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Where Are They Now: Dace Richardson

Mitch Smith

October 31, 2016

Dace Richardson traded in his shoulder pads for stocks. HN’s Mitch Smith tells the former Iowa offensive lineman’s story in this week’s Where Are They Now.

C.J. Fiedorowicz, Karl Klug Establishing Themselves in NFL

Mitch Smith

October 30, 2016

Former Hawkeyes C.J. Fiedorowicz and Karl Klug are establishing themselves as key NFL contributors. HN’s Mitch Smith tells their story.

Where Are They Now: Colin Sandeman

Mitch Smith

October 24, 2016

Former Iowa WR Colin Sandeman employs teamwork learned on the field for his profession in building design.

Where Are They Now: Nate Kaeding

Mitch Smith

October 17, 2016

After a successful NFL career, Nate Kaeding has come home to give back to the Iowa City area.

Cedar Rapids IFL Team Names Marvin McNutt Head Coach

Mitch Smith

October 12, 2016

The Cedar Rapids Titans of the Indoor Football League named former Iowa WR their head coach on Tuesday.

Where Are They Now: Drew Tate

Mitch Smith

October 10, 2016

This week’s ‘Where Are They Now’ focuses on former Iowa quarterback Drew Tate, who will be forever remembered in the annals of Iowa football as an incredible play maker and someone who hated to lose as much as he loved to win.

Where Are They Now: Marcus Paschal

Mitch Smith

October 3, 2016

Having accomplished the football playing goals he set out to achieve, former Iowa football player Marcus Paschal returning home to The Sunshine State and coaching football at his high school.

Where Are They Now: Kevonte Martin-Manley

Mitch Smith

September 26, 2016

Kevonte Martin-Manley was an underdog story on the field. Now, Iowa’s all-time leading receiver is hoping to continue that tale in business world.

Where Are They Now: Paki O’Meara

Mitch Smith

September 19, 2016

Catching up with Paki O’Meara in our latest “Where are The Now” from HN’s Mitch Smith.

Bob Sanders, Jay Hilgenberg Nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Mitch Smith

September 15, 2016

Former Hawkeyes Bob Sanders and Jay Hilgenberg were nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

Where Are They Now: Aaron Kampman

Mitch Smith

September 12, 2016

Ex-Hawkeye DE Aaron Kampman helping former players handle retirement.

Where Are They Now: Julian Vandervelde

Mitch Smith

September 5, 2016

This Week’s Where Are They Now – Former Iowa Offensive Lineman Julian Vandervelde.

Where Are They Now: Joe Conklin

Mitch Smith

August 29, 2016

Former Hawkeye Joe Conklin is no longer playing football but he’s never far away from the competition.

The Stand, 10 Years Later: An Oral History

Mitch Smith

August 28, 2016

Ten years ago, Iowa produced “The Stand” to capture an exciting victory at Syracuse. People involved walk down memory lane with HN.

Where Are They Now: Tommy Donatell

Mitch Smith

August 22, 2016

After Tommy Donatell’s career ended, he jumped into coaching. That’s not a surprise for the football lifer.

Where Are They Now: Ettore Ewen

Mitch Smith

August 16, 2016

Former Hawkeye football player Ettore Ewen made it big in professional wrestling.

Former Hawkeye Helps USA Win Olympic Gold in Rio

Mitch Smith

August 11, 2016

Former Hawkeye swimmer Conor Dwyer joined Michael Phelps in helping the USA win a gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay.

WATN: Pat Angerer

Mitch Smith

July 13, 2016

Pat Angerer has traded in his helmet and shoulder pads for a suit and tie. Find out what the former Hawkeye and NFL linebacker is up to these days in our HN Where Are They Now.

Where Are They Now: Quinn Early

Mitch Smith

July 10, 2016

Former Iowa WR Quinn Early has worn a lot of professional hats since retiring from football. His latest venture has him looking for love.

Where Are They Now: Brad Banks

Mitch Smith

May 16, 2016

Brad Banks was one of the most successful quarterbacks in the storied history of the Iowa football program. The 2002 AP National Player of the Year and Heisman Trophy runner-up has continued accomplishing things during his life after football.

Best in the Nest: The Championship

Mitch Smith

March 31, 2016

The finals of the “Best of the Nest” bracket are set. More than 205,000 votes have been cast, and now it’s time for you to cast the final vote. Who’s the better Hawkeye — Ronnie Lester or Andre Woolridge? Both Hawkeyes’ stats and career highlights are very similar, but it’s up to you to decide… Read more »

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