Officially a good year for Iowa special teams — Depth Chart Monday

IOWA CITY — With Riley McCarron earning Big Ten special teams co-player of the week on Monday, this officially has been a good year for Iowa’s special teams.McCarron’s 55-yard punt return for a touchdown near the end of the first half set the course for Iowa’s 28-0 victory over Illinois last weekend. For the second consecutive week, Iowa punched in for a few Big Ten weekly honors...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 21, 2016

McCarron’s 55-yard punt return TD launches the Hawkeyes

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Riley McCarron was too busy to take note of who was doing what. He threw out a blanket “credit to all of the guys.” That’s what he’s supposed to do.This was in the postgame after the senior’s 55-yard punt return for a touchdown Saturday launched Iowa’s 28-0 victory at Illinois. It was just McCarron’s second punt return of the season. He had a 38-yarder against Northwestern...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 19, 2016

Iowa and Daniels overcome wind, cold and the Illini, 28-0

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) On a 37-degree day when a stiff wind made it feel much colder, Iowa used LeShun Daniels Jr.'s 159 yards and two touchdowns and a punt-return score by Riley McCarron to shut down Illinois, 28-0. And the Hawkeyes (7-4, 5-3 Big Ten) played some defense, too. The Illini (3-8, 2-6) had 198 total yards and never moved the ball inside the Iowa 30. On a day when yards...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Two seniors, two new points of view

Sure, it’s easy to dismiss spring football. You might see tackling, you might not. You might see your starting quarterback attempt to outwit your starting middle linebacker.You might see the No. 3 running back rush 27 times for 4 yards. You might see that, and that may or may not move you to check out the Hawkeyes in West Des Moines on Friday evening for an open practice at Valley...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 07, 2016

Play of the Game: Beathard to McCarron

DOWN, DISTANCE: First and 10 from the Iowa State 25 SCORE/TIME: Game tied 17-17, 2:23 left in the game FORMATION, PERSONNEL: Iowa — 2 TEs, 1 WR, FB, RB; Iowa State — Base defensive personnel WHAT HAPPENED: Iowa wide receiver Riley McCarron hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback C.J. Beathard in the corner of the end zone to give the Hawkeyes a 24-17 lead. WHY IT...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
September 12, 2015

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