Reggie Roby Named Honorary Captain

Kirk Ferentz leaves no stone unturned in his quest for Big Ten dominance. He has gained a leg up on the comptetition this weekend as Reggie Roby will serve as honorary captain. In 1981 Reggie Roby's booming punts kept the Badgers pinned deep in their own territory at Camp Randall Stadium. Reggie Roby is the only person in Iowa football history that could almost fill Kinnick Stadium an hour before the start as fans would enter early to watch him BOOM punts in warmup!

IOWA CITY, IA – Consensus all-American Reggie Roby has been named Iowa's honorary captain for today's game against Wisconsin. He will accompany Iowa's game captains for the pre-game coin flip and will join the team on the sidelines during the game.

Reggie was a four-time letterman at Iowa. He led the nation in punting two years in a row (1981-82) and was named first team all-American and all-Big Ten both years. His 49.8-yard punting average was a new NCAA record in 1981. Roby played for numerous NFL teams during a lengthy NFL pro career and made it to the 1985 Super Bowl with the Miami Dolphins.


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