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Tag: "Kirk Ferentz"

Why Iowa RB corps could be Big Ten’s deepest

[ 0 ] June 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Never before has Kirk Ferentz been blessed with such running back riches. The Iowa football coach returns his top three rushers from last season, while potential breakout performers LeShun Daniels Jr., Akrum Wadley and Jonathan Parker are progressing behind the scenes. Add it all up, and the Hawkeyes’ ground game could […]

Pat Harty: Scherff has bright future, with Hawks and beyond

[ 0 ] June 22, 2014

You’d never get Brandon Scherff to admit it, but he’s on the verge of doing something truly spectacular for himself and for the Iowa football program.

Rick Brown: Dallas Clark the ideal Ferentz-era Hawkeye

[ 0 ] June 21, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Kirk Ferentz is heading into his 16th season as Iowa’s head football coach. That covers a lot of players. But there’s no one who epitomizes the program during the Ferentz era more than Dallas Clark. Clark came to Iowa City as a walk-on outside linebacker. He left as a consensus first-team […]

Kirk Ferentz shares thoughts on Dallas Clark, Chuck Noll

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz opened Wednesday’s media gathering by touting the accomplishments of former Hawkeye star Dallas Clark. Clark joined the Hawkeyes in 1998 as a walk-on linebacker, but eventually earned all-America honors as a tight end. He continued into the NFL, where Clark was an All-Pro with 5,665 career receiving yards and 53 touchdowns. […]

First-stringers solid, but Iowa’s secondary depth an unknown commodity

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The questions about John Lowdermilk have subsided. Now, Iowa football fans are wondering who will be his backup at strong safety. “I just feel like I have to help the next guys in line,” Lowdermilk said Wednesday. “Help bring them along.” The Hawkeyes’ secondary took a hit last week when senior […]

Iowa defensive back Law cited for disorderly conduct

[ 0 ] June 7, 2014

Iowa football player Nicholas “Nico” Law was charged with disorderly conduct Saturday. Law, 21, was cited at about 1:45 in front of Pancheros at the intersection of Clinton and Washington streets in Iowa City, according to a police complaint. The complaint states that police interviewed witnesses on the scene who said an assailant jumped a male victim, […]

Wallace named Iowa’s football recruiting coordinator

[ 0 ] June 5, 2014

Seth Wallace, hired Thursday as Iowa’s football recruiting coordinator and assistant coach, is well-versed in everything Iowa. The son of Grinnell College athletic director and former football coach Greg Wallace, Seth was a running back at Grinnell High School and a wide receiver and kick returner at Coe College, where he was a four-year starter […]

Hawkeye football team ranked No. 32 by Phil Steele’s magazine

[ 0 ] May 30, 2014

Preseason magazines are starting to pop up on store shelves, but Phil Steele tweeted his page on Iowa this morning. He has the Hawkeyes at No. 32 nationally and lists them as a “prime” contender in the newly formed Big Ten West Division. Steele points to Iowa’s favorable schedule and the return of eight starters […]

Video: Ferentz knows days of easy scheduling over

[ 0 ] May 19, 2014

 

Ferentz’s NFL Draft clout continues to gather steam

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz spent part of his Tuesday writing notes to recruits. Each message included three letters: N-F-L. Ferentz has seen 55 of his players selected in the NFL Draft in his 15 seasons as Iowa coach, including three last week. “We certainly sell that,” Ferentz said before an appearance at the Boone-Story […]