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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#17 Blake Holder

HOMETOWN Streamwood, Ill.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Northern Illinois

2017 (Sr): Played in six games this season for the Beavers... Totaled 301 receiving yards on 20 receptions for three touchdowns... Averaged 15.1 yards per catch... Returned one kick for 19 yards... Recorded a season-high 120 receiving yards and tied career high with two touchdowns vs Minnesota Crookston (Sep. 30)... 2017 Fall Academic All-NSIC Team.

2016 (Jr): Played in 12 games in his junior campaign as a member of the Beavers... Totaled 32 receptions for 785 yards and 8 touchdowns... Set a career long reception of 82 yards vs Minnesota Crookston (Nov 12)... Averaged 65.4 all-purpose yards per game and 24.5 yards per catch. 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.

2015 (So): Played in 10 games totaling 16 receptions for 218 yards and two touchdowns… Season long reception was 42 yards at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 7)… Totaled for 217 all-purpose yards with an all-purpose average per game of 21.7. 

2014 (Fr): An All-NSIC First Team selection... Started all 11 games at wide receiver where he led the team with 764 yards receiving on 42 receptions along with a team high six receivng touchdowns... Averaged 18.2 yards per reception... His six receiving touchdowns were tied for seventh highest in the conference along with being ranked ninth in receiving yards... Was second on the team in all-purpose yards with 818... Had a career and team long 81-yard receiving touchdown versus Sioux Falls (Sept. 13) along with career highs with seven receptions and 153 receiving yards... Had a career high two receiving touchdowns at St. Cloud State (Nov. 1)... Had three straight games of 100+ yards reveiving along with five games of five or more receptions.

Prior to BSU: Redshirted at NCAA Division I Northern Illinois University in 2013... Earned all-area and Upstate Eight Conference honors following his junior and senior seasons at Streamwood High School... Hauled in 28 receptions for 430 yards and six touchdowns 2012... Led the team with five interceptions as a senior and recovered two fumbles... Returned three punts for 150 yards and one touchdown... Caught 25 passes for 599 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior to average nearly 24 yards per catch... Also, grabbed four interceptions in 2011 and helped to secure a playoff berth, Streamwood's first since 2002... Ranked as one of Illinois' Top 30 prospects in the Class of 2013 by National Underclassmen.com... Won two conference titles and qualified for the Illinois state track and field meet as a junior... Holds SHS records in the 100 meters and 4x100-meter relay.
Personal: Born Jan. 21, 1995... Son of Keith and Sandra Holder... Intended major in sociology... Brother, Kyle, 2008 NJCAA Division III National Champions and holds high school record for track in the 200-meter dash.

Career Highs: Receptions: 7 (x2) at Winona State (8/31/17); Receiving Yards: 153 vs Sioux Falls (9/13/14); Receiving Touchdowns: 2 (x4) last at Minnesota Crookston (9/30/17); Reception Long: 82 vs Minnesota Crookston (11/12/16); Rushing Attempts: 3 at Upper Iowa (9/20/14); Rushing Yards: 20 vs SMSU (9/23/17); Kick Returns: 1 vs University of Mary (10/7/17); Kick Return Yards: 19 vs University of Mary (10/7/17); Tackles: 1 vs MSU Moorhead (11/5/16).