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Iowa defensive back Rucker to leave program

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa defensive back Malik Rucker is leaving the program. The Hawkeyes announced Tuesday that they have honored Rucker's request to be released from his scholarship so he can transfer to another school. Rucker, a Minneapolis native, played sparingly as a redshirt freshman last season. He made appearances in six games, recording five tackles. Iowa opens the 2015...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa DB Malik Rucker to leave program

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa defensive back Malik Rucker is leaving the program. The Hawkeyes announced Tuesday that they have honored Rucker's request to be released from his scholarship so he can transfer to another school. Rucker, a Minneapolis native, played sparingly as a redshirt freshman last season. He made appearances in six games, recording five tackles. Iowa opens the 2015...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Ferentz agrees with fans and isn't happy with recent results

For quite some time now, Kirk Ferentz' job security has been talked about. Every time it comes up, an Iowa fan will surely cite his large buyout or his close relationship with the school's administration.Iowa fans aren't alone in their frustrations though, as Kirk Ferentz admitted that he isn't happy with the recent results either. Here is what he told the Big Ten Network:"We aren’t...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iowa sends most players to NFL in the last five years from B1G

The Iowa Hawkeyes have earned a bit of a reputation in NFL circles for coaching up their players into viable NFL prospects. Kirk Ferentz may be consistently on the hot seat in Iowa City, but the numbers don't lie when it comes to his ability to get his players in the NFL. According to ESPN.com, he has is tied with Ohio State with 22 players drafted over the last five years.Iowa...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: A Scout's Eye View: Andrew Donnal OL Iowa

Andrew Donnal OT Iowa 6'6 315 33.5" arms 10" handsCombine Results: 5.31 40 yard dash, 17 bench reps, 32" vertical, 101" broad jump, 7.84 3 cone drill, 4.77 20 yard shuttleScouting Notes: Will likely be drafted late because of a lack of eye popping athleticism and measurables, arm length is borderline for an OT, but he's an outstandng football player...Very technically sound in pass...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mock draft projections: Where will locals go?

CHICAGO — Iowa projects to have four NFL draft picks, Northern Iowa with two and Iowa State with one. But where will they go? Here’s a sampling of mock drafts:IOWA T BRANDON SCHERFF

Kirk Ferentz’s approval-rating higher than Joni Ernst’s

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst won her last contest, while Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz will take a 3-game losing streak into the Hawkeyes’ 2015 season-opener.Nonetheless, Ferentz’s approval-rating is a little higher than

Top Ten NFL picks are rare birds for Hawkeyes

If Hawkeyes offensive tackle Brandon Scherff is a Top Ten pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft, that’s rare air for an Iowa player. Or the Big Ten in general.Scherff, who generally is projected to go ninth Thursday night to the

Save This Packers/Iowa Hawkeyes RV From Scrap Heap – $1,200

  We show you guys the best team themed tailgating rides you can buy like the $17,500 refurbished ride that has two flat screens and the 1985 Airstream for $12,000. Most of you aren’t dropping that kind of money on tailgating RVs. I understand it. You’re still pretty young and someone is going to puke on nice couches. You’re looking for a piece of **** you can trash and eventually...
Via Busted Coverage
11 days ago  |  Discuss

US Olympic wrestling trials headed back to Iowa City

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials in returning to Iowa City, Iowa, in 2016. USA Wrestling spokesman Gary Abbott told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the meet staged to set the American team headed to the 2016 Rio Games will be held at the University of Iowa next April. The U.S. staged the trials in Iowa City, home of the nationally prominent Iowa Hawkeyes, to sellout crowds back...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Refurbished Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate RV — $17,500

Remember the “classic” Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus we featured on Monday? If so, wipe your memory clean of it, because we’ve come across a monster tailgate RV that destroys that clunker bus in every way possible. Classic Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus     According to 247sports, Iowa’s 2015 recruiting class ranked as the 59th best in the nation, Read More → Currently...
Via Busted Coverage
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy A Basic Iowa State Tailgating Bus – $7,500

  There are two states — Ohio and Iowa — that take their school/team themed buses and tailgating rides way more seriously than the rest of the United States. Why? There’s no scientific evidence why this is the case. Maybe it has to do with the ability to store these beasts in barns. What’s clear is that both states feature some of the best tailgating rides in the business...
Via Busted Coverage
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Brian Ferentz avoids Aaron Hernandez verdict questions

Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Brian Ferentz knew he would face questions about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being found guilty of first-degree murder — which means he will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. Back in 2011, Ferentz was the tight ends coach for New England. At that time, Aaron Hernandez was one of the most...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa DL Drew Ott Takes A Shot At QB Jake Rudock, Who Transferred To Michigan

Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock’s decision to transfer out of the Hawkeyes’ program seems to have upset his former teammate, Drew Ott.  Rudock, who has one year of eligibility remaining, decided to transfer to Michigan at the beginning of April. This seems to have upset Ott, a rising senior defensive lineman.  Ott took a shot at Rudock on Wednesday, saying he “thought he had...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes’ 5 Biggest Recruiting Wants in 2016 Class

Last season saw a dip in performance from an Iowa Hawkeyes team that was the darling “dark horse” pick in the Big Ten West. Things are a lot different now than they were just a year ago in Iowa City, and part of that change is a renewed effort on the recruiting trail. Previous West Division Schools: Wisconsin | Even though the effort is there, the slow rollout of the verbal commitments...
Via Talking 10
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This “Classic” Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus — $12,000

According to 247sports, Iowa’s 2015 recruiting class ranked as the 59th best in the nation, which is a one-spot improvement from 2014’s class. Woo? To celebrate this incremental improvement, Iowa fans can pounce on the golden opportunity of purchasing a 1985 Airstream Hawkeyes tailgate bus. As you can see from the above picture, a bus couldn’t look any more shady than this...
Via Busted Coverage
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate RV — $4,000

Are you into both the Iowa Hawkeyes and tired clichés? Then this “Back in Black” Hawkeyes Tailgate RV might be the perfect tailgater you need for the 2015 season. Located in Waterloo, you can see this RV has been nicely stored around some weeds and features that familiar black and gold color scheme. More information from the seller: Iowa Hawkeyes RV..perfect for tailgating...
Via Busted Coverage
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Jokingly Checked With Davidson To Make Sure Steph Curry Wasn’t Still Eligible

Back in 2008, the sports world was introduced to Davidson guard Steph Curry, who led the Wildcats to the Elite Eight behind his ridiculous sharp-shooting. Curry, as we all know, has since moved on to become one of the best players in the NBA. The Iowa Hawkeyes, who play Davidson in their opening matchup in this year’s NCAA Tournament, are very happy about that fact, apparently...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska Students Wearing Protective Goggles To Mock Notorious Iowa Eye Poker Adam Woodbury

Don’t even think about poking the Nebraska men’s basketball student section in the eye today, Adam Woodbury. The Huskers have come prepared.  In an obvious attempt to mock the Iowa big man, a notorious eye gouger, three Nebraska students are sporting protective eye goggles for the Huskers’ game against the Hawkeyes this afternoon.  Check it out:  Students in the @HuskerRedZone...
Via College Spun
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Videos: Iowa’s Adam Woodbury Has Become College Basketball’s Eye Poker

Something needs to be done about Adam Woodbury, Big Ten.  During the first half of Iowa’s game against Maryland Sunday afternoon, the Hawkeyes’ big man poked Terrapins’ freshman guard Melo Trimble in the eye. Trimble collapsed to the floor and had to leave the game for several minutes as his eye swelled up. No foul was called during the action, but the referees charged Woodbury...
Via College Spun
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Dakich will get extra security in Iowa on Saturday

No announcer has had a wilder month than ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich.  First there was his radio feud with WEEI in Boston that raged during AFC Championship Week.  Then came a brief dust-up with Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery after Dakich called out Hawkeye center Adam Woodbury as “gutless” for poking the eye of two Wisconsin players.  On, and in between...
Via Awful Announcing
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Dakich vs The World: The Fran McCaffrey Edition

Soon this website will be nothing but stories about people who hate Dan Dakich. After his cross-country radio feud with WEEI in Boston, and being the subject of an Iowa patrolman’s Facebook rant that has him under investigation, the ESPN college basketball analyst is in the middle of a brouhaha once more.  And again, it’s someone in the Hawkeye State that is angry with Dakich...
Via Awful Announcing
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa lands fourth ’15 pledge, Isaiah Moss

The Iowa Hawkeyes are now one of only a handful of high-major programs that have four recruits verbally committed at this stage in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as they earned a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ wing Isaiah Moss of Simeon (IL) on Sunday. Moss joins a fellow Chicago-native in Brandon Hutton, as well as outside sharpshooter Andrew Fleming ...
Via Hoopniks
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa Will Honor The Military With A Camouflage Tigerhawk Logo On Its Helmets Today

Iowa football has honored the United States military with special helmets in the past. The Hawkeyes have worn their regular helmets with red, white and blue Tigerhawk logos, along camouflage helmets. Today, Iowa has busted out a new helmet to honor the military during its game against Northwestern. The squad is wearing its usual black helmets with a yellow stripe down the center...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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