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The 2013 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by 15th year head coach Kirk Ferentz and played their home games at Kinnick Stadium. They were a member of the Legends Division of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 5–3 in Big Ten play to finish in a tie for second place in the Legends Division. They were invited to the Outback Bowl where they lost to LSU.

2013 Iowa Hawkeyes football
Iowa Athletics wordmark.svg
Outback Bowl, L 14–21 vs. LSU
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
DivisionLegends Division
2013 record8–5 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachKirk Ferentz (15th season)
Offensive coordinatorGreg Davis (2nd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorPhil Parker (2nd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumKinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,585)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Legends Division
No. 3 Michigan State x$   8 0         13 1  
Iowa   5 3         8 5  
Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
Minnesota   4 4         8 5  
Michigan   3 5         7 6  
Northwestern   1 7         5 7  
Leaders Division
No. 12 Ohio State x%   8 0         12 2  
No. 22 Wisconsin   6 2         9 4  
Penn State*   4 4         7 5  
Indiana   3 5         5 7  
Illinois   1 7         4 8  
Purdue   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Michigan State 34, Ohio State 24
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • Penn State ineligible for conference championship game and post-season bowl games due to NCAA sanctions
Rankings from AP Poll

2013 commitmentsEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Nathan Bazata
DT
Howells, NE Howells High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 273 lb (124 kg) 4.9 Apr 22, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 72
Ike Boettger
TE
Cedar Falls, IA Cedar Falls High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 4.6 Jun 24, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 69
LaShun Daniels
RB
Warren, Ohio Warren G. Harding High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 217 lb (98 kg) 4.6 Dec 14, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 71
Colin Goebel
G
Naperville, IL Naperville North High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 5.0 Apr 21, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 79
Brant Gressel
DT
Centerville, OH Centerville High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 279 lb (127 kg) 5.1 Apr 23, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 76
Andre Harris
ATH
Kirkwood, MO Kirkwood High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 162 lb (73 kg) 4.4 Jun 22, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 78
Josey Jewell
OLB
Decorah, IA Decorah Community Sr. High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 4.7 Feb 4, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: NR
Anjeus Jones
WR
Dallas, TX South Oak Cliff High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 4.5 Feb 3, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: NR
John Kenny
OLB
Carmel, IN Carmel High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 212 lb (96 kg) 4.6 Apr 27, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 79
Desmond King
ATH
Detroit, MI Crockett Technical High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 4.6 Jan 27, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 73
Tyler Kluver
LS
Marshalltown, IA Marshalltown High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 215 lb (98 kg) NA Dec 19, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 68
Derrick Mitchell Jr.
ATH
St. Louis, MO Vashon High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 4.5 Jun 21, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 76
Jonathan Parker
RB
St. Louis, MO Christian Brothers College High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 180 lb (82 kg) 4.6 Feb 6, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: NR
Damond Powell
WR
Ephraim, UT Snow College 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.4 Dec 9, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 77
Malik Rucker
S
New Hope, MN Robbinsdale Cooper High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.4 Jun 15, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 77
Nic Shimonek
QB
Corsicana, TX Mildred High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 4.9 May 17, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 74
Reggie Spearman
OLB
Chicago, IL Simeon High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 213 lb (97 kg) 4.7 Feb 5, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 79
Matt Vandeberg
WR
Brandon, SD Brandon Valley High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) NA Aug 13, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 71
Akrum Wadley
ATH
Newark, NJ Weequahic High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.4 Feb 3, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A   ESPN grade: NR
