Iowa to host Open Practice on Saturday, April 25 at 1 p.m.
Hawkeyes visit Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville
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
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
2014 - - Listed as second team left defensive tackle following spring practice . . . did not see action in 2014 due to injury.
2013 - - Saw action in all 13 games . . . recorded 18 tackles, including eight solo tackles and 10 assists . . . also had 1.5 tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . saw action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 197 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle at ISU, his first career QB sack to stop an ISU drive in the first half . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording two solo tackles and two assists as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, recording two assisted tackles, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 17-210 OT win over Northwestern, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 89 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, recording one solo tackle.
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.