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 […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five quick-hit talking points from each Iowa football news conference of the season. Here’s the early buzz before Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. kickoff against Ball State: THE SHORT STUFF: Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said the short passing game used against Northern Iowa was a result of the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Bobby Kennedy caught himself. As the second-year receivers coach began touting the potential of Iowa’s wideouts, he started to gush. Then, his comments became more measured. “I’m really pleased we decided to redshirt some of those guys, because I think they’ve got the ability to really, maybe change — not necessarily the […]
best antivirus software for windows 7 IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brandon Scherff doesn’t mind doing the dirty work for Mark Weisman. “He’s a smart, physical runner, I’ll tell you,” said Scherff, the Hawkeyes’ left tackle. “I love blocking for him.” Weisman, Iowa’s junior running back, ran for 180 yards in 30 carries in a tougher-than-expected 28-14 […]
South Dakota isn’t considered a hot spot for college football recruiting, but the Iowa coaches still have managed to find help from there. Former Iowa stars Chad Greenway and Riley Reiff are both from South Dakota and so is Iowa’s latest commitment, with high school senior-to-be receiver Matt VandeBerg committing to the Hawkeyes on Sunday. […]