Three former Iowa football players have signed free-agent contracts with NFL teams after not being selected in the draft. They are: Keenan Davis — wide receiver, Cleveland Browns Matt Tobin — offensive lineman, Philadelphia Eagles James Vandenberg — quarterback, Minnesota Vikings
Tag: "Keenan Davis"
Former Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde was out on the golf course Saturday afternoon when his phone started buzzing. The display showed a call from Green Bay, Wis. “My friends saw my phone ringing,” Hyde said. “They all started running up to the golf cart, yelling. They all just went crazy. “It was hard to hear [...]
No matter what has been the result on the field for the Iowa football team recently, the Hawkeyes could always count on the NFL Draft. But Thursday night in the first round of the 2013 draft, the Hawkeyes ares almost certain to not hear any familiar names called. If so, it’ll be the first time [...]
James Vandenberg was in Clive on Tuesday to receive a coaches appreciation award from the Polk County I-Club. He also received the night’s only standing ovation when he took the podium to collect his honor. And that, more than any statistic, says something about how the former Hawkeyes quarterback will be remembered. Vandenberg had to [...]
Former Iowa receiver Keenan Davis had some explaining to do when he competed in the East-West Shrine Game in January.
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – Three senior members of the University of Iowa football program have been invited to compete in the East West Shrine Game. Center James Ferentz, wide receiver Keenan Davis and defensive back Micah Hyde will participate in the all-star contest. The East West Shrine Game will be played [...]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Apparently, Iowa left its defense in East Lansing, Mich. It hasn’t shown up much the past five weeks and wasn’t there on Saturday in a 42-17 loss to No. 23 Michigan. “Defensively, we didn’t have any answers to their attacks,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. “That became pretty apparent, pretty quickly.” [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – Second division, eh? That still could happen, but at 7 p.m. Saturday, Penn State and Iowa play a Big Ten Conference football game at Kinnick Stadium, both with an opportunity to make a divisional statement. For Iowa, it’s a chance to be 3-0 in the conference for only the third time [...]
East Lansing, Mich. – James Vandenberg was right. The longer his Iowa football offense sputtered Saturday afternoon against Michigan State, the more he knew momentum eventually would turn. “We’re always talking about keep swinging, keep sawing wood,” Vandenberg said after Saturday’s 19-16 double-overtime victory. “I just knew we’d eventually get a break.” They got the [...]