Hawk-Item – – Joined Iowa program after playing one season at South Dakota State and sat out 2009 season.
2011 Honors – – Academic all-Big Ten . . . 2011 – – Saw action in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . saw action in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense and allowed no sacks . . . saw action in 41-31 win over Northwestern as offense gained 379 yards total offense and allowed no QB sacks . . . saw action in 45-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 456 yards total offense . . . saw action in 22-21 loss at Minnesota as offense gained 446 yards . . . used as tackle eligible and had 12-yard pass reception to set up Iowa’s final touchdown . . . saw action in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . saw action in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . saw action in 31-21 win at Purdue as offense gained 408 yards total offense . . . saw action in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . saw action in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma.
2010 – – Listed as second team left guard following spring practice . . . saw first action of career in 37-7 opening win over Eastern Illinois . . . saw action in offensive line in 35-7 win over Iowa State as offense gained 479 yards total offense . . . saw action in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . saw action in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State.
2008 – – Capped redshirt freshman season by being SDSU’s lone representative on the 2008 Missouri Valley Conference all-Newcomer Team . . . played in nine games with seven starts . . . started at right tackle in last five games of the season, helping the Jackrabbits to a 4-1 record down the stretch . . . was part of an offensive unit that led the league in passing offense (267.7 ypg), total offense (405.2 ypg) and scoring offense (35.6) as SDSU set a school record with 427 points.
2007 – – Redshirted at South Dakota State . . . honored as scout team Offensive Player of the Year.
High school honors – – Earned first team all-conference recognition as a junior and senior . . . Career – – lettered three times in football during an outstanding prep career, helping prep team reach state semi-finals . . . also a standout basketball player, earning all-state, all-conference and all-district recognition . . . earned first-team all-state honors as a junior . . . qualified for state track and field meet in the high jump.
Personal – – Born 9/19/88 . . . interdepartmental studies major . . . parents are Lee Sloan and Victor Orne . . . high school coach was Mike Schenck.