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Iowa Keys to the Game

With the Iowa Hawkeyes coming to town, Pitt has a chance to put another nail in the B1G coffin. So far this season the B1G is 1-10 against other Power 5 (PAC-12, SEC, ACC, and Big 12) conferences and there are four more opportunities this weekend to keep the downward trend moving. Headed into the season, Iowa was viewed as a dark horse B1G champ and playoff contender, but early season...
Via Pitt Blather
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Iowa searching for answers on offense

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) This was supposed to be the year that Iowa flourished under offensive coordinator Greg Davis. Three games in, the Hawkeyes look inept. Iowa (2-1) scored only 17 points against Ball State and Iowa State and is 102nd out of 128 FBS teams in scoring at 21.7 points per game. What is troubling about those numbers is that the Hawkeyes basically brought back their...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

IOWA – PITT Preview 2014

You would think that at the one quarter point in the season we’d have a solid idea of how good the team is and how well the primary players are producing.  It seems not to be the case this season for PITT.  Granted we are 3-0 going into Saturday’s noon game against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Heinz Field but really doesn’t feel like 3-0 given who the wins were over. Delaware and...
Via Pitt Blather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

At First Glance: Pitt vs. Iowa

After three weeks, Pitt still stands unbeaten. Next up? The Iowa Hawkeyes. With Boston College's win over top ten USC this weekend, Pitt's win over the Eagles looks to be more significant. But with all due respect to Boston College, the Iowa game at the beginning of the season was the one a lot of fans were pointing to as the Panthers' first true test. So far, though...
Via SCACC Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winless Iowa State Rallies To Defeat Iowa, 20-17

The Iowa Hawkeyes, (2-0), flirted with disaster in each of their first two games before prevailing. Disaster came to fruition at the hands of win less 0-2, instate rival Iowa State, (ISU), 20-17 on a second chance field goal with :03 left in the game.Iowa State Cyclone kicker Cole Netten missed the game wining field goal from 42 yards with just seven seconds remaining Saturday, but...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

OSG CFB: Just How Much Is Kirk Ferentz's Buyout These Days...??? Still Un-Buyoutable...

((HT: Iowa State Daily Online))Iowa State beat Iowa today in the annual CyHawk affair on a last-second field goal by Cole Netten with two seconds left in regulation.Netten missed his first attempt, but Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz had called timeout to try and ice him. Didn't work and now the Cyclones are 1-2 after their embarassing loss to North Dakota State and the Hawkeyes...
Via Online Sports Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Ferentz ices Iowa State kicker Cole Netten and strategy backfires

Kirk Ferentz out-thought himself in his Hawkeyes’ 20-17 loss to Iowa State on Saturday. Iowa State had a 4th-and-1 at Iowa’s 24 with two seconds left in a 17-17 game. Ferentz decided to try icing Iowa State kicker Cole Netten on a last-second field goal attempt. Netten’s kick barely hooked wide left, which would have […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Iowa State Cyclones: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Knock knock… who is there? Owen… 0-2…. That was the joke that the Iowa campus police sent to their counterparts at Iowa State. It was clever, to the point and highlights the only reason we are talking about this game. Iowa (2-0) will try to change that joke to 0-3 with a win over Iowa State (0-2) in this one. Coverage of the game between Iowa and Iowa State will air on ESPN...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Score This Iowa Tailgating Party Wagon For Only $1,000

The 2014 Iowa Hawkeyes have been a cruel bunch so far this season. They’ve had to gut out victories over such prestigious teams...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa's Brandon Scherff Out 2-3 Weeks After Having Knee Surgery

Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff is having surgery this morning, according to KCRG-TV. Scherff, a 6-5, 323-pound senior and preseason all-American, suffered a knee injury in the second quarter of the Hawkeyes’ 17-13 victory over Ball State last weekend. Scherff tried to chase down BSU defensive tackle Blake Dueitt and he recovered a fumble and returned it 35 yards for a TD...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Ferentz Believes That The Big Ten Will Eventually Move To A 10 Game Schedule

Big Ten football doesn’t move to a nine game conference schedule until 2016, but Iowa head coach is already openly talking about an eventual 10-game schedule for the conference. Towards the end of his weekly radio show “Hawk Talk with Kirk Ferentz,” he brought up the possibility of a further expansion of Big Ten play in response to a question about scheduling tougher non-conference...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Incoming sophomore Connor McCaffrey picks Iowa

Though he has just one season of high school basketball at Iowa City West (IA) under his belt, incoming sophomore Connor McCaffrey has already made his college decision. His grassroots team, the Iowa Barnstormers, announced McCaffrey committed to his father Fran McCaffrey, the head coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday night. According to TheGazette.com, Connor McCaffrey ...
Via Hoopniks
17 days 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 Talking 10
18 days 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
19 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
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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