Highlights from Pat Fitzgerald’s B1G Media Days Press Conference

By Cody Goodwin cody-goodwin@uiowa.edu CHICAGO, Ill. — The 2014 Big Ten Media Days are underway here at the Hilton, serving as the unofficial start to the 2014 Big Ten college football season. As part of The Daily Iowan’s coverage of this event, our football reporters are bringing you highlights from each of the head coaches’ press […]

Six Hawkeyes earn preseason honors


Six Iowa football players earned College Sports Madness Preseason honors last week. Brandon Scherff, Carl Davis, Kevonte Martin-Manley, Austin Blythe, John Lowdermilk, and Desmond King were among those from the University of Iowa who received the honor on July 25, according to a release. Blythe started all 13 games at center last season and helped […]

Pickert honored by W-League


Melanie Pickert was a W-League Central All-Conference for the Toronto Lady Lynx over the summer. The W-League is a women’s pro-am league. The senior scored 2 goals on 7 shots in seven games over the summer. Pickert led the Hawkeyes with 7 goals and 4 assists as a junior and was a second-team All-Big Ten […]

Weisman, Duzey, Kornbrath, Martin-Manley on watch lists


Mark Weisman, Jake Duzey, Connor Kornbrath, and Kevonte Martin-Manley were all named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards Watch List. Weisman, on the Running Back Trophy Watch List, rushed for 975 yards and 8 touchdowns as a junior. Duzey, on the Tight End Trophy Watch List, grabbed 19 balls for 270 yards and two […]