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Iowa linebackers looking inside and outside themselves

Put yourself in Josey Jewell and Bo Bower’s shoes. As first-year players last season, they were thrown onto the field as two-thirds of Iowa’s linebacking corps and asked to swim and not sink.As you might imagine, it was
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
2 hours ago

Hlas: Hawkeye baseball has become smash hit

IOWA CITY — This is how it had been going for the Iowa Hawkeyes baseball team this season:Iowa junior pitcher Blake Hickman, in the fifth of what would be his seven scoreless innings, was struck in the back Saturday by a line drive h

Buy This Refurbished Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate RV — $17,500

Remember the “classic” Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus we featured on Monday? If so, wipe your memory clean of it, because we’ve come across a monster tailgate RV that destroys that clunker bus in every way possible. Classic Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus     According to 247sports, Iowa’s 2015 recruiting class ranked as the 59th best in the nation, Read More → Currently...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy A Basic Iowa State Tailgating Bus – $7,500

  There are two states — Ohio and Iowa — that take their school/team themed buses and tailgating rides way more seriously than the rest of the United States. Why? There’s no scientific evidence why this is the case. Maybe it has to do with the ability to store these beasts in barns. What’s clear is that both states feature some of the best tailgating rides in the business...
Via Busted Coverage
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Meier packs a punch

IOWA CITY — By Big Ten standards, Iowa defensive end Nate Meier is short and light. In his match-up against Wisconsin tackle Rob Havenstein last November, Meier (6-foot-2, 252 pounds) gave up five inches and 77 pounds. But dimensions

Cyclones softball tops Hawkeyes on the road

IOWA CITY — The Iowa State Cylone softball team won 5-4 over the Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday night at Bob Pearl Field. The win moved ISU, to 21-17 on the season, while Iowa fell to 14-32.Aly Cappaert hit the game-winning home run

Iowa’s Brian Ferentz avoids Aaron Hernandez verdict questions

Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Brian Ferentz knew he would face questions about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez being found guilty of first-degree murder — which means he will spend the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole. Back in 2011, Ferentz was the tight ends coach for New England. At that time, Aaron Hernandez was one of the most...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa’s Drew Ott Takes Shot At Jake Rudock Over Transfer To Michigan

Jake Rudock officially is a member of the Michigan Wolverines after deciding to transfer out of Iowa’s program for his final year of eligibility. One of Rudock’s former teammates, Drew Ott, apparently isn’t a fan of Rudock’s decision to transfer, and dropped this quote during the Big Ten’s spring teleconference of coaches and players: Iowa DE […] The post Iowa’s Drew...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa DL Drew Ott Takes A Shot At QB Jake Rudock, Who Transferred To Michigan

Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock’s decision to transfer out of the Hawkeyes’ program seems to have upset his former teammate, Drew Ott.  Rudock, who has one year of eligibility remaining, decided to transfer to Michigan at the beginning of April. This seems to have upset Ott, a rising senior defensive lineman.  Ott took a shot at Rudock on Wednesday, saying he “thought he had...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes’ 5 Biggest Recruiting Wants in 2016 Class

Last season saw a dip in performance from an Iowa Hawkeyes team that was the darling “dark horse” pick in the Big Ten West. Things are a lot different now than they were just a year ago in Iowa City, and part of that change is a renewed effort on the recruiting trail. Previous West Division Schools: Wisconsin | Even though the effort is there, the slow rollout of the verbal commitments...
Via Talking 10
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy This “Classic” Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate Bus — $12,000

According to 247sports, Iowa’s 2015 recruiting class ranked as the 59th best in the nation, which is a one-spot improvement from 2014’s class. Woo? To celebrate this incremental improvement, Iowa fans can pounce on the golden opportunity of purchasing a 1985 Airstream Hawkeyes tailgate bus. As you can see from the above picture, a bus couldn’t look any more shady than this...
Via Busted Coverage
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Night fever for Kinnick Stadium

After two years of being passed over for night games, the Iowa Hawkeyes were picked for two this season, the Big Ten Network announced Monday.For the first time in Iowa history, the Hawkeyes will feature two night games that will kic

Buy This Iowa Hawkeyes Tailgate RV — $4,000

Are you into both the Iowa Hawkeyes and tired clichés? Then this “Back in Black” Hawkeyes Tailgate RV might be the perfect tailgater you need for the 2015 season. Located in Waterloo, you can see this RV has been nicely stored around some weeds and features that familiar black and gold color scheme. More information from the seller: Iowa Hawkeyes RV..perfect for tailgating...
Via Busted Coverage
26 days ago  |  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

