How Iowa lands Tyler Goodson; 1-year anniversary of Kinnick Wave idea
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Tyler Goodson is one of Iowa’s top running back targets in 2019. He is down to his final eight schools. How will he pick a program? Goodson tells HawkeyeNation.com’s Rob Howe. Style of play and the quality of the offensive line are key factors. Iowa should stand out in both areas.
Don’t forget to wave
Friday is the one-year anniversary of Krista Young coming up with the idea for the Kinnick Wave. Land of 10 takes a look back on what the last year was like for Young as the wave pulled her out of the shadows and into the spotlight.
Give him a star
Rivals’ Josh Helmholdt was really impressed with Iowa tight end commit Logan Lee’s performance at the 3 Stripe Camp over the weekend, giving Lee his “Bull Market” award as a rising prospect. Don’t be shocked if Rivals makes Lee a 4-star prospect in its next rankings update. He impressed the folks there that much.
Watch list season is here
Iowa defensive end Anthony Nelson is one of 42 players named to the Lott IMPACT Trophy preseason watch list. Do you don’t know what that trophy is? Don’t worry. You aren’t alone. The folks at Rivals explain it all right here.
What are the odds?
The biggest question surrounding the Iowa baseball team as it enters Big Ten Tournament play is: Will the Hawkeyes make the NCAA Tournament? Land of 10 breaks down their chances. They likely need a deep run in the tournament to secure an at-large berth.
Building a star
Robert Neustrom arrived at Iowa as an under-recruited in-state outfielder. Now, the junior is a centerpiece in the Hawkeyes lineup and could be playing pro baseball as early as this summer. The Iowa City Press-Citizen’s Dargan Southard takes a look at how Neustrom has turned into one of Iowa’s top players.
Iowa baseball all-stars
Iowa baseball’s Nick Allgeyer, Tyler Cropley, Chris Whelan and Neustrom earned All-Big Ten first-team selections on Tuesday. The quartet forms the backbone of a team trying to repeat as Big Ten Tournament champions this week. Southard explained why each player deserved such a lofty honor.
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