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The 2014 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by 16th-year head coach Kirk Ferentz and played their home games at Kinnick Stadium. They were a member of the new West Division of the Big Ten Conference. They finished the season 7–6, 4–4 in Big Ten play to finish in fourth place in the West Division. They were invited to the TaxSlayer Bowl where they lost to Tennessee.

2014 Iowa Hawkeyes football
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TaxSlayer Bowl, L 28–45 vs. Tennessee
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
DivisionWest Division
2014 record7–6 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachKirk Ferentz (16th season)
Offensive coordinatorGreg Davis (3rd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorPhil Parker (3rd season)
Base defense4–3
Home stadiumKinnick Stadium
(Capacity: 70,585)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
No. 1 Ohio State x$#^   8 0         14 1  
No. 5-t Michigan State   7 1         11 2  
Maryland   4 4         7 6  
Rutgers   3 5         8 5  
Michigan   3 5         5 7  
Penn State   2 6         7 6  
Indiana   1 7         4 8  
West Division
No. 13 Wisconsin x   7 1         11 3  
Minnesota   5 3         8 5  
Nebraska   5 3         9 4  
Iowa   4 4         7 6  
Illinois   3 5         6 7  
Northwestern   3 5         5 7  
Purdue   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Ohio State 59, Wisconsin 0
  • # – College Football Playoff champion
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

