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Iowa notes: Return-game shuffle, Lomax’s move, Bo Bower

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Iowa coaches were planning to shuffle their returners. They just didn’t expect Mark Weisman to field the season’s opening kickoff and bring it back 50 yards against Northern Iowa. “When Adam Cox got hurt, they moved me back there,” said Weisman, a 6-foot, 240-pound running back. “I’m not supposed to […]

Brown: Iowa needs to put age-old football adage to work

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s a school of thought that’s been part of football since they started putting facemasks on helmets. And probably before that. You’ve probably heard it hundreds of times: A team makes the most improvement from Game 1 to Game 2. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz subscribes to that axiom. Now it’s up to […]

First-stringers solid, but Iowa’s secondary depth an unknown commodity

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The questions about John Lowdermilk have subsided. Now, Iowa football fans are wondering who will be his backup at strong safety. “I just feel like I have to help the next guys in line,” Lowdermilk said Wednesday. “Help bring them along.” The Hawkeyes’ secondary took a hit last week when senior […]

The race to replace Tanner Miller at free safety is already on

[ 0 ] December 30, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Senior  Tanner Miller will play his final game at free safety Wednesday against LSU in the Outback Bowl. Who will replace him? One candidate is Jordan Lomax, who started at right cornerback in Iowa’s first game of the season against Northern Illinois but was injured. Freshman Desmond King stepped in as a starter […]

Ferentz surprised by freshman DB's contributions

[ 0 ] October 22, 2013

research paper writing service IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz projected Desmond King as a safety, not a cornerback. “Shows what I know,” Ferentz said. King, Iowa’s starting right cornerback, was named Big Ten freshman of the week Monday after making 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops, in a 34-24 loss at Ohio […]

Depth chart: New starter at right defensive end and other changes

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Mike Hardy is listed as the starting right defensive end on Iowa’s football depth chart released today, replacing Dominic Alvis. Alvis, a senior, injured his back in the first half of last week’s 34-24 loss at Ohio State. The Hawkeyes host Northwestern at 11 a.m. Saturday in Kinnick Stadium. That was the only change in […]

True freshman’s play impresses Ferentz

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

Defensive back Desmond King has stepped in for an injured Jordan Lomax.

Jordan Lomax’s availability takes a discouraging hit

[ 0 ] September 24, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The chances of Iowa cornerback Jordan Lomax playing Saturday went from maybe to doubtful in less than 48 hours. Lomax is nursing a sore hamstring, which will likely keep him out of the Hawkeyes’ Big Ten opener at Minnesota. “It’s getting a little frustrating for everybody, mostly for him,” coach Kirk […]

Hawkeyes may again be without Jordan Lomax

[ 0 ] September 23, 2013

Iowa cornerback Jordan Lomax, who has been nursing a sore hamstring, was not included on the Hawkeyes’ depth chart released Monday — casting doubt on whether he’ll be available for Saturday’s Big Ten Conference opener at Minnesota. There were no changes to Iowa’s depth chart coming off a 59-3 win against Western Michigan. That means […]

Iowa secondary standing up for Western Michigan test

[ 0 ] September 18, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Bring it on. That seems to be the attitude of Iowa’s defensive backs as they prepare for Saturday’s 11 a.m. game against Western Michigan. The Broncos have shown they like to throw the football, and the Hawkeyes’ secondary has been hit-and-miss when it comes to pass coverage. “I figure they’ll put […]