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The term you’re looking for with Beathard is ‘QB mechanic’

IOWA CITY — Kirk Ferentz’s pregame radio interviews the last few weeks have been pretty easy reads. He’s really not in a great mood for them, but he guts out the obligation and, sometimes, he leaves a pretty good morsel if you listen closely.Before last Saturday’s 40-20 victory over Purdue, what quarterback C.J. Beathard is or isn’t came up in the conversation. You already...

Play of the Game: Beathard to Kittle

DOWN, DISTANCE: Iowa faced third down and 9 from Purdue’s 35 SCORE/TIME: Hawkeyes led 20-13 with 3:30 left, third quarter FORMATION, PERSONNEL: Iowa — three wide receivers, one tight end, one running back; Purdue — two down linemen, one standing rush end, two linebackers, six defensive backs WHAT HAPPENED: Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard threw a dump pass across the middle...

It’s all in the hip for Beathard

IOWA CITY — It started out as a simple quarterback sneak there in the fourth quarter. Iowa is 100 percent in QB sneaks this season, reaching every first down or touchdown in 14 attempts.C.J. Beathard got this third-and-1 at Iowa’s 45 with around three minutes left against Minnesota. He also got defensive end Theiren Cockran slamming into his right side with a few steps of speed...

QB Beathard's clutch plays crucial for No. 8 Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Judging C.J. Beathard solely by his stats doesn't do him justice. Fourth in the Big Ten in quarterback rating and just seventh in yards per game (203.4). Ten touchdown passes in nine games. He seems barely a candidate for an all-Big Ten team much less the leader of a program with national championship aspirations. Yet there is a reason Iowa is 10-0 in games...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 9 Iowa gets past Indiana to remain unbeaten

Iowa QB C.J. Beathard (top) soared over the defense to score a touchdown during the first half.  Marc Lebryk USA TODAY SportsBLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for two scores and injured quarterback C.J. Beathard threw the game-clinching touchdown midway through the fourth quarter to keep No. 9 Iowa unbeaten with a 35-27 win at Indiana on Saturday.The Hawkeyes (9-0, 5...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Beware flying quarterbacks in the Big Ten

C.J. Beathard (16) jumps over the defense to score a touchdown during the first half of the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Memorial Stadium. Marc Lebryk USA Today SportsMaybe it's a class at Iowa?In the span of less than an hour in real time on Saturday afternoon, the current and former Hawkeye quarterbacks both scored touchdowns in similar fashion.Jake Rudock did it first...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes QB Beathard fighting injuries as big game looms

The health of quarterback CJ Beathard holds the key to the Hawkeyes' season. Reese Strickland USA TODAY SportsAt this point in the season, every team in college football has injuries. It seems that this season has more injuries than normal but it is a harsh reminder that football can be unforgiving.Iowa is certainly no exception having lost Drew Ott for the season with a torn ACL...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Drops Official “Hit Film” Hype Video Ahead Of Wisconsin Game

Re-energized behind quarterback C.J. Beathard, Iowa has looked pretty good during its 4-0 start to the season. Coming off of a 62-16 drubbing of North Texas, the Hawkeyes travel to Wisconsin for a huge Big Ten West game. The Badgers have been the class of the division for a while now, but Iowa’s looking for an upset of the No. 19 team in the country. Kick-off is just minutes away...
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Iowa vs Purdue

The Iowa football team came back and won the game because the Iowa defense absolutely smothered the Purdue offense. Iowa once again found a way to claw their way back from a first half deficit to win their fourth game of the season 24-10 over the Purdue Boilermakers. With quarterback C.J. Beathard getting his first career start because of an injury to Jake Rudock, there was a general...
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Back-up quarterback leads Iowa to victory

Back-up quarterback C.J. Beathard looked great in a come from behind victory over Pittsburgh. Iowa was being dominated heading into the second half down 17-7 but then back-up quarterback C.J. Beathard stepped onto the field and changed the game. The offense completely transformed with Beathard in scoring on three of their four drives. The defense seemed motivated by the offense...
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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