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2015 returning letterwinners

 

Yaqoob Ahmad

#75, 6-3, 265, jr., offensive line
Dobson HS
Mesa, Ariz.

One varsity letter

Cory Archer

#17, 5-9, 200, so., running back
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont HS
Fremont, Iowa

One varsity letter

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2014 3 21 7.0 0 14 21.0
2015 17 159 9.4 3 74 17.7
Career 20 180 9.0 3 74 18.0

 

Corbin Blythe

#78, 6-2, 260, so., defensive line
Williamsburg HS
Williamsburg, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Capital One Academic all-District (2015)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2015)
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 8 25 33 4.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 26 15 41 9.0 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 34 40 74 13.0 7.0 1 0 0 0 1 0

Brent Boddicker

#94, 6-3, 245, jr., defensive line
Center Point Urbana HS

Center Point, Iowa


Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 4 4 8 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 3 1 4 2.0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 7 5 12 3.5 2.0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Mitchell Boerm

Mitchell Boerm

#88, 6-5, 245, jr., tight end
North Tama HS
Traer, Iowa

Three varsity letters
Capital One Academic all-District (2015)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 3 23 7.7 1 11 3.8
2014 14 138 9.9 4 25 13.8
2015 33 328 9.9 3 28 32.8
Career 40 489 9.8 8 28 18.8

Riley Gray

Nate Boland

#10, 6-1, 195, fr., quarterback
West HS
Iowa City, Iowa

One varsity letter


Passing

Year Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G Eff.
2015 77 48 1 62.3 678 3 51 113.0 146.6
Career 77 48 1 62.3 678 3 51 113.0 146.6


Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2015 17 90 5.3 0 45 15.0
Career 17 90 5.3 0 45 15.0

Josh Brunk

#57, 6-1, 260, so., offensive line
Valley HS
West Des Moines, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Capital One Academic all-District (2015)
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2015)
Bruce Wendt Award (outstanding offensive lineman) (2015)


Drew Carlson

Andy Butts

#34, 5-10, 185, so., linebacker
Blue Valley West HS
Overland Park, Kan.

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 4 9 13 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 6 11 17 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Mitchell Boerm

P.J. Carey

#2, 6-0, 160, so., wide receiver
Ankeny HS
Ankeny, Iowa

One varsity letter



Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2015 6 85 14.2 1 34 12.1
Career 6 85 14.2 1 34 12.1

Drew Carlson

Drew Carlson

#19, 6-1, 210, jr., linebacker
Ankeny HS
Ankeny, Iowa

Three varsity letters
Capital One Academic all-District (2015)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)
All-Iowa Conference, second team (2014, 2015)
D3football.com team of the week, linebacker (Oct. 25, 2015)
Iowa Conference defensive player of the week (Oct. 25, 2015)
Lankelma-Menning Award (outstanding underclass player) (2014)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 4 6 10 1.5 0.5 1 0 0 0 1 0
2014 33 38 71 1.0 0.0 1 1 2 0 2 1
2015 40 39 79 3.5 0.0 1 2 16 1 1 0
Career 77 83 160 6.0 0.5 3 3 18 1 4 0

Taylor Cox

#14, 5-6, 155, sr., wide receiver
Pella HS

Pella, Iowa


Four varsity letters
Capital One Academic all-District (2015)
National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society (2016)
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2013, 2014, 2015)
All-Iowa Conference, second team (2015)
Borgman Award (senior with highest grade point average) (2015) Mentink Award (leadership and inspiration on and off the field) (2015)
Kirk Wagner Award (outstanding member of offensive scout team) (2012)
Team Co-Captain (2015)

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 7 72 10.3 0 20 7.2
2014 13 114 8.8 0 22 11.4
2015 16 213 13.4 1 32 21.4
Total 36 400 11.1 1 32 12.1


Rushing

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2014 3 22 7.3 0 8 2.2
2015 9 65 7.2 0 14 6.5
Total 12 287 7.2 0 14 2.5


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2013 2 84 42.0 0 43 8.4
2014 15 315 21.0 0 52 31.5
2015 14 303 21.6 0 35 30.3
Total 31 702 22.6 0 52 21.3

Punt Returns


Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2012 4 31 7.8 0 14 10.3
2013 24 198 8.2 0 28 19.8
2014 18 104 5.8 0 40 10.4
2015 17 145 8.5 0 24 14.5
Total 46 333 7.2 0 40 14.5

Travis DeFrancisco

#58, 6-2, 270, sr., offensive lineman
Poston Butte HS
San Tan Valley, Ariz.

