Football

  • NFL Draft: San Francisco selects Beathard in third round

    - Apr 28, 2017
    Surprise picks littered the first three rounds of the NFL draft, including the rise of multiple quarterbacks – specifically Iowa’s C.J. Beathard. The San Francisco 49ers selected the former Hawkeye signal caller in the third round...
  • Draft prospects for Iowa

    - Apr 27, 2017
    By Blake Dowson blake-dowson@uiowa.edu Fresh off a Jim Thorpe Award honor, then-junior Desmond King was looking like a top-20 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. He decided to return to Iowa to get his degree and...
  • Point/ Counterpoint: NFL Draft looms for Hawks

    - Apr 26, 2017
    How many Iowa football players will get drafted? Five There wasn’t much action for Iowa fans during last year’s NFL Draft. In fact, Iowa almost got shut out. Austin Blythe was the only Hawkeye taken, and...
  • QBs face learning curve

    - Apr 24, 2017
    By Adam Hensley adam-hensley@uiowa.edu Iowa will have a quarterback under center (or in shotgun, who knows what Brian Ferentz goes with) on the opening weekend of the football season against Wyoming — that’s a given. The...
  • Iowa notebook: Gervase shines

    - Apr 21, 2017
    By Adam Hensley and Courtney Baumann | adam-hensley@uiowa.edu | courtney-baumann@uiowa.edu Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz noted that Jake Gervase’s name is in the conversation about Brandon Snyder’s replacement. The Davenport native made a case for...
  • Football wraps up spring of changes

    - Apr 21, 2017
    By Courtney Baumann courtney-baumann@uiowa.edu The Iowa football team will host its last practice of the spring tonight in Kinnick Stadium, when it wraps up the season with the annual Spring Game. It’s been a busy spring...
  • No 2 ways about NCAA rule

    - Apr 20, 2017
    By Courtney Baumann  courtney-baumann@uiowa.edu Last week the NCAA Division I Council announced that it would eliminate two-a-days, or multiple contact practices in a day. Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz is not a fan, and that’s...
  • Beathard’s draft status up in the air

    - Apr 18, 2017
    By Blake Dowson blake-dowson@uiowa.edu The first attribute listed under “strengths” on former Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard’s draft profile on NFL.com is “played in pro-style passing attack.” Again, in the “bottom line” portion of the draft profile,...
  • Hawk QB race heats up spring

    - Apr 13, 2017
    By Adam Hensley  adam-hensley@uiowa.edu Nathan Stanley, who many deemed the starting quarterback immediately following the conclusion of Iowa’s 2016 season, may be in for some competition with fellow signal-caller Tyler Wiegers. Quarterback coach Ken O’Keefe said...
  • Outback loss and found for Hawkeyes

    - Apr 12, 2017
    By Blake Dowson blake-dowson@uiowa.edu This spring has been a bit more exciting than those in the past for the Iowa football team. Different coaches hold positions at offensive and special-team coordinator, as well as positional coaches...