2015-16 Football
1 Melvin Graham III DB
1-O Keenan Franz WR
2 Cody Cotton DE
3 Derrick Estell LB
4 J.J. Nunes DB
5 Alex Green LB
5-O Ryan Dugan WR
6 Idode Kerobo DB
7 Kye Hall LB
8 Vincent McPherson LB
9 Conner Smith QB
10 Jarrett Morgan WR
11 A.J. Bradley DB
12 Scott Staal QB
13 Dalton Stokes QB
14 Jalin LeAndre DB
15 Ryan Shea WR
15-S Josh Young P
16 Ryan Clarke QB
17 Brandon Riley DB
18 Christian Campbell DB
19 Jake Paliga QB
20 Cody Labanowitz DB
20-O Merek Pierce WR
21 Colin Marcott DB
22 Andrew Johnson DB
23 Kellan Hughes DB
24 Legend Choudhry RB
25 Grayson Bastin RB
26 Tim Foley DB
27 Brett Fox TE
28 Josmar Diaz-Martinez DB
29 Isaac Lane DB
30 Frank Catrine WR
31 Kyle Dye DB
31-O Brandon Hall RB
33 Alexander Kozlowski P
33-O Elias Earley WR
34 Jay Slone LB
36 Drew Snouffer LB
37 Gowan Baldwin LB
38 Jean Rene WR
40 Dominique Bobo DB
41 Charlie Hackett DL
42 John Antkiewicz DE
43 Aaron Brunner TE
44 Matt Mallon RB
45 Kenneth Floyd RB
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Mike Wheeler LB
49 Jake Hutson RB
50 John Horan OL
51 Nick Turner LB
52 Johnathan Coyne LS
53 John Regan LB
54 Jesse Studyvin DE
55 Jake Iery DL
56 Tristan De La Rosa DL
57 Torrin Sallis LB
58 Jesse Slawnikowski LB
59 Keegan Stidam DL
61 Nate Koeneman OL
62 Houston Underwood OL
63 Jonathan Hammond OL
64 Connor Rettig OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
66 Alex Ng K/P
67 Eric Rentschler OL
68 Kyle Jones OL
69 Joseph Miggins OL
70 Brady Sullivan OL
71 Sam Manternach OL
72 Drew White DL
73 Tom Schofield OL
74 Brian Lang OL
75 Shannon Taliaferro OL
76 Alex Cotton OL
77 Terrance Roberts OL
78 Alex Helander OL
79 Andrew Lundberg OL
80 Tyrie Fuller WR
81 Chris Mercer WR
83 Colton Hill WR
84 Mason Sutter TE
85 Sam Savage WR
86 Sam Frelich WR
87-D Brandon Doepke DL
87 Griffin Norberg HB
88 Ryan Moore WR
88-S Jacob Newman K
89 JD Koehler WR
90 John Guilford DL
92 Matthew McGinnis DL
93 Nick Scoville DL
94 David Horak DL
96 Isaac Mercado P/K
97 Michael Penn DL
98 Jake Simpson K
99 Jakob Trumpower DE
Full Roster
Melvin Graham III

#1 Melvin Graham III

Pos. DB
Ht. 5-9
Wt. 160
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School (Prev. School) North Central

2014: Appeared in ten games for the Brown and Gold in his junior campaign...amassed 60 tackles, led the team in passes defended with nine, tallied eight pass break-ups, and an interception...racked up nine tackles in the season opener at Western Illinois (Aug. 28)...registered 10 stops and batted away a pair of pass attempts in the home opener versus St. Joseph's (Sept. 6)...recorded a TFL as part of a nine-tackle afternoon at William Jewell (Sept. 20) in the Crusaders' 39-30 victory...picked off a pass at Campbell (Sept. 27)...accumulated a season-high 12 stops versus Marist (Oct. 4)...logged two stops versus Missouri Baptist (Oct. 11) in Valpo's 55-7 Homecoming rout...rattled off five solo stops at Dayton (Nov. 1)...broke up a pass attempt versus Butler in the Brown and Gold's 17-3 triumph over the Bulldogs...posted five tackles against Davidson (Nov. 22) in a 27-13 win in the season finale...named All-Pioneer Football League Honorable Mention.

2013: Appeared in ten contests for the Crusaders in his sophomore season...tied for the team lead in interceptions (2)...piled up four solo tackles in the season opener at North Dakota (Aug. 29)...recorded another four solo stops at Saint Joseph's (Sept. 7)...registered four tackles versus William Jewell (Sept. 14)...notched a season-high nine tackles (five solo), forced a fumble, and intercepted a pass in Valpo's 49-42 overtime win over Campbell (Sept. 28) on homecoming...picked off another pass, recovered a fumble, and racked up six tackles at Marist (Oct. 5)...made three tackles at Mercer (Oct. 12)...collected seven tackles (Five solo) versus Morehead State (Oct. 19)...recorded five stops versus San Diego (Nov. 2)...broke up a pass and made three tackles (one for a loss) at Butler (Nov. 9).

2012: Played in ten games for Valpo including one start...made his Crusader debut on Aug. 30th versus St. Joseph's...recorded six tackles (five solo) at Youngstown State (Sept. 8)...made three tackles at San Diego (Sept. 22)...had a solo tackle versus Butler on Oct. 6th...registered two tackles in four straight weeks: Marist (Oct. 27), Campbell (Nov. 3), Davidson (Nov. 10), and Morehead State (Nov. 17)...also broke up a pass in the Campbell and Davidson games.

Prep: A two-year letterwinner for the Panthers ... led team in interceptions as a senior ... also served as team captain in final season ... named team's most improved defensive back following junior campaign ... also earned one letter in wrestling ... an Academic All-State honoree on the mat ... team captain as a senior.

Personal: Melvin is the son of Melvin and Tania Graham ... major is engineering ... born March 28, 1994.