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Michigan running back Hassan Haskins (25) scores a touchdown against Ohio State during the second half at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. 2021-11-27-michigan haskins

Defending Michigan rushing attack a focus for Iowa ahead of Big Ten Championship

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 29, 2021

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh had plenty of messages to sort through in the hours following the Wolverines' win over Ohio State, but a text from a Hall of Fame head coach stood out above them all. “I...

Sep 19, 2021; Jacksonville, Florida, USA; Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant (87) scores a touchdown against Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle DaVon Hamilton (52) during the third quarter at TIAA Bank Field.

Hawks in the NFL | Week 12

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter November 29, 2021

Former Hawkeye tight ends helped the University of Iowa make its mark on Week 12 of the NFL season, as Noah Fant and T.J. Hockenson led the Denver Broncos and Detroit Lions’ passing games. Chauncey...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras celebrates before a football game between No. 17 Iowa and Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Spencer Petras listed as Iowa’s starting quarterback ahead of Big Ten Championship Game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 29, 2021

Spencer Petras is listed as Iowa’s starting quarterback on the two-deep depth chart issued by the Hawkeyes on Monday afternoon ahead of Saturday's Big Ten Championship Game against Michigan. Alex...

Iowa kicker Caleb Shudak kicks an extra point during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Shudak went 4-4 in field goal attempts with a long of 51 yards. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

Iowa football’s Caleb Shudak named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week

Austin Hanson, Sports Editor November 29, 2021

Iowa football kicker Caleb Shudak was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of Week Monday.  The 5-foot-8, 178-pound Iowan converted on all four of the field goals he attempted in Nov. 26’s Iowa-Nebraska...

Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh speaks during Day 1 of the 2021 Big Ten Media Days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, on July 22.

‘It’s an old-school approach’: Ferentz praises Michigan for sticking with Harbaugh

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 28, 2021

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz was celebrating a belated Thanksgiving at his Iowa City home on Saturday, a day after Iowa's comeback win over Nebraska, with the Minnesota-Wisconsin game playing on the...

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz applauds the Military Hero of the Game during a football game between No. 17 Iowa and Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 33-23 at the last home game of the season.

Opinion | Iowa winning the Big Ten West seemed impossible, but here we are

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 28, 2021

Iowa football players posed for pictures with the Big Ten West Division trophy and proudly paraded to postgame interviews in “Big Ten West Division Champions” T-shirts minutes after their comeback...

Iowa running back Tyler Goodson finds running room during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Goodson’s longest carry went for 55 yards. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

How the West was won: Iowa football wins Big Ten West outright

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor November 28, 2021

Iowa football is heading to the Big Ten Championship Game. And for the Hawkeyes, it was a winding road to get there. “Certainly, it’s been a special season for us and this is a really special...

Iowa defensive lineman Logan Lee jumps on a fumble from Nebraska quarterback Logan Smothers during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. Iowa forced two turnovers. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

Grading the Iowa football team’s 28-21 win over Nebraska

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 28, 2021

Daily Iowan Pregame Editor Robert Read graded the Iowa football team’s performance in all three phases after the Hawkeyes’ 28-21 win over Nebraska. Offense — C- Well, the offense is the...

Iowa fans celebrate Iowa’s win after a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

Michigan opens as 10.5-point favorite over Iowa in Big Ten Championship Game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 28, 2021

Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz joked during a press conference on Sunday that the Hawkeyes always seem to be the heavy underdogs whenever they play in big games. The Big Ten Championship Game is no different. The...

Lucas Oil Stadium is seen in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday, July 22, 2021.  (Jerod Ringwald/The Daily Iowan)

Where to watch the Iowa-Michigan Big Ten Championship football game

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 28, 2021

Indianapolis, here come the Hawkeyes. The Iowa football team clinched the Big Ten West division outright with the combination of beating Nebraska on Friday and Minnesota beating Wisconsin on Saturday....

The Iowa Hawkeyes take the field during a football game between No. 16 Iowa and Nebraska at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska, on Friday, Nov. 26, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers 28-21.

Twitter reactions to Minnesota’s upset of Wisconsin, Iowa clinching Big Ten West

Robert Read, Pregame Editor November 27, 2021

The Iowa football team is headed to the Big Ten Championship Game. Or, as Iowa running back Tyler Goodson said, "To Da Ship We Go." After Minnesota upset Wisconsin on Saturday night, Iowa clinched...

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