IOWA CITY, Ia. — It came as no shock to Kirk Ferentz. “I figured I’d get asked that question,” the Iowa football coach said at his weekly press conference Tuesday. Ferentz was asked how current Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller compared to former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor, who now starts at that position for […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. — Christian Kirksey turns 21 on Saturday. “What a great way to bring it in,” Iowa’s starting outside linebacker said. “First game, senior year, and it’s your birthday.” The Hawkeyes open the 2013 season at 2:42 p.m. Saturday against Northern Illinois. Kirksey hopes he’s in the mood to celebrate after time expires […]
For LeVar Woods, the transition is complete. He took the final steps in his journey from player to coach last season, assuming responsibility for a developing group of Iowa linebackers. “I feel a ton better than I did last year,” Woods said. “Feel more prepared, not as nervous going into a meeting or a practice. […]
CHICAGO – Iowa linebacker James Morris talked about a range of topics during the two hours reporters had to probe his mind at the Big Ten football media days Thursday. One such topic came with a notice, though. Morris agreed to address why he has become a lightening rod for criticism for his play on […]
CHICAGO – Iowa has one of the best linebacking corps in the Big Ten in seniors James Morris, Christian Kirksey and Anthony Hitchens. They may also be the most underrated trio at their position in the league. “I think you’re judged by your record first, and I think it should be that way,” Morris said. […]
From UI Athletics Communications: University of Iowa senior linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens have been named to the 2013 Butkus Award Watch List. The Butkus Award is annually given to the best linebacker at three separate levels. One professional, collegiate, and high school player have been honored since 2008. The collegiate Butkus […]
From UI Sports Information: Fifteen University of Iowa football players have been named to the team’s 2013 Leadership Group. Head coach Kirk Ferentz announced the group Wednesday. The group for the upcoming year includes six seniors, three juniors, four sophomores and two redshirt freshmen. A member of the 2013 incoming freshman class will be […]
A look at players who are expected to be key players on the 2013 Iowa Hawkeye football team.
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — Ten members of the University of Iowa football team have been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Big Ten team. The all-conference team is released as part of Phil Steele’s College Football Preview magazine, which will be on newsstands June 18. Senior kick returner Jordan Cotton was named […]