Jacob Thieneman
Jacob  Thieneman


Noblesville, Ind.

High School:
Guerin Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210



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FB Wins Foster Farms Bowl 38-35

Sindelar and Mahoungou connect for winning touchdown with 1:44 remaining


60 Earn Academic All-B1G Accolades

Benner, Carpenter, Evans, Ezechukwu, Korolas, Sheridan and Sindelar headline the list


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FB Topples Illinois 29-10

Defense finishes with 9 tackles for loss, 5 sacks

• Academic All-Big Ten.
• Started all 13 games at safety.
• Finished with 80 total tackles, 52 solo, with 5.0 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks.
• Intercepted two passes, broke up two others and recovered a fumble on the year.
• Had seven tackles, five solo, and recovered a fumble vs. No. 16 Louisville on Sept. 2.
• Recorded eight tackles, four solo, vs. Ohio on Sept. 8.
• Finished with five tackles, including one for loss, at Missouri on Sept. 16.
• Recorded first career sacks and had four total tackles vs. No. 8 Michigan on Sept. 23.
• Tallied four stops vs. Minnesota on Oct. 7.
• Had five tackles, including one for loss, at No. 7 Wisconsin on Oct. 14.
• Finished with six tackles with an assisted TFL and a PBU at Rutgers on Oct. 21.
• Had seven tackles vs. Nebraska on Oct. 28.
• Tallied first career interception, second sack and finished with four solo tackles vs. Illinois on Nov. 4.
• Recorded eight stops, six solo, at Northwestern on Nov. 11.
• Had a season-high 12 tackles, eight solo, an assisted TFL and a PBU at Iowa on Nov. 18.
• Tallied four solo tackles vs. Indiana on Nov. 25.
• Sealed Purdue's 38-35 victory in the Foster Farms Bowl with an interception on Arizona's final possession on Dec. 27. Had six tackles, five solo, in the contest.

• Academic Al-Big Ten.
• Appeared in 11 games, making one start.
• Finished with 16 tackles, 14 solo, and an interception on the year.
• Had a solo tackle at Maryland on Oct. 1.
• Assisted with a tackle vs. Iowa on Oct. 15.
• Had two total stops vs. No. 24 Penn State on Oct. 29
• Finished with a pair of stops at Minnesota on Nov. 5.
• Had our tackles, including one for loss, vs. Northwestern on Nov. 12.
• Tallied a solo tackle vs. No. 6 Wisconsin on Nov. 19.
• Posted a season-high five tackles, four solo, and returned an interception 25 yards at Indiana on Nov. 26.

• Did not play.

• Did not play after joining the team as a walkon.

• Given name is Jacob Reese Thieneman.
• Leap-year baby born Feb. 29, 1996.
• Is majoring in mechanical engineering.


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