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The Jarrod Uthoff saga comes to an end as he decides to transfer to Iowa

Tweet  The Jarrod Uthoff saga came to an end last night as it was announced that he would be transferring from Wisconsin to Iowa. Uthoff’s request to transfer became highly publicized because Bo Ryan limited the amount of schools that he could transfer to. Ryan blocked him from transferring to 26 schools which included the entire Big Ten, the entire ACC, Marquette, Iowa State...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa’s 2013 recruiting class ranks in top 35 of college football

TweetDavid Kenney The Iowa Hawkeyes have 8 recruits for their 2013 class which ranks 34th among college football according to Rivals. Out of 8 players that have committed to Iowa, the early headliner is DE David Kenney out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Kenney is listed as a 4-star recruit and is the tenth best defensive end in the country. It is very early in the recruiting process...
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June 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Stanzi impressing at Kansas City Chiefs OTAs

Tweet Ricky Stanzi is taking part in OTAs for the Kansas City Chiefs and is making an impression on some of the media that are in attendance. Mitch Holthus, “Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs”, sent out a tweet yesterday about how Ricky Stanzi performed in a 2-minute drill. Stanzi is entering his second season with the Chiefs and is battling with Brady Quinn for the backup quarterback...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

8 Hawkeyes make it onto Phil Steele preseason All-Big 10 teams

TweetPhil Steele released his preseason All Big Ten selections and 8 Hawkeyes made it onto one of the teams. Steele had 4 teams for offense, defense and special teams. Two Hawkeyes made it onto his first teams which was wide receiver Keenan Davis and safety Micah Hyde. The Hawkeyes that made it onto his teams come as no surprise because they are expected to be major contributors...
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May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa’s 2015 and 2016 football schedules released and that means the return of the Fighting Illini

Tweet The University of Iowa’s Big Ten Conference schedule was released for the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The Iowa Hawkeyes will begin playing Illinois again in 2015 and this will be the first time that the two teams will meet since 2008. Shonn Greene was the running back the last time these teams played and the Hawkeyes lost that game in Champaign, 27-24. When these teams play in...
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May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Greg Davis lands his first recruit from Texas

Tweet The Iowa Hawkeyes got another verbal commitment for their class of 2013 as they landed QB Nic Shimonek, from Corsicana, Texas. Shimonek is listed at 6-4 and weighs in at 188 pounds. According to his profile on Be Recruited, he has been the starting QB since his freshman season.  Last season, he completed 193 of 291 passes for 2,939 yards and 37 touchdowns. He led his team...
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May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Phil Steele ranks the Iowa Hawkeyes 38th heading into the 2012 season

Tweet Phil Steele, who is one of the best in covering college football, began releasing his top forty teams for the 2012 season.  At number 38 is the Iowa Hawkeyes. In his forecast, he discusses the Hawkeyes schedule and says “Iowa’s schedule gives them a great shot at a potential 5-0 start and a chance to top LY’s 7 win total”.  Iowa opens the season with 5 games (Northern...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes look to get their first win over Virginia Tech in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Tweet The matchups for the Big-Ten-ACC Challenge were announced and the Iowa Hawkeyes will be playing Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA on November 27th. Iowa has played Virginia Tech twice before, once in 2006 and again in 2009 with both games resulting in a loss for the Hawkeyes.  The Hawkeyes have had very little success in the Big-Ten-ACC Challenge and have a 2-9 overall record...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Updates on former Hawkeyes that took part in NFL rookie minicamps

Tweet21 NFL teams had rookie minicamps over the weekend and that meant several former Iowa Hawkeyes got their first taste of professional football. It was a mixture of drafted and undrafted players that participated in these workouts. A couple of former Hawkeyes were battling injuries and others were on teams that did not have a rookie minicamp over the weekend. Here is an update...
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May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles ink WR Marvin McNutt to a four-year deal

Tweet The Philadelphia Eagles announced that they have reached a 4-year agreement with former Iowa Hawkeye great Marvin McNutt. The Eagles selected McNutt in the sixth round of this year’s NFL Draft with the 194th overall pick. He had 82 catches for 1,315 yards and 12 touchdowns last season as a senior. McNutt earned some very impressive honors last season by being named first...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa gives offer to class of 2014 DE/TE Peyton Newell from Hiawatha, KS

Tweet The Iowa Hawkeyes have given an offer to DE/TE Peyton Newell from Hiawatha, Kansas to be part of their 2014 recruiting class according to a tweet sent out by Preps2Prospects. Newell is not yet ranked by Rivals or Scout but both are stating that he has received an offer from TCU as well as Iowa. He is listed at 6’2”, 270 pounds. He put up some very impressive numbers from...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

More Iowa Hawkeye football game times announced

Tweet  The Iowa Hawkeyes have known that they will be playing Penn State at 7 p.m. on October 20th since last week and now more of their kickoff times have been revealed. For the second straight year, Iowa will play Nebraska in the Heroes Game the day after Thanksgiving with an 11 a.m. start time that will be televised on ABC. Iowa’s homecoming game against Minnesota will be...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Keenan Davis going to be Iowa’s next first round draft pick in 2013?

