Archive | August, 2014

Meet your newest future Iowa basketball player: Connor McCaffery

Late on the night of Aug. 30, Connor McCaffery, the son of Iowa basketball head coach Fran McCaffery, committed to play for his father at Iowa. Connor McCaffery will be a member of the class of 2017; he is a sophomore at Iowa City West. The announcement was made via the Iowa Barnstormers Twitter feed, for […]

Football: Martin-Manley passes Cook on Iowa’s all-time receptions list

Iowa’s Kevonte Martin-Manley entered this season with a chance to put his name above some of the best receivers in the program’s history. Before the Aug. 30 game against Northern Iowa — which Iowa won, 31-23 — Martin-Manley was just 52 receptions away from becoming the program’s all-time career leader in the category. Martin-Manley, a senior, […]

Feature: Linebackers struggled against Northern Iowa’s Johnson

Northern Iowa running back David Johnson racked up  237 all-purpose yards and a touchdown against Iowa on Aug. 30. It became clear Aug. 30 what the Iowa defense’s biggest weakness was — the Hawkeyes’ group of inexperienced linebackers. More specifically, that group’s play in pass coverage played a large part in allowing Division 1AA-opponent Northern Iowa to make the […]

Recap: Iowa downs Northern Iowa, 31-23, to open 2014 season

The Iowa football team used a solid offensive performance to secure the first victory of the 2014 season. Iowa’s Jake Rudock saw that Northern Iowa’s Makinton Dorleant had his head turned. And it was all he needed to see. It was in the third quarter of the Hawkeye’s 31-23 season-opening victory over Northern Iowa. Rudock […]