West Lafayette, Ind. – A guilty conscience weighed on Iowa wide receiver Kevonte Martin-Manley. His bobble of a Purdue punt set up the Boilermakers’ first touchdown Saturday. Fortunately, Jake Rudock helped him reach for redemption. “Just that extra motivation to get the next play was what helped me out,” Martin-Manley said. “I had to make that […]
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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jordan Canzeri made a final sprint across the Ross-Ade Stadium sod Saturday afternoon. A television reporter wanted to chat with the sophomore tailback following Iowa’s 38-14 win over Purdue. Canzeri, who rushed for a career-best 165 yards on 20 carries, obliged, then made bee-line for his teammates. “Being together in the swarm, […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Sophomore Tevaun Smith wasn’t the first option on Iowa’s opening snap of overtime last week against Northwestern. But option No. 1, a pass to tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz, was covered. Quarterback Jake Rudock quickly looked to the second option. Smith, who had run a hitch pattern, made the catch and got […]
Uh oh, look who’s coming to town. Just when the Iowa football team seems to be gaining a little traction, Northwestern is poised to pull another rug out from under the Hawkeyes. We’ve seen it so many times — the Wildcats have won six of the past eight meetings — that Saturday’s 11 a.m. game […]
Good news for an Iowa football team that was battered two weeks ago in a loss to Michigan State: There are no significant changes on the depth chart released Monday by the school. Both Kevonte Martin-Manley (the leading receiver with 26 catches) and Mark Weisman (the leading rusher with 624 yards on 126 carries) are […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Two things seem inevitable in the coming weeks. First, the Iowa football team will take a few more lumps. Second, fans will fume and speculate about coach Kirk Ferentz’s future. My advice: Take a sedative before kickoff, and take a long-term approach when it comes to a man who deserves a little […]
Will Iowa return punts moving forward?
Iowa was the only Big Ten or BCS-level team to offer a scholarship to the 6-foot, 205-pound wideout.
Through five games in 2013, the Iowa football team (4-1) has already matched its 2012 win total. Just about every Hawkeye fan can think of a reason why Kirk Ferentz’s team has shown signs of life this season. We’ve picked out 10 improved areas of our own to share. Check out the gallery below:
IOWA CITY, Ia. – The critics had their say. And now, Kevonte Martin-Manley is offering a rebuttal. When the Iowa football team sputtered last season, the receiving corps became a target for second-guessers. “We took it as extra fuel to our fire,” Martin-Manley said. “We don’t really listen to the noise, but we hear the […]