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Category: Big Ten

What’s the solution to Iowa’s sluggish ticket sales?

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Despite what you’ve heard, Kinnick Stadium is still a cool place to hang out. “When you get to the University of Iowa, one of the biggest sells we have is how incredible football games are,” said Patrick Bartoski, a junior from Trout Valley, Ill. “I think everyone at the start wants […]

Blatant snub for Hawkeyes in coaches’ football poll?

[ 0 ] July 31, 2014

The Iowa football team was unranked when the season’s initial major poll was released Thursday. The Hawkeyes were left out of the top 25 of the 2014 season’s first Amway Coaches Poll. They were eighth among “others receiving votes” — or No. 33 overall — and listed behind five Big Ten Conference programs, including two […]

Is Purdue’s Raheem Mostert the fastest football player in the Big Ten?

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Raheem Mostert could make a claim to being the fastest football player in the Big Ten and probably get no argument. Bryan Fischer, who works for NFL.com, thinks he’s even faster than that, recently tabbing the 5-foot-11, 190-pound Mostert as the fastest player in college football. “It means a lot,” Mostert said Tuesday while representing […]

Video: Brandon Scherff on how he improves working under Coach Doyle

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Video: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon recalls his unpleasant Kinnick debut

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Big Ten notes: Analyst Dave Wannstedt would want son to play for Ferentz

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

DEPTH CONCERNS The Iowa football team returns eight starters on offense, after averaging 26.3 points per game in 2013. But when it comes to the backups, coach Kirk Ferentz has his concerns. Especially on the offensive line. “It’s like four guys who are pretty experienced, and then after that, it’s feast or famine,” Ferentz said. […]

32 photos: Big 10 Media Days

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Iowa’s mix and match running backs drives defenses nutty

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

CHICAGO – Is there validity to the change-of-pace philosophy? The Iowa football team is about to find out, thanks to the deepest and most diversified running backs corps of coach Kirk Ferentz’s 16-year tenure. “We have two sets of guys who are pretty distinctly different,” Ferentz said during Tuesday’s session of the Big Ten meetings. […]

Video: Kirk Ferentz on Iowa’s lack of offensive line depth

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz talks about the the mix of experience on the Hawkeyes’ offensive line: “Feast or famine.”

Video: Kirk Ferentz’s history lesson after latest recruiting miss

[ 0 ] July 29, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz talks about recruiting lessons he learned as an assistant in the 1980s. Texas high school running back Aca’Cedric Ware picked USC over runner-up Iowa on Monday night.