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Hawkeyes open 2015 with dangerous Illinois State

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) C.J. Beathard has been waiting for his chance to be Iowa's starting quarterback for years. He's getting his wish this season. Beathard will make just his second career start - and his first at Kinnick Stadium - when the Hawkeyes host FCS school Illinois State on Saturday. Beathard, a redshirt junior who spent the last two years backing up now-Michigan quarterback...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Rudock's Wikipedia page got some rude edits during his Michigan debut

Jake Rudock made his first start at quarterback for Michigan on Thursday night, and things could have gone better. The Iowa graduate transfer threw three interceptions in the Wolverines' 24-17 loss at Utah, the third of which was returned 55 yards for a touchdown that gave Utah a 24-10 lead with 7:58 to go. That sent someone -- we're guessing a frustrated Michigan fan -- to the Internet...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan QB Jake Rudock’s Wikipedia Page Doctored To Reflect Poor Outing

It’s been a tough night for Michigan senior quarterback Jake Rudock, who transferred in from Iowa ahead of the 2015 campaign. The former Hawkeye, starting in his first game for the Wolverines, has completed 21-of-35 pass attempts for 203 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions – the most recent of which sealed the game for Utah. Apparently, his performance was bad enough...
Via College Spun
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Rudock throws three picks in first game with Michigan

Jake Rudock threw only five interceptions at Iowa last season, but Hawkeye fans watching Thursday night's Michigan game at Utah were likely reminded of a painful memory. Rudock threw three interceptions in his first start with the Wolverin
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
9 hours ago

Ferentz Q&A

What you have here is raw copy. You’re going to find some irregularities. Just try to blow right through those.I talked with Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz last Thursday. I want to thank him for the opportunity.One qu
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
14 hours ago

Longtime coach Kirk Ferentz overhauls Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Instead of the new coach many Iowa fans were hoping for, the Hawkeyes has apparently gotten a new Kirk Ferentz. Ferentz, the nation's second-longest tenured coach, has spent the last eight months overhauling his underperforming program. Ferentz has made a ton of changes this offseason, from introducing alternate uniforms to switching practice times and updating...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Iowa enters 2015 with questions at WR

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa wide receiver Tevaun Smith drew attention this offseason by catching 41 passes in 60 seconds with just one hand, a feat captured for a video that's been viewed over 200,000 times on YouTube. Hardly anyone outside of Iowa City has seen much from of the rest of the Hawkeyes receivers, though. One of Iowa's biggest question marks - outside of Smith, of course...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ interviews Beathard, Daniels Ott

The "On Iowa" podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman has audio interviews with Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard, running backs LeShun Daniels and Jordan Canzeri, center Austin Blythe and defensive end Drew Ott. To listen to this po

Quickest Slants: Time to go

IOWA CITY — Tuesdays are new this fall with Iowa football. Players speak at 11 and we get head coach Kirk Ferentz at 1:15.There is some feeling out here. We didn’t get a ton of players today. This disappoints me, but I

Is 2015 Kirk Ferentz’s Swan Song at Iowa?

Unfortunately for the Hawkeye faithful, that’s the narrative heading into the 2015 season. Even though the embattled head coach’s contract runs through 2020, the conversation surrounding the program this year is whether or not this is finally “it” for arguably one of the best coaches to ever step foot in Iowa City. Instead of debating whether the Hawks will contest for a...
Via Know It All Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa 2015 college football pump-up video released

The Iowa Hawkeyes are set to open their 2015 college football season against the Illinois State Redbirds on Saturday afternoon. It is a game that the Hawkeyes are expected to dominate and show off some of the talent that they have on their roster. There are still quite a few question marks surrounding their roster as well, but they will have an easy game to start to get an idea of...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa's Drew Ott Ready to Lead Hawkeye Defensive Line into Battle

There was a time in the not-so-distant past that you couldn't mention Iowa Hawkeye football without a discussion of its talented and over-...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa teases ‘Blackout’ uniforms for Minnesota game

As the Iowa Hawkeyes try to drum up excitement for the 2015 college football season, they have teased some special uniforms for a certain game on the calendar. On Friday morning, the Hawkeyes teased a “Blackout” uniform for their night game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers on Nov. 14. Iowa released a teaser video on their official Twitter account about their new uniforms...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

