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Schedule

FOOTBALL
Aug 31 - 7:00 PM
Delaware State
Delaware State
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Sep 9 - 3:30 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech
FOOTBALL
Sep 16 - 3:30 PM
Cornell
Cornell
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Sep 30 - 3:30 PM
James Madison
James Madison
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Oct 7 - 6:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Stony Brook
Stony Brook
FOOTBALL
Oct 14 - 3:30 PM
William & Mary
William & Mary
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Oct 21 - 3:30 PM
Richmond
Richmond
Delaware
Delaware
FOOTBALL
Oct 28 - 4:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Towson
Towson
FOOTBALL
Nov 4 - 2:00 PM
Delaware
Delaware
Maine
Maine
FOOTBALL
Nov 11 - 3:30 PM
UAlbany
UAlbany
Delaware
Delaware
UD Football BIO
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Peter Thistle
Player Profile:
Peter Thistle 1698937
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 270
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Wexford, Pa.
High School: North Allegheny
Major: Exercise Science
Experience: 3 Letters

AT DELAWARE
Four-year member of the squad as a backup center • walk-on who played in two career games • missed most of the 2016 season after suffering an injury in the season opener • three-time member of the Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team.

2016 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Backup center behind All-CAA center Brody Kern • saw backup action in season opener vs. Delaware State but was injured and missed the remainder of the seaso • named to CAA Academic All-Conference team. 

2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Backup center behind Kern • did not see game action •
earned CAA Academic All-Conference honors.

2014 SEASON
Backup center behind Kern • saw first career action in second half of season opener vs. Pitt • earned CAA Academic All-Conference honors.

2013 SEASON
Backup offensive lineman but did not see game action.

2012 SEASON
Enrolled at Delaware but did not compete for football team.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-way lineman at North Allegheny High School for head coach Art Walker • played center and noseguard • competed for outstanding teams his final two seasons as squads went 15-1 and won the state title in 2010 and went 14-1, captured the WPIAL championships, and finished third at the state championships in 2011 • team captain as a senior • earned first team all-conference honors his final two seasons • earned Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Fab 22 Co-MVP in 2010 • named team's Most Improved Player in 2010 • earned Ferringer Unsung Hero Award in 2011 • National Honor Society student.

PERSONAL
Peter William "Pete" Thistle • born April 3, 1994 in Pittsburgh, Pa. • son of Scott and Karen Thistle • one of three children • honor student as an exercise science major at Delaware with a minor in strength & conditioning • plays the guitar, banjo, and harmonica • winner of the annual UD Student-Athlete Talent Show for Special Olympics in May, 2015 as he sang and played the guitar and harmonica as part of his rendition of country singer Eric Paslay’s “She Don’t Love You” • enjoys listening to country music, cooking, and all outdoor activities in spare time • both parents are graduates of Bucknell • father is an environmental lawyer • relative, Bob Dahl, played defensive line at Notre Dame ('91), was a third-round pick in the NFL Draft, and also played with the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins. 

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