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Iowa holds off Northern Iowa 31-23

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Jake Rudock threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa hung to beat Northern Iowa 31-23 on Saturday. Kevonte Martin-Manley added eight catches for the Hawkeyes (1-0), who survived despite allowing 203 yards receiving to Panthers running back David Johnson. Iowa moved ahead by eight with 6:50 left on a 12-yard touchdown reception from Rudock to Damond Powell...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes WR Tevaun Smith’s incredible one-handed TD grab (Video)

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...
Via The Big Ten OT
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa’s East-West… And Finally North…Big Run

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
Via The Student Section
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Wants Fans to Set Their VCR’s for Saturday’s Game (Photo)

Sometimes, you’ve got to try a little bit harder when you want to avoid stereotypes. Unfortunately for the Iowa Hawkeyes, they basically fell right into the stereotypes generally associated with the state. The program sent out a reminder for fans to tune into their season-opener this Saturday against Northern Iowa and well, wanted fans to make sure they had their VCR’s ready...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Northen Iowa Panthers

The University of Iowa Hawkeyes kick off their season Saturday April 30th hosting Division 1 FCS opponent University of Northern Iowa Panthers, as a popular nationwide sleeper pick in the Big Ten West Division.Iowa returns 14 starters from a team that finished 8-5 a season ago, and their strength of schedule is getting a lot of attention, or more accurately the lack of strength in...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Breakdown: Iowa Hawkeyes Full Preview

Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz is something of a paradox. He has been the head coach of the Hawkeyes since 1999. In that time, he has compiled a 108-79 record, which is good for 39th-best over that stretch. That's not bad, especially when one considers the disadvantages—mostly as it concerns recruiting—that Iowa has to contend with. He has also been the best—not...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

We continue with our look in to our crystal ball of the 2014 season within the Big Ten West division…and of course after previewing the Illinois Fighting Illini first, we’ll continue to go in alphabetical order for our second West division predictions piece. Over the course of fall camp, the Hawkeyes have become a major dark horse contender according to many on-air pundits and...
Via The Big Ten OT
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes lose starting fullback to season-ending injury

Junior Macon Plewa is now the starting fullback for the Iowa football team, but his promotion comes at a heavy price. Plewa became the starter after fellow junior and close friend Adam Cox suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in practice this week.
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa Posts An Awesome Video Of Its Summer Workouts

We’ve had a few glimpses of Iowa’s summer workouts this year, namely offensive lineman Brandon Scherff hang cleaning an absurd 443 pounds three times. Earlier this week, Iowa released a three minute video highlighting some of the best moments from its summer workouts, featuring the song “Unchained (The Payback/Untouchable)” by James Brown and 2Pac. We guarantee it will fire...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz gave us the best 2014 Media Day soundbite

I’ve been to five college football media days thus far and I’m so nauseated that I will not be attending the sixth one that I had planned. You know the  kinds of phrases: “focused on our execution” “got to stay focused” “working hard” “we’re excited about…..” “comes down to making plays” “trying to get better everyday” “improving any way I can to...
Via The Sports Bank
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Previews, Pt. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Oh, Kirk Ferentz, where do I even begin? After three years of steady regression the Hawkeyes bounced back to an 8-5 record in 2013 (and Hawkeye fans celebrated like they won the dang national title; apparently expectations are low in Iowa City), bouncing back from a 4-8 mark the year before. More importantly, Iowa survived [&hellip (Visited 100 times, 100 visits today) The post...
Via No Coast Bias
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa pops third ’15 pledge, Ahmad Wagner

The Iowa Hawkeyes 2015 recruiting class jumped to three members on Sunday, as Ahmad Wagner announced via his Instagram account that he has verbally committed to Iowa. A 6′-7″ power forward from Wayne (OH), Wagner joins wing forward Brandon Hutton and shooting guard Andrew Fleming as expected signees for Iowa during the early signing period. Wagner reportedly averaged 14 ...
Via Hoopniks
20 days ago  |  Discuss

So, about those Iowa Hawkeyes…

As we get closer to the start of the season you may be taking a closer look around the Big Ten to see how this conference is going to shape out. Ohio State is my team to beat in 2014, and Michigan State is right there in the hunt as defending champion. We know Penn State is ineligible, but I think a 10-win season is a high ceiling that is not exactly at Sistine Chapel height. I cannot...
Via Nittany Lions Den
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Re-Sign Rookie LB James Morris

  The Patriots have re-signed rookie LB James Morris, according to his father, Gary Morris. “We’re extremely happy,” Greg Morris said, via HawkCentral.com. “James has gotten through his medical issues and he now has the opportunity that he’s been looking for.” Morris signed on with the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Iowa, but as his father said, he had a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes season ticket giveaway may just put you through college

Five lucky students will receive a year of tuition when they buy season tickets for Iowa’s 2014 season (Credit: University of Iowa) The last few years for the Iowa Hawkeyes have not been too kind. While the team did go 8-5 last year, they lost in the Outback Bowl to LSU. The 2012 season saw the team end their year at 4-8, while in 2011 the Hawkeyes finished 7-6 with a loss in the...
Via Down and Distance
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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