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#41 Colton Dinsdale

Height 5-11
Weight 232 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Reinbeck, Iowa
High School Gladbrook-Reinbeck
Previous School Iowa Western CC

Hawk Item – – Moved from linebacker to fullback for 2020 . . . Dean’s List student, spring, 2020.

2019 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2019 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . missed 2019 season due to injury.

2018 Honors – – Team Leader Award, defense . . . 2018 – – Saw only action of the season in 63-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense.

Junior College – – Earned second-team all-region honors by the ICCAC . . . NJCAA All-Academic . . . played just four games as a freshman due to injury . . . recorded 47 tackles as a senior, with one sack, one interception and one pass break-up . . . team participated and won the Graphic Edge Bowl in 2017.

High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior on defense . . . Iowa Newspaper Association first-team all-state and captain of Class A all-state team as a senior . . . selected to participate in Iowa Shrine Bowl . . . recipient of IHSAA Bernie Saggau Award . . . finalist for Ed Thomas Mr. Football Award . . . also first-team all-district as wide receiver . . . first-team all-district on offense as a senior and first-team all-district on defense as a sophomore . . . second-team all-district as a freshman receiver, while being named state of Iowa Freshman of the Year by Iowaprep.com . . . Career – – Four-year football letterman while playing linebacker, fullback, running back, wide receiver and return specialist . . . prep team reached state playoffs as a freshman and sophomore . . . team reached state title game as a junior and won state championship as a senior . . . holds career school records for receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, and tackles . . . recorded 94.5 tackles as a senior, including 51 solo stops and 43.5 assists, with eight tackles for loss, one sack, and one interception return for a score . . . rushed 25 times for 350 yards and had 36 receptions for 579 yards as a senior, with 14 total touchdowns . . . averaged 47.2 yards on KO returns and 22 yards per punt return, with three return touchdowns . . . totaled 58 tackles as a junior, including 32 solo stops and 26 assists, with seven tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions and one fumble return for a 67-yard touchdown . . . on offense totaled 358 rushing yards and 324 receiving yards, with eight touchdowns . . . as a sophomore totaled 54 tackles, including 34 solo stops and 20 assists, with eight tackles for loss, two interceptions and one recovered fumble . . . on offense had 35 rushing yards and 376 receiving yards, with four touchdowns . . . as a freshman recorded 29.5 tackles, with six tackles for loss, one sack and one interception, while gaining 18 rushing yards and 588 receiving yards, while scoring five touchdowns . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also lettered in basketball, soccer and track.

Personal – – Born 8/13/97 . . . civil engineering major . . . earned first-team All-Academic honors for three straight years . . . Academic All-State by Iowa Football Coaches Association as a senior . . . parents are Lora and Kirk Dinsdale . . . high school coach was John Olson.