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Hawk-Item - - Injured on first play of game at Iowa State (game two) and missed remainder of the season . . . moved from tight end to linebacker in fall, 2010.
2011 - - Did not see action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech due to injury . . . played on kickoff team on first play of triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, but suffered knee injury on the play and missed the remainder of the season.
2010 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in three games . . . did not see action in 37-7 win over Eastern Illinois . . . did not see action in 35-7 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 34-27 loss at Arizona . . . did not see action in 45-0 win over Ball State . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State . . . saw action in 38-28 win at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin due to injury . . . did not see action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State due to injury . . . did not see action in 18-13 win at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State due to injury . . . returned to action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, but had no statistics.
2009 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Macon County Player of the Year in 2009... First team all-state as a senior... Okaw Valley first team defensive back as a junior and first team quarterback as a senior... Okaw Valley second team quarterback as a junior and first team linebacker as a senior. Career - - Totaled five receptions for 104 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman... rushed for 3,195 yards on 429 carries with 40 touchdowns... at quarterback, completed 288-457 passes for 4,011 yards and 40 touchdowns... also registered 142 tackles with 14 interceptions... team captain as a junior and senior... also lettered in basketball where he was team captain as a junior and senior.
Personal - - Born 7/1/91... interdepartmental studies major... parents are Misty and Jim Getz and Dawn and Dave Pecha... high school coach: Eric Hurelbrink.