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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 […]

Outback notes: Greg Davis happier with speed of offense, but he’s still not satisfied

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis said before the football season started that he’d like to get off more snaps than the Hawkeyes did in 2012. While that mission was accomplished — the Hawkeyes ran more 72 more plays than they did a year ago, upping the per-game average from 66.1 to 72.1 […]

LSU’s top rusher makes headlines in good and bad ways

[ 0 ] December 17, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – He stands 6-feet-2 and weighs 235 pounds. He averages 7.1 yards every time he touches a football. And he’ll be a featured performer when 14th-ranked Louisiana State (9-3) meets Iowa (8-4) at the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl, in Tampa, Fla. So you better get to know Jeremy Hill, the Tigers’ sophomore […]

Pat Harty: Seniors led the way to turnaround season for Hawkeye football

[ 0 ] December 14, 2013

Nobody had a way of knowing at the time, but the mess that was the 2012 Iowa football season would play an important role in the cleanup this fall.

Bryce Miller: Are Hawkeyes’ linebackers the best in the country?

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013

There’s no beaker-filled lab or gaggle of MIT graduates capable of determining whether Iowa has the best set of football linebackers in the country. When a topic is more subjective than science, answers prove elusive and debatable. Let me ask it this way, though: Is there another group you’d draft first? No collection of linebackers […]