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Andrew has been with the Des Moines Register for 15 years, covering everything from preps to Hawkeye and Cyclone sports, as well as the Drake Relays.
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when you get to know a guy… Taylor Martinez is not expected to play Friday when the Nebraska football team hosts Iowa. That means the Hawkeyes are preparing to face two less familiar Cornhusker quarterbacks. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Ron Kellogg III have been splitting snaps since Martinez suffered a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is the annual Iowa-Nebraska showdown a rivalry? Hawkeye linebacker James Morris says these things take time. “I don’t think a rivalry is really something you can culture in a lab,” he said. “I’m all for having rivals. It’s got to be a competitive series.” The Cornhuskers have won both meetings since […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Kirk Ferentz’s seat may be cooling, but the man he’s coaching against Friday is feeling heat. Nebraska’s Bo Pelini owns a 57-23 coaching record, which fails to meet the lofty standards of its fan base. There has been speculation Pelini’s tenure could end after this season. “Success is all relevant,” said […]
Will this be the last time Iowa faces a Nebraska football team coached by Bo Pelini? “I’m not coaching to save my job,” Pelini said during a Monday press conference. “At the end of the day, I want to be here. “If they don’t want me here, then I’ll move on. I’ll go on my […]
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IOWA CITY, IA. — Geography will only take a rivalry so far. In other words, the annual football series between Iowa and Nebraska cannot be elevated to grudge-match status until the Hawkeyes score a victory. Their next opportunity comes 11 a.m. Friday, at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb. “We’re expecting a battle,” Iowa linebacker Christian […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Perceptions can change quickly. In the case of Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis, it only took about an hour to go from buffoon to brilliant. “When the big plays happened, everyone got excited,” running back Jordan Canzeri said. “And that was the energy we needed.” Saturday’s 24-21 win over Michigan altered the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – You didn’t have to hear what Devin Gardner was saying. His body language told the story. “I lost the game by myself,” the Michigan quarterback mumbled. “I fumbled the ball when they trusted me to drive down and score.” Gardner was visibly distraught after Saturday’s 24-21 loss to Iowa. The Wolverines […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – This is about more than farewells. A victory Saturday by the Iowa football team, in an 11 a.m. home finale against Michigan, could kick off new opportunities. It could also kick start a new cycle of success at Kinnick Stadium. “Anytime it’s the last game in Kinnick you know that’s a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Let’s play a little Iowa football trivia. Can you name the player who is No. 2 on the school’s all-time scoring list? “It just seems to be too weird of a subject for me to think about,” said senior kicker Mike Meyer, the trivia answer. “I haven’t really put thought to […]