IOWA CITY, Ia. – The list of BCS-level football coaches who have led the same programs since at least 1999 is short, which probably isn’t surprising in a game long on win-or-else demands, financial pressures and leadership erosion because of hiring sprees and NCAA storm clouds. Frank Beamer accepted the job at Virginia Tech in 1987. [...]
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A team-by-team look at how conference realignment affected scheduling.
Jerry Strom retired last week as director of basketball operations at Iowa.
MARSHALLTOWN, Ia. — Greg Davis was greeted warmly as he stood to speak to the Marshall County I-Club. “Nice to be here,” Davis said Wednesday evening. “After 4-8, it’s a pleasure to be anywhere.” The 2012 season was a trying one for Davis in his first year as the Hawkeyes’ offensive coordinator. But changes have [...]
The Hawkeyes are currently slated to play in the Great Alaska Shootout, but could bolt for more prestigious tournament.
BOONE, Ia. – Iowa coach Fran McCaffery doesn’t think the Big Ten will go to a division format for basketball. “I’m not emotional about it one way or another, but I don’t think it’s going to happen,” said McCaffery, the featured speaker Tuesday at the Boone-Story County I-Club spring banquet. The league announced realignment for [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – A linebacker loves a good defensive lineman in front of him, clogging things up at the line of scrimmage and forcing running backs into his wheelhouse. So no one appreciates the progress of Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis more than linebacker Christian Kirksey. “Expect big things from him this season,” Kirksey [...]
Former Hawkeyes defensive back picked by the Packers.
MANCHESTER, Ia. – Iowa’s basketball team had just defeated Stony Brook in a second-round NIT game, played in front of a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena crowd. “Everyone was like, ‘Boy, I wish we had one more home game,’ ” Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said. “I wanted a road game.” McCaffery got his wish, a third-round game [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is little doubt about Iowa’s primary target. The starting quarterback, whoever it may be, will always take at a least a passing glance toward tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz. The 6-foot-7, 265-pound senior possesses all-America skills and will draw most of the attention from defenses. But who is the Hawkeyes’ best [...]