Played in all 13 games, starting eight ? led Cyclone tight ends with 13 catches for 126 yards ? recorded three catches against Texas and two against Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.
Made five catches for 36 yards with a touchdown as Collin Franklin?s backup ? grabbed a four-yard touchdown pass against Texas Tech.
Saw action in one game.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Played defensive end and tight end ... had 40 tackles and five sacks as a senior ... had seven catches for 87 yards ... DeSmet made it to the state quarterfinals in his senior season ... team finished with record of 8-3 ... earned three letters in football ... first-team all-state defensive end as picked by coaches ... second-team all-conference tight end ... earned three letters in basketball and two letters in track and field for the Spartans ... coached by Pat Mahoney.
Born June 12, 1989 in St. Louis, Mo. ... son of Regina and Walter Hammerschmidt ... communications studies major.