Football

  • Sports Brief: Mitchell heads for grad transfer

    - Jan 19, 2017
    The Iowa backfield is a little thinner after Derrick Mitchell announced his intention to transfer away from Iowa after he graduates in May. Mitchell will have one year of eligibility as a graduate transfer, meaning he...
  • Kennedy, White out as football coaches

    - Jan 12, 2017
    Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz announced more changes to his coaching staff on Jan. 12, just days after he hired his son, Brian, as the new offensive coordinator for the Hawkeyes. Bobby Kennedy, who has served...
  • Brian Ferentz tapped as new Iowa offensive coordinator

    - Jan 9, 2017
    By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu In a move that is perhaps the least shocking thing in the history of Iowa football, Brian Ferentz will take full control of the Hawkeye offense, officially taking the role of...
  • Statistically, Outback mire mirrored Michigan game

    - Jan 2, 2017
    By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — In the week prior to the Outback Bowl, Iowa players compared Florida with Michigan on a fairly regular basis. Offensive coordinator Greg Davis did, too, noting that Michigan...
  • The turf is gone, but the evidence remains

    - Jan 2, 2017
    By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — Almost as soon as the Outback Bowl was over, grounds crews began to scrape the evidence off the field. The process was mesmerizing. Two workers used small machines...
  • Halftime report: Florida 10, Iowa 3

    - Jan 2, 2017
    By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — With one half of the 2017 Outback Bowl in the books, Florida leads the Hawkeyes, 10-3. It was far from a pretty half for either team, but the...
  • Pregame musings: Outback Bowl time

    - Jan 2, 2017
    In case you haven’t heard, Iowa will play a football game today. By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — It’s a nice day to play some football. Anytime football is on, honestly, is a nice...
  • A final huzzah for King

    - Jan 1, 2017
    Desmond King, one of the nation’s best corners (and a pretty good kick returner), has one last game to do something he hasn’t been able to at Iowa — return a kick or punt for a...
  • Tight ends remain key

    - Jan 1, 2017
    It’s not a surprise that once again, an Iowa football game could very well come down to tight ends. By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — At Iowa, good tight-end play will always be a...
  • Slugfest awaits Hawkeyes in Outback Bowl

    - Dec 30, 2016
    We’ve mentioned it before, but Iowa and Florida are two very good defenses. And the pain? It will arrive. By Jordan Hansen | Jordan-Hansen@uiowa.edu TAMPA, Fla. — Whenever two defensive teams come up against each other,...