IOWA CITY, Ia. – The numbers on a tape measure and scale won’t necessarily add up to more sacks for Iowa’s patchwork defensive line. But a little bulk wouldn’t hurt. “You don’t have to be a certain height, a certain weight to play any position in football,” defensive line coach Reese Morgan said. “And thank [...]
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Kirk Ferentz wasn’t on top of the college football world a decade ago, but he could see it from where he stood. The Iowa football program was in the midst of an unprecedented run of success from 2002 to 2004, compiling records of 11-2, 10-3 and 10-2, respectively, in each of the three seasons. But [...]
The Hawkeyes take great pride in player development. The depth chart is filled with 270-pound defensive linemen who came to Iowa City as 220-pound projects. Sophomore Carl Davis is not one of those guys. “I came in as a freshman at 340 pounds,” Davis said. “I never knew until I came here that Iowa builds [...]
Despite his verbal commitment to the Hawkeyes, other college coaches haven’t left Maurice Fleming alone.
Offensive lineman Jordan Diamond has listed Iowa among his top five schools.