Two varsity letters
P.H. Kuyper Award (Outstanding contributions by a senior non starter (2015)


Edwin Etienne

Justin Dilks

#95, 6-2, 260, so. , defensive line
Mount Pleasant HS
Mount Pleasant, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 4 6 10 2.5 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 4 7 11 2.5 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Edwin Etienne

Drew Doehrmann

#89, 5-11, 200, so., tight end
Williamsburg HS
Williamsburg, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Edwin Etienne

Edwin Etienne

#22, 5-9, 250, jr. , defensive line
Riverdale HS
Lehigh Acres, Fla.

Three varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 1 3 4 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 15 7 22 5.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 16 10 26 6.0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 1 16 16.0 0 16 4.0
Total 1 16 16.0 0 16 4.0


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2013 1 12 12.0 0 12 3.0
Total 1 12 12.0 0 12 3.0

Edwin Etienne

Clay Eustice

#93, 6-1, 240, sr. , defensive line
St. Ansgar HS
St. Ansgar, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 1 1 2 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 2 3 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Riley Gray

Peter Ferrill

#59, 6-0, 250, jr., defensive line
Wheaton Academy HS
Carol Stream, Ill.

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 4 4 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 2 2 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 0 6 6 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Pat Gray

#8, 5-10, 190, fr., running back
Waukee HS
West Des Moines, Iowa

One varsity letter
Iowa Conference special teams player of the week (Sept. 20, 2015)
Brian O’Donnell Award (outstanding freshman) (2015)

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2015 103 665 6.5 6 77 66.5
Career 103 665 6.5 6 77 66.5


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2015 5 43 8.6 0 19 4.3
Career 5 43 8.6 0 19 4.3


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2015 14 331 23.6 1 99 33.1
Total 14 331 23.6 1 99 33.1

Riley Gray

Riley Gray

#15, 6-1, 200, jr., quarterback
Waukee HS
West Des Moines, Iowa

Three varsity letters
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)
Ted Dagh Award (outstanding member of Defensive Scout Team (2013)
Team Co-Captain (2015)


Passing

Year Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G Eff.
2014 7 6 0 85.7 49 0 15 6.1 144.5
2015 185 110 6 59.5 1,460 13 99 162.2 142.5
Career 192 116 6 60.4 1,509 13 99 88.8 142.5


Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2014 21 93 4.4 2 22 11.6
2015 73 247 3.4 7 22 27.4
Career 94 340 3.6 9 22 20.0


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2015 1 31 31.0 0 31 3.4
Total 1 31 31.0 0 31 3.4


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Edwin Etienne

Nick Greteman

#13, 5-11, 180, so. , defensive back
Kuemper HS
Carroll, Iowa

One varsity letter
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 11 5 16 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Career 11 5 16 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Kyle Gritsch

#33, 6-0, 210, so., s-back
BGM HS
Brooklyn, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Lankelma-Menning Award (outstanding underclass player) (2015)


Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2014 8 17 2.1 1 4 1.9
2015 4 7 1.8 1 4 0.7
Career 12 24 2.0 2 4 1.3


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 4 34 88.5 0 16 3.8
2015 15 167 11.1 4 29 16.7
Career 19 201 10.6 4 29 10.6


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2015 1 12 12.0 0 12 3.0
Total 1 12 12.0 0 12 3.0


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 2 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Donny Groezinger

#26, 5-9, 190, fr., defensive back
Eastland HS
Lanark, Ill.

