I-Club held its annual Kinnick Society Dinner last Friday in Iowa City
Former All-American, current NFL All-Pro grew up on family farm in South Dakota
Fans of the Hawkeyes asked to bring a non-perishable food item with them to Kinnick
UI defensive coordinator Phil Parker had zero hestitation in taking on the role of secondary coach
1995 Honors - -All-Big Ten honorable mention by vote of league coaches and league media...co-Most Valuable Player for the season...earned Offensive Coaches Hustle Award for the season...offensive MVP vs. Indiana...offensive hustle award vs. Northern Iowa, Illinois, Northwestern, and Minnesota...selected to play in East-West Shrine Game and Hula Bowl, but did not participate due to foot injury suffered in Sun Bowl.
1995 - -one of four co-captains...started every game in 1995 and had 27 career starts at center...Iowa's Outstanding Lineman vs. Indiana and Ohio State...member of offensive line that led the way for 199.8 yards rushing and 213.8 yards passing per game...1994 - -started eight games...saw little action vs. Michigan and missed games vs. Illinois and Indiana due to injury...member of offensive line that led the way for 2,431 yards rushing, third best total in school history...offensive line allowed just 10 QB sacks in 11 games...offensive MVP vs. Oregon, Michigan State, and Northwestern...offensive Mr. Hustle vs. Penn State and Minnesota...1993 - -started first four games and final three games at center, missing five games in middle of season with injury...offensive MVP vs. Iowa State...offense Mr. Hustle vs. Tulsa and California...1992 - -saw action in five games with no starts...1991 - -redhsirted.
High School Honors - -First team elite all-state selection as defensive end...three-time all-conference first team selection...SuperPrep all-Region...Career - -owns school record of 17 career QB sacks as defensive end...totaled 61 tackles as senior...timed 4.95 in 40-yard dash and 12.0 in 100-yard dash...averaged 34.7 yards per punt...was 34 of 38 on PATs and made three of four field goal attempts...Parkersburg placed second in state in Class 1A...also competed in basketball, track, and baseball...high school coach was Ed Thomas...Personal - -communications studies major...member of National Honor Society