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#80 Dakota Getz

Height 6-4
Weight 210 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Macon, Ill.
High School Meridian

Hawk-Item – – Injured on first play of game at Iowa State (game two) and missed remainder of the season . . . moved from tight end to linebacker in fall, 2010.

2011 – – Did not see action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech due to injury . . . played on kickoff team on first play of triple-overtime loss at Iowa State, but suffered knee injury on the play and missed the remainder of the season.

2010 – – Not listed on depth chart following spring practice . . . saw action in three games . . . saw action in 38-28 win at Michigan, but had no statistics . . . returned to action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri, but had no statistics.

2009 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Macon County Player of the Year in 2009… First team all-state as a senior… Okaw Valley first team defensive back as a junior and first team quarterback as a senior… Okaw Valley second team quarterback as a junior and first team linebacker as a senior. Career – – Totaled five receptions for 104 yards and two touchdowns as a freshman… rushed for 3,195 yards on 429 carries with 40 touchdowns… at quarterback, completed 288-457 passes for 4,011 yards and 40 touchdowns… also registered 142 tackles with 14 interceptions… team captain as a junior and senior… also lettered in basketball where he was team captain as a junior and senior.

Personal – – Born 7/1/91… interdepartmental studies major… parents are Misty and Jim Getz and Dawn and Dave Pecha… high school coach: Eric Hurelbrink.