Iowa City, Ia. – Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz said Wednesday that a change in offensive coordinators isn’t the cure for an offense that this season ranked as one of the school’s worst during the past decade. “I think Greg (Davis) is an excellent football coach,” Ferentz said during a 45-minute season wrapup press conference. [...]
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Iowa City, Ia. — What quarterback inherits Iowa’s six-game losing streak heading to next season’s Aug. 31 game against Northern Illinois at Kinnick Stadium is as uncertain as the future of Friday Hawkeye-Nebraska football games. One might not be answered until the week before that 2013 season opener. The other will be answered [...]
Player of the game No matter the situation, Iowa had no answer for Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, who led all rushers on Saturday afternoon with 166 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries/scrambles. Colter’s performance produced the most rushing yards by a quarterback against Iowa’s defense since Indiana’s Antwaan Randle El rushed 19 times for [...]
Iowa’s quest to become bowl eligible for the fifth season in a row continues Saturday at Northwestern, an 11 a.m. game that will be on ESPN2. The Wildcats already have met the six-win bowl requirement. Givens on Saturday include more Hawkeye fans at Ryan Field than Northwestern fans, James Vandenberg starting for Iowa at quarterback, [...]
Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register answers five questions from fans. What are the odds that backup quarterback Jake Rudock plays in Saturday’s game at Northwestern? That’s highly unlikely – unless something happens to starter James Vandenberg. While there are many fans who wonder why Rudock, a redshirt freshman, hasn’t yet played, it’s not [...]
Iowa City, Ia. – IOWA CITY, Ia. James Vandenberg understands the vocal minority of Iowa football fans clamoring for quarterback change. He understands occasional booing. The senior said Tuesday he does his best to block out negativity and not react angrily when fans express displeasure as they did during last Saturday’s 38-14 loss against Penn [...]
From UI Sports Information (FastScripts by ASAP Sports): COACH DAVIS: Well, we’ve had a great start. We’ve had eight practices now. For the most part, we’ve got the majority of the offense in. Kind of the goal for the spring is to do a couple things: One, we wanted to get the offense installed; two, [...]
Five things to think about before turning on the TV Saturday.
Marcus Coker was expected to be the second coming, but started slow in the first game.
Iowa has offered a scholarship to California quarterback Bart Houston.