FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa linebacker coaches Jim Reid and LeVar Woods have been named Linebackers Coaches of the Year by FootballScoop. Woods, a three-year letterman during his Hawkeye playing career, completed his second year coaching Iowa linebackers after serving as an administrative assistant from 2008-11. Reid, a veteran […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Senior linebacker Anthony Hitchens had one of the best games of his Iowa career Saturday. “I feel I’m getting better every week,” Hitchens said. “Give all the credit to Coach Reid.” Assistant coach Jim Reid, in his first year at Iowa, works with the linebackers. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz hired Reid after […]
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 […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mention Bobby Kennedy’s name, and you’ll get a smile. Iowa’s new receivers coach is fast becoming a locker room favorite, with his easy-going manner and knack for conversation. “He’s a great story teller,” said Jim Reid, who recently joined the Hawkeyes football program as a linebackers coach. “And (Kennedy) has got […]
Iowa defensive assistant Jim Reid met with the media on Wednesday in Iowa City. He is entering his first season with the Hawkeyes. JIM REID: Well, first of all, it’s an incredible honor to be here at the University of Iowa with coach Ferentz. The one immediate dynamic that was obvious was that we have […]
The Iowa coaching staff makeover is complete. Coach Kirk Ferentz put a bow on an off-season of coaching staff changes Friday after announcing that he had hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant Chris White to fill the final vacancy. “We’re locked in,” Ferentz said. “Chris was the last piece of the puzzle. We’ll all be here […]
Iowa has had two head football coaches, Hayden Fry and Kirk Ferentz, since 1979. That longevity has been rewarded with five Big Ten titles and 24 bowl appearances. Solidarity has also been a staple of their coaching staffs. But change happens. In Thursday’s case, a lot of change. Ferentz announced Thursday that he has added Bobby […]