54 - Mike Marzotto
Mike Marzotto
Height: 6-2
Weight: 231
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hebron, Ind.
High School: Lowell
Position: LB
2006: Starter in all 11 games...named Butler's Defensive MVP...selected second team All-PFL...led the Bulldogs and ranked third in the PFL in tackles...tied for seventh in the PFL in quarterback sacks and ranked eighth in the league in tackles for loss...matched his career-high with 14 tackles against Robert Morris...named PFL Defensive Player of the Week after recording 13 tackles, including two quarterback sacks, against Dayton...had 12 tackles at Davidson...recorded nine tackles each against Valparaiso and Missouri-Rolla...2005: Started all 11 games in first season with the Bulldogs after transferring from Eastern Kentucky...named honorable mention All-PFL as a linebacker...led the Bulldogs and ranked third in the PFL in tackles...led the Bulldogs in both solo tackles and assists...had ten or more tackles in six consecutive games...recorded a career-high 14 tackles against Robert Morris and San Diego...had a career-high ten solo tackles at Jacksonville...named Butler's Defensive Player of the Week following the Albion and Missouri-Rolla games...received a 2005 Bulldog Tenacity Award from Butler's coaching staff...Eastern Kentucky: Sat out initial season at Eastern Kentucky as a redshirt...named team's Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year in 2003...Personal: Computer Science major...born 12/23/84...son of John and Gail Marzotto...High School: Two-year Most Valuable Linebacker at Lowell High School...IFCA Top 50 All-State as a senior...selected to play in the Indiana North-South All-Star Game in 2003...named IFCA Junior All-State in 2001...two-year all-conference and all-area performer...led high school team in tackles in 2001 (120) and 2002 (155)...had 22 tackles for loss as a senior...All-State performer in hockey...earned two varsity football letters...High School Coach: Kirk Kennedy.