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Quinton Alston
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Quinton  Alston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sicklerville, N.J.

High School:
Timber Creek Regional

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 232

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
09/07/1993

08/28/2015

Game Notes: Iowa vs. Illinois State

Hawkeyes open 2015 season Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11:01 a.m.

04/01/2015

News Conference Transcript

UI football coaches Jim Reid and LeVar Woods visited with the media Wednesday

10/09/2014

Woods Says Linebackers Improving with Age

Alston, Bower, and Spearman getting older and better every day

09/22/2014

Game Notes: Iowa at Purdue

Hawkeyes and Boilermakers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on BTN

09/15/2014

Game Notes: Iowa at Pitt

Hawkeyes and Panthers kickoff at 11:01 a.m. (CT) on ESPNU

11/02/2013

#24 Wisconsin at Iowa

#24 Wisconsin at Iowa Kinnick Stadium -- Iowa City, Iowa Photos by Jeff Becker

11/17/2012

Iowa vs. Michigan - AP Photo Gallery

Iowa vs. Michigan - AP Photo Gallery

09/29/2012

Minnesota at Iowa

Minnesota at Iowa Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012

Hawk-Item - - One of five seniors named to 2014 Leadership Group . . . one of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2011. Completed career in 2014.

2014 Honors - - Second team All-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by media . . . third team All-Big Ten by College Sports Madness . . . Permanent Team Captain, defense . . . Coaches Appreciation Award, defense . . . 2014 - - started at middle linebacker in all 13 games . . . tied for eighth in the Big Ten with two forced fumbles . . . second on team with 94 tackles, including 45 solo stops and 49 assists . . . also had six tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, five pass break-ups and two forced fumbles . . . started at middle linebacker in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa . . . recorded career-best eight tackles vs. UNI, including four solo tackles, four assists, 1.5 tackles for loss and first career QB sack . . . started at middle linebacker in 17-13 win over Ball State as defense allowed just two field goals and 219 yards total offense . . . recorded two solo tackles and three assists vs. BSU, including 1.5 tackles for loss for the second straight game . . . started at middle linebacker in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . career-best 10 tackles vs. ISU, including seven solo stops and three assists . . . also caused a fumble at the goalline to stop an ISU scoring threat and collected one QB pressure and a pass break-up . . . started at middle linebacker in 24-20 win over Purdue as defense allowed just three points in the second half . . . recorded seven tackles at Pitt, including four solo tackles and three assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 24-10 win at Purdue as defense allowed just 156 yards total offense . . . recorded six tackles at Purdue, including four solo stops and two assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 45-29 win over Indiana . . . eight tackles vs. Indiana, including two solo stops and career-best five assists, along with one pass break-up that led to Iowa interception . . . started at middle linebacker in 38-31 loss at Maryland . . . career-best 12 tackles at Maryland, including eight solo stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and one QB sack . . . started at middle linebacker in 48-7 win over Northwestern as defense allowed just 180 yards total offense . . . recorded five tackles vs. Northwestern, including one solo stop and four assists . . . also had two pass break-ups, including key deflection on fourth down play from one-yardline . . . started at middle linebacker in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . recorded four tackles at Minnesota, including three solo tackles and one assist . . . started at middle linebacker in 30-14 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 88 rushing yards and 235 yards total offense . . . five tackles at Illinois, including two solo stops and three assists, along with second caused fumble of the season . . . started at middle linebacker in 26-24 loss to recorded six tackles vs. Wisconsin, including one solo tackle and five assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . eight tackles vs. Nebraska, including four solo stops and four assists, along with one QB sack and one pass break-up . . . started at middle linebacker in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee . . . recorded 11 tackles vs. Tennessee, including three solo stops and career-high eight assists, including a shared tackle for loss and QB sack.

2013 - - Saw action in all 13 games . . . recorded 12 total tackles and one recovered fumble . . . saw action in 30-27 loss to Northern Illinois, recording one solo tackle and one assist . . . saw action in 28-14 win over Missouri State as defense allowed just 197 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-21 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as defense allowed just 209 yards total offense . . . recorded three assisted tackles vs. WMU, along with first recovered fumble of career . . . saw action in 23-7 win at Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 165 yards total offense and 30 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 26-14 loss to Michigan State, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 38-14 win at Purdue, collecting one solo tackle as defense allowed just 53 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 24-21 win over Michigan, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 60 net rushing yards and 158 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-17 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 89 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU, recording one solo tackle.

2012 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2012 - - listed as second team middle linebacker following spring practice . . . saw action in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . saw action in 38-14 loss to Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-21 loss at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 loss to Purdue, recording two assisted tackles . . . started for first time in career in 42-17 loss at Michigan, collecting two solo tackles while sharing time at middle linebacker . . . saw action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics.

2011 - - Recorded four solo tackles and three assists, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw first action of career in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern, recording two solo tackles and one assist . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana, recording two assisted tackles, including a shared tackle for loss . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed just 323 yards total offense . . . did not see actin 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 . . . did not see action in Insight Bowl.

High school honors - - Selected to compete in Chesapeake Bowl as a regional all-star as a senior, despite missing majority of final season due to injury . . . first team all-Group III and all-conference as a junior, while earning second team all-state honors . . . Career - - saw action in just two games as a senior due to injury . . . recorded 80 tackles, including four QB sacks and 12 tackles for loss, as a junior . . . recorded six tackles while playing for North team in Chesapeake Bowl . . . two-year team captain while helping team make three straight playoff appearances . . . earned three letters in football as linebacker, defensive end and running back.

Personal - - Born 9/7/93 in Philadelphia, PA . . . leisure studies-recreation and sport business major . . . earned academic recognition in each of last four years . . . parents are Connie and Quinton Alston . . . high school coach was Rob Hinson.

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