LINCOLN, Neb. – Before the 2013 season started, Iowa’s football program was an easy target. The Hawkeyes were coming off a 4-8 season, and coach Kirk Ferentz was feeling some heat that carried beyond Iowa’s borders. Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated put Ferentz on his list of the five worst coaches in the country. Iowa fans […]
COACH FERENTZ: Welcome. We have the same four captains. James Morris and Chris Kirksey defensively, Brett Van Sloten, Mark Weisman on offense. It’s a quick week. Certainly have a big task on our hands playing a very good Nebraska team. We’ll get on the plane here Thursday and head over there. In the meantime we […]
The last two editions of the W.I.N. Tournament Power Index rankings illustrate the traffic-jam gridlock in college wrestling’s race for national superiority. Iowa surged into the No. 1 spot Monday in the wake of its title sweep Saturday at the Luther Open, replacing Penn State at the top of the rankings. The Nittany Lions fell […]
BARGAIN BASEMENT: Tickets for the Iowa-Purdue game were selling for as low as a quarter on StubHub earlier in the week. You could still buy an end zone ticket for as low as 88 cents 30 minutes before kickoff. Saturday’s announced crowd in Ross-Ade Stadium, capacity 62,500, was a season-low 41,038. The previous low was […]
Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery talks basketball and predicts an Iowa triumph over the Badgers in football while introducing Kirk Ferentz at a Johnson County I-Club breakfast.
Bluder says fans should look forward to a team with an up-tempo approach that is deadly from three-point land.
Iowa Hawkeyes football with Andrew Logue
The 4-1 Iowa Hawkeyes return to Kinnick Stadium for homecoming and a matchup against Michigan State. Hawkeye experts Pat Harty (HawkCentral.com), Rob Howe (HawkeyeInsider.com) , and Kyle Hughes (1630 KCJJ) talk about their impressions of Iowa as they near the midway point of the season and break down this weekend’s game. The fellas wrap up […]
Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery has finished runner-up for another high school point guard recruit. Wisconsin native Riley LaChance announced on Twitter Monday night that he had made a verbal commitment to Vanderbilt. “Just made the best decision of my life officially committed to Vanderbilt University. So excited to be a part of the Commodore […]
BY RICK BROWN AND ANDREW LOGUE — Des Moines Register IOWA CITY, Ia. – Tailback Akeem Daniels, Northern Illinois’ leading returning rusher, won’t play against Iowa in Saturday’s season opener at Kinnick Stadium. Donna Turner, the Huskies’ associate athletic director, said Tuesday that Daniels has missed camp with a foot injury. The 5-foot-7, 184-pound senior […]