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#33 Riley Moss

Height 6-1
Weight 191 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Ankeny, Iowa
High School Centennial

Hawk Item – – One of three true freshmen to not redshirt in 2018 . . . one of 12 true freshmen to see action in 2018.

2019 – – Saw action in nine games, with one start, while missing four games due to injury . . . recorded five solo tackles, with two interceptions and three pass break-ups . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Miami, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 59 net rushing yards . . . injured in opening win and expected to be out of action for next few games . . . did not see action in 30-0 win over Rutgers due to injury . . . did not see action in 18-17 win at Iowa State due to injury . . . did not see action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee due to injury . . . did not see action in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan due to injury . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 26-20 win over Purdue as defense allowed just 33 net rushing yards . . . two solo tackles vs. Purdue. with one tackle for loss and a pass break-up . . . pass interception and seven yard return vs. Purdue led to Iowa touchdown . . . saw action in 20-0 win at Northwestern, recording one pass break-up as defense allowed just 64 net rushing yards and 202 yards total offense . . . saw action in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin, recording one solo tackle . . . started at cornerback in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota as defense allowed just 63 net rushing yards . . . two solo tackles vs. Minnesota, along with one pass break-up and his second interception of the season on Minnesota’s last offensive play of the game . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 win at Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 22 net rushing yards.

2018 Honors – – Named Big Ten Conference Freshman of the Week for his play in win at Minnesota . . . 2018 – – Saw action in all 13 games, with five starts at cornerback . . . recorded 24 tackles, with two interceptions for 36 yards and three pass break-ups . . . saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 211 yards total offense . . . saw action in 13-3 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 19 net rushing yards and 188 yards total offense . . . saw action in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa, recording first career solo tackle as defense allowed just six net rushing yards and 222 yards total offense . . . saw action in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . started at cornerback in 48-31 win at Minnesota as defense allowed just 86 net rushing yards . . . led team with two interceptions vs. Minnesota, including a 36-yard return to set up a score in the second half . . . recorded career-best five tackles at Minnesota, including four solo stops and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 42-16 win at Indiana as defense allowed just 67 net rushing yards . . . career-best six solo tackles at Indiana . . . started at cornerback in 23-0 win over Maryland as defense allowed just 39 offensive plays and 115 yards total offense . . . three tackles vs. Maryland, including one solo stop and two assists, to go with two pass break-ups . . . started at cornerback in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . recorded five tackles at Penn State, including four solo stops and one assist . . . started at cornerback in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . recorded three solo tackles at Purdue, with one pass break-up . . . saw action in 14-10 loss to Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 63-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense . . . started at cornerback in 31-28 win over Nebraska, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State, recording one solo tackle.

High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior . . . first-team Class 4A all-state and all-district honors as a senior . . . finalist for State of Iowa Male Athlete of the Year as a senior . . . Career – – Earned two letters in football as defensive back, wide receiver and return specialist . . . scored a touchdown as a senior via reception, punt return and kickoff return . . . prep team advanced to state semifinals as a junior and senior, posting two-year record of 19-5 . . . recorded 29 tackles as a senior, with one tackle for loss and one interception . . . totaled 14 kickoff returns for 358 yards and one touchdown of 78 yards, along with 24 punt returns for 347 yards and one touchdown of 63 yards . . . totaled six receptions on offense for 167 yards, including a 64-yard scoring reception . . . collected 37 tackles as a junior, with three interceptions and a 13.4 average on eight punt returns . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in track as sprinter and hurdler . . . Drake Relays and Iowa state champion in 110-meter high hurdles as a senior . . . set Iowa all-time record (13.85) while ranking in the top 10 nationally at state meet . . . Kansas Relays champion in 110-meter high hurdles as a senior with meet record (13.91) performance . . . member of state champion 800-meter relay team as a senior, and member of 400-meter relay unit that placed second . . . Drake Relays champion in shuttle hurdle as a junior . . . state champion in shuttle hurdle as a junior, and state runner-up in 110-meter high hurdles . . . earned Elite All-State honors in track as a junior.

Personal – – Born 3/3/2000 . . . sports and leisure management major . . . parents are Beth and Mark Moss. . . attended same high school as OL Trey Winters . . . high school coaches were Ryan and Jerry Pezzetti.