UI head coach met with the media this afternoon
Iowa (7-6) lost to Tennessee (7-6), 45-28, today at the TaxSlayer Bowl.
Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN
Iowa (3-1) defeated Pitt (3-1), 24-20, on Saturday at Heinz Field.
Iowa scores final 14 points to finish regular season with an 8-4 record
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 Hawkeye football team held their first practice in Tampa today and former Hawkeye Adrian Clayborn stopped by.
Iowa travels to Lincoln, NE to face off against the Corn Huskers.
Hawk-Item - - One of two sophomores named to 2014 Leadership Group . . . one of two redshirt freshmen named to 2013 Leadership Group.
2014 - - Saw action nine games, with one start . . . completed 52-92 pass attempts for 645 yards and five touchdowns, with two interceptions . . . also rushed 28 times for 156 yards . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . completed 2-3 passes for 20 yards vs. BSU, with only incompletion initially ruled a touchdown before being over-turned . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, taking every offensive snap in the second half in leading rally from 17-7 deficit . . . completed 7-8 passes for 98 yards, with no interceptions . . . completed 62-yard pass on first drive of third quarter that led to touchdown . . . also had two rushing attempts for five yards . . . started at quarterback and played every offensive down in 24-10 win at Purdue . . . completed 17-27 pass attempts for 245 yards and a touchdown, with one interception . . . also ran eight times for 29 yards . . . scoring strike covered 23 yards to give Iowa a 17-10 lead in the third quarter . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana as offense gained 426 yards total offense . . . completed 2-5 pass attempts for nine yards and rushed four times for 28 yards vs. Indiana . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern as offense gained 483 yarsdsa total offense . . . completed 5-6 passes for 23 yards and rushed three times for 23 yards vs. Northwestern . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . completed 3-7 passes for 32 yards and one touchdown at Minnesota, the score coming on a 24-yard completion in the final minute . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as offense rushed for 304 yards and gained 587 yards total offense . . . completed 3-3 pass attempts for 73 yards and a touchdown at Illinois, with a long of 53 yards . . . scoring strike covered 19-yards for Iowa's final score of the day . . . saw action as holder for placements in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . saw action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee . . . completed 13-23 pass attempts for 145 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception . . . also rushed eight times for career-high 82 yards . . . scoring strikes covered 31 and 18 yards.
2013 - - Saw action in five games . . . completed 9-27 pass attempts for 179 yards and one touchdown, with two interceptions . . . also had 13 rushing attempts for 49 yards and two scores . . . did not see action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in 28-14 win over Missouri State . . . did not see action in 27-21 win at Iowa State . . . saw first career action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense . . . completed 1-3 passes for 54 yards and rushed four times for 30 yards vs. WMU . . . did not see action in 23-7 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . did not see action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin . . . completed 4-15 passes for 70 yards, with one interception . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . one rushing attempt for five yards and a touchdown in win at Purdue for first career score . . . did not see action in 24-21 win over Michigan . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . was 0-2 passing at Nebraska, with one rushing attempt for a four-yard touchdown . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU . . . completed 4-7 pass attempts for 55 yards and one touchdown, with one interception . . . also rushed three times for 11 yards . . . scoring strike covered four-yards in finals minutes to cut deficit to 21-14.
2012 Honors - - Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2012 - - redshirted.
High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors as a senior . . . runner-up for "Mr. Football Award" in Tennessee as a senior . . . co-captain and starting quarterback for West team in Tennessee state all-star game . . . led quarterbacks in all-star game by completing 14-of-21 attempts for 146 yards and two touchdowns, with no interceptions . . . named first team all-region and region MVP as a junior and senior . . . named second team all-state as a junior . . . . . . Career - - led state of Tennessee in passing yards, completions and touchdowns as a junior and senior . . . passed for 2,148 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior, completing 64 percent of pass attempts . . . totaled 2,408 yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior, completing 58 percent of pass attempts . . . passed for 900 yards and eight touchdowns in five games as a sophomore . . . team advanced to state playoffs three straight years . . . led team to D-II-AA state semifinals as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . four-year letterman in both football and baseball.
Personal - - Born 11/16/93 . . . leisure studies-recreation and sport business major . . . member of National Honor Society . . . member of high school Honor Roll and Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honors Scholar) . . . parents are Susan and Casey Beathard . . . high school coaches were Roc Batten and Marty Euverard.