University of Iowa Athletics
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#29 Sebastian Castro

Height 5-11
Weight 204 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Oak Lawn, Ill.
High School Richards
Twitter @_slaporta
Sebastian Castro - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2021 – – Listed as second team strong safety following spring practice

2020 – – Did not see action in 24-20 loss at Purdue . . . did not see action in 21-20 loss to Northwestern . . . saw first action of career in 49-7 win over Michigan State, but had no statistics as defense allowed 59 rushing yards and 286 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 35-7 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 41-21 win at Penn State . . . did not see action in 26-20 win over Nebraska . . . did not see action in 35-21 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 28-7 win over #25 Wisconsin.

2019 – – Redshirted . . . did not seen any game action.

High school honors – – Player of the Year by The Reporter and Daily Southtown as a senior . . . SSC Red Player of the Year as a junior and senior . . . earned first-team all-state honors by the Champaign News-Gazette as a junior and senior . . . first-team all-conference and all-area by the IHSFCA as a junior and senior . . . first-team all-conference and all-area for three straight years . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as defensive back and quarterback . . . helped team post three-year record of 26-7, while advancing to state playoffs three straight seasons, including state semifinals as a senior . . . three-year defensive totals include 210 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, six forced fumbles, four recovered fumbles, 11 interceptions, and seven pass break-ups . . . on offense completed 121-of-206 pass attempts for 1,727 yards and 16 touchdowns, while rushing 161 times for 1,145 yards and 14 touchdowns . . . recorded 95 tackles and five interceptions as a senior, with five tackles for loss, three pass break-ups, three forced fumbles, and two recovered fumbles . . . on offense passed for 421 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 678 yards and nine touchdowns . . . 52 tackles as a junior, with two tackles for loss, two pass break-ups, and one caused and recovered fumble . . . on offense had 1,301 passing yards and 12 touchdowns and 467 rushing yards and five touchdowns . . . collected 63 tackles as a sophomore, with six interceptions, five tackles for loss, two caused fumbles, two pass break-ups, and two defensive touchdowns . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . also lettered in track.

Personal – – Born 10/14/2000 . . . open major . . . mother is Ruby Gonzalez . . . high school coach was Tony Sheehan.