ACCORDING TO A RELEASE FROM THE UNIVERSITY. Red-shirt freshman linebacker Dalton Shaull was seriously injured in a moped versus car accident Thursday evening in Iowa City. Shaull, riding his moped, rear-ended a vehicle on Highway 1. The Gazette states "it is unclear whether Shaull was wearing a helmet." The On Iowa Facebook page shared an image of Shaull giving a thumbs up from his hospital bed. He was listed as in stable condition as of last evening. Let's hope we get to see Shaull on the football field this Fall.
IOWA FOOTBALL HAS AN OFFICIAL MASCOT. Not Herky but he's still employed. The team dog is apparently very skilled at doing things around and on a boat dock. @DockdogJune has several pictures of June in action. Here's one:
TWO MORE KICKOFF TIMES ARE SET. Iowa's opening game with Northern Illinois will kickoff at 2:30 CDT in Kinnick Stadium. Kickoff for Misouri State will be at 11:00 am. Both games will be broadcast by the Big Ten Network.
FOOTBALL SUMMER WORKOUTS ARE GETTING STARTED. Pat Harty makes a return to INP but only because he has this lengthy piece on Chris Doyle. Harty talks to Doyle about his time at Iowa and why he has stayed here despite other opportunities. There's video too if you can't stomach short paragraphs.
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PAGE HITS TO RANK THINGS. This time they rank Big Ten football stadiums. Historic Kinnick Stadium comes in at #6 on their list. Kinnick is sandwiched between Michigan and Michigan State's stadiums. Ohio Stadium sits atop the list, just Ryan Field is at the bottom.
WHILE WE'RE ON THE TOPIC OF RANKING FRIVOLOUS THINGS. The Big Ten Network's bloggers rank games for week five of Big Ten football action. Wisconsin travels to Ohio State and that's the obvious game of the week. Iowa at Minnesota comes in at #2 on the list.
ESPN'S COLLEGE FOOTBALL LIVE ALSO IS MAKING TOP FIVES. This week, Danny Kannel ranked his top 5 tight ends in college football. C.J. Fiedorowicz came in at #5 on the list. Here's a brief recap of the five minute ESPN segment.
JIM REID JOINS TWITTER. Just waiting on Kirk Ferentz, I think.
HOW BOUT SOME HOOPS NEWS. The PTL Draft is tomorrow. We'll get to see if the younger Hawks can make some improvement over the next month or so. We'll also get to debate Jarrod Uthoff and his role with the Hawks next season. Uthoff is saying all the right things, he told the DI, "I'll bring to the table whatever coach wants me to do."
THERE'S SOME POSITIVE NEWS ON THE RECRUITING FRONT. Tyler Ulis is a Top 50 player that still lists several schools when asked about his recruiting. He's currently showing off his point guard skills at the NBAPA Top 100 camp.
2014 Tyler Ulis out of Illinois is a pass first PG who gets his teammates involved. Great feel for game. #Top100Camp— Future150.com (@Future150) June 13, 2013
Even though Michigan State recently offered and Ulis called it a "dream" school,
RT @JimComparoni As Paul K told us weeks ago, Iowa is going to be tough to beat for Tyler Ulis.— Blair Sanderson (@BlairRIVALS) June 14, 2013
LISA BLUDER NABBED A VERBAL COMMIT. Chase Coley, of Minneapolis, verbally committed to play basketball at Iowa. Coley is a 6'3" forward that averaged 20 points and a little over 17 rebounds last season. She's the fourth commit to Lisa Bluder's 2014 recruiting class.
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