STATISTICS AND OPINION — HERE’S WHAT COULD HAPPEN WHEN IOWA AND PENN STATE MEET AT 7 P.M. SATURDAY AT KINNICK STADIUM On a scale of 1-to-10, with 10 signifying perfection: [...]
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What will Iowa miss most of Mark Weisman doesn’t play? If true freshman Greg Garmon starts Saturday, then quarterback James Vandenberg better be prepared to be mobile. It’s tough enough to veteran backs to figure out which defender to block on blitzing situations, let alone a collegiate rookie. Luckily for Vanenberg and Iowa, Penn State [...]
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said Tuesday that his team’s top rusher has been medically cleared to play during Saturday’s 7 p.m., game against Penn State at Kinnick Stadium — a battle between teams each sporting 2-0 Big Ten Conference records. Whether Mark Weisman plays, however — that’s another story after the 631-yard rusher sprained [...]
Let’s assume the Iowa football depth chart released Monday holds up throughout the week — that top rusher Mark Weisman can’t play in Saturday’s 7 p.m. game against Penn State at Kinnick Stadium. Let’s assume the ankle he hurt while scoring the game-tying touchdown during last Saturday’s 19-16 double overtime victory against Michigan State hasn’t [...]
That Iowa running back position about which fans and coaches were concerned, suddenly is becoming an offensive strength.
Sophomore fullback Mark Weisman rumbled over a lot of smaller defensive backs Saturday to the delight of his teammates and the Kinnick Stadium crowd. Lost in his 113 rushing yards, in an unexpected relief role, is the fact many times the first player in his way was a safety. “When you watch the film, we [...]
Sam Brownlee knows that his name, roughly translated in eastern Iowa football Latin, means … “another Hawkeye running back just got hurt.” Brownlee rocketed up the Hawkeyes’ depth chart in 2004, one ACL injury at a time, before being thrust into the backfield for the second half against Ohio State. A week later, Brownlee suddenly [...]
Iowa’s latest depth chart shows Mark Weisman and Michael Malloy as the top running backs for Saturday’s game.
Saturday was a big step forward for the Iowa offense and that included the receivers. Sophomore Kevonte Martin-Manley had a career-best 101 receiving yards on five catches. Senior Keenan Davis had five catches for 54 yards. “I think today we showed we did our job,” Davis said. “We had the work ethic, had the heart, [...]