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What two-QB system? Ferentz praises Rudock, doesn’t use Beathard

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — There has been lots of talk about Iowa using two quarterbacks this season with the continued improvement of sophomore backup C.J. Beathard. It remained as talk on Saturday, as junior starter Jake Rudock went the distance during a season-opening 31-23 victory over Northern Iowa. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said he never considered […]

Two quarterbacks better than one? We’ll find out

[ 0 ] August 7, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. Iowa’s two-quarterback attack appears headed to the field this fall. Count me in. My endorsement is not a knock on junior Jake Rudock. His cerebral approach and command of the playbook make him the Hawkeyes’ clear No. 1 choice at quarterback. With a season under his belt, I expect Rudock to throw […]

Hawkeye media day: LeShun Daniels, Rudock/Beathard, life after C.J.

[ 0 ] August 4, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Hawkeye columnist Rick Brown provides the five biggest talking points from Iowa football media day on Monday: Depth at running back: The core of the running game rests in backs Mark Weisman, Jordan Canzeri, Damon Bullock and LeShun Daniels. “We have four guys we can put in a game and have confidence in,” […]

The scoop on Kirk Ferentz: He’s really not plain vanilla

[ 0 ] August 3, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Who says Kirk Ferentz can’t change? This summer he switched favorite ice creams, from Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia to a coffee flavor the company brought out of recall. “Boy, it’s good,” Ferentz said. “Too good.” And get this. Iowa players will now get their weekly scouting reports on their iPads. “Basically, […]

Hawkeye football team ranked No. 32 by Phil Steele’s magazine

[ 0 ] May 30, 2014

Preseason magazines are starting to pop up on store shelves, but Phil Steele tweeted his page on Iowa this morning. He has the Hawkeyes at No. 32 nationally and lists them as a “prime” contender in the newly formed Big Ten West Division. Steele points to Iowa’s favorable schedule and the return of eight starters […]

Five new players on Hawkeyes’ Leadership Group

[ 0 ] April 28, 2014

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, […]

Rick Brown: Hawkeyes leave spring with two capable QBs

[ 0 ] April 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Quarterback C.J. Beathard created a buzz with his arm and his feet Saturday during Iowa’s spring football game at Kinnick Stadium. “I think he had a good day, and a good spring,” Jake Rudock said. A year ago, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz didn’t really know if he had a Big Ten-level […]

Logue: The biggest concern facing the Hawkeyes

[ 0 ] April 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Let the countdown begin. When you leave Kinnick Stadium on Saturday afternoon, it will be 126 days until Iowa kicks off the college football season, Aug. 30 against Northern Iowa. That may seem like an interminable wait for the Hawkeye faithful, but imagine what players and coaches must endure. A year […]

Jake Rudock having impressive spring as Iowa tweaks offense

[ 0 ] April 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — There is no quarterback controversy at Iowa, and that’s no surprise. Jake Rudock remains a solid No. 1 entering Saturday’s spring game at Kinnick Stadium, leading what should be an improved offense that’ll have a few more wrinkles than it did a season ago. First Big Ten West schedule could be […]

What you need to know for Hawkeye practice at Valley Stadium

[ 0 ] April 11, 2014

A visit to Valley Stadium will whet your appetite for Iowa football, and may also provide a few insights. The Hawkeyes arrive in West Des Moines on Saturday for a 1 p.m. practice that is open to the public. It’ll be our first full glimpse at the 2014 roster and how things might play out […]