WEST DES MOINES – Here are my five observations from the Iowa football team’s unseasonably warm and humid spring football practice Saturday at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines: QB CONTEST: The competition at quarterback between junior starter Jake Rudock and sophomore backup C.J. Beathard still seems pretty much the same as last season based on […]
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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. […]
Ferentz’s former assistant coach, Joe Philbin, has been in the midst of a controversy in Miami.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has hired a Northern Illinois University administrator to oversee academic services for athletes. Athletic director Gary Barta named Lisa Tovar an associate athletics director Wednesday. Tovar worked in a similar job at Northern Illinois for two years after previously working as an athletic academic counselor at […]
University of Iowa Athletic Communications news release: IOWA CITY, Iowa – – University of Iowa senior placekicker Mike Meyer has been named to the Lou Groza Award Preseason Watch List for the third consecutive season. The award, given annually to the nation’s top placekicker by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission, features 30 student-athletes on […]
The University of Iowa athletics department reported 14 minor NCAA and Big Ten Conference violations — many of them accidental calls or text messages — between August 2012 and May 2013, according to documents provided by the university through a public records request. The documents outline so-called secondary infractions that coaches made while attempting to […]
Thousands of fans started Big Game Day early outside Kinnick Stadium during tailgating before the Iowa vs Iowa State football game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.
By Ryan Suchomel Iowa City Press-Citizen “If we are going to offer the sport, our goal is to compete for championships.” That quote is from Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta. Barta has been the Hawkeye athletics director for six years, the same amount of time as the Press-Citizen has been assigning grades to all 22 […]
This is getting to be like kicking somebody when they’re down. In this case, the somebody is the University of Iowa Athletics Department and the Press-Citizen is doing the kicking by grading each of the 24 sports teams on an annual basis. This is the sixth consecutive year that we’ve done it and to say […]
Kirk Ferentz, or any other Big Ten coach, isn’t likely to be fired by conference commissioner Jim Delany. That’s the word Friday from University of Iowa president Sally Mason, chairman of the league’s powerful council of presidents and chancellors, who responded to a story in the Chronicle of Higher Education that stated Delany was seeking […]