The Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe

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The Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe Once again, Minnesota faces off against a team similar to themselves, with a trophy on the line, in the Battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe. Here’s a look at the similarities and differences between the Gophers and the Badgers ahead of the game. Similarities: As you might expect (it is […] READ MORE


DeJean-ious Hawkeyes Continue November Success

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The Heartland Trophy is back in Iowa City after a defense and special teams-led victory against Wisconsin. Only 146 total yards were needed to push Iowa to a 24-10 victory on Saturday, but much of their success came on the shoulders of Cooper DeJean. The true sophomore had a career day that included his second […] READ MORE


November Hawkeyes Host Wisconsin

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Hopes of defending the Big Ten West are still alive heading into the final three weeks of the 2022 season. The November Hawkeyes host Wisconsin in a crucial divisional matchup that could play a role in deciding the West Division. In the event of a Hawkeye victory, Illinois will need to lose two of their […] READ MORE


Best Big 10 Defensive Linemen Returning for 2022

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There have been several positions the Big 10 has always been proud of developing into future NFL Stars. Several Big 10 schools like Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Iowa, and Minnesota have seen their edge rushers go and become elite playmakers in the NFL. In the past three seasons, the Big 10 has seen three […] READ MORE


Big 10 Best Returning Running Backs

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The Big 10 best returning running backs have big shoes to fill for previous Big 10 standouts at the running back position. This position group sees some turnover entering the 2022 season. However, there are three rushers whose teams will be very glad to see them return. The third spot could have gone to another, […] READ MORE


How The Gophers Won The Axe

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It’s been a good Thanksgiving week in the Twin Cities. On Wednesday, injured running back Mohamed Ibrahim announced that he’ll return to school next year instead of entering the NFL Draft. And on Saturday, Minnesota beat Wisconsin 23-13 to take the coveted Paul Bunyan’s Axe Trophy. Here’s how the Gophers won the Axe: Passing Game […] 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


Elite Defenses Iowa and Wisconsin Meet

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For just the third time in the award’s 16-year history, Iowa will face an unranked Wisconsin for the Heartland Trophy. The last time Wisconsin came into this game outside of the Top 25 was in 2009. The Hawkeyes won that one by 10 points on their way to their first BCS Bowl appearance in seven […] READ MORE


History of the Heartland Trophy

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The rivalry between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Wisconsin Badgers spans over 100 years, dating back to the late 1800s. The two teams have met 94 times and recently began exchanging a trophy. In 2004, the Heartland Trophy was presented to the winner of the annual contest between Iowa and Wisconsin. The Hawkeyes won the […] READ MORE


2021 Week Four College Football Watch Guide

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19 ranked teams have lost over the first three weeks of the season. That is the most ever this early into a college football season in recorded history. With only two ranked versus ranked matchups this weekend, there’s more of an opportunity for an unranked team to land a surprise. Should Iowa State, Oklahoma, Clemson, […] READ MORE