2019-20 Football
1 Dimitrios Latsonas K
2-O Trent Salyers QB
2-D Stacey Jones DB
3 Corey Shannon RB
4 Joe Mullen QB
5 Ben Nimz QB
6 Ollie Reese WR
7-O Trey Stablein WR
7-D Akil Mitchell DB
8 Laddie Skarecky LB
9-O Jimmy Seewald QB
9-D Bryce Leach DB
10-O Ashton Ruszkowski QB
10-D Jaxon Peifer LB
11 Kellan McKeag DB
12 JD Koehler WR
14-O Chris Duncan QB
14-D Cam Kelly DB
15 Doug Haugh RB
16 Henry Hebda DB
17 Deuce Larose WR
18 David Hebda DB
19 Patrick Oliva P/K
20-D Jamari Booker DB
21 Elias Earley RB
22 Oscar Lopez WR
23 Jordan Bingham WR
24 Trey Psota LB
25 Riley Allison RB
26-O Stephen Albright WR
26-D Nate Salomon DB
27 Drew Engle RB
28/21 Gavin Twigg DL
29 Kohlton Sherman DB
31 Michael Scarsella DB
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33 Ben Niesner K/P
34 Cade Bishop DL
35 Donovan Earles DB
36 Austin Petrie LB
37 Malek Williams DB
38 Joey Poloskey LB
39 Jalen Allen DB
40 Alex Kluck TE
41 Jordan Curtis RB
42 Evan Annis LB
43 Jake Marinelli DL
44 Kyle Cartales RB
45 Trejuan Purty DL
46 Austin Martins DL
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Sergio Gasperoni LB
49 Nick Turner LB
51 David Drs OL
52 Colton Kraus LB
53 Austin Chilton LB
55 Chase Bibler DL
56 Fletcher Christian DL
57 Liam O'Connell DL
64 Bryce Biggs OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
66 Sam Vas OL
67 Joe Monahan OL
68 Aaron Byrd OL
69 Stone Dixon OL
70 Jackson Laird OL
72 Drew Parrish OL
73 Braden Russell OL
74 James Zajac OL
75 Brendan O'Doherty OL
78 Nasa Sete DL
79 Zane Sprague OL
81 Kenny Brewer WR
82 Alex Conlin TE
83 Anthony Holmes WR
84 Brett Bittner TE
85 Solomon Davis WR
86 Franck Tsoungui WR
87 Brian Bartholomew K
88 Jacob Berkemeier WR
89 Justin Helm LB
91 Jordan Goebel DL
92 Drew Gedrys DL
93 James Reed DL
94 Nathan Orlandini DL
96 Cameron Germain DL
97 Danny Files DL
98 Evan Satoski DL
99 Carter Puckett LS
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James Zajac

#74 James Zajac

Pos. OL
Ht. 6-6
Wt. 290
Yr. R-Jr.
Hometown Tinley Park, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Andrew

2019: Played in eight games on Valpo’s offensive line… Member of PFL Honor Roll.

2018: Appeared in one game, Nov. 10 vs. Jacksonville… Member of the PFL Honor Roll.

2017: Saw action in two games… Made his collegiate debut on Oct. 14 vs. Marist before also playing in the Oct. 28 win over Morehead State.

2016: Did not see action in his first year on campus... Retained four seasons of eligibility. 

Prep: A three-year letter winner for the Thunderbolts ... an All-Conference honoree as a senior after missing half of his junior season with three broken bones in his foot... received Scholar-Athlete Award each year ... also earned two letters in track and field and one letter in basketball ... member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Son of Jim and Cathy Zajac ... Majoring in finance with a minor in business analytics … Interned at Applied Systems during the 2019 summer and has worked in the athletic ticket office at Valpo… Is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha on campus. Previously served as the fraternity’s treasurer and is currently the VP of Membership Development… Has participated in numerous community service events with both Pi Kappa Alpha and the football team… Has 26 cousins, 23 of them on his mother’s side… Is a huge fan of NASCAR and has been to numerous races at the Chicagoland Speedway… Father was a first-team all-Catholic League first baseman for St. Laurence High School… Uncle is a baker in Downers Grove, Ill.. Wants to be a financial analyst when he graduates.