The Iowa football team has landed the 21st spot on ESPN’s “Way-Too-Early Top 25″ poll. Here is what ESPN has to say about the Hawkeyes: After going from 4-8 to 8-4 this past season, the Hawkeyes might be ready to move back to the upper echelon of the Big Ten. But coach Kirk Ferentz is […]
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BY RICK BROWN AND ANDREW LOGUE 1. THE PURPLE PASS RUSH Greg Davis, Iowa’s offensive coordinator, compared the Tigers’ defensive front to Ohio State, in terms of athleticism and the way LSU’s interior linemen push the pocket. That may not be a bad thing for the Hawkeyes. Sophomore quarterback Jake Rudock found success early against […]
TAMPA, Fla. – One reason for Iowa’s strong offensive line play on the field is a bond that has developed off it. “No one goes off and does their own thing when we’re away from the (football) complex,” sophomore center Austin Blythe said. “We all try to get together and hang out. “That really translates […]
TAMPA, Fla. – Jake Rudock is ahead of the curve when it comes to selective analysis. While other quarterbacks might drown in data, Iowa’s sophomore starter takes a more practical approach. Rudock knows the pitfalls of over-preparing, especially in the days leading to a Jan. 1 Outback Bowl matchup with No. 14 Louisiana State. “It’s […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]
ALL CLEAR: Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said all the regular roster players are expected to make the trip to Tampa, and no one should miss the game because of injuries. “We had some injuries coming out of the last game, had some guys who rested for a couple weeks,” Ferentz said. “We’ve got some […]
The offensive lineman talks about his recent decision.
Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff spoke Friday about his decision to forgo the NFL draft and stay in school.
How lineman Brandon Scherff gave Iowa an early Christmas present.
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz acknowledged Sunday night that he could lose all-Big Ten junior left offensive tackle Brandon Scherff to the NFL a year early. “We’ve had that conversation,” said Ferentz who has most recently seen Bryan Bulaga and Reilly Reiff leave early and get drafted in the first round. “We’ll cross that bridge […]