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Dominic

Perkovic

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Defensive Lineman
Height 6'6"
Weight 270
Year Senior
Hometown Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
High School Brother Rice H.S.
Major Political Science
Experience 3 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate December 27, 1995

Bio

CAREER

 

Played in 37 games with 25 starts on the defensive line … Totaled 97 career total tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks in four-year career … Four-year starter and four-year letterwinner.

 

2017

 

Earned honorable mention All-Ivy League honors as a senior defensive lineman … Started eight of 10 games played as a senior defensive tackle … Ranked No. 19 in the Ivy League in sacks with two … Finished season with 26 tackles (nine solo) 4.0 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks, one pass breakup and a quarterback hurry … Finished with three tackles in season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Totaled three tackles at Cornell (Nov. 11) … Registered three tackles and 1.0 sack at Yale (Oct. 28) … Totaled season-high five tackles at Dartmouth (Oct. 21) … Made three tackles at Marist (Oct. 7) … Finished with five tackles, 1.5 TFL and 1.0 sack for seven yards vs. Georgetown (Sept. 23).

 

2016

 

Saw action in eight games with seven starts at defensive tackle as a junior … Ranked eighth on the team and second among defensive linemen with 31 total tackles (12 solo), finished with 3.5 tackles for loss on year … Made two tackles at Brown (Nov. 19) … Finished with five total tackles vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Made four tackles (two solo) vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 22) … Registered five tackles (three solo) and one tackle for loss at Penn (Oct. 15) … Finished with five tackles (one solo) and one tackle for loss at Wagner (Oct. 8) … Totaled four tackles (two solo) vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Made 1.5 tackle for loss and three tackles at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Finished with three tackles in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17) … Missed the Yale and Harvard games due to injury.

 

2015

 

Played and started all 10 games on the defensive line as a sophomore … Registered 30 tackles on the year, including 4.5 tackles for loss and three sacks … Named the John Toner Homecoming Player of the Game with five tackles and a forced fumble vs. Penn … Set a season-high with 1.5 sacks at Fordham … Earned a spot on the week three Ivy League Honor Roll with six tackles and one sack at Princeton.

 

2014

 

Played in nine of 10 games on the defensive line as a first-year … Recorded 10 tackles on the year.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2014 graduate of Brother Rice High School in Birmingham, Mich., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Al Fracassa … In two-year varsity career, totaled 52 tackles (38 solo), 16 tackles for loss and 13.0 sacks for 66 yards … As a senior, finished with 47 tackles (35 solo), 16.0 tackles for loss and 12.0 sacks … Won three consecutive state championships … Led the Warriors to a perfect 14-0 record, 4-0 league record and Division II state championship with a title win over Muskegon as a senior … Made four tackles, including two for loss in state title game vs. Muskegon … Made seven tackles, including three for loss vs. Detroit King … Made four tackles, including three for loss vs. Detroit Catholic Central … Made five tackles, including three for losses vs. University of Detroit Jesuit Prep … Served as football team captain … Played defensive end and tight end ... Led the Warriors to a 12-2 overall record, 3-1 league record and Division II state title win over Muskegon as a junior … Helped lead Warriors to state title, 10-4 record as a sophomore with a title win over Lowell … Also played basketball … Vice President of the National Honor Society … Member of National Spanish Honor Society … Served as class representative and class captain.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Dominic Vasko Perkovic on December 27, 1995 … Son of Vasko and Kristina Perkovic of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. … Has an older brother Sergio … Brother Sergio is an All-American lacrosse player at Notre Dame … Involved in a variety of volunteer activities including working on a garden, where all harvest was donated to local soup kitchens … Worked a four-month internship at Kids in the Game in New York City as a financial intern and also as a camp counselor and coach … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

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