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Marcus Coker

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Beltsville, Md.

High School:
DeMatha Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 230

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
05/11/1992

12/26/2011

Hawkeyes Sharper on Monday

The offensive side of the ball gets the attention after practice

12/23/2011

A Refreshing Day at the Office

Hawkeyes enjoy the weather, surroundings at 1st practice in Scottsdale

12/18/2011

Wine Online: SI's Pick and a Nod to the UI

Magazine likes Iowa's chances in Insight; UI coaches like coaching at the UI

12/16/2011

Rogers Will See the Field This Bowl Game

UI fullback has been to 2 bowls, but was held out both times

12/14/2011

Hawkeyes Gain Post Season Recognition

Pro Football Weekly names Reiff first team All-America

11/25/2011

Iowa vs. Nebraska (AP - 11/25/11)

Iowa vs. Nebraska (AP - 11/25/11) Photo Gallery

11/19/2011

Iowa at Purdue

Iowa at Purdue Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011

11/05/2011

Iowa vs. No. 13 Michigan - AP Photos - 11/05/11

Iowa vs. No. 13 Michigan - AP Photos - 11/05/11

10/29/2011

Iowa Football vs. Minnesota

10/29/11

10/15/2011

Iowa 41, Northwestern 31 - AP Photos

James Vandenberg threw for 224 yards and two touchdowns.

Hawk-Item - - Named Offensive Player of the Game in 2010 Insight Bowl . . . set Iowa bowl records for rushing attempts (33) and rushing yards (219) in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . one of nine true freshmen to see action in 2010 . . . ranks fourth in rushing yards for an Iowa freshman with 622 yards (114 carries).

2010 Honors - - Most Valuable Offensive Player in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . 2010 - - saw action in seven games, with four starts . . . rushed 114 times for 622 yards and three touchdowns and had two receptions for 23 yards . . . saw first action of career in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 60 yards, with a long of 21 yards . . . also had one pass reception for 12 yards . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State . . . did not see action in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . 16 rushing attempts for 40 yards vs. MSU . . . started at running back in 18-13 win at Indiana, earning first career start . . . rushed 22 times for 129 yards vs. the Hoosiers as offense gained 445 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, rushing three times for 14 yards . . . started at running back in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . nine rushing attempts for 70 yards and first career touchdowns against OSU, along with one reception for 11 yards . . . 26-yard run in fourth quarter set up his one-yard touchdown run to give Iowa a 17-10 advantage . . . started at running back in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . led rushing attack at Minnesota with 21 attempts for 90 yards, with a long of 16 yards . . . started at running back in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . rushed 33 times for 219 yards and two scores vs. Missouri . . . scored on runs of one and 62 yards.

High school honors - - Named first team all-state and all-conference as a senior after earning second team honors on all-state and all-conference teams as a junior . . . earned first team all-County honors for two seasons . . . second team all-Metro . . . named offensive MVP of Super 60 list in Maryland/District of Columbia/Virginia area . . . Career - - offensive MVP as a senior helped prep team make four straight appearances in state playoffs, with a four-year record of 43-5 . . . rushed 165 times for 1,698 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior . . . gained 1,287 yards on 108 carries as a junior, with 17 touchdowns . . . rushed 70 times for 548 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore . . . team captain as junior and senior . . . set school record with 392 rushing yards in a game, which ranks fourth best in state history.

Personal - - Born 5/11/92 . . . Astrophysics major . . . Principal's List . . . named as state Gentleman of the Year in both 2009 and 2010, posting over 1,000 hours of community service . . . mother is Tammy Money . . . high school coach was Bill McGregor.

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 Career Rushing Bests 
Attempts:	33, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Yards:	        219, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Touchdowns:	2, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Long:	        62, vs. Missouri, 12/28/1 Career Recieving Bests

Career Reciving Bests Catches: 1, twice, last vs. Ohio State, 11/20/10 Yards: 12, vs. Ball State, 9/25/10 Touchdowns: none Long: 12, vs. Ball State, 9/25/10

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