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Iowa notes: Return-game shuffle, Lomax’s move, Bo Bower

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – The Iowa coaches were planning to shuffle their returners. They just didn’t expect Mark Weisman to field the season’s opening kickoff and bring it back 50 yards against Northern Iowa. “When Adam Cox got hurt, they moved me back there,” said Weisman, a 6-foot, 240-pound running back. “I’m not supposed to […]

PHOTOS: Check out the new Football Operations Building

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

Iowa columnist Rick Brown was part of a select media group that got to tour the ongoing construction for the Hawkeyes’ new Football Operations Center. Check out some of the pics he tweeted on his tour Tuesday afternoon: Entrance to Iowa's new football building. pic.twitter.com/rswU4q4NMv— Rick Brown (@ByRickBrown) September 2, 2014 Here's a look at the […]

Iowa’s offensive identity an enticing work in progress

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Is the Iowa offense in the midst of an identity crisis? Saturday’s season-opening football victory against Northern Iowa featured more variety than we’re used to from coach Kirk Ferentz. And to be honest, it was a little unsettling. “I wouldn’t call it a crisis if the receivers are making more plays […]

Ferentz talks short passes, Martin-Manley, revamped Ball State

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five quick-hit talking points from each Iowa football news conference of the season. Here’s the early buzz before Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. kickoff against Ball State: THE SHORT STUFF: Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said the short passing game used against Northern Iowa was a result of the […]

3 Points with Nate Kaeding: Kicking blues and breaking down the UNI game

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

All season long at HawkCentral.com, tune in for our weekly video show with our reporters and former Hawkeye and NFL kicker Nate Kaeding. The show, filmed at Kaeding’s T-shirt shop in Iowa City called Tailgate, will get inside the head of one of Kirk Ferentz’s former players and try to dissect all the wins and […]

Brown: Iowa needs to put age-old football adage to work

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s a school of thought that’s been part of football since they started putting facemasks on helmets. And probably before that. You’ve probably heard it hundreds of times: A team makes the most improvement from Game 1 to Game 2. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz subscribes to that axiom. Now it’s up to […]

Videos: Mabin on what he was thinking after his first INT; Leshun Daniels on getting off to a good start early

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Iowa linemen protected their what off? Scherff’s take on the game

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

LIVE: Iowa vs. Northern Iowa game thread

[ 0 ] August 30, 2014

Welcome to HawkCentral’s live gameday center for Iowa football! Follow along as you watch the game with live updates from Danny Lawhon, beginning a half-hour before Saturday’s 11 a.m. kickoff; analysis and news from Rick Brown and Andrew Logue at Kinnick Stadium; and top comments and social media posts from your fellow fans as the Hawkeyes open the 2014 […]

Northern Iowa senior left tackle Jack Rummells, the FCS version of Brandon Scherff?

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

He grew up in a small town in Iowa, stands 6-foot-5, weighs at least 300 pounds, excels as an offensive left tackle in college and is a beast in the weight room. You’re probably thinking of Iowa senior Brandon Scherff because he fits that detailed description to a T. But in this case, the person […]