2011: Played in all 11 games, primarily as a backup H-back ... caught first career pass at North Dakota State, his only reception of the season ... key special teams player on the kickoff return unit.
2010: Played in nine games, all as a reserve ... made one tackle on special teams.
2009: Played in three games, all on special teams ... recorded lone tackle of the season at Missouri State.
Batavia HS: Had 500 yards receiving his junior year, followed a 300-yard receiving season his senior season ... ran in a total of 10 touchdowns in four years as a starter ... named an all-conference tight end his junior season, and an all-conference defensive end as a senior ... Batavia played in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 7A State Championship game during his junior season ... also a member of the Batavia IHSA Class 7A State Playoff team as a senior ... coached by Mike Gaspari ... also was a three-year starter in basketball.
Personal: Born May 12, 1989, in St. Charles, Ill. ... son of John and Andrea Church ... has a younger brother, Jack, and an older sister, Courtney ... major: undeclared.