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Rick Brown: Underdog role suits Kirk Ferentz, Hawkeyes just fine

[ 0 ] December 31, 2013

http://bcove.me/metbryv2 TAMPA, Fla. — It was, by first-hand accounts, an emotional speech. It was delivered by Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz to his team days after a disheartening 28-9 home loss to Wisconsin on Nov.2 that left the Hawkeyes 5-3 with games remaining at Purdue, Michigan at home and at Nebraska. “He said we had […]

What you might not realize about Iowa kicker Mike Meyer

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — Let’s play a little Iowa football trivia. Can you name the player who is No. 2 on the school’s all-time scoring list? “It just seems to be too weird of a subject for me to think about,” said senior kicker Mike Meyer, the trivia answer. “I haven’t really put thought to […]

Missed opportunities cost Iowa in 28-9 loss to Wisconsin

[ 0 ] November 2, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — This Iowa football team is just good enough to break your heart. If Saturday’s 28-9 loss to Wisconsin didn’t prove it, a little fourth quarter math will. The Hawkeyes have been outscored 71-27 during the final 15 minutes this season — and that includes 33-0 the last four games. “Coach (Kirk Ferentz) […]

Mike Meyer’s latest accolade could come Saturday

[ 0 ] October 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Mike Meyer arrived at Iowa without a scholarship. He could depart as the school’s second all-time leading scorer. The senior kicker from Dubuque needs five points Saturday against Northwestern to pass Rob Houghtlin for the No. 2 spot. “Mike’s like a lot of our seniors, he’s just a tremendous young guy,” […]

Mike Meyer instills confidence with kicking accuracy

[ 0 ] October 1, 2013

Dubuque senior has third-most field goals in Iowa history.

Day of milestones, clutch kicks for Iowa’s Mike Meyer

[ 0 ] September 28, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS — Mike Meyer sounded like a precise golf pro analyzing a knockdown 6-iron when talking about two clutch into-the-wind field goals he made in Iowa’s 23-7 victory at Minnesota on Saturday. “The wind was straight at me, a little left to right,” Meyer said. “It was a pretty tough wind to kick into. But […]

Hawkeyes grind out win against Missouri State

[ 0 ] September 7, 2013

best antivirus software for windows 7 IOWA CITY, Ia. – Brandon Scherff doesn’t mind doing the dirty work for Mark Weisman. “He’s a smart, physical runner, I’ll tell you,” said Scherff, the Hawkeyes’ left tackle. “I love blocking for him.” Weisman, Iowa’s junior running back, ran for 180 yards in 30 carries in a tougher-than-expected 28-14 […]

One thing that went right for the Hawkeyes in opening loss

[ 0 ] September 5, 2013

IOWA CITY – A few softly spoken words helped Mike Meyer achieve booming results. The senior kicker pumped up Iowa’s special teams last weekend by launching footballs into the end zone, nullifying Northern Illinois’ hopes for a return. “I just told myself to stay calm, nice and easy,” Meyer recalled, “just focused on the foot-to-ball […]

Andrew Logue: There’s much more to Northern Illinois than just Jordan Lynch

[ 0 ] August 25, 2013

  You’ve probably heard about Jordan Lynch. He throws (3,138 yards, 25 touchdowns in 2012). He runs (1,815 yards, 19 touchdowns). And he has a knack for seizing the moment (spearheading Northern Illinois’ run to the Mid-American Conference football title and a berth in the Orange Bowl). The Huskies’ athletic department has even launched a […]

Former Hawkeye, NFL kicker 'expects big things' from Mike Meyer

[ 0 ] August 21, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — No one knows how to get into the head of a kicker like a kicker. “It’s a tricky deal,” said Nate Kaeding, the former Iowa all-American and recently retired NFL all-pro kicker. “No one can understand the ups and downs of it more than someone who has been through it. I’ve […]