2011: Voted by teammates as Most Improved Player...starting offensive lineman in all 11 games.
2010: Saw action in all 11 games...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
2009: Played in Butler’s first three games and in four total contests...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
2008: Saw action in one game...named to the Pioneer Football League Academic Honor Roll.
Personal: Recording Industry Studies major...born 10/30/89...son of Rigo and Linda Schmelzer.
High School: All-conference tight end at Bloomington High School...team’s leading receiver as a senior...earned squad’s Most Improved Offensive Player Award...IHSA Scholar-Athlete...earned two varsity letters each in football and basketball...High School Coach: Rigo Schmelzer.