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Devan Moylan
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Devan Moylan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Panora, IA

Last College:
Iowa Central CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 201

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
06/09/1984

Hawk-Item - - Suffered injury at Wisconsin (9/22/07) and did not play in final eight games . . . granted additional year of eligibility after playing in just four games in 2006 due to injury . . . suffered injury at Illinois in fourth game of the 2006 season and missed the remainder of the season.

2007 - - Started at free safety in opening win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed just 21 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . credited with seven tackles vs. Northern Illinois, including three solo stops and four assists, along with a caused fumble . . . started at free safety in win over Syracuse as defense allowed just 24 rushing yards and 103 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. Syracuse, a QB sack for minus six yards . . . started at free safety and played every defensive down in loss at Iowa State, recording four solo tackles . . . started at free safety in loss at Wisconsin, recording five tackles, including four solo stops . . . injured at Wisconsin and missed final eight games.

2006 - - Listed as second team strong safety following spring practice . . . saw action in 41-7 season-opening win as defense held Montana to 10 net yards rushing and 144 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle and one assist vs. Montana . . . saw action in double overtime win at Syracuse, but recorded no statistics . . . started at free safety in win over Iowa State for first career start . . . recorded one solo tackle and seven assists vs. Iowa State, setting career-high in tackles . . . saw action in win at Illinois, recording first career interception before leaving the game in the fourth quarter due to injury . . . also had one solo tackle and one pass break-up vs. Illinois . . . did not see action in final eight games of the regular season after injury at Illinois.

2005 Honors - - Hawkeye Hustle Award, special teams . . . 2005 - - saw action in opening win over Ball State . . . led team with six tackles, including four solo stops, and also recorded one QB pressure . . . saw action at Iowa State on special teams, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win over Northern Iowa, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action at Ohio State, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in win over Illinois, recording one assisted tackle and one pass break-up . . . saw action in win at Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action vs. Michigan, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action at Northwestern, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in win at Wisconsin as defense held Badgers to 276 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense held top rushing team in the nation to 129 net rushing yards . . . saw action in Outback Bowl vs. Florida, but had no statistics.

2004 - - Did not see action in opening win over Kent State . . . saw action on special teams in win over Kent State, playing mostly on KO returns, and had no statistics . . . did not see action at Arizona State . . . did not see action at Michigan . . . saw action in win over Michigan State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in win over Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Penn State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in win at Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in win at Minnesota, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action on special teams in win over Wisconsin to clinch share of Big Ten title, but had no statistics . . . saw action in Capital One Bowl win over LSU on special teams, but had no statistics.

Junior college - - Attended Iowa Central Community College for one year . . . earned first team all-regional recognition as a defensive back . . . junior college coach was Kevin Twait.

2003 - - Redshirted after joining team as a walk-on.

High school honors - - Earned first team all-district honors as a linebacker as a senior and first team all-district honors as a quarterback as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . Career - - earned four letters in football while playing quarterback and defensive back . . . rushed for 1,889 yards and 23 touchdowns as a prep, while passing for 1,919 yards and 27 touchdowns . . . recorded 225 career tackles on defense . . . had eight career interceptions, returning two for touchdowns . . . also earned four letters in track and field, three in baseball and one in basketball . . . earned state long jump title . . . ran leg on state championship medley relay unit and placed fifth in the 100-meter dash.

Personal - - Born 6/9/84 . . . Health and Sports Studies major . . . parents are Deb and Pat Moylan . . . member of National Honor Society . . . high school coach was Lyle Alumbaugh.

Career Bests
Tackles: 8 vs. Iowa State, 9/16/06
Solos: 4, three times, last at Wisconsin, 9/22/07
Assists: 7 vs. Iowa State, 9/16/06
PBU: 1, twice, last at Illinois, 9/23/06
Fo. Fum.: 1 vs. Northern Illinois, 9/1/07

Moylan's Collegiate Stats

Defense Solo Ast. Total T/Loss Sacks Int/Yds. PBU FF RF QBH
Sophomore 2 2 4 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0 0 0
Junior 8 5 13 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 0 0 1
Senior ('06) 3 8 11 0/0 0/0 1/0 1 0 0 0
Senior ('07) 12 5 17 1/6 1/6 0-0 0 1 0 0
Career 25 20 45 1/6 1/6 1-0 2 1 0 1
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