IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Heartland Trophy was introduced less than a decade ago. So why does it seem like a long, lost relic to members of the Iowa football program? “If I saw it, I would remember it,” defensive tackle Carl Davis said, “but I haven’t seen it since my freshman year.” The big, […]
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If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, than why do so many Iowa football fans despise the Wisconsin Badgers?
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The attitude and approach of Wisconsin’s football program hasn’t changed much since the days of Barry Alvarez. “There’s certain things you do that are fundamentally part of who you are and what you are,” Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said. “Certainly, Barry did a great job of establishing that. I think […]
Above: Kirk Ferentz talks about a variety of subjects during this interview in May. IOWA CITY, Ia. – The word is out on Iowa’s no-huddle approach to the 2013 football season. “I was talking to a coaching friend of mine the other day,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. “He had heard we were doing some […]
Nobody seems to be complaining about the Big Ten Conference’s upcoming football schedules. When league officials invited Maryland and Rutgers to join, beginning in 2014, geography became more of an emphasis. As a result, Iowa was placed in the West Division with Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin. For Hawkeye fans, that means shorter […]
I hereby nominate Barry Alvarez to college football’s playoff selection committee. Some of the details are still being worked out. The people in charge of putting together a four-team tournament following the 2014 season have yet to establish a clear criteria for the job. In fact, there’s some debate about who would even want to […]
CHICAGO – The Big Ten is devoted to a nine-game conference schedule for football. And that’s good news for those who cherish the annual Iowa-Iowa State showdown. “To play a home-and-home series, it has to fall just right,” Iowa athletic director Gary Barta said Tuesday during league meetings. “As it turned out with our Iowa […]
Hayden Fry will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame next week.
Keeler: Say good-bye to the Rusty Toolbox game, folks.