Quinton Alston will be a senior on Iowa’s 2014 football team. And maybe, just maybe, his time has come. “It’s been hard not playing,” Alston said. “But at the same time, we’re family here, so the main focus is to go out there and get another win.” Iowa will take the field without standout linebackers […]
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Seventeen-year-old true freshman Reggie Spearman, sophomore walk-on Travis Perry and junior Quinton Alston appear to be the frontrunners to replace Iowa’s senior triumvirate at linebacker, based on the most recent depth chart.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Linebacker Marcus Collins was dismissed from the Iowa football team last week, and his departure has moved true freshman Reggie Spearman into the two-deeps behind Anthony Hitchens. “He’s growing and doing a good job on special teams, and then we’re carving out a little something for him on that third-down package, […]
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. […]
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 […]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Iowa didn’t change its game plan or scheme any different. But tight ends ended up with 11 catches on Saturday, led by junior C.J. Fiedorowicz with a career-high eight catches for 99 yards. It was the most catches for an Iowa tight end since Scott Slutzker caught 8 for 165 against […]
ANN ARBOR, MICH. – Apparently, Iowa left its defense in East Lansing, Mich. It hasn’t shown up much the past five weeks and wasn’t there on Saturday in a 42-17 loss to No. 23 Michigan. “Defensively, we didn’t have any answers to their attacks,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. “That became pretty apparent, pretty quickly.” […]
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 […]
Zusevics fights off a flu bug, Ferentz still mum on starting RB and not thrilled about going West in 2017.