Michigan Visits Kinnick Stadium as a Top Five Team

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Daniel Murray hit a 31-yard field goal with one second remaining to beat third-ranked Penn State in 2008. Tyler Sash lateraled an interception to Micah Hyde who took it 66 yards to the end zone en route to a 37-6 thrashing of fifth-ranked Michigan State in 2010. Kieth Duncan walked off second-ranked Michigan in 2016 […] READ MORE


Quarterback Decision Prompts Concern as Iowa Hosts Nevada

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Three out of 29. That ratio equates to just over 10%. It represents Iowa’s success rate on passing downs this season. Passing downs are defined as second down with eight or more yards to go, or third down with five or more yards to go. In those situations, a successful pass gives you one of […] READ MORE


Iowa Fall Camp Buzz – The Offense

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Friday was the annual media availability day in Iowa City for Iowa Football Fall Camp. There is a lot of buzz coming from within the facilities at Iowa. With that comes great anticipation for the upcoming season. Kirk Ferentz spoke with the media, addressing several personnel updates and injury status after day nine of fall […] 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


USC and UCLA Heighten Hawkeye Football

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The landscape of college football is changing before our eyes, almost overnight. The sport was originally partitioned by region, and built on tradition and rivalries. Recently, however, the mega-deals of television partnerships with football conferences are beginning to reshape the geography of the game. The most recent rendition of conference realignment is the blockbuster news […] READ MORE


Spencer Petras Invited, Turns Heads at Manning Passing Academy

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Spencer Petras Invited to Manning Passing Academy Last weekend, the 26th annual Manning Passing Academy took place on the campus of Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The event is hosted by the Manning family: Archie, Cooper, Peyton, and Eli Manning. Every year, the academy invites several current college quarterbacks to serve as councilors and […] READ MORE


Iowa Spring Game Takeaways

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The Iowa Hawkeyes hosted their final spring practice of the year Saturday inside Kinnick Stadium open to fans and media. Rather than a typical Iowa spring “game” like a lot of programs hold, the Hawkeyes’ version is more of a practice, and no official score is kept. The team runs through drills, situational setups, and […] 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


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