Iowa makes 10th bowl appearance under Kirk Ferentz
Hawkeyes to make 26th bowl appearance
Iowa bowl eligible for 11th straight season
Hawkeyes and Huskers meet in first Heroes Game
Hawkeyes and Boilers to meet for first time since 2008
Hawk Item - - Moved to fullback during spring, 2011.
2011 - - Started two games at fullback, but had no statistics . . . at fullback in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech, but had no statistics . . . saw action in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh as offense gained 475 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . started at fullback in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, but had no statistics as offense gained 453 yards total offense . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 41-31 win over Northwestern . . . did not see action in 45-24 win over Indiana . . . did not see action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . did not see action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 31-21 win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma, but had no statistics.
2010 Honors - - Team Leader Award, Special Teams . . . 2010 - - redshirted.
High school honors - - Earned honorable mention all-state honors as a senior, along with being first team all-conference and all-area . . . was first team all-conference and third team all-area as a junior . . . Career - - earned three letters in football as linebacker and fullback . . . helped football team reach state playoffs as a senior . . . team captain as a senior . . . recorded 117 tackles as a senior and 104 tackles as a junior . . . also three-year letterman in wrestling and participated in track.
Personal - - Born 6/2/92 . . . history major . . . Honor Roll student as a prep . . . parents are Joan and Duane Meyers . . . high school coach was Tim Kane.