UI defensive coordinator Phil Parker had zero hestitation in taking on the role of secondary coach
2nd-year coach says Hawkeyes remain hungry during spring ball
Assistant coaches LeVar Woods and Chris White meet with the media
Hawkeye junior defensive tackle Carl Davis
First-year linebackers coach is impressed with coach Ferentz's consistency
Nebraska at Iowa Friday, Nov. 23, 2012
Iowa hosts Nebraska on Friday Nov. 23 at Kinnick Stadium.
Iowa hosts Purdue at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday Nov. 10, 2012.
Iowa faces Indiana in Bloomington on Nov 3, 2012.
Penn State at Iowa Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012
Hawk-Item - - One of nine true freshmen to see action in 2010, playing both defensive back and linebacker.
2011 - - Saw action in eight games, recording 14 solo tackles, 11 assists and one recovered fumble . . . saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording seven assisted tackles . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh . . . recorded six solo tackles and one assist vs. Pitt . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . did not see action in 13-3 loss at Penn State due to injury . . . did not see action in 41-31 win over Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 45-24 win over Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan due to injury . . . returned to action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics in limited playing time . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 282 yards total offense . . . recorded three solo tackles and recovered fumble on Purdue KO return, the first of his career . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, recording two solo tackles and one assist as the Iowa defense allowed just 275 yards total offense.
2010 - - Saw action in 10 games, recording one solo tackle and eight assists . . . saw first action of career in 45-0 win over Ball State as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . recorded two assisted tackles vs. Ball State . . . saw action on special teams in 24-3 win over Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-28 win at Michigan, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 31 net rushing yards and 258 yards total offense . . . saw action in 18-13 win at Indiana, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just 91 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, recording one solo tackle and one assist.
High school honors - - Named first team all-state, all-county and all-conference as a junior and senior . . . earned Lorain County Golden Helmet Award . . . named area Player of the Year by Lorain Morning Journal . . . Career - - earned four varsity letters as a linebacker, running back, kick returner and punt returner . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . holds school records for points in a season and career and most career yards . . . collected 154 career tackles, including 12 QB sacks . . . recorded five interceptions, forced six fumbles, recovered six fumbles and scored four defensive touchdowns . . . collected 76 tackles and eight QB sacks as a junior . . . had 76 tackles, with three QB sacks, as a senior . . . also had 3,864 career rushing yards and 52 touchdowns on 519 rushing attempts . . . collected 16 career pass receptions for 213 yards and four touchdowns . . . scored two touchdowns on kickoff returns . . . led high school team to a 10-1 record and a state championship as a junior . . . also lettered in basketball and track.
Personal - - Born 6/10/92 . . . interdepartmental studies major . . . Merit and Honor Roll member . . . parents are Norma and Anthony Hitchens . . . high school coach was Mike Collier.'