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 5 5 10 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 5 5 10 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Cael Halfman

#21, 5-11, 185, sr., defensive back
St. Ansgar HS
Manly, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Team Stars and Stripes, Division III all-stars, Tazon de Estrellas
(Bowl of the Stars) (Dec. 19, 2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 7 6 13 0.0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2015 15 14 29 0.0 0.0 3 3 22 0 0 0
Career 22 20 42 0.0 0.0 3 4 23 0 0 1

Riley Gray

Kohle Helle

#18, 5-9, 175, so., quarterback
Clayton Ridge HS
Guttenberg, Iowa

One varsity letter
Kirk Wagner Award (outstanding member of offensive scout team) (2014)
Claussen Award (most improved player) (2015)


Passing

Year Att. Comp. Int. Pct. Yards TD Long Avg./G Eff.
2014 1 1 0 100.0 9 0 9 9.0 175.6
2015 35 27 1 77.1 296 4 32 29.6 180.2
Career 36 28 1 77.8 305 4 32 27.7 180.1


Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2015 46 224 4.9 0 28 22.4
Career 46 224 4.9 0 28 20.4


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2015 10 157 15.7 1 32 15.7
Total 10 157 15.7 1 32 14.3

Johnny Higgins

#15, 5-9, 155, fr., defensive back
Elgin HS
Elgin, Ill.

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 6 1 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 6 1 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Punt Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2015 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.2
Total 1 1 1.0 0 1 0.2

TJ Huizenga

#12, 6-0, 195, jr., linebacker
Fulton HS
Fulton, Ill.

Two varsity letters
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 18 16 34 6.5 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Career 18 16 34 6.5 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0


Tate Jensen

#9, 5-11, 185, so., defensive back
ADM HS

De Soto, Iowa


Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 23 23 46 4.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Career 23 23 46 4.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0


Jared Keenan

#60, 6-1, 220, so., defensive Line
Grinnell HS

Grinnell, Iowa


One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 1 3 4 2.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 5 6 2.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0

Cam Kiner

#87, 6-4, 195, fr., punter/kicker
Oakland HS
Craig, Neb.

One varsity letter

Punting

Year No. Yds. Avg. Long
2015 36 1,306 36.3 52
Total 36 1,306 36.3 52


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Adam Lindell

#6, 5-11, 190, sr., running back
Arapahoe HS
Centennial, Colo.

Two varsity letters
Kirk Wagner Award (outstanding offensive scout team, 2013)

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2013 2 17 8.5 0 13 17.0
2014 17 50 2.9 1 10 6.2
Career 19 67 3.5 1 13 7.4


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2015 3 27 9.0 0 16 2.7
Career 3 27 9.0 0 16 2.7

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 0 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Aaron Marcellus

#32, 5-9, 1205, so., kicker
Hudson HS
Hudson, Iowa

One varsity letter
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2015)
Iowa Conference special teams player of the week (Sept. 13, 2015; Nov. 1, 2015; Nov. 8, 2015)

Field goals

Year FG Att. Long Pct.
2014 0 1 0 0.0
2015 6 9 42 66.7
Total 6 10 42 60.0


Punting

Year No. Yds. Avg. Long
2014 1 34 34.0 34
2015 3 84 28.0 41
Total 4 118 29.5 41


Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 1 9 9.0 0 0 4.5
Career 1 9 9.0 0 0 4.5


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sam Markham

#5, 6-2, 170, so., wide receiver
Atlantic HS
Atlantic, Iowa

Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2015)
All-Iowa Conference, honorable mention (2014)
Herema Schilder Most Valuable Player Award (2015)
Brian O’Donnell Award (outstanding freshman) (2014)

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 52 650 12.5 3 44 72.2
2015 69 980 14.2 7 69 98.0
Career 121 1,630 13.5 10 69 85.8


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Zack Martinelli

#11, 5-8, 175, jr., wide receiver
Kaneland HS
Elburn, Ill.

One varsity letter

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 1 12 12.0 0 12 2.4
2015 8 191 23.9 2 99 47.8
Career 9 203 22.6 2 99 16.9


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2014 3 60 20.0 0 28 8.6
Total 3 60 20.0 0 28 5.0

Punt Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2015 1 25 250.0 0 25 6.2
Total 1 25 250.0 0 25 2.1

Zach Matter

#20, 5-11, 195, jr., defensive back
Ankeny HS
Ankeny, Iowa

Two varsity letters
D3football.com All-West Region, second team (2015)
All-Iowa Conference, first team (2015)
D3football.com team of the week, safety (Sept. 13, 2015)
Iowa Conference male athlete of the week (Sept. 13, 2015)
Iowa Conference defensive player of the week (Sept. 13, 2015, Oct. 11, 2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 10 6 16 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 23 34 57 1.0 0.0 8 4 0 0 0 0
Career 33 40 73 1.0 0.0 8 4 0 0 0 0

William Meredith

William Meredith

#13, 6-0, 185, jr., wide receiver
Piedmont HS
Piedmont, Calif.

