B1G predictions: Ohio State is in its own league entering 2015

With college football's focus on national signing day and spring practice around the corner, it's not too early to look ahead to preseason rankings for 2015. While repeating as a national champion in college football isn't easy, Ohio State opens as the overwhelming favorite for 2015. The Buckeyes return nearly everyone from last year's team and are only getting better with the addition...
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January 26, 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...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz Gets Laid Out By One Of His Players During TaxSlayer Bowl

The TaxSlayer Bowl was kind of rough on Iowa. How rough? It was so rough that even Iowa's head coach, Kirk Ferentz, got laid out during the game. Yeah, you would think that a guy that has spent a lifetime on the sideline would know when to move, but he probably thought he had a pretty good reason to believe he didn't need to.  Surely his own player (defensive back Desmond King...
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee 45, Iowa 28: Over before it started

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., — On Tennessee’s second play of the game, Volunteers running back Jalen Hurd sprinted to the left and up Iowa’s sideline. Near the end of the 25-yard gain, Iowa cornerback Desmond King swooped in to
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January 02, 2015

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Iowa Hawkeyes: Preview, predictions and prognostications

When: Saturday, Nov. 22, 2:30pm CTWhere: Kinnick Stadium; Iowa City, IowaTV: ABCRadio: Badger Sports NetworkLast Meeting: Wisconsin Win, 28-9 at IowaAll-Time Series: Wisconsin leads 43-42-2 Position Breakdowns: Wisconsin Pass Offense vs. Iowa Pass Defense: UW Passing Stats: 1,420 yards, 12 touchdowns, 10 interceptions, 142 yards per game, 11.5 yards per catchIOWA Pass D Stats...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Midwest Recruiting Notebook

The Poaching of the MAC Every year, towards the end of the Fall and well into the Winter until Signing Day, Big Ten, ACC, and other programs come in and occasionally will offer and look to flip commits from the MAC. Desmond King, now a star at Iowa, was committed to Central Michigan and then Ball State before the Hawkeyes offered very late in the process, for example. Occasionally...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight: Stefon Diggs takes screen pass 53 yards for TD

Stefon Diggs is one of the more dynamic playmakers in college football. It’s almost a spectacle every time he touches the ball, just like on his 53-yard yard touchdown off a screen pass from quarterback Perry Hills. The catch and run gave Diggs nine receptions for 130 yards on the day vs. Iowa. He became the fifth Maryland receiver with 2,000 career yards. Stefon Diggs is having...
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October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ten Writers Awards For Week 7

It was a small slate of games over the weekend in the Big Ten. Nonetheless, there were some impressive individual performers. Our writers have weighed in with their thought on the top offensive and defensive performers as well as the Coach of the Week for Week 7. Let’s see what the came up with. OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Tie: Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin and Tevin Coleman, Indiana...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Point Favorite Maryland Will Lose Straight Up To Iowa

The Iowa Hawkeyes, (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten), travel to Maryland to take on the Terrapins, (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten), as a 4.5-5.0 point underdog Saturday. Both teams are 3-3 against the spread this season. Maryland is 1-5 against the spread at home in its last six home games. While Iowa is 4-1 against the spread on the road in its last five road games.The two teams have very similar offensive...
Via Football Nation
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hlas: A shocking Hawkeyes lightning storm

IOWA CITY — This was crazier than a box of hammers, a soup sandwich, or a bed full of bedbugs.The numbers on the Kinnick Stadium scoreboard were growing faster than those on the National Debt Clock. Iowa, a football team with an offense you could call tedious on a witness stand without a judge warning you about the consequences of perjury, was throwing lightning bolts on a blue...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 11, 2014

Halftime thoughts: Iowa 38, Indiana 21

Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Will Remain Undefeated Beating Iowa

The Iowa Hawkeyes, (2-1), and Pittsburgh Panthers, (3-0), finished with near identical records a season ago. However, the two teams came in to 2014 with different expectations.Iowa an expectation they would compete for the Big Ten West title with 14 returning starters. Pittsburgh with a hope they would be as good as last year, middle of the Pack ACC team, with a very young squad...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Know the Badgers foe: Iowa

  This is the 11th in a 12-week Friday series looking at the Wisconsin football team's 2014 opponents. Any Wisconsin football fan perusing the team's schedule recognizes the opportunity in front of the Badgers for 2014. No Ohio State. No Michigan. No Michigan State. No Penn State. Without the traditional powerhouses on the slate, there really are only a select few games that threaten...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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