The Iowa basketball season is winding down and spring football is under way. Here are a few bits and pieces in advance of the open practice opportunities we’ll have this spring:
A user on the message boards put together a weight gain list from last year to this year. Give it a look.
Some of the weights that jumped out to me:
Jordan Canzeri at 192 pounds. I’ve been high on Canzeri since seeing his high school highlight reel. We had a chance to see his toughness against Oklahoma a few years back and then last year he suffered a torn ACL during the spring. Kirk Ferentz said he could have played late in the year last year so he will be ready to roll come fall. He and Jordan Cotton could team up and form a dynamic pair in the return game.
Louis Trinca-Pasat is up to 290 pounds, a 20-pound gain. That’s a great weight for battling inside in Iowa’s system and he really came on last year to perform well.
Freshmen Jaleel Johnson and Faith Ekakitie also put on some weight; Ekakitie added 12 po...