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We would like to congratulate and acknowledge several of our former players for their recent achievments:

Jimmy Rolder...2021 All-Conference CCL/ESCC Blue, the toughest conference in Illinois. Marist High School 4 Star senior. 2021 ESCC All-Conference for baseball and 2021. Named Catholic Blue Defensive Player of the Year in football. Semifinalist for the Butkus Award honoring the Nation's best Linebackers. Jimmy is committed to continuing his academic and football career at the University of Michigan after receiving football scholarship offers from Ohio State, LSU, TCU, the University of Iowa, Cincinnati, Purdue University, Ball State, the University of Minnesota, the University of Wisconsin, the University of Florida and the University of Illinois. Jimmy maintains a 5.4 GPA at Marist High School. 
Named to the 8A IHSA All State Defensive Team by Prep Redzone Illinois

Joe Shelton...2021 SWSC-Blue All-Conference, Sandburg High School senior with offers to play football at Benedictine University and Carthage College

Zak Bowden...Brother Rice senior DE and OT named All Catholic Blue Conference with offers to play football at Valparaiso University, St. Xavier University, Carthage College, and Roosevelt University. Named to the 7A IHSA All State Team by Prep Redzone Illinois

Jake Wantroba...Sandburg High School Senior WR committed to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville after receiving offers to play football at St. Norbert College, Carthage College, and Benedictine University. Jake received an honorable mention to the 8A IHSA All State Team by Prep Redzone Illinois

Jake Maziarka...2022 SWSC-Blue All-Conference, Sandburg High School Senior RB. Committed to play football at North Central College

Kevin Zimmer...Sandburg High School Senior committed to wrestle at University of Wyoming. Kevin placed second in the 2022 IHSA Individual Wrestling State Finals in the Heavyweight Division!

Rod Pierce III...Brother Rice junior with offers to play football at University of Wisconsin, University of Missouri, Purdue University, Miami University, University of Kansas, University of Kentucky, University of Illinois, University of Minnesota, Iowa State University, Syracuse University, University of Toledo, Vanderbily University, Central Michigan, Bowling Green State University and University of Western Michigan.

Collin Gerger...St. Rita High School Junior committed to play football at Fordham University. Selected 2021 CCL/ESCC Green First Team All-Conference

Kyle Peterson...Sandburg High School Senior committed to play baseball for Lewis University.

Shaw Stukel...Providence Catholic Senior outfielder committed to play baseball at St. Ambrose University.

Danny Witkowski...Freshman playing football at Augustana College

Justin Egan...Freshman playing baseball at BlackHawk College

Nathan Rodriguez...Freshman playing baseball at St. Norberts College

John-Michael Scumaci...Freshman playing wide receiver and Special Teams at North Central College. John-Michael wears number 80 for North Central who went to the DIII Championship game. John-Michael is also playing baseball for North Central

Angelo 'AJ' Brown...Walton High School senior in Marietta, GA, committed to the University of Alabama at Birmingham after having offers from Boston College, Kent State, Liberty, Airforce Academy, and Buffalo and interest from Ole MIss, Auburn, Cincinnati, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas State, and Memphis

Micah Awodiran...Yale University senior starting linebacker

Mike Murphy....former Illinois Wesleyan starting DE, named Defensive MVP and first team defensive all-College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin squad ... also named to the D3football.com second team All-North Region squad. Mike set the single game record for sacks with 5 and the career record at Illinois Wesleyan with 25.5 sacks.

Colin Bohanek….Sophomore starting linebacker at Eastern Illinois University. Colin is wearing the #45 and is second in total tackles in the Ohio Valley Conference.

Jadon Thompson... playing football as a sophomore WR at the University of Cincinnati after being recruited by Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, Minnesota, Oregon St., Iowa State, Iowa, Toledo, Michigan State, Boston College, Missouri, Michigan and Virginia Tech. Jadon wearing the #20 regularly contributes to the success of the 13-1 Bearcats! 

Hayden Mikesell... playing football as a sophomore at Western Michigan after being recruited by Northwestern, Northern Illinois, Ohio University, Valparaiso, Butler, Miami Ohio, Cincinnati, Kent State, Minnesota, Virginia Tech and Wisconsin. Hayden wearing #17 is competing as a WR on the Broncos.

Joe DeHaan...playing football as a sophomore at Northwestern University. Joe is #38 for the Wildcats and in his first game as a true freshman recorded three tackles in the Northwestern victory over Maryland.

John Bickel...will run track at Illinois State University.  

Eddie Palomado…Freshman at Carthage College playing starting as a linebacker on the Carthage College JV team

Dominic Adamo and Jameel Mukharaam...2019 Class 8A State Champions LWE

Ricky Maziarka...2019 Freshman DIII NATIONAL CHAMPION as a member of the North Central College football team! Ricky wears #80 as a sophomore for the Cardinals.  

Ben Starcevich...Dennison University sophomore. Ben wears #19 for the Big Red and appeared in one game as a freshman.

Jack Haan...Chicago Christian senior committed to play football at Grand Valley State University

Patrick Nolan....University of Michigan junior wrestling. NCAA All-American 197lbs.

Patrick Brucki...University of Michigan graduate student wrestling

Cole Bateman...Harvard University senior wrestling

Brian Krasowski...University of Pennsylvania senior wrestling

Pat Fitzgerald...Head Football Coach Northwestern University

Steven Wirtel...Signed to the Green Bay Packers for the 2021 NFL Football season as a long snapper. Steven wears number 46.

Michael Schofield….Offensive Guard signed with the Chicago Bears after playig with the Los Angeles Chargers, and won a Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos


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