What Noah Fant’s Commitment to Iowa means right now

Omaha South defensive end/tight end Noah Fant committed to play football at the University of Iowa this morning. He made the announcement live on air during “Sharp and Benning” on AM 1620 The Zone in Omaha. Fant had around a dozen offers from Power 5 schools and was heavily recruited throughout the Big Ten and Pac-12. When asked by the show’s hosts what led to his decision...
Via Know It All Football
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Stringer, Frese visit Carver in 2016

IOWA CITY — C. Vivian Stringer returns to Iowa on Jan. 4, then Brenda Frese does likewise on Jan. 10.Home dates with Rutgers and Maryland highlight the 2015-16 women’s basketball schedule for the Iowa Hawkeyes.Io

3 Reasons to be Optimistic About the Iowa Hawkeyes in 2015

Kirk Ferentz has been the man in Iowa City for nearly two decades, but as of recently it seems Iowa Hawkeye fans have begun to grow a little...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa RB C.J. Hilliard transferring to be closer to home

Iowa Hawkeyes running back C.J. Hilliard will transfer out of the program to a yet-to-be-determined location so that he may be closer to his hometown of Cincinnati. Head coach Kirk Ferentz announced Hilliard’s decision, which was reported by John Taylor of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk. “C.J. Hilliard has elected to transfer to another institution closer to home to continue...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa gives fans an in-depth look into training camp

In a time filled with hype videos, one-handed catches, and big injury news, it is rare to see what an ordinary day of practice actually looks like. Without actually attending an open practice, which happens once or twice in the month of camp leading up to the season, fans don’t know what happens on the practice fields of their favorite teams, until now. College Spun shared an awesome...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Behind-the-scenes look at Iowa football camp

The Iowa Hawkeyes are led by head coach Kirk Ferentz, who is one of the most well-respected coaches in all of college football. Ferentz is known for his ability to prepare players for the next level. Thanks to a video that was released by the GoHawksTV YouTube account, we get a behind-the-scenes look at how Ferentz prepares his team for an upcoming season. The mini-documentary provides...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Iowa Hawkeyes Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just weeks away, and the Iowa Hawkeyes look to return to the postseason and build off a 7-6 record in 2014. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released Iowa’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

Entering the 2015 season the Iowa Hawkeyes have big questions. Gone are six proven offensive performers, including quarterback Jake Rudock, who'...
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Have Iowa Hawkeyes fans seen enough from the Kirk Ferentz era?

Fans of just about any team can be a fickle bunch. Winning usually placates them, while loosing infuriates them to no end. However, talk to Iowa Hawkeyes fans and one is liable to get many differing opinions on what to think about the team, and more importantly, its head coach, Kirk Ferentz. Some are diehard Ferentz fans, while others are aware that recent results aren’t what this...
Via Talking 10
26 days ago  |  Discuss

It Is Not Going to Be Fun to Be Iowa DL Drew Ott Later

Being a defensive lineman is a tough job. At the start of every play you have a man mountain on the other side of the line trying to knock you in to next week, but somehow you are expected to hold your ground, figure out where the play is going, and get there. So you have to be a little crazy--kind of like Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Drew Ott.Why is he crazy? The dude ate a raw...
Via FatManWriting
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Iowa Defensive End Drew Ott Grossly Eats A Raw Egg, Shell Included

Drew Ott is manlier than you.  You should be OK with that.  Why? Because to be as manly as the Iowa defensive end, you have to eat a raw egg, hole, shell included.  Just watched Drew Ott eat a raw egg, shell and all. So my day has been pretty interesting. pic.twitter.com/nzSK8we0py — Austin Ward (@AWardESPN) July 30, 2015 That is one of the grossest and most impressive things...
Via College Spun
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Jokingly Checked With Davidson To Make Sure Steph Curry Wasn’t Still Eligible

Back in 2008, the sports world was introduced to Davidson guard Steph Curry, who led the Wildcats to the Elite Eight behind his ridiculous sharp-shooting. Curry, as we all know, has since moved on to become one of the best players in the NBA. The Iowa Hawkeyes, who play Davidson in their opening matchup in this year’s NCAA Tournament, are very happy about that fact, apparently...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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