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#57 Chauncey Golston

Height 6-5
Weight 270 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Detroit, Mich.
High School East English Village Prep

Hawk Item – – Named to 2020 Leadership Group . . . led the Big Ten and ranked sixth nationally with three fumble recoveries in 2019 . . . spent time at both end and tackle positions during 2018 spring practice.

2020 Honors – – Named to Lott IMPACT preseason Watch List and Bronko Nagurski Award preseason Watch List . . . preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports, Phil Steele and Pick Six Previews.

2019 Honors – – Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . Team Hustle Award, defense . . . preseason third-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . 2019 – – Started all 13 games at defensive end . . . recorded 47 tackles, including 26 solo stops and 21 assists, with 9.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, one interception, five pass break-ups and seven pressures . . . started at defensive end in 38-14 win over Miami as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . two solo tackles and one assist vs. Miami . . . started at defensive end in 30-0 win over Rutgers as defense allowed just 125 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles vs. Rutgers, including three solo tackles to match career-best,and one assist . . . started at defensive end in 18-17 win at Iowa State, recording two solo tackles and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . started at defensive end in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . career-best eight tackles vs. Michigan, including two tackles for loss, one sack and two QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . matched career-high with eight tackles vs. PSU, including four solo stops and four assists . . . 1.5 tackles for loss vs. PSU included a solo sack . . . started at defensive end in 26-20 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 33 net rushing yards . . . one solo tackle and one assist vs. Purdue, recording 1.5 tackles for loss and three QB pressures . . . started at defensive end in 20-0 win at Northwestern as defense allowed just 64 net rushing yards and 202 yards total offense . . . three tackles at Northwestern, including two solo tackles and one assist . . . recorded first interception of the season at Northwestern, along with career-best 2.5 tackles for loss . . . started at defensive end in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . recorded four tackles at Wisconsin, including three solo stops and one assist, along with one pass break-up . . . started at defensive end in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . three assisted tackles vs. Minnesota, with one tackle for loss, a shared sack and career-best two pass break-ups . . . started at defensive end in 19-10 win over Illinois, recording one solo tackle, one pass break-up and one QB pressure . . . started at defensive end in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . five tackles at Nebraska, including three solo stops and two assists . . . started at defensive end in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC . . . three assisted tackles vs. USC, including one tackle for loss, a shared sack and one pass break-up.

2018 Honors – – Team Hustle Award, defense . . . 2018 – – Saw action in all 13 games . . . led team with three fumble recoveries while recording 35 tackles . . . recorded nine tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks, with one interception, one pass break-up and three QB pressures . . . saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois as defense allowed just 211 yards total offense . . . recorded first career fumble recovery, along with three assisted tackles and one QB pressure . . . saw action in 13-3 win over Iowa State as defense allowed just 19 net rushing yards and 188 yards total offense . . . recorded one solo tackle vs. ISU, along with second fumble recovery in as many weeks . . . saw action in 38-141 win over Northern Iowa, recording one solo tackle and one assist as defense allowed just six net rushing yards and 222 yards total offense . . . saw action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . matched career-high with three tackles (all solo), including one tackle for loss, vs. Wisconsin . . . saw action in 48-31 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . recorded first career sack at Minnesota as one of three solo tackles . . . saw action in 42-16 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 67 net rushing yards . . . recorded two solo tackles at Indiana, including one sack . . . saw action in 23-0 win over Maryland as defense allowed just 39 offensive plays and 115 yards total offense . . . tied career-high with three tackles vs. Maryland, including one solo tackle and two assists, which included one tackle for loss . . . saw action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . matched career-high with three tackles at Penn State, including a shared sack . . . saw action at defensive tackle in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . recorded three tackles at Purdue to equal career high, with one solo stop and two assists . . . 1.5 tackles for loss at Purdue . . .  saw action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . career-best five tackles vs. Northwestern, with two solo stops and three assists, including one sack . . . saw action in 63-0 win at Illinois as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . recorded four tackles at Illinois, including three solo stops and one assist . . . totals included two tackles for loss, one pass break-up and one QB pressure . . . saw action in 31-28 win over Nebraska, recording one assisted tackle and one QB pressure . . . saw action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State . . . collected two turnovers vs. MSU, including one fumble recovery and first career interception, with both leading to Iowa touchdowns . . . also recorded two solo tackles.

2017 – – Saw action in 24-3 win over Wyoming, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 233 yards total offense . . . saw action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 31-14 win over North Texas, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . saw action in 45-16 win over Illinois, recording one solo tackle . . . saw action in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . .  saw action in 17-10 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 281 yards total offense . . . saw action in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 24-15 loss to Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 56-14 win at Nebraska, recording one solo tackle as defense allowed 67 rushing yards and just 267 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 21 net rushing yards and 102 yards total offense in second half.

2016 – – Redshirted.

High School honors — First-team all-state, all-metro, and all-city as a senior . . . honorable mention all-city as a junior . . . Career — Helped prep team reach state playoffs three straight years while winning 23 total games . . . recorded 43 tackles as a senior, with nine sacks . . . recorded 53 tackles as a junior with 13 sacks . . . team captain as a junior and senior.

Personal — Born 2/10/98… open major… mother is Linda Golston… member of National Honor Society… earned academic All-America recognition… one of two players from Detroit on Iowa roster . . . attended same high school as DL Cedrick Lattimore . . . high school coach was Rod Oden.