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 […]
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Receiver still a little behind when it comes to learning offense.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The critics had their say. And now, Kevonte Martin-Manley is offering a rebuttal. When the Iowa football team sputtered last season, the receiving corps became a target for second-guessers. “We took it as extra fuel to our fire,” Martin-Manley said. “We don’t really listen to the noise, but we hear the […]
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – For Damond Powell, the playbook cramming is paying off. The junior receiver produced one of Iowa’s signature plays in Saturday’s 23-7 win over Minnesota, when he took a short pass from quarterback Jake Rudock and sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown. “It was a great play call,” Powell said. “All the credit […]
If everything goes according to script Saturday, a new Iowa football star will emerge.
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 […]
Damond Powell’s journey through junior college will end Wednesday when he takes his final summer exam. He’ll barely have time to pack his bags before embarking on his next journey as a receiver for the Iowa football team. Powell will have less than a week to make the transition from Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, […]
Kirk Ferentz wasn’t on top of the college football world a decade ago, but he could see it from where he stood. The Iowa football program was in the midst of an unprecedented run of success from 2002 to 2004, compiling records of 11-2, 10-3 and 10-2, respectively, in each of the three seasons. But […]
One of the top wide receivers in the country remains a Hawkeye. Damond Powell, whose 30-yard per catch average was the best among junior-college players last season, said Saturday that he plans to honor his verbal scholarship commitment to Iowa. “I’m strong,” he told The Register in a phone call. “Tell everyone I’m a Hawk. […]