Junior college – – Attended Iowa Western CC before joining Iowa program for 2011 spring practice . . . rushed 45 times for 263 yards at Iowa Western . . . junior college coach was Scott Strohmeier.
High school honors – – Named Athlete of the Year in Mississippi Valley Conference as a senior . . . first team all-state as a senior and second team as a junior . . . first team all-conference for three straight seasons . . . Career – – helped prep team reach state playoffs for three straight seasons . . . team captain as a senior . . . holds school records for points in a season (170) and career (398), touchdowns in a season (28) and career (64) and rushing yards in a season (2,212) and career (4,885) . . . rushed 301 times for 2,212 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior . . . rushed for 1,485 yards and 27 touchdowns on 271 attempts as a junior . . . had 186 rushing attempts for 1,387 yards and 13 scores as a sophomore . . . earned three letters in football, while also lettering in basketball and track.
Personal – – Born 12/11/91 . . . psychology and sociology major . . . member of Number One Club . . . mother is Hilda Dawson . . . attended same high school as WR Keenan Davis and DB David Tann . . . high school coach was Tony Lombardi.