2013 Freshman: Redshirted the 2013 season after joining the team as a walk-on prior to the season.
High School: Two-time Central State 8 All-Conference linebacker ... Three-year football letterwinner at Lincoln Community ... High school coach was Andy McDonald ... Also wrestled in high school and was a 2013 Class 2A State qualifier and a three-time Central State 8 All-Conference wrestler ... Four-year honor roll member.
Personal: Son of Jason Schmidt and Shannon Litterly... Has three brothers and two sisters ... Majoring in kinesiology ... Brother, Caleb, currently plays rugby at Lindenwood University... Sister, Kassi, played volleyball at Kankakee Community College... Favorite athletes are former Illini linebacker J Leman and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Mathews.
Updated July 2014