powered by the Iowa City Press-Citizen & The Des Moines Register
Subscribe via RSS Feed

Category: Iowa Hawkeyes Football

Five questions with football writer Andrew Logue, and Big Ten Buzz

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

1. What was the most encouraging aspect of Saturday’s practice in West Des Moines? The fact that you didn’t see a lot of Jake Rudock and several other offensive starters. Established teams with experienced players don’t have to put on a show in the spring. As coach Kirk Ferentz explained later, you don’t need to […]

Vikings reconnect with ex-Iowa TE Reisner

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

  The Minnesota Vikings signed former Iowa tight end Allen Reisner to a contract Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. Reisner had been on the Minnesota roster in both 2011 and 2012 before spending the 2013 season with the Jacksonville Jaguars. In 15 career appearances, Reisner has caught seven passes for 58 yards. Reisner has made […]

15 photos: An early look at the Big Ten West football teams

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

An early look at the Big Ten West football teams

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

By Eric Olson, Associated Press After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country’s top two returning rushers. Both are using this spring as a start for polishing their games and enhancing their draft stocks for 2015. Nebraska and Wisconsin, which […]

The 10 most important Hawkeyes of 2014

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Iowa football reporter Andrew Logue looks at 10 players who could be pivotal to Iowa’s success in 2014, counting down from No. 10 to No. 1: 10. WR Kevonte Martin-Manley – He emerged as Rudock’s go-to guy last season. To maintain that status, he’ll have to be more consistent, less mistake prone. RELATED: Davis tops Iowa’s […]

Hawkeyes miss ESPN/ABC prime time cut

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

The folks at ESPN/ABC and the Big Ten announced their prime time football games for next season. And Iowa missed the cut. The slate of six games, as posted on the BTN’s website, features Ohio State three times, including the first-ever November night game at the famed “Horseshoe” on Nov. 1 against Illinois. The Hawkeyes […]

Carl Davis is Iowa’s ‘Mr. Indispensable’

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Don’t let the easy-going grin fool you. Carl Davis is the face of Iowa’s defense and he takes his new-found prominence seriously. “I’m just trying to play my role,” said Davis, a defensive tackle. “I want to be a clutch player. When we’re on those third-and-2s, be able to make those stops. “Help my team […]

Offensive line trying to fit into Hawkeyes’ success

[ 0 ] April 14, 2014

A countdown is underway. For center Austin Blythe, it’s the number of practices before Iowa’s football team kicks off the season Aug. 30 against Northern Iowa. For right tackle Andrew Donnal, it’s the seconds ticking away after every snap. “At tackle, you have a lot more time than you do on the inside,” Donnal said. […]

Pat Harty: Beathard working hard, waiting for his chance

[ 0 ] April 13, 2014

As the backup quarterback for the Iowa football team, C.J. Beathard has one of the best and worst jobs on the team.

Harty: Five observations from Saturday’s open practice

[ 0 ] April 12, 2014

WEST DES MOINES – Here are my five observations from the Iowa football team’s unseasonably warm and humid spring football practice Saturday at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines: QB CONTEST: The competition at quarterback between junior starter Jake Rudock and sophomore backup C.J. Beathard still seems pretty much the same as last season based on […]