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  Jacob Fritz

Jacob Fritz

Player Profile

RS Junior

Francesville, Ind.

High School:
West Central

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180


2008: Started 10 games for the Bulldogs...Missed Campbell game due to injury...Finished the season with 32 solo tackles and eight assists...Had a season-high nine tackles against franklin...Recorded a pass break up against Missouri S&T and Valparaiso...Had three solo tackles and returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown against Morehead State...Made five solo tackles including one for a four yard loss against Dayton...Tied a career-high with eight solo tackles against San Diego...Finished the year with six solo tackles against Davidson.

2007: Played in nine games, including two as a starter...finished ninth on the team in tackles (32)...named PFL Co-Defensive Player of the Week after scoring eight points and recording a career-high 11 tackles against Davidson in first career start...tallied first defensive two-point conversion in Butler football history with a 90-yard return of a fumble in Davidson game...returned first career pass interception for 35 yards and a touchdown against Davidson...had 10 tackles, including a career-high eight solo tackles, at Dayton...recorded 27 tackles in Butler's final three games.

2006: Did not see varsity action as a freshman...

Personal: Economics major...born 9/2/87...son of Fred and Sheryl Fritz...High School: All-State running back at West Central High captain and two-time all-conference performer...set a school record with 1,648 rushing yards as a senior...compiled 2,315 all-purpose yards and 21 touchdowns...had 61 tackles and five pass interceptions on defense...two-time all-conference baseball player...varsity letterwinner on prep basketball squad...earned four varsity football letters...High School Coach: Brad Urban.