It was a step into 2015 for the University of Iowa football team during its eighth postseason practice Dec. 20 in preparation for the TaxSlayer Bowl against Tennessee on Jan. 2.
University of Iowa senior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff gained additional All-America honors Wednesday, being named to first team honor squads named by the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Sporting News.
Senior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff has been named first team All-America by the Associated Press. The Associated Press announced its first, second and third All-America teams Tuesday.
Twenty-nine former University of Iowa football standouts are on NFL rosters.
The sound of pads popping Sunday in Kinnick Stadium is replaced by computer keyboard clicks in libraries this week as University of Iowa football student-athletes join their peers around campus for Finals Week.
Bob and Cindy Scherff raised four children in Denison, Iowa, with a consistent message for all of them: Hard work pays off.
Senior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff is the fourth Iowa Hawkeye to earn the Outland Trophy, an award that is given to the outstanding interior lineman in college football.