2019 Iowa Camp News/Update

Discussion in 'Football' started by pootspot, Aug 4, 2019.

  1. pootspot

    pootspot Well-Known Member

    Anything so far?
     
  2. tksirius

    tksirius Well-Known Prostitute

    Amani Jones is getting held a lot.
     
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  3. CP87

    CP87 Well-Known Member

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  4. tksirius

    tksirius Well-Known Prostitute

  5. pootspot

    pootspot Well-Known Member

    So Amani will come in on obvious passing downs for QB pressure. Does anyone think Brent’s takes one of the CB spots? I do
     
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  6. Herkeye1986

    Herkeye1986 Well-Known Member

  7. LGEND24

    LGEND24 Well-Known Member

    I hope he does. His ceiling is crazy high. His length is beneficial in tackling/run support.
     
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  8. TheIowaHawkGuy

    TheIowaHawkGuy Well-Known Member

    Jalen Hunt headed to MSU
     
  9. uihawk82

    uihawk82 Well-Known Member

    Well who is Amani Jones going to replace if he comes in on obvious passing downs. AJE is going to be at one D End position, probably right D End. Gholston should be in there I would think so is Gholston moving to a D Tackle position and Jones is going to be the left D End? Will it be a full Raider alignment with no one having a hand on the ground?

    I hope this works and we get a bunch of sacks and Jones gets a bunch of sacks and pressures.
     
  10. Zstatman

    Zstatman Well-Known Member

    I wish we got more info out of camp, always have but know we never will get as much as we want.

    How would you like to defend this - let AJE do his thing on the edge, let Amani Jones roam left and right just behind the tackles looking ferocious and slithering through any openings he can find, then have the Cash looking for the holes and laying the wood on the QB! I can't wait......
     
  11. Zstatman

    Zstatman Well-Known Member

    This is me waiting for news out of camp and hoping August goes fast.

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  12. Ree4

    Ree4 Well-Known Member

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  13. AreWeThereYet

    AreWeThereYet Well-Known Member

    Na, We know better. Hawkeyes are never fast.
     
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  14. hawkeyebob62

    hawkeyebob62 Well-Known Member

    WTF? He didn't qualify for Iowa, headed to Iowa Western.
     
  15. TheIowaHawkGuy

    TheIowaHawkGuy Well-Known Member

    Sounded like on Miller and Condon he didn’t qualify at Iowa but was likely headed to IWCC but staying in state instead and headed to MSU instead. They offered him as well.
     
  16. hawkeyebob62

    hawkeyebob62 Well-Known Member

    Evidently, we pulled his offer, or released him for some reason. Seems kind of odd.
     
  17. pootspot

    pootspot Well-Known Member

    Any info on Wirfs or any other injuries?
     
  18. Ozhawk

    Ozhawk Well-Known Member

  19. Fryowa

    Fryowa Well-Known Member

    We were waiting for you to pray on it and let us know the divine truth.

    Alas, you've let us down.
     
  20. Fryowa

    Fryowa Well-Known Member

    Amani Jones, as great of a teammate as he is (by all accounts), couldn't cut the mustard with the mental side of playing LB last year. He was out of position and missing assignments non-stop and got pulled early on in the year. You have to realize that at this level of football being a physical beast isn't enough; I'd argue it's less than half of the big picture.

    There's a reason guys like Jewell and Kirksey can thrive at the NFL level while being undersized and not as strong or fast as more athletic linebackers...they're smart and instinctive, they learn the defensive scheme, and they can read offenses and put themselves in the right spots to make up for the physical shortcomings.

    With Jones, I'd have to trust Seth Wallace's opinion on who should start over any opinion on this board (including mine). He'll be a DC and HC someday in the not too distant future.
     
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