For LeVar Woods, the transition is complete. He took the final steps in his journey from player to coach last season, assuming responsibility for a developing group of Iowa linebackers. “I feel a ton better than I did last year,” Woods said. “Feel more prepared, not as nervous going into a meeting or a practice. […]
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Brian Ferentz — the 30-year-old son of Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz and the offensive line coach for the Hawkeyes — can joke about his father. “Alternate uniforms? That’s not really in his personality … I’ve seen his closet,” Brian Ferentz said. But there is a limit to the jokes. Brian Ferentz made sure that […]
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. – Iowa was clinging to a 10-0 lead when Northern Illinois lined up to try a 23-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter. But Matt Bowen blocked it, LeVar Woods scooped it up and raced 87 yards for a Hawkeye touchdown to seal Kirk Ferentz’s first victory as Iowa coach in […]
Too bad life isn’t like spring football where you can sort of just start over every March with a clean slate and with an overwhelming sense of optimism. Iowa assistant coach LeVar Woods said the word exciting, or a form of it, six times while addressing the media on Wednesday. And that was just in […]
LeVAR WOODS: How’s everyone doing? Just to start off, I’d like to thank everyone for coming here, obviously. It’s an exciting time for us here at Iowa with spring football going. With the new facility, the indoor facility, we’re able to use that now. We’re using it this spring for the first time in spring […]
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 […]
Blitz? At Iowa? It could happen from a variety of positions as the defense transitions between coordinators – from Parkers Norm to Phil. “Sometimes you have to,” Phil Parker said putting additional heat on quarterbacks. Cornerbacks playing close to receivers before the ball is snapped? “Sometimes you have to,” Parker said. Welcome to the brave […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when you think you’ve heard it all, along comes this gem from new Iowa linebackers coach LeVar Woods: To what does he give at least partial credit for a successful football career at Iowa as a player, followed by seven seasons in the National Football League? Milking a cow, of […]
Randy Peterson recently sat down and visited with Greg Davis — Iowa’s new offensive coordinator.