TAMPA, Fla. — Opinions of Kirk Ferentz tend to fluctuate. There is at least one national media figure, however, who remains firm in his view. “Tremendous coach,” ESPN’s Mike Tirico said. “You rarely hear about Iowa’s football program having significant issues on and off the field. “And that traces back to one guy.” Tirico is […]
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This summer marks the 10th anniversary of an unprecedented influx of Iowa Hawkeyes to the National Football League. Seventeen players from the 2002 football team that went undefeated in the Big Ten and went to the Orange Bowl were drafted into the NFL, a pipeline that flourished under coach Kirk Ferentz. “It’s hard to kind […]
Kirk Ferentz wasn’t on top of the college football world a decade ago, but he could see it from where he stood. The Iowa football program was in the midst of an unprecedented run of success from 2002 to 2004, compiling records of 11-2, 10-3 and 10-2, respectively, in each of the three seasons. But […]
Kirk Ferentz is not one to boast in public. He seems more comfortable poking fun at himself and tempering expectations for his team. Every once in a while, though, the circumstances will cause Ferentz to let his guard down, as was the case after the Iowa football team defeated Texas Tech 19-16 in the 2001 […]
Iowa got a boost this past weekend on big special teams plays by Joe Audlehelm and Tom Donatell.
Hot dogs and all-American college football players … no one particularly wants to know what goes into making either one.
Indianapolis Colts safety and former Iowa Hawkeye Bob Sanders has a torn right biceps tendon and is expected to meet with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday, according to an ESPN.com report Tuesday that cites two unnamed team sources. A Colts spokesman said the team would not have any injury information updates Tuesday. The 2007 NFL […]