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Jerry Ponio
Jerry Ponio

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill

High School:
St. Rita

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
S

Experience:
3L

2013: Earned third letter, playing in all 13 games ... saw time vs. South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1 ... made one tackle vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... saw action at Minnesota on Nov. 23, vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 and vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... made one tackle at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had one tackle at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... tallied two tackles vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... saw action at Ohio State on Sept. 28 and vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... made one tackle at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... saw action against Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 and vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Saw action against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1, at Penn State on Nov. 24, at Indiana on Nov. 10, against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... collected a tackle against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... saw action at Purdue on Oct. 13, against Illinois on Oct. 6 and at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... recorded one tackle against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... saw action against Utah State on Sept. 15 and at Oregon State on Sept. 8

2011: Played in two games ... Saw playing time against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... made Badger debut against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... named UW's defensive scout team player of the week for the Northern Illinois game on Sept. 17

2010: Did not play

2009: Redshirt season

High School: During his varsity career, recorded 60 tackles, eight interceptions, four touchdowns and three blocked punts ... named all-conference ... earned four letters in football, three in baseball and one in basketball ... four years on the gold honor roll ... was treasurer for National Honor Society ... graduated with a 4.0 GPA ... earned the Presidential Education Award ... head coach was Todd Kuska

Personal:
Parents are Jerry and Kim Ponio ... enjoys fishing and boating ... majoring in political science with a certificate in criminal justice ... last name pronounced "POE-nee-oh"

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2011 2/0 0 0 0 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2012 11/0 0 2 2 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2013 13/0 2 4 6 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
Totals 26/0 2 6 8 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0

2012 SEASON: UTEP (0-1=1); Minnesota (0-1=1)

2013 SEASON: at Arizona State (0-1=1); Northwestern (0-2=2); at Illinois (1-0=1); at Iowa (1-0=1); Penn State (0-1=1)

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