Assistant coaches Brian Ferentz and Reese Morgan meet with the media
UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Hawkeyes host second annual Heroes Game with Cornhuskers
University of Iowa junior Jordan Cotton continues to develop, emerge
The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa
Iowa at Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium -- Ames, Iowa Photos by Jeff Becker
Iowa hosts Northern Illinois in the season opener at Kinnick Stadium on Aug. 31, 2013.
Indoor Practice Facility Iowa City, Iowa
Iowa vs. Purdue - AP Photo Gallery
2012 - - Played in all 12 games, with two starts at defensive tackle . . . recorded 16 solo tackles and 18 assists, including 3.5 tackles for loss, two pass break-ups and one recovered fumble . . . started at defensive tackle in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois for first career action, recording one solo tackle, one assist and a pass break-up . . . saw action in 9-6 loss to Iowa State . . . recorded two solo stops and two assists vs. ISU, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, recording two solo tackles . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 299 yards total offense and collected four turnovers . . . collected two solo tackles and three assists vs. Minnesota, along with one QB pressure . . . saw action in 19-16 win at Michigan State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 38-14 loss to Penn State, recording two solo tackles and three assists to match career-best of five tackles . . . saw action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, recording two solo tackles and one assist, including one tackle for loss . . . saw action in 24-21 loss at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists vs. Purdue, including one tackle for loss . . . also had first fumble recovery of career, which led to first Iowa touchdown, and added one pass break-up . . . saw action in 42-17 loss at Michigan, recording three solo tackles . . . started at defensive tackle in 13-7 loss to Nebraska . . . matched career-best with five tackles vs. Nebraska, including one solo tackle for loss and four assists.
2011 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Defense. 2011 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Named all-metro and metro defensive MVP in Baltimore area as a senior . . . first team all-conference and all-state as a senior . . . second team all-state as a junior . . . earned third team all-conference honors as a center during junior season . . . named team defensive MVP as a senior . . . Career - - holds single game school record with five QB sacks . . . recorded 10 QB sacks, four forced fumbles and three pass break-ups as a senior . . . collected 12 QB sacks and two pass break-ups as a junior and had eight QB sacks as a sophomore . . . helped prep team post 20-4 record in his final two seasons and advance to state playoffs in each of three seasons. . . team captain as a senior . . . also competed in track, tossing shot put and discus.
Personal - - Born 1/5/93 . . . pre-business/communication studies major . . . mother is Catherine Cooper-Grogans . . . high school coach was Bill McGregor.