2 UI student-athletes post unblemished 4.0 grade point averages
Iowa scores final 14 points to finish regular season with an 8-4 record
Hawkeye defense dominates; Iowa scores final 17 points after trailing 21-7 at the half
Hawkeyes down Boilermakers, 38-14, to improve to 6-4
Iowa downs Wildcats, 17-10, to improve to 5-3, 2-2 season
Iowa falls to LSU in the 2014 Outback Bowl, 21-14
The Iowa Hawkeyes held their 14th Outback Bowl practice in Tampa
Outback Bowl Practice No. 13 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013
The Hawkeyes practice Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 as they prepare for their Outback Bowl matchup with LSU
Iowa travels to Lincoln, NE to face off against the Corn Huskers.
Hawk-Item - - Ranked ninth in the Big Ten in rushing yards per game (81.5) . . . rushed for 217 yards on 27 carries vs. Central Michigan, which ties as the eighth best single-game rushing total in school history . . . with three touchdowns in consecutive games vs. Northern Iowa and Central Michigan, becomes first Iowa player to score six touchdowns in consecutive weeks under Kirk Ferentz.
2012 Honors - - Academic All-Big Ten . . . named honorable mention RB of the Week by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) for his play vs. Central Michigan and Minnesota . . . 2012 - - Played in 10 games at both fullback and running back, with nine starts . . . led team in rushing with 159 attempts for 815 yards and eight touchdowns . . . also had 15 receptions for 90 yards and one score . . . started at fullback in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois for first action of career . . . rushed twice for eight yards and had one KO return for 11 yards in opening win . . . started at fullback in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, grabbing one pass reception for three yards . . . started at fullback in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 429 yards total offense . . . moved from fullback to tailback during win over UNI, rushing 24 times for 113 yards and three touchdowns . . . also had three receptions for 33 yards . . . scored on one-yard runs on first two rushing attempts and later added a two-yard scoring run . . . started at tailback in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan as offense gained 430 yards total offense . . . rushed 27 times for 217 yards and three touchdowns vs. CMU, scoring on runs of 34, 5 and 12 yards . . . started at running back in 31-13 win over Minnesota as offense gained 374 yards total offense . . . rushed 21 times for 177 yards and one touchdown and had three receptions for 12 yards vs. Minnesota . . . eight-yard run for Iowa's first touchdown and later had a 44-yard run to lead Iowa ground game . . . started at running back in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . rushed 26 times for 116 yards and a touchdown at MSU for fourth consecutive game over 100 yards . . . scored on five-yard run in final minute to force overtime before leaving game with injury . . . had 37-yard run on third down on touchdown drive to set up tying score . . . also had two receptions for five yards at MSU . . . saw limited action in 38-14 loss to Penn State due to injury . . . rushed five times for nine yards and had one reception for six yards vs. PSU . . . started at running back in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, but did not play in the second half due to injury . . . gained 21 yards on nine rushing attempts and had two receptions for 20 yards at Northwestern in first half . . . did not see action in 24-21 loss at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss to Purdue due to injury . . . started at running back in 42-17 loss at Michigan . . . led ground game with 16 attempts for 63 yards at Michigan, and also had three receptions for 11 yards . . . scored first receiving touchdown of career on 13-yard reception at Michigan . . . started at running back in 13-7 loss to Nebraska . . . rushed 29 times for 91 yards vs. Nebraska.
2011 - - Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.
2010 - - Transferred to Iowa from the Air Force Academy, but did not play at Air Force.
High school honors - - Earned first team all-state, all-area and all-conference honors as a senior . . . was all-county, all-area and all-conference as a junior . . . Career - - earned three football letters as fullback and linebacker . . . also earned three letters in track . . . helped football team earn three straight trips to state playoffs . . . team captain as a senior . . . rushed 153 times for 1,657 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior . . . rushed 182 times for 1,149 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior.
Personal - - Born 10/28/91 . . . health and human physiology major . . . parents are Ilene and Larry Weisman . . . high school coach was Bill Mitz.