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I love this team. The Hawkeyes will ride rugged play in the trenches to glory while playing one of the most user-friendly schedules in the Big Ten.
-- Tom Dienhart, BTN.com
The Hawkeyes are brimming with talent and experience but must replace three linebackers who accounted for a combined 985 career tackles.
-- Fox Sports
The Hawkeyes are solid everywhere offensively behind a line that looks like a vintage Kirk Ferentz unit.
Iowa has all the makings of a classic Big Ten team with a cakewalk schedule that endlessly frustrates a one-loss SEC team's fan base as the Hawkeyes pile on wins on their way to the playoff.
Most overrated team: Iowa. I keep reading how the Hawks could win their first 10 -- except that has never happened in the history of Iowa football.
-- CBS Sports