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Missing the trademark mane of Hawkeyes defensive tackle Mitch King? Well, there’s always this photo to help us remember November 17, 2008

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Mitch King before brush cut

Mitch King before brush cut

From Associated Press via Baltimore Sun. Caption:

Iowa’s Mitch King puts his helmet on before an NCAA college football game against Penn State, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2008, in Iowa City, Iowa.

Related: Read more under Good Hair Day by The Gazette’s Marc Morehouse.

Ex-Hawkeye Matt Roth gets one more chance with Dolphins after Iowa City public intoxication incident May 25, 2008

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From Miami Herald:

Pressure mounts on Dolphins trio…

[Matt] Roth remained at first-team defensive end during Wednesday’s practice, though Randy Starks and Phillip Merling should challenge. Undersized at 272 pounds for a 3-4 scheme, Roth bulked up to 285. But doubts remain. ”I don’t think Roth fits there,” former Browns scout/espn.com analyst Matt Williamson said. “He’ll probably go by the wayside, but you can’t just release him.”

Roth (three sacks in 13 games/nine starts last season) was slowed in 2007 by a hernia that is no longer an issue. He was arrested in January on public-intoxication charges at an Iowa City bar: ”I messed up,” he said. “[The Dolphins] said I get one chance after that.” …

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Iowa Hawkeyes’ Charles Godfrey visiting Dallas Cowboys as prospect today; YouTube clip April 16, 2008

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From Dallas Morning News:

Arizona’s Antoine Cason, Virginia Tech’s Brandon Flowers, Iowa’s Charles Godfrey, Troy’s Leodis McKelvin, Indiana’s Tracy Porter and Tennessee State’s Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie are among the draft-eligible cornerbacks slated to visit Valley Ranch this week. …

And from Dallas Morning News – Cowboys Blog:

We’re told USC TE Fred Davis will be among the national prospects to descend upon Valley Ranch tomorrow. The 6-foot-3, 255-pounder ran in the 4.6s and recorded a 33-inch vertical at his Pro Day in Los Angeles earlier this month. …

That pushes our list of national prospects to 24. Teams are allowed to host 30 out-of-area prospects. Here are the guys we’ve confirmed to have been invited …

Virginia Tech CB Brandon Flowers
Iowa CB Charles Godfrey
Indiana WR James Hardy …

See Charles Godfrey highlights in this YouTube clip:

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