Melvin Spears

Iowa Hawkeyes #49 - Defensive End

  • Height: 6-2
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  • Seasons: JR

Iowa's 2015 was magical ... and unsustaniable

The Hawkeyes' 12-0 run was special, in every sense of the word. 2016 should be another strong season, though.

THANK YOU, SENIORS

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Iowa's senior class first saw the field in a 4-8 season. It's now welcoming itself to Hawkeye history.

FOUR FACTOR FRIDAY: IOWA VS PURDUE

An alliterative look at the keys to the game tomorrow for Iowa vs. Purdue.

Iowa's massive overhaul (just kidding)

Kirk Ferentz has crafted a high-floor, low-ceiling program, seemingly incapable of either collapsing or returning to an elite level, and there's little reason to assume anything other than another...

ASSUME THE POSITION 2013: DEFENSIVE END

We know who is going to start Week 1, but anything more than that is still up for grabs.

Can Ferentz turn around Iowa again?

Kirk Ferentz has as much job security as a guy could ask for after three straight years of significantly diminishing returns. Will the faith in Ferentz pay off? The outlook is not particularly rosy.

Five Things To Watch During Fall Practice: Defense Edition

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Previewing Iowa football's defense and special teams as fall practice begins for 2012.

2012 Iowa Football Preview: Deans, Peaks And Valleys

A preview of the 2012 Iowa Hawkeyes football season.

Five Things We Know About The Iowa Defense After Spring Practice

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Looking at the 2012 Iowa football defense.

It's Not Plagiarism If You Link To It: Iowa Hawkeye Spring Game Primer

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It's Not Plagiarism If You Link To It: Iowa Hawkeye Spring Game Primer #HAWKEYES

2012 Iowa Football: Come Laugh At The Pre-Spring Depth Chart

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Breaking down the first 2012 Iowa football depth chart.

The Epilogue, Part 3: The Defense

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The Epilogue, Part 3: The Defense: Putting a bow on Iowa football 2011 and looking ahead to 2012.