powered by the Iowa City Press-Citizen & The Des Moines Register
Subscribe via RSS Feed

Tag: "Damon Bullock"

Former quarterback Scherff relishes lineman role

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forward thinking led Brandon Scherff to switch from quarterback to offensive lineman. It also led the 6-foot-5, 315-pound left tackle back to the Iowa football program for his senior season. “The reason I came back was to improve myself in all aspects of football, pass blocking, run blocking, finishing at the […]

Pat Harty: Don’t waste Bullock’s talent. Try him in the slot

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014

Damon Bullock’s role with the Iowa football team could change this spring. That’s a good thing.

Videos: Kirk Ferentz on spring football

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014

Kirk Ferentz spoke with reporters on Wednesday.

Who should be Iowa’s top running back?

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

How should Iowa approach the running back situation? The Hawkeyes kick off spring practices next week, and one of the most intriguing positions is tailback. Is Mark Weisman (975 yards on 227 carries in 2013) the featured ball carrier? How about Jordan Canzeri (481-74) or Damon Bullock (467-118)? Is LeShun Daniels (142-36) ready to break […]

Rick Brown: ‘The 12 Plays of Christmas’ that brought Hawkeyes 2013 glory

[ 0 ] December 24, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]

Mark Weisman back on track; Dominic Alvis back at practice

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mark Weisman seemed to play a speed faster against Michigan than he had in recent weeks. It wasn’t by accident. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz thought Weisman looked worn out, so he held him out of practice for much of last week. “ We put him over in the bullpen for awhile,” […]

One Hawkeye stepping forward for more time at running back

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is Jordan Canzeri the answer? For the past several weeks, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has fielded questions about his running backs. Injuries slowed Mark Weisman. Inexperience limited LeShun Daniels. Inconsistency seemed to be an issue with Damon Bullock. And then, Canzeri turned in a breakout performance against Purdue, rushing for 165 […]

Bye week comes at good time for Hawkeye duo

[ 0 ] November 12, 2013

Iowa’s bye week should give running backs Damon Bullock and Mark Weisman a chance to rest. The duo has combined for 1,232 yards and 275 carries this season. Weisman has been dealing with elbow and foot injuries all season. He has been limited in Iowa’s game plan in recent weeks; after averaging 23.8 carries in […]

Hawkeyes survive Northwestern in overtime, 17-10

[ 0 ] October 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when it seemed Northwestern would break Iowa’s football heart again, the Hawkeyes survived. Jake Rudock’s 8-yard touchdown pass to C.J. Fiedorowicz on third-and-7 lifted Iowa to a 17-10 win in overtime at Kinnick Stadium. “C.J., he’s a big dude (6-foot-7),” Rudock said of his winning toss. “We were able to get […]

Why Iowa’s running game can’t take Northwestern for granted

[ 0 ] October 23, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Anyone who dismisses Northwestern’s football team as more artsy than ornery better do some number crunching. The Wildcats don’t mind slogging it out in the trenches, and they’ve been noticeably belligerent in their last seven meetings with Iowa – allowing an average of 114.1 rushing yards a game and a 3.6 […]