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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.

Ferentz’s NFL Draft clout continues to gather steam

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz spent part of his Tuesday writing notes to recruits. Each message included three letters: N-F-L. Ferentz has seen 55 of his players selected in the NFL Draft in his 15 seasons as Iowa coach, including three last week. “We certainly sell that,” Ferentz said before an appearance at the Boone-Story […]

Two former Hawkeyes chosen in NFL Draft’s third round

[ 0 ] May 9, 2014

Two down. And perhaps as many as three Iowa football players to go. Tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz and linebacker Christian Kirksey were the first two Hawkeyes to hear their names called Friday during the 2014 NFL draft. More could be selected when the process resumes at 11 a.m. Saturday. The 6-foot-7, 265-pound Fiedorowicz was taken […]

Linebacker trio a lock to play in NFL jerseys?

[ 0 ] May 4, 2014

James Morris has been awarded more than $30,000 in postgraduate scholarships. “Hopefully, I won’t need them for a while,” Morris said. The Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient, academic all-American, political science major and former Iowa linebacker would rather be in an NFL jersey than sitting in a classroom this fall. And in some ways, […]

Hawkeye tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz draws attention at NFL pro day

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

Former NFL executive Gil Brandt shed a little light on Iowa’s pro day, which was held Monday. Media members are usually not welcome at the workout for depart Hawkeyes, but Brandt counted representatives from 28 NFL teams. Tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz was drawing much of the attention, and worked out for Bengals assistant coach Jonathan […]

Video: Christian Kirksey talks about getting his degree, getting in shape at NFL Combine

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey spoke to the media at the NFL Combine about staying in school and earning degree. Plus, how did he prepared for the Combine?

Updated photos: Iowa football players at the NFL Combine

[ 0 ] February 23, 2014

Jim Reid, LeVar Woods named linebackers coaches of the year by FootballScoop

[ 0 ] January 9, 2014

FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa linebacker coaches Jim Reid and LeVar Woods have been named Linebackers Coaches of the Year by FootballScoop. Woods, a three-year letterman during his Hawkeye playing career, completed his second year coaching Iowa linebackers after serving as an administrative assistant from 2008-11. Reid, a veteran […]

Ferentz emotional about seniors’ role in Iowa’s rebound

[ 0 ] January 1, 2014

TAMPA, Fla. – Iowa’s 2013 football team holds a special place in coach Kirk Ferentz’s heart. That was clearly obvious after Wednesday’s 21-14 loss to No. 14 LSU in the Outback Bowl. Ferentz appeared emotional and was fighting back tears when asked what this team meant to him. A team that had turned a 4-8 […]

Rick Brown: Underdog role suits Kirk Ferentz, Hawkeyes just fine

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – It was, by first-hand accounts, an emotional speech. It was delivered by Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz to his team days after a disheartening 28-9 home loss to Wisconsin on Nov.2 that left the Hawkeyes 5-3 with games remaining at Purdue, Michigan at home and at Nebraska. “He said we had an […]