Doc's Office by Scott Dochterman

B1G Rewind: How the West was fun

Nebraska and Wisconsin have formed somewhat of a kinship in their short time as Big Ten competitors, and not just for jersey color. They’ve competed in three memorable games — all for different reasons — and both mean a [...]

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Play of the Game: Powell’s one-handed grab

TIME: 9:59, third quarter

SCORE AT THE SNAP: Pittsburgh 17-7

DOWN AND DISTANCE: First down and 10 at the Iowa 20

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Game Report: Iowa 24, Pittsburgh 20



Iowa's offense doesn't rally past Pittsburgh without the stout play of its second-half defense. After giving up 132 rushing yards on 26 carries in the first half, Iowa allowed jus [...]

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Jok serving 4 days in jail

IOWA CITY — Iowa men’s basketball player Peter Jok is serving four days in the Johnson County Jail for contempt of court after pleading guilty to driving while revoked earlier this summer.

Jok, 20, began his sentence Thu [...]

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Iowa to play 13 games on ESPN networks

IOWA CITY — Iowa will have 13 men’s basketball games air on ESPN-affiliated networks this winter and possibly one Big Ten game appear on CBS.

Iowa’s Feb. 22 game at Nebraska is one of three Big Ten games from which CBS w [...]

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Conner makes Pitt look like Wisconsin east

IOWA CITY — The pendulum-like precision of Pittsburgh’s running attack bears a strong resemblance to Wisconsin’s power attack under former offensive coordinator Paul Chryst.

There’s a reason for that. Chryst, now [...]

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Podcast: 'On Iowa' previews Pittsburgh

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to preview Iowa's upcoming game against Pittsburgh.

The Gazette's Scott Dochterman and Marc Morehouse break down the matchup in all phases of the game, and they also pick games around the Big T [...]

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Iowa’s passive rush

IOWA CITY — The ghost of 2010 continues to spook Iowa’s defense, especially on passing downs.

Iowa boasted perhaps the nation’s best defensive line that year, yet it struggled to contain dual-threat quarterbacks. [...]

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Iowa notes: Special teams, timeouts, recruiting

IOWA CITY — Placekicking continues to plague Iowa’s special teams the way a dull razor blade scratches a bearded face.

With the team lined up for a game-tying, 44-yard field goal and only 4 minutes, 8 seconds remaining a [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Iowa State loss

The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to talk about what's wrong with the Hawkeye football team. The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman look back at Iowa's loss to rival Iowa State and talk about the many issues that have plagued the Hawkeyes e [...]

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ESPN’s McShay grades Scherff high

IOWA CITY — ESPN NFL draft analyst Todd McShay grades Iowa tackle Brandon Scherff as the No. 2 tackle entering next spring’s draft. But McShay believes Scherff could have an even greater upside at another position.

“He&# [...]

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B1G Rewind: Now middlings take the fall

The Big Ten has no predetermined bowl match-ups with the Big 12, and it’s just as well this year. This week’s three-game jamboree turned into a rout for three Big 12 squads that failed to make bowls last year.

TCU, which [...]

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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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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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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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