IOWA CITY, Ia. – Faith in Iowa’s passing game seems fleeting for now. Midway through the first half of Saturday’s season-opening victory against Northern Iowa, a former Hawkeye receiver began expressing his frustrations via Twitter. “C’mon Ruddock [sic] trust the (receivers) down the field,” Marvin McNutt tweeted, in reference to quarterback Jake Rudock. McNutt, who […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is no quarterback controversy at Iowa, and that’s no surprise. Jake Rudock remains a solid No. 1 entering Saturday’s spring game at Kinnick Stadium, leading what should be an improved offense that’ll have a few more wrinkles than it did a season ago. First Big Ten West schedule could be […]
Fair or not, opinions of Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis are still mixed in the wake of Wednesday’s 21-14 loss to Louisiana State in the Outback Bowl.
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. – Think of Raymond James Stadium as a proving ground. For Iowa’s Jake Rudock, the outcome of Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against No. 14 Louisiana State hinges on savvy and poise. For LSU’s Anthony Jennings, the noon showdown is a chance to unleash his potential. Two quarterbacks, each with an intriguing future, taking center […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jake Rudock wore a brace on his left knee at practice Saturday, but Iowa’s sophomore quarterback said he’s good to go for Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against No. 14 LSU. “I’m feeling good,” Rudock said. “Both knees feel real good. The time off really helps. “I’m ready to go.” Rudock was sldelined with a knee sprain […]
TAMPA, Fla. – Ball security, not the lingering effects of a knee injury, is why Jordan Canzeri spent the first part of the football season playing in the shadows of Iowa’s other running backs. “Jordan came back off the knee injury last year, and we thought he was healthy in the spring,” Iowa offensive coordinator […]