2009 (Freshman): Academic all-Big Ten . . . Saw action in four games, completing 42-87 attempts for 470 yards, with two touchdowns and five interceptions . . . saw first career action in 35-3 win at Iowa State as offense gained 426 yards total offense . . . completed 2-3 passes for 38 yards at ISU . . . saw action in 17-10 loss to Northwestern . . . completed 9-27 passes for 82 yards, with one interception, and also had two rushing yards . . . started at quarterback in 27-24 overtime loss at Ohio State . . . completed 20-33 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns at OSU, with three interceptions . . . had nine-yard scoring pass to tie game in third period and 10-yard scoring strike to tie the game with 2:42 remaining . . . completed first seven pass attempts of the game in leading Iowa to 3-0 first period advantage . . . started at quarterback and played every offensive down in 12-0 win over Minnesota . . . completed 11-24 passes for 117 yards, with one interception.
2008 (Redshirt): Redshirted.
Personal: Born 11/24/89. . . Business major . . . parents are Ann and Toby Vandenberg. . . high school coach: Jayson Campbell.
High school honors: EA Sports third team all-American... Iowa class 3A Player of the Year as a senior... prepnation.com Most Outstanding Player in Iowa... Iowa High School Offensive Player of the Year as a senior... captain of the 3A all-state team as a senior... first team all-state as a junior and senior... elite all-state selection as a senior... first team all-district as a junior and senior... KHQA News tri-state (Iowa, Illinois and Missouri) Player of the Year as a senior... Career - - Most prolific passer in Iowa high school history... holds 12 different Iowa high school passing records, including career passing yards (7,709), touchdown passes (93), single season passing yards (3,729 as a senior) and single season touchdown passes (49 as a senior)... ranks sixth all-time nationally in single-season completion percentage (70%) and 10th nationally in career completion percentage (64.6%)... passed for 1,325 yards and 15 touchdowns as a sophomore... threw for 2,655 yards and 29 touchdowns as a junior... intercepted only seven times in 372 attempts as a senior... team captain... compiled 11 varsity letters... lettered three times in basketball and tennis and once in both baseball and golf... two time tennis conference champion... academic all-state selection... National Honor Society member... named to the Principal's Honor Roll 16 times... Citizenship Award Winner... participant in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.