent the 2013 season on the roster at College of DuPage… Member of the practice squad at Illinois State University in 2011… Attended South Elgin High School… As a senior, named to the IHSA 8A All-State team... Received first-team all-area recognition and was selected as the Upstate Eight Offensive Player of the Year... Amassed 800 yards rushing and 300 yards receiving with 20 touchdowns... Helped South Elgin to a 7-4 record and a second-round spot in the IHSA State Playoffs... As a junior, was an all-conference honorable mention and a second-team all-area honoree... Rushed for 550 yards and collected 200 receiving yards with seven touchdowns... Also competed on the track team for two years and the wrestling team for one year... An honor roll student at South Elgin. (some information courtesy of Illinois State Athletics Communications)

Personal: Born Oct. 7, 1992… Son of Don and Barb Birchfield… Proposed accounting major.

Career Highs: Receptions: 6 at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Receiving Yards: 47 at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Reception Long: 42 at Minnesota State (9/10/16); Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (2X) last at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Rushing Attempts: 3 at Augustana (9/16/17); Rushing Yards: 65 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Rushing Long: 65 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Rushing Touchdowns: 1 (x2) last vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Kick Returns: 3 (x3) last at University of Minnesota Duluth (10/22/16); Kick Return Yards: 76 at Minnesota State (9/10/16); Kick Return Long: 62 vs Augustana (9/5/15); All-Purpose Yards: 118 at Minnesota State (9/10/16); Total Tackles: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Solo Tackles: 1 vs University of Mary (10/7/17); Assisted Tackels: 2 at University of Mary (10/1/16).