Photo: Nebraska Students Wearing Protective Goggles To Mock Notorious Iowa Eye Poker Adam Woodbury

Don’t even think about poking the Nebraska men’s basketball student section in the eye today, Adam Woodbury. The Huskers have come prepared.  In an obvious attempt to mock the Iowa big man, a notorious eye gouger, three Nebraska students are sporting protective eye goggles for the Huskers’ game against the Hawkeyes this afternoon.  Check it out:  Students in the @HuskerRedZone...
Via College Spun
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Making Strong Push For Top Kicker Quinn Nordin With Personalized Letters, Most Wanted Posters

Class of 2016 kicker Quinn Nordin supposedly has his collegiate decision down to either Penn State or Iowa – at least that’s what he told the guys over at Black Shoe Diaries last week. It looks like the Hawkeyes are making a hard push to land his services. Saturday, Nordin tweeted a photo of all of the mail he received from the Hawkeyes this week. It includes numerous hand-written...
Via College Spun
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Offensive Tackle Brandon Scherff Can Move Some Serious Weight

Brandon Scherff's story is not unusual. A 3-star recruit coming out of high school, he was not heavily recruited, but was sought after by the two biggest schools in state, Iowa and Iowa State. Five years (thanks to a redshirt year) and 38 starts (26 at left tackle) he is expected to be one of the first offensive linemen to come off the board. With size and strength like his I can...
Via FatManWriting
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Ten West Provides Window of Opportunity for Iowa and Illinois

With the 2015 recruiting classes largely finished across the Big Ten, teams and coaches can now focus on offseason conditioning and preparations for the season ahead. It also means that the rosters are largely set and preseason prognostications can now begin in earnest. But what stands out after a tumultuous two months from the end of the regular season to National Signing Day? The...
Via Talking 10
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Dakich will get extra security in Iowa on Saturday

No announcer has had a wilder month than ESPN college basketball analyst Dan Dakich.  First there was his radio feud with WEEI in Boston that raged during AFC Championship Week.  Then came a brief dust-up with Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery after Dakich called out Hawkeye center Adam Woodbury as “gutless” for poking the eye of two Wisconsin players.  On, and in between...
Via Awful Announcing
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Best returning players for Iowa: Desmond King

Iowa cornerback Desmond King is a great player who is expected to lead the Hawkeye defense. Over the next couple of weeks, I will write about who I think the most important returning players are for the Iowa football team. The Iowa Hawkeyes aren’t going to be a very talented team, but they do have a couple standouts. This week: Desmond King Just like the Iowa football team, there...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dan Dakich vs The World: The Fran McCaffrey Edition

Soon this website will be nothing but stories about people who hate Dan Dakich. After his cross-country radio feud with WEEI in Boston, and being the subject of an Iowa patrolman’s Facebook rant that has him under investigation, the ESPN college basketball analyst is in the middle of a brouhaha once more.  And again, it’s someone in the Hawkeye State that is angry with Dakich...
Via Awful Announcing
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Football's Legacy Began in First Meeting with Vols

The Iowa Hawkeyes did not live up to their preseason expectations. Instead of winning the Big Ten West, they went 7-5 and are now 2.5-point underdogs to a 6-6 Tennessee team in the TaxSlayer Bowl (formerly known as the Gator Bowl). Yet expectations follow past greatness and Iowa has now come full circle, for its success was forged when it first played Tennessee 32 years ago. When...
Via Fox Sports
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa lands fourth ’15 pledge, Isaiah Moss

The Iowa Hawkeyes are now one of only a handful of high-major programs that have four recruits verbally committed at this stage in the 2015 recruiting cycle, as they earned a verbal commitment from 6′-5″ wing Isaiah Moss of Simeon (IL) on Sunday. Moss joins a fellow Chicago-native in Brandon Hutton, as well as outside sharpshooter Andrew Fleming ...
Via Hoopniks
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Iowa Will Honor The Military With A Camouflage Tigerhawk Logo On Its Helmets Today

Iowa football has honored the United States military with special helmets in the past. The Hawkeyes have worn their regular helmets with red, white and blue Tigerhawk logos, along camouflage helmets. Today, Iowa has busted out a new helmet to honor the military during its game against Northwestern. The squad is wearing its usual black helmets with a yellow stripe down the center...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa Hawkeyes staking season on 2 QB system

There is a saying in college football about teams with two quarterbacks, and it goes like this — “If you have two quarterbacks, you really have none.” Yet, for the 2014 Iowa Hawkeyes, they are about to fly in face of conventional wisdom and go with a two quarterback system when it takes the field on Oct. 11 against Indiana. Iowa will go in to that game with both Jake Ruddock...
Via Talking 10
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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