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#74 Tristan Wirfs

Height 6-5
Weight 320 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Mount Vernon, Iowa
High School Mount Vernon

Hawk Item – – One of 10 true freshmen to see action in 2017 . . . first true freshman to start at either offensive tackle position in the Kirk Ferentz era . . . one of two true freshmen named to 2017 Leadership Group.

2019 Honors – – First-team All-America by Football Writers, Walter Camp Foundation and Phil Steele . . . second-team All-America by The Associated Press, American Football Coaches Association, and The Athletic . . . named Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year in the Big Ten Conference . . . first-team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . first-team All-Big Ten by The Associated Press and Phil Steele . . . Iron Hawk Award . . . Team Hustle Award, offense . . . one of six semifinal candidates for the 2019 Outland Trophy . . . preseason second-team All-America by CollegeFootballNews.com . . . preseason fourth-team All-America by Athlon Sports . . . preseason first-team All-Big Ten by CollegeFootballNews.com . . . preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . preseason fourth-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . 2019 – – Started all 13 games, including 10 starts at right tackle and three starts at left tackle . . . started at right tackle in 38-14 win over Miami as offense gained 213 net rushing yards and 465 yards total offense . . . also saw action at left tackle in opening win . . .  started at left tackle in 30-0 win over Rutgers as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . also saw action at right tackle throughout the win over Rutgers . . . started at left tackle and also saw action at right tackle in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . started at left tackle and also saw action at right tackle in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played all but one offensive down (helmet came off) in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . started  at right tackle and played every offensive down in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 19-10 win over Illinois as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC.

2018 Honors – – Named honorable mention All-Big Ten by both league coaches and media . . . 2018 – – Started at right tackle in all 12 games in which he played . . . did not see action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 13-3 win over Iowa State . . . started at right tackle in 38-14 win over Northern Iowa as offense gained 545 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 28-17 loss to #18 Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle in 48-31 win at Minnesota as offense gained 420 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 42-16 win at Indiana as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle in 23-0 win over Maryland as offense gained 224 net rushing yards . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 30-24 loss at #17 Penn State . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 38-36 loss at Purdue . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 14-10 loss to Northwestern . . . started at right tackle in 63-0 win at Illinois as offense gained 400 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 31-28 win over Nebraska as offense rushed for 226 yards and gained 419 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 27-22 Outback Bowl win over #18 Mississippi State.

2017 Honors – – Next Man In Award, offense . . . honorable mention Big Ten Conference All-Freshman team by BTN.com . . . 2017 – – Did not see action in 24-3 win over Wyoming . . . did not see action in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State . . . saw first action of career at right tackle in 31-14 win over North Texas as offense gained 435 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 21-19 loss to #4 Penn State . . . saw action on special teams in 17-10 loss at Michigan State . . . started at right tackle in 45-16 win over Illinois as offense gained 441 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 17-10 win over Minnesota . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 55-24 win over #3 Ohio State as offense gained 487 yards total offense . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 38-14 loss at #6 Wisconsin . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 24-15 loss to Purdue . . . started at right tackle and played every offensive down in 56-14 win at Nebraska, as offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense . . . started at left tackle and played every offensive down in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College.

High school honors – – Selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl following prep career . . . named to Des Moines Register Elite all-state team as a senior . . . named captain of 2A Iowa Newspaper Association all-state team as a senior . . . named district offensive line MVP and Class 2A Iowa Preps Offensive Lineman of the Year as a senior . . . named first-team all-district for three straight seasons . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . helped prep team post 20-6 mark his final two seasons while reaching state championship game as a senior . . . recorded 35 tackles as a senior, with three sacks and one fumble recovery . . . also had one interception for a touchdown and returned a blocked punt for a score . . . as a junior recorded 31 total tackles, with two sacks . . . team captain as a senior . . . named by the Des Moines Register as All-Iowa Boys High School Athlete of the Year in 2016-17 . . . also lettered in track (4) and wrestling (4) . . . won state wrestling championship as a senior . . . state champion in discus and shot put as a junior and senior . . . also won state discus title as a sophomore . . . just the fourth Iowa male prep to win both shot and discus titles in consecutive years, and first to win three straight discus titles since the 1950’s . . . earned Robert Kramme Award for most outstanding boys high school performer at 2017 Drake Relays . . . won both discus and shot put competition at 2017 Drake Relays, earning three Drake Relays titles as a prep . . . career-best 66-3 1/4 in shot put ranked sixth-best nationally as a senior and second best all-time in Iowa.

Personal – – Born 1/24/99 . . . open major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . mother is Sarah Wirfs . . . high school coach was Lance Pederson.