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Back at Kinnick, where he hoped to coach Iowa, Terry Allen will 'think of my dad'

[ 0 ] September 3, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Five-year-old Terry Allen knew his parents had an extra ticket to the Iowa football game that fall weekend. So he got busy. “I went out and raked the yard,” Allen said. “My dad said, “Oh, let’s take him.’ ” That was the first of many trips to Kinnick Stadium for Allen, who […]

Nine former Hawkeyes to enter new Wall of Honor on Saturday

[ 0 ] August 29, 2013

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Nine Hawkeyes named to new Kinnick Stadium Wall of Honor

[ 0 ] August 20, 2013

Nine of Iowa football’s most prolific athletes will be recognized with the creation of the Kinnick Stadium Wall of Honor, the University of Iowa announced Tuesday in a news release. Each of the nine Hawkeyes will have their name and jersey numbers displayed on the lowest ribbon near the letters of the press box. The […]

Videos: Alex Karras as Mongo, with Charo and more

[ 0 ] October 10, 2012

You might want to skip through Charo’s act on this one. You might want to skip to the 3:40 mark on this one. You might want to skip to about the 1:30 mark on this one.

Former Hawkeyes football star Alex Karras given days to live

[ 0 ] October 9, 2012

Friends of Alex Karras say the former Hawkeye and Lions great suffered kidney failure in the last two weeks and has been given only a few days to live, the Detroit Free Press reports. Karras played for the Hawkeyes during the mid-1950s, notably finishing in the top three in Heisman voting as a defensive tackle […]

Ex-Hawkeye Alex Karras, 76, suing NFL

[ 9 ] April 12, 2012

Karras, who played in the NFL and was an actor, has dementia.

Register readers select Iowa’s all-time bowl team

[ 5 ] December 25, 2010

To commemorate Iowa’s 25th postseason appearance, the Sunday Register asked online readers to choose all-time performers at each position.

Vote for Iowa’s all-time bowl team

[ 13 ] December 14, 2010

What is Iowa’s all-time bowl team?

Photos: Hawkeye Playboy all-Americans

[ 1 ] August 24, 2010

Here are the Iowa Hawkeye football players who preceded Adrian Clayborn as a preseason Playboy magazine all-American.