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Rose Bowl explains ‘presumptions,’ ‘extraordinary situations’

IOWA CITY — Iowa is one win from the College Football Playoff final four, but so is Michigan State and that will be what Saturday night’s Big Ten championship game is all about.Win and you’re in.The Hawkeyes (12-0) held on to their No. 4 spot in Tuesday night’s CFP rankings, with Michigan State (11-1) right behind at No. 5. And then right behind the Spartans was Ohio State...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
2 hours ago

Three Iowa O-linemen earn Big Ten honors

IOWA CITY — You can make an argument that the Hawkeyes offensive line has been its best overall position group this season. Tuesday night’s all-Big Ten offensive reveal would support your position.Senior guard Jordan Walsh was named first-team all-Big Ten by conference coaches. Center Austin Blythe, the senior driver on Iowa’s O-line, earned second-team honors from coaches...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
4 hours ago

Iowa center admits being jealous of MSU lineman's TD run

Jack Allen became the hero of offensive linemen everywhere last weekend. Al Goldis AP PhotoOne of the lasting images of Michigan State's win over Penn State last weekend came toward the end. Center Jack Allen lined up in the backfield, took a handoff and scored a touchdown from nine yards out, stiff-arming a Penn State defender along the way. Unsurprisingly, his counterpart in...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Colin Cowherd calls Iowa ‘C students who brought home As’

The Iowa Hawkeyes are undefeated and are going into their first ever Big Ten Championship game this weekend. The team will get into the College Football Playoff with a win over Michigan State and that will give this team validation in a lot of their critics’ eyes. One person that will probably never take the Hawkeyes seriously, at least until they win the national championship...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

‘Big Ten coach of the year Kirk’

IOWA CITY — It’s week 14. We are running seriously low on “Kirks.”“New Kirk” started months ago, after the No. 4 Hawkeyes (12-0) tipped Pittsburgh with a 57-yard field goal on the game’s final play. Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz had throttled down and played for overtime in the past (Ohio State 2009, Michigan 2005). Not against Pitt, not on Sept. 19.As the season unfolded...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
6 hours ago

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ interviews Hawkeyes in prep for Big Ten championship

This edition of the “On Iowa” podcast features interviews with eight Iowa football players ahead of Saturday’s Big Ten championship.The fourth-ranked Hawkeyes take on No. 5 Michigan State at 7:17 p.m. in Indianapolis.Click below to hear from quarterback C.J. Beathard, center Austin Blythe, offensive tackle Boone Myers, fullbacks Macon Plewa and Adam Cox, running back Jordan...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
7 hours ago

Michigan St.-Iowa Preview

(AP) - Iowa took a lot of grief this season for not playing the top teams in the Big Ten East. The Hawkeyes will get the best one Saturday - likely with a trip to the College Football Playoff on the line. No. 4 Iowa and No. 5 Michigan State face off in the Big Ten championship game in Indianapolis in the biggest-ever matchup between the programs. The Hawkeyes (12-0, 8-0) sealed...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Iowa's Kirk Ferentz vindicated with unbeaten season

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Kirk Ferentz knew it would take a major turnaround to get the Iowa Hawkeyes back to where they wanted to be. Few believed the veteran coach could actually pull it off. That's why the most successful of Ferentz's 17 seasons at Iowa is arguably his most rewarding one. Ferentz has taken a team pegged for mediocrity to the Big Ten championship game against No...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes’ road trip continues

IOWA CITY — The late Yogi Berra has nothing on Kali Peschel.“We’ve learned a lot,” Peschel said of the first one-fourth of the Iowa Hawkeyes’ women’s basketball season. “And we have a lot to learn.”Iowa (6-1) continues its extended road trip with an encounter with Virginia (5-2) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at 7 p.m. (Iowa time) Wednesday at Charlottesville, Va.The...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
14 hours ago

5 Things MSU Must do to Beat Iowa

Saturday is the big one in the Big Ten as Michigan State takes on Iowa in Indianapolis for a de-facto elimination game for the College Football Playoff. Both teams are riding high going into the matchup, and the difference could be razor-thin between to do. Here are five things Michigan State must do to beat Iowa: 5. Slow Down the Ground GameIowa is an extremely balanced team, but...
Via Talking 10
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Fan made Iowa hype video pokes at Colin Cowherd

The Iowa Hawkeyes are, by far, the biggest surprise of the 2015 college football season. The team is 12-0 heading into a Big Ten Championship — the first in school history — matchup against Michigan State with a spot in the College Football Playoffs on the line. To get fans even more pumped than they already are, one Hawkeyes fan created a hype video set to AC/DC’s “Back...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FPI gave Iowa Hawkeyes 0.0 percent chance to go undefeated

The Iowa Hawkeyes finished off a perfect season against the Nebraska Cornhuskers this season and are set to play in the Big Ten championship game. Who they will play against has not be decided at this point in time. According to the FPI before the start of the 2015 college football season, Iowa had a 0.0 percent chance to go undefeated this year. Obviously this is just another reminder...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa Hawkeyes celebrate going 12-0 vs. Nebraska

