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#91 Miguel Recinos

Height 6-1
Weight 173 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Mason City, Iowa
High School Mason City

Hawk Item – – Scored 180 career points to rank 14th in career scoring . . . made all 93 career PAT attempts . . . connected on 11 straight field goal attempts between games three and 11 as a senior . . . ranked second in the Big Ten and 43rd nationally with 98 points, and seventh in Big Ten in field goal percentage (77.3%). 

2018 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for third year . . . named honorable mention All-Big Ten by both league coaches and media . . . Brett Greenwood Award, special teams . . . Reggie Roby Special Teams Award, specialist . . . preseason third-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . 2018 – – Led team in scoring with 98 points, including 47-47 PATs and 17–22 field goals . . . handled all kicking duties in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois . . . connected on 33-yard field goal and was successful on all four PAT kicks . . . averaged 64.3 yards on six KOs, with four touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 13-3 win over Iowa State . . . connected on field goals of 31 and 48 yards, but missed from 38 and 50 . . . made only PAT attempt while averaging 64.5 yards on four kickoffs, with three touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa . . . connected on 42-yard field goal after having 30-yard attempt blocked . . . also was 5-5 on PAT kicks and averaged 62.7 yards on seven kickoffs, with five touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . made only field goal attempt vs. Badgers (24 yards) and was 2-2 on PATs . . . averaged 65 yards on four kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 48-31 win at Minnesota . . . made both field goal attempts at Minnesota, connecting from 40 and 20 yards, while also converting all six PAT attempts . . . averaged 50.9 yards on nine kickoffs, with three touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 42-16 win at Indiana . . . made all six PAT attempts at Indiana and had no field goal attempts . . . averaged 50.4 yards on seven kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 23-0 win over Maryland . . . career-best three made field goals (three attempts) vs. Maryland, connecting from 23, 25 and 36 yards . . . also made both PAT attempts and averaged 58.7 yards on six kickoffs, with three touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . connected on field goals of 27 and 49 yards at Penn State, with the 49-yarded ranking as career long . . . had connected on nine straight field goal attempts and has made all 74 career PAT kicks . . . also averaged 64.6 yards on five kickoffs at PSU, with three touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . connected on 34-yards field goal and all three PAT attempts at Purdue . . . averaged 56.9 yards on seven kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . connected on 46-yard field goal to give Iowa 3-0 advantage in second quarter . . . 38-yard attempt in third quarter bounced off goal post to end streak at 11 straight makes . . . made only PAT attempt vs. Northwestern to increase career total to all 77 attempts . . . averaged 47.3 yards on three kickoffs, with no touchbacks . . . handled majority of kicking duties in 63-0 win at Illinois . . . matched career-best with 8-8 PAT kicks at Illinois, with no field goal attempts . . . averaged 60.3 yards on nine kickoffs, with six touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 31-28 win over Nebraska . . . connected on 4-4 PAT attempts and 1-2 field goals . . . missed from 37 yards in fourth quarter before connecting on game-winning 41-yard kick as time expired for the first walk-off kick of his career . . . averaged 61.4 yards on five kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all kicking duties in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State . . . scored nine points vs. MSU, connecting on all three PAT attempts and field goal attempts from 44 and 40 yards . . . 40-yard field goal provided final margin with 5:50 remaining in fourth quarter . . . averaged 64 yards on six kickoffs, with four touchbacks.
 
