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Tag: "Michigan State Spartans"

Big Ten buzz: Michigan, Nebraska start well in October

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

A weekly glance at Big Ten football.

This week’s Hawk Central Huddle football show (Oct. 9)

[ 0 ] October 9, 2013

Andrew Logue and Chad Leistikow talk Iowa football.

Phil Parker’s midseason assessment of his Iowa defense

[ 0 ] October 8, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Phil Parker isn’t just talking a good game, he’s backing it up with numbers. The defense was supposed to be a bedrock of the Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-1 in the Big Ten Conference), and so far it’s lived up to billing. The key question: How will Iowa fare as it enters the […]

Michigan native Martin-Manley’s ‘extra fire’ vs. Spartans

[ 0 ] October 4, 2013

Iowa was the only Big Ten or BCS-level team to offer a scholarship to the 6-foot, 205-pound wideout.

Andrew Logue: Iowa fans need to show up for Michigan State game

[ 0 ] October 4, 2013

Kinnick Stadium hasn’t yet been sold out this year.

Michigan State’s defense provides Iowa terrific test

[ 0 ] October 4, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Saturday’s big challenge excites Iowa’s big offensive left tackle. “You’re always excited to go against the best in the country,” Brandon Scherff said. Michigan State brings a defense that ranks first in the country in total and passing defense and second in rushing defense into the 11 a.m. game against the […]

Just Another Hawkeye Podcast: Episode 3

[ 0 ] October 3, 2013

The 4-1 Iowa Hawkeyes return to Kinnick Stadium for homecoming and a matchup against Michigan State. Hawkeye experts Pat Harty (HawkCentral.com), Rob Howe (HawkeyeInsider.com) , and Kyle Hughes (1630 KCJJ) talk about their impressions of Iowa as they near the midway point of the season and break down this weekend’s game. The fellas wrap up […]

Iowa defense recognizes parts of Spartans QB’s game

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — It didn’t take James Morris long to make a comparison. When the Iowa linebacker was asked about Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook, he brought up former teammate A.J. Derby. “Their skill sets are similar,” Morris said. “Just my general impression is that he’s a good athlete, runs effectively, throws effectively. “All those […]

Tuesday Transcript: Kirk Ferentz’s news conference (Oct. 1)

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

The transcript of Kirk Ferentz’s Tuesday news conference, as provided by the University of Iowa: =================== COACH FERENTZ: Welcome, everybody. We have the same four captains moving forward here, we got Morris and Kirksey on defense and Van Sloten and Weisman on offense. Happy for James Morris, Big Ten Player of the Week, defensively. Happy […]

Oddsmakers don’t expect many points in Iowa-Michigan State

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

Over-under for Saturday’s game is 38.5, the lowest total listed on many sites.