2014 commitmentsEdit

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Mick Ellis
K
Allen, TX Lovejoy High School 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 186 lb (84 kg) 4.6 Jul 8, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Jalen Embry
CB
Detroit, MI Martin Luther King High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 179 lb (81 kg) 4.6 Oct 6, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Terrence Harris
DE
Paramus, NJ Paramus Catholic High School 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 248 lb (112 kg) 4.7 Jul 16, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Torey Hendrick
DE
Brooklyn, NY ASA College 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 235 lb (107 kg) NA Jan 28, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    RivalsN/A   247Sports:     ESPNN/A
Parker Hesse
OLB
Waukon, IA Waukon High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 206 lb (93 kg) 4.7 Nov 25, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
CJ Hilliard
RB
Cincinnati, OH St. Xavier High School 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 186 lb (84 kg) 4.6 Jun 6, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Josh Jackson
CB
Corinth, TX Lake Dallas High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 173 lb (78 kg) 4.5 Aug 22, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Marcel Joly
CB
Forestville, MD Forestville High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 182 lb (83 kg) 4.5 Sep 23, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Dillon Kidd
K
Torrance, CA El Camino 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.7 Jan 9, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Lucas LeGrand
OT
Dubuque, IA Dubuque Senior High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 260 lb (120 kg) 5.0 Apr 3, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Aaron Mends
OLB
Kansas City, MO Winnetonka High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 203 lb (92 kg) 4.6 Aug 17, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Matt Nelson
TE
Cedar Rapids, IA Xavier High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 4.9 Jun 27, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Ben Niemann
OLB
Sycamore, IL Sycamore High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 4.5 Jul 20, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Jameer Outsey
DE
Somerset, NJ Franklin High School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 4.8 Jun 21, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Keegan Render
OG
Indianola, IA Indianola High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 308 lb (140 kg) 5.2 Jun 22, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Ross Reynolds
OG
Waukee, IA Waukee Senior High School 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 288 lb (131 kg) NA Jan 26, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    RivalsN/A   247Sports:     ESPNN/A
Jay Scheel
WR
La Porte City, IA Union High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 4.5 Jan 20, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Markel Smith
RB
St. Louis, MO St. John Vianney High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 4.7 Nov 5, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Miles Taylor
S
Washington, DC Gonzaga College High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 4.5 Jan 26, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Kyle Terlouw
DT
Fort Dodge, IA Iowa Central Community College 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 290 lb (130 kg) NA Mar 5, 2014 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   RivalsN/A   247SportsN/A    ESPNN/A
Omar Truitt
CB
Washington, DC St. John's College High School 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 181 lb (82 kg) 4.5 Jun 3, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Tyler Wiegers
QB
Beverly Hills, MI Detroit Country Day School 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 197 lb (89 kg) 4.7 Dec 20, 2013 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:    Rivals:    247Sports:     ESPN: 
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 39   Rivals: 59  247Sports: 55  ESPN: 53
  • 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 September 5, 2014.
  • "2014 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved September 5, 2014.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 3011:00 AMNo. 9 (FCS) Northern Iowa*BTNW 31–2366,805
September 62:30 PMBall State*
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
ESPN2W 17–1364,210
September 132:30 PMIowa State*
ESPNL 17–2070,585
September 2011:00 AMat Pittsburgh*ESPNUW 24–2048,895
September 2711:00 AMat PurdueBTNW 24–1036,603
October 1111:00 AMIndiana 
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
ESPNUW 45–2968,590
October 1811:00 AMat MarylandESPN2L 31–3848,373
November 111:00 AMNorthwestern
  • Kinnick Stadium
  • Iowa City, IA
BTNW 48–766,887
November 811:00 AMat MinnesotaESPN2L 14–5149,680
November 1511:00 AMat IllinoisBTNW 30–1450,373
November 222:30 PMNo. 14 Wisconsin
ABC/ESPN2L 24–2668,610
November 2811:00 AMNebraska
ABCL 34–37 OT66,897
January 22:20 PMvs. Tennessee*ESPNL 28–4556,310
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2014 Iowa Hawkeyes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 16 C.J. Beathard So
QB 6 Justin Joyce   Fr
QB 15 Jake Rudock   Jr
RB 5 Damon Bullock Sr
RB 33 Jordan Canzeri Jr
RB 34 Adam Cox Jr
RB 29 LeShun Daniels Jr. So
RB 35 C.J. Hilliard Fr
RB 31 Aaron Mends Fr
RB 10 Jonathan Parker   Fr
RB 42 Macon Plewa Jr
RB 25 Akrum Wadley Fr
RB 45 Mark Weisman Sr
RB 32 Andrew Wellik   Fr
WR 21 Trey Hadachek   Fr
WR 84 Andre Harris   Fr
WR 84 Jacob Hillyer So
WR 14 Conner Keane   Fr
WR 11 Kevonte Martin-Manley Sr
WR 83 Riley McCarron So
WR 85 Derrick Mitchell, Jr.   Fr
WR 22 Damond Powell Sr
WR 86 Jay Scheel Fr
WR 81 Tevaun Smith Jr
WR 20 Andrew Stone Sr
WR 89 Matt VandeBerg So
WR 18 Derrick Willies   Fr
WR 7 Drew Zaun Sr
TE 87 Jake Duzey So
TE 82 Ray Hamilton Sr
TE 46 George Kittle   So
TE 80 Henry Krieger-Coble Jr
TE 92 Peter Pekar   Fr
TE 81 Jon Wisnieski   Fr
OL 63 Austin Blythe Jr
OL 75 Ike Boettger   Fr
OL 60 Jalen Chambers So
OL 64 Cole Croston So
OL 78 Andrew Donnal Sr
OL 54 Steve Ferentz So
OL 76 Dalton Ferguson Fr
OL 57 Tommy Gaul Sr
OL 66 Colin Goebel   Fr
OL 74 Mitch Keppy   So
OL 70 Lucas LeGrand Fr
OL 52 Boone Myers   Fr
OL 69 Keegan Render Fr
OL 59 Ross Reynolds Fr
OL 68 Brandon Scherff Sr
OL 77 Reid Sealby So
OL 58 Eric Simmons Jr
OL 65 Jordan Walsh Jr
OL 73 Ryan Ward   So
OL 79 Sean Welsh   Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 99 Nathan Bazata   Fr
DL 90 Sam Brincks Fr
DL 97 Darian Cooper Jr
DL 71 Carl Davis Sr
DL 56 Faith Ekakitie So
DL 77 Daniel Gaffney   Fr
DL 72 Brant Gressel   Fr
DL 98 Mike Hardy Sr
DL 93 Terrence Harris Fr
DL 88 Jake Hulett   Fr
DL 67 Jaleel Johnson So
DL 92 Will Kincart So
DL 94 Riley McMinn Jr
DL 34 Nate Meier Jr
DL 96 Matt Nelson
DL 95 Drew Ott Jr
DL 87 Wil Rathjen Sr
DL 61 Kyle Terlouw Jr
DL 90 Louis Trinca-Pasat   Sr
DL 75 Dean Tsopanides Jr
DL 91 Daumantas Venckus-Cucchiara So
LB 52 Quinton Alston Sr
LB 36 Cole Fisher Jr
LB 46 Chad Gilson Sr
LB 45 Eric Grimm Fr
LB 40 Parker Hesse Fr
LB 43 Josey Jewell   Fr
LB 47 John Kenny Fr
LB 54 Drake Kulick Fr
LB 48 Luke Lindahl   Fr
LB 15 Steve Manders   Fr
LB 44 Ben Niemann
LB 20 Jameer Outsey Fr
LB 6 Reggie Spearman So
LB 49 Melvin Spears Jr
DB 41 Bo Bower So
DB 7 Sean Draper Jr
DB 28 Marcus Fleming So
DB 12 Anthony Gair So
DB 30 Jake Gervase Fr
DB 15 Joshua Jackson Fr
DB 8 Marcel Joly Fr
DB 14 Desmond King So
DB 27 Jordan Lomax Jr
DB 37 John Lowdermilk Sr
DB 13 Greg Mabin   So
DB 39 Travis Perry Jr
DB 2 Malik Rucker   Fr
DB 29 Brandon Snyder   Fr
DB 19 Miles Taylor Fr
DB 5 Omar Truitt Fr
DB 26 Kevin Ward   Fr
DB 32 Solomon Warfield   Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 2 Mick Ellis Fr
K 1 Marshall Koehn Jr
K 91 Miguel Recinos Fr
P 16 Dilon Kidd Jr
P 98 Connor Kornbrath Jr
LS 55 Zach Johnson Jr
LS 97 Tyler Kluver   Fr


Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Greg Davis – offensive coordinator and quarterbacks
  • Phil Parker – defensive coordinator
  • Brian Ferentz – offensive line
  • Bobby Kennedy – wide receivers
  • Reese Morgan – defensive line
  • Jim Reid – defensive assistant
  • Seth Wallace – recruiting coordinator/defensive assistant coach
  • Chris White – running backs and special teams
  • LeVar Woods – linebackers
  • Chris Doyle – strength and conditioning
  • Kevin Anderson – strength and conditioning assistant
  • Kelvin Bell – director of on-campus recuiting
  • DJ Hernandez – offensive graduate assistant
  • Justin Lima – strength and conditioning assistant
  • Chris Polizzi – defensive graduate assistant
  • Austin Showalter – offensive graduate assistant
  • Joel Welsh, Jr. – strength and conditioning assistant coach
  • Doug West – senior athletic trainer
  • Max Allen – director of new media
  • Ned Amendola, M.D. – director of UI Sports Medicine Center
  • Chic Ejiasi – director of player development
  • Paul Federici – director of football operations
  • Russ Haynes – associate director of athletic training services
  • Bob Rahfeldt – assistant video coordinator
  • Chris Ruth – assistant video coordinator
  • Scott Southmayd – quality control director

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

Roster
Last update: 9/3/14

Game summariesEdit

Northern IowaEdit

Northern Iowa vs. Iowa
1 234Total
Northern Iowa 3 1073 23
Iowa 7 1077 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–1 2009 W 17–16

Future NFL star David Johnson had almost 250 yards of total offense for Northern Iowa but it still wasn't enough to upset host Iowa. The Panthers never went away and kept the game close until the final minutes, but a Hawkeye touchdown in the fourth quarter put the game out of reach.

[3]

Ball StateEdit

Ball State vs. Iowa
1 234Total
Ball State 0 760 13
Iowa 0 3014 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2010 W 45–0

[5]

Iowa StateEdit

Iowa State vs. Iowa
Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series
1 234Total
Iowa State 0 3710 20
Iowa 7 703 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
40–21 2013 W 27–21

[7]

PittsburghEdit

Iowa vs. Pittsburgh
1 234Total
Iowa 7 0107 24
Pittsburgh 7 1030 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2011 W 31–27

[9]

PurdueEdit

Iowa vs. Purdue
1 234Total
Iowa 0 1077 24
Purdue 7 300 10
  • Date: September 27
  • Location: Ross–Ade Stadium
    West Lafayette, IN
  • Game start: 12:01 p.m. EDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:19
  • Game attendance: 36,603
  • Game weather: 75°F, Partly Sunny, Wind NNE 5
  • Referee: John O'Neill
  • TV announcers (BTN): Scott Graham, Stanley Johnson, Evan Fitzgerald[10]
Overall record Last meeting Result
35–46–3 2013 W 38–14