Tweet It is never too early to look ahead to next year and see if any current Iowa Hawkeye players could potentially be the programs next first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. After the 2012 NFL Draft, the Iowa Hawkeyes have had three straight players drafted in the first round (2010 Bryan Bulaga, 2011 Adrian Clayborn and 2012 Riley Reiff) and there is a real possibility that streak...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Unless a major comeback happened last night, here is the new Cy-Hawk Trophy

TweetThe reaction was so negative last year when the new trophy for the Iowa-Iowa State football game was revealed that they decided to scrap it and let the fans vote for a new one. The Iowa Corn Growers Association asked both school’s fans to submit some ideas for a new a trophy and they narrowed down over 500 of them to three finalists. After the final three were chosen, it was...
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May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

The in case you missed it Iowa Hawkeye 2012 NFL Draft recap

Tweet The 2012 NFL Draft concluded on Saturday and there were 6 Iowa Hawkeyes that were selected over the three-day process. It didn’t take long for the first Hawkeye to get drafted as Reilly Reiff was selected by the Detroit lions with the 23rd pick on Thursday night.  After that, the next Hawkeye wouldn’t get drafted until the fourth round, when Mike Daniels was drafted by...
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April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions add offensive line depth by selecting Riley Reiff with the 23rd pick

Tweet The Detroit Lions needed to find a way to protect Mathew Stafford and they did that by selecting Iowa OT Riley Reiff with the 23rd pick in this year’s NFL Draft. Reiff was an early entrant into this year’s NFL Draft after leaving Iowa following his junior season in which he earned All-American and All-Big Ten honors.  The 6-foot-6 and 300 pound tackle is latest in a long...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

A look at all the Iowa Hawkeyes selected in the first round of the NFL Draft

Tweet The first round of the NFL Draft is tonight and for the third year in a row the Iowa Hawkeye football program will see one of their former players selected in the first round. Riley Reiff will be the next Hawkeye taken in the first round during this year’s NFL draft and will more than likely be selected among the top 15 picks. Once Reiff gets selected tonight, that will make...
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April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa set to host Penn State in October night game

Tweet The Big Ten released their primetime football schedule for the 2012 season and the Iowa Hawkeyes are set to host Penn State on October 20th  under the lights.  The game will be aired at 7 CT on BTN. Iowa is no stranger to hosting night games at Kinnick Stadium and have had some very memorable finishes there under the lights. Last season, the Hawkeyes defeated Northwestern...
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April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Update on which Cy-Hawk Trophy design is in the lead

TweetVoting got underway for the new Cy-Hawk Trophy that will be handed out to the winner of the Iowa verse Iowa State football game and one of the designs already has a very big lead over the others. Last year, a new trophy was designed for this series and it did not sit well with the fans from either school.  So that trophy got scrapped and the sponsors received more than 500...
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April 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Recapping the weekend’s events surrounding the Iowa Hawkeye football team

Tweet The Iowa Hawkeye football team had an eventful weekend as they held their annual spring game and landed another commit from the class of 2013. The general report coming from the spring game is that the Iowa offense is still a work in progress. This is to be expected as new offensive coordinator, Greg Davis, tries to teach his system to a new set of players for the first time...
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April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Gatens NBA resume as he begins play at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament

TweetMatt Gatens will begin playing in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament today, an NBA pre-draft camp in Portsmouth, Va., in hopes of getting the attention of NBA scouts. Gatens just finished an outstanding career at Iowa and his senior season was his best in a Hawkeye uniform. He averaged 15.2 points per game and earned second-team all-Big Ten honors in 2011-12. During his...
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April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa lands two sport standout Derrick Willies

Tweet Iowa landed another recruit yesterday when it was reported that Rock Island wide receiver Derrick Willies verbally committed to play for the Hawkeyes. Willies is the second player to commit to Iowa from the class of 2013 and is listed as 3-star recruit by Rivals. He is 6’3”, 205 pounds and chose to play for Iowa shortly after making a visit. Normally, a 3-star recruit is...
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April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Incoming Iowa freshman Patrick Ingram named to Indiana All-Star team

TweetIncoming Iowa Hawkeye freshman, Patrick Ingram, will be taking part in the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star games that features some of the best basketball players from the two states. Ingram is a 6’3”, 175 pound shooting guard from North Central High School in Indianapolis, Indiana that committed to playing for the Hawkeyes last August.  He helped his team win back-to-back...
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April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jordan Bernstine drawing a lot of attention as NFL Draft nears

Tweet As the NFL Draft approaches, former Iowa Hawkeye safety Jordan Bernstine is a player that is drawing a lot of attention as a rookie that could make an impact on special teams. Bernstine was not invited to February’s NFL Combine but due to a strong performance during Iowa’s pro-day workouts, he has gotten the attention of scouts. Chad Reuter, of NFL.com, recently released...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jordan Canzeri to return in 2012?

Tweet Jordan Canzeri had surgery yesterday to repair his torn ACL but Kirk Ferentz has not ruled out the possibility of his return in 2012. Reports began to come out on Wednesday that Jordan Canzeri would need 5-to-6 months to recover from his surgery and that would make his return around September. He would need to have a medical clearance to practice but with advancements in these...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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