2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
Northern Illinois downs Hawkeyes, 30-27, in season opener
Defensive back excited to get back on the field in 2013
Iowa turns page on 2012, look for more this season
Defensive back ready for 2013 after missing entire '12 season
Iowa hosts Northern Illinois in the season opener at Kinnick Stadium on Aug. 31, 2013.
Hawk-Item - - One of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011.
2012 - - Suffered shoulder injury following spring practice and redshirted in 2012.
2011 - - Saw action in 11 games, recording four solo tackles and three assists . . . saw first action of career in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . did not see action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, but had no statistics. Hawk-Item - - One of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011.
High school honors - - Selected for Chesapeake Senior Bowl as a senior . . . named honorable mention all-Metro, second team all-county and first team all-conference as a senior . . . third team all-conference as a junior . . . Career - - played cornerback and contributed on special teams throughout career . . . recorded 52 tackles, six pass break-ups and two interceptions as a senior, with one touchdown . . . recorded 56 tackles, eight pass break-ups, one interception and two fumble recoveries as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . helped team advance to state playoffs in last three seasons . . . team won conference title his sophomore year and placed second as junior and senior . . . also lettered in track as sprinter . . . ran opening leg on 4 x 400-meter relay team that claimed national title at 2011 New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York City with a time of 3:15.23.
Personal - - Born 10/13/93 in Fairfax, VA . . . economics major . . . Principle's List, 2010 and Academic Honors Student with 4.0 GPA . . . parents are Pamela and Earnest Lomax. . . high school coach was Bill McGregor.