Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN
Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU
Iowa football has 4 talented tight ends ready to produce
2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
Hawkeyes down Boilermakers, 38-14, to improve to 6-4
Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
The Hawkeyes practice Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 as they prepare for their Outback Bowl matchup with LSU
Iowa travels to Purdue to face off against the Boilermakers are Ross-Ade stadium on Nov. 9.
2013 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2013 - - Saw action in 12 games, with five receptions for 108 yards . . . saw first career action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . first career reception vs. Missouri State covered 47 yards for his only reception of the game . . . one of two starting tight ends in 27-21 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as offense gained 378 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, but had no statistics as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one reception for 24 yards . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . led receivers with three receptions for 37 yards in win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 24-21 win over Michigan due to injury . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.
2012 Honors - - Team Leader Award, special teams . . . 2012 - - redshirted.
High school honors - - Earned all-state, all-district and all-conference honors as a senior . . . Career - - earned two varsity letters while playing tight end, wide receiver, linebacker and defensive back . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . averaged 11.6 yards on 26 receptions as a senior, with five touchdowns, and also recorded five interceptions on defense . . . recorded 24 receptions and scored five touchdowns as a junior and had five interceptions . . . also earned two letters as basketball power forward.
Personal - - Born 10/09/93 in Madison, Wis. . . . communications major . . . member of Dean's List . . . parents are Jan Krieger and Bruce Kittle . . . his father, Bruce Kittle, is former Iowa offensive lineman and was co-captain of Iowa's 1982 Rose Bowl team . . . cousin of current TE Henry Krieger Coble . . . high school coach was Greg Nation.