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Iowa Football’s quarterback competition

Iowa football is looking to recover from a horrendous 3-8 2012 campaign.  Quarterback James Vandenberg moved on to the NFL where he’ll be fighting for a roster with the Minnesota Vikings. It’s hard to think Vandenberg will be missed in Iowa City after his pitiful 2012 season. Vandenberg had more interceptions than touchdown passes. West Virginia’s Geno Smith had more passing...
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa QB James Vandenberg: The Deer Hunter.

photo via CFB Section First James Vandenberg wowed the blogosphere with his bow prowess by  harvesting a bear. Now, the Iowa quarterback who has somehow inexplicably led the Hawkeyes to a share of first place in the Big Ten Legends division with Michigan has gone and bagged a deer. Not just any deer, mind you, but a 21-point monster buck. This football thing might not work...
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October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa QB Vandenberg Bags Big Buck with Bow

Iowa QB James Vandenberg took down a 21-point buck from a tree stand near Keokuk, Iowa. Vandenberg, an avid sportsman that hunted a bear this summer, was bow hunting during his off week and captured the huge buck, above. “My dad’s hunted 35 years, he’s killed a ba-gillion big deer, which are on our walls, and he’s never killed one this big. Not even close,” Vandenberg...
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October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Football Week 7 preview and predictions

Big Ten Football Week 7 PreviewNebraska and Penn State have bye’s this week…My Record….44-13    77.1%Iowa (3-2, 1-0) @ Michigan State (4-2, 1-1)     Noon     ESPN:  The Hawkeyes lead the all-time series with Michigan State 22-19-2…Iowa has won 4 of the last 7 meetings…there hasn’t been a winning streak longer than 3 games in this series since the early 80’s…so...
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Iowa Hawkeyes Football preview: schedule and predictions

James Vandenberg 2012 Iowa Hawkeyes Football Quickview 2011 Record:  7-6 Head Coach:  Kirk Ferentz-  14th year   96-66 Returning Starters:   10    5-Offense  5-Defense Nonconference Schedule Breakdown:  UPSET ALERT!!…the Hawkeyes only ‘road’ nonconference game in 2012 is the 1st game of the year when they travel to Soldier Field in Chicago to face Northern Illinois...
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

James Vandenberg talks about hunting a 350 lb. bear.

Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg broke his silence about the event than made him an internet sensation - harvesting a 350 lb. black bear in Canada. “You’re walking through the woods kind of in the semi-darkness with no flashlight,” Vandenberg said Wednesday. “You can only see as far from me to you [about three feet]. “It’s so thick that every two to three...
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June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa QB James Vandenberg Killed This Giant Bear

What has your college quarterback been up to during the offseason? Getting arrested for DUI or stealing a laptop? Slaying any bears? Iowa QB James Vandenberg has. See that black bear? It recently got in the way of an arrow. Sorry, animal lovers, Vandenberg doesn’t seem to have any issue helping control the bear population in Alaska or wherever he went to bag this monster. (via...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa QB hunts, kills a bear

Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg had a busy holiday weekend and got himself quite the trophy -- a huge bear. 

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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg stands over a dead Black Bear with a bow and arrow

James Vandenberg of the Iowa Hawkeyes is seen posing here with a deceased black bear. You can see James Vandenberg (who’s nickname seriously is “The Mandenberg”) holding a bow and arrow. When Mike Leach killed a beach, he used a gun. It appears that this guy took the old fashioned approach and used archery. This is cooler than throwing any touchdown or any play you could make...
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May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ten Football: Week Ten Preview

Previewing Week 10 in the Big Ten. There isn’t really a marquee game this weekend, but there are some intriguing match ups like Northwestern at Nebraksa and Michigan at Iowa. James Vandenberg (16) and Marcus Coker (34) Michigan at Iowa: I have no feel for this game whatsoever…I want to say UM because they have a better defense…but the Big Ten teams have not done well on the...
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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