Drew Ott played in front of a lot of family and friends Friday at Nebraska. The Iowa defensive end helped the Hawkeyes knock off his home-state school at Memorial Stadium.
Iowa players James Morris, Tanner Miller, Mike Meyer and Drew Ott discuss Michigan, senior day and more in the latest edition of Hawks Talk.
OACH FERENTZ: Welcome, everybody. First of all, just follow up on James Morris, congratulate him on the honors, all‑Big Ten defensive player of the week, second time. I think we’ve had two other guys that had that same distinction, (indiscernible) and Adrian Clayborn. Pretty elite company there. Happy for him.
Captains are the same four guys. James Morris, Chris Kirksey...
Iowa players met with the media on Tuesday as they began preparations for this weekend's showdown with Wisconsin. Drew Ott revealed that he won't pay for cable TV, Tanner Miller remembers the Badgers' fake punt in '10 and the team's defensive ends are big enough for James Morris.
COACH FERENTZ: Welcome, everybody. We have the same four captains moving forward here, we got Morris and Kirksey on defense and Van Sloten and Weisman on offense, so seemed to be locked in there a little bit.
Happy for James Morris, Big 10 Player of the Week, defensively, happy to see that, and obviously happy to get the win, and we turned the page on Sunday and have a big challenge...
Hawkeye Insider attended Iowa's annual media day on Thursday in Iowa City and shot a lot of photos we've compiled into galleries. This set of photos includes shots of the the D-Line, Drew Ott, Legacy Cole Croston, the RBs, the QBs and more.
This is Part Two of a three part series. Links to Parts I & III are at the bottom of this item.
Do you see Mark being a 20-carry back?
I could see that. I could see that.
Would that be good for this offense?
What did he have, 5.3 [yards] a carry? Twenty times five, I’d take that.
For a while he averaged 8 yards a carry.
Twenty times eight is even better. That’s unrealistic...
COACH DAVIS: The scoring system for the spring game will be offense basically scores the way they normally do, so a touchdown is six points, extra point, field goals. The other way the offense will get points in this system is three first downs in a row creates one point or an explosive play run of 12 plus or a pass of 16 plus. So that’s where the offense will pick up points...