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#86 Jay Scheel

Height 6-1
Weight 180 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Mount Auburn, Iowa
High School Union

2016 – – Saw action in 12 games, with one start . . . recorded five receptions for 56 yards . . . did not see action in 45-21 win over Miami due to injury . . . saw action in 42-3 win over Iowa State, recording first career reception for 12 yards as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . saw action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 14-7 win at Rutgers, recording one rushing attempt for no gain . . . saw action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . two receptions for 26 yards vs. Northwestern, including 22-yard reception to set up an Iowa touchdown . . . saw action in 14-7 win at Minnesota, recording one reception for 12 yards . . . saw action in 49-35 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 365 net rushing yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . saw action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin, recording one reception for six yards and advancing an Iowa fumble four yards on offense . . . saw action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 262 yards and gained 342 yards total offense . . . started at wide receiver in 40-10 win over #25 Nebraska, but had no statistics as offense gained 264 net rushing yards and 408 yards total offense . . . saw action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida, but had no statistics.

2015 – – Saw action in 31-14 win over Illinois State, but had no statistics as offense gained 431 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . did not see action in 62-16 win over North Texas . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . saw action in 40-10 win at Northwestern, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 294 yards and gained 492 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 31-15 win over Maryland . . . did not see action in 35-27 win at Indiana . . . did not see action in 40-35 win over Minnesota . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Earned first team all-state honors as a junior and second team honors as a senior . . . all-district first team as a junior and senior . . . second team all-district as a sophomore . . . Career – – Three-year letterman as quarterback and wide receiver . . . helped prep team post 12-2 record as a sophomore while claiming state title . . . holds school record for touchdown passes in a game . . . as a senior completed 106-193 pass attempts for 1,650 yards and 18 touchdowns, while rushing 122 times for 493 yards and seven touchdowns . . . as a junior completed 92-149 attempts for 1,593 yards and 19 touchdowns, while rushing for 1,291 yards and 20 touchdowns on 129 attempts . . . as a sophomore completed 80-141 attempts for 1,334 yards and 12 touchdowns which rushing 75 times for 548 yards and five scores . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in basketball and track . . . earned all-state honors in basketball . . . placed eighth in long jump at state track meet as a freshman.

Personal – – Born 5/12/96 . . . biology major . . . parents are Dianne and David Scheel. . . three-year member of prep Honor Roll . . . named to All-Academic team three straight years . . . high school coach was Joe Hadachek.