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Robert Gallery

Hometown:
Masonville, IA

High School:
East Buchanan HS

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 320

Position:
Offensive Line

Birthdate:
07/26/1980

2004 Draft . . . Drafted in first round by Oakland.

Hawk-Item - - One of five seniors selected to team Leadership Council for 2003 season . . . ended career with streak of starting 44 consecutive games, which ranked as the longest current streak in the Big Ten among offensive linemen . . . started first four games of the 2000 season at tight end before moving to tackle . . . pre-season first team all-America by The Sporting News . . . pre-season all-America by Playboy magazine . . . pre-season second team all-America by Athlon Sports . . . named to pre-season list for Lombardi Award . . .

2003 Honors - - Pre-season first team all-America by The Sporting News . . . pre-season all-America by Playboy magazine . . . pre-season second team all-America by Athlon Sports . . . named to pre-season list for Lombardi Award . . .Outland Trophy winner as nation?s best interior lineman . . . Big Ten Conference Offensive Lineman of the Year . . . first team all-America by Walter Camp Foundation, American Football Coaches Association, American Football Writers Association, the Associated Press, The Sporting News, ESPN.com, Rivals.com, SI.com, College Sports Television and Southern Football Weekly . . . first team all-Big Ten . . . academic all-Big Ten . . . Most Valuable Player, offense . . . Permanent Team Captain, offense . . . Hayden Fry ?Extra Heartbeat? Award . . . Iron Hawk Award . . . 2003 - - listed as first team left tackle following spring practice . . .- started at left tackle in all 13 games . . . started at left tackle in opening win over Miami . . . played every offensive down as Iowa rushed for 232 yards and gained 361 yards total offense, while allowing just one QB sack . . . started at left tackle in win over Buffalo as team scored a season-high 56 points . . . started at left tackle in win at Iowa State . . . started at left tackle in win over Arizona State . . . started at left tackle at Michigan State, where one of his best plays of the game was a touchdown-saving tackle following an Iowa fumble . . . started at left tackle in win over Michigan . . . started at left tackle at Ohio State . . . started at left tackle in win over Penn State as offense rushed for 212 yards and gained 386 yards total offense . . . started at left tackle in win over Illinois as offense gained season-best 505 yards, including 244 rushing yards and 261 passing yards . . . started at left tackle at Purdue . . . started at left tackle in win over Minnesota as offense gained 344 yards while defeating third ranked opponent of the season . . . started at left tackle in win at Wisconsin as offense rushed for over 200 yards . . . started at left tackle in win at Wisconsin as offense rushed for over 200 yards . . . started at left tackle in Outback Bowl win over Florida as offense rushed for 238 yards and gained 408 yards total offense in 37-17 win. 2002 Honors - - first team all-Big Ten . . . first team all-Big Ten by The Sporting News . . . academic all-Big Ten . . . Hustle Team Award, offense . . . 2002 - - started all 13 games at left tackle . . . member of offensive line that did not allow a sack in first two games and allowed just 12 sacks in 13 games . . . member of Iowa offense that set season records for total points (484), scoring average (37.2) and touchdowns (60) . . . part of Iowa offense that totaled 593 yards total offense, including 376 net rushing yards and 217 passing yards, in win over Akron . . . played every offensive down in win at Miami, as Iowa rushed for 188 yards and had 256 yards passing . . . played every offensive down against Iowa State as Iowa rushed for 222 yards and gained 400 yards total offense . . . part of Iowa offense in win over Utah State that rushed for 300 yards and had 518 yards total offense . . . played every offensive down in win at Penn State as Iowa scored 42 points and gained 470 yards total offense . . . played every offensive down in win over Purdue as Iowa gained 384 yards total offense . . . started seventh straight game at left tackle in win over Michigan State as Iowa reached its second highest point total under Kirk Ferentz in Big Ten action . . .started eighth straight game at left tackle in win at Indiana and played every offensive play as Iowa gained 358 yards total offense . . . started ninth straight game at left tackle in win at Michigan as Iowa rushed for 177 yards and gained 399 yards total offense . . . started for the 10th straight game at left tackle and played every offensive down in win over Wisconsin as Iowa rushed for 130 yards and gained 405 yards total offense . . . started for the 11th straight game at left tackle in win over Northwestern as Iowa rushed for 245 yards and gained 475 yards total offense . . . started for the 12th straight game at left tackle in win at Minnesota as Iowa rushed for 365 yards and gained 465 yards total offense . . . started for the 13th straight game at left tackle vs. Southern Cal in Orange Bowl . . . 2001 Honors - - academic all-Big Ten . . . 2001 - - started all 12 games at left tackle . . . one of most improved and most consistent performers in the offensive line . . . key member of offensive line as Iowa led the Big Ten Conference in scoring with an average of 32.6 points per game . . . Iowa offense averaged 393.5 yards per game, including 175.3 yards rushing and 218.2 yards passing . . . helped pave the way for RB Ladell Betts to rush for over 1,000 yards for the second straight season . . . 2000 - - had three catches for 52 yards as starting tight end before moving to tackle prior to first Big Ten game at Indiana . . . started final six games of the season at right tackle . . . key member of offensive line that led the way for RB Ladell Betts to rush for 1,090 yards . . . one catch for four yards vs. Western Michigan . . . nine yards on only reception vs. Iowa State . . . one catch for 19 yards at Nebraska . . . saw action in the offensive line vs. Indiana and Michigan State and started at right tackle vs. Illinois, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Penn State, Northwestern and Minnesota . . . 1999 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Named to Des Moines Register Class 1A all-state first team . . . all-conference first team selection as junior and senior after earning honorable mention recognition as a sophomore . . . Career - - career receiving totals include 33 catches for 604 yards and three touchdowns . . . on defense had career totals of 86 solo tackles and 90 assists, with three recovered fumbles and two interceptions . . . caught 11 passes for 207 yards as a senior . . . three-year starter at tight end who also had 76 tackles and two interceptions during senior season as outside linebacker . . . also handled punting and kickoff duties . . . helped prep team compile three-year record of 24-8, including a 19-2 mark in district play . . . also lettered in basketball and track and field . . . placed second in high jump at Class 1A state meet as a junior.

Personal - - Born 7/26/80 . . . elementary major . . . Honor Roll student . . . named to academic all-state football team and member of National Honor Society . . . is an Eagle Scout and was senior class president . . . brother of Iowa punter John Gallery and former Iowa player Nick Gallery (1993-96), an all-Big Ten punter . . . sister Julie Gallery competed for Iowa track and field team . . . parents are Mary and Mike Gallery . . . high school coach was Mike Stafford.

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