Awards and Honors
Wuerffel Trophy Watch List (2015)
AFCA Good Works Team Member (2015)
Team Captain (2015)
Jim Doran Outstanding Special Teams Player Award (2013)
Played in all 12 games, starting nine … voted team co-captain … member of the Wuerffel Trophy and AFCA Good Works Team watch lists … tallied 47 tackles, including 27 solo stops … fourth on the team in TFL (6.0) and third on the team in sacks (4.0) … led the team and ranked fifth in the Big 12 and 32nd nationally in forced fumbles with three … also recovered a fumble … had a season-high seven tackles and 1.0 TFL vs. UNI … helped the Cyclones blank Texas with four tackles and two sacks … equaled his season-high with seven tackles vs. Oklahoma … also tallied a sack and forced a fumble vs. the Sooners … had a forced fumble and fumble recovery vs. Oklahoma State … had five tackles and a sack vs. Kansas State.
Played in two games … had his season ended vs. Kansas State with a torn Achilles tendon … tallied one tackle … placed on scholarship at the end of the season.
Iowa State’s star on special teams, earning the Jim Doran Award for outstanding special teams player … played in all 12 games on special teams and also saw action at linebacker … tallied 15 tackles and had one fumble recovery and one forced fumble … recovered a fumble on a punt return vs. Texas Tech which led to a Cyclone TD … had three tackles and forced a fumble vs. Kansas State.
Redshirted initial collegiate season.
Greyshirted before enrolling at Iowa State in spring.
Started at quarterback as a senior … Des Moines Register Elite All-State selection … Iowa Newspaper Association Class 4A second-team all-state selection … threw for 841 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushed for 427 yards and seven touchdowns, leading Fort Dodge to the conference title … posted 66 tackles on defense … played for Twin River Valley prior to transfer to Fort Dodge … 2009 Iowa Newspaper Association 8-man first-team all-state linebacker … made 132 tackles … on offense, ran for 1,282 yards and 13 touchdowns … as a sophomore, made 126 tackles and four interceptions … on offense, ran for 1,030 yards and 13 touchdowns … also competed in baseball, where he was an all-state honoree and wrestling, including a Class 1A state title at 160 pounds for Twin River Valley.
Born Sept. 24, 1992 … son of Jim and Angies Peters and Gail Bonnstetter … agricultural business major.