Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN
Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU
UI junior recorded career-high 13 tackles in win over Ball State
Iowa defeated Ball State, 17-13, on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium.
2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
The Iowa Hawkeyes face the LSU Tigers in the 2014 Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla.
The Iowa Football team traveled to Tampa, Florida today to prepare for their game against LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl
Iowa travels to Purdue to face off against the Boilermakers are Ross-Ade stadium on Nov. 9.
Northwestern at Iowa Kinnick Stadium -- Iowa City, Iowa Photos by Jeff Becker
Iowa travels to Columbus, OH to play OSU on Oct. 19, 2013.
Hawk-Item - - One of four sophomores named to 2013 Leadership Group . . . one of seven true freshmen to see action in 2012.
2013 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2013 - - Played in all 13 games, with 12 starts at defensive end . . . recorded 50 tackles, including 22 solo stops and 28 assists . . . totals include 6.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 QB sacks, while also collecting one forced fumble and four QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . recorded seven tackles in first career start, including one solo stop and six assists, along with a shared tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in 28-14 win over Missouri State, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just 197 yards total offense . . . started at defensive end in 27-21 win at Iowa State, recording two solo tackles, two assists and two QB pressures as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . started at defensive end in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording two solo tackles and a forced fumble as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . started at defensive end in 23-7 win at Minnesota, recording two assisted tackles, including a shared tackle for loss, as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . started at defensive end in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, . . . recorded five tackles vs. MSU, including two solo tackles and three assists, along with one tackle for loss and two QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording two solo tackles and three assists . . . started at defensive end in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . recorded career-best nine tackles vs. Northwestern, including four solo tackles and five assists, along with two tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . started at defensive end in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . started at defensive end in 38-14 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . recorded three solo tackles and two assists at Purdue, including career-best 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 QB sacks . . . started at defensive end in 24-21 win over Michigan recording two solo tackles and one assist as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . started at defensive end in 38-17 win at Nebraska as defense allowed just 89 net rushing yards . . . recorded four tackles at Nebraska, including two solo tackles and two assists . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.
2012 - - Did not see action in first seven games . . . played in final five games, recording one solo tackle, two assists and one pass break-up . . . saw first action of career in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-21 loss at Indiana, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-24 loss to Purdue, recording one assisted tackle and one pass break-up . . . saw action in 42-17 loss at Michigan, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics.
High school honors - - Nebraska Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior . . . named to Parade All-America team, the 21st Nebraska high school player to earn the distinction . . . earned first team all-state honors for three straight years after earning honorable mention recognition as a freshman . . . four-time first team all-district selection . . . Career - - helped prep team post 41-6 record over four years . . . team was state runner-up in 2009 and reached state semifinals in 2008 and 2010, before falling in quarterfinals in 2011 . . . holds school records for single season (211) and career tackles (626) . . . recorded 122 tackles as a senior, with two interceptions and two recovered fumbles . . . 52 receptions as a senior for 960 yards and 18 touchdowns, along with two rushing touchdowns and a passing touchdown . . . as a junior recorded 136 tackles and one interception, along with 31 receptions for 513 yards and eight touchdowns . . . school-record 211 tackles as a sophomore, with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries . . . 39 receptions for 480 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore . . . as a freshman had 15 receptions for 126 yards and 157 tackles . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . four-year football letterman while playing tight end, offensive line, quarterback, linebacker and defensive end . . . also earned four letters in basketball and track.
Personal - - Born 6/26/93 . . . health and human physiology major . . . named "Mr. Football" on Nebraska Academic All-State team . . . member of National Honor Society . . . parents are Sheree and Dan Ott . . . high school coach was Jeff Ashby.