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CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and what’s going on this open week. There might be a quarterback situation you’re still curious about. Let’s see. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] September 24, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and this week’s Big Ten Conference opener at Purdue. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] September 17, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and this week’s nonconference road test at Pittsburgh. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Hawkeye football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] September 10, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and this week’s rivalry game against Iowa State. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

CHAT: Talk Iowa football with Rick Brown

[ 0 ] September 3, 2014

Send your questions to Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown starting at noon, as he’ll join you on Wednesdays throughout the season to talk Iowa football and this week’s game against Ball State. Live Blog Hawkeye football chat with Rick Brown 

Brown: Think-big facility a testament to its leaders’ legacies

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s football facilities are a far cry from those that coach Hayden Fry inherited in December 1978. “Oh, gosh,” Fry said, shaking his head. The football offices were located in Iowa Field House when Fry started to shake the echoes of dormancy. Later this month, the program will move into the […]

Ferentz talks short passes, Martin-Manley, revamped Ball State

[ 0 ] September 2, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five quick-hit talking points from each Iowa football news conference of the season. Here’s the early buzz before Saturday’s 2:30 p.m. kickoff against Ball State: THE SHORT STUFF: Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said the short passing game used against Northern Iowa was a result of the […]

Brown: Iowa needs to put age-old football adage to work

[ 0 ] August 31, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – It’s a school of thought that’s been part of football since they started putting facemasks on helmets. And probably before that. You’ve probably heard it hundreds of times: A team makes the most improvement from Game 1 to Game 2. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz subscribes to that axiom. Now it’s up to […]

Take 5: Highlights from Kirk Ferentz’s Week 1 news conference

[ 0 ] August 26, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Each week this season, Hawkeyes columnist Rick Brown will offer five takeaways from Kirk Ferentz’s weekly news conferences. Here’s the buzz before Saturday’s game vs. Northern Iowa: TWO QUARTERBACKS? There’s been a lot of talk about Iowa’s football team giving opponents a two-quarterback look this season, with C.J. Beathard coming off […]

On the road (again): Bye weeks part of Iowa football discussion

[ 0 ] August 24, 2014

IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa’s football team had two bye weeks for the first time ever last season, and the timing was impeccable. “They were perfect,” Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said. The first one came six weeks into the season. The second came after the 10th game. That gave the Hawkeyes ample time to clean […]