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[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

   

Pat Harty: Blazek, Hernandez each would make great recruiters

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

This hardly is going out on a limb, but I’ll predict that the next recruiting coordinator for the Iowa football team uses initials for his first name, including the letter J.

Kirk Ferentz on late father-in-law, depth chart, injuries

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Gerry Hart, father-in-law of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz, died last week. A memorial service will be held for Hart, a salesman by trade and 10-year NFL official, next month. “He really had a great life,” Ferentz said. “He was a great father-in-law. “ Ferentz, married to Hart’s daughter, Mary, said that his father-in-law had […]

Jake Rudock having impressive spring as Iowa tweaks offense

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is no quarterback controversy at Iowa, and that’s no surprise. Jake Rudock remains a solid No. 1 entering Saturday’s spring game at Kinnick Stadium, leading what should be an improved offense that’ll have a few more wrinkles than it did a season ago. First Big Ten West schedule could be […]

Greg Davis on recruiting, QB speed and running backs depth

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Iowa brought in three freshman running backs last season: LeShun Daniels, Akrum Wadley and Jonathan Parker. First Big Ten West schedule could be kind to Iowa Iowa shut out of Big Ten Network night games Daniels played in seven games last season, gaining 142 yards on 36 carries. Wadley and Parker were redshirted. Now they’re […]

Hawkeye defensive backs need big improvement

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is no offseason when it comes to pride. And make no doubt about it, the Iowa secondary was humbled two weeks ago in West Des Moines. The Hawkeyes were holding an open practice at Valley Stadium, and a series of long pass plays left Maurice Fleming and his fellow defensive […]

Iowa lineman Brandon Scherff gets high praise, but maybe not from PETA

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz caught people’s attention last week when he said there’s not a better offensive lineman in college football than senior tackle Brandon Scherff. Scherff took that high praise in stride Wednesday. “It’s nice, coming from him,” the 6-foot-5, 315-pounder from Denison said. “But you really can’t […]

Five Iowa football questions with Andrew Logue

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

1. What are you looking for in Saturday’s spring game? A better performance from the defense. Most of the buzz coming out of the open practice at West Des Moines was generated by the offense, especially freshman receiver Derrick Willies. I expect to see a motivated secondary. Remember, Kinnick Stadium gates open at 1 p.m., […]

Kirk Ferentz surprised by assistant coach’s move to open Culver’s

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said he was caught off guard by assistant coach Eric Johnson’s decision to leave his staff to open a Culver’s restaurant. But, in a post on the Quad City Times website, Ferentz said he respected Johnson’s move. Johnson was an original member of Ferentz’s staff when he came on board […]

What to expect at the Iowa spring football game?

[ 0 ] April 22, 2014

Can the Hawkeyes live up to the hype? Fans may get a glimpse Saturday of just how good the Hawks might be this fall. Register reporters Andrew Logue and Rick Brown talk about what fans should expect to see and not see at Iowa’s spring football game Saturday. The week is just beginning to ramp […]