Football Leadership Group Named

April 19, 2007

IOWA CITY – Twelve University of Iowa football players have been named to the team’s 2007 Hawkeye Leadership Group. Head Coach Kirk Ferentz announced the group following a vote by members of each individual class.

Five seniors, three juniors, three sophomores and one freshman (redshirt) make up the Hawkeye Leadership Group. A member of the 2007 incoming freshman class will be added in the fall.

The purpose of the group is to help formulate policies and enter into team decision-making matters regarding the upcoming season.

“The players, once again, have done a fine job in their selections for the Leadership Group,” said Ferentz. “The coaching staff looks forward to working with the group as we shape policies and decisions regarding the upcoming season.”

The 2007 Hawkeye Leadership Group includes:

Tom Busch          FB      Senior      Cottage Grove, MNRob Bruggeman      OL      Junior      Cedar Rapids, IAJake Christensen   QB      Sophomore   Lockport, ILA.J. Edds          LB      Sophomore   Greenwood, INRafael Eubanks     OL      Sophomore   St. Paul, MNBrett Greenwood    DB      Freshman    Bettendorf, IAMike Humpal        LB      Senior      New Hampton, IAMike Klinkenborg   LB      Senior      Rock Rapids, IAMatt Kroul         DT      Junior      Mt. Vernon, IABryan Mattison     DE      Senior      Mishawaka, INSeth Olsen         OL      Junior      Omaha, NEAlbert Young       RB      Senior      Moorestown, NJ




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