1. Mike Haywood Fired: Could Rich Rodriguez End Up At Pittsburgh?

    In one of the shortest head coaching tenures in college football history, Mike Haywood was fired as the Pittsburgh coach before he even coached a game for the Panthers...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 5,179 reads 11 comments

  2. Bowl Schedule 2010-11: 10 Bowl Teams That Need a Win More Than Their Opponents

    Bowl season has a different significance for every team. For some, it's a chance to redeem a disappointing season. For others it's a chance to get a program back on track. Coaches' jobs can depend on them and players' draft statuses can be affected...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 11,455 reads 13 comments

  3. Insight Bowl 2010: Iowa Underclassmen Show Promise for Future

    Tuesday night was supposed to be the game that Iowa's decorated senior class tried to send itself out on a high note...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 3,810 reads 13 comments

  4. Iowa Hawkeyes Football: 10 Resolutions for the New Year

    The New Year is quickly approaching, which is good news for the Iowa Hawkeyes, who are looking for a fresh start...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,527 reads 2 comments

  5. Big Ten Bowl Predictions: Predicting the Bowl Games From Tempe To Pasadena

    The Big Ten gets a late start to the week-old bowl season, kicking off its' games with Tuesday's Insight Bowl, featuring a matchup between Iowa and Missouri...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,720 reads 9 comments

  6. Northwestern Football: Persa's Absence Affects More Than Wildcats' Offense

    During preparations for Tuesday's Insight Bowl against Missouri, Iowa defensive players were asked to name the best quarterback they faced this year...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 746 reads 1 comments

  7. Insight Bowl 2010: Iowa Back To Underdog Role Against Missouri

    Under Kirk Ferentz, Iowa has become known as the team that defies expectations, whether those be good or bad...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 910 reads 3 comments

  8. TicketCity Bowl 2010: 10 Predictions for the Northwestern Wildcats

    Northwestern makes its third straight bowl appearance under Pat Fitzgerald this season and will head to Texas for the second time in three years...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 626 reads 4 comments

  9. Iowa Bowl Game 2010: 10 Predictions for the Hawkeyes in the Insight Bowl

    After enduring a rough final month of the season, on the field and off, Iowa is looking to end a disappointing year on a high note with a win in the Insight Bowl...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,794 reads 6 comments

  10. Wisconsin Bowl Game 2010: 10 Predictions for the Badgers in the Rose Bowl

    Wisconsin ends an 11-year Rose Bowl drought this season and heads into Pasadena as one of the hottest teams in college football. Since a loss to Michigan State on October 2, the Badgers have defeated then-No...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 1,788 reads 18 comments

  11. NCAA Loses Credibility in Handling of Ohio State Suspensions

    The NCAA just can't win. This Thursday, the latest chapter of the seemingly endless novel of NCAA violations was sealed with the announcement that five Ohio State players would ...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about over 3 years ago 847 reads 22 comments

  12. Iowa Football: Hawkeyes Had Talent, But the Will to Win Was Missing in 2010

    As Minnesota ran out the clock on Saturday night to preserve a 27-24 victory, the Iowa players walked off the field, dejected. It was a fitting end to a disappointing season, perhaps the most disappointing in recent history...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 2,165 reads 14 comments

  13. College Football Bowl Projections: B/R Sets the Line on All 35 Bowl Games

    With only one week left in the college football regular season, bowl season is fast approaching. Because of a logjam of undefeated teams at the top of the rankings, the placement of the nation's top teams in the nation's top bowls is still up in the air..

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 11,438 reads 32 comments

  14. BCS National Championship Preview: Why Auburn Defense Has No Hope vs. Oregon

    No, Boise State fans, you didn't miss anything. The season isn't over yet, and yes, you still have a chance to play for the BCS National Championship...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 1,589 reads 26 comments

  15. Iowa Football: Why the Season Comes Down To the Ohio State Game

    November 20 was supposed to be the biggest day in the history of Iowa football. It was supposed to be the day that the Hawkeyes shocked the world...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 1,788 reads 12 comments

  16. Iowa Football: Why Northwestern Is Always a Tough Win

    Earlier this week, Northwestern freshman tailback Adonis Smith provided some bulletin board material for Iowa in its preparation for this Saturday's game in Evanston. "Coach? I really haven't heard anything from him, he's just...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 842 reads 11 comments

  17. College Football: 10 Teams That Need To Join the Big East Now

    With Pittsburgh's loss to Connecticut tonight, the Big East still finds itself without a bowl eligible team. Yes, we're into November. Yes, this is actually considered a major conference...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 51 reads 17 comments

  18. College Football: 6 Reasons the Mountain West Is Better Than the Big East

    Of all the criticisms that the BCS receives—the exclusion of undefeated teams, the computers and no playoffs—perhaps the biggest is that it doesn't give enough credit to the non-traditional power conferences...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 746 reads 7 comments

  19. Iowa's Adam Robinson Brings Durability and Consistency To Running Game

    After Iowa running back Jewel Hampton tore his ACL in the Arizona game earlier this season, Hawkeye fans feared that 2004 was happening all over again...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 700 reads 3 comments

  20. Iowa's Ricky Stanzi Quietly Putting Together a Heisman Quality Season

    There were so many great individual performances in Iowa's win over Michigan State on Saturday that it's hard to pick one star of the game. There was Tyler Sash's interception and pitch to Micah Hyde...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 1,276 reads 1 comments

  21. Iowa Hawkeyes Send a Message in Mauling of Michigan State Spartans

    After last week's crushing defeat to Wisconsin, Iowa had two ways of responding. It could have lost a second straight home game, which would have marked this season as a disappointment, or it could have come out angry, ready to redeem its season...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 618 reads 5 comments

  22. The 5 Best Quarterbacks Who Won't Be Drafted in the NFL Draft

    Surprisingly, a high NFL Draft pick has little correlation with success in college. And as Troy Smith and others have learned the hard way, a Heisman Trophy has little to do with success in the NFL...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 2,783 reads 16 comments

  23. Iowa Football: Will Defense Return To Dominant Form vs. MSU?

    Following last week's loss to Wisconsin, Adrian Clayborn was visibly distraught. He teared up as he walked into the tunnel, contemplating his team's heartbreaking 31-30 loss that put a Big Ten championship in jeopardy...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 560 reads 4 comments

  24. Will Orange Bowl Experience Help Iowa Stop Michigan's Denard Robinson?

    Following the BCS selection show last December 6, Iowa's coaching staff started a month long preparation to try to become the first team to stop Georiga Tech's rush offense, which was arguably the best in the country...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 490 reads 3 comments

  25. Iowa Hawkeyes Football: 2010 Midseason Report Card

    Halfway through the 2010 season, the Iowa Hawkeyes are right around where everyone expected them to be. Sure, the loss to Arizona might have caused some people to jump off the bandwagon, ...

    Kevin Trahan Written by Kevin Trahan about almost 4 years ago 1,342 reads 2 comments