|Hometown:||Bloomfield Hills, Mich.|
2011: Second team All-Pioneer Football League defensive back...starting safety in all 11 games...finished second on the team and tied for 12th in the PFL in tackles with 74...third in the PFL among defensive backs in tackles...led the Bulldogs in solo tackles with 50...led the Bulldogs and tied for the league lead in forced fumbles with four...tied for the team lead and tied for sixth in the PFL in pass interceptions with three...had two pass breakups and one fumble recovery...posted a career-high 14 tackles, including a career-best 12 solo tackles, against Marist...had 10 tackles at Campbell.
2010: Played in all 11 games...finished sixth on the team in total tackles...had a season-high seven tackles against Taylor and at Drake.
2009: Saw action in all 12 games...had a season-high three tackles against Albion...scored first collegiate touchdown on a 19-yard pass interception return against Hanover...had 10 kickoff returns for 174 yards and one punt return for 11 yards.
2008: Played in five games...had two tackles each against Campbell and Jacksonville.
2007: Did not see varsity action in his initial season at Butler.
Personal: Mechanical Engineering major...born 11/5/88...son of Rick and Connie Dauch and Missy Thornton.
High School: Three-sport athlete at Lahser High School...named All-League and honorable mention All-State as a defensive back...had seven pass interceptions and scored five touchdowns as a senior...helped high school team to a 12-1 record and a state runner-up finish as a junior...named first team Academic All-State...earned three varsity letters in football...varsity letter winner in soccer and track...High School Coach: Dan Loria.