UI assistant went head-to-head against the Hawkeyes in 2006, '07
UI head football coach speaks with media prior to Spring Camp
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Hawkeyes drop Hy-Vee Heroes Game to Huskers, 13-7
Hawk-Item - - One of seven true freshmen to see action in 2012.
2012 - - Handled majority of punting duties throughout the season . . . averaged 37.9 yards on 53 punts in 12 games . . . had a long of 61 yards and six punts of 50 yards or more . . . had 10 punts inside the 20, 18 punts resulted in a fair catch and just one touchback as opponents averaged just 4.4 yards on 22 returns . . . saw first action of career in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . averaged 41.3 yards on three punts, with a long of 51-yards on first career punt . . . handled all punting duties in 9-6 loss to Iowa State . . . averaged 36.6 yards on eight punts vs. ISU, with a long of 48 and two kicks inside the 20 . . . handled all punting duties in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, averaging 25.5 yards on two punts . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, with one punt for 30 yards . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota . . . averaged 39.7 yards on three punts, with a long of 43 yards and one inside the 20 . . . saw action in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . averaged 40.5 yards on six punts at MSU, with a long of 50 yards and one kick inside the 20 . . . handled all punting duties in 38-14 loss to Penn State . . . averaged 36.4 yards on five punts vs. PSU, with a long of 42 yards and one punt inside the 20 . . . handled majority of punting duties in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . averaged 32 yards on three punts at Northwestern, with a long of 37 yards and one punt inside the 20 . . . handled majority of punting duties in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . averaged 37.7 yards on seven punts at Indiana, with a career-best of 53 yards . . . handled majority of punting duties in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . averaged 40.7 yards on six punts vs. Purdue, with a long of 52 yards, with one punt inside the 20 and no touchbacks . . . handled all punting duties in 42-17 loss at Michigan . . . averaged 41.2 yards on four punts at Michigan, with a career-best of 60 yards and one kick inside the 20.
High school honors - - Earned first team all-state and all-conference honors as a junior and senior . . . Career - - holds school records for longest field goal (51 yards as a junior), field goals in a season (nine as a senior), field goals in a playoff game (three) and longest field goal in a playoff game (48 yards) . . . set state playoff record for longest field goal (48 yards) and most field goals in a game (three) . . . helped prep team post 38-3 record over final three seasons . . . made 9-of-14 field goal attempts as a senior, with a long of 49 yards . . . also made 54-of-56 PATs . . . one game-winning field goal of 34 yards . . . averaged 39.5 yards punting with a long of 54 yards and 35 of 73 kickoffs were touchbacks . . . converted 7-of-12 field goals as a junior, with a long of 51 yards, and 36-of-40 PATs . . . punting average of 37.1 yards, with a long of 48 yards . . . connected on two game-winning field goals (33 and 44 yards) . . . three-year letterman in football and basketball and one in soccer . . . team co-captain in both football and basketball.
Personal - - Born 9/15/93 in New Britain, Conn. . . . sports journalism major . . . member of prep Highest Honor Roll and member of National Honor Society . . . parents are Barbara and Brian Kornbrath . . . high school coach was Josh Nicewarner.