UI head coach Kirk Ferentz says the summer months are a 'critical phase'
Assistant coaches LeVar Woods and Chris White meet with the media
Hawkeyes begin spring practices today for 2013 season
Game notes: Central Michigan
Iowa hosts Iowa State in Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series matchup Saturday at 2:42 p.m. (CT)
2012 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.
High school honors - - Earned all-state honors as a junior . . . Career - - suffered major knee injury as a senior and saw very little game action . . . 11 carries for 83 rushing yards and three touchdowns, along with four receptions for 78 yards and one score as a senior . . . as a junior rushed for 1,668 yards and 29 touchdowns on 207 attempts . . . rushing total ranks third on Heelan's single-season rushing chart . . . rushed for 241 yards in state quarterfinals, a total that ties as 10th best at Heelan for single game . . . rushed for 235 yards on 20 carries in state semifinal game as a junior . . . averaged 8.1 yards per carry, which ranks sixth all-time at Heelan for average per carry for a season . . . also had 26 receptions for 210 yards and two scores . . . returned five punts for 43 yards and had 13 KO returns for 324 yards . . . recorded 53 solo tackles and 32 assists on defense, including 13 tackles for loss and a touchdown on a recovered fumble . . . rushed 136 times for 822 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore as Heelan lost in state championship game . . . had seven pass receptions for 75 yards and a 99-yard punt return for a score as a sophomore . . . on defense collected 17 solo tackles and 27 assists, including eight tackles for loss . . . saw action as a freshman, rushing three times for 10 yards in one game as Heelan claimed state 3A state title . . . also competed in track, setting school record in 400-meter dash (48.58) as a junior and also won state title in that event . . . competed on relay teams that set state meet records in 4-x-200 (2010) and 4-by-400 (2009) relay events . . . competed on basketball court and was member of Heelan's state championship teams in 2009 and 2010 . . . shot 42.5 percent from three-point range as a junior, which ranks second on Heelan's all-time list.
Personal - - Born 6/26/93 . . . parents are Twyla Rosenbaum and John Malloy . . . attended same high school as LB Jeremy Nelson . . . high school coach was Roger Jansen.