Should Iowa's AD regret Ferentz' 10 year extension?

Back in 2010, Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta extended head coach Kirk Ferentz for 10 years, locking him up through the entire decade. Hindsight may be 20/20 but before Iowa fans groan, keep in mind he was coming off an 11-2 season where they won the Orange Bowl and finished number seven in the final poll. Since getting that extension that pays him an average of $3.65 million per...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Barta, Ferentz totally focused on 2015 season

CHICAGO — No matter what happens in 2015, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz will have four years remaining on his contract, which runs through the 2019 football season.It’s industry standard for a football coach to have five year
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
4 days ago

Vote for Beathard

CHICAGO — When C.J. Beathard had his long, blond locks, Drew Ott claims his would sometimes braid his hair.Ott, Iowa’s senior defensive end and a resident comedic genius, may or may not have actually done that. He sure
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
4 days ago

Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Drew Ott ate a raw egg...with the shell intact

Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Drew Ott ate a raw egg at B1G Media Day for some reason. With the potentially salmonella covered shell intact. Turns out his uncle is to blame.Enjoy your biotin deficiency and it's associated hair loss buddy.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Uthoff earns top PTL offensive, defensive honors in leading team to championship

NORTH LIBERTY – These aren’t the accolades that will be associated with Jarrod Uthoff when his Iowa career is over.Still, the senior proved in this summer’s Prime Time League what everyone already knew: he’ll be
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 days ago

Developmental Iowa

CHICAGO — During his opening thoughts on the big stage at Big Ten media days, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz used the word “development” or some form of it seven times.Here’s a sample: “What we do in the n
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5 days ago

It Is Not Going to Be Fun to Be Iowa DL Drew Ott Later

Being a defensive lineman is a tough job. At the start of every play you have a man mountain on the other side of the line trying to knock you in to next week, but somehow you are expected to hold your ground, figure out where the play is going, and get there. So you have to be a little crazy--kind of like Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Drew Ott.Why is he crazy? The dude ate a raw...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Drew Ott eat a raw egg at Big Ten media days

CHICAGO – Why take the time to fry an egg when you could just eat it whole – shell included?That seems to be Iowa defensive lineman Drew Ott’s rationale, at least.The Hawkeye senior showed off his talents for ESP
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 days ago

Transcript: Ferentz at Big Ten media days

CHICAGO – Below is the transcript from Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz’s press conference at Big Ten media days.COACH FERENTZ: Thanks, Doug. We’re just very enthused about getting started. As I’m sure every coach feels
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 days ago

Iowa DL Drew Ott Eats Raw Egg

You know how Rocky drinks raw eggs? Well Drew Ott eats them, shell and all. While at Big Ten media day, the Iowa defensive lineman shoved...
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Video: Iowa Defensive End Drew Ott Grossly Eats A Raw Egg, Shell Included

Drew Ott is manlier than you.  You should be OK with that.  Why? Because to be as manly as the Iowa defensive end, you have to eat a raw egg, hole, shell included.  Just watched Drew Ott eat a raw egg, shell and all. So my day has been pretty interesting. — Austin Ward (@AWardESPN) July 30, 2015 That is one of the grossest and most impressive things...
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Some quickie updates from Ferentz at B1G daze

CHICAGO — Before Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz jumped into the mega-woodchipper at Big Ten media days, he gave some quick updates to local media.In no particular order (read them all, because this is going to be scattershot):
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 days ago

Is Iowa’s Coaching History Repeating Itself with Kirk Ferentz?

Hawkeye faithful everywhere still beam with pride when the name Hayden Fry is uttered. After all, it was Fry who provided Hawkeyes a new sense of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This “Butterstick” Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate RV — $3,100

Weird nickname.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinal’s rookie Damond Powell suffers gunshot wound to the face

Life is a fragile, fickle thing. Just ask Arizona Cardinals undrafted rookie wide receiver, Damond Powell. Powell, a standout wide receiver for the Iowa Hawkeyes during his collegiate years, was reported to have suffered non-life threatening injuries following a shooting which took place outside his Toledo, OH home. He was also slated to begin his first NFL training camp this upcoming...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa seeks advantage with morning practice schedule

On Tuesday, the Iowa Hawkeyes announced a big change to their fall practice schedule. There won't be much more sleeping in late for the Hawkeyes players as the team will be moving practices to the mornings. Kirk Ferentz alluded to doing research to make the decision but didn't say exactly what type. He did have this to say about it to QC Times:"From our standpoint we felt there...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa football: Reasons for hope and dissappointment

C.J. Beathard is expected to carry the Iowa team on his back with his gun-slinging attitude. The Iowa football team has disappointed the fans in the past couple of years, producing a couple of unmemorable seasons. Perhaps the most disappointing unit has been Iowa’s offense as it has very toothless in both the rushing and passing attack. The good news is that there are reasons...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Drew Ott wins Solon hay bale toss

SOLON – Iowa defensive end Drew Ott launched a hay bale 13 feet, 6 inches high to defend his title at Solon Beef Days.The Hawkeye senior edged Iowa wrestler Lance Evans, who also cleared 13 feet.
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
18 days ago

Iowa’s Uthoff humble but confident

NORTH LIBERTY — No Iowa basketball player will command as much attention as Jarrod Uthoff, but don’t tell him it’s his team this year. He considers it an insult.“I don’t look at it that it’s
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
July 03, 2015

Gesell’s success impacts teammates off the court

NORTH LIBERTY — Three years into his Iowa basketball career, point guard Mike Gesell wore a cap and gown. The academic All-American received his diploma and walked off the stage to a world of opportunities. Gesell earned a Bachelor
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
July 02, 2015

Could the Hawkeyes pull off 10-win season?

During this offseason, there has been a lot of talk that Hawkeyes are in desperate need of a bounc back season after a disappointing year in 2014. They have a favorable again in 2015 and it should be expected that the defense will improve. COuld this be the start of a magical 10 win season though? BTN's Tom Dienhart was asking that very question and had this to say:"That may be...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy An Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Short Bus — $3500

Another week, another Iowa tailgating mobile. I wish I loved anything as much as those people up north love painting a big bus...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Early lines: Vegas likes Iowa in one, not so much in another

The whole Vegas thing is about kicking up interest and spinning the betting lines. The Golden Nugget wanted to get ahead of that and released 150 college football game spreads on Friday.The Iowa Hawkeyes were mentioned in a couple.
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
June 26, 2015

Hawkeyes’ Woodbury looks for offensive role to grow

NORTH LIBERTY — Adam Woodbury’s offensive range has grown from strictly scoring around the rim to hitting baseline jumpers.Iowa’s senior center consistently knocked down shots in the eight-foot range last year. T
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
June 25, 2015

Matt Gatens and Royce White will be teammates

Former college basketball stars Matt Gatens of Iowa and Royce White of Iowa State will work together to try to win a million dollars next month.The two will join former Hawkeye player Anthony Tucker and some other ex-Big Ten players
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
June 25, 2015
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