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Iowa encountering a tough QB in Michigan’s Gardner

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013

By Everett Cook Detroit Free Press Special Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. — At one point in Saturday’s 27-19 triple-overtime win over Northwestern, quarterback Devin Gardner motioned toward the sidelines for a timeout. It wasn’t because of a miscommunication on a play call, or because of fatigue. According to Michigan coach Brady Hoke, Gardner did it […]

Hawkeyes to tackle revamped Michigan run game

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013

By Everett Cook Detroit Free Press Special Writer ANN ARBOR, Mich. — All along, the blame for a failed rushing game has been on a young and inexperienced offensive line. But in the end, it was a change at running back that turned the Michigan football team’s fortunes around. On Monday, Michigan coach Brady Hoke […]

Michigan OL on Iowa fans: ‘They’re pretty educated’

[ 0 ] November 18, 2013

Taylor Lewan is familiar with Kinnick Stadium. And, evidently, the Iowa football crowd knows a lot about Michigan’s senior offensive lineman. “They’re pretty educated,” Lewan explained during a Monday press conference. “They know my name. They know my parents’ names. They know my brother’s name. “It’s always nice to get a little chirp here and […]

Iowa-Michigan football: Expect Robinson to play

[ 0 ] November 16, 2012

Don’t be surprised if injured Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson plays in Saturday’s 11 a.m. game against Iowa at Michigan Stadium. Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press reports that Wolverines coach Brady Hoke might consider playing his senior star, maybe at another position, for a play or two – just to get a well-deserved final […]

Captain Obvious: Where Michigan holds (all of the) advantages

[ 0 ] November 15, 2012

An Iowa football team that has already lost four games in a row – and this doesn’t even include what continues to be a head-scratching defeat at home against Central Michigan – faces its toughest assignment of the season. For the first time this season, the Hawkeyes play a ranked opponent when kicking off against […]

Big Ten Conference rundown: Michigan (with poll)

[ 0 ] August 10, 2012

  MICHIGAN Last year: 11-2, 6-2 in Big Ten Coach: Brady Hoke, 11-2 in first season Key loss: Nose tackle Mike Martin is among three defensive linemen who are gone from last season’s solid defense. That unit allowed opponents just 17.4 points a game in 2011, sixth nationally. Outlook: A lot will be known after […]

Peterson: How much damage will Denard Robinson cause Saturday?

[ 9 ] November 3, 2011

If average quarterbacks become super stars when playing against Iowa, then how will Michigan’s Denard Robinson fare on Saturday at Kinnick Stadium? Predicting Robinson Predicting the game ** And oh by the way. . . Are you a Hawkeye fan who takes great pleasure in seeing the Cyclones lose? If so, and you’d be willing […]

Peterson: Drum roll….How will Iowa finish the season?

[ 8 ] October 28, 2011

And now for Iowa, which brushes up for the Michigan-Michigan State portion of the schedule on Saturday at 1-6 Minnesota. Who wins Who wins Who wins Who wins Who wins        

Peterson: It’s Nebraska’s turn. Predict the Huskers

[ 0 ] October 27, 2011

And now, let’s do Nebraska. A lot will happen between now and Nov. 25 when the Hawkeyes face the Huskers at Memorial Stadium at 11 a.m. in a game televised nationally by ABC, starting with Saturday’s Nebraska-Michigan State game. And oh by the way. . . You picked Michigan State to finish the regular season […]

Peterson: Pick the Big Ten’s Legends Division

[ 1 ] October 25, 2011

Iowa is one of four teams that can win the Big Ten Conference’s first Legends Division championship. Two of the teams play Saturday when current leader Michigan State plays at Nebraska. Iowa has games remaining against the other three, including two after Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. game at Minnesota. The Hawkeyes entertain Michigan at 11 a.m. […]