Iowa Spring Position Preview: Linebacker

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The Hawkeyes are set to begin spring practice on Wednesday with a revamped roster and expectations to contend for the Big Ten West. On defense, the linebacker room will be one of the areas that will require the most replacement. Consensus All-American and Butkus Award winner Jack Campbell is off to the next level, and […] READ MORE


Will Iowa’s Offense Actually Improve?

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A legitimate argument can be made that Iowa could have been a Playoff-contending team in each of the last two seasons. However, one piece was missing – a big piece – and that was an offense. Everyone has seen the numbers for the poor statistics of Iowa’s offense last season. People may have forgotten that […] READ MORE


Hawkeyes at the NFL Combine

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The NFL Combine begins in just over a week and five Hawkeyes were invited to participate in the annual event. Four of the five come from Phil Parker’s top-rated defense. At linebacker, Butkus Award winner, and Campbell Trophy recipient Jack Campbell will work out on March 2nd. At defensive line that same day, Lukas Van […] READ MORE


Former Hawkeye in Super Bowl LVII

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This Sunday features one former Hawkeye suiting up to play in Super Bowl LVII. Wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette will take the field with the Kansas City Chiefs for a chance to become a world champion. This year’s Super Bowl between the Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles could mark the 13th different NFL franchise to win […] READ MORE


Iowa Retains Coaching Staff, Incentivizes Mediocrity

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that there will be no changes to the Iowa coaching staff this season. Why would there be? In Kirk Ferentz’s 24 years as head coach at Iowa, he has never fired a coordinator. Before his time at the helm, Hayden Fry never fired a coordinator at Iowa. That makes 44 […] READ MORE


Spencer Petras’ Legacy of Leadership Through Adversity

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Three-year starting quarterback and Big Ten West Champion are just two of the accomplishments listed in his bio on the team website. It also includes 37 games played and 31 games started. However, what isn’t listed might be Spencer Petras’ most important accolade. Leadership through adversity. Few Hawkeyes have ever traversed their collegiate path with […] READ MORE


Tight End Grant Leeper Signs with Iowa

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Iowa tight ends coach Abdul Hodge has done incredible work in just his first full season with the Hawkeyes. The former Iowa linebacker joined the coaching staff in March of 2022 and has already put together a solid tight ends group for next season. It began with landing Erick All from Michigan in the transfer […] READ MORE


Transfer Portal Requires New Mentality: Where Iowa Stands

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Just over three months ago, Wisconsin fired its head coach after a 2-3 start to the season. The dismissal of Paul Chryst was a surprise to many given his track record in Madison. He was 67-26 since the 2015 season, leading the Badgers to three Big Ten title games and a Rose Bowl. The shaky […] READ MORE


Iowa’s Transfer Portal Additions Thus Far

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With the transfer portal window being open for just over one month, Iowa has filled a handful of spots on its offense. The Hawkeyes needed depth at quarterback and receiver and found some solid names in those position groups. The offensive line was another target area for Iowa after the unit struggled in 2022. Transfers […] READ MORE


TCU Outlasts Michigan in Fiesta Bowl Shootout

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Fireworks came early and often in the Fiesta Bowl as TCU jumped to a two-touchdown lead in the first quarter. A pick-six by the TCU defense followed by a 76-yard Horned Frog touchdown drive had the two-score underdogs out in front in the first College Football Playoff Semifinal. Michigan began to find success in the […] READ MORE