Why Nic Shimonek Will Be Texas Tech's Quarterback in 2017

It's Nic's time to shine! Patrick Mahomes is headed to the NFL, which means there will be a quarterback competition starting in spring 2017. This is the first time since spring 2015 that there will be uncertainty at that position. That year it came down to Mahomes or Davis Webb. Mahomes won the job in the summer of 2015 and never looked back. Now it's between a former Iowa Hawkeye...
Via Viva The Matadors
January 12, 2017

So Who is Nic Shimonek?

Let's take a moment to get to know Texas Tech's second-string quarterback. Well to answer the question, Nic Shimonek may likely be the Red Raiders' starting quarterback for the game against Kansas State next Saturday. After Patrick Mahomes scrambled 32 yards for a big first down in the 3rd quarter, he had trouble getting up after a crushing hit. In came Shimonek, who picked up right...
Via Viva The Matadors
September 30, 2016

Iowa football: Two players leaving

Two players have decided to leave the Iowa football program leaving Ferentz to find someone to replace them. Iowa players Nic Shimonek and Laron Taylor have decided to leave the program in pursuit of more playing time announced Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz at the Big Ten media days on Monday. Shimonek is coming off his redshirt season and was the third string on the depth chart....
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Scheel, Wiegers highlight Iowa signing class

A highly-touted quarterback and an instate star expected to play receiver highlight Iowa's latest football recruiting class. Detroit-area quarterback Tyler Wiegers is considered among the nation's top pro-style passers. He'll join a crowded position group that also includes underclassmen C.J. Beathard and Nic Shimonek. La Porte City's Jay Scheel, who will transition from quarterback...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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