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Four-star running back recruit Jirehl Brock (right) will visit Iowa for an official visit in June.

What 4-star RB Jirehl Brock looks for on official visits; biggest lesson Reese Morgan learned from Georgia

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.

Last man standing

Four-star running back Jirehl Brock is down to four teams. He told’s Rob Howe what he is looking for during upcoming official visits. Iowa is his final visit on June 21-23. The Hawkeyes will need a strong final push to land Brock’s commitment.

Study session

The Iowa defensive staff spent two days with the Georgia staff this offseason. It was an eye-opening experience. Defensive line coach Reese Morgan explains to the Des Moines Register’s Chad Leistikow why his biggest takeaway involved valuing fundamentals over scheme.

Over before it started

The offense didn’t travel with Iowa baseball to the Big Ten Tournament. The Hawkeyes lost their initial elimination game 2-0 against Ohio State on Thursday. They managed only 5 hits in their two tournament losses. The Iowa City Press-Citizen’s Dargan Southard recaps what went wrong for the offense as the team’s postseason hopes are likely dashed.

Mark it (in pencil)

When will Iowa football games kick off this season? Land of 10 takes a guess. Only two games end up with primetime starts.

Yep, it actually happened

Scheduling quirks are nothing new to Iowa football. It seems like a recent problem as part of playing in a 14-team Big Ten. Land of 10 recaps four of the oddest situations Iowa football has dealt with over the last 100 years.

Jump around

Jahisha Thomas won the Big Ten indoor and outdoor triple and long jump titles, but those victories almost didn’t happen. Thomas thought a hamstring injury would wipe out her season in January. The Des Moines Register’s Mark Emmert wrote how Thomas fought back for a season to remember in his profile on Thomas.

Finally, this is the final edition of The Breakfast Club. I want to thank everyone for reading it every morning in its various forms for the last 20 months. I appreciate it.

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