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Four Downs — Iowa’s 2016 running backs/fullbacks

QUICK LOOK BACK: The 2015 season turned out to be a pretty great exclamation/launch for Iowa running backs. Jordan Canzeri punctuated his career with a career year (984 yards, 12 TDs). His performance against Illinois, particularly in the second half, will forever be known as “the Jordan Canzeri game,” with a school-record 43 carries for 256 yards and a 75-yard TD run that turned...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
11 days ago

Best B1G Fits for the 2016 NFL Draft: Running Backs

Over the next couple of weeks, I’m going to highlight a couple of Big Ten players from each position group who have realistic chances of landing on an NFL roster via the 2016 NFL Draft. I’ll give a quick breakdown of each player and name the team or teams that their playing style would fit best with. Today, we’ll focus on three Big Ten running backs who will be waiting for...
Via Know It All Football
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Will Iowa's run game bounce back against Stanford?

An otherwise stellar Iowa rush offense struggled mightily against Michigan State, the best defense it's faced this year, in the Big Ten championship game. Will the Hawkeyes, who expect to have Jordan Canzeri back after he left the MSU game with an ankle injury, bounce back against Stanford? In the video above, watch Iowa football reporter Marc Morehouse break down what you can...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 30, 2015

Iowa's first Rose Bowl in 25 years is a dream fulfilled

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Rose Bowl has a lavish list of cool pregame traditions, and the Iowa Hawkeyes are embracing them all during their school's long-awaited week in the sun. The Hawkeyes have explored Disneyland, taken in Hollywood night life and eaten disturbing amounts of prime rib at Lawry's in Beverly Hills. Yet they also practiced on Christmas, showing they haven't forgotten...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Canzeri will take football lessons into his life

IOWA CITY — It’s kind of apropos for Jordan Canzeri’s career that he took his graduation walk last weekend with a sore ankle. That’s kind of how it’s gone for the senior running back during at Iowa.Bloodied but unbowed, Canzeri graduated with a psychology degree. He wore the gown and mortarboard and walked across the stage and heard his named called. Canzeri decided to...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 23, 2015

Some answers to some Hawkeye cliffhangers

IOWA CITY — It’s been since Dec. 5 that we’ve visited with the Hawkeyes and head coach Kirk Ferentz. As thrilling as the Big Ten championship game was, a few cliffhangers remained open.First and foremost, No. 5 Iowa (12-1) probably learned in its 16-13 loss to No. 3 Michigan State on Dec. 5 just how important senior running back Jordan Canzeri is to the offense. He had two...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 22, 2015

Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ interviews Hawkeyes ahead of Rose Bowl trip

Hear from six Iowa football players in this edition of the “On Iowa” podcast, just over a week away from the Rose Bowl.The Hawkeyes leave for Pasadena on Thursday for their New Year’s Day matchup with Stanford.Quarterback C.J. Beathard, running back Jordan Canzeri, offensive linemen Cole Croston and Boone Myers, defensive end Nate Meier and linebacker Josey Jewell are each...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 22, 2015

Banged-up Hawkeyes expect to be healthy for Rose Bowl

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) One of the remarkable aspects of Iowa's run this season is that the Hawkeyes kept rolling even when key players kept getting hurt. Iowa (12-1) should head into the Rose Bowl about as healthy as it's been all season, with a full complement of players - including senior running back Jordan Canzeri - for the Jan. 1 game against Stanford (11-2). Canzeri suffered...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford-Iowa Preview

(AP) - Iowa and Stanford barely missed out on the College Football Playoff. The Rose Bowl is a pretty great place to forget your sorrows. The sixth-ranked Hawkeyes (12-1) will face the No. 5 Cardinal (11-2) on New Year's Day in the 102nd edition of the Granddaddy of Them All. Iowa and Stanford finished in the final two spots outside the four-team playoff, yet they earned coveted...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Rose Bowl 2 deeps

Every looks as it should with Iowa’s two deeps for the Rose Bowl matchup with Stanford.— At weakside linebacker Aaron Mends and Jack Hockaday are an either/or.— Running back is Jordan Canzeri and an “or” with junior LeShun Daniels. Canzeri, of course, is recovering from a sprained ankle suffered in the Big Ten title game. From everything I’ve heard, Canzeri should be...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
December 21, 2015

Iowa to face Stanford in 102nd Rose Bowl after CFP misses

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Iowa and Stanford barely missed out on the College Football Playoff. The Rose Bowl is a pretty great consolation prize. The Hawkeyes (12-1, No. 5 CFP) will face the Cardinal (11-2, No. 6 CFP) on Jan. 1 in the 102nd edition of the Granddaddy of Them All, Rose Bowl officials announced Sunday. Iowa and Stanford finished in the final two rankings spots outside...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State rallies to win Big Ten, punch playoff ticket

It took them almost the entire game, but No. 5 Michigan State knocked off No. 4 Iowa in the Big Ten Championship Game by a score of 16-13 to win the conference title and also clinch what could be the fourth and final spot in the College Football Playoff. Michigan State combined for 174 rushing yards to Iowa’s 51, taking full advantage of star running back Jordan Canzeri suffering...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa RB Jordan Canzeri won’t return vs. Michigan State

