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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

Stat Pak: Third-place game

THE BULLET POINT FROM THE WISCONSIN RESULT

Saturday night’s loss to Wisconsin went down as the bitterest pill for everyone Iowa.

There was the angry fan in the Iowa press box who [...]

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Third downs were all Wisconsin

IOWA CITY — There seemed to be no third-down conversion too far for Wisconsin. Third-and-a-county felt like it was in play.

The third-down theme built early in No. 15 Wisconsin’s 26-24 victory over the Hawkeyes on Saturd [...]

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Video Sessions Part 1

Video 1 — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz wasn’t in the mood for moral victory talk.

Video 2 — Iowa WR Kevonte Martin-Manley on what triggered Iowa’s passing attack in the second half.

Video 3 — Iowa O [...]

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The Walk Through

The Gophers are now down 21-7 after that blocked FG. It the Cornhuskers hold, Wisconsin can flat out win the Big Ten West with a victory over Iowa today.

It is rainy, cloudy, foggy here. Temp is high 40s.

The Music City canceled [...]

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Wisconsin 26, Iowa 24: Elimination

IOWA CITY — The Hawkeyes dug their fingernails into the championship portion of the season. They pulled, they tugged and put out their best, most complete effort in 2014.

Melvin Gordon ran around and through and over that effor [...]

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Video Sessions Part 2

Video 1 — Quarterback Jake Rudock talks about how the scoreboard dictated Iowa’s playcalling in the second half. Iowa had to score and it had to score quickly or this was going to be ugly. Rudock picked apart the UW’s z [...]

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Biggest story in college football visits Kinnick Stadium

IOWA CITY — The biggest story going in college football this week will put on a white No. 25 jersey in the pink visitors locker room at Kinnick Stadium. Presumably, Melvin Gordon, like the rest of us, will put one cleat on at a time. [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ previews Wisconsin game

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down Iowa's biggest football game of the year so far.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman discuss the matchup in all phases of the game, take your Twitter questions, and [...]

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3 and Out: More trophy games, the merrier

1. Trophy for you, trophy for you and trophy for you — Who doesn’t love a trophy game? At the very least, it’s a signifier of something special. You want to beat that other team so mu [...]

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2-Minute Drill: The Wisconsin Badgers

(Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)

Wisconsin is the No. 1 defense in the nation. It's not even close. The Badgers have allowed 244.0 yards a game, w [...]

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