University of Iowa Athletics
RB

#34 Marcus Coker

Height 6-0
Weight 230 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Beltsville, Md.
High School DeMatha Catholic

Hawk-Item – – Named Offensive Player of the Game in 2010 Insight Bowl . . . set Iowa bowl records for rushing attempts (33) and rushing yards (219) in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . one of nine true freshmen to see action in 2010 . . . ranks fourth in rushing yards for an Iowa freshman with 622 yards (114 carries).

2010 Honors – – Most Valuable Offensive Player in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . 2010 – – saw action in seven games, with four starts . . . rushed 114 times for 622 yards and three touchdowns and had two receptions for 23 yards . . . saw first action of career in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 60 yards, with a long of 21 yards . . . also had one pass reception for 12 yards . . . did not see action in 24-3 win over Penn State . . . did not see action in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . did not see action in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . 16 rushing attempts for 40 yards vs. MSU . . . started at running back in 18-13 win at Indiana, earning first career start . . . rushed 22 times for 129 yards vs. the Hoosiers as offense gained 445 yards total offense . . . saw action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern, rushing three times for 14 yards . . . started at running back in 20-17 loss to Ohio State . . . nine rushing attempts for 70 yards and first career touchdowns against OSU, along with one reception for 11 yards . . . 26-yard run in fourth quarter set up his one-yard touchdown run to give Iowa a 17-10 advantage . . . started at running back in 27-24 loss at Minnesota . . . led rushing attack at Minnesota with 21 attempts for 90 yards, with a long of 16 yards . . . started at running back in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri . . . rushed 33 times for 219 yards and two scores vs. Missouri . . . scored on runs of one and 62 yards.

High school honors – – Named first team all-state and all-conference as a senior after earning second team honors on all-state and all-conference teams as a junior . . . earned first team all-County honors for two seasons . . . second team all-Metro . . . named offensive MVP of Super 60 list in Maryland/District of Columbia/Virginia area . . . Career – – offensive MVP as a senior helped prep team make four straight appearances in state playoffs, with a four-year record of 43-5 . . . rushed 165 times for 1,698 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior . . . gained 1,287 yards on 108 carries as a junior, with 17 touchdowns . . . rushed 70 times for 548 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore . . . team captain as junior and senior . . . set school record with 392 rushing yards in a game, which ranks fourth best in state history.

Personal – – Born 5/11/92 . . . Astrophysics major . . . Principal’s List . . . named as state Gentleman of the Year in both 2009 and 2010, posting over 1,000 hours of community service . . . mother is Tammy Money . . . high school coach was Bill McGregor.

Career Rushing Bests
Attempts: 33, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Yards: 219, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Touchdowns: 2, vs. Missouri, 12/28/10
Long: 62, vs. Missouri, 12/28/1

Career Recieving Bests
Catches: 1, twice, last vs. Ohio State, 11/20/10
Yards: 12, vs. Ball State, 9/25/10
Long: 12, vs. Ball State, 9/25/10