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#18 Drew Stevens

Height 6-0
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown North Augusta, S.C.
High School North Augusta
Drew Stevens - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – Set Iowa freshman record with 16 made field goals . . . made field goal of 54 yards vs. Northwestern ties as seventh longest in program history . . . one of eight true freshmen to see action in 2022 . . . joined program as a walk-on . . . enrolled for 2022 spring semester and participated in spring practice.

2022 Honors – – Next Man In Award, special teams . . . second-team Freshman All-America by College Football News . . . second-team All-Big Ten by league media, Associated Press and Phil Steele . . . third-team All-Big Ten by league coaches . . . semifinalists for the Lou Groza Award, including one of just two freshmen . . . named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week for his play in 33-13 win over Northwestern . . . 2022 – – Listed as second team kicker following spring practice . . . handled kickoff duties in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State . . . averaged 62.5 yards on two kickoffs, with no touchbacks . . . handled kickoff duties in 10-7 loss to Iowa State . . . recorded a touchback on each of two kickoffs vs. ISU . . . handled all placement kicking duties in 27-0 win over Nevada . . . connected on both field goals attempts vs. Nevada, converting from 43 and 33 yards in first career attempts . . . added 3-3 PAT conversions vs. Nevada and had five touchbacks in six kickoff attempts . . . handled all placements in 27-10 win at Rutgers . . . connected on both field goal attempts at Rutgers, including 25 yards and career-long 51 yards . . . added 3-3 PATs and averaged 62.5 yards on six kickoffs, with four touchbacks . . . handled all placements in 27-14 loss to #4 Michigan . . . conneted on both PAT attempts vs. Michigan and had no field goal attempts . . . averaged 56.7 yards on three kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all placements and kickoff duties in 9-6 loss at Illinois . . . made 2-3 field goals at Illinois, connecting from 32 and 27 yards prior to missingfrom 45 yards . . . recorded touchbacks on all three kickoffs at Illinois . . . handled all placements in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State . . . connected on only field goal attempt at OSU, converting from 49 yards, and also was successful on only PAT . . . also recorded three touchbacks on three kickoffs at OSU . . . handled all placements in 33-13 win over Northwestern . . . connected on all four field goal attempts and all three PAT kicks vs. Northwestern, hitting field goals from 29, 24, 54 and 25 yards . . . averaged 63.5 yards on eight kickoffs, with four touchbacks . . . handled all placements in 24-3 win at Purdue . . . made one of two field goal attempts and all three PAT attempts at Purdue in conditions that included winds at more than 20 mph . . . missed field goal from 44 yards hit the left upright . . . averaged 57.4 yards on five kickoffs at Purdue, with one touchback . . . handled all placements in 24-10 win over Wisconsin . . . connected on 44-yard field goal in the fourth quarter on his only attempt, while hitting 3-3 PAT attempts . . . averaged 61.4 yards on five kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all placements in 13-10 win at Minnesota . . . connected on two field goal attempts and one PAT at Minnesota . . . connected on field goals from 38 and 21 yards, including the game-winner from 21 yards with 28 seconds remaining . . . averaged 61.8 yards on four kickoffs, with one touchback . . . handled all placements in 24-17 loss to Nebraska . . . connected on only field goal attempt and both PAT attempts vs. Nebraska, connecting on 45-yard field goal in fourth quarter . . . averaged 61.8 yards on four kickoffs, withtwo touchbacks . . . handled all placements in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky . . . made all three PAT attempts vs. Kentucky and did not attempt a field goal . . . averaged 63.5 yards on four kickoffs, with two touchbacks.

High School honors – – Named first-team Class 4A all-state kicker by South Carolina coaches as-sociation as a senior . . . first-team all-region and all-area as a senior . . . named to Touchstone En-ergy Bowl following senior season . . . named to Augusta Chronicle Dream 16 and a CSRA Border Bowl selection as a senior . . . named Palmetto Preps first-team All-Midlands as a junior . . . honor-able mention all-area and second-team all-region as a sophomore, while earning varsity special teams MVP honors . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as kicker . . . career-long field goal of 51 yards as a senior . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs three straight years, including semifinals in junior season . . . holds conference/region records for career field goals (16), season touchbacks (49), touchback percentage (85%), season field goals of 40-plus yards (six) and season field goals of 50-plus yards (two) . . . holds school records for career field goals (16), longest field goal (51), most field goals of 40-plus yards (six), most field goals of 50-plus yards (two), career field goal percentage (16-22, 73%), touchbacks in a game (eight, twice), touchbacks in a season (49) and career (57), highest career touchback percentage (55-65, 85%), and consecutive made PATs (39) . . . scored 123 career kicking points, second-most in school history . . . scored 63 points as a senior, including 9-14 field goals and 36-36 PAT attempts, with 49 touchbacks . . . scored 23 points in limited action as a junior (due to injury), making 2-3 field goal attempts and 17-18 PAT kicks, to go with eight touchbacks . . . scored 37 points as a sophomore, including 4-4 field goals and 25-27 PAT kicks . . . team captain as a senior . . . also competed in soccer as a prep.

Personal – – Born 12/9/03 in Augusta, Georgia . . . pre-business major . . . North Augusta HS Beta Club member and Leukemia Lymphoma Society Citizen Student of the Year . . . Honor Roll and Dean’s List four straight years . . . parents are Michelle and Tim Stevens . . . high school coaches were Jim Bob Bryant and Craig Gilstrap.