David Montgomery



Experience: R

Height: 5-10

Age: 22

Weight: 222 lbs

College: Iowa State



COLLEGE CAREER: Played three seasons in Ames, finishing with 2,925 rushing yards (sixth in ISU history) and 26 rushing touchdowns (eighth in school history) ... posted 15 100-yard rushing games (third best) and racked up 3,507 all-purpose yards (sixth best) ... recorded 71 career receptions, fifth-best all-time by a Cyclone running back, for 582 yards. 

2018: First-Team All-American by Pro Football Focus … first-Team All-Big 12 by the AP and ESPN and a second-team choice by the Coaches … second-Team Academic All-Big 12 … Jason Witten Man of the Year semifinalist … Doak Walker Award watch list … fourth player in school history to earn All-America honors in multiple seasons … one of the best running backs nationally for the second-straight season, starting 11 of 12 games played … ranked third in the Big 12 and 23rd nationally in rushing yards per game (101.3) … broke the 1,000-yard rushing barrier for the second consecutive year (1,216), becoming the eighth Cyclone with multiple 1,000-yard seasons … his 1,216 yards ranks 12th on ISU’s season list… had seven 100-yard rushing games, tying for third on ISU’s season list, and 13 rushing touchdowns, tying for second in the Big 12 and ninth on ISU’s season list … led the nation in forced missed tackles according to Pro Football Focus for the second-straight year (99) … caught 22 passes for 157 yards … had a streak of four-straight 100-yard rushing games, tying for the fifth-best string in school history. 2017: First-Team All-American by Pro Football Focus … First-Team All-Big 12 … Doak Walker Award watch list … Ray Scott Outstanding Offensive Skill Player Award ... started all 13 games … ranked third in the Big 12 in rushing yards per game (88.2) … became the 14th Cyclone rusher in school history to reach the 1,000-yard barrier (1,146 yards) to rank 17th on ISU’s season record book … had six 100-yard rushing games, tying for ninth on ISU’s season list, and 11 rushing touchdowns, ranking third in the Big 12 … led the nation in forced missed tackles (109), the most in a season by an FBS player since Pro Football Focus began tracking the stat in 2014 … reeled off three-straight 100-yard games during the season … also a threat as a receiver, ranking fifth on the team in receptions (36) and compiling 296 receiving yards … his 36 receptions ranks second among ISU running backs in a season … averaged 111.0 yards per game from scrimmage. 2016: Honorable Mention Freshman All-America by Campus Insiders … recorded one of the finest seasons by a Cyclone rookie rusher … played in all 12 games, starting the final four contests … led the team in rushing with 563 yards on 109 carries … averaged 5.2 yards per carry and rushed for two TDs … his rushing total was the second-best season effort by a Cyclone freshman in school history … also caught 13 passes for 129 yards … averaged 113.7 yards per game and 6.1 yards per carry over the final three games.

PERSONAL: Played at Mount Healthy High School in Cincinnati, Ohio... three-star recruit by Scout and ESPN … ranked as the 67th-best running back nationally by Scout … three-time all-state selection, rushing for 6,666 yards and 91 TDs in his four-year career … was a dual-threat quarterback … named the Division III Ohio Player of the Year by the AP in 2015 … rushed for 2,707 yards in 2015… tallied 41 rushing TDs and averaged 10.1 yards per carry … posted seven 200-yard games and three 300-yard games … rambled for a career-high 373 yards vs. Edgewood … also passed for 726 yards and seven TDs … as a junior, ran for 1,951 yards and 22 TDs … threw for 836 yards and seven TDs … rushed for 1,783 yards and 22 TDs as a sophomore … also had 685 yards passing and 11 TDs … posted 13 games in his career with over 200 yards rushing.