University of Iowa Athletics
RB

#27 Jewel Hampton

Height 5-9
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Indianapolis, Ind.
High School Warren Central

Hawk Item – – Seven rushing touchdowns in 2008 is an Iowa freshman record . . . one of seven true freshmen to see action in 2008.

2010 – – Listed as third team running back following spring practice.

2009 Pre-season Honors – – Named pre-season second team all-Big Ten by Lindy’s Football . . . named pre-season third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele[apos]s College Football . . . 2009 – – Used redshirt year in 2009 after pre-season injury that forced him out of action for the season . . . was listed as first team running back following spring practice.

2008 Honors – – Next Man In Award, offense . . . 2008 – – Rushed 91 times for 463 yards (5.1 average) and seven touchdowns, while averaging 23.3 yards on 23 kickoff returns . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten in KO returns (23.3) . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as offense rushed for 245 yards and gained 457 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 68 yards and two touchdowns in first action of career . . . rushed for a 19-yard touchdown on first rushing attempt of his career . . . added a 22-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter . . . also had one kickoff return for 26 yards vs. Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as offense rushed for 241 yards and gained 512 yards total offense . . . had 10 rushing attempts for 54 yards vs. FIU, with a long of 17 yards . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, with two rushing attempts for one yard and one KO return for 25 yards . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . rushed five times for 11 yards and had two KO returns for 40 yards vs. Northwestern . . . saw action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State, rushing four times for 20 yards . . . also had four KO returns for 116 yards, including a best of 40 yards . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana at offense rushed for 227 yards and gained 422 yards total offense . . . had career-bests of 22 attempts for 114 yards and three touchdowns at Indiana, scoring on runs of one, one and 10 yards . . . also had one KO return for 17 yards . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . rushed for 33 yards on seven attempts vs. the Badgers and had three KO returns for 71 yards . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Illinois, rushing seven times for 28 yards . . . also had three KO returns for 28 yards at Illinois . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, but had no rushing attempts . . . four KO returns for 87 yards vs. Penn State, with a long of 27 yards . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue as offense gained 248 net rushing yards . . . three rushing attempts for 30 yards and one touchdown in win over Purdue, along with 76 yards on two kickoff returns . . . matched longest rushing attempt of the season with 22-yard scoring run to cap Iowa[apos]s first drive of the game . . . had team and individual season-best 52-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter as Hawkeyes held off late Boilermaker rally . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota as offense rushed for 222 yards and gained 483 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 50 yards and one touchdown at Minnesota, scoring on 18-yard run early in the fourth period . . . also had one KO return for 20 yards vs. the Gophers . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as offense gained 328 yards total offense . . . rushed 12 times for 54 yards vs. South Carolina and had a 31-yard kickoff return to begin the game.

High school honors – – First team all-state as a senior… Career – – Carried the ball 267 times for 2,608 yards (9.8 yards per carry) and 31 touchdowns in two-year career… finished senior season with 216 carries for 2,095 yards and 27 touchdowns… high school team won state titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006… team captain.

Personal – – Born 12/23/89. . . open major . . . parents are Teresa Lewis and Juan Hampton. . . high school coach: Steve Tutsie.

Career Rushing Bests
Attempts: 22 at Indiana, 10/11/08
Yards: 114 at Indiana, 10/11/08
Touchdowns: 3 at Indiana, 10/11/08
Long: 22, twice, last vs. Purdue, 11/15/08
100-yard Games: 1 at Indiana, 10/11/08

Career KO Return Bests
Returns: 4, twice, last vs. Penn State, 11/08/08
Yards: 116 at Mich. State, 10/04/08
Long: 52 vs. Purdue, 11/15/08

Career Statistics

Rushing No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman 91 463 5.1 7 22
KO Returns No. Yds. Avg. TD Lng
Freshman 23 537 23.3 0 52