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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.” […]

Pat Harty: Iowa’s top-10 Hawkeyes of 2013-14

[ 0 ] June 28, 2014

Thanks to Tony Ramos accomplishing the always difficult challenge of winning an NCAA individual wrestling title, picking the top University of Iowa male student-athlete for 2013-14 was easy.

Two Hawkeyes get Athlon preseason all-America recognition

[ 0 ] June 23, 2014

FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: University of Iowa seniors Brandon Scherff and Carl Davis were named to the Athlon Sports preseason All-America football teams Monday. Scherff, a native of Denison, Iowa, was a second-team selection at offensive tackle. The senior, who started 13 games at left tackle in 2013, has also been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-America […]

Pat Harty: Scherff has bright future, with Hawks and beyond

[ 0 ] June 22, 2014

You’d never get Brandon Scherff to admit it, but he’s on the verge of doing something truly spectacular for himself and for the Iowa football program.

Five new players on Hawkeyes’ Leadership Group

[ 0 ] April 28, 2014

Twelve members of the Iowa football team have been named to the 2014 Leadership Group, coach Kirk Ferentz said today. The group formulates policies and takes part in decision-making matters for the following season. The group is selected by a team vote. Seven members – quarterbacks C.J. Beathard and Jake Rudock, offensive linemen Austin Blythe, […]

Jake Rudock having impressive spring as Iowa tweaks offense

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is no quarterback controversy at Iowa, and that’s no surprise. Jake Rudock remains a solid No. 1 entering Saturday’s spring game at Kinnick Stadium, leading what should be an improved offense that’ll have a few more wrinkles than it did a season ago. First Big Ten West schedule could be […]

Iowa lineman Brandon Scherff gets high praise, but maybe not from PETA

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz caught people’s attention last week when he said there’s not a better offensive lineman in college football than senior tackle Brandon Scherff. Scherff took that high praise in stride Wednesday. “It’s nice, coming from him,” the 6-foot-5, 315-pounder from Denison said. “But you really can’t […]

Offensive line trying to fit into Hawkeyes’ success

[ 0 ] April 14, 2014

A countdown is underway. For center Austin Blythe, it’s the number of practices before Iowa’s football team kicks off the season Aug. 30 against Northern Iowa. For right tackle Andrew Donnal, it’s the seconds ticking away after every snap. “At tackle, you have a lot more time than you do on the inside,” Donnal said. […]

Former quarterback Scherff relishes lineman role

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forward thinking led Brandon Scherff to switch from quarterback to offensive lineman. It also led the 6-foot-5, 315-pound left tackle back to the Iowa football program for his senior season. “The reason I came back was to improve myself in all aspects of football, pass blocking, run blocking, finishing at the […]

What to like, and be concerned about, heading into Hawkeye spring football

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

What a difference 12 months, eight victories, the emergence of one quarterback, the decision of one left tackle and a favorable schedule makes. Iowa football fans are feeling rejuvenated with a program that seems to be on the upswing for the third time under veteran coach Kirk Ferentz. The feeling now is different than last […]