Wegher to Take Leave of Absence from Hawkeyes.
On to the newest rumor, per this thread on HawkeyeNation.com, true freshmen Marcus Coker may have broken his collar bone. Take it all with a grain of salt at this point. It's the silly season for football message boards. At least for me, it's part of the fun and why I joined Hawkeye something or other ten years ago.
Certainly these stories will be something to watch as the day progresses, besides it beats work.
Okay, on to Hawkeye links,
Hawk Central has some more information about Jordan Walsh, the big recruit the Hawks landed yesterday.
More about Walsh from the Quad-City Times, Hawkeyes add verbal commitment from O-lineman.
Also, from Hawk Central, they say the Hawkeyes sitting pretty with choices. If either of the above rumors bode true the choices at running back just changed a bit.
From the Des Moines Register, former Hawkeye left tackle Bulaga in contention for starting spot at guard with Green Bay Packers.
Also, from the Register, Iowa feeling optimistic offensive line will hold up.
Mike Hlas, of the Cedar Rapids Gazette, asks Who is the best major-college football coach who has never won a national championship?
Also, from Gazette writer Nick Pugliese, Iowa freshmen talk about upcoming season.
Radio Iowa tells us that Stanzi says players have to put in the work to meet expectations.
Tom Dienhart, of Rivals.com, says that the Big Ten is getting bigger and better. He picks defensive end Adrian Clayborn as defensive MVP but also selects Ricky Stanzi as the leagues most overrated player.
Iowa vs. Northwestern (Big Ten Tournament) Game Notes, starting lineup - STARTING LINEUP: G 10 Gesell 8.3 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 3.9 apg G 4 Marble 17.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg, 3.5 apg F 30 White 13.3 ppg, 6.8 rpg, 1.8 apg F 1 Basabe 7.7 ppg, 5.7 ...
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