Iowa: Will CB D.J. Miller commit? Noah Fant as offensive mismatch
Iowa football is always the main topic in the Iowa Breakfast Club, Land of 10’s daily Hawkeyes notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Hawkeyes sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Iowa football, recruiting, basketball and more.
MORE: Want this roundup in your inbox every morning? Sign up here!
St. Louis cornerback D.J. Miller is planning to commit in May. He recently visited Iowa. Will he pick the Hawkeyes? HawkeyeNation.com’s Rob Howe spoke with Miller about the Hawkeyes chances of signing him.
Iowa’s top playmaker
With running back Akrum Wadley gone, tight end Noah Fant is Iowa’s best offensive weapon. The Des Moines Register’s Mark Emmert wrote on what the Hawkeyes will need from their playmaker in 2018.
A handshake does wonders
It certainly did for Bettendorf High School (Iowa) freshman Griffin Liddle. His handshake helped him get noticed and open the door for Division I scholarship offers, including one from Iowa. His play on the field and work ethic didn’t hurt either. Here is a Land of 10 profile on Liddle, a 14-year-old defensive tackle already drawing attention on the recruiting trail.
The Iowa athletic department is out to improve its customer service. So it wants to hire an outside agency to help in the process. Oh, yeah, the agency will also be tasked with increasing ticket sales. College athletics is a big business after all. The Cedar Rapids Gazette’s Vanessa Miller has all the details on what the Hawkeyes are trying to do.
Manny Rugamba was a prolific high school wide receiver. Iowa needs help at the position. Is Rugamba the answer? Land of 10 explains why keeping him at cornerback is the best move for Rugamba and the team in the latest question of the day.
Telling me there’s a chance
Not every path to the NFL is as easy as it’s going to be for former cornerback Josh Jackson, a likely first-round pick. Land of 10 goes over what the rougher road to the pros looks like from the vantage point of players like fullback Drake Kulick and long snapper Tyler Kluver.
Miss a previous edition of Iowa Breakfast Club? Get caught up here.