The Daily Iowan

Opinion | Hawkeyes could have folded after 0-2 start, but chose to dominate instead

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions safety Jaquan Brisker (1) pushes Iowa Hawkeyes running back Tyler Goodson (15) out of bounds during the first quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 23, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Back-to-back losses by a combined five points to begin a shortened, eight-game regular season could have spiraled into a disaster for the Iowa football team. Because an 0-2...

Grading Iowa’s 41-21 victory over Penn State

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz reacts to a play against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the third quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 22, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — For the third week in a row, the Iowa football team's report card is favorable. That will happen when you defeat a rival for the first time in a decade. The Hawkeye blew out...

By the numbers | Iowa’s victory over Penn State

University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Chauncey Golston (57) tackles Penn State Nittany Lions running back Devyn Ford (28) during the first quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Werner, Sports Reporter November 22, 2020

The Iowa football team dominated Penn State in Beaver Stadium on Saturday on its way to a 41-21 victory. The Hawkeyes improve to 3-2 on the season after starting the year 0-2. Iowa's statistics...

Notebook from State College: Nick Niemann is a tackling machine, Iowa remains ‘QB sneak U’

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Nick Niemann (49) tackles Penn State Nittany Lions running back Caziah Holmes (26) during the second quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 22, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — With just under a minute remaining in the first half of Iowa’s 41-21 victory over Penn State on Saturday, Nittany Lion head coach James Franklin faced a fourth-and-2 from his...

Social media reactions following Iowa’s victory over Penn State

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes linebacker Nick Niemann (49) tackles Penn State Nittany Lions running back Caziah Holmes (26) during the second quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 21, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Iowa snapped its six-game losing streak against Penn State with a 41-21 victory over the Nittany Lions in Beaver Stadium on Saturday. The Hawkeyes ran for 175 yards and four...

Fourth quarter turnovers, dominant defensive line play seals Iowa’s victory over Penn State

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Penn State Nittany Lions quarterback Sean Clifford (14) passes the ball as Iowa Hawkeyes defensive lineman Zach VanValkenburg (97) pressures during the third quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Chris Werner, Sports Reporter November 21, 2020

Daviyon Nixon has had a decorated football career, but there was one thing he had yet to accomplish on the gridiron: scoring a touchdown. That changed in Iowa's 41-21 victory over Penn State on...

Hawkeyes snap losing streak against Nittany Lions, Ferentz hits milestone in the process

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz reacts to a play against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the third quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 21, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Iowa’s victories in Happy Valley under Kirk Ferentz tend to be memorable, and Saturday was no different. Iowa hadn’t defeated Penn State since 2010, and hadn’t won in...

Iowa defeats Penn State 41-21 for Kirk Ferentz’s 100th Big Ten win

Nov 21, 2020; University Park, Pennsylvania, USA; Iowa Hawkeyes quarterback Spencer Petras (7) drops back to pass against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the second quarter at Beaver Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports
Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 21, 2020

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Iowa football team defeated Penn State 41-21 Saturday at Beaver Stadium to improve to 3-2 on the season. The victory is head coach Kirk Ferentz's 100th against a Big Ten...

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