IOWA CITY, Ia. – Asked if he felt better about his running game than in recent seasons, Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz squirmed in his chair like someone sitting in the dentist’s office waiting for a root canal. “You never feel too good about anything, especially right now,” Ferentz said. Right now is Saturday’s 11 […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. — Never before has Kirk Ferentz been blessed with such running back riches. The Iowa football coach returns his top three rushers from last season, while potential breakout performers LeShun Daniels Jr., Akrum Wadley and Jonathan Parker are progressing behind the scenes. Add it all up, and the Hawkeyes’ ground game could […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Forward thinking led Brandon Scherff to switch from quarterback to offensive lineman. It also led the 6-foot-5, 315-pound left tackle back to the Iowa football program for his senior season. “The reason I came back was to improve myself in all aspects of football, pass blocking, run blocking, finishing at the […]
Damon Bullock’s role with the Iowa football team could change this spring. That’s a good thing.
How should Iowa approach the running back situation? The Hawkeyes kick off spring practices next week, and one of the most intriguing positions is tailback. Is Mark Weisman (975 yards on 227 carries in 2013) the featured ball carrier? How about Jordan Canzeri (481-74) or Damon Bullock (467-118)? Is LeShun Daniels (142-36) ready to break […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mark Weisman seemed to play a speed faster against Michigan than he had in recent weeks. It wasn’t by accident. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz thought Weisman looked worn out, so he held him out of practice for much of last week. “ We put him over in the bullpen for awhile,” […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is Jordan Canzeri the answer? For the past several weeks, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has fielded questions about his running backs. Injuries slowed Mark Weisman. Inexperience limited LeShun Daniels. Inconsistency seemed to be an issue with Damon Bullock. And then, Canzeri turned in a breakout performance against Purdue, rushing for 165 […]
Iowa’s bye week should give running backs Damon Bullock and Mark Weisman a chance to rest. The duo has combined for 1,232 yards and 275 carries this season. Weisman has been dealing with elbow and foot injuries all season. He has been limited in Iowa’s game plan in recent weeks; after averaging 23.8 carries in […]