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Desmond King
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Desmond King

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich

High School:
East English Village

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
12/14/1994

06/05/2014

9 Hawkeyes Named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-B1G Team

Brandon Scherff and Kevonte Martin-Manley earn first team honors

10/26/2013

Hawkeyes Knock Off Northwestern in OT

Iowa downs Wildcats, 17-10, to improve to 5-3, 2-2 season

10/19/2013

Iowa's Upset Bid Falls Short in Columbus

Hawkeyes fall to No. 3/4 Ohio State, 34-24

10/05/2013

Michigan State Sours Iowa's Homecoming

Spartans down Hawkeyes, 26-14, Saturday inside Kinnick Stadium

09/07/2013

Iowa Rushes Past Missouri State, 28-14

Hawkeyes rush for 296 yards, gain 489 yards of total offense

12/29/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 14

The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa

12/28/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

12/26/2013

Hawkeye Football Outback Bowl Practice 12

The Hawkeyes practice Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 as they prepare for their Outback Bowl matchup with LSU

12/25/2013

First Outback Bowl practice in Tampa

The Hawkeye football team held their first practice in Tampa today and former Hawkeye Adrian Clayborn stopped by.

11/23/2013

Iowa 24, Michigan 21

Nov. 23, 2013 Iowa City, Iowa Kinnick Stadium

Hawk-Item - - One of four true freshmen to see action in 2013 . . . started at cornerback in win over Missouri State, becoming first true freshman to start in defensive secondary since 2002 . . . tied for seventh in the Big Ten with two fumble recoveries.

2013 Honors - - Next Man In Award, Defense . . . third team Freshman All-America by Athlon Sports . . . first team Freshman All-Big Ten by BTN.com . . . named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week for his play at Ohio State . . . 2013 - - Saw action in all 13 games, with 12 starts . . . recorded 44 solo tackles and 25 assists, including three tackles for loss . . . collected eight pass break-ups and two recovered fumbles . . . saw action in 30-27 loss to Northern Illinois, recording two solo tackles, two assists and one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 28-14 win over Missouri State as defense allowed just 197 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists vs. Missouri State, along with first fumble recovery of career . . . started at cornerback in 27-21 win at Iowa State as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assists at ISU, including one tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording one assisted tackle and one pass break-up as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . started at cornerback in 23-7 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles and two assists at Minnesota, including a shared tackle for loss . . . started at cornerback in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . career-high 11 tackles vs. MSU, including seven solo stops and four assists, along with one QB pressure . . . started at cornerback in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . season-high 12 tackles at OSU, including 10 solo stops and two assists . . . started at cornerback in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . recorded two assisted tackles vs. Northwestern and was involved in two big plays late in the game, recovering a Northwestern fumble in Iowa territory with less than four minutes remaining in regulation, then causing a pass break-up in overtime as Iowa held the Wildcats without a first down to secure the win . . . started at cornerback in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, recording six solo tackles and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 38-14 win at Purdue, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . started at cornerback in 24-21 win over Michigan as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . recorded three assisted tackles vs. Michigan, including a shared tackle for loss, and had two pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 38-17 win at Nebraska as defense allowed just 89 net rushing yards . . . recorded eight tackles at Nebraska, including six solo stops and two assists, along with one pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU as defense allowed just 82 passing yards . . . recorded five solo tackles and one assist vs. LSU, including one tackle for loss and one pass break-up.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state honors . . . also first team all-city and named to Dream Team as a senior . . . first team all-state and all-city as a junior . . . first team all-city and second team all-state as a sophomore . . . Career - - established Michigan high school record with 29 career interceptions . . . set school record for career rushing yards . . . rushed for 2,360 yards and scored 33 touchdowns as a senior . . . recorded 56 tackles and seven interceptions as a senior . . . rushed for 1,610 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior, with 49 tackles and 12 interceptions on defense . . . rushed for 811 yards and nine touchdowns as a sophomore, with 44 tackles and 10 interceptions on defense . . . team captain as junior and senior . . . competed on three teams that advanced to state playoffs, including regional championship as a senior . . . helped prep team post three-year record of 32-6 . . . four-year letterman in track, competing in sprint events and relays.

Personal - - Born 12/14/94 . . . mass communications major . . . member of prep Honor Roll and Principal's List . . .. . . mother is Yvette Powell . . . one of three players from Detroit on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Rod Oden.

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