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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Akil Mitchell

#7-D Akil Mitchell

Pos. DB
Ht. 5-11
Wt. 170
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Chicago, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Whitney Young

Fall 2021: Did not see game action.

Spring 2021: Did not see game action.

2019: Did not see game action in his first season on campus… Retained four years of eligibility… Member of PFL Honor Roll.

Prep: Three-year varsity letter winner… Earned First Team All-Conference and Academic All-State as a senior after helping his team to a 9-0 record, the first undefeated season in program history… Helped his team garner a conference title his senior season… Led the conference in touchdowns in 2018 despite playing in only five games… His school’s football program was canceled/shut down for one season during his junior year due to a lack of interest from the school… Ran track for three years (4x100 and 4x200) and was a two-year varsity letter winner… Taught about plastic pollution to grammar school students in 2016… Served as an assistant coach for an old grammar school club football team (Hyde Park Spartans)... Was a 2019 Principal Scholar and earned honor roll all four years… Was an Illinois State Scholar and graduated with a 4.6 GPA while earning Academic All-State in 2018.

Personal: Son of Bilqis Jacobs-El and Timashian Mitchell… Has a younger brother, Alim Mitchell… Born on Oct. 9… Majoring in mechanical engineering… Hobbies and interests include watching anime, building computers, seeing movies and playing video games… Favorite football players are Jamal Adams and Ray Lewis. He often watches their highlights before workouts or games… Has been playing football since age 5… Started kindergarten at age 4 so is young for his year in college… Is the first member of his family to compete in a Division-I college sport… Anime is a big motivator when he prepares to compete in sports.