Assistant coaches Brian Ferentz and Reese Morgan meet with the media
UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills
UI head football coach speaks with media prior to Spring Camp
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Game notes: at Michigan
Indoor Practice Facility Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa faces of against Northwestern at Ryan Field in Evanston, IL.
Penn State at Iowa Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012
AP Photos: Iowa at Michigan State
Central Michigan at Iowa Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
2011 - - Suffered knee injury in win over 13th-ranked Michigan and missed remainder of the season . . . saw action in nine games, recording 16 solo tackles and 14 assists, along with 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 QB sacks, one pass break-up and a forced fumble . . . started at defensive tackle in 34-7 win over Tennessee Tech . . . recorded one solo tackle and three assists in opening win . . . started at defensive tackle in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, recording two solo tackles . . . started at defensive end in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh . . . recorded three tackles vs. Pitt, including two solo stops, a QB sack and the first forced fumble of his career, which led to Pitt turnover . . . started at defensive end in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one solo tackle and two assists as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, recording two assisted tackles and one pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording career-best five tackles (three solo and two assists), including two tackles for loss . . . started at defensive end in 45-24 win over Indiana . . . recorded two solo stops and three assists vs. Hoosiers, including a shared QB sack . . . started at defensive end in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, recording three solo tackles . . . started at defensive end in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan as defense allowed just 323 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist before leaving game due to injury.
2010 - - Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 35-7 win over Iowa State, recording one solo tackle, a six-yard QB sack for first career tackle . . . did not see action in 34-27 loss at Arizona . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 38-28 win at Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin due to injury . . . did not see action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State due to injury . . . did not see action in 18-13 win at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, due to injury.
2009 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - First team all-state, all-district and all-conference as a junior . . . battled injury as a senior, but still earned second team all-conference recognition . . . Career - - totaled 57 tackles, including nine sacks . . . also had 358 receiving yards as a junior . . . gained 352 yards rushing and 150 yards receiving as a senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in track and basketball.
Personal - - Born 2/18/91 . . . communication studies major . . . parents are Constance and Dennis Alvis . . . National Honor Society student with a 3.8 grade point average . . . high school coach was Matt Straight.