New wide receivers coach excited about talent and potential on the outside
UI head football coach speaks with media prior to Spring Camp
Hawkeyes played 6 games decided by 3 points or fewer
Hawkeyes host second annual Heroes Game with Cornhuskers
Game notes: at Michigan
Hawk-Item - - One of seven true freshmen to see action in 2012.
2012 - - Saw action in nine games, recording three receptions for 31 yards . . . saw first action of career in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-13 win over Minnesota as offense gained 374 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 19-16 win at Michigan State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 loss to Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, recording first career reception for 16 yards . . . saw action in 24-21 loss at Indiana, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 loss to Purdue, recording two receptions for 15 yards . . . saw action in 42-17 loss at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 13-7 loss to Nebraska, but had no statistics.
High school honors - - Participated in USA vs. World All-American game . . . named first team all-conference and all-New England as a senior . . . Career - - led team to undefeated regular season as a senior before losing in state championship game . . . team Most Valuable Player . . . recorded 16 receptions for 241 yards and five touchdowns in seven games as a senior . . . also had 79 yards on six kickoff returns, with one touchdown . . . rushed 58 times for 555 yards and six touchdowns and completed 17-of-42 pass attempts for 213 yards and two scores . . . recorded 19 tackles on defense, with two interceptions, five pass break-ups, one fumble recovery and one blocked kick . . . also competed for prep basketball team.
Personal - - Born 1/30/93 . . . open major . . . parents are Maureen Smith and Denzel Forbes . . . high school coach was Todd Marble.