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Tag: "NFL Draft"

VIDEO: Brandon Scherff hang cleans 443 pounds

[ 0 ] July 23, 2014

Wanna know why Brandon Scherff is getting mega NFL Draft buzz? Yeah, there’s all that on-the-field greatness going on. And the whole top-notch “freakiest athlete” in college football designation. But this 30-second video says a lot, too. Somewhere among “strong,” “Iowa strong” and “Army strong,” we might just have to make room for “Scherff strong.” […]

Ferentz’s NFL Draft clout continues to gather steam

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz spent part of his Tuesday writing notes to recruits. Each message included three letters: N-F-L. Ferentz has seen 55 of his players selected in the NFL Draft in his 15 seasons as Iowa coach, including three last week. “We certainly sell that,” Ferentz said before an appearance at the Boone-Story […]

Pat Harty: Ferentz makes Iowa proud with NFL pipeline

[ 0 ] May 11, 2014

With all due respect to his two Big Ten titles and four double-digit win seasons, Kirk Ferentz’s NFL pipeline is his most impressive accomplishment as the Iowa football coach.

Cowboys select Hitchens; other Hawkeyes sign free-agent deals

[ 0 ] May 10, 2014

Iowa’s starting linebacker trio from last season is now headed to the NFL. The Dallas Cowboys used the 19th pick of Saturday’s fourth round to draft former Hawkeye linebacker Anthony Hitchens. New England signed Solon native James Morris as a free agent. This comes a day after fellow linebacker Christian Kirksey was selected in the […]

Pat Harty: Why won’t the NFL draft Iowa’s running backs?

[ 0 ] April 9, 2014

Running backs and receivers took center stage Wednesday for the Iowa football team.

Micah Hyde goes in fifth round of NFL Draft

[ 0 ] April 27, 2013

Former Hawkeyes defensive back picked by the Packers.

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 […]

Photos: Hawkeyes and the NFL draft

[ 0 ] April 22, 2013

A look at the Iowa Hawkeyes who have been picked in the NFL draft since 1996.

Former Hawkeyes football star Alex Karras given days to live

[ 0 ] October 9, 2012

Friends of Alex Karras say the former Hawkeye and Lions great suffered kidney failure in the last two weeks and has been given only a few days to live, the Detroit Free Press reports. Karras played for the Hawkeyes during the mid-1950s, notably finishing in the top three in Heisman voting as a defensive tackle […]

Bernstine, 4 other Hawks drafted, 5 sign as UFA

[ 0 ] April 28, 2012

Mike Daniels, Adam Gettis, Shaun Prater, Marvin McNutt and Jordan Bernstine have their names called in the NFL Draft.