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Harty: Don’t read too much into Iowa’s performance against UNI

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

Kirk Ferentz reminded us what the Iowa football program is all about under his watch while meeting with reporters after Saturday’s 31-23 season-opening victory over Northern Iowa. It wasn’t necessarily his intention to do that. It just sort of happened, as Ferentz responded to a question about how Saturday’s game was different than playing a […]

Tevaun Smith hopes to consistently enter WR fray

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

  IOWA CITY, Ia. — Wide receiver Tevaun Smith is best remembered for one play. A very big play. The Hawkeyes were trailing Michigan 21-7 at halftime of last November’s game at Kinnick Stadium. On Iowa’s first series of the third quarter, Smith made an acrobatic one-handed catch of a Jake Rudock pass and dodged […]

Derrick Willies’ preseason star swells in Iowa spring game

[ 0 ] April 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. — He’s no fluke. Derrick Willies put on another pass-catching spectacle Saturday during Iowa’s spring football game, proving his performance two weeks ago in West Des Moines wasn’t a one-time wonder. “He’s a talented player,” fellow receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley said. “He plays with a lot of confidence and a lot of heart.” And […]

Hawkeye receiving corps is deep, talented, untested

[ 0 ] April 10, 2014

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 […]

Rick Brown: Passing game must be a main course

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. — Iowa’s passing game has made strides this season, but it’s time for a sprint to the finish. If Iowa has realistic expectations of beating No. 14 LSU in Wednesday’s Outback Bowl, quarterback Jake Rudock and his cast of receivers need to be more than complementary hors d’oeuvres before the main course — […]

Rick Brown: ‘The 12 Plays of Christmas’ that brought Hawkeyes 2013 glory

[ 0 ] December 24, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]

Rick Brown: Greg Davis finds himself on ‘nice’ list in 2013

[ 0 ] December 23, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Greg Davis has learned a lot of valuable lessons in his 39-year career as a football coach. “When you do what I do, and done it as long as I have, the mail … you always listen to it before you open it,” said Davis, in his second season as Iowa’s […]

Has Iowa found its No. 2 receiver in Tevaun Smith?

[ 0 ] October 29, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Sophomore Tevaun Smith wasn’t the first option on Iowa’s opening snap of overtime last week against Northwestern. But option No. 1, a pass to tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz, was covered. Quarterback Jake Rudock quickly looked to the second option. Smith, who had run a hitch pattern, made the catch and got […]

Finding depth at receiver remains a work in progress

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Nobody told Tevaun Smith he was starting. The sophomore receiver was listed atop the Iowa football depth chart released Monday, but he wasn’t aware of his promotion until meeting with the media Tuesday. “I just come to practice,” Smith said, “and get ready to work.” Smith played it cool, but the […]

Hawkeyes name new starting wide receiver

[ 0 ] September 16, 2013

fatty liver disease diet Tevaun Smith has replaced Don Shumpert as the starting wide receiver on Iowa’s depth chart released Monday. Smith, a 6-foot-2 sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, had one catch for 25 yards in Saturday’s 27-21 victory at Iowa State. That catch, at the Iowa State 2, led to Iowa’s first touchdown of the […]