1. If You Have to Ask . . .

    IOWA CITY — Everyone keeps asking if the Iowa-Nebraska game is a rivalry. Nebraska players were asked that Monday. They didn't know. They thought maybe. On Tuesday, Iowa players had their turn at the topic...

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  2. Four Factor Friday: Iowa at Nebraska

    It's Four Factor Wednesday this week with the Black Friday game and Thanksgiving tomorrow. (Happy Thanksgiving a day in advance everyone!) Iowa has a chance to make an already successful year and quite good year and is playing for bowl positioning...

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  3. Notebook: Rudock Responds to Adversity

    IOWA CITY — Responding to a pick-six on his first play of the game might not even have been Jake Rudock's toughest test last week.....

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  4. This Fullback Is the Hawkeyes' Unsung Hero

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Adam Cox is a humble, soft-spoken walk-on from rural Illinois who doesn't play for fame but loves the game of football.....

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  5. Hawkeyes Are Prepared for Hostile Environment at Nebraska

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Christian Kirksey's memories of Nebraska's Memorial Stadium remain vivid. “Just seeing a lot of red and a lot of people yelling,” Iowa's senior linebacker said...

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  6. Ferentz Credits Seniors for Turnaround

    IOWA CITY | Kirk Ferentz can think of several reasons why Iowa's football team has given itself a chance to flip last season's record around if the Hawkeyes can find a way to win Friday at Nebraska...

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  7. Four Factors in Review: Iowa vs. Michigan

    The sun was starting to sneak behind the press-box. The west side of the stadium, now in the shade, got cold. The fans around me were contemplating leaving and some did as Iowa botched the snap to a 36-yard field goal and went into halftime down 21-7...

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  8. Iowa, Let's Call It a Real Rivalry with Nebraska: Just Win

    IOWA CITY, IA. — Geography will only take a rivalry so far. In other words, the annual football series between Iowa and Nebraska cannot be elevated to grudge-match status until the Hawkeyes score a victory...

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  9. In a Career of Kinnick Memories, This One Ranks Near the Top

    It's hard to imagine University of Iowa linebacker Anthony Hitchens writing a better script as he rode into the sunset of Kinnick Stadium. The senior from Lorain, Ohio, compiled eight tackles, three for a loss...

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  10. Defense Preps for Another Dual Threat

    IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The featured back question surrounding the Iowa program has made its way to Ann Arbor. Sort of. Michigan found a complement to fifth-year senior Fitz Troussaint last week at Northwestern...

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  11. Notes from HawkeyeReport.com: Season of De-Commitment

    As the holiday season approaches, we are also approaching another season in college football recruiting, the de-committing season.....

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  12. What Hawkeyes Have to Do to Beat Michigan

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa has never defeated Michigan three straight times at Kinnick Stadium, so there's one thing the Hawkeye football team can accomplish Saturday...

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  13. Hawkeyes Take Favorite Role over Michigan in Stride

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  14. Big Picture for Hawkeyes at Running Back: Whatever Works

    IOWA CITY — Iowa's running back plan remains fluid. It's “all hands on deck,” the “hot hand” and/or “freshest and healthiest back available” mode...

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  15. In What Area Does Ferentz Think Hawkeyes Are Most Improved?

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Kirk Ferentz is a football coach who appreciates those who work in the trenches. So when he was asked Tuesday which facet of his team has improved the most, Ferentz touted the defensive line...

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  16. Michigan's Mobile Motor Gardner Has Iowa on Alert

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Michigan's Devin Gardner is the Big Ten Conference's leading passer. But it's his feet, not his arm, that could pose the ultimate challenge to Iowa's defense Saturday at Kinnick Stadium...

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  17. Rudock Continues to Grow in Role as Hawkeyes Starter

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jake Rudock saw Kevonte Martin-Manley get a step against Purdue's man-on-man coverage. Iowa's quarterback also saw a second defender, in position to drop off his man, trying to bait him into making the throw...

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  18. Good News on Injury Front for Iowa Football Team

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – Tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz and cornerback B.J. Lowery were knocked out of Iowa's 38-14 win against Purdue with injuries. But it sounds like both should be good to go in the Hawkeyes' next game, Nov...

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  19. Hawkeyes' Bowl Placement Has a Good Chance to Improve If …

    Winning plays a role in college football's convoluted bowl-selection process. Well, sort of. It's not exactly scientific, but Iowa can enhance its status with victories in its final two games — Nov...

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  20. Kirk Ferentz Contributing $500,000 to UI Campaign

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz is contributing $500,000 to the Iowa Football Legacy Campaign, which is financing new football facilities.....

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  21. Why November Is a Crucial Month for the Iowa Football Team

    IOWA CITY, Ia. – November 2012 was a disastrous month for Iowa's football team. Four games and four losses, put the wraps on a 4-8 season...

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  22. Brass-Knuckle Approach Still Works in College Football

    Slobber-knocking never really went out of style in the Big Ten Conference. Take a look at this year's standings, and you'll notice.....

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  23. Hawkeye Coaches Using Bye Week to Recruit

    The timing of the second bye week of the season is allowing Hawkeye coaches to change the routine a bit this week and spend time recruiting...

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  24. The Hawkeyes Are All Opportunity Right Now

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Kirk Ferentz gets big picture with his team for only a few moments every Sunday, and then it's back to figuring things out.....

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  25. Oh, the Places Iowa Can Still Go This Bowl Season

    Now comes the fun part. With bowl eligibility no longer a concern for the Iowa football team — and a two-week break before Michigan visits Kinnick Stadium for a Nov. 23 showdown — it's OK to speculate about postseason destinations...

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