2003: Member of the UI squad.
2002: Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.
2001: Attended Ohio University and redshirted the 2001 season.
High School: Named New Trier Outstanding Lineman of the Year as a senior ... Was a two-time All-Central Suburban South selection as a defensive tackle ... Was an All-Area pick as a senior recording 105 tackles and six sacks ... Also an outstanding thrower for the track team ... Named the New Trier MVP for both the shot put and discus ... Broke a 44-year-old school record with a throw of 174'6" in the discus ... Won conference titles in both the shot put and the discus ... Finished 11th at the Illinois State Championships in the discus.
Personal: Son of James and Debra Kruger ... Born July 5, 1983 ... Majoring in microbiology.