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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IOWA CITY, Ia. Iowa was one of the best first-half football teams in the nation for much of this season. The Hawkeyes led at halftime in each of their first eight games. And lost three of them. So when Michigan took a gift-wrapped 21-7 halftime lead Saturday at Kinnick Stadium, hope was just hanging […]
By Shawn Windsor Detroit Free Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner didn’t wear a knee brace Saturday when U-M beat Northwestern in triple overtime. He felt healthy enough to run without it. That decision helped Gardner move as freely as he has in weeks. “Felt like my knee was pretty healed up,” […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Michigan’s Devin Gardner is the Big Ten Conference’s leading passer. But it’s his feet, not his arm, that could pose the ultimate challenge to Iowa’s defense Saturday at Kinnick Stadium. Gardner was at his best in last week’s triple-overtime thriller at Northwestern, freelancing his way through the Wildcats at crunch time […]
By Everett Cook Detroit Free Press Special Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. – At one point in Saturday’s 27-19 triple-overtime win over Northwestern, quarterback Devin Gardner motioned toward the sidelines for a timeout. It wasn’t because of a miscommunication on a play call, or because of fatigue. According to Michigan coach Brady Hoke, Gardner did it […]
These are trying times for the maize and blue faithful. Their beloved Michigan football team needs a victory Saturday at Kinnick Stadium in order to have any chance of finishing with a winning record in the Big Ten Conference. How bad have things been for Iowa’s next opponent? Bad enough to lead at least one […]
Take heart, Iowa football fans. You’re not alone. When it comes to the quarterback position, most Big Ten Conference teams are fumbling for answers. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller is a bona fide Heisman Trophy contender. Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez has accounted for 9,449 total yards the past three seasons. After that, things get a little dicey. […]