FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — Four members of the University of Iowa football team have been named to Athlon Sports’ Preseason All-Big Ten teams. WR Jordon Cotton (first team/kick return specialist), LB James Morris (second team/defense), PK Mike Meyer (second team/kicker) and OL Brandon Scherff (third team/offense) each earned preseason accolades from [...]
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FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — Ten members of the University of Iowa football team have been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Big Ten team. The all-conference team is released as part of Phil Steele’s College Football Preview magazine, which will be on newsstands June 18. Senior kick returner Jordan Cotton was named [...]
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 [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – If this isn’t rock bottom for the Iowa football team under coach Kirk Ferentz, name another moment. Iowa played a turnover-free game, committed just two penalties, recovered three fumbles — one for a touchdown — benefited repeatedly from opponent penalties and STILL lost to Purdue on Saturday. At home … … [...]
The Hawkeyes’ bowl hopes are on life-support and fading fast after a 27-24 loss to Purdue.
University of Iowa Athletic Communications News Release: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa junior kicker Mike Meyer has been named one of 20 semifinal candidates for the Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award presented by the Orange Bowl Committee. The award is named in honor of former Cleveland Brown PK Lou Groza. Meyer was also [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – There was no sugar-coating the wretched display of football that Iowa foisted on its fans Saturday night in a 38-14 no-show at the hands of Penn State. Of an offense that generated just one late, meaningless touchdown, quarterback James Vandenberg pointedly observed: “We didn’t throw it well. We didn’t catch it well. [...]
This week’s Big Ten Football Players of the Week were announced Monday morning. Iowa’s Mike Meyer was honored as special teams player of the week. From the Big Ten news release: Special Teams Player of the Week Mike Meyer, Iowa Jr., PK, Dubuque, Iowa/Wahlert Was a perfect four-for-four in field goal attempts against Michigan State, [...]
East Lansing, Mich. – Half way through the regular season and the Iowa football team is in first place in the Big Ten thanks largely to its defense. That’s a sentence I never expected to write after six regular-season games, or at any time during this season for that matter. The Iowa defense was considered [...]