IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s defense a year ago was defined by linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens. If someone in the defensive line made a mistake, the linebackers were usually there to erase it. This fall, the roles are reversed. The line is the strength of this defense heading into Saturday’s 11 a.m. […]
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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 […]
Iowa senior defensive tackle Carl Davis is considered one of the top NFL draft prospects at his position. What makes him so good? Davis estimates he spends six hours a week studying film, not to mention he holds the Hawkeye record for defensive tackles in the hang-clean lift at 415 pounds. Watch now as he […]
CHICAGO, Ill. — A long pause punctuated Kirk Ferentz’s appearance at the Big Ten dais. A room full of reporters fell silent after Iowa’s football coach answered just five questions — in approximately 6 minutes — during Monday’s media session. It may have been because Ferentz was the last coach to speak. It may also have something […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: University of Iowa seniors Brandon Scherff and Carl Davis were named to the Athlon Sports preseason All-America football teams Monday. Scherff, a native of Denison, Iowa, was a second-team selection at offensive tackle. The senior, who started 13 games at left tackle in 2013, has also been named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-America […]
Twelve members of the Iowa football team have been named to the 2014 Leadership Group, coach Kirk Ferentz said today. The group formulates policies and takes part in decision-making matters for the following season. The group is selected by a team vote. Seven members – quarterbacks C.J. Beathard and Jake Rudock, offensive linemen Austin Blythe, […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa’s Reese Morgan switched sides of the football in 2012, moving from offensive line coach to defensive line coach. What he faced was, in a word, challenging. Starters Broderick Binns and Mike Daniels were gone from the 2011 team. So were part-time starters Thomas Nardo and Lebron Daniel. Morgan inherited just two […]
Players such as Carl Davis are the heart and soul of Iowa football in Ferentz’s 15 seasons as coach.
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa has never defeated Michigan three straight times at Kinnick Stadium, so there’s one thing the Hawkeye football team can accomplish Saturday. Here’s another: A fourth conference victory would lock up a winning record 12 months after the program limped its way to the finish line with six straight defeats and […]