FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior linebacker James Morris has been named to the 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, the Lott IMPACT Trophy is awarded to college football’s Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. Those selected to the [...]
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One of the mysteries of spring football is why Iowa needs two coaches to keep track of its linebackers.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Ask James Morris about the legacy his class has left on the Iowa football program, and he doesn’t mince words. “If we’re being completely honest and objective here, I don’t think we can say it’s been a particularly strong one,” the senior-to-be linebacker said. “That’s being brutally honest.” The Hawkeyes went [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Timidity will not be tolerated among Iowa’s linebackers. When defensive assistant Jim Reid joined the Hawkeyes’ football staff in February, he made tenacity a priority. “For me, something he’s emphasized is us letting it rip,” senior linebacker James Morris said. “And understanding we’re good players and we have what it takes [...]
For Iowa linebacker James Morris, part of the process of moving on from last season’s 4-8 record was to shave off his mustache.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Where’s the love for Iowa’s defense? When the Hawkeye football team opened spring practices last week, much of the attention was on the offense, and who would emerge as the starting quarterback. But when it comes to the defense, things are equally murky. Eight returning starters will anchor the unit, including [...]
FROM U OF I SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior center James Ferentz earned top honors when the 2012 Hawkeye football team held its annual awards banquet Saturday in Iowa City. Ferentz shared the 2012 Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award, was one of five players named permanent team captain, [...]
University of Iowa Athletic Communications news release: IOWA CITY, Iowa — College Sports Madness has named six University of Iowa football players to its Big Ten All-Conference team. Senior Micah Hyde (defensive back) and junior Jordan Cotton (kick returner) were named to the first team. Junior Anthony Hitchens (linebacker) was selected to the second team [...]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Iowa didn’t change its game plan or scheme any different. But tight ends ended up with 11 catches on Saturday, led by junior C.J. Fiedorowicz with a career-high eight catches for 99 yards. It was the most catches for an Iowa tight end since Scott Slutzker caught 8 for 165 against [...]