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Rick Brown: Passing game must be a main course

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. – Iowa’s passing game has made strides this season, but it’s time for a sprint to the finish. If Iowa has realistic expectations of beating No. 14 LSU in Wednesday’s Outback Bowl, quarterback Jake Rudock and his cast of receivers need to be more than complementary hors d’oeuvres before the main course — […]

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 […]

Video: LSU’s Miles praises ‘quality opponent’ in Iowa

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013

Iowa team award-winners announced at banquet

[ 0 ] December 8, 2013

Senior linebacker Anthony Hitchens and junior offensive lineman Brandon Scherff were named the Roy J. Carver most valuable players for the Iowa football team. Five team captains for the 2013 season were announced at the Hawkeyes’ awards banquet Sunday: senior offensive lineman Brett Van Sloten, junior running back Mark Weisman, senior linebackers Christian Kirksey and […]

Logue: Canzeri, Weisman will lead Hawkeyes past Big Red

[ 0 ] November 28, 2013

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, […]

This fullback is the Hawkeyes’ unsung hero

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Adam Cox is a humble, soft-spoken walk-on from rural Illinois who doesn’t play for fame but loves the game of football. “It just feels good being in there making a difference,” the Hawkeye fullback said. “When somebody notices it, that’s fine. And if they don’t, that’s fine, too. As long as we’re […]

Mark Weisman back on track; Dominic Alvis back at practice

[ 0 ] November 26, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mark Weisman seemed to play a speed faster against Michigan than he had in recent weeks. It wasn’t by accident. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz thought Weisman looked worn out, so he held him out of practice for much of last week. “ We put him over in the bullpen for awhile,” […]

One Hawkeye stepping forward for more time at running back

[ 0 ] November 19, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is Jordan Canzeri the answer? For the past several weeks, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has fielded questions about his running backs. Injuries slowed Mark Weisman. Inexperience limited LeShun Daniels. Inconsistency seemed to be an issue with Damon Bullock. And then, Canzeri turned in a breakout performance against Purdue, rushing for 165 […]

Bye week comes at good time for Hawkeye duo

[ 0 ] November 12, 2013

Iowa’s bye week should give running backs Damon Bullock and Mark Weisman a chance to rest. The duo has combined for 1,232 yards and 275 carries this season. Weisman has been dealing with elbow and foot injuries all season. He has been limited in Iowa’s game plan in recent weeks; after averaging 23.8 carries in […]

Andrew Logue: Oh, the places Iowa can still go this bowl season

[ 0 ] November 10, 2013

Now comes the fun part. With bowl eligibility no longer a concern for the Iowa football team — and a two-week break before Michigan visits Kinnick Stadium for a Nov. 23 showdown — it’s OK to speculate about postseason destinations. The best part? The 6-4 Hawkeyes still have a chance to enhance their status. “We […]