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Brandon Wegher finds happiness in playing football again

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013

Nearly three years after walking away from football, Brandon Wegher went looking for another opportunity at the game he loved. Morningside College football coach Steve Ryan was maybe the one person willing to give it to him. Wegher, one of the heroes in Iowa’s 2010 Orange Bowl win, will be back in the big-game spotlight […]

Photos: Brandon Wegher — Through the years

[ 0 ] December 5, 2013

Brandon Wegher played just one season at Iowa (2009).

Pat Harty: Iowa running back poised to get football career back on track

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013

As a former all-state running back at Sioux City Heelan, Michael Malloy is used to gaining yards after contact. It’s how running backs succeed. They absorb hits and try to keep moving forward. Malloy is in a similar situation off the field. He absorbed two big hits before he started college, the first being a […]

Harty: RB curse can’t be real, can it?

[ 17 ] March 29, 2012

I’m still sticking with the belief that the Iowa running backs aren’t cursed. It’s just getting harder to cling to the coincidence theory to explain why so many running backs either have succumbed to injuries, legal woes or academic issues? Sophomore-to-be Jordan Canzeri is the latest Iowa running back to experience adversity with him suffering […]

Hansen: In wake of Coker departure ‘next man in’ becoming ‘any men left?’

[ 28 ] January 10, 2012

I don’t know much about Greg Garmon, other than he’s a highly regarded prep running back from Pennsylvania who recently committed to Iowa. But Greg Garmon had better be good. Given the news on Marcus Coker, who won’t be coming back for his junior season, and Iowa’s incredible shrinking backfield, the Hawkeyes are probably going […]

Assault investigation predates Coker’s suspension

[ 25 ] January 10, 2012

Coker asks for and is given a release from his football scholarship at Iowa.

Barta: Coker will be released from scholarship

[ 19 ] January 10, 2012

Coker, who led Iowa in rushing this past season but sat out the Insight Bowl for violating the student code of conduct, has been released from his scholarship.

Harty: The strange tales of Hawkeye RBs

[ 0 ] December 28, 2011

Iowa will have more bodies for this Insight Bowl than it did last year, but all are much less proven.

Former Hawkeye Brandon Wegher arrested

[ 12 ] October 20, 2011

Former Hawkeye Brandon Wegher was arrest on a warrant for fleeing a party.

Former Hawkeye Adam Robinson transfers to Minnesota-Duluth

[ 5 ] August 15, 2011

The top three players on Iowa’s tailback depth chart at this time last fall now have all found new homes, the latest being the news of Adam Robinson’s transfer to Minnesota-Duluth. “It’s finally over,” Robinson’s mother, Sally, said Monday. “We’re very impressed with the program.” Robinson was No. 1 on the depth chart heading into […]