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#94 Jake McDonough
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 264
Year: Freshman
City/State: Urbandale, Iowa
High School: Valley
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Jake McDonough
Release: 06/26/2008
Awards and Honors
Iowa State Defensive Lineman of the Year (2012)
All-Big 12 First Team (Coaches - 2012)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention (Associated Press - 2012)
Big 12 Defensive Lineman of the Year Honorable Mention (Coaches - 2012)
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 All-Big 12 Second Team (2012)

Started all 13 games … earned All-Big 12 First-Team honors … earned honorable mention from Big 12 coaches for Defensive Lineman of the Year … finished season 36 tackles, 5.5 for loss … had a pair of sacks … made season-high seven tackles at TCU … had five stops vs. Tulsa in the Liberty Bowl game … finished career with 89 tackles, 13 for loss and five sacks … broke up three passes.


Played in all 13 games, starting 12 … finished with 34 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and two sacks … posted at least one tackle in every game … made career-high five tackles in win over Iowa … recorded sacks against Texas A&M and Kansas State … forced a fumble at Oklahoma … recorded four tackles against Northern Iowa.

Played in every game last season, making one start … finished season with 17 tackles … made four tackles against Kansas State … in Iowa State’s 28-21 over Texas, made a huge fumble recovery of a batted ball one play after the Cyclones had turned it over … had two tackles for a loss and a sack against Northern Iowa.

Played in one game.

Redshirted initial collegiate season.

High School

Committed to Iowa State over Iowa and Kansas ... had 63 tackles and nine sacks as a junior ...  2007 second-team 4A all-state defensive lineman ... 2007 first-team all-state by Iowa Newspaper Association ...  2006 second-team Des Moines Register Class 4A all-state defensive lineman ... 2007 first-team all-conference ... fourth-rated recruit in the state of Iowa according to ... 26th-rated player in Midwest region per ... 65th-rated defensive end recruit and 47th-rated defensive end  ... earned four letters in football ...  coached by Gary Swenson.


Born Nov. 3, 1989 ... son of Erin and Scott McDonough ... kinesiology – health fitness management major.
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