IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is Jake Rudock ready for takeoff? He’s proven himself a capable quarterback, but Iowa’s offense needs a lift. The Hawkeyes’ once powerful ground game is sputtering, and Saturday’s 11 a.m. showdown against Wisconsin might call for more-than-usual aerial navigation. The Badgers (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten Conference) are allowing an average of […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Greg Davis walked to the podium at Elmwood Country Club in Marshalltown this spring and told the Marshall County I-Club it was nice to be in their presence. “After 4-8, it’s a pleasure to be anywhere,” said Davis, who has just completed his first season as Iowa’s offensive coordinator. The 2012 […]
Uh oh, look who’s coming to town. Just when the Iowa football team seems to be gaining a little traction, Northwestern is poised to pull another rug out from under the Hawkeyes. We’ve seen it so many times — the Wildcats have won six of the past eight meetings — that Saturday’s 11 a.m. game […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Two things seem inevitable in the coming weeks. First, the Iowa football team will take a few more lumps. Second, fans will fume and speculate about coach Kirk Ferentz’s future. My advice: Take a sedative before kickoff, and take a long-term approach when it comes to a man who deserves a little […]
Receiver still a little behind when it comes to learning offense.
Backup QB has support of offensive coordinator.
Through five games in 2013, the Iowa football team (4-1) has already matched its 2012 win total. Just about every Hawkeye fan can think of a reason why Kirk Ferentz’s team has shown signs of life this season. We’ve picked out 10 improved areas of our own to share. Check out the gallery below:
IOWA CITY – Kirk Ferentz has been criticized for many things over the years. Having a short leash is not one of them. So, when the Iowa football coach tabbed Jake Rudock as his starting quarterback, it was probably for the long haul. “Clearly, by naming Jake, we felt like he was the furthest ahead, […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Jake Rudock has emerged as Iowa’s No. 1 quarterback, though coach Kirk Ferentz wants to let the race run out a little longer before officially naming his starter for the Aug. 31 opener against Northern Illinois at Kinnick Stadium. C.J. Beathard has moved to No. 2, ahead of Cody Sokol. But […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – It hasn’t taken long for Greg Davis and Bobby Kennedy to get back on the same page. “Bobby knows what I’m thinking, and he knows what’s coming next,” Davis said. “He’s jumped right in. It’s just like getting back on a bicycle.” Davis is in his second season as Iowa’s offensive […]