Iowa LB Josey Jewell named Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week

Iowa LB Josey Jewell was named a Walter Camp National Player of the Week along with Missouri QB Drew Lock for Week 1.

Jewell registered 14 tackles and two sacks in the Hawkeyes’ season opener against Wyoming on Saturday, both of which led the team. He was one of 10 players in the country to record multiple sacks in college football’s opening weekend.

Head coach Kirk Ferentz singled him out after the game:

He’s a pretty good player. Maybe some of those guys were watching him too. I’ve encouraged them to. But he’s just got something about him, the way he plays, the tempo he plays at. We weren’t geniuses. We barely almost blew that whole thing recruitment-wise, but from the day he’s walked on campus here, he’s just played at a certain tempo. That’s how guys like that help the whole team elevate their play, and that’s priceless.

Lock threw for 521 yards and 7 touchdowns in Missouri’s 72-43 explosion against Missouri State.

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