Awards and Honors:
2008, 2009, 2010 First-team Academic All-Big 12 ... 2009 Jim Doran Award recipient ... Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F09, S08) ... Scholar Athlete (2011).
Finished season with 45 tackles and one interception ... interception came in season opener against Northern Illinois ... finished career with 77 tackles and three pass breakups in 42 career games.
Key performer on special teams, earning Jim Doran Award as team’s top special teams performer ...had 11 tackles last season and recovered two fumbles ... has 32 career tackles ... returned a punt for 10 yards.
Made 19 tackles ... started season opener ... forced a fumble against South Dakota State.
Saw action as punt returner early before injury ended season after five games and two tackles.
Rushed for over 3,500 career yards and 37 touchdowns in three varsity seasons ... team was a combined 38-1 in his three years, winning two state titles in Class 4A and finishing as state runner-up once ... two-time first-team all-state and all-conference selection ... captain of the Class 4A all-state team his senior year, rushing for nearly 1,500 yards ... coached by Gary Swenson ... former teammate of current ISU players, Alex Sandvig, Jake Williams and Patrick Neal.
Born Sept. 29, 1987, in Des Moines, Iowa ... son of Lynn and Keith Sandvig ... finance major ... brother Alex was formerly a Cyclone.