Will push for a starting role at the Mac linebacker spot in his second year in the program ... Recorded 7 tackles in the Maroon and White Game (4/20/13).
2012: Played in all 11 games and started the last 2 games of the season at Mac linebacker ... Recorded 9 tackles in his first career start against No. 1 North Dakota State (11/3/12) ... Secured 5 tackles in season finale at UNI (11/17/12), including season-high 3 solo stops and a tackle for loss ... Was in on 5 stops at No. 25 South Dakota State (9/29/12) ... Recorded a sack in home opener against Murray State (9/15/12) ... Finished 13th on the squad in total tackles (32) and ninth in assisted tackles (24).
Glendale CC: Finished third on the team in total tackles with 57 and led squad in forced fumbles for Coach Mickey Bell at Glendale (Ariz.) Community College in 2011 ... Led Glendale to an 8-4 record and berth in the Valley of the Sun Bowl last season ... Team was 8-3 and finished as conference runners-up his freshman season at Glendale.
High School: Earned all-conference and all-state distinction as a senior at Poudre High in Fort Collins, Colo. ... Helped Coach Steve Bradley's team to a 10-3 record and state semifinal run as a standout middle linebacker his senior season (2008) ... Posted 111 total tackles and earned second-team all-state and first-team all-conference distinction as a senior ... Was also a three-year letterman in wrestling.
Personal: Timothy James Piccarreto was born 6/15/91 in Fort Collins, Colo. ... Son of Scott Piccarreto and Jackie Hazard of Phoenix, Ariz. ... Has four brothers, Jasper, Josh, Levi and Gabe, and a sister, Nona ... Majoring in Exercise and Movement Science.