No. 21 ... Hawkeyes fans who are brave enough to closely follow the roller-coaster world that is college football recruiting know that the “hat game” usually doesn’t favor the Hawkeye [...]continue »
On Iowa by Marc Morehouse
CHICAGO — Iowa is officially in the market for a No. 3 quarterback.
Head coach Kirk Ferentz announced Monday that redshirt freshman quarterback Nic Shimonek has decided to transfer. Also, linebacker Laron Taylor also will trans [...]continue »
No. 22 ... Sean Welsh has yet to play a down for the Hawkeyes, and here is the 6-3, 285-pounder listed as No. 22 in a top 45 Hawkeyes countdown. That happened because 1) Welsh started spring as the No. 1 [...]continue »
CHICAGO — The former Northwestern linebacker briefly showed his game face when the question about the Big Ten West vs. the Big Ten East came up Monday during Big Ten media days.
“Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, I t [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — It’s OK to pick Iowa to win the Big Ten’s West Division. You can do that without a sneer or a snicker. The Hawkeyes are expected to compete with Wisconsin (the favorite), Nebraska (the perennial) and Northwe [...]continue »
No. 23 ... Tevaun Smith went into the 2013 season as a curiosity, and not just because he is from Canada. The junior from Toronto, Ontario, really looks the part of competitive Big Ten wide receiver. He s [...]continue »
IOWA CITY — The “Burrito Lift” is as good of a place to start as any.
It’s been a longtime promotion at Iowa football and basketball games for a local Mexican restaurant. The Kinnick Stadium or Carver-Hawke [...]continue »
No. 24 ... Going into the 2013, big things were expected from the defensive line, and junior Darian Cooper was expected to play a role in that. And he did just that, but it wasn’t the role that was [...]continue »
No. 25 ... Nate Meier (6-2, 244) comes into his junior year with his goal set on becoming more of a full-service defensive end. Last season, he was used in third-down situations and recorded two sacks and a couple of quarterback hurries. It [...]continue »
No. 26 ... If you look at some of the recent rises of Iowa football players, Maurice Fleming’s seems to have the steepest trajectory. Last season, Fleming didn’t play in five of Iowa’ [...]continue »
No. 27 ... Right now, junior cornerback Sean Draper (6-0, 190) is known for a rather unfortunate couple of series against Michigan State last fall. Iowa was down to three corners and needed to play some n [...]continue »
The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the likely topics at Big Ten media days, the potential for real spring college football and the happenings around Iowa basketball.continue »
No. 28 ... Depth on the offensive line will be the ongoing saga for the 2014 Hawkeyes. You heard coach Kirk Ferentz say this spring that, yes, the Iowa staff wanted to bring in speed and, yes, Iowa borrow [...]continue »
No. 29 ... Iowa made two public appearances this spring. There’s no denying redshirt freshman Derrick Willies (6-4, 210) had the flashiest showing among the wide receivers.
In the Des Moines [...]continue »