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. […]
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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 […]
Iowa football with Rick Brown
In defense of Bo Pelini, he works in fantasy land.
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Adam Cox is a humble, soft-spoken walk-on from rural Illinois who doesn’t play for fame but loves the game of football. “It just feels good being in there making a difference,” the Hawkeye fullback said. “When somebody notices it, that’s fine. And if they don’t, that’s fine, too. As long as we’re […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Just when you get to know a guy… Taylor Martinez is not expected to play Friday when the Nebraska football team hosts Iowa. That means the Hawkeyes are preparing to face two less familiar Cornhusker quarterbacks. Tommy Armstrong Jr. and Ron Kellogg III have been splitting snaps since Martinez suffered a […]
FROM UI SPORTS INFORMATION: NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — University of Iowa senior linebacker James Morris is one of four finalists for the 2013 Lott IMPACT Trophy. The announcement was made Tuesday by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the annual award. The Lott IMPACT Award winner will be announced Sunday, Dec. 8. All finalists […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is the annual Iowa-Nebraska showdown a rivalry? Hawkeye linebacker James Morris says these things take time. “I don’t think a rivalry is really something you can culture in a lab,” he said. “I’m all for having rivals. It’s got to be a competitive series.” The Cornhuskers have won both meetings since […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mark Weisman seemed to play a speed faster against Michigan than he had in recent weeks. It wasn’t by accident. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz thought Weisman looked worn out, so he held him out of practice for much of last week. “ We put him over in the bullpen for awhile,” […]