Hawkeyes to make 26th bowl appearance
Iowa bowl eligible for 11th straight season
Coach Kirk Ferentz visits with media concerning Friday contest
UI head coach Kirk Fernetz covers several topics during his weekly press conference
Hawkeyes and Huskers meet in first Heroes Game
High school honors - - Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a junior . . . was first team all-conference as a junior and senior . . . Career - - rushed for 1,328 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior . . . gained 962 yards and scored 16 touchdowns as a junior . . . scored 12 touchdowns while rushing for 1,208 yards as a sophomore . . . rushed for 1,072 yards and 10 touchdowns as a freshman . . . also lettered in track and basketball.
Personal - - Born 2/14/93 in Martinsville, VA . . . athletic training major . . . mother is Shirley Watson . . . father, Oliver, is former heavyweight boxing champion . . . high school coach was Mike Morrissey.