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#94 TJTrau
Height: 6-3
Weight: 267
Class: Sr.
Position: DL
Hometown: East Peoria, Ill.
Previous School: East Peoria
Statistics:
DefenseGPGSSoloAstTotalSack-YdsFR-YdsInt-YdsBlksSaf
2012-1361341 - 21 - 0---
2013-1410823311.5 - 0----
Totals:210926352.5 - 21 - 0 -

Personal
Full name is Thomas J. Trau …goes by T.J.…born January 18, 1992…is the son of Thomas and Debbie Trau…siblings include: Jennifer (24), Kathryn (23) and Andrew (14)…is an elementary education major and physical education minor…expected college graduation date is 2014…plans to graduate college and teach elementary education and coach football in his home state of Illinois.

 

High School

High school coaches include: Doug Martin (football), Ron Kelch (basketball), Chris Frasco (baseball), Jim Dolan (track) and Joe Goett (rugby)…high school teammates who also play collegiate athletics include: Shane Moses (Coe/football), Stewart McGinnis (Milikin/football), Bryce Colvin (McKendree/football), Caleb Eckhoff  (Eureka/football), Paul Nash (Eureka/football), Steven Tyler (UWP/football), Alex Cline (Loras/basketball) and Nate Joseph (Tulane/rugby)…high school athletic and academic accomplishments include: 3-year letter-winner in football, 2-year letter-winner basketball, Mr. Illinois sportsmanship of the year award, ciproud.com "Doing What's Right" athlete of the week.

 

Why Coe?

I chose Coe because of the size, location and sports programs. The town of Cedar Rapids reminds me of Peoria, Illinois, so it feels like home to me.

 
 
