Iowa’s Austin Blythe heads to Indy, others agree to free-agent deals

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s draft-day misery nearly became a whiff of Big Ten irony.The league’s only football team without a regular-season blemish last fall nearly became the only Big Ten squad to end the seven-round NFL draft without a selection this spring. Luckily for the Hawkeyes, center Austin Blythe provided the team — and himself — with an exhale just six picks from the ending.Indianapolis...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 30, 2016

Colts select Iowa center Austin Blythe

Iowa center Austin Blythe was chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the seventh round of the NFL draft.Blythe, a Williamsburg native, opened the final 45 games at Iowa and had 49 career starts in 50 games played. He started at center in both his sophomore and senior seasons and split time at center and guard as a junior.At Iowa, Blythe was named a permanent team captain. He was a second...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 30, 2016

Iowa’s Austin Blythe, Marshall Koehn eye NFL destinations

IOWA CITY — Austin Blythe and Marshall Koehn arrived on Iowa football’s doorstep from different directions. Blythe, a four-year starter at center and guard for Iowa, was a four-star recruit from Williamsburg, about 30 miles west of Iowa City. Koehn, the Hawkeyes’ kicker the last two seasons, walked on at Iowa after starring at Solon, 12 miles north of Iowa City. He didn’t earn a...
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April 27, 2016

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Iowa C Austin Blythe

As we delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Iowa C Austin Blythe appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Like Brandon Scherff, Austin Blythe Hopes To Go From Iowa To NFL

A participant in last month's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., Blythe had the opportunity to show that his talent outweighs a smaller size than most offensive linemen.
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 5 Iowa 40, Purdue 20

IOWA CITY — A shattered, Plexiglas trophy case greeted Iowa players in their weight room at some point this summer. Out of nowhere, there it was one day.Everyone knew what it meant.“We didn’t, I think the coaches did it,” senior center Austin Blythe said when asked if the players had a hand in the smashing of the empty trophy cases. “Seeing that empty case was a punch in the gut...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 21, 2015

Iowa football: Previewing the offensive line

Iowa football center Austin Blythe (#63) looks to have a stellar season and contend for the Rimington Award. Iowa football starts in the trenches with the offensive and defensive lines. With a potential first round pick manning the left tackle spot, Iowa’s offensive line looks pretty strong. Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz was once an NFL offensive line coach so he knows what NFL coaches...
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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