Beathard surprises, is first Hawkeye picked
Quad City Times
With six fourth-quarter comebacks on his Iowa resume, C.J. Beathard engineered one final upset before taking his game from the Big Ten to the next level. The Hawkeyes' quarterback became a surprising third-round selection of the San Francisco 49ers in ...
McCaffery's son will play baseball, redshirt in basketball as freshman
Quad City Times
Connor McCaffery has been wrestling with the decision for months now and finally figured it was time to end all the contemplation and speculation. He is going to play baseball at the University of Iowa. And also basketball. But his first appearance in ...
NFL draft truly begins Friday for Iowa, Tristan Wirfs with the second-best shot put in state history and more
Thirty-two players experienced the moment Thursday night. No Hawkeyes did, but several will during the next two days. It will create a memory they'll never forget. One big question this year: Which Iowa player will get drafted first? Cornerback Desmond ...
2017 NFL Draft: Projecting which teams select Iowa Hawkeyes this weekend
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Only two Big Ten programs have produced more NFL draft picks the last decade than the Iowa Hawkeyes. Ohio State (57) and Penn State (38) are the only teams to boast more selections than the Hawkeyes (36) over the last 10 years.
Falcons' addition of LB Duke Riley keeps LSU pipeline open
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Duke Riley probably had an idea the Falcons were interested in him, and the former LSU linebacker wasn't surprised in the least Friday evening when Atlanta used the No. 75 pick of the draft to select him in the third round. He was flat-out excited. The ...
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LSU defensive lineman Lewis Neal ready to make his mark in the NFL
On a star-studded LSU defense that produced two first-round picks, the senior lineman doesn't have the name recognition of his teammates. But like every other prospect who falls to Day 3 of the NFL Draft, he believes he can carve out a productive pro ...
NFL Draft 2017: The SEC rules, an LSU record in sight, Day 2's breakout star, and more: 7 Wonders
The star of Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft wasn't a player. And he wasn't making the home Philly crowd happy. But the internet, though, loved him. Among the many other questions we had when it was all, we wondered.... 1. Shall we count the ways the SEC is ...
On Deck: LSU at Alabama, Game 3
One of the qualities the LSU staff loves most about Walker is how unflappable he is in hairy situations. On the Crimson Tide: Alabama has not announced a starter, but it will likely be junior right-hander Jake Walters, its typical Friday night starter ...