 
2013 Football Roster
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
2Bryce AlbertsSo.S6-0188Swisher, IowaPrairie
2Nick LenstraJr.WR6-2183Peosta, IowaWestern Dubuque
3Brandon AbbasFr.K6-2225Aplington, IowaAplington Parkersburg
3Evan BoltJr.S5-10200Janesville, IowaJanesville
4Carvin ThompsonSr.F6-0220Dallas, TexasLife Charter
4Austin TroendleFr.DB5-11150Waukon, IowaWaukon
5Jason KimminauFr.K5-10202Fulton, Mo.South Callaway
5Gage MohsSr.F5-10203Fredericksburg, IowaSumner-Fredericksburg
6Antoine Allen-JacksonSr.CB5-11180Aurora, Ill.Oswego East
6Seth WilliamsSo.H6-1199Kahoka, Mo.Clark County
7Greg PonderSr.DB6-2177Leavenworth, Kan.Immaculata
7Tyler SylvesterSr.QB6-5198Elkader, IowaCentral Elkader
8Cruz MartinezSo.CB5-9166Weston, Fla.Cypress Bay
8Kevin MartinezJr.WR6-3196Miami, Fla.Killian
9Elijah PhillipsSo.H6-1198Miami, Fla.Southridge
9Shawn WinchesterFr.F5-10188Hillsdale, Ill.Riverdale
10Mark AtwaterSo.QB6-1193Cedar Rapids, IowaLinn-Mar
11Jordan AtwaterSr.S6-2188Cedar Rapids, IowaLinn-Mar
11Josh RekersSo.QB6-6213Dike, IowaDike-New Hartford
12Dustin ElsburyJr.LB6-5213Byron, Ill.Byron
12Ben JacobsonFr.QB6-0189Ottosen, IowaHumboldt
13Daniel BradleySo.QB5-11196Tulare, Calif.Tulare
13Bryan StanfordJr.WR6-4205Montezuma, IowaMontezuma
14Nick ElsburyFr.QB6-7201Byron, Ill.Byron
14Drew GeisemanSo.DB5-11190Dakota, Ill.Dakota
15Mitch FahnlanderJr.S6-0200Royal, IowaClay Central-Everly
15Garrette WilliamsJr.WR6-0171Johnston, IowaJohnston
16Dominik LensingJr.WR6-2195Calmar, IowaSouth Winneshiek
16Dylan StepletonFr.DB6-2171Tipton, IowaWilton
17Giscard PhilizaireSo.F6-0197Weston, Fla.Cypress Bay
18Jordan McFegganFr.QB6-1176South Elgin, Ill.Streamwood
18Davin RoachJr.H5-6163Guffey, Colo.Cripple Creek Victor
19Zach DoermannJr.WR6-0190Tipton, IowaTipton
20Konrad MooreFr.LB6-1194North Liberty, IowaClear Creek Amana
20Brad SiebelJr.S5-11190Eagle Center, IowaUnion
21Sam LahrSo.F6-1192Manchester, IowaWest Delaware
21Paulo RodriquezSo.CB5-10168Miami, Fla.Archbishop Carroll
22Brian BehrensSo.LB5-10197Marengo, IowaIowa Valley
22Tait SimpsonSo.DB5-11175Lisbon, IowaLisbon
23Trevor HeitlandSo.H5-10180Cedar Rapids, IowaKennedy
24Wes AndersonSr.K/P6-2177Newhall, IowaBenton Community
24Tanner LundSo.S6-0197Cedar Rapids, IowaJefferson
25Brock GabelFr.DB5-9188Bourbonnais, Ill.Bishop McNamara
25Kris SchultSr.CB6-0200Tripoli, IowaTripoli
26Andrew JohnsonFr.DB5-11175Hiawatha, IowaKennedy
26Nicholas MoronesSo.H5-11189Avalon, Calif.Avalon
27Dillon DanielSo.CB5-11178Oskaloosa, IowaOskaloosa
27Colton MartinFr.H5-7158Alburnett, IowaAlburnett
28Travis CullenSr.CB5-11190West Point, IowaHoly Trinity Catholic
29Colton StorlaSo.F5-9195Marion, IowaMarion
30Colin FerringJr.F5-11210Waukon, IowaWaukon
30Nicholas WhannelSo.LB6-1212Traer, IowaNorth Tama
31Dillon McClenathanSo.CB5-10171Victor, IowaHLV
31Diego RodriquezSr.LB5-10220Miami, Fla.Archbishop Carroll
32Brandon RoseberryFr.F5-9193Center Point, IowaCenter Point-Urbana
33DeAnte CartwrightFr.F5-9135Chicago Ridge, Ill.Harold L. Richards
33Dylan YouelSr.LB6-3229Traer, IowaNorth Tama
34Ryan LeonardFr.F5-11213Center Junction, IowaMidland
34Clayton ZimmermanSo.LB6-1209Marengo, Ill.Marengo
35Shane MosesSr.CB6-1185East Peoria, Ill.East Peoria
36Cody BaumanSo.F5-10190Marengo, Ill.Marengo
37Jace RobertsSo.LB6-1200Marengo, IowaIowa Valley
38Ben PerezSo.LB6-1225Ballwin, Mo.Lafayette
39Chris LehmkuhlFr.LB6-0196Williamsburg, IowaWilliamsburg
40Jake MullerFr.LB5-11178Cedar Rapids, IowaMount Vernon
40Gaetano TarantinoJr.LB5-11189Valejo, Calif.St. Patrick-St. Vincent
41AJ SmithFr.TE6-4206DeWitt, IowaCentral
41Kory WieleSo.LB6-0214West Liberty, IowaWest Liberty
