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Iowa quarterback Alex Padilla throws a pass during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.

Opinion | Alex Padilla’s first start was promising enough to earn a second one

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 14, 2021

When Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz and his staff determined that Alex Padilla was going to start at quarterback for the Hawkeyes against Minnesota, there was no panic. “We just all acted like it's...

The Iowa defense celebrates after a big play during a football game between No. 19 Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated Gophers 27-22.

Grading the Iowa football team’s 27-22 win over Minnesota

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 14, 2021

Daily Iowan Pregame Editor Robert Read graded the Iowa football team’s performance in all three phases after the Hawkeyes’ 27-22 win over Minnesota. Offense — B- Iowa only gained 277 yards,...

Iowa enters the field during a football game between No. 19 Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers 27-22.

Race to Big Ten West title tightens for Iowa football

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

Before Week 11 of the college football season began, there was a four-way tie at the top of the Big Ten West Division standings. Iowa, Purdue, Wisconsin, and Minnesota all boasted 4-2 conference records. When...

Iowa quarterback Alex Padilla hands the ball off to running back Tyler Goodson during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Goodson rushed for 59 yards on 18 carries.The Hawkeyes defeated the Gophers 27-22.

Iowa football team ranked No. 18 in Week 12 Associated Press Poll

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 14, 2021

The Iowa football team is ranked No. 18 in the Week 12 Associated Press poll after defeating Minnesota, 27-22, at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. The Hawkeyes moved up one spot from last week's poll....

Iowa quarterback Alex Padilla drops back to pass during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Sophomore quarterback Alex Padilla picks up win in first-ever start for Iowa football

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor November 13, 2021

Sophomore quarterback Alex Padilla had played in just seven games as a Hawkeye prior to Iowa football’s Nov. 13 game against Minnesota. In the seven games he played, Padilla never walked onto...

Iowa tight end Sam LaPorta catches a pass during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Twitter reactions to the Iowa football team’s 27-22 win over Minnesota

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 13, 2021

The No. 20 Iowa football team improved to 8-2 on the season and 5-2 in Big Ten play with a 27-22 win over Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. Iowa ensured that the Floyd of Rosedale Trophy...

Iowa defensive end Joe Evans and defensive back Jack Koerner carry the Floyd of Rosedale after a football game between No. 19 Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated Gophers 27-22.

Iowa defeats Minnesota for seventh consecutive year, keeps Floyd Of Rosedale in Iowa City

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 13, 2021

The Floyd of Rosedale Trophy is staying in Iowa City for another year. The No. 20 Iowa football team defeated Minnesota, 27-22, at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday for its seventh consecutive win in...

Iowa wide receiver Keagan Johnson carries the ball during a football game between No. 19 Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Johnson scored one touchdown with two receptions and 34 yards. The Hawkeyes defeated Gophers 27-22.

Watch: Iowa wide receiver Keagan Johnson evades tacklers for touchdown

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 13, 2021

Minnesota's defenders thought they had tackled Iowa wide receiver Keagan Johnson. They hadn't. The freshman pass catcher hauled in a wide receiver screen on the left side of the field that appeared...

Iowa quarterback Alex Padilla throws a pass during a football game between Iowa and Minnesota at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.

Watch: Alex Padilla gives Iowa lead over Minnesota with 72-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Jones

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 13, 2021

The Hawkeyes have the lead back. Quarterback Alex Padilla delivered a 72-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Charlie Jones with 11:51 remaining in the third quarter to put Iowa on top of Minnesota,...

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