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Harty: Don’t read too much into Iowa’s performance against UNI

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

Kirk Ferentz reminded us what the Iowa football program is all about under his watch while meeting with reporters after Saturday’s 31-23 season-opening victory over Northern Iowa. It wasn’t necessarily his intention to do that. It just sort of happened, as Ferentz responded to a question about how Saturday’s game was different than playing a […]

Why Iowa RB corps could be Big Ten’s deepest

[ 0 ] June 23, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Never before has Kirk Ferentz been blessed with such running back riches. The Iowa football coach returns his top three rushers from last season, while potential breakout performers LeShun Daniels Jr., Akrum Wadley and Jonathan Parker are progressing behind the scenes. Add it all up, and the Hawkeyes’ ground game could […]

Iowa football: An analysis of the running backs

[ 0 ] August 19, 2013

Chris White has reason to be excited about the depth at running back on the Iowa football team, especially since freshman LeShun Daniels Jr. is in the mix for playing time. But the first-year Hawkeyes assistant also has reason to be cautious about his optimism given how past circumstances have changed in a hurry. “I think […]

Hawkeyes appear strong at this position on offense

[ 0 ] August 9, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa’s running back position, hampered by injuries and defections in recent seasons, is shaping up as a position of depth. Just ask Damon Bullock, the Hawkeyes’ second-leading rusher last year. “Last year, coming in, we didn’t have much experience,” Bullock said. “This year is going to be much better.” Iowa returns […]

Iowa lands St. Louis running back

[ 0 ] February 6, 2013

St. Louis running back Jonathan Parker announced this morning that he has signed a letter of intent with the Iowa football team. Parker is the 21st member of Iowa’s 2013 recruting class and the third high school senior from the St. Louis area to pick the Hawkeyes for this class. Derrick  Mitchell and Andre Harris are the other players […]

Iowa’s last three recruits for football were all committed to other schools

[ 0 ] February 3, 2013

Verbal commitments aren’t official until a recruit signs a national letter of intent. The Iowa football coaches are taking advantage of that while finding the final pieces to their 2013 recruiting class. Iowa landed two players on Sunday, who had been committed to other schools. Running back Akrum Wadley de-committed from Temple to be a […]