42Cam RathjeFr.LB6-1198Cedar Rapids, IowaPrairie
42Alex RoeskeSo.LB6-2178Mundelein, Ill.Mundelein
43Zach GoelzFr.LB5-10236Indianapolis, Ind.Southport
43Blake MillerSr.TE6-3237Ottumwa, IowaOttumwa
44Logan KeehnerSr.S6-3213Guttenberg, IowaClayton Ridge
44Shawn TierneyFr.LB5-7203Manly, IowaCentral Springs
45Jake McDonaldSo.DL6-3239Marion, IowaMarion
46Dalton OttFr.K6-3171Marion, IowaMarion
47Mitchel JilovecFr.LB5-11191Mount Vernon, IowaMount Vernon
49Michael JeschkeJr.LB6-2216Dubuque, IowaWahlert
50Caleb FerringSr.DL6-0235Waukon, IowaWaukon
51Mitchell BerendesJr.LB6-0206Dubuque, IowaHempstead
52Nathan YeltonSr.OL5-11266Bloomington, Ill.Central Catholic
53Justin JagodinskyJr.OL6-7300Manitowoc, Wis.Roncalli
55Matt SchmitzJr.DL6-3247Jesup, IowaUnion
56Ben SlezakSo.OL6-4352Cedar Rapids, IowaXavier
57Blake JackFr.DL6-0214Brooklyn, IowaBGM
58Ryan CrabelJr.OL5-11240Byron, Ill.Byron
59David HynekFr.LB6-2213Hiawatha, IowaKennedy
60Stephen BreitbachSo.OL6-1209Iowa City, IowaWest
61Alex DeedsJr.OL6-2242Atkins, IowaBenton
62Jose RenteriaSr.OL6-2277Miami, Fla.Archbishop Carroll
63Emiliano MartinezFr.DL5-11219Cedar Rapids, IowaXavier
64Charles ParraFr.OL5-10237Garden Grove, Calif.Mater Dei
65Lucais PiotJr.OL6-0252Millstadt, Ill.Belleville Township West
66Adam BradleyFr.OL6-5230Dubuque, IowaWahlert
67Zach SmithFr.OL6-1240Oxford, IowaClear Creek Amana
68Ross NolanJr.OL5-10258Mokena, Ill.Lincoln-Way East
69Lathan BassJr.OL6-2294Rockwell City, IowaRockwell City-Lytton
70Curtis HardmanFr.OL6-3291Algona, IowaAlgona
71Kris KindlFr.OL6-1275Iowa City, IowaCity
73Joseph KoehnSo.DL6-2347Elgin, IowaValley
74Matt OckenfelsSr.OL6-4242Swisher, IowaPrairie
75Preston RussellSo.DL5-11263Lisbon, IowaLisbon
76Andrew NetolickyFr.DL6-2266Swisher, IowaPrairie
77Chris ErtlFr.OL6-2317Wentzville, Mo.Timberland
77Korie GafellerFr.DL6-0208Muscatine, IowaMuscatine
78Tevin BellSr.DL6-0286St. Louis, Mo.Ritenour
79Jacob SeatonSr.OL6-5326Riverside, IowaHighland
80Alex ChristensonJr.WR6-2208Oskaloosa, IowaOskaloosa
81Dan KoppJr.TE6-2208Belvidere, Ill.Belvidere
82Tyler GundersonFr.WR6-2203Marion, IowaMarion
82Jordan MiltonSo.WR6-2179Lansing, IowaKee
83Kazumasa IkomaSo.WR5-7157Misato-shi, SaifawaWaseda University
83Keaton JuergensSr.WR6-4203Elkader, IowaElkader Central
84Kevin JenningsSo.WR6-3187Donnellson, IowaKeokuk
85Chase CoolingSr.TE/P6-4248Cedar Rapids, IowaXavier
85Jordon GilbertsonFr.WR6-4194Clayton, Wis.Clayton
86Mitchell MalloyFr.WR6-2176Riverside, Ill.Riverside-Brookfield
87Josh KriegelSo.TE6-4206Marengo, IowaIowa Valley
88Jesse KleopferSo.WR6-2170Riverside, IowaHighland
89Derek RossFr.WR6-2196Kirkland, Ill.Hiawatha
90Ben SchmidtSr.DL6-2236Cedar Rapids, IowaKennedy
92Mitch MontgomerySr.DL6-3276Lisbon, IowaLisbon
93Ian StiversSo.DL5-6218Anamosa, IowaAnamosa
94TJ TrauSr.DL6-3267East Peoria, Ill.East Peoria
95Lance BarberFr.DL6-2203Nevada, IowaNevada
96Clayton HeickSo.DL6-3240West Liberty, IowaWest Liberty
97Alex McKee-CrowSo.DL6-2218Kalona, IowaMid-Prairie
98Kurtis MillerSo.DL6-2207Ottumwa, IowaOttumwa
99Jacob WillsFr.DL6-3252Oskaloosa, IowaOskaloosa
Steve Staker - Head Coach/Linebackers - 6th season
Larry Atwater - Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs - 24th season
Tyler Staker - Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line - 8th season
Jim Dostal - Special Teams/Defensive Line - 7th season
Matt St. Germain - Linebackers/Special Teams - 4th season
Jake Marshall - Quarterbacks - 3rd season
Aaron Hadenfeldt - Defensive Line - 3rd season
Ashton Northern - Running Backs - 2nd season
Jared McNutt - Wide Receivers - 1st season
Rodney Walls - Wide Receivers - 1st season