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Dominic Perkovic
Player Profile:
Dominic Perkovic 1868956
Position: 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

CAREER

Played in 27 games with 20 starts on the defensive line … Has 71 career total tackles … Three-year letterwinner.

2016

Saw action in eight games with seven starts at defensive tackle … 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 … 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 … 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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