Barkley Hill continues transition to linebacker at UNI - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Barkley Hill continues transition to linebacker at UNI

Posted: Updated:
  • KWWL.com LinksMore>>

  • UNI Panthers

    Panthers

    Get the latest news and sports information about the University of Northern Iowa Panthers sports teams, including football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball.More >>
    Get the latest news and sports information about the University of Northern Iowa Panthers sports teams, including football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball.More >>

At Cedar Falls High School was a record setting tailback named to the Parade All-American.  After beginning his college football career at Iowa, Hill transferred to UNI last spring. Now he is making another move. Hill is moving from offense to defense and from tailback to linebacker. UNI Head Coach Mark Farley suggested the move before spring because a crowded Panther backfield and a need for help at linebacker.  Hill who hasn't played linebacker since junior high is excited about the move.

Barkley Hill --"It's been pretty smooth--guys have been helping me out with Terminology--Coach JJ has been doing a great job to helping me identify offensive formations --correct checks positioning and footwork stuff like that..."

"Everybody has got speed and everybody has got strength ..We've got a great group of backers guys who played more than one position--we've got guys who can play nickel as SAM and Mike and be rotated so that aspect is going to make the group special..."

  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Peosta's Ihm finishes 2nd on Web.com Tour

    Peosta's Ihm finishes 2nd on Web.com Tour

    Sunday, July 15 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-07-16 03:52:17 GMT

    Steven Ihm came close to his first career professional win on Sunday. Ihm carded a 65 on the final round of the Utah Championship finishing at 23 under par. That put him one stroke behind the Web.com tournament champion Cameron Champ.

    More >>

    Steven Ihm came close to his first career professional win on Sunday. Ihm carded a 65 on the final round of the Utah Championship finishing at 23 under par. That put him one stroke behind the Web.com tournament champion Cameron Champ.

    More >>
  • ISU's Mitrou-Long signs two way deal with Utah

    ISU's Mitrou-Long signs two way deal with Utah

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:18 PM EDT2018-07-15 03:18:08 GMT

    Former Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-way deal with the Utah Jazz on Saturday. The deal means Mitrou-Long with likely spend most of the 2018-2019 season with the team's G-League affiliate the Salt Lake City Stars.

    More >>

    Former Iowa State guard Naz Mitrou-Long signed a two-way deal with the Utah Jazz on Saturday. The deal means Mitrou-Long with likely spend most of the 2018-2019 season with the team's G-League affiliate the Salt Lake City Stars.

    More >>
  • ISU vs Texas Football Kickoff time announced

    ISU vs Texas Football Kickoff time announced

    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:45:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 28 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-06-29 02:45:10 GMT

    ESPN announces the Iowa State-Texas football game time

    More >>

    ESPN announces the Iowa State-Texas football game time

    More >>
Powered by Frankly