Iowa expects slow season ticket sales

Attendance is down all around college football right now and the down turn might be hitting Iowa city soon.Hawkeyes athletic director Gary Barta says he is expecting a downturn in season ticket sales according to The Gazette:“We’re anticipating and conservatively preparing for a down tick there, Barta said. The reality there is we start selling single-game tickets. Depending...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans sign Hawkeyes kicker Mike Myer

The Iowa Hawkeyes have another player hoping to stick on an NFL roster. Kicker Mike Myer has been signed by the Tennessee Titans according to Jim Wyatt's funny tweet:A little competition will be good but Ryan Succup won't surrender his job easily. Myer did connect on 100% of his extra points in 2014 though so he could be a worthy challenger.(h/t Jim Wyatt)Photo Credit: Steven Branscombe...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview: Offense by the Numbers

Earlier today we looked at the 2015 Iowa Hawkeyes offense in terms of which players are doing what and what questions still exist. One thing that is equally important as those players and what is going on is what the numbers tell us is good, bad or indifferent about Iowa’s offensive theme seems to be mediocrity, but do the numbers from last season and those of the returning players...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview: Defense has chance to be special in 2015

Iowa Hawkeyes football preview week continues to chug along. After looking at the roster makeup of the Iowa offense, we also crunched a few numbers along the way. Where we ended up was with the conclusion that either the Hawkeyes’ offense is more inept than ever or the defense is just that good. What better way to explore that question than take a cold, hard look at just who will...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes: Around the Campus 2015

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Iowa Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Iowa Week” focus on football, there’s plenty of other good sports and athletic success going on at the University of Iowa. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2014-15 and how that will project forward for Hawkeye fans in 2015-16.   Men’s Golf (photo...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Most difficult player for Iowa to replace: Brandon Scherff

It's never easy to replace an Outland Trophy winner, All-American, and number five pick in the NFL Draft. That's exactly the uneasy task that Kirk Ferentz and the Iowa Hawkeyes face in replacing Brandon Scherff.The big offensive lineman has moved on to the Washington Redskins and someone has to try to fill his shoes. The man who will get the first crack at it is the 6'5" and 300...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview: Q&A with Black Heart Gold Pants

It’s Friday and we’ve come to the final day in our “Iowa Week.” How do you finish off a week full of talking Hawkeyes football? By finally talking to the people most closely watching and reporting on the team. So, this week we’re talking to the great RossWB of BHGP (Black Heart Gold Pants), a Hawkeyes blog on the SB Nation network. Let’s see what RossWB has to say about...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

It’s that time of the week…as we wrap up our look at the 2015 Iowa Hawkeyes football team. Yes, we’ve talked offense and defense. Of course we had to look back at the 2014 season and we even took in an interview with our friends at Black Heart Gold Pants. Oh, and we went around the campus to give you a look at where the other programs stand from this past academic year. Now...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This Iowa Hawkeyes Party Bus — $2,750

Somehow miss out on the many Iowa Hawkeyes tailgate options on Craigslist? Don’t worry, we got you. There’s always a metal box out there with “Iowa” painted on the side, and today is no different. For $2,750 you and your buds can get drunk in the, “Is This Heaven? No It’s Iowa” tailgate bus. More information from the seller: Here is a 1978 GMC bus (just coming into...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Barta believes Ferentz’s longevity will speak for itself in recruiting

ROSEMONT, Ill., — No matter what happens during the 2015 football season, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz will have four years remaining on his contract, which runs through the 2019 season.It’s industry standard for a football
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
14 days ago

Barta: Wishes Jake Rudock would’ve stayed, now wishes him the best

ROSEMONT, Ill., — The graduate transfer question might’ve been an interesting ancillary topic for Iowa fans during most football seasons, but this year, it washed up directly on the Hawkeyes’ shore.Senior quarter
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
14 days ago

This Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Van is Sitting on Chrome— $3,000

Attention, Ohio: the state of Iowa is making a major run at your crown as the home of the tailgate vehicle. Yes, you will always win the numbers game because you have three major football teams (Buckeyes, Browns, Bengals), but the amount of Iowa Hawkeyes tailgates is really astounding. We’ve already posted seven (!) in the new year — and that’s not including the flashy van...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Beathard family reunion set for Sept. 5 at Kinnick

At some point this week in Nashville, Tenn., Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard probably ran into and said hello to his uncle. It’s summer break and football players have a few weeks off before winding their way back to Iowa City for sum
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
12 days ago

Iowa AD believes fully that Ferentz is the right guy

When you go 34-30 after signing a big extension that currently pays $4M a season, there will be constant questions about your job security. Normally those questions are aimed at Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz but on this occasion they were lobbed at athletic director Gary Barta. Season ticket sales are down and questions continue to come more and more about if Ferentz is the right...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa QB Beathard cuts his hair for a cause

IOWA CITY — Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard earned the nickname “Sunshine” from Hawkeye fans because his long, flowing hair resembled the character with the same nickname in the football movie “Remember The Titans
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
11 days ago

Iowa Hawkeyes QB Beathard Donates Signature Hair To Charity

Iowa Hawkeyes QB C.J. Beathard spent three years growing his golden mane. Now he's donated it to charity without a second thought.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Should divisions be abolished in college football

This morning we started our Wednesday roundtable by talking about the UAB football program. This afternoon we are back as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and a rotating special guest in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This morning we talked about the UAB football program, this afternoon we discuss...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should divisions be abolished in college football?

This morning we started our Wednesday roundtable by talking about the UAB football program. This afternoon we are back as TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and a rotating special guest in our weekly roundtables discussing all things college football. This morning we talked about whether the UAB football program should be reinstated...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes 2015 Preview and Prediction

Kirk Ferentz is entering his 17th season at the helm of the Iowa Hawkeyes football program. He’s seen amazing highs — two Orange...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Hawkeye transfers to Arizona

IOWA CITY — Former Iowa fullback/linebacker John Kenny will transfer to Arizona to continue his football career, he announced on Twitter.Kenny wrote, “can’t wait to get out to Tucson and keep chasing my dream” sh
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 days ago

Who Is Overrated and Underrated in the Big Ten West heading into 2015?

Piggybacking on yesterday’s discussion of overrated and underrated teams in the Big Ten East, we’re back with our takes on the Big Ten West. Here is what we came up with: J.P. Scott Big Ten West’s most overrated team: Nebraska Cautious optimism has evolved into what seems like almost unjustified swagger amongst the Husker faithful rather quickly throughout the spring. Mike...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Kenny to ‘reunite’ with Rich Rodriguez in Arizona

Former Iowa linebacker and fullback John Kenny nearly signed with Rich Rodriguez and Arizona back in 2013, and now it appears that the two will get a chance to work together. Kenny is set to transfer to Arizona and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out this season. At that point, he will be ready to play linebacker for the Wildcats. Kenny made the announcement...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Memories are getting thick for senior Nick Day

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — It’s safe to say, Iowa Hawkeyes senior Nick Day will never forget his final career at bat against Big 10 rival Ohio State.Down a run and down to their last strike against the Buckeyes on May 20, Day c
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
3 days ago

C.J. Beathard is Iowa's most important player in 2015

Last year was another down year for the Iowa Hawkeyes who are led by the man with the most often talked about contract in college football Kirk Ferentz. Last year’s starter Jake Rudock has transferred to Michigan after being overtaken by C.J. Beathard. Rudock started 25 games for the Hawkeyes but was viewed as a checkdown specialist who couldn’t take the offense to the next level...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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