Tag: "Anthony Hitchens"
Iowa City, Ia. – Second division, eh? That still could happen, but at 7 p.m. Saturday, Penn State and Iowa play a Big Ten Conference football game at Kinnick Stadium, both with an opportunity to make a divisional statement. For Iowa, it’s a chance to be 3-0 in the conference for only the third time [...]
STATISTICS AND OPINION — HERE’S WHAT COULD HAPPEN WHEN IOWA AND PENN STATE MEET AT 7 P.M. SATURDAY AT KINNICK STADIUM On a scale of 1-to-10, with 10 signifying perfection: [...]
Blitz? At Iowa? It could happen from a variety of positions as the defense transitions between coordinators – from Parkers Norm to Phil. “Sometimes you have to,” Phil Parker said putting additional heat on quarterbacks. Cornerbacks playing close to receivers before the ball is snapped? “Sometimes you have to,” Parker said. Welcome to the brave [...]
Anthony Hitchens grew up in northeastern Ohio, but from a football standpoint, he grew into an Iowa Hawkeye. The Iowa program has thrived under head coach Kirk Ferentz by first identifying and then developing players that were overlooked by most other BCS programs. Iowa was among just three BCS schools to offer Hitchens a scholarship, [...]
New offensive coordinator Greg Davis has never seen a tight end like C.J. Fiedorowicz.
True freshman Mika’il McCall showed off some skill in one quarter this season before getting hurt. Now he might be back.
Prater was fooled by Wildcats substitutions; update on Iowa LB injuries; Ferentz on NFL handshake controversy.
Norm Parker gets around now with the assistance of a cane rather than the wheelchair and walker he used last season. The 69-year-old Iowa defensive coordinator says he’s moving better now, seven months after his right foot was amputated following diabetes-related complications, and he hopes to be in good enough shape to play a round [...]