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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

Depth Chart Monday

On Ball State . . . One of the times Ball State came through early in my run as the Gazette’s Iowa football beat writer, an e-mailer asked where exactly Ball State is. I gave it some thought, and, [...]

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Lembo makes Ball State a place to play, stay

Iowa cornerback Desmond King bought into Pete Lembo and the Ball State Cardinals a couple of years ago.

King, now a sophomore starter for the Hawkeyes, committed three times before he signed with Iowa in 2013. The first time was with [...]

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Stat Pak — No, it wasn’t easy

FIVE SENTENCES ON UNI RESULT

1) The communication breakdowns that plagued the linebackers and safeties rotations on UNI RB David Johnson are correctable mi [...]

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Wide receivers show the way

IOWA CITY — Tevaun Smith knew he wasn’t out of bounds on that really cool one-handed catch he made. That was unquestionably in bounds and a 6-yard touchdown and No. 4 on ESPN SportsCenter’s plays of the day.

Smith [...]

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Stat Pak — No, it wasn’t easy

FIVE SENTENCES ON UNI RESULT

1) The communication breakdowns that plagued the linebackers and safeties rotations on UNI RB David Johnson are correctable mi [...]

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Video Sessions Part 3

Video No. 1 — Outside linebacker Bo Bower’s history as an Iowa football player in about two minutes. It’s a short story, but he’s only a red [...]

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Video Sessions Part 2

Video No. 1 — Sophomore cornerback Greg Mabin had never played a snap before he started Saturday. Yes, he was nervous. Here, he breaks down his game-clinching in [...]

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Video Sessions Part 4

Video No. 1 — WR Kevonte Martin-Manley caught eight passes for 62 yards and converted a few third downs, which is what Iowa WRs refer to as the “money dow [...]

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The Walk Through

Welcome to the 2014 football season.

— Quick weather update: It’s 69 degrees in IC with a 50 percent chance of rain. It’s 93 percent humidity with 14 mph winds (doesn’t feel like it) out of the south.

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Hawkeye linebacker Bower almost wore purple

IOWA CITY — Last year at this time, freshman linebacker Bo Bower had a broken thumb, was a walk-on and was probably a million miles from anyone’s imaginary depth chart.

If you rewind far enough into his recent past, you& [...]

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