Iowa is in discussions to extend head coach Kirk Ferentz's contract beyond the 2019 season.
Iowa redshirt sophomore TE Jameer Outsey will transfer.
Iowa senior QB C.J. Beathard and Clemson's Deshaun Watson were the only 2015 Power 5 quarterback who attempted 50-plus fourth quarter passes without throwing an interception.
Iowa HC Kirk Ferentz indicated that with health and experience on his side, senior QB C.J. Beathard could improve in 2016.
When Iowa senior CB Desmond King was grappling with a possible jump to the NFL draft this winter, HC Kirk Ferentz told him "[d]o what you really feel compelled to do."
In an interview with Campus Rush, Iowa HC Kirk Ferentz singled out sophomore DE Parker Hesse as an under-the-radar player to watch in 2016.
Iowa redshirt freshman RB Eric Graham will transfer.
Iowa redshirt freshman LB Justin Jinning will transfer.
Per Pro Football Focus, Iowa senior TE George Kittle is the highest-graded tight end returning to school.
Pro Football Focus' Kevin Connaghan highlighted the return of senior QB C.J. Beathard and a relatively soft schedule as reasons Iowa could post back-to-back undefeated seasons.
Following the firing of Baylor HC Art Briles, Iowa four-star 2017 RB Eno Benjamin tweeted that he was happy he did not commit to the Bears.
ESPN's Mitch Sherman speculated that Iowa senior CB Desmond King could be used as an offensive weapon.
In an initial ranking of the top prospects for the 2017 draft, CBS Sports' Rob Rang tagged Iowa senior CB Desmond King as the second-best senior in the class.
Iowa HC Kirk Ferentz said that senior CB Desmond King has "just gone out and practiced and he’s done a lot of really good things."
UDFA Iowa RB Jordan Canzeri will attend the Browns' rookie minicamp on Friday.