Hawk Item – – Did not have a senior football season because of the global coronavirus pandemic . . . Three-time Dean’s List student (2021 fall, spring 2022, fall, 2022).
2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2022 – – Saw action in 11 games . . . saw first action of career in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State . . . saw action at left guard in 10-7 loss to Iowa State . . . saw action at left guard in 27-0 win over Nevada as offense gained 162 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 27-10 win at Rutgers . . . saw action in 27-14 loss to #4 Michigan . . . saw action in 9-6 loss at Illinois . . . did not see action in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State due to injury . . . did not see action in 33-13 win over Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-3 win at Purdue due to injury . . . saw action in 24-10 win over Wisconsin . . . saw action on special teams in 13-10 win at Minnesota . . . saw action in 24-17 loss to Nebraska . . . started at right guard in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky.
2021 – – Redshirted . . . did not see any game action due to injury.
High school honors – – Earned all-state honors as a junior . . . first-team all-conference on both offense and defense as a junior . . . Career – – Helped prep team win state title as a freshman and junior, while reaching semifinals as a sophomore . . . team posted 39-2 overall record in three seasons . . . also competed in wrestling and track as a prep.
Personal – – Born 5/8/03 . . . open major . . . named to principal honor list as a prep . . . parents are Michelle and Mike Dunker . . . high school coach was Ric Arand.