CHICAGO — With the Big Ten Conference moving to a nine-game conference football schedule, Iowa athletic director Gary Barta reiterated Wednesday that it wouldn’t affect the Hawkeyes’ annual game against Iowa State. Barta explained his scheduling philosophy at the Big Ten Conference spring meetings in Chicago. “I’ll keep playing Iowa State, and now, the ninth […]
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IOWA CITY, Ia. — The way cornerback B.J. Lowery explains it, his leaping, one-handed interception was a moment of redemption. It was a signature play in Iowa’s 27-21 win over Iowa State, and it ended up making the national highlight shows Saturday night. “I didn’t see myself on ESPN,” Lowery said. “I saw it a […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — The first question at Kirk Ferentz’s weekly press conference had nothing to do with football. The Hawkeye coach was asked about items stolen from his team’s locker room during Saturday’s 27-21 win over Iowa State. “Sounds like everything is being worked on right now,” Ferentz said of the investigation by Iowa State […]
IOWA CITY, Ia. — Iowa football players walked past an array of empty rivalry trophy cases on the way to their locker room again Sunday. Four of them. Where’s Floyd of Rosedale? He’s somewhere on the Minnesota campus after last season’s loss against the Gophers. Anyone seen the Heartland Trophy? Wisconsin has had it since a […]
Iowa had to play without defensive coordinator Norm Parker on Saturday.
Before we toss another kielbasa on the grill Saturday, let us — both sides, Iowa fans and Iowa State fans alike — raise our glasses high in a toast: To Patrick J. Fisher. To the best $345.38 the Board of Regents ever spent. “We were all in agreement in having to abide by his decision,” […]
In-state tilt provides chance for opposing sides to get creative.