#31 Jerad Leifeld | Fullback
Hometown: Humphrey, Neb.
Previous School: Humphrey St. Francis
Major: Exercise Science - Pre-Physical Therapy
Leifeld saw extensive playing time at fullback ... caught six passes for 46 yards and a touchdown ... hauled in a touchdown pass at Hastings on Sept. 13.
2013: Redshirt Freshman
Served as the team's No. 1 fullback for the entire season ... caught 12 passes for 92 yards and two touchdowns ... caught a 24-yard touchdown pass in the win vs. Hastings on 9-14-13 ... found the end zone on a toss from Von Thomas in the victory at Dakota State on 9-28-13.
Lettered and started for three years at Humphrey St. Francis High School under head coach Eric Kessler ... earned first team all-district and honorable mention all-state as a senior ... named all-district as a sophomore and junior ... member of state championship team in 2009 ... helped the Flyers to a 32-4 mark over his three varsity seasons ... participated in track and field
Son of Ken and Angela Leifeld ... born in Lincoln, Neb., on Nov. 25, 1993 ... has three brothers and one sister ... enjoys lifting weights, crossfit and fishing.