Sophomore corner returns to home state, this time as a starter
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 head football coach speaks with media prior to Spring Camp
Hawkeyes begin spring practices today for 2013 season
The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa
Hawk-Item - - Moved from wide receiver to defensive back for 2013 spring practice.
2014 - -Played in all 13 games, with 12 starts . . . recorded 53 tackles, including 35 solo tackles and 18 assists, along with two tackles for loss . . . had one interception, two recovered fumbles and five pass break-ups . . . earned first career start at cornerback in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded first career interception and 18 yard return on UNI final possession of the game, to go with two solo tackles, two assists and a pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 17-13 win over Ball State as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . career-best six tackles vs. BSU, including three solo stops and three assists . . . started at cornerback in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . matched career-best with six tackles vs. ISU, including four solo stops and two assists . . . recovered an ISU fumble in the endzone to stop a first half scoring threat and also had one pass break-up . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . did not start at Pitt due to suffering injury during the week, but responded with four solo tackles, one assist and career-best three pass break-ups ast Pitt . . . started at cornerback in 24-10 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist at Purdue . . . started at cornerback in 45-29 win over Indiana, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 38-31 loss at Maryland, recording three solo tackles and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles vs. Northwestern,. including three solo tackles and one assist . . . also recovered a fumble that led to an Iowa touchdown . . . started at cornerback in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded five tackles at Minnesota, including three solo tackles and two assists . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 88 net rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . matched career-best six tackles at Illinois, including four solo tackles and two assists, along with a tackle for loss . . . started at cornerback in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin . . . recorded career-best seven tackles vs. Wisconsin, including five solo tackles and two assists, along with one tackle for loss and one touchdown-saving tackle . . . started at cornerback in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . started at cornerback in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, recording one solo tackle.
2013 - - Did not see any game action.
2012 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Selected to participate in Broward Beach Bowl (private vs. public schools) as a senior and earned Championship Performance Award . . . earned first team all-county honors on offense as a senior and second team honors on defense . . . honorable mention all-state as a junior and second team as a sophomore . . . second team all-county as a sophomore and junior . . . Career - - earned three varsity letters while playing wide receiver and defensive back and kick returner . . . totaled 877 yards and 15 touchdowns on 52 receptions as a senior, with one rushing touchdown and two interceptions and a touchdown on defense . . . had 59 receptions for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior, with one KO return touchdown and two interceptions . . . 42 receptions for 906 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore, with one interception also had punt return touchdown that led to win over fourth-ranked team in the state . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . earned two letters in basketball and track . . . holds school records in 100 and 200 meter dashes.
Personal - - Born 6/25/94 . . . health and human physiology major . . . member of Principal's Honor Roll . . . parents are Dr. Wesley and Arlette Mabin . . . high school coach was Kirk Hoza.