2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2017 – – Did not see any game action.
2016 – – Did not see any game action.
2015 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.
High school honors – – Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior . . . first-team all-conference as a senior and was named conference Player of the Year . . . captain of all-area team as a senior . . . first-team all-conference and all-area as a junior . . . Career – – Three-year letterman as fullback and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team advance to state playoffs three straight years, including championship game his junior season, while posting 28-8 record . . . team captain as a senior . . . rushed 144 times for 756 yards as a senior, scoring nine touchdowns . . . collected 50 tackles and five sacks on defense . . . rushed 122 times for 847 yards as a junior, scoring 12 touchdowns . . . also lettered in baseball and wrestling.
Personal – – Born 9/05/96 . . . pre-business major . . . parents are Zina and Kent Akre . . . earned Academic All-State recognition as a prep . . . high school coach was Larry Johnsen.