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Rudock ready to go for Outback Bowl, says knees are improving

[ 0 ] December 23, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. –  Jake Rudock is good to go. Iowa’s sophomore quarterback was hobbled by aching knees as the regular season came to a close, but Rudock declared himself fit Monday for the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against Louisiana State. Is he 100 percent? “I always hate the percentage question,” Rudock said, “but I feel […]

How game action will shape the Hawkeyes' starting quarterback race

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jake Rudock has emerged as Iowa’s No. 1 quarterback, though coach Kirk Ferentz wants to let the race run out a little longer before officially naming his starter for the Aug. 31 opener against Northern Illinois at Kinnick Stadium. C.J. Beathard has moved to No. 2, ahead of Cody Sokol. But […]

Media Day notes: Is there really a fourth quarterback contender?

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013

TICKETS AVAILABLE: Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Thursday that season ticket sales for the general public are down slightly from a season ago, and single-game tickets remain for all seven home games. “I know the big question after a 4-8 season is, ‘How are the fans going to react?’” Barta said. “I was really […]

Iowa's 3 quarterback candidates receive challenge via Twitter

[ 0 ] July 1, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Texan Nic Shimonek, Iowa’s incoming quarterback recruit, created a buzz and gained a lot of new Twitter followers after he tweeted this on June 25: “Sokol, Rudock and Beathard, I’m gunning for y’all’s spot. Don’t take anything lightly.” Cody Sokol, Jake Rudock and C.J. Beathard are all competing for Iowa’s starting […]

Why the 2013 Iowa football recruiting class is unique

[ 0 ] February 7, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – There’s a little less sunshine reflected in Iowa’s 2013 football recruiting class. For the first time in more than a decade, the Hawkeyes did not sign a player from Florida, according to the Rivals.com database. “We pretty much recruit Big Ten areas,” coach Kirk Ferentz said. “And then, we hit Texas.” […]

Banner season for Iowa recruit Nic Shimonek

[ 0 ] December 21, 2012

Iowa quarterback recruit Nic Shimonek, a verbal commitment expected to sign a letter of intent on Feb. 6, had a banner season in leading Mildred High School to a 13-2 record after Thursday’s 56-14 loss against East Bernard in the Texas Class 2-A Division II championship game at Cowboys Stadium. The 6-foot-4, 205-pounder had 2,718 […]

Texas QB Nic Shimonek commits to Iowa

[ 2 ] May 17, 2012

New Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis has his first quarterback recruit.