Jordan Canzeri is the Iowa Hawkeyes’ best offensive playmaker this season and was expected to play a huge role in the Big Ten Championship game against the Michigan State Spartans. That hasn’t ended up being the case due to an ankle injury that he suffered early on during the game after just two carries for 12 yards. According to a report from Yahoo! Sports, Canzeri will not...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa leading rusher Jordan Canzeri leaves game with leg injury

INDIANAPOLIS -- Iowa's leading rusher left the Big Ten championship game Saturday night with a right leg injury.Jordan Canzeri was helped off the field after he appeared to have injured his right lower leg on a 9-yard run that gave the Hawkeyes a first down. Athletic trainers worked on Canzeri's leg on the sideline before he was helped to the locker room.Prior to the conference championship...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa Running Back Jordan Canzeri Injures Ankle Against Michigan State

If Iowa’s going to win the Big Ten championship, it might have to do it without its star running back. Hawkeyes’ tailback Jordan Canzeri suffered an ankle injury in the first half of the league title game against Michigan State. He “probably won’t return,” per Iowa’s radio.   Right ankle for Canzeri. Walked to the lockerroom. Probably not going to return, according...
Via College Spun
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa's Canzeri out with right leg injury

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Iowa's leading rusher left Saturday night's Big Ten championship game with a right leg injury. Jordan Canzeri was helped off the field after he appeared to have injured his right lower leg on a 9-yard run that gave the Hawkeyes a first down. Athletic trainers worked on Canzeri's leg on the sideline before he was helped to the locker room. Prior to Saturday night...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings College Football Preview: Championship Week

Welcome to the final edition of Outkick the Coverage's weekly DraftKings college football preview, the only daily fantasy preview on the 'net which guarantees you'll win millions simply for reading! (Disclaimer: Millions will not actually be earned simply by reading). After a one week hiatus, we are back, like Les Miles at LSU, for what might be one final run. It's crazy that we...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Why MSU will beat Iowa

The Spartans head to Indianapolis this weekend to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes in the fifth annual Big Ten Championship. MSU is coming in on a high note after defeating Penn State 55-16 in their last home game and winning a share of the division Championship. The football department released a video yesterday apologizing to all recruits that they would be unable to speak with them this...
Via isportsweb.com
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Iowa's Canzeri grateful he's able to be part of 12-0 season

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) This incredible football season unfolding for third-ranked Iowa has left Jordan Canzeri in a reflective mood. The running back has missed so much playing time because of injuries over his time in Iowa City that while everyone whose wardrobe includes black and old gold was celebrating the best regular season in 93 years, he was simply grateful to be part of it...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

PLAYOFF PULSE: Like it or not, Iowa 1 win away from playoff

Iowa is a victory away from the College Football Playoff. You can question it if you want. You can rail against it. You can hate it and call it unfair, but the third-ranked Hawkeyes are 12-0 heading to the Big Ten championship game after beating Nebraska 28-20 on Friday. Iowa has been a polarizing team as it climbed to No. 4 in the playoff rankings. Coach Kirk Ferentz's Hawkeyes...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Play of the Game: Canzeri untouched for 68 yards

DOWN, DISTANCE: Iowa faced first and 10 at its 32-yard line SCORE/TIME: Iowa led 21-17, 6:53 left, third quarter FORMATION, PERSONNEL: Iowa — three wide receivers, a fullback, running back; Nebraska — four down linemen, three linebackers, four defensive backs WHAT HAPPENED: Iowa running back Jordan Canzeri ran left and past the Nebraska defense for a 68-yard touchdown run...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
November 27, 2015

Iowa Hawkeyes may not be pretty, but are perfect thanks to team effort

Raise your hands if you had the Iowa Hawkeyes 12-0 in your predictions? None of us did and no one else in the punditry community had that happening either. However, after lifting the Heroes Trophy on Friday afternoon Kirk Ferentz’s Hawkeyes are exactly that — perfect. Just one game stands between it and a berth in the second College Football Playoff. It’s all rather improbable...
Via Talking 10
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 4 Iowa beats Nebraska to go 12-0, with an eye toward playoff

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jordan Canzeri broke long touchdown runs on back-to-back series in the third quarter, and No. 4 Iowa completed its first perfect regular season in 93 years with a 28-20 victory over Nebraska on Friday.The Hawkeyes (12-0, 8-0, No. 4 CFP) were far from dominant but good enough against the sloppy Cornhuskers (5-7, 3-5) on a raw afternoon. As one of two remaining unbeaten...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 3 Hawkeyes go to 12-0 with 28-20 victory over Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Jordan Canzeri broke long touchdown runs on back-to-back series in the third quarter, and No. 3 Iowa completed its first perfect regular season in 93 years with a 28-20 victory over Nebraska on Friday. The Hawkeyes (12-0, 8-0, No. 4 CFP) were far from dominant but good enough against the sloppy Cornhuskers (5-7, 3-5) on a raw afternoon. As one of two remaining...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Canzeri runs for 68-yard TD to extend Iowa’s lead.

The Jordan Canzeri Show continued for Iowa today as the team’s star running back ran for a 68-yard touchdown to put the Hawkeyes up 28-17. Check out the highlight below! Jordan Canzeri makes one cut and he's off to the races again. He gets … College Footbal… ABC https://t.co/vfJfYM44tm pic.twitter.com/MWu4o0berC — ClippitUsers Sports (@FanSportsClips) November 27, 2015 ...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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