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Marking your territory
Rivals’ Tom Kakert goes over Iowa’s top
five position battles for spring practice. Linebacker and wide receiver are obvious choices. The Hawkeyes need someone
to step up at both positions. Ideally, it’s more than one player at each spot.
15 minutes well spent
Class of 2019 offensive lineman Noah Fenske chatted with former Iowa guard Marshal Yanda during a visit to campus earlier
this month. The talk led Fenske to commit on the spot. Land of 10 took a look at one
of the most impactful conversations of Fenske’s recruitment.
Iowa is in good position with Class of 2019 defensive end Mosai Newsom, but don’t expect the in-state 3-star prospect
to commit any time soon. He told HawkeyeNation.com’s Rob Howe he plans
to commit in the fall. Nebraska and Minnesota are also recruiting Newsom.
Let’s celebrate with BBQ
Former Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens was expected to resign with the Dallas Cowboys or head to the Indianapolis Colts.
Instead, the Kansas City Chiefs swooped in and signed
Hitchens on the first day of NFL free agency. He is set to make $9 million per season as part of the five-year deal.
What will it take for Iowa wrestling to bring home some hardware from the NCAA championships this week in Cleveland? A
few wrestlers making it into the semifinals is a good start. The Des Moines Register’s Cody Goodwin breaks down the
Hawkeyes’ postseason chances here.
Blast from the past
Ever wonder what happened to Steve Carfino, who played basketball for Iowa in 1980-84? He became the face of basketball
in Australia. His old college teammate, Jon Darsee, explains how it happened for the Des Moines Register in this piece.
Can Iowa women’s basketball make a deep
NCAA Tournament run? The Iowa City Press-Citizen’s Dargan Southard takes a look.
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