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#2 Pete Damiani
Height: 5-11
Weight: 202
Class: JR
Position: LB
Hometown: New Lenox, IL
Previous School: Lincoln-Way Central H.S.

At USF:

2010:
Playing time increased as season progressed … Capped off his productive sophomore year with a career-best 9 tackles in the season-ending loss at William Penn … Also had 7 tackles in each of the two previous contests against Quincy and Waldorf … Had 1.5 tackles-for-loss in the Waldorf win and another shared TFL in the William Penn game … Notched his first collegiate interception and returned it 39 yards in the win over Quincy … That was the second-longest interception runback by a Saint on the season (Wayne Johnson had one for 41 yards).

2009:  Notched significant playing time as a true freshman … Finished his rookie campaign with 18 total tackles, including 3 tackles-for-losses of 7 total yards and 14 solos … Also credited with forcing a pair of fumbles, one each against MSFA League champions Saint Xavier and McKendree … Racked up a season-best 5 tackles in the home loss to Taylor in season's fourth game … Also had 4 stops at McKendree. 

In H.S.: H.S. coach: Tim Dougherty … Lettered three times in wrestling and twice in football at Lincoln-Way Central H.S. in nearby New Lenox … Was football team captain as a senior and also named the Knights' Most Valuable Player … Named all-area by both the Southtown Star and the Herald News … Also was selected to play in the Illinois Coaches Association all-star game … Posted 81 total tackles as a senior, with 43 being solos … Had 7 tackles-for-loss and 1 quarterback sack … Recovered 2 fumbles and made 3 interceptions … Also credited with breaking up 5 passes … Played some on offense as well and rushed for a total of 469 yards and a 5.3 average per carry … Defensive numbers were very similar as a junior  … Had 90 total tackles, 43 solos, 4 tackles-for-loss, 3 interceptions, 4 breakups, 1 fumble forced and 1 fumble recovery … Qualified for state wrestling meet as a junior.

Other: Born 6-2-90 … Majoring in special education … Earned Dean's List recognition in the spring semester of 2010 with a 3.50 grade point average.


(Tackles)       UT        AT         TT          TFL     SACKSINT
2009              14          4          18            3           0     0
2010              22         16          38          8.0        1     1
Total              36         20          56          11         1     1

Statistics:
DefenseGPGSSoloAstTotalSack-YdsFR-YdsInt-YdsBlksSaf
2011-12133335681 - 9-1 - 91-
Totals:133335681 - 9 - 1 - 91
InterceptionsGPGSNOYDSAVGLONGTD
2011-121319990
Totals:1319990
 
