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Sean Considine

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Byron, IL

High School:
Byron HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 206

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
10/28/1981

Hawk-Item - - Has recorded four blocked punts in his career (two in 2003), with three of the four being recovered for Iowa touchdowns.

2004 Honors - - One of five seniors selected to team Leadership Council for 2004 season . . . 2004 - - listed as first team safety following spring practice.

2003 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . Coaches Appreciation Award, defense . . . Hustle Team Award, defense . . . one of three juniors selected to team Leadership Council for 2003 season . . . 2003 - - started at free safety in all 13 games . . . tied for fifth in the Big Ten with three recovered fumbles . . . recorded first career interception, along with three solo tackles and eight assists in opening win over Miami . . . member of Iowa secondary that recorded four interceptions in win over Miami, holding Miami without a touchdown for the first time since 1993 . . . two solo tackles in win over Buffalo . . . recovered a fumble vs. Buffalo and returned 18 yards for a touchdown, and had a 20-yard interception return . . . four solo tackles and two assists in win at Iowa State, including a tackle for loss and a pass break-up . . . tied Iowa single game record with two blocked punts vs. ISU, with first resulting in an Iowa touchdown and second leading to an Iowa field goal . . . four solo tackles and two assists in win over Arizona State . . . one tackle at Michigan State . . . one tackle and one assist in win over Michigan . . . one solo tackle and three assists at Ohio State . . . recovered a Buckeye fumble inside the one-yardline to stop a scoring threat in the first half . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assists in win over Penn State . . . recorded two solo tackles in win over Illinois . . . recorded five solo tackles and one assist at Purdue . . . recorded six solo tackles and one assist in win over Minnesota, including one tackle for loss and a pass break-up . . . turned in key defensive plays in the second half of win at Wisconsin . . . for the game recorded four solo tackles, three assists, two pass break-ups and one interception . . . returned third quarter interception 24 yards to the Wisconsin one-yardline, setting up IowaÂ's go ahead touchdown . . . credited with a pass break-up on final play of the game in the Iowa endzone to preserve IowaÂ's win . . . led defense with nine tackles in Outback Bowl win over Florida, recording six solo tackles, three assists and one pass break-up.

2002 Honors - - Academic all-Big Ten . . . Hustle Team Award, special teams . . . 2002 - - saw action in all 13 games, in defensive secondary and on special teams . . . recorded one solo tackle in win over Akron . . . five solo tackles and one assist in win at Miami . . . saw action but had no statistics vs. Iowa State . . . one solo tackle and one assist in win over Utah State, and blocked a punt that was recovered for an Iowa touchdown . . . one tackle in win at Penn State . . . two solo tackles, one assist and one QB pressure in win over Purdue . . . blocked second punt of the season vs. Purdue and for the second time Iowa recovered for a touchdown . . . recorded three solo tackles, one assist and a pass break-up in win over Michigan State . . . one solo tackle and two assists in win at Indiana . . . saw action in win at Michigan as Iowa held Michigan to 149 passing yards and 171 yards total offense . . . recorded one assisted tackle in win over Wisconsin as defense held Badgers to 78 yards rushing and 215 yards total offense . . . two solo tackles in win over Northwestern . . . had a 23-yard kickoff return that led to first points in win over Northwestern as Wildcats began the contest with an on-side kick . . . saw action but had no statistics in win at Minnesota . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. Southern Cal in Orange Bowl.

2001 Honors - - academic all-Big Ten . . . earned team hustle award on special teams . . . 2001 - - saw action on special teams in all 12 games . . . season totals include 11 solo tackles and six assists, with one recovered fumble . . . one solo tackle vs. Kent State and Miami . . . recovered a Penn State fumble on a kickoff return, keeping the Nittany Lions from gaining momentum just after recording a safety in the second quarter, as Iowa responded with a touchdown drive just before the half . . . two solo tackles and two assists at Michigan State . . . one solo tackle vs. Michigan . . . four solo tackles and four assists in win at Northwestern . . . one solo tackle in win over Minnesota . . . one solo tackle in Alamo Bowl win over Texas Tech.

2000 - - redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Named to Illinois Coaches Association all-state team as a junior and senior . . . named first team all-state as a senior by Chicago Sun-Times and special mention by Chicago Tribune . . . first team all-conference selection as sophomore, junior and senior . . . Career - - member of prep team that won state title in 1999 . . . holds school records for career rushing yards (4,010), touchdowns in a season (34) and touchdowns in a career (65) . . . earned three letters in football as linebacker and running back . . . also lettered three times in basketball and baseball . . . rushed for 1,580 yards as a senior and had 400 yards receiving while scoring 34 touchdowns . . . rushed for 1,340 yards as a junior, with 18 TDs . . . scored 13 TDs as a sophomore while rushing for 1,090 yards.

Personal - - Born 10/28/81 . . . marketing major . . . academic all-state as a junior and senior . . . parents are Colleen and Rick Considine . . . high school coach was Everett Stine.

Considine's Collegiate Stats

Year Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks Int/Yds. PBU FF RF/YD/TD BLK
Freshman 11 6 17 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 1/0/0 0
Sophomore 17 9 26 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 0 0/0/0 2
Junior 43 23 66 2/4/0 0/0 3/44 5 0 2/18/1 2
Career 71 38 109 2/4/ 0/0 3/44 6 0 3/18/1 4
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