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#21 Kaden Wetjen

Height 5-10
Weight 191 lbs.
Class So.
Hometown Williamsburg, Iowa
High School Williamsburg
Previous School Iowa Western CC
Kaden Wetjen - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – Enrolled for 2022 spring semester and will participate in spring practice.

Community College – – Attended Iowa Western Community College in 2021 . . . helped Iowa Western reach NJCAA national championship game in 2021, including overtime win in national semifinal contest, while posting 10-1 overall record . . . totaled 952 all-purpose yards with three touchdowns . . . 18 receptions for 304 yards and one touchdown, with a long of 41 yards . . . five rushing attempts for 60 yards, with a long of 37 yards . . . 31 punt returns for 459 yards and two touchdowns, with a long of 72 yards . . . 129 yards on seven kickoff returns . . . two punts returns for 38 yards and one reception for 37 yards in national semifinal contest . . . one reception for 18 yards, four kickoff returns for 84 yards and two punt returns for two yards in championship game loss.

High School honors – – Earned all-state and all-conference honors as a senior running back . . . earned all-state and all-conference honors as a junior wide receiver . . . earned all-state and all-conference honors as a sophomore defensive back . . . Career – – Three-year football letterman as running back, wide receiver and defensive back . . . helped prep team post three-year record of 28-11 while reaching state playoffs four straight years . . . scored 31 touchdowns as a senior, with six interceptions on defense . . . scored 13 touchdowns as a junior, with six interceptions on defense . . . scored four touchdowns and recorded seven interceptions as a sophomore . . . team captain as a senior . . . member of prep track team that claimed state championship.

Personal – – Born 3/9/02 in Iowa City . . . business economics major . . . earned academic all-conference recognition . . . parents are Lindsay and Lee Wetjen . . . high school coach was Curt Ritchie . . . community college coach was Scott Strohmeier.