Iowa’s Weekend NFL Draft Signings

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Iowa’s Weekend NFL Draft Signings As the NFL Draft moved into the weekend, one more Hawkeye heard his name called and five others joined NFL organizations as free agents. Dane Belton became the second Hawkeye to come off the board with his selection to the New York Giants. Iowa continued their streak of at least […] READ MORE


Iowa NFL Draft Profile: Tyler Linderbaum

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The NFL Draft Profile for Tyler Linderbaum is that he is among the best in the field. The nation’s top center and last season’s Rimington Trophy winner enters the NFL draft as a potential top-10 selection. Linderbaum was redshirted in his freshman season in 2018. He is coming out of college a year early after […] READ MORE


Iowa’s Spring Quarterback Room

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The Iowa Hawkeye quarterback room became an area of question beginning mid-season last year. Despite a 10-2 regular-season record, there were many observable issues with the production levels on offense and some controversy regarding the guy under center. The Hawkeyes went back and forth between Spencer Petras and Alex Padilla in the back half of […] READ MORE


Hawkeyes in Super Bowl LVI

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Super Bowl LVI will feature four former Hawkeyes, each with a chance to earn their first ring in the NFL. The Cincinnati Bengals will play the Los Angeles Rams inside SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on Sunday, and two Hawkeyes will hoist the trophy, no matter the outcome. The Bengals have former Iowa offensive lineman […] READ MORE


If You’re Iowa, You Don’t Want Playoff Expansion

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If You’re Iowa, You Don’t Want Playoff Expansion Kirk Ferentz recently signed a seven-year contract extension to remain the head coach in Iowa City through the 2029 season. If he were to fulfill that contract, Ferentz would have spent 40 seasons with the Iowa Hawkeyes, 31 as the head coach. Having been the face of […] READ MORE


Iowa’s Personnel Movement, Young Talent

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Iowa’s Personnel Movement, Young Talent Despite the two tough losses to end the season, the Iowa Hawkeyes are coming off one of their more successful years in recent history. Iowa finished the regular season 10-2 with an appearance in the Big Ten Championship game, and a New Year’s Day bowl appearance. Not a lot of […] READ MORE


Kentucky Wins A Citrus Bowl Thriller

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Cats Notch Fourth Straight Bowl Win The ESPN family of networks must love the Kentucky Football team. During their six-year bowl streak, five of the games have gone down to the last minute. It was no different on Saturday as the Cats and Iowa traded the lead in the fourth quarter. However, as they’ve done […] READ MORE


Iowa Loses Citrus Bowl in Dramatic Fashion

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The old-school matchup between Kirk Ferentz and Mark Stoops in the Vrbo Citrus Bowl lived up to its expectations. Both Iowa and Kentucky played a physical game of football that ended with a 20-17 Kentucky victory. It took a huge drive with three minutes to play for Kentucky to get the win. The touchdown at […] READ MORE


2022 VRBO Citrus Bowl Preview

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Stoops Versus His Alma Mater With so many bowl matchups between the Big 10 and SEC, anyone who does bowl projections always wants to put Iowa and Kentucky together. The reason is there’s a built-in storyline. UK headman Mark Stoops played at Iowa in the late 1980s and started his coaching career there as did his […] READ MORE


End of Season Comparison With the 2009 Hawkeyes

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Before the 2021 season began, several comparisons were drawn between this year’s Hawkeye football team and the 2009 team that won the Orange Bowl. Both teams operated under a second-year starting quarterback had a stand-out defense, and solid special teams. Both the 2009 and 2021 teams finished the regular season 10-2. This year, Iowa advanced […] READ MORE