Eric Oslund

Bison interior offensive line signee Nash Jensen wants those rivalry game wins more than any other

Osseo (Minn.) offensive lineman and new NDSU signee Nash Jensen is the latest Bison to sign in the 2017 class and he went in-depth with the BisonReport.com to share more about his reasons to sign with North Dakota State.

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BisonReport.com: What is your current height and weight? What weight would the NDSU staff like you to report at this summer?

Nash JensenI am 6'4" 350 lbs, and NDSU wants me at 340 when I report this summer.

BisonReport.com: What are your individual and team goals you hope to accomplish during your college career?

NJ: My goals are to start freshman year and make MVFC All Conference and be an All American in the future. Win national championships and graduate with my degree.

BisonReport.com: What are you looking to work on the most this spring to prepare yourself for Missouri Valley football?

NJ: Become stronger, faster and more agile so I can compete at the Missouri Valley level.

BisonReport.com What future moment are you looking forward to the most as a Bison?

NJ: To win National Championships with my brothers.

BisonReport.com: What was the main reason you chose to attend North Dakota State University?

NJ: The family feeling there. As soon as I stepped on campus for my first visit they greeted me with open arms.

BisonReport.com: What team do you want to beat the most as a Bison and why?

NJ: SDSU and USD. Because they're our rivals and I have a lot of friends on those teams who think they can beat us and I want to prove them wrong.

BisonReport.com: Is there any unfinished academic business or are you all set to enroll at NDSU?

NJ: Academically, I'm pretty sure I'm all set to enroll.

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BisonReport.com: If you don't make it to the NFL, where do you see yourself in 10 years?

NJ: Coaching at Osseo Senior High or being an athletic trainer.

BisonReport.com: What is it about Coach Klieman and the coaching staff that makes you want to play for them?

NJ: How much they've cared for me since the start of our process together really sold it.

BisonReport.com: What is something you learned about North Dakota State University that surprised you during the recruiting process?

NJ: At the start I knew nothing about NDSU so when I found out how successful they were was what surprised me the most. But now that's not so surprising because of what I've learned.

BisonReport.com: What position do you expect to play at NDSU? What other position did the Bison staff mention as a possibility?

NJ: They've only told me about playing guard, other than in practice with the double reps

BisonReport.com: What have the coaches told you regarding how they plan to utilize your strengths as a player?

NJ: They plan to utilize my athletic ability and strength pulling around on their plays

BisonReport.com: Have you had any communication with other NDSU recruits and if so what?

NJ: The last I heard from another school was Minnesota right after I committed but I shut all of it down by making it clear to all the schools who offered me that I'm a Bison.

BisonReport.com: What player do you model your game after and why?

NJ: I didn't really model my game after anybody before my senior year, but after watching Brandon Scherff from Iowa I wanted to be just like him. He's nasty and fast and that's how I want to be.


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