The Iowa Hawkeyes have blown away expectations this season, as they have breezed through their regular season schedule undefeated. Iowa’s final win of the regular season came over Nebraska as they advanced to 12-0 on the year. Next up for the Hawkeyes? A date against either Michigan State, Ohio State or Michigan for the Big Ten championship. Following their big win over Nebraska...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Releases “Thank You” Video To Fans After 12-0 Campaign

The Iowa Hawkeyes put together their most impressive season in over a half-century, posting a 12-0 record for the first time in school history. Friday night, hours after the team capped off the undefeated campaign with a 28-20 victory over Nebraska, the school released an official “thank you” video for fans. Check it out: Iowa awaits the winner of the Big Ten East, which could...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes may not be pretty, but are perfect thanks to team effort

Raise your hands if you had the Iowa Hawkeyes 12-0 in your predictions? None of us did and no one else in the punditry community had that happening either. However, after lifting the Heroes Trophy on Friday afternoon Kirk Ferentz’s Hawkeyes are exactly that — perfect. Just one game stands between it and a berth in the second College Football Playoff. It’s all rather improbable...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time to give the Iowa Hawkeyes due respect

I’ll admit it. I’m done. I’m done discounting this Iowa team. Week after week, I keep looking for it to stumble and prove me right, showing that a team without the type of athlete that passes the eye test can’t continue to do what it does week, after week, after week. Yet, it never happened. Not once in the regular season. It seems I wasn’t the only one. Almost every...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers: Beting odds point spread and tv streaming

A day after Thanksgiving the No. 3 Iowa Hawkeyes will take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a Big 12 match-up. Iowa (11-0) looks to remain unbeaten as they go on the road against a sub .500 Nebraska (5-6) team. This game will take place at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, NE beginning at 3:30 pm ET with ABC airing the game. The Odds: Iowa is a 2 point favorite against Nebraska. The over...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

In-State TE Shaun Beyer Commits To Iowa

Cedar Rapids (IA) John F. Kennedy three-star tight end Shaun Beyer has flipped his commitment from North Dakota State to Iowa after receiving an offer from the Hawkeyes today.  Extremely blessed to receive an offer and to commit to the Iowa Hawkeyes! Truly a dream come true! — Shaun Beyer (@Beyer10Shaun) November 25, 2015 Beyer is the No. 66 tight...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 12 Six Pack: Spartan Upset Causes Chaos, Iowa Keeps Rolling

Ask and you shall receive, huh?  Last week, I called for just a little bit of chaos to disrupt an otherwise (relatively) drama-free Big 10 season.  Then, Saturday happened.  Now, we sit here in late November, and the Iowa Hawkeyes are the only undefeated Big 10 team.  Oh, and they’re also one of only two undefeated teams in the entire country.  Just like we all thought back...
Via Know It All Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Hawkeyes go crazy in locker room after winning Big Ten West

For the first time in the Big Ten Championship game’s short history, a team not named Wisconsin or Nebraska will be representing the teams from the western side of the conference. The Iowa Hawkeyes clinched the Big Ten West division championship on Saturday after defeating the Purdue Boilermakers. Iiowa was, with good reason, highly excited in the locker room following the game...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Danny Kanell Puts Iowa Ahead Of Alabama In His Latest Playoff Foursome

After easily the craziest college football Saturday of the year, all eyes are on the members of the playoff selection committee as they get set to announce their new top four this Tuesday. ESPN’s Danny Kanell isn’t part of said committee, but it’s a sure bet that Iowa Hawkeyes fans wish that he was right about now. Kanell actually has Iowa above Alabama in his latest foursome...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Clinches the West, but Bigger Prizes Await

This Iowa story just keeps going. Head coach Kirk Ferentz was squarely on the hot seat coming into this season, but no longer. An afterthought coming into 2015, all the Hawkeyes have done is win with defense, balance, and solid leadership under center. Game, by game, by game. As for that hot seat? It has cooled to subterranean temperatures faster than you can say Herky. After a win...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa Releases Insane Time-Lapse Video Of Constant Overnight Snow Removal

A lot had to happen in order to prepare the field for Saturday’s game between Iowa and Purdue. The state of Iowa got slammed with a winter storm last night, dropping quite a bit of snow on Kinnick Stadium overnight and into the morning. This meant for constant keep-up. So to show people what it takes to keep up with a storm like that, Iowa released this insane video showing the...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Resident Calls Police, Says Iowa’s Football Stadium Is ‘Too Loud’

The college football world is still trying to figure out how to deal with the Iowa Hawkeyes, who sit at 10-0 on the season and are on a collision course with the Ohio State Buckeyes for the Big Ten championship. While there aren’t many fans of other teams and conferences who are fans of the Hawkeyes’ style of football (called boring by many), it seems that there are some people...
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa Wearing Helmet With American Flag Tigerhawk Logo For Indiana’s “Salute To Service” Day

Indiana is hosting a “Salute to Service” day this afternoon, and the undefeated Iowa Hawkeyes are joining in on the event. Iowa is using an American flag-patterned Tigerhawk logo on its helmet. They previously used the same look back in 2013. In honor of members of the military and Veterans Day. #Hawkeyes — The Iowa Hawkeyes (@TheIowaHawkeyes) November...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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