Iowa Rumors & News

  • Mississippi WR Brandon Smith Announces Commitment To Iowa

    College Spun "Iowa doesn’t often make big recruiting splashes in the Deep South, but after a very strong 2015, the Hawkeyes are off to a very nice start on the recruiting trail. On Sunday night, three-star wide receiver Brandon Smith, a Mississippi native, announced his commitment to Kirk Ferentz’s program." June 27

  • All-American 4-Star Running Back Eno Benjamin Announces Commitment To Iowa

    College Spun "Iowa is coming off of one of its best seasons under Kirk Ferentz, and it appears to be having an impact on the recruiting trail. The Hawkeyes just picked up a huge commitment from running back Eno Benjamin, a four-star recruit and U.S. Army All-American." April 19

  • Maurice Fleming to take grad transfer route out of Iowa

    College Football Talk "Another day, another FBS player has hopped on the grad transfer train out of town. In a press release, Iowa announced Tuesday afternoon that Maurice Fleming has decided to transfer out of the Hawkeyes football program. No reason was given for the decision, although the school noted in its..." April 19

  • NCAA denies Drew Ott’s waiver request, making him a late entry to the draft

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft 15 days away, there’s another player in an already crowded pool. Via multiple reports, the NCAA has notified former Iowa defensive lineman Drew Ott that his request for a medical hardship waiver has been denied. It means that Ott won’t get a fifth year of college football, and..." April 13

  • Drew Ott redshirt decision will be made by NCAA

    Des Moines Register "Drew Ott’s chance at a fifth year of eligibility with the Iowa football team rests in the hands of the NCAA, not the Big Ten Conference. The University of Iowa on Monday announced that the defensive end’s petition had been moved to the sanctioning body of college sports. In a statement, the..." March 01

  • Iowa DB Omar Truitt arrested for drunk driving

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Iowa defensive back Omar Truitt ran into some trouble over the weekend. According to the Cedar Rapids Gazette, Truitt, 19, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor drunken driving early Sunday morning. Police said Truitt was pulled over at about 12:40 a.m. on Sunday morning. The arresting..." February 16

  • Iowa ‘confident’ no NCAA rules broken by Hawkeye players joining Donald Trump rally

    College Football Talk "You would think there could be no possible way the expansive NCAA rule book could plop itself into the 2016 presidential race. You would be wrong. As the race barrels toward Monday’s Iowa caucuses, every presidential hopeful is doing his or her best to cozy up to Iowa’s voting public. For..." January 28

  • Iowa QB C.J. Beathard has hernia surgery, to miss at least six weeks

    ESPN "Iowa got a great season out of first-year starting quarterback C.J. Beathard in 2015. Beathard's performance was even more remarkable considering that he couldn't move effectively for nearly half of it. Now he's getting that problem fixed. As first reported by and later..." January 26

  • Iowa lands 2017 prospect A.J. Epenesa

    ESPN "Iowa is trying to close out its 2016 class with only three weeks left until signing day, but that doesn’t mean it isn't focused on the future as well. The Hawkeyes received some huge news in the form of a commitment Sunday afternoon from a 2017 prospect. ESPN Junior 300 defensive end A.J...." January 18

  • Report: Iowa's Desmond King returning for senior year

    The Score "In a surprising move, Iowa standout cornerback Desmond King will return for his senior year, his mother, Yvette Powell, told The Daily Iowan's Danny Payne on Monday. "We have unfinished business," Powell said. "... He didn’t want to leave (quarterback) C.J. (Beathard) like that. We talked to..." January 05

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