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3 Points with Nate Kaeding: Kicking blues and breaking down the UNI game

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

All season long at HawkCentral.com, tune in for our weekly video show with our reporters and former Hawkeye and NFL kicker Nate Kaeding. The show, filmed at Kaeding’s T-shirt shop in Iowa City called Tailgate, will get inside the head of one of Kirk Ferentz’s former players and try to dissect all the wins and […]

Hawkeye kickers must carry weight of expectations

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014

Kickers are a different breed. A strong leg and thick skin help, but broad shoulders are a requirement. That’s because whoever wins the job for Iowa will have to occasionally carry the hopes of an entire football program. “Throughout the course of a three- or four-month season in the Big Ten, the pressure is always […]

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 […]

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,” […]

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 […]

Nate Kaeding trades training camp for RAGBRAI

[ 0 ] July 25, 2013

For Nate Kaeding, the last Friday of July has typically meant the start of training camp. This year, the former Iowa Hawkeye football star will be winding down his first Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, a perk of not having to spend July gearing up to go back to work. It’s the first […]

Harty: Future looks bright for Kaeding

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013

Nate Kaeding is retiring from the NFL at the age of 31, which is old by league standards, but not necessarily for a kicker. Many kickers have withstood the test of time and lasted well beyond their 30th birthday, and in some cases, their 40th birthday. George Blanda kicked in the NFL until he was […]

Next up for Nate Kaeding: RAGBRAI

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013

A conversation with the former Iowa kicker who retired Thursday.

How Nate Kaeding ranks in NFL history

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013

A look at Nate Kaeding’s place among kickers in NFL history.

Photos: Nate Kaeding from West High to the NFL

[ 0 ] May 2, 2013

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