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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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B1G Rewind: Oh, Wisconsin

It’s not easy for Big Ten fans to accept the theme their teams are inferior on the national stage, especially to the almighty SEC.

So when Wisconsin took a 17-point lead against LSU, the Badgers held the narrative of Big Ten f [...]

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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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Hawkeyes in the NFL: 21 on active rosters

You think your job can be tough?

How would you like to be Allen Reisner today? The former Iowa tight end from Marion had three touchdown catches in the preseason for the Minnesota Vikings. He was rookie Teddy Bridgewater’s top [...]

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Week 1: Cyclones crash, Badgers bust

Like the first week of the college football season, this column will be all over the place.

The Big Ten had to feel like it was holding a balloon at a county fair Saturday night, then the SEC popped it and walked away laughing into the night [...]

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Week 1 Big Ten Ranking: 1. Penn State, 9. Iowa

This isn’t a power ranking or a cumulative ranking. I rank the Big Ten football teams strictly by their performance in the weekend just ended.

That’s very difficult in August/September, because everybody plays some flots [...]

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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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Halftime thoughts from Kinnick

 

Halftime thoughts from UNI-Iowa, with the Hawkeyes ahead, 17-13:

 

1. When you have nine penalties and are the visiting team, and the opponent has none, you're lucky to be down by just four points.

2. On the other [...]

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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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Play of the game: Smith’s TD grab

TIME: 10:17, third quarter

SCORE AT THE SNAP: 17-13 Iowa

DOWN AND DISTANCE: Third down and 5 at the UNI 6< [...]

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Dog bites man, Hawkeyes edge UNI

IOWA CITY — In hindsight, this was as predictable a result as University of Iowa football games have.

Northern Iowa pushes the Hawkeyes harder than they want to be pushed, shows all sorts of savvy and skill, makes Iowa fans swe [...]

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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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Murphy paces Linn-Mar to invitational crown

CEDAR RAPIDS — Daniel Murphy took a page out of the Josh Evans book of class Saturday morning, shaking the hand of every runner that followed him across the finish line.

“They deserve it,” Murphy said. “It& [...]

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Linn-Mar defense much-improved as Lions stomp Prairie

CEDAR RAPIDS — Most improved football team in the Metro? Through one week, it’s the Linn-Mar Lions.

Gotta be.

“Thank you for saying that,” said quarterback Ryan Schmidt, after his four touchdowns (three rush [...]

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