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Junior college recruit to take look at Hawks on Friday

[ 0 ] March 26, 2014

Junior college forward Willie Atwood knows very little about the Iowa men’s basketball program or the University of Iowa, but he also appreciates feeling wanted.

Hawks pick up second recruit of the weekend

[ 0 ] March 9, 2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery has struggled to win games lately, but that hasn’t stopped him from winning recruiting battles.

Drew Cook accepts Iowa’s scholarship offer

[ 0 ] February 26, 2014

For as long as he can remember, Drew Cook has wanted to be an Iowa football player.

Pat Harty: Iowa’s failure to sign top offensive linemen is baffling

[ 0 ] February 17, 2014

Given his track record, it’s fair to say that Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz is better at developing star offensive tackles than he is at signing them.

Harty: Georgia Tech’s Johnson off target with Taylor recruiting comments

[ 0 ] February 12, 2014

As the head football coach at Georgia Tech, Paul Johnson has come a long way in life. A person doesn’t climb that high in his or her profession without having intelligence, compassion and an ability to relate to people from all walks of life. Johnson built the Naval Academy into a solid program on the […]

Harty: Rhoads’ recruiting comments were unfair to Lazard

[ 0 ] February 6, 2014

My question to Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads is, “Why?” Why say anything? Why turn a celebratory event like a national signing day news conference into a controversy by trash talking? And why put undue pressure on your prize recruit Allen Lazard by poking fun at two other schools that tried to sign him? […]

The list: Iowa’s 2014 football recruiting class

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

The members of the 2014 Iowa football recruiting class are outlined below. Information was provided by the University of Iowa and the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Players will have four years of eligibility unless noted (*—two years of eligibility remaining). Mick Ellis, PK, 5-10, 180 Allen, Texas (Lovejoy H.S.) Will be the fourth kicker to start […]

Watch Highlight Reels of 2014 Hawkeye Football Recruits

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Matt Nelson is a 6-7, 249-pound defensive end from Cedar Rapids Xavier Jalen Embry is a 5-11, 176-pound athlete from Detroit, Mich Terrence Harris is a 6-2, 240-pound defensive end from Paramus, N.J. Torey Hendrick is a 6-4, 225-pound defensive end from ASA College Parker Hesse is a 6-3, 205-pound athlete from Waukon, Ia. C.J. […]

Pat Harty: Hawks impress recruits on Junior Day

[ 0 ] January 20, 2014

If the purpose of a Junior Day is to inspire those who attend, Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa football coaching staff were successful Saturday.

Harty: Don’t fret about lost offensive line recruits

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

Kirk Ferentz has shown in 15 seasons as the Iowa football coach that he’s better at developing star offensive linemen than recruiting them. It might make National Signing Day less exciting, but Ferentz’s way of handling offensive linemen ultimately works on the field more times than not. That’s why Hawkeye fans shouldn’t fret over Ross […]