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Rick Brown: ‘The 12 Plays of Christmas’ that brought Hawkeyes 2013 glory

[ 0 ] December 24, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The story of Iowa’s 2013 football season is written over 12 games and more than 1,600 snaps of the ball. A majority of those plays — 865 on offense, 790 on defense — are long forgotten. But some define an 8-4 season and a matchup with No. 14 LSU in the […]

The 5 unsung faces behind the Iowa football team

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s overachieving football season has had its share of underappreciated faces. They are players, coaches and staff, flying under the headlines but performing tasks as important as anyone. As Iowa prepares for its Jan. 1 meeting with LSU in the Outback Bowl, here are five unsung faces behind the Hawkeyes’ 8-4 […]

Brown: What Hawkeyes have to do to beat Michigan

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa has never defeated Michigan three straight times at Kinnick Stadium, so there’s one thing the Hawkeye football team can accomplish Saturday. Here’s another: A fourth conference victory would lock up a winning record 12 months after the program limped its way to the finish line with six straight defeats and […]

In what area does Ferentz think Hawkeyes are most improved?

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Kirk Ferentz is a football coach who appreciates those who work in the trenches. So when he was asked Tuesday which facet of his team has improved the most, Ferentz touted the defensive line. They’ve recorded 17 sacks through 10 games, after making 13 all of last year. Opponents are averaging […]

Iowa’s no-senior defensive line chews up Purdue

[ 0 ] November 9, 2013

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Iowa’s defensive line has made significant progress this season. Defensive tackle Louis Trinca-Pasat has been in the middle of it all. “Coach (Reese) Morgan is constantly coaching us,” Trinca-Pasat said. “He gets us prepared, and gives us confidence. We’ve just taken that step. We’re able to play football with confidence.” Trinca-Pasat […]

There’s 1 key stat Hawkeye defensive lineman strive to improve

[ 0 ] April 17, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The numbers on a tape measure and scale won’t necessarily add up to more sacks for Iowa’s patchwork defensive line. But a little bulk wouldn’t hurt. “You don’t have to be a certain height, a certain weight to play any position in football,” defensive line coach Reese Morgan said. “And thank […]

Iowa football: How does the defense look right now for 2013?

[ 0 ] April 2, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Where’s the love for Iowa’s defense? When the Hawkeye football team opened spring practices last week, much of the attention was on the offense, and who would emerge as the starting quarterback. But when it comes to the defense, things are equally murky. Eight returning starters will anchor the unit, including […]

Ferentz finishes coaching staff makeover

[ 0 ] February 22, 2013

The Iowa coaching staff makeover is complete. Coach Kirk Ferentz put a bow on an off-season of coaching staff changes Friday after announcing that he had hired former Minnesota Vikings assistant Chris White to fill the final vacancy. “We’re locked in,” Ferentz said. “Chris was the last piece of the puzzle. We’ll all be here […]

Hawkeyes AD Barta gives ‘full support’ to Ferentz, players

[ 0 ] October 28, 2012

It’s endorsement season. Iowa athletic director Gary Barta offered one after watching from the sidelines his team’s 28-17 loss Saturday at Northwestern. “Obviously, we’re not playing very well right now,” he said while following Hawkeye players and coaches off the field. “We’ll get ready for next week. I have full support for Kirk (Ferentz) and […]

Trinca-Pasat leans on his family in tough times

[ 0 ] October 16, 2012

Louis Trinca-Pasat, the youngest of five children and the only one born in this country, also was the only one who really had an interest in sports. When Trinca-Pasat considered quitting football last winter, he turned to his family for guidance. “My family in general, they all gave me good advice,” Trinca-Pasat said. “My dad […]