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Recruiting news: Heralded lineman picks Hawkeyes over Alabama, Ohio State

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

For Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa football coaching staff, persistence has finally paid off in recruiting, with help from some brotherly love. The Hawkeyes broke a recent stretch of near-misses in recruiting by landing three-star center James Daniels, who is the younger brother of Iowa sophomore running back LeShun Daniels. A native of Warren, Ohio, […]

Texas speedster WR commits with Iowa for 2015 class

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

A lack of speed at the receiver position has long been considered one of the weaknesses for the Iowa football team under coach Kirk Ferentz. The addition of Texas receiver Emmanuel Ogwo should help to address that problem. Ogwo, a 6-foot, 170-pound native of Mesquite, Texas, announced his verbal commitment to the Hawkeyes on Twitter […]

Ferentz finds humor amid pain of another runner-up recruiting finish

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

CHICAGO – Kirk Ferentz probably could have used a bowl of his favorite ice cream at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. Around that time, Texas high school running back Aca’cedric Ware announced his verbal commitment to the University of Southern California. Ware, a three-star recruit from Cedar Hill, Texas, picked the Trojans over Iowa, Ohio State […]

Hawkeye newcomer Uhl brings German roots to his game

[ 0 ] June 26, 2014

Dominique Uhl stood up tall in the lobby of the North Liberty Community Center, ripe with his German roots. The accent was there. Questions about his upcoming freshman year at Iowa came eventually, but not before some soccer talk. The Pleasant Beach, N.J., recruit is originally from Germany, and all of his focus early Thursday […]

Another near-miss in recruiting for Iowa hoops

[ 0 ] June 22, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has suffered another near miss in his search for players.

Video: Howe and Harty: Who does Coach Fran need to recruit next?

[ 0 ] May 23, 2014

Howe and Harty chat about Iowa basketball recruiting and the state of the program.

Video: Harty and Howe talk Hawk FB recruiting, Hilliard interest

[ 0 ] May 23, 2014

Pat Harty of the Press-Citizen and Hawk Central talks recruiting with Rob Howe, who runs the Hawkeyeinsider.com recruiting website.

Ferentz, Iowa in running for top prep LB Justin Hilliard

[ 0 ] May 23, 2014

The Iowa football team has made star linebacker Justin Hilliard’s final five. Hilliard, a 6-foot-2, 225-pound native of Cincinnati, trimmed his list of schools to five on Friday morning. He announced his decision on Twitter by posting photographs of the five head coaches from each team, including Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz. TOP 5 pic.twitter.com/wsBgxa8DUM — Justin […]

McCaffery on recruiting: ‘Right where we need to be’

[ 0 ] May 13, 2014

Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery has a message for fans who might be concerned or upset about the state of his recruiting.

Offer from Coach McCaffery prompts visit from promising Iowa prep

[ 0 ] April 27, 2014

Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery likes his team to push the pace on offense. McCaffery also likes to push the pace in his recruitment of Cordell Pemsl, offering the 6-foot-7 all-state sophomore from Dubuque Wahlert a scholarship last week. “I was a little bit caught by surprise,” Pemsl said Sunday night of how quickly the […]