University of Iowa

Hlas: Hawkeyes’ offense has offended the senses

This isn’t 30 years ago when college football offenses were more conservative, and most of the talent was hoarded by the top 15 or 20 programs.

Now we see offensive fireworks shot off hither and yon. Teams like Oregon and Baylo [...]

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Off switch on for the offense

IOWA CITY — The play call on the third-and-6 at Iowa’s State’s 36 with 11:53 left in the fourth quarter just wasn’t set up for success.

It was a zone read from Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock to running back D [...]

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Ranking Big Ten Week 3 Performances: 1. Nebraska, 11. Iowa

This is a ranking of how Big Ten football teams did in Week 3, and Week 3 only.

Week 3 didn’t have the marquee carnage of Week 2, but it really wasn’t any better. The Big Ten had three games against Big 12 teams, were fa [...]

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Stat Pak: O-line pic you’ll never live down


1) Targeting is . . . Here’s the page of the rule book courtesy of the American Football Coaches Association. Follo [...]

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Iowa football struggles as big favorites

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s struggles against Iowa State are well-documented on the football field. But against the spread, the Hawkeyes’ problems against the Cyclones are even worse.

The Hawkeyes have been favored against ISU in [...]

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Grade the Hawkeyes

The Walk Through: Scherff cleared to play


Latest word on Iowa OT Brandon Scherff is that he has a very real chance to play.

How much? Don't know. Can plans change? Yes, oh yes. But for now, sounds like at least it's a possibility coming off arthroscopic knee surgery Tues [...]

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Halftime thoughts: Iowa 14, Iowa State 3


1. Of all the football coaches at any level on this planet, the least-likely to go for a first down on a 4th-and-8 at the opponent's 16 with a 7-3 second-quarter lead is ...

It apparently isn't the guy who did it. Kirk Ferentz sa [...]

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Game Report: Iowa State 20, Iowa 17


Iowa State was one inch from cutting its deficit to four points shortly before halftime. Running back DeVondrick Nealy was hit before crossing the goal line, and Iowa cornerback Greg M [...]

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Video: Kirk Ferentz postgame, Iowa State

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz' press conference after the Hawkeyes fell 20-17 to Iowa State on Saturday. Ferentz discusses his offense's st [...]

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Final: Cyclones beat Iowa, 20-17

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Cole Netten made a 41-yard field goal with 0:02 remaining, and the Iowa State football team beat Iowa, 20-17.

Iowa State faced three third downs on its game-winning drive, which began with just more than 4 minutes left in [...]

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Targeting call bites Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — Iowa’s defense already was in scramble mode. And then free safety Jordan Lomax was ejected.

The Hawkeyes found themselves in scramble-scramble mode.

With about six minutes left, Lomax was ejected from I [...]

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Iowa State 20, Iowa 17: Speech, speech

IOWA CITY — Iowa State linebacker Jevohn Miller had a bit of a cut on his upper lip. He didn’t seem to mind. Or really even notice. Nope, not feeling any pain at all.

The senior had just caught his breath from sprinting [...]

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Play of the game: Netten’s kick

TIME: 0:07, fourth quarter

SCORE AT THE SNAP: Tie game, 17-17

DOWN AND DISTANCE: Fourth and 1 at the Iowa [...]

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Video: A photographer's day at Kinnick

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Follow the Gazette photo staff throughout an Iowa football game day at Kinnick Stadium. This video takes you down to the sidelines, out to tailgates, and in to the rushed editing room after the game. 

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