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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Jake Wirsching

#93 Jake Wirsching

HOMETOWN Waterford, Wis.

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).