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Rick Brown: Iowa’s defensive line needs to show its muscle

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s defense a year ago was defined by linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens. If someone in the defensive line made a mistake, the linebackers were usually there to erase it. This fall, the roles are reversed. The line is the strength of this defense heading into Saturday’s 11 a.m. […]

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 […]

Video: All access with Hawkeyes’ Carl Davis

[ 0 ] August 15, 2014

Iowa senior defensive tackle Carl Davis is considered one of the top NFL draft prospects at his position. What makes him so good? Davis estimates he spends six hours a week studying film, not to mention he holds the Hawkeye record for defensive tackles in the hang-clean lift at 415 pounds. Watch now as he […]

Why Kirk Ferentz got silent treatment from Big Ten media

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014

CHICAGO, Ill. – A long pause punctuated Kirk Ferentz’s appearance at the Big Ten dais. A room full of reporters fell silent after Iowa’s football coach answered just five questions — in approximately 6 minutes — during Monday’s media session. It may have been because Ferentz was the last coach to speak. It may also have something […]

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 […]

15 photos: Iowa defensive lineman Carl Davis

[ 0 ] June 19, 2014

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, […]

Formidable foursome set to lead Iowa’s defensive line

[ 0 ] April 20, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s Reese Morgan switched sides of the football in 2012, moving from offensive line coach to defensive line coach. What he faced was, in a word, challenging. Starters Broderick Binns and Mike Daniels were gone from the 2011 team. So were part-time starters Thomas Nardo and Lebron Daniel. Morgan inherited just two […]

2013 football season in review: Rediscovering a program blueprint

[ 0 ] January 4, 2014

Players such as Carl Davis are the heart and soul of Iowa football in Ferentz’s 15 seasons as coach.

Brown: What Hawkeyes have to do to beat Michigan

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa has never defeated Michigan three straight times at Kinnick Stadium, so there’s one thing the Hawkeye football team can accomplish Saturday. Here’s another: A fourth conference victory would lock up a winning record 12 months after the program limped its way to the finish line with six straight defeats and […]