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Iowa wide receiver Nico Ragaini hauls in a reception during a football game between Iowa and Colorado State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Rams 24-14.

Iowa wide receiver Nico Ragaini embracing expanded leadership role

Austin Hanson, Pregame Editor June 23, 2022

Nico Ragaini has seen a number of veteran wide receivers leave the Iowa football program during his five-year tenure with the Hawkeyes. Ihmir Smith-Marsette and Brandon Smith left Iowa City for...

Fans wave to University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital during a football game between Iowa and Kent State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Flashes, 30-7.

Kid Captains to help decide Hawkeye Wave song

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter June 22, 2022

When the University of Iowa received suggestions from fans regarding what new song should accompany the Hawkeye Wave, there was a regular response. “Let the kids decide.” The University announced...

Iowa wide receiver Charlie Jones runs the ball during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Corn Huskers 28-21.

Former Iowa wide receiver Charlie Jones transfers to Purdue

Chris Werner, Summer Sports Editor June 3, 2022

Per multiple reports, former Iowa football player Charlie Jones transferred to Purdue on Friday. During his two seasons playing in Iowa City, Jones was a special teams standout and a steady wide...

Iowa wide receiver Charlie Jones hurdles over Illinois defensive back Christian Bobak during a football game between No. 17 Iowa and Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Illini, 33-23, at the last home game of the season.

Iowa wide receiver Charlie Jones enters transfer portal

Austin Hanson, Pregame Editor May 25, 2022

Iowa wide receiver Charlie Jones has entered the transfer portal, per multiple reports. The 6-foot, 188-pound sixth-year senior was named Big Ten Conference Returner of the Year at the end of the 2021...

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...

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