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Outback notes: Les Miles impressed by Iowa linebackers

[ 0 ] December 29, 2013

Much has been said about Iowa senior linebackers James Morris, Christian Kirksey and Anthony Hitchens this season. LSU coach Les Miles added another pound of praise on Sunday. “I think they play the scheme as well as I’ve seen it played,” Miles said. “It’s a traditional scheme, but there’s nothing traditional about the way they play […]

Mark Weisman back on track; Dominic Alvis back at practice

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

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,” […]

Dominic Alvis remains questionable, but getting better

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Senior defensive end Dominic Alvis remains questionable for Saturday’s game against Michigan, but coach Kirk Ferentz did offer some encouraging news. “He’s working a little bit,” Ferentz said. “It’s just a matter of how long he can go or how effectively he can play.” Alvis has been bothered by an unspecified […]

Iowa’s no-senior defensive line chews up Purdue

[ 0 ] November 9, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Iowa’s defensive line has made significant progress this season. Defensive tackle Louis Trinca-Pasat has been in the middle of it all. “Coach (Reese) Morgan is constantly coaching us,” Trinca-Pasat said. “He gets us prepared, and gives us confidence. We’ve just taken that step. We’re able to play football with confidence.” Trinca-Pasat […]

Reggie Spearman steps up; Dominic Alvis out again

[ 0 ] November 5, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Linebacker Marcus Collins was dismissed from the Iowa football team last week, and his departure has moved true freshman Reggie Spearman into the two-deeps behind Anthony Hitchens. “He’s growing and doing a good job on special teams, and then we’re carving out a little something for him on that third-down package, […]

Dominic Alvis to miss Wisconsin game with injury

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Dominic Alvis, the only senior member of Iowa defensive line rotation, will not be available when Wisconsin visits Kinnick Stadium. “He will not play Saturday,” Hawkeye coach Kirk Ferentz said this afternoon. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Alvis missed last week’s win over Northwestern with an unspecified back injury. He has eight tackles […]

Depth chart: New starter at right defensive end and other changes

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Mike Hardy is listed as the starting right defensive end on Iowa’s football depth chart released today, replacing Dominic Alvis. Alvis, a senior, injured his back in the first half of last week’s 34-24 loss at Ohio State. The Hawkeyes host Northwestern at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. That was the only change in […]

Postgame video: Iowa tops Missouri State

[ 0 ] September 7, 2013

Iowa players talk about ending a seven-game losing skid.

This group of Hawkeyes has experienced the highs and lows

[ 0 ] August 26, 2013

IOWA CITY — They once basked in the glow of an Orange Bowl. They remember when Iowa’s football team was ranked among the nation’s elite, a Hawkeye appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated and coach Kirk Ferentz was in everybody’s top five. They are the Hawkeye seniors of 2013. “Whether you’re an upperclassman or […]

Iowa defense in a race to erase unsightly numbers

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — A few statistics still cast a shadow over Iowa’s football program.“The one number that stands out to me, that really got to me, would be eight,” freshman pass rusher Faith Ekakitie said. “That’s how many losses we had.” There was plenty of blame to go around after the Hawkeyes finished 2012 […]