Why Jirehl Brock likes Iowa; how Cody Ince bags 300-pound bears
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Put it above the mantel
Iowa offensive line signee Cody Ince is a proficient hunter. In fact, he bagged a 300-pound black bear. Ince tells the story in his Land of 10 Next Generation profile.
Jirehl Brock recruiting update
The 4-star running back from Illinois is being recruited by Iowa and Iowa State, among others. The Des Moines Register’s Matthew Bain spoke with Jirehl Brock to break down his recruitment. He is a big fan of Iowa’s coaching stability.
Michigan cornerback Joshua DeBerry visited Iowa last week. HawkeyeNation.com’s Rob Howe spoke with DeBerry about his trip. The Class of 2019 prospect is taking his time with his recruitment. Don’t expect a commitment anytime soon from him.
True value of assistant coaches
Reese Morgan isn’t just Iowa’s defensive line coach. He is arguably the most important position coach on the staff. Land of 10 explains why he is so important, especially when it comes to recruiting.
Time is money
Former Iowa cornerback Josh Jackson lowered his 40-yard dash time from the NFL combine at Iowa’s pro day on Monday. Doing that likely ensured Jackson is a first-round draft pick in the NFL draft on April 26.
Mark your calendars
Iowa football isn’t holding a practice in central Iowa this spring. But the Hawkeyes will conduct a youth football clinic in May in Johnston, Iowa. The Des Moines Register’s Chad Leistikow has all the details.
Making up for lost time
Iowa designated hitter Chris Whelan is back from Tommy John surgery. It’s not taking him long to make an impact. He is batting .412 with 1 home run in eight games. The Cedar Rapid Gazette’s Jeff Johnson looks at Whelan and his return to the lineup.
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