Nebraska’s 2014 football team returns 13 starters. Iowa returns 13 starters. Iowa clobbered Nebraska, 38-17, in the final regular-season game of 2013 — in Lincoln. So when the Amway Coaches Poll was released Thursday to kick off the new season, Iowa was surely ranked ahead of Nebraska. Right? Wrong. The Cornhuskers are ranked 22nd. Iowa […]
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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 […]
Jake Gervase’s sport of the future is football, but he’d like to leave the state baseball tournament as a champion this week. Gervase will play football for the Iowa Hawkeyes. He’s also an all-state outfielder for Davenport Assumption. He scored twice and threw out the potential tying run to end the game in Tuesday’s 8-7 […]
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 […]
Chicago – Upon further review, Wisconsin Athletics Director Barry Alvarez believes that geography is the best way to divide the Big Ten Conference. “I didn’t (feel that way) a few years ago,” Alvarez said Monday at the annual Big Ten football meetings “We said competitive equality (was the best way) and I went along with […]
Chicago — One fewer quarterback will be on scholarship when the Iowa football team reports to practice next Monday. Redshirt freshman quarterback Nic Shimonek is among three Iowa players who have asked for permission to transfer to a different school, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz confirmed on Monday at the annual Big Ten football Media Day […]
The Iowa football coaching staff has landed another recruit at the expense of a team from the Mid-American Conference. Tight end Nate Vejvoda announced Saturday afternoon on Twitter that he has committed to Iowa. I am officially committed to the University of Iowa #GoHawkeyes— Nate Vejvoda (@NateVejvoda) July 26, 2014 Vejvoda previously was committed to […]