For Iowa freshman point guard Anthony Clemmons, the will to win is all the motivation he needs heading into today’s game against Michigan State.
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Anthony Clemmons grew up a Spartan fan. He’d go to games at the Breslin Center with his buddy, Denzel Valentine.
East Lansing, Mich. – James Vandenberg was right. The longer his Iowa football offense sputtered Saturday afternoon against Michigan State, the more he knew momentum eventually would turn. “We’re always talking about keep swinging, keep sawing wood,” Vandenberg said after Saturday’s 19-16 double-overtime victory. “I just knew we’d eventually get a break.” They got the […]
Sophomore running back Mark Weisman finished with more than 100 rushing yards for the fourth straight game on Saturday, but it didn’t come easy. Weisman had 116 yards on 26 carries, but left the locker room with a protective walking boot on his right ankle. “I think its fine,” Weisman said. He said he could […]
East Lansing, Mich. – The Big Ten is known for throwing defensive grind-it-outs at football teams week after week, handing out more merit badges for open-field tackles than 300-yard passers. Add in Midwestern fall days like Saturday at Spartan Stadium — with clam-chowder skies, fits of rain and treacherous footing — and scoring can become […]
East Lansing, Mich. – Half way through the regular season and the Iowa football team is in first place in the Big Ten thanks largely to its defense. That’s a sentence I never expected to write after six regular-season games, or at any time during this season for that matter. The Iowa defense was considered […]
East Lansing, Mich. – For nearly four quarters, the Iowa offense just kept spinning its wheels in the East Lansing mud. Despite 7 of its first 11 drives ending with a three-and-out, the Hawkeyes never lost the faith. “That’s football, that’s playing in the Big Ten, that’s playing at Michigan State in a downpour,” Iowa […]
East Lansing, Mich. – Once Greg Castillo secured the biggest interception of his life, he didn’t know what to do. “Actually, I just started running, like you always do when you pick off a pass,” the cornerback said. “But when I saw everyone on the sidelines running onto the field – that’s when it hit […]
Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz talks about his team’s 19-16 double-overtime victory at Michigan State on Oct. 13, 2012. Greg Castillo of the Iowa football team talks about a 19-16 double-overtime victory and his interception that sealed the win at Michigan State on Oct. 13, 2012. Iowa kicker Mike Meyer on on game-winner, conditions and […]