Adam Rossow

Adam Rossow
Adam Rossow brings over a decade of experience in sports journalism to the Northstar Football News team. He is a 2007 graduate of Carleton College and recently completed his master’s degree at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He is also the Golden Gophers Football Analyst for 1500ESPN.com. Adam first cut his teeth in the Carleton College Sports Information Department, where he was a lead writer for the athletics website. While at Carleton, he also was the head play-by-play announcer for a host of sports including Men's Basketball and Volleyball. He was also a four-year letter winner at linebacker on the football team. More recently, Adam has been a stringer with the Associated Press as well as a broadcaster for Big Ten Plus/Northwestern's Studio N. He was also a sports reporter with the Medill News Service while at graduate school, covering events like the NFL scouting combine, NCAA Midwest Regional, NFL Draft and Chicago Bears training camp. Adam grew up in Le Sueur, Minn and now resides in the Twin Cities.

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Brian Jerzak

Brian Jerzak
Brian started his writing career covering high school and college wrestling for The Guillotine. He started covering football for MinnesotaPreps.com shortly after. With MinnesotaPreps he also covered boys’ basketball. Brian has also covered a number of other high school sports during stints with the Star Tribune and the Minnesota State High School League. When not working his day job in addition to Northstar Football News, he still writes for The Guillotine and also writes for The Gopher Report, Minnesota Hockey Magazine and contributes to the Star Tribune's high school sports coverage.

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Oliver West

Oliver West
Oliver West grew up playing football in Minneapolis. After helping Minneapolis Southwest reach its best record in decades, Oliver played defensive back at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. After graduating in May 2019, he combined an English degree and an intense passion for Minnesota prep football to begin contributing to Northstar Football News. He also is a Minnesota Vikings season ticket holder. twitter: OliverJamesWes1

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Nate Wahl

Nate Wahl
Nate Wahl is a 2015 graduate of Wisconsin-Stout. Nate grew up in Wisconsin, but calls Big Lake, Minnesota home. Football has been built into his veins since he was little kid and he found a love for writing about it just 2 years ago. Nate is also a Green Bay Packers shareholder. Aside from NFN, Nate is the Lead Writer for 12 Oz Sports Radio (@12ozsports) for almost 2 years. Nate also has a knack for basketball and also writes for Prep Hoops and Prep Girl’s Hoops as a contributor.

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Nick Gerhardt

Nick Gerhardt
Nick Gerhardt has spent the past decade reporting on high school athletics throughout the state. His work has appeared on the MN Hub websites and he's written about amateur baseball the past two seasons for the Minnesota Baseball Association.

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Jake Evans

Jake Evans
Jake started 3 years at Safety for Pipestone Area, where he played in two state tournaments including the 2015 Prep Bowl. After high school, he signed a Letter of Intent to play football at Northwestern College, Iowa but attended SMSU. He is also a gymnastics coach for Pipestone and assists at Minnesota Gopher gymnastics camps as well.

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Tony Liebert

Tony Liebert
Tony recently graduate from Rogers High School, where he was a two year varsity starter. He has began his writing career with his own independent sports blog, Sportsplug.org and @SportsPlug_ on twitter. Tony will be attending Iowa State University in the fall.

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