There’s no beaker-filled lab or gaggle of MIT graduates capable of determining whether Iowa has the best set of football linebackers in the country. When a topic is more subjective than science, answers prove elusive and debatable. Let me ask it this way, though: Is there another group you’d draft first? No collection of linebackers […]
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LSU starter Zach Mettenberger is out with a torn ACL.
Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz acknowledged Sunday night that he could lose all-Big Ten junior left offensive tackle Brandon Scherff to the NFL a year early. “We’ve had that conversation,” said Ferentz who has most recently seen Bryan Bulaga and Reilly Reiff leave early and get drafted in the first round. “We’ll cross that bridge […]
This is all you could have asked for, Hawkeye fans. An invitation to the Outback Bowl, against No. 14 Louisiana State, puts a check mark in every box. Great locale? Check. The average high temperature for late December in Tampa, Fla, is around 70 degrees. And Iowans should know their way to the beaches after […]
Recruiting never stops at the major college level, or rarely even slows down for that matter
LINCOLN, Neb. – A black and gold pendulum is starting to swing. The Iowa football team completed an impressive reversal Friday, beating Nebraska 38-17 to punctuate an 8-4 regular season. It was sweet redemption for players and coaches who endured a 4-8 debacle in 2012. It was also a moment that will alter people’s view […]
With a chance to win nine games and perhaps add to its January bowl legacy, the Iowa football program is now relevant again.
Bowl eligible for the 12th time in the last 13 seasons, the Iowa football team — unlike a year ago — will have more on the line than just pride when it faces Nebraska on Friday.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Who needs karma when you have Canzeri? In the past month, Nebraska’s football team has seen its prayers answered against Northwestern, silenced Michigan’s Big House and found joy in Happy Valley with an overtime victory at Penn State. None of those teams, however, can match Iowa’s rushing attack. That’s why the Hawkeyes, […]
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. […]