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The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Northwestern quarterback Brendan Sullivan prepares to throw the ball during the 2023 Wildcats Classic, a football game between Iowa and Northwestern at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023. Sullivan caught 12 completions on 19 attempts. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 10-7.

Iowa football lands transfer quarterback Brendan Sullivan

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor May 8, 2024

Northwestern transfer quarterback Brendan Sullivan has committed to Iowa football, he announced Wednesday on social media. He has two years of eligibility remaining. @HawkeyeFootball let’s work...

Iowa defensive lineman Noah Shannon celebrates after tackling Nebraska running back Anthony Grant for a loss during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The Huskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 24-17.

Noah Shannon signs with Las Vegas Raiders as undrafted free agent

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 27, 2024

After being forced to sit out his final season in a Hawkeye uniform, Iowa football's Noah Shannon has an opportunity to prove his worth in the NFL. An undrafted free agent, Shannon signed with the...

Iowa defensive lineman Logan Lee and linebacker Jay Higgins tackle Northwestern quarterback Brendan Sullivan during the 2023 Wildcats Classic, a football game between Iowa and Northwestern at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023. Lee had four total tackles. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 10-7.

Iowa football defensive lineman Logan Lee drafted by Pittsburgh Steelers

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter April 27, 2024

Former Iowa defensive lineman Logan Lee was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 178th pick of the 2024 NFL Draft on Saturday.  With the 178th pick in the 2024 #NFLDraft, we select DE Logan...

Iowa punter Tory Taylor acknowledges fans after a football game between Iowa and Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Taylor punted for 413 total yards, averaging 51.6 per play. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 15-13.

Iowa football’s Tory Taylor drafted by Chicago Bears

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter April 27, 2024

Former Iowa football punter Tory Taylor was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round with the No. 122 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft on Saturday.  “It’s really an honor to be a...

Iowa tight end Erick All catches a pass during a football game between Iowa and Western Michigan at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos, 41-10. All had 34 receiving yards and scored a two-point conversion.

Iowa’s Erick All drafted by Cincinnati Bengals

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 27, 2024

Former Iowa tight end Erick All was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 115th pick of the 2024 NFL Draft. The Fairfield, Ohio, native was the No. 11 prospect coming out of high school in...

Iowa defensive back Cooper DeJean runs the ball  during the Iowa homecoming football game between Iowa and Purdue at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Boilermakers 20-14. DeJean totaled 45 yards and three returns against Purdue.

Iowa’s Cooper DeJean drafted by Philadelphia Eagles

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 26, 2024

Former Iowa cornerback Cooper DeJean was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles with the No. 40 overall pick in the 2024 NFL Draft on Friday.  The 6-foot-1, 203-pound star was widely regarded as a...

Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz reacts to a play during a football game between Iowa and Michigan State at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans, 26-16. Ferentz met his performance objective of scoring more than 25 points in a game. His performance objective states he must average 25 points per game.

Brian Ferentz hired by Maryland football as offensive analyst

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 26, 2024

After spending a decade on the sidelines as a coach for his alma mater, former Iowa football offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz is back in the Big Ten. The son of Hawkeye head coach Kirk Ferentz,...

Iowa quarterback Deacon Hill looks towards the sidelines during the 2023 Wildcats Classic, a football game between Iowa and Northwestern at Wrigley Field in Chicago, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023. Hill passed for 65 yards and a touchdown. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats, 10-7.

Quarterback Deacon Hill enters transfer portal

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor April 23, 2024

Quarterback Deacon Hill has entered the transfer portal, he announced Tuesday on social media. "Iowa, you have given me one of the best years of my life," Hill wrote in a post on X, formerly Twitter....

Iowa defensive back Quinn Schulte looks to tackle Iowa Wide receiver Kaleb Brown during a scrimmage at a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 20, 2024. The Hawkeyes held a free open practice for fans.

Conversation creating continuity: How a meal at Pullman Diner changed the fate of the Iowa defense

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 21, 2024

Some of the best conversations happen at the dinner table. For Iowa football, it was a meal at Pullman Diner in downtown Iowa City that ultimately changed the fate of the program. Coming off...

Iowa quarterback Deacon Hill completes a drill during an Iowa football spring practice at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Iowa quarterbacks Deacon Hill and Marco Lainez making the most of borrowed time

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter April 20, 2024

As the hit Panic! At The Disco song, “High Hopes,” blared over the loudspeakers at Kinnick Stadium during Iowa football’s open spring practice, many of the fans in attendance shared the same...

Iowa quarterback Deacon Hill passes the ball to running back Kaleb Johnson during an Iowa football spring practice at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Iowa football spring practice column | Hawkeye offense still in the rebuilding process as transfer portral looms

Matt McGowan, Pregame Editor April 20, 2024

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz summed up his team’s progress over 15 spring practices in one play – a red-zone toss to a wide-open receiver that missed by two feet. This miscue occurred...

Iowa wide receiver Alex Eichmann laughs with Iowa wide receiver Graham Friedrichsen during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 20, 2024. The Hawkeyes held a free open practice for fans.

Photos: 2024 Iowa football spring practice

Isabella Tisdale, Emma Calabro, and Emily Nyberg April 20, 2024

Iowa football held a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. Gates opened to fans at 9:45 a.m., with the two-hour practice kicking off at 10:45 a.m. Iowa's starting quarterback Deacon Hill,...

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