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Kevonte Martin-Manley
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Kevonte  Martin-Manley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pontiac, Mich.

High School:
Brother Rice

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/22/1992

01/02/2015

Iowa vs. Tennessee Postgame Notes

Iowa (7-6) lost to Tennessee (7-6), 45-28, today at the TaxSlayer Bowl.

11/28/2014

Nebraska at Iowa Postgame Notes

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

09/06/2014

4th Quarter Rally Sends Iowa Past Ball State

Hawkeyes score 14 points in final 5:50 to down Cardinals, 17-13

01/01/2014

iowa vs. LSU - Outback Bowl

Iowa falls to LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl, 21-14

12/29/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 14

The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa

12/28/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 13

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

12/25/2013

First Outback Bowl practice in Tampa

The Hawkeye football team held their first practice in Tampa today and former Hawkeye Adrian Clayborn stopped by.

12/24/2013

The Hawkeyes Travel to Tampa for the Outback Bowl

The Iowa Football team traveled to Tampa, Florida today to prepare for their game against LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl

Hawk-Item - -Is Iowa's all-time leader in career receptions (174) and ranks 13th in career receiving yards (1,799) . . . career totals include 174 receptions for 1,799 yards and 12 touchdowns, while playing in 51 career games (33 starts) . . . ranked second in the Big Ten and eighth in the nation in punt returns (15.7) in 2013 . . . first Big Ten Conference player to ever return back-to-back-punts for touchdowns and just the second player in the last decade with two punt return touchdowns in one quarter . . . is just the third player in Big Ten history with two punt return touchdowns in a game, and the first since 1983 . . . 184 return yards in a game ranks second best all-time in the Big Ten, behind Nile Kinnick's Iowa and conference record of 201 yards on nine returns, set in 1939 . . . had at least one pass reception in final 20 games and 48 of 51 career games, with a previous streak of 23 straight games snapped vs. Michigan State in 2013 . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten in receptions per game (4.3) in 2012 . . . one of three juniors named to 2013 Leadership Group . . . one of two sophomores named to 2012 Leadership Group. Completed career in 2014.

2014 Preseason Honors - - Named to Paul Horning Award preseason Watch List . . . named to CFPA Punt Returner Trophy preseason Watch List . . . preseason second team All-America punt returner by Phil Steele . . . preseason first team All-Big Ten punt returner by Phil Steele . . . preseason second team All-Big Ten punt returner by Athlon Sports and College Sports Madness . . . preseason fourth team All-Big Ten wide receiver by Phil Steele . . . 2014 - - saw action in all 13 games, with nine starts . . . led team in receptions for third straight season, while ranking second in yards (52-517-2 TDs) . . . started at wide receiver in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa . . . led team with eight receptions for 62 yards vs. UNI, with long of 16 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . led receivers with eight receptions for 70 yards vs. Ball State, with a long of 19 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . three receptions for 15 yards vs. ISU . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, recording two receptions for 11 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 24-10 win at Purdue as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . led team with five receptions for 74 yards at Purdue, including 23-yard scoring reception in third period to give Iowa a 17-10 advantage . . . started at wide receiver in 45-29 win over Indiana as offense gained 426 yards total offense . . . three receptions for 13 yards vs. Indiana . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland as offense gained 433 yards total offense . . . four receptions for 25 yards at Maryland to move into fourth place on career receptions list . . . started at wide receiver in 48-7 win over Northwestern as offense gained 483 yards total offense . . . three receptions for 66 yards vs. Northwestern, all for first downs . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, recording one reception for six yards . . . started at wide receiver in 30-14 win at Illinois as offense gained 304 rushing yards and 587 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 56 yards at Illinois, including a long of 39 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 26-24 loss to No. 141 Wisconsin as offense gained 412 yards against top-ranked defense in the nation . . . four receptions for 33 yards vs. Wisconsin, including a 20-yard scoring reception in the third quarter . . . started at wide receiver in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . led team with six receptions vs. Nebraska for 63 yards, with a long of 25 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee . . . three receptions for 23 yards vs. Tennessee to become Iowa's career leader in receptions (174).

