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#77 Connor Colby

Height 6-6
Weight 311 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Cedar Rapids, Iowa
High School Kennedy
Connor Colby - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

2023 Honors – – Third team All-Big Ten by league coaches and media… Phil Steele third-team All-Big Ten… Academic All-Big Ten… Coaches Appreciation Award, offense… 2023 – – Started at right guard in 13 games, playing in all 14… had a key block on RB Jaziun Patterson’s 59-yard run in 20-13 win at Iowa State… paved the way for 254 rushing yards in 41-10 win over Western Michigan, which was the most recorded by Iowa since 2019… helped team tally 181 rushing yards and collected first career solo tackle in 20-14 win over Purdue… helped team to 200 rushing yards in 15-6 win at Wisconsin, which is the program’s most vs. the Badgers since 2008… helped team to 179 rushing yards in 22-0 win over Rutgers.

2022 Honors – – Academic All-Big Ten… preseason second-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele… preseason third-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports… one of five sophomores named to Player Council… 2022 – – Played in all 13 games, starting the first six at right tackle and the next seven at left guard.

2021 Honors – – Coaches Appreciation Award, offense… Freshman All-America by Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Maxwell Football Club… 2021 – – Played in all 14 games, starting the last 11 at right guard… first true freshman to start in the offensive line since 2017.

 

 

High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior… named first-team all-state as a junior and senior… Career – – Earned three letters as an offensive lineman as prep … helped team reach state playoffs three straight seasons while posting 20-10 overall record… as a senior had two rushing attempts for 38 yards and one touchdown… team captain as a senior.

Personal – – Born 1/16/2003… sport and recreational management major… parents are Susy and Jeff Colby… high school coach was Brian White.