A roundup of midlanders playing Division I football as published in The World-Herald on Sept. 18.

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Isaac Brown (Overton), WR: Did not factor in statistics in 41-17 loss to West Virginia.


Derrius Vick (Lincoln Southeast), QB: Rushed five times for 22 yards and completed 4 of 7 passes for 29 yards in 21-10 victory over Marshall.

Devin Bass (Millard North), DB: Two solo tackles, one QB hurry.

Casey Sayles (Omaha North), DL: Two assisted tackles.


Cole Fisher (Millard North), WLB: Four tackles, two solo, one tackle for loss and one sack in 31-17 win over Iowa State.

Nathan Bazata (Howells-Dodge), DL: Three tackles, one solo. One tackle for loss and one QB hurry.

Drew Ott (Giltner), DL: Started but did not factor in statistics.

Nate Meier (Fremont-Mills), DE: Seven tackles, five solo. One tackle for loss, one sack and two QB hurries.

Northern Illinois

Christian Hagan (Omaha Westside), PK: Kicked 43-yard field goal in 57-26 win over Murray State. Kicked six extra points, had one blocked and one failed.


Harrison Phillips (Millard West), DL: Season-ending injury.

Colorado State

Jake Schlager (McCook), DB: Did not factor in statistics in 23-20 loss to Minnesota.


Michael Van Kat (Omaha Skutt), DE: One solo tackle and one quarterback hurry in 21-18 loss to North Dakota.

Tanner Evans (Gretna), DE: Three tackles, two solo, one sack and one quarterback hurry.

Florida Atlantic

Brandin Bryant (Omaha North), DL: Two tackles in 44-20 loss to Miami.

Southeast Missouri State

Tay Bender (Lincoln Southwest), QB: Completed 16 of 29 passes for 159 yards and one touchdown in 27-24 win over Southern Illinois. Rushed for 27 yards on 17 carries.

South Dakota State

Matt Raymond (Elkhorn), WR: One catch for 12 yards and one punt return for 16 yards in 55-10 victory over Southern Utah.

Isaac Wallace (Ralston), RB: Thirteen carries for 26 yards and one touchdown. One catch for -2 yards.

Makiah Slade (Lincoln Northeast), LB: Three tackles.

Jared Blum (Gretna), DE: Three tackles, one pass breakup.

Jimmie Forsythe (Omaha Burke), DB: Two tackles.

Luke Sellers (Papio South), FB: Did not factor in statistics.

Larves Jones (Omaha North), WR: Did not factor in statistics.

Matt Clark (Syracuse), OL: Did not factor in statistics.

North Dakota State

Easton Stick (Creighton Prep), QB: Three carries for 24 yards in 41-14 win over Weber State.

Bo Liekhus (Bellevue West), LB: One assisted tackle.

RJ Urzendowski (Creighton Prep), WR: One carry for 11 yards and four catches for 33 yards.

Jalen Allison (Papillion-La Vista), CB: Four tackles, two solo.

Nick DeLuca (Millard North), LB: Eight tackles, four solo, and one sack.

Andrew Bonnet (Underwood, Iowa), FB-TE: Did not factor in statistics.

North Dakota

Zach Adler (Omaha Westside), TE: Caught three passes for 15 yards and a touchdown in 21-18 win over Drake.

Alec Carrothers (Millard West), DL: Did not factor in statistics.

South Dakota

Clay Fisher (Millard North), DB: One solo tackle in 27-17 win over UC Davis.

Chris Tyler (Omaha North), DB: Two assisted tackles.

Anthony Vigneri (Omaha Gross), RB: Did not factor in statistics.

Luke Worden (Scottsbluff), WR: Did not factor in statistics.

Colin Mertlik (Blair), LB: One solo tackle and one quarterback hurry.

Derek Chancellor (McCook), OL: Did not factor in statistics.

Jon Maag (Scottsbluff), DL: One assisted tackle.


» North Dakota State quarterback Easton Stick (Omaha Creighton Prep) ran for 21 yards on his first college snap. Linebacker Nick DeLuca (Millard North) had a big sack inside the 5 that forced a punt in the 41-14 win over Weber State. He is tied for the MVFC lead in sacks with two.

» North Dakota tight end Zach Adler (Omaha Westside) caught his second career TD pass in a 21-18 win over Drake.

» South Dakota State’s Jared Blum, a transfer from Nebraska who played for Gretna, made his first career start at defensive end in the Jackrabbits’ 55-10 win over Southern Utah. He had three tackles and a pass breakup. Freshman fullback Luke Sellers, from Papillion, made his collegiate playing debut. Freshman offensive lineman Matt Clark (Syracuse) again saw extensive action and helped the Jackrabbits amass 579 yards of total offense, the most by the team since a 2012 playoff game against Eastern Illinois.

» Missing someone? Please contact Marjie Ducey at marjie.ducey@owh.com or call 402-444-1034.

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