Iowa Hawkeyes

3-0 and Pitt is something again

Pitt has a cannonball running back, a decent defense and is 3-0 for the first time since 2009.

Head coach Paul Chryst has a team on the rise. Now, the Panthers (3-0) have to deal with attention, but the opposite kind of attention Iowa [...]

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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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Cheap heat: Selected stats about Iowa’s offense

Like almost everyone, I live with self-contradictions.

For instance, I believe with all my heart in eating right. Yet, my ice cream-to-kale intake is roughly 888 million-to-1.

To me, sports writing should primarily be writing, n [...]

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Depth Chart Monday: Gair starting at safety

Free safety Jordan Lomax will have to sit out the first half of Iowa’s game at Pittsburgh this weekend.

Lomax, a junior, was ejected from the second half of Iowa’s 20-17 loss to Iowa State after he was called for a targe [...]

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Junior guard from Michigan chooses Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY — Alexis Sevillian made up her mind, and told her older sister the news.

The response?

“She said, ‘Are you ready to get beat?’” Sevillian said Monday, after confirming that she has or [...]

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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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