Iowa Football Leadership Group Named

April 18, 2008

IOWA CITY – Thirteen University of Iowa football players have been named to the team’s 2008 Hawkeye Leadership Group. Head Coach Kirk Ferentz announced the group following a vote by members of each individual class.

Four seniors, four juniors, three sophomores and two freshmen (redshirt) make up the Hawkeye Leadership Group. A member of the 2008 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 2008 Hawkeye Leadership Group includes:

Pat Angerer, LB, Junior, Bettendorf, IA
Rob Bruggeman, OL, Senior, Cedar Rapids, IA
Jake Christensen, QB, Junior, Lockport, IL
Adrian Clayborn, DE, Sophomore, St. Louis, MO
Jacody Coleman, LB, Sophomore, Beaumont, TX
A.J. Edds, LB, Junior, Greenwood, IN
Brett Greenwood, DB, Sophomore, Bettendorf, IA
Mitch King, DT, Senior, Burlington, IA
Matt Kroul, DT, Senior, Mt. Vernon, IA
Marvin McNutt, QB, Freshman, St. Louis, MO
Tony Moeaki, TE, Junior, Wheaton, IL
Tyler Nielsen, LB, Freshman, Humboldt, IA
Seth Olsen, OL, Senior, Omaha, NE