2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Reggie Roby Special Teams Award, specialist . . . 2017 – – Ranked second on the team in scoring with 77 points . . . converted all 44 PAT attempts and 11-13 field goals, with one being blocked . . . 32 of 70 kickoffs were touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts, along with KO duties, in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . connected on all three PAT attempts in win over Wyoming, and added a 44-yard field goal on his only attempt . . . three of five kickoffs were touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts, along with KO duties, in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . connected on only field goal attempt at Iowa State, converting from 23 yards to tie the game with 5:16 remaining . . . added PAT to tie the game with 1:09 to play to force overtime . . . averaged 62.9 yards on seven KO’s, with two touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts, along with all KO duties, in 31-14 win over North Texas . . . converted only field goal attempt from 42 yards, while also connecting on all four PAT attempts . . . averaged 64.5 yards on six kickoffs, with four touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts, along with KO duties, in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State . . . made only PAT attempt vs. Penn State, while only field goal attempt (36 yards) was blocked . . . averaged 65.5 yards on five kickoffs, with one touchback . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts, along with KO duties, in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . converted only PAT attempt and connected on only field goal attempt, that from 43 yards in the fourth quarter . . . also averaged 59.3 yards on three kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts in 45-16 win over Illinois, along with KO duties . . . connected on all six PAT attempts vs. Illinois, along with a 37-yard field goal on his only attempt . . . also averaged 65 yards on seven kickoffs, with six touchbacks and one successful onside kick . . . handled all PAT and field goal attempts in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern, along with KO duties . . . connected on career-long 48-yard field goal with 1:30 remaining to force overtime . . . also missed earlier from 37 yards . . . averaged 61.7 yards on three Kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all PAT, KO and field goal attempts in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . connected on both PAT attempts and added a 32-yard field goal on his only attempt . . . averaged 60.8 yards on four kickoffs . . . handled all PAT, KO and field goal attempts in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State . . . connected on career-best 7-7 PAT attempts vs. Ohio State, while adding two field goals from 30 yards on only two attempts . . . averaged 62.8 yards on 10 kickoffs, with four touchbacks . . . handled all PAT attempts and kickoffs in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . connected on both PAT attempts at Wisconsin, while averaging 64.7 yards on three kickoffs . . . handled all PAT and kickoff duties in 24-15 loss to Purdue . . . connected on only PAT attempt vs. Purdue, and had no field goal attempts . . . averaged 65 yards on two kickoffs, with two touchbacks . . . handled all PAT and kickoff duties in 56-14 win at Nebraska . . . converted career-best eight PAT attempts at Nebraska, and had no field goal attempts . . . averaged 63.7 yards on nine kickoffs, with six touchbacks . . . handled all PAT, field goal and kickoff duties in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over  Boston College . . . connected on field goals of 24 and 38 yards, and all three PAT attempts vs. Boston College . . . 38 yard field goal gave Iowa a 20-17 advantage early in the fourth quarter.

2016 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2016 – – Connected on one of three field goal attempts while seeing limited action . . . did not see action in 45-21 win over Miami . . . did not see action in 42-3 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . saw action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . attempted first field goal attempt of the season, missing from 50 yards . . . did not see action in 49-35 win at Purdue . . . saw action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . connected on first field goal of his career from 47-yards in his only attempt vs. Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . saw action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan, missing a 46-yard field goal on his only attempt . . . 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 – – Did not see action in 31-14 win over Illinois State . . . did not see action in 31-17 win at Iowa State . . . did not see action in 27-24 win over Pitt . . . saw first action of career in 62-16 win over North Texas . . . was 2-2 on PAT attempts vs. North Texas, and averaged 61.5 yards on two kickoffs, with no touchbacks . . . did not see action in 10-6 win at Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 29-20 win over Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win at Northwestern . . . 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 . . . did not see action in 40-20 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 28-20 win at Nebraska . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss to Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-16 Rose Bowl loss to Stanford.

2014 – – Redshirted after joining the team as a walk-on.

High school honors – – Earned all-state honors as a senior . . . Career – – Connected on 10-16 field goal attempts as a senior, with a long of 58 yards . . . also made 18-20 PAT attempts . . . had 34 touchbacks and also carried a 43.7 yard punting average.

Personal – – Born 8/07/95 . . . chemistry major . . . parents are Paula and Rene` Recinos . . . high school coach was Justin Penner.