Merton Hanks

Merton Hanks

Iowa DB from 1987-1990

Photo from 49ers.com

Hawkeye Career:

  • Hold Iowa record for most blocked kicks in a career (7)
  • First team All-Big Ten in 1990
  • Led team with four interceptions in 1990
  • Team Captain in 1990

Post Iowa career:

  • Drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fifth round of the 1991 NFL Draft
  • Member of the 49ers (1991-98) and the Seattle Seahawks (1999)
  • Selected to four consecutive Pro Bowls (1994-97)
  • Three-time All-Pro
  • 33 interceptions in nine year NFL career
  • Member of Super Bowl XXIX ¬†Champion 49ers

Where are they now?

  • NFL’s Director of Football Operations
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