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Photos: Iowa And Illinois Campus Police Are Going Back And Forth On Twitter Ahead Of Saturday’s Game

Campus-area police departments trolling each other ahead of football games is officially a thing now. Last weekend, the Gainesville and Oxford’s police departments had a fun Twitter spat before the Gators rolled the Rebels at The Swamp. This week, the upstart Iowa Hawkeyes host Illinois for their homecoming game, and the two schools’ campus police departments are trading friendly...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa OL works its way toward ‘nasty bulldozer’

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s struggles against Wisconsin last weekend don’t lie at the feet of the offensive line. A lot went wrong and when a lot didn’t go wrong, the Badgers made it go wrong.Badgers outside linebacker Joe Schobert was an Iron Man suit. His team lost, 10-6, but that didn’t stop the Big Ten from naming him co-defensive player of the week alongside Iowa cornerback...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
5 hours ago

Podcast: 'On Iowa' interviews newly-ranked Hawkeyes

This edition of the "On Iowa" podcast features interviews with seven Iowa football players heading into Saturday's game against Illinois (4-1). The Hawkeyes (5-0) are now ranked No. 23 after a 10-6 win at Wisconsin. Click below to listen, or find this podcastoniTunesandTuneIn. Here's the rundown of players: 0:26— QB C.J. Beathard12:01— RB Jordan Canzeri18:41— C Austin...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
22 hours ago

Illinois-Iowa Preview

(AP) - On the surface, it appears as though No. 22 Iowa's resurgence has been fueled by the so-called ''New Kirk Ferentz.'' In reality, the Hawkeyes are better because their defense is better - and knocking opponents around has been the foundation of every good team coached by Ferentz. Iowa (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) surged back into the Top 25 for the first time in five years this week...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

No bend, no break in Beathard

IOWA CITY — The human reaction for what had to have been the 15th or so hit quarterback C.J. Beathard took in last week’s game at Wisconsin would’ve been taking his helmet off and screaming his head off at anyone and everyone.A doctor can’t operate if everyone in the room is napping. A quarterback can’t quarterback if no one is blocking No. 58. That would’ve been UW outside...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
22 hours ago

Defense keys No. 22 Iowa's resurgence in poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) On the surface, it appears as though No. 22 Iowa's resurgence has been fueled by the so-called ''New Kirk Ferentz.'' In reality, the Hawkeyes are better because their defense is better - and knocking opponents around has been the foundation of every good team coached by Ferentz. Iowa (5-0, 1-0 Big Ten) surged back into the Top 25 for the first time in five years...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa notes: Heartland renaming, fourth-down call, injuries

IOWA CITY — In the weeks that followed Iowa’s win against Iowa State, few Hawkeyes knew where the team stashed the Cy-Hawk Trophy. After Iowa beat Wisconsin 10-6 on Saturday, the program placed the Heartland Trophy in the most unavoidable location: the atrium entering the football complex.Unlike the ancient Iowa-Wisconsin series, the Heartland Trophy has little history. The trophy...

Wisconsin fan reportedly punched 15-year-old Iowa fan

There is a surprising and saddening piece of news coming out involving this weekend’s meeting between the Wisconsin Badgers and Iowa Hawkeyes. According to WKOW, one Wisconsin fan punched a 15-year-old Iowa fan during the game. The report calls the incident an “attack” and UW-Madison Police are currently looking for help to identify a suspect. “They say around 2:30 p.m...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Wisconsin Fan Reportedly Punched A 15-Year-Old Iowa Fan In The Face Following Saturday’s Game

Twitter/Wisconsin Sadly, we’ve got another report of fan violence following a football game. This time, it’s coming from Madison, Wisconsin, following Iowa’s victory over the Badgers this past Saturday. According to WKOW, UW-Madison Police are looking for help from the public as they try to find a Badgers fan who “attacked” a 15-year-old Iowa fan. Here’s more: They...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Depth Chart Monday

Monday’s depth chart confirmed what Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz confirmed in Madison on Saturday.True freshman wide receiver Jerminic Smith and left offensive tackle Cole Croston were listed as starters in place of senior WR Tevaun Smith and sophomore OT Boone Myers.Tevaun Smith (sprained knee) will be out until after Iowa’s bye week, so his first game back will be Maryland...

Northwestern, Iowa, rewrite the Big Ten West script

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Northwestern and Iowa jostling AGAIN for Big Ten West supremacy? – Said no one, ever. In recent years (for Pat Fitzgerald) and in recent forever (Kirk Ferentz), folks have wondered why the Northwestern and Iowa football coaches (respectively) aren’t having more success than they are. At least for 2015, you can go ahead and get some warm milk...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Iowa Hawkeyes make a Statement in Madison

Iowa has been in football purgatory for the last decade or so. Aside from 2009, it’s been much the same story of inconsistency, suspect quarterback play and news of the weird off the field — most notably with the running back position. Fast forward to 2015, and things looked to be much the same. 2014 was disappointing, and there weren’t too many reasons anyone in their right...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Releases Hype Video Ahead Of Wisconsin Game

