55 - Jace Tennant
Jace Tennant
Height: 6-1
Weight: 235
Year: Junior
Hometown: Champaign, Ill.
High School: Champaign Central
Position: DL

2011:  PFL Academic Honor Roll...played in 10 games...credited with 18 tackles...had two-and-a-half tackles for loss, including one quarterback sack...recorded first career pass interception against Valparaiso...had one pass breakup and four quarterback hurries...came up with one fumble recovery...had a career-high six tackles at Taylor.

2010:  Saw action in all 11 games...tied for second on the team in quarterback sacks...finished sixth on the team in tackles for loss...had a season-high five tackles against Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2009:  Played in all 12 games...finished second on the team in quarterback sacks...ranked 19th in the PFL in sacks......recorded first collegiate sack at Franklin...had a pair of quarterback sacks against Hanover...had a season-high three tackles against Albion and Franklin...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

Personal:  Finance major...born 7/16/10...son of Mike and Judy Tennant.

High School:  Two-way starter at defensive end and offensive guard at Champaign Central High School...earned first team All-Conference honors on defense and second team All-Conference recognition on offense...two-year All-Area pick...team captain in 2008...had 56 tackles as a senior...Scholar-Athlete Award winner...helped high school squad to the state playoffs in 2007 and 2008...High School Coach:  Dave Jacobs.