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#26 Cory Koenig
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Underwood, Iowa
High School: Underwood
Experience: 3 Letters

Cory has held the No. 1 spot at running back for most of the last two seasons ... enters senior campaign 10th on SDSU career rushing charts with 1,724 yards  ... member of Academic All-Great West Football Conference Team each of the last two seasons and was a member of the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America First Team last year

2006: Was team’s leading rusher before being injured midway through the season ... ranked second on squad with 545 yards rushing in nine games, good for fifth in the Great West Football Conference with average of 60.6 yards per game ... opened season with 156 yards on career-high 29 carries, including season-long 41-yard run, against Wisconsin-La Crosse ... earned team’s offensive player of the week honors for second straight week as he carried 14 times for 93 yards with a touchdown, and hauled in three passes for 21 yards at Montana ... also recorded three receptions for 35 yards, including career-long 19-yarder, at McNeese State (La.)

2005: Led team in rushing with 987 yards and fourth in GWFC with average of 89.7 yards per game ... opened season with 93 yards on 14 carries with first career touchdown in win over Wisconsin-La Crosse ... reeled off four consecutive 100-yard games, beginning with 126-yard night against Cal Poly ... carried 20 times for 141 yards in win over UC Davis ... career-long 52-yard run set up lone Jackrabbit versus UC Davis ... rushed for career-best 184 yards and scored twice on 15 carries in Hobo Day victory over Missouri-Rolla ... recorded fifth and final 100-yard game of season with 25-carry, 126-yard performance against Northern Colorado ... received or shared team’s Offensive Player of the Week honor five times

2004: Finished second on the team in rushing with 192 yards ... played in nine games ... top performance was 15-carry, 54-yard outing against Western Oregon ... carried the ball 10 times for 51 yards and caught a pass for 16 yards in victory over Winona State

Before SDSU
: Earned all-state, all-district and all-Southwest Iowa honors for coach Barrett Glassnapp at Underwood High ... was also the Council Bluffs Nonpareil Player of the Year ... lettered four years each in football, basketball and track, and two years in wrestling ... rushed for 2,457 yards in 12 games as a senior, averaging 207 yards per game ... finished prep career with 5,192 career yards, seventh best in Iowa history ... straight-A student in high school