2011 Football Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Deonta StevensSOWR6-2175Chicago, ILRobeson H.S
2Pete DamianiJRLB5-11202New Lenox, ILLincoln-Way Central H.S.
3Desmond PageJRWR6-1200Columbus, OHBriggs H.S
4Garen DemerySRRB5-8194El Cajon, CAValhalla H.S
5Connor KrischJRRB6-0224Plainfield, ILJoliet Catholic Academy
6Willie McCalebbJRLB5-9189Mulberry, FLMulberry H.S
7Anthony HubertSORB5-11199Quincy, FLWest Gadsden H.S
8Wayne JohnsonSRDB5-7145McConnells, SCYork H.S
9Martelle PrinceJRLB6-2211Orlando, FLColonial H.S
10Fred GriggsSOLB5-11192Tallahassee, FLRickards H.S
11Lexus JacksonFRWR6-0162University Park, ILCrete-Monee H.S
12Ryne Van GennepFRQB6-2190Mokena, ILLincoln-Way East H.S
13Toney BrownSODB5-10175Mulberry, FLMulberry H.S
14E.J. WhiteSOQB6-1175St. Cloud, FLSt. Cloud H.S
15Stephen PelaezJRLB6-0203Spring Hill, FLNature Coast H.S
17Jesse GrooverSODB6-0190Dallas, GAEast Paulding H.S
18Kevin FlackSOQB5-9209Freeport, ILFreeport H.S
19Adam TondiniJRLB6-0201Morris, ILMorris H.S
20Stanley PheteauJRDB5-11204Arlington Heights, ILRolling Meadows H.S
21Christian HarneySODB6-0194Lehigh Acres, FLRiverdale H.S
22Awal UmaruFRDB5-9173Atlanta, GAEast Paulding H.S
23Chalmers OscarJRDB5-10188Highland Park, ILHighland Park H.S
24Jeffrey OscarJRDB5-10180Highland Park, ILHighland Park H.S
25John MageeFRDB6-0170Plainfield, ILPlainfield South H.S
26Ryan GreerFRLB6-0204Desert Hot Springs, CADesert Hot Springs
27Michael RogersSRK/P5-10175St. Cloud, FLHarmony H.S
28Jesse HoganFRDB5-11180Lawrenceville, GAGrayson H.S
29Josh ManderSOLB6-2222Plainfield, ILJoliet Catholic Academy
30Corey GualandiSOLB6-0220Elwood, ILJoliet Township H.S
31Thomas WhiteFRDB5-11180North Fort Myers, FLRiverdale H.S
32Brandon GreerFRRB5-9161Chicago, ILChicago Vocational H.S
33Eric DavisFRDL6-2222Westmont, ILWestmont H.S
34Nikolas DiazFRRB5-8183Palos Hills, ILStagg H.S
35Brian GreenJRLB5-9189Steger, ILBloom Trail H.S
36Mason MarshallFRP6-3190La Grange, GALa Grange H.S.
38Sean MurrayFRK/P5-8165Phoenix, AZShadow Mountain H.S.
39Chris PyzalskiJRDB6-2180Romeoville, ILRomeoville H.S
40Keith ElliotFRDB5-10173Chicago, ILWalther Lutheran H.S
41Michael BarrySRLB5-8200New Lenox, ILProvidence Catholic H.S
42Drew TondiniJRLB6-0218Morris, ILMorris H.S
44Jeff CascellaFRDL6-5215Melrose Park, ILWest Leyden H.S
45Sean LeslieSRDL6-1252Chicago, ILSt. Rita H.S
46Luis SantanaJRLB5-10199Waukegan, ILWaukegan H.S
47Troy GrangerSODB5-10175Morris, ILMorris H.S
48Kenneth MasonFRLB6-0205Oak Lawn, ILBrooks H.S
49Lavell RileySODB6-0185Chicago, ILClark H.S
50Gavin ProkopecJROL6-4256St. Cloud, FLSt. Cloud H.S
51Josh GreenbackJRLB5-10187Elwood, ILJoliet Catholic Academy
52J.C. ShoopSROL6-3256Sebring, FLSebring H.S
53Jamal GrahamFRLB5-9190Chicago, ILDe La Salle Institute
54Tad KabinskiFRLB6-1195Ottawa, ILOttawa H.S
55James BowmanSRDL6-1295Chicago, ILFenger Academy
57Kyle SandersSROL6-0254Elgin, ILDriscoll Catholic H.S
58Albert CruseFRDL6-2201Chicago, ILHubbard H.S
60Marcus WinstonFROL6-0255Chicago, ILKing H.S
61Nicholas LarkinFRLB5-8189Joliet, ILJoliet West H.S
63Ellis GaryFRDL6-3253Chicago, ILPerspectives Charter-Calumet
65Samie SabbahFROL6-0265Bolingbrook, ILBolingbrook H.S
66Tim PlettSRDL6-3230Johnsburg, ILJohnsburg H.S
67Doug SpachtJROL6-4260Long Beach, CAPoly H.S
68David ZanatoJROL5-10265Lithia, FLDurant H.S
69Brandon CottonFROL6-3327Bolingbrook, ILBolingbrook H.S
70Kendall RobinsonFROL6-3326Chicago, ILProsser H.S
71Matt LydaySROL6-3270Wilmington, ILWilmington H.S
72Stephen HeapJROL6-0281Braidwood, ILReed-Custer H.S
74John MeadeFROL6-5230Minooka, ILMinooka H.S
76Daniel SearsSOOL6-4292Manhattan, ILLincoln-Way Central H.S
77Andrew DoerrJROL6-4307Naperville, ILNaperville Central H.S
78Austin AndrewsFROL5-10246Joliet, ILJoliet West H.S
79Kyle PossediFROL6-3294Plainfield, ILPlainfield North H.S
80Luke GundersenSOTE6-3244Plainfield, ILPlainfield South H.S
81Dustin GreenwellSOTE6-4240Fort Myers, FLRiverdale H.S
82Marco MendozaSRDL6-1229Tampa, FLTampa Catholic H.S
83Josh BellFRWR6-3183Cahokia, ILCahokia H.S
84Jason CampbellJRWR5-9182University Park, ILCrete-Monee H.S
85Richard HighlandJRWR5-9158Joliet, ILJoliet Township H.S
86Elliot AllenSOWR6-2202Channahon, ILMinooka H.S
87Shane LagaFRWR6-5230Belvidere, ILBoylan Central Catholic H.S
88Eddie OrtizJRWR5-9170Chicago, ILSt. Patrick H.S.
89Corbin OrrFRWR6-5200Forest, INClinton Central H.S
90Antwione SmithFRDL6-3206Hazel Crest, ILHillcrest H.S
91David MaloneSRDL6-3260St. Petersburg, FLGibbs H.S
92Tyler NicholsFRTE6-0208Elwood, ILJoliet Central H.S
94Navi UhatafeSRDL6-2234St. Petersburg, FLGibbs H.S
96Kyle AdermannFRDL6-1205Wilmington, ILWilmington H.S
97Mike SmithJRDL6-4190Homer Glen, ILProvidence Catholic H.S
98Sean KeaseyFRDL6-2200Edwardsville, ILEdwardsville H.S
99Jeremy HaynesFRDL6-2250Chicago, ILDunlap H.S
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