Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Hawkeyes host second annual Heroes Game with Cornhuskers
Hawkeyes Play at Michigan on Saturday
Game notes: at Michigan
Game notes: vs. Purdue
High school honors - - Earned first team all-state, all-metro and all-conference honors as a senior . . . second team all-state as a junior . . . first team all-conference and all-metro as a junior . . . first team all-conference as a sophomore . . . Career - - three-year varsity letterman as wide receiver and defensive back, while also used on punt and Kickoff returns . . . helped prep team advance to state playoffs four straight seasons . . . team captain as a senior . . . totaled 891 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns as a senior . . . also had three punt returns for 104 yards and one touchdown . . . recorded 29 tackles on defense, with one interception return for a touchdown . . . as a junior rushed 97 times for 1,106 yards, averaging 100.5 yards per game . . . also had three receptions for 97 yards and collected 35 tackles and one fumble recovery on defense.
Personal - - Born 4/12/94 . . . parents are Tamika Higgins and Kevin Buford, Sr. . . . high school coach was Tim Baechler.