IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior running back Tyler Goodson has been named to the 2021 College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Year Trophy Watch List.
Goodson (5-10, 200) earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from coaches and media in 2020 after leading Iowa’s rushing attack with 143 carries for 762 yards and seven touchdowns. Goodson in 2019 became the first freshman ever to lead Iowa in rushing. He rushed 134 times for 638 yards and five touchdowns while recording 24 receptions for 166 yards in his first college season
The North Gwinnett (Ga.) prep was a preseason first-team All-Big Ten selection and preseason fourth-team All-America selection by Athlon Sports. Goodson was also named to both the Maxwell Award and Doak Walker Award watch lists.
The Hawkeyes open the 2021 season Sept. 4, hosting Indiana at 2:30 p.m. (CT).