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Blythe ready to join list of legendary list on O-line at Iowa

[ 0 ] August 4, 2014

The list is expansive, long with names of former and current Iowa offensive lineman who have made an impression beyond their peers. Robert Gallery. Marshall Yanda. Bryan Bulaga. Riley Reiff. Brandon Scherff. Iowa is one of the most consistent producers of quality blockers. What about Austin Blythe? Will his name eventually be added to that list? […]

Hawkeye Law announces on Facebook that he is leaving team

[ 0 ] June 11, 2014

Defensive back Nico Law will transfer from the Iowa program. Law said in a Facebook post: “My football career is going into a new direction at another university. I want to thank all the fans, friends, family and Iowa football staff for their support over the years. You will truly be missed. Iowa will always be […]

Hawkeye football offers scholarship to son of former player

[ 0 ] June 10, 2014

Richard Pryor grew up in New Jersey and now lives in Georgia, but the license plate on his car tells where his loyalty lies. “He’s got a big (Iowa Hawkeye) license plate on the front of his car,” said Andy Dyer, head football coach at Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Ga. Pryor also has a […]

Iowa defensive back Law cited for disorderly conduct

[ 0 ] June 7, 2014

Iowa football player Nicholas “Nico” Law was charged with disorderly conduct Saturday. Law, 21, was cited at about 1:45 in front of Pancheros at the intersection of Clinton and Washington streets in Iowa City, according to a police complaint. The complaint states that police interviewed witnesses on the scene who said an assailant jumped a male victim, […]

Harty: Hiring Reese Morgan was one of Ferentz’s best decisions

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014

Anybody who knows Iowa defensive line coach Reese Morgan knows that whatever success he’s had, it’s never about him. It’s always about his players, his fellow coaches and the fans, and whoever else might have contributed along the way. But we know better. Or at least we should know better. Reese Morgan has a special […]

Iowa football players may wear head sensors

[ 0 ] February 14, 2014

University of Iowa football players may be donning one more piece of equipment when they lace up their pads in future seasons. Rather than protecting their bodies from tackles, though, the devices will be used to monitor those big hits that can potentially cause concussions. Dr. Andy Peterson of UI’s Sports Medicine Clinic said Thursday […]

Harty: Rhoads’ recruiting comments were unfair to Lazard

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

My question to Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads is, “Why?” Why say anything? Why turn a celebratory event like a national signing day news conference into a controversy by trash talking? And why put undue pressure on your prize recruit Allen Lazard by poking fun at two other schools that tried to sign him? […]

Hawkeye Huddle: Seeking momentum against Purdue

[ 0 ] November 6, 2013

Video: Jake Rudock talks about choosing Iowa over Wisconsin in recruiting

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013

Melvin Gordon star running back spurned an Iowa offer to join the Badgers, but turnabout is fair play, as the Hawkeyes signal caller chose Iowa over the Wisconsin Badgers, among other teams. Hear his reasons why.

Wrinkle from Norm Parker era boosts Iowa defense

[ 0 ] October 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – This was not a new wrinkle. What the Iowa defense showed Saturday – having the linemen stand up, rushing three and dropping eight into coverage – was actually an old-school approach. “That’s something we’ve had since Norm Parker was the defensive coordinator,” senior linebacker James Morris said. “Coaches made a decision […]