Here is #44 for the 16 time National Champions the North Dakota State University Bison.



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HUNTER
LUEPKE
POSITION Fullback
HEIGHT 6-1
WEIGHT 245
CLASS Sophomore
HOMETOWN Spencer, Wis.
HIGH SCHOOL Spencer HS

Biography
* 2019 All-MVFC Honorable Mention
* 2018 MVFC Honor Roll

2019 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Played in 14 games including two starts at fullback against Missouri State and Western Illinois...Honorable mention All-Missouri Valley Football Conference...Made 11 receptions for 196 yards and one touchdown, a 3-yard pass from Zeb Noland against South Dakota...Scored twice against USD including a 7-yard rush...Had two carries in the USD game, the other a season-long 21 yards...Season-high four catches and 38 yards in the win over Western Illinois.

2018 SEASON (REDSHIRT): Took a redshirt year with the Bison and did not play in any games...Named to the MVFC Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2018 graduate of Spencer High School...Four-year starter and two-year captain for Spencer/Columbus Catholic under coach Jason Gorst...Played running back, linebacker, defensive end and returned kicks...Three-time all-conference first team running back...Racked up 5,770 all-purpose yards and 95 touchdowns in his career...Rushed for 4,452 yards and 82 TDs...Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2015 and 2017...Regional Offensive Player of the Year in 2017...First team all-region linebacker as a junior...Had 171 career tackles and 10 sacks...Four-time conference champion and three-time state qualifier in wrestling...School’s first state champion wrestler, winning the 2017 title at 195 pounds and the 2018 title at 220 pounds...Went 49-0 on the mat his senior year...Three-time all-conference center fielder in baseball...Conference champion in the 100-meter dash...National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL: Majoring in finance...Son of Jon and Maria Luepke and Jenn Luepke...Has a brother, Carter, and a sister, Emma.

Good luck with the upcoming season and in the classroom Hunter.

Go Bison!

Dewey