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Iowa offensive lineman Mason Richman lifts up Iowa tight end Sam LaPorta during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17.

Grading the Iowa football team’s 20-17 loss to Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl

Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 2, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — Daily Iowan Pregame Editor Robert Read graded the Iowa football team’s performance in all three phases after the Hawkeyes’ 20-17 loss to Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl. Offense...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras walks off the field after the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17. Petras through as interception at the end of the game which gave Kentucky possession of the ball.

Opinion | Spencer Petras isn’t Iowa’s answer at QB, but he deserves better from fans

Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 2, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — Quarterback Spencer Petras stood in front of a white brick wall just around the corner from Iowa’s locker room at Camping World Stadium about half an hour after the end of the Citrus...

Kentucky running backJuTahn McClain carries the ball during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022.

Twitter reactions to No. 15 Iowa’s 20-17 loss to No. 22 Kentucky in the Citrus Bowl

Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 1, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — The No. 22 Kentucky football team scored a game-winning touchdown with one minute and 48 seconds remaining in Saturday's Citrus Bowl to defeat No. 15 Iowa, 20-17. Iowa quarterback...

Kentucky quarterback Will Levis eats a whole orange while holding the Citrus Bowl Trophy after winning the the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17. During a press conference earlier in the week, head coach Mark Stoops was asked about Levis eating a banana with the peel.

Citrus Bowl turns sour for No. 15 Iowa in 20-17 loss to No. 22 Kentucky

Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 1, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Iowa football team’s new year isn’t off to a very pleasant start. No. 22 Kentucky went 80 yards in eight plays on a drive that ended with a game-winning touchdown with...

Iowa running back Gavin Williams carries the ball during the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl between No. 15 Iowa and No. 22 Kentucky at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 20-17. Williams carried the ball 16 times for 42 yards.

‘Williams Bros.’ show promise in Iowa football’s Citrus Bowl loss to Kentucky

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor January 1, 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. — Redshirt freshmen running backs Gavin Williams and Leshon Williams set modest goals for themselves ahead of Iowa football’s appearance in the 2022 Citrus Bowl. The pair just...

Iowa offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz talks with Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras during the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Iowa offense recorded 279 total yards compared to Michigan’s 461. The Wolverines became Big Ten Champions after defeating the Hawkeyes, 42-3.

Opinion | Some part of Iowa’s no good, very bad offense needs to change

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Leftover maize and blue confetti sprinkled the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium in the hours after Saturday’s Big Ten Championship Game. The stands were empty. Event staff members hurriedly...

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh holds up the Big Ten Championship trophy during the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Wolverines became Big Ten Champions after defeating the Hawkeyes, 42-3.

Grading the Iowa football team’s 42-3 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Championship Game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Daily Iowan Pregame Editor Robert Read graded the Iowa football team’s performance in all three phases after the Hawkeyes’ 42-3 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Championship Game...

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson walks off the field after the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. The Wolverines became Big Ten Champions after defeating the Hawkeyes, 42-3.

Iowa football trying to move past Big Ten Championship Game loss

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Confetti began to fall from the rafters at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday night as a defeated Iowa football team retreated to the venue’s home tunnel. In their classic swarm fashion,...

Iowa enters the field before the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021. Iowa last appeared in the Big Ten Championship in 2015 where the Hawkeyes were defeated by Michigan State.The Wolverines became Big Ten Champions after defeating the Hawkeyes, 42-3.

Iowa football team to play Kentucky in Citrus Bowl

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The Iowa football team’s 42-3 loss to Michigan on Saturday cost the Hawkeyes a chance to play in the Rose Bowl. So, instead of Pasadena, Iowa’s postseason destination is in Orlando,...

Iowa wide receiver Keagan Johnson attempts to catch a pass during the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021.

Twitter reactions to Iowa’s 42-3 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Championship Game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — The No. 13 Iowa football team allowed six touchdowns and couldn't score one of its own in a 42-3 loss to No. 2 Michigan in the Big Ten Championship Game on Saturday. Michigan scored...

Iowas Petras, Padilla both struggle at quarterback in Big Ten championship loss to Michigan

Iowa’s Petras, Padilla both struggle at quarterback in Big Ten championship loss to Michigan

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor December 5, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Iowa football continued its quarterback controversy on Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium in the Hawkeyes’ 42-3 loss to Michigan in the Big Ten Championship Game Junior Spencer...

Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson celebrates a sack on Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras during the Big Ten Championship game between No. 13 Iowa and No. 2 Michigan at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021.

Iowa fails to score a touchdown in blowout Big Ten Championship loss to Michigan

Robert Read, Pregame Editor December 4, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS — Back-to-back losses halfway through the regular season didn't stop the Iowa football team from winning the Big Ten West, and neither did a 15-point deficit against Nebraska only a...

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