Hawkeyes visit Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville
Assistant coaches Brian Ferentz and Reese Morgan meet with the media
UI defensive line coach enjoys the instruction portion of spring drills
UI head football coach speaks with media prior to Spring Camp
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Iowa travels to Purdue to face off against the Boilermakers are Ross-Ade stadium on Nov. 9.
Hawk-Item - - Will forego final season of eligibility while earning his degree due to medical issues.
2014 - -Missed a number of games due to injury, playing in just two games . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . saw action in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 30-14 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 26-24 loss to Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . did not see action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee due to injury.
2013 - - Played in just one game after missing majority of season due to injury . . . saw only action of the season in 38-14 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards.
2012 - - Saw action in six games, recording two solo tackles and two assists . . . missed first part of the season and final five games due to injury . . . did not see action in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . saw first action of career in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota as defense allowed just 299 yards total offense and collected four turnovers . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist vs. Minnesota . . . saw action in 19-16 win at Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 loss to Penn State, recording one solo tackle . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 24-21 loss at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss to Purdue due to injury . . . did not see action in 42-17 loss at Michigan due to injury . . . did not see action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska due to injury.
2011 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Defense . . . 2011 - - redshirted.
High school honors - - First team Chicago Tribune all-state, second team Chicago Sun Times all-state and first team all-state selection as a senior . . . three-time first team all-conference honoree . . . Career - - three-year starter, finishing with 196 tackles, 28.5 QB sacks, 33 tackles for loss and three blocked punts . . . led team to a three playoff appearances and a 33-4 record during three-year prep career . . . guided team to 2010 state title, finishing with a perfect 14-0 record . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . compiled 49 tackles and 5.5 QB sacks as a sophomore . . . recorded 67 tackles, 10 QB sacks, 16 tackles for loss and three blocked punts as a junior . . . totaled 80 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and 13 QB sacks as a senior.
Personal - - Born 7/7/92 . . . communication studies major . . . named to pre Honor Roll all four years, finishing with a 4.0 GPA . . . academic all-conference selection . . . member of National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society . . . parents are Janet and Drew McMinn . . . high school coach was Derek Leonard.