Iowa DE A.J. Epenesa Named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week

Congratulations to Iowa defensive end A.J. Epensesa on being named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week for the 2nd time this season!

Defensive Player of the Week

A.J. Epenesa, Iowa

Jr., DE, Glen Carbon, Ill./Edwardsville

  • Registered a career-high 14 tackles, including two sacks and a career-best 4.5 tackles for loss, in Iowa’s win at Nebraska
  • Led a Hawkeye defense that held the Huskers below 30 points for only the second time all season
  • Helped Iowa secure its fifth consecutive win in the Nebraska series
  • Claims his fourth career Defensive Player of the Week honor and second of the season
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: A.J. Epenesa (Nov. 18, 2019)

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