Defensive backs creating positive headlines in 5-0 start
Iowa (5-0, 1-0) defeated #18/19 Wisconsin
Hawkeyes open 2015 season Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:01 a.m.
Former wide receiver enters 2015 as a 2nd-year starter on defense
Thousands came to watch the Hawkeyes practice on Kinnick
2014 - -Played in all 13 games, with 12 starts . . . recorded 53 tackles, including 35 solo tackles and 18 assists, along with two tackles for loss . . . had one interception, two recovered fumbles and five pass break-ups . . . earned first career start at cornerback in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded first career interception and 18 yard return on UNI final possession of the game, to go with two solo tackles, two assists and a pass break-up . . . started at cornerback in 17-13 win over Ball State as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . career-best six tackles vs. BSU, including three solo stops and three assists . . . started at cornerback in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . matched career-best with six tackles vs. ISU, including four solo stops and two assists . . . recovered an ISU fumble in the endzone to stop a first half scoring threat and also had one pass break-up . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . did not start at Pitt due to suffering injury during the week, but responded with four solo tackles, one assist and career-best three pass break-ups ast Pitt . . . started at cornerback in 24-10 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and one assist at Purdue . . . started at cornerback in 45-29 win over Indiana, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 38-31 loss at Maryland, recording three solo tackles and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles vs. Northwestern,. including three solo tackles and one assist . . . also recovered a fumble that led to an Iowa touchdown . . . started at cornerback in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded five tackles at Minnesota, including three solo tackles and two assists . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 88 net rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . matched career-best six tackles at Illinois, including four solo tackles and two assists, along with a tackle for loss . . . started at cornerback in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin . . . recorded career-best seven tackles vs. Wisconsin, including five solo tackles and two assists, along with one tackle for loss and one touchdown-saving tackle . . . started at cornerback in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . started at cornerback in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, recording one solo tackle.
2013 - - Did not see any game action.
2012 - - Redshirted.
High school honors - - Selected to participate in Broward Beach Bowl (private vs. public schools) as a senior and earned Championship Performance Award . . . earned first team all-county honors on offense as a senior and second team honors on defense . . . honorable mention all-state as a junior and second team as a sophomore . . . second team all-county as a sophomore and junior . . . Career - - earned three varsity letters while playing wide receiver and defensive back and kick returner . . . totaled 877 yards and 15 touchdowns on 52 receptions as a senior, with one rushing touchdown and two interceptions and a touchdown on defense . . . had 59 receptions for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior, with one KO return touchdown and two interceptions . . . 42 receptions for 906 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore, with one interception also had punt return touchdown that led to win over fourth-ranked team in the state . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . earned two letters in basketball and track . . . holds school records in 100 and 200 meter dashes.
Personal - - Born 6/25/94 . . . health and human physiology major . . . member of Principal's Honor Roll . . . parents are Dr. Wesley and Arlette Mabin . . . high school coach was Kirk Hoza.