Hawk-Item – – Career totals include 599 attempts for 2,602 yards and 32 rushing touchdowns . . . ranks third in career rushing touchdowns, fourth in career attempts, sixth in rushing yards and 10th in career scoring (198 points, one receiving TD) . . . tied for fifth in the Big Ten in scoring (7.4) in 2014 . . . 16 rushing touchdowns in 2014 ranks as third best for single season at Iowa . . . sixth Iowa running back to lead team in rushing for three straight seasons and just third player to rush for over 800 yard in three straight seasonss . . . is the eighth player at Iowa to surpass 2,000 rushing yards and 20 rushing touchdowns . . . nine career games with multiple rushing touchdowns, including five games in 2014 . . . rushed for three touchdowns in three games . . . ranked fourth in the Big Ten in rushing attempts (227) and 10th in rushing yards per game (75.0) in 2013 . . . rushed for at least 100 yards in eight career games, including four games in 2013 . . . surpassed 1,000 career yards in 12th game of career . . . ranked ninth in the Big Ten in rushing yards per game (81.5) in 2012 . . . rushed for 217 yards on 27 carries vs. Central Michigan in 2012, which ties as the eighth best single-game rushing total in school history . . . with three touchdowns in consecutive games vs. Northern Iowa and Central Michigan in 2012, became first Iowa player to score six touchdowns in consecutive weeks under Kirk Ferentz . . . one of five seniors named to 2014 Leadership Group . . . one of three juniors named to 2013 Leadership Group. Completed career in 2014.
2014 Honors – – Capital One second team Academic All-America . . . Capital One Academic All-District 6 first team . . . Academic All-Big Ten for third straight year . . . Iowa’s recipient of the Big Ten Conference Sportsmanship Award . . . 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl Scholar Athlete . . . one of three finalists for 2014 Burlsworth Trophy . . . Permanent Team Captain, offense . . . Forest Evashevski Scholastic Achievement Award . . . Brett Greenwood Award . . . Players Choice Award, offense . . . Team Hustle Award, offense . . . College Sports Madness Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week vs. Northwestern . . . named to Allstate AFCA Good Works team. 2014 Preseason Honors – – Named to CFPA Running Back Trophy preseason Watch List . . . preseason fourth team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports and Phil Steele . . . 2014 – – played in all 13 games with 12 starts . . . led team in rushing for third straight season, with 213 attempts for 812 yards and 16 touchdowns, surpassing 800 rushing yards for third straight season . . . 16 rushing touchdowns is third best in a single season at Iowa . . . started at running back in 31-23 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 401 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 34 yards and a touchdown vs. UNI, scoring on a one-yard run . . . also had one reception for five yards and started the game with a 50-yard KO return that led to opening touchdown drive . . . started at running back in 17-13 win over Ball State . . . rushed six times for 13 yards vs. BSU . . . started at running back in 20-17 loss to Iowa State . . . rushed 16 times for 49 yards and a touchdown vs. ISU, along with one reception for eight yards . . . scored on one-yard run in first quarter for 7-0 advantage vs. ISU . . . saw action at running back in 24-20 win at Pittsburgh . . . led rushing attack with 22 carries for 88 yards and two touchdowns at Pitt, scoring on 10-yard run in the third period and scoring winning touchdowns on one-yard run with 6:56 remaining in fourth quarter . . . started at running back in 24-10 win at Purdue as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . rushed 24 times for 76 yards and two touchdowns at Purdue, scoring on runs of two and five yards.
