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#4 Tom Peitz
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Crofton, Neb.
High School: Crofton H.S.
Major: Health Education
Experience: 2 Letters

Tom has backed up at middle linebacker each of the past two seasons ... joins older brothers Greg (2002-04) and Matt (2009-13) as family members who have played for the Jackrabbits

Saw action in all 14 games and recorded at least one tackle in 12 contests ... registered season-high five tackles in opener against Missouri ... notched two tackles in consecutive wins against Cal Poly, Southern Utah and Wisconsin-Oshkosh ... tallied first career sack as part of two-tackle performance in home finale against South Dakota ... credited with two tackles in Football Championship Subdivision playoff victory at Montana State ... earned a spot on Missouri Valley Football Conference Honor Roll for academics

Moved to linebacker from running back ... played in 12 games, including both FCS playoff games ... turned in impressive collegiate debut, collecting six tackles, an interception and a pass breakup in season opener versus Butler (Ind.) ... posted five tackles in game at 
Nebraska ... credited with three tackles at Missouri State ... closed out home slate with four-tackle performance, including half-tackle for loss, versus Indiana State

Redshirted ... recognized as Scout Offense Player of the Week leading up to regular season matchup with North Dakota State ... honored as Scout Special Teams Player of the Week for efforts prior to regular 
season finale against South Dakota

Completed an outstanding prep career in both football and track and field at Crofton High School ... captain of all-state football team, while also earning all-area and all-district honors ... set Nebraska 11-man single-game record with 464 rushing yards in game 
during his senior season ... capped high school career by winning state titles in both the discus and shot put at Nebraska state meet