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#58 David Witkiewicz
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 308
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hales Corners, Wisc.
High School: Whitnall
Experience: 3 Letters
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Returning three-year starter at nose guard...played in 28 games and started 10 in first three seasons (2008-10), collecting 73 total tackles.

2011 — Earned honorable mention All-PFL honors for the second time while starting all 11 games.

  • Had three solo tackles in win versus Dayton.
  • Posted six solo tackles including two sacks for 11 yards in losses in win versus Jacksonville.
  • Blocked a PAT along with six tackles in win at Marist.
  • Added a four-yard sack in his two tackles in win versus Valparaiso.
  • Recorded seven tackles in win at Morehead State and three tackles in win at Butler.
  • Had nine tackles including a seven-yard sack in win versus Grand View.
  • Collected five solo tackles including one for loss at North Dakota.

2010 — Played in 10 games and started seven, posting 28 tackles (14 solo), including one sack (-3) and 4.5 tackles for loss (8)...also added an interception for a touchdown and blocked three kicks.

  • Recorded six tackles with one for loss and a pass breakup in win versus Butler (11/13).
  • Named Pioneer Football League Defensive Player of the Week after his 13-yard interception return for a touchdown proved to be the winning score in PFL victory at Valparaiso (9/25).
  • Blocked extra-point conversion and added a sack in loss at Montana State (9/18).
  • Blocked second career field goal in loss versus Lehigh (9/4).
  • Earned preseason All-PFL recognition from Phil Steele's College Football Preview.

2009 — Started 10 games and earned All-Pioneer Football League honorable mention honors with 23 tackles (12 solo), including one sack (-5) and two tackles for loss (-7).

  • Had 5-yard sack vs. Campbell.
  • Recovered fumble at Marist.

2008 — Played in eight games at nose guard and started three, posting 20 tackles (10 solo).

  • Saw first extensive action against San Diego.
  • Collected four solo hits at Butler which warranted move to starting lineup at Dayton.
  • Had career-high seven tackles against Morehead State.
  • Posted two tackles vs. Davidson, including 11-yard sack, and preserved 20-17 victory by blocking field goal on last play of game.

Prep — Earned second team all-state honors as senior at Whitnall High in Hales Corners, Wisc...two time first-team all-conference choice, while collecting 15 quarterback sacks as junior and senior...also owns school record for career wins in wrestling with 158...two-time captain in football and wrestling...finalist for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Boys Athlete of Year.

Personal — Pharmacy major...named to 2008 and 2010 Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll...recipient of Drake Presidential Scholarship...selected to Alpha Lambda Delta freshmen honor society...son of Ed and Lydia Witkiewicz...last name pronounced "WIT-kuh-wix"...born Feb. 24, 1990.

Season

Solo Tackles

Assisted Tackles

Tackles for a Loss

Blocked Kicks

INT-YDS

Sack/Yds

2008

10

10

1.5

2

0

1.5-14

2009

12

10

2

1

0

1-5

2010

14

14

4

3

1-13

1-3

2011

20

21

5

1

0

5-24

Total

56

55

13

7

1-13

7.5-44

Career Highs
Sacks: 1 three times
Tackles: 6.5 @ Morehead State (10/8/11)
Interceptions: 1 vs. Valpo (9/25/11)
Tackles for a Loss: 2 vs. Jacksonville (11/5/11)