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Rick Brown: Iowa’s defensive line needs to show its muscle

[ 0 ] August 29, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s defense a year ago was defined by linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens. If someone in the defensive line made a mistake, the linebackers were usually there to erase it. This fall, the roles are reversed. The line is the strength of this defense heading into Saturday’s 11 a.m. […]

Healthy Morris latches on with Patriots

[ 0 ] August 2, 2014

Unlike the first time when he arrived at the New England Patriots’ training facility in May, former Iowa linebacker James Morris is now healthy and ready to play football. Morris’ father, Greg Morris, said Saturday night that James has signed another free-agent contract with New England after the team had released him on May 20. […]

Pat Harty: Iowa’s top-10 Hawkeyes of 2013-14

[ 0 ] June 28, 2014

Thanks to Tony Ramos accomplishing the always difficult challenge of winning an NCAA individual wrestling title, picking the top University of Iowa male student-athlete for 2013-14 was easy.

Patriots release ex-Hawkeye linebacker James Morris

[ 0 ] May 20, 2014

The New England Patriots announced that they released rookie LB James Morris. Morris was signed by the Patriots on May 16, 2014, as a rookie free agent out of Iowa.

Cowboys select Hitchens; other Hawkeyes sign free-agent deals

[ 0 ] May 10, 2014

Iowa’s starting linebacker trio from last season is now headed to the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys used the 19th pick of Saturday’s fourth round to draft former Hawkeye linebacker Anthony Hitchens. New England signed Solon native James Morris as a free agent. This comes a day after fellow linebacker Christian Kirksey was selected in the […]

Linebacker trio a lock to play in NFL jerseys?

[ 0 ] May 4, 2014

James Morris has been awarded more than $30,000 in postgraduate scholarships. “Hopefully, I won’t need them for a while,” Morris said. The Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient, academic all-American, political science major and former Iowa linebacker would rather be in an NFL jersey than sitting in a classroom this fall. And in some ways, […]

Morris, Stribos Iowa’s Medal of Honor winners

[ 0 ] April 28, 2014

FROM UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION University of Iowa seniors James Morris (football) and Marike Stribos (field hockey) have been named Iowa’s 2014 Big Ten Medal of Honor winners. The awards were announced Monday night at the UI’s annual academic and athletic achievement banquet.     The Big Ten, the nation’s oldest collegiate conference, commemorates the […]

Pat Harty: Alston earned his starting spot the hard way

[ 0 ] April 4, 2014

Leaving probably would’ve been the easiest thing for Quinton Alston to do.

Hawkeye tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz draws attention at NFL pro day

[ 0 ] March 25, 2014

Former NFL executive Gil Brandt shed a little light on Iowa’s pro day, which was held Monday. Media members are usually not welcome at the workout for depart Hawkeyes, but Brandt counted representatives from 28 NFL teams. Tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz was drawing much of the attention, and worked out for Bengals assistant coach Jonathan […]

Recent Hawkeye linebacker Morris nabs postgraduate academic scholarship

[ 0 ] March 7, 2014

Media Release IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa football senior linebacker James Morris has been awarded a $7,500 postgraduate scholarship by the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The announcement was made Friday by the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship Committee. Morris, a native of Solon, Iowa, will earn his degree in May. He carries a 3.87 grade […]