Why Iowa is updating its recruiting territories; 8 prospects to know for next class
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Time to update the map
The end of the 2018 recruiting calendar isn’t just a time to look ahead to 2019. It’s time for the Iowa football staff to re-evaluate where it recruits. Don’t be surprised if Iowa heads more toward Atlanta. New running backs coach Derrick Foster has a lot of connections in Georgia.
Iowa is off to a strong start in the Class of 2019. The Hawkeyes hold the No. 18 class. To maintain a high-ranking, they’ll need to fortify the class with more top-level prospects. Here are eight names to know for Iowa and the 2019 class.
The importance of rankings
The Hawkeyes completed their best football recruiting class in seven years on Wednesday. Land of 10 explains why that matters and why it could foreshadow something special for the future.
Rob Howe of HawkeyeNation.com took a look at Iowa’s quarterback situation for 2018. Health is going to be very important. The Hawkeyes only have three scholarship quarterbacks.
Walking with the walk-ons
Iowa’s 2018 walk-on class is nearly as large as the 23-man 2018 scholarship class. Chad Leistikow of the Des Moines Register breaks down every one of the 20 walk-ons. Yes, 20.
Can you see me now?
The Cedar Rapids Gazette put together a nifty interactive map highlighting where everyone in Iowa’s Class of 2018 comes from. As is expected, the majority of the class resides within a short ride from Iowa City.
We’re talking about defense
Yes, defense is a problem for the Iowa men’s basketball team. How big of a problem? Land of 10 believes the team’s wins would nearly triple if the Hawkeyes were more adept at holding opponents below 90 points.
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