2006: Appeared in all 13 games, making his first career start at Kansas State ... recorded three solo tackles in the game with the Wildcats ... tallied a TFL in that game ... saw significant action on special teams.
2005: Played in seven games, all as a reserve ... listed as second-string middle linebacker ... finished the season with 16 tackles ... had a career-high seven tackles against Murray State
2004: Played in nine games, all as a reserve ... had 11 tackles on the season ... had a season-high two tackles five times ... forced the fumble against Eastern Illinois which led to the game-winning drive ... forced a fumble against Southern Illinois.
Chicago Mt. Carmel HS: Ranks No. 7 on the school's all-time tackles list ... posted 111 tackles and 19 tackles for loss his senior season ... team captain and most valuable player ... named all-conference and all-area ... as a junior, the Caravan went 13-1 and won the IHSA Class 6A state championship ... received the Caroll Kishka award as a junior as the team's most improved linebacker ... member of the honor roll ... lettered in football, baseball and boxing ... owned a 13-2 record with nine knockouts as a heavyweight on the school boxing team ... coached by Frank Lenti.
Data: Born 2-11-86 in Evergreen Park, Ill. ... son of William and Nancy Hronec ... one of three children ... major: general student ... pronounced RON-ick ... two-time member of the AFNI Honor Roll.