#24 - Patrick Derbak
2013-14 Football
Schaumburg, Ill.
Patrick Derbak

2012: Made 11 starts again for Valparaiso...earned his second consecutive Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League nomination...finished second on the team in tackles with 73...made six stops including a sack versus St. Joseph's in the season opener on Aug. 30th...recorded seven tackles against Youngstown State (Sept. 8)...tallied six tackles versus Duquesne (Sept. 15)...made five tackles in back-to-back weeks against San Diego (Sept. 22) and Butler (Oct. 6)...had eight tackles against Drake on Oct. 13th...bounced back with six tackles the next week at Dayton (Oct. 20) including one tackle for a loss...recorded another tackle for a loss the following week at home versus Marist (Oct. 27)...forced a fumble to go along with six tackles - five of which were solo stops - in a 41-21 win at Campbell on Nov. 3rd...made a season-high 13 tackles versus Davidson (Nov. 10) including three tackles for a loss...closed out the season with six tackles at Morehead State on Nov. 17th.

2011: Started all 11 games for the Crusaders ... earned Honorable Mention All-Pioneer Football League honors ... led Valpo and finished third in the PFL with 87 tackles, including 48 solo stops ... intercepted a pass and returned it 41 yards at Drake on Oct. 22 ... had a season-high 11 tackles against Morehead State (Oct. 1) ... made nine solo stops as part of 10 total tackles against Dayton (Oct. 29) ... tallied 2.5 tackles for loss against both San Diego (Oct. 8) and at Drake ... shared a sack against San Diego ... broke up two passes on the season ... named team’s Defensive Player of the Week for the Dayton game ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Made seven appearances, including a start at Campbell (Nov. 6), as a rookie ... made a season-high four tackles against the Camels in that start ... tallied three tackles against Jacksonville on Oct. 16 ... finished the year with 11 total stops, including five solo tackles ... recovered a fumble at Campbell ... returned a kickoff in collegiate debut against Drake (Sept. 25).

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Saxons ... an All-Mid-Suburban League linebacker as a senior ... earned Special Mention All-Area accolades in 2009 ... a Academic All-MSL pick as a senior.

Personal:  Patrick is the son of Greg and Laura Derbak ... major is finance ... born May 22, 1992.