Cotton earns preseason honorsHawkeye senior and Mt. Pleasant native named first team all-conference
IOWA CITY — Jordan Cotton, a Mt. Pleasant native and the University of Iowa Hawkeye football team’s kicker returner, has been named to Phil Steele's Preseason All-Big Ten team. The all-conference team is released as part of Phil Steele's College Football Preview magazine, which will be on newsstands June 18.
Cotton, a senior, led the Big Ten and ranked 14th nationally a year ago with a 28.2-yard average on 19 kickoff returns. Named first team All-Big Ten kick returner by CollegeSportsMadness.com, Cotton registered a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Penn State, tying the 10th-longest return in school history.
Cotton was one of 10 Hawkeyes given preseason all-conference honors.