Iowa tight ends parachute into the highlights

IOWA CITY — George Kittle said he just happened to fall out of a plane. The topic was his 35-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter of Iowa’s victory Saturday over Purdue. This will take a minute to get from a to b.The Boilermakers rushed seven players on a third-and-9 from their 35. Kittle read the safety, let him rush toward the line of scrimmage and then made his move...

Hlas: How West was won by Hawkeyes? Minimal drama

IOWA CITY — Of course, there was hugging on the sideline and loud cheering in the stands.But there wasn’t a fans-storming-the-field scene to celebrate all that could be celebrated, which is a lot. There wasn’t a huge, perhaps iconic explosion of sight and sound Saturday after Iowa finished off Purdue, 40-20, and assured itself of its first berth in a Big Ten championship football...

No. 6 Iowa tops Purdue 40-20, clinches share of Big Ten West

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa barely acknowledged winning the Big Ten West. The Hawkeyes have much bigger goals. C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and No. 6 Iowa clinched a share of the West title and a spot in the Big Ten championship game with a 40-20 win over Purdue on Saturday. LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for two TDs for the Hawkeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten, No. 5 CFP), who'll...
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No. 6 Iowa tops Purdue 40-20, clinches Big Ten West

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and No. 6 Iowa clinched a share of the Big Ten West title and a spot in the league championship game with a 40-20 win over Purdue on Saturday. LeShun Daniels Jr. ran for two TDs for the Hawkeyes (11-0, 7-0 Big Ten, No. 5 CFP), who'll play at Nebraska next week in search of their first 12-0 regular season. Iowa let...
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The circus comes to Kinnick

IOWA CITY — Logan Ryan has a hat on with a big Tiger Hawk logo on the front. His 141 pounds is wrapped in a blue hoodie that’s wrapped in an oversized flannel shirt that you might see on a construction site.If you walked past him, you might not think anything. You might notice the deeply drawn cheekbones, the chiseled chin and, if you caught a look at his cauliflowered ears,...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
12 days ago

Good Timey Radio: Hate Week edition

We’re all taught that we’re not supposed to hate. This is true. But let’s pretend hate — at least in sports — is just a synonym for rivalry. Minnesota’s students chant “Who Hates Iowa, We Hate Iowa.” I’m sure (OK, hope) they don’t hate Iowa. It’s all in fun, right? We all like the Mall of America.OK, Hate away.——It took Iowa broadcaster Gary Dolphin four...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
13 days ago

Play of the Game: Akrum cracks ‘em

DOWN, DISTANCE: Iowa faced second and 8 from the Northwestern 35 SCORE/TIME: Iowa led 3-0, first play of the second quarter FORMATION, PERSONNEL: Iowa — three wide receivers, one tight end, one running back; Northwestern — four defensive linemen, two linebackers, five defensive backs WHAT HAPPENED: Iowa RB Akrum Wadley took the handoff, ran to the left and burst up the sidelines...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 17, 2015

Iowa notes: Heartland renaming, fourth-down call, injuries

IOWA CITY — In the weeks that followed Iowa’s win against Iowa State, few Hawkeyes knew where the team stashed the Cy-Hawk Trophy. After Iowa beat Wisconsin 10-6 on Saturday, the program placed the Heartland Trophy in the most unavoidable location: the atrium entering the football complex.Unlike the ancient Iowa-Wisconsin series, the Heartland Trophy has little history. The trophy...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 06, 2015

Podcast: 'On Iowa' interviews Hawkeyes as they prepare for Big Ten play

This edition of the "On Iowa" podcast features interviews with 11 Iowa football players as the Hawkeyes (4-0) prepare for the Big Ten opener at Wisconsin (3-1) Saturday. Click below to listen, or find this podcast
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
September 30, 2015

Lucky Bounce Helps Iowa WR Matt VandeBerg Score Touchdown In Win Over Iowa State

Iowa tight end Henry Krieger Coble owed wide receiver Matt VandeBerg a beer after Saturday's game against Iowa State. Why? Well--because if VandeBerg had not been there to scoop up an extremely lucky bounce when he fumbled the team would have probably turned the ball over on this play.The Hawkeyes went on to beat their in-state rival 31-7.Read more »
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa football: The new depth chart

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz surprised a couple people with the names on the depth chart. Iowa just released their depth chart for the first game of the season and there are some surprises on it, especially on defense. Freshman walk on, (or former walk on as it was announced this morning that he now received a scholarship,) linebacker Bo Bower is now listed as a co-starter with junior...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Iowa football: Previewing the tight ends

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz hopes to send another tight end to the NFL, making it 10 total tight ends of his getting a chance to play professionally. Iowa football has some astounding statistics but perhaps the most fascinating one is that in head coach Kirk Ferentz’s career at Iowa, 9 tight ends have gone to the NFL with 7 of them being drafted. In that time, we have seen the...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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