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Josey Jewell
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Josey Jewell

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Decorah, Iowa

High School:
Decorah

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
12/25/1994

2013 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Defense . . . 2013 - - redshirted.

High school honors - - Named to Des Moines Register Elite all-state first team and first team all-state by Iowa Newspaper Association as a senior . . . first team all-state as a junior . . . named as all-area Player of the Year by Cedar Rapids Gazette/KCRG-TV as a senior . . . first team all-district as a junior and senior . . . second team all-district as a sophomore . . . Career - - three-year letterman as linebacker and running back . . . helped prep team post 34-6 record in three seasons . . . team reached state playoffs as a sophomore, was state runner-up as a junior and won state title with perfect 14-0 record as a senior . . . recorded 62 solo tackles and 38 assists as a senior, with one interception and two recovered fumbles . . . 86 solo tackles and 58 assists as a junior, with one interception and one fumble recovery . . . 42 solo stops and 24 assists as a sophomore, with one interception . . . career totals include 190 solo tackles and 120 assists . . . as a senior rushed 166 times for 1,314 yards and 21 touchdowns, along with 11 receptions for 91 yards and 15 punt returns for 250 yards and a touchdown . . . 150 rushing attempts for 1,475 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior, with six receptions for 43 yards and one touchdown . . . gained 451 rushing yards and scored three touchdowns on 96 carries as a sophomore . . . football team captain as a senior . . . also competed in basketball, baseball and track throughout prep career . . . all-conference and all-district in discus as sophomore and junior . . . placed 18th in discus at state championships as a junior . . . all-conference in shuttle hurdle relay as a junior, placing 12th at state meet . . . first team all-conference and third team all-state in baseball as a junior as prep team finished as state runner-up.

Personal - - Born 12/25/94 . . . environmental studies/business major . . . member of National Honor Society . . . earned academic all-district recognition as a junior and senior . . . parents are Paula and Bobby Jewell . . . high school coach was Bill Post.

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