James Butler feels at home at Iowa, Ryan Boyle returning to QB and C.J. Beathard moving up 49ers’ depth chart

The best way to start your day is right here at Landof10.com as we prepare you for everything you need to know about Iowa sports. We’ll share our Iowa Breakfast Club here with you at 6 a.m. (ET) Monday through Friday.

So let’s get to it. Here is the Iowa Breakfast Club for Wednesday, Aug. 9.

Feeling comfortable

Graduate transfer running back James Butler is a natural fit at Iowa, writes Rob Howe of HawkeyeNation.com. Butler credits the smooth transition to returning starter Akrum Wadley making him feel like a part of the family.

Returning to his home

Why did Ryan Boyle switch from wide receiver back to quarterback? Land of 10 spoke with him and explains.

Second in command

Former Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard is putting together an impressive preseason camp for the San Francisco 49ers. He’s doing so well Chris Biderman of NinersWire wonders if Beathard will win the backup job.

The newest catchphrase

Feed them with the fire hose. Learn why wide receivers coach Kelton Copeland is using those six words to rebuild the Iowa wide receiving room in this Land of 10 story.

Who is your guy?

Chad Leistikow of the Des Moines Register broke down the quarterback competition in great detail on Tuesday. He laid out why Nathan Stanley or Tyler Wiegers could each win the job.

Elite recognition

The Des Moines Register continued its Iowa Eight series of naming the top eight high school football players in the state. The newspaper announced  the inclusion of Class of 2018 Iowa linebacker commit Dillon Doyle on Tuesday.

Bring on the world

Former Iowa wrestler Thomas Gilman is preparing for the World Championships Aug. 21-26 in Paris. Chris Cuellar of the Des Moines Register caught up with Gilman to see how his preparation is going.

He gone

Iowa pitcher C.J. Eldred won’t be returning for his senior season. The right-hander  signed with the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, as Dargan Southard of the Iowa City Press-Citizen reported.

Equality in wrestling

Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands is all for it. He wants the NCAA to start women’s wrestling, as Land of 10 reports.

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