2009 (So.): Played in two games -- vs. North Texas and at Auburn.
2008 (Fr.): Played in seven games, including the Mid-American Conference Championship Game and the GMAC Bowl . . . recorded first career tackle vs. Tulsa in the GMAC Bowl.
High School: Earned four letters in football for Coach Bill Nees . . . helped team to a 13-2 record and the state championship as a senior . . . helped team to the Greater Western Ohio Conference title as a senior . . . all-conference second team as a senior after earning first-team honors as a junior . . . registered 78 solo tackles, 11 sacks, nine quarterback knockdowns and returned one interception for a touchdown as a senior . . . high school teammate of fellow 2007 signee Pete Rolf.
Personal: Son of Mike and Jane Pitcock . . . grandfather played football at Miami University . . . managed a 3.2 grade-point average on Ball State’s 4.0 scale last spring . . . one brother . . . born June 7, 1988, in Piqua, Ohio . . . full name is Jafe Christopher Pitcock.