A closer look: Iowa special teams 2017

IOWA CITY — Good luck to LeVar Woods. As Iowa’s newly minted special teams coordinator, it’s Woods’ job to keep Josey Jewell from playing on various return and coverage units. This clever ruse has run its course. That is not Woods’ job. His job is to put Iowa’s special teams in the best possible position for success. To do that, of course, Woods could plug Iowa’s all-Big Ten linebacker...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
August 24, 2017

A conversation with Iowa TEs coach LeVar Woods

This is the second of a four-part series consisting of interviews with University of Iowa football assistant coaches. I asked them if, in their travels into schools and neighborhoods while recruiting, they noticed changes in kids and communities. We proceeded from there.Previously: Bobby Kennedy. Still to come: Brian Ferentz, Phil Parker.LeVar Woods, 38, is Iowa’s tight ends and...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
August 09, 2016

Iowa’s next LB coach, the discussion

IOWA CITY — LeVar Woods will begin his fifth season as an Iowa assistant football coach next fall. He’s coached linebackers, outside linebackers and, last season, tight ends.Woods, who played linebacker for the Hawkeyes from 1997-2000 and then had a seven-year run as an NFL linebacker, might have to remember the way to the linebackers room once again.In the wake of linebacker coach...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
January 06, 2016

Woods adjusting to new role on Hawkeyes staff

After spending the last three seasons coaching linebackers at Iowa, LeVar Woods has a new position to get used to. The Hawkeye alum who had a seven-year NFL career has moved over to the offensive side of the ball as the new tight ends coach. According to QC Times, Woods has some experience at tight end: “It’s a position that I have not played since I was on the scout team in the...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Woods transitions from Hawkeye LBs to TEs

IOWA CITY — Levar Woods’ off-season began on the flight home from Jacksonville in the aftermath of Iowa’s 45-28 loss to Tennessee in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Woods, 37, spent the last three seasons as the Hawkeyes
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
April 01, 2015

Woods, Reid revitalize Iowa's linebackers

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) LeVar Woods is a soft-spoken former linebacker who looks like he could still suit up for the Hawkeyes. Jim Reid is a loquacious coaching lifer who's made Iowa City perhaps the last stop of an illustrious career.
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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