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12-2, 1st in Big Ten - West

Football is a family affair for Beathard

Using Mark Schlabach's top 25, our college football writers chose a player from each team who they think could fill the role as head coach. Brian Bennett notes that QB C.J. Beathard has football in his blood. His grandfather, Bobby, was a longtime NFL executive. Coach 'em up

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1dTom VanHaaren

ESPN 300: Where the Big Ten stands

After signing a top-five class in 2016, Ohio State has take the lead in the Big Ten with the 2017 class.

Hawkeyes are shocking on recruiting trail

The success of 2015 is paying off as Iowa looks forward to the 2017 recruiting class. The Hawkeyes have more ESPN 300 commits already in this recruiting cycle than they've had sign in the last five classes combined. Programs which will make noise in 2017 (Insider)


Highlights: Austin Blythe

The Colts continue to add beef in front of Andrew Luck, picking up the former Hawkeye center in Round 7. Check out some of Blythe's best highlights.

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6dMitch Sherman

Why Desmond King chose Iowa over the NFL

It took 15 minutes for Desmond King to decide he couldn't leave Iowa for the NFL. It's what his brother would have wanted, and family comes first. Plus, he promised his mom a yellow rose.

How does Iowa follow up successful 2015 season? (1:58)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

Big Ten ESPN300 commits Ohio State - 10 Michigan - 5 Penn State, Nebraska - 3 MSU, Iowa, Wisc - 2 Rutgers - 1

Parker moves at blistering pace

He may not run track anymore, but Jonathan Parker's speed is absolutely still there. He returned kicks last year, but he may have a bigger impact on offense this season. Fastest player on top-25 teams

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10dMitch Sherman

Spring breakout player: Iowa Hawkeyes

After making improvement his coach called "night and day," linebacker Aaron Mends looks set to make an impact for Iowa in 2016.

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13dMitch Sherman

Iowa Hawkeyes spring game preview

Iowa enters its spring game with a lot of experience returning, but several starting jobs still unsettled on both sides of the ball.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Lots of talk from Iowa DC Phil Parker about playing defense with passion. When asked about LB Josey Jewell, named last year as the first sophomore captain in the 17-year Kirk Ferentz era, Parker smiled. "I think he has a good passion for it." That's an understatement.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis looks forward to working after the summer with a fully healed C.J. Beathard, who battled injuries last fall and continues to recover from surgery for a sports hernia while practicing this spring. "I almost forgot what he looks like healthy," Davis said of the returning second-team All-Big Ten quarterback.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Representatives of the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation will present Iowa's Kirk Ferentz with his 2015 award Saturday at Kinnick Stadium before the Hawkeyes' final practice of the spring.

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King could be great on TV

Desmond King is a communications major and got plenty of time on camera as one of the nation's best corners last season. After he's done in the NFL, a seat at the analyst table should be in his future. Potential broadcasters on top 25 teams

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa cornerback Maurice Fleming will transfer. As a graduate, he will be eligible immediately at another school with one season to play. Fleming played in 33 games over three seasons and made 17 tackles as a backup last year.

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16dGerry Hamilton

Early Commit: RB Eno Benjamin to Iowa

Kirk Ferentz and staff went into the Dallas area for the talented running back, adding a third ESPN Jr. 300 commitment.

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17dMitch Sherman

Top 10 players: Iowa Hawkeyes

With spring practice in the final stages around the Big Ten, we're using this time to highlight the top 10 players on each roster. Next up: Iowa.

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