Nearly three years after walking away from football, Brandon Wegher went looking for another opportunity at the game he loved. Morningside College football coach Steve Ryan was maybe the one person willing to give it to him. Wegher, one of the heroes in Iowa’s 2010 Orange Bowl win, will be back in the big-game spotlight […]
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Brandon Wegher played just one season at Iowa (2009).
Trevon Young has launched a comeback that could make him an Iowa football recruit again. Young is nearing the end of his freshman season at Iowa Western Community College and his performance as a pass rushing defensive end has caught the attention of several FBS schools. Iowa Western tweeted on Wednesday that Arkansas was the latest […]
Des Moines Register reporters Andrew Logue and Rick Brown recap the Hawkeye football team’s regular season and give their bowl predictions:
Coaches, players, insiders on the 4-8 to 8-4 journey.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tight end Tony Moeaki will get what’s essentially a four-week tryout in Buffalo to show he’s healthy after being signed by the Bills on Wednesday. The former Chiefs player has been out since breaking his shoulder in Kansas City’s preseason win over Pittsburgh on Aug. 23. He was then released by […]
Greg Morris isn’t about to let his son failing to make first-team all-Big Ten as a linebacker dampen his mood. Greg is the father of Iowa senior linebacker and Solon native James Morris, who received second-team all-Big Ten accolades Monday. “I’ll be curious when I get a chance to talk to James, but my gut […]
The Big Ten Conference’s annual postseason awards show reflected Iowa’s football turnaround. Lots of solid supporting players, but no one stealing headlines. Eight Hawkeyes received first- or second-team recognition from the league coaches and media members. None, however, received one of the 10 major individual honors. In fact, a split decision on left tackle Brandon […]
Recruiting never stops at the major college level, or rarely even slows down for that matter
The Big Ten Conference has issued a public reprimand of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini and fined the school $10,000 for Pelini’s comments about the officiating in the Cornhuskers’ game against Iowa last week. Is Pelini finished at Nebraska? Pelini used an expletive at his postgame news conference while discussing a pass interference penalty against […]