Three varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 2 17 8.5 0 9 5.7
2015 10 134 13.4 1 26 13.4
Career 12 151 12.6 1 26 11.6

Ben Mitchell

#35, 5-9, 185, so., linebacker
Hoover HS
Des Moines, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 1 1 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 0 1 1 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 0 2 2 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Chris Neeld

#52, 5-10, 190, so., linebacker
Mercer County HS
New Boston, Ill.

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 10 7 17 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 11 9 20 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Sam Norgaard

P.J. Norem

#83, 6-4, 265, so., tight end
Iowa Falls-Alden HS
Iowa Falls, Iowa

One varsity letter



Sam Norgaard

Sam Norgaard

#42, 6-1, 220, jr., linebacker
Neuqua Valley HS
Naperville, Ill.

Two varsity letters
Brian O’Donnell Award (outstanding freshman) (2013)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 0 5 5 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2015 21 15 36 2.0 0.0 3 0 0 1 0 0
Career 21 20 41 2.0 0.0 3 0 0 1 1 0


Kick Returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg.G
2013 1 1 11.0 0 11 1.6
Total 1 1 11.0 0 11 0.6

Sam Norgaard

Tyler Olson

#2, 5-11, 220, so., linebacker
Maple River HS
Mapleton, Minn.

One varsity letter
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 4 5 9 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 4 6 10 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Tucker Ormsby

#86, 6-2, 220, so., tight end
Tipton HS
Tipton, Iowa

Two varsity letters

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 1 5 5.0 0 5 1.2
2015 1 8 8.0 0 8 2.7
Career 2 13 6.5 0 8 1.9

Tony Oros

Tony Oros

#13, 5-9, 185, jr., defensive back
West Aurora HS
Aurora, Ill.

Three varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 5 1 6 0.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 12 9 21 2.5 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 21 10 31 1.5 0.0 7 0 0 0 0 1
Career 38 20 58 4.0 0.0 9 0 0 0 0 1

Kick returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 2 48 24.0 0 26 6.0
2014 10 188 18.8 0 41 37.6
2015 1 15 15.0 0 15 1.5
Total 13 251 19.3 0 41 10.9

Punt returns

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2013 1 44 44.0 0 44 5.5
Total 1 44 44.0 0 44 5.5

Kyle Pepper

#60, 6-1, 280, jr., offensive line
Blue Valley Southwest HS
Overland Park, Kan.

Two varsity letters


Steven Peterman

#51, 6-3, 230, so., offensive line
Kuemper HS
Lytton, Iowa


One varsity letter


Tony Oros

Tyler Peters

#15, 6-2, 200, so., linebacker
Aplington-Parkersburg HS
Parkersburg, Iowa

One varsity letter


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 18 14 32 6.0 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Career 18 14 32 6.0 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0

Jessie Peterson

Jessie Peterson

#31, 6-2, 215, jr., linebacker
Iowa City West HS
Coralville, Iowa

Three varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 33 44 77 2.5 1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0
2015 52 33 85 5.0 2.0 3 1 0 0 0 0
Career 85 80 165 7.5 3.0 3 1 0 1 2 0

Will Pigg

#67, 6-2, 285, so., offensive line
Waukee
HS
Waukee, Iowa

Two varsity letters


Mitch Schroeder

Carson Remick

#33, 5-10, 205, so., linebacker
Mount Pleasan HS
Hillsboro, Iowa


One varsity letter
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 4 5 9 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3 5 8 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 7 10 17 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Mitch Schroeder

Josh Scheible

#48, 5-9, 190, so., linebacker
Liberty HS
Kansas City, Mo.


One varsity letter


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 2 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 3 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Mitch Schroeder

Mitch Schroeder

#44, 6-0, 195 ,sr., linebacker
North Cedar HS
Lowden, Iowa

Three varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, second team (2015)
Iowa Conference defensive player of the week (Nov. 1, 2015, Nov. 8, 2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 9 12 21 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 35 44 79 7.0 1.0 1 0 0 1 1 0
2015 37 34 71 3.0 1.0 3 5 56 0 1 0
Career 81 90 171 12.0 2.0 4 5 56 1 2 0

Cal Smith

#76, 6-4, 280, so., offensive line
Carl Sandburg HS
Orland Park, Ill.

