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Big Ten: Gator Bowl fails to excite Nebraska fans

[ 0 ] December 11, 2013

The Gator Bowl appears to be a tough sell to Nebraska fans. A season that fell short of expectations will end New Year’s Day in Jacksonville, Fla., with a game against No. 23 Georgia, the same team that beat the Cornhuskers a year ago in the Capital One Bowl. The matchup has elicited little more […]

Hawkeyes seek to regain their Kinnick Stadium swagger

[ 0 ] November 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — This is about more than farewells. A victory Saturday by the Iowa football team, in an 11 a.m. home finale against Michigan, could kick off new opportunities. It could also kick start a new cycle of success at Kinnick Stadium. “Anytime it’s the last game in Kinnick you know that’s a […]

Iowa’s bowl results and highlights through the years

[ 0 ] December 25, 2011

JAN. 1, 1957 ROSE BOWL Iowa 35, Oregon State 19 Pasadena, Calif. — Kenny Ploen was the game’s MVP. === JAN. 1, 1959 ROSE BOWL Iowa 38, California 12 Pasadena, Calif. — Bob Jeter’s 194 rushing yards were just part of Iowa’s bowl-record 516 yards. === JAN. 1, 1982 ROSE BOWL Washington 28, Iowa 0 […]

Iowa-Nebraska: The conference rivalry begins (with video)

[ 2 ] November 24, 2011

Bump Elliott didn’t see this one coming back in the day he was overseeing University of Iowa athletics.

Hawks end road woes; Now to Nebraska

[ 0 ] November 19, 2011

The Hawkeyes roll into Lincoln with a road win behind them.

Kirk Ferentz sympathizes with ousted Mike Stoops

[ 2 ] October 13, 2011

Iowa City, Ia. — Nothing surprises Kirk Ferentz after 12-plus years as Iowa’s head football coach — even when a friend gets fired six games into a season. “With TV and all that, college football is becoming more like the pros,” Ferentz said. Ferentz responded after Arizona the firing this week of former Hawkeye player […]

Hawkeyes and bowls through the years

[ 1 ] December 26, 2010

The 2011 Insight Bowl represents the 26th bowl appearance for the Iowa football team. Here’s a look back at some of the other bowl games.

Full Big Ten Conference bowl schedule

[ 9 ] December 5, 2010

The Outback Bowl announced Sunday it will host Penn State and Florida, while the Gator Bowl has announced it will feature Michigan and Mississippi State. The Insight Bowl announced Sunday evening that Iowa will play Missouri at 9 p.m. CST on Dec. 28 in Tempe, Ariz. The Big Ten’s full slate: Insight Bowl, Dec. 28, […]

Don’t book your flights, yet…

[ 11 ] December 4, 2010

….but it’s looking more and more like Iowa’s football team is heading to the Insight Bowl in Tempe, Ariz. And, national pundits are starting to speculate about a possible showdown with Nebraska. With Auburn winning the SEC title game, South Carolina looks like a front runner for the Outback Bowl, although, ESPN is reporting they […]

Iowa football: Some Hawkeye fans lack excitement for bowl choices

[ 6 ] December 4, 2010

Iowa fans likely will be more subdued and travel less this bowl season.