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Category: Iowa Hawkeyes Football

Rick Brown: How Iowa hits 10-plus wins in 2014

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014

The Big Ten family has grown to 14 with the additions of Maryland and Rutgers. The newbies will be on display for the first time today when the Big Ten Football Media Days kick off in Chicago. I wonder what Woody Hayes would think about a Big Ten football game in Piscataway, N.J.? The late […]

Brandon Scherff: Hawkeyes’ true throwback player

[ 0 ] July 26, 2014

WILLIAMSBURG, Ia. Brandon Scherff drove his silver Chevy pickup down a dirt path, passing a “No Fishing” sign as he pulled up to an Iowa County farm pond. “Yeah, right,” Scherff said. This was not an act of defiance. Iowa’s 6-foot-5, 320-pound left offensive tackle is a welcome guest at this pond, on land owned by […]

Video: Dallas Clark wants to call Iowa home

[ 0 ] July 26, 2014

Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL tight end Dallas Clark talks about his second RAGBRAI and his hope of someday moving his family back to Iowa.

Drew Cook managing high expectations, goals

[ 0 ] July 26, 2014

Unlike many of his peers, Drew Cook isn’t on Twitter.

Iowa swipes tight end recruit from MAC school

[ 0 ] July 26, 2014

The Iowa football coaching staff has landed another recruit at the expense of a team from the Mid-American Conference. Tight end Nate Vejvoda announced Saturday afternoon on Twitter that he has committed to Iowa. I am officially committed to the University of Iowa #GoHawkeyes— Nate Vejvoda (@NateVejvoda) July 26, 2014 Vejvoda previously was committed to […]

Coming Sunday: Iowa’s big fish, Brandon Scherff

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Recently, Register reporter Rick Brown and photographer Charlie Litchfield spent a day with Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff. The site? A small fishing pond about 25 miles outside Iowa City. Scherff could be a high pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and he’s the anchor of a Hawkeye team that has high hopes for 2014. […]

Harty: Barta says “sky is not falling” with slow ticket sales

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Lunch with Gary Barta on Friday included sandwiches, soft drinks, pasta salad, a brownie, a pep talk and finally an important message to fans: Tickets still remain for the Iowa football team’s seven home games. That’s always a concern, but especially with the Aug. 30 season opener against Northern Iowa barely a month away. “I’m […]

Is Gary Barta’s Iowa football outlook as sunny as yours?

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

A reversal in record led some Iowa football fans to flip their outlook. A year ago, the Hawkeyes were coming off a 4-8 fall. In 2013, they went 8-4 during the regular season. And Friday, Iowa was picked to finish second in the Big Ten’s West Division, according to a media poll conducted by the […]

Thousands of tickets left for Iowa State, Wisconsin, Nebraska

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Tickets are available for all seven of Iowa’s home football games this season, including the Sept. 13 showdown with Iowa State. Despite stagnant sales, Hawkeye athletic director Gary Barta sees a bright side. “I’m not panicking,” Barta said Friday during a meeting with the media. “Because where we’re at right now, ironically, […]

Media think Hawkeyes are second-best in Big Ten’s West

[ 0 ] July 25, 2014

Big Ten Conference media members think the Dec. 6 Big Ten championship game will pit Ohio State vs. Wisconsin, a poll compiled by the Cleveland Plain-Dealer revealed Friday morning. Media members selected Iowa second in the league’s West Division, ahead of Nebraska, Northwestern, Minnesota, Illinois and Purdue. Twelve of the 29 voters picked Ohio State […]