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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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes Fall Short in Outback

Some 8-5 seasons are better than others. It all comes down to perspective, really. For instance, when James Morris was true freshman, he was on a team that finished 8-5 and with a bowl win. As a senior, he was on a team that finished 8-5 with a bowl loss. The difference between those two seasons is enormous as the former was the 2010 season with unmet expectations. This year’s...
Via HawkeyeNation.com
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawkeye Defense Saves the Day

The Iowa defense came to play on Saturday and that’s a good thing, because the offense did more harm than good for half of the contest. Iowa spotted Michigan a 7-0 lead after their first play, a Jake Rudock pick six, then the Hawkeyes missed one field goal and botched another attempt in the first half and at one time were down four turnovers… Those are things that you rarely...
Via HawkeyeNation.com
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes Fade in Columbus

We’ll always have the first half, Hawkeyes. What a glorious half it was. Iowa led Ohio State 17-10 at intermission and had a 17-9 advantage on third downs. Iowa was 7-9 on third downs in that first half as the offense looked absolutely glorious with its employment of three tight end formations…over and over again. Tight ends had eight receptions in the first quarter (but 11...
Via HawkeyeNation.com
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa Reminded Embry of Home

After visiting Iowa and seeing fellow Motor City native Desmond King starting as a true freshman for the Hawkeyes, Jalen Embry decided to commit. And he says the feel he got on the trip was paramount in his decision.
Via recruiting.scout.com
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Hawkeyes, Cyclones resume unpredictable rivalry

Iowa has won at Iowa State just once since 2003, even though the Hawkeyes have been favored each time. Iowa is the favorite again in Saturday's in-state showdown after Iowa State played poorly in its season-opening loss to Northern Iowa. That means very little, especially when the series is played in Ames, as it will be this season. Iowa was ranked No. 8 when the unranked Cyclones...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013  |  Discuss

ISU Week: Ferentz Presser Transcript

COACH FERENTZ:  First of all, welcome, everybody.  Just to start out for this week, our captains are the same four guys.  We’ve got James and Chris on the defensive side, and Brett Van Sloten and Mark Weisman offensively.  I’m not saying we’re settled in, but that seems to be the way it’s going right now.  Certainly happy to get the win last weekend.  We’ve got a...
Via HawkeyeNation.com
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

MO State Photo Gallery

Iowa picked up its first win of the season on Saturday and halted a seven-game losing streak. Hawkeye Insider was at Kinnick and brings you some sights from the action in this premium photo gallery that includes Nate Meier, Desmond King, Drew Ott and plenty of others.
Via iowa.scout.com
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

BTN Stops in Iowa City

The BTN gang made their annual stop in Iowa City on Tuesday. The TV show portion of the stop will air later this week but the tweets were coming out of the indoor facility during the morning. More tweets will be added throughout the day. Posting the oldest tweets at the top so you can follow in chronological order. Have arrived at Iowa – final stop on our tour. Just checked...
Via HawkeyeNation.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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