IOWA CITY, Ia. – The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]
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The Big Ten Conference has issued a public reprimand of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini and fined the school $10,000 for Pelini’s comments about the officiating in the Cornhuskers’ game against Iowa last week. Is Pelini finished at Nebraska? Pelini used an expletive at his postgame news conference while discussing a pass interference penalty against […]
LINCOLN, Neb. – Who needs karma when you have Canzeri? In the past month, Nebraska’s football team has seen its prayers answered against Northwestern, silenced Michigan’s Big House and found joy in Happy Valley with an overtime victory at Penn State. None of those teams, however, can match Iowa’s rushing attack. That’s why the Hawkeyes, […]
LINCOLN, Neb. – Any way you spin it, sevens keep showing up. Iowa’s football team has won seven games heading into Friday’s 11 a.m. battle with Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. To reach eight for the first time since 2010, two things likely have to happen. First, the Hawkeyes have to score more than seven points. […]
In defense of Bo Pelini, he works in fantasy land.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when you get to know a guy… Taylor Martinez is not expected to play Friday when the Nebraska football team hosts Iowa. That means the Hawkeyes are preparing to face two less familiar Cornhusker quarterbacks. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Ron Kellogg III have been splitting snaps since Martinez suffered a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Kirk Ferentz’s seat may be cooling, but the man he’s coaching against Friday is feeling heat. Nebraska’s Bo Pelini owns a 57-23 coaching record, which fails to meet the lofty standards of its fan base. There has been speculation Pelini’s tenure could end after this season. “Success is all relevant,” said […]
Will this be the last time Iowa faces a Nebraska football team coached by Bo Pelini? “I’m not coaching to save my job,” Pelini said during a Monday press conference. “At the end of the day, I want to be here. “If they don’t want me here, then I’ll move on. I’ll go on my […]
By George Schroeder USA TODAY Sports Lincoln, Neb. – Bo Pelini is trying to explain the five turnovers that cost Nebraska dearly in a loss last Saturday to Michigan State. But there is no real explanation: “This is a crazy game,” he says, in the verbal equivalent of a shrug. “I don’t think people understand […]
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said the leaked audio recording that captured Nebraska coach Bo Pelini’s profanity-laced ear-scorcher after a 2011 game against Ohio State served as dual reminders. One: Ferentz can reinforce to players to watch what they say and do in a world where words and images stream non-stop to the Internet. Two: […]