Know the Badgers foe: Iowa

  This is the 11th in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. Any Wisconsin football fan perusing the team's schedule recognizes the opportunity in front of the Badgers for 2014. No Ohio State. No Michigan. No Michigan State. No Penn State. Without the traditional powerhouses on the slate, there really are only a select few games...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Kirk Ferentz, Charlie Drewek, and a whole bunch of stadium renovations.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.You've Got a Ferentz in Me. Mike Jones looks at Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and his coaching staff as part of Off Tackle Empire's Iowa Week.Party on the Patio.Purdue announces plans to install a "temporary patio area" near the southern end zone of Ross-Ade Stadium. It will replace recently torn...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong Ohio representation at Durant Camp

There was strong Ohio representation at the annual Nike Kevin Durant Skills Academy in Washington, D.c. this weekend. Among the 31 high school wing players invited were Luke Kennard of Franklin, Esa Ahmad of Shaker Heights and V.J. King of Akron St. Vincent-St Mary. Iowa's Aaron White, a native of Strongsville, Ohio, was among the 28 college players invited. White, who will be...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa WR Martin-Manley cited for disorderly house

Iowa football player Kevonte Martin-Manley was cited for disorderly house by Iowa City police early Saturday morning. Martin-Manley, 21, was ticketed following a complaint of a loud party. Police were called to 760 Sunset Street in Iowa City. The report states there were “people inside and (outside) making a lot of noise and playing music.” Martin-Manley enters his senior season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What is going on with the Iowa Program

What is going on with the Iowa program?  According to, Iowa WR Kevonte Martin-Manley was cited for disorderly conduct.  This is the second incident over the past weekend and the third Martin-Manley is the third Iowa Hawkeye to have a run-in with the Police in June. The other two were Dean Tsopanides for DUI and Nico Law for disorderly conduct (and Law has left...
Via NCAA Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeye football player arrested for OWI Friday night

A University of Iowa football player was arrested Friday night for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, according to a University of Iowa Police complaint. Dean Tsopanides, a 21-year-old junior defensive lineman from Torrington, Conn., was reportedly stopped at East Prentiss and South Linn streets shortly before midnight.
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Football 2014 Schedule Analysis

Kirk Ferentz enters 2014 with a very different attitude than he did a year ago. Iowa walked into 2013 having lost eight games the year before...
Via Athlon Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Nico Law uses Facebook to announce he is leaving program

Iowa defensive back Nico Law announced through Facebook that he is leaving the program.  Earlier, it was reported that Nico Law was arrested for disorderly conduct misdemeanor in Iowa City. Law said on his Facebook page, ”My football career is going into a new direction at another university. I want to thank all the fans, friends, family and Iowa football staff for their support...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive back Nico Law to transfer from Hawkeyes

Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz confirmed Wednesday that defensive back Nico Law will transfer from the Hawkeye football program. “Nico has decided to transfer from the University of Iowa and complete his athletic and academic careers elsewhere,” said Ferentz in a press release.
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa DB Nico Law arrested

Iowa Defensive back Nico Law was arrested Friday for a disorderly conduct misdemeanor. In a released statement, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said,  “I was disappointed to hear of the incident involving Nico.  We will work with authorities in gathering the facts. Nico will go through the UI Student-Athlete Code of Conduct process.” The post Iowa DB Nico Law arrested appeared first...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa loses two players to transfer, one to injury

Iowa’s depth chart will have different — and thinner — look when summer camp rolls around in a couple of months. The Hawkeyes confirmed via a press release that running back Barkley Hill and wide receiver A.J. Jones have decided to transfer out of the football program. While it’s unclear to where Jones is headed, Hill is reportedly set to transfer to Northern Iowa. Hill...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Not A Blue Chipper? Wanna Get To The NFL? Play For The Iowa Hawkeyes.

