Blythe, Krieger Coble to play in Senior Bowl


Joshua Housing

Iowa tight-end Henry Krieger Coble runs into the end-zone to score a touchdown against Purdue in Kinnick Stadium on Nov. 21, 2015. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers to remain undefeated, 40-20. (The Daily Iowan/Joshua Housing)

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Former Iowa center Austin Blythe and tight end Henry Krieger Coble will play in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 30 in Mobile, Alabama. The game will be broadcast on the NFL Network at 1:30 p.m. Practices from Jan. 26-28 will be televised on ESPNU.

Dallas Cowboy coach Jason Garrett will coach the North squad featuring the two Hawkeyes. Blythe started the final 45 games of his career in Iowa City and was named a finalist for the 2015 Rimington Trophy. Blythe was a third-team All-American.

A captain his senior season, Blythe is rated as NFLDraftScout’s No. 5 center in this year’s draft class.

Krieger Coble set career highs with 35 receptions for 405 yards and a touchdown. His receptions were the second most on the team, and his yards ranked third. He started 12 of 14 games in 2015.

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