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

Jimmy Rolder...True freshman at the University of Michigan playing linebacker and special teams. Jimmy was awarded 2022 Special Teams Rookie of the Year by the Wolverine football team. Jimmy and the #2 ranked Wolverines will face #3 TCU in the NCAA Semi-final game, the Fiesta Bowl, on Saturday December 31st. Go Blue!

Rod Pierce III...Brother Rice senior and 4 star Defensive Tackle committed to play football at the University of Michigan after receiving offers from the University of Wisconsin, University of Texas, Auburn Universisty, Michigan State University, 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. Named 2022 CCL/ESCC All-Conference, 2022 Chicago Sun-Times All-Area team, and 2022 Daily Southtown All-Area team.

Jadon Thompson... After two succesful seasons playing football as a  WR at the University of Cincinnati, Jadon will continue his academic and football career at the University of Louisville. In high school, Jadon was recruited by Illinois, Indiana, Purdue, Minnesota, Oregon St., Iowa State, Iowa, Toledo, Michigan State, Boston College, Missouri, Michigan and Virginia Tech. 

Zak Bowden...Freshman tackle at Iowa Western Community College. Zak and the Reiver Football team are the 2022 NJCAA National Champions

John McAuliffe...Marist High School sophmore playing football and baseball. John was recently named #1 Position Player in the State of Illinois by Prep Baseball Report and the #23 ranked Center fielder in the state. John maintains a 4.48 GPA.

Brad Fitzgibbons...Marist High School sophmore, playing DE/DT/N, received his first offer to play football and continue his academic career at Central Michigan University. Brad maintains a 4.63 GPA.

Jack Elliott...2022 7A IHSA State Champion with the Mount Carmel Caravan. Jack recieved the 2022 Mount Carmel Offensive Champion of the Year award. Jack maintains a 4.72 GPA.

Jake Wantroba...University of Wisconsin-Platteville freshman 

Jake Maziarka...2022 DIII NATIONAL CHAMPION as a member of the North Central College football team! Jake wears #21 as a freshman running back for the Cardinals.  

Kevin Zimmer...Freshman wrestling at University of Wyoming. 

Collin Gerger...St. Rita High School Senior committed to play football at Fordham University. 2022 Daily Southtown All-Area Team honorable mention

Angelo 'AJ' Brown...Freshman playing football at 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

Colin Bohanek….Two year starting linebacker and captain at Eastern Illinois University. In his first two years he had 200 tackles, 19 tackles for a loss, 5 sacks, 3 interceptions, 5 forced fumbles, and 8 passes deflected. After entering the transfer portal this winter, Colin will continue his academic and football career at Southern Illinois University.

Kyle Peterson...Freshman playing baseball for Lewis University.

Shaw Stukel...Freshman playing baseball at St. Ambrose University.

Danny Witkowski...Sophmore playing football at Augustana College

Justin Egan...Sophmore playing baseball at BlackHawk College

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

John-Michael Scumaci...2022 DIII NATIONAL CHAMPION as a member of the North Central College football team! John Michael wears #80 as a sophmore wide receiver for the Cardinals.  John Michael also plays baseball for NCC.

Joe DeHaan...playing football as a junior at Northwestern University. Joe is #38 for the Wildcats 

John Bickel...running track at Illinois State University.  

Ricky Maziarka...
2022 DIII NATIONAL CHAMPION as a member of the North Central College football team! Ricky wears #83 as a junior wide receiver for the Cardinals.  

Matthew Haan...Freshman playing football at Grand Valley State University

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

Pat Fitzgerald...Head Football Coach Northwestern University

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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