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Tag: "Don Shumpert"

Maligned Hawkeye Shumpert comes up big

[ 0 ] November 9, 2013

West Lafayette, Ind. –  Iowa wide receiver Don Shumpert wasn’t having the greatest of seasons. The senior lost his starting job to Tevaun Smith, and he’s struggled with a foot injury. But Shumpert played a significant role in Iowa’s 38-14 victory Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium. “We played good as a team, and I contributed,” Shumpert said. […]

Finding depth at receiver remains a work in progress

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Nobody told Tevaun Smith he was starting. The sophomore receiver was listed atop the Iowa football depth chart released Monday, but he wasn’t aware of his promotion until meeting with the media Tuesday. “I just come to practice,” Smith said, “and get ready to work.” Smith played it cool, but the […]

Hawkeyes name new starting wide receiver

[ 0 ] September 16, 2013

fatty liver disease diet Tevaun Smith has replaced Don Shumpert as the starting wide receiver on Iowa’s depth chart released Monday. Smith, a 6-foot-2 sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, had one catch for 25 yards in Saturday’s 27-21 victory at Iowa State. That catch, at the Iowa State 2, led to Iowa’s first touchdown of the […]

Notes: Don Shumpert’s drops, scouting ISU

[ 0 ] September 10, 2013

IOWA CITY – Dropped passes have made Don Shumpert a target of second-guessers. Tuesday, Iowa’s senior receiver addressed the media, and never flinched. “I’ve just got to concentrate more, make the makeable plays,” Shumpert said. “Just do what I do every day in practice, and take it over to the game.” This week’s game is […]

Iowa receivers starting over with new leader

[ 0 ] April 5, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mention Bobby Kennedy’s name, and you’ll get a smile. Iowa’s new receivers coach is fast becoming a locker room favorite, with his easy-going manner and knack for conversation. “He’s a great story teller,” said Jim Reid, who recently joined the Hawkeyes football program as a linebackers coach. “And (Kennedy) has got […]

Game preview: James Vandenberg searches for 1st TD pass

[ 0 ] September 21, 2012

IOWA CITY, Ia. – James Vandenberg was prepared. He had a hunch on the way to meeting reporters this week that someone would bring up touchdown passes while trying to pry from him the perfect quote about the Hawkeyes 2-1 start. He didn’t wait long. “I’m on pace for zero,” the quarterback responded to a […]

Harty: Shumpert faces the fire

[ 0 ] September 14, 2012

Select members of the Iowa football team meet with reporters every Tuesday during the regular season as part of the routine media coverage. Junior receiver Don Shumpert was among those requested for this week, but he probably wasn’t thrilled about receiving his invitation under the circumstances. To his credit, Shumpert honored his rare request and […]

Iowa football: 5 questions about the Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] August 29, 2012

Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register give his answers to 5 questions about the Iowa football team.

Iowa media day: WRs fast, but not that fast

[ 2 ] August 6, 2012

The Iowa receivers aren’t going to be chasing down any Jamacian sprinters. “There’s no (Usain) Bolts out there, no,” Iowa receivers coach Erik Campbell said. “No track stars. But we have good speed. “We’d like to get more. Right now it’s what we have, that’s what we’re going into the season with.” Iowa hired former […]

Spring notebook: Keenan Davis out

[ 0 ] April 11, 2012

Iowa’s top returning WR out with undisclosed injury.