Solomon Warfield
S
Lakewood, OH St. Edward High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 4.5 Jun 24, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 77
Sean Welsh
G
Springboro, OH Springboro High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 5.1 Jun 22, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 79
Derrick Willies
WR
Rock Island, IL Rock Island High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 193 lb (88 kg) 4.4 Apr 10, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 74
Jon Wisnieski
TE
West Des Moines, IA Dowling Catholic High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 4.8 Jul 12, 2012 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247SportsN/A    ESPN:    ESPN grade: 80
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "ESPN- College Football Recruiting Schools". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 18, 2013.
  • "2013 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved April 18, 2013.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 312:30 PMNorthern Illinois*BTNL 27–3067,402
September 711:00 AMMissouri State*
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
BTNW 28–1464,201
September 145:00 PMat Iowa State*FS1W 27–2156,800
September 2111:00 AMWestern Michigan*
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
BTNW 59–366,886
September 282:30 PMat MinnesotaABC/ESPN2W 23–751,382
October 511:00 AMMichigan State 
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
ESPN2L 14–2669,025
October 192:30 PMat No. 4 Ohio StateABC/ESPN2L 24–34105,264
October 2611:00 AMNorthwestern
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
BTNW 17–10 OT66,838
November 211:00 AMNo. 22 Wisconsin
ABC/ESPN2L 9–2869,812
November 911:00 AMat PurdueBTNW 38–1441,038
November 2311:00 AMMichigan
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
BTNW 24–2165,708
November 2911:00 AMat NebraskaABCW 38–1791,260
January 112:00 PMvs. No. 14 LSU*ESPNL 14–2151,296
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2013 Iowa Hawkeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 16 C.J. Beathard   Fr
QB 6 Justin Joyce Fr
QB 15 Jake Rudock   So
QB 9 Nic Shimonek Fr
QB 19 Cody Sokol Sr
RB 5 Damon Bullock Jr
RB 33 Jordan Canzeri So
RB 34 Adam Cox So
RB 29 LeShun Daniels Jr. Fr
RB 40 Berkley Grimm So
RB 3 Barkley Hill Fr
RB 26 Michael Malloy   Fr
RB 10 Jonathan Parker Fr
RB 42 Macon Plewa So
RB 31 Akrum Wadley Fr
RB 45 Mark Weisman Jr
RB 32 Andrew Wellik Fr
WR 23 Jordan Cotton Sr
WR 28 Maurice Fleming   Fr
WR 21 Trev Hadachek Fr
WR 9 Blake Haluska Jr
WR 84 Andre Harris Fr
WR 84 Jacob Hillyer So
WR 88 A. J. Jones Fr
WR 14 Conner Keane Fr
WR 11 Kevonte Martin-Manley Jr
WR 83 Riley McCarron   Fr
WR 85 Derrick Mitchell, Jr. Fr
WR 22 Damond Powell Jr
WR 8 Don Shumpert Sr
WR 81 Tevaun Smith So
WR 20 Andrew Stone So
WR 89 Matt VandeBerg Fr
WR 18 Derrick Willies Fr
WR 7 Drew Zaun Fr
TE 48 Ike Boettger Fr
TE 87 Jake Duzey So
TE 86 C. J. Fiedorowicz Sr
TE 82 Ray Hamilton Jr
TE 46 George Kittle   Fr
TE 80 Henry Krieger-Coble So
TE 92 Peter Pekar Fr
TE 81 Jon Wisnieski Fr
OL 63 Austin Blythe So
OL 59 Conor Boffeli Sr
OL 60 Jalen Chambers   Fr
OL 64 Cole Croston   Fr
OL 78 Andrew Donnal Jr
OL 54 Steve Ferentz   Fr
OL 57 Tommy Gaul Jr
OL 66 Colin Goebel Fr
OL 74 Mitch Keppy   Fr
OL 76 Nolan MacMillan Sr
OL 52 Boone Myers Fr
OL 55 Tanner Olde Fr
OL 71 Richard Pryor, Jr. Fr
OL 68 Brandon Scherff Jr
OL 77 Reid Sealby   Fr
OL 58 Eric Simmons So
OL 61 Christopher Smull Fr
OL 70 Brett Van Sloten Sr
OL 65 Jordan Walsh So
OL 73 Ryan Ward   Fr
OL 79 Sean Welsh Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 79 Dominic Alvis Sr
DL 99 Nathan Bazata Fr
DL 78 Corbin Blythe Fr
DL 97 Darian Cooper So
DL 71 Carl Davis Jr
DL 56 Faith Ekakitie   Fr
DL 77 Daniel Gaffney Fr
DL 72 Brant Gressel Fr
DL 98 Mike Hardy Jr
DL 88 Jake Hulett Fr
DL 67 Jaleel Johnson   Fr
DL 92 Will Kincart   Fr
DL 94 Riley McMinn So
DL 34 Nate Meier So
DL 95 Drew Ott So
DL 87 Wil Rathjen Jr
DL 90 Louis Trinca-Pasat   Jr
DL 75 Dean Tsopanides So
DL 91 Daumantas Venckus-Cucchiara   Fr
LB 52 Quinton Alston Jr
LB 55 Marcus Collins Jr
LB 36 Cole Fisher So
LB 50 Palmer Foster Jr
LB 46 Chab Gilson Jr
LB 31 Anthony Hitchens Sr
LB 43 Josey Jewell Fr
LB 47 John Kenny Fr
LB 20 Christian Kirksey Sr
LB 54 Drake Kulick Fr
LB 48 Luke Lindahl Fr
LB 44 James Morris Sr
LB 38 Dalton Shaull   Fr
LB 6 Reggie Spearman Fr
LB 49 Melvin Spears So
LB 51 Laron Taylor   Fr
DB 41 Bo Bower Fr
DB 3 Paul Brown Fr
DB 7 Sean Draper So
DB 12 Anthony Gair   Fr
DB 30 Desmond King Fr
DB 21 Nico Law Jr
DB 25 Ruben Lile   Fr
DB 27 Jordan Lomax Jr
DB 37 John Lowdermilk Jr
DB 19 B.J. Lowery Sr
DB 13 Greg Mabin   Fr
DB 5 Tanner Miller Sr
DB 29 Dayo Ogundepo   Fr
DB 39 Travis Perry So
DB 2 Malik Rucker Fr
DB 30 Sean Skradis So
DB 35 Gavin Smith Sr
DB 11 David Tann   Fr
DB 26 Kevin Ward Fr
DB 32 Solomon Warfield Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 93 Alden Haffar Jr
K 1 Marshall Koehn So
K 96 Mike Meyer Sr
P 98 Connor Kornbrath So
LS 97 Tyler Kluver Fr
LS 61 Casey Kreiter Sr


Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Greg DavisOffensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks
  • Phil ParkerDefensive Coordinator
  • Brian FerentzOffensive Line
  • Eric Johnson – Recruiting Coordinator and Assistant Defensive Line
  • Bobby Kennedy – Wide Receivers
  • Reese Morgan – Defensive Line
  • Jim ReidDefensive Assistant
  • Chris White – Running Backs and Special Teams
  • LeVar Woods – Linebackers
  • Chris DoyleStrength and Conditioning
  • Dustyn Baethke – Strength and Conditioning Assistant
  • Tyler Barnes – Administrative Assistant
  • Kelvin Bell – Special Teams Graduate Assistant
  • DJ Hernandez – Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Chris Polizzi – Defensive Graduate Assistant
  • Austin Showalter – Offensive Graduate Assistant
  • Joel Welsh, Jr. – Strength and Conditioning Assistant Coach
  • Doug West – Senior Athletic Trainer
  • Ned Amendola, M.D. – Director, UI Sports Medicine Center
  • Raimond Braithwaite – Strength and Conditioning Assistant
  • Chic Ejiasi – Director of Player Development
  • Paul Federici – Director of Football Operations
  • Russ Haynes – Associate Director, Athletic Training Services
  • Bob Rahfeldt – Assistant Video Coordinator
  • Scott Southmayd – Quality Control Director

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 8/18/13

Regular seasonEdit

Northern IllinoisEdit

Northern Illinois at Iowa
1 234Total
Northern Illinois 10 7310 30
Iowa 7 1703 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–0 2012 W 18–17

Missouri StateEdit

Missouri State at Iowa
1 234Total
Missouri State 0 0014 14
Iowa 7 0147 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Iowa StateEdit

Iowa at Iowa State
Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy
1 234Total
Iowa 0 1377 27
Iowa State 0 0714 21
  • Date: September 14
  • Location: Jack Trice Stadium
    Ames, IA
  • Game start: 5:00 PM CDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:14
  • Game attendance: 56,800
  • Game weather: 75°F, Partly Cloudy, Wind S 5–10
  • Referee: Bill LeMonnier
  • TV announcers (FS1): Justin Kutcher, James Bates, Brady Poppinga.
Overall record Last meeting Result
39–21 2012 L 6–9

Western MichiganEdit

Western Michigan at Iowa
1 234Total
Western Michigan 0 300 3
Iowa 10 28147 59
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2007 L 19–28

MinnesotaEdit

Iowa at Minnesota
Battle for Floyd of Rosedale
1 234Total
Iowa 3 1433 23
Minnesota 0 070 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
43–61–2 2012 W 31–13

Michigan StateEdit

Michigan State at Iowa
1 234Total
Michigan State 0 10106 26
Iowa 0 1400 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–19–2 2012 W 19–16 2OT

Ohio StateEdit

Iowa at Ohio State
1 234Total
Iowa 10 770 24
#4 Ohio State 3 71410 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–45–3 2010 L 17–20 (vacated)

NorthwesternEdit

Northwestern at Iowa
1 234OTTotal
Northwestern 0 0730 10
Iowa 7 3007 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
47–24–3 2012 L 17–28

WisconsinEdit

Wisconsin at Iowa
Heartland Trophy
1 234Total
#22 Wisconsin 0 7714 28
Iowa 3 330 9
Overall record Last meeting Result
42–42–2 2010 L 30–31

PurdueEdit

Iowa at Purdue
1 234Total
Iowa 0 14717 38
Purdue 0 707 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
34–46–3 2012 L 24–27

MichiganEdit

Michigan at Iowa
1 234Total
Michigan 7 1400 21
Iowa 7 0710 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–41–4 2012 L 17–42

NebraskaEdit

Iowa at Nebraska
Heroes Game
1 234Total
Iowa 7 71014 38
Nebraska 0 377 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
12–28–3 2012 L 7–13

Outback BowlEdit

Iowa vs. LSU
Outback Bowl
1 234Total
Hawkeyes 0 077 14
No. 14 Tigers 7 707 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2005 W 30–25

Players in the 2014 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club Ref
C. J. Fiedorowicz Tight End 3 65 Houston Texans [2]
Christian Kirksey Outside Linebacker 3 71 Cleveland Browns [2]
Anthony Hitchens Outside Linebacker 4 119 Dallas Cowboys [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013-2014 SCHEDULE". University of Iowa Department of Athletics. Retrieved November 9, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2014/draft.htm

External linksEdit