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Former University of Iowa defensive lineman Mike Daniels and six other Hawkeyes embark on another journey at the NFL Combine.
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Iowa offensive tackles, Riley Reiff and Markus Zusevics have been taking part in the NFL Combine this weekend and are trying to do all they can to impress the scouts.
Markus Zusevics faced some bad luck when it was reported that he tore his left pectoral while doing the bench press on Friday. Zusevics will not take part in anymore events at the combine and will need surgery...
Iowa guard Adam Gettis is an unheralded prospect, having been overshadowed on the Hawkeyes’ offensive line by Riley Reiff and Markus Zusevics. But Gettis made a mark with an attention-grabbing Combine workout on Saturday. Gettis’ two unofficial forty times were 4.91 and 5.00, both impressive for a 293-pound football player. He posted the fastest unofficial…
Iowa left tackle Riley Reiff has received plenty of attention as the draft approaches. But a former Hawkeye teammate who plays tackle, too, has grabbed a headline in Indy, but not for good reasons. According to Steve Wyche of NFL Network, Markus Zusevics tore his left pectoral muscle on Friday while performing the 225-pound bench…
The college basketball season is only five months long, so any time you’re talking about a winless month, it’s not a good sign. And in their seventh and final game of the year’s shortest month, the Illini would not come up short.
They picked up a 65-54 win over the Iowa Hawkeyes, avoiding the February donut, which hasn’t happened to the program since 1907.
The Illini also...
Iowa tackle Markus Zusevics had a mishap during the bench press at the NFL Combine.
Zusevics tore his pectoral muscle on Friday and will not participate in the rest of the workouts for offensive linemen. Zusevics is seen as a fifth-round prospect.
Arm length is a prominent measurable for offensive linemen because it provides a glimpse of “reach” in pass protection. While arm length is not necessarily indicative of NFL success, it is a concern for teams as they attempt to project linemen to tackle or guard in the pros. Riley Reiff of Iowa is widely viewed…
(Eds: .) By LUKE MEREDITH AP Sports Writer Iowa might be a longshot for a spot in the NIT, let alone the NCAA tournament.
After all, there was that 16-point home loss to Campbell and the 23-point drubbing by Creighton.
Oh, and the 76-47 loss to Ohio State and the 95-61 disaster at Michigan State, a night coach Fran McCaffery slammed a chair to the ground.
And yet, as the Hawkeyes...
Illinois returns to Assembly Hall Sunday evening to face the Iowa Hawkeyes (5 pm CT, BTN) Watch | Listen | GameTracker | Mobile Livestats | Illinois Game Notes | Buy Tickets |
Matt Gatens scored 22 and Iowa's defense played tough, but winning on the road in the Big Ten Conference is hard to do...particularly when your opponent has a 7-foot-1 center that knows how to score.