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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes Football

Former Hawkeye Bernard Bennett passes

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

MASON CITY, Iowa – – Bernard Lloyd (Bernie) Bennett, an Iowa football letterman from 1950-52, passed away Monday, July 21, in Shawnee, Kansas.  He was 82. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 25, at the Fullerton Funeral Home, 123 Second St. SE, in Mason City.  There will be a one […]

Teammates, former coach believe in Travis Perry

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. This is not the first time Travis Perry entered uncharted waters. Iowa football fans may wonder if the Urbandale alum is in over his head as a Big Ten linebacker, but his high school coach, Sam Anderson, saw what happens when Perry is thrown into a sink-or-swim situation. “He was just one […]

VIDEO: Brandon Scherff hang cleans 443 pounds

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

Wanna know why Brandon Scherff is getting mega NFL Draft buzz? Yeah, there’s all that on-the-field greatness going on. And the whole top-notch “freakiest athlete” in college football designation. But this 30-second video says a lot, too. Somewhere among “strong,” “Iowa strong” and “Army strong,” we might just have to make room for “Scherff strong.” […]

Big Ten Network analyst’s favorites for major awards

[ 0 ] July 19, 2014

Tom Dienhart of the Big Ten Network made his top three picks for major college football awards. Here’s the catch: Each pick is a Big Ten Conference player. Only one Hawkeye appears on Dienhart’s list: offensive lineman Brandon Scherff. Dienhart has him No. 1 for the Lombardi Award (top lineman or linebacker) and No. 1 […]

Former Hawkeye QB returns to state to play Barnstormers

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

Arvell Nelson arrived at the University of Iowa in the fall of 2006 as a strong-armed quarterback with a big frame and athleticism that caught the attention of schools such as Tennessee, Wisconsin and Michigan State before he settled on the Hawkeyes. Saturday night he returns to the state as a member of the Arena Football […]

Ex-Hawkeye Christian Ballard suing NFL Players Association

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) – Former NFL players Christian Ballard and Gregory Westbrooks are suing the union for not providing accurate information about the risk of head injuries. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, with both claiming the NFL Players Association “withheld information from the players […]

Auditor: $74,200 missing from Iowa athletic ticket deposits

[ 0 ] July 18, 2014

A state audit released Friday has determined that nearly $75,000 collected by the University of Iowa Athletics Ticket Office for Hawkeye Express tickets for three football games in 2011 was never deposited. Those numbers are higher than an internal audit by the University of Iowa last year showed that two games’ worth of proceeds, or […]

Bret Bielema heaps praise on A.J. Derby at SEC Media Days

[ 0 ] July 17, 2014

Associated Press and staff reports Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema heaped praise upon former Iowa Hawkeye A.J. Derby during spring practices. And the coach picked right up where he left off this week at Southeastern Conference Media Days. “At tight end, we have Hunter Henry back, who was a freshman sensation,” Bielema said. “But A.J. Derby, in my […]

Hawkeyes agree: Too many watch lists in college football

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – They are as much a part of summer as trips to the beach and the Chicago Cubs playing below .500. They are among the first signs that another college football season is approaching. And they seem to be multiplying — they being college football preseason watch lists. Name the position and […]

Hawkeye notes: Who does Jake Rudock hang out with?

[ 0 ] July 16, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Summer is a good time for a football team to bond, but who should a quarterback hang out with? Receivers thrive on chemistry. Offensive linemen offer protection. “You have to go with everybody,” Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock said. “It just all depends on your schedule, and some guys have work.” The […]