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Iowa defensive back Terry Roberts jumps up for an interception during a football game between Iowa and Maryland at Maryland Stadium on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. Roberts finished the day with three tackles and one interception. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins 51-14.

Iowa football defensive coordinator Phil Parker draws high praise

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter May 3, 2022

Following the Iowa football team’s final spring practice on April 23, senior defensive back Terry Roberts began his conversation with reporters with quite a soundbite. “This defense can be the...

Iowa tight end Sam LaPorta runs the ball toward the end zone for a touchdown during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17.

Iowa football’s Sam LaPorta ready to make a difference in senior season

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz thinks Sam LaPorta has “a certain knack” about him. LaPorta was a 2019 three-star tight end recruit out of Highland, Illinois, when Ferentz and the Hawkeyes...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras lines up behind center Tyler Linderbaum during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Petras replaced quarterback Alex Padilla at the start of third quarter. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers, 28-21.

Tracking where former Hawkeyes landed after 2022 NFL Draft

Robert Read, Pregame Editor May 1, 2022

Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa’s Rimington award-winning former center, isn’t known for being chatty. After the Baltimore Ravens selected the consensus All-American in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft...

Iowa pitcher Brody Brecht throws a pitch during the second baseball game of a doubleheader between Iowa and Illinois at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Brecht struckout two Illini in one inning. The Fighting Illini defeated the Hawkeyes in 13 innings, 7-5.

Opinion | It’s decision time for Iowa’s Brody Brecht

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor May 1, 2022

Decision time is coming for Brody Brecht. And it already seems like he’s chosen baseball. Brecht, who was recruited by both head football coach Kirk Ferentz and head baseball coach Rick Heller,...

Iowa defensive back Dane Belton reads the Indiana offense during a football game between No. 18 Iowa and No. 17 Indiana at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Hoosiers 34-6. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

New York Giants select Iowa defensive back Dane Belton in fourth round of NFL Draft

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 30, 2022

Start spreading the news: Former Iowa defensive back Dane Belton is headed to New York. The New York Giants selected Belton in the fourth round with the 114th overall pick of the 2022 NFL Draft....

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum prepares to snap the football during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17.

Tyler Linderbaum picked by Baltimore Ravens in first round of NFL Draft

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor April 28, 2022

Tyler Linderbaum is heading to Baltimore. The former Hawkeye All-American center was selected by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round of the NFL Draft, 25th overall, on Thursday night. https://twitter.com/HawkeyeFootball/status/1519872159312719873 As...

Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum prepares to snap the football during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17.

NFL Draft guide | Where Iowa’s prospects are projected to go

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 27, 2022

Iowa’s All-American, Rimington Award-winning center Tyler Linderbaum is projected to be selected in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday night. If Linderbaum’s wait to hear his...

Iowa center Logan Jones blocks defensive tackle Loui Stec during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Former defensive tackle Logan Jones in contention for starting center job

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 26, 2022

The Iowa football team’s starting center during its 15th and final practice of the spring on Saturday was a former defensive tackle wearing No. 65. Sound familiar? With former Hawkeye and Rimington...

Iowa strength coach Raimond Braithwaite instructs offensive linemen during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Raimond Braithwaite making mark on Iowa football strength and conditioning

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor April 26, 2022

Freshman defensive back Xavier Nwankpa was listed at 6-foot-2, 190 pounds on the roster Iowa football released on March 22. Before the Hawkeyes’ April 23 spring game at Kinnick Stadium, Iowa strength...

Iowa fans applaud during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Fans weigh in on quarterbacks, wave song at Iowa football’s final spring practice

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 24, 2022

As Iowa football fans took in the Hawkeyes’ open spring practice on Saturday morning at Kinnick Stadium, Daily Iowan Sports Reporter Chris Werner took to the stands to ask about about the open quarterback...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz leads an applaud for a trainer during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Opinion | Observations from the Iowa football team’s open practice

Robert Read, Pregame Editor April 23, 2022

The Iowa football team held its 15th and final practice of the spring on Saturday. Roughly 1,000 Hawkeye fans sat in the West stands of Kinnick Stadium 133 days before Iowa will open its 2022 season...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras throws a ball during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Spencer Petras emerges as frontrunner in Iowa football’s quarterback competition

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor April 23, 2022

Iowa football senior quarterback Spencer Petras stood near the south end zone of Kinnick Stadium at the beginning of the Hawkeyes’ final spring practice on Saturday morning, throwing consecutive...

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