Dennis Gardeck



Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Age: 24

Weight: 242 lbs

College: Sioux Falls



College Career:

Recorded 345 tackles, 32 sacks, 57.5 tackles for loss, nine forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and one INT in three seasons at West Virginia State and one at Sioux Falls … played three seasons at WVSU before transferring to Sioux Falls in 2017 as a graduate transfer ... named to five Division II All-America teams as a senior in 2017 after leading the Cougars with 14 sacks, 75 tackles and 21 tackles for loss to go along with two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery … selected as a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award (Small College Defensive Player of the Year) and nominated for the Harlon Hill Trophy as the DII Player of the Year last season, while earning first-team All-NSIC and NSIC Defensive Newcomer of the Year honors … as a junior at West Virginia State in 2016, named second-team All-Mountain East after collecting 111 tackles, three sacks, four forced fumbles and seven tackles for loss … named first-team All-Mountain East as a sophomore in 2015 after posting 102 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss, eight passes defensed, three forced fumbles, an INT and a fumble recovery.


Attended Crystal Lake (IL) South High School where he earned All-Fox Valley Conference and All-Area honors as a senior linebacker ... also earned second-team all-conference honors as a defenseman in lacrosse … earned his degree from West Virginia State and is currently studying for a Master of Business Administration degree at USF.