Marc Morehouse
Hi, I'm Marc Morehouse. I've covered sports for more than 15 years, mostly in Eastern Iowa. I've had Hayden Fry call me "Mike." I've had Chad Greenway call me "Mr." And Kirk Ferentz will occasionally call me "bleep." (Kidding, kidding.) I have fun with the blog. I've made some great connections with a few readers and hope to continue that. Ultimately, I want to know what you want to know. Thanks for reading.

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The Big Finish: Four undeniables coming out of Iowa spring football

IOWA CITY — The first pass play of Saturday's scrimmage was a near disaster.

Senior defensive end Drew Ott put sophomore left tackle ... »

Let’s freak out (or not) over Iowa spring football

IOWA CITY — The brand-new first-team quarterback threw an interception to the second-team safety. It was a bad one, too. He just didn ... »

Ferentz on SXM College Sports Today

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz talked to SXM College Sports Today and host Chris Childers on Thursday.

I’ll transcribe that, but first ... »

5.2 things to watch in the Hawkeyes scrimmage

IOWA CITY — Let’s try not to focus on quarterback C.J. Beathard today.

OK, that is k ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks Beathard, Greg Davis and spring football

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down what Iowa's offense could look like with quarterback C.J. Be ... »

Iowa’s spring game particulars

Here’s this from UI sports info:

OPEN PRACTICE AT KINNICK WILL CONCLUDE SPRING DRILLS ... »

What a C.J. Beathard offense might look like

IOWA CITY — Greg Davis showed some really great hands during the offensive coordinator’s Wednesday news conference.

Seve ... »

10 Takeaways from Hawkeyes Wednesday

1. Several different runs were taken on more info regarding the CJB/Rudock decision — And offensi ... »

Podcast: 'On Iowa' talks spring takeaways, new hoops recruit

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman recaps interviews with Iowa football assistants, breaks down new Iowa ba ... »

Iowa linebackers looking inside and outside themselves

Put yourself in Josey Jewell and Bo Bower’s shoes. As first-year players last season, they were thrown onto the field as two-thirds o ... »

Talking points with Iowa football assistants

IOWA CITY — In January, Kirk Ferentz first downplayed the announcement that Brian Ferentz, his son and Iowa’s offensive line c ... »

10 Takeaways from Iowa football Wednesday

1. Can’t ignore the news — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sente ... »

Upon further review, Ferentz can work with Iowa’s new tackles

Last weekend at Valley Stadium in Des Moines and on April 25 at Kinnick Stadium, you’ll watch the Hawkeyes’ young offensive ta ... »

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ talks Beathard, offensive line and night football
The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterma ... »
Night fever for Kinnick Stadium

After two years of being passed over for night games, the Iowa Hawkeyes were picked for two this season, the Big Ten Network announced Monda ... »

The Big Finish: Four undeniables coming out of Iowa spring football

IOWA CITY — The first pass play of Saturday's scrimmage was a near disaster.

Senior defensive end Drew Ott put sophomore left tackle ... »

Let’s freak out (or not) over Iowa spring football

IOWA CITY — The brand-new first-team quarterback threw an interception to the second-team safety. It was a bad one, too. He just didn ... »

5.2 things to watch in the Hawkeyes scrimmage

IOWA CITY — Let’s try not to focus on quarterback C.J. Beathard today.

OK, that is k ... »

What a C.J. Beathard offense might look like

IOWA CITY — Greg Davis showed some really great hands during the offensive coordinator’s Wednesday news conference.

Seve ... »

10 Takeaways from Hawkeyes Wednesday

1. Several different runs were taken on more info regarding the CJB/Rudock decision — And offensi ... »

Talking points with Iowa football assistants

IOWA CITY — In January, Kirk Ferentz first downplayed the announcement that Brian Ferentz, his son and Iowa’s offensive line c ... »

10 Takeaways from Iowa football Wednesday

1. Can’t ignore the news — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sente ... »

Defense ahead of the offense in Des Moines?

Here’s the whole deal from Saturday at Valley Stadium. It’s all charted. It mostly has formations.

First, some numbers a ... »

For young OTs, the focus is on the now

WEST DES MOINES — Given the chance to reflect on his days as a prep quarterback at Cedar Falls High School, Ike Boettger didn’ ... »

10 Takeaways from Talking Wednesday

1. Feels like Iowa is all-in on the big RB model — Sure, yes, Iowa’s lead running back is ... »

Pressure to produce

IOWA CITY — Iowa running backs/special teams coach Chris White didn’t pull any punches.

Yes, Iowa had a fullback playing ... »

‘A whole new thing’

IOWA CITY — Linebacker Josey Jewell was named Iowa’s most valuable player in the TaxSlayer Bowl. He didn’t do back flip ... »

Iowa QB news all over the place

IOWA CITY — Wide receiver Tevaun Smith said the Hawkeyes always knew who was going to step into the huddle last season and play quarterback. ... »

Rudock is now a ‘lost letterman’

IOWA CITY — The Iowa quarterback news had been leaked long before Wednesday’s news conference with coach Kirk Ferentz. Still, ... »

Quick Slants: 10 Takeaways from Ferentz presser

1. The QB decision was clear — The QB thing really started in April, IMO. Kirk Ferentz and Greg D ... »

Iowa pro day: NFL scouts descend on Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — Just a few months ago, Iowa football would’ve been in a huge amount of trouble if its seniors were hooked up with ... »

Croot Loops — Quarterbacks

When Ryan Boyle and Drew Cook come online in 2016 (assuming they redshirt in 2015), Iowa will/could have C.J. Beathard as a senior, Tyler Wi ... »

Croot Loops — Wide receivers

Iowa has signed around six receivers the last two years, but there has been some attrition (most notably, Derrick Willies) and so Iowa remai ... »

Croot Loops — RB and TE

Iowa absolutely needed a running back in this class. It went down to the wire and the one it thought it had didn’t sign, but Iowa did ... »

Croot Loops — Offensive line

Going into spring practice, which begins for Iowa March 25th, the Hawkeyes have 12 offensive linemen on scholarship. At least one OL in the ... »

Croot Loops — Linebackers

Iowa recruited four linebackers in this class. It looks as if, maybe, the Hawkeyes have three candidates for inside linebacker positions and ... »

Croot Loops — Defensive line

The four defensive linemen in Iowa’s 2015 recruiting class have different stories.

Pella’s ... »

Croot Loops — Defensive backs

Farmington Hills., Mich., defensive back Michael Ojemudia was an Eastern Michigan commitment through early January.

Then, Iowa called ... »