University of Iowa Athletics
QB

#17 Ryan Schmidt

Height 6-5
Weight 220 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Marion Iowa
High School Linn-Mar

Hawk Item – – Earned President’s List and Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2018 . . . member of 2019 Leadership Group.

2019 – – Academic All-Big Ten for third year . . . 2019 – –  Did not see any game action.

2018 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for second year . . . Team Leader Award, offense . . . 2018 – – Did not see any game action.

2017 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award . . . 2017 – – Did not see any game action.

2016 – Did not see any game action.

2015 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.

High school honors – – Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior . . . named district Offensive Player of the Year and Metro Player of the Year as a senior, while being selected for Iowa Shrine Bowl . . . earned first-team all-conference and all-metro honors as a junior . . . Career – – Two-year letterman at quarterback . . . team captain as a senior . . . led team to 9-2 mark in final prep season and into state playoffs . . . set school record for touchdown passes in a game with four (twice) . . . as a senior completed 104-of-184 pass attempts for 1,541 yards and 14 touchdowns, while rushing 149 times for 658 yards and 21 touchdowns . . . as a junior completed 110-of-195 attempts for 1,716 yards and 12 touchdowns, while rushing 107 times for 179 yards and six touchdowns . . . also lettered in basketball (3) and baseball (1).

Personal – – Born 10/30/96 . . . business major . . . parents are Allison and Rick Schmidt . . . father Rick was a three-year Iowa football letterman . . . earned Academic Honors with Distinction four straight years . . . high school coach was Bob Forsyth.