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QB Beathard prepared to be the main man

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

C.J. Beathard stood on the practice field Monday at Iowa football media day, ball in hand and nearly a full circle of reporters around him. Almost as if he is the starting quarterback. But Jake Rudock sits at No. 1 on the depth chart, fresh off an 8-5 season in his first year as the […]

Fry, Ferentz dominate Iowa’s 25 best football victories in 50 years

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

One thing you’ll never hear is talk about the good old days of Iowa football, unless it goes all the way back to the brief and bright Forest Evashevski era. Hawkeye football went into deep hibernation after Evashevski retired at just 42 years of age following the 1960 season. Not until Hayden Fry arrived from […]

Pat Harty: There’s a fine line between ‘good’ and ‘great’

[ 0 ] August 4, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The 2014 Iowa football team, which held its media day Monday, is hard to label. On one hand, you have a large number of fans who are convinced that Iowa, which finished 8-5 last season, is destined for greatness this season. They’re offended by the mere suggestion that Iowa could lose […]

Videos: Hawkeye Football Media Day

[ 0 ] August 4, 2014

The scoop on Kirk Ferentz: He’s really not plain vanilla

[ 0 ] August 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Who says Kirk Ferentz can’t change? This summer he switched favorite ice creams, from Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia to a coffee flavor the company brought out of recall. “Boy, it’s good,” Ferentz said. “Too good.” And get this. Iowa players will now get their weekly scouting reports on their iPads. “Basically, […]

Pat Harty: Mr. Optimist, Mr. Pessimist weigh in before media day

[ 0 ] August 3, 2014

With all the hype surrounding the 2014 Iowa football team, these two antagonists couldn’t resist having a debate with media day being held Monday.

Texas speedster WR commits with Iowa for 2015 class

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

A lack of speed at the receiver position has long been considered one of the weaknesses for the Iowa football team under coach Kirk Ferentz. The addition of Texas receiver Emmanuel Ogwo should help to address that problem. Ogwo, a 6-foot, 170-pound native of Mesquite, Texas, announced his verbal commitment to the Hawkeyes on Twitter […]

Ferentz finds humor amid pain of another runner-up recruiting finish

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

CHICAGO – Kirk Ferentz probably could have used a bowl of his favorite ice cream at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. Around that time, Texas high school running back Aca’cedric Ware announced his verbal commitment to the University of Southern California. Ware, a three-star recruit from Cedar Hill, Texas, picked the Trojans over Iowa, Ohio State […]

Video: Brandon Scherff on how he improves working under Coach Doyle

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Video: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon recalls his unpleasant Kinnick debut

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014