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Lew Montgomery
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Lew Montgomery

Hometown:
Waterloo, IA

High School:
East HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 212

Position:
FB

Birthdate:
04/03/1970

1992 - - Iowa's third-best rusher with 86 carries for 358 yards and two touchdowns . . . also had 28 catches for 181 yards . . . 19 rushes for 97 yards vs. Wisconsin . . . also caught three passes for 15 yards . . . one reception for 24 yards vs. Iowa State . . . 10 carries for 49 yards vs. North Carolina State . . . long run was for 17 yards . . . also had five receptions for 48 yards vs. Wolfpack, including 17-yard catch . . . ran for 32 yards on six carries vs. Ohio State . . . 1991 - - started all 12 games, including one game at tailback . . . honorable mention all-Big Ten . . . second on team in rushing and third receiving . . . rushed 121 times for 498 yards and eight TDs . . . caught 35 passes for 271 yards . . . ranked 12th in league in catches per game (3.1) . . . played tailback at Wisconsin because of injuries to Mike Saunders and Marvin Lampkin, rushing 20 times for 66 yards . . . established a career-high 71 yards rushing at Ohio State (eight carries) and duplicated the performance a week later vs. Indiana . . . season-long 43-yard run vs. Buckeyes . . . scored three TDs in season-opener vs. Hawaii . . . caught nine passes for 64 yards vs. Michigan . . . rushed 17 times for 70 yards at Northwestern and gained 66 yards on 20 carries at Wisconsin . . . seven catches for 53 yards vs. Illinois . . . one reception for 35 yards vs. Indiana . . . gained 35 yards on seven carries vs. Brigham Young in Holiday Bowl . . . 1990 - - started six games at fullback . . . team's third leading rusher with 221 yards (50 carries) despite missing four games with shoulder injury . . . second behind Nick Bell with six rushing touchdowns . . . also caught 16 passes for 111 yards . . . career high 66 yards rushing (12 carries) and two TDs vs. Ohio State in first game back from injury . . . earned Offensive Mr. Hustle Award vs. Buckeyes . . . 45 yards rushing (seven attempts) and a TD vs. Cincinnati . . . also had season long 21-yard run and caught three passes vs. the Bearcats . . . 37 yards and two TDs vs. Iowa State . . . caught four passes for 36 yards at Miami . . . rushed for 26 yards and had two receptions vs. Washington in Rose Bowl . . . 1989 - - played in every game and carried ball nine times for 16 yards . . . scored a TD in Iowa's 31-24 victory at Wisconsin . . . caught three passes, including two vs. Oregon . . . 1988 - - redshirted . . . scout team offensive Player of the Year.

High school honors - - USA Today's state Player of the Year, Super Prep honorable mention all-American on offense and defense . . . two-time USA Today honorable mention all-American . . . conference MVP . . . first team all-state . . . captain and two-time team MVP at East . . . Career - - 861 yards rushing (13 TDs) and six interceptions as senior . . . scored five TDs in one game . . . rushed for 905 yards as junior and 950 as sophomore . . . 46 career TDs . . . student senate president . . . honor student.

Personal - - Born 4/3/70 . . . communication studies major.

Career Stats
Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TDs Lng
Freshman9161.8 15
Sophomore 502214.2 621
Junior1214984.1 843
Senior863584.2 217
Career 266 1093 4.2 17 43
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