Tyler Gimmestad Named Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week
Release: November 12, 2012
ST. LOUIS, Mo.--North Dakota State University offensive guard Tyler Gimmestad was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week on Monday. It is the second time this season Gimmestad has received the honor.
Gimmestad, a 6-foot-2, 298-pound junior from Marshall, Minn., graded out to 92 percent and had eight knockdown blocks in No. 1-ranked North Dakota State’s 20-17 win over No. 16 South Dakota State before a sellout crowd of 18,721 at Gate City Bank Field on Saturday.
Gimmestad allowed no sacks or quarterback hurries as the Bison outgained SDSU 251-209 including 171 yards rushing. NDSU held the ball for over 35 minutes including 21 minutes in the second half.
No. 1 NDSU (9-1, 6-1 MVFC) is scheduled to close out the regular season at No. 11 Illinois State (8-2, 5-2 MVFC) at 12:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Hanco