Iowa makes 10th bowl appearance under Kirk Ferentz
Hawkeyes enjoy the weather, surroundings at 1st practice in Scottsdale
Daniels, Guthrie, McNutt, Nielsen, Vandenberg named 2011 captains
Pro Football Weekly names Reiff first team All-America
Hawk-Item - - Ranked sixth in the Big Ten in punting (41.2) and helped Iowa lead the conference and rank 25th in the nation in net punting (38.0) in 2011.
2011 Honors - - Permanent Team Captain, Special Teams . . . Forest Evashevski Scholastic Achievement Award . . . Reggie Roby Special Teams Award, Specialist . . . academic all-Big Ten . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten by both league coaches and media . . . Big Ten Sportsmanship Award . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . earned honorable mention recognition for punting from College Football Performance Awards for his play in win over Louisiana-Monroe.
2011 Preseason Honors - - Candidate for Ray Guy Award . . . named to AFCA Community Service Award preseason Watch List . . . 2011 - - handled all punting duties throughout the season, averaging 41.2 yards on 53 punts . . . handled all punting duties in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . three punts for 39.0 average in opening win . . . long punt covered 45 yards, two of three punts were inside the 20 and opponent had no returns . . . handled all punting duties in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . four punts for 46.8 yard average at ISU, with a career-best of 59 yards . . . had two of four punts at ISU inside the 20 . . . handled all punting duties in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh . . . averaged 45.5 yards on six punts vs. Pitt, with a long of 50 yards, while allowing just two yards on three returns . . . handled all punting duties in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe . . .averaged 48 yards on two punts vs. ULM, with both inside the 20 and allowing no returns . . . has at least one punt of 50 yards or more in three straight games . . . handled all punting duties in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . averaged 39.5 yards on four punts at PSU, with two kicks of 49 yards and two kicks inside the 20, while allowing no returns . . . handled all punting duties in 41-31 win over Northwestern . . . averaged 40 yards on three punts vs. Northwestern, with a long of 46 yards while allowing just one negative return . . . handled punting duties in 45-24 win over Indiana, recording one punt for 38 yards, punting the ball inside the 20 and not allowing a return . . . handled punting duties in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, recording one punt for 19 yards and not allowing a return . . . handled all punting duties in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . averaged 40 yards on five punts, with a long of 44 yards and two punts inside the 20 . . . handled all punting duties in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . averaged 41 yards on career-high seven punts vs. MSU, with a long of 51 yards and two punts inside the 20 . . . handled all punting duties in 31-21 win at Purdue . . . averaged 33.2 yards on four punts at Purdue, with a long of 45 yards and two kicks inside the 20 with no returns . . . handled all punting duties in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . averaged 41.1 yards on seven punts at Nebraska, with a long of 56 yards . . . three punts inside the 20 and just one touchback . . . handled all punting duties in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma . . . six punts for 44.3 average vs. Oklahoma, with a long of 55 yards while allowing just two returns for three yards.
2010 - - Listed as second team punter following spring practice . . . saw only action of the season in 35-7 win over Iowa State, with one punt for 32 yards.
2009 - - Listed as second team punter following spring practice. . . did not see any game action.
2008 - - Listed as second team punter following spring practice. . . did not see any game action.
2007 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Earned third team all-state honors as a senior after earning first team honors as a junior . . . earned first team all-conference honors as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . selected to compete in Iowa Shrine Bowl following prep career . . . Career - - holds 15 school kicking and punting records . . . averaged 37.2 yards on 135 career punts, with a career-best of 66 yards . . . 25 punts were inside the opponent 20-yardline . . . made 39-44 career PATs and 7-17 field goals, with a long of 47 yards . . . averaged 38 yards per punt as a senior, along with making 13-15 PATs and 5-12 field goals . . . averaged 44.2 yards per punt as a junior . . . hit 21-23 PATs and 2-4 field goals as a junior . . . earned three letters in football as punter, kicker, wide receiver and defensive back . . . earned two letters in basketball and four in baseball.
Personal - - Born 10/12/88 in San Salvador, El Salvador . . . Health and Sport Studies major . . . member of National Honor Society and prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Nancy and Gary Guthrie . . . high school coaches were Dave McCaulley and Jon Pilcher.
Career Bests Punts: 7, twice, last at Nebraska, 11/25/11 Average: 48.0 vs. Louisiana-Monroe, 9/24/11 Long: 59 at Iowa State, 9/10/11