22 - Jayme Szafranski
Jayme Szafranski
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Barrington, Ill.
High School: Fremd
Position: DB

2012: Started all 11 games for the Bulldogs and recorded 81 tackles, good for third on the team. He broke up three passes and forced one fumble and was named to the Academic All-Pioneer League first team and the All-Pioneer League Honorable Mention team.

2011:  PFL Academic Honor Roll...starting defensive back in all 11 games...finished third on the squad in tackles with 66...fourth on the team in solo tackles with 35...tied for 17th in the Pioneer Football League in tackles...ranked fourth in the PFL among defensive backs in tackles...had two pass interceptions and three pass breakups...had a career-high 10 tackles against Marist...had nine tackles, including a career-best six solo stops, against Davidson...came up with a pass interception and a 24-yard return against Taylor...recorded second career pass theft against Davidson...had one fumble recovery and one forced fumble.

2010:  Received a “One Play Warrior” (Butler Special Teams performance) Award...played in all 11 games and led Butler’s freshmen in tackles...had a season-high four stops against both Morehead State and Valparaiso...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

Personal:  Finance major...born 4/7/92...son of Jim and Deb Szafranski.

High School:  All-Conference and All-Area defensive back at Fremd High School...defensive captain and Defensive MVP as a senior...set a school record with 17 career turnovers (Int., FF, FR)...stands second on school’s all-time list for pass interceptions (8)...recorded 110 tackles and 18 pass knockdowns...helped high school squad to three consecutive conference championships and a three-year 30-5 record...named Academic All-State...High School Coach:  Mike Donatucci.