Iowa Football Leadership Group Named

April 22, 2009

IOWA CITY – Thirteen University of Iowa football players have been named to the team’s 2009 Hawkeye Leadership Group. Head Coach Kirk Ferentz announced the group following a vote by members of each individual class.

Three seniors, four juniors, four sophomores and two freshmen (redshirt) make up the Hawkeye Leadership Group. A member of the 2009 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.

“As always, the players have done a fine job in their selections for the Leadership Group,” said Ferentz. “The coaching staff looks forward to working with the 2009 group as we shape policies and decisions regarding the upcoming season. This group is very important to all of us involved with Iowa football.”

The 2009 Hawkeye Leadership Group includes:

Pat Angerer – LB, Senior, Bettendorf, IA
Broderick Binns – DE, Sophomore, St. Paul, MN
Bryan Bulaga – OL , Junior, Crystal Lake, IL
Greg Castillo – DB, Freshman, Mt. Laurel, NJ
Adrian Clayborn – DE, Junior, St. Louis, MO
A.J. Edds – LB, Senior, Greenwood, IN
Brett Greenwood – DB, Junior, Bettendorf, IA
Marvin McNutt – WR, Sophomore, St. Louis, MO
Tony Moeaki – TE, Senior, Wheaton, IL
Tyler Nielsen – LB, Sophomore, Humboldt, IA
Tyler Sash – DB, Sophomore, Oskaloosa, IA
Ricky Stanzi – QB, Junior, Mentor, OH
James Vandenberg – QB, Freshman, Keokuk, IA