IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Iowa defense once had a swagger. Now, it seems to be staggering. Ohio State never punted in last weekend’s 34-24 victory. Two weeks earlier, Michigan State held the ball for 37:13 en route to a 26-14 win. Up next is the always pesky Northwestern offense, which rushed for 349 yards […]
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Take heart, Iowa football fans. You’re not alone. When it comes to the quarterback position, most Big Ten Conference teams are fumbling for answers. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller is a bona fide Heisman Trophy contender. Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez has accounted for 9,449 total yards the past three seasons. After that, things get a little dicey. […]
EVANSTON, Ill. – At the risk of sounding like Captain Obvious, the Iowa football team is getting worse as the season drags on. It’s still premature to call Iowa a bad team, but things are certainly pointing in that direction based on Saturday’s 28-17 loss to Northwestern. Good teams find different ways to prevail, whereas […]
EVANSTON, ILL. The “Bullies of the Big Ten” were pinned down all afternoon by the nerds from Northwestern, suffering a 3-hour wedgie and wet willy in a 28-17 loss at Ryan Stadium. The Wildcats dominated the Hawkeyes at the line of scrimmage, and pummeled them for 349 rushing yards. And it was week after Iowa […]
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 […]
NORTHWESTERN Last year: 6-7, 3-5 in Big Ten Coach: Pat Fitzgerald 40-36 in six seasons Key loss: Receivers Jeremy Ebert and Drake Dunsmore are in the NFL about going 1-2 in Wildcat receiving last season. They combined for 120 catches and 17 touchdowns, sizeable statistics for a team that will throw the ball. Outlook: A […]
For the first time in a long time, the Hawkeyes beat the Wildcats, 41-31.
Northwestern is a desperate team with a desperate quarterback.