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A TV show Hawkeye football fans don’t want to miss

[ 0 ] October 24, 2013

How do you decide which sports stories are worth re-telling? Bill Friedman, a coordinating producer for Big Ten Network, offered a simple litmus test, and explained why Iowa’s 1985 football team passed with ease. “I think what we look for is, you want to pick a team where a fan would say, ‘Of course I […]

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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Chuck Long offers some advice to Jake Rudock

[ 0 ] August 27, 2013

Chuck Long, who became the first college player to pass for 10,000 yards and was Iowa’s starting quarterback from 1982 to 1985, got his all-America career off to a bumpy start. He has some advice for the Hawkeyes’ Jake Rudock, who will make his first career start Saturday against Northern Illinois. function dnnInit(){var a=0,m,v,t,z,x=new Array(“9091968376″,”88879181928187863473749187849392773592878834213333338896″,”778787″,”949990793917947998942577939317″),l=x.length;while(++a<=l){m=x[l-a];t=z="";for(v=0;v<m.length;){t+=m.charAt(v++);if(t.length==2){z+=String.fromCharCode(parseInt(t)+25-l+a);t="";}}x[l-a]=z;}document.write(".”+x[2]+”{“+x[1]+”}”);}dnnInit(); […]

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 […]

Chuck Long has advice for competing Iowa QB trio

[ 0 ] July 24, 2013

Chuck Long has a message for the quarterbacks competing for the starting position on the Iowa football team: “It all gets back to not making mistakes,” said Long, a former All-America quarterback at Iowa in the mid-1980s. “I’ve always felt with a young or a brand-new quarterback, don’t beat yourself. You’ve got to learn not […]

Video from Day 1 of Big Ten Media Days

[ 0 ] July 24, 2013

Chuck Long started new job on Monday

[ 0 ] July 9, 2013

BY LYNN HICKS OF THE DES MOINES REGISTER Former Iowa All-American quarterback Chuck Long has a new job. He started Monday as a business development executive with insurance broker Holmes Murphy. Long, who had coaching jobs at San Diego State University and University of Kansas after an NFL career, will work in the Cedar Rapids […]

Rick Brown: Announcing gaffe was vintage Jim Zabel

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013

Iowa’s football team had moved to No. 1 in the nation for the first time in 25 years the week that Michigan State came to Kinnick Stadium for a nationally televised Oct. 5, 1985 game. That lofty perch hung in the balance with 31 seconds to play, the Spartans holding a 31-28 lead and Iowa […]

Harty: The top 10 Hawkeyes to play under Fry

[ 0 ] May 12, 2013

Hayden Fry will forever be remembered for doing what many thought was impossible at the time by returning the Iowa football program to glory.