University of Iowa Athletics
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#43 Dillon Doyle

Height 6-3
Weight 237 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Iowa City, Iowa
High School West

Hawk Item – – Used 2018 redshirt season after seeing action in four games . . . one of 12 true freshmen to see action in 2018 . . . enrolled in 2018 spring semester and participated in spring practice . . . earned Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2018; fall, 2019; and spring, 2020.

2019 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2019 – – Saw action in all 13 games, recording 13 solo tackles and 10 assists, with one forced fumble . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Miami, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . saw action in 30-0 win over Rutgers as defense allowed just 125 yards total offense . . . career-best two tackles vs. Rutgers, including one solo stop and one assist . . . saw action in 18-17 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . saw action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan, recording one solo tackle and first forced fumble of career . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . career-best five tackles vs. PSU, including two solo tackles and three assists . . . started at middle linebacker in 26-20 win over Purdue for first career start . . . recorded one solo tackle as defense allowed just 33 net rushing yards . . . started at middle linebacker for first career start in 20-0 win at Northwestern, as defense allowed just 64 net rushing yards and 202 yards total offense . . . career-best seven tackles at Northwestern, including four solo stops and three assists, with a shared tackle for loss and one QB pressure . . . started at middle linebacker in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . matched career-best with seven tackles at Wisconsin, including four solo stops and three assists . . . saw action in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 22 net rushing yards.

2018 – – Saw action in four games, recording two assisted tackles while playing primarily on special teams . . . saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 211 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-0 win over Maryland, recording one assisted tackle as defense allowed just 39 offensive plays and 115 yards total offense . . . saw action in 31-28 win over Nebraska, recording one assisted tackle . . . saw action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State, but had no statistics.

High school honors – – Finalist for Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior . . . preseason Butkus High School Watch List as a senior . . . named to All-Iowa Elite football team as a senior . . . district Defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . first-team all-district as junior and senior . . . Career – – Two-year letterman as linebacker and tight end . . . helped prep team post two-year record of 22-4 in final two seasons, reaching state championship game each year . . . recorded 73 tackles as a senior, with 12 tackles for loss, two sacks, and three fumble recoveries . . . on offense recorded 19 receptions for 242 yards and four touchdowns, along with 28 yards on three punt returns . . . 85 tackles as a junior, with five tackles for loss, one sack, and one interception . . . had 12 receptions for 152 yards and three touchdowns as a junior . . . team captain as a senior . . . competed in high jump and sprints for prep track team.

Personal – – Born 4/19/2000 . . .  open major . . . member of National Honor Society with a 4.0 GPA throughout prep career . . . academic all-conference . . . parents are Tia and Chris Doyle . . . father is head strength and condition coach for Iowa football program . . . high school coach was Garrett Hartwig.