Hawk Item – – Ranked eighth in the Big Ten in KO return average (22.1) in 2014 . . . moved from running back to wide receiver prior to 2015 spring practice.
2016 – – Suffered summer injury and missed majority of the season, playing in just one game with no statistics . . . saw first action of the season in 49-35 win at Purdue, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 365 net rushing yards and gained 520 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . did not see action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan . . . did not see action in 28-0 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska . . . did not see action in 30-3 Outback Bowl loss to #17 Florida.
2015 – – Saw action in six games . . . saw action in 31-14 win over Illinois State, but had no statistics as offense gained 431 yards total offense . . . saw action in 31-17 win at Iowa State, with one rushing attempt for -12 yards, as offense gained 260 net rushing yards and 475 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw action in 62-16 win over North Texas, but had no statistics as offense gained 488 yards total offense . . . 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 . . . saw action in 40-20 win over Purdue, recording one rushing attempt for two yards . . . saw action in 28-20 win at Nebraska, recording one KO return for 24 yards . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.
2014 Honors – – First team Freshman All-Big Ten by BTN.com as kick returner, and honorable mention as running back . . . 2014 – – Saw action in all 13 games . . . led team in KO returns with 24 returns for 531 yards (22.1 avg.) . . . rushed 16 times for 141 yards and had three receptions for 42 yards . . . saw first career action in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 401 yards total offense, gaining 21 yards on one rushing attempt . . . saw action in 17-13 win over Ball State as offense gained 455 yards total offense . . . one rushing attempt for three yards vs. BSU, along with two KO returns for 41 yards . . . saw action in 20-17 loss to Iowa State, with one KO return for 27 yards . . . saw action in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh, recording one KO return for 22 yards . . . saw action in 24-10 win at Purdue as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 43 yards, one rushing attempt for four yards and one KO return for 47 yards at Purdue . . . saw action in 45-29 win over Indiana as offense gained 426 yarsds total offense . . . rushed three times for 58 yards, gained 33 yards on one KO return and had one reception vs. Indiana . . . scored first career touchdown on 60-yard run in the first quarter . . . saw action in 38-31 loss at Maryland as offense gained 433 yards total offense . . . two rushing attempts for eight yards and a 46-yard KO return that led to an Iowa touchdown drive at Maryland . . . saw action in 48-7 win over Northwestern . . . returned opening kick 54 yards to set up first touchdown of the game . . . injured on opening return and had no further statistics . . . saw action in loss at Minnesota . . . five KO returns for 67 yards, with a long of 23 yards, along with one rushing attempt for eight yards . . . saw action in 30-14 win at Illinois as offense rushed for 304 yards and gained 587 yards total offense . . . rushed three times for 34 yards with a long of 20 yards at Illinois, while also having one KO return for 11 yards . . . saw action in 26-24 loss to No. 14 Wisconsin, but had no statistics as offense gained 412 yards total offense against top-ranked defense in the nation . . .saw action in 37-34 overtime loss to Nebraska . . . one rushing attempt for four yards vs. Nebraska . . . five KO returns for 105 yards vs. Nebraska, with a long of 28 yards . . . saw action in TaxSlayer loss to Tennessee . . . four KO returns for 56 yards and one rush for one yard vs. Tennessee.
2013 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Second team all-conference, all-metro and all-state as a senior . . . second team all-conference as a junior . . . Named Special Teams Player of the Year as sophomore and senior . . . Career – – Played running back, wide receiver and linebacker, as well as returning kicks . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs for three seasons, posting a 24-2 record his final two years . . . team posted undefeated record in conference play for three straight seasons . . . rushed 162 times for 1,111 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior, along with 16 receptions for 213 yards and one score . . . rushed 125 times for 982 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, with 10 receptions for 264 yards and two touchdowns . . . as a sophomore had 83 rushing attempts for 600 yards and eight touchdowns, with two receptions for 35 yards . . . career KO return totals include 18 returns for 555 yards (30.8 average) and two touchdowns . . . team captain as a senior . . . also competed in basketball and track.
Personal – – Born 3/01/95 . . . business major . . . mother is Shirley Wilson . . . one of three players from St. Louis on the Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Scott Pingel.