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    Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Do we currently have any FB players who also compete in track for ISU or have we had any in the recent past?

    I know EIU has had some players besides Tim Dwight who have competed for them in track as well as FB.

    The post about Teddy Lampkin's visit this weekend and his high school track career got me wondering if we just haven't had the speed on our FB team for any of our guys to compete for ISU in track as well, or if the coaching staff discourages players to do both and focus on football if they have the desire/ability.

    Your thoughts??



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    R.J. Sumrall was a Drake Relays champ for the track team.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Andy Kohler was a 7-foot high-jumper.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Flipped through the two rosters quickly, but didn't see any names that matched up between the two.

    Currently, here at Iowa, I can really only think of Paul Chaney Jr, who's currently on both the football and track squads. But at the same time, we rarely unleash his speed.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    I'm pretty sure I remember a few players running track in the past couple of years.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Quote Originally Posted by stateofmind View Post
    Andy Kohler was a 7-foot high-jumper.
    I may be mistaken but I believe he stopped competing on the track team after a few years at ISU. He never beat his high school records, and I heard it may have been due to the fact that he was putting on upper body weight for football.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I'm pretty sure I remember a few players running track in the past couple of years.
    Seem to remember a DB named Harris running a little track in the 80s.



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    Quote Originally Posted by clonechemist View Post
    I may be mistaken but I believe he stopped competing on the track team after a few years at ISU. He never beat his high school records, and I heard it may have been due to the fact that he was putting on upper body weight for football.
    Actually Andy was on a track scholarship until his scholarship was converted to FB his senior year. He could not compete in games with the FB team until he was on a FB scholarship.

    The big boys used to get by the FB scholly limits by putting all of their WR's on track scholarships so now if you are on scholly and play FB, it counts against your FB total.

    Too bad he got injured before he really got to play.

    EDIT: Andy lettered 4 years in track (00-03)


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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

    what about calvin davis or andy brodell for the hawks?

    nik moser run hurdles at all?



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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

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    Re: Football Players on ISU Track Team

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