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Ex-Hawkeye Micah Hyde has inside track to start for Packers

[ 0 ] August 6, 2014

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers safety Micah Hyde jumped in the end zone for an interception on Wednesday. It was the kind of game-changing play that occurred far too infrequently last season for coach Mike McCarthy’s liking. Toss in the addition of safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix in the first round of the NFL […]

Former Hawkeye defensive back impresses for Green Bay Packers

[ 0 ] August 26, 2013

BY WESTON HODKIEWCZ — Green Bay Press-Gazette The Green Bay Packers’ selection of Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde in the fifth round of April’s NFL draft was greeted with raised eyebrows the moment the pick was turned in. Considering their laundry list of other needs — safety, wide receiver and even backup quarterback — why would […]

Versatility helping Micah Hyde in the NFL

[ 0 ] August 12, 2013

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Versatility has always been a valuable attribute that Micah Hyde has had on the football field. Hyde saw playing time at cornerback and safety at the University of Iowa, and now his vast knowledge in the defensive secondary is starting to reap benefits in the NFL. The Green Bay Packers drafted […]

Hyde on golf course when Packers call

[ 0 ] April 27, 2013

Former Iowa cornerback Micah Hyde was out on the golf course Saturday afternoon when his phone started buzzing. The display showed a call from Green Bay, Wis. “My friends saw my phone ringing,” Hyde said. “They all started running up to the golf cart, yelling. They all just went crazy. “It was hard to hear […]

Micah Hyde goes in fifth round of NFL Draft

[ 0 ] April 27, 2013

Former Hawkeyes defensive back picked by the Packers.

Suchomel: 2013 NFL Draft could be Hawk-less

[ 0 ] April 24, 2013

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 […]

James Vandenberg gets standing ovation, talks NFL chances

[ 0 ] April 24, 2013

James Vandenberg was in Clive on Tuesday to receive a coaches appreciation award from the Polk County I-Club. He also received the night’s only standing ovation when he took the podium to collect his honor. And that, more than any statistic, says something about how the former Hawkeyes quarterback will be remembered. Vandenberg had to […]

A look at the reasons Micah Hyde can play in the NFL

[ 0 ] January 22, 2013

BY LUKE MEREDITH — ASSOCIATED PRESS There were few bright spots for the Iowa football team last season as the Hawkeyes stumbled to their worst record in more than a decade. The struggles didn’t include cornerback Micah Hyde’s play. Hyde closed out a stellar career by being named the Big Ten’s defensive back of the […]

Iowa football: 3 Hawkeyes invited to Shrine Game

[ 0 ] January 3, 2013

FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – Three senior members of the University of Iowa football program have been invited to compete in the East West Shrine Game. Center James Ferentz, wide receiver Keenan Davis and defensive back Micah Hyde will participate in the all-star contest. The East West Shrine Game will be played […]

Iowa football: Individual honors announced during awards banquet

[ 0 ] December 16, 2012

FROM U OF I SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior center James Ferentz earned top honors when the 2012 Hawkeye football team held its annual awards banquet Saturday in Iowa City. Ferentz shared the 2012 Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award, was one of five players named permanent team captain, […]