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.