Awards and Honors
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2013)
Played in all 12 games on the offensive line, starting 11 times … played left guard throughout the season … briefly moved to center in the North Dakota State game when Tom Farniok sat out the second half with an injury … enters senior season with 19 career starts.
First Team Academic All-Big 12 … tallied eight starts while appearing in nine games … missed three games with a knee injury … saw action at guard, but also played center while replacing the injured Tom Farniok.
Saw action in all 13 games.
Redshirted first season at Iowa State.
Ranked eighth-best prospect in the state of Iowa by Rivals.com ... three-year letterwinner for CBAL ... two-year team captain ... 2010 Iowa Newspaper Association and Des Moines Register Class 4A first-team all-state on the line ... caught 13 passes for 204 yards and five touchdowns ... also recorded 40 tackles, 12 for a loss and had a fumble recovery on defense ... as a junior, caught 18 passes for 236 yards and three touchdowns ... recorded 43 tackles and a fumble recovery ... saw junior campaign cut short due to injury ... as a sophomore, caught 14 passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns ... on defense, recorded 35 tackles and 3.5 for loss ... coached by Justin Kammrad ... also competed in basketball and track and field at CBAL.
Born Dec. 7, 1992 ... son of Lyman and Lori Lalk ... biology major.