Hawk Item – – Five-time President’s List and Dean’s List student (2021 spring, 2021 fall, 2022 spring, 2022 fall, 2023 spring).
2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten for second year . . . Big Ten Distinguished Scholar . . . 2022 – – Saw action in two games . . . saw first action of career in win over South Dakota State . . . handled all field goal attempts in opening win, connecting from 46- yards after missing on 40-yarder . . . handled all field goal and PAT attempts in 10-7 loss to Iowa State . . . connected on only PAT attempt and missed only field goal attempt from 48 yards . . . did not see action in 27-0 win over Nevada . . . did not see action in 27-10 win at Rutgers . . . did not see action in 27-14 loss to #4 Michigan . . . did not see action in 9-6 loss at Illinois . . . did not see action in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State . . . did not see action in 33-13 win over Northwestern . . . did not see action in 24-3 win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 24-10 win over Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 13-10 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 24-17 loss to Nebraska . . . did not see action in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky.
2021 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2021 – – Did not see any game action.
2020 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.
High school honors – – Named first-team all-state as a senior and freshman . . . second-team all-state as a junior . . . third-team all-state as a sophomore . . . Career – – Four-year football letterman as kicker and linebacker . . . helped prep football team reach state playoffs four straight seasons with four-year record of 27-13 . . . holds school records for longest field goal, field goals in a season and career, most consecutive PATs, most PATs in a game and career . . . made 6-7 field goals and 24-25 PATs as a senior, with 15 touchbacks and 36 tackles on defense . . . converted 4-9 field goals and 44-45 PATs as a junior, with 35 touchbacks and 52 tackles on defense . . . converted 2-7 field goals and 50-51 PATs as a sophomore, with 27 touchbacks . . . converted 10-14 field goals and 29-30 PATs as a freshman . . . team captain as a senior . . . also lettered in soccer and track.
Personal – – Born 9/24/01 . . . human physiology major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Michelle and Jay Blom . . . high school coach was Jake Jenkins.