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Cyclones
ESPN’s Mark May Highlights 5th Annual Ed Thomas Fundraiser

ESPN’s Mark May Highlights 5th Annual Ed Thomas Fundraiser

Jun

2014

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“Football was more than just X’s and O’s to Ed.  He often said that if all he taught his boys was how to play football, then he would have failed as a coach.”                                             ...

Hoiberg and the Terrific, Wonderful, Exceptional, Very Good Day

Hoiberg and the Terrific, Wonderful, Exceptional, Very Good Day

May

2014

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By Andrew Gogerty Coach Hoiberg woke up this morning with visions of 7 foot Greek pro-potential players and a young, upstart three-point specialist on his wish list.  He got ready for another stop on the tailgate tour and he could tell: It was going to be a terrific, wonderful, exceptional, very good day. After breakfast, ...

Five thoughts from the ISU Spring Game

Five thoughts from the ISU Spring Game

Apr

2014

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The offense has the potential to be REALLY good:  The addition of Mark Mangino to the coaching staff should pay huge dividends.  There’s as much talent on the offense as I can ever remember.  Wimberly and Nealy at RB.  Jarvis West, D’Vario Montgomery, Allen Lazard, and Quenton Bundrage at WR.  EJ Bibbs at TE.  Seriously, ...

Hawkeyes
ESPN’s Mark May Highlights 5th Annual Ed Thomas Fundraiser

ESPN’s Mark May Highlights 5th Annual Ed Thomas Fundraiser

Jun

2014

22

0

“Football was more than just X’s and O’s to Ed.  He often said that if all he taught his boys was how to play football, then he would have failed as a coach.”                                             ...

More Hawks Take Flight For NFL

More Hawks Take Flight For NFL

May

2014

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By Mathew Gogerty Another year has passed, and a new flock of Hawkeyes are off to showcase their skills in the National Football League.  As the 2014 NFL Draft concluded Saturday afternoon 3 Hawkeye players were drafted and since then another 6 have signed with teams as free agents. The Iowa football program has had ...

Iowa Spring Football

Iowa Spring Football

Apr

2014

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By Mathew Gogerty Spring is in the air, and the 2014-15 football season has officially arrived.  Last pre-season I predicted Iowa to finish with a 7-5 overall record, knowing that was a bit on the optimistic side.  The Hawks surpassed my expectations finishing 8-5 overall including a close loss (21-14) to SEC powerhouse LSU in ...