Hawk-Item – – One of nine seniors named to 2023 Player Council… earned Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2019, spring, 2020, fall, 2020, spring, 2021, fall, 2022, spring, 2023.
2023 Honors – – Honorable mention All-Big ten by league coaches and media… preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele… preseason fourth-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele… 2023 – – His 59 tackles (34 solo, 25 assists), including 2.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards, ranks third on the team this season… also has one interception for 39 yards, and three pass break-ups on the season… collected a season-high eight tackles (seven solo, one assist), including a tackle for a loss of eight yards, in 26-16 win vs. Michigan State… matched a season-high eight tackles (four solo, four assists) in 20-14 win over Purdue… had six tackles (two solo, four assists), including his first career tackle for a loss of one yard, in 20-13 win at Iowa State… recorded six tackles (five solo, one assist) in 41-10 win over Western Michigan… had six tackles (one solo, five assists), including 0.5 tackles for loss, and one pass break-up… collected five tackles (four solo, one assist) and one pass break-up in season-opening 24-14 win over Utah State… recorded five solo tackles in 15-6 win at Wisconsin… recorded five tackles (two solo, three assists) and one pass break-up in 15-13 win over Illinois… had one assisted tackle and his third career interception (first of the season) for 39 yards in 22-0 win over Rutgers… started at free safety in all 12 games.
2022 Honors – – Named Academic All-District by College Sports Communicators… Academic All-Big Ten for third year… Coaches Appreciation Award, defense… named first-team midseason All-America by Pro Football Focus… 2022 – – Started all 13 games at free safety, recording 71 tackles (43 solo, 28 assists), six pass break-ups, one QB pressure and half a tackle for a loss of one yard… tallied career-high nine tackles in 10-7 loss to Iowa State (seven solo, two assists)… matched career-best with nine tackles in 9-6 loss at Illinois (three solo, six assists)… first interception of the season at Illinois stopped a potential scoring threat at the one-yardline… posted career-high four pass break-ups in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State to go with one solo tackle… had eight tackles in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State (three solo, five assists), along with one pass break-up… posted seven tackles in 13-10 win at Minnesota(four solo, three assists)… recorded seven tackles in 27-10 win at Rutgers (six solo, one assist)… had six tackles in 24-17 loss to Nebraska (three solo, three assists), which included first career shared tackle for loss… recorded six tackles in 27-0 win over Nevada (four solo, two assists)… tallied six tackles in 24-3 win at Purdue (five solo, one assist)… had six tackles in 24-10 win over Wisconsin (five solo, one assist), along with one QB pressure.
2021 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten… 2021 – – Played in 12 of 14 games, recording two tackles and snagging one interception for 42 yards… had one solo tackle in 51-14 win at Maryland, along with first career interception and 42-yard return… recorded one solo tackle in 33-23 win over Illinois.
2020 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten… 2020 – – Saw action in three games, recording three solo tackles… recorded two solo tackles for first career statistics in 35-7 win at Minnesota… recorded one solo tackle in 35-21 win at Illinois.
2019 – – Redshirted after joining the program as a walk-on.
High school honors – – Named to participate in Iowa Shrine Bowl… one of three finalists for Des Moines Register Player of the Year for all classes as a senior… finalist for Gatorade Player of the Year for all classes… captain of Class 3A all-state team… first-team all-state as at large/utility player as a senior… all-area Player of the Year as a senior… first-team all-area, all-metro and all-district as a senior… named KCRG-TV and KGYM radio Athlete of the Week for performance in Class 3A state championship game as a senior, totaling 428 yards total offense with four total touchdowns, seven tackles and interception on final play of the game… one of three finalists for Des Moines Register Player of the Year for all classes as a junior… named to Des Moines Register Elite all-state first-team as a defensive back as a junior and senior… first-team all-state in Class 3A by Des Moines Register and Iowa Newspaper Association as a junior… District Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior… first-team all-area, all-metro and all-district as a junior… first-team all-district and second-team all-metro as a sophomore… Career – – Member of five state championship teams as a prep… three-year football letterman as quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back… prep football team won Class 3A state championships as a junior and senior, after reaching state semifinals as a sophomore… helped prep team post three-year record of 37-1, including undefeated seasons (13-0) as a junior and senior… held the top quarterback rating in the state for Class 3A as a junior and senior… holds school records for touchdowns in a game, season and career, and career points (288)… holds records for rushing touchdowns in a season and career… holds records for total offense in a game (428 yards), season (2,952), and career (5,773)… holds record for completion percentage in a game (100%) and ranks second in career completion percentage (67%) and career interceptions (10)… career totals include 198-295 pass attempts (67%) for 3,059 yards and 39 touchdowns, with four interceptions… rushing totals include 341 attempts for 2,132 yards and 43 touchdowns, with a long of 85 yards… receiving totals include 54 receptions for 582 yards and five touchdowns, with a long of 48 yards… career total offense includes 5,773 yards and 87 touchdowns… career defense includes 94 tackles, 10 interceptions for 98 yards, two caused fumbles, two recovered fumbles, nine pass break-ups and two tackles for loss… as a senior completed 112-169 pass attempts for 1,839 yards and 25 touchdowns, with three interceptions… rushed 166 times for 1,077 yards and 23 touchdowns, and had two receptions for 36 yards… 29 tackles and four interceptions on defense, with two caused fumbles, two recovered fumbles, and nine pass break-ups… as a junior completed 83-123 attempts for 1,202 yards and 13 touchdowns, with one interception… rushed 162 times for 968 yards and 20 touchdowns… 41 tackles, five interceptions and four pass break-ups as a junior… started at wide receiver and defensive back as a sophomore… 52 receptions for 546 yards and five touchdowns as a junior, with 13 rushing attempts for 87 yards and 22 tackles and one interception on defense… football team captain as a senior… also lettered in basketball, baseball, and track… basketball team captain as a junior and senior… prep team won state basketball title his freshman and sophomore seasons… Most Valuable Defensive Player as a sophomore, junior, and senior… basketball team placed third in state as a junior… honorable mention all-conference in basketball as a junior… member of Class 3A state championship baseball team as a senior… first-team all-conference infielder and second-team all-Northeast Iowa (Iowa Baseball Coaches Association) as a senior… honorable mention all-conference in baseball as a junior, helping team win conference title with 30-10 overall record… member of sprint medley relay unit that set school record in track… honorable mention all-conference after placing in district meet in the long jump.
Personal – – Born 10/18/2000… pre-medicine major… member of National Honor Society… earned academic all-state honors in football and basketball… parents are Sherry and Duane Schulte… attended same high school as DL Ethan Hurkett… brother of former Hawkeye Bryce Schulte… high school coach was his father, Duane Schulte.