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Tag: "Bob Stoops"

Orlando Brown Jr. eliminates Iowa and is down to three schools

[ 0 ] April 26, 2013

High school offensive lineman Orlando Brown Jr. has trimmed his list of schools to three, but the Iowa Hawkeyes didn’t make the cut. The 6-foot-7, 360-pound Brown told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he will choose between Arkansas, Tennessee and Oklahoma. He previously had narrowed his list to eight schools, including Iowa. Brown, who is ranked […]

Zusevics recovering from stomach ailment

[ 0 ] December 29, 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A stomach virus that struck Iowa offensive tackle Markus Zusevics Wednesday isn’t expected to keep him from tonight’s Insight Bowl game against Oklahoma. “He’s fine,” coach Kirk Ferentz said Thursday. “He had a little vomiting and sickness going through him. I think that shifted to another guy (Thursday), so the good news […]

Harty: Sooners checked in or checked out?

[ 0 ] December 29, 2011

Which Oklahoma team show up will determine what happens in Insight Bowl.

Game preview: It’s the Hawkeyes and Sooners on Friday night [with poll]

[ 2 ] December 29, 2011

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It’s over Friday night, and Jordan Bernstine knows it. “I’ve got to come out and play the game of my life, because I don’t know if there’s any more football in my future,” the Iowa safety said. “It’s all or nothing.” Bernstine is among the Hawkeye seniors hoping to leave college with […]

Dan McCarney knows all the Iowa angles at the Insight Bowl

[ 0 ] December 25, 2011

Who is better than Dan McCarney to provide observations about the Iowa connections on both sides of Sun Devil Stadium Friday? Probably no one. He was an assistant for Hayden Fry-coached teams that included players Bob Stoops, Jay Norvell and Bruce Kittle, and on the coaching staff with Kirk Ferentz. About Ferentz: “When he came […]

Insight Bowl: Hayden Fry won’t be a happy camper on Friday

[ 0 ] December 25, 2011

A guy instrumental in the lives of many people connected to the Insight Bowl plans to watch the game from his home in Mesquite, Nev. “Right in front of my television set,” said former Iowa coach Hayden Fry, who is very much linked to this game. “But you never know, I might pop in.” Less […]

Stoops’ Oklahoma history goes way back

[ 1 ] December 10, 2011

It was Bobby Stoops’ second game as a college football player. The assignment in 1979: to do whatever he could as a defensive back to pull off an upset against third-ranked Oklahoma. In the first road game of his college career at Iowa, no less. “Here I am, a redshirt freshman, the second game I […]

Peterson: Three Oklahoma players out of Insight Bowl

[ 1 ] December 10, 2011

Oklahoma will be missing some players when the Sooners face Iowa in the Insight Bowl Dec. 30 in Tempe, Ariz. Coach Bob Stoops said Saturday that receiver Jaz Reynolds won’t play after being hospitalized for a kidney injury suffered in the regular-season finale at Oklahoma State. Also out is fullback Aaron Ripkowski (back) and running […]

It’s Hawkeyes vs. Oklahoma (and Stoops) in the Insight Bowl

[ 44 ] December 4, 2011

There’s going to be a reunion at the Insight Bowl. Iowa will face Oklahoma—and former Hawkeye Bob Stoops — in the Dec. 30 bowl that’s played at Sun Devil Stadium The game starts at 9 p.m. Central time and will be televised by ESPN. It’s Iowa’s second trip in a row to the bowl where […]

Commentary: Tragedy inspired Tigers coach Pinkel to change

[ 1 ] December 27, 2010

An offseason tragedy inspired Mizzou coach Gary Pinkel to turn around his image.