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Fiedorowicz Drafted by Texans in 3rd Round
Hawkeye tight end is the 65th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft

May 9, 2014

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    By DARREN MILLER
    hawkeyesports.com

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa senior tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz was selected by Houston in the third round of Friday's NFL Draft. Fiedorowicz was the 65th player picked overall.

    Fiedorowicz, a native of Johnsburg, Illinois, is the first Hawkeye tight end drafted since Tony Moeaki in 2010. He is the eighth Hawkeye tight end chosen in the NFL Draft since 2000.

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    In 13 games last season, the 6-foot-7, 265-pound Fiedorowicz caught 30 passes for 299 yards and six touchdowns. He was named first team All-Big Ten Conference by league coaches and second team by league media.

    Fiedorowicz was named most outstanding tight end/wide receiver at the 2014 Senior Bowl. He completed his career with at least one pass reception in 31 straight games, ranking second among Football Bowl Subdivision tight ends. One of nine Hawkeye true freshmen to see action in 2010, Fiedorowicz finished his career with 91 catches for 899 yards (9.9 yards per catch) and 10 touchdowns.

    Iowa has now had at least one player drafted in every NFL Draft since 1978.

    In 2013, the Texans finished 2-14, fourth in the AFC South Division. Bill O'Brien, who spent the past two seasons as head coach at Penn State, is in his first season with the Texans. Houston had the first pick in the 2014 draft, selecting South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.

    Fiedorowicz is the 53rd player coached by Kirk Ferentz at the University of Iowa to be selected in the NFL Draft.

    HAWKEYES DRAFTED DURING FERENTZ ERA
    2014 NFL Draft
    Round 3C.J. FiedorowiczHoustonTight end
    2013 NFL Draft
    Round 5Micah HydeGreen BayDefensive back
    2012 NFL Draft
    Round 1Riley ReiffDetroitOffensive line
    Round 4Mike DanielsGreen BayDefensive line
    Round 5Adam GettisWashingtonOffensive line
    Round 5Shaun PraterCincinnatiDefensive back
    Round 6Marvin McNuttPhiladelphiaWide receiver
    Round 7Jordan BernstineWashingtonDefensive back
    2011 NFL Draft
    Round 1Adrian ClaybornTampa BayDefensive end
    Round 4Christian BallardMinnesotaDefensive line
    Round 5Ricky StanziKansas CityQuarterback
    Round 5Karl KlugTennesseeDefensive line
    Round 5Julian VanderveldePhiladelphiaOffensive line
    Round 6Tyler SashNew York GiantsDefensive back
    2010 NFL Draft
    Round 1Bryan BulagaGreen BayOffensive line
    Round 2Pat AngererIndianapolisLinebacker
    Round 3Amari SpieveyDetroitDefensive back
    Round 3Tony MoeakiKansas CityTight end
    Round 4A.J. EddsMiamiLinebacker
    Round 7Kyle CallowayBuffaloOffensive line
    2009 NFL Draft
    Round 3 Shonn Greene New York Jets Running back
    Round 3 Bradley Fletcher St. Louis Defensive back
    Round 4 Seth Olsen Denver Offensive line
    Round 6Brandon Myers OaklandTight end
    2008 NFL Draft
    Round 3 Charles Godfrey Carolina Defensive back
    Round 4Kenny IwebemaArizona Defensive end
    Round 6 Mike Humpal Pittsburgh Linebacker
    2007 NFL Draft
    Round 3 Marshal Yanda Baltimore Offensive line
    Round 4 Scott ChandlerSan Diego Tight end
    Round 7 Mike Elgin New England Offensive line
    2006 NFL Draft
    Round 1 Chad Greenway Minnesota Linebacker
    Round 3 Abdul Hodge Green Bay Linebacker
    2005 NFL Draft
    Round 2 Matt Roth Miami Defensive end
    Round 2 Jonathan Babineaux Atlanta Defensive line
    Round 4 Sean Considine Philadelphia Defensive back
    Round 6 Tony Jackson Seattle Tight end
    Round 6 Pete McMahon Oakland Offensive line
    2004 NFL Draft
    Round 1 Robert Gallery Oakland Offensive line
    Round 2 Bob Sanders Indianapolis Defensive back
    Round 3 Nate Kaeding San Diego Place kicker
    Round 7 Jared Clauss Tennessee Defensive line
    Round 7 Erik Jensen St. Louis Tight end
    2003 NFL Draft
    Round 1 Dallas Clark Indianapolis Tight end
    Round 2 Eric Steinbach Cincinnati Offensive line
    Round 2 Bruce Nelson Carolina Center
    Round 5 Derek Pagel New York Jets Defensive back
    Round 5 Ben Sobieski Buffalo Offensive line
    2002 NFL Draft
    Round 2 Ladell Betts Washington Running back
    Round 5 Aaron Kampman Green Bay Defensive line
    Round 6 Kahlil Hill Atlanta Wide receiver
    2001 NFL Draft
    Round 6 Kevin Kasper Denver Wide receiver
    2000 NFL Draft
    Round 5 Austin Wheatley New Orleans Tight end
    Round 6 Matt Bowen St. Louis Defensive back

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