Iowa scores final 14 points to finish regular season with an 8-4 record
Hawkeye defense dominates; Iowa scores final 17 points after trailing 21-7 at the half
Hawkeyes down Boilermakers, 38-14, to improve to 6-4
Badgers turn 2 Hawkeye turnovers into 14 points
The 59 points are the most for Hawkeyes since 2002
Iowa falls to LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl, 21-14
Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
The Hawkeyes practice Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 as they prepare for their Outback Bowl matchup with LSU
The Iowa Football team traveled to Tampa, Florida today to prepare for their game against LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl
The Hawkeyes enjoy a team lunch at the Outback Steakhouse in Coralville
Hawk-Item - - Had Iowa's top single game rushing performance in 2013 with 20 attempts for 165 yards and one touchdown at Purdue . . . one of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011 before missing 2012 season due to injury.
2013 - - Saw action in 12 games . . . rushed 74 times for 481 yards and two touchdowns, along with four receptions for 61 yards . . . also averaged 15 yards on three KO returns . . . saw action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, with two rushing attempts for six yards . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . rushed three times for 13 yards and had one reception for five yards vs. Missouri State . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State, rushing for 10 yards on three attempts as offense gained 378 yards total offense . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . rushed 13 times for team-leading 73 yards, including first career touchdown on 16-yard run . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, rushing three times for 13 yards as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, recording two KO returns for 29 yards . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin . . . led rushing attack vs. Badgers with five attempts for 58 yards, with a long of 43 yards, the longest of his career . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . 20 rushing attempts for career-best 165 yards in win at Purdue, including 2-yard touchdown and a long of 18 yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . rushed 12 times for 50 yards and had two receptions for 27 yards vs. Michigan . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . rushed six times for 59 yards at Nebraska, along with a 29-yard pass reception to set up a touchdown and a 16-yard KO return . . . 37-yard run led to a fourth quarter touchdown after being stopped at two-yardline . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, rushing seven times for 34 yards.
2012 - - Suffered major knee injury during spring practice and redshirted in 2012.
2011 - - Saw action in seven games, with one start . . . rushed 31 times for 114 yards and had six receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown . . . also averaged 19.5 yards on four KO returns . . . did not see action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . did not see action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh . . . saw first action of career in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense . . . rushed five times for 30 yards vs. ULM, with a long of 12 yards . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 41-31 win over Northwestern due to injury . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 456 yards total offense . . . four rushing attempts for 26 yards vs. Hoosiers, along with one KO return for 29 yards . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, recording one KO return for 16 yards . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, recording two KO returns for 33 yards . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 31-21 win at Purdue due to injury . . . did not see action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska due to injury . . . started at running back in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma . . . led rushing attack with 58 yards on 22 carries and had six receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown . . . had nine-yard scoring reception in fourth quarter to cut deficit to 21-14.
High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a senior . . . offensive MVP of regional final, state semifinal and state championship game . . . earned second team all-state honors as a junior . . . named Section Two and Division Player of the Year as a junior . . . earned all-area honors as punt returner . . . Career - - team advanced to state championship game as a senior and posted 21-2 record his last two seasons . . . rushed for 2,048 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior and had five receptions for 30 yards and scored three special teams touchdowns . . . recorded 36 solo tackles and 10 assists on defense, including 12 tackles for loss, three QB sacks and two interceptions . . . rushed for 1,252 yards as a junior . . . first running back at Troy HS with back-to-back seasons over 1,000 rushing yards and first player with over 2,000 yards in a season . . . holds school records for rushing yards and all-purpose yards . . . also set single season marks for rushing touchdowns (33) and total touchdowns (36) . . . team captain as a senior . . . earned two football letters as running back and defensive back and competed as sprinter on track team for four years.
Personal - - Born 2/18/93 . . . sociology major . . . earned NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete team award . . . parents are Regina and Brian Canzeri . . . high school coach was Jack Burger.