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    59 Peyton Eckert  
    Peyton Eckert

    Class:
    RS Junior

    Hometown:
    Arlington Heights, Ill.

    High School:
    Prospect

    Height / Weight:
    6-6 / 305

    Position:
    OT

    Experience:
    2L


    2013: Suffered a season-ending back injury during preseason camp and received a medical redshirt.

    2012 (Sophomore): Started all 12 games at right tackle ... offensive line led the Big Ten allowing one sack every 31.8 pass attempts ... line did not allow a sack in five games and surrendered just one sack twice ... team led the Big Ten in passing offense (311.2), finished second in total offense (442.0) and fourth in scoring offense (30.8) ... IU offensive player of the week (Ohio State).

    2011 (Freshman): Started six games and appeared in eight at right tackle ... team posted five games with over 200 rushing yards, including a 319-yard effort against Northwestern ... the 319 yards were the most for Indiana in a conference game since 2003 ... IU collected three straight 200-plus yard rushing games - at No. 4 Wisconsin (223), at Iowa (217) and against Northwestern - for the first time in league action since 2001.

    Prep/Personal: Offensive lineman for head coach Brent Pearlman at Prospect High School ... All-Mid Suburban League selection as a senior ... team posted a 9-2 record and advanced to the 2010 state playoffs ... two-year football and one-year track letterwinner ... member of school's Talent Development Program ... parents are Tom and Lily Eckert ... Tom played one year of football at the University of Wyoming and three years at Augustana College ... born in Paris, France, on March 1, 1993, Peyton Ross Eckert is a SPEA management major.


       

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