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#65 Tyler Linderbaum

Height 6-3
Weight 288 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Solon, Iowa
High School Solon

Hawk Item – – Named to 2020 Leadership Group . . . redshirted in 2018 after seeing action in just two games . . . one of 12 true freshmen to see action in 2018 . . . moved from defensive line to offensive line following 2018 regular season . . . earned Dean’s List recognition spring, 2020.

2020 Honors – – Preseason third-team All-America by Phil Steele and Athlon Sports . . . preseason fourth-team All-America by Pick Six Previews . . . Preseason first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports . . . preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele and Pick Six Previews.

2019 Honors – – Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media . . . 2019 – – Started at center in all 13 games . . . started at center in 38-14 win over Miami as offense gained 213 net rushing yards and 465 yards total offense . . . started at center in 30-0 win over Rutgers as offense gained 438 yards total offense . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 18-17 win at Iowa State . . . started at center in 48-3 win over Middle Tennessee as offense gained 644 yards total offfense . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 10-3 loss at #18 Michigan . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 17-12 loss to #9 Penn State . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 26-20 win over Purdue . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 20-0 win at Northwestern . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 24-22 loss at #16 Wisconsin . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 23-19 win over #7 Minnesota . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 19-10 win over Illinois as offense gained 387 yards total offense . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 27-24 win at Nebraska . . . started at center and played every offensive down in 49-24 Holiday Bowl win over #22 USC.

2018 – – Saw action in 33-7 win over Northern Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 211 yards total offense . . . saw action in 63-0 win at Illinois, but had no statistics as defense allowed just 216 yards total offense.

High school honors – – Named U.S. Army All-American as a senior . . . named to All-Iowa Elite football team as a senior . . . district defensive MVP as a junior and senior . . . earned first-team all-state and all-district honors as offensive lineman as a junior and senior . . . first-team all-district as a sophomore . . . Career – – three-year letterman as offensive and defensive lineman . . . team won district title as a junior and senior, while posting three-year record of 26-8 . . . recorded 37 tackles as a senior, with three tackles for loss and two sacks . . . recorded 44 tackles as a junior, with 28 solos, and seven tackles for loss, three sacks, and a fumble recovery . . . as a sophomore recorded 27.5 tackles, with six tackles for loss and four sacks . . . team captain as a senior . . . also earned four letters in baseball and three in wrestling and track . . . posted 53-10 wrestling mark as a junior, placing fifth in state tournament at heavyweight . . . qualified for Drake Relays in the shot put with a personal best of 54 feet as a junior . . . also plays baseball, ranking among team leaders in runs and hits as a junior.

Personal – – Born 4/7/2000 . . . open major . . . parents are Lisa and Todd Linderbaum . . . high school coach was Kevin Miller.