96   Michael Ippolito
Michael Ippolito

RS Sophomore

Naperville, IL

High School:
Neuqua Valley

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 275




Rosters Set for 2014 Huskie Bowl

Game set for April 19 at 3 p.m.


Huskies Open Spring Football Practice Tuesday

Individual development key to team growth


Scholar Athletes of the Week (December 2 to December 8)

This week's honorees are Jenna Thorp and Andrew Morse


Huskies By Position: Huskie Defensive Line

Younger players ready to step up and show their wares


Northern Illinois-Central Michigan Postgame Quotes

NIU coach Dave Doeren, CMU coach Dan Enos and NIU players


Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.


Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.


NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.


Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game


NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Three-time Upstate Eight all-conference selection at Neuqua Valley High School. Recorded 65 tackles with 10 tackles for loss, six sacks, eight pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and a blocked kick as a senior. Earned all-state honorable mention, Daily Herald all-area and Naperville Sun all-city team honors following the 2011 season. Named first team all-area by the Daily Herald and to the Naperville Sun's all-city team in 2010. Registered 75 tackles, including 16 for loss, and had 10 sacks as a junior with the Wildcats. Garnered All-Upstate Eight honors after recording 30 tackles, seven tackles for loss and eight sacks in 2009. Tallied 170 tackles, 33 tackles for loss and 24 sacks in three varsity seasons. Ranks in the top five in seven statistical categories in NVHS history, including first in sacks and quarterback hurries. Third-ranked defensive end and 29th-best prospect in Illinois by EdgyTim.com. Ranked as the 34th-best prospect in the Land of Lincoln by ESPN.

Personal: Born Nov. 17, 1993. Son of Joseph and Kathryn Ippolito. Intends to major in business administration.