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Macon Plewa
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Macon  Plewa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin, Wis.

High School:
Franklin

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 244

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
09/15/1992

08/28/2015

Game Notes: Iowa vs. Illinois State

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

08/08/2015

Coach Ferentz Media Day Transcript

Ferentz talks 2015 Hawkeyes at annual media day

09/22/2014

Game Notes: Iowa at Purdue

Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN

09/15/2014

Game Notes: Iowa at Pitt

Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU

10/19/2013

Iowa's Upset Bid Falls Short in Columbus

Hawkeyes fall to No. 3/4 Ohio State, 34-24

12/28/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Hawk-Item - - Moved from linebacker to fullback prior to 2013 spring practice . . . put on scholarship prior to start of 2014 season after joining program as a walk-on.

2014 - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2014 - - saw action in eight games, with two starts . . . collected two rushing attempts for two yards, seven receptions for 38 yards, one KO return for five yards and one solo tackle . . . saw action in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa . . . one reception for five yards vs. UNI, along with one solo tackle on special teams . . . started at fullback in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . one reception for four yards vs. BSU . . . did not see action in 20-17 loss to Iowa State due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-10 win at Purdue due to injury . . . returned to action in 45-29 win over Indiana, recording one reception for three yards as offense gained 426 yarsds total offense . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss at Maryland due to injury . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern, collecting one pass reception for five yards as offense gained 483 yards total offense . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, recording one rushing attempt for one yard and one reception for two yards . . . started at fullback in 30-14 win at Illinois as offense rushed for 304 yards and gained 587 yards total offense . . . career-best two receptions for 19 yards at Illinois, with a long of 18 yards . . . saw action in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin, but had no statistics as offense gained 412 yards total offense against top-ranked defense in the nation . . . did not see action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska due to injury . . . saw action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, recording one KO return for five yards and one rush for one yard.

2013 - - Saw action in 11 games . . . one rushing attempt for seven yards, three receptions for 21 yards and two KO returns for 41 yards . . . saw action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State, recording one pass reception for seven yards as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as offense gained 378 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording one KO return for 36 yards as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as offense gained 464 yards and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, had no offensive stats and recorded one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one pass reception for 12 yards . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, recording one pass reception for two yards . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . first casreer rushing attempt for seven yards and one KO return for five yards in win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 24-21 win over Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 38-17 win at Nebraska due to injury . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.

2012 - - Saw action in two games, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . did not see action in 9-6 loss to Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . did not see action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan . . . saw first action of career in 31-13 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 19-16 win at Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 38-14 loss to Penn State . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . did not see action in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . did not see action in 42-17 loss at Michigan . . . did not see action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska.

2011 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Named third team all-state as a senior . . . named conference defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . first team all-conference as a junior and senior after earning second team honors as a sophomore . . . Career - - helped prep team advance to state semi-finals as a junior and senior and quarter-finals as a sophomore . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . earned three letters in football as linebacker and tight end and three letters in basketball . . . recorded 135 tackles, including 52 solo stops, as a senior, along with four QB sacks, 11 tackles for loss and three interceptions . . . on offense had 11 receptions and scored five touchdowns . . . recorded 112 tackles as a junior, including 43 solo stops and four interceptions . . . collected 96 tackles and two interceptions as a sophomore.

Personal - - Born 9/15/92 . . . leisure studies/pre-law major . . . earned Scholar Athlete award and was member of National Honor Society as a prep . . . parents are Mary and John Plewa . . . high school coach was Louis Brown.

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