Mitch Smith’s Articles

Where Are They Now: Demo Odems

Mitch Smith

April 8, 2015

Demo Odems used to catch passes for the Iowa Hawkeyes in the mid-1990’s. Football hasn’t left his blood, or his life.

Where Are They Now: Andre Woolridge

Mitch Smith

April 1, 2015

Andre Woolridge was the first player in Big Ten history to lead the league in scoring and assists. See what the former guard is up to in this week’s Where Are They Now

Where Are They Now: J.R. Koch

Mitch Smith

March 25, 2015

Former Hawkeye JR Koch was drafted into the NBA, but since his playing days have ended he’s back in the Peoria and making a name for himself in business

Where Are They Now: Kent McCausland

Mitch Smith

March 17, 2015

While Chris Kingsbury fired the howitzers, Kent McCausland showed a sniper’s accuracy at Iowa. Catch up with this former Hawkeye who had a great run in the NCAA’s 16 years ago

Where Are They Now: Matt Bullard

Mitch Smith

March 11, 2015

The former Hawkeye forward is now one of the most recognizable players in Houston Rockets history.

Where Are They Now: Acie Earl

Mitch Smith

February 25, 2015

Acie Earl was one of the Big Ten’s all time best shot blockers & one of Iowa’s best players. Catch up with Iowa’s SWAT king in this week’s Where Are They Now

Where Are They Now: Chris Kingsbury

Mitch Smith

February 16, 2015

One of the most legendary long distance shooters in Big Ten history, Chris Kingsbury is the focus of this week’s ‘Where Are They Now?’

Where Are They Now: Gerry Wright

Mitch Smith

February 11, 2015

For a generation of Hawkeye fans, mention the name of Gerry Wright and you’ll see a face light up with a child’s smile. We catch up with ‘Sir-Jam-A-Lot’

Where Are They Now: Trey Stross

Mitch Smith

February 5, 2015

Trey Stross was once a highly recruited wide receiver for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Now he’s a recruiter for the top rated company in the United States

Where Are They Now: Derek Pagel

Mitch Smith

January 28, 2015

Derek Pagel went from walk on at Iowa to NFL draft pick and now he’s sharing his black and gold memories with the Hawkeye Nation in his new book

Where Are They Now: Matt Bowen

Mitch Smith

January 21, 2015

Former Hawkeye Matt Bowen was a force on the field for the Hawkeyes. These days, he is a force with his keyboard as a sports journalist.

Where Are They Now: Dallas Clark

Mitch Smith

January 13, 2015

Now retired from the NFL, former Hawkeye Dallas Clark is taking his talents from the gridiron to the vineyard

Where Are They Now: Steve Krafcisin

Mitch Smith

January 7, 2015

Steve Krafcisin played in Final Fours for two different programs, including Iowa’s 1980 appearance. Catch up with the former Hawkeye great

Where Are They Now: Geno Sessi

Mitch Smith

December 30, 2014

Few Hawkeyes have had a debut like Geno Sessi…but an injury derailed a promising career. This week’s ‘Where Are They Now’ focuses on Sessi

Where Are They Now: Scott Rabenold

Mitch Smith

December 19, 2014

Former Iowa gray teamer has a rooting dilemma; cheer on the alma mater or his employer in the Taxslayer Bowl?

Where Are They Now: Andy Lightfoot

Mitch Smith

December 4, 2014

Former Iowa offensive lineman Andy Lightfoot took care of quarterbacks and running backs in his playing days. Now a doctor, he takes care of patients

Where Are They Now: Cody O’Hare

Mitch Smith

November 20, 2014

Cody O’Hare helped Iowa stop opponents in his playing days. Those days are over but he is still in uniform in Iowa City

Where Are They Now: Scott Helverson

Mitch Smith

November 13, 2014

Former Iowa Wide Receiver Scott Helverson is still spending his fall Saturday’s on the gridiron, but he’s now wearing NFL stripes.

Where Are They Now: Matt Sherman

Mitch Smith

November 6, 2014

Even though former Iowa quarterback Matt Sherman finds himself working with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, ‘Once a Hawk, always a Hawk’

Where Are They Now: Quinn Early

Mitch Smith

October 29, 2014

Former Iowa wideout Quinn Early dazzled Hawkeye fans during his playing days. He still dazzles crowds, but as a Hollywood stuntman.

Where Are They Now: Anton Narinskiy

Mitch Smith

October 22, 2014

Anton Narinskiy didn’t achieve fame on the field for the Hawkeyes, but he is hard at work to earn it another way; via a cinema and television career.

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