Don’t be fooled by numbers. The debate over conference scheduling may be intriguing, but it’s just a diversion from other inconsistencies plaguing college football. It doesn’t matter whether the Big Ten plays eight, nine or 10 league games, if the schedule-makers don’t rearrange their priorities. “We didn’t go to nine games for one reason,” Big […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – A picture of Iowa’s basketball team was prominently displayed on ESPN’s college basketball website Saturday morning with a headline that read: “Backs Against The Wall.” A little strong, Devyn Marble said, but he understood the message. No. 17 Iowa entered Saturday’s game with No. 10 Michigan on the heels of two […]
The Iowa football team was one of seven Big Ten Conference schools ranked in the top 25 nationally for home attendance this past season, according to the university’s athletic communications department. The Hawkeyes averaged 67,125 fans per game, good for No. 23. Iowa fell two spots after being ranked 21st from 2009 to 2012. Overall, […]
Michigan, the Big Ten co-leader at 9-1 and 17-5 overall, comes to Iowa City on Saturday.
ASSOCIATED PRESS Florida and Michigan will open the 2017 season in the Cowboys Classic in Arlington, Texas. The prime-time game is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 2. It will be Florida’s first regular-season, non-conference game outside the Sunshine State since the Gators lost at Syracuse in 1991. “You don’t get these opportunities very often,” Florida athletic […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Perceptions can change quickly. In the case of Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis, it only took about an hour to go from buffoon to brilliant. “When the big plays happened, everyone got excited,” running back Jordan Canzeri said. “And that was the energy we needed.” Saturday’s 24-21 win over Michigan altered the […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. Tevaun Smith lost sight of Jake Rudock’s pass for an instant, and stuck his right hand up in the air. The timing couldn’t have been better. Smith brought in the football with his right hand, and zigged and zagged his way to a 55-yard third-quarter touchdown catch that ignited Iowa’s 24-21 comeback […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. It was one of those moments, one of those plays, that changes the course of a college football game. In the case of Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens, though, it altered more than that. When Hitchens spun off a block to chase down shifty Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner with a little more than […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – You didn’t have to hear what Devin Gardner was saying. His body language told the story. “I lost the game by myself,” the Michigan quarterback mumbled. “I fumbled the ball when they trusted me to drive down and score.” Gardner was visibly distraught after Saturday’s 24-21 loss to Iowa. The Wolverines […]
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