Awards and Honors
Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year (2012)
Started six games at tight end … caught four passes for 22 yards … posted a career-high two receptions for 12 yards vs. Kansas … had a catch vs. TCU and Oklahoma.
Placed on scholarship prior to fall camp … played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams.
Played in eight games as a reserve tight end and on special teams … missed four games with a knee injury … caught two passes for nine yards.
Squad member ... Special Teams Scout Team Player of the Year.
Redshirted first season at Iowa State.
Three-year letterwinner at Dowling Catholic high school for head coach Tom Wilson … two-time first-team all-conference selection … helped lead the Maroons to an undefeated 14-0 state championship season as a senior … Iowa Newspaper Association Class 4A first-team all-state honoree … Des Moines Register second-team Class 4A all-state selection … caught 21 passes for 285 yards and five touchdowns from the tight end position … led defense with 72 tackles, 12 for loss … as a junior, caught 23 passes for 344 yards and three touchdowns … defensively, made 66 tackles, nine for loss, and returned an interception for a touchdown in 2009 … played on defense as a sophomore making 29 tackles, seven for loss … also competed in track and field and basketball for the Maroons … four-year letterwinner in track, finishing third in the Class 4A 400-meter hurdles as a senior.
Born Sept. 4, 1992 … son of Frank and Geri Boesen … construction engineering major.