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Matt Meyers

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Plainfield, Ill.

High School:
North

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
06/02/1992

01/17/2012

Iowa Concludes 2011 Season at Insight Bowl

Iowa makes 10th bowl appearance under Kirk Ferentz

12/09/2011

Iowa Prepares for Insight Bowl vs. Oklahoma

Hawkeyes to make 26th bowl appearance

12/01/2011

Hawkeye Football Awaits Bowl Destination and Opponent

Iowa bowl eligible for 11th straight season

11/21/2011

Iowa Travels to Nebraska For Friday Contest

Hawkeyes and Huskers meet in first Heroes Game

11/14/2011

Iowa Travels to Purdue Saturday

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.

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