UI defensive coordinator Phil Parker had zero hestitation in taking on the role of secondary coach
UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills
Hawkeye junior defensive tackle Carl Davis
Game notes: at Northwestern
Head coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media today inside the Hayden Fry Football Complex
The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa
2013 - - Saw action in seven games, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw first career action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 28-14 win over Missouri State . . . did not see action in 27-21 win at Iowa State . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording one assisted tackle for first career stop as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . did not see action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . did not see action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.
2012 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Earned prep All-America recognition as a senior . . . first team all-state, all-conference and all-area as a senior in only season at Montini Catholic . . . first team all-area as a junior at St. Joseph's High School . . . Career - - three-year starter as offensive and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team post 12-2 record as a senior while winning state championship . . . team captain as a senior . . . recorded 80 tackles as a senior, including five tackles for loss, three sacks and nine pressures . . . also earned two letters as a heavyweight wrestler.
Personal - - Born 7/12/94 in Brooklyn, N.Y. . . . sociology major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Tina and Ralph Johnson . . . high school coach was Chris Andriano.