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Jeremiha Hunter
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Jeremiha Hunter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
York, PA

High School:
Harrisburg Science & Technology HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
02/09/1988

Hawk-Item - - Became 63rd Iowa player to reach 200 career tackles with two tackles in win over Ball State . . . recorded 269 career stops to rank 20th in career tackles . . . averaged 7.5 tackles per game to tie for ninth in the Big Ten for all games.

2010 Honors - - Second team all-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by league media . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football.

2010 Preseason Honors - - First team all-Big Ten by Blue Ribbon Yearbook . . . second team all-Big Ten by Sports Illustrated . . . 2010 - - started 11 games at weakside linebacker, seeing limited action in two games due to injury . . . led team with 90 tackles, including 29 solo stops and 61 assists . . . also led team with two fumble recoveries . . . started at weakside linebacker in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois as defense allowed just 157 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and four assists in opening win . . . started at weakside linebacker in 35-7 win over Iowa State, recording two solo tackles and seven assists . . . started at weakside linebacker in 34-27 loss at Arizona . . . recorded one solo tackle and four assists vs. Arizona, along with fumble recovery to stop scoring threat in the red zone . . . started at weakside linebacker in 45-0 win over Ball State, recording two assisted tackles and a fumble recovery as defense allowed just 112 yards total offense . . . fumble recovery was second in two games and fifth of career . . . started at weakside linebacker in 24-3 win over Penn State as defense allowed just 54 net rushing yards and 301 yards total offense . . . recorded eight tackles vs. Penn State, including a shared tackle for loss . . . started at weakside linebacker in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . recorded career-high 13 tackles at Michigan, including nine solo tackles and four assists, and also had one pass break-up . . . started at weakside linebacker in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . recorded two solo tackles and seven assists vs. Badgers, despite missing portion of second half due to injury . . . did not see action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State due to injury . . . returned to starting line-up at weakside linebacker in 18-13 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded eight tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Hoosiers . . . started at weakside linebacker in 21-17 loss at Northwestern . . . recorded three solo tackles and three assists vs. Wildcats, along with third interception of career and one pass break-up . . . started at weakside linebacker in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . recorded 11 tackles vs. OSU, including three solo stops and eight assists . . . started at weakside linebacker in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, recording nine tackles . . . saw action at weakside linebacker in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . recorded four solo tackles and one assist in bowl win.

2009 Honors - - Named Big Ten Conference co-Special Teams Player of the Week for his play in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa.

2009 Pre-season Honors - - Named pre-season fourth team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele's College Football . . . 2009 - - Started all 12 games he played, missing Minnesota game due to injury . . . ranked second on team with 89 tackles, including 34 solo stops and 55 assists . . . also had 2.5 tackles for loss, one interception and four pass break-ups . . . started at weakside linebacker in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded first blocked field goal of career with block of potential game-winning field goal on final play of the UNI game . . . also had nine tackles, including four solo stops and five assists, and one pass break-up . . . started at weakside linebacker in 35-3 win at Iowa State as defense collected six turnovers . . . recorded three solo tackles and two asists at ISU, along with a fumble recovery early in the third period that led to third Iowa touchdown . . . started at weakside linebacker in 27-17 win over Arizona as defense allowed 105 passing yards and 253 yards total offense . . . led team with seven tackles vs. Arizona . . . started at weakside linebacker in 21-10 win at Penn State . . . matched career-high with 12 tackles at Penn State, including four solo stops, eight assists and 1.5 tackles for loss . . . started at weakside linebacker in 24-21 win over Arkansas State as defense allowed just 80 net rushing yards . . . recorded seven tackles vs. ASU, including three solo stops and a tackle for loss, and had two pass break-ups . . . started at weakside linebacker in 30-28 win over Michigan . . . matched career-best while recording team-high 12 tackles, including three solo stops, vs. Wolverines . . . also had pass interception and 16 yard return in first period that led to Iowa field goal, and a fumble recovery . . . started at linebacker in 20-10 win at Wisconsin at defense allowed just 87 rushing yards and 243 yards total offense . . . recorded three solo tackles and three assists vs. Badgers . . . started at linebacker in 15-13 win at Michigan State as defense allowed just 85 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackles and five assisted tackles at MSU and also had one pass break-up . . . started at linebacker in 42-24 win over Indiana as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards overall and just three points in the second half . . . recorded six tackles vs. Hoosiers, including three solo stops . . . started at linebacker in 17-10 loss to Northwestern as defense allowed just 10 points and 239 yards total offense . . . recorded 10 tackles vs. Wildcats, including four solo stops and six assists . . . started at linebacker in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State . . . recorded two solo stops and one assist vs. OSU before missing majaority of action due to injury . . . did not see action in 12-0 win over Minnesota due to injury . . . started at linebacker in 24-14 Orange Bowl win over Georgia Tech as defense allowed just 12 passing yards and 155 yards total offense . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assists vs. GA Tech.

