Tale of Two Halves for Iowa at Ohio State

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Iowa’s 44-point loss at Ohio State appears to have been a cruising victory for the Buckeyes. What’s unbelievable is that Iowa showed some of their better defensive prowess this season in this game. It was seemingly a tale of two halves for the Buckeyes. Iowa’s defense limited the top-ranked Buckeye offense to just three of […] READ MORE


What’s Wrong With The Iowa Offense?

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What’s wrong with the Iowa offense? According to offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, the offensive struggles this year “don’t have a root cause.” At the halfway point of the season, Ferentz’s offense is dead last in the FBS in total offense (238.8 yards per game) and first downs per game (13.3). The unit is among the […] READ MORE


Ineptitude on Display in Iowa Loss to Illinois

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The historically inept, and quite frankly unacceptable, offensive play that Iowa continues to exhibit was on display again in Champaign. The Hawkeyes reached the red zone just three times on 13 drives in a 9-6 loss to Illinois. One of those red zone trips was the result of a fumble recovery at the five-yard line. […] READ MORE


Iowa Media Day Takeaways

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Big Ten Media Days kicked off on Tuesday with seven of the 14 conference head coaches taking the podium in Indianapolis. Iowa was among the first group. Head coach Kirk Ferentz took the stage to speak about the outlook of the 2022 football season. He used the majority of his 15-minute window to make an […] READ MORE


The Continued Decline of the Iowa Offense Could Spell Controversy

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There are several ways to measure offensive efficiency in college football. Traditionally, yards per play and points per game give a general idea of how well an offense performs during the season. However, factoring in the opponent, personnel, and the situation, metrics can become a lot more advanced and reveal advantages and strengths. For the […] READ MORE


Iowa’s Charlie Jones Enters Transfer Portal

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Charlie Jones Enters the Transfer Portal The news broke early Wednesday morning that Iowa kick return specialist and wide receiver Charlie Jones had entered the transfer portal. The announcement came as a surprise to Hawkeye Nation. Jones had previously opted to return to Iowa for his sixth and final season with “unfinished business.” He, alongside […] READ MORE


Carson May Makes it Official, Signs With Iowa

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The Iowa Hawkeye class of 2022 officially lands a four-star quarterback. Carson May makes it official and signs with the Iowa Hawkeyes in the early signing period. The high school senior from Jones, Oklahoma is the 29th ranked quarterback nationally. He recently jumped to the four-star category according to Rivals. May is also listed as […] READ MORE


Michigan Surges Past Iowa in Indianapolis

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Momentum in a conference championship game is crucial to success, and the Hawkeyes lost it after a missed 33-yard field goal on their first drive of the game. Michigan took over inside their own 20-yard line and scored a quick touchdown, and responded with another. Two of Iowa’s first three drives went into the Michigan […] READ MORE


Badgers Run Away With The Bull

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Iowa’s struggles continued in Camp Randall Saturday with one of their worst performances in recent memory. The Hawkeyes recorded just one first down in the first half and failed to establish any sort of offense in a 27-7 loss at Wisconsin. Three fumbles and 17 total yards in the first half were detrimental to Iowa’s […] READ MORE


Hawkeyes Prove Their Prominence

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Six interceptions and a fumble recovery for the Hawkeye defense led to a dominating performance for Iowa Friday night. Offensive Coordinator Brian Ferentz called an elite offensive game, and the Hawks left College Park with a 51-14 rout of the undefeated Maryland Terrapins. The intrigue of this game was how Maryland’s high-flying offense would match […] READ MORE