Hawkeye Football

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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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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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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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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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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Top 45: The 'On Iowa' List

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No. 1 — OT Brandon Scherff

No. 1 ... The Outland Trophy campaign started in April. Iowa offensive line coach Brian Ferentz, a man not given to hyperbole, put down the first coat of paint.

After doing the coach thing and checking off a list of areas he believes [...]

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Mmmmmm, fresh depth charts

IOWA CITY — The “kid from out of nowhere” award winners from Iowa’s three week fall camp are linebacker Bo Bower and cornerback Greg Mabin.

Neither player was on many radars as far as predicted starters wen [...]

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No. 2 — DT Carl Davis

No. 2 ... Carl Davis walked on the Iowa campus weighing 340 pounds. Strike one.

“I was going through some old pictures on my phone,” Davis said with a laugh. “Man, I had a chubb [...]

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