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.” [...]
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COACH FERENTZ: It’s good to see you. And probably like most coaches, certainly excited about the class and excited to be back on campus as well. I think most of us are looking forward to getting reacquainted with our teams and our families and all that kind of thing. And the first thing I’d like [...]
Replay the signing day chat with Press-Citizen sports editor Ryan Suchomel and reporter Pat Harty.
Here are the players expected to sign with the Iowa football team on Wednesday: ========== Nathan Bazata, DT, 6-2, 275, Howells (Neb.) High School Rivals: three stars; Scout: three stars Bazata was ranked No. 74 at his position by Scout.com. Bazata gave a verbal commitment in April 2012. He’s benched a maximum of 375 pounds [...]
He’s a Hawk who’s surrounded by a bunch of Cyclones and that’s all right. It’s what Jon Wisnieski wanted. The tight end from West Des Moines Dowling Catholic could have taken the route his family members took in attending Iowa State. He could have chosen Nebraska, Kansas State, Mississippi or Purdue, among others, also, but [...]
Verbal commitments aren’t official until a recruit signs a national letter of intent. The Iowa football coaches are taking advantage of that while finding the final pieces to their 2013 recruiting class. Iowa landed two players on Sunday, who had been committed to other schools. Running back Akrum Wadley de-committed from Temple to be a [...]
Read the transcript from Kirk Ferentz’s Signing Day 2012 press conference.