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
Jake Hutson

#49 Jake Hutson

Pos. RB
Ht. 5-7
Wt. 180
Yr. R-Sr.
Hometown Blanchard, Mich.
High School (Prev. School) Montabella

2014: Played in 11 games at running back for Valpo...amassed 230 rushing yards on 65 carries and one touchdown...hauled in nine passes for 118 yards...legged out 14 yards and corralled two tosses in the season opener at Western Illinois (Aug. 28)...registered a touchdown carry as part of a four-rush, 38-yard afternoon versus Missouri Baptist (Oct. 11) in the Crusaders' 55-7 Homecoming win over the Spartans...fetched a 28-yard pass from Ben Lehman and scampered 25 yards on the ground versus Drake (Oct. 18)...tallied a season-high 60 receiving yards on two catches, and ran for 55 yards on 11 touches at Dayton (Nov. 1) as part of a 115 all-purpose yard performance...broke free for 30 rushing yards versus Butler (Nov. 8) in the Brown and Gold's 17-3 triumph over the Bulldogs at Brown Field...named to PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2013: Appeared in four games for the Brown and Gold before suffering a season-ending knee injury in Week 4...named team's Offensive Player of the Week in Week 1...led the team in rushing touchdowns (4) and rushing yards per game (78.2)...accumulated 100 all-purpose yards (72 rushing, 28 receiving) in the season opener at North Dakota (Aug. 29)...ran for 128 yards on 24 carries, caught five passes for 15 yards, and returned a punt six yards at Saint Joseph's (Sept. 7)...ran for a TD and snagged three passes for 30 yards versus William Jewell (Sept. 14)...recorded three rushing touchdowns, registered 98 yards on the ground on 25 carries, and hauled in five passes for 33 yards in Valpo's 49-42 overtime win over Campbell (Sept. 28) on homecoming...named to PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Appeared in all 11 games for the Crusaders making six starts at running back...compiled 753 yards on 152 carries for a 5.0 yards per rush average in his first season with Valpo...rushed for eight touchdowns in addition to making 35 catches for 266 yards...named to College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) All-Purpose Watch List...earned a spot on the preseason All-Pioneer Football League Second Team...ran for a touchdown and 18 yards on six carries in addition to making two catches versus St. Joseph's on Aug. 30th...rushed five times for 13 yards at Youngstown State (Sept. 8) to go along with a pair of catches...accumulated 52 yards on 11 carries and caught two more passes at home versus Duquesne (Sept. 15)...rushed for nine yards on two attempts at San Diego (Sept. 22)...ran for two touchdowns against Butler on Oct. 6th on a day he recorded 63 yards on 16 carries and caught three passes for 14 yards...registered over 200 all-purpose yards versus Drake (Oct. 13) as he rushed for 98 yards on 25 touches, returned five kicks for a total of 99 yards and returned two punts for an aggregate of nine yards...ran the ball 16 times for 60 yards at Dayton on Oct. 20th...had a season-high eight receptions for 66 yards on Oct. 27th versus Marist in addition to 68 yards on 17 carries on the ground...had a career day at Campbell in a 41-21 Valpo win: 28 carries for 248 yards, three TD's, three receptions for 52 yards, and returned two punts for 23 yards. After the Campbell game, Hutson was named PFL Co-Offensive Player of the Week and was The Sports Network FCS National Co-Freshman of the Week nominee...followed that game with 122 all-purpose yards and a touchdown versus Davidson...finished out a remarkable freshman season by eclipsing the 100-yard mark again with a strong performance against Morehead State where Hutson picked up 107 yards on 18 carries, scored a TD, and also hauled in six passes for 38 yards...earned Pioneer Football League Honorable Mention accolades...named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.

2011: Sat out the season as a redshirt ... named team’s Offensive Prep Team Player of the Week for the Duquesne (Sept. 17) and Butler (Oct. 15) games ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

Prep: A three-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... a three-time First Team All Mid-States Activities Conference selection ... earned Honorable Mention All-State honors as a freshman and sophomore ... twice named to the Daily News All-Area Team ... a two-time member of the Morning Sun All-Area Dream Team ... team’s Offensive Player of the Year as a junior ... team captain as a senior ... set school records for rushing yards in a game (262), season (1,320), and career (3,312) ... set school marks for touchdowns in a season (22) and career (48) ... earned  Michigan Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award ... also played basketball, baseball, and golf.

Personal: Jake is the son of Rod and Mary Hutson ... major is mechanical engineering ... born Nov. 28, 1992.