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LeShun Daniels, Jr.
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LeShun  Daniels, Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warren, Ohio

High School:
Harding

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 225

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
06/04/1995

11/23/2015

Game Notes: Iowa at Nebraska

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

11/02/2015

Game Notes: Iowa at Indiana

Hawkeyes and Hoosiers kickoff at 2:30 p.m. CT at Memorial Stadium

10/03/2015

Iowa at Wisconsin Postgame Notes

Iowa (5-0, 1-0) defeated #18/19 Wisconsin

09/21/2015

Game Notes: Iowa vs. North Texas

Hawkeyes host Mean Green on Saturday at 2:32 p.m. (CT)

08/28/2015

Game Notes: Iowa vs. Illinois State

Hawkeyes open 2015 season Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:01 a.m.

01/01/2016

Stanford 45, Iowa 16

The Hawkeyes fall to Stanford in the Rose Bowl, on January 1, 2016.

12/05/2015

Michigan State 16, Iowa 13

The Hawkeyes fall to Michigan State in the Big 10 Championship, on December 5, 2015.

11/27/2015

No. 3 Iowa vs. Nebraska

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

11/21/2015

Iowa vs. Purdue

NCAA Football: Iowa squares off against Purdue at Kinnick Stadium.

11/14/2015

Minnesota vs. Iowa

The Hawkeyes host Minnesota.

Hawk-Item - - Suffered injury in practice after seventh game in 2014 and missed five games before returning for limited action in bowl game . . . one of four true freshmen to see action in 2013 . . . attended Harding HS as a junior and senior after attending Dekalb (Illinois) HS as a freshman and sophomore . . . one of two juniors named to 2015 Leadership Group.

2015 Honors - - Named honorable mention national Performer of the Week vs. Minnesota by College Football Performance Awards . . . 2015 - - Saw action in 12 games, with five starts . . . rushed 145 times for 646 yards and eight touchdowns . . . started at running back in 31-14 win over Illinois State as offense gained 431 yards total offense . . . led rushing attack with 123 yards on 26 carries vs. Illinois State, with a long-run of 27 yards that led to opening touchdown . . . started at running back in 31-17 win at Iowa State as offense gained 260 net rushing yards and 475 yards total offense . . . rushed eight times for 56 yards at ISU before leaving the game in the first half due to injury . . . saw limited action in 27-24 win over Pitt, rushing nine times for 17 yards as offense gained 363 yards total offense . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . five rushing attempts for 21 yards vs. North Texas . . . saw action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin, rushing four times for nine yards . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois due to injury . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern due to injury . . . saw action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . rushed 13 times for 60 yards vs. Maryland, including a one-yard run for his first touchdown of the season . . . saw action in 35-27 win at Indiana as offense rushed for 234 yards and gained 467 yards total offense . . . rushed 23 times for 78 yards at Indiana, scoring on runs of four yards and one yard for first career game with more than one touchdown . . . started at running back in 40-35 win over Minnesota as offense rushed for 272 yards and gained 506 yards total offense . . . led rushing attack with career-best 195 yards on 26 attempts, scoring three touchdowns . . . scored on runs of three and two yards before added a 51-yard touchdown with 2:01 remaining to secure the win . . . started at running back in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . rushed eight times for 31 yards vs. Purdue, scoring on runs of 2 and 13 yards for his third consecutive multiple-touchdown game . . . started at running back in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . rushed for two yards on five attempts at Nebraska . . . saw action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . rushed eight times for 17 yards vs. MSU . . . saw action at running back in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford . . . rushed 10 times for 37 yards vs. Stanford and had one reception for nine yards.

2014 - - Saw action in five games, missing several games due to injury . . . rushed 15 times for 49 yards and one touchdown and had one pass reception for five yards . . . saw action in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 401 yards total offense . . . rushed eight times for 15 yards and had one reception for five yards vs. UNI, while scoring first career touchdown on 13-yard run in the first quarter . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . four rushing attempts for 20 yards vs. BSU . . . saw action in 24-10 win at Purdue, with one rushing attempt for seven yards and a key first down as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland, with one rushing attempt for no gain as offense gained 433 yards total offense . . . suffered injury in practice prior to 48-7 win over Northwestern and missed final five games of regular season . . . saw action in TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, with one rushing attempt for seven yards.

2013 - - Saw action in seven games . . . rushed 36 times for 142 yards . . . saw first action of career in 28-14 win over Missouri State and offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . rushed six times for 30 yards vs. MSU, with a long of 10 yards . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense while rushing for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . rushed 13 times for 54 yards in win over WMU to set career-best in both attempts and yards . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording four rushing attempts for 14 yards . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, rushing three times for eight yards . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, rushing four times for 14 yards . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . five rushing attempts for 22 yards at Purdue, with a long of 10 yards . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, with one rushing attempt for no yards.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-state, all-district, all-county and all-conference honors as a senior . . . named Lake Erie League Player of the Year as a senior . . . all-county first team as a junior . . . honorable mention all-conference and all-area as a sophomore . . . Career - - Earned three letters in football and four in track . . . rushed for 1,614 yards and 15 touchdowns on 261 attempts as a senior as team posted 9-2 record . . . rushed 165 times for 908 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior . . . totaled 243 yards and one touchdowns on KO returns as a junior . . . rushed 88 times for 406 yards and five touchdowns as a sophomore at Dekalb HS, helping team reach playoffs for first time in over 20 seasons . . . team captain as a senior . . . earned all-state honors on 400-meter relay team as a junior . . . football team captain as a senior . . . ranks fourth in career rushing yards at Harding HS.

Personal - - Born 6/4/95 . . . pre-physical therapy major . . . parents are Alicia and LeShun Daniels . . . member of National Honor Society and prep Honor Roll . . . brother of OL James Daniels . . . one of three sets of brothers on the Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Steve Arnold.

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