IOWA CITY, Ia. – The list of BCS-level football coaches who have led the same programs since at least 1999 is short, which probably isn’t surprising in a game long on win-or-else demands, financial pressures and leadership erosion because of hiring sprees and NCAA storm clouds. Frank Beamer accepted the job at Virginia Tech in 1987. [...]
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FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa senior linebacker James Morris has been named to the 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List. Named after Pro Football Hall of Fame member, Ronnie Lott, the Lott IMPACT Trophy is awarded to college football’s Defensive IMPACT Player of the Year. Those selected to the [...]
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz sat down with Des Moines Register sports columnist Bryce Miller to talk about his time with the Hawkeyes. They covered a range of topics — some serious and some light-hearted. You might be surprised at what the coach had to say. Read the whole interview in this weekend’s Des Moines [...]
The 2014 Iowa football team doesn’t play its first game for nearly 16 months and yet we already might know what its biggest strength could be — the schedule.
Big Ten football realignment has left traditional league powers Ohio State and Michigan off Iowa’s 2014 schedule. The Hawkeyes will play Indiana at home Oct. 11 and travel to Maryland Oct. 18 in its two East Division games next season. Iowa plays four of its first six league games on the road before finishing the regular [...]
Hayden Fry will forever be remembered for doing what many thought was impossible at the time by returning the Iowa football program to glory.
Troy Dannen remains undaunted despite a new Big Ten scheduling policy that could deliver a financial blow to smaller NCAA football programs. The Northern Iowa athletic director sees playing Iowa as a way to gain statewide attention and a much-needed payout. The Big Ten Conference, however, no longer will schedule FCS schools. “Schools like Northern [...]
The Big Ten Network announced its own primetime football schedule Monday, with eight conference teams featured among the network’s dozen games. The Iowa Hawkeyes were among the four teams left off the initial evening slate. Five of the games feature a pre-season top-25 Big Ten team, while three of the 12 matchups feature games versus teams from the [...]
A conversation with the former Iowa kicker who retired Thursday.
The Big Ten’s Council of Presidents/Chancellors unanimously approved Sunday a recommendation of athletic directors to go to a new division alignment for football starting in 2014, as well as the addition of a ninth conference football game starting in 2016. “We talked about a lot of exciting things about how we were going to divide [...]