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TE Noah Fant Tells Omaha Radio He’s Not Firm with Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

January 26, 2016

The roller-coaster ride that has been Noah Fant’s recruitment travels into the home stretch with signing day just more than a week away. The Omaha Tight End told local radio station 1620 The Zone Tuesday morning that he liked his Iowa official visit but will be visiting Minnesota this coming weekend.

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Miller & Howe Talk Recruiting, Hoops & Pigskin

Jon Miller

January 25, 2016

Jon Miller & Rob Howe cover a lot of ground in this 40-minute podcast, with both football and basketball recruiting, plus talk related to Iowa football and basketball. Wall to wall Hawk talk.

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Visit Moves Iowa Up List of Four-Star PF Malik Williams

Rob Howe

January 25, 2016

Iowa picked up its ninth win in a row Sunday, 83-71, against visiting Purdue. Class of 2017 four-star PF Malik Williams sat in a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena soaking up the atmosphere before meeting with coaches. Here’s how the day went.

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Photo Gallery: Football, Basketball Recruits at Carver Sunday

Rob Howe

January 25, 2016

Iowa played host to a large number of football and basketball recruits Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. HawkeyeNation.com Photographer Rob Howe was in attendance and brings you this photo gallery of the prospects.

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Pella S Noah Clayberg Commits to Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

January 24, 2016

Iowa picked up a commitment from the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year Sunday when Pella Safety Noah Clayberg announced on Twitter that he had pledged to the Hawkeyes.

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Huge Recruiting Weekend for the Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

January 22, 2016

With signing day less than two weeks away, Iowa makes its final push in the Class of 2016. Much of the story could be told when the dust settles from this weekend when the Hawkeyes play host to around 22 official visitors. Get the rundown here.

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West Delaware TE John Nagels Reflects on Iowa Junior Day

Rob Howe

January 22, 2016

The state of Iowa has a strong history of producing quality college tight ends. Another one is coming down the pike in Manchester West Delaware junior John Nagel. He visited the Hawkeyes’ junior day on Sunday. He talked to HN about the event and what he’s hearing from the coaches.

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Iowa OK with Lape Not Fitting Cookie-Cutter Mold

Rob Howe

January 20, 2016

Ethan Lape doesn’t fit the mold of your stereotypical Power 5 Conference defensive tackle. But he’s strong, smart and makes plays. That’s probably why Iowa likes the in-state junior from West Union North Fayette Valley High.

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’17 Valley QB Rocky Lombardi Takes Next Step with Hawkeyes

Rob Howe

January 20, 2016

Iowa hosted its first junior day of the off-season on Sunday and West Des Moines Valley’s Rocky Lombardi was the only quarterback in attendance. The strong-armed junior talked with Hawkeye Nation about how it went.

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Film Room: LB Commit Amani Jones

Jon Miller

January 19, 2016

Chicago linebacker Amani Jones committed to Iowa back in June of 2015. But have you seen his highlight film? I watched a new one on Tuesday and thought of one name; Bob Sanders

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Pella’s Noah Clayberg Weighing Iowa Grayshirt, Walk-on Offers

Rob Howe

January 19, 2016

Noah Clayberg has held a preferred walk-on opportunity from Iowa for some time. Monday, the Hawkeyes upped the ante with a grayshirt option for the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year. He spoke to HN about it.

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Bettendorf’s Mark Kallenberger Discusses Iowa Offer

Rob Howe

January 18, 2016

Iowa has extended five scholarship offers to Class of 2017 players from in-state. The first four verbally committed and the fifth, Mark Kallenberger, who picked up his opportunity Sunday, grew up a Hawkeye fan.

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Fulfilling the Dream: AJ Epenesa Talks Commitment

Jon Miller

January 17, 2016

AJ Epenesa surprised Kirk Ferentz with a visit on Sunday…the bigger surprise was when he told Ferentz he was committing to Iowa. Read the story and quotes from the family, right here.

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HN Film Room: Evaluating A.J. Epenesa

Rob Howe

January 17, 2016

Iowa landed one of the most highly-regarded recruits in the history of the program on Sunday when Edwardsville (IL) High junior DE A.J. Epenesa verbally committed. HN Recruiting Analyst Rob Howe saw him play in person this fall and brings you his game film and evaluation.

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Epenesa Commitment Has Iowa Buzzing

Jon Miller

January 17, 2016

The top strongside defensive end prospect in the nation for the Class of 2017 committed to Iowa on Sunday. Here is what some people had to say (tweet) about it.

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AJ Epenesa Commits to Iowa

Jon Miller

January 17, 2016

The Iowa football team is hosting its first big junior day event of the year on Sunday and AJ Epenesa, one of the nation’s top players for 2017, gave his verbal commitment.

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Coach Feels Farniok Open-Minded Heading into Home Stretch

Rob Howe

January 15, 2016

Matt Farniok is entering the home stretch of his recruitment with Iowa, Michigan State and Nebraska vying for his services. His coach at Sioux Falls (SD) Washington High feels his start offensive lineman still is undecided and feels the Hawkeyes are positioned well.

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Iowa Could Be Closing in on Kicker Commitment

Rob Howe

January 13, 2016

Keith Duncan was set to accept a partial scholarship to Furman until last week when Iowa contacted him. The North Carolina kicker is seriously considering the Hawkeye offer and plans to visit soon.

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KC Punter Jackson Terry Mulling Iowa Offer

Rob Howe

January 11, 2016

Jackson Terry thinks highly of the Hawkeyes program and their preferred offer they extended to him. The Kansas City punter wants more.

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Georgia LB Hopes to Visit Hawkeyes Soon

Rob Howe

January 11, 2016

Iowa continues to pursue prospects in the talent-rich Atlanta area. One of its top targets in 2017 is linnebacker Malik Robinson, who likes what he’s hearing from the Hawkeyes.

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Recruiting Round-Up: Finishing Up ’16, Pouncing on ’17

Rob Howe

January 8, 2016

With signing day less than a month away, college football programs are jockeying for position in their pursuit of prospects. Here are some notes related to the Hawkeyes.

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