March 16, 2007

Spring Position Battles - Wide Receiver

Is there a position battle at wide receiver? While the starting positions appear to be set going into spring ball, there will certainly be plenty of jockeying for playing time from several young players.

The early odds are that Dominique Douglas and Andy Brodell will be on the field as starters, but the rest of the depth chart is definitely up in the air.

Last season was certainly not one that the Iowa wide receiving corps will want to put in the time capsule as far as greatness.

After losing Ed Hinkel and Clinton Solomon to graduation, senior Calvin Davis sustained a season ending injury and Herb Grigsby, who was expected to emerge, struggled mightily and eventually found himself on the bench and is now leaving the program.

While last year may have been a disappointment at the position, this season the wide receiving group enters the spring as perhaps the deepest group on campus in terms of talent and ability.

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