IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Iowa coaches were planning to shuffle their returners. They just didn’t expect Mark Weisman to field the season’s opening kickoff and bring it back 50 yards against Northern Iowa. “When Adam Cox got hurt, they moved me back there,” said Weisman, a 6-foot, 240-pound running back. “I’m not supposed to […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – It appears freshman linebacker Bo Bower has solidified his place as a starter. Bower, who made a key interception in Saturday’s win over Northern Iowa, is listed ahead of Travis Perry on Iowa’s latest depth chart, released Monday. The two were listed as co-starters last week. Also, Reggie Spearman is the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Each week this season, Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five takeaways from Kirk Ferentz’s weekly news conferences. Here’s the buzz before Saturday’s game vs. Northern Iowa: TWO QUARTERBACKS? There’s been a lot of talk about Iowa’s football team giving opponents a two-quarterback look this season, with C.J. Beathard coming off […]
Over the past two decades, I’ve interviewed countless high school athletes about their choice for college.
In barely a year, West Branch native Bo Bower has gone from being a preferred walk-on for the Iowa football team to now being on scholarship and competing for a starting position. Bower, a redshirt freshman, is listed as a co-starter with junior Travis Perry at one of the three linebacker positions on the Iowa […]
Like anyone who has followed Iowa football the past several years, freshman Bo Bower knows exactly who will be missing from the Hawkeye’s linebacker corps this fall.
Brian Lemelle appears to be just what the Iowa football team needs to help jumpstart its sputtering passing attack. The record-breaking receiver from Harrisburg, Pa., is expected to take an official recruiting visit to the University of Iowa this weekend, along with a couple other high school prospects, including two other receivers from Texas. “I […]