IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa football junior kicker Keith Duncan has been named one of three Stars of the Week by the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award and the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, presented by the Orange Bowl.
Duncan, a native of Weddington, North Carolina, connected on all four of his field goal attempts in Iowa’s 26-20 Homecoming win over Purdue. Duncan connected from 30, 44, 42, and 38 yards, while also making both of his PAT attempts in Iowa’s win.
Duncan leads the nation with 17 made field goals, having connected on 17-of-19 attempts through seven games. He has also made all 16 PAT attempts and leads Iowa in scoring with 67 points.
Duncan has connected on 9-10 field goal attempts from 40 yards and beyond. His 67 points are tied for fourth nationally and rank him 10th among all players. Duncan was also recognized by the Lou Groza Award following his play in the 18-17 win at Iowa State, as he also connected on four field goals in that contest.
Duncan has scored 132 career points to tie for 22nd in career scoring. His career totals include 26-30 field goals and 54-55 PAT attempts, with his only missed PAT being blocked. His 17 field goals in 2019 tied for the ninth best single-season total at Iowa.
No. 19 Iowa travels to Evanston, Illinois, to play Northwestern on Saturday at Ryan Field. Kickoff is at 11 a.m. (CT). The game is televised on ESPN2.
Iowa football hosts Minnesota in the battle for Floyd of Rosedale on Saturday, Nov. 16. Fans are encouraged to wear black for the Blackout game, and it is the annual military appreciation celebration. Active duty military and veterans are eligible for a military ticket discount. Click HERE for tickets and pre-paid parking and additional game information.