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Josey Jewell
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Josey  Jewell

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Decorah, Iowa

High School:
Decorah

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
OLB

Birthdate:
12/25/1994

01/01/2016

Postgame Notes - Rose Bowl

11/30/2015

King Headlines All-Big Ten Team

Desmond King has been named Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year

11/23/2015

Game Notes: Iowa at Nebraska

Hawkeyes and Cornhuskers kick off Friday at 2:36 p.m. (CT) on ABC

11/16/2015

Game Notes: No. 6 Iowa vs. Purdue

Hawkeyes host Boilermakers at 11 a.m. on Senior Day

11/09/2015

Game Notes: Iowa vs. Minnesota

Hawkeyes and Gophers kick off Saturday at 7 p.m. (CT)

11/27/2015

No. 3 Iowa vs. Nebraska

No. 3 Iowa beats Nebraska 28-20 to complete an undefeated regular season (USATSI)

10/17/2015

Iowa vs. Northwestern, 40-10

NCAA Football: Iowa squares off against Northwestern at Ryan Field.

10/03/2015

Iowa 10, Wisconsin 6

Check out the photo gallery from the Iowa football game against No. 19 Wisconsin.

Hawk-Item - - Only sophomore named to 2015 Leadership Group . . . one of two redshirt freshmen named to 2014 Leadership Group.

2015 Honors - - Permanent Team Captain, defense . . . “Extra Heartbeat” Award, defense . . . Players Choice Award, defense . . . Team Hustle Award, defense . . . Academic All-Big Ten . . . second team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media, Associated Press and Phil Steele . . . 2015 - - Started all 14 games at middle linebacker . . . led team with 126 tackles, ranked second with four interceptions and tied for second with 7.5 tackles for loss . . . started at middle linebacker in 31-14 win over Illinois State as defense allowed 35 net rushing yards and 231 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and four assists vs. Illinois State, including one shared tackle for loss . . . started at middle linebacker in 31-17 win at Iowa State as defense allowed no points and just 66 yards total offense in the second half . . . recorded seven tackles at ISU, including four solo stops and three assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 27-24 win over Pitt as defense allowed just 55 net rushing yards and 282 yards total offense . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Pitt, including four solo stops and three assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 62-16 win over North Texas . . . recorded nine tackles vs. North Texas, including four solo stops and five assists . . . collected first career interception vs. North Texas, returning the theft for a 34-yard touchdown . . . started at middle linebacker in 10-6 win at Wisconsin as defense allowed no touchdowns and just 320 yards total offense . . . recorded 10 tackles at Wisconsin, including three solo stops and seven assists, along with a shared tackle for loss . . . started at middle linebacker in 29-20 win over Illinois as defense allowed just 46 net rushing yards . . . recorded 12 tackles vs. Illinois, including five solo stops and seven assists, a shared tackle for loss and a pass break-up . . . recovered fourth quarter fumble that led to Iowa’s final points of the game . . . started at middle linebacker in 40-10 win at Northwestern as defense allowed just 51 net rushing yards and 198 yards total offense . . . recorded six tackles at Northwestern, including four solo stops and two assists . . . collected 2.5 tackles for loss, including two QB sacks, while also forcing a fumble that was recovered by Iowa . . . started at middle linebacker in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . recorded four solo tackles and two assists vs. Maryland, along with one pass break-up . . . started at middle linebacker in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . career-best 15 tackles at Indiana, including 11 solo stops and four assists . . . added one tackle for loss and two pass break-ups . . . started at middle linebacker in 40-35 win over Minnesota . . . recorded 13 tackles vs. Minnesota, including five solo stops and career-best eight assists, with one QB sack and one pass break-up . . . started at middle linebacker in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . started at middle linebacker in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . recorded five solo tackles and seven assists vs. Purdue, with a shared tackle for loss and one pass break-up . . . started at middle linebacker in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . recorded four solo stops and five assists at Nebraska, with one tackle for loss . . . recorded second interception of the season in the fourth quarter, with a 25-yard return . . . started at middle linebacker in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . recorded eight tackles vs. MSU, including four solo stops and four assists . . . also had third interception of the season, leading to an Iowa field goal, and two QB pressures . . . started at middle linebacker in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Stanford, including four solo tackles and three assists . . . recorded interception in the endzone to stop a Stanford scoring threat, his third interception in as many games.

2014 Honors - - Iowa Most Valuable Player in 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl . . . named to BTN’s All-Big Ten post-season team after recording 14 tackles in bowl game . . . Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2014 - - Saw action in 11 games, starting the last four games of the season . . . missed opening two games of the season due to injury . . . recorded 51 tackles, including 22 solo stops and 29 assists, with one tackle for loss . . . saw first action of career in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, recording two assisted tackles as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . saw action in 24-10 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo stop and one assist at Purdue, including one QB sack for minus 11 yards . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded career-best six tackles vs. Northwestern, including three solo stops and three assists . . . saw action in loss at Minnesota . . . recorded career-high nine tackles at Minnesota, including four solo tackles and five assists . . . earned first career start at weakside linebacker in 30-14 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 88 net rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles at Illinois, including three solo tackles and two assists . . . started at weakside linebacker in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin, recording three assisted tackles . . . started at weakside linebacker in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . recorded seven tackles vs. Nebraska, including four solo tackles and three assists . . . started at weakside linebacker in TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee . . . collected career-high 14 tackles vs. Tennessee, including seven solo tackles and seven assists..

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 . . . parents are Paula and Bobby Jewell . . . member of National Honor Society . . . earned academic all-district recognition as a junior and senior . . . high school coach was Bill Post.

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