THE OSCARS WEREN'T THE END OF AWARDS SEASON. With the extended season that included a Big Ten Championship game and Rose Bowl, Iowa held their annual awards banquet a little later than usual this year. The Hawkeyes will kick off Spring practices in a few weeks, but before that it was time to hand out some hardware for the 2015 season.
AND THE AWARDS GO TO:
Permanent Captains: C.J. Beathard, Austin Blythe, Jordan Lomax, Drew Ott and Josey Jewell
Hayden Fry Extra Heart Beat Award: C.J. Beathard and Austin Blythe on offense. Drew Ott and Josey Jewell on defense and
Tyler Travis Perry on special teams.
Player's Choice: C.J. Beathard on offense. Josey Jewell and Jordan Lomax on defense.
Reggie Roby Special Teams Award: Marshall Koehn
Brett Greenwood Award: Adam Cox and Macon Plewa
Next Man-in Award: Cole Croston on offense and Parker Hesse on defense.
Coaches Appreciation Award: Jordan Canzeri, Tevaun Smith and Jordan Walsh on offense. Jordan Lomax on defense and Riley McCarron and Cole Fisher on special teams.
Finish Strong Award: Cole Fisher
Iron Hawk Award: Austin Blythe
Team Hustle Award: Jacob Hillyer, Matt VandeBerg and Henry Krieger-Coble on offense. Josey Jewell, Nate Meier and Miler Taylor on defense. Brandon Snyder on special teams.
Team Leader Award: Drew Cook, Nate Wieting, Brett Waechter and Brady Ross on offense. Daniel Gaffey and Jake Hullet on defense and Brandon Bishop for special teams.
Distinguished Service Award: Bob Brooks
Offensive MVP: C.J. Beathard
Defensive MVP: Desmond King