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Derek Farniok
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Derek Farniok 1373232
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'9"
Weight: 325
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Sioux Falls, S.D.
High School: Washington HS
Season GP-GS
2012 10-0
2013 4-1
2014 13-0
2015 13-4
Career 40-5

Played in all 13 games with four starts at left guard ... started against Iowa State (11/7), Texas (10/10) and West Virginia (10/3) ... made first career start at left guard against Tulsa (9/19)

Played in all 13 games

Played in four of 13 games ... made the first start of his career when he lined up at left tackle at Oklahoma State (12/7) ... saw playing time against Kansas State (11/23) and Iowa State (11/16) ... made season debut at Notre Dame (9/28)

Played in 10 games, working primarily on special teams ... also saw spot duty on offense. 



High School

Four-star recruit by Tom Lemming's MaxPreps ... three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and Scout.com ... helped lead high school squad to a 14-0 season.

No. 17 offensive tackle (MaxPreps)
No. 56 offensive tackle (ESPN)
No. 76 offensive tackle (Rivals)
No. 77 offensive tackle (Scout)
No. 3 player in South Dakota (Rivals)
No. 117 player in Midlands Region (ESPN)

The Wrap-Up
Son of Brad Farniok and Christine and Rich Jones ... brother, Tom, was Iowa State’s starting center in 2013 ... father played at St. Cloud State and uncle played at South Dakota State ... majoring in criminology ... pronunciation: FAR-nee-ock.

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