Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU
UI senior running back garners preseason honors after playing every game last season
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
Iowa downs Wildcats, 17-10, to improve to 5-3, 2-2 season
Iowa vs. LSU 2014 Outback Bowl Raymond James Stadium -- Tampa, FL Photos by Jeff Becker
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
Iowa hosts Michigan at Kinnick Stadium on Nov. 23, 2013.
Hawk Item - - Is 44th player in school history to gain 1,000 career rushing yards . . . rushed for 150 yards vs. Northern Illinois (2012) in first career start, which was best total for Iowa running back since Fred Russell vs. Akron in 2002 (170 yards) . . . one of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011.
2013 Preseason Honors - - Named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Watch List . . . 2013 - - saw action in all 13 games, with two starts. . . rushed 118 times for 467 yards and one touchdown and had 20 receptions for 173 yards and one score . . . started at running back in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . rushed 17 times for 76 yards vs. NIU, and had one pass reception . . . started at running back in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . rushed for 40 yards on 10 attempts vs. Missouri State, along with two receptions for 14 yards . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State as offense gained 378 yards total offense . . . rushed 13 times for 50 yards at ISU and had one reception for five yards . . . 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 10 times for 37 yards and had one reception for career-long 16 yards in win over WMU . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . rushed 11 times for 47 yards and gained seven yards on three receptions at Minnesota . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . career-bests with five receptions for 71 yards vs. MSU, including 47-yard touchdown . . . also rushed four times for six yards . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, rushing 10 times for 56 yards . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, rushing 17 times for 52 yards . . . scored on three-yard run in first quarter vs. Northwestern for first rushing touchdown of the season, and also had one pass reception . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin . . . rushed six times for six yards and had three receptions for 39 yards vs. Badgers . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 85 yards in win at Purdue, with a long of 15 yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . rushed four times for 12 yards and had one reception for 17 yards vs. Michigan . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, with no yards gained on three rushing attempts . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU . . . had two receptions for five yards and had zero yards on three rushing attempts vs. LSU.
2012 - - Played in six games while starting five at running back . . . missed six games due to injury . . . second on team in rushing yards with 136 carries for 513 yards and three touchdowns . . . also had 18 receptions for 167 yards . . . started at running back in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . rushed 30 times for 150 yards vs. NIU, including 23-yard touchdown run in final minutes for game-winning points . . . also had 26 yards on three pass receptions . . . started at running back in 9-6 loss to Iowa State . . . led ground game with 22 carries for 53 yards vs. ISU and had five receptions for 56 yards tot total 109 all-purpose yards . . . also collected one solo tackle . . . started at running back in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 429 yards total offense . . . rushed 13 times for 77 yards and and had a five-yard pass reception before leaving the game in the second quarter due to injury . . . did not see action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-13 win over Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 19-16 win at Michigan State due to injury . . .did not see action in 38-14 loss to Penn State due to injury . . . returned to action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . led ground game with 22 attempts for 107 yards and had five receptions for 41 yards . . . started at running back in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . led ground game with 25 carries for 83 yards, including four-yard scoring run to give Iowa a fourth quarter advantage . . . also had 24 yards on three pass receptions . . . started at running back in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . rushed 23 times for 43 yards, including a one-yard touchdown, and also had one reception for 15 yards vs. Purdue . . . did not see action in 42-17 loss at Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, due to injury.
2011 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Offense. 2011 - - Played in six games . . . 10 rushing attempts for 20 yards, one reception for 11 yards and averaged 21.5 yards on two KO returns . . . saw first action of career in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, with one KO return for 23 yards and one solo tackle on special teams . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh as offense gained 475 yards total offense . . . had first rushing attempt of his career for four yards . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense . . . had seven rushing attempts for 18 yards vs. ULM, with a long of five yards . . . did not see action in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . did not see action in 41-31 win over Northwestern . . . did not see action in 45-24 win over Indiana . . . did not see action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . did not see action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 31-21 win at Purdue . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, with two rushing attempts for minus two yards and one reception for 11 yards . . . also had one KO return for 20 yards.
High school honors - - Named to Top 50 Player list in Dallas/Fort Worth area as a senior . . . named 5-A District and team Most Valuable Offensive Player as a senior . . . Career - - three year letterman in football and track . . . team captain as a senior, leading team to 8-2 record and into the state playoffs . . . holds school record with six touchdowns in a game . . . set personal best of 248 rushing yards in a game as a senior . . . had 235 rushing attempts for 1,606 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior . . . played in just three games as a junior due to injury, rushing for 350 yards and scoring four touchdowns.
Personal - - Born 4/29/93 in Baltimore, MD . . . leisure studies/health and sports studies major . . . member of National Society of High School Scholars . . . parents are Kimberly and Roscoe Handy . . . high school coach was Jeff Hulme.