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Andrew has been with the Des Moines Register for 19 years, covering everything from preps to Hawkeye and Cyclone sports, as well as the Drake Relays.

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How Hawkeyes’ running-back rotation worked vs. UNI

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. Iowa put its backfield depth to use early against Northern Iowa. The Hawkeyes used five different rushers in their first eight offensive plays, which helped ease the burden on senior running back Mark Weisman. “I think it’s very good if you can get everyone in the game,” Weisman said, “because everyone has been […]

Excessive penalties doom UNI against Iowa

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The hair still remaining on the head of Northern Iowa football coach Mark Farley found itself in jeopardy Saturday. The Panthers held a stunning 15-0 lead in penalties before Iowa was flagged for its first with 12 minutes, 35 seconds to play in 31-23 loss at Kinnick Stadium. Northern Iowa finished […]

Quinton Alston explains Iowa’s communication issues on defense

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. Quinton Alston was expecting a few glitches. “There was a lot of guys getting onto the field for the first time,” Alston said of his fellow Iowa linebackers. “There was a lot of guys on the field (Saturday) who weren’t even here last year, or redshirted.” That lack of experience was exploited […]

Tevaun Smith puts fans on edge of seats with one-handed grab

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Tevaun Smith thought he scored after a handoff but only realizing he stepped out of bounds with a 35-yard gain.

Hawkeyes face intriguing opening foe in Northern Iowa

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Admit it, this is sort of fun. When the college football season kicks off at 11 a.m. today in Kinnick Stadium, you’ll have more than a passing interest, because the outlook seems rosy for Iowa and Northern Iowa is a familiar thorn. “There’s something about playing somebody inside your state that […]

A little constructive chatter could carry the Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Cohesiveness starts with a conversation. And that may be the untold strength of an Iowa football team with eight returning starters on offense and a veteran defensive line. “They really expect us to be alternative coaches out there, seeing things and understanding concepts,” receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley said. “And when we communicate […]

Hawkeye linebackers unsettled, but promising

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The way Quinton Alston sees it, there is no problem. A quick scan of Iowa’s football depth chart shows five potential starters listed for three linebacker positions. That means one of the Hawkeyes’ biggest offseason concerns remains unsettled. Or does it? “I don’t think you can have too many good linebackers,” […]

Ferentz gives Kidd, Koehn edge in Hawkeye kicking game

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – A punter from the Sunshine State is living his dream in Iowa. “Luckily for me, I started getting more and more in a groove the longer I was here,” Dillon Kidd said of becoming a Hawkeye starter. “I kind of started to peak throughout camp. Now, I hope I can keep […]

Former Hawkeye Sokol is starting quarterback at Louisiana Tech

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

Former Iowa quarterback Cody Sokol has been named the starter at Louisiana Tech. Sokol, a transfer who was once part of a three-way quarterbacking competition that included Jake Rudock and C.J. Beathard, will make his debut Saturday against Oklahoma. According to the Shreveport Times, Tech coach Skip Holtz made the announcement Monday during his weekly […]

Iowa’s depth at defensive tackle takes season-ending hit

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

Iowa’s defense appears to have taken a hit. Defensive tackle Darian Cooper posted a Facebook update Monday that indicates he’ll miss the coming season: “Surgery was a success (I’m) sorry I couldn’t ride with my brothers this season but ima come back even better next season #glorytoGod #hawkeyes.” The 6-foot-2, 280-pound junior was listed as […]