Iowa signed five scholarship defensive backs and two walk-ons in the 2022 recruiting class. Here’s why that made sense for the Hawkeyes this year.
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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and his staff have a “real strong interest in” a small group of players in the transfer portal.
When COVID-19 halted in-person recruiting, Iowa football turned to Zoom to sell recruits on its program.
Five recruits, including three who previously committed to other schools, announced plans to attend Iowa on the first day of the early signing period.
Wednesday is set to be an interesting day for Iowa recruiting as some recruits formally sign with the Hawkeyes and others announce their college decisions.
Quarterback Marco Lainez became the third recruit to commit to Iowa in the 2023 recruiting class Monday.
Xavier Nwankpa was asked about his recruitment and college decision about 20 times a day. Here’s how he figured out the answer was the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Xavier Nwankpa, a 5-star safety from Southeast Polk, announced his commitment to Iowa football.
If seniors want to use an additional year, the Iowa staff will “take them back with open arms.” That creates a “tricky” situation with recruiting.
Hawkeye Report’s Tom Kakert joins The Gazette’s John Steppe on Hawk Off The Press to preview Iowa-Wisconsin and discuss Iowa football recruiting.
With dozens of potential Hawkeyes watching, Iowa’s chance to impress “couldn’t have gone much better,” Kirk Ferentz said.
Iowa City High junior Ben Kueter says he will attempt to play football and wrestle for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
Matt Campbell’s Midwest-focused recruiting strategy has resulted in more Iowans on the Iowa State roster who know the importance of the Cy-Hawk game.
247Sports’ Sean Bock is the guest on this week’s Hawk Off The Press podcast with The Gazette’s Leah Vann.
Juniors Alex Mota of Marion and Watts McBride of Cedar Rapids Washington hold major-college offers, but their focus is on the 2021 high school football season.