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Nate Meier
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Nate  Meier

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tabor, Iowa

High School:
Fremont-Mills

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 252

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
07/18/1994

11/30/2015

King Headlines All-Big Ten Team

Desmond King has been named Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year

11/23/2015

Game Notes: Iowa at Nebraska

Hawkeyes and Cornhuskers kick off Friday at 2:36 p.m. (CT) on ABC

11/16/2015

Game Notes: No. 6 Iowa vs. Purdue

Hawkeyes host Boilermakers at 11 a.m. on Senior Day

10/03/2015

Iowa at Wisconsin Postgame Notes

Iowa (5-0, 1-0) defeated #18/19 Wisconsin

09/12/2015

Dressed to the 9s

Hawkeyes play with heavy heart, seize Cy-Hawk Trophy from Iowa State

10/31/2015

#10 Iowa vs. Maryland

#10 Iowa vs. Maryland

10/17/2015

Iowa vs. Northwestern, 40-10

NCAA Football: Iowa squares off against Northwestern at Ryan Field.

09/12/2015

Iowa 31, Iowa State 17

Iowa outscored the Cyclones 21-0 in the second half and improved to 41-22 all-time against Iowa State.

12/29/2013

Outback Bowl Practice No. 14

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

11/23/2013

Iowa defeats Michigan 11-23-13

Iowa hosts Michigan at Kinnick Stadium on Nov. 23, 2013.

Hawk Item - - Moved from linebacker to defensive end for 2013 spring practice . . . one of seven true freshmen to see action in 2012.

2014 - - Started all 13 games . . . recorded 57 tackles, including 18 solo stops and 39 assists . . . collected six tackles for loss and two sacks . . . started at defensive end in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa in first career start, recording one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 17-13 win over Ball State as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . recorded career-high six tackles vs. BSU, including one solo tackle and five assists . . . started at defensive end in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . recorded one solo tackle and four assists vs. ISU, including one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . recorded two solo tackles and three assists at Pitt, along with one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 24-10 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . matched career-high with six tackles at Purdue, including three solo tackles and three assists, including 1.5 QB sacks . . . started at defensive end in 45-29 win over Indiana . . . recorded career-bests in tackles (10), solo stops (4) and assists (6) vs. Indiana . . . started at defensive end in 38-31 loss at Maryland . . . recorded one solo tackle and two assists at Maryland, including a shared QB sack . . . started at defensive end in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. Northwestern, including one solo stop and four assists, along with one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in 51-14 loss at Minnesota, recording two assisted tackles . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 88 net rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . recorded seven tackles at Illinois, including two solo tackles and five assists . . . also had a shared tackle for loss and a QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin . . . recorded two assisted tackles vs. Wisconsin, including one tackle for loss . . . started at defensive end in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . recorded three tackles vs. Nebraska, including one solo tackle and two assists, along with one tackle for loss and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee, recording two solo tackles and one assist.

2013 - - Saw action in all 13 games, recording three solo tackles and two assists, including one QB sack and one QB pressure . . . saw limited action in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 197 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan, recording one QB pressure as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, recording one solo tackle, a QB sack, as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 89 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, but had no statistics.

2012 - - Saw only action of the season in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, recording one solo tackle on special teams.

High school honors - - Named eight-man Player of the Year as a senior . . . first team all-state running back as a junior and senior, and captain of all-state team as a senior . . . first team all-district as defensive lineman for four years and all-district running back last two seasons . . . Career - - led team to state title as a senior and to semifinals as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . rushed 176 times for 2,494 yards and 57 touchdowns as a senior . . . scored 61 total touchdowns in final season . . . also collected 112 tackles on defense, including 34 tackles for loss, 12 sacks and two interceptions . . . rushed 189 times for 1,674 yards and 30 touchdowns as a junior, while recording 126 tackles, 29 tackles for loss and three fumble recoveries . . . gained 590 yards on 123 carries as a sophomore, while scoring eight touchdowns . . . also collected 115 tackles, including 13 tackles for loss, as a sophomore . . . recorded 119 tackles as a freshman, including eight tackles for loss.

Personal - - Born 7/18/94 . . . pre-business major . . . parents are Pixie and Rod Meier . . . high school coach was Jeremy Christiansen.

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