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#38 Monte Pottebaum

Height 6-1
Weight 239 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Larchwood, Iowa
High School West Lyon

Hawk Item – – Moved from linebacker to fullback during 2019 fall camp . . . Dean’s List student spring, 2020.

2019 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2019 – –  Saw action in 12 games, with one rushing attempt and one kickoff return for 10 yards . . . did not see action in 38-14 win over Miami . . . saw first action of career in 30-0 win over Rutgers, but had no statistics as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . saw action in 18-17 win at Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee, recording one rushing attempt for no gain as offense gained 644 yards total offense . . . saw action on spectial teams in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . saw action on special teams in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 26-20 win over Purdue, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 20-0 win at Northwestern, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . saw action on special teams in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 19-10 win over Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 27-24 win at Nebraska, recording one kickoff return for 10 yards . . . did not see action in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over USC.

High school honors – – Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior . . . first-team all-conference as a junior and senior . . . honorable mention all-conference as a sophomore . . . Career – – Played linebacker, fullback and tight end as a prep, earning three letters . . . helped prep team post 11-1 record as a senior and 7-3 mark as a junior, while participating in state playoffs four straight years . . . team captain as a senior . . . as a senior rushed 149 times for 868 yards and 18 touchdowns . . . recorded 75 tackles on defense . . . also lettered in wrestling, baseball and track.

Personal – – Born 1/7/2000 . . . health and human physiology major . . . earned academic all-state recognition . . . parents are Kristy and Dale Pottebaum . . . high school coach was Jay Rozeboom.