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Iowa

May 12, 2015

Former prep football player awarded $1 million in lawsuit

A former Iowa high school football player has won a $1 million lawsuit against the school for its response to a head injury he suffered as a member of the team. Kacey Strough, who played football at Bedford High School, was awarded more than $140...


January 12, 2012

Trying To Stop Bullying

Iowa City Press-Citizen, Susan Harmanhttp://www.press-citizen.com/article/20120112/SPORTS/301120005/Prep-programs-try-discourage-bullying?odyssey=nav|headThe allegations of bullying (to put it mildly) by some members of the Lisbon and Nodaway Valley ...


January 12, 2012

Trying To Stop Bullying

Iowa City Press-Citizen, Susan Harmanhttp://www.press-citizen.com/article/20120112/SPORTS/301120005/Prep-programs-try-discourage-bullying?odyssey=nav|headThe allegations of bullying (to put it mildly) by some members of the Lisbon and Nodaway Valley...


December 20, 2010

Football: Iowa’s 6-minute tackling circuit

The University of Iowa football team prides itself on a hard-hitting defense that typically ranks in the Top 10 nationally in points allowed. Head coach Kirk Ferentz uses this six-minute tackle circuit to improve the tackling skills of all his defend...


December 16, 2010

The six-minute tackle circuit

Editor’s Note: See video of Kirk Ferentz speaking to a group of high schoolers about goal-setting at the end of this article. The University of Iowa football team prides itself on a hard-hitting defense that typically ranks in the Top 10 nationa...


July 13, 2010

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz shares WR blocking drills

Players in Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa football program need to be multi-dimensional. To add to his wide receivers’ (WR) skill base, Ferentz uses the following seven blocking drills. DIAGRAM 1: Stalk vs. DB. The defensive back makes three moves fr...