One of the mysteries of spring football is why Iowa needs two coaches to keep track of its linebackers.
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Ask James Morris about the legacy his class has left on the Iowa football program, and he doesn’t mince words. “If we’re being completely honest and objective here, I don’t think we can say it’s been a particularly strong one,” the senior-to-be linebacker said. “That’s being brutally honest.” The Hawkeyes went [...]
University of Iowa Athletic Communications news release: IOWA CITY, Iowa — College Sports Madness has named six University of Iowa football players to its Big Ten All-Conference team. Senior Micah Hyde (defensive back) and junior Jordan Cotton (kick returner) were named to the first team. Junior Anthony Hitchens (linebacker) was selected to the second team [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said Wednesday that a change in offensive coordinators isn’t the cure for an offense that this season ranked as one of the school’s worst during the past decade. “I think Greg (Davis) is an excellent football coach,” Ferentz said during a 45-minute season wrapup press conference. [...]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Iowa didn’t change its game plan or scheme any different. But tight ends ended up with 11 catches on Saturday, led by junior C.J. Fiedorowicz with a career-high eight catches for 99 yards. It was the most catches for an Iowa tight end since Scott Slutzker caught 8 for 165 against [...]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Apparently, Iowa left its defense in East Lansing, Mich. It hasn’t shown up much the past five weeks and wasn’t there on Saturday in a 42-17 loss to No. 23 Michigan. “Defensively, we didn’t have any answers to their attacks,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. “That became pretty apparent, pretty quickly.” [...]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – One game. One all-or-nothing Iowa football game is what it has come down to. Beat Michigan for a fourth season in a row at 11 a.m., and Hawkeye hope for a .500 regular season continues. Lose, and it’s onto the next sport for fans who wanted more out of a football [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – A swifter pace of recruiting throughout the country has Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz thinking about possibly changing staff assignments. Ferentz said during Tuesday’s press conference that he will consider having a staff member dedicated only to recruiting. Now that job falls on Eric Johnson, who also helps coach the Hawkeyes’ [...]
Damon Bullock says he feels good after playing for the first time since suffering a concussion on Sept. 15 against Northern Iowa. He says he’s anxious for Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. game at Indiana. Anthony Hitchens talks about the Hoosiers, too. Here’s Bullock And here’s Hitchens