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Spring football: 5 questions heading into the Hawkeyes 2014 season

[ 0 ] March 12, 2014

5 QUESTIONS WITH ANDREW LOGUE 1. Are the Hawkeyes hitting the road this spring? Coach Kirk Ferentz has said he wants to hold another spring practice at Valley High School in West Des Moines, similar to last year’s open workout. It’s tentatively scheduled for the second week in April, but details are still being worked […]

Former Iowa player William Lowe files lawsuit over ‘rhabdo’ injuries

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014

LUKE MEREDITH, Associated Press RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — One of 13 University of Iowa football players who were hospitalized after a high-intensity workout three years ago says his injuries were preventable but caused lasting harm, outlining his claims in the first lawsuit to stem from the incident. Former Hawkeyes […]

Tim Dwight listed on College Football Hall of Fame ballot

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

Media Release IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former University of Iowa All-American Tim Dwight is listed on the 2014 Football Bowl Subdivision ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame, it was announced Thursday by the National Football Foundation. Dwight, one of 75 former players and six coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision on the ballot, […]

Happy birthday, Coach! Hayden Fry turns 85

[ 0 ] February 28, 2014

Legendary Iowa football leader Hayden Fry hit another milestone birthday Friday with No. 85 in the books for the coach born on Feb. 28, 1929. To recognize the occasion, share your birthday message for coach Fry in the comments and take a look through our collection of his most iconic photos.

Video: Christian Kirksey talks about getting his degree, getting in shape at NFL Combine

[ 0 ] February 24, 2014

Iowa linebacker Christian Kirksey spoke to the media at the NFL Combine about staying in school and earning degree. Plus, how did he prepared for the Combine?

Pat Harty: For Iowa recruiting, location is everything

[ 0 ] February 11, 2014

Just because signing day has come and gone doesn’t mean the same for this weekly recruiting column.

Running back from Missouri rounds out recruiting class

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

Apparently, Markel Smith wasn’t intercepted by dog sleds. The 5-foot-11, 210-pound running back from St. Louis, Mo., tweeted that he signed a letter of intent to join the Iowa football program today. He was unable to sign Wednesday because he was snowed in at a religious retreat. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz, who didn’t mention Smith […]

Register reporters’ thoughts on Paul Rhoads calling out Iowa

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

Register reporters Randy Peterson and Tommy Birch, who cover the Iowa State football team, discuss Paul Rhoads’ comments made Wednesday about the recruitment of receiver Allen Lazard.

Lineman recruit prepares to learn playbook, get stronger

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

By Aaron Young – Indianola Record-Herald Since verbally committing to the University of Iowa football program eight months ago, Indianola senior lineman Keegan Render can finally exhale a sigh of accomplishment and relief — even with a broken left foot. The 6-foot-4, 310-pound elite all-state selection signed his national letter of intent with the Hawkeyes Wednesday […]

Hawkeye football recruit also had choice of Division I basketball

[ 0 ] February 5, 2014

Until about a year ago, Matt Nelson had reason to think that basketball would provide his best chance for a free college education. His first Division I scholarship offer came from Rice University for basketball during the 6-foot-8 Nelson’s junior year at Cedar Rapids Xavier. Several more offers in basketball soon followed, but now his […]