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BY RICK BROWN AND ANDREW LOGUE 1. THE PURPLE PASS RUSH Greg Davis, Iowa’s offensive coordinator, compared the Tigers’ defensive front to Ohio State, in terms of athleticism and the way LSU’s interior linemen push the pocket. That may not be a bad thing for the Hawkeyes. Sophomore quarterback Jake Rudock found success early against […]
TAMPA, Fla. – One reason for Iowa’s strong offensive line play on the field is a bond that has developed off it. “No one goes off and does their own thing when we’re away from the (football) complex,” sophomore center Austin Blythe said. “We all try to get together and hang out. “That really translates […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – When Clint Boffeli needed some family photos for a school project this fall, his mom went to work. “I’m in Xerox boxes, not photo albums,” Jodi Boffeli said. Clint was doing a project on his younger brother, Carson, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2003. In one box, Jodi discovered a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – An offensive lineman toils in relative obscurity. His blocks rarely get noticed as fans follow the ball on any given Saturday. But there are oops moments, when a lineman stands out for the wrong reasons. Conor Boffeli had an oops moment two weeks ago against Northwestern. Iowa had the ball on […]
Watching him audible to plays against Minnesota was the most impressive part of Saturday’s victory.
Starting left guard says he’ll play against Michigan State on Saturday.
Left guard Conor Boffeli laid on the turf after apparently being injured on the game’s final play. He was eventually helped to his feet and walked to the locker room. “He’ll probably be sore,” coach Kirk Ferentz said. “A little bit of a scare.”
IOWA CITY – They once basked in the glow of an Orange Bowl. They remember when Iowa’s football team was ranked among the nation’s elite, a Hawkeye appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and coach Kirk Ferentz was in everybody’s top five. They are the Hawkeye seniors of 2013. “Whether you’re an upperclassman or […]
Saturday scrimmage notes: True frosh Daniels likely to play, Kittle “intriguing,” Powell a fast learner
IOWA CITY, Ia. – It looks like true freshman running back LeShun Daniels Jr. will see some time this season. “He’s done a really nice job,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said after Saturday’s scrimmage. “He had an opportunity with a couple of guys out and moved up the charts. He seems to have handled it […]