Big Ten Player Profile: Get to know Iowa DB Desmond King

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Big Ten Player Profile: Get to know Iowa DB Desmond King

Desmond King, the reigning Jim Thorpe Award winner, surprised many talent evaluators when he decided to return to Iowa City for his senior season.

Safe to say, the Hawkeyes are thrilled to have the shutdown cornerback in the fold as they ready to defend their Big Ten West title.

Learn more about the Iowa DB below.

Dream car? All-black Audi

Dream vacation spot? Cancun

Dream job (other than NFL)? ESPN analyst

One concert, past or present, you want to go to? NWA World Tour

Favorite subject in grade school? Science

Movie character you’d like to be for a day? Hulk

Favorite TV show growing up? SpongeBob SquarePants

Coolest/strangest thing you’ve autographed? My jersey/Someone’s back

First poster on your bedroom wall? Patrick Star


King, and every other Big Ten player at media days, signed a jumbo autograph to be used on a BTN graphic. We thought they were cool and figured we’d share.


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