HAWKEYE FOOTBALL: Spring Practice in WDM

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WEST DES MOINES - For the second year the Iowa Hawkeyes had a spring football practice at Valley stadium in West Des Moines.

The Hawks are coming off an 8 win season and optimism is back amongst the black and gold faithful.

Jake Rudock is the clear cut #1 at QB, CJ Beathard and Nic Shimonek are battling for the backup QB job.

The Hawkeyes open up the season August 30th against Northern Iowa.