IOWA CITY, Ia. It was one of those moments, one of those plays, that changes the course of a college football game. In the case of Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens, though, it altered more than that. When Hitchens spun off a block to chase down shifty Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner with a little more than […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. — What the Iowa men’s basketball season opener lacked in drama, it made up for in division of on-court labor. The 10 players who trotted onto the court in the first half scored as Iowa used offensive balance from baseline to backcourt to overwhelm North Carolina-Wilmington 82-39 Friday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa […]
Everyone knew a day like Saturday would arrive during Iowa’s 2013 football season, right?
A Twitter post by Iowa assistant football coach Brian Ferentz launched discussion and speculation about the game-day atmosphere at Kinnick Stadium.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — One play created a painful flashback on Saturday for Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz. Ohio State faced a 3rd-and-7 at Iowa’s 28-yard line early in the fourth quarter of the game tied at 24. Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller became bottled up, but reversed field and turned a drive-ender into 9 yards and a […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The “targeting” rule designed to protect defenseless offensive players from hits above the shoulders led to a controversial moment Saturday in Ohio State’s victory against Iowa. When quarterback Jake Rudock connected with C.J. Fiedorowicz on an 11-yard, first-quarter completion in Buckeye territory, second-team All-America cornerback Bradley Roby delivered a vicious hit as […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — This is a corner-turner. Yes, even in a loss. You can’t fake it in The Horseshoe. Smoke and mirrors don’t cut it for four quarters on the turf of the scarlet and gray. The oversized scoreboard on the south side of Ohio Stadium showed that Iowa lost to No. 4 Ohio State 34-24. […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Winning a game at Ohio Stadium requires a dependable set of ears, as well as brains and brawn. Any attempt to topple Ohio State, its star-studded recruits and intimidating history includes managing the deafening crowd noise — a helmet-rattling din unlike almost all others in college football. The stadium perched along the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Near the end of last season, Iowa men’s basketball player Josh Oglesby pulled the trigger on advice from assistant coach Kirk Speraw after struggling to pull the trigger on his jump shot. Oglesby, a shooter with long-range DNA and the resume to match, found himself in the midst of a lingering 3-point […]
Iowa finally felt the sting of a Big Ten-sized knuckle sandwich planted directly on its jaw — with flurries of punches to the arms, legs and any other parts of the human anatomy Michigan State swung toward.