2011: Saw action in nine games on the defensive line … was the top backup at defensive end … became on of the team’s top pass rushers … finished third on the team with 4.0 quarterback sacks for a loss of 27 yards … had a total of 7.5 tackles-for-loss … at Dakota Wesleyan recorded 1.5 tackles-for-loss and blocked a punt and returned it 49 yards … had 2.0 sacks and 2.5 TFLs in win over Briar Cliff on Oct. 29 … also recorded 2.0 quarterback sacks against Dordt on Oct. 15.
2010: Played in the final eight games of the season to earn his first football letter … became a key reserve on the NWU defensive line … ended the year with seven total tackles … had two tackles each in wins over Dordt and Dakota Wesleyan.
Academic: Business Administration major
In High School: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter in football at Norris High School … was All-State honorable mention in football … also First-Team All-EMC and All-Sunland … was All-District for defense … totaled 93 tackles as a senior … also named Academic All-State and Academic All-Conference … earned letters in basketball (2) and baseball (3) … All-State honorable mention in basketball and All-Conference in baseball.
Personal: Born 10/9/1991, son of Rod and Mary Jean Tekolste.