Hawkeyes Fall Short in Outback

Some 8-5 seasons are better than others. It all comes down to perspective, really. For instance, when James Morris was true freshman, he was on a team that finished 8-5 and with a bowl win. As a senior, he was on a team that finished 8-5 with a bowl loss. The difference between those two seasons is enormous as the former was the 2010 season with unmet expectations. This year’s...
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Young Hawkeyes use bowl practice to prep for 2014

For senior stars like James Morris and B.J. Lowery, Iowa's first game of 2014 will be their last for the Hawkeyes. That's why the preparation for the Outback Bowl against LSU is as much about Iowa's youngsters as it is about the Tigers. Though the Hawkeyes should be one of the most experienced teams in the Big Ten next season, they'll still have holes to fill. Iowa...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Morris Named Lott Semifinalist

University of Iowa senior linebacker James Morris is one of nine semifinalists for the 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy.  The announcement was made Wednesday by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the annual award. IMPACT is an acronym for integrity, maturity, performance, academics, community and tenacity.  The institution of the Lott IMPACT Trophy Award will receive $25,000...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

LB James Morris key to revitalized Hawkeyes

Linebacker James Morris has been a fixture on Iowa's defense since 2010, emerging as a star freshman on a team that finished well below expectations. Morris is closing an up-and-down career with one of the better seasons in recent school history. Morris was honored as the Big Ten's defensive player of the week for second time in 2013 on Monday. He had 2 1/2 tackles for...
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October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawks Talk: ISU

Mark Weisman, James Morris, C.J. Fiedorowicz, Carl Davis, Brandon Scherff and others met with the media on Tuesday as they prepared for this weekend's rivalry game against Iowa State. See what the Hawkeyes had to say in this Prime Cuts video compilation.
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Ferentz, Hawkeyes Prepare for Missouri State

COACH FERENTZ:  It will be a hot day out there on Saturday, so biggest thing is going to be watching the guys from the heat standpoint. Captains, we have the same four captains, James Morris and Chris Kirksey defensively, and Brett Van Sloten, Mark Weisman offensively will lead the team. And next up is just, you know, I didn’t acknowledge this Saturday, but it was a great crowd...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 59 Iowa Hawkeyes season preview

No. 59 Iowa Hawkeyes (4-8) Coach Kirk Ferentz (15th season, 100-74 at Iowa, 112-95 overall)Returning Starters: 16, 6 offense, 8 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 56Strength of Schedule: 18 The Iowa Hawkeyes are looking to rebound after finishing last in the Legends Division despite bringing in former Texas offensive coordinator Greg Davis. It was the first season since...
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August 05, 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...
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July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Linebackers key for Iowa defense this season

Iowa's defensive line needs to be rebuilt, the secondary has holes to fill in key spots, and all the defensive coaches have switched spots. Now is as good a time as any for the Hawkeyes' promising linebacking corps to step up and lead a defense that failed to meet lofty expectations in 2011. Much of Iowa's hopes for a defensive turnaround this fall rest of the development...
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June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten’s leading tackler should be available for Iowa

An injury that kept James Morris out of one game and knocked him out of another should not have an impact on his availability, the Cedar Rapids Gazette reports. The Hawkeyes linebacker said he has been medically cleared to play against Indiana this weekend.  An ankle injury kept Morris from playing in the Northwestern game…
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October 26, 2011  |  Discuss

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