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Logue: The biggest concern facing the Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] April 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Let the countdown begin. When you leave Kinnick Stadium on Saturday afternoon, it will be 126 days until Iowa kicks off the college football season, Aug. 30 against Northern Iowa. That may seem like an interminable wait for the Hawkeye faithful, but imagine what players and coaches must endure. A year […]

Jake Rudock having impressive spring as Iowa tweaks offense

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – There is no quarterback controversy at Iowa, and that’s no surprise. Jake Rudock remains a solid No. 1 entering Saturday’s spring game at Kinnick Stadium, leading what should be an improved offense that’ll have a few more wrinkles than it did a season ago. First Big Ten West schedule could be […]

What you need to know for Hawkeye practice at Valley Stadium

[ 0 ] April 11, 2014

A visit to Valley Stadium will whet your appetite for Iowa football, and may also provide a few insights. The Hawkeyes arrive in West Des Moines on Saturday for a 1 p.m. practice that is open to the public. It’ll be our first full glimpse at the 2014 roster and how things might play out […]

Former quarterback Scherff relishes lineman role

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forward thinking led Brandon Scherff to switch from quarterback to offensive lineman. It also led the 6-foot-5, 315-pound left tackle back to the Iowa football program for his senior season. “The reason I came back was to improve myself in all aspects of football, pass blocking, run blocking, finishing at the […]

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, […]