IOWA CITY, Ia. – Never before has Kirk Ferentz been blessed with such running back riches. The Iowa football coach returns his top three rushers from last season, while potential breakout performers LeShun Daniels Jr., Akrum Wadley and Jonathan Parker are progressing behind the scenes. Add it all up, and the Hawkeyes’ ground game could […]
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Chris White has reason to be excited about the depth at running back on the Iowa football team, especially since freshman LeShun Daniels Jr. is in the mix for playing time. But the first-year Hawkeyes assistant also has reason to be cautious about his optimism given how past circumstances have changed in a hurry. “I think […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s running back position, hampered by injuries and defections in recent seasons, is shaping up as a position of depth. Just ask Damon Bullock, the Hawkeyes’ second-leading rusher last year. “Last year, coming in, we didn’t have much experience,” Bullock said. “This year is going to be much better.” Iowa returns […]
Verbal commitments aren’t official until a recruit signs a national letter of intent. The Iowa football coaches are taking advantage of that while finding the final pieces to their 2013 recruiting class. Iowa landed two players on Sunday, who had been committed to other schools. Running back Akrum Wadley de-committed from Temple to be a […]
Akrum Wadley is determined to prove that college football recruiting is still very much an inexact science. He wants to prove that some kids still slip under the radar, even at a time when the recruiting landscape is saturated with recruiting websites and talent evaluators. Wadley, a 5-foot-10, 175-pound running back from Newark, N.J., also […]