University of Iowa Athletics

#20 Deavin Hilson

Height 6-1
Weight 197 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Des Moines, Iowa
High School North
Deavin Hilson - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 Honors – – Team Hustle Award, special teams… 2023 – – Saw action in all 14 games… collected one assisted tackle in 35-0 loss to Tennessee… letterwinner.

2022 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense… 2022 – – Saw action in eight games… recorded one solo tackle in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State and in 24-3 win at Purdue… moved from running back to defensive back during 2022 season… letterwinner.

2021 – – Redshirted… did not see any game action.


High school honors – – Earned first-team all-state honors as a junior… named second-team all-state as a sophomore… earned second-team all-conference honors as a freshman… Career – – Three-year football letterman as running back and linebacker… played just two games in senior season due to pandemic… averaged 9.1 yards on 11 rushing attempts and scored two touchdowns in two contests as a senior, along with three receptions for 36 yards and 10 tackles on defense… collected 26.5 tackles as a junior, with 18 solo tackles, 10 tackles for loss and eight sacks… collected 37.5 tackles as a sophomore, with 11 tackles for loss and five sacks… recorded 12 tackles, including four tackles for loss, as a freshman… football team captain as a senior… four-sport athlete, also competing in basketball, baseball and track… competed in long jump and ran sprints and relays in track… earned second-team all-state honors in baseball.

Personal – – Born 1/2/2003… African American studies major… parents are Regina Turner and Adell Hilson… high school coach was Eric Addy.