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Week 4: DNP. Lachey had surgery on his injured ankle following the Western Michigan game. There's a chance he'll return at some point in 2023 but, according to head coach Kirk Ferentz, the star TE will likely miss the rest of the season.
Week 3: In an unfortunate development for Lachey and Iowa, the team's leading receiver went down to what Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz after the game described as a significant lower leg injury. The mishap occurred in the first half of the Hawkeyes' 41-10 win over Western Michigan. As of Monday 9/18, no official diagnosis of the injury had been released.
Week 2: In 50 snaps, Lachey had three catches in six targets for 58 yards (19.3 yards per catch). His run-blocking in Iowa's 20-13 win over Iowa State was underwhelming.
Week 1: The skilled tight end was targeted nine times and caught seven balls for 73 yards in Iowa's season-opening win over Utah State, 24-14. Lachey played 56 snaps in Week 1.
Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
2022: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by league media . . . named Academic All-District by College Sports Communicators . . . listed as second-team tight end following spring practice . . . saw action in all 13 games . . . saw action in 7-3 opening win over South Dakota State . . . one reception for six yards vs. SDSU . . . saw action in 10-7 loss to Iowa State . . . two receptions for 14 yards vs. ISU, with a long of 10 yards . . . recorded one solo tackle . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 27-0 win over Nevada but had no stats as offense gained 162 net rushing yards . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 27-10 win at Rutgers . . . two receptions for 37 yards at Rutgers, with a long of 20 yards . . . one of two ticht ends in starting line-up in 27-14 loss to #4 Michigan . . . career-best four receptions for 84 yards and one touchdown vs. Michigan, with a long of 34 yards . . . first career touchdown came on five-yard reception . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 9-6 loss at Illinois . . . credited with 16 yard gain on lateral at Illinois . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 54-10 loss at #2 Ohio State . . . one reception for six yards at OSU . . . saw action in 33-13 win over Northwestern as offense gained 398 yards total offense . . . one reception for six yards vs. Northwestern for a touchdown . . . saw action in 24-3 win at Purdue as offense rushed for 184 net yards and gained 376 yards total offense . . . one reception for 22 yards at Purdue . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 24-10 win over Wisconsin . . . one reception for five yards vs. Wisconsin, along with one solo tackle . . . saw action in 13-10 win at Minnesota . . . career-high five receptions for 77 yards at Minnesota, with a long of 33 yards . . . 33-yard reception in final two minutes led to game-winning field goal . . . started at tight end in 24-17 loss to Nebraska . . . career-best seven receptions for career-best 89 yards and one touchdown vs. Nebraska, with a long of 15 yards . . . scoring reception covered 14 yards . . . saw action in 21-0 Music City Bowl win over Kentucky . . . three receptions for 36 yards and one touchdown vs. Kentucky . . . grabbed 15-yard scoring reception to give team a 7-0 advantage.
2021: Coaches Appreciation Award, offense . . . saw action in 34-6 win over #17 Indiana, recording one reception for 15 yards . . . saw action in 27-17 win at #9 Iowa State . . . one reception for 17 yards at ISU . . . saw action in 30-7 win over Kent State as offense rushed for 206 yards and gained 418 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . one of two tight ends in the starting line-up in 24-14 win over Colorado State, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 51-14 win at Maryland as offense gained 428 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 23-20 win over #4 Penn State . . . two receptions for 25 yards vs. PSU, with a long of 14 yards . . . did not see action in 24-7 loss to Purdue due to injury . . . saw action in 27-7 loss at Wisconsin, but had no statistics . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 17-12 win at Northwestern, but had no statistics as offense gained 185 net rushing yards . . . one of two tight ends in starting line-up in 27-22 win over Minnesota, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 33-23 win over Illinois, but had no statistics . . . saw action in 28-21 win at Nebraska as offense gained 186 net rushing yards . . . one reception for career-long 27 yards at Nebraska . . . saw action in 42-3 loss to #2 Michigan . . . one reception for 22 yards vs. Michigan . . . saw action in 20-17 Citrus Bowl loss to #22 Kentucky as offense rushed for 173 yards and gained 384 yards total offense . . . two receptions for 27 yrds vs. Kentucky, with a long of 15 yards.
2020 (redshirt fr): Saw first action of career in 49-7 win over Michigan State, but had no statistics as offense rushed for 226 yards and gained 405 yards total offense.
High school: Attended Grandview High (Columbus, OH) ... Earned first-team all-state, all-conference, and all-district honors as a senior . . . named to all-metro team as a senior . . . second-team all-state as a junior, as well as honorable mention on Super 25 team . . . first-team all-conference and all-district as a junior and sophomore . . . honorable mention all-state as a sophomore . . . two-time Back of the Year at Grandview and conference Most Outstanding Player . . . Career — Four-year football letterman as wide receiver, tight end, and defensive back . . . helped prep team reach state playoffs as a junior and senior . . . team captain as a junior and senior . . . had 57 receptions for 741 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior, along with 43 rushing attempts for 357 yards and three touchdowns . . . had five interceptions on defense as a senior . . . had 45 receptions for 763 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior, with three interceptions on defense and 13 kickoff returns for 387 yards and two touchdowns . . . had 15 receptions for 416 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore . . . had three interceptions on defense and eight punt returns for 76 yards and one touchdown . . . had one reception for 28 yards and a touchdown as a freshman . . . also earned four letters in basketball and two letters in track.
Pre-business major . . . National Honor Society and Honor Roll as a prep . . . earned Academic All-Ohio recognition . . . parents are Ann and Jim Lachey . . . father was an All-American at Ohio State and a three-time First-Team All-Pro NFL left tackle (played 10 seasons) . . . high school coach was Jason Peters ... Two-time Dean’s List honoree (2021 fall, 2022 spring) ... Academic All-Big Ten (2021-22)
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