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Mike Flagg
Mike Flagg

Hometown:
Cedar Falls, IA

Position:
Tight End

IOWA ITEMS: One of six captains for 1987...second in career TD catches (13) and first in career receptions by an Iowa tight end (86)...10th leading receiver in school history...four-year bowl game total of 18 catches for 285 yards (15.8-yard average).

1987 SEASON...Academic all-District 7 and all-Big Ten...honorable mention all-Big Ten pick by AP and UPI...picked to play in the Japan and Hula Bowls...caught 28 passes for 468 yards...grabbed a season-high six passes for 93 yards vs. Wyoming in the Holiday Bowl...caught four passes the last three games of the year - vs. Northwestern (60 yards), Ohio State (88) and Minnesota (63)...Iowa's Offensive Player of the Week vs. the Hoosiers.

1986 SEASON...Second team all-Big Ten by UPI and honorable mention by AP...academic all-Big Ten...finished strong with 14 catches the final five games...season totals of 19 catches, 295 yards and five TDs...caught four passes for a team-high 6 yards in the Holiday Bowl vs. San Diego state...four receptions (41 yards) and a one-yard touchdown at Minnesota...had two grabs vs. Purdue (52 yards, one a 15-yard TD), Ohio State (36), Illinois (24) and Michigan State (12, one a six-yard TD)...scored on a 20-yard route vs. Northern Illinois.

1985 SEASON: Academic all-Big Ten and honorable mention all-America by AP...second team all-Big Ten selection by AP...made GTE District 7 all-academic team...first season as starting tight end...28 catches (245 yards and five TDs)...two score among his six catches (56 yards) vs. Michigan State...three catches vs. Iowa State, Michigan, Ohio State, Purdue and UCLA...long catch was a 32 yarder in the Rose Bowl against the Bruins...made two crucial third down catches vs. Michigan on Iowa's final drive in a 12-10 win...added a two-point conversion vs. Michigan State...covered two short kickoffs.

1984 SEASON: Shared tight end duties and caught 11 passes for 179 yards (16.3 average)...five receptions for 71 yards and one TD against Texas in the Freedom Bowl...longest catch was 41 yards vs. the Longhorns...three catches for 39 yards vs. Michigan State...a 30-yard touchdown reception at Ohio State...caught a 26-yard pass on third down and two vs. Michigan.

1983 SEASON: Scout team player of the week vs. Ohio State and Wisconsin.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prep all-America pick by Scholastic Coashes and National High School football Coaches at Cedar Falls...academic all-America selection...lettered in football, baseball, basketball and track...all-state, all-conference and all-city in football, baseball and basketball...led team to state finals as a senior when he caught 31 passes for 543 yards and seven TDs...won 1983 state shot put title...set Cedar Falls' baseball records with 11 home runs, 13 doubles and 49 RBIs and basketball marks for 63 percent FG shooting and 39 points in a game.

PERSONAL: Born April 15, 1965...finance major.

RECEIVING	No.	Yds.	Avg.	TDs	Lg.
1984	11	179	16.3	2	41
1985	28	245	8.8	5	32
1986	19	295	15.5	5	37
1987	28	468	16.7	1	38
Career	86	1,187	13.8	13	41
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