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Ex-Hawkeye Conor Boffeli signs with Houston Texans

[ 0 ] May 22, 2014

Conor Boffeli, who started every game for Iowa at left guard last season, was signed by the Houston Texans Wednesday. Boffeli, a former all-stater at West Des Moines Valley,  originally signed a free-agent deal with the Minnesota Vikings after going undrafted. The Vikings released him Monday.    

Two former Hawkeyes chosen in NFL Draft’s third round

[ 0 ] May 9, 2014

Two down. And perhaps as many as three Iowa football players to go. Tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz and linebacker Christian Kirksey were the first two Hawkeyes to hear their names called Friday during the 2014 NFL draft. More could be selected when the process resumes at 11 a.m. Saturday. The 6-foot-7, 265-pound Fiedorowicz was taken […]

Is Brian Ferentz heading back to the NFL?

[ 0 ] January 6, 2014

Will this be another offseason of change for Iowa’s football coaching staff? This afternoon, NFL insider Gil Brandt, former vice-president of player personnel for the Dallas Cowboys, sent the following tweet: “Have ben told Bill O’Brien will hire Brian Ferentz as his OL coach w #Texans. Son of Iowa HC Kirk Ferentz. Good choice.” If […]

Big Ten: Bill O’Brien leaves Penn State for NFL’s Texans

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Bill O’Brien inherited a Penn State program rocked by scandal, on the cusp of crippling sanctions, and staring at a murky future. All he ever really cared about was making the Nittany Lions winners. O’Brien succeeded against heavy odds, overcoming a lack of scholarships, a bowl ban, and player defections. He leaves […]