Iowa Rumors & News

  • Brian Ferentz named Iowa's offensive coordinator

    The Gazette "There are niceties that need to be said. Brian Ferentz is an Iowa City kid, more so than anywhere else. He’s a Hawkeye, from three years as a starting O-lineman and now five seasons as offensive line coach, a position his father, Kirk, held for nine seasons before a stint with the NFL and now..." January 09

  • Gardner helps No. 17 Florida rout Iowa in Outback Bowl

    The Sports Xchange "TAMPA, Fla. -- No. 17 Florida has been burned by second-half comebacks on occasion this season, but defensive back Chauncey Gardner decided to take matters into his hands. Gardner, a freshman cornerback, had two interceptions and returned one for a 58-yard touchdown to lead the Gators to a..." January 02

  • Matt VandeBerg gets approval for Hawkeye return

    Hawk Central "Just in time for Christmas, Matt VandeBerg’s wish for a fifth year at Iowa has come true. The wide receiver’s medical-hardship waiver has been approved by the Big Ten Conference, clearing his path to play for the 2017 Hawkeyes, the university confirmed. VandeBerg was Iowa’s leading receiver..." December 21

  • Iowa strength coach is highest paid and set to make more

    USA Today "With a $625,000 base salary this season, Iowa’s Chris Doyle already is college football’s highest-paid public-school strength coach by $100,000 over the second-highest paid: Alabama’s Scott Cochran. However, it is also already almost certain that Doyle will be making even more next..." December 08

  • Iowa rolls past No. 16 Nebraska 40-10

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa - Iowa dominated in every facet of the game against 16th-ranked Nebraska on Friday, defeating the Cornhuskers 40-10 at Kinnick Stadium. Iowa's victory over Nebraska guarantees that No. 6 Wisconsin will represent the Big Ten West Division in Indianapolis for next week's..." November 25

  • Iowa's defense shuts down Illinois 28-0

    The Sports Xchange "Iowa's defense held Illinois to 198 total yards and the Hawkeyes scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 28-0 win on a blustery Saturday afternoon in Champaign, Ill., with temperatures in the high 30s. LeShun Daniels Jr. wore down the Illini defense and led all rushers with 159 yards and..." November 19

  • Iowa's 7th win kicks in guarantee for Kirk Ferentz potentially worth $2M

    USA Today "If Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz decides he wants to keep coaching, the Hawkeyes’ 28-0 victory on Saturday against Illinois will be worth more than $2 million to him in the future. His assistant coaches and other members of his staff stand to benefit as well. The win was Iowa’s seventh of..." November 19

  • 4-star running back Eno Benjamin de-commits from Iowa

    USA Today High School Sports "Rumors of recruiting discontent in Iowa’s 2017 class resulted in a major four-star decommittment on Sunday night. Eno Benjamin of Wylie, Texas pledged to the Hawkeyes in April and was integral in drawing other prospects to Iowa City, but his own recruitment hit recent bumps, and the running..." October 24

  • Wisconsin bounces back, beats Iowa

    The Sports Xchange "IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The 10th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers snapped a two-game losing streak, reclaimed the Heartland Trophy from Iowa and further established themselves as a serious contender in the Big Ten West after defeating the Hawkeyes, 17-9, at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. The Badgers' lone..." October 22

  • Iowa runs over Purdue, 49-28

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Akrum Wadley rushed for 170 yards and one touchdown and senior running back LeShun Daniels contributed 156 rushing yards and two scores as Iowa rolled to a 49-28 victory over Purdue on Saturday in a Big Ten game at West Lafayette, Ind. Senior quarterback Casey Beathard..." October 15

  • Wadley runs Iowa past Minnesota

    The Sports Xchange "Junior running back Akrum Wadley broke loose on a decisive 54-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and Iowa defeated Minnesota 14-7 on Saturday in a Big Ten Conference game at Minneapolis. Wadley rushed for 107 yards on 14 carries and his scoring gallop with 5:28 left in the game was the..." October 08

  • Northwestern surprises Iowa, 38-31

    The Sports Xchange "The Iowa Hawkeyes were stunned on Homecoming Saturday, falling 38-31 to the Northwestern Wildcats at Kinnick Stadium. It was the Wildcats’ first victory over Iowa since 2012 and first win over the Hawkeyes in Iowa City since 2009. Northwestern (2-3, 1-1) jumped out to a 17-7 lead it..." October 01