AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017:
• Appeared in all 11 games as a backup along the offensive line.
• Part of an offensive line which paved the way for the Crusaders to average 397.5 total yards and 23.1 points per contest.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
• Played for head coach John Holecek at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill.
• Named second team All-State by the Chicago Tribune as a senior.
• Earned first team All-Catholic League honors as a senior, after being a second team selection as a junior.
• Helped lead team to the state championship in 2015, and a runner-up finish in 2016.
• Named Academic All-State by the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association.
• Son of Deirdre Brekke.
• Has one brother (Thomas) and one sister (Molly).
• Has not yet declared a major.