The Big Ten Conference’s annual postseason awards show reflected Iowa’s football turnaround. Lots of solid supporting players, but no one stealing headlines. Eight Hawkeyes received first- or second-team recognition from the league coaches and media members. None, however, received one of the 10 major individual honors. In fact, a split decision on left tackle Brandon […]
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior linebacker Christian Kirksey has been named Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Week, according to a news release. Kirksey recorded a team-high 11 tackles in the Hawkeyes victory over Nebraska in Lincoln, including four solo tackles and seven assists. He also had three tackles for loss, […]
With a chance to win nine games and perhaps add to its January bowl legacy, the Iowa football program is now relevant again.
Bowl eligible for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons, the Iowa football team — unlike a year ago — will have more on the line than just pride when it faces Nebraska on Friday.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Who needs karma when you have Canzeri? In the past month, Nebraska’s football team has seen its prayers answered against Northwestern, silenced Michigan’s Big House and found joy in Happy Valley with an overtime victory at Penn State. None of those teams, however, can match Iowa’s rushing attack. That’s why the Hawkeyes, […]
LINCOLN, Neb. – Any way you spin it, sevens keep showing up. Iowa’s football team has won seven games heading into Friday’s 11 a.m. battle with Nebraska at Memorial Stadium. To reach eight for the first time since 2010, two things likely have to happen. First, the Hawkeyes have to score more than seven points. […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa – The University of Iowa and Iowa State University have extended the contract that will ensure the Hawkeyes and Cyclones compete in the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series football game through the 2021 season. The joint announcement was made Wednesday by UI Director of Athletics Gary Barta, and […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Christian Kirksey’s memories of Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium remain vivid. “Just seeing a lot of red and a lot of people yelling,” Iowa’s senior linebacker said. “It was a good college environment.” Kirksey was a sophomore when the Hawkeyes traveled to Lincoln, Neb., two years ago. So he knows what to expect […]