On Iowa by Marc Morehouse

Desmond King might be Iowa's best recruiter

CHICAGO - Last winter, Iowa signed a pair of defensive linemen from Desmond King's high school in Detroit. This summer, and with King's help, the Hawk ...

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Beathard began his Iowa career at a solid 170 pounds

Iowa QB C.J. Beathard did start his Iowa career at around 170 pounds. He's 215 now. I asked how he thought 170 pounds was going to work for a Big Ten ...

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Get to know Outlaw Farming Technologies

CHICAGO - From the player's point of view, Big Ten media days are an arduous mental exercise. You go from chair to chair on radio row and you have to ...

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Iowa zeros in on 'retirement' contract for Ferentz

CHICAGO - Maybe Kirk Ferentz's last contract with Iowa was intended to be a "lifetime" deal. It was signed in 2010 with an annual salary of around $4 ...

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The tried-and-true path to a poster

CHICAGO - Two of the three players Iowa brought to Chicago for Big Ten media days are on the 2016 schedule poster. The third is the first junior invit ...

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The decidedly unsexy Big Ten West

CHICAGO - First-year Rutgers head coach Chris Ash is just 42. He's from Ottumwa and broke into coaching at Drake University, his alma mater. He's perh ...

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Some quick Iowa notes from Big Ten media days

CHICAGO - The Sean Welsh-to-center thing really seems to be a go. The junior from Springboro, Ohio, was listed as the No. 1 center in the Iowa two dee ...

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The might and could and probably not for Big Ten media days

CHICAGO - Honestly, nothing substantial happens during Big Ten media days. Last year, Iowa defensive end Drew Ott ate a raw egg on camera. We'll happi ...

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Coincidence, Pokemon Go, bank robbery, Faith Ekakitie

IOWA CITY - There are no rules for coincidence. You don't have a say in it. You sometimes don't even know when it's happening. It's usually harmless o ...

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From Pro Football Focus, some articulation of Iowa offensive line '15

So many factors go into pass protection, at least in my opinion. Of course, there's the offensive line. There's also the called protection and how it ...

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West wide receiver Oliver Martin makes incredible rankings leap

Recruiting rankings matter. There is a certain amount of due diligence and scouting that goes into this. There has to be, even though every year there ...

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New Kinnick and Iowa City aerials for everyone

Over the years, we've taken many aerial photos of Kinnick Stadium for whatever usage in the newspaper and on the website.I'm not sure why we need them ...

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Taylor welcomes younger brother to the Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY - Miles Taylor let out a little smile at the question. The term "brother" is used a lot in college football, and now it has a literal meanin ...

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Iowa wide receivers not list-worthy, at least right now

IOWA CITY - We're going to talk "watch lists," but only for a second because we all know that college football awards can't be won in July. Wednesday ...

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Texas defensive back might be Iowa's biggest get yet

You can make an argument that Texas defensive back Chevin Calloway is the most decorated recruit Iowa has ever landed. During a Periscope video Monda ...

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