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
J.J. Nunes

#4 J.J. Nunes

Pos. DB
Ht. 5-10
Wt. 195
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Baltimore, Md.
High School (Prev. School) Baltimore Lutheran

2015 All-PFL Honorable Mention
2014 All-PFL Honorable Mention

2016: Suffered a season-ending knee injury in the first game of his senior season on Sept. 3 at Illinois State... After the season, received an extra season of elgibility and the ability to return as a redshirt senior in 2017.

2015: Ranked as one of the Crusaders' top defensive players ... an Honorable Mention All-PFL honoree at defensive back ... finished second on the team with 76 tackles, including 48 solo stops ... tied for second among Valpo players with five pass breakups and ranked third with 4.5 tackles for loss ... forced two fumbles, recovered a fumble and intercepted a pass as well ... tallied season-high 10 tackles in back-to-back games Sept. 12 against Sacred Heart and Sept. 26 versus San Diego ... also forced a pair of fumbles and recovered a fumble versus Sacred Heart ... registered exactly nine tackles in three consecutive games - Oct. 10 at Drake, Oct. 17 against Dayton (eight solo) and Oct. 24 versus Stetson ... recorded an interception against Drake ... broke up two passes and totaled seven tackles Nov. 14 against Morehead State.

2014: Appeared in all 12 games for the Brown and Gold...experienced one of the biggest breakout seasons of any Crusader...accumulated 85 tackles, a forced fumble, and five pass breakups on the season...logged seven tackles - three solo - in his collegiate debut at Western Illinois on Aug. 28...recorded his first of three double-digit tackle games in Valpo's home opener versus St. Joseph's (Sept. 6), amassing 10 stops...broke up a pass attempt and registered a six-yard TFL in the Crusaders' 39-30 win over William Jewell (Sept. 20)...racked up four solo stops at Campbell (Sept. 27)...forced a fumble and registered five tackles versus Marist (Oct. 4)...accounted for three tackles versus Missouri Baptist (Oct. 11) in the Brown and Gold's 55-7 win over the Spartans on Homecoming...made eight tackles - five solo - against Drake on Oct. 18th...accumulated a season-high 15 tackles - nine solo - and a pass breakup at Morehead State (Oct. 25)...notched seven stops at Dayton (Nov. 1)...recorded 10 tackles - seven solo - versus Butler (Nov. 8) in the Crusaders' 17-3 victory over the Bulldogs...posted seven tackles at San Diego (Nov. 15)...broke up a pass and delivered four stops in Valpo's 27-13 triumph over Davidson in the season finale...finished the season 171st in FCS football in tackles per game (7.1)...received an All-PFL Honorable Mention nod.

Personal: J.J. is the son of John and Monique Nunes... He and his wife Sarah have one son, J.T... Majoring in philosophy of sport.