Hawkeyes open 2015 season Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:01 a.m.
Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN
Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Hawkeyes host second annual Heroes Game with Cornhuskers
2013 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Offense . . . 2013 - - Did not see any game action.
2012 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Named to Max Prep All-America team . . . first team all-state as a senior . . . named to all-area team four straight years by Moline Dispatch . . . named to first team and team captain on all-Western Illinois team by Quad City Times . . . first team all-conference on both offense and defense as a senior . . . first team all-conference on defense as a sophomore and junior after earning second team as a freshman . . . second team all-conference on offense as sophomore and junior after earning honorable mention honors as a freshman . . . Career - - four-year varsity letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as sophomore and senior . . . team captain as junior and senior . . . recorded 69 tackles as a senior, with four tackles for loss and two sacks . . . also had two recovered fumbles and scored one touchdown . . . recorded 106 tackles as a junior, 73 tackles as a sophomore and 56 tackles as a freshman . . . also competed in baseball and wrestling, earning first team all-conference honors in wrestling . . . placed second in state wrestling meet as a sophomore and junior.
Personal - - Born 8/21/93 in Davenport, Iowa . . . leisure studies major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Lori and Myron Keppy . . . father was a former Hawkeye lineman (1985-88) . . . high school coach was Nick Schroder.