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    Joe Cannon
    Joe Cannon
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oconomowoc, Wis.

    High School:
    Marquette University H.S.

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 190

    Position:
    CB



    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    12/06/2012

    Northwestern Leads B1G in Academic All-Big Ten Awards

    Wildcats' 15.83 awards per fall sport lead conference by a wide margin

    2013:Did not see action.

    2012:Played in one game as a sophomore (vs. South Dakota) ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.

    2011:Did not appear in any games.

    2010:Did not see action.

    High School:A second-team all-conference cornerback for the Hilltoppers, which went 14-0 and won Wisconsin's Division I state title ... Played quarterback his junior year before being moved to defense as a senior ... Tabbed the Hilltoppers' "Most Improved Player" for his performance as a senior ... Earned a Greater Metro Conference Senior Scholar Award ... Ranked 48th on the ESPN's Fab 50 of top Wisconsin players, and ranked 58th among Rivals' top 100 Wisconsin players ... His 50-yard interception return for TD sparked a run of 30 straight points against Brookfield Central ... Totaled 42 tackles, four TFL's, three interceptions (two for TD's) and 13 pass breakups in 2009 ... Also lettered in baseball (second baseman) ... NHS, MUHS Scholar-Athlete Award, Honor Roll member all four years ... Coached by Dick Basham.

    Personal: Born Joseph Michael Cannon ... Son of Pat and Linda Cannon ... Brother, P.J., played football at Wisconsin and was a member of two winning Rose Bowl teams ... His cousin, Jenny Baumann, played soccer at Northwestern (2007-10) ... His grandfather, Robert Cannon, served as a vice president for the Milwaukee Brewers and as general counsel for the Chicago Cubs (1982-85) ... Majoring in communication studies and economics.