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683 highlight videos and 651 full game videos gathered from the internet about the past 4,336 Iowa Hawkeye football (since 1889) and basketball (since 1901) games. We also have profiles for 1587 players and 57 coaches.

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We are building out this page quickly so check back daily for new players. They are being added ad-hoc, no particular rhyme or reason other than something I stumbled upon, or someone really popular, or in the recent news, or someone of personal interest to me. Some research takes me down a "rabbit hole" that uncovers some amazing information. My intent is to list almost every letterwinner and significant contributor (maybe because of what they did after their playing days or off the field), but that will take years to complete. As the list grows, we'll also improve the search and filtering to make it easier to find players. If you'd like to help, contact us to learn more about some paid work. We need help taking the various biographies and some research, and consolidating them down into essential information and not just a copy/paste from another site. We'll definitely take requests if you have a favorite or important player not listed yet. If you personally are a former player, I'm happy to add or revise your profile (as you have the best and most correct information), just contact me.

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Howard Bateman

Howard Bateman  [1906-1906]

John Johnson

John Johnson  [1968-1970]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia All Conference: 1st Team (1970) All American: 3rd Team (1970) U of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Drafted 1 1971 and 1972 

Dave Simms

Dave Simms  [1969-1972]

Fred Brown

Fred Brown  [1969-1971]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia U of Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame Drafted 1 1976 

Roger Jerrick

Roger Jerrick  [1970-1973]

Jim Caldwell

Jim Caldwell  [1973-1976]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia  Twitter 

Todd Simonsen

Todd Simonsen  [1978-1981]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia 

Paul Postler

Paul Postler  [1978-1981]

Mark Bortz

Mark Bortz  [1979-1982]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia All Conference: 1st Team (1981, 1982) All American: 2nd Team (1982) Drafted 8 1988 and 1990 

Craig Anderson

Craig Anderson  [1980-1984]

Jim Pekar

Jim Pekar  [1980-1981]

Jay Bachman

Jay Bachman  [1981-1983]

Jay Norvell

Jay Norvell  [1981-1985]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia  Twitter All Conference: 1st Team (1985) 

Tom Nichol

Tom Nichol  [1981-1984]

Matt Ruhland

Matt Ruhland  [1987-1990]

Mike Saunders

Mike Saunders  [1988-1991]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia  Twitter LinkedIn All Conference: First Team (1991) Drafted 10 

John Derby

John Derby  [1988-1991]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia 

Paul Kujawa

Paul Kujawa  [1989-1992]
 Wisconsin Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Ted Velicer

Ted Velicer  [1989-1992]

Jeff Anttila

Jeff Anttila  [1990-1993]

J.P. Lange

J.P. Lange  [1994-1997]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Aron Klein

Aron Klein  [1995-1998]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile LinkedIn All Conference: Academic (1995-1997) 

John Carl Williams

John Carl Williams  [1997-2000]
 Wisconsin Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Sam Okey


Hugo Herrera

Hugo Herrera  [1999-2000]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter LinkedIn 

Eric Rothwell

Eric Rothwell  [1999-2003]

Erik Jensen

Erik Jensen  [1999-2003]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia Hawkeye Sports Profile All Conference: Academic (2002, 2003) Drafted 7 

Mike Hardy

Mike Hardy  [2010-2014]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile 

Macon Plewa

Macon Plewa  [2011-2015]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter LinkedIn Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) All Conference: Academic (2014, 2015) 

Peter Pekar

Peter Pekar  [2013-2017]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile LinkedIn Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Brady Ellingson

Brady Ellingson  [2014-2018]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter LinkedIn 

Nate Stanley

Nate Stanley  [2016-2019]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter LinkedIn All Conference: Honorable mention (2019), Academic (2017, 2018, 2019),  Drafted 7 

Toren Young

Toren Young  [2016-2019]

Kristian Welch

Kristian Welch  [2016-2019]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile All Conference: Honorable Mention (2019), Academic (2018, 2019) 

Tommy Kujawa

Tommy Kujawa  [2018-2020]
 Wisconsin Personal sites and NIL pages Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Daviyon Nixon

Daviyon Nixon  [2018-2020]
 Wisconsin Wikipedia Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter All Conference: 1st Team (2020) Player of the Year: Nagurski-Woodson Defensive POY (2020), Smith-Brown Defensive Lineman of the Year (2020) All American: Consensus 1st Team (2020) Drafted 5 

Mike Timm

Mike Timm  [2018-2021]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Jack Plumb

Jack Plumb  [2018-2022]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile 

Cody Ince

Cody Ince  [2018-2021]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter All Conference: Honorable Mention (2020) 

Luke Elkin

Luke Elkin  [2021-2023]
 Wisconsin Hawkeye Sports Profile  Twitter Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

Addison Ostrenga

Addison Ostrenga  [2022-2023]

Jack Dotzler


Reese Osgood

 Wisconsin Joined as walk-on (non-scholarship) 

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