No matter what has been the result on the field for the Iowa football team recently, the Hawkeyes could always count on the NFL Draft. But Thursday night in the first round of the 2013 draft, the Hawkeyes ares almost certain to not hear any familiar names called. If so, it’ll be the first time […]
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Iowa City, Ia. — A swifter pace of recruiting throughout the country has Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz thinking about possibly changing staff assignments. Ferentz said during Tuesday’s press conference that he will consider having a staff member dedicated only to recruiting. Now that job falls on Eric Johnson, who also helps coach the Hawkeyes’ […]
East Lansing, Mich. — Half way through the regular season and the Iowa football team is in first place in the Big Ten thanks largely to its defense. That’s a sentence I never expected to write after six regular-season games, or at any time during this season for that matter. The Iowa defense was considered […]
IOWA Joe Gaglione, defensive end The inspirational leader of Iowa’s defense will have a busy day, trying to keep Steele Jantz from scooting around his end of the line. He had six tackles as a reserve in last Saturday’s one-point win against Northern Illinois, and he also forced a third-down fumble that Iowa turned into […]
There were times over the last few years when senior Joe Gaglione wondered if football was worth it. “I’ve been through a lot since I’ve been here,” Gaglione said. “Missing the entire 2009 season and spring ball in 2010. I had shoulder surgery. Found out I had a sport hernia. It was a hard time, […]
The Hawkeyes take great pride in player development. The depth chart is filled with 270-pound defensive linemen who came to Iowa City as 220-pound projects. Sophomore Carl Davis is not one of those guys. “I came in as a freshman at 340 pounds,” Davis said. “I never knew until I came here that Iowa builds […]
Blitz? At Iowa? It could happen from a variety of positions as the defense transitions between coordinators – from Parkers Norm to Phil. “Sometimes you have to,” Phil Parker said putting additional heat on quarterbacks. Cornerbacks playing close to receivers before the ball is snapped? “Sometimes you have to,” Parker said. Welcome to the brave […]
Phil Parker meets with the media midway through the spring practice season.