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Andrew has been with the Des Moines Register for 15 years, covering everything from preps to Hawkeye and Cyclone sports, as well as the Drake Relays.

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Carl Davis anchors Iowa’s formidable front four; could they be nation’s best?

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – If you like athletes who set lofty standards, then you’ll love Carl Davis. The 6-foot-5, 315-pound defensive tackle is standing tall as preseason expectations mount for the Iowa football team – and its formidable front four. “We expect to be the best defensive line in the country,” Davis said. “I don’t […]

Kirk Ferentz shares thoughts on Dallas Clark, Chuck Noll

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz opened Wednesday’s media gathering by touting the accomplishments of former Hawkeye star Dallas Clark. Clark joined the Hawkeyes in 1998 as a walk-on linebacker, but eventually earned all-America honors as a tight end. He continued into the NFL, where Clark was an All-Pro with 5,665 career receiving yards and 53 touchdowns. […]

First-stringers solid, but Iowa’s secondary depth an unknown commodity

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The questions about John Lowdermilk have subsided. Now, Iowa football fans are wondering who will be his backup at strong safety. “I just feel like I have to help the next guys in line,” Lowdermilk said Wednesday. “Help bring them along.” The Hawkeyes’ secondary took a hit last week when senior […]

Hawkeye football team ranked No. 32 by Phil Steele’s magazine

[ 0 ] May 30, 2014

Preseason magazines are starting to pop up on store shelves, but Phil Steele tweeted his page on Iowa this morning. He has the Hawkeyes at No. 32 nationally and lists them as a “prime” contender in the newly formed Big Ten West Division. Steele points to Iowa’s favorable schedule and the return of eight starters […]

Barkley Hill leaves Iowa, enrolls at UNI

[ 0 ] May 28, 2014

Barkley Hill is heading back to Cedar Falls. The sophomore running back is leaving the Iowa football program, according to a statement released today by the university. And Northern Iowa – located less than 2 miles from his former high school – is the most likely landing spot. Panthers coach Mark Farley confirmed Hill is […]

Early football bowl projections have Hawkeyes going coast to coast

[ 0 ] May 27, 2014

It’s the end of May, when the college football season seems to soooo far away. But if you’re looking for something to tide you over, there are several bowl projections starting to pop up. And the experts are all over the map, literally, when it comes to Iowa’s postseason destination. Brett McMurphy of ESPN has […]

Andrew Logue: Better football fixes exist than fine-tuning Big Ten slate

[ 0 ] May 26, 2014

Don’t be fooled by numbers. The debate over conference scheduling may be intriguing, but it’s just a diversion from other inconsistencies plaguing college football. It doesn’t matter whether the Big Ten plays eight, nine or 10 league games, if the schedule-makers don’t rearrange their priorities. “We didn’t go to nine games for one reason,” Big […]

Video: Ferentz knows days of easy scheduling over

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014

 

Hawkeyes’ Kirk Ferentz sees advantages of 10-game Big Ten schedule

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014

WATERLOO, Ia. – If Kirk Ferentz had his way, scheduling would be much less complicated. “It’s impossible to have a perfect world when you have 14 teams,” Iowa’s football coach said, referring to the expanded Big Ten. “If I was in charge of everything, it would be nice to have a nine-team conference and you […]

Rutgers’ woes since agreeing to join Big Ten

[ 0 ] May 17, 2014

Since Rutgers agreed to join the Big Ten Conference, here are some of the stories that happened to stain its reputation (Rutgers officially becomes a member July 1): COACH’S ABUSIVE STYLE GOES VIRAL In April 2013, ESPN airs a video montage of men’s basketball coach Mike Rice bullying his players. His actions include throwing balls […]