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David Lindquist

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 293 | College: Illinois
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2008 Season

Assisted on three tackles against Ohio State … Tallied three tackles, assisted on a QB sack and recorded a PBU against Western Michigan … Had two tackles and assisted on a QB sack against Iowa … Tallied five tackles and 1.5 TFLs at Wisconsin … Had five tackles, includng a TFL, against Indiana … Recorded four tackles and assisted on a QB sack against Minnesota … Had two solo tackles at Michigan, both QB sacks … Also forced the first fumble of his career against the Wolverines … Had six tackles, including three solos, at Penn State … Notched four tackles - three solos - including a TFL and QB hurry against Louisiana-Lafayette … Had four tackles and assisted on a QB sack against Eastern Illinois … Recorded two tackles, one solo, against Missouri.

2007 Season

Recorded two solo tackles against USC in the Rose Bowl … Notched three tackles, including two solos, against Northwestern … Recorded three tackles - including two solos - and had 0.5 TFLs at No. 1 Ohio State … Had a career game at Minnesota, recording a career-high eight tackles - including a career-best seven solos - and a sack … Notched two solo tackles, a TFL and two QB hurries against Ball State … For the second-straight week, tied a career high with six tackles against No. 25 Michigan, and also set new career highs with 2.5 TFLs and two sacks versus the Wolverines … Tied a career high with six tackles - including two solos - and had 0.5 TFLs at Iowa … Tied a career high with three solos and had five total tackles against No. 5 Wisconsin … Assisted on four tackles against No. 21 Penn State and registered 0.5 sacks against the Nittany?Lions … Notched two solo tackles at Indiana … Assisted on a tackle at Syracuse … Recorded a solo tackle against Western Illinois … Tied a career high with three solo tackles and one sack for 10 yards against Missouri.

2006 Season

Led the Big Ten with four fumbles recovered … Named the team's Most Improved Player at annual banquet … Played in all 12 games at defensive tackle, including two starts against Ohio

and Wisconsin … Posted four tackles in the season finale at Northwestern, including his second sack of the year for a loss of 11 yards … Had a career day vs. Purdue, recording six tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry … Posted five tackles vs. Ohio State … ecovered his fourth fumble of the

season and made a solo tackle at Wisconsin … Recorded two solo tackles and had a TFL at Penn State … Had a career-high five tackles, including two solos, and a half-TFL against Ohio … Recorded a solo tackle and recovered a fumble against Indiana … Had a career game at Michigan State, recording three tackles, including one solo, one sack for five yards and a fumble recovery … Assisted on two tackles against Syracuse … Recorded four tackles, three solos, at Rutgers, to go along with a fumble recovery and a PBU … Majoring in speech communications.

2005 Season

Played in nine games at defensive tackle … Recorded nine tackles and one tackle for loss … Had a career day at Iowa, posting four tackles and recovering a fumble … Had two tackles, including one for loss against Michigna State … Recorded one tackles each in games against Indiana, Penn State and Northwestern.

2004 Season


High School

Won a total of 11 varsity letters, with four in both hockey and lacrosse, and three in football … All-conference in football in his senior year … All-state honorable mention in football as a senior … All-conference in hockey and lacrosse as a junior and senior.


Full given name is David Earhart Lindquist … Born Dec. 16, 1985 … Parents are John and Jody Lindquist … Has four brothers … Major is biology … Nickname is "Link" … Past summer jobs include working at a Dairy Queen and as a golf caddy … Hobbies are sports, movies and music … Says his father most influenced his athletic career, John was a football player for Michigan State from 1966-1969 … Was a member of the 2002-03 and 2003-04 Founders Cup champions in hockey … Played in the 2004 Illinois state lacrosse all-star game … His biggest sports thrill is making a big hit … Lists Michael Jordan as his favorite athlete because he refused to lose.


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