I stumbled across an interesting number while doing some research for a recent article. The Iowa Hawkeyes trail only Ohio State and Wisconsin in terms of the number of alum currently on NFL rosters with 34. What makes that number all the more impressive is recruiting (or lack thereof). I did a little recruiting research dating back to 2006. What I found might shock some people, given...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Offensive Tackle Brandon Scherff Takes Unusual Path to Stardom

Somewhere in Iowa, a few ex-high school athletes have stories to share.One tale might be about a 250-pound sophomore quarterback running over...
Via Athlon Sports
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns take Iowa LB Kirksey

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns added a linebacker with their third-round pick (71st overall) who is expected to compete on the inside for playing time. Christian Kirksey (6-2, 233) is listed as an outside linebacker by some draft reports, but he said he believes the Browns project him to play on the inside. "I started at Will linebacker my sophomore season and made the transition...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers Opposition Research: 2014 Iowa post-spring edition

Yesterday was a break from looking at the Big Ten, as we gave you a look at the Bulls of USF. Have no fear though, as we’re back to talking B1G today with a look at our Heartland Trophy rivals — Iowa. After a few years without the rivalry game, it was back to hating each other last year. For Wisconsin it was back to holding the trophy as winners, taking the first battle since...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa basketball recruit profile: Trey Dickerson

After swinging and missing on one of the final prospects of the 2014 recruiting cycle the Iowa basketball team will likely enter next season with three newcomers to the roster in addition to eight returning contributors. The first two recruits to sign on the dotted line to play for coach Fran McCaffery and the Hawkeyes are your usual first year entrants, joining the Division I fray...
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes season preview

Iowa appears to be on the road to success with 16th year head coach Kirk Ferentz, but the Hawkeyes have failed to top the Big Ten Conference for 10 consecutive years. Ferentz is a perennial candidate for NFL head coaching gigs, however he has maintained his loyalty to the Iowa program, which reached the Outback Bowl in 2013. Junior quarterback Jake Rudock will call the snaps for...
Via College Football Universe
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers Women’s basketball officially adds Marble to 2014 class

Wisconsin fans should be very familiar with the last name Marble, only this time they won’t be cursing the name. That’s because the daughter of former Iowa basketball standout Roy Marble (and sister of Roy Devyn Marble), Roichelle Marble, signed a national letter of intent to join Wisconsin’s class of 2014. The 5’7″ guard out of Des Moines will join Cayla McMorris and...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Football: 4 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

Kirk Ferentz did a good job of not only winning eight games last season at Iowa, he also calmed the Hawkeyes faithful and saved his job.That said, what will the Hawkeyes do this season for an encore. There is plenty of questions about this team, but there should be improvement. Solid play at quarterback will help as well a schedule that favors the team in the second half of of the...
Via Football Nation
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

B1G Teleconference: Ferentz, Scherff

Iowa Coach Kirk Ferentz and left tackle Brandon Scherff took part in Wednesday's Big Ten teleconference with other schools in the West Division. Ferentz spoke about his quarterbacks, while Scherff shared his goals for the upcoming season.
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Meyer, Stokes to leave Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa reserves Kyle Meyer and Darius Stokes are leaving the program.
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Fan’s Nickelback License Plate Warrants Deportation

This Iowa Hawkeyes Fan's Nickelback license plate is enough to warrant deportation.
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Lands Boyle

Reports on social media Wednesday night indicated that West Des Moines Dowling quarterback Ryan Boyle verbally committed to the Iowa Hawkeyes.
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Vols save best for last in First Four win over Iowa

Here are three things we gleaned from Tennessee's 78-65 victory over Iowa in overtime, allowing the 11th-seeded Volunteers (down 12 in the first half) to advance to the Round of 64 against No. 6 UMass (Midwest Region -- Friday in Raleigh, N.C.). On a personal note, we're also gratified that Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was able to spend time with his team (Wednesday) and more...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Hits: Vols save best for last in First Four win over Iowa

Here are three things we gleaned from Tennessee's 78-65 victory over Iowa in overtime, allowing the 11th-seeded Volunteers (down 12 in the first half) to advance to the Round of 64 against No. 6 UMass (Midwest Region -- Friday in Raleigh, N.C.). On a personal note, we're also gratified that Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was able to spend time with his team (Wednesday) and more...
Via Fox Sports South
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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