Offensive Lineman
Height 6'3"
Weight 275
Year Junior
Hometown Springfield, Ill.
High School Sacred Heart Griffin H.S.
Major Political Science
Experience 2 Letters
School: CC
Birthdate November 03, 1997




Saw action in four games on the offensive line as a sophomore … Listed on depth chart as Columbia’s backup center … Saw action vs. Georgetown (Sept. 23), Harvard (Nov. 4), at Cornell (Nov. 11) and vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Played in each of the last three games of the year.




Did not see game action as a first-year … Contributed on the offensive line.




A 2016 graduate of Sacred Heart Griffin High School in Springfield, Ill., where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Ken Leonard … Named Central Eight Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior … Also was an Illinois State Scholar in 2016, two-time National Honor Society Honor Roll member and four-time Academic All-Central Eight Conference selection … Over his final two years with the Cyclones, did not allow a sack as an offensive guard … Led team to two state championships, four Central Eight Conference championships and a 51-2 career record … Named team captain as a senior … Earned State Journal Register Scholar-Athlete of the Week honors … Led the Cyclones to an 11-1 overall record and perfect 9-0 conference record, along with a state playoff appearance …Team went 14-0 overall, 9-0 in the C8C and won state championship during junior season … Recognized by the State of Illinois Senate … Named Student of the Week by the City of Springfield Proclamation from the Mayor.




Born John D. Fischer II on November 3, 1997 … Son of John and Colleen Fischer … Chose Columbia over Air Force, Brown, Butler, Cornell, Valparaiso, Cornell, Dartmouth, Eastern Illinois, Illinois, Illinois State, Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois, Western Illinois, Western Michigan, Stanford and Yale … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Political Science.

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