The running game will have to be on point to beat this tough Gopher defense.
The 6-2 Iowa Hawkeyes travel to Minneapolis to take on the 6-2 Minnesota Gophers at TCF Bank Stadium at 11 a.m. The game is televised on ESPN2. The Hawkeyes are coming off their best game of the season after demolishing Northwestern 48-7 while Minnesota shockingly lost to Illinois last week.
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Over instagram Willies announced that he would be transferring from Iowa.
Last week in typical Iowa fashion, Iowa lost to the bye week 17-10. Some of the same issues that Iowa had all season long reared their ugly head once again. The linebackers looked sluggish and non-responsive, the wide receivers disappeared, and the running backs broke their own ankles. I jest, (but it was clever...
Iowa is getting everything it can handle and thensome from FCS in-state rival Northern Iowa. So much so that it needs every last play from Jake Ruddock and the passing game to keep ahead of the visiting Panthers.
One such pass came at the exact right time, and gave us perhaps the best play of the weekend in the Big Ten. With Iowa up just 17-13, Ruddock dropped a dime in to junior...
It’s only Week 1, but this run might be a candidate for play of the year despite not producing a TD.
How many total yards do you think @HawkeyeFootball‘s Tevaun Smith ran on this highlight-reel reverse? Awesome! http://t.co/lPITaSkR4r
— Iowa on BTN (@BTN_Iowa) August 30, 2014