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Iowa football: Hyde named Big Ten’s top defensive back

[ 0 ] November 26, 2012 |

Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde was named defensive back of the year by the Big Ten Conference Monday.

The senior was a consensus first-team all-conference selection by the coaches and media after recording 78 tackles, including 44 solos. He led the Hawkeyes with 14 pass break-ups, he forced two fumbles, and had one interception.

Hyde also recovered three fumbles, including one that was returned for a touchdown against Purdue.

Iowa center James Ferentz was a second-team selection by the coaches.

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