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Five University of Iowa Football Hawkstars to NFL-

As most people know, the University of Iowa Football team had an incredible previous season. Only losing 1 game in season (University of Northwestern) and 1 game in post-season (which was lost in overtime to Ohio State), the hawks put up a great fight year round which really showed in the end of the year draft.
The Hawkeyes once again set a new record, only this time it was in the number of players drafted into the NFL. The latest draftee was offensive tackle Kyle Calloway. Though he is not one of the most known players on the team, Calloway was a three year started for the Hawkeyes and earned second-team all-Big Ten honors in 2008 and in 2009- which were know as great seasons for the University of Iowa football team. Kyle Calloway was selected by the Buffalo Bills in New York.
The first from the University of Iowa football team to be picked in the 2010 NFL draft was offensive tackle Bryan Bulaga. Bryan was the 23rd pick in the first round of the draft by the Green Bay Packers in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Bulaga is the 34th Hawkeye to be drafted under the coaching of head coach Kirk Ferentz and is the fourth 1st round selection. Bulaga broke records with his new opportunity and has given Kirk Ferentz and the Hawkeyes an even better name than before. He is known for more than just his football accomplishments, he is also known for his hard work and dedication to the sport.
In the second round of the NFL draft Pat Angerer was taken by the Indianapolis Colts. The University of Iowa linebacker completed an outstanding career as a Hawkeye and in his last season had 145 tackles - the 5th best single-season total in Hawkeye history. That total included 5 tackles for loss and a sack. Angerer led the Big Ten in tackles per for league games with an average of 12.8 stops. Pat was a brilliant player that will be greatly missed among the University of Iowa Hawkeyes.
In round 3 of the 2010 NFL football draft, two great Hawkeyes were chosen to join the NFL. Amari Spievey and Tony Moeaki were both drafted, Spievey to the Detroit Lions and Moeaki to the Kansas City Chiefs. Amari is known as a ‘shutdown corner’ and has been an incredible asset to the Hawkeyes. Moeaki is a tight end who also had impressive performances for the Iowa Hawkeyes.
The 4th round of the draft outside linebacker, A.J. Edds, was selected to play for the Miami Dolphins in Miami, Florida. This Hawkstar is originally from Greenwood, Indiana and as a senior he ranked among Big Ten conference leaders in interceptions with the final steal of his career helping Iowa finish up the fourth period in the triumph over Georgia Tech in the 2010 Orange Bowl.
These outstanding Hawkeyes are making history with their outstanding accomplishments and hopeful futures ahead of them in the NFL.


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