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Podcast: ‘On Iowa’ reviews Maryland loss

CEDAR RAPIDS -- The 'On Iowa' podcast returns to break down an ugly Hawkeye performance in a 38-31 loss to Maryland.

The Gazette's Marc Morehouse and Scott Dochterman look back at what went wrong for Iowa, and how Maryland outplayed the Ha [...]

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Hlas: Washington isn’t capital of Big Ten Nation

WASHINGTON — A multitude of Iowa football fans streamed through Reagan National Airport Sunday, still trying to digest the bitterness of the Hawkeyes’ 38-31 loss at Maryland the day before as they started heading home.

In downt [...]

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Stat Pak: Just one B1G loss, but way too winnable, way too many breakdowns


1. It ended with check downs, because that’s all they could get — In the end, Iowa needed a miracle [...]

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Ranking Big Ten’s Week 8 efforts: 1. Nebraska, 11. Iowa

The Big Ten had five favorites and five underdogs Saturday. The favorites won, the underdogs fell.

That wouldn’t make more much of a movie, would it?

Oh well, here is the ranking of the Week 8 performances of Big Ten team [...]

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Iowa-Maryland predictions from across America


Maryland is a 4.5-point favorite over Iowa Saturday. But not one of the following people says the Terps will win by 4.5 points.


Adam [...]

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Halftime thoughts: Maryland 17, Iowa 14

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — So that non-fumble call on Maryland C.J. Brown’s 3-yard run to the Iowa 1 … That didn’t do the Hawkeyes any favors, eh?

Strange game, football. This felt like an Iowa blowout-to-b [...]

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Maryland 38, Iowa 31: Everything ravaged

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — They play the coach’s postgame news conference over the PA here at Byrd Stadium. Maryland coach Randy Edsall’s ebullient voice echoed with joy and managed to toss out a telling stat.

“Th [...]

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Video Sessions — It’s a wrap

Video 1 — Iowa QB Jake Rudock talks about a pick 6 that put a severe dent in the Hawkeyes’ chances on Saturday.

Video 2 — DT Carl Davis on Iowa’s fight. Right now, you could argue that’s all they hav [...]

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The Walk Through

Is the mascot really named Testudo? I kind of like that.

Visited the White House last night. What fantastic history. Thank you, Tyler Lechtenberg.

— Iowa is going for its fifth straight road victory today.

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FINAL: Hawkeyes lose to Maryland, 38-31

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- The Iowa football team lost to Maryland, 38-31 today.

The Hawkeyes looked dominant for the game’s first few minutes. Iowa defensive end Drew Ott intercepted a Maryland pass on the game’s first play from scr [...]

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Reaction time: Pass protection falters for Iowa

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- We have criticized Iowa's passing game under Greg Davis so much that there's hardly ever anything new to say about it. Jake Rudock doesn't throw downfield enough. Receivers run routes too short and aren't on the same page as t [...]

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Hlas: Hawkeyes came a long way not to be themselves

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Why didn’t Iowa’s football team just bring Maryland a nice welcome-to-the-Big Ten gift before the game and be done with it?

An espresso machine, maybe. Cheese boards or champagne glasses or can [...]

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For second week, Iowa’s defense burned on the ground

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — You saw Indiana running back Tevin Coleman run through Iowa last week and you kind of got it. Coleman is part bullet and part train on the rails to your fantasy football team next season.

Now Maryland, that [...]

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Ready or not, it's Hawkeyes vs. ... Maryland?

Mike Hlas, The Gazette



The Big Ten's reason for plucking Maryland from the Atlantic Coast Conference and Rutgers from college athletics irrelevance was obvious and logi [...]

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Fun Facts: Iowa-Maryland


1. The two times Iowa began its Big Ten season with three wins were 2002 and 2009. Both seasons ended with BCS bowl appearances. Since 1940, just 10 Iowa teams have begun a season 6-1 or better. Iowa is 5-1.


2. Maryland [...]

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