2008 - - Ranked second on the team in tackles with 80, including 22 solo stops and 58 assists . . . recorded five tackles for loss and one interceptions . . . listed as second team WILL linebacker following spring practice . . . started at linebacker in 46-3 opening win over Maine as defense allowed just 83 passing yards and 220 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles vs. Maine, including one solo stop and three assists . . . started at linebacker in 42-0 win over Florida International as defense allowed just 56 rushing yards and 218 yards total offense . . . career-high 10 tackles vs. FIU, including nine solo stops and a shared tackle for loss . . . started at linebacker in 17-5 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 73 rushing yards . . . recorded four tackles, including one solo stop and three assists, along with one pass break-up vs. ISU . . . started at linebacker in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, recording three solo tackles and three assists, including one tackle for loss . . . started at linebacker in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . recorded career-high 12 tackles vs. Northwestern, collecting three solo stops and nine assists . . . also had one assisted tackle for loss and a 21-yard return with his first career interception to stop Northwestern's first drive of the game . . . started at linebacker in 16-13 loss at Michigan State as defense held second leading rusher in the nation to 91 net rushing yards . . . recorded seven tackles at MSU, including one solo tackle and six assists . . . started at linebacker in 45-9 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 95 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist vs. the Hoosiers, along with a fumble recovery that led to an Iowa touchdown . . . started at linebacker in 38-16 win over Wisconsin, recording four assisted tackles . . . started at linebacker in 27-24 loss at Illinois as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists at Illinois, including one tackle for loss . . . started at linebacker in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State as defense allowed just 289 yards total offense . . . matched career-best with 12 tackles vs. Penn State, including three solo tackles and nine assists, while also collecting one QB pressure . . . started at linebacker in 22-17 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . recorded 10 tackles vs. Purdue, including three solo stops and seven assists . . . started at linebacker in 55-0 win at Minnesota, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just seven rushing yards and 134 yards total offense in posting second shutout of the season . . . started at linebacker in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as defense allowed just 43 net rushing yards . . . recorded four tackles, including three solo stops vs. South Carolina, including two tackles for loss along with one pass break-up.

2007 - - Listed as second team outside linebacker following spring practice . . . saw action in opening win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . did not see action in win over Syracuse . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Iowa State, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action on special teams in loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Indiana, recording two assisted tackles . . . did not see action in loss at Penn State . . . saw action in win over 18th-ranked Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss at Purdue, recording two solo tackles and one assist, including one tackle for loss . . . saw action in double OT win over Michigan State, recording two assisted tackles . . . did not see action in win at Northwestern due to injury . . . saw action in win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in loss to Western Michigan, recording one assisted tackle.

2006 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - USA Today second team all-American . . . PIAA all-Platinum 33 team . . . second team all-state as a senior and sophomore, first-team as a junior . . . three-time first team all-conference selection as a linebacker . . . first team all-conference as a running back during his junior year, second-team as a sophomore . . . District 3 all-Supreme team as a junior . . . Career - - played linebacker and running back in high school . . . had 3,284 career rushing yards and 58 touchdowns on 460 attempts . . . recorded 133 tackles, five interceptions (two returned for TDs), five sacks and 10 tackles for a loss as a junior.

Personal - - Born 2/9/88 . . . Interdepartmental Studies major . . . parents are Rebecca and Brian Hunter. . . high school coach was George Chaump.

Career Bests
Tackles:	 13, at Michigan, 10/16/10
Solos:	         9, at Michigan, 10/16/10
Assists:	 9, four times, last vs. Michigan, 10/10/09
Tackle for Loss: 2, vs. South Carolina, 1/01/09
PBU:	         2, twice, last at Indiana, 11/06/10
Interception:	 1, three times, last at N'western, 11/13/10
Recovered Fumble:1, five times, last vs. Ball State, 9/25/10
Blk FG:	         1, vs. Northern Iowa, 9/05/09

Career Statistics
Defense		Solo	Ast.	Total	T/Loss	Sacks	QBH	In-Yd.	PBU	RF	Blk
Freshman	2	8	10	1/2	0/0	0	0-0	0	0	0
Sophomore	22	58	80	5/7	0/0	0	1-21	2	1	0
Junior		34	55	89	2.5/5	0/0	0	1-16	4	2	1
Senior	        29	61	90	0.5/1	0/0	0	1-4	4	2	0
Career	        87	182	269	9/15	0/0	0	3-41	10	5	1
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