Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz announced the team’s captains as the Hawkeyes prepare for Miami (Ohio) in the first game of the season.
The captains are quarterback C.J. Beathard, wide receiver Matt VandeBerg, linebacker Josey Jewell and defensive back Desmond King.
Kirk Ferentz announced captains for Saturday's game: CJ Beathard, Matt Vandeberg, Josey Jewell, Desmond King. #Hawkeyes
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Beathard passed for 2,809 yards, 17 touchdowns and 5 interceptions a year ago while VandeBerg led the Hawkeyes with 65 catches and 703 yards.
Defensively, Jewell led the team with 126 tackles and added three sacks and four INTs. King led the team with eight interceptions.
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