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    Doug Pilcher
    95 Doug Pilcher
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hinsdale, Ill.

    High School:
    Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-5 / 265

    Position:
    DL

    Birthdate:
    07/18/1987

    Experience:
    1-1

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    2009: Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Started all 12 games and 36 career games at defensive end ... Recorded three tackles in the season finale vs. Fresno State ... Had two tackles, including one for loss, against Cincinnati ... Posted three tackles, including a sack against Northwestern ... Helped lead defensive line to seven-sack performance in win over Minnesota ... Recorded two tackles, including a tackle for loss, in win over Michigan ... Posted four tackles, including 1.5 for loss and a half sack at Purdue ... Had one tackle at Indiana ... Recorded five tackles, including a sack against Michigan State ... Had two stops vs. Penn State ... Posted three tackles at Ohio State ... Had first career interception with a 41-yard return against Illinois State, along with three tackles, including one for loss ... Totaled four tackles, forced a fumble and had a sack for a loss of 12 yards in the season opener against Missouri.

    2008: Played in all 12 games, starting in five at defensive end ... Finished the year with a tackle at Northwestern ... Had two tackles against Western Michigan ... Recorded three tackles at Wisconsin, with career highs in TFLs (2.0) and QB sacks (1.5) ... Had a QB sack against Indiana ... Tallied four tackles - two solos - against Minnesota ... Recorded two solo tackles, both TFLs, at Michigan ... Had one tackle each at Penn State and against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Recorded a QB hurry against Eastern Illinois ... Had a career-high five tackles with a careerhigh three solos and recorded a TFL versus Missouri ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors.

    2007: Played in all 13 games, starting nine at defensive end ... Ranked tied for 13th in the Big Ten in sacks per game ... Recorded two tackles, including a sack for a loss of 10 yards in the Rose Bowl against USC ... Assisted on a tackle and had two QB hurries against Northwestern ... Notched four tackles, including two solos, at No. 1 Ohio State ... Had a solo tackle - a TFL - at Minnesota ... Recorded three tackles - including a solo - had a sack and 1.5 total TFLs against Ball State ... Had three tackles, including two solos, and a 10-yard sack against No. 25 Michigan ... Assisted on two tackles at Iowa ... Recorded 0.5 sacks against No. 5 Wisconsin ... Notched a sack for six yards against No. 21 Penn State ... Recorded a 23-yard sack to end the first half at Indiana ... Assisted on a tackle at Syracuse ... Recorded a solo tackle against Western Illinois ... Tied a career high with four tackles and two solos against Missouri ... Also notched two quarterback hurries against the Tigers.

    2006: Named to the freshman All-Big Ten team by The Sporting News ... Played in all 12 games, starting 10 at defensive end ... Posted three tackles and a tackle for loss at Northwestern ... Had only one tackle vs. Ohio State, but it was one for loss ... Recorded three tackles, including two solos, and a TFL at Wisconsin ... Assisted on two tackles at Penn State ... Tied his career high with four tackles, including a half-TFL, against Ohio ... Recorded a career-high four tackles, including two solos, against Indiana ... Tied a career high with 1.5 TFLs and also had a QB?hurry against the Hoosiers ... Recorded his first career PBU and a career-high three quarterback hurries, to go with a solo tackle at Michigan State ... Assisted on a tackled and recorded his first career QB hurry against Iowa ... Recorded a career-high three tackles, including a solo, and had a career-best 1.5 TFLs against Syracuse ... Recorded a PBU at Rutgers ... Assisted on a tackle against Eastern Illinois ... Academic All-Big Ten.

    2005: Redshirted the 2005 season.

    High School: Rated the No. 13 recruit in the state of Illinois by Scout.com ... Also ranked No. 32 among linebackers by Rivals.com and 40th nationally by Scout.com ... A three-star prospect by both Scout.com and Rivals.com ... Made 97 tackles, 21 for loss, and 18 sacks as a senior ... SuperPrep All-Region ... Named to the Chicago Sun-Times Area Top-30 Prospects list ... PrepStar All-Region ... Earned all-state, all-area and all-conference honors his senior year ... Senior captain also caught nine balls for 84 yards and two touchdowns ... Recorded 26 career sacks for a school record, breaking his brother, Steve's, mark ... Earned letters in football, basketball and baseball ... High school football coach was Tony Lombardi.

    Personal: Full given name is Douglas Ryan Pilcher ... Born July 18, 1987 ... The son of Jim and Debbie Pilcher ... Majoring in finance ... Both parents and older brother attended Illinois ... Four-year honor roll student ... Two-time scholar athlete also earned academic all-conference honors as a senior.


    Career Highs:

    Tackles: 5 vs. Missouri, 8/30/08 and vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09
    Solos: 4 vs. Missouri, 9/5/09
    TFL: 2, twice (last at Wisconsin, 10/25/08)
    QB Sacks 1.5 at Wisconsin, 10/25/08 and at Purdue, 10/24/09
    QBH: 3 at Michigan State, 9/30/06
    PBU: 1 at Michigan State, 9/30/06


    Pilcher's Statistics:

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2006 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
    TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2006 8 16 24 6.5 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0-0 0 0 1 2
    2007 13 12 25 7.0 61 5.5 55 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2008 10 11 21 6.0 15 2.5 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2009 18 14 32 7.5 37 3.5 22 1 0 0 1 41 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 49 53 102 27.0 121 11.5 87 1 0 0 1 41 11 2 0 0-0 0 0 1 2


    2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 41
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 12
    All purpose avg./game: 3.4

    2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 4 0 4 1.0 12 1.0 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 2 1 3 1.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 41 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 1 2 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 2 3 5 1.0 1 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 3 1 4 1.5 5 0.5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 1 1 2 1.0 7 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 2 1 3 1.0 5 1.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 1 1 2 1.0 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 1 2 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 8, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 12

    2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 3 2 5 1.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 2 0 2 2.0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 2 2 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 1 0 1 1.0 3 1.0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 1 2 3 2.0 7 1.5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 08, 2008 vs. Western Michigan 1 1 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 15, 2008 OHIO STATE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs USC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 13

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 2 2 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 1 0 1 1.0 23 1.0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 1 0 1 1.0 6 1.0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 06, 2007 WISCONSIN 0 1 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 13, 2007 at Iowa 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 20, 2007 MICHIGAN 2 1 3 1.0 10 1.0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 27, 2007 BALL STATE 1 2 3 1.5 5 1.0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 03, 2007 at Minnesota 1 0 1 1.0 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 10, 2007 at Ohio State 2 2 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 17, 2007 NORTHWESTERN 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs USC 2 0 2 1.0 10 1.0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2006 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 18, 2006 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 12

    2006 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 02, 2006 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 09, 2006 at RUTGERS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 16, 2006 SYRACUSE 1 2 3 1.5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 23, 2006 IOWA 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 30, 2006 at Michigan State 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 07, 2006 INDIANA 2 2 4 1.5 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 14, 2006 OHIO 0 4 4 0.5 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 21, 2006 at Penn State 0 2 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 28, 2006 at Wisconsin 2 1 3 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 04, 2006 OHIO STATE 1 0 1 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 11, 2006 PURDUE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 18, 2006 at Northwestern 1 2 3 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 2


    updated 12/22/09

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