Iowa is turning the page on the 2020 season, one that ended on a brilliant tear but that ended with a canceled bowl game due to COVID-19 issues with their opponent.

On Wednesday, the Hawkeyes put their finishing touches on the 2021 recruiting class for National Signing Day with what should be a top-25 class. As things currently stand, Iowa’s class for this cycle ranks No. 23 nationally with seven four-star recruits.

In the afternoon, head coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the turning of the page from 2020 into the 2021 offseason and the outlook for the work ahead. He indicated that Iowa is planning to elevate Raimond Braithwaite to permanently head the strength and conditioning staff for the Hawkeyes.

Braithwaite took over in the interim after Chris Doyle was removed from the program:

Ferentz also discussed the quarterback position, and it sure sounds like Spencer Petras will be the starting quarterback on the depth chart entering the offseason. He did say there will be a competition for the spot, but it will be up to someone else to take the job away from Petras.

Here is a snapshot of everything Ferentz said on National Signing Day: