On Iowa

Marc Morehouse
Hi, I'm Marc Morehouse. I've covered sports for more than 15 years, mostly in Eastern Iowa. I've had Hayden Fry call me "Mike." I've had Chad Greenway call me "Mr." And Kirk Ferentz will occasionally call me "bleep." (Kidding, kidding.) I have fun with the blog. I've made some great connections with a few readers and hope to continue that. Ultimately, I want to know what you want to know. Thanks for reading.

Blog Posts

Video Sessions Part 2

Video 1 — Here, DC Phil Parker is asked about contain, ISU game and against Pitt.

Kirk Ferentz and Parker mentioned improved safety play. Studying and being vocal have been the differences.

Video 2 — Will the coach [...]

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Video Sessions Part 1

Video 1 — Iowa defensive coordinator Phil Parker said Iowa took 29 defensive players to Purdue and played 24. That’s max efficiency. He also talks linebacker depth, CB Greg Mabin and his rise and finishes this video with a ver [...]

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Ferentz on Sirius XM: Rudock is the starter . . .

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz told the Coast to Coast radio show on Tuesday night that junior quarterback Jake Rudock remains the Hawkeyes’ starter, but, yes, sophomore C.J. Beathard will play.

Ferentz told the Sirius XM College Spor [...]

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Iowa says it has two good QBs, and so it will use both

IOWA CITY — Sophomore quarterback C.J. Beathard has shown the Iowa coaching staff enough in six quarters to earn some playing time.

How much? When? All that stuff is yet to be determined, but the news is that Iowa, going into i [...]

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Quickest Slants

This is a QB competition, controversy . . . Offensive coordinator Greg Davis met with the media today.

If the Hawkeyes played today, he said junior QB Jake Rudock is about 80 percent and wouldn [...]

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Depth Chart Monday

There is no depth chart today. For as much as we doubt and poke fun of the Depth Chart Monday (I interviewed it last week and it said it was taken out of context, to which I laughed and said no one has ever accused me of that, who do you th [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Purdue win

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down Iowa's 24-10 win over Purdue.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman talk about the state of the quarterback competition between Jake Rudock and C.J. Beathard, and the [...]

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How Beathard, Hawkeyes got their mojo back

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Here’s how quickly judgment was rendered Saturday after C.J. Beathard threw a really bad pass really, really late that ended up picked and returned for a touchdown.

Seconds later, the ESPN Big Ten [...]

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Stat Pak: OK, back to QB


1. All right, let’s get right into it — Last week, we covered the politics of this. I’m not [...]

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The Walk Through

Really, where is the revolution for a Tiger Hawk on the water tower?

Don’t you guys get sick of the UI trolling you? You should.

Anyway, down to business.

— C.J. Beathard is starting today. He was told Thurs [...]

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