The 3 for 3 blog starts with bad news in Iowa City … == 1: TIDE ROLLS AGAIN — Two-time defending national champion Alabama notched a win before it even kicked off the season, swooping in to flip the commitment of coveted offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher from Iowa to the Crimson Tide. The big player […]
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Offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher had lots of reasons to stay committed to the Iowa football program, but they weren’t enough to offset the one reason he didn’t have. Pierschbacher ended months of speculation by switching his commitment from Iowa to two-time defending national champion Alabama. The Cedar Falls native, who first committed to Iowa in […]
No matter what Ross Pierschbacher decides about his choice for college — assuming the heralded offensive lineman soon makes a decision — the drama is likely still far from over. Whether he reaffirms his commitment to Iowa over switches to Alabama or Stanford, Pierschbacher’s decision won’t become official until he signs a national letter of […]
Cedar Falls offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher remains committed to the Iowa football team, but he still isn’t ready to call it a done deal. Pierschbacher is coming off a whirlwind week that saw him take unofficial visits to two-time defending national champion Alabama and to Stanford. When asked Tuesday night if he was still committed […]
The Iowa football team’s most heralded prospect in its 2014 recruiting class spent this past weekend getting a closer look at the Stanford football program in Palo Alto, Calif.
CHICAGO – Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz predicted Thursday that college football will have an early signing period sooner than later. “There will be one,” Ferentz said. “There has to be. I still don’t understand the resistance.” Unlike basketball, which has a signing period in November and May, football has just one in February. More than […]
Cedar Falls offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher said Wednesday that he has no regrets about committing to the Iowa football team in January. However, the battle to land the four-star prospect appears far from over. The 6-foot-4, 275-pound Pierschbacher said he will visit Alabama and Stanford later this month in order to get a closer look […]
For weeks, Keegan Render, his parents and a select few friends and coaches knew about his plans for the future. This weekend, Render let everyone else in on the big secret. The Indianola senior-to-be lineman verbally committed to the University of Iowa football program on Saturday. “I’m relieved,” Render said. “Now I can just focus […]
Ohio running back C.J. Hilliard was almost certain in April that he wanted to play football for the University of Iowa. He’s even more certain now, enough that Hilliard committed to Iowa Thursday morning. The Cincinnati native picked the Hawkeyes over Indiana and at least seven other scholarship offers. “When I went to Iowa it […]
If Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads had his way, he’d only sweat out the rest of the summer and early fall while his top recruit, already verbally committed to the Cyclones, plays footsie with other programs. He’d have an opportunity to lock up Urbandale receiver Allen Lazard and other high school seniors-to-be who accepted […]