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#75 Ike Boettger

Height 6-6
Weight 267 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Cedar Falls, Iowa
High School Cedar Falls

Hawk Item – – Earned undergraduate degree during spring semester of 2017 . . . moved from tight end to offensive line in 2013 . . . one of seven juniors named to 2016 Leadership Group.

2017 – – Started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . started at right tackle in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State as offense gained 497 yards total offense . . . left game in second half due to injury and missed the remainder of the season.

2016 Honors – – Honorable mention All-Big Ten by Big Ten coaches and media . . . Comeback Player of the Year . . . 2016 – – Started all 12 games in which he played, missing one game due to injury . . . started nine games at right tackle, two at left guard and one at left tackle . . . started at right tackle in 45-21 win over Miami as offense gained 404 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle in 42-3 win over Iowa State as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . started at left guard and played every offensive down in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . recorded one solo tackle . . . started at right tackle in 49-35 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 365 yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . started at left tackle and played every offensive down in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . started at right tackle in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, playing every offensive down until being injured late in the fourth quarter . . . did not see action in 28-0 win at Illinois due to injury . . . started at right tackle in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska, as offense rushed for 264 net yards and gained 408 yards total offense . . . started at left guard in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida.

2015 – – Started first six games at right tackle before missing seven games due to injury . . . started at right tackle in 31-14 win over Illinois State, as offense gained 431 yards total offense and allowed no sacks . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 31-17 win at Iowa State as offense gained 260 net rushing yards and 475 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle in 27-24 win over Pitt as offense gained 363 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle in 62-16 win over North Texas as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive play in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle in 29-20 win over Illinois as offense rushed for 278 yards and gained 478 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland due to injury . . . did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 40-35 win over Minnesota due to injury . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue due to injury . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . saw limited action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2014 – – Saw first action of career in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 401 total offense . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern as offense gained 483 yards total offense . . . saw action at left tackle in 51-14 loss at Minnesota . . . started as second tight end in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin as offense gained 412 yards total offense against the top-ranked defense in the nation . . . saw action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . saw action in 45-28 TaxSlayer Bowl loss to Tennessee.

2013 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Selected to compete in 2013 Iowa Shrine Game . . . named first team all-state by Des Moines Register and Iowa Newspaper Association as a senior . . . first team all-conference and all-metro honors as a senior . . . first team all-metro as a junior . . . Career – – Played tight end, wide receiver, quarterback and defensive back as a prep while earning two letters . . . helped prep team post 22-4 record as a junior and senior, reaching state semifinals each season . . . had 33 receptions for 452 yards and four touchdowns as a senior . . . on defense registered 61 tackles, five QB sacks, six pass break-ups and two fumble recoveries . . . in seven games as a junior quarterback, completed 58-95 pass attempts for 750 yards and nine touchdowns, with one interception . . . team captain in both football and basketball . . . three-year basketball letterman, earning second team all-conference in basketball as a junior.

Personal – – Born 10/05/94 . . . given name is Isaac . . . enterprise leadership major . . . parents are Kris and Tim Boettger . . . member of prep Honor Roll with a 3.5 career GPA . . . one of two players from Cedar Falls on Iowa roster . . . high school coaches were Pat Mitchell and Brad Remmert.