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#37 Kyler Fisher

Height 5-11
Weight 229 lbs.
Class Jr.
Hometown Farnhamville, Iowa
High School SE Valley
Kyler Fisher - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 Honors – – Brett Greenwood Award and Coaches Appreciation Award, special teams… one of nine seniors named to 2023 Player Council… 2023 – – Played in all 14 games, starting at leo/cash position three times… recorded 26 tackles (18 solo, eight assists) including 3.5 tackles for a loss of 7 yards and one QB sack for two yards, one pass break-up, one QB pressure, and one forced fumble on the season… recorded a career-high seven tackles (five solo, two assists), including one for a loss of two yards, in 31-0 loss at Penn State in his first career start… recorded five tackles (three solo, two assists – also career-highs), including half a tackle for a loss of two yards, in 20-13 win at Iowa State… had three tackles (one solo, two assists), including one QB sack for two yards, and one QB pressure in 12-10 loss vs. Minnesota… had three tackles (two solo, one assist) in 13-10 win at Nebraska… had one solo tackle, forced his first career fumble, and had his first career pass break-up in 15-6 win at Wisconsin.

2022 Honors – – One of six juniors named to Player Council… 2022 – – Played in all 13 games, collecting five tackles (two solo, three assists)… posted two tackles vs. in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky (one solo, one assist)… recorded one solo tackle in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State and in 33-13 win over Northwestern, and one assisted tackle in 27-10 win at Rutgers.

2021 Honors – – Team Hustle Award, special teams… 2021 – – Played in all 14 games, earning a start at middle linebacker vs. Maryland… posted five tackles (three solo, two assists)… made key play on special teams in 28-21 win at Nebraska., returning blocked punt 14 yards for a touchdown… recorded one solo tackle in 24-14 win over Colorado State, in 51-14 win at Maryland, and in in 27-7 loss at Wisconsin.

 

2020 – – Played in seven games, collection two solo tackles… first action of career on special teams in 21-20 loss to Northwestern, recording one solo tackle… recorded one solo tackle in 28-7 win over #25 Wisconsin

2019 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.

High school honors – – First-team all-state running back by the Des Moines Register and Iowa Newspaper Association as a senior… district defensive MVP as a senior… first-team all-district running back as a senior… first-team all-district linebacker as a junior after earning second-team honors as a sophomore… Career – – Four-year football letterman as running back, linebacker and defensive back… helped prep team reach state quarterfinals as a sophomore after reaching state playoffs as a sophomore… career totals include 3,237 yards total offense and 41 total touchdowns… holds school single-game records for receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns and longest reception… also for rushing yards, longest rush and rushing touchdowns, fumble recoveries, fumble recovery touchdowns and longest fumble recovery… holds season records for receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, rushing yards, rushing average, rushing touchdowns, most 100 yard games, most 200 yard games and most 300 yard games, most tackles and kickoff return average… holds career records for receptions, receiving yards, receiving touchdowns, rushing yards, rushing average, rushing touchdowns, most 100 yard games, most 200 yard games and most 300 yard games, and career tackles… rushed 264 times for 2,046 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior, to go with 18 receptions for 195 yards and two touchdowns… also totaled 81 tackles on defense and two fumble recoveries for touchdowns… 131 rushing attempts for 793 yards as a junior, with 11 receptions for 111 yards, along with 61 tackles on defense… 15 rushing attempts for 84 yards as a sophomore, along with 116 tackles on defense… team captain as a senior… also lettered in wrestling and track.

Personal – – Born 2/16/2001… enterprise leadership major… parents are Heather and Gerald Fisher… high school coach was Mike Swieter.