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CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] October 22, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and how Iowa can best recover and regroup during its second open week of October. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Andrew Logue

[ 0 ] October 15, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes beat reporter Andrew Logue starting at noon, as he’ll join you this Wednesday to talk Iowa football and this week’s intriguing road game at Big Ten Conference newcomer Maryland. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Andrew Logue 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and what’s going on before this week’s homecoming game against Indiana. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and what’s going on this open week. There might be a quarterback situation you’re still curious about. Let’s see. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

Pat Harty: Hawkeyes have no shortage of local linemen

[ 0 ] September 4, 2014

Barely a year has passed since former Iowa football recruit Ross Pierschbacher shifted his allegiance to Alabama.

Ferentz calls coaching a son ‘the greatest thing in the world’

[ 0 ] September 3, 2014

During a pregame discussion with Fran McCaffery at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minn., a few years back, I asked the Iowa basketball coach if he could handle having his son play for him some day. “Oh, yeah,” McCaffery said, without hesitation. “No problem.” That conversation came to mind Saturday evening when McCaffery’s 16-year-old son, Connor, […]

Ferentz keeps an eye on Hawkeyes … and Texans

[ 0 ] September 3, 2014

Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz has been keeping a close eye on the NFL’s Houston Texans while preparing his own team for the 2014 season. Ferentz’s son, James, is a center with the Texans. He was released last weekend but was one of 10 players signed to Houston’s practice squad on Sunday. “It’s been perfect, […]

Brown: Think-big facility a testament to its leaders’ legacies

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s football facilities are a far cry from those that coach Hayden Fry inherited in December 1978. “Oh, gosh,” Fry said, shaking his head. The football offices were located in Iowa Field House when Fry started to shake the echoes of dormancy. Later this month, the program will move into 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 […]