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#46 Blake Serpa
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 255
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sugar Grove, Ill.
High School: Kaneland HS
Major: Social Studies
Blake Serpa
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 01/01/2012

2013: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Played in all 12 games, making two starts ... totaled 30 tackles, with 16 solos ... finished second on the team with 3.0 sacks and fourth with 7.0 tackles for a loss of 32 yards ... had two solo tackles and a sack for 11 yards in road win over Miami (Ohio) (10/5) ... made four total tackles against Northern Illinois (10/19) ... registered four tackles and a sack for nine yards in road win over rival Western Michigan (11/16) ... made first career start against UMass (11/23), recording nine tackles (7 solos), three tackles for a loss of eight yards, including one sack, and forced a fumble ... earned MAC West Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance versus the Minutemen.

2012: Played in 10 games, including eight straight to end the season … recorded a team high three quarterback hits … had one tackle in six games … made a season high two tackles against Ball State (10/22) … registered his first career sack (for a loss of five yards) in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl win over Western Kentucky (12/26).

2011: Redshirted.

High School: Helped lead team to a 12-1 record, Northern Illinois Big 12 championship and berth in the state semifinals in 2010 … two-time all-conference selection … conference defensive player of the year in 2010 … earned all-state honors as a tight end and defensive end as a senior … scored 20 touchdowns during senior season—13 rushing and seven receiving … rushed for 525 yards and caught 33 passes for 584 yards … tallied 12 sacks and blocked four kicks in 2010 … three-year starter … also earned one varsity letter in track and field.

CAREER STATS
  GP GS UA A TOTAL TFL SACKS INT PD FF FR
2012 10 1-5  1-5 
2013 12 16 14 30  7-32  3-26  1
TOTAL 22 21 17 38 8-37 4-31 0 1 1 0