Iowa Hawkeyes

UNI-Iowa a rare FCS-FBS matchup that doesn’t stink

Northern Iowa's football team skews Iowans' opinions about FBS-FCS football matchups.

FBS, by the way, is Football Bowl Subdivision. The big boys. FCS is Football Championship Subdivision. The next-biggest boys. But the difference in schol [...]

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Iowa’s Cafone emerges as field hockey star

IOWA CITY — Iowa forward Natalie Cafone left the Grant Field on Saturday with two skinned and bloody elbows, which tell the story of her competitive nature. However those elbows belie the skill Cafone possesses, which makes her one of the n [...]

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Quickest Slants: The latest updates from Iowa City

Northern Iowa has a bit of a quarterback thingie going on.

Sawyer Kollmorgen is the No. 1. He didn’t learn this, however, until he was asked by a reporter on Monday when he was told he’ [...]

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The algebra that is Iowa running back

IOWA CITY — In the last third of 2013, Damon Bullock lost his spot.

The senior went from running back 1b to six, 10, four, three and three carries in Iowa's final five games. While Bullock's carries diminished, junior Jordan Can [...]

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Video Sessions — Part 2

Video No. 1 — I wanted to get to Dillon Kidd’s journey. He started his career in 2011 as a walk-on at Florida State. He spent the last two years at El Cam [...]

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UNI embraces hype and challenges

CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa's football team has a mental approach for competing against its two big brothers in Iowa, and it isn't by telling itself it's just another game.

“First of all, you have to embrace the hype,” UN [...]

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Video Sessions — Part 3

Video No. 1 — I don’t know if this made it to tape or not, but DT Carl Davis started talking about hearing AC/DC’s “Back in Black,” t [...]

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Iowa notes: LB spots are open, so is kicker/punter

IOWA CITY — Two Iowa linebacker positions remain in flux as the team nears its opener against Northern Iowa.

Entering fall camp, true sophomore Reggie Spearman was listed as the starter at weakside linebacker and junior Travis [...]

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Video Sessions — Part 1

Video No. 1 — Senior running back Damon Bullock talks about watching his role decrease at the end of 2013 and how that motivated him this August.

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Johnson is the one who didn’t get away

CEDAR FALLS — Mark Farley doesn’t cringe when you go down the list of “Almost Panthers who became Hawkeyes.” The names keep coming up during the conversation, like over and over.

“I can go right down [...]

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Hawkeyes in the NFL: Will Kirksey, Hitchens both start?

Saturday was a very good night for former Iowa Hawkeyes on the Minnesota Vikings.

Tight end Allen Reisner caught two touchdown passes from rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, giving Reisner three TDs in the last two games.

Veteran li [...]

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Preseason bowl projections

We have a new era in college football, where the complaining and gnashing of expectations will vault to a whole new level. Yes, we’re talking about the College Football Playoff, where people already are stressed about which power five confe [...]

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Podcast: 'On Iowa' welcomes you to Game Week

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' Podcast returns to mark the start of football season. The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman bring in the season's first Game Week with a breakdown of the Hawkeyes' first depth chart released last week. The [...]

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Iowa’s Jok to ‘start fresh’ on Tuesday

IOWA CITY — Iowa sophomore Peter Jok has atoned adequately for his off-season transgressions, and Coach Fran McCaffery will lift the shooting guard’s indefinite suspension at a meeting on Tuesday.

“He’ll start fre [...]

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Big Ten predictions: Iowa in the B1G title game?

Last season, everyone watched Michigan State grow into a Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion. It was a team that really didn’t have a quarterback until the Big Ten opener and, when all was said and done, the Spartans had 13 wins and at le [...]

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