Sophomore running back Jewel Hampton has decided to leave the University of Iowa. Also, sophomore running back Adam Robinson will not be part of the Hawkeye team that makes the trip to Arizona for the Insight Bowl.[details]
2009 (Redshirt): Used redshirt year in 2009 after pre-season knee injury that forced him out of action for the season.
2008 (Freshman): Next Man In Award, offense . . . Rushed 91 times for 463 yards (5.1 average) and seven touchdowns, while averaging 23.3 yards on 23 kickoff returns . . . ranked sixth in the Big Ten in KO returns (23.3) . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as offense rushed for 245 yards and gained 457 yards total offense . . . rushed nine times for 68 yards and two touchdowns in first action of career . . . rushed for a 19-yard touchdown on first rushing attempt of his career . . . added a 22-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter . . . also had one kickoff return for 26 yards vs. Maine . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as offense rushed for 241 yards and gained 512 yards total offense . . . had 10 rushing attempts for 54 yards vs. FIU, with a long of 17 yards . . . saw action in 17-5 win over Iowa State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh, with two rushing attempts for one yard and one KO return for 25 yards . . . saw action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern as offense gained 407 yards total offense . . . rushed five times for 11 yards and had two KO returns for 40 yards vs. Northwestern . . . saw action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State, rushing four times for 20 yards . . . also had four KO returns for 116 yards, including a best of 40 yards . . . saw action in 45-9 win at Indiana at offense rushed for 227 yards and gained 422 yards total offense . . . had career-bests of 22 attempts for 114 yards and three touchdowns at Indiana, scoring on runs of one, one and 10 yards . . . also had one KO return for 17 yards . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin . . . rushed for 33 yards on seven attempts vs. the Badgers and had three KO returns for 71 yards . . . saw action in 27-24 loss at Illinois, rushing seven times for 28 yards . . . also had three KO returns for 28 yards at Illinois . . . saw action in 24-23 win over third-ranked Penn State, but had no rushing attempts . . . four KO returns for 87 yards vs. Penn State, with a long of 27 yards . . . saw action in 22-17 win over Purdue as offense gained 248 net rushing yards . . . three rushing attempts for 30 yards and one touchdown in win over Purdue, along with 76 yards on two kickoff returns . . . matched longest rushing attempt of the season with 22-yard scoring run to cap Iowa's first drive of the game . . . had team and individual season-best 52-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter as Hawkeyes held off late Boilermaker rally . . . saw action in 55-0 win at Minnesota as offense rushed for 222 yards and gained 483 yards total offense . . . rushed 10 times for 50 yards and one touchdown at Minnesota, scoring on 18-yard run early in the fourth period . . . also had one KO return for 20 yards vs. the Gophers . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as offense gained 328 yards total offense . . . rushed 12 times for 54 yards vs. South Carolina and had a 31-yard kickoffreturn to begin the game.
Personal: Born 12/23/89. . . open major . . . parents are Teresa Lewis and Juan Hampton. . . high school coach: Steve Tutsie.
High school honors: First team all-state as a senior... Career - - Carried the ball 267 times for 2,608 yards (9.8 yards per carry) and 31 touchdowns in two-year career... finished senior season with 216 carries for 2,095 yards and 27 touchdowns... high school team won state titles in 2004, 2005 and 2006... team captain.