[11]

IndianaEdit

Indiana vs. Iowa
Homecoming
1 234Total
Indiana 7 1408 29
Iowa 28 1007 45
  • Date: October 11
  • Location: Kinnick Stadium
    Iowa City, IA
  • Game start: 11:00 a.m. CDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:30
  • Game attendance: 68,590
  • Game weather: 55°F, Sunny, Wind E 4
  • Referee: Jerry McGinn
  • TV announcers (ESPNU): Adam Amin, John Congemi[12]
Overall record Last meeting Result
42–28–4 2012 L 21–24

[13]

MarylandEdit

Iowa vs. Maryland
1 234Total
Iowa 14 0710 31
Maryland 7 10714 38
  • Date: October 18
  • Location: Byrd Stadium
    College Park, MD
  • Game start: 12:00 p.m. EDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:50
  • Game attendance: 48,373
  • Game weather: 70°F, Fair, Wind NW 17
  • Referee: David Witvoet
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra[14]
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

[15]

NorthwesternEdit

Northwestern vs. Iowa
1 234Total
Northwestern 0 700 7
Iowa 24 14010 48
  • Date: November 1
  • Location: Kinnick Stadium
    Iowa City, IA
  • Game start: 11:00 AM CDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:00
  • Game attendance: 66,887
  • Game weather: 40°F, Sunny, Wind E 5
  • Referee: Todd Geerlings
  • TV announcers (BTN): Eric Collins, Chuck Long, J Leman[16]
Overall record Last meeting Result
48–24–3 2013 W 17–10 OT

Mark Weisman ran for 94 yards and three touchdowns and freshman Akrum Wadley ran for 106 yards and a touchdown in this blowout victory for Iowa. The Hawkeyes dominated on both sides of the ball as Northwestern's lone touchdown was assisted by a muffed punt.[17]

MinnesotaEdit

Iowa vs. Minnesota
Floyd of Rosedale
1 234Total
Iowa 7 007 14
Minnesota 7 2879 51
  • Date: November 8
  • Location: TCF Bank Stadium
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Game start: 11:00 AM CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:19
  • Game attendance: 49,680
  • Game weather: 38°F, Overcast & Blustery, Wind NNE 12
  • Referee: Shawn Smith
  • TV announcers (ESPN2): Beth Mowins, Joey Galloway, Paul Carcaterra[18]
Overall record Last meeting Result
44–61–2 2013 W 23–7

[19]

IllinoisEdit

Iowa vs. Illinois
1 234Total
Iowa 2 7714 30
Illinois 7 007 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
29–38–2 2008 L 24–27

[21]

WisconsinEdit

Wisconsin vs. Iowa
Heartland Trophy
1 234Total
Wisconsin 3 1337 26
Iowa 3 0813 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
42–43–2 2013 L 9–28

[23]

NebraskaEdit

Nebraska vs. Iowa
Hy-Vee Heroes Game
1 234OTTotal
Nebraska 0 77176 37
Iowa 0 101473 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–28–3 2013 W 38–17

[25]

TennesseeEdit

Iowa vs. Tennessee
TaxSlayer Bowl
1 234Total
Iowa 0 7021 28
Tennessee 21 1473 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1987 L 22–23

The Volunteers scored touchdowns on their first four possessions to take a commanding 28–0 lead early in the 2nd quarter en route to a 35–7 halftime advantage. The Hawkeyes, alternating quarterbacks each of their first six possessions, struggled to find a rhythm on offense until late in the game.[27] Tennessee now leads the series between the two teams, 2–1.

Postseason AwardsEdit

Players in the 2015 NFL DraftEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club Ref
Brandon Scherff Offensive Tackle 1 5 Washington Redskins [29]
Carl Davis Defensive End 3 90 Baltimore Ravens [29]
Andrew Donnal Offensive Tackle 4 119 St. Louis Rams [29]

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "College Football on TV: Week 1". National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 20, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
  3. ^ "Iowa holds off Northern Iowa 31–23". August 30, 2014. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
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