TAMPA, Fla. – It was, by first-hand accounts, an emotional speech. It was delivered by Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz to his team days after a disheartening 28-9 home loss to Wisconsin on Nov.2 that left the Hawkeyes 5-3 with games remaining at Purdue, Michigan at home and at Nebraska. “He said we had an […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Let’s play a little Iowa football trivia. Can you name the player who is No. 2 on the school’s all-time scoring list? “It just seems to be too weird of a subject for me to think about,” said senior kicker Mike Meyer, the trivia answer. “I haven’t really put thought to […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — This Iowa football team is just good enough to break your heart. If Saturday’s 28-9 loss to Wisconsin didn’t prove it, a little fourth quarter math will. The Hawkeyes have been outscored 71-27 during the final 15 minutes this season — and that includes 33-0 the last four games. “Coach (Kirk Ferentz) […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Meyer arrived at Iowa without a scholarship. He could depart as the school’s second all-time leading scorer. The senior kicker from Dubuque needs five points Saturday against Northwestern to pass Rob Houghtlin for the No. 2 spot. “Mike’s like a lot of our seniors, he’s just a tremendous young guy,” […]
Dubuque senior has third-most field goals in Iowa history.
MINNEAPOLIS – Mike Meyer sounded like a precise golf pro analyzing a knockdown 6-iron when talking about two clutch into-the-wind field goals he made in Iowa’s 23-7 victory at Minnesota on Saturday. “The wind was straight at me, a little left to right,” Meyer said. “It was a pretty tough wind to kick into. But […]
best antivirus software for windows 7 IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brandon Scherff doesn’t mind doing the dirty work for Mark Weisman. “He’s a smart, physical runner, I’ll tell you,” said Scherff, the Hawkeyes’ left tackle. “I love blocking for him.” Weisman, Iowa’s junior running back, ran for 180 yards in 30 carries in a tougher-than-expected 28-14 […]
IOWA CITY – A few softly spoken words helped Mike Meyer achieve booming results. The senior kicker pumped up Iowa’s special teams last weekend by launching footballs into the end zone, nullifying Northern Illinois’ hopes for a return. “I just told myself to stay calm, nice and easy,” Meyer recalled, “just focused on the foot-to-ball […]
You’ve probably heard about Jordan Lynch. He throws (3,138 yards, 25 touchdowns in 2012). He runs (1,815 yards, 19 touchdowns). And he has a knack for seizing the moment (spearheading Northern Illinois’ run to the Mid-American Conference football title and a berth in the Orange Bowl). The Huskies’ athletic department has even launched a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – No one knows how to get into the head of a kicker like a kicker. “It’s a tricky deal,” said Nate Kaeding, the former Iowa all-American and recently retired NFL all-pro kicker. “No one can understand the ups and downs of it more than someone who has been through it. I’ve […]