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Iowa Football: Keys to beat Nebraska

Mark Weisman will hope to play as well as he did last year in Lincoln as the Hawks won that game 38-17. The (7-3) Iowa Hawkeyes play their last regular season game at home in Iowa City against the (8-3) Nebraska Cornhuskers at 11 a.m. The game will be televised on ABC. Keys to Win the Game: Iowa needs to play like they did the 2nd half against Wisconsin The Iowa Hawkeyes lost a...
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa batters Illinois with run game, 30-14

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Running back Mark Weisman ran for 134 yards and Iowa battered Illinois with 587 yards of offense Saturday in a 30-14 win. The Hawkeyes (7-3, 4-2 Big Ten) ran for a season-high 304 yards. Quarterback Jake Rudock was 14-21 for 210 yards and two touchdowns before leaving in the fourth quarter with the game in hand. Early on, Iowa had to scrounge for points. The...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: TE Williams key in Minnesota's blowout win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers tight end Maxx Williams has made some highlight-reel catches during his two years at Minnesota, but one his grabs Saturday against Iowa is going to be pretty hard to top. With the Gophers leading 14-7 in the second quarter, Minnesota had the ball on 3rd-and-7 from Iowa's 48-yard line. Quarterback Mitch Leidner saw Williams break toward the far sideline and...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers brush aside Iowa, 51-14

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maxx Williams caught three of Mitch Leidner's four touchdown passes, and Minnesota ran for 291 yards in a romp past Iowa 51-14 on Saturday afternoon to retake the Floyd of Rosedale trophy after a two-year absence. The Gophers (7-2, 4-1) smothered the Hawkeyes for a season-low 84 yards rushing and swarmed the visitor sideline when it was over to hoist the heavy...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Weisman leads Iowa past Northwestern 48-7

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Mark Weisman and Akrum Wadley combined for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns, leading Iowa to a 48-7 win over Northwestern on Saturday. The Hawkeyes (6-2, 3-1 Big Ten) raced to a 24-0 lead in the first quarter and held the Wildcats to a season-low 180 yards of offense. Northwestern (3-5, 2-3) dropped its third straight game. Weisman rushed for 94 yards and...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa football: Mid season report card offense edition

Mark Weisman hasn’t been amazing this season, but he isn’t the only reason why the offense is struggling. Ok, so it’s a little past the middle of the season, but I can still give out grades. I’m probably going to be a little harsh because that loss to Maryland is still leaving a bad taste in my mouth. I’m separating the team in their respected positions and will go from...
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Rally to Stun Pittsburgh Panthers 24-20

Iowa Hawkeye running back Mark Weisman ran 1-yard for the game winning touchdown capping a 24-20 come from behind victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday in Pittsburgh.The game winning drive ate up more than half the last quarter, 7:47, covered 52 yards, and quarterback C.J. Beatherd was 4-of-4 before Iowa ran the ball seven straight times.Pittsburgh used most of the remaining...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa rallies, knocks off unbeaten Pitt 24-20

PITTSBURGH (AP) Mark Weisman ran for 88 yards and two touchdowns, including a 1-yard plunge with 6:56 remaining as Iowa rallied for a 24-20 win over Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Hawkeyes (3-1) trailed by 10 at the half but surged when C.J. Beathard replaced starting quarterback Jake Rudock in the third quarter. Beathard hit Damond Powell for a 62-yard gain to jumpstart the comeback...
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September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa football position preview: Running backs

Iowa football running back Mark Weisman will try to help carry the offense to new heights this season. In the past couple of years, Iowa has been plagued by a plethora of running back injuries. 7 running backs have gotten a serious injury or have left the program entirely since 2011. To explain this bizarre stat, some fans, (most notably, the writers at created...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Outback Bowl 2014: Running backs

When the Iowa Hawkeyes and no. 16 LSU Tigers face-off in the Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 the difference in athleticism and speed will be evident and at a crucial position for any offense, running back. Other than a handful of schools: Baylor (Big 12), Florida State (ACC), Oregon (Pac-12), Stanford (Pac-12), Texas (Big 12) to name a few — the fastest athletes usually reside in the SEC...
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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