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#81 Jon Wisnieski

Height 6-5
Weight 235 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown West Des Moines, Iowa
High School Dowling Catholic

Hawk-Item – – Earned undergraduate degree during spring semester of 2017 . . . suffered injury during spring practice and missed entire 2014 season, and another injury that forced missing the majority of the 2016 season.

2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Forest Evashevski Scholastic Achievement Award . . . 2017 – – Did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . saw action in 31-14 win over North Texas as offense gained 435 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-16 win over Illinois, but had no statistics as offense gained 441 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 17-10 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State, but had no statistics as offense gained 487 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-15 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College, but had no statistics.

2016 – – Saw action in just one game, mainly due to preseason injury . . . did not see action in 45-21 win over Miami . . . did not see action in 42-3 win over Iowa State due to injury . . . did not see action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State due to injury . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers due to injury . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 49-35 win at Purdue due to injury . . . did not see action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin due to injury . . . did not see action in 41-14 loss at #20 Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 28-0 win at Illinois due to injury . . . did not see action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska due to injury . . . saw action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida, but had no statistics.

2015 – – Saw action in 31-14 win over Illinois State, but had no statistics as offense gained 431 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas, but had no statistics as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 40-35 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 – – Did not see any game action due to injury.

2013 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Named to elite all-state first team and all-district first team as a senior . . . honorable mention all-conference as a junior . . . Career – – Member of state championship team as a sophomore . . . helped prep team post 18-6 record in final two seasons, reaching state playoffs each season while playing tight end and linebacker . . . team captain as a senior . . . recorded 24 receptions for 234 yards and four touchdowns as a senior . . . eight receptions for 119 yards and two touchdowns as a junior . . . recorded 36 tackles, with one interception for a touchdown, as a junior . . . also lettered in both basketball and baseball.

Personal – – Born 9/21/94 . . . business major . . . parents are Barb and Dave Wisnieski . . . . earned academic all-state honors for football . . . member of National Honor Society . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . one of four players from West Des Moines on the Iowa roster . . . attended same high school at WR Ryan Boyle and DB Jack Koerner . . . high school coach was Tom Wilson.