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Akrum Wadley
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Akrum Wadley

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newark, N.J.

High School:
Weequahic

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
03/13/1995

12/28/2013

Outback Bowl Hospital Visit

Six members of the Iowa Hawkeyes visited patients at the Tampa General Hospital on Saturday.

2014 Honors - - Honorable mention Freshman All-Big Ten by BTN.com . . . Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week for his play in 48-7 win over Northwestern . . . 2014 - - saw action in eight games . . . rushed 33 times for 186 yards and one touchdown . . . saw first action of career in 45-29 win over Indiana, but had no statistics as offense gained 426 yarsds total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 38-31 loss at Maryland, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern as offense gained 483 yards total offense . . . led rushing attack with 15 carries for 106 yards vs. Northwestern, including five-yard touchdown in fourth quarter . . . two rushes for over 20 yards . . . also recorded one solo tackle on special teams . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . led rushing attack with 68 yards on nine attempts at Minnesota, and also had one reception . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as offense rushed for 304 yards and gained 587 yards total offense . . . five rushing attempts for 11 yards at Illinois . . . saw action in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin, rushing one time for no gain as offense gained 412 yards total offense against top-ranked defense in the nation . . .saw action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, with three rushing attempts for one yard.

2013 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Offense . . . 2013 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Second team all-state as a senior . . . named Essex County Player of the Year as a senior . . . first team all-conference, all-city and all-county as a senior . . . first team all-conference as a junior while being named offensive Rookie of the Year . . . Career - - played both running back and defensive back, while also competing in basketball and track as a prep . . . helped team post 9-3 record as both a junior and senior, reaching state championship game each season . . . team captain as a senior . . . holds school record for touchdowns in a season . . . 105 rushing attempts for 1,548 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior, along with 11 receptions for 153 yards and two scored . . . totaled 371 yards and four touchdowns on special teams, including 95-yard return in state championship game . . . recorded two QB sacks and a fumble recovery on defense.

Personal - - Born 3/13/95 . . . communications major . . . parents are Sheronda Phelps and John Wadley . . . high school coach was Brian Logan.

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