The Iowa Hawkeyes have been turning heads with their 4-0 start this season. Led by quarterback C.J. Beathard, the Hawkeyes have been dominating teams, most recently pummeling North Texas with a 62-16 victory. Now, the Hawkeyes are beginning their Big Ten Conference play with a long-awaited trip to Wisconsin. Iowa is looking to upset the No. 19 ranked team in the country and they’re...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Drops Official “Hit Film” Hype Video Ahead Of Wisconsin Game

Re-energized behind quarterback C.J. Beathard, Iowa has looked pretty good during its 4-0 start to the season. Coming off of a 62-16 drubbing of North Texas, the Hawkeyes travel to Wisconsin for a huge Big Ten West game. The Badgers have been the class of the division for a while now, but Iowa’s looking for an upset of the No. 19 team in the country. Kick-off is just minutes away...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa vs. Wisconsin: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two Big Ten schools face off against one another on Saturday win the Iowa Hawkeyes travel to take on the No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers. Iowa (4-0) is coming off some nice wins and could use a win in this one to jump into the Top-25. Meanwhile Wisconsin (3-1) has played well itself with only a loss to Alabama blemishing their record. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN beginning at...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Iowa Hawkeyes Seize the Moment Against Wisconsin?

Relevancy is something Hawkeye football has been lacking for close to half a decade. That could all change by Saturday afternoon. It’s all out there for Iowa and the only question that remains is whether or not the Hawkeyes can reach out there and grab it. A program that has seemingly been stuck in a place of mediocrity for over five seasons now has a chance to reclaim a spot...
Via Know It All Football
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes Finally Have a Playmaker in C.J. Beathard

What was the narrative heading into the 2015 season for the Iowa Hawkeyes? Hell, what has it been every season since 2012? Besides Kirk Ferentz’s status and contract, lack of playmakers is probably pretty high on that list. Sure, the Iowa Hawkeyes have been a pipeline to the NFL for guys who play in the trenches, but they have lacked any real game changers at the skill positions...
Via Know It All Football
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa DL features three 8-man football stars

Nathan Bazata, Drew Ott, and Nate Meier are all starting defensive lineman for the Iowa Hawkeyes but they also have something else even more unique in common.They all came from small town eight-man football schools. Ott is from Trumbull, Nebraska while Bazata hails from Howells, Nebraska and Meier is from Tabor, Iowa. Each player came to Iowa to prove as coming from 8-man ball creates...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is stable culture the key to Iowa's hot start?

Oftentimes, Kirk Ferentz is a lightning rod for criticism for his coaching record as it relates to his contract. However the argument could be made that stability is helping the Hawkeyes get off to a fast start as they seek their first undefeated non-conference slate since 2009. Head coach Kirk Ferentz believes the stable environment has helped the team:"That's part of the Iowa...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Best Instagram Photos/Videos From Iowa’s Win Over Pitt

This past Saturday, Iowa scored an important non-conference victory, knocking off Pitt on a 57-yard field goal by Marshall Koehn as time expired. We’ve gone through Instagram and found the 10 best photos/videos that fans posted during/after the win. Enjoy, Hawkeyes supporters: First time in the Midwest and living large. #iowa #hawkeyes #photobombed #iowhat A photo posted...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes

With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Iowa Hawkeyes. In a Big Ten that could have as many as eight or nine […] The post 2015-2016 ITH Season Preview: Iowa Hawkeyes appeared first on Inside the Hall...
Via Inside the Hall
16 days ago  |  Discuss

A Close Loss and a QB Decision

We had a close loss yesterday to a Big Ten Iowa team in their hometown Kinnick Field.  The final score was 27-24 and was determined by a last second 57 yard field goal Iowa’s placekicker. To keep all the game links in one place here they are… then we’ll move on to background issues later in the article: Fittipaldo’s report Post-Gazette 9/20; and  DiPaloa’s Trib after...
Via Pitt Blather
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa’s Marshall Koehn Beats Pittsburgh With 57-Yard Field Goal To End Game

Most college coaches wouldn’t be comfortable sending their kicker out for a 57-yard field goal to win the game. Kirk Ferentz is not one of those coaches. With the game tied at 24, Hawkeye kicker Marshall Koehn blasts one from 57 out to send Pittsburgh home with a loss. As you can imagine, the team mobs him after the win becomes official. How about a 57-yd FG for the win? That’s...
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Plenty of Room Back on the Iowa Hawkeye Bandwagon

Entering the 2015 season, the dark cloud encompassing the Iowa Hawkeye football program for the last several years seemed to be turning into a monsoon. This summer, it was announced that season ticket sales were at a 10-year low and expected to be around 15% lower than 2014. This gave Kirk Ferentz detractors all the ammo they needed to point that the end was near. The hand wringing...
Via Know It All Football
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa releases 6-minute Roy Marble tribute video

The Iowa Hawkeyes community suffered a loss this past Tuesday as former basketball star Roy Marble succumbed to his year-long battle with cancer at age 48. Marble was, and still is, the all-time leading scorer in Hawkeyes history, finishing with 2,116 points in four years. Sure enough, the athletic department posted a Marble tribute video on its personal Twitter page, and it’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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