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Peniel Jean
Peniel Jean

RS Senior

West Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Palm Beach Central

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 194



Honors and Awards
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: Academic All-Big Ten

Notable: Made move from cornerback to safety during spring practice

2014 Season: Has played in all 11 games, starting six ... had a career-best game vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... made two tackles, including one sack for a loss of six yards, recovered a fumble and returned an interception for 14 yards vs. the Cornhuskers ... tallied a career-high seven tackles at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... logged six tackles at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... made three tackles at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... tallied five tackles vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... made five tackles, recorded first career interception and defended a pass vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... had three tackles vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6 ... tallied four tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... recorded two tackles in the season opener vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... saw action at Northwestern on Oct. 4 and vs. South Florida on Sept. 27

2013 Season: Earned third letter, playing in 12 games... saw action in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1, vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 and at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... made one tackle vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... saw action vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... made two tackles at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had one tackle at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... saw action vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... tallied one tackle at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... registered two tackles and broke up a pass at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... made two tackles and broke up two passes vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded four tackles and broke up a pass vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned second letter, playing in five games ... recorded one tackle and broke up one pass in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... saw action at Penn St on Nov. 24, against Ohio State on Nov. 17, at Indiana on Nov. 10, at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... missed first half of season due to a broken foot

2011 Season: Earned first letter ... played in all 14 games ... career-high five tackles against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship Game on Dec. 3 ... made three tackles against Penn State on Nov. 26 ... tallied three tackles at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... broke up one pass and recorded one tackle against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... broke up one pass and had one tackle against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... first tackle for loss, along with two tackles against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... finished with three tackles against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... recorded first tackle of career against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... made Badger debut against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010 Season: Redshirt season

High School: Rated by Rivals as the No. 41 cornerback in the country and the 71st-best player in Florida ... ranked as the No. 80 cornerback back by ESPN/Scouts Inc. and the No. 129 cornerback by Scout ... as a senior, named all-conference and Palm Beach Central Defensive Player of the Year after recording 36 tackles, one forced fumble and returning one fumble for a touchdown ... also named team captain and team MVP as a senior ... in junior season, earned all-conference honors and Nike Camp defensive back award ... made 51 tackles during the year and picked off three passes ... as a sophomore, named all-conference, team's Defensive Player of the Year and a top defensive back by the National Underclassmen Combine as he broke up eight passes, made 43 tackles and blocked one field goal ... lettered in football, track and basketball ... made school's honor roll all four years ... head coach was Rod Harris

Personal: Parents are Elysee and Marie Jean ... majoring in human ecology with a focus on consumer affairs

Career Game Highs
Tackles 7 at Iowa, Nov. 22, 2014
Tackles for Loss 1.0 (3x) MR vs. Nebraska, Nov. 15, 2014
Sacks 1 vs. Nebraska, Nov. 15, 2014
Interceptions 1 (2x) MR vs. Nebraska, Nov. 15, 2014
Passes Defended 2 vs. Tennessee Tech, Sept. 7, 2013

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