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Harty: Don’t read too much into Iowa’s performance against UNI

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

Kirk Ferentz reminded us what the Iowa football program is all about under his watch while meeting with reporters after Saturday’s 31-23 season-opening victory over Northern Iowa. It wasn’t necessarily his intention to do that. It just sort of happened, as Ferentz responded to a question about how Saturday’s game was different than playing a […]

Digital Rewind: How Iowa’s late play cast some early worries aside

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

As the fourth quarter of Iowa’s 2014 opener dawned Saturday afternoon, you’d have thought the angst was ratcheting up faster than David Johnson’s receiving yards total for Northern Iowa against the Hawkeyes’ green linebacking corps. Too worrisome, too soon from Hawk Central’s first live game chat? Indeed, as Quinton Alston, Bo Bower and Reggie Spearman […]

Iowa linemen protected their what off? Scherff’s take on the game

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

BTN writer picks Iowa’s Scherff as Big Ten’s best player

[ 0 ] August 28, 2014

The Big Ten football season starts today, with Eastern Illinois playing at Minnesota and Rutgers making its conference debut at Washington State. So who is the best player in the Big Ten? Tom Dienhart of the Big Ten Network says it’s Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff. Here’s Dienhart’s look at the five best players in […]

Take 5: Highlights from Kirk Ferentz’s Week 1 news conference

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Each week this season, Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five takeaways from Kirk Ferentz’s weekly news conferences. Here’s the buzz before Saturday’s game vs. Northern Iowa: TWO QUARTERBACKS? There’s been a lot of talk about Iowa’s football team giving opponents a two-quarterback look this season, with C.J. Beathard coming off […]

Iowa’s Scherff named USA Today first-team all-American

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

When offensive tackle Brandon Scherff opted to return to Iowa for his senior season instead of jumping to the NFL, he said he had several goals he still wanted to attain. “I want to be the best offensive tackle in the nation,” Scherff said this summer. “I want to be the best player I can […]

For his next trick, Brandon Scherff returns a punt

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

He’s hang cleaned an otherworldly 443 pounds. He’s shown us his fishing prowess and his down-to-earth nature. He’s a dynamite NFL prospect, don’t forget. And now he’s Brandon Scherff: punt returner. Don’t worry, Hawkeye fans – not on any sort of regular basis. But the senior offensive lineman was having a bit of fun at the end […]

Brown: Iowa football’s next walk-on gem? Meet…

[ 0 ] August 10, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – They arrive without stars in their eyes, but a chip on their shoulder. They are walk-ons, looking to beat the odds, make their way to the field and earn a scholarship. They are the heart and soul of Iowa’s football program. Under-recruited underdogs. “Those are the guys that kind of make […]

Video: Brandon Scherff on how he improves working under Coach Doyle

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

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.” […]