IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa defensive tackle Noah Shannon will serve as honorary captain when the Hawkeyes host Illinois in their home finale Saturday on Duke Slater Field at Kinnick Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2:35 p.m. (CT) and the game will be televised on FS1.
Shannon played 42 games over the past four seasons, including starting all 27 contests for the Hawkeyes in 2021 and 2022. He totaled 107 tackles, 11 for loss, 4.5 sacks, 2 pass break-ups and a forced fumble. Shannon also played in the last two Hawkeye bowl games (2022 Citrus Bowl; 2022 Music City Bowl).
The Aurora, Illinois, native was a two-time honorable mention all-conference selection. He earned the team’s Hustle Award (defense) and Hayden Fry Award (defense) as a junior and senior, respectively.
A two-time Player Council representative, Shannon will accompany the Iowa captains to midfield for Saturday’s pregame coin toss.