Watch: Epenesa, Golston Preview ’19 Potential with Dominating Spring Practice

May 1, 2019

Written by Rob Howe

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa will be replacing its starting defensive ends in 2019. Opposing offensive tackles and quarterbacks shouldn’t be expecting any relief, however.

Juniors A.J. Epenesa and Chauncey Golston project as the No. 1s coming off the edge. The athletic duo move up after completing their apprenticeships behind Parker Hesse and Anthony Nelson, who are off to the NFL.

Epenesa earned first-team all-Big ten honors last season after leading the conference with 10.5 sacks as a part-time player. Golston ledthe Hawkeyes with three fumble recoveries to go with 3.5 sacks and nine tackles for loss as a reserve.

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The ceiling sits high for the Iowa duo with full-time reps as they showed during last Friday’s spring practice.

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