2013 Honors – – Permanent Team Captain, Offense . . . Academic All-Big Ten . . . named to Maxwell Award Watch List . . . third team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . second team mid-season All-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . honorable mention mid-season All-Big Ten by BTN.com . . . named CFPA honorable mention Running Back of the Week vs. Missouri State . . . 2013 Preseason Honors – – Named to CFPA Running Back Trophy preseason Watch List . . . preseason fourth team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . 2013 – – started all 13 games . . . led team in rushing with 227 attempts for 975 yards and eight touchdowns . . . also had 41 yards on five pass receptions . . . started as one of two running back in 30-27 opening loss to Northern Illinois . . . led ground game vs. NIU with 20 carries for 100 yards . . . started as one of two running backs in 28-14 win over Missouri State as offense gained 491 yards total offense . . . rushed a career-high 30 times for 180 yards vs. Missouri State, scoring touchdowns on runs of 10 and 3 yards . . . 37-yard run in third quarter pushed him over 1,000 career yards on the 193rd rushing attempt of his career . . . started at running back in 27-21 win at Iowa State as offense gained 378 yards total offnese and rushed for over 200 yards in third straight outing . . . led rushing attack with 35 attempts for 145 yards at Iowa State, setting a career-high for rushing attempts . . . started at running back in 59-3 win over Western Michigan as offense gained 446 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fourth straight game . . . rushed 10 times for 43 yards in win over WMU, including four-yard touchdown in second quarter . . . started at running back in 23-7 win at Minnesota as offense gained 464 yards total offense and rushed for over 200 yards in fifth straight outing . . . rushed 24 times for 147 yards at Minnesota to lead ground game while surpassing 100 yards for fourth time in five games . . . started at running back in 26-14 loss to Michigan State . . . rushed seven times for nine yards and had one reception for eight yards before leaving game due to injury . . . started at running back in 34-24 loss at Ohio State, rushing 10 times for 52 yards . . . started at running back in 17-10 OT win over Northwestern . . . led rushing attack with 56 yards on 13 attempts and also had two receptions for 20 yards . . . started at running back in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin, rushing nine times for 15 yards before leaving the game due to injury . . . started at running back in 38-14 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 318 yards and gained 509 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 30 yards and one touchdown in win at Purdue, scoring on a four-yard run . . . started at running back in 24-21 win over Michigan as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . led rushing attack vs. Michigan with 17 attempts for 88 yards and one touchdown and also had one reception for eight yards . . . scored Iowa’s final touchdown on nine-yard run in fourth quarter to tie the game as Iowa rallied from 21-7 deficit . . . started at running back in 38-17 win at Nebraska . . . rushed 25 times for 73 yards and two touchdowns, along with one reception for five yards . . . scoring runs came from one-yard in the second period and two-yards out in the fourth quarter . . . started at running back in 21-14 Outback Bowl loss to LSU . . . rushed 18 times for 37 yards and one touchdown vs. LSU, scoring on a two-yard run.
2012 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . named honorable mention RB of the Week by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) for his play vs. Central Michigan and Minnesota . . . 2012 – – Played in 10 games at both fullback and running back, with nine starts . . . led team in rushing with 159 attempts for 815 yards and eight touchdowns . . . also had 15 receptions for 90 yards and one score . . . started at fullback in 18-17 win over Northern Illinois for first action of career . . . rushed twice for eight yards and had one KO return for 11 yards in opening win . . . started at fullback in 9-6 loss to Iowa State, grabbing one pass reception for three yards . . . started at fullback in 27-16 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 429 yards total offense . . . moved from fullback to tailback during win over UNI, rushing 24 times for 113 yards and three touchdowns . . . also had three receptions for 33 yards . . . scored on one-yard runs on first two rushing attempts and later added a two-yard scoring run . . . started at tailback in 32-31 loss to Central Michigan as offense gained 430 yards total offense . . . rushed 27 times for 217 yards and three touchdowns vs. CMU, scoring on runs of 34, 5 and 12 yards . . . started at running back in 31-13 win over Minnesota as offense gained 374 yards total offense . . . rushed 21 times for 177 yards and one touchdown and had three receptions for 12 yards vs. Minnesota . . . eight-yard run for Iowa’s first touchdown and later had a 44-yard run to lead Iowa ground game . . . started at running back in 19-16 win at Michigan State . . . rushed 26 times for 116 yards and a touchdown at MSU for fourth consecutive game over 100 yards . . . scored on five-yard run in final minute to force overtime before leaving game with injury . . . had 37-yard run on third down on touchdown drive to set up tying score . . . also had two receptions for five yards at MSU . . . saw limited action in 38-14 loss to Penn State due to injury . . . rushed five times for nine yards and had one reception for six yards vs. PSU . . . started at running back in 28-17 loss at Northwestern, but did not play in the second half due to injury . . . gained 21 yards on nine rushing attempts and had two receptions for 20 yards at Northwestern in first half . . . did not see action in 24-21 loss at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss to Purdue due to injury . . . started at running back in 42-17 loss at Michigan . . . led ground game with 16 attempts for 63 yards at Michigan, and also had three receptions for 11 yards . . . scored first receiving touchdown of career on 13-yard reception at Michigan . . . started at running back in 13-7 loss to Nebraska . . . rushed 29 times for 91 yards vs. Nebraska.
2011 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.
2010 – – Transferred to Iowa from the Air Force Academy, but did not play at Air Force.
High school honors – – Earned first team all-state, all-area and all-conference honors as a senior . . . was all-county, all-area and all-conference as a junior . . . Career – – earned three football letters as fullback and linebacker . . . also earned three letters in track . . . helped football team earn three straight trips to state playoffs . . . team captain as a senior . . . rushed 153 times for 1,657 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior . . . rushed 182 times for 1,149 yards and 16 touchdowns as a junior.
Personal – – Born 10/28/91 . . . health and human physiology major . . . parents are Ilene and Larry Weisman . . . high school coach was Bill Mitz.