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#85 Nate Vejvoda

Height 6-5
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Homer Glen, Ill.
High School Providence Catholic

Hawk Item – – Earned Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2018, and spring, 2019 . . . member of 2019 Leadership Group.

2019 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for fourth year . . . 2019 – – Saw action on PAT team in 38-14 win over Miami . . . did not see action in 30-0 win over Rutgers . . . did not see action in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . saw action on special teams in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee . . . did not see action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . did not see action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . did not see action in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . saw action on special teams in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . saw action on special teams in 19-10 win over Illinois . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC.

2018 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for third year . . . 2018 – – Did not see action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in 13-3 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 48-31 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 42-16 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 23-0 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . did not see action in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . did not see action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . aw action as long snapper in 63-0 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 31-28 win over Nebraska . . . did not see action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State.

2017 Honors – – Academic All Big Ten for second year . . . 2017 – – Did not see any game action.

2016 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2016 – – Saw action in six games, but had no statistics . . . saw first action of career in 45-21 win over Miami, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 42-3 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . saw action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . saw action in 49-35 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 265 net rushing yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . saw action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 262 yards and gained 342 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska . . . did not see action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida.

2015 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Named first-team all-conference in the Chicago Catholic League as a senior . . . named second-team all-area as wide receiver and named all-area honorable mention as tight end . . . Career – – Four-year letterman as tight end, wide receiver and long snapper . . . team captain as a sophomore and senior . . . helped prep team advance to state playoffs as a junior . . . helped team post 13-1 record while winning state championship as a senior . . . recorded 44 receptions for 638 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior . . . as a junior recorded 24 receptions for 352 yards and three touchdowns . . . also a four-year letterman in basketball.

Personal – – Born 9/06/96 . . . engineering major . . . parents are Nancy and Greg Vejvoda . . . named to Class 7A all-state academic team for football . . . four-year member of First Honor Roll . . . member of National Honor Society . . . one of two players from Homer Glen on Iowa roster . . . attended same high school as DB Kevin Ward . . . high school coach was Mark Caglionese.