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Cleveland Browns Film Room: A look at Christian Kirksey

Over the next couple weeks on WFNY, I will be breaking down the film on all seven draft picks of the Cleveland Browns. As fans, we often rely on mainstream draft analysts to give us certain traits and characteristics that we use to form our opinions. Rather than simply tell you positives and negatives, the goal of this series is to better inform you by showing evidence, in GIF form...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns take Iowa LB Kirksey

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns added a linebacker with their third-round pick (71st overall) who is expected to compete on the inside for playing time. Christian Kirksey (6-2, 233) is listed as an outside linebacker by some draft reports, but he said he believes the Browns project him to play on the inside. "I started at Will linebacker my sophomore season and made the transition...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns select Christian Kirksey in the 3rd round: Reaction

The Cleveland Browns selected Christian Kirksey, a outside linebacker out of Iowa. They took him with the 7th pick of the third round, #71 overall. The reaction to the pick is negative (mostly because the Browns still haven’t taken a wide receiver): What the hell are the Browns doing right now? — Bryan Olejko (@BryanOlejko23) May 10, 2014 Well I guess the Gordon stuff ain’t...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirksey Has No Regrets

Christian Kirksey helped lead Iowa back from the bottom even though Wednesday resulted in a loss to LSU in the Outback Bowl.
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa faces a tough challenge against Big Ten foe Ohio State

The Iowa Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) have had time, coming off their bye-week, to correct the problems that have plagued them throughout the 2013 campaign. The issue though,is how will they fare against the superior Ohio State (6-0, 2-0). The Buckeyes have not lost a game in a year and a half – going 18-0 – since head coach Urban Meyer decided to come out of his brief retirement...
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

The Iowa Hawkeye defense needs improvement

Iowa has improved its scoring from last season by eight-points — averaging 27 points through three games. The improvement should have Iowans pleased with the direction the offense and the coaching staff is heading in. The issue however, is that the defense hasn’t seen improvements and is still a question mark. In 2012, Iowa gave up 23 points per game to opposing offenses. This...
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa’s Christian Kirksey Forces Fumble, Recovers For 48-Yard Touchdown

One of the best defensive plays you’ll see all weekend comes out of a nice matchup in Iowa City, where the Hawkeyes are taking on the Northern Illinois Huskies, who fresh off their Orange Bowl season in 2012. Iowa’s Christian Kirksey pulled off the classic forced fumble + scoop + score combination after hitting NIU’s Luke Eakes hard after a completed pass. Kirksey quickly picked...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa Football 2013 season preview and predictions

Iowa Hawkeyes Head Coach:  Kirk Ferentz  15th season  100-74 Hawkeye Offense “In a Word”….Patience…it seems like if you are an Iowa fan, then you have enormous amounts of patience…but you may need even more for 2013….six starters return and only two come back along the line…but the line wasn’t really the problem in was injuries and James Vandenberg...
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Three Iowa Linebackers Named to Butkus List

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior linebackers Christian Kirksey, James Morris and Anthony Hitchens have been named to the 2013 Butkus Award Watch List. The Butkus Award is annually given to the best linebacker at three separate levels. One professional, collegiate, and high school player have been honored since 2008. The collegiate Butkus Award Watch List consists of...
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kirksey Keeps Coming

Christian Kirksey has remained in the shadows of Iowa defenders in his first two seasons. This fall, he'll carry responsibility as a leader.
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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