Iowa commits take over state track; what is next for offense, Brian Ferentz?
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Names to know
The Iowa high school boys’ state track meet begins Thursday. Iowa commits, signees and recruiting targets will be there. Rivals’ Luke Feddersen compiled a comprehensive list of participants so fans can keep an eye on the future Hawkeyes (or potential future Hawkeyes) over the next three days.
Predicting the future
What is next for Iowa under offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz? Land of 10 tries to figure it out in the latest installment of its deep dive into the offense.
Eye on the prize
Some of the top 2020 and 2021 Eastern Iowa football linemen meet each Sunday to prepare for summer camps. They train with one goal in mind: To earn scholarship offers. There are plenty of names for Iowa fans to keep an eye on in this group in the coming years. Here is a behind the scenes look at the work put in by these athletes.
Is Iowa making progress on recruiting top-end wide receivers? That, and more, is discussed in the latest Land of 10 Iowa recruiting mailbag.
Losing two games to Northwestern hurt Iowa’s chance at an at-large berth for the NCAA baseball tournament. Its RPI figure isn’t helping things either. The Des Moines Register’s Chad Leistikow tries to figure out why the RPI number is so low and what the Hawkeyes must do to make the tourney.
Lock it in
The Big Ten is looking into each men’s basketball team being locked in to play one rival each year in the 20-game schedule. Illinois is an intriguing option for Iowa, but is unlikely to happen. If not the Fighting Illini, then an interesting option sits to the west.
Iowa softball coach Marla Looper resigned on Wednesday. Don’t be shocked if her replacement comes from the Midwest and has recruiting ties in the region, as well.
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