March 2015

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99 second-team All-Northwest Iowa ... first-team all- state as a sophomore by Des Moines Register and first-team all-district... also third-team all-state by Iowa Newspaper Association and third-team All- Northwest Iowa... Career – Four-year letterman as offensive tackle and defensive end... team captain for final three prep seasons... helped prep team reach playoffs as a freshman, sophomore, and se- nior, with 10-2 record in final prep season as team reached state quarterfinals... recorded 56 tackles as a senior, with 28 tackles for loss, two sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one touchdown... recorded 30 tackles as a junior with one sack... collected 52 tackles as a sophomore with five tackles for loss and two fumble recoveries... as a freshman re- corded 35 tackles, including four tackles for loss and one sack... also lettered in wrestling (4), track (3 ), and baseball... posted an undefeated regular season on the mat as a junior, won the Class 1A 285-pound state wrestling title as a senior, finish- ing with a record of 30-1. Personal – Born Oct. 10, 1996... engineering major... parents are Michelle and Dan Paulsen... twin brother, Landan, is also an offensive lineman for the Iowa football team... member of National Honor Society and earned Academic all-district recognition ... member of high Honor Roll ... high school coach was Kelly Manker. Brady Reiff DEFENSIVE END 6-4, 235 PARKSTON, S.D. (PARKSTON) High school honors – Earned first-team all-state honors as a junior and senior... named to Elite 45 squad as a junior and senior... Career – Played defensive end, linebacker, tight end, and wide receiver during prep career... team captain as a junior and senior... helped prep team reach state championship game as a junior... won state title as a senior, the first ever football state title for Parkston High School... also compet- ed in wrestling and track... state wrestling champi- on at 220 pounds as sophomore and junior... state Wrestler of the Year as a sophomore... qualified for state track meet in open 200, and 4 x 100, 4 x 200 and medley relay units. Personal – Born March 25, 1996... open major... parents are Jo and Tom Reiff... brother of former Iowa All-American offensive lineman Riley Reiff... high school coach was Eric Norden. Michael Slater DEFENSIVE END 6-2, 265 ST. LOUIS, MO. (PARKWAY CENTRAL) High school honors – Earned first-team all- conference honors at running back as a senior and was second-team all-district... third-team all-state linebacker as a junior... first-team all-conference and all-district linebacker as a junior... Career – Four-year letterman as linebacker and running back... helped team post four-year record of 43-9 while winning conference and district titles in 2011, 2012, and 2013... prep team reached state semifinals in 2012 and 2013 and reached state championship game in 2013... team captain as a senior... recorded 47 tackles as a senior, including 33 solo tackles, along with two tackles for loss and one interception... recorded 68 tackles as a junior, including 50 solo tackles, along with two intercep- tions and one recovered fumble... rushed for 811 yards as a senior, scoring 16 touchdowns... rushed for 414 yards and nine touchdowns as a junior... also lettered in track, throwing shot put and dis- cus. Personal – Born Dec. 27, 1996... sports manage- ment major... parents are Venessa McNeil and Michael Slater... high school coach was Mark Goldenberg.

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