IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forget, for a moment, that Iowa’s football team is in search of a quarterback. The rest of the offense has coach Kirk Ferentz feeling fairly optimistic as spring practices begin. “To me, we had more questions last year,” Ferentz said Wednesday. “The good thing about last year is, there were some [...]
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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 [...]
Offensive lineman Nolan MacMillan knows about injuries and setbacks. The junior started the first six games as a redshirt freshman in 2010, then went down with injury. Now the 6-foot-6, 290-pound lineman is slated to make his seventh career start Saturday at Northwestern, almost two years after his last one. “It was a long time,” [...]
Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register answers five questions from fans. What are the odds that backup quarterback Jake Rudock plays in Saturday’s game at Northwestern? That’s highly unlikely – unless something happens to starter James Vandenberg. While there are many fans who wonder why Rudock, a redshirt freshman, hasn’t yet played, it’s not [...]
All you Iowa fans pleading for offensive change …you got your wish. Probably. The Hawkeyes were going to utilize fancy passing formations, anyway, under new offensive coordinator Greg Davis. Now that the running back position is even more uncertain than it was a month ago – don’t blink. “We’re not going to throw it 80 [...]
Defensive line may be tested in the final three games after losing DE Dominic Alvis.
Also items on Kirk Ferentz being linked to Chiefs, and an injury update.
What Iowa football fans have seen in the secondary is what they’re going to continue to see — at least for a while, coach Kirk Ferentz said Tuesday. Translated: That means cornerback B.J. Lowery’s recovery from a broken wrist is taking longer than anticipated. “I just heard this morning that he’s going to need a [...]
James Morris had a big tackle near the goal line during the comeback win.