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Rick Brown: Forget relevance — Iowa men are true contenders

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sunday was the biggest victory in coach Fran McCaffery’s four seasons as Iowa’s basketball coach. That is not up for debate. “I think that’s a fair assessment,” McCaffery said after an 84-74 road victory over No. 3 Ohio State. This program hasn’t had a victory this significant since 2006, when the 20th-ranked Hawkeyes […]

Big Ten: Chance for 25th win in 2 years fueling Ohio State

[ 0 ] January 2, 2014

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ohio State offensive lineman Corey Linsley needed about a week to get over the disappointment. Given the stakes, that sounds fair. If a play or two had been executed a bit better, then maybe Ohio State would have beaten Michigan State for the Big Ten title — and […]

Ferentz surprised by freshman DB's contributions

[ 0 ] October 22, 2013

research paper writing service IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz projected Desmond King as a safety, not a cornerback. “Shows what I know,” Ferentz said. King, Iowa’s starting right cornerback, was named Big Ten freshman of the week Monday after making 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops, in a 34-24 loss at Ohio […]

Jake Duzey expands on his doozy of a TD at Ohio State

[ 0 ] October 22, 2013

IOWA CITY, Ia. — So what’s it like to silence 105,000 fans? “It was pretty awesome,” Iowa tight end Jake Duzey said. The sophomore from Troy, Mich., caught a Jake Rudock pass and took it 85 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter of last week’s 34-24 loss at No. 4 Ohio State. […]

Buckeye coach: Iowa ‘beat the s(tuff) out of us’

[ 0 ] October 21, 2013

Mike Vrabel was known as a versatile tough guy when he won three Super Bowls playing linebacker for the New England Patriots. In his third season coaching at Ohio State, his alma mater, that hasn’t seemed to change. At a press conference on Monday, the former all-American defensive end was asked about his defensive line’s […]

Tight ends’ play against Buckeyes encouraging

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The tight ends became a featured part of Iowa’s offense Saturday, and the results were more than encouraging. “That’s a position we felt good about, even going back to the spring,” Hawkeye coach Kirk Ferentz said. “It was a package we kind of implemented and thought it might help us a little […]

Pat Harty: Despite defeat, Hawks inspire hope

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013

Hope doesn’t always come wrapped in a victory.

The “Pryor” moment: A painful reminder for Ferentz

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One play created a painful flashback on Saturday for Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz. Ohio State faced a 3rd-and-7 at Iowa’s 28-yard line early in the fourth quarter of the game tied at 24. Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller became bottled up, but reversed field and turned a drive-ender into 9 yards and a […]

“Targeting” rule sparks controversy in Ohio State game

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The “targeting” rule designed to protect defenseless offensive players from hits above the shoulders led to a controversial moment Saturday in Ohio State’s victory against Iowa. When quarterback Jake Rudock connected with C.J. Fiedorowicz on an 11-yard, first-quarter completion in Buckeye territory, second-team All-America cornerback Bradley Roby delivered a vicious hit as […]

70 photos: Iowa at Ohio State football 2013

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013