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Iowa-Northwestern Preview

(AP) - Iowa is one of the nation's most surprising teams after answering nearly all of its preseason questions. Now the No. 17 Hawkeyes have a new uncertainty to deal with: Can they keep winning while they keep losing guys? Iowa (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) is down five opening-day starters ahead of Saturday's West Division showdown at No. 20 Northwestern (5-1, 1-1). The biggest blow came...
Via AP on Fox
24 minutes ago  |  Discuss

No. 17 Iowa loses DE Drew Ott for season with knee injury

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa senior defensive end Drew Ott has torn the ACL in his right knee and is done for the season. Ferentz says tests confirmed Ott's injury on Monday. Ott left last week's 29-20 win over Illinois in the third quarter. He came back out for the fourth quarter on crutches. Ott is one of the best players for the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten). He ranks...
Via AP on Fox
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Beathard is clearly compromised, but plans to play

IOWA CITY — Iowa quarterback C.J. Beathard didn’t offer any specifics on his health/injury status, instead referring questions to head coach Kirk Ferentz, where health/injury status questions usually go to die.The Iowa junior did say, however, this about his health/injury status going into the weekend at No. 21 Northwestern (5-1, 1-1): “I’m positive I’ll play.”After the...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
4 hours ago

Hawkeyes fear torn ACL for star DE Drew Ott

The Iowa Hawkeyes are preparing for the worst with star defensive end Drew Ott.It has been reported by many sources that the senior defensive end suffered a torn ACL while on attempting to rush a punt in the second half of Saturday's win over Illinois. The Hawkeyes however, have not officially said that and all Kirk Ferentz is saying right now is that Ott is out on Saturday:"We have...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Depth Chart Monday

Senior defensive end Drew Ott and sophomore offensive tackle Ike Boettger were not listed on the depth chart released Monday by Iowa sports information.Ott (right knee) suffered a knee injury during a punt in the third quarter of No. 17 Iowa’s 29-20 victory over Illinois last weekend. Boettger appeared to injure his left ankle early in the third quarter. Neither player returned...

What does 43 carries say about Iowa’s offense?

IOWA CITY — The 43 carries Jordan Canzeri put up last weekend say a lot about the player, certainly, and the strength of the Hawkeyes.Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said after the No. 17 Hawkeyes (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) win over Wisconsin he felt Iowa could attack the middle of Wisconsin’s defense. In the 29-20 win over Illinois last weekend, Iowa adjusted to some things the Fighting...

Stat Pak: Purple Hawkeyes going into Purple

5 BULLET POINTS1. Injury report — Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz said Sunday night in an interview with the Iowa athletics website that the severity of defensive end Drew Ott’s knee injury remains undetermined.Ferentz indicated Ott, who suffered the right knee injury while rushing up field in a punt safe call early in the third quarter against Illinois, will not play when the No...

Mile marker Canzeri

IOWA CITY — When Jordan Canzeri was a freshman he made the 15 1/2-hour drive from his home in Troy, N.Y., to Iowa City. It didn’t take long for him to wise up and learn that the three hours of flights and airports were worth it.Last weekend, it only felt like Canzeri ran to Troy and back . . . and then back again . . . and then again.Canzeri set an Iowa record with 43 carries...

Illinois WR Geronimo Allison Knocked Out After Taking Massive Blow From Iowa's Jordan Lomax

Geronimo Allison had a pretty good receiving day for Illinois in a loss to Iowa catching eight passes for 148 yards and a touchdown, but chances are he is not going to remember some if not all of the game. In the fourth quarter he tried to haul in a pass from Wes Lunt, but had the ball dislodged after taking a heavy hit from Iowa's Jordan Lomax.Illinois fans wanted him ejected for...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa star DE Drew Ott suffers torn ACL vs. Illinois

The Iowa Hawkeyes were able to knock off the Illinois Fighting Illini 29-20 this afternoon. Unfortunately, the win came with a major loss on the injury front. According to a report from Marc Morehouse, star defensive end Drew Ott suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the 2015 season. Torn ACL for DE Drew Ott. — marcmorehouse (@marcmorehouse) October 10, 2015 Ott...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Releases Awesome “Beat Illinois” Hype Video

The Iowa Hawkeyes, now the 22nd-ranked team in the country after a huge win over Wisconsin, have a big date with Illinois Saturday. This morning, the school released an awesome three-minute hype video to tease the contest against the Illini. Should Iowa win, they’ll move to 6-0 for the first time since 2009.  Get hyped for Homecoming! See everyone in @kinnickstadium in a couple...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Two Big Ten schools face off against one another when the Illinois Fighting Illini travel to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes. No. 22 Iowa (5-0) looks to remain unbeaten as it hosts Illinois (4-1) in this one. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN2 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Kinnick Stadium. The Odds: Iowa is a 11 point favorite against Illinois. The over/under for this contest is...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes No Longer Flying Under the Radar

The Iowa Hawkeyes at 5-0 are one of the biggest stories in college football that no one saw coming. You’ve heard it before — and it’s almost been sort of a calling card for Iowa since Kirk Ferentz arrived in Iowa City in 1999 — Iowa is a program that thrives while flying under the radar. The Hawkeyes have always played the underdog role quite well, but flying under the radar...
Via Know It All Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

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
7 days 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
12 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
21 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
22 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
22 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
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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