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2014 College Football Preview: Big Ten’s Top 10 Seniors for the 2015 NFL Draft

In our second week of conference previews, we take a look at the Big Ten conference. Known for its offensive and defensive linemen, the top-10 seniors this year feature those two positions, with the top four prospects. However, it’s the team’s that intrigue, with Iowa and Nebraska taking up four of the top five spots. Get used to\ Carl Davis as being a first-round option, as...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeye Links for 8-13

Here’s the best we saw from around the web this morning. So start your day with a cup of joe and some Hawkeye talk   Iowa holds their first scrimmage in Kinnick today, then will have a second on Saturday in front of the fans. No. 14 — DT Carl Davis | TheGazette Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ talks media day, recruiting | TheGazette No. 12 — QB Cody Sokol | TheGazette Versatility helping...
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Steele Not High on Hawkeyes

Phil Steele released his 2013 All Big Ten teams on Monday, all four of them. You can read the entire list at this link. Here is Steele’s first team…tell me what you don’t see: Here is a hint: No Hawkeyes. Steele had two Hawkeyes on his 2012 All Big Ten 1st Team; Micah Hyde and Keenan Davis. I remember writing that it was the first time I could recall Steele not having an...
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes Game Film: Defensive Open Practice Notes

This item was authored by HawkeyeGameFilm, a former BCS conference football player and a person who has done scouting work for high school, college and professional football teams.  What follows are his thoughts on Iowa’s offense during their final Saturday practice. Defensive Line The story of the defense and probably the entire scrimmage was Carl Davis. Iowa’s coaching staff...
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes Defensive Realignment

When I look at college defensive statistics, the first two places I look are a team’s scoring and rushing defensive rankings. Iowa’s rushing defense ranked 63rd in the nation last year giving up 162.08 yards, which was the most rushing yards allowed by an Iowa defense since 2000′s 194.3 (Iowa gave up 156 in 2011).   Surprisingly, Iowa’s scoring defense ranked 33rd in the...
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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