2016-17 Football
1-O Jean Rene WR
1-S Dimitrios Latsonas K
2-O Griffin Norberg RB
2-S CJ Elion K
3 Derrick Estell LB
4 J.J. Nunes DB
5-O Ryan Dugan WR
5-D Bryce Crook DB
6 Idode Kerobo DB
7-O Dalton Stokes QB
7-D Kye Hall LB
8 Ryan Moore WR
9 Ryan Shea WR
10 Jarrett Morgan RB
11 Christian Campbell DB
12 JD Koehler WR
13 Grant Papenfuss QB
14 Joe Mullen QB
15-O Chris Duncan QB
15-D Isaac Lane DB
16 Ryan Clarke QB
17 Brandon Riley DB
18 Mike Wheeler LB
19-O Jimmy Seewald QB
19-D Tyler Newkirk LB
20 Jamari Booker DB
21 Elias Earley WR
22 Kyle Dye DB
23 Kellan Hughes DB
24 Drew Snouffer LB
25-O Parker Fox WR
25-X Denzell Conway WR
26 Tim Foley DB
27 Brett Fox TE
28 Josmar Diaz-Martinez DB
29 Jalin LeAndre DB
30 Frank Catrine WR
31 Dylan Johnson SN
32 Cody Boxrucker RB
33 Gowan Baldwin LB
34 Jay Slone LB
35 Kyle Bender DB
36 Parker Welch SN
37 Kyle Farwick SN
38 Kyle Petroff LB
39 Jack Buckey LB
40 Michael O'Brien LB
41 Charlie Hackett DL
42 Jake Iery DL
43 John Regan LB
44 Kyle Cartales RB
45-O Kenneth Floyd RB
45-D Taylor Allen DB
46 Nolan Fortman DB
47 Matthew Messler LB
48 Brent Dickson DL
49 Nick Turner LB
50 John Horan OL
52 Johnathan Coyne LS
54 Jesse Studyvin DE
55 Connor Sperling RB
56 Tristan De La Rosa DL
57 Torrin Sallis LB
59 Tyree Thomas LB
60 Andrew Lundberg OL
61 Sean Pearce OL
63 Sean Stephens OL
64 Connor Rettig OL
65 Jack Jarnigan OL
67 Eric Rentschler OL
69 Alex Helander OL
70 Brady Sullivan OL
71 Bryce Biggs OL
72 Solomon Kamara OL
73 Tom Schofield OL
74 Brian Lang OL
75 Shannon Taliaferro OL
76 Alex Cotton OL
77 Terrance Roberts OL
78 Ronald Williams OL
80 Austin Petrie RB
81 Brannen Martin TE
82 Jayson Reckards WR
83 Chris Orlich WR
84 Mason Sutter TE
85 Ronnie Reitz WR
86 Bailey Gessinger WR
87-O Martin Petruf TE
87-D Jordan Goebel DL
88 Alex Ng K/P
89 Thomas Hassel TE
90 Brandon Doepke DL
93 James Reed DL
94 James Zajac DL
95 Murphy Osmond DL
97 Michael Penn DL
98 Jake Simpson K
99 Jakob Trumpower DL
Full Roster
J.J. Nunes

#4 J.J. Nunes

Pos. DB
Ht. 5-10
Wt. 195
Yr. Sr.
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.