2015 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Did not see game action.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Brookfield High School • helped lead team to 7-3 overall record and a 5-2 conference mark • named First-Team All-State by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and Second-Team All-State by the media • three-year starter and team captain • protected for an offense that rushed for 3,006 yards and 47 touchdowns • also served as the team's long snapper • recorded 20 tackles, including one tackle-for-loss on defense • named second team All-State on offense and was named to the NOW All-Suburban Football Team • named Greater Metro Conference first-team all-conference selection and GMC Offensive Lineman of the Year • coached by Jamie Meulemans • also lettered in basketball • ranked as a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, which also had him as the eighth-best prospect in Wisconsin and as the No. 65 offensive tackle in the nation • listed as a two-star prospect by Scout, Rivals and 247Sports • Scout had him as the No. 127 offensive tackle in the nation, while 247Sports had him as the No. 181 tackle and No. 20 player in Wisconsin.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 12, 1995 • son of Daniel and Dorothy Rasmussen • has two sisters.
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