Will an expanded Big Ten football schedule bring an end to the Iowa-Iowa State series — and the most anticipated annual sporting event in this state? Hawkeye athletic director Gary Barta said Wednesday anything is possible. “When it comes to playing Iowa-Iowa State, I think it’s great for college football,” Barta said. “It’s a rivalry. [...]
Iowa coaches are reminding the players how the 44-41 loss felt last season.
Suggesting that Iowa State has an edge in talent over Iowa in football never used to be taken seriously outside of perhaps Ames. Now you might get some Iowa fans to agree with you, at least privately. Iowa has won 21 of the last 29 meetings in this rivalry, which resumes today at Kinnick Stadium, [...]
University of Iowa Athletic Communications news release: IOWA CITY, Iowa – Former Hawkeye All-American defensive end Matt Roth will serve as Iowa’s Honorary Captain this weekend as the University of Iowa opens the home season by hosting Iowa State (2:42 p.m., BTN) in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series game. Roth earned second team All-American [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – An empty trophy case – where the Cy-Hawk Trophy once lived – sits near the Iowa football locker room. An Iowa State poster – and even some pictures – are within plain sight of Hawkeye players. Someone wants to remind them of last year’s Iowa State-Iowa score – Cyclones 44, Iowa [...]
After months of criticism, debate and democracy, a new Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series Trophy has been selected. The “Mascot Football Concept” has been chosen in a public vote, and will be presented to the winner of the Iowa State-Iowa football game, starting with the Sept. 8 meeting at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City. “I think [...]
Hawkeyes aiming to get first win in Ames since 1989.
Observations. . .and eventually a question or two on the Iowa football front: Nebraska fans aren’t enamored, either, about the Heroes Game Trophy that goes to the Iowa-Nebraska winner on Nov. 25. That’s according to a radio station that covers the Huskers, who said Big Red fans had about the same luke-warm response to the [...]
Chicago, Ill. – Ask Iowa athletic director Gary Barta about the new Heroes Game Trophy that now goes to the Iowa-Nebraska football winner, and he’ll talk forever about the significance of the award. Ask him where it ranks among Iowa’s three other trophy games– and he speaks with more hesitation. “I don’t want to be [...]