University of Iowa Athletics

#77 Connor Colby

Height 6-6
Weight 311 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Kennedy
Connor Colby - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – One of five sophomores named to 2022 Player Council… enrolled in 2021 spring semester and participated in spring practice.

2023 – – Started at right guard in first four games… had a key block on RB Jaziun Patterson’s 59-yard run in 20-13 win at Iowa State… paved the way for 254 rushing yards in 41-10 win over Western Michigan, which was the most recorded by Iowa since 2019.

2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten… preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele… preseason third-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports… 2022 – – Listed as first team right offensive guard following spring practice… saw action in all 13 games, starting the first six at right tackle and the next seven at left guard.

2021 Honors – – Coaches Appreciation Award, offense… Freshman All-America by Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Maxwell Football Club… 2021 – – Played in all 14 games, starting the last 11 at right guard… first true freshman to start in the offensive line since 2017.



High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior… named first-team all-state as a junior and senior… Career – – Earned three letters as an offensive lineman as prep … helped team reach state playoffs three straight seasons while posting 20-10 overall record… as a senior had two rushing attempts for 38 yards and one touchdown… team captain as a senior.

Personal – – Born 1/16/03… sports and recreational management major… parents are Susy and Jeff Colby… high school coach was Brian White.