Game-by-Game Statistics: 2017
CAREER NOTES: First-year player adds talent and depth along the defensive line . . . brother, Mike, is a sophomore defensive tackle on the Spartans.
2017 SEASON (FRESHMAN): Has played in all 11 games, making Spartan debut against Bowling Green . . . has 14 tackles . . . posted one stop at No. 11 Ohio State . . . tallied two tackles, including one tackle for loss, at Northwestern . . . recorded season-high five tackles with first career sack of Spartan career in Indiana game, matching his brother who also had a season-high with the five stops and posted 11 production points . . . logged one tackle vs. No. 7 Michigan . . . saw limited action against both Iowa and Notre Dame . . . tallied two stops, including one tackle for loss against Western Michigan . . . posted three tackles in BGSU game.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked one of the top strongside defensive ends in the nation by Rivals.com (No. 20), 247Sports (No. 35) and Scout.com (No. 52) . . . ranked among the best defensive tackle prospects in the country by ESPN.com (No. 43) . . . rated one of the top 10 players in the state of Illinois by ESPN.com (No. 7), Rivals.com (No. 8) and 247Sports (No. 9) . . . listed among the top overall prospects in the Midwest (No. 52) by ESPN.com and the No. 6 defensive end in the Midwest and No. 3 in Illinois by Scout.com . . . PrepStar All-Midwest Region Team selection . . . three-year varsity starter for Coach Chris Roll at Lake Park West High School . . . named to Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 8A All-State First Team after collecting 55 solo tackles in eight games, including 14 tackles for loss and six sacks . . . also had two fumble recoveries . . . chosen to USA TODAY's All-USA Illinois First Team . . . in addition to playing on the defensive line, also played tight end, H-Back, punter and long snapper . . . first-team all-state pick by Chicago Tribune Preps Plus and The News-Gazette . . . selected to Chicago Sun Times All-Area First Team . . . first-team All-DuPage Conference honoree . . . recorded 56 tackles, including 14.5 tackles for loss and four sacks, along with four pass break-ups and four forced fumbles as a junior . . . son of Darius and Jolanta Panasiuk . . . brother, Mike, is a sophomore defensive tackle on the Spartans . . . born June 14, 1999 . . . plans to major in business.