The 2014 Iowa football team doesn’t play its first game for nearly 16 months and yet we already might know what its biggest strength could be — the schedule.
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Columnist Pat Harty has been covering the Iowa Hawkeyes for the Press-Citizen since 1991. Originally from Des Moines, he currently writes columns and covers Hawkeye men's basketball for Hawk Central.
Jack Dahm knows what he will be doing this weekend as the Iowa baseball coach, but his future beyond that is uncertain. Dahm said he wants to return next season as the Iowa baseball coach. His 10th season as head coach will conclude with a three-game series at Purdue beginning on Thursday. This year marks the seventh [...]
Hayden Fry will forever be remembered for doing what many thought was impossible at the time by returning the Iowa football program to glory.
If we hadn’t seen it unfold in the fall of 2002, the Brad Banks rags-to-riches story would seem too good to be true.
For two years now, patience has been Jarrod Uthoff’s co-pilot. It helped steer him through a redshirt season as a member of the Wisconsin men’s basketball team in 2011-12 and through all of last season while sitting out again after transferring to Iowa. His wait isn’t over yet, either, with the 2013-14 season opener still [...]
The Iowa football team lost more than just eight of its 12 games last season, including the last six in a row. It also lost the confidence of those who put together Athlon Sports’ annual preseason college football magazine. The 2013 publication, which soon will arrive at newsstands, has picked Iowa to finish last among [...]
Nate Kaeding retiring from the NFL at the age of 31 reminded me just how old I am. It also got me thinking about where he ranks among the greatest University of Iowa football players of all time. Kaeding is without question one of, if not the, greatest Iowa kicker of all-time. He is Iowa’s [...]
The six head coaches in the Prime Time League still have more than a month to decide who they would take with the first pick in the June 16 PTL draft.
Nate Kaeding is retiring from the NFL at the age of 31, which is old by league standards, but not necessarily for a kicker. Many kickers have withstood the test of time and lasted well beyond their 30th birthday, and in some cases, their 40th birthday. George Blanda kicked in the NFL until he was [...]
The immediate future always seemed clear to Nate Kaeding once he became an elite kicker. His rise from a standout athlete at West High, University of Iowa and then in the NFL brought with it a lifestyle that was laid out for him on an almost hourly basis. That’s no longer the case for the [...]