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.” […]
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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 […]
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.
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 […]
Running backs and receivers took center stage Wednesday for the Iowa football team.
Former Hawkeyes defensive back picked by the Packers.
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 Iowa Hawkeyes who have been picked in the NFL draft since 1996.
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 […]