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John Privitelli
John Privitelli

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior John Privitelli (Villa Park, Calif.) of the Northern Michigan University football team has been selected Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference "Special Teams Player of the Week" after his performance on Thursday (Sept. 1) evening.

Privitelli scored the first touchdown of the year for NMU when he returned a Minnesota State-Mankato punt 67 yards just over a minute and a half into the game. Privitelli finished the game with 75 return yards and 26 yards rushing on six attempts.

NMU went on to defeat the Mavericks 31-24. The Wildcats travel to Findlay, Ohio on Saturday (Sept. 10) to take on the Oilers. Kickoff is set for noon.

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