Two varsity letters


Dustin Smith

#99, 6-0, 260, sr., defensive line
Linn-Mar HS
Marion, Iowa

Four varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, honorable mention (2015)
Brian O’Donnell Award (outstanding freshman) (2012)
Team Stars and Stripes, Division III all-stars, Tazon de Estrellas
(Bowl of the Stars) (Dec. 19, 2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 6 6 12 1.5 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 3 3 6 2.5 1.5 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 7 12 19 4.0 2.0 1 0 0 1 0 0
2015 19 11 30 7.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 35 32 67 15.0 6.5 3 0 0 1 0 0

Greg Smith

#69, 6-0, 250, jr., offensive line
Nodaway Valley HS
Greenfield, Iowa

Two varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, second team (2015)

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

LakotaSmith

#27, 5-11, 175, sr., defensive back
Moravia HS
Moravia, Iowa

One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 0 1 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Trent Smothers

#90, 6-0, 260, sr., defensive line
Red Mountain HS (Ariz.)
Washington D.C.

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2013 1 1 2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 5 9 14 5.0 1.5 0 0 0 1 1 0
2015 7 9 16 2.0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 13 19 32 7.0 1.5 1 0 0 1 1 0

Josiah Soderstrum

#28, 5-10, 185, fr., defensive back
Roland-Story HS

Story City, Iowa


One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0

Cole Tanner

#56, 6-2, 260, jr., offensive line
Orient-Macksburg HS

Greenfield, Iowa


Two varsity letters

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0


Jake Wassenaar

Jake Walters

#4, 6-0, 195, so., defensive back
Liberty HS
Phoenix, Ariz.

One varsity letter


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 2 5 7 1.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 5 7 1.0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0

Jake Wassenaar

Jake Wassenaar

#85, 6-3, 240, sr., tight end
Pella HS
Pella, Iowa

Three varsity letters
Allstate AFCA Good Works Team (2015)
National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society (2016)
Academic All-Iowa Conference (2014, 2015)
Mel VerMeer Loyalty Award (demonstrated loyalty to the program)
(2015)
Team Co-Captain (2015)
Team Stars and Stripes, Division III all-stars, Tazon de Estrellas
(Bowl of the Stars) (Dec. 19, 2015)

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 2 19 9.5 0 13 2.7
2015 6 57 9.5 0 19 5.7
Total 9 19 9.5 0 19 3.8

Nick Watson

#55, 6-4, 250, sr., offensive line
Janesville HS
Janesville, Iowa

Four varsity letters
All-Iowa Conference, honorable mention (2015)
Team Stars and Stripes, Division III all-stars, Tazon de Estrellas
(Bowl of the Stars) (Dec. 19, 2015)


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2012 1 2 3 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 2 4 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Curtis Weeks

#62, 6-1, 275, sr., offensive line
Ballard HS

Kelley, Iowa


Two varsity letters
National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society (2016)


Wes Wheat

#91, 5-11, 265, so., defensive line
Phoenix Christian HS
Phoenix, Ariz.

Two varsity letters


Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2014 1 6 7 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 2 4 6 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Career 3 10 13 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0

Matthew Williamson

#30, 5-8, 230, jr., s-back
CAM HS
Wiota, Iowa

Two varsity letters
Academic all-Iowa Conference (2014)

Rushing

Year Att. Yards Avg./C TD Long Avg./G
2014 2 3 1.5 1 2 1.2
Career 2 3 1.5 1 2 1.2

Justin Wimbish

#1, 6-3, 165, so., wide receiver
Apollo HS
Glendale, Ariz.

Two varsity letters

Receiving

Year No. Yds. Avg. TD Long Avg./G
2014 1 21 21.0 0 21 21.0
2015 1 2 2.0 0 2 0.3
Career 2 23 11.5 0 21 3.3

Jacob Zimmerman

#10, 5-10, 165, fr., defensive back
Liberty HS

Liberty, Mo.


One varsity letter

Defense

Year UT AT Tot. For loss Sack BrUp Int. Yards FF FR Blks
2015 1 7 8 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 7 8 0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Punting

Year No. Yds. Avg. Long
2014 2 17 8.5 21
Total 2 17 8.5 21


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