University of Iowa Athletics

#5 Joe Labas

Height 6-4
Weight 200 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Brecksville, Ohio
High School Brecksville-Broadview Heights
Joe Labas - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – First action of career came as starter in 2022 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky.

2023 – – Did not compete.

2022 – – Earned first career start at quarterback in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky… completed 10-24 pass attempts for 139 yards and one touchdown, with no interceptions… also ran four times for 11 yards… 15-yard scoring strike gave Iowa 7-0 advantage.


2021 Honors – – Team Leader Award, offense… 2021 – – Redshirted… did not see any game action.

High school honors – – Named Suburban League National Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year… named first-team All-Lakes and all-district as a senior… Cleveland FOX8 Player of the Year finalist as a senior… Cleveland Plain Dealer Offensive Player of the Year as a junior… second-team all-state as a junior… Suburban League National Conference Player of the Year as a junior… missed sophomore season due to injury… honorable mention all-conference as a freshman… Career – – Four-year letterman as quarterback and punter… prep team reached state playoffs as a junior and senior with two-year record of 14-6… holds numerous career passing school records… completed 67 percent of pass attempts as a senior for 2,349 yards and 16 touchdowns… as a junior had 2,351 passing yards and 23 touchdowns while completing 65 percent of his attempts… passed for 2,521 yards and 21 touchdowns as a freshman, completing 78 percent of pass attempts… also earned three letters in baseball and basketball.

Personal – – Born 1/15/03… business/finance major… parents are Lori and Chris Labas… high school coach was Martin Poder.