Iowa Turns Page to Iowa State

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In September 2009, 13 years ago, the Hawkeye special teams blocked back-to-back game-winning field goal attempts to defeat Northern Iowa. The final score was 17-16, an Iowa victory. Prior to the game, Northern Iowa entered that season off of a loss in the FCS semifinals to the eventual national champion. The Panthers visited Kinnick Stadium […] READ MORE


2022 Last Word Big 12 Predictions

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The competition should be fierce in the Big 12 for the 2022 season. In fact, it should be the most competitive conference in college football. The gap between teams 1-9 is very small. And even the basement program of the conference is rising up, shrinking the competitive gap between last and second-to-last place. The SEC […] READ MORE


Best Big 12 Returning Wide Receivers

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The Big 12 is a conference at an interesting moment in its history. It is in the middle of change with two teams leaving in the coming years and four more entering. The league just went through another NFL Draft without a first-round pick, but it is not without talent. This is especially true at […] READ MORE


2021 Cheez-It Bowl Preview

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The Cheez-It Bowl kicks off on Wednesday with an intriguing match-up between the ACC and Big 12. The Clemson Tigers will face the Iowa State Cyclones in what is a big opportunity for both programs. Each of these teams started 2021 in the preseason top 10. Now they face in late December with the winner […] READ MORE


Sooners Survive Late Cyclones Rally

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Sooners Survive Late Cyclones Rally In a much-needed performance, the Oklahoma defense finally seemed to live up to the hype in 2021.  While the defense stepped up, the offense sputtered most of the afternoon.  In partial defense of the offense, the play calling was very confusing at times.  The Sooners special teams are the ying […] READ MORE


Texas Tech Stuns Iowa State

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What a week it has been in Lubbock, Texas. Texas Tech’s new football coach Joey McGuire dominated his opening press conference, and a Texas Tech upset on the field wrapped a shiny red bow on the week. Thanks to a 41-38 thrilling victory over the Cyclones, Texas Tech completed its path to bowl eligibility for […] READ MORE


Texas Tech Week 11: Contain Breece Hall

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A healthy and refreshed Red Raider team squares off against the Iowa State Cyclones this week. Stop me if this sounds familiar as the Texas Tech week 11 game plan. The team needs to remain focused on the opposing team’s running back. Texas Tech is going to have to do something it hasn’t done in […] READ MORE


2021 Week Eight College Football Watch Guide

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It’s front and center for the service academies in our 2021 week eight college football watch guide. All three have opportunities as unranked teams to further change the dynamic of this season to score upsets against ranked opponents. Also, we have two top 10 opponents which are facing unranked opponents on the road with those […] READ MORE


Sixth-Straight, It’s A Hawkeye State

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In another Iowa defensive showcase, the Hawkeyes leave Ames with their sixth-straight Cy-Hawk victory after dominating Iowa State. The Hawks recorded four turnovers including a scoop-and-score touchdown in their 27-17 rout of the number nine ranked Cyclones. With this win in Ames, Iowa has the best resume in college football, and for the sixth-straight season, […] READ MORE


College Gameday Returns To CyHawk

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College Gameday Returns To CyHawk For the second time in three seasons, ESPN College Gameday returns to the CyHawk game in Ames between Iowa and Iowa State. The matchup will feature the two as ranked teams for the first time ever. Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell has yet to beat Iowa in his six […] READ MORE