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#7 Joel Lanning
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 232
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa
High School: Ankeny
Experience: SQ
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Joel Lanning
Release: 06/06/2013

Played in one game on special teams.

Redshirted initial collegiate season.

High School
Chose Iowa State over offer from Nebraska … three-star recruit according to and ESPN … ranked as second-best prospect among class of 2013 in Iowa according to ESPN … four-year letter winner at Ankeny … Des Moines Register Class 4-A Player of the Year … first-team Elite All-State senior year … named first-team All-Conference junior and senior seasons … received second-team All-Conference honors as a sophomore … led Ankeny to a 14-0 record and state championship in 2012 … tallied 3,384 total yards and 39 total touchdowns (22 passing and 17 rushing) during senior season … set school record in passing yards at 2,315 … set school record for rushing yards by a quarterback at 1,082 … threw for 1,723 yards and rushed for 636 yards as a junior … threw for 1,230 yards and had 669 yards rushing as a sophomore … coached at Ankeny by Jerry Pezzetti ... also competed in baseball and wrestling … two-time first-team All-State baseball selection … played on 2012 Iowa state champion baseball team.

Born Nov. 18, 1994 … son of Dana and Lisa Lanning … brother Jeff played minor league baseball in the Philadelphia Phillies organization … open option major.

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