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#70 Brett Van Sloten

Height 6-7
Weight 270 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Decorah, Iowa
High School Decorah

Hawk-Item – – Started all 25 games over his last two seasons . . . one of six seniors named to 2013 Leadership Group . . . one of four juniors named to 2012 Leadership Group . . . one of four sophomores named to 2011 Leadership Group . . . one of two redshirt freshmen named to 2010 Leadership Group.

2013 Honors – – Permanent Team Captain, Offense . . . Hayden Fry “Extra Heartbeat” Award, Offense . . . Players Choice Award, Offense . . . second team All-Big Ten by league coaches . . . honorable mention All-Big Ten by league media . . . third team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele and College Sports Madness . . . named to CoSIDA/Capital One District VI Academic All-America team . . . Academic All-Big Ten for fourth straight year . . . 2013 – – Started all 13 games at right tackle . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 28-14 win over Missouri State, as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 27-21 win at Iowa State as offense gained 378 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . started at right tackle in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense while rushing for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 23-7 win at Minnesota as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 34-24 loss at Ohio State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . had one reception on deflected pass for minus four yards . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 24-21 win over Michigan as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU.

2012 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for third straigth year . . . 2012 – – started at right tackle in all 12 games . . . started at right tackle in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 9-6 loss to Iowa State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 429 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan as offense gained 430 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 31-13 win over Minnesota as offense gained 374 yards total offense . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 38-14 loss to Penn State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 28-17 loss at Northwestern . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 24-21 loss at Indiana . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 27-24 loss to Purdue . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 42-17 loss at Michigan . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 13-7 loss to Nebraska.

2011 Honors – – Academic all-Big Ten for second straight year . . . 2011 – – Saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . saw action on special teams in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . saw action in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh as offense gained 475 yards total offense . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense and allowed no sacks . . . saw action in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern as offense gained 379 yards total offense and allowed no QB sacks . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 456 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue as offense gained 408 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . saw extensive action at right tackle in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma.

2010 Honors – – Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2010 – – listed as second team right tackle following spring practice . . . saw action in offensive line in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . saw action in offensive line in 35-7 win over Iowa State as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 34-27 loss at Arizona . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State . . . saw action on special teams in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . saw action on special teams in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . saw action on special teams in 18-13 win at Indiana as offense gained 445 yards total offense . . . saw action on special teams in 21-17 loss at Northwestern . . . saw action on special teams in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . saw action on special teams in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri.

2009 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – First team elite all-state as a senior… second team all-state selection as a junior… three-time all-district pick, including first team honors as a junior and senior… led team to state championship in 2008. Career – – Made 29 catches for 395 yards and six touchdowns… amassed 168.5 total tackles, including five sacks… also served as team’s punter… team captain as a senior… academic all-district selection as a junior and senior… also lettered in basketball, track and baseball.

Personal – – Personal – – Born 11/2/90 . . . management and organization major . . . parents are Kendra and Doug Van Sloten . . . academic all-district selection as a junior and senior . . . high school coach was Bill Post.