Iowa sophomore safety Cooper DeJean is a turnover machine as he got his third interception in a 27-10 road win over Rutgers. DeJean accounted for an interception that was returned for a 45-yard touchdown play with 5:26 left in the first quarter. That pick-6 would be named the B1G Network Play of the Week.

Through the first 4 games of the 2022 season, DeJean accounted for 24 total tackles, 15 solo tackles, 5 pass deflections, and 3 interceptions. He only accounted for 4 total tackles and 3 solo tackles last season.

DeJean’s pick-6 was 1 of 2 defensive touchdowns scored by Iowa in the 27-10 win over Rutgers. Iowa possesses the top-rated scoring defense in college football as the Hawkeyes have only allowed 5.8 points per game. Iowa has scored 2 defensive touchdowns and 2 safeties in 4 games this season.