University of Iowa Athletics
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#94 Michael Slater

Height 6-2
Weight 265 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown St. Louis, Mo.
High School Parkway Central

2016 – – Did not see any game action.

2015 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Earned first-team all-conference honors at running back as a senior and was second-team all-district . . . third-team all-state linebacker as a junior . . . first-team all-conference all-district linebacker as a junior . . . Career – – Four-year letterman as linebacker and running back . . . helped team post four-year record of 43-9 while winning conference and district titles in 2011, 2012, and 2013 . . . prep team reached state semifinals in 2012 and 2013 and reached state championship game in 2013 . . . team captain as a senior . . . recorded 47 tackles as a senior, including 33 solo tackles, along with two tackles for loss and one interception . . . recorded 68 tackles as a junior, including 50 solo tackles, along with two interceptions and one recovered fumble . . . rushed for 811 yards as a senior, scoring 16 touchdowns . . . rushed for 414 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior . . . also lettered in track, throwing shot put and discus.

Personal – – Born 12/27/96 . . . sports management major . . . parents are Venessa McNeil and Michael Slater . . . one of three players from St. Louis on Iowa roster . . . high school coach was Mark Goldenberg.