DICKINSON, ND- Dickinson State University Football is excited to announce the signing of Justin Bergquist. The 6'1" 215 pound linebacker hails from football powerhouse Bismarck High School.
Bergquist was a standout linebacker for the Demons. He was a 1st team Class AAA All-State selection in 2016. He was also named to the Western Dakota Association (WDA) All-Region team. In 2016, he helped the Demons reach the Class AAA State Championship game. Bergquist registered 137 tackles in 2016, along with 4 sacks and 7 pass break-ups.
Bergquist is also a standout wrestler for the Demons. He finished 2nd at the North Dakota State Class A Tournament at 195 lbs as a sophomore.
He plans to study Business while at Dickinson State.
"Justin is one of the best linebackers in the state who plays in one of the top high school programs in North Dakota. He plays very physical and with a high motor. He is very instinctive and tackles well. He is very athletic, excelling in multiple sports in high school. We feel Justin has a great future as a Blue Hawk," said Blue Hawks Head Coach Pete Stanton.