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Weisman flourishing as fullbacks fall out of fashion

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. — In an age when fullbacks are fading, Mark Weisman is flourishing. Spread offenses and multiple-receiver sets may be all the rage, but brute force will always play a role in Iowa’s approach. “It hasn’t gone away, yet,” Weisman said. “And I think it’s going to continue to stay.” The Hawkeyes will meet […]

Rick Brown: Passing game must be a main course

[ 0 ] December 28, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. — Iowa’s passing game has made strides this season, but it’s time for a sprint to the finish. If Iowa has realistic expectations of beating No. 14 LSU in Wednesday’s Outback Bowl, quarterback Jake Rudock and his cast of receivers need to be more than complementary hors d’oeuvres before the main course — […]

Andrew Logue: Outback Bowl invite all Iowa fans could ask for in 2013

[ 0 ] December 8, 2013

This is all you could have asked for, Hawkeye fans. An invitation to the Outback Bowl, against No. 14 Louisiana State, puts a check mark in every box. Great locale? Check. The average high temperature for late December in Tampa, Fla, is around 70 degrees. And Iowans should know their way to the beaches after […]