46 Daniel Fitzpatrick
2014 All-OVC Second Team
Major: Criminal Justice
2014 - Senior Season
Appeared in nine contests, starting eight… Was second on the team with 56 stops (39 solo)… Notched 3.0 tackles for loss for minus-15 yards… Intercepted two passes and broke up five more… Forced two fumbles… Made a season-high eleven tackles at Alabama State (Sept. 6)… Picked off a pass in the end zone against Jacksonville State (Oct. 11)… Caused and recovered a fumble versus the Gamecocks… Forced a fumble against Eastern Kentucky (Nov. 1)… Anchored the OVC’s top total defense (303.2 yards per game) and pass defense (153.3 yards per game)…
2013 - Junior Season
Named First Team All-Ohio Valley Conference… Was second on the team with 75 stops, 52 solo… Led the NCAA FCS with eight interceptions… Broke up eight passes… Tallied 5.5 tackles for loss… Returned a pick 50 yards for a touchdown against Jackson State (9/14)… Recorded a season-high two interceptions versus Southeast Missouri (10/5) and Butler (11/30) … Made a season-best nine tackles at UT Martin (10/19) and returned an interception for a touchdown… Had a pick-six at Butler in the NCAA Playoffs (11/30)
2012 - Sophomore Season
Saw action in every game for the Tigers, starting 10... Made 44 solo tackles and 17 assists for a total of 61 on the year... Recorded 5.0 tackles for loss including 1.5 in the season-finale at UT Martin (11/17)... Had a sack at Murray State (11/3)... Forced two fumbles, one versus Florida A&M (9/1) and one against Eastern Kentucky (10/5)... Recovered a fumble and ran 70 yards for a touchdown in the Southern Heritage Classic (9/8)... Had an interception and a touchdown at Bethune-Cookman (9/22)... Broke up eight passes
2011 - Freshman Season
Played in 11 games, starting seven for the Tigers...Returns as the team's leading tackler with 69 in 2011...Had 4.5 tackles-for-loss and two pass break ups...Set a career-high with 14 tackles and a tackle for loss in the game at Eastern Kentucky (Oct. 22)...Has a current streak of eight-plus tackles in five consecutive games since Oct. 15, 2011 versus Tennessee Tech...Has reached multiple tackles in all 11 games during his career...Tied for 23rd overall in the OVC with 6.3 tackles per game.
Concordia Lutheran HS
Played varsity football for Concordia Lutheran High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... Averaged 7.5 tackles per game for the Cadets during his senior season.
Son of Jack & Carol Fitzpatrick...Born on Aug. 28, 1991.