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Report: Hawkeye quarterback looking to transfer

[ 0 ] February 27, 2014

Cody Sokol, who was part of a three-man race for the starting quarterback position at Iowa this fall, is apparently looking for another place to finish his career. According to Hawkeye Report, Sokol has indicated that he would visit Louisiana Tech and Ball State. Sokol, who was born in Des Moines, signed with Iowa after […]

Quarterbacks set to take center stage in Outback Bowl

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. — Think of Raymond James Stadium as a proving ground. For Iowa’s Jake Rudock, the outcome of Wednesday’s Outback Bowl against No. 14 Louisiana State hinges on savvy and poise. For LSU’s Anthony Jennings, the noon showdown is a chance to unleash his potential. Two quarterbacks, each with an intriguing future, taking center […]

Football team’s turnaround reminiscent of 2008 rebound

[ 0 ] December 14, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Kirk Ferentz gathered his Iowa football team for a meeting shortly after a loss to Nebraska ended a humbling 2012 season. His message was simple. And, as things turned out, prophetic. “You have two choices,” Ferentz told the returning members of a team that lost its last six games to finish […]

Early indications: Martin-Manley, Weisman will play vs. Ohio State

[ 0 ] October 14, 2013

Good news for an Iowa football team that was battered two weeks ago in a loss to Michigan State: There are no significant changes on the depth chart released Monday by the school. Both Kevonte Martin-Manley (the leading receiver with 26 catches) and Mark Weisman (the leading rusher with 624 yards on 126 carries) are […]

Rick Brown: Rudock's memory needs to be short

[ 0 ] September 6, 2013

One snapshot does not define a career. Keep that in mind when Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock throws his first pass Saturday against Missouri State at Kinnick Stadium.

Kirk Ferentz plans to stick with Jake Rudock at QB

[ 0 ] August 27, 2013

IOWA CITY — Kirk Ferentz has been criticized for many things over the years. Having a short leash is not one of them. So, when the Iowa football coach tabbed Jake Rudock as his starting quarterback, it was probably for the long haul. “Clearly, by naming Jake, we felt like he was the furthest ahead, […]

Ferentz names Rudock starting quarterback for opener

[ 0 ] August 23, 2013

The obvious became official Friday. Jake Rudock will be Iowa’s starting  quarterback for the August 31 opener against Northern Illinois. “All three returning quarterbacks have competed well and improved in each phase of our preseason camp,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said on Iowa’s official athletic department Twitter account today. “We plan to start Jake in […]

How game action will shape the Hawkeyes' starting quarterback race

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Jake Rudock has emerged as Iowa’s No. 1 quarterback, though coach Kirk Ferentz wants to let the race run out a little longer before officially naming his starter for the Aug. 31 opener against Northern Illinois at Kinnick Stadium. C.J. Beathard has moved to No. 2, ahead of Cody Sokol. But […]

Bryce Miller’s 3 for 3: Iowa football will be among the Big Ten’s best in …

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013

The 3 for 3 blog makes a football forecast … == 1: HAWKEYE PREDICTION PAST, AND ONE LOOKING AHEAD — In early August, I wrote that the steering wheel to Iowa’s offensive likely belonged to Jake Rudock — something essentially confirmed this weekend when the 6-3, 200-pound sophomore took the snaps with the Hawkeyes’ offensive starters. […]

Bryce Miller: QB battle is close, but there’s a slight favorite for now

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013

IOWA CITY — Jake Rudock is an aspiring doctor with a class schedule that would make a valedictorian or two sick to their stomachs. C.J. Beathard is the mop-haired kid from Tennessee with a country music-writing dad who works with Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Eric Church, along with a grandfather who’s got seven Super […]