I heard people discussing Friday night’s Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game, which starts at 8:30 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Some were saying that this year’s basketball game is bigger than the most recent Iowa State-Iowa football game. Hmmm. It’s the first time since Dec. 19, 1987 that the rivals have met as rated opponents. That […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mark Weisman has racked up 1,095 yards rushing in just 209 carries during his brief Iowa football career. None of those carries have come against Iowa State. The junior played the entire 2012 game at fullback in a 9-6 loss to the Cyclones at Kinnick Stadium last season. He did plenty […]
Bad news after a rough season opener for the Jacksonville Jaguars means good news for Ricky Stanzi. The former Hawkeye quarterback was named Jacksonville’s backup on Monday after starter Blaine Gabbert needed 15 stitches for a “laceration sustained to his throwing hand” during Sunday’s 28-2 loss to Kansas City. With Gabbert out for at least […]
FROM UNIVERSITY OF IOWA SPORTS INFORMATION DEPARTMENT PARIS, France — The University of Iowa men’s basketball team used a 9-0 run to start the fourth quarter to pull away and defeat the AMW All-Stars, 82-60 on Friday evening to remain unbeaten after three contests on their European trip. Leading by seven points (62-55) after three […]
College football fans are getting excited about Phil Steele’s list of which college football team is the most experienced heading into the 2013 season. He computes the percentage of 2012 lettermen returning for the 2013 season – Rice is No. 1 at 85.7 percent, and Louisiana Tech is 126th at 50.8. Where do Iowa and […]
Listen to it HERE. Or subscribe on iTunes. This week the Des Moines Register Hawkeye Football Podcast takes on the season opener against Northern Illinois and Iowa’s potential home-field advantage on Saturday at Soldier Field. Reporter Randy Peterson talks with Chris Cuellar about the young Hawkeye defensive line, play calling on offense, and if the […]
Kirk Ferentz fended off personnel questions on Monday afternoon.