Welcome to the 2019 FCS Kickoff Jersey Countdown.
The regular season begins Saturday, Aug. 24 with Samford vs. Youngstown State in the Guardian Credit Union FCS Kickoff along with Villanova playing at Colgate.
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HERO Sports is going to count down each day by highlighting the best player in the FCS who wears the jersey number equal to the number of days until kickoff. You can find the running list of top players here.
*Note: Jersey numbers are from the 2018 season.
37: Bryce Sterk, DE (Sr.) — Montana State
Sterk made an immediate impact for the Bobcats in 2018 after transferring from Washington. The 6-foot-5, 250-pounder played MSU's Buck position, which is a linebacker/defensive end hybrid. He finished second in the Big Sky Conference with 17 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks. Sterk totaled 61 tackles.
He was named to the All-Conference Second Team and enters 2019 on the Preseason All-Big Sky Team.
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Montana State head coach Jeff Choate recruited Sterk to Washington when he was an assistant coach there. When Sterk decided to transfer a few years later, Sterk told HERO Sports he sent a transfer form to Montana State, and they called him an hour later.
"If I was offered the starting job at Washington or to come here I would choose here," Sterk said last October.
Bryce Sterk with the sack from behind and the Bobcats seal the win.
— Bobcat Football (@MSUBobcatsFB) August 31, 2018
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