EVANSTON, Ill. Eight games into the season, and Iowa still hasn’t figured out the formula for consistent football. The offense sputtered through most of Saturday’s 28-17 loss at Northwestern, and the Wildcats rushed for 349 yards – the most rushing yards against the Hawkeyes since Indiana got 433 in 2000. Bowl bust? “We’re 2/3 the [...]
EVANSTON, Ill. – Mark Weisman is back home Saturday, the offensive star of an Iowa football team playing in a stadium he visited as a youngster. He was there just once, however, because back then, his parents weren’t all that into athletic endeavors like what begins at 11 a.m., Saturday at Northwestern’s Ryan Field. That [...]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s only appropriate that Iowa plays a Big Ten Conference football game this Halloween season at what has become its personal Haunted House. Knock Knock . . . It’s Northwestern. For some of coach Kirk Ferentz’s teams, it has been Nightmare in Evanston, where the Wildcats’ Ryan Field resembled a Hawkeye [...]
Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register answers five questions from fans. What are the odds that backup quarterback Jake Rudock plays in Saturday’s game at Northwestern? That’s highly unlikely – unless something happens to starter James Vandenberg. While there are many fans who wonder why Rudock, a redshirt freshman, hasn’t yet played, it’s not [...]
Randy Peterson of The Des Moines Register hosts a live chat each Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. Today’s topics could include last weekend’s loss against Penn State, this Saturday’s game at Northwestern, the Hawkeyes’ bowl chances and the quarterback situation. Join the discussion. Iowa Hawkeye football with Randy Peterson
Instead of obsessing over the fact that Kirk Ferentz refuses to make a quarterback change, maybe it’s time to worry more about why that is the case.
Iowa City, Ia. – IOWA CITY, Ia. James Vandenberg understands the vocal minority of Iowa football fans clamoring for quarterback change. He understands occasional booing. The senior said Tuesday he does his best to block out negativity and not react angrily when fans express displeasure as they did during last Saturday’s 38-14 loss against Penn [...]
The Iowa football team begins the 2012 season in just a matter of weeks, meaning it’s about time to get serious about which games the Hawkeyes can and should win, and which ones might be more of a challenge. Go through the matchups below (home team listed second) and cast your vote on who you [...]
Matt Gatens is one of four Hawkeye seniors who will make their final regular-season appearance at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
EVANSTON, Ill. The Iowa women’s basketball team won its seventh straight game Thursday, beating Northwestern 70-63 at Welsh-Ryan Arena. The Hawkeyes led 38-22 at halftime and held on for the Big Ten Conference victory. They improved to 10-5 in the league and 18-10 overall. Iowa closes its regular season Sunday at home against Michigan. The [...]