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#49 Ethan Hurkett

Height 6-3
Weight 252 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Xavier
Ethan Hurkett - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – Two-time Dean’s List student (2020 fall, 2021 spring).

2022 – – Listed as second team left defensive end following spring practice.

2021 honors – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . 2021 – – Saw action in 34-6 win over #17 Indiana as defense allowed just 77 net rushing yards and 233 yards total offense . . . three tackles vs. Indiana, including one solo tackle and two assists . . . also had a shared tackle for loss and one QB pressure . . . saw action in 27-17 win at #9 Iowa State as defense allowed just 87 net rushing yards, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 30-7 win over Kent State as defense allowed just 79 net rushing yards and 264 yards total offense, recording one solo tackle before being injured . . . missed final 11 games due to injury.

2020 – – Redshirted, did not see any game action.

High School Honors — Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior . . . district Defensive Player of the Year as a senior . . . first-team all-metro, all-district, and all-area as a senior . . . first-team all-state as a junior . . . first-team all-metro and all-district as a junior . . . Career — Three-year football letterman as inside linebacker and fullback . . . team captain and MVP as a senior . . . prep team won Class 3A state title as a sophomore and junior and reached state playoffs as a senior . . . four-year record of 43-2 . . . had 53.5 tackles as a senior, with 14.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one interception, and one fumble recovery . . . had 64 tackles as a junior, with 10 tackles for loss and two sacks . . . had 34.5 tackles as a sophomore . . . also lettered in track.

Personal — Born 9/19/01 . . . business administration major . . . Honor Roll student four straight years . . . named to all-district academic team as a junior and senior . . . parents are Janelle and Edward . . . high school coach was Duane Schulte.