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Being there isn’t everything for college football fans

I have a neighbor who read Scott Doctherman’s recent Gazette story about Iowa’s inability to sell out its 2014 home foo [...]

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Cornwell kicks South to 23-7 win

CEDAR FALLS — Iowa City High’s Drew Cornwell nailed three field goals as the South all-stars prevailed for the fourth straight time Saturday in the UNI-Dome, defeating the North, 23-7, in the annual Iowa Shrine Bowl.

Qua [...]

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Iowa officials ask questions about tepid ticket sales

IOWA CITY — Two years ago, ticket sales were footnotes in the rough draft of an Iowa football season. Today, it’s the lead paragraph.

Three years after an overflow of season-ticket requests prompted Iowa officials to split any [...]

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Burrito Lift or no burrito lift?

IOWA CITY — The “Burrito Lift” is as good of a place to start as any.

It’s been a longtime promotion at Iowa football and basketball games for a local Mexican restaurant. The Kinnick Stadium or Carver-Hawke [...]

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Top 45: The 'On Iowa' List

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Podcast: “On Iowa” talks real spring football, B1G media days, hoops

The “On Iowa” podcast with Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman breaks down the likely topics at Big Ten media days, the potential for real spring college football and the happenings around Iowa basketball.

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Does Scherff compare with Suh for dominance?

IOWA CITY — Jake Rudock has no time to inspect left tackle Brandon Scherff’s handiwork in the middle of a play. The Iowa quarterback has enough challenges of his own after the snap.

But when Rudock reviews a postgame video with [...]

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College football Media Days are Media Daze

The Big Ten’s football media days are in Chicago on July 28-29. Those attending need about 10 days of meditation and breathing exercises to prepare for the event.

The second day is fine for those of us on what used to be known as the [...]

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Iowa LB Perry ‘extremely proud’ of father in Afghanistan

IOWA CITY — Travis Perry has worked his way up on the Iowa football team. The junior from Urbandale began his career as a walk-on. He earned his way to some special teams units, worked up to No. 2 outside linebacker and put himself in posit [...]

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Iowa-ISU earns 2:30 p.m. time slot

IOWA CITY — The Iowa-Iowa State football game will kick off at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 13 and will be carried by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2, the Big Ten announced today.

The conference released the times and networks for each team’s [...]

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Read between the lines with Iowa football

My rule on college football preseason watchlists for awards is this: They aren’t worth watching.

The season will be played, and players will perform in games. Then, voters will vote on all the awards.

Jameis Winston of Florida S [...]

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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ talks Kinnick music, Big Ten media day

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns, as Gazette reporters Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman are back from summer vacation. They begin to officially gear up for football season, prepare for Big Ten media day, and talk about which [...]

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Iowa football seeks 2 new recruiting assistants

IOWA CITY — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz hinted in June that he planned to make changes to his recruiting department. Nearly a month later, the football program is actively seeking a pair of new recruiting assistants.

The school p [...]

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Hawkeye headlines: Mike Daniels is ‘mean,’ Marble likely to make Magic roster?

Former Hawkeye defensive lineman Mike Daniels is an imposing figure. So when he says he would “deck” a teammate in the locker room in order to get them to play with a mean streak, you probably don’t want to test him on it.

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KCRG to expand coverage of Hawkeye, Cyclone, Panther sports

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- KCRG-TV9 and Learfield Sports announced on Wednesday expanded coverage of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa State Cyclones, and Northern Iowa Panthers starting this fall.

The station will air Iowa Football with Kirk Ferentz, I [...]

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