Joey Ippolito
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Joey Ippolito

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Nequa Valley

Last College:
College of DuPage

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 200

Position:
LB

Experience:
TR

2012: Member of the practice squad.

College of DuPage: Played one season as a freshman.

Nequa Valley HS: Two-year letterwinner for head coach Bryan Wells ... played in nine games as a senior ... was a dual-threat quarterback, throwing for over 1,000 yards and also rushing for over 1,000 yards ... threw three touchdown passes and rushed for 15 touchdowns on the ground ... also caught five passes ... had an interception and eight tackles on defense ... named an all-city, all-area and All-Upstate 8 Conference selection ... missed seven games as a junior due to injury ... had six rushes for 30 yards and four tackles on defense ... also a two-year varsity baseball player.

Personal: Born March 27, 1992, in Elgin, Ill. ... son of Joe and Kathy Ippolito ... the oldest of four children ... his aunty Deb and uncle Anthony are both ISU graduates ... his father, Joe, was a wrestler at Northeast Missouri State ... majoring in business administration.