2018 NFL Draft

Josh Lenz, WR

School: Iowa State  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Dubuque, IA
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 201 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2011 Season
Played in 12 games, earning nine starts ? finished second on the team in catches (39) and receiving yards (510) ? had a career-best game against Texas A&M, catching eight passes for 117 yards ? caught three passes for 57 yards, including a 26-yard touchdown reception, in win over Northern Iowa ? grabbed an eight-yard touchdown catch in win over Iowa ? caught six passes for 58 yards and threw a 40-yard TD pass to Darius Reynolds at Connecticut ? caught two passes for 30 yards on Iowa State?s second drive vs. Oklahoma State before leaving the game due to injury ? subsequently missed the Cyclones? game at Oklahoma ? led Iowa State with 72 receiving yards against Rutgers ? caught four passes for 74 yards at Texas Tech ? also served as Iowa State?s primary return specialist ? returned 24 kickoffs at an average of 21.9 yards per return to rank fifth in the Big 12 ? returned 12 punts at an average of 5.7 yards.
2010 Season
His acrobatic leap and catch for a touchdown in the win at Texas will always be a Cyclone memory ? the junior has been a sure hand as a punt returner ? made 14 catches for 170 yards and two touchdowns last season ? had two catches for 31 yards at Colorado ... had one catch for a career-long 31 yards against Nebraska ... returned a punt 62-yards for a touchdown against Kansas ... made great grab of pass and got a foot down to make a 15-yard TD reception in Iowa State?s 28-21 victory at No. 22 Texas ... also had a 42-yard kickoff return against UT ... caught first career TD pass, a 14-yarder from Austen Arnaud against Texas Tech ... made two catches for 25 yards vs. Northern Illinois ... two punt returns for 23 yards against UNI.
2009 Season
Broke free for 56-yard kickoff return against Oklahoma State ... also had a 23-yard punt return against the Cowboys ... tied career-high with seven receptions for 63 yards at Texas A&M ... three catches for 32 yards in win over Nebraska ... career-high seven receptions for 43 yards against Baylor ... one catch for 15 yards against Kansas ... returned Army punt 44 yards to set up a Cyclone touchdown ... Iowa State?s opening day starter as punt returner, fielding three punts for 18 yards against North Dakota State.
High School
Three-year letterwinner ... three-time first-team all-conference selection ... named to The Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior ... set school records with 1,378 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns and 372 kickoff return yards as a senior ... made 103 tackles and had four interceptions on defense ... rushed for over 1,900 yards and had 39 receptions for 524 yards in his prep career ... on defense made 229 tackles and had nine interceptions in three seasons ... coached by Mark Ehlers ... honor roll student ... named to the Class 4A All-State basketball third-team as a junior and is school?s all-time leader in assists and steals ... placed third at the Iowa Boys State Track Meet in the 100 meter dash and in the 4x100 meter relay.
Born Sept. 22, 1990 in Dubuque, Iowa ... son of Corrine Thielen and Mike Wiegand and Cindy and David Lenz ? pre-business major.