Hlas: Getting through football career unscathed rarer than 12-0 season

IOWA CITY — Greg Mabin will go to the middle of the Kinnick Stadium field Friday afternoon, hug his family, give flowers to his mother, and then head to the Iowa football team’s sideline to be a spectator.He will be unable to start at cornerback for the Hawkeyes for the third consecutive week. Friday’s game against Nebraska would have been the last he played in Kinnick.The Nov. 12...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 22, 2016

Iowa DB Greg Mabin saw his game-sealing play coming

MINNEAPOLIS — Greg Mabin knew pretty quickly what was about to happen. Minnesota was in the midst of its longest drive of Saturday’s game at TCF Bank Stadium, what ended up being a nine-play, 70-yard drive that started with 1:04 remaining. Iowa had held the home team to 198 total yards. Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner had already thrown Mabin’s way that drive, a play that was...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 08, 2016

Mabin takes the bad and then gets the good

IOWA CITY — Right off the first snap of the second half last week, Illinois made its plans apparent.Quarterback Wes Lunt threw at the right side of Iowa’s secondary 15 consecutive times. It wasn’t 15 plays in a row, but 15 passes went toward junior cornerback Greg Mabin and just over the head of free safety Jordan Lomax. Linebacker Cole Fisher also was targeted by running backs in...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 14, 2015

No. 14 — CB Greg Mabin

No. 14 . . . Greg Mabin sprinted out of obscurity and into the starting lineup for the Hawkeyes last season. Kind of literally. A couple of years ago, Mabin (6-2, 200), a junior cornerback, set up a meet
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
August 04, 2015

Iowa football: Previewing the cornerbacks

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz once again has a shut down cornerback in Desmond King, but who is going to line up against him? Under defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach Phil Parker, Iowa’s corners have been nothing short of amazing. Since 2005, only two starting cornerbacks haven’t made it in the NFL. That’s almost 9 years of continued success. While Iowa won’t...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa football: Potential break out stars on defense

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is hoping that some player will have some break out seasons on his defense. Last season, Iowa had a supposedly big hole at the number two cornerback spot. Then, in the first game of the season, true freshman Desmond King stepped in for an injured Jordan Lomax and played tremendously. He played so well that he started for the rest of the season and picked...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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