Take heart, Iowa football fans. You’re not alone. When it comes to the quarterback position, most Big Ten Conference teams are fumbling for answers. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller is a bona fide Heisman Trophy contender. Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez has accounted for 9,449 total yards the past three seasons. After that, things get a little dicey. […]
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CHICAGO, Ill. – Nathan Scheelhaase will be the starting quarterback for a fourth straight season at Illinois. But none of those games will come against Iowa, his father’s alma mater. Nate Creer was a four-year letterman for the Hawkeyes as a defensive back from 1982 to 1985. Illinois and Iowa haven’t played since 2008. “Iowa […]
ILLINOIS Last year: 7-6, 2-6 in Big Ten Coach: Tim Beckman, first season Key loss: One of Beckman’s first priorities is to replace national sack leader Whitney Mercilus, who jumped to the NFL after nailing quarterbacks 16 times. He was the Illini MVP last season. Outlook: The Ron Zook coaching era finished badly – […]