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Nile Kinnick
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Nile Kinnick

Hometown:
Omaha, Nebraska

High School:
Benson

Position:
Halfback

Hawk Items: Won the 1939 Heisman Trophy...won the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Trophy (nation's most outstanding football player)...consensus all-American in 1939...all-Big Ten in 1939...named to numerous All-American teams in 1939...was Iowa's and Big Ten's Most Valuable Player in 1939...played in the 1940 college all-star game sponsored by the Chicago Tribune...was the No. 1 Draft Pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1939...is a member of the Helms Foundation Hall of Fame...his No. 24 is one of two Iowa football numbers retired.

Career Statistics

Rushing Passing Total Year Car Yds Avg. Att Cmp Int Pct. Yds TD Plays Yds TD 1937 95 214 2.3 87 36 15 .414 566 1 182 780 3 1938 53 136 2.6 49 21 8 .429 241 1 102 377 0 1939 106 374 3.5 93 31 13 .333 638 11 199 1012 16 Totals 254 724 2.9 229 88 36 .384 1445 13 483 2169 19

	Interceptions	     Punting	         Punt Ret.          K.O. Ret.               Scoring
Year	Num	 Yds	Num	Yds	Avg.	Num	Yds	Num	Yds	TD	XP	Pts.
1937	3	0	53	2346	42.7	36	322	4	114	2	0	12
1938	7	39	41	1686	41.1	11	72	3	72	0	0	0
1939	8	52	71	2834	39.9	19	227	15	377	5	11	41
Totals	18	91	167	6866	41.1	66	621	22	563	7	11	53
 
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