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What to like, and be concerned about, heading into Hawkeye spring football

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

What a difference 12 months, eight victories, the emergence of one quarterback, the decision of one left tackle and a favorable schedule makes. Iowa football fans are feeling rejuvenated with a program that seems to be on the upswing for the third time under veteran coach Kirk Ferentz. The feeling now is different than last […]

Future Hawkeye QB Tyler Wiegers: ‘He has no faults’

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

BEVERLY HILLS, Mich. – Tyler Wiegers is an oxymoron in shoulder pads. Dan MacLean, his football coach at Country Day, calls him a hard worker with a great desire to become better. “He has no faults,” MacLean said of his 6-foot-4, 215-pound four-star quarterback, who will sign with Iowa today. “But if he had one, […]

Hawkeyes ranked No. 21 in ESPN’s ‘Way-Too-Early’ football poll

[ 0 ] January 17, 2014

The Iowa football team has landed the 21st spot on ESPN’s “Way-Too-Early Top 25″ poll. Here is what ESPN has to say about the Hawkeyes: After going from 4-8 to 8-4 this past season, the Hawkeyes might be ready to move back to the upper echelon of the Big Ten. But coach Kirk Ferentz is […]

Video: Iowa’s quarterbacks dissect offense’s game

[ 0 ] January 1, 2014

Iowa quarterbacks Jake Rudock and C.J. Beathard split time Wednesday. After the game they talked about the injury that knocked Rudock out and the offense’s performance. Jake Rudock: C.J. Beathard:  

Outback Bowl: 5 things to watch

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

BY RICK BROWN AND ANDREW LOGUE 1. THE PURPLE PASS RUSH Greg Davis, Iowa’s offensive coordinator, compared the Tigers’ defensive front to Ohio State, in terms of athleticism and the way LSU’s interior linemen push the pocket. That may not be a bad thing for the Hawkeyes. Sophomore quarterback Jake Rudock found success early against […]

Jake Rudock continues to grow as Iowa’s starting QB

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Iowa sophomore quarterback Jake Rudock has done a good job this season of calling audibles at the line of scrimmage. Offensive coordinator Greg Davis gives him the freedom to do that. “The biggest thing he always says is we’re the guys playing,” Rudock said. “He’s up in the booth, as he says, […]

Quarterbacks set to take center stage in Outback Bowl

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Think of Raymond James Stadium as a proving ground. For Iowa’s Jake Rudock, the outcome of Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against No. 14 Louisiana State hinges on savvy and poise. For LSU’s Anthony Jennings, the noon showdown is a chance to unleash his potential. Two quarterbacks, each with an intriguing future, taking center […]

Outback notes: Greg Davis happier with speed of offense, but he’s still not satisfied

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis said before the football season started that he’d like to get off more snaps than the Hawkeyes did in 2012. While that mission was accomplished — the Hawkeyes ran more 72 more plays than they did a year ago, upping the per-game average from 66.1 to 72.1 […]

Rudock wearing knee brace as practice precaution

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

Jake Rudock wore a brace on his left knee at practice Saturday, but Iowa’s sophomore quarterback said he’s good to go for Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against No. 14 LSU. “I’m feeling good,” Rudock said. “Both knees feel real good. The time off really helps. “I’m ready to go.” Rudock was sldelined with a knee sprain […]

Florida native Rudock explains his choice to attend Iowa, cold weather and all

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Why would Jake Rudock migrate north? It’s a question Iowa’s sophomore quarterback was having to answer Saturday, as the Hawkeyes met with the media. “It was the best fit, and also getting the opportunity to play (NCAA) Division I football,” Rudock said. “It’s a little give and take, and then who recruits […]