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Heflin quickly impacting Hawkeye football program

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Since his arrival in June, Jack Heflin has asserted his presence both on and off the field.
December 2, 2020

When Jack Heflin first arrived in Iowa City, bonding with his teammates wasn’t possible. The defensive tackle entered the transfer portal May 11, and just 10 days later, he officially transferred...

Point/Counterpoint | Who will win the Big Ten?

Iowa center Luka Garza shoots a reverse layup during a basketball game between Iowa and Wisconsin on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers, 68-62.
Two DI staffers debate which team will sit atop the Big Ten Conference at the end of 2020-21 season.
December 1, 2020

 

Big Ten football notebook: COVID-19 takes control of the standings

Iowa defensive back Terry Roberts celebrate the win after a game against Northwestern at Ryan Field on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 20-0.
As the final three weeks of the season near, some of the top teams in the conference have had their season derailed by the virus.
December 1, 2020

Back in mid-September, when the Big Ten reversed course and decided to have a 2020 football season after previously deciding against it, one of the added rules was that a team had to play in at least...

Iowa football ranked No. 19 in latest College Football Playoff rankings

Iowa tackle Alaric Jackson throws a block during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. Hawkeye quarterback Spencer Petras was only sacked once on the day.
The Hawkeyes jumped up five spots from last week.
December 1, 2020

After defeating Nebraska 26-20 on Black Friday to improve to 4-2 on the season, the Iowa football team is ranked No. 19 in the latest edition of the College Football Playoff rankings. The Hawkeyes...

Iowa football notebook: Staying on the field a win for the Hawkeyes, team moving forward after undefeated November

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras leads a huddle during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.
Iowa is the only program in the Big Ten West to not have a game called off because of COVID-19 this football season.
December 1, 2020

The Iowa football team winning four straight games to improve to 4-2 on the season is an accomplishment, but in 2020, so is playing six weeks in a row. With the cancellation of this week’s Northwestern-Minnesota...

Fant struggles, Hockenson excels in Week 12 of NFL season

Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant (87) catches a ball during training camp at UCHealth Training Center on Aug. 11, 2019 in Englewood, Colo.
The former tight end teammates at Iowa found varying levels of success in their respective games.
November 30, 2020

Just as Thanksgiving has come and gone, so too has Week 12 of the NFL season — in which some Hawkeyes shined and others struggled. Fant leads Broncos in receiving in unusual loss to Saints With...

UI athletics department reports six positive COVID-19 tests out of 346 conducted tests

Spectators and players do the Hawkeye Wave during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.
The department conducted 346 COVID-19 PCR tests between the week of Nov. 23-29 and received six positive tests and 340 negative tests.
November 30, 2020

The University of Iowa athletics department conducted 346 COVID-19 PCR tests for the week of Nov. 23-29 and received six positive tests and 340 negative tests, the department announced on Monday. As...

Duncan named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week

Iowa kicker Keith Duncan makes a practice kick during a football game between Iowa and Iowa State at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The Hawkeyes retained the Cy-Hawk Trophy for the fifth consecutive year, downing the Cyclones, 18-17. (Shivansh Ahuja/The Daily Iowan)
The senior kicker shares the honor with Michigan State's Matt Coghlin.
November 30, 2020

Iowa football's Keith Duncan has been named Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week per a conference release. Duncan shares the honor with Michigan State's senior kicker Matt Coghlin – who converted...

Terry Roberts contributing as special teams ace for Hawkeye football

Iowa defensive back Terry Roberts celebrate the win after a game against Northwestern at Ryan Field on Saturday, October 26, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 20-0.
The sophomore made a crucial play against Nebraska on Friday when he recovered a fumble in the fourth quarter.
November 29, 2020

In the fourth quarter of the Iowa-Nebraska game, Iowa’s Terry Roberts was in the right place at the right time. But the special-team ace didn’t do that by accident. After the Hawkeyes went three-and-out...

Opinion | Appreciating an entertaining Black Friday in Hawkeye sports

Iowa kicker Keith Duncan attempts a field goal during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 26-20.
A sixth consecutive win over Nebraska, Luka Garza being Luka Garza, and the most entertaining press conference of the year meant that Iowa fans had a lot to be thankful for on Black Friday.
November 29, 2020

Of course – because it is 2020 and all – a Zoom conference stands out as the most memorable part of what was an already entertaining Black Friday in Hawkeye sports. About four hours after Keith...

Grading Iowa’s victory over Nebraska on Black Friday

Iowa defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon tackles Nebraska's WanÕDale Robinson during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. IowaÕs defense sacked Martinez three times.
The Hawkeyes are 4-2 on the season after winning their fourth game in a row.
November 28, 2020

The No. 24 Iowa football team defeated Nebraska 26-20 in Kinnick Stadium on Black Friday to win its fourth game in a row on the season and improve to 4-2. The Hawkeyes have now defeated the Cornhuskers...

By the numbers | Iowa’s victory over Nebraska

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras leads a huddle during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020.
The Hawkeyes once again won a close game against the Cornhuskers.
November 28, 2020

For the fourth straight week, the No. 24 Iowa football team won a game, as it defeated Nebraska 26-20 on Friday. The Hawkeyes are now 4-2 on the season, which also includes wins over Michigan State,...

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