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Tag: "Arkansas"

Through Iowa ties, A.J. Derby finds second QB chance

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

Iowa City High graduate A.J. Derby, who left Iowa after two seasons, is on the verge of taking the field as the starting quarterback for Arkansas on Saturday at Rutgers. The unbeaten Razorbacks could be forced to go with Derby, the quarterback last season at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College. Derby decided to create a second […]

Top QB recruit visits Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] June 12, 2013

One of the top high school dual-threat quarterbacks in the country was in Iowa City on Wednesday to get a closer look at the Iowa football program. The father of four-star prospect Rafe Peavey said Wednesday afternoon in a telephone interview that his son wants to get better acquainted with the Iowa coaches and with […]

Hayden Fry: Unexpected choices part of Bret Bielema’s football journey

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012

Nobody was more shocked than Hayden Fry when news hit Tuesday that Bret Bielema would become the new football coach at Arkansas. “You’ve gotta be kidding,” said Fry, who coached Iowa from 1979-98. “He took the job at Arkansas, and he’s going to the Rose Bowl?” Fry’s reaction reflected conversations taking place around water coolers, […]

Big Ten Football: Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas

[ 0 ] December 4, 2012

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas. Bielema has agreed to become the new coach of the Razorbacks, according to a person familiar with the situation that was first reported by Yahoo Sports. The person, who spoke only on condition of anonymity because the school […]

Iowa adds Erie, Pa., four-star running back

[ 9 ] January 3, 2012

Greg Garmon gave his verbal commitment while playing in the Sempler-Fidelis HS All-America Bowl Game in Phoenix, Ariz.