Hawk-Item – – Redshirted after seeing action in two games . . . one of 12 true freshmen to see action in 2018.
2018 – – Saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois as offense gained 209 net rushing yards . . . rushed five times for 13 yards vs. NIU . . . did not see action in 13-3 win over Iowa State . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 545 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 24 yards vs. UNI, with a long of seven yards . . . did not see action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 48-31 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 42-16 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 23-0 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . did not see action in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . did not see action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 63-0 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 31-28 win over Nebraska.
High school honors – – Earned first-team all-conference and all-region honors as a senior . . . honorable mention all-conference as a junior . . . Career – – Four-year football letterman as running back and linebacker . . . ranks second all-time at Preble HS career in rushing attempts, yards (2,119), and touchdowns (32) . . . team advanced to state playoffs three straight seasons . . . rushed for 1,335 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior, averaging 6.6 yards per carry . . . 131 rushing attempts for 784 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior . . . recorded 12 receptions for 195 yards as a sophomore . . . as a ninth grader rushed for 1,586 yards and 13 touchdowns . . . team captain for three years . . . also earned two letters in both baseball and track.
Personal – – Born 7/1/2000 . . . communications major . . . state forensic champion . . . member of Diversity Leadership Club for three years, serving as president as a senior . . . three-year member of prep Honor Roll . . . Team Leadership Award . . . parents are Mary Schils and LeRoy Geil . . . high school coach was Timothy Larsen.