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Iowa football position previews: Quarterback

Iowa will have to have quality quarterback play to improve from last season. Quarterback is arguably the most important position on a football team. Quarterback play can either make or break the season as the fans have seen in the past with Kirk Ferentz’s Iowa football teams. They don’t have to carry the offense by themselves, but they have to do enough to put the team in a position...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudock passes for 2 TDs, Iowa tops Nebraska 38-17

Jake Rudock threw for two touchdowns, including a 24-yarder to Kevonte Martin-Manley right after Iowa had stuffed Nebraska on a fake punt, and the Hawkeyes finished the regular season with a 38-17 victory on Friday. The Hawkeyes converted two of Nebraska's three turnovers into touchdowns and got a short field for a third TD after the failed fake punt. Seven of Iowa's 14...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes need win against rival Northwestern to salvage season

All season long the Iowa Hawkeyes (4-3,1-2 Big Ten) have heard the critics speak on the improvements they’ve made on the field. The only problem is they haven’t been able to translate that onto the win column. On Saturday, the Hawkeyes will face off against Big Ten rival Northwestern (4-3, 0-3). The Hawkeyes and the Wildcats are both reeling from a rough start to their conference...
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa football isn’t in Ohio State’s elite company

Kirk Ferentz made a game plan he thought would give his Iowa Hawkeyes the best chance to win against Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes. Control the time of possesion by depending on running back Mark Weisman and not forcing sophomore quarterback Jake Rudock to beat the Big Ten’s best team by passing the ball. Ferentz’s game plan worked to a certain extent throughout...
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Midterms: Quarterback Play

The Hawkeyes have played six games thus far in the 2013 season, which means we’re at the midway point.  Time for us to hand out some midterm report cards and we’ll begin with the play at quarterback. Jake Rudock has been one of the big bright spots for me this season.  Even though his performance against Michigan State on Saturday included two interceptions, he didn’t wilt...
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chuck Long Sees Promise from the Hawkeyes

Former Iowa All-American quarterback and current BTN analyst Chuck Long returns this week to discuss the Hawkeyes play from their week one loss against Northern Illinois. Q: Considering it was his first ever college football game, Jake Rudock he exceeded my expectations. How would you assess his play? Chuck Long: I was very impressed with him. I thought for a first start for a young...
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa Football: Inexperience proves costly against Northern Illinois

Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock (#15) shakes hand with offensive lineman during the Hawkeyes season opening loss against Northern Illinois. The Iowa Hawkeyes found themselves in an all to familiar situation this past Saturday in its season opener against Northern Illinois. Iowa answered many of its fans questions about not only their offense, but also their choice to start sophomore...
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Worst Result: Hawkeyes Lose Opener

What would have been worse; getting blown out at home by Northern Illinois or actually showing a semblance of an offense for one half and then looking just like 2012 in the second and losing on a last second field goal? Yeah, me too. I think what played out in Iowa City on Saturday in Kinnick Stadium was very, very tough to take. Here are some quick takes with more to come through...
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa tabs Rudock as QB

Iowa sophomore Jake Rudock will be the starting quarterback for the season opener against Northern Illinois on Aug. 31. The announcement was made on Friday. Rudock was the backup to James Vandenberg in 2012, though he never took a snap for the Hawkeyes. Rudock, from Weston, Fla., played for St. Thomas Aquinas High -- winning 31 games and three state titles as the starter. He takes...
Via Fox Sports
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Rudock Ready to Rumble

Iowa sophomore-to-be Jake Rudock met with the media on Wednesday. The Florida native talks about the competition to start at quarterback.
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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