2013 Honors - - Coaches Appreciation Award, Offense . . . first team All-Big Ten Specialist by Phil Steele, Sporting News and College Sports Madness . . . named first team mid-season All-American specialist by Phil Steele . . . named first team mid-season All-Big Ten specialist by Phil Steele and BTN.com . . . named CFPA national special teams Player of the Week and Big Ten Conference special teams Player of the Week after recording touchdowns on back-to-back punt returns of 83 and 63 yards vs. Western Michigan . . . 2013 - - Played in all 13 games with 10 starts . . . led team in receiving with 40 receptions for 388 yards and five touchdowns . . . also led team in punt returns with 20 returns for 314 yards and two touchdowns . . . started at wide receiver in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . career-high nine receptions for 79 yards vs. NIU, along with 24 yards on two punt returns and two solo tackles . . . started at wide receiver in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . three receptions for 24 yards vs. Missouri State, along with one punt return for 10 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 27-21 win at Iowa State as offense gained 378 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . seven receptions for 60 yards and one touchdown at ISU, scoring on a 5-yard reception for the first points of the game . . . started at wide receiver in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . record-setting day in win over WMU, with four punt returns for 184 yards and two touchdowns, along with one pass reception for six yards . . . scoring punt returns covered 83 and 63 yards, matching the seventh and 20th longest returns in school history . . . touchdown returns came on back-to-back returns in the second period following a 44-yard return in the first period . . . started at wide receiver in 23-7 win at Minnesota as offense gained 464 yards and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . led team with six receptions for 56 yards at Minnesota, along with two punt returns for 14 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, but left game early in the second quarter and had no statistics . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one reception for six yards . . . started at wide receiver in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . led team with five receptions for 45 yards vs. Northwestern, along with one punt return for 10 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, recording two receptions for six yards and two punt returns for 10 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . recorded one reception for 22-yard touchdown to give team a 14-7 advantage in the second period and had 11 yards on two punt returns . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 20 yards and 29 yards on four punt returns vs. Michigan . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . two pass receptions for 60 yards at Nebraska, including a 36-yard catch on a key third down on a field goal drive and a 24-yard scoring reception to give Iowa a 14-point lead, both in the third quarter . . . started at wide receiver in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU . . . one reception for four-yard touchdown vs. LSU, along with 22 yards on two punt returns.

2012 - - Started all 12 games at wide receiver and has started 14 straight overall . . . led team in receptions (52) and shared team lead in receiving yards (571) . . . had one rushing attempt for 15 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . led team with six receptions vs. NIU, totaling 31 yards, matching career-best for receptions . . . started at wide receiver in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, collecting one reception for 10 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 429 yards total offense . . . career-high 101 receiving yards on five catches vs. UNI, including a career-long of 51 yards to set up third quarter touchdown . . . started at wide receiver in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan . . . five receptions for 65 yards and one touchdown vs. CMU . . . scoring grab covered 10 yards to concluded Iowa's opening drive of the game . . . started at wide receiver in 31-13 win over Minnesota as offense gained 374 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 14 yards vs. Minnesota . . . started at wide receiver in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . matched career-high with six receptions at MSU, gaining 42 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 38-14 loss to Penn State . . . four receptions for 42 yards vs. PSU . . . started at wide receiver in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . led team with career-best seven receptions at Northwestern for 46 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . led receivers with career-best seven receptions for 131 yards and one score at Indiana . . . scored on 24-yard reception in first quarter . . . also added one rushing attempt for 15 yards . . . started at wide receiver in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . led team with 63 receiving yards on four catches vs. Purdue . . . started at wide receiver in 42-17 loss at Michigan, recording two receptions for seven yards . . . started at wide receiver in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, recording three receptions for 19 yards.

2011 Honors - - Named to Big Ten Conference all-Freshman team by BTN.com. 2011 - - Saw action in 13 games, with one start . . . 30 receptions for 323 yards and three touchdowns, while also averaging 20.5 yards on four KO returns . . . saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, but had no statistics . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . four receptions for 23 yards at ISU, including first career touchdown reception to give Iowa a 7-0 advantage . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh as offense gained 475 yards total offense . . . collected four receptions for 76 yards and two touchdowns in win over Pitt . . . touchdown receptions covered 25 and 22 yards, both in fourth quarter, for Iowa's final two scored in comeback win . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense . . . collected career-high six receptions for 82 yards vs. ULM, with a long of 23 yards . . . started as third wide receiver in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . recorded three receptions for 21 yards at PSU . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording one reception for six yards . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 456 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . started at wide receiver in 22-21 loss at Minnesota as offense gained 446 yards total offense . . . five receptions for 35 yards at Minnesota . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, recording one reception for eight yards on a fourth down conversion to keep scoring drive alive . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State, recording one reception for 13 yards . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue, recording three receptions for 28 yards as offense gained 408 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . one reception for 10 yards at Nebraska, along with 82 yards on four KO returns . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, recording one reception for 21 yards.

2010 - - Redshirted.

High school honors - - Named first team all-state as a senior after earning third team honors as a junior . . . was all-North offensive MVP as well . . . first team all-County and all-Catholic League as a junior and senior . . . Career - - holds school records for receiving yards in a game (177), punt return yards in a game (103), career touchdown receptions (20), longest reception (93) and career receiving yards (1,525) . . . helped prep team post three-year record of 21-11, earning three straight appearances in state playoffs . . . had 43 receptions for 745 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior, along with 14 KO returns for 314 yards and 12 punt returns for 199 yards . . . collected 34 receptions for 610 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior, along with 199 yards and two scores on 10 punt returns and 262 yards on 13 KO returns . . . had 170 yards and one touchdown on 16 receptions as a sophomore . . . earned three varsity letters as wide receiver and defensive back and four basketball letters.

Personal - - Born 10/22/92 . . . leisure studies major . . . earned Outstanding Academic Award for math and English . . . parents are Leanna Martin and Kevin Manley . . . high school coach was Albert Fracassa.

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