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No. 20 — QB C.J. Beathard

No. 20 ... So, everything was going swimmingly at quarterback this spring. Junior Jake Rudock led the show during the Des Moines practice. Sophomore C.J. Beathard spoke afterward. He was the No. 2 QB, a r [...]

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Video Sessions — Scherff’s golf score

Video No. 1 — Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff is asked about his tennis and golf games. Asked if he could break 90, Scherff kind of shot a look and said, “I think I could.” (He [...]

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No. 21 — LB Reggie Spearman

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 [...]

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Quick Slants: Insurance is the best policy

CHICAGO — Brandon Scherff always will be the jewel of Iowa’s 2014 recruiting class.

After an all-Big Ten 2013, he was a possible first-round NFL draft pick. He announced before Iowa’s Outback Bowl game that he wou [...]

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No. 22 — G Sean Welsh

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 [...]

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10 B1G storylines for the Hawkeyes

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 [...]

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No. 23 — WR Tevaun Smith

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 [...]

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No. 24 — DT Darian Cooper

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 [...]

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No. 25 — DE Nate Meier and mystery depth

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 [...]

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No. 26 — CB Maurice Fleming

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’ [...]

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No. 27 — CB Sean Draper

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 [...]

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No. 28 — The No. 3 OT

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 [...]

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No. 29 — WR Derrick Willies

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 [...]

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No. 29 — WR Derrick Willies

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 [...]

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Video Sessions — July 4 takes on a higher meaning

Video No. 1 — Iowa outside linebacker Travis Perry’s dad, Russ, is a member of the National Guard. He was deployed to [...]

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