|2||Seahawks||W 24 - 17||1||0|
|1||@Packers||L 23 - 24||1||0|
COLLEGE CAREER: Played in 37 games over 3 seasons at Iowa ... named 2017 Academic All-Big Ten ... Named Honorable Mention All-Big Ten by league coaches and media ... 2017 Outland Trophy and Rimington Trophy Preseason Watch Lists ... 2017 Preseason third team All-America by A th Ion Sports ... 2017 preseason second team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports and College Sports Madness ... named second team All-Big Ten by A th Ion Sports ... 2016 Third Team All-Big Ten.
2017 SEASON: Started final 12 games of the season at center after missing opening game due to injury ... Played every offensive down in 44-41 OT win at Iowa State as offense gained 497 yards total offense ... started at center in 31-14 win over North Texas as offense gained 435 yards total offense ... started at center and played every offensive down in 17-10 OT loss at Northwestern ... started at center and played every offensive down in 17-10 win over Minnesota ... started at center and played every offensive down in 55-24 win over No. 3 Ohio State as offense gained 487 yards total offense ... started at center and played every offensive down in 38-14 loss at No. 6 Wisconsin ... started at center and played every offensive down in 24-15 loss to Purdue ... started at center in 56-14 win at Nebraska at offense rushed for 313 yards and gained 505 yards total offense ... started at center and played every offensive down in 27-20 Pinstripe Bowl win over Boston College. 2016 SEASON: Started at center in all 11 games he played, missing two non-conference games due to injury ... started at center in 45-21 win over Miami as offense gained 404 yards total offense. 2015 SEASON: Played in all 14 games (2 starts) ... saw first action of career in 31-14 opening win over llinois State, as offense gained 431 yards total offense and allowed no sacks.
PERSONAL: Played football at Hardin High School in Warren, Ohio ... earned all-state honorable mention honors as a junior and senior ... earned Five Blocks of Granite Award as a senior ... first-team All-Northeast Ohio as a junior and senior, along with first team all-conference and all-county ... earned Buckeye Blue Chip recognition as a junior and senior ... three-year football letterman as offensive and defensive lineman ... team captain as a senior ... helped prep team reach first round of playoffs as a sophomore ... started all 10 games as a senior, helping teammate rush for over 1,000 yards ... started all nine games as a junior, as team rushed for over 1,500 yards ... started all 11 games as a sophomore, as team rushed for over 2,000 yards and offensive line did not allow a single sack ... also lettered in track, tossing shot put and discus.