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Iowa ends spring with no running back depth concerns

The dreaded AIRBHG must have been on vacation this spring, because the Iowa Hawkeyes managed to get through the spring feeling strong about the depth at running back. Knowing the past history of the running backs at Iowa, the Hawkeyes went a little lighter than usual on the running plays during the spring game on…

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Pair of DBs leaving Iowa football

Hey, at least it’s not the running back position taking a hit, right? In a press release, Iowa announced that sophomore defensive backs Torrey Campbell and Kevin Buford have decided to leave the Hawkeyes football program.  The former is leaving the team to pursue fulltime participation with the Hawkeye track and field team while the latter will…

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AIRBHG takes another swipe, this time at Iowa FB

Even your new running backs coach is powerless to save you, Iowa. On the same day that Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz announced the addition of Chris White to oversee the team’s backfield, it was also confirmed that fullback Brad Rogers would hang up the cleats because of ongoing injury problems. Rogers, who had one year of…

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Iowa adds two assistants to replace departures

And so the coaching carousel goes. Iowa announced the additions of two coaches on Thursday following the departures of defensive backs coach Darrell Wilson, who left for Rutgers earlier this week, and running backs coach Lester Erb, who likely fell victim to AIRBHG. Coming to Kirk Ferentz’s staff will be Jim Reid and Bobby Kennedy. Reid was the defensive coordinator at…

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Greg Garmon to try and shake AIRBHG at the JUCO level

Over the past several years, a malevolent deity has assailed the running back position at Iowa through either injury, arrest, transfer, locusts or some other biblical plague and/or pestilence. Greg Garmon was one of those caught up in AIRBHG’s clutches, leaving the Hawkeyes back in mid-December because, simply, “it wasn’t clicking for him.”  A little…

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AIRBHG carves another notch in its Iowa bedpost

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, and following a brief sabbatical, the Angry Iowa Running Back Hating God has decided to claim yet another victim. According to multiple media outlets, running back Greg Garmon has decided to take his leave of Iowa and transfer out of the football program.  Garmon told the…

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Iowa freshman charged with alcohol-related offense

What, you thought just because the 2012 season had run its course for Iowa that AIRBHG was going to take a break? In the latest off-field misstep to hit Iowa’s running back position, which is not to be confused with the on-field injuries that have slammed headfirst into players at the position, Barkley Hill was…

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Terps lose fourth starting QB in two months to injury

There are the staggeringly unbelievable plotlines that even Hollywood would turn down, then there’s the quarterback situation at Maryland that makes AIRBHG exclaim “damn, dude.  Enough.  Stop piling on.” In August, starting QB C.J. Brown suffered a torn ACL and was replaced by Perry Hills.  A week ago, Hills suffered his own ACL tear and…

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Iowa might be without leading rusher for Penn State game

After a weeks-long sabbatical, it appears the AIRBHG is back on duty in Iowa City. As Mark Weisman was scoring the game-tying touchdown with under a minute left against Michigan State, he suffered an injury to his right foot.  The injury kept him out of the overtime session of the win, and that may be…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 5 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. WINNERS Geno-logy of a Heisman run Here at the Fifth Quarter, we — I — won’t be making any type of Heisman watch lists for another couple of weeks.  However, if the stiff-armed…

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The Fifth Quarter: Week 4 Rewind

As is the case each and every season, each and every week, any omission below is not on purpose, it’s merely intentional. WINNERS Guess who’s back… Back again… Earlier this week on this lil’ ol’ website, the question was posed asking whether Florida State was back after years of keeping the national stage at arm’s…

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AIRBHG smites Iowa’s backfield once more

The Angry Iowa Running Back Hating God knows no mercy for the Hawkeyes’ backfield. Such unfortunate luck was evident when Iowa announced that freshman running back Barkley Hill would miss the season with a torn ACL. Hill suffered the injury Saturday on what was reported to be the last play of the scrimmage. Attrition alone meant Hill…

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Stunner: Iowa RB injured in scrimmage

Of course he was.  AIRBHG would have it no other way. Continuing a string of horrifically bad luck/injuries/off-field misadventures at the position unmatched in the annals of college football, Iowa running back Barkley Hill suffered some type of knee injury during a scrimmage yesterday afternoon.  Hill could not place any weight on the leg after…

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‘Angry Iowa Running Back Hating God’ strikes again for Hawkeyes

As I understand it, Iowa has somewhere between 10-15 running backs on its roster*, and all of them have torn an ACL or gotten in trouble with the law**. Not exempt from the unusual amount of attrition plaguing the Hawkeyes’ backfield  – Find it on Twitter @ #AIRBHG. You’ll see.  – is sophomore De’Andre Johnson, who has…

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